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Emily Dickinson - Drowning is not so pitiful

Drowning is not so pitiful
As the attempt to rise
Three times, 'tis said, a sinking man
Comes up to face the skies,
And then declines forever
To that abhorred abode,
Where hope and he part company --
For he is grasped of God.
The Maker's cordial visage,
However good to see,
Is shunned, we must admit it,
Like an adversity.

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Poet: Emily Dickinson
Poem: 1718. Drowning is not so pitiful
Volume: Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Year: Published/Written in 1955

Comment 162 of 162, added on November 26th, 2015 at 6:10 AM.
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Comment 161 of 162, added on November 25th, 2015 at 3:52 PM.
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Tror spryte er klokest Jeg har jo hrt skrekkhistorier om bivirkninger av medisin, men jeg tror sjansen er strre for bli syk om Martin ikke fr vaksine, enn om vi lar vre, sier pappa Sonny Hggernes (40). Fredag var han p Li helsestasjon i Bergen for vaksinere yngstegutten mot meslinger, kusma og rde hunder (MMR vaksine).

Comment 160 of 162, added on November 25th, 2015 at 2:38 AM.
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Sunday confrontation in Waco also appears to have started as a result of a dispute involving the Bandidos, one of the world largest motorcycle clubs, with as many as 2,500 members in 14 countries, and one that engaged in distribution of heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine, according to the Justice Department. One of their mottoes: the people your parents warned you about. were once the terrors of Texas, so fearsome that when a rumor spread through a town that they were coming, people literally headed inside their homes and locked their doors, Skip Hollandsworth wrote of the Bandidos in Texas Monthly in 2007.


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