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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.
I taste a liquor never brewed,
From tankards scooped in pearl;
Not Frankfort berries yield the sense
Such a delirious whirl.
Inebriate of air am I,
And debauchee of dew;--
Reeling through endless summer days,
From inns of molten blue.
When landlords turn the drunken bee
Out of the Fox-glove's door,
When butterflies renounce their drams,
I shall but drink the more;
Till seraphs swing their snowy hats,
And saints to windows run,
To see the little tippler
Come staggering toward the sun.
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