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Full text of "Ill ︠ i ︡ ustrirovannoe izdanīe sochinenīĭ"

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113AAHIE TOBAFHIHECTBA IlEHATHArO H H3MTEJI)CKArO PJIA 
„WapoftMaa poabsa**. 

C.-neTep6ypr-b, KonoweHCKan ynnua, coSctb. aomt., JSfi 39. 



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H. B. rorojiH. 

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POCKOIUHO HHJIIOGTPHPOBAHHOE H3JIAHIE 

M'f. XIJlTil TOBiax-fc [145 neHETH. jiHCToet]. 

= jDlB"bCTH TPHAUATb H/l/lWCTPALllR = 

cneuianbHo KcnojiHeHHHxt ana HSflaHia xyaojKHHKaMH: 
8ACHEU,0BbllWb A. M.— BACHEUOBblM"b B. M— rPAHAKOBCKMM"b B. K.— 
KflOATOMTj gapoHOMT, M. n.— KAPA3MHbllV|-b H. H.— KyCTOAIEBblMTj B.— 
MAKOBCKMMIj B. E.— MAKOBCKHMTj A. B.— MflCO-BAOBblWb P. P.— 
HMJiyCOMt n. A— nUMOHEHKO H. K.— PAfi/iaHOMTj 9. h CABMUKMMI) K. A. 

ABTOTHnin CTb KapTHHt: K. n. BpH>;i;ioBa (TIocjitflHiS nent rioMneH), M. 11. KJioflTa 

(Porojib HHxaeT-fa ..Benepa he xyxopi ejiHst flHKaHbKH" A. C. nyiuKHHy. — forojifa 
c!KHraeTi> pyKonHcb .jMeprBbix-b ayin'b"), B. V. fleposa (FepoH ForoJiH xopoHHT-b asTopa), 
H. E. PtnHHa. (3anopo>KUbi, coHHHJiiomie nncbMO Kt rypeuKOMy cynraHy. — nonpHmHU-b). 
IIopTpeTM H. B, rorojiH pa6oTbi xyaoMHMKOBi: A. A. HsauoBa, B B Mara, 0. A. 
4)OHT>-MoJiJiepa k H. E. PibnHHa (rpaB. B. B. Mars). nopTperbi Marepn rorojiH h ap. nmxh. 

Ilofli. penaKiiiefi E. A. Jlni^Karo, co craThaMH aKaaeMHKa A. H. IIBIIIHHA h 

E. A. JIaqKaro, obmeflocrynHOH 6iorpa4)iefi-xapaKTepHCTHKOH H. BiipHHCKaro h 

CBodojn U35paHHUXo KpumuHecKux^ om,nieo8i o H. B. Porojit. Ki nsnaniio npHno- 

HceHbi: ^aKCHMHne ctj pyKonncH H. B. Foronsi h ero pMcyHKOBT> ki» „PeBH3opy", chhmkh 

cb MorHnb! H, B. Porona h t. n. 

KjiHiue pHcyHKOBij (asTOTHnia na M%m) HsroTOBXieHW xyfloxecTBeHHofl Ma- 
crepcKoa Anrepepa b-b Btut a flpypHMM HSBtcxHUMH apTHCTHHecKHMH saBeaeHiaMH. 

B* HsaaHie axoaaT-b: Bcfe opHrHHantHua xyno^KecTBeHHUH npoHSBeaeHiH fies-b 
BcaKHX'b coKpameHifi; pasHusi ctaTbH, BapiaHTu, orpuBKH, onuTbi, apa6ecKH, peueHsiH, 
HHCbMa H T. «.; HS-b nepenncKH c-b apystHMH; nocMepxHbiH npoHSsejieHiH; nepesoflu. 



14-feHa TPli pySnn. 



3a nepecbinny b-b npen'bnaxi> Espon. PocciH — 60 Kon.; bts 3ananH. CH6Hpb, 
TypKecraHTj h SaKacnificKyio o6jiacTfa — I p.; B-b. BocTOHHyro CH6Hpb — 1 py6. 40 Kon. 



}Kenaiomie nojiynHTb khhfh btj pocKoiuHbix-h, THcneHKbixT. KOMnosHuieft so- 
jiOTa H KpacKOH nepennerax-fa, noKpuTbixij UBfeTHbiM-b aHrjiiiicKHMTj luenKOBH- 

CTblM-b KOneHKOpOM-b, BblCbl/iaiOT-b 3a Ka>KHyK) KHHPy no 30 Kon. 

To>Ke 3a nepenjieru Bt nanKy, noKpuTue xynowecTseHHofl ofinowKOft ct ko- 
neHKopoBbiMi. KopeiiiKOM-b, sa Ka>KnyK) KHHry no 10 Kon. 



Ci> TpefioBaHiflMH odpaiuarbCR bi> KHHWHbiil CKjiaAi> ToBapHiMecTsa nenaTHaro H 
H3AaTejibCKaro p,tna ,,HapoAHaa floflbsa" 

C.-neTep6ypr'b, KonoMeHCKaa yji., eo6cT8. flOMt, N2 39. 



HJiniOCTPHPOBAHHOE H3flAHIE 
CO^HHEHltt 

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HacTOHinee HSflaHie cb ohhoh cTopoHbi npeflCTaensieT-b conHHeniH 
H, B. ForonH Bt cpaBHHTenbHO nojiHOMb BHfli> btj rhth Towaxt, 
Cb Hpyrofi — flaeTt B-b Tpex^b TOMax-b BbiflaiomiflC5! ero npoHsse- 
fleHJH. Bij BHfly BToro oTHecenbi Bb OTfl-fenb noBtcxeH. „nopTpeT-b", 
„HeBCKiH npocneKT'b" h „3anHCKH cyMacuiefliuaro", h T-feM'b napy- 
lueHt cTpoH c5opHHKa,. KOTopoMy Foronfa flan-b HassaHie Apa6ecoK'b. 
He cHHTaH ce6H Bopast. coxpaHHTb 3a ocxanbHUMH crarbsiMH c6op- 
HHKa 3T0 HasBanie, peflaKqiH cocpefloxoHHjia HXb bt^ IV xoMt, sMicxt 
CT= flpyrHMH aHanorHHHbiMH npoHssefleHisiMH, noflt oflHHM'b o6mHM'fa 
sarnaBieM'b: ..CxaxbH pa3Hoo6pa3Haro coflepMaHia". llopHflOK-b pas- 
M^meHia jiHxepaxypHaro Maxepiajia B-b I xoMt 6bim3 o6ycnoBneHT= 
nocntflOBaTenbHOCTbio nocxynneHiH HnnrocxpauiH oTb rr. xyflowHH- 
KOB-fa. Btj ocHOsy HsaaHiH nonoKeHt xeKcx-b, ycxaHosneHHUH H. C. 
THxoHpaBOBbiM-b H B. H. lUeHpoKOM'b B-b HXTj KanHxaj!bHbix-b xpyaax-b 
no HCXopiH TBopnecxBa rorona. 

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Cnff., 11 (JieepaJH, 1902 >. 



Biorpacj)HHecKiM OHepKi>. 
I. 

19-ro MapTa 1809 ro^a, Bt MieTegKi Copo^inmaxi., na rpannij'li 
rioJiTaBCKaro h Mnpropo^cKaro yis/fOBi., y He6oraTaro noMifjiifH;- 
Ka BacHJiifl A(|)aHaci.eBHia Forojia - HnoBCKaro po/iHJiCH cbihtj 
HHKOJiaii, BnocaiflCTBin snaMeHHTtiH pyccKiit nncaTejiij. 

FoflBi fliTCTBa H OTpo^ecTBa, npoBefleHHBie b-b rjiymn Majio- 
pocciH, H caMoe ManopocciiicKoe npoHCxosK^jenie rorojia ex pas- 
HBix'B cTopoH-B noBjiisiJio KaKTi Ha o6pa30BaHie ero jiHinaro xa- 
paKTepa, TaKTi h na pasBHTie h ocoSeHHOcTii ero nHcaTeatcKaro 
TaJiaHTa. 9tii paHnie roflBi nponijiii b'b po/fOBOM'B loiiiHiii OTija, 
BacHateBK'fe. YKpaHHCKie noMisiijHKH Toro BpeMenn hcimh bt:> 
^epesHflxt CBOHX'B BecbMa npocTo: hh hi. ycxpoScTB-fe flOMOBrb, 
HH Bi. oflejE^i He 6lijio y khx-b HHKaKHx-B saT-bft. /{oMa 6ijjih T-h 
ate, TITO y KpecTBanrb: BBiSijjieHHBia MasanKH cb rnHnaHBiMH no- 
jiaMH, TOJiBKO no6oJiBnie, npocTopnie h ^iHiije. BoKpyrx Foro- 
jieBCKaro TioMa Sbijii, T'tHHCTtiii caflt. 3a caflOMi. na xoami. cto- 
fljia d'iaaa oflHorjiaBaa ifepKOBB, a y noflHoma ea T'tcHHJiHCB 
KpecTBancKia xaTKH, HanojiOBHHy saKpBiTBia senenBio /jepeBteB'B. 
BoKpyrt pascTHJiajiHCB noaa h nepacnaxanHBia CTenn. Bt 9tom'b 
npHBOJiBHOM'B yrojiK't MaaopocciH 6fciJio vfli pasryjiaTBca, 6bijio 
r^i HCHBiTaTB Ha ceS'fe oSaanie MajiopyccKoii npHpoflBi. ^yxKiii 
pedeHOKi. paHo uon. HCHBiTaTB oqapoBame bc yKpaHHCKHx-B ji^t- 

HHX1. HOieS, KOTOpBia OH-B BHOCIffeflCTBiH TaKHMH TeHJtBIMH Kpa- 

CKaMH ODHCBiBaji'L Bt ..Be^epaxx na xyTopii", h npejiecTB npocTopa 
CTeneit, h Bce, q-hMx. BJie^ex'B h ^apyexx. YKpaftHa flaace npHmejiB- 
iiest B'B Hee. 

CeMeHHBia BJiiania pasBHsaJiH h no^flepHCHsajiH hchboh HHxe- 
pecx. peSeHKa k-b CBoeMy, poflHOMy. Oxei^x. HnKOJiaa BacHJiBeBHia 
6bm'b lejiOBiKX) He oco6eHHO mnpoKaro o6pa30BaHia, ho oxx. 
npapoflBi yMenx., 6a:iiaryp'B, cnasHBiH pascKas^HRX. h caM'B HHca- 
xejiB: HMX. HanHcaHo nicKOJiBKO KOMeflifi na MajiopocciHCKOMx. 
asBiKi. Hxx. niHHJiH B'B CBOB BpeMa, KaKx. nepBBia hohbitkh bx. 
9T0MX. pofl-fe Ha yKpaHHCKOMx> Hap^TiiH, a H. B. ForojiB bho- 

CJI'feTlCXBiH npHBOflHJIX. BMflepajKH li3'h HHXX> BX> BBflt 3nHrpac{)0BX. 
KX CB0HMX> paSCKaSaMX.. CociflH OXOXHO C06HpajIHCB BX> npasflHHEH; 

K-B rQcxeHpiHMHBiMx. xosacBaMx. BacHJiBeBKH. Korfla 6biji'b kebx. 
Ji'hfl'h H, B. ForoJia, StiBniiH hojikoboS nncapB KasaijKaro BoScKa, 
Bt BaciijiBeBKi oco6eHHO 6bijih Bt xofly pascKasti npo cxapoe 



Bpe>m iia yKpafiH-i, iipo 3anopoHCCKj'io C'fc'ii., CTapuHHtta nicHH, 
iipo BOJibHoe Kasa^ecTBO h npo 6opi.6y ero cb nojiHKaMH, TaTa- 
paMH H TypKaMH. MaaeHbidii cbih-b xo3flHHa flOMa oStiKHOBeHHO 
BepT^jica TjT'h me, cpe^H BspocaMxi., cjiymaji'B po3CKa3HH, myTKH 
H npHdayTKH. BM'fecT'i co BspocjitiMii oHt, KOHe'iHO, He past c:iy- 
maat h „fljMhi" (niciiii o nponijiOM'B yKpaHHu), KaKia h ^OHtiHi 
TaM-B II cflMt pacnijBaioTi. Bt MajiopocciH cTpancTByioirrie niBi^H- 
KoSsapn. KoosapB — ^SoHBmeio qacTBK) cxapHK-B-Hiimifi, HHorfla 
c.i'fenoH:, conpoBOJKflaiomiS CBOe n-inie nrpofl na „Ko63'fe" (poflT. 
rnxapBi), — h Bt T'fe BpeMena, Kor^a aaiBLi Sbijih eiije npeflaHia 
cjiaBHaro nponijiaro, oh'b otiBa.i'B b'b BaciMBeBKi, KonegHO, 3Ke- 

JiaHHBIM'B rOCTeM'B. 

Ha JKeHCKoit iiojioBiiH'ife pedeHOKTb xaKHce ycBaaBaji'B BceBOs- 

MOJKHBia lepXBI oSBiqaeBt H npaBOB'B yKpaHHCKOH 3KH3HH, cjibi- 

maji'B MHOJKeoTBO CKasoK-B H noBipifl, cTpamHBie pa3CKa3Bi o npo- 
flijiKax-B ^opTa H BiflBHTb, nojiHBiH no3THqecKOit npejiecTH nereHflBi 
o pycanKax'B. MaxB dy^yiiTaro nHcaxeafl, M. H. ForojiB, ropaio 
jiioSHBinaa h 6ajiOBaBmaa ero, 6o3Bniaa xjionoTyHBa h OTJingnaa 
xosaiiKa, co cbohmh oEpyjKaiomHMii BBeaa ctina b-b bbcb stotx 
Mip'B no9THqecKHX'B HapoflHBix'B npeflamfi h oStraaeBi). H Bno- 
cjiiflCTBiii OB'S oSpaniajica k'b MaTepn 3a cnpaBKaMH o pasHHxa. 
HapoflHBix'B odBi^aaxTi, k&kt. wh anaTOKy no axpS ^acTH. 

