letters from dickinson to thomas dwight gilbert

late May 1885

There is little to say, dear Mr Gilbert, when the Heart is bruised.

How hallowedly Macbeth said "that sort must heal itself," yet a grieved whisper from a friend might instruct it how -

Though we go by detachments to the strange Home, have no

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