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I measure every Grief I meet

I measure every Grief I meet

by Emily Dickinson
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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.

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