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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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A Poem By Mikhail Lermontov: The Beggar

The Beggar By gates of an abode, blessed, A man stood, asking for donation, A beggar, cruelly oppressed By hunger, thirst and deprivation. He asked just for a piece of bread, And all his looks were full of anguish, And …

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A Poem By Mikhail Lermontov : To The Clouds

  To The Clouds Clouds–ye eternal wanderers in hunting grounds of air, High o’er the verdant Steppes, wide through the blue of heaven– Coursing fraternal,–say, must ye exiled as I From the beloved North to the far South be driven? …

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A Poem By Mikhail Lermontov : To Kasbek

  To Kasbek With winged footsteps now I hasten Unto the far cold North away, Kasbek,–thou watchman of the East, To thee, my farewell greetings say! Since all eternity, a turban Snow white, thy glorious brow has veiled, The peace …

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A Poem By Mikhail Lermontov : To A.C.S

  To A.C.S. Afar–I fain, so much would tell thee! List to thee o’er and o’er when near; Yet passioned glances thou dost silence– My words bind to my lips in fear. How, by mere homely speaking, can I E’en …

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A Poem By Mikhail Lermontov : The Angel

  The Angel The angel was flying through sky in midnight, And softly he sang in his flight; And clouds, and stars, and the moon in a throng Hearkened to that holy song. He sang of the garden of God’s …

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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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