- Year Published: 1896
- Language: English
- Country of Origin: United States of America
- Source: Dickenson, E. (1896). The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Series Two.Boston, MA: Roberts Brothers.
- Flesch–Kincaid Level: 6.6
- Word Count: 16
Dickinson, E. (1896). Life, Poem 30. The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Series Two (Lit2Go Edition). Retrieved January 25, 2015, from
Dickinson, Emily. "Life, Poem 30." The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Series Two. Lit2Go Edition. 1896. Web. <>. January 25, 2015.
Emily Dickinson, "Life, Poem 30," The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Series Two, Lit2Go Edition, (1896), accessed January 25, 2015,.
Faith is a fine invention
For gentlemen who see;
But microscopes are prudent
In an emergency!