Translation by Paul Heyse (1830 - 1914)

Stattene zitta, brutta cicalina
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Stattene zitta, brutta cicalina:
I tuoi rispetti m'hanno stomacato.
Se tu durassi fino a domattina,
Non canteresti un rispetto garbato.
Stattene zitta, e vattene alla paglia:
Canta meglio di te un asin che raglia.

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Schweig einmal still, du garst'ger...
Language: German (Deutsch)  after the Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE
Schweig einmal still, du garst'ger Schwätzer dort!
Zum Ekel ist mir dein verwünschtes Singen.
Und triebst du es bis morgen früh so fort,
Doch würde dir kein schmuckes Lied gelingen.
Schweig einmal still und lege dich aufs Ohr!
Das Ständchen eines Esels zög ich vor.

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  • ENG English (Donna Bareket) , title 1: "Be silent for once, you detestable babbler!", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title unknown, copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Alberto Pedrotti

Text added to the website: 2004-01-17 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:03
Line count: 6
Word count: 45