- Houghton Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886. Poems: Packet XIV, Mixed Fasciles. Includes 33 poems, written in ink, ca. 1860-1862. Houghton Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
Houghton Library - (71a) A solemn thing - it was - I said, J271, Fr307
Poems (1896), 97, the first two stanzas. The alternatives for lines 5 and 6 were adopted, the one for line 5 ("hallowed") incorporated into line 4. Bingham, New England Quarterly, 20 (March 1947), 23, entire, from a transcript of A (a 1896pc, 82). The alternatives for the first two stanzas were treated as before; for the last two stanzas, only the alternative for line 12 was adopted. Poems (1955), 193-94; CP (1960), 123-24, with the alternatives for lines 5, 6, 7, and 15 adopted. MB (1981), 289-90, in facsimile. (J271). Franklin Variorum 1998 (F307A).
-History from Franklin Variorum 1998
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