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На землю сумрак пал

Language: Russian

На землю сумрак пал; не шелохнут кусты;
Свернулись лилии поблекшие листы,
И тихо озеро почило.
Под обаянием волшебной красоты,
Стою задумавшись: «Что грустен нынче ты,
И всё кругом тебя уныло?»
Поутру прихожу: [росой оживлена]1,
Проснулась лилия, [роскошна и пышна]2
И милая, в блистающей одежде.
С улыбкою [привет на небо шлет она.]3
И плещет в озере веселая волна...4
[Я грустен]5, как и прежде!



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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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