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Walt Whitman

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"A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books."

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T'ai Chi - Short for T'ai Chi Ch'uan, it is Chinese for "extreme limit" or "great supreme absolute," and constitutes the source and limit of life force. More...

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Historical Events for 2nd June 2020

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1619 - England and the Netherlands sign treaty about trading in the Indies
1771 - "Armida", an operatic 'dramma per musica' by Antonio Salieri debuts at the Vienna Burgtheater
1835 - P. T. Barnum and his circus begin 1st tour of US
1920 - Pulitzer prize awarded to Eugene O'Neill (Beyond the Horizon)
1932 - German Chancellor Franz von Papen forms his "Cabinet of the Barons"
1935 - French Championships Men's Tennis: Englishman Fred Perry wins his only French title, beating Gottfried von Cramm of Germany 6-3, 3-6, 6-1, 6-3
1946 - Italian plebiscite chooses republic over monarchy (National Day)
1956 - Yugoslav president Tito visits Moscow
1958 - Alan Freed joins WABC (NYC) radio
1997 - Liberals beat Conservatives in France

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