Belshazzar Had a Letter

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First print Life XXV, 25
J poem 1459 | Fr poem 1487

Belshazzar had a letter, —
He never had but one;
Belshazzar’s correspondent
Concluded — and begun
In that immortal copy:
The conscience of us all
Can read without its glasses
On revelation’s wall.

EMILY DICKINSON, BOOKS

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