There is no frigate like a book

There is no frigate like a book
  To take us lands away,
Nor any coursers like a page
  Of prancing poetry.
This traverse may the poorest take
  Without oppress of toll;
How frugal is the chariot
  That bears a human soul!

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Emily Dickinson

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was an American poet. more…

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