/{iTCTBO H. B. Forojia npomjio bx bdcTailOBKi naTpiapxajiBHoft, 

B'B Cpe^li, K'B KOTOpOH SbIHO TaK'B HpHM'iHHMO EC COOCTBeHHOe 

ero BBipaateme, hto s^icB hh o^ho SKejianie „He nepeneTaJio sa 
qacTOKoa'B, OKpyacaioiiiiH He6o;iBmo2 .flBopHiCB, 3a nneTenB ca^a, 
HanojiHeHHaro aSnoHaMH h caHBaMH, 3a flepeBencKia h36bi, ero 
OKpyjKaroiifia, nomaTHyBiniaca na CTopoHy, ocfiHeHHBia BepfiaMH, 
6y3HHoio H rpyraaMH". B'B 9to1: naTpiapxajiBHoS oScTanoBK'fi Bcb 
acHsaeHHBia aBjieiiia npHHHMajmcB, KaK'B h'Stito Henpe:a[03KH06, 
He flonycKaroiyee kphthkh. CaMoe Kp'fenocTHOe npaso, npn flo6po- 

flymnOM'B XapaKTep'fe „CTapOCB'feTCKHX'B nOM'iH^HKOB'B", KaKHMH 
6bIJIH flO HSB'hCTHOH CTCHeHH pOflHTenH H. B. ForOJia, HHKOMy 

He KasajiocB ti'Sm'b-to HecooTB'feTCTByionjHM'B TiejiOB'fegecKOMy flo- 
cTOHHCTBy H:aH KaKHM'B-aH6o sjiOM'B. upocTOflyniHa H Kp'hnKa 6uaa. 
H xa rjiyOOKaa pejiHiiosnocTB, KOTopyio BHyniHJia H. B. Forojiio 
ero MaTB. 

BjiaroflyniHBia naTpiapxajiBHBia oTHomenia B'B ceMB'i, poB- 
Hoe Te^ieHie hchshh ea 6bijih Bnoas'fe CaaronpiaTHBiTina chokoh- 
naro pa3BHTia pe6eHKa h flJia Toro, qTo6Bi ohj. CTpacTHO npa- 
Ba3ajica K'B po/fHOMy 6BiTy. BnocJi'JsflCTBm ForoJiB jhoQhji'B Bcno- 

MHHaXB O , CBOeM-B C^iaCTJIHBOM'B fl'iTCTB'fe HO CaMOMy HH^TOJE- 

HOMv noBOfly. Bt, HesaT'fefljiHBOM'B po^H'rejiBCKOM'B aoM-fe flBepH 
Qbijiii CO CKpHHOM-B, H Korfla TfBepB B'B ciiHH CKpHn'ijia^e6eHKy 
KasaaocB, ito ona acanoBajj^cB: „%T]DniKH, a 3a6Hy!" — jEcjih mh'B 
cJry^iHTca HHor^a 3fl'icB je$hiffi,ii.S^., CKpnn'B flB.epeH,— nHcan'B Fo- 
rosB, HciiBa yjKe B'B IleTepoypra:— ■rorfla na Mena Bflpyr'B TaK'B 
p naxHCT'B ^epeBHeio: hhscbbkoh KOMHaTKot, osapeHHon CB'feqKOio 



tit cTapHHHOM'B noflCB'iTiHHKi; yaaHiOMt, yjKe CTOflrtfHM'B na CTOJii; 
MaficKOH) TeMHOH) HO^iBK), rjiH^flmeK) lis-B cafla, 0KB03I. pacTBopeii- 
Hoe OKHO, Ha CTOJi'i., ycTaBJieHHBiH npadopaMH; co;iOBBeM'B, ko- 
TopBiH o6flaeTi> ca^t, ^om'b ii TiajitHioio p-hKy cbohmh pacKaTaMii; 
CTpaxoM-B H luonoTOMi. B-feTBcS... H, BoHce! KaKaa /fJiHHHaa naB-fe- 
BaeTca mh^ Tor/ia BepeHHija BOCiioMHHaHm!" 

Bx pa^y TaKHX-B BOcnoMHHaHifl caMoro Forojia uejihsa. ne 
ynoManyTB o6'b oflHOMt odcTOflTejiBCTB-fe, KOTopoe yKasBiBaeTrt, 
KaK:b paHO, paflOM'B ci> flymeBHOio qyTKOCTB'io h Bne^aTJiHTejiB- 
HOCTBK) peSeHKa, saMiiiaeTca BOi hbh-b Soji'fesHeHHaa ^epxa, npe/^- 
BicTUHK'B SyflynjeH HepBHoii pacmaTaHHOOTH nncaTe.ia. 

PascKasBiBaa, KaK'B yMep-B Ac|)aHaciH HsaHOBH^'B, cJiBimaBiniH 
npefl-B CMepTBH) raacB noKofinoH yace IlyjiBxepin HBaHOBHBi, Fo- 
roaiB flo6aBaaeTr&: „BaM'B, Cesx coMHinia, Korfla-HH6y;fB cjiyqanocB 
caBimaTB ronocx, nasBiBaiomiH Baci. no HMeiin, KOTopBiS npocTo- 
jiiOflHHBi o6'BacHaK)T'B T^M-B.^TO flyina CTOCKOBajiacB 3a qejiOB'lj- 
K0M1. H npHSBtBaeTt ero, h nocjii KOToparo cjiiffjeT'h HeMnnyeMO 
CMepTB. npH3HaK)CB, nwh Bcer/[a 6biji7> CTpaineHi. stot'b xaHH- 

CTBeHHBIH 30B'B. 3 nOMHK), ^TO Bt fl^TCTBi a ^laCTO erO C.IBimafl'B: 

HHor/ia Bflpyri nosa^cH Mena kto-to aBCXBeHHO npoHsnocHJi'B uOe 

HMa. /leHB odBIKHOBCHHO B-B 9TO BpeMa eBIJI-B caMBIH aCHBIH H 

cojiHe^HBiii; hec oahh-b jihct-b bi> cajxj Ha /lepeBls ne meBejiHJica; 
THniHHa SsiJiaMepTBaa; flaace KysHe^HK-B b-b 9to Bpesia nepecxaBajiT. 
KpmaTB; HH ;ryuiH bx ca/ty. Ho, npH;3HaiocB, ecjiH 6bi ho^b canaa 
Qiinenaa h Oypnaa, co BciMt a^OMt CTHxiii, nacTHrjia m0hh 
o/[Horo cpeflH Henpoxo^HMaro Jiica, a 6bi kg TaK-B ncnyrajica ea, 
KaK'B 3T0H: yacacHOH THmmiBi cpeflH 6e3o6na'iHaro /jna. fl o6bik- 
HOseHHo TaKrB 6'fejKa:i'B ch sejiH'iaHraHM'B CTpaxoM^B h saHHMas- 
inHMca flBixanieM-B hsx cafla, h Tor^a tojibko ycnoKaHsaJica, Kor/ia 
nonaflajica mh^ HaBCTpi^y KaKOH-nndyflB TiejiOBiKt, bh^-b ko- 
TOparo HsroHan-B 3Ty CTpaniHyio cep/^eqHyK) nycTMHio". 



II. 

Bt Ha^ajii 1821 ro/ta poflHTean noMicTHJiH MajiBqHKa bi> Hi- 
jKHHCKyio „rHMHa3iK) BBiciuHX'B HayKi.". 9x0 y^HJinn^e, ecjiH h 
He Mor:io flaxB mhofo SHanm, noTOMy qxc yieHBe bx hgm'b xpo- 
Mano, TO HM^jio Ty xopomyio CTopony, qxo BoenHTaHHHKaM'B 
3KHJI0CB BrB newh npocTO h npHBOJiBHo: hx-b ne cxapajiHCB nepe- 
/lijiaTB, BO qTO 6bi to hh cTajio, na o^hh-b hhhhbih odpasei^'B. 
Kto xoT'feji'B, Hep'fcflKO Morx nn^iwh ne sanHMaTBca h tojibko 
pisBHTBca Bx. dojiBmoM'B T'hHiicTOM'B cafly, OKpyacaBineM-B y-qn- 
jtHHJte. Ho fliTflM'B, 6oji'he flapoBHTBiMt, oflHi nia-iocTH CKopo Ha- 
40'hflajiii. 3a6paBinHCB bx. yKpoMHBiH yroji'B ca^a, BsrpoMOSflHB- 
niHCB Ha cyKx. cxaparo ^epeBa, hhoS saiHTBiBanca KaKoio-HE- 

6yflB KHHrOK) HJIH BMiCTi CB TOBapHnjaMH TaKt HJIH HHaie HC- 

Kajit nHnjH fljia CBoero yMCTseHHaro pa3BHTia. 

IlepBoe BpeMa HOBHTieK-B chjibho cKjnaji'h Bt lUKOJi'ft no ceMBi 



H pOflHOM-L ^OMi. OhI. 6mJ11. MaJIBTIHEI. Xyy^eHtKifi, CJiaStlH H lie 

Mor'B npHHHMaTB ygacTia bi, myMHBiXT> npoKasax-B TOBapiinteii 

K HrpaXt, BTi KOTOptlXI. Tpe60BaJI0CI> MHOrO CHJIBI H flBHSKeHlH. 
TilKHXI. ^ixeit niKOJIBHHKH odBIKHOBeilHO He fl0JII06aHBai0T1>. To- 

rojia Toace nofl/ipasHHBajiH, ho OHt OT^ijiBiBajii. T'fex'B, kto ero 
saTporHBajiTi, kojikhmh HacM'hniKaMH, TaK-B ^ito CKopo ero ocTa- 

BHJIH B'B nOKOi. HOTOM'B, odjKHBHIHCB Bl HIKOJli, H OHt He OT- 

CTaBajiTi OT-B flpyrHXTi B'B pasKHXi) npoKasax'B h jik)6hji'b nofl- 
inyTHTB Hafl'B KaKHMX-Hndy/iB npocTOBaTBiM-B TOBapHnjeMTi. 

y Forojifl 6Bijia OTJiH^iHaH nanaTB, ohx JierKO cxsaTBiBaJiB 
sepxyniKH Toro, HOMy yi-iHJiH B'B rHMHasin, h JierKO nepexoflHJii. 
Hst KJiacca B'B KjraccB, saHHMaacB, KaK'B CTiflyex'B, toubko nepofli. 

CaMBIMH SKSaMOHaMH. Oh'B He JIi06HJI'B. MaTBMaTHKH H- HO^TH 

coBCJfjM'B He BBiyimjica HHOCTpaHHtiM'B asBiKaM'B. OxoTH-he Bcero 

ForojiB saHHMancfl pncoBameM'B h aa.T'kM'h pyccKOio jiHTepaTypoK). 

IIpenoflaBaHie nocji'iflHeS Sbijio, OflnaKO, B'B H'hsKHHCKOM'B 

JIHI^'fee B'B HJia^eBHOMrB COCTOHHiH, nOflo6HO, BnpOTieM'B, H flpyrHM'B 

HayKaM'B. 

BM'tC'l'Jfi C% TOsapHH^aMH, cpeflH KOTOptlXT) 6biJIH aiodHTSJIH 

jiHTepaxypBi, Forojiio npHXOflHJiocB caMOJiy o6pa30BBiBaTB CBoit 
JiHxepaTypHBiH sKycB, h mokho 4yMaTB, ^to HMenno 3Ta nesa- 
BHCHMOCTB ero OT'B HiKOJiBHaro noHHMaHia HHTepaTypBi bc ^ajia 
eiiy BOSMoacHOCTB iiosflwhe BBicTynHTB flo TaKoit cTenenH opn- 
THHaJIBHHM'B HHcaTeneMt. 

3a mecTB Ji'^T'h npeSBiBaniH st H-feHCHHCKoii rHMHasin rorojiB 
ycH'feji'B nepeiiHTaTB hohth Bc-fe Torflaninia hobhhkh pyccKoii jih- 
TepaTypBi, h na nepBOM'B MicT-fe CToajiH, Kone^HO, coiiHHeHia 
IlyniKHHa, BOsdyacflaBmia, ct noaBjieHia B'B ne^iaxn ..Pycnana h 

JIlOflMHJIBi" (1819 r.), He6BIBajIBIH BOCTOpr'B, HO/^flepjKHBaeMBIH HO- 

BBiMH H HOBBiMH npoHSBefleniaMH. He yme.TB OT'B 9Toro ctojib 
ecTecTBeHHaro Bniania h ForojiB. Oh'B, noflodno flpyraM-B, aayiH- 
Ba.TB HaHsycT-B H'fejiBia crpanimBi cthxob'b IlymKHHa h caM'B 

HpodoBaJI-B HHCaTB CTHXH. 

JIioSHTejiB qTenifl, ForojiB craji'B cpe^H cbohx'b TOBapHmefi 

xpaHHTGJieM'B KHHP'B, KOTOpBia OHH nOKynajIII B'B CKJiaA^HHy. 

KHHrH BBifl:aBajiHCB flJia TiTenia no o^iepeflH. nony^HBiniH KHHry 
flOJiJKeH'B QBiJit, B'B HpHcyTCTBiH Forojia, ycfecTBca ihhho he CKa- 
MeiiKy H He BCTaBaxB cb M'fecTa flo T'ix'B nop'B, noKa He Boaspa- 
THT'B KHHrH. 9Toro Majio: ForojiB co6cTBeHHopy^HO saBepTtiBaji'B 
6yMa3KKOH KasKflOMy ^HTa'rejuo 6ojiBmoH HyKaaaTeaBHBiH najiBitBi, 
qToQ'B He na^KajiHCB yrjiBi cxpaHHrif'B, h Torfla tojibko sB'fepaji'B 
eiiy KHHry, KaK'B ^paroij'iHHOCTB. 

HOTOM'B ForonB sa^yMaifB h caM'B H3/iaBaTB atypnaji'B. 9to 
cTOHJio eMy dojiBHiHX'B xjiOHOT'B. JKypHaji'B oKpecTHJiH nasBa- 
HieM'B „3B'fe3fla". Houth BC-b cTaxBH HHcan'B caM'B ForoJiB. ^to6'b 

npHflaXB TCXpaflKaM'B BH^'B KHHSCeK'B, OH'B HpOCHHCHBaJI'B Et'JfjJIBIfl 

HO^H, paspHcoBBiBaa o6jioniKj, h nepBaro HHCJia Kaa^^aro M*fe- 



7 

CHija TexpaflKR ..Ssis^u" TopatecTBeHHO iipeno^HocH-nacb n:iii 
^iTenia Bcrkwh 3KejiaK)ii[HMi>. 

