letters from dickinson to cornelia sweetser

summer 1883

Dear Nellie,

To have woven Wine so delightfully, one must almost have been a Drunkard one's-self - but that is the stealthy franchise of the demurest Lips. Drunkards of Summer are quite as frequent as Drunkards of Wine, and the Bee that comes Home sober is the Butt of the Clover.


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