Quotation by Emily Dickinson

The Sun shone whole at intervals--/Then Half--then utter hid--/As if Himself were optional/And had Estates of Cloud/Sufficient to enfold Him/Eternally from view--
Emily Dickinson (1831–1886), U.S. poet. "The Sun shone whole at intervals": poem no. 606 in her Collected Poems, lines 9-14 (c. 1862).
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