by Wilhelm Hosäus (1827 - 1900)
Translation © by Sharon Krebs

An der Himmelspforte
Language: German (Deutsch)  after the Spanish (Español) 
Available translation(s): ENG
An der Himmelspforte 
  Schuh' zum Kaufe stehn,
Für die kleinen Engel,
  Welche barfuß geh'n.

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Confirmed with Spanische Volkslieder und Volksreime: Spanische Volks- und Kindermärchen; Einfache Blüthen religiösen Poesie. Nach den von Fernan Caballero gesammelten Originalen in's Deutsch übertragen von Wilhelm Hosäus, Dr. philos. Paderborn, Verlag von Ferdinand Schöningh, 1862, p. 116.


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  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title 1: "Lullaby", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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This text was added to the website: 2013-07-04
Line count: 4
Word count: 14

Language: English  after the German (Deutsch) 
At the gateway of Heaven
  Shoes stand for sale,
For the little angels
  Who are going barefoot.


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This text was added to the website: 2015-08-07
Line count: 4
Word count: 17