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

Morning is due to all
Language: English 
Available translation(s): FRE
Morning is due to all --
To some -- the Night --
To an imperial few --
The Auroral Light --

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

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

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This text was added to the website: 2011-06-05
Line count: 4
Word count: 16

Lumière de l'Aurore
Language: French (Français)  after the English 
Le matin est dû à tous --
À quelques-uns -- la Nuit --
À peu de majestés --
La lumière de l'Aurore --


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This text was added to the website: 2011-06-06
Line count: 4
Word count: 18