Emily Dickinson Quotes

It sounded as if the streets were running, And then the streets stood still.
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. It sounded as if the streets were running (l. 1-2). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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This quiet Dust was Gentlemen and Ladies, And Lads and Girls;
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. This quiet Dust was Gentlemen and Ladies (l. 1-2). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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A Bird came down the Walk— He did not know I saw— He bit an Angleworm in halves
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. A Bird came down the Walk (l. 1-3). CP-Di. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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I've seen a Dying Eye
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. I've seen a Dying Eye (l. 1). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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The abdication of Belief Makes the Behavior small— Better an ignis fatuus Than no illume at all.
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. repr. in The Complete Poems, no. 1551, Harvard variorum edition (1955). ThoseDying Then (written c. 1882, published 1945).
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He ate and drank the precious Words, His Spirit grew robust; He knew no more that he was poor, Nor that his frame was Dust.
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. A Book (1), no. 1587, The Complete Poems (1955).
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And then—be soldered down Without disclosing what it be 'Twere blessed to have seen—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. I've seen a Dying Eye (l. 6-8). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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To fight aloud is very brave— But gallanter, I know Who charge within the bosom The Cavalry of Woe—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. repr. in The Complete Poems, no. 126, Harvard variorum edition (1955). To Fight Aloud Is Very Brave (written c. 1859, published 1890).
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Decades of Arrogance between The Dial life— And Him—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. A Clock stopped (l. 16-18). CP-Di. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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I Years had been from Home And now before the Door I dared not enter,
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. I Years had been from Home (l. 1-3). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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