Not all die early, dying young —
Maturity of Fate
Is consummated equally
In Ages, or a Night —

A Hoary Boy, I’ve known to drop
Whole statured — by the side
Of Junior of Fourscore — ’twas Act
Not Period — that died.

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem Not all die early, dying young —

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