Emily Dickinson Quotes

Assent—and you are sane—, Demur—you're straightway dangerous—, And handled with a Chain—.
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. The Complete Poems, no. 435 (1955).
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I died for Beauty—but was scarce Adjusted in the Tomb When One who died for Truth, was lain In an adjoining Room—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. I died for Beauty—but was scarce (l. 1-4). CP-Di. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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Drab Habitation of Whom? Tabernacle or Tomb— Or Dome of Worm— Or Porch of Gnome— Or some Elf's Catacomb?
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. The Complete Poems, no. 893 (1955).
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We talked between the Rooms— Until the Moss had reached our lips— And covered up—our names—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. I died for Beauty—but was scarce (l. 10-12). CP-Di. 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. The Complete Poems, no. 126 (1955).
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I dreaded that first robin so, But he is mastered now,
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. I dreaded that first robin, so (l. 1-2). CP-Di. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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No Life can pompless pass away— The lowliest career To the same Pageant wends its way As that exalted here—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. The Complete Poems, no. 1626 (1955).
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They're here, though; not a creature failed, No blossom stayed away In gentle deference to me, The Queen of Calvary. Each one salutes me as he goes,
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. I dreaded that first robin, so (l. 21-25). CP-Di. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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Nods from the Gilded pointers— Nods from the Seconds slim— Decades of Arrogance between The Dial life— And Him—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. The Complete Poems, no. 287 (1955).
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I dared not meet the daffodils,
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. I dreaded that first robin, so (l. 9). CP-Di. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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