V minutu zhizni trudnuju
Language: Russian (Русский) 
V minutu zhizni trudnuju
Tesnitsja l' v serdce grust',
Odnu molitvu chudnuju
Tverzhu ja naizust'.

Jest' sila blagodatnaja
V [sozvuch'i]1 slov zhivykh,
I dyshit neponjatnaja,
Svjataja prelest' v nikh.

S dushi kak bremja skatitsja,
Somnen'e daleko --
I veritsja, i plachetsja,
I tak legko, legko...

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  • ENG English (Martha Gilbert Dickinson Bianchi) , "The prayer", appears in Russian Lyrics, first published 1916


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