by Anonymous / Unidentified Author
Translation © by Guy Laffaille

Humpty Dumpty
Language: English 
Available translation(s): FRE
Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall;
Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.
All the King's horses and all the King's men
Couldn't put Humpty Dumpty in his place again.


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  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Humpty Dumpty", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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This text was added to the website: 2007-05-08
Line count: 4
Word count: 29

Humpty Dumpty
Language: French (Français)  after the English 
Humpty Dumpty était assis sur un mur ;
Humpty Dumpty fit une grosse chute.
Tous les chevaux du roi, tous les hommes du roi
Ne purent remettre Humpty Dumpty à sa place.


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This text was added to the website: 2016-12-27
Line count: 4
Word count: 32