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The purple host in Emily Dickinson's poem, "Success Is Counted Sweetest", refers to an army. The line following "purple host" in the stanza mentions how the enemy's flag was taken, symbolizing victory for the army.


"The Bustle in a House" by Emily Dickinson is about the resumption of everyday life following a bereavement. The events of the poem appear to take place on the morning after a death and, as such, it has been positioned by some critics as a direct sequel to Dickinson's other poem about death, "The La


Emily Dickinson's poem "Hope Is the Thing with Feathers" was published in 1891 and believed to be written in 1861. Dickinson's poems were published after her death when her family discovered the large collection of poetry she wrote while in seclusion.


The theme of Emily Dickinson's poem "Success Is Counted Sweetest" is that doing without something makes a person appreciate its worth more than actually having it does. The theme is revealed in the first two lines of the poem which read, "Success is counted sweetest / By those who ne'er succeed." In


Emily Post was an American socialite famous for authoring books about the proper etiquette and manners for women in her era. Her book “Etiquette: In Society, In Business, In Politics and At Home," published in 1922, topped the non-fiction bestseller list.


Emily Dickenson's poetry was primarily inspired by the things that intrigued her, but given the form and style she used, most of her poetry pieces are described as lyrics on subjects such as nature, law, religion and the identity of the self. Dickenson is often compared to Keats, as they were both p


William Faulkner's short story, "A Rose for Emily," was first published in the April 30, 1930, edition of Forum magazine. It was Faulkner's first publication in a magazine with national circulation.


"Revenge" costars Emily VanCamp and Josh Bowman were married in the Bahamas among family and friends, including fellow "Revenge" alum Ashley Madakewe Congratulations are in order for Revenge costars Emily VanCamp and Josh Bowman, who as of this weekend have made their onscreen romance official in re


Like many of her strange, unusual and fascinating poems, Emily Dickinson's "The Wind Tapped Like a Tired Man" appears to have many meanings. The enigmatic Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) saw only ten of her poems published while she was alive. Most of her work, more than 1,000 poems with their odd capit


She wore the dreamiest dress. Every item on this page was chosen by an ELLE editor. We may earn commission on some of the items you choose to buy. The 'Girls' actress got married in Wyoming this weekend. Updated, 9/22: This afternoon, Allison Williams shared one additional photo from her wedding thi