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

Surgeons must be very careful
Language: English 
Available translation(s): FRE GER
Surgeons must be very careful
When they take the knife!
Underneath their fine incisions
Stirs the culprit, - Life!

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  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:26
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Les chirurgiens doivent faire très...
Language: French (Français)  after the English 
Les chirurgiens doivent faire très attention
Quand ils prennent leur bistouri !
Sous leurs fines incisions
S'agite la Coupable -- la Vie !

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Text added to the website: 2017-01-01 00:00:00
Last modified: 2017-02-16 14:15:08
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