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Hope is a subtle Glutton — by Emily Dickinson

on October 14, 2014



table for one 2 440x300 Hope is a subtle Glutton    by Emily Dickinson

Hope is a subtle Glutton --
He feeds upon the Fair --
And yet -- inspected closely
What Abstinence is there --

His is the Halcyon Table --
That never seats but One --
And whatsoever is consumed
The same amount remain --

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