When i heard the learn’d astronomer

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When i heard the learn’d astronomer

  1. 1. When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer A PoemBy Walt Whitman
  2. 2. When I heard the learn’d astronomer…..
  3. 3. Whenthe proofs, the figures, were rangedin columnsbefore me. WhenI wasshownthe charts, the diagrams, to add, divide, and measurethem…
  4. 4. WhenI sittingheardthelearnedastronomerwherehe lecturedwithmuchapplausein thelectureroom
  5. 5. HowsoonunaccountableI became sickand tired
  6. 6. TillrisingandglidingoutI wander’doff bymyself
  7. 7. In the mystical moist night-air, and fromtimeto time….
  8. 8. Look’dup in perfect silence
  9. 9. At thestars.

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