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

Devichij czvet!
Language: Russian (Русский)  after the Aeolic Greek 
Devichij czvet!
Devichij sty'd!
Kak bez tebya zhit` mne?

— Bol`she ne by't`, Radost`, tebe Devushkoj krasnoj!

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