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I like to see it lap the Miles
I like to see it lap the Miles
by Emily Dickinson

I like to see it lap the Miles Admiration Quotes Page 2

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Then — punctual as a Star
Stop — docile and omnipotent
At its own stable door — (15-17)

The speaker closes the poem with a kind of wondering admiration for the train's seeming understanding and willingness to comply with its own duty. However, "omnipotent" implies that it has a choice as to whether it will stay "docile" or not…

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