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Belejet parus odinokij

Language: Russian (Русский)

Belejet parus odinokij
V tumane morja golubom.
Chto ishchet on v strane dalekoj?
Chto kinul on v kraju rodnom?

Igrajut volny, veter svishchet,
I machta gnetsja i skripit;
Uvy, on schastija ne ishchet
I ne ot schastija bezhit!

Pod nim struja svetlej lazuri,
Nad nim luch solnca zolotoj,
A on, mjatezhnyj, prosit buri,
Kak budto v burjakh jest' pokoj!

Translation(s): GER ENG

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Set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Friedrich Martin von Bodenstedt (1819 - 1892) , title 1: "Das Schiff", from Russische Dichter, published 1866 ENG
Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
    * ENG English (Martha Gilbert Dickinson Bianchi) , title 1: "The sail", from Russian Lyrics, published 1916

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