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Ivan Vazov

Ivan Vazov

A poem by Ivan Vazov : Kocho

Kocho (The Defence of Perushtitsa) O stirring of glory, O sombre sad stirring, Days of proud struggle, O days of adversity! Epic obscure and by us unacclaimed, Epic abounding in heroism and shame! The church was tight-packed with young women …

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A poem by Ivan Vazov : The Volunteers At Shipka

The Volunteers At Shipka What if we still carry shame on our forehead, Marks of the whip, signs of bondage abhorrent; What if remembrance of infamous days Hangs like a cloud over all we survey; What if in history no …

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Radetzky – Радецки : A poem by Ivan Vazov

Ivan Vazov Radetzky” Toi, Liberté, que je chante et que j’adore, Dirige mon navire sur cette onde… Lebrun See the Danube smooth and gleaming, Raising ripples gay, And “Radetzky” proudly steaming Through the golden waves. But when Kozlodoui is sighted …

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