B-b aTOH „3B'h3fli[>" cxaTbH roroJM 6bijih Bcfe b^ TopH^ecTBen- 
HOM-B pofli, cocTOJMH H3t pasHBixt BosBBinieHHBixT. pascysK^eHiit. 
roro.uB HanHcaji-B, npaBfla, KaKt-xo caxiipy na HiacHHCKie HpaBti: 
..Hiqxo o H^jKHH-b hjih: v^ypaKaM-B aaKOH'B He nncaHX.", H3o6pa- 
JKaa BX. Heii xKnaiecKia ^epxBi pasHBixxi coctiobIh; (caxnpa 3xa 
He coxpaHHJiacb). OflnaKO, hh ohx. caMx>, hh ero xoBapHu^H ne 
flyMajiH Bx, xo BpeMs, hxo ForojiB 6y4eTX. HHcaxejieMx., bca bg- 
jiHKaa CHJia Koxoparo — bx. CM'BX'fe. 

KoMH^ecKia xajianxx. ForojiH, cnoco6HOCTB noAM-fexHTB h apKO 
BBicxaBHXB napyjKy CM'imHBiH cxopoHH h c.naSocxH iiejiOBiKa 
npoflBJiHJiHCB yjKe bx. 3xo BpeMH BX. oxHomemaxx. 6yflyn;aro 
HHcaxejiH K'B niKOJiBHBiMX. xoBapHHfaMX. H BX. ero xeaxpaJiBHBixx. 
ycnixaxx.. 

Bx. HiyxKaxx. ForoJifl, KoxopBiMH oh'b TiajKo HaflO't^ajix. /(pyrHMx., 
6hjio yate saM'txHO yflHBHxeaBHoe yM^HBe noflM-feqaxB b'b jho^hxx. 
MejiKia H KpyHHBia, CMiniHBia h cepBesHBia ^lepTBr, qacTO HesaMix- 
HBia flpyrHMX.. FoBopHJiH, ^xo ForoJiB ysiiexx. ne xo^xo nepeflpas- 
HHXB TieaoBiKa, ho yraflaxB ero, to ecxB yra^axb, qxo n KaKX. ohx. 
cflinaexx. hjih 6yflexx. roBopnxB bx> xomx. hjih hhomx. cxyqai. 

Bo BpeMa oflHOH noisflKii 40MOH na Jtixnie npas/iHHKH, Fofojib 
yBJiGKcaxeaxpoMx.. He^ajieKO oxx. BacHJiBeBKH, bx> cejii KHdHnnaxx., 
jkhjix. Ha HOKO^fe 6oi"axBiH BOJiBMoaca, 6BiBmiH MHHHCxpx. Jl. n. Tpo- 
iijHHCKiii, BBiniefliniit hsx. npocxBixx, KasaKOB't. BacHJiifi A(|)aHacB- 
eBH^x. ForojiB HpHxoflHJica Tpon;HHCKOMy ^aJiBHHMx. po/iCTBen- 

HHKOMX. H HpaBHJICa BMy 3a CBOH BeCeJIBIH HpaBX., yM'B H flap^ CJIOBa. 

BejiBMOJKa 3EHJIX. Ha mnpoKyro Hory: y nero Bcer;(a codnpaJiocB 
MHoro Hapo^y, ohx. jik)6hjix. xeaxpx. H3aBejix>eroy ce6a. BaciciiH 
A^janacBeBHix. 6ojiBnie Bcixx. xjionoxajix. npH ycxpoficxBi xeaxpa 
H cxaBHJix. sflicB CBOH MajiopocciHCKia KOMe/liH. 

H. B. ForoJiB npHsesx. B'B HijKHHx. bx. rHMnasiio Oflny KOMefliio 
KoxopyK)HrpaJiHyTpoH[HHCKaro,HH07i6Hjix>xoBapHmeHpa3BirpaxB 
ee caMHMX.. CKopoTeaTpx.cxaJix.rjiaBHBiMX.pa3BJieHeHieMX.Bx.yqH- 
jiHH^'fe. Bx. cKJiafl^HHy sasejiH koctiombi, ycxpoHJiH ho yKasamro 
ForoJia TjeKoparjiH: OHx>Hce h pacniiCBiBajix. hxx.. HanajiBOXBO thm- 
Ha3iH pa3p'imHJio 9xh npe^cxaBJieHia ex. xiiMx., hto6x. ^aBajiHCB h 
(|)paHi(y3CKia co^HneHia: oho flynajio 9thmx> 3aoxoxHTB BOCHHxan- 
hhkobx. K'B Hsyqeniio c|)paHi;y3CKaro asBiKa; o^fnaKO, He bbiboah- 
jiHCB H pyccKia, h MajiopoccmcKia KOMe^iH. Fotojib 6bijix. cpeflH xo- 
BapHH^en jtyiiHHMTb aKxepoMX.. Oh'b yMijix. aciiBO nepenHMaxB 
ManepM, flaace ro.Tiocx. flpyrnxx. h oco6eHHO oxjinHaotca b'b micojifc- 
HOMX. xeaxp'fe, nrpaa cxapyx'B. 9toxx. ihkojibhbih xeaxpx. cKopo 
xaKX. npojDJiaBHJica, ^to Ha ero npeflcxaBJieHia codnpajiHCB h ro- 
poflCKie acHxejiH. 

KaKX. HH saMaH^HSBi 6BiBajiH fljia Forojia 3aHaTia bx, lUKoa't jiHxe- 
paxypoK) H xeaxpoMx, OH-BKaacflyio Becny 3a/i:ojiro flo aixa psajica 
yace h3'b H'fcaiHHa flOMoit. IIo-fesflKa /iomoh 6Bi.xa 4.xa iiero nacxo- 



ailTHMI. npa3/IHHK0M1>. 06l>IKH0BeHH0 3a HHMT. H erO ^BVMH TOBa- 

pamaMH, cociflflMH no HM'feHiio, npacLiJiajtH nOM'fecTHrejiBHHH Ta- 
paHTacB; maah^JiKOTsi, CHadacann bcakhmh flOManiHHMH npnnacaMH, 
H OHH TporaJIHCB BX HyTB Ch KpinOCTHHMt KyiepoMi) H jiaKeeM-B. 
B'B flOpOr-fe flHH TpH-^ieTHpe OHH MOrJIH maJIHTB H npOKaSHTB 

CKOJiBKO yroflHO, a rorojiB, KpoM-fe Toro, Hca/(HO npHCMaxpHBajica kg 
BceMV BCTpi^iHOMy: Bce sanHMano ero, BcaKoe sflanie, BcaKiS npo- 
xojEm, — Bce sacTaBjiajro pa6oTaTB ero ntiJiKoe BoodpasKenie... 

TaKX pOCB B'B fl-fexCTB-h H OXpQTieCTB'fe TorOJIB, JKaflHO EHHTHBajI 

Bci pa3HOo6pa3HHH BneiaTJiiHiH OKpyHcaBraeS ero h OTKpBiBas- 
raeficH npefl-B hkhtb jkhshh, norjionjCHHtiH KaKHMH-TO, ^yac/iBiMH 

BOilM'B 4pyriIM'B, ^MaMH,K0T0pBIH 0H1> TaHJI-B OTtTOBapHDjeH, p^feflKO- 
piflKO KOMy OTKpBIBaa HX-B B'B ^laCBI OTKpOBeHHOCTH. 3a TaKyio 

CKpBiTHOCTB TOBapHiEfH nposBajiH ero „TaHHCTBeHHHfi Kapjia". 

IIpefl'B HHMH OH'B CHOCOSeH'B 6biJI'B HBjraTBCa Cb CaMBIX'B pa3H0- 
06pa3HBIX'B CTOpOH'B. OflHaJKy^BI OH'B HHCajt'B odt QTOM'B MaTCpH 

H3'B H'iHCHHa: „a no^HTaiocB sara^Kofi ftaa Bcfex'B; hhkto ne pa3- 
raflajit Menst coBepmeHHo. Y BacB noiHTaiOT'B Mens cBoenpaB- 

HBIM'B, KaKHM'B-TO HeCHOCHBIM'b He^aHTOM'B, flyMaiOmHM'B, ^TO 

OH'B cos^aH'B Ha flpyroH jia^'B oTt jiio^eH... S^'Bcb Mens nasBi- 

BaiOT'B CMHpeHHHKOM'B.HfleaJIOM'B KpOTOCTH HTepH'tmH. B'B OflHOM'B 

M'fecT'fe a caMMH KpoTKift, thxIh, y^THBBiH, B'B TipyroMrb — yrpio- 

MBlS, 3aflyMTIHBBlS, HeOTecaHHBIH, BTb TpeTBeM'B — 60JITJIHB'B H 40- 

KyioH'B 40 qpesBuqaHHOCTH, y HHBixx. — yMeH'B, y flpyrnx'B — 

TSJWh". 

HaKanyH'fe BBixo^a roroaans'B rHMHa3m, npe^'B HnM-BpHcoBa- 
jiHCB KaKie TO CB'feTJiBie HJiaHH 6y4ynieH fl'tflTejiBHOCTH B'B IleTep- 

Sypr'fe, HOCHJIHcft. Me^ITEI O CJtaB'fe H KaKOM'B-TO BenHKOM'B nOflBHrf. 
..BBITBB'BMip'feHHe 03HaqHTB CBOerO Cym:eCTBOBaHifl — STOflJIflMeHfl 

yatacHo!" — HHuieT'B OH'B. He ysHanHMH en;e hhk'^m'b, oh-b h 
caM-B He Mor'B onpea-JfiiiHTB cBoero Hpe4Ha3Ha^eHia, ho ahhib CMyx- 
Ho cosHasaai. B'B ceS-b KaKia-xo HeodtiKHOBenHBia chhbi. Boc- 
HHxaHHBtS MaxepBK) B'B pejtHrio3HOM'B HacxpoeniH, OH'B B'B npe/i- 
TiyBCXBin 6yflyn;aro pano saflaexca MHcxH^ecKOio yB'tpennocxBro 
Bi> KaKoft-xo ocofieiiHOH 3a6ox'fe o hbivtb IIpoBHfl'iiHia. B'B xo ace 
BpeMa Bt HCM'B paHO pasBHsaexca h xo caM0nK)6ie, Koxopoe 3a- 
cxaBnajio ero xaaxB b% ce6'fe cboh Me^xBi h mbicjih. 

OflHHX> HSt xoBapHHfeH Forojra nepeflaex'B yflHBHxejiBHBiH 
cjiygafl, noKa3MBaioiHiH, 40 KaKoS cxenenn lOHoma-roroaB, caMt 
3aMKHyxBiH ox'B Bcfex-B, yM'feji'B npoHHKaxB B'B qysKyio 4yniy h ho 
iipoH3Bony Hrpaxb qyacxBaMH h HacxpoeniaMH Mi04eH. 04Haac4Bi 
Ha HporyjiK'fe npiaxejiH 4na coKpaHjenia nyxH npodnpanHCB 'qipes'B 
KpecxBaHCKiH oropo4'B, h hx'b cxajia xHaxB h3'b nero KaKaa-xo 
M0Ji04Hita. ForojiB B'B oxMecxKy cxaji'B cepsesHO ys'bpaxB acen- 
ntHHy, iixo peSenoKx. ea KaK'B 4B'fe KanjiH bo4£i noxoacB na no- 
poceHKa, H npHBenx ee B'B coBepmenHoe HencxoscxBo. MoJI04H^a 
nod'bacajia k'b Myacy acajroBaxBca na BH4yMKy mnSeHHHKOB'B (bh- 

C'bjIBHHKOBX)) — HIKO.UHpOB'B. HO XOXO.TI'B XJia4HOKpOBHO CKaSaJIX. 



>KeH-fe. „HTO-av1,,M03KeT'B 6uTb,HnpaB4a;3T0 Te6'fe SaTO, qXOTBI mchh 

Ka6aHOM'BHa3MBaemB". Hotowb OB'S nocoB'M'OBaa'B uiKOJiBHHKaM'jb 
ydnpaTBca bo-cbosch, qToSu ocKopGjieHHaH MaxB Hxt He no6H;jia. 
Mojio^Hi^a, flificTBHTejiBHo, BoopyacHJiacB nanKOH). Ho ForojiB 
CMifejio noflomeji'B ktj neSi;, CTpji-B roBopHTB en, ^ito-moji'b KaK-B-ace 
He CTBiflHO en ayinaTB, ^to ea xoponieHKift MaaBTiHEt noxoacB na 

nopOCCHKa, B-B nicKOJIBKO MnHyT-B B-B nOHHTHMX'B KpeCTBflHK'fe 

enoBa.x'h HapHcoaaji'B efi, KaKoe fijiecTflmee Sy^ynjee oacHaaeT-B 
ee H ea CBina, Kor^a orni BepneTca hs-b MOCKaneft o(|)HiiepoM'B h 
dyflieT-B HasHaiieH'B ropoflHHqHMTi, Kan's ona SyytsT'B b-b Ka^^ecTB'fe 
MaxepH ropo^iHH^aro 6paTB flapoM^ b-b JiaBK-h, ^ito hojiioShtcs, h 
o^apoBaji'B npocTO/fyiuHyK) xoxjiyniKy TaK^, qro xa jCOBepnieHHO 
pacTaajia h aacKOBo npoBO^HJia Forojia cb TOBapnmeM'B. „H'feT'B, 
naHHiy, bojih sama, aTro-To ne npocxoe"— HsyMHJica, HaKOHenTb, 
ea MyacB: „a inen'B cro^a h Soaaca, htoS'b ona BaM-B hocob-b ne 
OTKycajia, aaji., CMOTpio bh ee b-b arnnqKy (oBe^Ky) oSepnynH... 
He npocToe, el-efl ne npocToe, — 6opMOTaji'B owh: npocTO ^apoB- 
HHEX (qapoflM!) Cmotph, KaKaa ^(oopaa h pasyMHaa CTajia"... 

