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День ли царит

Language: Russian (Русский)

День ли царит, тишина ли ночная,
В снах ли [тревожных]1, в житейской борьбе,
Всюду со мной, мою жизнь наполняя,
Дума все та же, одна роковая,
        Всё о тебе!

С нею не страшен мне призрак былого,
Сердце воспрянуло снова любя...
Вера, мечты, вдохновенное слово,
Всё, что в душе дорогого, святого,
        Всё от тебя!

Будут ли дни мои ясны, унылы,
Скоро ли сгину я, жизнь загубя!
Знаю одно, что до самой могилы
Помыслы, чувства, и песни, и силы,
        Всё для тебя!



Translation(s): ENG FRE

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1 Tchaikovksy: "bessvjaznykh"

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Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
    * ENG English (Grant A. Lewis) , title 1: "Whether day dawns", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Que le jour règne", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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