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Cadet Rouselle. Rouselle Junior
Cadet Rouselle a trois maisons,
Cadet Rouselle a trois maisons,
Qui n'ont ni poutres ni chevrons,
qui n'ont ni poutres ni chevrons,
C'est pour loger les hirondelles,
Que direz-vous d'Cadet Rouselle?
Ah! Ah! Ah! mais vraiment
Cadet Rouselle est bon enfant!
Cadet Rouselle has three houses,
Cadet Rouselle has three houses,
which have neither beams nor rafters,
which have neither beams nor rafters,
they are homes for the swallows,
What can you say of Cadet Rouselle?
Ah! Ah! Ah! but it's true
Cadet Rouselle is good child!
Cadet Rouselle a trois habits,
Cadet Rouselle a trois habits,
Deux verts et l'autre en papier gris;
deux verts et l'autre en papier gris;
Il met celui-la quand il géle,
ou quand il pleut et quand il grêle
Ah! Ah! Ah! mais vraiment
Cadet Rouselle est bon enfant!
Cadet Rouselle has three cloaks,
Cadet Rouselle has three cloaks,
Two green and the other of gray paper;
two green and the other of gray paper;
He puts that one when it freezes,
or when it rains and when it hails
Ah! Ah! Ah! but it's true,
Cadet Rouselle is good child!
Cadet Rouselle a trois beaux yeux,
Cadet Rouselle a trois beaux yeux,
L'un regarde à Caen, l'autre à Bayeaux,
L'un r'garde a Caen, l'autre à Bayeaux,
Comme il n'a pas la vue bien nette,
Le troisieme, cest sa lorgnette,
Ah! Ah! Ah! mais vraiment
Cadet Rouselle est bon enfant!
Cadet Rouselle has three beautiful eyes,
Cadet Rouselle has three beautiful eyes,
One looks at Caen, the other at Bayeaux,
One looks at Caen, the other at Bayeaux,
Like it does not have quite perfect sight,
The third, is his spyglass,
Ah! Ah! Ah! but it's true
Cadet Rouselle is good child!
Cadet Rouselle a trois gros chiens,
Cadet Rouselle a trois gros chiens,
L'un court au liévre, l'autre au lapin,
L'un court au liévre, l'autre au lapin,
L'troisiéme s'enfuit quand on l'appelle,
Comme le chien de de Jean de Nivelle,
Ah! Ah! Ah! mais vraiment
Cadet Rouselle est bon enfant.
Cadet Rouselle has three large dogs,
Cadet Rouselle has three large dogs,
One runs with the hare, the other with the rabbit,
One runs with the hare, the other with the rabbit,
the third runs away when he is called,
Like the dog of Jean of Nivelle,
Ah! Ah! Ah! but it's true
Cadet Rouselle is a good child.
Cadet Rouselle a trois deniers,
Cadet Rouselle a trois deniers,
C'est pour payer ses créanciers;
C'est pour payer ses créanciers;
Quand il a montré ses ressources
Il les remet dedans sa bourse
Ah! Ah! Ah! mais vraiment
Cadet Rouselle est bon enfant.
Cadet Rouselle has three sums of money,
Cadet Rouselle has three sums of money,
It is to pay his creditors;
It is to pay his creditors;
When he shows them his resources
he puts them back in his purse
Ah! Ah! but it's true
Cadet Rouselle is a good child.
Cadet Rouselle ne mourra pas,
Cadet Rouselle ne mourra pas,
car avant de sauter le pas,
car avant de sauter le pas,
On dit qu'il apprend l'orthographe,
Pour faire lui-même son épitaphe.
Ah! Ah! Ah! mais vraiment
Cadet Rouselle est bon enfant.
Cadet Rouselle will not die,
Cadet Rouselle will not die,
because before jumping the step,
because before jumping the step,
It is said that he learns the orthography,
to make himself. his epitaph.
Ah! Ah! Ah! but it's true
Cadet Rouselle is a good child.