Emily Dickinson Quotes

How frugal is the Chariot That bears the Human soul.
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. There is no Frigate like a Book (l. 7-8). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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I never spoke with God Nor visited in Heaven— Yet certain am I of the spot As if the Checks were given—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. I never saw a Moor (l. 5-8). 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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When it comes, the Landscape listens— Shadows—hold their breath— When it goes, 'tis like the Distance On the look of Death—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. There's a certain Slant of light (l. 13-16). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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Yet know I how the heather looks
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. I never saw a Moor (l. 3). 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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There's a certain Slant of light, Winter Afternoons— That oppresses, like the Heft Of Cathedral Tunes—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. repr. in The Complete Poems, no. 258, Harvard variorum edition (1955). There's a Certain Slant of Light, st. 1 (written c. 1861, published 1890). The word "heft" was altered to "weight" in the first edition of Dickinson's verse, edited in 1890 by Thomas Wentworth Higginson and Mabel Loomis Todd.
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Till, in a distant town, Towns on from mine— I sat me down; This was a dream.
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. In winter in my room (l. 36-39). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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None may teach it—Any— 'Tis the Seal Despair—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. There's a certain Slant of light (l. 9-10). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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A snake, with mottles rare, Surveyed my chamber floor, In feature as the worm before, But ringed with power.
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. In winter in my room (l. 14-17). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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There's a certain Slant of light, Winter Afternoons—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. There's a certain Slant of light (l. 1-2). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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In winter, in my room, I came upon a worm,
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. In winter in my room (l. 1-2). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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