Emily Dickinson

10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts

To Lose One's Faith—Surpass

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To lose one's faith—surpass
The loss of an Estate—
Because Estates can be
Replenished—faith cannot—

Inherited with Life—
Belief—but once—can be—
Annihilate a single clause—
And Being's—Beggary—
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