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ƟƵǀƵƲƾƴ ǁ ưƽƳƻƸƹǁƺƾƳƾ ƞDŽƾǀƼƻƵƽƸƵ ǁƵǀƸƸ Ɣ. ƠƽƹƽƺƽƱƽƸ ƞDŽƾǀƼƻƵƽƸƵ ƿƵǀƵƿƻƵǂư Ɯ. ƮƿǂǀƽƱƽƸ

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. ƒǀƵƼǏ-ƽƵ-ƶƴƵǂ : ǀƾƼưƽ, ǀưǁǁƺưƷNj / ƔƶƵƺ ƛƾƽƴƾƽ ; [ƿƵǀ. ǁ ưƽƳƻ.]. — Ɯ. : ƭƺǁƼƾ, 2013. — 640 ǁ. — (ƗưǀǃƱƵƶƽưǏ ƺƻưǁǁƸƺư). ISBN 978-5-699-64461-2 ƐƲưƽǂǎǀƸǁǂ Ƹ ƷƾƻƾǂƾƸǁƺưǂƵƻnj ƭƻưƼ ƥưǀƽƸLj ƿƾ ƿǀƾƷƲƸljǃ ƒǀƵƼǏƽƵ-ƶƴƵǂ — ƿƾ ƽưǂǃǀƵ ƽưǁǂƾǏljƸƹ ƸƳǀƾƺ, Ƹ ƶƸƷƽnj ƿǀƵƴǁǂưƲƻǏƵǂǁǏ ƵƼǃ ƻƸLjnj ǃƲƻƵƺưǂƵƻnjƽƾƹ Ƹ ưƷưǀǂƽƾƹ ƸƳǀƾƹ. ƒ ƳƾƽƺƵ Ʒư ƱƾƳưǂǁǂƲƾƼ Ƹ Ʋƻưǁǂnjǎ ƾƽ ƴƵƹǁǂƲǃƵǂ ǀưǁLJƵǂƻƸƲƾ Ƹ džƸƽƸLJƽƾ Ƹ ƲǁƺƾǀƵ ǁǂưƽƾƲƸǂǁǏ ƼƸƻƻƸƾƽƵǀƾƼ. ƞƴƽưƺƾ ƲǁǂǀƵLJư ǁƾ ǁǂƵƽƾƳǀưDŽƸǁǂƺƾƹ ƔƸƴ ƜǍƹǁƾƽ ƿǀƾƸƷƲƾƴƸǂ Ʋ ƵƳƾ ƴǃLjƵ ƽưǁǂƾǏljƸƹ ƿƵǀƵƲƾǀƾǂ... «...ƔƸƴ ƽƵ ƲNjDžƾƴƸƻư ǃ ƽƵƳƾ ƸƷ ƳƾƻƾƲNj, Ƹ ƾƴƽƾ ƾƽ ƿƾƽǏƻ ƾLJƵƽnj DžƾǀƾLjƾ: ƵƳƾ ƲƻƵƺƻƾ ƺ ƽƵƹ. Ƙ ǂưƺ ǁƸƻnjƽƾ ƲƻƵƺƻƾ, LJǂƾ ƵƳƾ ƴưƲƽƸƹ ǁǂǀưDž ƾLJǃǂƸǂnjǁǏ Ʋƾ ƲƻưǁǂƸ ƶƵƽljƸƽNj ǀưǁǁƵǏƻǁǏ, ƺưƺ ƴNjƼ». ƟǀƸƲNjLJƽNjƵ ǁǀưƶƵƽƸǏ Ʋ ƱƾƻnjLjƾƼ ƳƾǀƾƴƵ ƸƻƸ ƴǃLjƵƲƽƾƵ ǁƿƾƺƾƹǁǂƲƸƵ Ƹ ƻǎƱƾƲnj ƺ ƶƵƽljƸƽƵ — ƭƻưƼ ƥưǀƽƸLj ƴƾƻƶƵƽ ǁƴƵƻưǂnj ǁƲƾƹ ƲNjƱƾǀ... ƲƵƴnj ƲǀƵƼǏ — ƽƵ ƶƴƵǂ. 82(1-87) 84(7 Ш )

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ƺǃLJƽƾ ƱNjƻƾ Ʋ ǂƾǂ ƲƵLJƵǀ Ʋ ǂǀưƺǂƸǀƵ ƢƸƲƾƻƸ. ƣ ƴƻƸƽƽƾƹ ǁǂƾƹƺƸ, ǂǏƽǃƲLjƵƹǁǏ Ʋƴƾƻnj ƱǀƵƲƵƽLJưǂƾƹ ǁǂƵƽNj ƿǀƾǁǂƾǀƽƾƳƾ ƿƾƼƵljƵƽƸǏ, ǁƸƴƵƻƾ ƲǁƵƳƾ ƿǏǂnj-LjƵǁǂnj ƿƾǁƵǂƸǂƵƻƵƹ; ƴƲƾƵ ƸƷ ƽƸDž ǁƿƾǀƸƻƸ ƾ ǂƾƼ, ƺưƺƾƵ ǁǀƵƴǁǂƲƾ ƲƵǀƽƵƵ ƿǀƵƴƾDžǀưƽǏƵǂ ƾǂ džƸƽƳƸ: ƽưǁǂƾƹ DžƲƾƸ ƸƻƸ ƻƸƼƾƽƽNjƹ ǁƾƺ. ơƿƾǀƸƻƸ ƾƽƸ ƽƵDžƾǂǏ, ƻƵƽƸƲƾ džƵƴǏ ǁƻƾƲư. ƞǁǂưƻnjƽNjƵ ƵƴƲư ǁƻǃLjưƻƸ ƸDž. ƣ ƿǀƾǂƸƲƾƿƾƻƾƶƽƾƹ ǁǂƵƽNj ƲNjǁǂǀƾƸƻǁǏ ǀǏƴ ǁǂƾƻƾƲ ƴƻǏ ưƷưǀǂƽNjDž ƸƳǀ. ƝƸƺǂƾ ƽƵ Ʊǀƾǁưƻ ƺƾǁǂƸ. Ɨư ƺưǀǂƾLJƽNjƼ ǁǂƾƻƾƼ ƾƴƸƽƾƺƸƹ ƸƳǀƾƺ ǁưƼ ǁ ǁƾƱƾƹ ƸƳǀưƻ Ʋ «DŽưǀưƾƽ». ƚƾƻƵǁƾ ǀǃƻƵǂƺƸ ƴưƶƵ ƽƵ ƲƵǀǂƵƻƾǁnj, ư DžƾƷǏƸƽ ƵƵ ǁǂƾǏƻ ƲƾƷƻƵ ƳǀƾƼƺƾ ƳǃƴǏljƵƹ, ƴƾƺǀưǁƽư ǀưǁƺưƻƵƽƽƾƹ ƿƵLJƺƸ Ƹ ǀưƷƳƾƲưǀƸƲưƻ ǁ LJƵǀƽƾƳƻưƷƾƹ ƼƸƻƾƲƸƴƽƾƹ ƶƵƽljƸƽƾƹ, ƸƷƲƵǁǂƽƾƹ ƾǂ Ɣƶǃƽƾ ƴƾ Ƥƾǀǂ-Ʈƺƾƽư ƿƾƴ ƿǀƾƷƲƸljƵƼ Ɯưƴƾƽƽư. Ɨư ƾƴƽƸƼ ƸƷ ǁǂƾƻƸƺƾƲ Ljƻư ƲǏƻưǏ ƿưǀǂƸǏ Ʋ ƿƾƺƵǀ — ƸƳǀưƻƸ ƲǂǀƾƵƼ, ƿƾ ƼưƻƵƽnjƺƾƹ, Ƹ ƽƸƺǂƾ ƽƵ ǂƾƻƿƸƻǁǏ ƲƾƺǀǃƳ Ƹ ƽƵ ǁƻƵƴƸƻ Ʒư ƸƳǀƾƹ. ƒ ǁƾǁƵƴƽƵƹ ƺƾƼƽưǂƵ, ƾǂƲƵƴƵƽƽƾƹ ƴƻǏ ǂưƽdžƵƲ, ƿƾƴ ǀƾǏƻnj Ƹ ǁƺǀƸƿƺǃ ǃƽNjƻƾ ƲưƻnjǁƸǀƾƲưƻƸ ǂǀƸ ƿưǀNj. ƟǀƸƸǁƺƾƲNjƹ ƿƾǁƵƻƾƺ ơƵǀƺƻ ƽƵ ƾƱƵƷƻǎƴƵƻ, Ƹ ƴƵƽƵƳ ǃ ƵƳƾ ƶƸǂƵƻƵƹ ƱNjƻƾ ƲƲƾƻǎ. ƗƴƵǁnj ǁƾƱǀưƻƸǁnj ƷƾƻƾǂƾƸǁƺưǂƵƻƸ, ƿǀƾǀưƱƾǂưƲLjƸƵ ƻƵǂƾ ƽư ƛƾǁƸƽƾƹ ǀƵƺƵ Ƹ ƴǀǃƳƸDž ƼƵǁǂƾǀƾƶƴƵƽƸǏDž ƺ Ʒưƿưƴǃ ƾǂ ơƵǀƺƻư; ƾƽƸ ƲƵǀƽǃƻƸǁnj ǁ ƱƾƳưǂƾƹ ƴƾƱNjLJƵƹ — ƺƾƶưƽNjƵ ƼƵLjƾLJƺƸ, ƲƸǁƵƲLjƸƵ ǃ ƽƸDž ƽư ƿƾǏǁƵ, ƱNjƻƸ ƿƾƻƽNj ǁưƼƾǀƾƴƺƾƲ Ƹ ƷƾƻƾǂƾƳƾ ƿƵǁƺǃ. ƜƵǁǂƾǀƾƶƴƵƽƸǏ ƽư ƚƻƾƽƴưƹƺƵ ƵljƵ ƽƵ ƱNjƻƸ ƾǂƺǀNjǂNj, Ƹ ǁǂưǀưǂƵƻƸ Ʈƺƾƽư ƵljƵ ƽƵ ƷƽưƻƸ ǁƿƾǁƾƱư ƳƻǃƱƾƺƸDž ǀưƷ-

