Index:Emily Dickinson Poems - second series (1891).djvu

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CONTENTS.




Renunciation (fac-similie) Frontispiece.
Preface Page 3
Prelude 17
BOOK I.—LIFE.
I. "I'm nobody! Who are you?" 21
II. "I bring an unaccustomed wine" 22
III. "The nearest dream recedes unrealized" 24
IV. "We play at paste" 25
V. "I found the phrase to every thought" 26
VI. Hope 27
VII. The White Heat 28
VIII. Triumphant 29
IX. The Test 30
X. Escape 31
XI. Compensation 32
XII. The Martyrs 33
XIII. A Prayer 34
XIV. "The thought beneath so slight a film" 36
XV. "The soul unto itself" 37
XVI. "Surgeons must be very careful" 38
XVII. The Railway Train 39
XVIII. The Show 40
XIX. "Delight becomes pictorial" 41
XX. "A thought went up my mind to-day" 42
XXI. "Is Heaven a physician?" 43
XXII. The Return 44
XXIII. "A poor torn heart, a tattered heart" 45
XXIV. Too Much 46
XXV. Shipwreck 48
XXVI. "Victory comes late" 49
XXVII. Enough 50
XXVIII. "Experiment to me" 51
XXIX. My Country's Wardrobe 52
XXX. "Faith is a fine invention" 53
XXXI. "Except the heaven had come so near" 54
XXXII. "Portraits are to daily faces" 55
XXXIII. The Duel 56
XXXIV. "A shady friend for torrid days" 57
XXXV. The Goal 58
XXXVI. Sight 60
XXXVII. "Talk with prudence to a beggar" 62
XXXVIII. The Preacher 63
XXXIX. "Good night! which put the candle out?" 64
XL. "When I hoped I feared" 65
XLI. Deed 66
XLII. Time's Lesson 67
XLIII. Remorse 68
XLIV. The Shelter 69
XLV. "Undue significance a starving man attaches"
XLVI. "Heart not so heavy as mine" 71
XLVII. "I many times thought peace had come" 73
XLVIII. "Unto my books so good to turn" 74
XLIX. "This merit hath the worst" 75
L. Hunger 76
LI. "I gained it so" 78
LII. "To learn to transport by the pain" 79
LIII. Returning 80
LIV. Prayer 82
LV. "I know that he exists" 83
LVI. Melodies Unheard 84
LVII. Called Back 85
BOOK II.—LOVE.
I. Choice 89
II. "I have no life but this" 90
III. "Your riches taught me poverty" 91
IV. The Contract 93
V. The Letter 94
VI. "The way I read a letter's this" 96
VII. "Wild nights! Wild nights!" 97
VIII. At Home 98
IX. Possession 100
X. "A charm invests a face" 101
XI. The Lovers 102
XII. "In lands I never saw, they say" 103
XIII. "The moon is distant from the sea" 104
XIV. "He put the belt around my life " 105
XV. The Lost Jewel 106
XVI. "What if I say I shall not wait? " 107
BOOK III. NATURE.
I. Mother Nature 111
II. Out of the Morning 113
III. "At half-past three a single bird " 114
IV. Day's Parlor 115
V. The Sun's Wooing 116
VI. The Robin 117
VII. The Butterfly's Day 118
VIII. The Bluebird 120
IX. April 121
X. The Sleeping Flowers 122
XL. My Rose 124
XII. The Oriole's Secret 125
XIII. The Oriole 126
XIV. In Shadow 128
XV. The Humming-Bird 130
XVI. Secrets 131
XVII. "Who robbed the woods?" 132
XVIII. Two Voyagers 133
XIX. By the Sea 134
XX. Old-Fashioned 136
XXI. A Tempest 138
XXII. The Sea 139
XXIII. In the Garden 140
XXIV. The Snake 142
XXV. The Mushroom 144
XXVI. The Storm 146
XXVII. The Spider 147
XXVIII. "I know a place where summer strives" 148
XXIX. "The one that could repeat the summer day" 149
XXX. The Wind's Visit 150
XXXI. "Nature rarer uses yellow" 152
XXXII. Gossip 153
XXXIII. Simplicity 154
XXXIV. Storm 155
XXXV. The Rat 156
XXXVI. "Frequently the woods are pink" 157
XXXVII. A Thunder- Storm 158
XXXVIII. With Flowers 160
XXXIX. Sunset 161
XL. "She sweeps with many-colored brooms" 162
XLI. "Like mighty footlights burned the red" 163
XLII. Problems 164
XLIII. The Juggler of Day 166
XLIV. My Cricket 167
XLV. "As imperceptibly as grief" 168
XLVI. "It can't be summer,—that got through" 169
XLVII. Summer's Obsequies 170
XLVIII. Fringed Gentian 172
XLIX. November 173
L. The Snow 174
LI. The Blue Jay 176
BOOK IV. — TIME AND ETERNITY.
I. "Let down the bars, O Death!" 181
II. "Going to heaven!" 182
III. "At least to pray is left, is left " 184
IV. Epitaph 185
V. "Morns like these we parted" 186
VI. " A death-blow is a life-blow to some 187
VII. "I read my sentence steadily" 188
VIII. "I have not told my garden yet" 189
IX. The Battle-Field 190
X. "The only ghost I ever saw" 191
XI. "Some, too fragile for winter winds" 192
XII. "As by the dead we love to sit" 193
XIII. Memorials 194
XIV. "I went to heaven" 196
XV. "Their height in heaven comforts not" 197
XVI. "There is a shame of nobleness" 198
XVII. Triumph 199
XVIII. "Pompless no life can pass away" 200
XIX. "I noticed people disappeared" 201
XX. Following 202
XXI. "If anybody's friend be dead" 204
XXII. The Journey 206
XXIII. A Country Burial 207
XXIV. Going 208
XXV. "Essential oils are wrung" 210
XXVI. "I lived on dread; to those who know" 211
XXVII. "If I should die" 212
XXVIII. At Length 213
XXIX. Ghosts 214
XXX. Vanished 216
XXXI. Precedence 217
XXXII. Gone 218
XXXIII. Requiem 220
XXXIV. "What inn is this?" 221
XXXV. "It was not death, for I stood up" 222
XXXVI. Till the End 224
XXXVII. Void 225
XXXVIII. "A throe upon the features" 226
XXXIX. Saved 227
XL. "I think just how my shape will rise" 228
XLI. The Forgotten Grave 229
XLII. "Lay this laurel on the one" 230