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Translation:French Nursery Rhymes/The Guardian Angel

French Nursery Rhymes  (1881) 
C. B., translated from French by Wikisource
The Guardian Angel

THE GUARDIAN ANGEL

Keep watch over me when I awake,
Good angel, because God said you would.
And each night as I sleep
Lean over my little bed.

Have pity on my weakness;
Walk beside me always,
Chat with me all along the journey;
And while I listen to you,
Lest I fall along the way,
Good Angel, give me your hand.