Ne sprašivaj, začem unyloj dumoj
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Ne sprašivaj, začem unyloj dumoj
Sredi zabav ja často omračen,
Začem na vsë pod"emlju vzor ugrjumyj,
Začem ne mil mne sladkoj žizni son;

Ne sprašivaj, začem dušoj [ostyloj]1
JA razljubil veseluju ljubov'
I nikogo ne nazyvaju miloj:
Kto raz ljubil, [už]2 ne poljubit vnov';

Kto sčast'e znal, [už]2 ne uznaet sčast'ja.
Na kratkij mig blaženstvo nam dano:
Ot junosti, ot neg i sladostrast'ja
Ostanetsja unynie odno...

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1 Titov: "unyloj"
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