In Leaves of Grass , , he celebrated democracy, nature, love, and friendship. This monumental work chanted praises to the body as well as to the soul, and found beauty and reassurance even in death. Born on Long Island, Whitman grew up in Brooklyn and received limited formal education. His occupations during his lifetime included printer, schoolteacher, reporter, and editor. This important publication underwent eight subsequent editions during his lifetime as Whitman expanded and revised the poetry and added more to the original collection of 12 poems.
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Samuel Johnson, the premier English literary figure of the mid and late 18th century, was a writer of exceptional range: a poet, a lexicographer, a translator, a journalist and essayist, a travel writer, a biographer, an editor, and a critic. His literary fame has traditionally—and properly—rested more on his prose than on his poetry. As a result, aside from his two verse satires , , which were from the beginning recognized as distinguished achievements, and a few lesser pieces, the rest of his poems have not in general been well known. Johnson is a poet of limited range, but within that range he is a poet of substantial talent and ability.
Vincent's Hospital , Corso later selected the name "Gregory" as a confirmation name. Corso identified with not only Gabriel but also Hermes , the divine messenger. Corso's mother, Michelina Corso born Colonna , was born in Miglianico , Abruzzo, Italy, and immigrated to the United States at the age of nine, with her mother and four other sisters. At 16, she married Sam Corso, a first-generation Italian American, also teenage, and gave birth to Nunzio Corso the same year. Sometime in his first year, Corso's mother mysteriously abandoned him, leaving him at the New York child care home, a branch of the Catholic Church Charities.
Early into his presidency, he created a new constitution for the country, which included changing its name to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. His actions included selling oil to Cuba and resisting efforts to stop narcotic trafficking in Colombia. He went on to serve as an officer in an army paratrooper unit. He then started the Movement of the Fifth Republic, a revolutionary political party.