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Day after day he comes and goes away

Language: English after the Bangla (Bengali)

Day after day he comes and goes away.
Go, and give him a flower from my hair, my friend.
If he asks who was it that sent it,
I entreat you do not tell him my name --
For he only comes and goes away.

He sits on the dust under the tree.
Spread there a seat with flowers and leaves, my friend.
His eyes are sad, and they bring sadness to my heart.
He does not speak what he has in mind;
He only comes and goes away.


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O moj drug, vot czvetok

Language: Russian (Русский) after the English

O moj drug, vot czvetok iz pricheski moej.
Ty' emu otnesi, kak otserdcza privet!
No esli sprosit tebya, kto czvetok e`tot dal,
Proshu tebya, drug moj, ob e`tom molchi...


Mne tak tyazhko i bol`no smotret` na nego...
Budto slov ne najdyot rasskazat` o sebe
I povedat` o tom, chto on nosit v dushe,
Kogda molcha prixodit i snova ujdyot!



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Word count: 59