by Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)
Translation © by Bertram Kottmann

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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Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • 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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Höchst bedacht sollten Chirurgen
Language: German (Deutsch)  after the English 
Höchst bedacht sollten Chirurgen
sich ans Werk begeben,
regt sich unter ihren Schnitten
doch der Täter, - Leben!

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Text added to the website: 2018-07-23 00:00:00
Last modified: 2018-07-23 23:45:49
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