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Traubel

[trou-buh l] /ˈtraʊ bəl/
noun
1.
Helen, 1903–72, U.S. soprano.
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  • Whitman also, we may add, wished Traubel to be so remembered.

    Pipefuls

    Christopher Morley
  • Mr. Traubel was indefatigable in his endeavors to serve his friend.

    Walt Whitman in Mickle Street Elizabeth Leavitt Keller
  • And Mr. Kettler proceeded to tell about Traubel's private life.

    Walt Whitman in Mickle Street Elizabeth Leavitt Keller
  • Traubel's method is admirable; it is that of a documentary historian.

    The Critical Game

    John Albert Macy
  • An admirer has called Traubel's work "the most truthful biography in the language."

    The Critical Game

    John Albert Macy
  • Traubel's method is simple from an artistic point of view, requiring nothing but accuracy, courage and industry.

    The Critical Game

    John Albert Macy
  • Traubel, whose word is infallibly good, says that Whitman did not know that his biographer was keeping a record.

    The Critical Game

    John Albert Macy
  • Whitman did know that Traubel would write about him and he selected the letters and other documents for the "archives."

    The Critical Game

    John Albert Macy
  • Almost every day, according to Traubel's record, he hit off an interesting idea and turned it in a Whitmanese way.

    The Critical Game

    John Albert Macy
  • He spoke of one of my stories to which Traubel had called his attention, and reproved me gently for not "letting in the light."

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