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(Encyclopedia) thrush, bird, common name for members of the Turdidae, a large family of birds found in most parts of the world and noted for their beautiful song. The majority are modestly colored,?

Walt Whitman: Starting from Paumanok, Part 1

Part 1Starting from fish-shape Paumanok where I was born, Well-begotten, and rais'd by a perfect mother, After roaming many lands, lover of populous pavements, Dweller in Mannahatta my city,?


(Encyclopedia) Vermont v?rm?nt [Fr.,=green mountain], New England state of the NE United States. It is bordered by New Hampshire, across the Connecticut River (E), Massachusetts (S), New York, with?

Ralph Waldo Emerson: Walden

WaldenIn my garden three ways meet, Thrice the spot is blest; Hermit-thrush comes there to build, Carrier-doves to nest. There broad-armed oaks, the copses' maze, The cold sea-wind?

What the Thunder Said

What the Thunder Said[41]After the torchlight red on sweaty faces After the frosty silence in the gardens After the agony in stony places The shouting and the crying Prison and palace and?


Capital: Montpelier State abbreviation/Postal code: Vt./VT Governor: Phillip Scott, R(to Jan. 2019) Lieut. Governor:David Zuckerman, P(to Jan. 2019) Senators: Patrick Leahy, D (nto Jan. 2019?

Ridgely Torrence: Eye-Witness

Eye-WitnessRidgely TorrenceDown by the railroad in a green valley By dancing water, there he stayed awhile Singing, and three men with him, listeners, All tramps, all homeless reapers of the?

State Symbols

StateSongBirdTreeFlowerAlabama?Alabama? (1931)yellowhammer (1927)Southern longleaf pine (1949, 1997)camellia (1959)Salt water fish: fighting tarpon (1955); Fresh water fish: largemouth bass (?