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Language: Russian (Русский)

Тиха и молчалива.
Молчание пугает вас,
Кромешники толпы всеядной!
Скромна, насмешлива, пожалуй?
Пожалуй, да! ну что-же?

Не слишком уж горда-ли, полно?
И вы, лукавцы жалкие,
Вы смеете подняться
И бросить обвиненье!

Молчите! Я сказал:
Молчите, как она молчит,
И слушайте стук молота
По вашей совести окаменелой!

Translation(s): FRE

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Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "L'incomprise", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:43
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Word count: 46

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Language: French (Français) after the Russian (Русский)

Elle est tranquille et silencieuse,
Son silence vous fait peur,
Lie sombre de la foule vorace !
Elle est modeste, moqueuse, peut-être ?
Probablement, oui ! Eh bien quoi ?

Elle n'est pas trop fière, alors quoi ?
Et vous, pathétiques hypocrites,
Vous osez vous lever
Et lancer des accusations !

Taisez-vous ! J'ai dit :
Taisez-vous, comme elle se tait,
Et écoutez les coups du marteau
Sur votre cœur pétrifié !

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