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Language: Russian (Русский)

O, esli pravda, chto v nochi,
Kogda pokoyatsya zhivy'e,
I s neba lunny'e luchi
Skol`zyat na kamni grobovy'e,
O, esli pravda, chto togda
Pusteyut tixie mogily'
YA ten` zovu, ya zhdu Leily':
Ko mne, moj drug, syuda, syuda!

Yavis`, vozlyublennaya ten`,
Kak ty' by'la pered razlukoj,
Bledna, xladna, kak zimnij den`, 
Iskazhena poslednej mukoj.
Pridi, kak dal`nyaya zvezda,
Kak [lyogkij]1 zvuk il` dunoven`e
Il` kak uzhasnoe viden`e,
Mne vsyo ravno: syuda, syuda!

Zovu tebya ne dlya togo,
Chtob ukoryat` lyudej, ch`ya zloba
Ubila druga moego,
Il` chtob izvedat` tajny' groba,
Ne dlya togo, chto inogda
Somnen`em muchus` no, toskuya,
Xochu skazat`, chto vsyo lyublyu ya,
Chto vsyo ya tvoj. Syuda, syuda!

Translation(s): ENG FRE GER GER

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1 Medtner: "легкой" ("legkoj")

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  • ENG English (Barbara Miller) , "Plea", copyright © 2004, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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