Slavonic Literature

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Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1883 - Slavic literature - 264 pages

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Page 249 - Voyage dans quelques Parties de la Basse-Saxe pour la Recherche des Antiquite"s Slavs ou Vendes,
Page 72 - By whom is it fated that I should die ? ' And one of the magicians said to him, ' Prince, the horse which thou lovest and upon which thou ridest shall be the cause of thy death." Oleg receiving this into his mind said, ' I will never ride the horse nor see him more.' And he ordered them to take care of the horse, but never to bring it to him again ; and many years passed, and he rode him no more, and he went among the Greeks. Afterwards he returned to Kiev and stayed there four years, and in the...
Page 55 - ... Over the blue sea, the Caspian ; And I it was who destroyed the ships; And now, our hope, our orthodox Tsar, I bring you my traitorous head, And with it I bring the empire of Siberia.
Page 72 - Where is my horse which I enjoined you to feed and take care of?' And they said, 'He is dead.' And .Oleg laughed and blamed the soothsayer, and said, ' The wizard spoke falsely, and it is all a lie ; the horse is dead and I am alive.

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