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

Echo has no Magistrate
Language: English 
Available translation(s): FRE
Echo has no Magistrate --
Catch a Drop of Dew
And the Sun will loose him
With a sneer at you --

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Écho n'a pas de Juge
Language: French (Français)  after the English 
Écho n'a pas de Juge --
Attrape une Goutte de Rosée
Et le Soleil la libérera
Avec un sourire méprisant pour toi --

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This text was added to the website: 2011-06-06
Line count: 4
Word count: 21