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Quotation by Emily Dickinson
What Soft—Cherubic Creatures—
These Gentlewomen are—
One would as soon assault a Plush—
Or violate a Star—
Emily Dickinson (1830–1886), U.S. poet. repr. in The Complete Poems, no. 401, Harvard variorum edition (1955). What Soft Cherubic Creatures, st. 1 (written c. 1862, published 1896).
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