by Robert Louis Stevenson (1850 - 1894)

Whole duty of children
Language: English 
Available translation(s): ITA
A child should always say what's true
And speak when he is spoken to,
And behave mannerly at table:
At least as far as he is able.

Authorship

Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

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

  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "I doveri di ogni bambino", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 4
Word count: 27