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Estaba una pastora

Estaba una pastora,
larán, larán, larito,
estaba una pastora
cuidando un rebañito.

Con leche de sus cabras,
larán, larán, larito,
con leche de sus cabras,
mandó hacer un quesito.

El gato la miraba,
larán, larán, larito,
el gato la miraba,
con ojos golositos.

Si tú me hincas la uña,
larán, larán, larito,
si tú me hincas la uña,
te cortaré el rabito

La uña se la hincó,
larán, larán, larito,
la uña se la hincó,
y el rabo le cortó.

A confesar la falta,
larán, larán, larito,
a confesar la falta,
se fue al padre Benito.

A vos padre me acuso,
larán, larán, larito,
a vos padre me acuso,
que he matado un gatito.

De penitencia te echo,
larán, larán, larito,
de penitencia te echo,
que me des un besito.

El beso se lo dio,
larán, larán, larito,
el beso se lo dio,
y el cuento se acabó.

TRANSLATION

There Was a Shepherdess

There was a shepherdess,
Laran, laran, larito,
There was a shepherdess
Watching her little flock.

With her goats' milk,
Laran, laran , larito,
With her goats' milk
She had a cheese made.

The cat was watching her,
Laran, laran, larito,
The cat was watching her
With greedy eyes.

If you scratch me,
Laran, laran, larito,
If you scratch me,
I'll cut your little tail.

It scratched her,
Laran, laran, larito,
It scratched her
And she cut its tail.

To confess her sin,
Laran, laran, larito,
To confess her sin
She went to see Father Benedict.

To you, father, I confess,
Laran, laran, larito,
To you father, I confess
To have killed a little cat.

For penance I give you,
Laran, laran, larito,
For penance I sentence you
To give me a kiss.

She gave him the kiss,
Laran, laran, larito,
She gave him the kiss
And the tale is over.

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