ToBapnnj'B Forojia BBipaSHa-B eny HsyMnenie, Kor^a oh-b yc- 
nia-B TaKx. HsyiHTB xapaKxepij nocejiamb. 

— ..Ax^B, ecandi. b-b caMOM'B ffka'b 3to 6bijio xaK^, — OTB-feqaJi'B 
ForojiB CB o/tyraeBJieHieM'B: — Tor^a bck) jkhbhb a nocaaTHJi'B 6bi 
jHoSesHOH Moefi poflHEi, OHHCBiBaa ea npnpo^y, lOMopx. ea jkh- 
Teneft, c\b nxi, oSLi^caaMii, noB'fepBaMH, HsycTHBiMH npeflaniaMHH 
itereHflaMH. CorjiacHTecB: hcto^hhk'b o6HJiBHBm, HeHciepnaeMBifi, 
pyflHHK'B SoraTbiS h enje ne no^aTBiH"... 

HSLKTi B-B H)HBie TOfla BTi SaMBICJiaX'B ForOJia 6pOflHJIH Me^ITBI h 

o HHTepaTypHOH fl-haTejiBHOCTH na xeMy mnpoKaro HSoSpaacenia 

HapO^HOH HJHSHH, BTb TO BpCMa B'B aHTepaTJ'p-b eH^e HO^ITH HH- 

KisMrB He saTpoHyToS. 

H-bjKHHCKyio THMHasiio ForoHB OKOH'iHJi'B ;!I'£tom'b 1828 r., 
npoBefla B'B Heft mecxB a'ix'B h BbiH^a hs'b nea cb SBanieM'B ffh&- 
cxBHxejiBHaro fcxyflenxa. B'B sxh roflBi ynep'B ero oxen's, h 
lOHoni'fe nopa 6bmo cx9xb Ha cboh coScxBenHtia Horn. 



in. 

OKaHiHBaa yieHBe B'B h'^jkhhckoh rHMHasin, ForoaB bo CH'fe h 
Ha any rpesHJi'B HexepSyproMt. Ont Me^ixa.x'B o nocxynjiemH na 
rocy^apcxBeHHyio cjiyatSy, nafl'ianca, ^xo cpasy nojiy^iHT'B bh^- 
Hoe M'Bcxo H noH^iex'B flaneKG, Me^qxaji'B o cxojxh^hom'b xeaxp'i h 
o no'fesflK'fe sarpaHHHy. Cjiobom'b, exojiHija npeflcxaBJiajiacB eMy 
KaKHM'B-xo paeM'B, rfl'B ero acflyx'B BejiHida flijia, h noflBHrn, h 
BcaKia pa^ocxH. 

B'B fleKa6p'fe 1828 r. ohi., HaKOnert'B, xpoHyjica B'B ^laaeKifl 
nyxB CB oflHHM^ xoBapHigeM'B. Bck) 4opory ohh BOJiHOBaaHCB, 



10 

KaKt fl'feTH. '^ToQi.i He nopTHTB nepBaro BneqaTH-iiiin ott. cto- 
jiHifu, ForojiB iiapo^HO uo-hxa.JVb ne ^lepea'B MocKBy, a Tipe3'i. 
B-hjiopycciio. HaKOHeui., H3/{ajiH noKasajiHci. SesiHcaenHHe ornH, 
BOSBinjaBinie o npHdjiHjKeniH k-b IleTepfiypry. 

HeTepQypr'B bctp^thjiI) Forojis xoho^ho. BDnoina oqenB na- 

4'feflJICfl Ha HHCBMa SHaKOMBIXTb K^ paSHBIMl. BJliHTeJIBHBIM'B JIK)- 
^HM-B, npHBeSeHHBIH HSTi HijEHHa, H JlJMa.II.-h, gi'O CB 3THMB[ HHCB- 

MaMH jierKO HafifleTt noKpoBHTejieS h xopoinee m'Ijto na ejiy3K6'£. 
Ho noKpoBHTenH, kotopbimi. pasHBie HCKaTejiH M'hcx'B, KOne'iHo, 
o^ieHB Hafloi^ajiH, npHHHManH Forojia cyxo h oT^'fejiBiBajiHCB 
OflHHMH oSiii^aHiaMH. 4eHBrii, npiiBeseHHtiH ForojieM'B hs-b 40My, 
npHXOflHJiH K'B KOHify; CH'fe/iOBajio cepBesHO no/jyMaTB o npincKa- 

hIh CpeflCTBl. K'B JKH3HII. 

IIpesK/ie Bcero ForojiB HBiTaeTca ripoaoKHTB cedi flopopy jiii- 
TepaxypHBiMt Tpy^oMX. Epaftne caMOJiio6HBo othochcb k'b mbichh 
o B03M03KHOH Heyfla^i'fe, ForojiB TaiiTCfl ^aace ot'b 6jiH5KaiiraHX'B 
cbohxtj npiflxejieH, — HiacHHiteBTi, oflHOBpeMeiiHo ci. hhm'b nepe- 
cejiHBiuHxca b-b CTOJiHiiy. Eiije b-b 1827 r. hm-b iianHcana 6BiJia 

BO BKyci H-hMei^KHXt pOMaHTHKOB'B H^HJIJIHqeCKaa n09MaH3'B H'feMeH- 

KoiiacH3HH „raHii'B KioxeiiBrapTeH'B". OcHosy no9MBi cocTaBJiaeT'i, 
6opB6a B-B flymi loiiaro Me^iTaTejia Meac^y .tik)6obbk) kt. poflHoit 
flepeByniK'fe h Me^iTaMH o cjiaB'fe h ninpoKoS flijiTeJiBHOCTH. He 
flOBipfla CBOHM-B cHnaMt H 6oflCB KpHTHKH, ForojiB Hane^aTaji'B 
aTO cTHxoTBopeHie na coficTBeHHBifi: c^eT-B, nofl'B HMeneM'BB. AnoBa, 
H posflajiTi KHHry KHiironpoflaBBfaM'B na komhccIio. HiKOTopBiM-B 
HS^b CBOHxrB 3HaK0MBix'B ForojiB TaKJKe nocjiaji'B no khhhcktIi, ho 

HHKOr/fa HH OTlHHMTb CJIOBOMl. He BBI/faBajI-B, OT'B Koro OHa npH- 

cjiana, oacHflas, ^to CTanyx-B rosopHTB o Hefi. OacHflania ne onpa- 
BflanncB. SnaKOMBie moa^aavi hjih 0T3BiBaiiHCB pasHOflyniHO, a 
Meatfly t-^m-b b-b o^hom'b JKypnaji'i noaBHUca HacM'feniJiHBBiH ot- 
SBiB-B o HOBoaBJieHHOM-B HHcaTeaii. Torfla caMOJno6HBBiH lOHoma 
6pocHjica no KHnjEHBiMt aaBKaM-B, OToSpaa'B y KnnronpoflaBqeB'B 
BCJfi 3K3eMnjiapH neyflaqnoH KHnrn n cacert hxt. Bcfe flo e^HHaro. 

BcnoMHHB-B CBOH aKTBpcKie ycnixH B-B HiacHH'fe, ForojiB no- 
nBiTajica nocTynHTB na ci^eny, no na HcnBiTanin ero npnsHajiH 
neroflHBiM'B, 

Heyfla^m TaKoro po/ia npecn'tflOBaan b'b 3to BpeMa h chjibho 
oSesKypaatHBajiH Forojia. 

BflodaBOKTi KO BCBMy 3T0My cBipaa n nepeM'tHimBaa nexep- 
6yprcKaa noro^a npeflno 0T3BiBanacB na 3flopoBBB[rorojia, Bcer^a 
CJiadoMt. Eny CTpacTHO 3axoT'feiiocB 6pocnTB onocTBiJiiBmyio 
CTOflHi^y H 6'feaiaTB Kyfla ricasa raaflaTt. B-b 9to BpeMa npnniJiH 
OT'B MaTepn neSojiBniia fleHBrn, n bot'b Fofojib, ne flonro ^yMaa, 
c'hji'B Ha Kopa6jiB h no'fexaji'B 3arpanHiiy, caM'B ne snaa Ky^a, 
HO ch KaKHMH-TO cMyTHBiMH HafleacflaMH Ha yfla^iy, xoxa 6u ^aa 
SToro npHmaocB 'ixaTB b'b AMepnKy. Ha KopaSn'fe, cpe^n 'lyacHX'B 
jno/teH, a3BiKa kotopbix'b ont ne noHHMaji'B, 6e3'B cpeflCTB-B, Fo- 
rojnOiHOKasajiocB HeB03MoacHBiM'B npoflOJiataTB nvTeniecTBie. Oh-b 



11 

H'bcKoai.KO 0/iyMaJicn: h npiime.iii. bT) ce65i. Ho nprjda/i'fe bte. JIio6eKi,, 
liy/ia H meat KopaSjiB, ForonB npoBeji-B bI) 3tom'b repMaHCKOMx 
ropofli, no ero cjiOBaMi>, tojibko xpn flna h na TOMii me KopaQjii 
Bepnyjicfl b-b IleTepdj^prTj. 

Ho B03Bpaii;eHiii Bt CTOJiHi^y, nocjii flo:iiroii 6opb6bi ct^ 
nyacflOK) H yHH3HTeaBH0H no/fflepacKH co CTopoHBi oflHoro pofl- 
CTBeHHHKa, TorojiB, HaKOHeixx, onpefl-fejiHJieH b-b anpijii 1830 r. 
Ha cfly5K6y, cayacHJi'B b-b flsyx'B-Tpex'B ^enapxaMeHTax-B, Hnrfli 
He Haxoflfl Toro, ^lero CMyTHO JK/taji'B ctte> cjij^skSbi, t. e. bosmohc- 

HOCTH mnpOKOH naOflOTBOpHOH flijHTe.iIBHOCTH. 

Me^TBi 6bijih coBciwh He noxoacH na fliScTBHTSJiBHOCTB: na 
ManeHBKOM'B MicTi npHXOflH^ocB He pacnpocTpanaTB npaBfly h 
HC-KopeHflTB 3JI0, a TOJIBKO nepeHHCBiBaTB, ijTo npHKaHcyTTb, 4a 
noflHiHBaTB KaHi^ejiflpcKia dyjiarn. ForojiB, npaB^a, snocji'feflCTBiH 
ropflHJicH npioSpiTenHBiMTi Ha cnyacdi HCKyccTBOMOj cniHBaHBa 
3B0iix'B TexpafleH, ho pa^H axoro cjiyamTB, no ero MnifeHiEO, KOiie^Ho 
He cTOHJio. I'oroaB CTajirB npeneSperaxB cayacSofi, SBjiajicH na sans- 
ria, Korfla BSflyMaexca, cb roxoBBiMx. b'b KapMani nponiemeM'B o6'b 
OTCxaBKi, HBca ero cjiyHce6Haa fliaxejiBHoexb npoflOjiacajiacB okojio 
ro^a xojiBKO. Oh-b bbihocb h3'b nea nojiHoe snanie 6Bixa MenKHX'B 
Kani^ejiapHCTOBTi, cb hxte. xaaiejioio nyacfloio h hhtitohchbimh nnxe- 
pecaMH, TjyBcxBO BOSMyiijeHia npoTHB'B rnexa MexaHHiecKofi pa6o- 
TM, jieacanjeH na hhxi., h npoxHEx. qepcxBBix'B xojio/[ho paBHo/tym- 
hbixtk OTHomeHiH kx. HHsniHMX. cjiyjKanjHM'B co cxopoHti cxapniHX'B. 

Ot caMaro npi'h3fla Forojia bx> cxoaHi;y, Tan's BpaHCfleSno 
ox.uaflHBmyH) Bci ero MBiJiKia Me^ixBi, ohx> Bce CBoSoflHoe BpeMa 
npoBOflHnx> cpeflH cbohx-b h'Ijjkhhckhxx. xoBapHnjeH-MajiopoccoBx>. 
TlpysBaqacTO cxoflHnncBBM'icx'fe^xofix.BcnoMHHaTB cbok) yKpaSny 
Hac'iBep'b,pacn'feBajiHMajiopocciHCKian'£cHH,yrou^aj[H4pyrx.flpyra 
npHBOSHBiMx. cajioM'B, rajiyHiKaMH hjih hhbimh MajropocciiicKHMH 

aBCTBaMH, BCnOMHHaHH CBOK) niKOJIBHyK) aCHSHB. CaMX) ForojiB 

6bmx> bx. sth POflBi BecejiBiMX., ocTpoyMHbiMX> co6eciflHHKOMX>. Ohx. 
TiHxaJi'B saM'^TiaTeaBHO xopomo n SBipasHTenBHO n qyacia cotih- 
HGHia, H co6cTBeHHbia Ben^H, bx. kotopbixx. ohx. npoSoBajix. cboh 
HHcaxenBCKia chjibi. 

CB'^TJioe flixcTBO H HepBaa iohoctb, npoBeflennaa na yKpafiH'b, 
ajHBO BOCKpecajiH bx. Boodpaacemn Foroaa cpe;iH secejiBix'B flpy- 
3eH, ManopoccoBX.. Yace ex. nepBBixx. MicaijeBX. 1828 r. TorojiB 
ocaacflaarb MaxB h cecxepx. npocBSaMH npncBraKi eMy CBifl-feHiH 
o MajiopyccKHXx. npeflaniax-B, KocxioMaxx. n o6biqaaxx>, npocHJi'B 
BBicjiaxB eMy KOMeflin oxna, OTticKaxB TiTo-HH6yflB bx. po^i „3a- 

HHCOKX., Be^eHHHXX. HpeflKaMH KaK0H-HIl6y/lB CXapHHHOit c|)aMHJliH, 

pyKOHHceit cxapoflaBHHXx h t. n.". JKnBoe cogyBCTsie k'b po^Hoii 
yKpaHHCKOH cxapHH'fe BBMHJiocB y Forojia bx. oahomx. h3x. ero 
paHHHx-B npoHSBefleniH B'B xaKHxx. cTpoKaxx.: „9x'b, CTapHna, cxa- 
pana! ^to 3a pa^ocTB, qxo 3a paaryjiBe na^eTx. na cep/fiie, Kor^a 
ycjiBuuHniB npo to, ito ^asHO-flaBHO, h ro^a eMy h Mscaua H'fexx., 
fl'feaaocB Ha cBiTi! A KaKX> en^e BnyTaeTca KaK0H-HH6y/i:B poflH^ix., 



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MH fliflt, HJiH npa/jisfl^, Hy, Tor^a h pyKoS MaxHH!" (Cpe^n 
npeflKOB'B H. B. roro.na 6mjii. bo BpeMena XM'ijibHHaKaro Ka- 
3^ijKm nonKOBHHKi. OcTan-B Forojib). MajiopocciHCKifl; Glit-b h 
npeflaHifl ii nocjiyacHJiH ocHOBaHieMt nepBoli JiiiTepaTypHofi h3- 
BicTHocTH, a BCKopi H caaBBi H. B. Foroira. 

