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“Sorrow almost resents love, it is so inflamed.”

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source: January 1878 letter to Mrs. Samuel Bowles, in Emily Dickinson Letters, Emily Fragos ed. (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2011), 198.

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“It isn’t the sorrow of last winter that stabs, it is those moments of hope—remembering those moments of hope is unbearable.
        I planned to have him sleep in my bed the first night he came back.
        It is not hard looking back at sorrow but at happiness.”

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source: Locked Rooms and Open Doors: Diaries and Letters of Anne Morrow Lindbergh 1933–1935 (New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1974), 14.

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notes: diary entry dated Thursday, February 16, 1933; Anne and Charles Lindbergh's son Charles Augustus Lindbergh, Jr. was kidnapped on the evening of March 1, 1932 at the age of twenty months

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