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by Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

At last ‑‑ to be identified!
Language: English 
Available translation(s): FRE GER
At last -- to be identified!
At last -- the Lamps upon1 [thy]2 side --
The rest of Life -- to see --

Past Midnight -- past the Morning Star --
Past Sunrise -- Ah, what Leagues there [are]2
Between our feet -- and Day!

About the headline (FAQ)

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1 spelled "opon" in the manuscript versions.
2 in one of the two manuscript variants, Dickinson had "your"
3 in one of the two manuscript variants, Dickinson had "were".

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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive):

Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 6
Word count: 36