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   Chapter 277 SAVED!

Poems by Emily Dickinson, Three Series, Complete By Emily Dickinson Characters: 509

Updated: 2017-12-01 00:03


Of tribulation these are they

Denoted by the white;

The spangled gowns, a lesser rank

Of victors designate.

All these did conquer; but the ones

Who overcame most times

Wear nothing commoner than snow,

No ornament but palms.

Surren

der is a sort unknown

On this superior soil;

Defeat, an outgrown anguish,

Remembered as the mile

Our panting ankle barely gained

When night devoured the road;

But we stood whispering in the house,

And all we said was "Saved"!

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