by Sappho (flourished c610-c580 BCE)
Translation by Vyacheslav Ivanovich Ivanov (1866 - 1949)

Я негу люблю
Language: Russian (Русский)  after the Aeolic Greek 
Я негу люблю.
Юность люблю,
Радость люблю
  И солнце.

Жребий мой — быть
В солнечный свет
И в красоту

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Confirmed with Сапфо и Алкей, Харьков "Фолио", 2008, page 42.

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