by Raymond Radiguet (1903 - 1923)
Translation © by Peter Low

Language: French (Français) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Apprendre n'est pas un pensum
Lectrice qui ne savez lire
Ayez grand soin de cet album
Né du plus funeste délire


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  • ENG English (Peter Low) , "An album", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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An album
Language: English  after the French (Français) 
To learn is not an imposition,
girl reader who cannot read:
be very careful with this album
born of disastrous delirium.


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This text was added to the website: 2017-08-03
Line count: 4
Word count: 21