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
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Ty' pogrusti, kogda umryot poe`t
Language: Russian (Русский)  after the English 
Ty' pogrusti, kogda umryot poe`t,
Pokuda zvon blizhajshej iz cerkvej
Ne vozvestit, chto e`tot nizkij svet
YA promenyal na nizshij mir chervej. 
I esli perechtesh` ty' moj sonet,
Ty' o ruke osty'vshej ne zhalej. 
YA ne xochu tumanit` nezhny'j czvet
Ochej lyubimy'x pamyat`yu svoej.
YA ne xochu, chtob e`xo e`tix strok
Menya napominalo vnov` i vnov`. 
Puskaj zamrut v odin i tot zhe srok
Moyo dy'xan`e i tvoya lyubov`!.. 
  YA ne xochu, chtoby' svoej toskoj
  Ty' predala sebya molve lyudskoj.

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