Of Paul and Silas it is said
There were in Prison laid
But when they went to take them out
They were not there instead.

Security the same insures
To our assaulted Minds —
The staple must be optional
That an Immortal binds.

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem Of Paul and Silas it is said

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