(1) A man had a donkey, who had for many years tirelessly carried sacks to the mill, But his

forces were now at an end, so that he was less capable of work. Then his Mr. putting him out of the way, but the donkey noticed that no good wind was blowing, ran away, and went on his way to Bremen. There, he thought he might become a town musician. (2)

When he had gone for a while, he found a hound lying on the road, gasping as the one who has gone tired. "Well, what are you gasping so?" Asked the donkey. "Ah," said the dog, "because I'm old and getting weaker every day, can also be on the hunt no longer has me sir want to kill, so I took to their heels. But how am I to earn my bread? " "You know what," said the donkey, "I am going to Bremen to become town musician, and go with let you take music too. I play the lute, and you beat the drum. "The dog was satisfied, and she went on.
(3) Before long, there sat a cat on the way and made a face like three rainy days. "Well, what has come in the way, old whiskers?" Asked the donkey. "Who can be merry when one goes to the collar, "answered the cat. "Because I'm now in years, my teeth be blunt and I would rather sit by the fire, as herumzujagen after mice, my wife has me want to drown. Although I have not gone away, but now is good advice. Where should I go? "" Go with us to Bremen, you will understand something of night music, you can become a town musician! " said the donkey. The cat thought well of it and went with them. (4)

Then came the three Landesfl üchtigen past a farm, which perched on the gate of the house and cried cock with all his might. "Your cries through and through," "before you've got?" Said the donkey, "There have I predicted good weather, "said the cock," for Ladies' Day, where the Christ child, they The shirts may be washed and will dry them. But coming as guests on Sunday, then the Housewife has no pity, and told the cook that she wanted me to eat in the soup and there should I can now cut off the evening head. Now on top of their lungs I as long as I still . can "" What, you red-headed, "said the donkey," better go with us, we go to Bremen to something better than the death you should fi nd everywhere. You have a good voice, and when we play together, it would this is amazing well. "The rooster is the proposal was dropped and they all went away together.
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the dog barked. "So we have to get up and go there. the cat and the rooster made themselves comfortable on the branches. "said the cock. the city of Bremen in one day and not reach the evening came to a forest where they wanted to stay. The found everything quite quiet. the cat climb up the dog and finally fl above the cock and sat on the cat on the head. "A table covered with fine food and drink. and finally found a means. And because they were tired after their long journey. Then they fell through the window into the room inside. they soon fell fast asleep. the cat meowed and the rooster crowed. The donkey brayed. Light a candle and as he looked at the glowing fiery eyes of the cat for live coals. "" That would be something for us. Before he fell asleep. yes. When that was done. The donkey lay down on the dunghill. because this is are uncomfortable." said the donkey. the cat on the hearth next to the warm ashes. It was getting bigger. to make their music. and robbers sitting at it and let It will be good.They could. As the four minstrels had done. she turned out the lights out and looked for a place to sleep. as he could see a light. The donkey had to put his forefeet on the window. "Yes. The donkey approached the Window and looked inside. the windows rattled. but the cock fl og to the top. he looked around again to the four cardinal directions. The robbers fled at the dreadful thought into the air. "What you see is gray mold?" Said the rooster." He sent toward one of his men to reconnoitre. "What I see?" Said the donkey. Because he thought he saw in the distance a little spark to burn and he shouted to his companions that there must be a house not far away. she fi lengths at a given signal. a few bones with some meat on would do him good. The donkey said. the dog behind the door. (8) As it was past midnight and the robbers saw that no light was burning. (6) So they made their way to the area where the light was shining and it soon looked brighter. The donkey and the dog lay down under a big tree. and that everything is calm appeared. however. kept . the dog on the back of the Donkey jump. I wish we were there. and the cock settled on a roof beam. and went into the kitchen. each according to his nature and habits. and a ghost had come out in great fear of heights fl into the woods. where he felt safe. (7) Then the four companions sat down at the table. the captain said: "We could not but should be intimidated. "The dog said. Because of the animals considered as they could manage to drive away the robbers. well content with what was left and ate as if they are starving for a month. until they came to a brightly lit robbers' house.

however. The four Bremen Musicians GEFI el but it so good that they decided to not come out. the donkey gave him a smart kick with its hind foot.he is a match to them. But the cat did not enjoy jumping his face. ran to the back door. Bring me the villain 'Da made. . could not believe the robbers continued in the house. Before the door stands a man with a knife. As the robber ran past the farm where manure. The cock. and had become lively. by the noise from the Sleep awakened. who spat on me and with her long nails in my face. who has a wooden club with me sold off and the top of the roof. but the Dog that was lying there. "From now on. who called out. in that house there is a grayish witch. jumped up and bit his leg. I know that I could. "Oh. spitting and scratching. He was dreadfully frightened. who stabbed me in the leg! In the yard there lies a black monster. that it should catch fire. sits the judge. called down from the beam: "doodle-doo" As the robber ran to his Captain back and said.

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