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Von der Katze Stuppstetz

Language: German (Deutsch)

Der Braten der schmort schön in Butter und Fett,
Da setzt ihn vom Feu'r auf den Boden die Babett'.
Da macht sich die Katze Stuppstetz geschwind den Deckel auf
Und schleppt durch die Sauce ihn die Speichertrepp' herauf.

Translation(s): ENG

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Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]


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):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title 1: "About the cat Stubby-tail", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2009-12-21.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:29
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Word count: 38

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About the cat Stubby‑tail

Language: English after the German (Deutsch)

The roast is already sizzling in butter and fat,
Babette takes it off the fire and sets it on the floor.
The cat Stubby-tail quickly lifts the lid
And, through the sauce, drags the roast up the stairs to the loft.

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Text added to the website: 2015-03-19.
Last modified: 2015-03-19 22:28:42
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Word count: 41