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"Faith" is a fine invention, by Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson often struggled or mused over questions of religious faith in her poems. She also wrote some 240 with scientific themes. This one shows her sense of humor regarding both.

“Faith” is a fine invention

When the Gentlemen can see—

But Microscopes are prudent

In an Emergency.