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Comprehensive information about Emily Dickinson including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Emily Dickinson, born on December 10, 1830 in Amherst, Massachusetts, is one of the premier American poets of the 19th century. She is an American poetess who died at the age of 56. This educational Emily Dickinson resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left The Heart asks Pleasure—first— And then—Excuse from Pain— Quote Right
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Quote Left It has no future but itself— Its infinite contain Its past—enlightened to perceive New periods of pain. Quote Right
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Quote Left 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 into his Nest again, I shall not live in Vain. Quote Right
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Quote Left There's a certain Slant of light, Winter Afternoons-- That oppresses, like the Heft Of Cathedral Tunes-- Quote Right
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Quote Left Proud of my broken heart since thou didst break it, Proud of the pain I did not feel till thee, Proud of my night since thou with moons dost slake it, Not to partake thy passion, my humility. Quote Right
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