Emily Dickinson's Correspondences
Correspondence with Susan Dickinson

H B72a
Memoirs  of  Little 
Boys  that  live -
"Were'nt  you  chasing 
Pussy,"  said  Vinnie 
to  Gilbert?
"No - she  was  chasing 
herself" -
"But  was'nt  she 
running   pretty  
fast"?  "Well,  some 
slow  and  some 
fast"  said  the 
beguiling  Villain -
Pussy's   Nemesis 
quailed -
Talk  of  "hoary 

H B72b

Your  Urchin  is 
more  antique  in 
wiles  than  the 
Egyptian  Sphinx -
Have  you  noticed 
Granville's  Letter 
to  Lowell?
"Her  Majesty"  has 
contemplated  you, 
and  reserves 
her  decision!


H B72

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