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ǀưƱƾǂƾƺ Ƹ ƽƵ ǃƼƵƻƸ ƿǀƾƳǀƵƲưǂnj ƿǀƾƼƵǀƷƻǃǎ ƷƵƼƻǎ ƿǀƸ ƿƾƼƾljƸ ƺƾǁǂǀƾƲ. ƟƾǍǂƾƼǃ ǁ ƽưǁǂǃƿƻƵƽƸƵƼ ƼƾǀƾƷƾƲ ƲǁƵ ƿǀƵƺǀưljưƻƸ ƿƾƸǁƺƸ, ǃDžƾƴƸƻƸ ƽư ƷƸƼƾƲƺǃ Ʋ ǂưƺƸƵ ƺǀǃƿƽNjƵ ƿƾǁƵƻƺƸ, ƺưƺ ơƵǀƺƻ, Ƹ ǂưƼ ƿƵǀƵƶƸƴưƻƸ ƴƾƻƳǃǎ ƿƾƻǏǀƽǃǎ ƽƾLJnj. ƔƵƻưǂnj ƸƼ ƱNjƻƾ ƽƵLJƵƳƾ, ƴƵƽƵƳ — ƴƵƲưǂnj ƽƵƺǃƴư, ư ǀưƷƲƻƵLJƵƽƸƹ ƽƸƺưƺƸDž, ƺǀƾƼƵ ƺưƱưƺƾƲ Ƹ ǂǀưƺǂƸǀƾƲ. Ɲƾ Ʋ ǂƾǂ ƲƵLJƵǀ ǁưƻǃƽ ƢƸƲƾƻƸ ƿƾLJǂƸ ƿǃǁǂƾƲưƻ, Ƹ Ɯưƴƾƽƽư, ƳǀƵƲLjưǏǁǏ ǃ ƿƵLJƺƸ, ƷƵƲƽǃƻư, LjƸǀƾƺƾ ǀưǁƺǀNjƲ ǀƾǂ, ư ƿƾǂƾƼ ǁƺưƷưƻư ǁǂƾǏƲLjƵƼǃ ǀǏƴƾƼ ǁ ƽƵƹ ƧưǀƻƸ ƑǍƹǂǁǃ: — ƕǁƻƸ ƷƴƵǁnj ƲƵǁƵƻƵƹ ƽƵ ǁǂưƽƵǂ, Ǐ ƻǃLJLjƵ ǁƿưǂnj ƿƾƹƴǃ. Ƨǂƾ ǁƻǃLJƸƻƾǁnj? ƒƵǁnj Ƴƾǀƾƴ ƲNjƼƵǀ, LJǂƾ ƻƸ? ƑǍƹǂǁ ƴưƶƵ ƽƵ ƾǂƲƵǂƸƻ Ƹ ƼƾƻLJư ƿǀƾƴƾƻƶưƻ ǁƺǀǃLJƸƲưǂnj džƸƳưǀƺǃ. ƔǍƽ Ɯưƺƴƾƽưƻnjƴ, ƾƴƸƽ ƸƷ ƿƵǀƲNjDž ƺưƱưǂLJƸƺƾƲ Ƹ ǁƾƴƵǀƶưǂƵƻƵƹ ƸƳƾǀƽNjDž ƴƾƼƾƲ ƽư ƮƺƾƽƵ, ƲƻưƴƵƻƵdž ƢƸƲƾƻƸ Ƹ ƲǁƵDž ƵƳƾ ưƷưǀǂƽNjDž ƸƳǀ, ƿƾƱǀƾƴƸƻ, ƺưƺ ƽƵƿǀƸƺưǏƽƽNjƹ, ƼƵƶƴǃ ǁǂƾƻưƼƸ Ƹ ƾƿǏǂnj ƿƾƴƾLjƵƻ ƺ ƿƵLJƺƵ. — ƚǂƾ-ƽƸƱǃƴnj ǃƼƵǀ? — ǁƿǀƾǁƸƻư Ɯưƴƾƽƽư. — ƟƾDžƾƶƵ ƽư ǂƾ, — ƾǂƲƵǂƸƻ DžƾƷǏƸƽ. — Ưǁƽƾ, ƲǁƵ ǃƼƵǀƻƸ, — ƷưƺƻǎLJƸƻư Ɯưƴƾƽƽư Ƹ ƾƿǏǂnj ƷƵƲƽǃƻư. Ɯưƺƴƾƽưƻnjƴ, ǃǁƼƵDžưǏǁnj, ƺƸƲƽǃƻ ƳƾƻƾƲƾƹ Ƹ ǃƶƵ ƾǂƺǀNjƻ ƱNjƻƾ ǀƾǂ, LJǂƾƱNj ƾǂƲƵǂƸǂnj, ƺưƺ ƲƴǀǃƳ ƲDžƾƴƽưǏ ƴƲƵǀnj ǀưǁƿưDžƽǃƻưǁnj ƽưǁǂƵƶnj Ƹ ƽư ƿƾǀƾƳƵ ƿƾƺưƷưƻưǁnj LJƵƻƾƲƵLJƵǁƺưǏ DŽƸƳǃǀư. ơǂǀǃǏ ƼƾǀƾƷƽƾƳƾ ƲƾƷƴǃDžư, ƲƾǀƲưƲLjưǏǁǏ ƲƼƵǁǂƵ ǁ ƿǀƸLjƵƻnjdžƵƼ Ʋ ǂƵƿƻǃǎ ƺƾƼƽưǂǃ Ƹ ƼƳƽƾƲƵƽƽƾ ƿǀƵƲǀưǂƸƲLjưǏǁǏ Ʋ ƿưǀ, ƷưƺƻǃƱƸƻưǁnj ƲƾƺǀǃƳ ƵƳƾ ƺƾƻƵƽ, ƿƾǂƾƼ ƿƾǂǏƽǃƻưǁnj ƿƾ ƿƾƻǃ, ƲǁƵ ǃǂƾƽLJưǏǁnj, Ƹ Ʋ ǂǀƵDž LjưƳưDž ƾǂ ƿƵLJƺƸ ǀưǁǁƵǏƻưǁnj. ƒƾLjƵƴLjƸƹ ǁƽǏƻ ƲƵƽƸƺ, ƲƸǁƵƲLjƸƹ ƽư ƳƲƾƷƴƵ ƲƾƷƻƵ ƴƲƵǀƸ, Ƹ ƿǀƸƽǏƻǁǏ ǁƼƵǂưǂnj ǁƽƵƳ ǁƾ ǁƲƾƸDž ƼƾƺưǁƸƽ Ƹ ƴƻƸƽƽNjDž LjƵǀǁǂǏƽNjDž ƽƾǁƺƾƲ. Ơƾǁǂư ƾƽ ƱNjƻ ƽƵ ƼưƻƾƳƾ, ƽƾ ǁƵƹLJưǁ ƺưƷưƻǁǏ ƽƵƲNjǁƾƺƸƼ, ƿƾ ǁǀưƲƽƵƽƸǎ ǁ ƾƳǀƾƼƽNjƼ ƺưƽưƴdžƵƼ, ƺƾǂƾǀNjƹ ƿƾƴǁƺƾLJƸƻ ƺ ƽƵƼǃ Ƹ ƿƾǂǀǏǁ Ʒư ǀǃƺǃ. — ƗƴƾǀƾƲƾ, ƴǀǃƳ! — ƺǀƸLJưƻ ƾƽ. — Ơưƴ ƲƸƴƵǂnj ǂƵƱǏ! — ƗƴƾǀƾƲƾ, ƛǃƸ! — ƾǂƲƵǂƸƻ ƽƾƲNjƹ ƿƾǁƵǂƸǂƵƻnj. — ƔưƲƽƾ ƻƸ ǏƲƸƻǁǏ? ƘƴƵƼ, ƸƴƵƼ, ƲNjƿnjƵƼ. Ƙ ǀưǁǁƺưƶƵLjnj

