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К детям

Language: Russian (Русский)

Бывало, в глубокий полуночный час,
Малютки, приду любоваться на вас;
Бывало, люблю вас крестом знаменать,
Молиться, да будет на вас благодать,
Любовь Вседержителя Бога.

Стеречь умиленно ваш детский покой,
Подумать, о том, как вы чисты душой,
Надеяться долгих и счастливых дней
Для вас, беззаботных и милых детей,
Как сладко, как радостно было!

Теперь прихожу я. Везде темнота,
Нет в комнате жизни, кроватка пуста,
В лампаде погас пред иконою свет...
Мне грустно, малюток моих уже нет!
И сердце так больно сожмется!

О, дети! В глубокий полуночный час,
Молитесь о том, кто молился о вас,
О том, кто любил вас крестом знаменать;
Молитесь, да будет и с ним благодать,
Любовь Вседержителя Бога.

Translation(s): ENG

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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Sergey Rybin) , "To the children", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:36

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