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Не может быть!

Language: Russian (Русский)

Не может быть! не может быть!
Она жива!... сейчас проснется...
Смотрите: хочет говорить,
Откроет очи, улыбнется,
Меня увидетвши, поймет,
Что неутешный плачь мой значит,
И вдруг с улыбкою шепнет:
,,Ведь я жива! О чём он плачет!``
Но нет! лежит... тиха, нема, недвижна...

Translation(s): FRE

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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

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

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "C'est impossible !", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:40

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Word count: 42

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C'est impossible !

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

C'est impossible ! C'est impossible !
Elle est vivante !... Elle va se réveiller tout de suite...
Regardez : elle veut parler,
Elle va ouvrir les yeux, sourire,
Quand elle me verra, elle comprendra
Ce que signifient mes pleurs inconsolables
Et soudain avec un sourire elle murmurera :
« Je suis vivante ! Pourquoi pleure-t-il ? »
Mais non ! elle est allongée... calme, muette, immobile...

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