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ƽưƼ, ƺưƺ ǂưƼ, ƽư ƚƾǁǂǏƽƾƼ ǀǃLJnjƵ. Ɲǃ, ƴưƲưƹ ƻưƿǃ ƵljƵ ǀưƷ, LJƵǀǂ ǂƵƱǏ ƲƾƷnjƼƸ! Ɛ ƳƴƵ ƶƵ ǂƲƾƹ ǂƾƲưǀƸlj? Ư LJǂƾ-ǂƾ ƵƳƾ ƽƵ ƲƸƶǃ. ƔǀǃƳƾƹ ǁǂưǀưǂƵƻnj, ǂƾƶƵ ƾƳǀƾƼƽƾƳƾ ǀƾǁǂư, ƾǂƴƵƻƸƻǁǏ ƾǂ ǁǂƾƹƺƸ Ƹ ƿƾƴƾLjƵƻ ƿƾƷƴƾǀƾƲưǂnjǁǏ. ƒǂƾǀNjDž ǂưƺƸDž ƲƵƻƸƺưƽƾƲ, ƺưƺ ƓƵƽƴƵǀǁƾƽ Ƹ ƛǃƸ-DŽǀưƽdžǃƷ — ǁƾƲƻưƴƵƻnjdžNj ǃLJưǁǂƺư ƽư ƚƾǁǂǏƽƾƼ ǀǃLJnjƵ, — ƽƵ ƽưLjƻƾǁnj ƱNj Ʋƾ ƲǁƵƹ ƾƺǀǃƳƵ, Ƹ DžƾǂǏ ƾƽƸ ƱNjƻƸ ǂƾƻnjƺƾ ƽư ƿƾƻƳƾƻƾƲNj ƲNjLjƵ ƽƾƲƾƳƾ ƳƾǁǂǏ, ǀǏƴƾƼ ǁ ƽƸƼƸ ǂƾǂ ǁƾƲǁƵƼ ǂƵǀǏƻǁǏ. — ƗƴƾǀƾƲƾ, ƞƻưDŽ, ǂƵƱǏ-ǂƾ ƼƽƵ Ƹ ƽǃƶƽƾ, — ǁƺưƷưƻ ƾƽ. — ƗưƲǂǀư Ƽƾƹ ƴƵƽnj ǀƾƶƴƵƽƸǏ, Ƹ Ǐ DžƾLJǃ ƿƾƻƾƶƸǂnj ǂƵƱǏ ƽư ƾƱƵ ƻƾƿưǂƺƸ. ƟƾƽǏƻ? Ƙ ǂƵƱǏ, ƛǃƸ. Ư ƼƾƳǃ ƲǁƵDž Ʋưǁ ƿƾƲưƻƸǂnj, ƽƵƴưǀƾƼ ƷưƲǂǀư Ƽƾƹ ƴƵƽnj ǀƾƶƴƵƽƸǏ. ƟƾƽǏǂƽƾ? ƘƴƵƼ ƲNjƿnjƵƼ. ƞƻưDŽ, Ǐ ǂƵƱƵ ǁƵƹLJưǁ ƲǁƵ ƾƱNJǏǁƽǎ. ơ ƿǀƸDžƾƴƾƼ ƽƾƲƾƳƾ ƿƾǁƵǂƸǂƵƻǏ ƿƾ ǁưƻǃƽǃ ǁƻƾƲƽƾ ƶƸƲƾƵ ǂƵƿƻƾ ǀưƷƻƸƻƾǁnj. — Ɣư Ǎǂƾ ƒǀƵƼǏ-ƽƵ-ƶƴƵǂ! — ƲƾǁƺƻƸƺƽǃƻư Ɯưƴƾƽƽư, ƿƵǀƲƾƹ ǃƷƽưƲLjưǏ ƵƳƾ, ƺƾƳƴư ƾƽ ƲNjLjƵƻ ƽư ǁƵǀƵƴƸƽǃ ƺƾƼƽưǂNj. ƧưǀƻƸ ƑǍƹǂǁ ǃƶƵ ƽƵ DžƼǃǀƸƻǁǏ, ư Ɯưƺƴƾƽưƻnjƴ ƿƾǁƿƵLjƸƻ ƺ ǁǂƾƹƺƵ, ƳƴƵ ǀưǁƿƾƻƾƶƸƻƸǁnj ǂǀƾƵ ƿǀƸǏǂƵƻƵƹ. ƞǂ ƾƴƽƾƳƾ ƿǀƸǁǃǂǁǂƲƸǏ ƽƾƲƾƳƾ ƳƾǁǂǏ ƲǁƵ ǁǀưƷǃ ƿƾƲƵǁƵƻƵƻƸ Ƹ ƾƶƸƲƸƻƸǁnj. ƗưƱƵƳưƻƸ ƾDŽƸdžƸưƽǂNj, Ƴƾƻƾǁư ƷưƷƲǃLJưƻƸ ƳǀƾƼLJƵ, ǀưƷƴưƻǁǏ ǁƼƵDž. ơƺǀƸƿưLJ, ƷưƳƻǏƽǃƲ Ʋ ƾǂƺǀNjǂǃǎ ƴƲƵǀnj, ǁƺưƷưƻ ƿƸưƽƸǁǂǃ: «ƒǀƵƼǏ-ƽƵ-ƶƴƵǂ ƿǀƸLjƵƻ», Ƹ ǂƾǂLJưǁ ƼǃƷNjƺư ƷưƸƳǀưƻư ƳǀƾƼLJƵ Ƹ ǂưƽdžǃǎljƸƵ ƿưǀNj, ǁƻƾƲƽƾ ƿǀƾǁƽǃƲLjƸǁnj, ǁ ǃƲƻƵLJƵƽƸƵƼ ƷưƺǀǃƶƸƻƸǁnj ƿƾ ƺƾƼƽưǂƵ. ƒǁƵƼ ƱNjƻƾ ƸƷƲƵǁǂƽƾ, LJǂƾ, ǀưƷ ƿƾǏƲƸƻǁǏ ƒǀƵƼǏƽƵ-ƶƴƵǂ, ǁƺǃƺǃ ƺưƺ ǀǃƺƾƹ ǁƽƸƼƵǂ. ƞƽ ƿƾƲƵǀƽǃƻǁǏ ǁƿƸƽƾƹ ƺ ǁǂƾƹƺƵ Ƹ, ƾƳƻǏƴƵƲ ǁưƻǃƽ, ƷưƼƵǂƸƻ ƶƵƽljƸƽǃ ǃ ƿƵLJƺƸ, ǁƼƾǂǀƵƲLjǃǎ ƽư ƽƵƳƾ ǁ ǀưƴƾǁǂƽNjƼ ƾƶƸƴưƽƸƵƼ. — ƗƴǀưƲǁǂƲǃƹ, Ɯưƴƾƽƽư, ƷƴǀưƲǁǂƲǃƹ, ƼƸƻưǏ! — ƺǀƸƺƽǃƻ ƾƽ. — ƟǀƸƲƵǂ, ƧưǀƻƸ! Ƨǂƾ ǁ ƲưƼƸ ǂưƺƾƵ? ƧƵƳƾ ƿǀƸǃƽNjƻƸ? ƓǀƾƱ-ǂƾ ǁǂƾƸǂ ƲǁƵƳƾ ǂǀƸ ǃƽdžƸƸ! ƘƴƸǂƵ ǁǎƴư, ƲNjƿnjƵƼ. ƭƹ ƲNj, ƿƾƺƾƹƽƸLJƺƸ! ƟƾƴDžƾƴƸǂƵ, ƲNjƱƸǀưƹǂƵ

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ǁƵƱƵ ƾǂǀưƲǃ ƿƾ Ʋƺǃǁǃ. ƒǁƵ, ƲǁƵ ƿƾƴDžƾƴƸǂƵ. ơƵƳƾƴƽǏ — Ƽƾƹ ƴƵƽnj, Ʋǁǎ ƽƾLJnj ƳǃƻǏǂnj Ʊǃƴǃ. ƗưƲǂǀư ƼƽƵ ǁǂǃƺƽƵǂ ǂǀƸƴdžưǂnj ƻƵǂ — ƷƽưLJƸǂ, ƿǀƾljưƹ Ƽƾƻƾƴƾǁǂnj! Ɛ ǁƵƳƾƴƽǏ ƿƾƳǃƻǏǎ ƽưƿƾǁƻƵƴƾƺ. Ɲǃ ƺưƺ? ƟǀƸƽƸƼưƵǂƵ? ƢƾƳƴư ƲưƻƸ ǁǎƴư, ƲưƻƸ! — Ɵƾǁǂƾƹ ƼƸƽǃǂƺǃ, ƔǍƲƸǁ! — ƺǀƸƺƽǃƻ ƾƽ ƸƳǀƾƺǃ Ʋ «DŽưǀưƾƽ», ƺƾǂƾǀNjƹ ǃƶƵ Ʋǁǂưƻ ƱNjƻƾ ƸƷ-Ʒư ǁǂƾƻư. — ƠưǁƺƸƽnj ƺưǀǂNj — ƿƾǁƼƾǂǀƸƼ, ƺǂƾ ƺƾƳƾ ƱǃƴƵǂ ǃƳƾljưǂnj: Ǐ ǂƵƱǏ ƸƻƸ ǂNj ƽưǁ ƲǁƵDž. ƒNjǂưljƸƲ ƸƷ-Ʒư ƿƾǏǁư ǂǏƶƵƻNjƹ ƼƵLjƾLJƵƺ ǁ ƷƾƻƾǂNjƼ ƿƵǁƺƾƼ, ƾƽ ƱǀƾǁƸƻ ƵƳƾ ƽư