MANUSCRIPT: HCL (H 83). Pencil.
PUBLICATION: LH 182-183.
Gilbert's last words are also quoted, somewhat differently, in letter no. 1020.
The quoted line of poetry is from Emily Bronte's "Last Lines" (see also letter no. 940). Higginson read the poem at ED's funeral. The final quotation is from Hebrews 12.23.