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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.
Talk with prudence to a Beggar
Of "Potosi," and the mines!
Reverently, to the Hungry
Of your viands, and your wines!
Cautious, hint to any Captive
You have passed enfranchised feet!
Anecdotes of air, in Dungeons
Have sometimes proved deadly sweet!
If this is "fading"
Oh let me immediately "fade"!
If this is "dying"
Bury - me, in such a shroud of red!
If this is "sleep,"
On such a night
How proud to shut the eye!
Good evening, gentle Fellow men!
Peacock presumes to die!
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