Emily Dickinson Quotes

"Faith" is a fine invention When Gentleman can see— But Microscopes are prudent In an Emergency.
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. The Complete Poems, no. 185 (1955).
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I could not bear the bees should come,
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. I dreaded that first robin, so (l. 17). CP-Di. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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Heaven is so far of the Mind That were the Mind dissolved— The Site—of it—by Architect Could not again be proved—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. The Complete Poems, no. 370 (1955).
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I dwell in Possibility— A fairer House than Prose—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. I dwell in Possibility (l. 1-2). CP-Di. 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 Complete Poems, no. 1075 (1955).
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For Occupation—This— The spreading wide my narrow Hands To gather Paradise—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. I dwell in Possibility (l. 10-12). CP-Di. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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Death is a Dialogue between, The Spirit and the Dust.
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. The Complete Poems, no. 976 (1955).
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I dwell in Possibility— A fairer House than Prose— More numerous of Windows— Superior—for Doors—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. repr. in The Complete Poems, no. 657, Harvard variorum edition (1955). I Dwell in Possibility (written c. 1862, published 1929).
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His mind of man, a secret makes I meet him with a start He carries a circumference In which I have no part.
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. The Complete Poems, no. 1663 (1955).
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And then a Plank in Reason, broke, And I dropped down, and down— And hit a World, at every plunge, And Finished knowing—then—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. I felt a Funeral, in my Brain (l. 17-20). CP-Di. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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