Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)|
"Faith" is a fine invention
When Gentlemen can see
But Microscopes are prudent
In an Emergency.
The above poem was written c.1860, and first published in 1891. Using
Johnson's ordering, it is number 185. It can be found, for example, in:
Dickinson, Emily. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson.
Thomas H. Johnson, ed. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1960.
Ferguson, Margaret, Mary Jo Salter, and Jon Stallworthy, eds.
The Norton Anthology of Poetry
(Fourth Edition). New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1996.