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Quotation by Emily Dickinson
How dreary—to be—Somebody!
How public—like a frog—
To tell one's name—the livelong June—
To an admiring Bog!
Emily Dickinson (1830–1886), U.S. poet. repr. in The Complete Poems, no. 288, Harvard variorum edition (1955). I'm Nobody! Who Are You? (Written c. 1861, published 1891).
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