HCL (B 148): etext transcription

< hclb148.txt.1; letter >
The World
hath not
known her, but
I have known
her, was the
sweet Boast
of Jesus -
The small Heart
cannot break -
The Ecstasy of
its' penalty
solaces the
large -
Emerging from
an Abyss, and
re-entering it -
that is Life,

<second leaf (HCL B 148)>
is is not,
The tie between
us is very
fine, but a
Hair never
dissolves -
Emily -