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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.
Though my destiny be fustian
Hers be damask fine -
Though she wear a damask apron,
I, a less divine,
Still, my little gipsey being,
I would far prefer,
Still my little sunburnt bosom,
To her rosier.
For when frosts their punctual fingers
On her forehead lay,
You and I and Doctor Holland
Roses of a steadfast summer
In a steadfast land,
Where no autumn lifts her pencil,
And no reapers stand.
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