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Emily Dickinson
(1830-1886) born on
Dec 10
US poet. She was a reclusive stylist who combined spare lyricism with unorthodox diction.
         
   
F
I never saw a moor,
I never saw the sea;
Yet know I how the heather looks,
And what a wave must be.

R
Faith --is the Pierless Bridge
Supporting what We see
Unto the Scene that We do not --.
A
God gave a loaf to every bird, But just a crumb to me.
N
Finite to fail, but infinite to venture.
K
Fame is a fickle food
Upon a shifting plate.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: c.1865, poem no. 1052, St. 1.
R: "The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson," no. 915, ed. Thomas H. Johnson, 1955.
A: In "An Uncommon Scold," by Abby Adams, 1989.
N: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
K: c. 1864; "The Single Hound," 1914.
   


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