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To earn it by disdaining it

Emily Dickinson

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To earn it by disdaining it
Is Fame's consummate Fee—
He loves what spurns him—
Look behind—He is pursuing thee.

So let us gather—every Day—
The Aggregate of
Life's Bouquet
Be Honor and not shame—

Edited by Peter Carter

Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 23 Jun 2018 11:17 PM | Viewed: 6729 times

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