Emily Dickinson Quotes

The Pedigree of Honey Does not concern the Bee— A Clover, any time, to him, Is Aristocracy—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. repr. in The Complete Poems, no. 1627, Harvard variorum edition (1955). The Pedigree of Honey (version 2) (written c. 1884, published 1890).
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How dreary to be somebody. How public—like a frog— To tell your name the livelong June To an admiring bog.
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. I'm nobody! Who are you? (L. 5-8). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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There came a Wind like a Bugle—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. There came a Wind like a Bugle (l. 1). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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I'm nobody, who are you?
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. I'm nobody! Who are you? (L. 1). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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How much can come And much can go, And yet abide the World!
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. There came a Wind like a Bugle (l. 15-17). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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Burglar! Banker—Father! I am poor once more!
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. I never lost as much but twice. CP-Di. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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There is no Frigate like a Book
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. There is no Frigate like a Book (l. 1). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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I never lost as much but twice, And that was in the sod.
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886). I never lost as much but twice (l. 1-2). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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There is no Frigate like a Book To take us Lands away Nor any Coursers like a Page Of prancing Poetry.
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. repr. in The Complete Poems, no. 1263, Harvard variorum edition (1955). There is no Frigate Like a Book (written c. 1873, published 1894).
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I never saw a Moor—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. I never saw a Moor (l. 1). CP-Di. Modern American & British Poetry. Louis Untermeyer, ed., in consultation with Karl Shapiro and Richard Wilbur. (Rev., shorter ed., 1955) Harcourt, Brace and Company.
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