Andrey (azangru) wrote,
Andrey
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Глуповатый Ноэль

In the governor's presence Pushkin wrote down his great ode Liberty, his rather silly Noel ("Hurray, posthaste to Russia the royal despot hies"), and possibly other short pieces that have not reached us (Набоков. Комментарий к Евгению Онегину).

Silly Noel - ?
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