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Dickinson's Suggested Alterations
This version of the poem is as faithful as possible a "print" translation
of Dickinson's own version of the poem that we find in Fascicle 28 of her
manuscripts. Johnson's version of the poem is the closest to this version
but Johnson altered the poem significantly in order to make it four quatrains.
Although he argues that Dickinson "intended" the poem to be that way
and that she simply ran out of room at the right side of the page, Johnson
was forced to change the upper case "A" in line 2 and the upper case "E"
in line 16 to lower case letters in order to fit his structure. Evidence,
I would say, of other "intentions."
I reckon - when I count
Other -/ final
to - Trust in/Ask of -