by Carrie Jacobs-Bond (1861 - 1946)
Translation © by Poom Andrew Pipatjarasgit

The Pleasure of Giving
Language: English 
Available translation(s): SPA
I'd rather say "You're welcome" once
Than "Thank you" a thousand times.


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  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Poom Andrew Pipatjarasgit) , "El placer de la generosidad", copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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El placer de la generosidad
Language: Spanish (Español)  after the English 
Preferiría decir "De nada" una vez
a decir "Gracias" mil veces.


  • Translation from English to Spanish (Español) copyright © 2019 by Poom Andrew Pipatjarasgit, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.

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Text added to the website: 2019-08-05 00:00:00
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