There is no Frigate Like a Book

There is no Frigate Like a Book

In forty-one words, Emily Dickinson says things about books and reading to make interpretation of the poem look like a drag on the spirit. A frigate was a swift water vessel, a boat designed to move quickly and effectively to its destination, which is Dickinson’s thought: the book takes us places in what is an instant.

Emily Dickinson

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