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Dickinson, Emily - I fear a man of frugal speech I fear a silent man

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The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson

I fear a man of frugal speech
I fear a silent man
Haranguer I can overtake
Or babbler entertain

But he who weigheth while the rest
Expend their furthest pound
Of this man I am wary
I fear that he is grand

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Dickinson, Emily

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