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Browse alphabetically through more than 9,000 words in Dickinson’s poetry, as defined in the Emily Dickinson Lexicon, based in part on her dictionary, Webster's 1844 American Dictionary of the English Language.
He touched me, so I live to know
That such a day, permitted so,
I groped opon his breast -
It was a boundless place to me
And silenced, as the awful Sea
Puts minor streams to rest.
And now, I'm different from before,
As if I breathed superior air -
Or brushed a Royal Gown -
My feet, too, that had wandered so -
My Gypsy face - transfigured now -
To tenderer Renown -
Into this Port, if I might come,
Rebecca, to Jerusalem,
Would not so ravished turn -
Nor Persian, baffled at her shrine
Lift such a Crucifixal sign
To her imperial Sun.
I had the Glory - that will do -
An Honor, Thought can
turn her to
When lesser Fames invite -
With one long "Nay" -
Bliss' early shape
Deforming - Dwindling - Gulphing up -
Time's possibility -
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