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When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer

When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer

by Walt Whitman

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Till rising and gliding out, (line 6)

In line 6, he breaks out of his angst-filled boredom – literally elevating himself above the lecture. You don't see a lot of unhappy people "gliding" from place to place. A weight has been lifted from him.

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