Text: Samuel Butler, “[To Isaac Lea],” manuscript letter from E. A. Poe to Isaac Lea, about May 26, 1829



[[To Isaac Lea]]

It was my choice or chance or curse

To adopt the cause for better or worse

And with my worldly goods & wit

And soul & body worship it ——






[S:1 - MS, 1829] - Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore - Works - Rejected - To Isaac Lea