by Friedrich Rückert (1788 - 1866)
Translation © by Sharon Krebs

Der Kramladen im Meere
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): DUT ENG ENG FRE
In Meeres Mitten ist ein off'ner Laden,
Und eine junge Kaufmannsfrau darinnen,
Die feil hat golden Band und Seidenfaden.

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  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title unknown, copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Bertram Kottmann) , title unknown, copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "In volle zee, daar is een winkel open", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title unknown, copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Dr. Gerrit den Hartogh

This text was added to the website: 2004-07-03
Line count: 3
Word count: 19

In the middle of the sea there is an...
Language: English  after the German (Deutsch) 
In the middle of the sea there is an open emporium,
And a young merchant-girl within,
Who has gold ribbons and silk threads for sale.

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This text was added to the website: 2009-09-21
Line count: 3
Word count: 25