letters from dickinson to bowles

Thomas Johnson's Note on Letter 250


PUBLICATION: Poems (1955) 758. A variant of the poem, sent to Susan Dickinson about the same time, was first published in LL 49-50.

The phrase "Honor is it's own pawn" ED used again, to conclude her first letter to Higginson, written on 15 April 1862 (no. 260).

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