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To tell the Beauty would decrease

Emily Dickinson

1700

To tell the Beauty would decrease
To state the Spell demean—
There is a syllable-less Sea
Of which it is the sign—
My will endeavors for its word
And fails, but entertains
A Rapture as of Legacies—
Of introspective Mines—

Edited by Peter Carter

Added: 2 Apr 2003 | Last Read: 20 Jan 2018 7:21 PM | Viewed: 6736 times

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