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"Victory comes late".......(Dickinson)

"VICTORY comes late,
And is held low to freezing lips
Too rapt with frost
To take it."

I picked this part out of the passage because the first line states, VICTORY comes late, this is not always true, but somtimes for the most part, it is. I also picked this particular passage because its the begining of the poem and its the first thing one reads and I thought to myself, what an interesting way to begin a poem. It was interesting and it made me think untill I just had to read the rest.


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I also agree with you. Sometimes, victory comes just in time, but I think that Dickinson is saying here that no matter when victory is achieved, it is always late. People still have to die and for what?

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