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Die Ameisen

Language: German (Deutsch)

In Hamburg lebten zwei Ameisen,
Die wollten nach Australien reisen.
Bei Altona auf der Chaussee,
Da taten ihnen die Beine weh,
Und da verzichteten sie weise
Dann auf den letzten Teil der Reise.

    So will man oft und kann doch nicht
    Und leistet dann recht gern Verzicht.


Translation(s): ENG

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H. Große-Schware sets stanza 1

Submitted by Linda Godry

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

  • ENG English (Linda Godry) , title 1: "The ants", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2008-12-23.
Last modified: 2016-10-28 15:49:12
Line count: 8
Word count: 47

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