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In March, 1888, Horace Traubel, Walt Whitman's dependable, hardworking assistant, started to checklist his virtually day-by-day conversations with the nice, grey poet. listed below are these exchanges, condensed into one ebook and conveying the self-revealing, funny, nostalgic and sometimes curmudgeonly phrases of the grasp.

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