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Leaves of Grass: Selected Poems and Prose

Walt Whitman - Poetry - 1997 - 447 pages
A special edition, produced by The New York Public Library, of the landmark book of poetry features a selection of complementary materials, including a selection of portraits ...
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Saturday's Children: A History of the Babcock Family in America and Its ...

Clarence Merton Babcock - Reference - 1974 - 302 pages
James Badcock (Babcock) was born in 1612 and immigrated (probably from England) to Portsmouth, Rhode Island during or before 1642. He married twice and died in 1679.
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American English

Virginia Glenn McDavid, Paideia, inc., New York - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1974 - 87 pages
A socio-linguistic examination of what has happened to the English language since English settlers arrived in America in the seventeenth century.
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American Language

H.L. Mencken - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2012 - 816 pages
The American Language, first published in 1919, is H. L. Mencken's book about the English language as spoken in the United States. Mencken was inspired by "the argot of the ...
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