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Quotation by Emily Dickinson
I cannot live with You—
It would be Life—
And Life is over there—
Behind the Shelf
Emily Dickinson (1830–1886), U.S. poet. repr. in The Complete Poems, no. 640, Harvard variorum edition (1955). I Cannot Live With You (written c. 1862, published 1890).
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