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Analysis and comments on Now I lay thee down to Sleep -- by Emily Dickinson

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Comment 2 of 238, added on December 4th, 2008 at 12:42 PM.

Very much speaking to a dearly-departed one. The implications of that last
line are rather frightening.
If "the Lord" doesn't "make the Soul" before the person wakes, you'd have a
soul-less person. What that means is anybody's guess, but Hitler, Idi Amin,
Pol Pot, and terrorists come to mind. ;-)

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Comment 1 of 238, added on April 13th, 2005 at 4:01 PM.

this is candice and i am 12 years old. im in the 7th grade and in lituratur
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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 1539. Now I lay thee down to Sleep --
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: 1955
Added: Jan 9 2004
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Poem of the Day: Jan 14 2004

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