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Apr 04, 2017
| ISBN 9780399579486
Apr 04, 2017
| ISBN 9780399579493
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Apr 04, 2017 | ISBN 9780399579486
Apr 04, 2017 | ISBN 9780399579493
A giftable, illustrated collection of quotes and pithy advice–equal parts self-help and grooming guide–by quintessential American poet and writer Walt Whitman.In 1858, famed American author Walt Whitman penned a series of newspaper columns under a pseudonym on the subject of “manly health and training,” shortly before his landmark third edition of Leaves of Grass was published. Recently discovered for the first time in 150 years, the fascinating manifesto contains the renowned poet’s advice and musings on topics such as diet, exercise, grooming, alcohol, dancing, sports, and more. This short collection presents more than 75 of his best quips, quotes, and extracts on healthy living, all in Whitman’s signature lyrical prose style.
Walt Whitman was born on May 31, 1819, near Huntington, Long Island, New York. His father–a farmer turned carpenter from whom Whitman acquired his freethinking intellectual and political attitudes–moved his wife and nine children to Brooklyn in 1823. The young… More about Walt Whitman
CONTENTSFOREWORD 2 INTRODUCTION 41 THE VALUE OF TRAINING 62 GENERAL HEALTH & GOOD HABITS 223 EXERCISE & SPORT 384 GROOMING & DRESS 565 FOOD & DRINK 746 MENTAL HEALTH & MORAL FORTITUDE 887 MISCELLANY 104CONCLUSION 118 ABOUT THE AUTHOR 123
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