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

The Son of Ecstasy
Language: English 
Available translation(s): FRE
A Sloop of Amber slips away
Upon an Ether Sea, 
and wrecks in Peace a Purple Tar, --
The Son of Ecstasy --

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  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Le Fils de l'Extase", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Text added to the website: 2011-06-05 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:25
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Word count: 21

Le Fils de l'Extase
Language: French (Français)  after the English 
Une Corvette d'Ambre glisse au loin
Sur une Mer d'Éther,
Et coule Paisiblement un Matelot Poupre,
Le fils de l'Extase --

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  • Translation from English to French (Français) copyright © 2011 by Guy Laffaille, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.
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Text added to the website: 2011-06-06 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:25
Line count: 4
Word count: 20