Ne sprashivaj, zachem uny'loj dumoj
Language: Russian (Русский) 
Ne sprashivaj, zachem uny'loj dumoj
Sredi zabav ya chasto omrachen,
Zachem na vsyo pod``emlyu vzor ugryumy'j,
Zachem ne mil mne sladkoj zhizni son;

Ne sprashivaj, zachem dushoj [osty'loj]1
YA razlyubil veseluyu lyubov`
I nikogo ne nazy'vayu miloj:
Kto raz lyubil, [uzh]2 ne polyubit vnov`;

Kto schast`e znal, [uzh]2 ne uznaet schast`ya.
Na kratkij mig blazhenstvo nam dano:
Ot yunosti, ot neg i sladostrast`ya
Ostanetsya uny'nie odno...

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1 Titov: "unyloj"
2 Titov: "tot"

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