A 713: etext transcription

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To ask of
Each that
gathered Life,
Oh ~'~ where did
it grow, is
intuitive -
That you have
answered this
Prince Question
to your own
delight, is
joy to us all -
Lad of Athens,
faithful be

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To Thyself,
And Mystery -
All the rest
is Perjury -
Please say
with my ten-
derness to
your Mother,
I shall soon
write her -
E. Dickinson -