Leaves of Grass

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Author: Walt Whitman  | Date: 1855

To a Historian

YOU who celebrate bygones,

Who have explored the outward, the surfaces of the races, the life

that has exhibited itself,

Who have treated of man as the creature of politics, aggregates,

rulers and priests,

I, habitan of the Alleghanies, treating of him as he is in himself

in his own rights,

Pressing the pulse of the life that has seldom exhibited itself,

(the great pride of man in himself,)

Chanter of Personality, outlining what is yet to be,

I project the history of the future.

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Chicago: Walt Whitman, "To a Historian," Leaves of Grass in Library of the Future ® 4th Edition Ver. 5.0 (Irvine, CA: World Library, Inc., 1996), Original Sources, accessed April 19, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CN8FHNAKBRMTJK9.

MLA: Whitman, Walt. "To a Historian." Leaves of Grass, in Library of the Future ® 4th Edition Ver. 5.0, Irvine, CA, World Library, Inc., 1996, Original Sources. 19 Apr. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CN8FHNAKBRMTJK9.

Harvard: Whitman, W, 'To a Historian' in Leaves of Grass. cited in 1996, Library of the Future ® 4th Edition Ver. 5.0, World Library, Inc., Irvine, CA. Original Sources, retrieved 19 April 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CN8FHNAKBRMTJK9.