letters from dickinson to maria whitney

December 1877?

Vinnie and her sister thank Miss Whitney for the delicate kindness, and remember her with peculiar love these acuter days....

I fear we think too lightly of the gift of mortality, which, too gigantic to comprehend, certainly cannot be estimated.

E. Dickinson.

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