Verse > Emily Dickinson > Complete Poems > V. The Single Hound > 92. “The Devil, had he fidelity”
  PREVIOUS NEXT  
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD

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

Part Five: The Single Hound

XCII


THE DEVIL, had he fidelity,
Would be the finest friend—
Because he has ability,
But Devils cannot mend.
Perfidy is the virtue        5
That would he but resign,—
The Devil, so amended,
Were durably divine.

CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD

  PREVIOUS NEXT  
 
Loading
Click here to shop the Bartleby Bookstore.

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2014 Bartleby.com · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors