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Quotation by Emily Dickinson
The abdication of Belief
Makes the Behavior small—
Better an ignis fatuus
Than no illume at all.
Emily Dickinson (1830–1886), U.S. poet. repr. in The Complete Poems, no. 1551, Harvard variorum edition (1955). ThoseDying Then (written c. 1882, published 1945).
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