Emily Dickinson: Fascicle 16

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Poem 4 (J 241: 1861/1890)

1:
I like a look of Agony ,
I like a look of agony ,
I like a look of agony ,
I like a look of Agony ,
2:
Because I know it's true
Because I know it's true ;
Because I know it's true ;
Because I know it's true
3:
Men do not sham Convulsion ,
Men do not sham convulsion ,
Men do not sham convulsion ,
Men do not sham Convulsion ,
4:
Nor simulate , a Throe
Nor simulate a throe .
Nor simulate a throe .
Nor simulate , a Throe
5:
Death Comes
6:
The Eyes glaze once and that is Death
The eyes glaze once , and that is death .
The eyes glaze once , and that is death .
The Eyes glaze once and that is Death
7:
Impossible to feign
8:
The Beads upon the Forehead
The beads upon the forehead
The beads upon the forehead
The Beads upon the Forehead
9:
By homely Anguish strung.
By homely anguish strung.
By homely anguish strung.
By homely Anguish strung.
I like a look of Agony, Because I know it's true— Men do not sham Convulsion, Nor simulate a Throe— The Eyes glaze once—and—that is Death— The Eyes glaze once—and—that is Death— The Beads upon the Forehead By homely Anguish strung.
Original Dickinson: I like a look of Agony, Original Dickinson: Because I know it's true— Original Dickinson: Men do not sham Convulsion, Original Dickinson: Nor simulate a Throe— Original Dickinson: The Eyes glaze once—and—that is Death— Original Dickinson: The Beads upon the Forehead Original Dickinson: By homely Anguish strung.
Original Dickinson: I like a look of Agony, Original Dickinson: Because I know it's true— Original Dickinson: Men do not sham Convulsion, Original Dickinson: Nor simulate a Throe— Original Dickinson: The Eyes glaze once—and—that is Death— Original Dickinson: The Beads upon the Forehead Original Dickinson: By homely Anguish strung.
Original Dickinson: I like a look of Agony, Original Dickinson: Because I know it's true— Original Dickinson: Men do not sham Convulsion, Original Dickinson: Nor simulate a Throe— Original Dickinson: The Eyes glaze once—and—that is Death— Original Dickinson: The Beads upon the Forehead Original Dickinson: By homely Anguish strung.