poems sent from dickinson to frances and louise norcross

Thomas Johnson's Note on Poem 1494

No autograph copy of these lines is known. The text is reproduced from the 1931 edition of Letters, where it is arranged as verse for the first time.

PUBLICATION: Letters (ed. 1894), 285; (ed. 1931), 259; also LL (1924), 326: incorporated in a letter to the Norcross cousins and placed among those sent about 1880.

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