Much Madness Is Divinest Sense Text of the Poem
by Emily Dickinson

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Text of the Poem

Much Madness is divinest Sense—
To a discerning Eye—
Much Sense—the starkest Madness—
‘Tis the Majority
In this, as All, prevail—     
Assent—and you are sane—
Demur—you’re straightway dangerous—
And handled with a Chain—