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Things Worth Remembering: Emily Dickinson’s Bowl of Gemstones

For most of her life, the great American poet lived a life of solitude in Massachusetts. It was only after she died, at the age of 55, that the world discovered her…

Welcome back to Douglas Murray’s Sunday column, where he presents passages from great poets he has committed to memory—and explains why you should, too. If you want to listen to Douglas read this week’s work, Emily Dickinson’s “Because I could not stop for death,” click below.

Death is not the most uplifting subject,…

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