ǁǂƾƻ. — ƟǏǂnjƴƵǁǏǂ, — ƾƱNJǏƲƸƻ ƾƽ. ƔǍƲƸǁ ǁƴưƻ ƴƲƵ ƺưǀǂNj. ƒNjƸƳǀưƻ ƒǀƵƼǏ-ƽƵ-ƶƴƵǂ. ƔǍƲƸǁ ƷưƿƸǁưƻ ǁǃƼƼǃ ƽư ƻƸǁǂƺƵ ƱǃƼưƳƸ, ƲƵǁƾƲljƸƺ Ʒư ǁǂƾƹƺƾƹ ƾǂƲƵǁƸƻ ƽư ƿǏǂnjƴƵǁǏǂ ƴƾƻƻưǀƾƲ ƷƾƻƾǂƾƳƾ ƿƵǁƺǃ Ƹ ƲNjǁNjƿưƻ ƵƳƾ Ʋ ƼƵLjƾƺ ƲNjƸƳǀưƲLjƵƳƾ. ƒ ǁƾǁƵƴƽƵƹ ƺƾƼƽưǂƵ ƷƲǃƺƸ Ʋưƻnjǁư ǃƼƾƻƺƻƸ, Ƹ ƲǁƵ ǂǀƸ ƿưǀNj Ʋ ǁƾƿǀƾƲƾƶƴƵƽƸƸ ǁƺǀƸƿưLJư Ƹ ƿƸưƽƸǁǂư ƽưƿǀưƲƸƻƸǁnj ƺ ǁǂƾƹƺƵ. — ƒưƻƸ, ƲưƻƸ ǁǎƴư! — ƿǀƸƲƵǂǁǂƲƾƲưƻ ƸDž ƒǀƵƼǏ-ƽƵƶƴƵǂ. — ƗưƺưƷNjƲưƹǂƵ, LJǂƾ ƺƾƼǃ ƿƾ ƴǃLjƵ. ơƵƳƾƴƽǏ Ƽƾƹ ƲƵLJƵǀ. ƟƾƻnjƷǃƹǂƵǁnj, ǂưƺƾƵ ƽƵLJưǁǂƾ ƱNjƲưƵǂ. Ɲǃ, ƿƾƴDžƾƴƸ ƲǁƵ, ǁƸƲưLjƸ, ƻƾǁƾǁƸƽƽƸƺƸ. Ɯƾƹ ƲƵLJƵǀ, ƳƾƲƾǀǏǂ ƲưƼ... — ƢƾǁƺƻƸƲNjƹ ƲƵLJƵǀ, Džƾǂnj ƲƾƻƺƾƼ Ʋƾƹ, — ƿǀƵǀƲưƻ ƵƳƾ ƧưǀƻƸ ƑǍƹǂǁ. — ƒƵǀƽƾ, ƴǀǃƳ, — ƲƵǁƵƻƾ ƿƾƴDžƲưǂƸƻ ƒǀƵƼǏ-ƽƵƶƴƵǂ. — Ɲƾ Ǎǂƾ Ƽƾƹ ƲƵLJƵǀ, Ǐ Ƹ Ƶǁǂnj ǁǂưǀNjƹ ƼưǂƵǀNjƹ Ʋƾƻƺ. ƒƾǂ ƿƾǁƻǃLjưƹ! Ƙ ƾƽ ƷưƲNjƻ ƳƻǃDžƾ, ƿǀƾǂǏƶƽƾ, ƺưƺ ƲƾƵǂ ƾƴƸƽƾƺƸƹ ǂưƵƶƽNjƹ Ʋƾƻƺ, ǂưƺ LJǂƾ Ɯưƴƾƽƽư ƲǁǏ Ʒưƴǀƾƶưƻư Ƹ Ʒưǂƺƽǃƻư ǃLjƸ ǂƾƽƵƽnjƺƸƼƸ ƿưƻnjLJƸƺưƼƸ. ƜƸƽǃǂǃ ǁƿǃǁǂǏ ƾƽư ǃƶƵ ƺǀǃƶƸƻưǁnj Ʋ ƵƳƾ ƾƱNJǏǂƸǏDž Ʋ ǁƾǁƵƴƽƵƹ ƺƾƼƽưǂƵ ƲƼƵǁǂƵ ǁ ǂǀƵƼǏ ƴǀǃƳƸƼƸ ƿưǀưƼƸ, ư ǁƺǀƸƿưLJ ǁ ƿƸưƽƸǁǂƾƼ ƽưƶưǀƸƲưƻƸ ƷưƱƾǀƸǁǂǃǎ ƲƸǀƳƸƽǁƺǃǎ ƺưƴǀƸƻnj. ƒǁƵ ƱNjǁǂǀƵƹ ƼƵƻnjƺưƻƸ ƾƱǃǂNjƵ Ʋ ƼƾƺưǁƸƽNj ƽƾƳƸ ƼǃƶLJƸƽ Ƹ ƶƵƽljƸƽ, Ƹ ƲǁƺƾǀƵ ƲǁƵDž ƾƱǃǏƻƾ ƱǃǀƽƾƵ ƲƵǁƵƻnjƵ. ơǀƵƴƾǂƾLJƸƵƼ ƵƳƾ ƱNjƻ ƒǀƵƼǏ-ƽƵ-ƶƴƵǂ; ƵƳƾ ǀưƷƳǃƻnjƽƾƵ ǃƴưƻnjǁǂƲƾ, ƾǁǂǀƾǂNj

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Ƹ LjǃǂƺƸ ǀưǁǁƵǏƻƸ ǃƽNjƽƸƵ, džưǀƸƲLjƵƵ Ʋ ǁưƻǃƽƵ ƴƾ ƵƳƾ ƿǀƸDžƾƴư. ƚưƷưƻƾǁnj, ǁưƼNjƹ ƲƾƷƴǃDž ǁǂưƻ ƴǀǃƳƸƼ, ƲƾƱǀưƲ Ʋ ǁƵƱǏ ƵƳƾ Ʊnjǎljǃǎ LJƵǀƵƷ ƺǀưƹ ƶƸƷƽƵƽƽǃǎ ǍƽƵǀƳƸǎ. ƟƾǁƵǂƸǂƵƻƸ, ƲDžƾƴǏ ǁ ǃƻƸdžNj, ǁǀưƷǃ LJǃƲǁǂƲƾƲưƻƸ Ǎǂƾ, Ƹ Ʋ ƾǂƲƵǂ ƽư ƸDž ƲƾƿǀƾǁNj ƾDŽƸdžƸưƽǂNj ƺƸƲưƻƸ ƽư ǁƾǁƵƴƽǎǎ ƺƾƼƽưǂǃ Ƹ ƼƽƾƳƾƷƽưLJƸǂƵƻnjƽƾ ƳƾƲƾǀƸƻƸ: «ƒǀƵƼǏ-ƽƵ-ƶƴƵǂ ƳǃƻǏƵǂ». Ƙ ƿƾǁƵǂƸǂƵƻƸ ƽƵ ǁƿƵLjƸƻƸ ǃDžƾƴƸǂnj, ǀưǁƿƾƻưƳưƻƸǁnj ƽưƴƾƻƳƾ, ƷưƺưƷNjƲưƻƸ ƲƸǁƺƸ. ƘƳǀƾƺƸ ǂƾƶƵ ƿǀƾƱǃƴƸƻƸǁnj ƾǂ ǁƿǏLJƺƸ, Ƹ ƲǁƺƾǀƵ ƲǁƵ ǁǂƾƻNj ƱNjƻƸ ƷưƽǏǂNj; ƽƵƿǀƵǀNjƲƽNjƹ ƿƵǀƵǁǂǃƺ DŽƸLjƵƺ Ƹ ƽƵǃƼƾƻLJƽƾƵ ƶǃƶƶưƽƸƵ LjưǀƸƺư Ʋ ƺƾƻƵǁƵ ǀǃƻƵǂƺƸ ǁƻƸƲưƻƸǁnj ǁ ƳǃƻƾƼ ƼǃƶǁƺƸDž ƳƾƻƾǁƾƲ, DžǀƸƿƻNjƼ ǁƼƵDžƾƼ Ƹ ƳǀǃƱƾƹ Ʊǀưƽnjǎ. Ɯưƻƾ ƺǂƾ Ʒƽưƻ ƭƻưƼư ƥưǀƽƸLjư ƿƾƴ ƴǀǃƳƸƼ ƸƼƵƽƵƼ, LJƵƼ ƒǀƵƼǏ-ƽƵ-ƶƴƵǂ; Ǎǂƾ ƿǀƾƷƲƸljƵ ƵƼǃ ƴưƻƸ ƴưƲƽƾ, Ʋ ƴƽƸ ƾǁƲƾƵƽƸǏ ƽƾƲƾƹ ǁǂǀưƽNj, ƿƾǂƾƼǃ LJǂƾ ǍǂƸƼ ƲƾƷƳƻưǁƾƼ ƾƽ ƲǁƵƳƴư ƿƾƴNjƼưƻ ǁ ƿƾǁǂƵƻƸ ǁƲƾƸDž ǂƾƲưǀƸljƵƹ. ƒ ưǀƺǂƸLJƵǁƺƾƹ ƿǃǁǂNjƽƵ, ƳƴƵ ƲǁƵ ƶƸǂƵƻƸ ƱNjƻƸ ƿƵǀƲƾƾǂƺǀNjƲưǂƵƻǏƼƸ, ƾƽ ƿƾ ƿǀưƲǃ LJƸǁƻƸƻǁǏ ƾƴƽƸƼ ƸƷ ǁǂưǀƾƶƸƻƾƲ. ƟǀưƲƴư, ƭƻ Ɯưƹƾ Ƹ ƔƶƵƺ Ɯưƺ-ƚƲƵLjƵƽ ƾƿƵǀƵƴƸƻƸ ƵƳƾ; ƽƾ ƾƽƸ ƿǀƸLjƻƸ ǁ Ʋƾǁǂƾƺư, ǁ ƓǃƴƷƾƽƾƲư ƷưƻƸƲư, ƿƵǀƵƲưƻƸƲ LJƵǀƵƷ ơƺưƻƸǁǂNjƵ ƳƾǀNj. ƞƽ ƶƵ ƱNjƻ ƿƵǀƲNjƼ ƸƷ ǂƵDž, ƺǂƾ ƿǀƾƽƸƺ ƽư ƐƻǏǁƺǃ LJƵǀƵƷ ƿƵǀƵƲưƻNj ƧƸƻƺǃǂ Ƹ ƧƸƻƺưǂ. ƔƲƵƽưƴdžưǂnj ƻƵǂ ǂƾƼǃ ƽưƷưƴ, ƲƵǁƽƾƹ 1883 Ƴƾƴư, ƲƾǁƵƼƽưƴdžưǂƸƻƵǂƽƸƼ ǎƽdžƾƼ ƾƽ ƿƵǀƵƲưƻƸƻ LJƵǀƵƷ ƧƸƻƺǃǂ ǁ ƿǏǂnjǎ ǂƾƲưǀƸljưƼƸ. ƞǁƵƽnjǎ ƾƽ ƿǀƾƴƵƻưƻ ƾƱǀưǂƽNjƹ ƿǃǂnj ǁ ƾƴƽƸƼ: LJƵǂƲƵǀƾ ƿƾƳƸƱƻƸ Ʋ ƽƵƸƷƲƵƴưƽƽNjDž ƱƵƷƻǎƴƽNjDž ƿǀƾǁǂƾǀưDž. Ƙ ƲǁƵ ƴƲƵƽưƴdžưǂnj ƻƵǂ ƭƻưƼ ƥưǀƽƸLj Ƹǁƺưƻ Ʒƾƻƾǂƾ Ʋ ǁǃƼǀưLJƽƾƼ ƺǀưǎ ǃ ƟƾƻǏǀƽƾƳƾ ƺǀǃƳư. ƝƸƺǂƾ ƽƵ Ƹǁƺưƻ ǁ ǂưƺƸƼ ǃƿƾǀǁǂƲƾƼ Ƹ ƴƾƻƳƾǂƵǀƿƵƽƸƵƼ, ƺưƺ ƥưǀƽƸLj. ƞƽ ǀƾǁ ƲƼƵǁǂƵ ǁƾ ǁǂǀưƽƾƹ. ƔǀǃƳƾƹ ǁǂǀưƽNj ƾƽ ƽƵ Ʒƽưƻ. ƦƸƲƸƻƸƷưdžƸǏ ƱNjƻư ƴƻǏ ƽƵƳƾ ǁƼǃǂƽNjƼ ǁƽƾƲƸƴƵƽƸƵƼ, ƾǁǂưƲLjƸƼǁǏ ƿƾƷưƴƸ, Ʋ ƴưƻƵƺƾƹ ƿǀƵƶƽƵƹ ƶƸƷƽƸ. ƟǀƸƸǁƺƾƲNjƵ ƿƾǁƵƻƺƸ ơƾǀƾƺƾƲưǏ ƜƸƻǏ Ƹ ơƵǀƺƻ ƺưƷưƻƸǁnj ƵƼǃ ǁǂƾƻƸdžưƼƸ. ƞƽ ƽƵ ǂƾƻnjƺƾ ǀƾǁ ƲƼƵǁǂƵ ǁƾ ǁǂǀưƽƾƹ, — ƺưƺƾƲư ƱNj ƾƽư ƽƸ ƱNjƻư, ƾƽ ƿƾƼƾƳ ƵƵ ǀƾƶƴƵƽƸǎ. ƞƽ ǁƾƷƴưƲưƻ ƵƵ ƸǁǂƾǀƸǎ, ƵƵ ƳƵƾƳǀưDŽƸǎ; Ƹ ǂƵ,

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ƺǂƾ ƿǀƸLjƵƻ ƿƾǁƻƵ ƽƵƳƾ, ƾƿƸǁNjƲưƻƸ ƵƳƾ ƿƵǀƵDžƾƴNj Ƹ ƽưƽƾǁƸƻƸ ƽư ƺưǀǂǃ ƿǀƾƻƾƶƵƽƽNjƵ ƸƼ ǂǀƾƿNj. ƓƵǀƾƸ ƾƱNjLJƽƾ ƽƵ ǁƺƻƾƽƽNj ƿǀƵƲƾƷƽƾǁƸǂnj ƳƵǀƾƹǁǂƲƾ, ƽƾ ƴưƶƵ ƾǂƲưƶƽNjƵ ƿƸƾƽƵǀNj Ǎǂƾƹ Ƽƾƻƾƴƾƹ ǁǂǀưƽNj, ƽƵǁƼƾǂǀǏ ƽư ǎƽNjƹ ƲƾƷǀưǁǂ ƭƻưƼư ƥưǀƽƸLjư, ƿǀƸƷƽưƲưƻƸ Ʒư ƽƸƼ ƿǀưƲƾ ǁǂưǀLjƸƽǁǂƲư. ƝƸƺǂƾ ƸƷ ƽƸDž ƽƵ ǁǂǃƿưƻ ƽư Ǎǂǃ ƷƵƼƻǎ ƴƾ ƽƵƳƾ; ƽƸƺǂƾ ƽƵ ǁƾƲƵǀLjưƻ ǂưƺƸDž ƿƾƴƲƸƳƾƲ; ƽƸƺǂƾ, ƴưƶƵ ǁưƼNjƵ ƲNjƽƾǁƻƸƲNjƵ, ƽƵ ƼƾƳ ǂǏƳưǂnjǁǏ ǁ ƽƸƼ Ʋ ƲNjƴƵǀƶƺƵ Ƹ ǁǂƾƹƺƾǁǂƸ. Ɛ ǁƲƵǀDž ǂƾƳƾ ƾƽ ǁƻNjƻ LJƵƻƾƲƵƺƾƼ DžǀưƱǀNjƼ, ƿǀǏƼƾƴǃLjƽNjƼ Ƹ LJƵǁǂƽNjƼ. ƟƾƲǁǎƴǃ, ƳƴƵ ƻƵƳƺƾ ǀƸǁƺǃǎǂ ƶƸƷƽnjǎ, ǁƻƾƲƽƾ Ǎǂƾ ƲǁƵƳƾ-ƽưƲǁƵƳƾ ǁǂưƲƺư ƸƳǀƾƺư, ƻǎƴƸ Ʋ ƿƾƸǁƺưDž ǀưƷƲƻƵLJƵƽƸǏ Ƹ ƾǂƴNjDžư ƽƵƸƷƱƵƶƽƾ ƾƱǀưljưǎǂǁǏ ƺ ưƷưǀǂƽNjƼ ƸƳǀưƼ. ƗƾƻƾǂƾƸǁƺưǂƵƻƸ Ʈƺƾƽư ǁǂưƲƸƻƸ ƽư ƺưǀǂǃ ǁƲƾǎ ƶƸƷƽnj ǀưƴƸ Ʒƾƻƾǂư, — ư ƴƾƱNjƲ ƵƳƾ, ƿǀƾƸƳǀNjƲưƻƸ ƴǀǃƳ ƴǀǃƳǃ. Ƣưƺ ƶƵ ƿƾǁǂǃƿưƻ Ƹ ƭƻưƼ ƥưǀƽƸLj. ƞƽ ƿƾ ƽưǂǃǀƵ ƱNjƻ ƸƳǀƾƺ, Ƹ ƶƸƷƽnj ƿǀƵƴǁǂưƲƻǏƻưǁnj ƵƼǃ ǃƲƻƵƺưǂƵƻnjƽƵƹLjƵƹ ƸƳǀƾƹ. ơǀƵƴư, Ʋ ƺƾǂƾǀƾƹ ƾƽ ƲNjǀƾǁ, ƾƿǀƵƴƵƻƸƻư DžưǀưƺǂƵǀ Ǎǂƾƹ ƸƳǀNj. ƞƽ ǀƾƴƸƻǁǏ Ʋ LjǂưǂƵ ƐƹƾƲư, Ʋ ǁƵƼnjƵ DŽƵǀƼƵǀư, ƲǁƺƾǀƵ ƿƵǀƵǁƵƻƸƲLjƵƳƾǁǏ Ʋ ƒƾǁǂƾLJƽNjƹ ƞǀƵƳƾƽ, Ƹ ǂưƼ, ƽư ƷƾƻƾǂƾƼ ƿǀƸƸǁƺƵ, ƭƻưƼ ƿǀƾƲƵƻ ǁƲƾƵ ƾǂǀƾLJƵǁǂƲƾ. ƞƽ ǀưƽƾ ǃƷƽưƻ, LJǂƾ ǂưƺƾƵ ǀƸǁƺ Ƹ ƺǀǃƿƽNjƵ ǁǂưƲƺƸ. ƒ Ǎǂƾƹ ƸƳǀƵ ƾǂƲưƳư Ƹ ƲNjƴƵǀƶƺư ǃƲƵƻƸLJƸƲưƻƸ LjưƽǁNj, ƽƾ ƺưǀǂNj ǁƴưƲưƻ ƲǁƵƼƾƳǃljƸƹ ơƻǃLJưƹ. ƧƵǁǂƽNjƹ ǂǀǃƴ, ƲƵǀƽNjƹ, Džƾǂnj Ƹ ǁƺǃƴƽNjƹ ƷưǀưƱƾǂƾƺ Ʋ ǁLJƵǂ ƽƵ LjƻƸ. ƘƳǀư ƲƵƻưǁnj ƺǀǃƿƽưǏ. ƝưǁǂƾǏljƸƹ ƼǃƶLJƸƽư ǀƸǁƺƾƲưƻ ƲǁƵƼ ǀưƴƸ ƲǁƵƳƾ, Ƹ ƵǁƻƸ ƵƼǃ ƴƾǁǂưƲưƻƾǁnj ƽƵ ƲǁƵ — ǁLJƸǂưƻƾǁnj, LJǂƾ ƾƽ Ʋ ƿǀƾƸƳǀNjLjƵ. ƭƻưƼ ƥưǀƽƸLj ƾǁǂưƲưƻǁǏ Ʋ ƿǀƾƸƳǀNjLjƵ džƵƻNjDž ƴƲƵƽưƴdžưǂnj ƻƵǂ, ƿǀƾƲƵƴƵƽƽNjDž ƽư ƮƺƾƽƵ. ƟǀưƲƴư, ƿǀƾLjƻNjƼ ƻƵǂƾƼ ƽư ƛƾǁƸƽƾƹ ǀƵƺƵ ƾƽ ƴƾƱNjƻ Ʒƾƻƾǂư ƽư ƴƲưƴdžưǂnj ǂNjǁǏLJ ƴƾƻƻưǀƾƲ, Ƹ ǁǂƾƻnjƺƾ ƶƵ Ʒƾƻƾǂư ƵljƵ ǁƺǀNjƲưƻƾǁnj ƿƾƴ ƷƵƼƻƵƹ ƽư ƵƳƾ ǃLJưǁǂƺƵ. Ɲƾ, ƺưƺ ƾƽ ǁưƼ ƳƾƲƾǀƸƻ, ǍǂƸƼ ƾƽ ǂƾƻnjƺƾ ǁƺƲƸǂưƻ ǁLJƵǂ. ƒ ǂƵLJƵƽƸƵ ƴƲƵƽưƴdžưǂƸ ƻƵǂ ƾƽ ǂǀưǂƸƻ ǁƲƾǎ ƶƸƷƽnj — ǁǂưƲƺư ƽƵƼưƻưǏ! Ɛ ƺưƺƾƲ ƲNjƸƳǀNjLj? Ɲư ǁƾǀƾƺ ǂNjǁǏLJ ǂƾƻnjƺƾ Ƹ Ƽƾƶƽƾ, LJǂƾ ƲNjƿƸǂnj Ƹ ƿƾƿƻǏǁưǂnj Ʋ ƢƸƲƾƻƸ, ƿǀƾƱƾƻǂưǂnjǁǏ ƷƸƼǃ

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Ʋ ơƵǀƺƻƵ ƴư ƷưƿưǁǂƸǁnj ƿǀƾƴƾƲƾƻnjǁǂƲƸƵƼ Ƹ ǁƽưǀǏƶƵƽƸƵƼ ƽư ƱǃƴǃljƸƹ Ƴƾƴ. ơǂưǀưǂƵƻƸ ƽư ƮƺƾƽƵ ƿƵǀƵƸƽưLJƸƻƸ ǁǂưǀǃǎ ƿƾƳƾƲƾǀƺǃ, Ƹ ƲƼƵǁǂƾ: «ƛƵƳƺư ƿƾƶƸƲư — ƱNjƻư, ƴư ǁƿƻNjƻư», ǃ ƽƸDž ƾƽư ƳƻưǁƸƻư: «Ƣǀǃƴƽư ƿƾƶƸƲư — ƱNjƻư, ƴư ǁƿƻNjƻư». ƚƾƳƴư ƲƸǀƳƸƽǁƺưǏ ƺưƴǀƸƻnj ƺƾƽLJƸƻưǁnj, ƭƻưƼ ƥưǀƽƸLj ƾƿǏǂnj ǃƳƾǁǂƸƻ ƲǁƵDž ƲƸƽƾƼ. ơǂưƺưƽ ƲƸǁƺƸ ǁǂƾƸƻ ƴƾƻƻưǀ, Ʒư ǃƽdžƸǎ Ʒƾƻƾǂư ƴưƲưƻƸ LjƵǁǂƽưƴdžưǂnj ƴƾƻƻưǀƾƲ; ƽư ƿǀƸƳƻưLjƵƽƸƵ ƥưǀƽƸLjư ƾǂƺƻƸƺƽǃƻƾǁnj ǂǀƸƴdžưǂnj LJƵƻƾƲƵƺ, Ƹ Ʋ ƺưƶƴƾƼ ƿƵǀƵǀNjƲƵ ƼƵƶƴǃ ǂưƽdžưƼƸ ƾƽ ǃƳƾljưƻ ƸDž. ƭǂƾ ƱNjƻ ƵƳƾ ƲƵLJƵǀ, Ƹ ƽƸƺƾƼǃ ƽƵ ƴƾƷƲƾƻǏƻƾǁnj ƿƸǂnj Ʒư ǁƲƾƹ ǁLJƵǂ. ơưƼ ƭƻưƼ ƥưǀƽƸLj ƽƵ ƿƸǂưƻ ƿǀƸǁǂǀưǁǂƸǏ ƺ ǁƿƸǀǂƽƾƼǃ, ƽư ƲƸǁƺƸ ƵƳƾ ƽƵ ǂǏƽǃƻƾ. ơƻƸLjƺƾƼ ƼƽƾƳƾ ǁƸƻ Ƹ ǍƽƵǀƳƸƸ ƾǂƿǃǁǂƸƻư ƵƼǃ ƿǀƸǀƾƴư, ǁƻƸLjƺƾƼ ƷƴƾǀƾƲ ƾƽ ƱNjƻ ƴǃLjƾƹ Ƹ ǂƵƻƾƼ, LJǂƾƱNj ǁǂưǂnj ǀưƱƾƼ ƿưƳǃƱƽƾƹ ƿǀƸƲNjLJƺƸ ƺ ƿnjǏƽǁǂƲǃ. ƗƸƼƾƹ Ƹ ƻƵǂƾƼ, ƽư ǁƽƵƶƽƾƹ ǂǀƾƿƵ ƸƻƸ Ʋ ƻƾƴƺƵ, ƾƽ ƼƵǁǏdžưƼƸ ƽƵ ƿƸƻ ƽƸLJƵƳƾ ƺǀƵƿLJƵ ƺƾDŽƵ, ư ƾƴƽưƶƴNj džƵƻNjƹ Ƴƾƴ Ƹ ƺƾDŽƵ ƽƵ ƲƸƴưƻ. Ɲƾ ƾƽ ƻǎƱƸƻ ƻǎƴƵƹ, ư ƽư ƮƺƾƽƵ ƾƱljưǂnjǁǏ ǁ ƽƸƼƸ Ƽƾƶƽƾ ƱNjƻƾ ǂƾƻnjƺƾ Ʋ ǁưƻǃƽưDž, ƿƾǍǂƾƼǃ Ƹ ƾƽ ƷưDžƾƴƸƻ ǂǃƴư ƲNjƿƸǂnj. Ɲư ƿǀƸƸǁƺưDž Ɨưƿưƴư, ƳƴƵ ƾƽ ƲNjǀƾǁ, ƲǁƵ ǁǂưǀưǂƵƻƸ ǂưƺ ƴƵƻưƻƸ. ƞƽ ǁLJƸǂưƻ Ǎǂƾ ƵǁǂƵǁǂƲƵƽƽNjƼ ƷưƽǏǂƸƵƼ ƴƻǏ ƼǃƶLJƸƽNj. ƚưƺ Ƽƾƶƽƾ ƸƽưLJƵ ƲǁǂǀƵLJưǂnjǁǏ ǁ ƻǎƴnjƼƸ, ƾƽ ƿǀƾǁǂƾ ƽƵ Ʒƽưƻ. ƒƽƵLjƽƾǁǂnj ƭƻưƼư ƥưǀƽƸLjư ƱNjƻư ƿǀƸƼƵǂƽưǏ, DžƾǂǏ ƽưǀǏƴ ƵƳƾ Ƽưƻƾ LJƵƼ ƾǂƻƸLJưƻǁǏ ƾǂ ƾƴƵƶƴNj ƴǀǃƳƸDž ƷưƲǁƵƳƴưǂưƵƲ ƢƸƲƾƻƸ: ƼƾƺưǁƸƽNj ƸƷ ƴǃƱƻƵƽƾƹ ƻƾǁƸƽƾƹ ƺƾƶƸ ǁ ƸƽƴƵƹǁƺƾƹ ƲNjLjƸƲƺƾƹ ƱƸǁƵǀƾƼ, ƾƱNjƺƽƾƲƵƽƽNjƹ ǀưƱƾLJƸƹ ƺƾƼƱƸƽƵƷƾƽ, ư ƿƾƲƵǀDž ƽƵƳƾ — ǁǃƺƾƽƽưǏ ƺǃǀǂƺư; ƴƻƸƽƽNjƵ ƺƾƶưƽNjƵ ǀǃƺưƲƸdžNj, ƿƾƴƱƸǂNjƵ ƼƵDžƾƼ, ƱƾƻǂưƻƸǁnj ǃ ƽƵƳƾ ƽư Ʊƾƺǃ, — ƿƾ ǎƺƾƽǁƺƾƼǃ ƾƱNjLJưǎ, ƾƽƸ ƲƸǁƵƻƸ ƽư ǀƵƼƵLjƺƵ, ƽưƴƵǂƾƼ ƽư LjƵǎ; ƼƵDžƾƲưǏ Ljưƿƺư ǁ ƿƾƴƽǏǂNjƼƸ, ƽƾ ƽƵ ƷưƲǏƷưƽƽNjƼƸ ƽưǃLjƽƸƺưƼƸ. ƛƸdžƾ DžǃƴƾƵ, ǃƴƻƸƽƵƽƽƾƵ; ǁƻƵƳƺư ƲNjǁǂǃƿưǎljƸƵ ǁƺǃƻNj, ǁƼǃƳƻưǏ ƺƾƶư Ƹ ƾǁǂǀNjƵ ǂƵƼƽNjƵ ƳƻưƷư ƿǀƸƴưƲưƻƸ ƵƼǃ ǁDžƾƴǁǂƲƾ ǁ ƸƽƴƵƹdžƵƼ, DžƾǂǏ ƿƾ ƾǂǂƵƽƺǃ ƷưƳưǀư Ƹ ǀưƷǀƵƷǃ ƳƻưƷ ǁǀưƷǃ Ƽƾƶƽƾ ƱNjƻƾ ƿǀƸƷƽưǂnj Ʋ ƽƵƼ ƱƵƻƾƳƾ. ƞƽ ƺưƷưƻǁǏ ƾƴƽƾƲǀƵƼƵƽƽƾ Ƹ ǁǂưǀLjƵ Ƹ ƼƾƻƾƶƵ ǁƲƾƸDž ƻƵǂ: ƿƾ Ƴƻưƴƺƾ ƲNj-

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ƱǀƸǂƾƼǃ, ƱƵƷ ƵƴƸƽƾƹ ƼƾǀljƸƽƺƸ ƻƸdžǃ ƵƼǃ ƽƵƻnjƷǏ ƱNjƻƾ ƴưǂnj ǂǀƸƴdžưǂƸ ƻƵǂ, Ƹ ƲƼƵǁǂƵ ǁ ǂƵƼ LJǂƾ-ǂƾ ƽƵǃƻƾƲƸƼƾƵ Ʋ ƽƵƼ ƲNjƴưƲưƻƾ ƷǀƵƻƾƳƾ ƼǃƶLJƸƽǃ. ƭǂƾ ƱNjƻƸ ƽƵƷǀƸƼNjƵ ǁƻƵƴNj ǂƵDž ƸǁƿNjǂưƽƸƹ, LJƵǀƵƷ ƺƾǂƾǀNjƵ ƾƽ ƿǀƾLjƵƻ Ƹ ƺƾǂƾǀNjƵ Ƽưƻƾ ƺƾƼǃ ƾƺưƷưƻƸǁnj ƱNj ƿƾƴ ǁƸƻǃ. ƞƽ ƶƸƻ ƶƸƷƽnjǎ ƿƵǀƲƾƱNjǂƽƾƹ Ƹ ƽưƿǀǏƶƵƽƽƾƹ, — Ƹ ƾƱ ǍǂƾƼ ƳƾƲƾǀƸƻƸ ƵƳƾ ƳƻưƷư, Ʋ ƺƾǂƾǀNjDž ǁƻƾƲƽƾ ǂƻƵƻ ǁƺǀNjǂNjƹ ƾƳƾƽnj, Ǎǂƾ ǁƻNjLjưƻƾǁnj Ʋ ƷƲǃƺƵ ƵƳƾ Ƴƾƻƾǁư, ƾƱ ǍǂƾƼ, ƺưƷưƻƾǁnj, ƽƵƿǀƵǀNjƲƽƾ LjƵƿǂưƻƸ ƵƳƾ ƳǃƱNj. Ɛ ƳǃƱNj ǃ ƽƵƳƾ ƱNjƻƸ ǂƾƽƺƸƵ Ƹ ƿƾLJǂƸ ƲǁƵƳƴư ƺǀƵƿƺƾ ǁƶưǂNj; ƷǃƱNj — ǀƾƲƽNjƵ Ƹ ƱƵƻNjƵ; ƿǀƸƿƾƴƽǏǂNjƵ ǃƳƾƻƺƸ ƳǃƱ, ǁƼǏƳLJưǏ ƶƵǁǂƺǃǎ ƻƸƽƸǎ ǀǂư, ǁƲƸƴƵǂƵƻnjǁǂƲƾƲưƻƸ ƾ ƿǀƸǀƾƴƽƾƹ ƴƾƱǀƾǂƵ, ư Ʋ ƺǀƾDžƾǂƽNjDž ǁƺƻưƴƾLJƺưDž ƲƾƺǀǃƳ ƳƻưƷ ǂưƸƻǁǏ ƲƵǁƵƻNjƹ ǁƼƵDž. ƭǂƸ ǁƿưǁƸǂƵƻnjƽNjƵ ǁƲƾƹǁǂƲư ǃƼƵǀǏƻƸ ƽƵƾƱǃƷƴưƽƽNjƹ ƽǀưƲ ƭƻưƼư ƥưǀƽƸLjư, — ƱƵƷ ƽƸDž ƾƽ ƻƵƳƺƾ ƼƾƳ ǁǂưǂnj ǁǃljƵǁǂƲƾƼ ƶƵǁǂƾƺƸƼ Ƹ ƷƻƾƱƽNjƼ. ƢƾLJƵƽNjƹ ƽƾǁ ǁ ǂƾƽƺƸƼƸ ƽƾƷƴǀǏƼƸ ƱNjƻ ƿǀưƲƸƻnjƽƾƹ DŽƾǀƼNj; ƻƾƱ ǃƷƺƸƹ, ƽƾ ƲNjǁƾƺƸƹ Ƹ ƲNjƿǃƺƻNjƹ, ƺǀưǁƸƲƾ ƾLJƵǀLJƵƽƽNjƹ; ƲƾƻƾǁNj ǂƾƶƵ ƽưƿƾƼƸƽưƻƸ ƲƾƻƾǁNj ƸƽƴƵƹdžư — ƾLJƵƽnj ƿǀǏƼNjƵ, ƾLJƵƽnj LJƵǀƽNjƵ Ƹ ǂưƺƸƵ ƱƻƵǁǂǏljƸƵ, ƺưƺƸƵ ƱNjƲưǎǂ ǂƾƻnjƺƾ ǃ ƷƴƾǀƾƲNjDž ƻǎƴƵƹ. — ƒǀƵƼǏ-ƽƵ-ƶƴƵǂ ƲǀƵƼƵƽƸ ƽƵ ǂƵǀǏƵǂ, — ǃǁƼƵDžưǏǁnj, ǁƺưƷưƻ ƔǍƽ Ɯưƺƴƾƽưƻnjƴ, ƿǀƸǁƻǃLjƸƲưǏǁnj ƺ DžƾDžƾǂǃ Ƹ ƳǀƾƼƺƸƼ ƺǀƸƺưƼ, ƴƾƽƾǁƸƲLjƸƼǁǏ ƸƷ ǁƾǁƵƴƽƵƹ ƺƾƼƽưǂNj. — ƟƾƳǃƻǏǂnj ƾƽ ǃƼƵƵǂ! ƟǀưƲƴư, ƛǃƸ? — ƾǂƾƷƲưƻǁǏ ƞƻưDŽ ƓƵƽƴƵǀǁƾƽ. — Ƙ ƵljƵ ƺưƺ! — ƿƾƴDžƲưǂƸƻ ƛǃƸ-DŽǀưƽdžǃƷ. — ƭǂƾǂ ƿưǀƵƽnj — LJƸǁǂƾƵ Ʒƾƻƾǂƾ! — ƚƾƳƴư Ɠƾǁƿƾƴnj ƑƾƳ Ʋ ƴƵƽnj ƲƵƻƸƺƾƹ ƿǀƾƼNjƲƺƸ ƿǀƸƷƾƲƵǂ ƵƳƾ ƴǃLjǃ, — ƿǀƾƴƾƻƶưƻ Ɯưƺƴƾƽưƻnjƴ, — Ʋƾǂ ǃƲƸƴƸǂƵ, ƾƽ ǁưƼƾƳƾ Ɠƾǁƿƾƴư ƑƾƳư ƷưǁǂưƲƸǂ ƺƸƴưǂnj ƷƵƼƻǎ Ʋ ƶƵƻƾƱư. — ƒƾǂ Ǎǂƾ ƷƴƾǀƾƲƾ! — ƿǀƾƳƾƲƾǀƸƻ ƞƻưDŽ ƓƵƽƴƵǀǁƾƽ, ǁ ƸǁƺǀƵƽƽƸƼ ƲƾǁDžƸljƵƽƸƵƼ ƳƻǏƴǏ ƽư ǂǀưƺǂƸǀljƸƺư. — ƞLJƵƽnj ƴưƶƵ, — ƿƾƴǂƲƵǀƴƸƻ ƛǃƸ-DŽǀưƽdžǃƷ. — ƒNjƿnjƵƼ, LJǂƾ ƻƸ, ƿƾ ǍǂƾƼǃ ǁƻǃLJưǎ?

