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Leze krtek (1924)


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Leze krtek

Leze krtek podle meze,
vymeruje louku.
Sysel za ním pytle veze,
ze bude mlít mouku.

Mole and Hamster

Mister Mole creeps with a ruler,
Measuring out his acres.
In a barrow
Hamster's wheeling flour to the baker's.

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Leoš Janáček was a Czech composer, musical theorist, folklorist, publicist and teacher. He was inspired by Moravian and other Slavic folk music to create an original, modern musical style.


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