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(10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts)

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The difference between Despair

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The difference between Despair
And Fear—is like the One
Between the instant of a Wreck
And when the Wreck has been—

The Mind is smooth—no Motion—
Contented as the Eye
Upon the Forehead of a Bust—
That knows—it cannot see—

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003


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