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Medlitel'no vlekutsja dni moi

Language: Russian (Русский)

Medlitel'no vlekutsja dni moi,
I každyj mig v [unylom]1 serdce množit
Vsë goresti nesčastlivoj ljubvi            
[I vse mečty bezumija]2 trevožit.

No ja molču; ne slyšen ropot moj;
JA slëzy l'ju; mne slëzy utešen'e;
Moja duša, [plenennaja]3 toskoj,
V nich gor'koe nachodit naslažden'e.

O žizni [čas]4, leti, ne žal' tebja,
Isčezni v t'me, pustoe prividen'e;
Mne dorogo ljubvi moej mučen'e;
Puskaj umru, no pust' umru, ljubja!

Translation(s): ENG FRE

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1 Cui: "uvjadshem"
2 Cui: "I tjazhkoje bezumije"
3 Cui: "ob"jataja"
4 Cui: "son"

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  • ENG English (Sergey Rybin) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2003-09-29T00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16T10:01:45
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Word count: 65

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