A three-page letter written by Emily Dickinson will be up for sale at the Profiles in History’s Property of a Distinguish American Private Collector auction on December 18.
The letter, in full, reads:
It was very dear to see Mrs. Mack. A friend is a solemnity and after the great intrusion of Death, each one that remains has a special pricelessness besides the mortal worth —- I hope you may live while we live, and then with loving selfishness consent that you should go —-
Said the Marvellous Emily Bronte
Though Earth and Man were gone And suns and Universe ceased to be And thou wert left alone,
Every Existence would Exist in thee—