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Я вас любил: любовь ещё, быть может

Language: Russian (Русский)

Я вас любил: любовь ещё, быть может,
В душе моей угасла не совсем;
Но пусть она вас больше не тревожит:
Я не хочу печалить вас ничем.

Я вас любил безмолвно, безнадежно,
[ То робостью, то ревностью томим:]1
Я вас любил так искренно, так нежно,
Как дай вам Бог любимой быть другим.


Translation(s): CZE ENG ENG FRE ITA

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1 Tolstoy: "To revnost'ju, to strastiju tomim"

Submitted by Emily Ezust

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  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "I loved you", copyright ©
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Ti ho amata", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Martha Gilbert Dickinson Bianchi) , title 1: "I loved thee", from Russian Lyrics, published 1916
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Je vous aimais", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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