There is a solitude of space, A solitude of sea, A solitude of death, but these Society shall be, Compared with that profounder site, That polar privacy, A Soul admitted to Itself; Finite Infinity.
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- by Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886), no title, appears in The Single Hound, first published 1914 [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Ernst Bacon (1898 - 1990), "Solitude", 194-? [contralto, piano] [text not verified]
- by Brent Pierce , "Solitude of space" [SATB chorus and piano] [text not verified]
Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]
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