A dream in the prison
I dreamt of my daughter.She came and stroked my forelock with her hand.— Oh you have been away for long! — se told...
German, Uzbek, Tatarish, Russian, English
A fickle mistress
One day a young enchantress told her suitor,A prince whose passion nothing could allay:“If you want me to believe...
German, Russian, Tatarish, English
If they bring news to you about me,If they say: «He is tired, he is lagging behind, he fell down»,Do not believe, my...
German, Uzbek, Russian, English, Tatarish, Chinese
Our gardener is a restless old man.Me is, perhaps, ninety years old.But he, as the dawn lights up,Is awake, rolls up...
Russian, English, Uzbek, Tatarish
Hansel and Gretel
Немецкие народные сказки
Hard by a great forest dwelt a poor wood-cutter with his wife and his two children.The boy was called Hansel and the...
My ailing thoughts
I'm afraid that fool death will defeat me soon,The hunger, lice and cold will do me in,And I'll die as in winter an...
German, English, Chinese, Uzbek, Tatarish, Russian
The girl's song
My beloved, joy of my life,To fight for his land departs.My beloved, joy of my life,Is taking his friend's heart.I am...
Russian, Tatarish, English, Uzbek
The Golden Snuff-Box
English fairy tales
Once upon a time, and a very good time too, though it was not in my time, nor your time, nor for the matter of that...