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Morgenstern, Christian: Das Perlhuhn

Portre of Morgenstern, Christian

Das Perlhuhn (German)

Das Perlhuhn zählt: eins, zwei, drei, vier...
Was zählt es wohl, das gute Tier,
dort unter den dunklen Erlen?

Es zählt, von Wissensdrang gejückt,
(die es sowohl wie uns entzückt):
die Anzahl seiner Perlen.



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The guinea fowl (English)

The guinea fowl counts: one, two, three, four…

Pray what is all that counting for,

Out there among the deep dark pine trees?

 

The bird, driven by knowledge’s itch,

And doing so without a glitch,

Is counting what it’s worth in guineas.



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