This chick likes books

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"A precious, mouldering pleasure 't is

To meet an antique book,
In just the dress his century wore;"

Dickenson's poem "In A Library," once again uses an extended metaphor for a book. (She does the same thing the "There is No Book Like a Frigate" with travel and in "Books" with food). This one is a little different though as she actually personifies the book. Suggesting that reading is a lot like meeting different ancient people.  

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