by Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)
Translation © by Guy Laffaille

Least Bee that brew
Language: English 
Available translation(s): FRE GER
Least Bee that brew --
A Honey's Weight
The Summer multiply --
Content Her smallest fraction help
The Amber Quantity --

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  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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This text was added to the website: 2011-10-22
Line count: 5
Word count: 18

La plus petite Abeille qui brasse ‑‑ une...
Language: French (Français)  after the English 
La plus petite Abeille qui brasse -- une Mesure de Miel
Multiplie l'Été --
Contente que Sa minuscule fraction participe
À la Quantité d'Ambre --

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This text was added to the website: 2016-04-12
Line count: 4
Word count: 22