Through the strait pass of suffering —

Through the strait pass of suffering —
The Martyrs — even — trod.
Their feet — upon Temptations —
Their faces — upon God —

A stately — shriven — Company —
Convulsion — playing round —
Harmless — as streaks of Meteor —
Upon a Planet’s Bond —

Their faith — the everlasting troth —
Their Expectation — fair —
The Needle — to the North Degree —
Wades — so — thro’ polar Air!

Analysis, meaning and summary of Emily Dickinson's poem Through the strait pass of suffering —

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  1. lina says:

    the martyrs face alot of suffering in the ends of their lives and they walk in a hard way “The martyrs even trod ” their feet are in the fascination of the life but they aren’t cling with the life and their faces are looking at the majesty of God “their faces upon God ” by agreetness way the God forgive all of them and remove their sins and these hard times isnot difficult on them but it is look like ” harmless as streaks of meteor ” on they are reaching their station and the end of their lives the specific station it meens that they will die and when they are beliveing in them selves with promise with their god by the immortality in their new life and their expectation is right

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