Emily Dickinson Quotes

The distance that the dead have gone Does not at first appear— Their coming back seems possible For many an ardent year.
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. The Complete Poems, no. 1742 (1955).
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I felt a Funeral, in my Brain,
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. I felt a Funeral, in my Brain (l. 1). CP-Di. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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I like a look of Agony, Because I know it's true— Men do not sham Convulsion, Nor simulate, a Throe—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. The Complete Poems, no. 241 (1955).
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A Service, like a Drum— Kept beating—beating—till I thought My Mind was going numb—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. I felt a Funeral, in my Brain (l. 6-8). CP-Di. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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Remorse—is Memory—awake— Her Parties all astir— A Presence of Departed Acts— At window—and at Door—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. The Complete Poems, no. 744 (1955).
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If I can stop one heart from breaking I shall not live in vain:
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. If I can stop one heart from breaking (l. 1-2). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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Surgeons must be very careful, When they take the knife!, Underneath their fine incisions, Stirs the Culprit—Life!
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. The Complete Poems, no. 108 (1955).
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If I could see you in a year, I'd wind the months in balls—
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. If you were coming in the Fall (l. 5-6). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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Ample make this Bed— Make this Bed with Awe— In it wait till Judgment break Excellent and Fair.
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. The Complete Poems, no. 829 (1955).
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If you were coming in the Fall, I'd brush the Summer by
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. If you were coming in the Fall (l. 1-2). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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