letters from dickinson to sarah tuckerman

about March 1878?

Vinnie says the dear friend would like the rule. We have no statutes here, but each does as it will, which is the sweetest jurisprudence.

With it, I enclose Love's "remainder biscuit," somewhat scorched perhaps in baking, but "Love's oven is warm." Forgive the base proportions.

The fairer ones were borne away. The canna was a privilege, the little box a bliss, and the blossoms so real a fly waylaid them, but I lured him away.

Again receive the love which comes without aspect, and without herald goes.


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