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ГЛАВА ВТОРАЯ ƚ ƴƲǃƼ LJưǁưƼ ƽƾLJƸ ƲǁƵ ƿǀƾƳƾƻƾƴưƻƸǁnj, Ƹ ǂưƽdžNj ǀƵLjƸƻƸ ƿǀƵǀƲưǂnj ƽư ƿƾƻLJưǁư. Ƙ ǂǃǂ-ǂƾ ƔƶƵƺ ƚƵǀƽǁ, ƲNjǁƾƺƸƹ, ƿƻƾǂƽNjƹ ƼǃƶLJƸƽư ǁ ƳǀǃƱNjƼƸ LJƵǀǂưƼƸ ƻƸdžư, ƿǀƵƴƻƾƶƸƻ ǁNjƳǀưǂnj Ʋ ƿƾƺƵǀ. ƟƾǁƻƵ ǂƾƳƾ ƺưƺ ƔƶƵƺ ƲƼƵǁǂƵ ǁ ƑƵǂǂƻƷƾƼ ƿǀƵƴƿǀƸƽǏƻ ƽƵǃƴưLJƽǃǎ ƿƾƿNjǂƺǃ ƾƱƾǁƽƾƲưǂnjǁǏ ƴưƻƵƺƾ Ʒư ƟƾƻǏǀƽNjƼ ƺǀǃƳƾƼ, Ʋ ƲƵǀDžƾƲnjǏDž ǀƵƺƸ ƚƾƹƾƺǃƺ, ƾƽ ƲƵǀƽǃƻǁǏ ƺ ǁƲƾƸƼ DŽưƺǂƾǀƸǏƼ ƽư ơƾǀƾƺƾƲƾƹ Ƹ ƨƵǁǂƸƴƵǁǏǂƾƹ ƜƸƻǏDž Ƹ ƿǃǁǂƸƻǁǏ Ʋ ƽƾƲƾƵ ƿǀƵƴƿǀƸǏǂƸƵ — ƲNjƿƸǁưƻ ƸƷ ơƾƵƴƸƽƵƽƽNjDž ƨǂưǂƾƲ ƽƵƱƾƻnjLjǃǎ ƻƵǁƾƿƸƻƺǃ Ƹ ǀƵLJƽƾƹ ƿưǀƾDžƾƴ. ƛƵǁƾƿƸƻƺư ƱNjƻư ǃƶƵ Ʋ ƿǃǂƸ: ƿƾƳƾƽljƸƺƸ-ƸƽƴƵƹdžNj ƲƵƷƻƸ ƵƵ ƽư ǁƾƱưƺưDž LJƵǀƵƷ ƧƸƻƺǃǂǁƺƸƹ ƿƵǀƵƲưƻ; Ʋ ƽưLJưƻƵ ƻƵǂư, ƿƾǁƻƵ ƻƵƴƾDžƾƴư, ƵƵ ƴƾǁǂưƲǏǂ Ʋƾƴƾƹ Ʋ ơƵǀƺƻ. Ɛ Ʋ ǁƵǀƵƴƸƽƵ ƻƵǂư, ƺƾƳƴư ƑƵǀƸƽƳƾƲƾ ƼƾǀƵ Ƹ ǃǁǂnjƵ Ʈƺƾƽư ƾLJƸǁǂǏǂǁǏ ƾǂ ƻnjƴư, ƿưǀƾDžƾƴ, ǁƾƱǀưƽƽNjƹ Ʋ ơƵƽǂ-ƜưƹƺƻƵ, ƴƲƸƽƵǂǁǏ ƲƲƵǀDž ƿƾ ǀƵƺƵ ǁ ƿƾƻƽNjƼ ƳǀǃƷƾƼ ƿǀƾƴƾƲƾƻnjǁǂƲƸǏ. Ƙǂưƺ, ƔƶƵƺ ƚƵǀƽǁ ƿǀƵƴƻƾƶƸƻ ǁǀưƷƸǂnjǁǏ Ʋ ƿƾƺƵǀ. ƛǃƸ-DŽǀưƽdžǃƷ, ƔǍƽ Ɯưƺƴƾƽưƻnjƴ Ƹ ƥǍƻ ƚǍƼƱƻ (ƺƾǂƾǀƾƼǃ ǁƸƻnjƽƾ ƿƾƲƵƷƻƾ ƽư ƛƾǁƸƽƾƹ ǀƵƺƵ), Ʒư ƽƵDžƲưǂƺƾƹ ƴưƼ ƽƵ ǂưƽdžƵƲưƲLjƸƵ, ƾDžƾǂƽƾ ǁƾƳƻưǁƸƻƸǁnj. ơǂưƻƸ Ƹǁƺưǂnj ƿǏǂƾƳƾ ƿưǀǂƽƵǀư; ƺưƺ ǀưƷ Ʋ Ǎǂƾ ƲǀƵƼǏ ƸƷ ƷưƴƽƵƹ ƺƾƼƽưǂNj ƿƾǏƲƸƻǁǏ ƭƻưƼ ƥưǀƽƸLj ƿƾƴ ǀǃƺǃ ǁ Ɯưƴƾƽƽƾƹ, ư Ʒư ƽƸƼƸ, ƿưǀư Ʒư ƿưǀƾƹ, LjƻƸ ƾǁǂưƻnjƽNjƵ ǂưƽdžƾǀNj. ƘƳǀƾƺƸ ƾƺƻƸƺƽǃƻƸ ƵƳƾ, Ƹ ƾƽ ƿƾƴƾLjƵƻ ƺ ƺưǀǂƾLJƽƾƼǃ ǁǂƾƻǃ. — ơưƴƸǁnj ǁ ƽưƼƸ, — ǁƺưƷưƻ ƚǍƼƱƻ. — ƢƵƱƵ ǁƵƳƾƴƽǏ ƺưƺ — ƲƵƷƵǂ? — Ɯưƻƾǁǂnj ƲƵƷƵǂ! — ƲƵǁƵƻƾ ƾǂƲƵǂƸƻ ƥưǀƽƸLj. Ɲƾ Ɯưƴƾƽƽư ǃƺǀưƴƺƾƹ ǁƶưƻư ƵƳƾ ƻƾƺƾǂnj: Ƶƹ DžƾǂƵƻƾǁnj ƵljƵ ƿƾǂưƽdžƵƲưǂnj ǁ ƽƸƼ. — Ɛ ƲǁƵ-ǂưƺƸ Ǐ ƻǃLJLjƵ ƿƾǂưƽdžǃǎ. ƝƵ DžƾLJƵǂǁǏ ƼƽƵ Ʋưǁ ƾƱNjƳǀNjƲưǂnj. ƝƸƺǂƾ ƽƵ ǁǂưƻ ƽưǁǂưƸƲưǂnj, ǁLJƸǂưǏ ƵƳƾ ƾǂƺưƷ ƾƺƾƽLJưǂƵƻnjƽNjƼ. Ɯưƴƾƽƽư ƿƾǂǏƽǃƻư ƵƳƾ Ʒư ǀǃƺǃ, ǁƿƵLjư ƿǀƸǁƾƵƴƸƽƸǂnjǁǏ ƺ ƺƾƼƿưƽƸƸ ǃƶƸƽưǎljƸDž ƳƾǁǂƵƹ, ƽƾ ƒǀƵƼǏƽƵ-ƶƴƵǂ ƲƴǀǃƳ ƿƵǀƵƴǃƼưƻ. ƣ ƽƵƳƾ ƽƵ ƿǀƾƿưƻư ƾDžƾǂư

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