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Too scanty 'twas to die for you

Too scanty ’twas to die for you,
The merest Greek could that.
The living, Sweet, is costlier
I offer even that

The Dying, is a trifle, past,
But living, this include
The dying multifold without
The Respite to be dead.


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Poem Too scanty 'twas to die for you - Emily Dickinson