Performance

[Story-pattern]
vA jevo ti paše sa Budima; 391 So here was the Pasha from Budim;
Dje von vodi pet hiljada druga, 392 Well, he led five thousand comrades, C
Pet hiljada druga dovodijo. 393 Five thousand comrades he brought. C
Kad evo ti silna vOsmanbega, 394 Then here was powerful Osmanbey, C
vi jon vodi dvanajes' hiljada. 395 And he led twelve thousand. C
Kad evo ti Bišćević Alije, 396 Then here was Bišćević Alija,
jI jon vodi stotinu momaka. 397 And he led one hundred young men.
Kad evo ti buljubaše Muje, 398 Then here was Captain Mujo,
jI jon vodi pe' stotin' momaka. 399 And he led five hundred young men. C
Dok evo ti Topalova sina, 400 Then here was Topalo's son, C
vi jon vodi pet hiljada druga. 401 And he led five thousand comrades. C
Kad se zila viskupila bila, 402 When the army was gathered from afar, C
Pa stadoše svate razbrajati, 403 Then they began to tally the wedding attendants,
Koliko je kićeni' svatova. 404 To see how many elegant guests were there.
Sve je društvo, samo Tale nema, 405 The company was complete except for Tale, C
Nema hala, budaline Tale. 406 Except for that wretched one, great fool Tale. C
Tad zavika lički Mustajbeže: 407 Then Mustajbey of the Lika began to shout?:
vAjde, sine, Djuliću Nuvane, 408 “Hurry, my son, Djulić Nuhan, C
vAjde sidji na vOrašac kuli, 409 Hurry and go down to his tower in Orasac, C
Na vOrašac kuli jIbraginoj, 410 To Orašac to Ibro's tower,
Pa mi zovni budalinu Talu. 411 Then invite great fool Tale for me. C
Tamo brez njeg' hoda nejimade.” 412 Our journey there is impossible without him.” C
Skoči Djulić na noge lagane; 413 Djulić jumped to his light feet; C
Pa pojava pretila zekana, 414 Then he mounted his stout hare C
vOde momak na vOrašac kleti. 415 Went off to accursed Orašac.
Pa von viče budalinu Talu, 416 On arriving he shouted for great fool Tale, C
vAl' se majka sa čardaka javlja: 417 But Tale's mother called back from the porch:
“Nema doma sina jIbre moga; 418 “My son Ibro's not at home;
vOtiš'o je tamo vu potoke. 419 He left for the stream over there. C
vi jodnijo lokovanu palu 420 And he took his plated blade with him C
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