by Anonymous / Unidentified Author
Translation © by David Wyatt

Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Scaramella va alla guerra colla lancia et la rotella,
la zombero boro borombetta, la boro borombo.

Scaramella fa la gala cholla scharpa et la stivala,
la zombero boro borombetta, la zombero boro borombo.


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  • ENG English (David Wyatt) , "Scaramella", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 4
Word count: 33

Language: English  after the Italian (Italiano) 
Scaramella goes to war with his lance and round shield,

Scaramella is out for fun, with his shoes and pack,


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This text was added to the website: 2012-07-14
Line count: 4
Word count: 22