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Title Poems: Third Series
Author Emily Dickinson
Editor Mabel Loomis Todd
Year 1896
Publisher Roberts Brothers
Location Boston
Source djvu
Progress To be proofread
Transclusion Index not transcluded or unreviewed

CONTENTS.

PRELUDE v

PREFACE vii

BOOK I.—LIFE.

PAGE

I. Real Riches 13

II. Superiority to Fate 14

III. Hope 15

IV. Forbidden Fruit (i) 16

V. Forbidden Fruit (2) 17

VI. A Word 18

VII. "To venerate the simple days" 19

VIII. Life's Trades 20

IX. "Drowning is not so pitiful" 21

X. "How still the bells in steeples stand" .... 22

XI. "If the foolish call them 'flowers'" 23

XII. A Syllable 25

XIII. Parting 26

XIV. Aspiration 27

XV. The Inevitable 28

XVI. A Book 29

XVII. "Who has not found the heaven below" . . 30

XVIII. A Portrait 31

XIX. I had a Guinea Golden 32

XX. Saturday Afternoon 34

XXI. "Few get enough, enough is one" 35

XXII. "Upon the gallows hung a wretch" ... 36

XXIII. The Lost Thought 37

XXIV. Reticence 38

XXV. With Flowers 39

XXVI. "The farthest thunder that I heard"... 40

XXVII. "On the bleakness of my lot" 41

XXVIII. Contrast 42

XXIX. Friends 43

XXX. Fire 44

XXXI. A Man 45

XXXII. Ventures 46

XXXIII. Griefs 47

XXXIV. "I have a king who does not speak" ... 49

CONTENTS. 3

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XXXV. Disenchantment 50

XXXVI. Lost Faith 51

XXXVII. Lost Joy 52

XXXVIII. " I worked for chaff, and earning wheat " . 53

XXXIX. " Life, and Death, and Giants " 54

XL. Alpine Glow -55

XLI. Remembrance 56

XLII. " To hang our head ostensibly " 57

XLIII. The Brain 58

XLIV. " The bone that has no marrow " .... 59

XLV. The Past 60

XLVI. " To help our bleaker parts " 61

XLVII. " What soft, cherubic creatures " .... 62

XLVIII. Desire 63

XLIX. Philosophy 64

L. Power 65

LI. " A modest lot, a fame petite " . . . . . . 66

LIL " Is bliss, then, such abyss " 67

LI 1 1. Experience 68

LIV. Thanksgiving Day 69

LV. Childish Griefs 70

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��BOOK II. LOVE.

PAGE

I. Consecration 73

II. Love's Humility 74

III. Love 75

IV. Satisfied 76

V. With a Flower 78

VI. Song 79

VII. Loyalty 80

VIII. " To lose thee, sweeter than to gain" . . . 81

IX. " Poor little heart I " . . . 82

X. Forgotten 83

XI. " I 've got an arrow here " 85

XII. The Master 86

XIII. " Heart, we will forget him ! " 87

XIV. "Father, I bring thee not myself" .... 88 XV. " We outgrow love, like other things" ... 89

XVI. " Not with a club the heart is broken "... 90

XVII. Who? 91

XVIII. " He touched me, so I live to know "... 92

XIX. Dreams 93

XX. Numen Lumen 94

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XXI. Longing 95

XXII. Wedded 97

��BOOK III. NATURE.

I. Nature's Changes 101

II. The Tulip 102

III. " A light exists in spring " 103

IV. The Waking Year 105

V. To March 106

VI. March 108

VII. Dawn 109

VIII. " A murmur in the trees to note " . . . . 1 10

IX. " Morning is the place for dew " "2

X. "To my quick ears the leaves conferred " . . 113

XI. A Rose . . * "4

XII. " High from the earth I heard a bird " . . . 115

XIII. Cobwebs "6

XIV. A Well "7

XV. " To make a prairie it takes a clover " ... 119

XVI. The Wind 120

XVII. " A dew sufficed itself " 121

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XVIII. The Woodpecker 122

XIX. A Snake 123

XX. " Could I but ride indefinite " 124

XXL The Moon 125

XXII. The Bat 127

XXIII. The Balloon 128

XXIV. Evening 130

XXV. Cocoon 131

XXVI. Sunset 132

XXVII. Aurora 133

XXVIII. The Coming of Night .134

XXIX. Aftermath 136

��BOOK IV. TIME AND ETERNITY.

I. " This world is not conclusion " 139

II. " We learn in the retreating" 140

III. " They say that ' time assuages '" .... 141

IV. " We cover thee, sweet face " 142

V. Ending 143

VI. " The stimulus, beyond the grave " .... 144

VII. " Given in marriage unto thee " 145

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VIII. " That such have died enables us " .... 146

IX. "They won't frown always, some sweet

day" 147

X. Immortality H 8

XI. " The distance that the dead have gone " . . 149

XII. " How dare the robins sing " 15

XIII. Death l $ l

XIV. Unwarned i5 2

XV. " Each that we lose takes part of us " . . . 153

XVI. " Not any higher stands the grave " .... 154

XVII. Asleep 155

XVIII. The Spirit IS 6

XIX. The Monument 157

XX. " Bless God, he went as soldiers " .... 158

XXI. " Immortal is an ample word " 159

XXII. " Where every bird is bold to go " . . . . 160

XXIII. " The grave my little cottage is " 161

XXIV. " This was in the white of the year "... 162 XXV. " Sweet hours have perished here " ... 163

XXVI. "Me! Come! My dazzled face " .... 164

XXVII. Invisible l6 5

XXVIII. " I wish I knew that woman's name " . . . 166

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XXIX. Trying to Forget 167

XXX. " I felt a funeral in my brain " iCS

XXXI. " I meant to find her when I came "... 169

XXXII. Waiting 170

XXXIII. " A sickness of this world it most occasions " 171

XXXIV. " Superfluous were the sun " 172

XXXV. " So proud she was to die " 173

XXXVI. Farewell 174

XXXVII. " The dying need but little, dear" ... 175

XXXVIII. Dead 176

XXXIX. "The soul should always stand ajar" . . 177

XL. " Three weeks passed since I had seen her " 178

XLI. " I breathed enough to learn the trick " . . 179

XLII. "I wonder if the sepulchre" 180

XLIII. Joy in Death 181

XLIV. "If I may have it when it's dead" ... 182

XLV. " Before the ice is in the poo's " .... 183

XLVI. Dying 184

XLVII. "Adrift! A little boat adrift !" .... 185

XLVIII. "There's been a death in the opposite house" 186

XLIX. "We never know we go, when we are

going" 188

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L. The Soul's Storm 189

LI. " Water is taught by thirst " 190

LI I. Thirst 191

LI II. " A clock stopped not the mantel's " . . 192

LIV. Charlotte Bronte's Grave 193

LV. "A toad can die of light !" 195

LVI. " Far from love the Heavenly Father " . . 196

LVII. Sleeping 197

LVIII. Retrospect 198

LIX. Eternity 200

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