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Emily Dickinson

(10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts)

Quotations

  • ''A Route of Evanescence
    With a revolving Wheel—''
    Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. A Route of Evanescence (l. 1-2). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
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  • ''My Life had stood—a Loaded Gun—
    In Corners—till a Day
    The Owner passed—identified—
    And carried Me away—''
    Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. My Life had stood—a Loaded Gun (l. 1-4). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
  • ''Wild Nights—Wild Nights!
    Were I with thee
    Wild Nights should be
    Our luxury!''
    Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. Wild Nights!—Wild Nights! (L. 1-4). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
  • ''The mail from Tunis, probably,
    An easy Morning's Ride—''
    Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. A Route of Evanescence (l. 7-8). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
  • ''Behold the Atom—I preferred—
    To all the lists of Clay!''
    Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. Of all the souls that stand create (l. 11-12). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
  • ''A courteous, yet harrowing Grace,
    As Guest, that would be gone—''
    Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. As imperceptibly as Grief (l. 11-12). CP-Di. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
  • ''Of all the souls that stand create—
    I have elected—One—''
    Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. Of all the souls that stand create (l. 1-2). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
  • ''Our Summer made her light escape
    Into the Beautiful.''
    Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. As imperceptibly as Grief (l. 15-16). CP-Di. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
  • ''Our journey had advanced;''
    Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. Our journey had advanced (l. 1). . . The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.
  • ''As imperceptibly as Grief
    The Summer lapsed away—''
    Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), U.S. poet. As imperceptibly as Grief (l. 1-2). CP-Di. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Thomas H. Johnson, ed. (1960) Little, Brown.

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And this of all my Hopes

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And this of all my Hopes
This, is the silent end
Bountiful colored, my Morning rose
Early and sere, its end

Never Bud from a Stem
Stepped with so gay a Foot
Never a Worm so confident
Bored at so brave a Root

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