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Emily Dickinson
In rags mysterious as these
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In rags mysterious as these
The shining Courtiers go --
Veiling the purple, and the plumes --
Veiling the ermine so.

Smiling, as they request an alms --
At some imposing door!
Smiling when we walk barefoot
Upon their golden floor!
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