Bt CBflSH CB 3THMH nepBBiMH jiHTepaTypHBiMH paSoTaMH 6Hno 
H cSjiHSKeiiie ForojiJi ct HaHdoji-fee bh^hbimh jiHTepaTypHBiMH 
TjiflTejiflMH ToroBpeMeHH. B'fepoflTHO, /tejiBBHrT. peKOMeHflOBajit 
Forojia B. A. JKyKOBCKOMy, ^ipesBBiqaHHO xenjio npHHHBnieMy 
HaiHHaionjaro nncaTeiia. IlepBoe snaKOMCTBo cb ^yKOBCKHMi. 
HaBcerfla ocTasmio bt. Forojii caMBis cBfejiBia BOcnoMUHaHia, h 
cKopo Meacfly hhmh npoHsomno HCKpeHHee cdnnaceHie, Kaut 

MeSKfly njfOflBMH, OflHHaKOBO BBICQKO CTaBHBniHMH HCKyCCTBO, CXO- 

flHBniHMHca H B'B CBOHXi. peJiHriosHBixTb H flpyrHX-B BSrjiaflaxi. 
Ha BeujH. B. A. JKyKOBCKift, cb CBoeS cTopoHBi, c^aini lOHoniy na 
pyEH II. A. IIjieTHeBy ct npocBSoio nosadoTHXBca o neM'B. IlneT- 
HeBi. TjocTaBHjni ForoJiK) mIscto npeno^aBaTena HCTopin bt, MJiaji^ 
lUHX'B KaaccaxTb naTpioTH^iecKaro HncTHTyTa h ^lacTHHa sanaTia 
ypoKaMH B'B apHCTOKpaTH^ecKHX'B Tfoiiax'B. BcKopi IIjieTHeBy 
jipeflCTaBHaca h cjiy^afi „noflBecTH" Ha'lHHaiomaro niicaTejia 
„no7(i. 6narocnoBeHie'- k-b IlyniKHHy. 

Majio-no-Majiy ForojiB Boinen'B B'B Kpyrob 9thx'b nHcaTene:S, 
B'B KaqecTB'fe nxx MJia/iniaro TOBapniiia, noflaionjaro KpynHHa 
nRjie'iK^lhi. BBicoKoe nonaTie o sansL^axi, iiCKyccTBa, oSaaropa- 
/KHBaioiuaro ^jinj h cep7(i;e TieaoB'iKa, rocnoflCTBOBaao B'B STOMt 
Kpyry, h flaa Forona 6Brao 6oaBinoio yfla^ieio, qTO oh'b somea'B 
B'B Hero, noTOMy 'tiTo csiWh oh'b flaneKO enje ne 6Bia'B yB'fipeH'B, 
BT, :iHTopaTyp'6 jih ere npHssame. Oco6eHHO 6aarofoBMHoe 
OTHonienie coxpannji-B ForojjB HaBceraa k'b IlyniEHHy, paHBrae 
BO'lix'B vipyrHxt qaenoB-B j.^Tpro Kpyra h nygnie flpyrnx'B paa- 
raflaBiiioMy oco6eHHocTHTa:iaHTa Foroaa. 06niecTB0 9Thx'b jnofleS, 
upHHayiaeacaBmHX'B k'b qncay HanSoa'ie odpasoBaHHBixi. jnoflefi 
PoociH, yjKe sthm-b o/chhm'b 6Biao noaesHO flaa CKpoMHaro boc- 
HHfannHKa npoBUHijiaJiBHOH rHMnasm. Baaro^apa sthm'b anTepa- 
TypnBiM7>CBa3aM'BForoaB3aBa3aai,cHomeHiaHxi.qHCToapHCTOKpa- 
TimecKHMH c(|)epaMH, nosflH'jfee o^enB saacHBiMH ^aa nero. TaK'B, gh-b 
c6aii3iiaca ct ceMeScTBOM'B BieaBropcKHX'B, nosnaKOMHaca cb 
6aec'raujGK) (|)peHaHHOK) TlBopa A. O. PocceT-B, no Myaty CMnp- 
HpBoio, KpacoT'fe H TOHKOMy yMy KOTopoH He pas's OT/[aBaaH 
/jaHB HeBoaBHaro y^HBaenia h FfymKHH'B, h JlepMOHTOB'B, h kh. 
BaseMCKifl h ^pyr. Bee 9to noflBiMaao bi. Foroa'fi h ^lyBCTBo ys'fe- 

peHHOCTH B'B OBGHX'B CHaaX-BI HB flapOM'B HCe B'B TaKoe KopoTKoe 

BpeMa OH'B, HHKOMy HOB'i/tOMBiH xoxoat, yflocTOOH'B aecTHaro 
fiaa Hero BHHMaHia! 

K'B Maro 1831 r. y Foroaa Stiao yace totobo H'fecKoaBKO no- 

B'tcTeH, O KOTOpBIX-B OH'B HpOCHa-B COB'txa y IlaeTHeBa. T0T3 HO' 

coB'feTOBaa'B eMy flaa na^aaa hg BBicTynaTB nofl.'h cbohm'b hmo- 
HeMTb H npH^yMaJi'b /laa nOB'fecTef saraaBie, KOTopoe B036y;oiao 61.T 



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.iiio6onBiTCTBO B'h ny6jiHKi. TaKi. noacHaHCB bi> cBfei: „Beqepa 

Ha XyTOpil djliasi. ^HKailBKlI. IIOBiCTH, IISflaHHBIH naCH^HHK0M7> 
Py/fBIMl. IlaHBKOMI.", KOTOpBIH 6yflTO-6BI aCHJI'B 6jIH3'B ^HKaHBKH, 

npHHaflJiesKaBHieH khh3K) Ko^ySeio. „Be^epa" BCTpiieHBi 6bijiit 

.1I06HTeJiaMH JIHTepaTypBI CB BOCTOprOM'B, KOTOpUH paSflijIH.llj 

H nyniKHH'B. „Ohh HsyMH^TH Mciiii, — HHcaJi'b HymKHH'B no npo- 
^Tenm KHnrn: sot's HacToamaa BecejiocTB, HCKpeHiiHH, nenpHHy- 
Hc^feHHaa, 663^ lonopnocTH. A MicTasiH KaKan no93ia! EaKaa 
^yBCTBHTenBHocTB! Bee sto TaK-B Heo6BiKHOBeHHO Bx Hameii 
HBiniuiHeit JiHTepaTypfj, ^to a floceji-fe iie o6pa3yMHJicH. Mn'fe CKa- 
3BiBajiii, TITO Kor^a Hs^aTenB Bomea-B btD) THnorpa(|)iK), r^i ne- 
laTaJiHCB Be^epa, to Ha6opiijHKH na^iajiii npBicKaTB h cJDBipKaTB, 
saacHMaa poT^B pyEoro. ^aKTopT. oSibacHHn'B iixx BecenocTB, npn- 
SHEBinHCB eiiy, ^iito Ha6oprq:HKii noMHpajiH co CM'bxy, Hadapaii 
ero KHHry. MosBepT. h (DnJiB^Hnni, Bipoarao, 6bijih 6bi paflBi 
pa3CM'hinHTB CBOHx-B Ha6opnjHKOB'B. IIosflpaBJiflio ny6jiHKy cb 
HCTHHHO-BecenoE) KHuroH), a asTopy aceaaio cepflegHO /^ajiBH'jfjH- 

UIHX'B ycnixOB-B". /tiSCTBHTejIBHO, B'B KHHri paSJIHTO CTOJIBKO 

4o6poyT:ymHaro amsHepaflOCTHaro ocTpoyMia, ctojibko BecejiocTH 
H TennoH jiioSbh ko Bceiiy yKpanncKOMy napoflHOMy 6BiTy, ^to 
40 CHXT) nop^B „Be^iepa na xyTopi" nepe^HTBiBaeT-B ch iiacjia- 
jK^eHieMt H coBpeMenHBiH ^HTaTCJiB, xoTa OH^B 3HaeT'B niicaTejieH, 
KOTopBie rnySsKe Forojia ocB'fema.111 napoflHyro skhshbco Bcinn 
ocoSeHHOCTaMH flepeBeHCKoit epe/jBi. 

BojiBniHHCTBO TOTaioineH ny6jiHKH yBHfliaio B'B Foroji'fe 
TOJiBKO Becejiaro, 3a6aBHaro pa3CKa3'tiHKa. Ho „Beiepa" HsrijiH 
H SoJi'ie cepBesHoe 3HaTTeHie. Ohh npoHHKHyTBi Sbish TenjiBiM-B 
coTiyBCTBieMrB K-B HesaM'JBTHOMy, Haxo^HBineMyca B'B npeneSpe- 
aceniic, iiapoflHOMy 6BiTy, h 9To cc^yBCTBie 6Brao B'B JiHTepaTyp'ij 
ecitH He npsMBiM'B Ha^ajiOMt, to npH3HaK0M'B HOBaro sfljumi- 
Baro OTHomema K'B Hapo/fHofi hchshe. ^o Forona KpecTBaHO ne 
noaBjianHCB B'B jimepaTyp'ij B'B CKOJiBKO-HaSyflB no^JiHHHOM'B 
BHfl'fe. I'orojii. SB'S „Beqepax'B" He Kacajica cepBe3HBix'B BonpocoB'B 

OS'S SKOHOMHqeCKOM'B HJIH HpaBOBOM'B HOJIOHCeHiH yKpaHHCKHX'B 

KpecTBaH'B. Ho OB'S c^acTJiHBO nameJi'B Ty To^Ky 3p'iHia, cb ko- 

TOpOH OHH npeflCTaSJiajIHCB BcIjM'B CHMnaTHqHLIMH H EHTepeCHBIMH, 

OH'B ocB'bTHJi'B TeHitBiM'B SjiecKOM'B HosTHqecKaro TiyBCTBa TiXT, o6bi- 
fleHHyio iKH3HB H, HO CKpBiBaa CBOHCTBeHHBix'B eS qepT'B rpySocTH, 

HOKaSaJI'B B'B yKpaHHCKHX'B MyaCHKaX'B rJiy60K0 HyBCTByiOHfHXTj 
HCHBBIX'B JIlOfleH, H QTO 6bIJI0 CepBe3H0I0 oSHjeCTBeHHOIO 3acayT0H). 

Ori „BeTiepoB'B na xyTop'i" 6bi:iio yace ne TaK-B TtajreKO h 40 
„3aHHC0K'B oxoTHHKa" TypreneBa, noc:i'J5 Toro, Kor^a ForojiB B'B 
HO'cir'feflyioniHx'B npoHSBe^emax'B rjiyoace h BcecTopoHH'fee, ^-hwh 
KTO 6bi to hh 6bijio flpyroH 40 Hero, ocB'feTna'B hch3hb nepxHHXT, 
c:rtoeB'B pyccKaro oSuiecTBa. 



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IV. 

ycii'fexT. „Be'iepOBi. iia xyropi" odo^paJi^, okpbi.uhjii. Torona. 
CKOpo BT> ero yni BosHHKaiOTTb hobbic aaMBicjiBi 60^-66 ceptes- 
HBix-B iipoHSBe/teHiS. B-B roflBi 1831 no 1836 ohtj MHOro nHca.ix 
H ^acTiio HSflajct, qacTiio na^aji-B if'JsjiBiH pafl'B MejiKHXTE. h SoJi-fee 
KpynHBix'B Beirjet. Bx 1835 r. oh-b BBinycTHJi'B flsa c6opHHKa, 
cHaiiana „Apa6ecKH", hotoms ..Mnpropo^x", cooTasJieHHBie OT^a- 
CTH H3Ti CTaTeS H pascKasoBt, netiaT^HHBix'B B-B 1830 — 1834 r.r., 
btj atypnajiaxi, ox^iacTii h3'b hobbix'b npoHSBeflemt, aBHBniiixca 
sfl'fecB BnepBBie. 

JlHTepaTypnaa cJiaBa roroatii ycraHOBHJiacB b-b 3th to^bi okoh- 
ya'rejiBHO. OnsiHHJio ero BipH-Jfee Bcero Moao^oe noKOJiiHie, yBH- 
fliBiuee B1, HeirB, BCJii,ffh 3a kphthkom-b B'fejiHHCKHM'B, jrHxepa- 

TypnyH) CHUy HCKJIiOqHTeJrBHOH BeJIHIHHBI, KOTOpOH npeflCTOHT'B 

coBepniHTB nepeBopoTTj bi> iianpaBJieHiH pyccKot jrHTepaxypBi. 

IIpHSHaHO aTO 6bijio He 6e3'B ropHieit 6opb6bi 3a ForoJiH. 
4aace Kpyr'B IlymKHHa BH^iJii. b'b Toroji-b iipocTO Bocejiaro sa- 
6aBHaro pascKaa^HKa h tojibko, dojiBmnHCTBo ace Tor^amnHX'B 
a:HTepaTypHHXi ^■ks.Teae& npeflno^HTaJio ForojiK) 3a6MTBix'B 
TenepB poMaHHCTOB'B MapaancKaro hjih 3arocKHHa, ynpeKaao 
Forojia b'b hhskom-b npHCTpacxm ki, „rpy6oH npocTonapo/jHOCTH", 
H TOJiBKO B^jthhckIh 0/fHH'B ocMijiHJicflnpoB03rjiacHTB,qTO „roroJiB 

BnaflieX'B TanaHTOMt HeodBIKHOBeHHHM'B, CHaBHEIM'B H BBICOKHMt. 

