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Молчание (Silentium)

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

Молчи, скрывайся и таи
и чувство и мечты свои!
Пускай в душевной глубине
и всходят и зайдут они,
как звезды ясные в ночи:
любуйся ими и молчи!

Как сердцу высказать себя?
Другому как понять тебя?
Поймёт ли он, чём ты живёшь?
Мысль изреченная есть ложь!
Взрывая, возмутишь ключи, -
питайся ими и молчи!

Лишь жить в самом себе умей -
есть целый мир в душе твоей
таинственно волшебных дум;
их заглушит наружный шум,
дневные ослапят лучи,
внимай их пенью, молчи!

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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  • a text in Russian (Русский) by Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev (1803 - 1873), "Silentium", written 1830?
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Aleksandr Tikhonovich Gretchaninov. Go to the text.

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