by William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)
Translation by Samuil Yakovlevich Marschak (1887 - 1964)

No longer mourn for me when I am dead
Language: English 
Available translation(s): ITA
No longer mourn for me when I am dead
Than you shall hear the surly sullen bell
Give warning to the world that I am fled
From this vile world with vilest worms to dwell:
Nay, if you read this line, remember not
The hand that writ it, for I love you so,
That I in your sweet thoughts would be forgot,
If thinking on me then should make you woe.
O! if, -- I say you look upon this verse,
When I [perhaps]1 compounded am with clay,
Do not so much as my poor name rehearse;
But let your love even with my life decay;
      Lest the wise world should look into your moan,
      And mock you with me after I am gone.

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1 Parry: "perchance"

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This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 14
Word count: 123

Ты погрусти, когда умрёт поэт
Language: Russian (Русский)  after the English 
Ты погрусти, когда умрёт поэт,
Покуда звон ближайшей из церквей
Не возвестит, что этот низкий свет
Я променял на низший мир червей. 
И если перечтешь ты мой сонет,
Ты о руке остывшей не жалей. 
Я не хочу туманить нежный цвет
Очей любимых памятью своей.
Я не хочу, чтоб эхо этих строк
Меня напоминало вновь и вновь. 
Пускай замрут в один и тот же срок
Моё дыханье и твоя любовь!.. 
  Я не хочу, чтобы своей тоской
  Ты предала себя молве людской.

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This text was added to the website: 2003-11-19
Line count: 14
Word count: 80