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Mikhail Lermontov – Михаи́л Ю́рьевич Ле́рмонтов

A Poem By Mikhail Lermontov: The Demon

The Demon   “…Cold and regretless shalt thou view this sphere, Where crime’s inseparable from fate, Where beauty only blossoms to grow sear, Where all is miserable, where, without fear No one can either love or hate. Know’st thou, Tamára, ...

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A Poem By Mikhail Lermontov: The Dispute

The Dispute Once ‘mid group of native mountains Hot dispute arose, Elbrus, angry, did with Kasbek Argument propose. ‘Now beware!’ the hoary Elbrus, Warning did exclaim– ‘To enslave thee and enthrall thee Is man’s evil aim! Smoking huts he will ...

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Mikhail Yurevich Lermontov – 1814-1841

  Mikhail Yurevich Lermontov (1814-1841) Mikhail Vrubel, Portrait of an Officer (Pechorin on a Sofa), 1889, watercolor on paper Lermontov was born in Moscow into a wealthy family but raised mostly in Penza by his grandmother. He was well-educated in ...

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