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There is strength in proving that it can be borne

Emily Dickinson

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There is strength in proving that it can be borne
Although it tear—
What are the sinews of such cordage for
Except to bear
The ship might be of satin had it not to fight—
To walk on seas requires cedar Feet

Edited by Peter Carter

Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 15 Oct 2018 8:31 PM | Viewed: 7326 times

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