by Émile Dumont (1829 - 1887)
Translation © by Leonard Bernstein (1918 - 1990)

Queues de Boeuf
Language: French (Français) 
La queue de boeuf n'est pas un mets à dédaigner.
D'abord avec assez de queues de boeuf on peut fair' un pot-au-feu passable.
Les queues qui ont servi à faire le pot-au-feu peuv'nt être mangées,
panées, et grillées, et servies avec une sauce piquante ou tomate.
La queues de boeuf n'est pas un mets à dé daigner.

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  • ENG English (Leonard Bernstein) , title 1: "Ox-Tails", copyright ©


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Ox‑Tails
Language: English  after the French (Français) 
Are you too proud to serve your friends an ox-tail stew?
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Text added to the website: 2004-01-19 00:00:00
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