Ho KpaHHei Mipi, bi. Hacxoamee epeMa, ohi> aBnaexca raaBOK) 
jiHxepaxypBi, rnaBoio noaxoB'B; ohx. cxaHOBHXca na Micxo, ocxa- 

BJieHHOe IlyinKHHHM'B". 

HoBBia npoHSBeflenia Forojia hochjih, o/fnaKO, yjKe flaneKO He 
xox-B 6e33a6oxHO-BeceaHH xapaKxepx, KaK'b „Beiepa na xyxopi". 
GxcjiH^Haa jehshb noKasajia MOJioflOMy nacaxejiio nponacxB 
Meatfly Me^xaMH h fl-bncxEHxejiBHocxBH); OHt yBHfliifB Bt SopBdi 
3 a cynxecxBOBame H3HaHKy jkhshh h ySi^HJica, ckojibko b'b nefi 
xasKejiOH; HyacflBi, ropa h noniJiBix'B MeaoqeS, cpe/tH KOxopux'L, 
B'B 3a6oxax'B o eace^HeBHOM'B cyHfecxBOBaniH, rnSHyx'B Jiyqniia 
flBHacenia leitoB'bTiecKoS flyina:. lichsflKa na po^HHy, Koxopyio 
rorojTB HM'hji'B yate BOSMoacHOCxB coBepmnxB B'B axo BpeMa, 
xaKace noKasajia eMy, qxo Obix-b poflHoS Majiopoccm flajieKO ne 
xaK'B 6e33a6oxHO-npeKpaceH'B, KaK'B nopoH, no BocnoMHHaHiaMi> 
/[■fexcxBa, KasajiocB h3'b IlexepSypra. Cjiobom'b, cb roflaMH, KaKt 
H BcaKm qeJioB'feK'B, ForojiB fl-Bnajica cepBe3Hifee, rjiySace Boia- 
xpHBaaca B'B acH3HB, H, q'feM'B flaJiBiHe, x'feM'B Menie paflyacHBix'B 
Mucaeft Morjia BHyniHXB eMy pyccKaa fl'iHcxBHxejiBHOcxB, kx ko- 
xopoH OH'B xenepB npeHMymecTBOHHo h odpanjaexca, oxcxasaa 
Maao-no-Majiy ox's H3o6paaceHia YKpanHBi. 

H Bt JiHxepaxypHBiH cboh xpyflt, h bi JiH»iHBia oxHOnienia 
ForonB, no BOcnoMHHamaM'B 6.'ih3K0 snaBuiaro ero IT. B. AnHen- 
KOBa, BHOCHJtx, B'B 9xy Hopy Be34fe OflHy H xy ace mbicjib o BpeA-fe 
iioui.TOcxH, ji'biui, noxBopcxBa say cb oahoh cxopoHti h c^ flpyroft — 



15 

rpyfiaro caMO/iOBom>CTBa, kh^jihbocth h HH^TO/KecTBa iipaBCTBei!- 
HHxt ocHOBamH „B'i. ero npeo^Tt^OBaniH TeMUMX'B cropoH't 
^eaoBi^ecKaro cymecTBOBamH CLi.ia CTpacTt, KOTopaa h co- 
cxaBJiaaa HCTHHHoe HpaBCTBeHHoe BBipaacenie ero (|)H3ioHOMm. 
Ohi> h He 4yMajii> enie Tor^a npe^cTaBJiflTb cboh) fltsTejiBHOCTb, 
KaK-B noflBHr-B jiH^Haro coBepmeHCTBOBaHifl... Omb HenaBBCfl'tjii. 
nomnocTb OTKpoBeHHO, h HaHOCHjTB eii yflapBi, Kt EaKHMt tojibko 
dtina cnocoSna ero pyKa, ct e^HHCTBeHHoii ifiaBio: noTpacTH ee, 
ecHH MojKHO, b-b ocHOBaHiH. 9tot'b pofl'B oflymeBJieHia cKasLiBaacn 
Tor/ta BO BceS ero ocoSi, cocTasjiaa h cyiijecTBeHHyio ^lacTb 

HpaBCTBeHHOH KpaCOTBI 63. HeCTB 6e3K0pBICTH0H 6opB6l.I 33. fl06p0, 

BO HMH TOJIBKO caiiaro 4o6pa h no oflHOMy tojibko OTEpameniio 
K-B HSBpanjeHHOH H onomjieHHOH jkhshh, flOJiKHa 6htb y/tepacana 
3a ForojieM'B SToit anoxii, /(aace h npoTHBTi Hero caMoro, ecjinSBi 
HyacHO 6bijio". IIocjii/jHia cjiona othochjihcb k^b TOMy npeneSpe- 
seHiio, ch KaKHM-B ForojiB nosace, KaK^b yBH^HM'B ^ajiie, oTiiecca 

11% CBOHMX XyflOaCeCTBeHHBlMT. npOHSBefleHiflM'B. 

PyccKoe o6rqecTBO nepeacHBajio b'b t* roflBi qpesBBiqaHHO 
BflJioe, eesi^BiTHoe speMa. 06irfecTBeHH0H hchshh HiiKaKoft hb 
6bijio> h tojibko B'B jiHTepaTypi saMi-qajiocB KaEoe-TO flBHacenie, 
npo6jiecKH acHBoii mmcjih h cTpeMJienie 0T03BaTLca na BOSHHKaB- 
mia noTpeSnocTH H HyacflBi napofla, HoTaacejiBiaueHsypHBiaycjio- 
Bifl CKOBBiBajiH caMOCToaTejiBHBis BBipaaceHia npo6ya{flaBnieHC5i 

MBICJIH. Bt BOCnOMHHaniaX'B, ^HeBHHKaXT. H HHCBMaXTi coBpeiieH- 
HHKOBT) MBI HaXOflHMrb MHOJKeCTBO HCaJIoS'b Ha HpaBCTBeHHOe 

ocKyfl-bHie oSixjecTsa, Ha OTcyTCTsie bi. neM'B KaKHX'B 6bi to hh 
Qbijio acHBBixT. HHTepecoBrb, KpoM-h HHTepecoBi. cjiyacSH, KapBepBi, 
flener-B. Bt. TaKOMi. oSniecTBi mhopo Sbijio nnmn fljia. naSjiiOfla- 
TejiBHOCTH ForojiH, a ona npefliCTasjifljia codoio n-fe^TO hckjiiotih- 
TejiBHoe. 

„HHKorfla", — BcnoMHHaeTT. o Foroji'fe tott. ace AnHeHKOBt: — 
„flaace bt. cpefli oflynieBJieHHBix'B h acapraix'B npeHifi no noBOfly 
coBpeMeHHBixT. H atiiSHeHHBix'B jrHTopaTypHBixt aBJiemM, He no- 
KHflajia ero jini^a nocToaiiHaa, KaK'B 6bi npHpocmaa kt. Heiiy 
Ha6jiK)flaTeJiBH0CTB... SopKiii rjiaaTb ero nocToaiiHO cji-fe^HJiii 3a 
flyineBHBiMH h xapaKTepHCTH^ecKHMH aBJieniaMii bt. ^pyrnx'B: oHt 
xoT-hjit BHfliTB flaace h to, ^ito jierKO Mor'B npe^yraflaTB... Oh'b 
HpHCJiyHiHsajica k'b saM'biiaHiaM'B, oHHcaniaM'B, aneKflOTaM-B, na- 
djHOflemaMt CBoero Kpyra h, cjiy^iajiocB, nojiBSOBajtca hmh". 
PascKas-B, ycjiBiinaHHBiH MnMOxoflOMT), KaKoit-HH6yflB ^■b&cnBK- 
TejiBHBiit cjiyian, coBcbM'B neBaacHBifi, qacTO flasajiH Forojiio 
HOBOflTi HaHHcaTB ijijioe 6ojiBinoe npoH3Be/{eHie, to nojinoe ne- 
HCTOUfHMOH secejiocTH, TO TporaTejiBiioe. Oh-b ycjiBimant, nanp., 

OT'B KOrO-TO, KaKT. OflHH'B KaHI^eJiapHCrB, CTpaCTHBlii OXOTKHK-B, 

ch dojiBinHM-B TpyflOM-B CKOHHaT. flener-B na noKynKy pyacBa h 
noTOMt noTepaJiT. ero bt> nepBUH ace t^ohb oxotbi; ektot'b cjiyTiaii 
flaji-B ForojiK) mbicjib fljia noB-fecTH „IIlHHejiB". PascKasTi KaKoro- 
to CTapHiKa o npHBBraKax'B cyMacineflinHXT. HopoflHji'B „3anHCKH 



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cyMacmeflinaro". H to, hto 6lijio paacKasaHO, KaKi. 3a6aBHiiM 
cjiy^afl, noflx nepoMi. Forojis npeBpaiijajioci. n't 6epyiijee sa 
cepflije nOBicTBOBanie o hchshh h ropecTiixi> Ma.ueHi-.KHX'B jiioaeH, 
o TOMt — roBopa caoBaMH caMoro ForonH b'b „niHHe.iH" — ..KaKii 
MHoro BX TjejiOB'hK'h 6e3'iejioB'i-ibH, KaKi. MHoro CKptiTO CEHp'tnoS 
rpySocTH Bx yroHTieHHOH, oSpasoBanHOH CB-feTCKOctH h, Boace! 
flaace bx tomx qejiOB'feK'h, KOToparo CB-fexx npHanaeTX 6jraropofl- 

HBIMX H ^eCTHBIMX". TaKX, CKB03& BHTtHMBIH Mipy CMijXX npopBI- 

BaJiHCb He BcisMX BHflHtia, ropBKiii cJiesBi. 

CpaBHHTejiBHO ex „Be^epaMH na xyTop-fe" xapaKxepx TBop^e- 
CTBa Torojia SH^iiTejiBHo iisMiiiHHJica, h caMx ohx rjiy6a£e 

CMOTp'fenX Ha JKH3HB, TaKX HejiaCKOBO erO BCTpiTHBmyK). CKaSBI- 

BaaacB nocTeneHHO h 6oai3HeHHOCTB ero HaxypBi. H bx 9Th 
MOJiOfli'ie roflBi Ha Forojifl ne pasx naxo^HJiH npnnaflKH neoSx- 
hchhmoh: tockh. Tor^a ohx jias eoScTBGHHaro pa3BJie^eHia npn- 
^yMBiBajix ceS-fe Bce CMimHoe, ^to tojibko Morx. Bu^yMBiBaJix 
cMimHBiH jnnxa h xapaKTepBi, cxasHJix hxx bx casiBiH sadaBHtiH 
HOJioaceHifl, He sadoTscB o tomx, 3aTibMx sto h ^to h3x Toro 
MOHceTX BBiiiTH; HHOrfla ohx ^aace ne flOKanqHEaax TaKx na^aTOH 
iiOBicTH. 34'fecB ace, 6lit& MoaieTx, naflo HCKaxB HCToqHHKX npH- 
OTpacTia Foro-ua kx cfjaHxacTHqecKOMj^, cKa3oqHOMy, Koxopoe ohx 
oxoTHO flonycKa:ix bx cboh npoHSBefleniH, KanpH3HO nepenneTaH 

CaMBIfl oSXTTieHHBia >KHTeiiCKifl qepTBI ex HeBOSMOaCHOCTSMH. Ho 
3TH CKaSO^HBIH lepTLI, KOTOpBia COS/faBanX HHCaTeJIB, KaKX 6hl 
He aOBOJIbCTByaCB CKyqHOIO odBI/feHHOIO fliMCTBHTeJIbHOCTBIO, 

6oaBmeio ^aeTBio jzhhib cHjiBHije nofl:iepKHBa,iiH eKy^ocTB h 
nomjiocTB ea. CoxpannjioeB MHoro HSB-iscTm, KaKoe enjiBHoe, 
6o4pan}ee Bne^axji'hHie npoHSBOTiHnx 3totx cm^xx Forona na^x 
HomjiocTBio ne^iajiBHOH pyccKoS skhshh na ay^mie yMBi cospe- 
MeHHHKOBx. HoBBia npoHSBeflGHia Forojia yace nepeiiHTBiBaJiHCB, 
enje Syflyqn bx pyKonncaxx, eejiH no neeKpoMHOCTH apj3e& no- 
nafl:ajiH bx oSpanxeme. C.TOBe^KH ii3x ero npoHSBeflemH SBiexpo 
BXOflHJIH BX odHxoflx .THTepaTypHOH H pa3roBopHOH jyb^H. Bx 
Forojii BHflijiH lejiOB'iKa, KOTopBiii o6iniajix, Ka3ajiocB, bbi- 
BecTH He TOJIBKO jiHTepaxypy, ho h oSiiieeTBO KVfla-To na HOByio 
flopory. 

