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Emily Dickinson - Too scanty 'twas to die for you,

Too scanty 'twas to die for you,
The merest Greek could that.
The living, Sweet, is costlier --
I offer even that --

The Dying, is a trifle, past,
But living, this include
The dying multifold -- without
The Respite to be dead.

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 1013. Too scanty 'twas to die for you,
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955
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