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When to the sessions of sweet silent...

Language: English

When to the sessions of sweet silent thought
I summon up remembrance of things past,
I sigh the lack of many a thing I sought,
And with old woes new wail my dear time's waste:
Then can I drown an eye, unused to flow,
For precious friends hid in death's dateless night,
And weep afresh love's long since cancell'd woe,
And moan the expense of many a vanish'd sight:
Then can I grieve at grievances foregone,
And heavily from woe to woe tell o'er
The sad account of fore-bemoaned moan,
Which I new pay as if not paid before.
  But if the while I think on thee, dear friend,
  All losses are restored and sorrows end.


Translation(s): FRE ITA JPN RUS

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Когда на суд безмолвных, тайных дум

Language: Russian (Русский) after the English

Когда на суд безмолвных, тайных дум
Я вызываю голоса былого, -
Утраты все приходят мне на ум
И старой болью я болею снова. 
Из глаз, не знавших слёз, я слёзы лью
О тех, кого во тьме таит могила,
Ищу любовь погибшую свою
И все, что в жизни мне казалось мило
Веду я счёт потерянному мной
И ужасаюсь вновь потере каждой,
И вновь плачу я дорогой ценой
За то, за что платил уже однажды! 
Но прошлое ыа нахожу в тебе
И все готов простить своей судьбе.


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  • a text in English by William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616), no title, appears in Sonnets, no. 30 FRE ITA JPN
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Gary Bachlund, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Leslie Crabtree, David Leo Diamond, Juliana Hall, Alan Hovhaness, Charles Hubert Hastings Parry, Sir, Richard Simpson. Go to the text.

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Text added to the website: 2003-11-11 00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:59
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