Emily Dickinson Quotes

The Service without Hope Is tenderest, I think— ... There is no Diligence like that That knows not an Until—
Emily Dickinson (1831-1886), U.S. poet. "The Service with Hope": poem no. 779 in her Collected Poems, lines 1-2 and 7-8 (c. 1863).
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Not quite with him at home— Secured him by a string To something neighboring,
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. In winter in my room (l. 6-8). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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Nature, like us, is sometimes caught Without her diadem.
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. The sky is low, the clouds are mean (l. 21). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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That time I flew,
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. In winter in my room (l. 32). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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The sky is low, the clouds are mean,
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. The sky is low, the clouds are mean (l. 21). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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A trifle afterward
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. In winter in my room (l. 10). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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The Soul selects her own Society— Then—shuts the Door—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. The Soul selects her own Society (l. 1-2). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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Until We met the Solid Town— No One He seemed to know— And bowing—with a Mighty look— At me—The Sea withdrew—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. I started Early—Took my Dog (l. 21-24). CP-Di. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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I've known her—from an ample nation— Choose One— Then—close the Valves of her attention— Like Stone—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. The Soul selects her own Society (l. 1-2). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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I started Early—Took my Dog— And visited the Sea—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. I started Early—Took my Dog (l. 1-2). CP-Di. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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