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A piercing Comfort it affords
In passing Calvary— (35-36)
Dickinson alludes to Christianity in her reference to Calvary, the site of Jesus' crucifixion. She suggests something radical: if human suffering is a kind of crucifixion, there's some sort of comfort in that.