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Emily Dickinson: Letters Emily Dickinson: Letters by Emily Dickinson
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“The only Commandment I ever obeyed — 'Consider the Lilies.”
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“I am glad you have an hour for books, those enthralling friends, the immortalities...”
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“An ill heart, like a body, has its more comfortable days, and then its days of pain, its long relapse, when rallying requires more effort than to dissolve life, and death looks choiceless.”
Emily Dickinson, Emily Dickinson: Letters
“A letter always feels to me like Immortality because it is the mind alone without corporeal friend.”
Emily Dickinson, Emily Dickinson: Letters
“You have seen flowers at morning satisfied with the dew, and those same sweet flowers at noon with their heads bowed in anguish before the mighty sun; think you these thirsty blossoms will now need nought but—dew? No, they will cry for sunlight, and pine for the burning noon, tho’ it scorches them, scathes them...”
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“It's a great thing to be "great," Loo, and you and I might tug for a life, and never accomplish it, but no one can stop our looking on, and you know some cannot sing, but the orchard is full of birds, and we all can listen. What if we learn, ourselves, some day!”
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“It is strange that the most intangible thing is the most adhesive.”
Emily Dickinson, Emily Dickinson: Letters
“I will show you the sunset if you will sit by me, but I cannot bring it there, for so much gold is heavy.”
Emily Dickinson, Emily Dickinson: Letters
“Let us strive together to part with time more reluctantly, to watch the pinions of the fleeting moment until they are dim in the distance, and the new-coming moment claims our attention.”
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“We cherish all the past, we glide a-down the present, awake yet dreaming; but the future of ours together—there the bird sings loudest, and the sun shines always there...”
Emily Dickinson, Emily Dickinson: Letters
“The supper of the heart is when the guest has gone.

- Letters 1857 to Dr and Mrs Holland pg 171”
Emily Dickinson, Emily Dickinson: Letters