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Emily Dickinson
The Poems of Emily Dickinson (1999 edition), Harvard University Press - ISBN: 9780674676244
Emily Dickinson
Selected Letters (1986 edition), Harvard University Press - ISBN: 9780674250703

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Born: December 10, 1830

Died: May 15, 1886 (aged 55)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Poet

Bio: Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was an American poet. Born in Amherst, Massachusetts, to a successful family with strong community ties, she lived a mostly introverted and reclusive life. After she studied at the Amherst Academy for seven years in her youth, she spent a short time at Mount Holyoke Female Seminary before returning to her family's house in Amherst.

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Sound is naught but broken air, And every speech that is spoken, Loud or privily, foul or fair, In its substance is but air; For as flame is but lighted smoke, So sound is air that is broken.

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