Emily Dickinson

10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts

He Who In Himself Believes

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He who in Himself believes—
Fraud cannot presume—
Faith is Constancy's Result—
And assumes—from Home—

Cannot perish, though it fail
Every second time—
But defaced Vicariously—
For Some Other Shame—
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