Performance

[Story-pattern]
vEvo njesam im'o kabanice, 721 Here I didn't have a cloak,
Pa mi dade dušmanine bane!” 722 Then the enemy ban gave me one!”
Kad su prvi na Mezeva bili, 723 When the first Turkish troops got to Mezevo, C
Polju pola vojska pritisnula, 724 The ban's forces were swarming over half the plain, C
Redom vojska Baturića bana. 725 Baturić ban's army in order.
Namještili vod boja topove, 726 They set the war cannon in place, C
vU turbeta grla vokrenuli. 727 And aimed the muzzles toward the tombstones.
Kad su Turci na Mezeva bili, 728 When the rest of the Turks arrived at Mezevo, C
Saštevili redom iskupili, 729 The assembled, gathered themselves in order,
vA da vidiš buljubaše Muje -- 730 But you should have seen Captain Mujo -- C
Dje vovako Mujo progovara: 731 Well, in this way Mujo spoke forth:
vO Turčine, silan Osmanbeže, 732 “O Turk, powerful Osmanbey,
jA šta ćemo noćas od djevojke? 733 But what will we do with the maiden tonight? C
Mogli bi nam ukrasti devojku.” 734 Our enemies might steal the maiden from us.” C
vA zavika silan Osmanbeže: 735 And powerful Osmanbey began to shout:
hIzaberi stotinu momaka 736 “Select one hundred young men
jI djevojku za bijelu ruku; 737 And take the maiden by her white hand; C
Pa ti vodi curu vu trubeta. 738 Then lead the girl toward the tombstones. C
Ti je čuvaj, buljubaša Mujo, 739 See that you guard her, Captain Mujo,
uvaj curu svu noj do sabaha.” 740 Guard the girl all night until morning.” C
Jami curu buljubaša Mujo 741 Captain Mujo brought out the girl
vI jodabra stotinu momaka; 742 And selected one hundred young men;
Vodi curu vu turbeta kleta, 743 He led the girl to the accursed tombstones,
vA tu čuva svu noj do sabava. 744 And there he guarded her all night until morning. C
## Svanu i jogranu sunce, 745 When day broke and the sun rose, C
Kad se vidi crvena čadora, 746 Then the crimson tent appeared,
Crven čador Baturića bana. 747 The crimson tent of Baturić ban.
vA pred njime bedevija vrana, 748 And out in front of it a black mare,
vA bedevija za džidu svezana: 749 And a mare tied up to a spear: C
jA vrana je kako gavran crni, 750 And she was as dark as a black raven,
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