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Bliss Carman, et al., eds.  The World’s Best Poetry.
Volume IV. The Higher Life.  1904.
 
VI. Human Experience
Found Wanting
Emily Dickinson (1830–1886)
 
BELSHAZZAR had a letter,—
He never had but one;
Belshazzar’s correspondent
Concluded and begun
In that immortal copy        5
The conscience of us all
Can read without its glasses
On revelation’s wall.
 
 
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