OTJIH^IHTeJIBHOe CBOHeTBO Xy;50HCeCTBeHHaT0 TBOp^ecxBa Fo- 

rojia — BX 3T0TX Hepioflx — eepBesHBiH lOMopx, raySoKaa saxaeHnaa 
cKop6B o6x yHHaceHHOMx ^lejiOBijiiecKOMx ^ocxoHHcxBi, npopBi- 
BaiOHjaaca ckbosb siacKy ciiixa, — BnepsBie nofl^epKHyxo 6bijio 
BijJiHHeKHMX. SnaMeHHTBiH KpHTHKX HHcaJix, Hanp., caiflyiOHfee 
nonoBOfly ..IIoBicTi'i o tomx, KaKX noceopHJica liBanx HBanOBHTX 
ox HBanoMX HHKH(|)opoBHTieMx " : „ 3acxaBiiTB nacx npHHaxB ajHB'tfi- 
mee y^acxie bx eeopi HBana FlBaHOBH^a ex HBanoMX Hhkh(|)o- 
poBHHeMx, HacM'femHXB nacxflo cjie3x rjtynocxaMH, HHqTOJKHOCTBio 

H H)p0;:tCTB0BIX 9THXX aCHBBIXX HaCKEHJeS Ha qenoBi^ecTBo — 

3T0 yflHBHTejiBHo, HO saeTaBHTB Hacx HOTOMx noaca.TiTB o6x 
9THXX Hflioxaxx, Hoaiaji'feTB OTX Bceft TfVHiH, sacxaBHTB Hacx 



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pascxaTbca cbehmhc-b KaKHMt-TO rjEyooKO-rpycTntiM-B ^jtbctbom'!., 
aacTaBHTB nact BOCKJiHKHyTB sMicTi ct C060H): „CKygHO na 3tom'£ 
cBiTi, rocnofla!" — boti>, bott^ oho, to 6oacecTBeHHoe HCKyccTBO, 

KOTOpoe HaSBIBaeTCfl TBOp^eCTBOMI); BOTt OHI), TOTt Xy^OJKHH^e- 

ckIh TaJiaiiT-B, ^jih KOToparo r^i s-khshb, TaMt h no93ia! H bo3b- 
MHTe no^TH Bci noBicTH ToToaa: KaKOH oTjmqHTeaBHBiH 
xapaKTep'B hx-b? Hto TaKoe hoith Kaacflaa hs'b ero noB'fecTeii'? 
CMimHaH KOMe^ia, KOTopaa HaiiHHaeTca rjiynocTaMH, npoflOJt- 
HcaeTCH rjiynocTHMH, h OKaH^mBaeTca CJiesaiviH, h KOTopaa, naKO- 
Herfx, HasBiBaeTca oKiianhio. H TaKOBBi Bci ero iiOB'tcTii: cnaiajra 
CM-hmHO, noTOMTj rpycTHo! H TaKosa schshb Hama; cna^iajia CM-b- 
mno, noTOM'B rpycTHo! Oko.ibko TyT-B no33iH, ckojibko (|)hjio- 
co(|)iH, ckojibko hcthhbi!"... 

Oco6eHHO CHJiBHO pa3BiiT0 6bijio noK-iOHenie Foro-Jiio b-b tom'b 

MOCKOBCKOM'B KpyaCR-fe MOJIO^ejKH TpHflljaTBIX'B TOflOB-B, BO TJiaBi 

KOToparo CToaat H. B. CTaHKeBH^'B, k'b KOTopoMy npHHa^JieiKajiH 
BijiHHCKiH, K. AKcaKOBi H flpyrie nHTepaxypHBie /iTbaTejiH no- 
c.Th^yionieH 9noxH. 

Ho B-B TO Bpeaia, KaKii ForojiB cTaHOBHJioa jhoShmbimx nnca- 
TejieMrB ayiineli qacTH o6pa30BaHHaro oSnjecTBa, caiirB oh'b O'leHB 
CKpoMHO i^iniiJi'B CBOH co^iHHema. BceoSnjia noxBa-iBi jibcthjih 
ero caMOJiioOiK), 6bi.ih eiiy npiaTHBi, ho ohi. KaKT. SyflTO caii-B He 
cosnaBaJi'B enje hh pasMipoB-B, hh oco6eHHOCTeH OBoero TaaaHTa; 
xyfloacecTBeHHoe TBopiecTso ^asajiocB OMy TaKT. .TerKO, 'ito oht. 
He c^HTaJi'B CBOHX-B coiHHemH flinoM'B c.epBe3HBiM'B. Oh'b nonpeac- 
Heiiy MeiTajn> o KaK0M'B-HH6y4B BejxHKOM'B Tpy^ij h noflBHrij na 
QjiaroJiiOflaM'BiipoflHH'iHSpajrcano/fqac'BCOBC'feM'BHesacBoefli'jfsjio. 

TaKi, Bx 1834 ro/ty OHTE, sa^yiiaJi'B CTaxB y^ieHBiM'BHGTopHKOM'B. 
C-B HOMOHJfBK) flpyseit eiiy y^ajiocB flo6HTBca MicTa. npo^^eccopa 
HCTopiH Bi. neTep6ypi'CK0Mi. ynHBepcHTeri. Cx noMonjBiG 
flByx'B — TpexT) KHHJKeK'B ForojiB npogHTajni CTyfleHTaM'B 

OTfHy — /{Bi fliflcTBHTejIBHO yBJrBKaTeJIBHBIX'B JEeKI^lH, a HOTOMt 

SHanm y Hero ne XBaxHJio. Oh'b qnTan'B Bajio h cohho, xaK'B ^ito 
CJiyniaxejiH tojibko siBajiii h y^iiBJiajiHCB, HeyjKejm 3totx CKyi- 

HHH H SeSTOJIKOBBIH TOCHOflHH'B ForOJIB H eCTB TOT'B CaMBIH Py- 

flBifl IlaHBKO, KOToparo OHH TaK'B jik)6hjih sa ero HeacTonjHMo 
BecejiBie h acHBue pa3CKa3Bi. Koh^hjiocb Tiii-B, ito, npn npeo6pa- 
soBaniH yHHsepcHTeTOBrB, ForoJiK) npeflJioacHJiH, b'b qncji'fe flpy- 
THX-B HJioxHX'B npocfjeccopoB'B, oTKasaTBCfl OT-B KaoeflpBi. 

SansTia HCTopieft Hiiijiii 4Jia jiHTepaTypHO-xyfloaceeTBeHHoit 
fliaTeaBHOCTH Foroaa nnniB to SHaienie, ^to jajiii nOBOflt K'B 
cosflaniio QoJiBnioH HCTopH^ecKaH noB'icTH „Tapac'B ByjrB6a" 
(HCTopmiecKiH 6bitoboh 9JieMeHTB BHecen'B h b-b ..CxpaniHyio 
MecTB" H „Bia"). Ttpysefi ForoJiB yB'ipa.u'B, ^ito nnmeTTb OoJiBnioe 
co'iHHeHie no HCTopin MaJiopocciii; oS-b 3tom'b dBBio ^aace o6'b- 
aBJieno B'B ne^aTH. Ho ^Jia TaKoro Tpy^a nyacHO 6bijio KponoT- 

JXHBO pBITBCa B'B HBIJEH CXapHHHBIX'B SyMaP'B, B'B CKy^HBIX'B KHH- 

rax'B, H TaKaa pa6oTa CKopo Ha/tcis.Tia Forojiio. Bm'^cto HCTopin 

Co'-i. Forojia. T. I. 2 



Majiopocciii on-B iianiicajii. „Tapaca Byiitfiy". HpaBBi Maaopoc- 
ciftcKHxi. KasaKOB'B XV B-iiKa, 3anopoJKCKyio Ci^B h OHcecToqen- 
Hyio 6opi.5y KasaKOBi. ot noafFKaMH 3a cboh) CBo6o/iy, po/jnny 
H B-hpy ForojiB npey^cTaBiiJit b'b hciibomt. paacKasid. IIoB'bcTB 9Ta 
710 ciixt nopi> saxBaTBiBaeTTj ^iiiTaTejiH, xoth 6bi h 6oji'6g Tpe- 
6oBaTejiBHaro, ^I'^wh Sbijio bo speMena rorojisi, OTiiocHTejiBHo 
HCTopH'tiecKOH H Qbitoboh to^ihocth riOBicTBOBaHifl. 9thmi> npo- 
HSBeflenieM'B ForojiB BnojiH-jfi OTfla.TB cTapoH MaaopocciH aaiiB 
Toro BOCTopra, KaKofi BHymajia ona eiiy imipoKHM'B pasMaxoMT, 
H 6e33aBi[iTHOCTBK) 6opB6Bi, cocTaBJiJiBineii es a:H3HB. 9to jKB 
npomjioe cb ero noflBHraMH BneKJio ero k-b ce6i, KaK'B npoTHBO- 
nojiO5KH0CTB Mejio^noM, cKyqHOH odBifleHHoit 5EH3HII, tiysKflOH cy- 
pOBBix-B BOJiHyioiyHX'B jtyiny HHTepecoB'BHBonpocoB'B. H b-b „Ta- 
paca ByjiBSy" ForoitB bjiojkh.tb bck) CHJiy HxHBraiix'B bi Hein> 
npeflCTaBaeHiil: o ciijibhoh: Hapo/jHOCTH, ctohko 3aii;imiaioiii:eH cboh 
HayioHajiBHLiJi ocoSenHOCTH, i-caKoio flOJiacna 6bitb h bch Poccifi, 
o6'heaiiHiiBmaii Maayio h BejiHKyio PycB. Stsl pt/SKafl HaijioHaJiH- 
OTHieci-caa OKpacKa ^jih coBpeMenHaro ^iHTaTejis MoaceTt npe^^- 
CTasjiHTBca H-fecKoaBKO BBiqypHOK), a npeyBejiHieHHBiH naeocT> 

MHOmXI. JliCT'B MOHCeTTE. KasaXBCfl flinaHHBIM'B, HO ncHxo.uorH- 

qecKafl BipnocTB thhob-b 3kh3hh h odnjiit miipoKiii pasMax'B ap- 

KOS HCTOpHiieCKOH KapTHHBI 6e3CnopHO CTaBHTi npoH3BefleHie 
rorOJIJI B-B pafl'B TaKHX-B nepBOK.TiaCCHBIX'B HCTOpHieCKHX'B Be- 

njeS, KaK'B „KanHTaHCKaa flo^ma" IlyiUKHHa iihh „BoiiHa iiMnp-B" 
Jl. TojcToro. 

KaKOBBi 6bi, OTfHaKO, hh 6bijih flocTOHHCTBa pascKasoB'B H no- 
BicTeS ForojiJi, ohh o^hh eflaa hh 6bi noflHHjrii ero hms na Ty 

BBICOTy, Ha KaKOH CTOHT-B OHO HBIH^b B'B HCTOpm pyCCKOH JTHTe- 

paTypBi H pyccKaro o6n[ecTBa. ^eaoBiK'B, jih^hbim-b BaiaHieirB 
yKa3BiBaBmiH Forojiio ero HacToaniyio flopory, KaKX 6BiTonHca- 
Tejifl pyccKOH acH3HH BO Bcefi ea ranpoTi, 6bi.tb IlyniKHH'B. Bi, 

TOM'B Kpyri JIHTOpaTOpOB'B-apHCTOKpaTOB'B, B-B KOTOpOM'B Bpa- 

HjancH ForojiB b-b HeTepdypri h k-b MHiniaM^B KOToparo npncviy- 
niHBaJica, IlyniKHH'B e^Ba hh ne oahh-b npaBHJiBHO h'^hhji'b Ta- 
jiaHT'B Forona, cxo^acB cb MH'bHieM'B JiHTepaTopa, yaci BOBce 
qyacflaro apncxoKpaTHSMa, — B'hjiHHCKaro. 

IlyniKHH'B sacTaBHJi'B Forojia cepBesno B3rjiaHyTB na cboh Ta- 
aaHT'B. Oh-b TsepyiiHjTB eMy, ^ito eiije hh y oflHOro nncaTejia ne 
6bijio TaKoro flapa — BBiCTaBJiaTB na bh^-b bcio noin.iocTB HenoB'iiKa, 
xaK-B 'iTO BcaKaa Mejinaa h HHSKaa lepxa iiejiOB'JbKa 6pocaeTca b-b 
rjia3a BcfeM-B. IlyinKHH'B nocToaHHO CKnOHaji'B Forojia npHHaxBca 
3a 6ojiBinoe HpoH3Be4eHie, b-b KOTOpOM'B BnojiH'b pa3BepHyjiacB 
6bi cHJia ForojieBCKaro cM'hxa. Oh-b tobophji'b: ..KaK'B cb 9toio 
choco6hoctbh) yraflBiBaTB TiejiOB-feKa h h'^ckojibkhmh lepTaiiH bbi- 
CTasjiaTB ero Bflpyr'B Bcero, KaK'B acHBoro, cb 9tok) choco6hoctbk) 
He npHHaTBCH sa SoJiBmoe coHHHeHie! 9to — npocTO rp'ix'B". 

„PeBH30p'B", B'B npOTHBOHOJIOHCHOCTB BCfesi'B /ipyrHM-B KOMe- 

TfiaM'BForojia — „}KeHHTB6'h" hjih „IIrpoKaM'B",pa3pa5aTBiBaBraHM'B 



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KOMH^ecKie jKirreiicKie ..caj^^aH", 6i.i.Tt'B saflyMani. ii iicno:meH'i> 
HecpaBHeHHO innpe. 

..EcjiH CM-hHTBca, TaKt JjKi, Jiyqme CMisHTBca chjibho h Ha,i7> 

'fhm-b, TITO, fltftCTBHTejIbHCflOCTOHHO OCM'tairifl BCeoSujarO" — TRKt, 

no cJiOBaMi. caMoro Forojia, sa/ij'^MBiBajii. ohx Jiyqmyio cbok) ko- 
Mefliio. Ont xoT'h3'& coSpaTt BTb o^hom-b npoiiSBefleHin Bce jnypTioe 
B'B PocciH, KaKoe OHT. BHaji-B, BCjb HecnpaBefljiHBOCTH, KaKia <Tb-^aK)TCH 
b-b Tix-B M'fecTax-B H cjiy^aHXTi, r^i OTjb qenoBiKa 6ojiBme Bcero 
Tpe6yeTCs cnpaBeflnHBOCTH, h 3a o^hmm-b pasoM'B nocM'iaTBCH naflo 
BciM'B. nyniKHHTi pascKasaji'B cBoeMy Tipyry ^'bftcTBHTejiBHBiit 
ciyqaii, KaK'B b-b oflHOMTb yfes/THOM'B ropofli Me.iKiit tihhobhhk'b 
BBiflaifB ce6a sa sajKHoe jHito ii, o6o6paB'B ^lOBip^mBBixt jkhtb- 
:xeH, Hc^ieax. Hstj 3Toro pascKaaa ForojiB ii cos^aji'B „PeBH3opa", 

H Hj'^IUKHH'B BnOCniflCTBiH HaSBIBaJI'B Ce6a CB rOpflOCTBK) KpecT- 

hlimij OTiioM'B SToro Be.TiHKaro npoHSBe^ems. 

