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Emily Dickinson (1830–86).  Complete Poems.  1924.

Part One: Life

XII


I ASKED no other thing,
No other was denied.
I offered Being for it;
The mighty merchant smiled.
  
Brazil? He twirled a button,        5
Without a glance my way:
“But, madam, is there nothing else
That we can show to-day?”

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