Emily Dickinson Quotes

The Wind—tapped like a tired Man— And like a Host—'Come in' I boldly answered—entered then My Residence within A Rapid—footless Guest—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. The Wind—tapped like a tired Man (l. 1-5). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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And Saints—to windows run— To see the little Tippler Leaning against the—Sun—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. I taste a liquor never brewed (l. 14-16). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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Again, He tapped—'twas flurriedly— And I became alone—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. The Wind—tapped like a tired Man (l. 19-20). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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I taste a liquor never brewed— From Tankards scooped in Pearl!—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. I taste a liquor never brewed (l. 1-2). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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This is my letter to the World That never wrote to Me— The simple News that Nature told— With tender Majesty.
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. repr. in The Complete Poems, no. 441, Harvard variorum edition (1955). This is My Letter to the World, st. 1 (written c. 1862, published 1890).
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It dropped so low in my regard I heard it hit the ground, And go to pieces on the stones At bottom of my mind;
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. It dropped so low—in my regard (l. 1-4). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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For love of her, sweet countrymen, Judge tenderly of me!
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. This is my letter to the world (l. 7-8). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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Nature was in her beryl apron, Mixing fresher air.
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. It sounded as if the streets were running (l. 7-8). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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This is my letter to the world, That never wrote to me— The simple news that Nature told,
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. This is my letter to the world (l. 1-3). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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And he unrolled his feathers And rowed him softer home— Than Oars divide the Ocean, Too silver for a seam— Or Butterflies, off Banks of Noon Leap, plashless as they swim.
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. A Bird came down the Walk (l. 15-20). CP-Di. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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