Kamis, 06 Maret 2014

And Then There Were None

Ten little soldier boys went out to dine
one choked his little self then there were Nine
Sepuluh tentara anak-anak kecil pergi keluar untuk makan
satu tersedak kemudian disana ada Sembilan
 
Nine little soldier boys sat up very late
One overslept himself and then there were Eight
Sembilan tentara anak-anak kecil duduk terlalu larut
Seorang ketiduran dan kemudian disana ada Delapan


Eight little soldier boys travelling in Devon
One said he'd stay there and then there were Seven
Delapan tentara anak-anak kecil bepergian di Devon
Satu mengatakan ia akan tinggal di sana dan kemudian disana ada Tujuh


Seven little soldier boys chopping up sticks
One chopped himself in halves and then there were Six
Tujuh tentara anak-anak kecil memotong tongkat
Satu "mencincang" dirinya dalam bagian dan kemudian disana ada Enam


Six little soldier boys playing with a hive
A bumble bee stung one and then there were Five
Enam tentara anak-anak kecil bermain dengan sarang (lebah)
Sebuah lebah menyengat satu (anak) dan kemudian disana ada Lima


Five little soldier boys going in for law
One got into Chancery and then there were Four
Lima tentara anak laki-laki masuk untuk hukum
Satu masuk ke Chancery (bagian arsip) dan kemudian disana ada Empat


Four little soldier boys going out to sea
A red herring swallowed one and then there were Three
Empat tentara anak-anak kecil pergi ke laut
Sebuah ikan merah tertelan satu dan kemudian disana ada Tiga


Three little soldier boys walking in the Zoo
A big bear hugged one and then there were Two
Tiga tentara anak-anak kecil berjalan di Kebun Binatang
Seekor beruang besar "memeluk" salah satu (anak) dan kemudian disana ada Dua 


Two little soldier boys sitting in the sun
One got frizzled up and then there was One
Dua tentara anak laki-laki kecil duduk di bawah sinar matahari
Satu (anak) gosong/kepanasan dan kemudian disana tinggal Satu


One little soldier boy left all alone
He went and hanged himself
Seorang tentara anak kecil ditinggalkan sendirian
Dia pergi dan menggantung diri


And then there were None.
Dan kemudian disana tidak ada satupun.

- Frank Green, 1869-
Taken from Agatha Christie's Novel
"And Then There Were None"

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