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Emily Dickinson (1830–86).  Complete Poems.  1924.

Part Four: Time and Eternity

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THEY won’t frown always—some sweet day
  When I forget to tease,
They ’ll recollect how cold I looked,
  And how I just said “please.”
  
Then they will hasten to the door        5
  To call the little child,
Who cannot thank them, for the ice
  That on her lisping piled.

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