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Belshazzar had a letter,--
He never had but one;
Belshazzar's correspondence
Concluded and begun
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Belshazzar had a letter,--
He never had but one;
Belshazzar's correspondence
Concluded and begun
In that immortal copy
The conscience of us all
Can read without its glasses
On revelation's wall.

by Emily Dickinson Found in: Post Quotes,
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Success is counted sweetest by those who never succeed.

Success is counted sweetest by those who never succeed.

by Emily Dickinson Found in: Success Quotes,
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Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality read more

Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotion know what it means to want to escape from these

by Emily Dickinson Found in: Poetry Quotes,
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If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain; If I can ease one life read more

If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain; If I can ease one life the aching, Or cool one pain, Or help one fainting robin Up to his nest again, I shall not live in vain. -Emily Dickinson.

by Emily Dickinson Found in: Service Quotes,
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Fame is a fickle food Upon a shifting plate.

Fame is a fickle food Upon a shifting plate.

by Emily Dickinson Found in: Fame Quotes,
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