A Quote by Emily Dickinson on death, faults, and men

Will you tell me my fault, frankly as to yourself, for I had rather wince, than die.  Men do not call the surgeon to commend the bone, but to set it, Sir.

Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

Source: Letter, Jul 1862, to clergyman and writer T. W. Higginson; in The Letters of Emily Dickinson, vol. 2, 1958.

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