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Language: Russian

Vorota tesovy rastvorjalisja,
Na konjakh na sanjakh gosti v"jekhali,
Jim khozjajin s zhenoj nizko klanjalis',
So dvora poveli v svetlu gorenku,
Pered Spasom svjatym gosti moljatsja,
Za dubovy stoly za nabranyje,
Na dubovykh skam'jakh seli zvanyje.

Bakhromoj kisejoj prinarjazhena,
Molodaja zhena chernobrovaja
Obkhodila vokrug s pocelujami,
Raznosila gostjami chashu gor'kova,
Sam khozjajin za nej bragoj khmel'noju
Iz kovshej vyreznykh rodnykh potchujet,
A khozjajskaja doch' medom sychenym
Obnosila vokrug s laskoj devich'jej.
Gosti p'jut i jedjat, zabavljajutsja
Ot vechernej zari do polunochi.

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