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800: The Tailor in Heaven

ATU > 750-849: RELIGIOUS TALES > 800-809: Heaven > 800: The Tailor in Heaven


In God's absence, Peter lets an unworthy tailor into heaven. The tailor throws Gods footstool at an old woman thief on earth. He si expelled from heaven.


800A. The Beggar on the Cross in Place of Christ

Is made to leave the cross for his impatience concerning the sinners. [L435.4].


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Text titleATULanguageAuthorOriginPublication Date
Der Schneider im Himmel800GermanJacob & Wilhelm GrimmGermany1812

External Examples

Tailor in Heaven 800 German Internet Archive
Tailor in Heaven 800 Internet Archive

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