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Na zemlju sumrak pal

Language: Russian

Na zemlju sumrak pal; ne shelokhnut kusty;
Svernulis' liliji poblekshije listy,
I tikho ozero pochilo.
Pod obajanijem volshebnoj krasoty,
Stoju zadumavshis': «Chto grusten nynche ty,
I vsjo krugom tebja unylo?»
Poutru prikhozhu: [rosoj ozhivlena]1,
Prosnulas' lilija, [roskoshna i pyshna]2
I milaja, v blistajushchej odezhde.
S ulybkoju [privet na nebo shlet ona.]3
I pleshchet v ozere veselaja volna...4
[Ja grusten]5, kak i prezhde!



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1 Tchaikovsky: "ozhivlena rosoj"
2 Tchaikovsky: "blistaja krasotoj"
3 variant: "gljadit na nebo iz okna."
4 Tchaikovsky adds here: "A ja! Ja... mne grustno!"
5 Tchaikovsky: " Mne grustno"

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Text added to the website: 2003-11-03.

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