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Emily Dickinson - Success is counted sweetest

Success is counted sweetest
By those who ne'er succeed.
To comprehend a nectar
Requires sorest need.

Not one of all the purple Host
Who took the Flag today
Can tell the definition
So clear of Victory

As he defeated -- dying --
On whose forbidden ear
The distant strains of triumph
Burst agonized and clear!

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 67. Success is counted sweetest
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955

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