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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'm Nobody! Who are you?
Are you -- Nobody -- Too?
Then there's a pair of us?
Don't tell! they'd advertise -- you know!

R
I dwell in Possibility --
A fairer House than Prose --
More numerous of Windows --
Superior --for Doors --.
A
Truth is so rare that it is delightful to tell it.
N
We turn not older with years, but newer every day.
K
To fight aloud is very brave,
But gallanter, I know,
Who charge within the bosom
The Cavalry of Woe.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: 1861; "Poems, Second Series," 1891.
R: "The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson," no. 657, ed. Thomas H. Johnson, 1955.
A: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
N: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
K: "The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson," no. 126, ed. Thomas H. Johnson, 1955.
   


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