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Whitman,

town (1990 pop. 13,240), Plymouth co., SE Mass., S of Boston; settled c.1670, set off from Abington and inc. 1875. It is an industrial town that manufactures plastics and foundry products. The Toll House (1709) is restored.
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Whitman

Walt(er). 1819--92, US poet, whose life's work is collected in Leaves of Grass (1855 and subsequent enlarged editions). His poems celebrate existence and the multiple elements that make up a democratic society
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Whitman put out a second edition in 1856 that included the letter in its entirety, with a small excerpt on the volume's cover.
Whitman had been touted as a potential replacement for deposed chief executive Travis Kalanick, who had been forced to step down after increased dissent among a number of the company's senior investors following accusations of sexism and harassment within the company.
Following the cancellation of "Parenthood," Whitman opened up to (http://www.glamour.com/story/girl-talk-with-mae-whitman-ope) Glamour about what it was like auditioning for the role of Amber.
By allusively linking Whitman's ferry to Charon's, Whitman's Brooklyn to a "smoking bank," and his harbor to "the black waters of Lethe," Ginsberg criticizes the fact that Whitman leaves dystopian details of his New York surroundings--such as the "the fires from the foundry chimneys burning high and glaringly into the night" in the penultimate line of Canto 3--minimal, sketchy, and latent (Leaves 137).
Marsh begins in Camden, New Jersey, where the house that Whitman lived in is maintained as an historical landmark.
One Jewish American poet's connection to Whitman has been comprehensively, though not exhaustively, explored: the mid-twentieth-century Beat poet Allen Ginsberg.
The collaboration is expected to allow Whitman School supply chain faculty and students to analyze fulfillment operations and make recommendations regarding how Staples can further improve its inventory and distribution decisions.
Whitman also encouraged a teenage Elvis Presley when he was the headliner on the bill and the young singer was making his professional debut.
Speaking to analysts and investors after HP released itsfinancial results, Whitman offered a frank assessment of HP's challenges at the end of her first full quarter on the job.
Supplement to "Walt Whitman: a descriptive bibliography".
A BOOK THIS SLIM PROMISES A CONCISENESS that its subject, Walt Whitman, rarely managed in prose or verse.
Walt Whitman es una presencia fuerte en la obra de Borges.