Language: French (Français)
Les quatre souris.
Les souris agacent le chat.
Le chat s'étire.
Le chat est placé.
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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 (Laura Prichard) , title 1: "The far corners", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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The far corners
Language: English after the French (Français)
The mice annoy the cat.
The cat stretches.
The cat is ready to pounce.
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Note on the last line: “Il a placé le chat parmi les pigeons,” or
“The cat has been set among the pigeons,”
is an expression that prepares the reader for a sudden action.
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