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Dick·in·son(dĭk′ĭn-sən), Emily Elizabeth 1830-1886.
American poet whose poems, most of which were published posthumously, had an enormous influence on literature of the 1900s. In short and generally loosely rhymed stanzas, she explored the emotional life of the solitary individual.
Dickinson, John 1732-1808.
American Revolutionary politician and pamphleteer who became the leading conservative voice of opposition to Great Britain through his Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania (1767-1768).
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(Biography) Emily. 1830–86, US poet, noted for her short mostly unrhymed mystical lyrics
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Dick•in•son(ˈdɪk ɪn sən)
1. Emily (Elizabeth), 1830–86, U.S. poet.
2. John, 1732–1808, U.S. statesman and publicist.
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