by Anton Antonovich Delvig (1798 - 1831)

Language: Russian (Русский) 
Available translation(s): FRE
Mogu l` zaby't` to sladkoe mgnoven`e,
Kogda ya vami zhil i videl tol`ko vas,
I val`sa v beshenom kruzhen`e
Zavidoval svobode derzkix glaz.
YA umolyal: postoj, chudesnoe mgnoven`e,
Veli, chtob by'stry'j val`s vertelsya ne vertyas`,
Chtob ya ne opuskal s prelestnoj vechno glaz,
I chtob zabvenie kry'lom odelo nas...

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  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Valse", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Yuri Mitelman

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 8
Word count: 49