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.
- by Walt Whitman (1819 - 1892), "Beautiful women", appears in Leaves of Grass [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Ronald A. Beckett , "Beautiful women", 2015 [ voice and strings ], from By the roadside, no. 3 [sung text not yet checked]
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