by Walt Whitman (1819 - 1892)

Beautiful women
Language: English 
Women sit, or move to and fro—some old, some young;
The young are beautiful—but the old are more beautiful than the young.

Confirmed with Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass, Philadelphia: David McKay, 1900.


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This text was added to the website: 2020-04-15
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