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Language: Russian (Русский)

Барин мой миленький,
Барин мой добренький!
Сжалься над бедненьким,
Горьким, бездомным сироточкой!

Холодом, голодом греюсь, кормлюся я,
Бурей да вьюгою в ночь прикрываюся,
Бранью, побоями, страхом, угрозой
Добрые люди за столик голодный мой потчуют!

В чащу-ль дремучую от людей спрячусь я,
Голод докучливый из лесу вытолкнет.
Нет моей силушки,
Пить, есть захочется.

Барин мой миленький,
Барин мой добренький!
С голоду смерть страшна,
С холоду стынет кровь.

Барин мой добренький,
Сжалься над бедненьким,
Сжалься над горьким сироточкой!

Translation(s): GER

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Die Waise

Language: German (Deutsch)

Herrchen, mein gütiges,
Herrchen erbarmet euch
über mich hungerndes,
frierendes, schutzloses Waisenkind!
Helft, Herrchen, helft!

Kälte und Hunger nur wärmen und nähren mich,
Wind nur und Nacht und Schnee kleiden und decken mich.
Drohungen, Schelteworte, Schläge und Stöße
haben die Leute für all mein Flehen als Antwort nur.

Fort in das Walddickicht flücht' ich mich, berg' ich mich.
Hunger jedoch bald zurück wiederum mich treibt.
Hab keine Kräfte mehr,
bin dem Verschmachten nah.

Herrchen, mein gütiges,
Herrchen erbarmt euch mein!
Hunger tut bitter weh!
Kälte gefriert das Blut.

Herrchen erbarmt euch
des hungernden, frierenden,
schutzlosen, elenden Waisenkinds!

From a Musorgsky score.

Submitted by Harry Joelson


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Text added to the website: 2010-11-22.