- Houghton Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886. Poems: Packet XXX, Fascicle 38. Includes 20 poems, written in ink, ca. 1863. Houghton Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
Houghton Library - (161c) Despair's advantage is achieved, J799, Fr854
UP (1935), 144, as three quatrains, with the last word of line 5 as the first of line 6. Alternatives for lines 4 ("have previous") and 5 ("excellence") were adopted, with that for 5 taken into 6. Poems (1955), 604-5; CP (1960), 390. MB (1981), 933, in facsimile. (J799). Franklin Variorum 1998 (F854A).
-History from Franklin Variorum 1998
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