113^ cayiaa, KOToptiS b^ KaiiecTBi aneK^OTa sanaa'B 6bi ni- 
CKOHB&'o cTpoKi., ForojiB, fliScTBHTejiBHO, cos^a.TB npoHSBefleme, 
aaxBaTHBinee ropasTjo rjiySace pyccKyio khshb, 'i'feM'B ayMaa-B flaiKe 
caMi. asTop-B. Ohtj pyKOBOflHJica ^iHCTo-HpaBcxBeHHOio H^eeio — 
npe^aTB nocMiaHiio ^hhobhhkobx-bshtoihhkobtj, cToaiijHX'B co- 
BcfeMTb He Ha BBicoT'fecBOHX'Bflo.TiJKHocTeH, nonHparomnx-B SaKOH-B 
H cnpaBe/iJiHBOCTb h caumwh rayniiiHmiiM'B o6pa30M'B nonaBmnx'B 
B-B Heninoe noJiosKenie: npuHajiH 3a rpo3Haro peBH3Gpa hhitohc- 
HiSraaro hs-b hh^itojkhbixx ^hhobhhkob'b h arofleS — X.^iecTaKOBa. 

Ho BOCnpOHSBOflfl STOTl) SHHSOflTb SaXO^yCTHOH HCHSHH, ForojiB 

cTb TaKoio He6BiBa.TioK) B-B xyflOJKecTBeHHOH jiHTepaxj^pij chjioio h 
jKHSHGHHOCTBio pasBepHy-Tn, KaiJTHHy iiHCTo pyccKHx-B saKope- 
H'fejrBix'B B'B CBoeHKOCHOCTH HpaBOB-B H oQu^ecTBeHHBix'B o6BraaeBi>, 
^To spHTejiH He MornH He ^yscTBOBaTB, VLTo KapTHHa xBaxaext 
ropa3flO flajiBiire, nisM-B Ka3aji0CB cb nepsaro BsrjiH/ia. noHSTHO, 
KaK'B Heo4o6pHTejiBHO noamsihi 6bijih BCxpixHTB KOMefliio Foroaa 
BnacTB HMiBinie npeflCTasHTejiH ^HHOBmi^iecTBa, otx. KOTopBix-B 
3aBHe'fejio aonyn^eme ,,PeBH3opa" na cueny. 

ForojiH) noMorjiH ero BBicoKonocTaBjieHnBie 4py3Ba, b-b oco- 
fieHHOCTH HasBaHHaa ysKe A. C. CMHpHOBa, i^opa^o 3amHujaBmaa 
HBecy, saHHTepecoBaBHiaH eio dpaxaFocyflapa HBBJiHKaro Knasa 
MnxaHJia naBJioBiiia h caisioro Focy^apa. ..EcjihQbi can's Fo- 
cyTiapB — HHcaj'B Bnocji-bflCTBm ForoaB, — ne 0Ka3aJi'B CBoero bbi- 
coKaro noKpasECTenBCTBa h sacTynHHiecTBa, to, B'tpoaxHo, KOMe^ia 
Pie 6BiJia 6bi HHKor^a Hrpana hjih iianeiaTaHa". 

TojiKH o „PcBH3op']fi", Hpe^CTaBJieHHOM'B B'B nepBBiH pas's 
19 anp-kxa 1836 r.,Bpa}K/[e6HBie h Hsp'tflKa 6jiaronpiaTHBie, ^ajiH 
Forojiio noBOfl'B HanHcaxB „TeaTpa.UBHi>m pas'B'iis^'B noc.Th npefl- 
cxaB-nema hoboh KOMe^iH". Oh-b npeflCTaBHJit s/cijcB Tpy/tnoe 
noaoaceme bx. oSmecxB'i nncaxejia, KoxopBifi ocM^HBaexX) HpasLi 
sxoro o6n(ecxBa ii 3Jioj'^noxpe6jieHia bx, Kpyrj'- pa3JiHg:HBixx> co- 
cjiobIh II ^ojuKHOCxeii. 

BeJiHKaa cnna cirtxa, BjioaxeHiiaa ForcxeM-B b'b „PeBH3opa", 

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Spana CB TeqenieMX speMeHH CBoe. Hotomctbo sceijiao npn- 

OOeflHHHJIOCB KI. npHFOBOpy BijIHRCKarO, KOTOpBlfi, BOnpeKBC BO- 

n.TtHM'B TOJinBi, saflixaro „PeBH3opoM'B" h BBipaacaBmnxTb ea ssrjiaflBi 
JKypnajiHCTOB'B, b-b po^-fe ByjirapHHa h CeHKOBCKaro, npoBOsrjia- 
CHJi'B B'B 1840 r. „PeBH3opa" nepBOK) h HanQon'ie coBepmeHHOio 
no cfjopirt H iiaei pyccKOio KOMe^ieio. /Jo cHXTi nop'B KOMeflisi 
Bne^eT'B k-b ceO-fe spHrejisi, HKaKx, BOTapB, 6e33a6oTHBiH; BecejiBit 
cM'fex'B ero cMtojiKaeTT., Korfla pa3flaeTca rposnoe KpBiJiaToe cjiobo: 
„Hero CMiexecB? — Haji'h co6oro cMicTecB!" 

yTOMJieHHBIH XnOnOTaMHHBOJIHeHisMH,.TriTOM'B 1836 r. ForoJiB 

yfixaji-B 3arpaHHny. OS-b stoS no'fe34K'fe oht. Me^TaJi'B flaBHO, aceaaa 
OTflOXHyTB B'B „ripeKpacHOM'B ^ajieKi h odflyMBiBaTB cboh 6y- 
flynjiH TBopenifl h „o6fl3aHHOCTH aBTopcK.iji". 

V. 

II_yTeniecTBie no repHaiiiii h noxowB no IIlBeiinapiH, 440- 

CTBHTejIBHO, OCBlfjHai.TIO J^CTaJIBIH CHJIBI FOFOJIH. KpaCOTBI lipHpOflBt 

Bcer^a npoH3BO/[H.^H na nero ciiJiBHoe Bne^iaT.ThHie. Mpa^Hoe na- 

CTpOeniejEt KOTOpOM'B GH-B nOKHHyJITb p07lHHy,CKOpO pa3C'feHJI0CB, 

H yjKe oceHBH) 1836 rofla B'B JKeneBi n Bene {bt, IIlBeHyapm) h 
noTOMx. 3HM0IO B'B HapHach, OB'S paSoraji-B na^'B hobbim'b 6onB- 
raHM'B npoH3Be7{eHieM'B. 9to 6bijiii „MepTBBifl ^yraii". 

IlyniKHH'B OflHaHvflBi pascKasaji'B rorojio npo apecT'B r^'i-To 
nnyTa, ycTpoHBinaro TaKvio niTyKy: oa-h CKynaa'B y noM'hniHKOB'B 
sa flemeByio ijiny fl;ymH KpecxBHH'B, yMepniHX'B Meac/jy flsyMR 

peBH33JlMII, KOTOpBIH Onpe^'fejIJIJIH Sa CKOJJBKO fljm'h nOM'biqHK'B 

40JiHceH'B HJiaTHTB B'B Ka3Hy no^RTii; noMiniHKy, kohg^ho, Sbi.tio 
o^eHB HCBBiro^Ho HJiaTHTB 3a KpecTBHH'B vacG yMepniHxi.. Ha- 
KynHBt TaKHxrB „MepTBBix'B flym-B", nayT-B coSxrpaJics 3ajro5KHTB 
HX'B, Kan's HCHBBix'B, B'B oneKyHCKiH coB'ijT'B — yqpeac.fleHie, BMfla- 
BaBinee ccyflBi nofl'B sajior-B iiM'isHiS; ii KpecTBJtH-B, noflo6Ho TOMy, 
KaK'B TenepB 6aHKH Bti^aiOT'B /[eHBrn nofli'B 3ajior'B 3eMJiH. 9Ta 
npofl-fejiKa o^eHB 3a6aBafljia IlyniKHHa h oh-b cofinpaJicH Korfla- 
HH6yflB HanHcaTB poiian-B xaKoro coflepsKama. H-Ijckojibko Bpe- 
jieHH cnycTH, ForojiB noKasaat IlyniKiiHy na^iajio „MepTBBiX'B 
4yni'B". Tot's CHa^iaira nOvjooa^OBaji'B h rosopnji'B flOMammiM'B: 

„C'B 3THM'B XOXJIOMTj Ha/fO 6bITB nOOCTOpOHxH-be: OST, o6HpaeT'B 

iieHH TaKT., TITO H Kapav^'B HejiB3H KpH^aTB". Ho 3aT'feM'B Ilyui- 
KHH'B caM-B yB.TieKCH npeaecTBK) pa3CKa3a ForoJiH h noompaJi'B 
flpyra npofloaJKaTB 3tot'b Tpyfl-B. 

B'B napHHfb Forojia sacTiirjia b'Isctb, hto IlyniKHH'B, ero JiyiniiH 
^pyr'B H OTqacTH B/toxHOBHTesB, yQiiT-B Ha flysjiH. 

„Bce HacjiasKflenie mogh 3kh3hh, Bce iioe BBicmee HacjiajK^enie 
HC^esjio BM-hcT-fe CB HHH'B '^HHcajTB Foro.^B BCKop'-b Hocji-fe SToro co6bi 
Tia H3'B PHMa, KjasL nepeCpanca, 6bitb Moa-teT'b. roHHSiBiH tockoh). 
„BoJKe! HBiHiniHiH Tpy^'B moh, BHymeHHBiit iim'b, ero cosTiaHie... 
a He B'B CHjiax'B npoflOJiHcaTB ero. H'icKOJiBKO pas's npHHHMajica 
3a nepo, h nepo na^ajio hsx pyKTE. mohx'b. HeBBipasHMaa TOCKa!" 



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riepBOe Bpeiia Forojib ixi.itie ^hii rpycTHBiii 5po3H.Ti> no OKpecT- 

HOCTflMt PhMR. OhI. CBeJIt H'feCKOJIBKO SHaKOMCTB-B Ch pyCCKHMH 

xyflOHCHHKaMH, y^HBinHMHCH Bt PHiii, HO no^TH Bcerfla dtiBaaij 

CI. HHMH CKptlTeHt H MOH^aJTHBt Wh BBICIIieH CTOneHH. BBIBaflO, 
OTnpaBHTCSI OHTb Ch K'iM'B-HH6yflB 6pOflHTB HO HOIEHMl., COHC}KeH- 

HBiMX Jiy^aMH coJiHEfa, npHrjiacHT-B CBoero cnyTHHKa cfecTB BMicTife 
CB HHM-B Ha nojEenT-feBmyio ot-b 3hoh Tpasy, nocjiymaTB' ninie 

HTHII-B H, npOCHfl'feB'BHJIIinpOJie3K:aB'BTaKHM'B06pa30M'BH'feCKOJIBKO 

lacoB'B, T^MTi ace hophakom'b OTHpaBaajicH 40MOH, ne 'roBopn 
HH cjiOBa. Hsp'feflKa tojibko npopBisaaacB b^ hom-b Ta hchcto- 
iijHMaa BeceJiocTB, Koxopyio Bci 3na.iH 3a hhm'b no ero co^HHeHiflMi.. 

11041. HTaUBJIHCKHM'BCOJIHIieM'BKp'fenjrOSTlOpOBBerorO.TIH, H OH^ 

MHoro H ynopHO paSoTan-B Ha^ij „MepTBBiMir /tymaMH". 

OceHBK) 1839 rofla ForoaB nofoiBa-TB ^jih ycTpoScTBa cbohxt, 
4'feji'B B^ Poccm. HepBaji lacTB ..MepTSHx-B /tynnj" SBiJia yace ho^th 
saKOHqena. Oh-b qHxa.u'B otpbibkh hsx. hhx-b bx. T'fecHOM'B Kpyrj'^ 
finHSKHX-B SHaKOMBTXi.. Hxenie Sbijio MacTepcKoe; tojibko o6mie 
BspBiBBi Bece.xaro xoxoxa npepBiBa.uH THmnny, cb KOTopoH Bci 
cnymajiH HOBoe npoH3Be7i:eHie. CaMBis CM'feniHBi}! M'fecTa ForojiB 
'iHTaji'B flaace 6631. j^jibiSkh, ho bh/iho 6bijio, ^to esiy oqeHB npiaTHBi 
3Ta Bece.xocTB h Bocropn. cJiymaTCJieH. Ti, KOMy nocqacTjiHBHaocB 
cjiymaTB 3th ^TeHist, pasHOCHan b^ctb, ^ito Fofojib totobht-b kt. 
ne^iaTH HOBoe reniajiBHoe npoHSBefleme, h sci cb HeTepninieM's 
oacHfl:aJiii, CKopo .uh oho dy^ex-B ^ocTynno BcfeMx.. 

Bo3BparctaflCB bx. Phm-b, ForonB oS'injaji'B ^pysBHMi BepnyTBca 
^epest ro^'B h npnBesTH nepByio qacTB ..MepTSBixx. J\,jm.i," coBciM'B 
roTOBOK). Ho flopora chjibho yroMiiJia ero. Ho npi-fes^-fe bi. Phmx, 
oh:b cpasy bshjich sa pa6oTy cb TaKHM-B a-rapoM-B, ^ito CJtaSoe 340- 
poBBe ero ne BBi^epacajio. ForojiB 3a6o;i'iji'B chjibho, hoith OT^aan- 
HO. Eaiy Tiy^HjiHCB KaKia-TO CTpamHBia BH/jisHisi, hm'b OBJiaaijiTi 

MJ'qHTejIBHBIHCTpaX'BCMepTH. ForOJia cb Tpy^OMX BBIXO^HJI'B, KaK7, 

B'tpnaa HJiHBKa, o^hh'b pyccKiH, atHBiniS b'b to speiiH bt. Phm^;, 

H. n. BOTKHHl.. 

OnpaBHBiHHCB OT-B cTpaflamfl, oht. CHOsa npHHajica 3a paSoTv. 
Bjihsoctb MorHJiBi HaBisajia na Hero cepBesHBia, TopatecTBeHKBia 
MBicjiH. HacBOHTpyTt'BOH'BCTajiT.CMOTp'feTBTopjKecTBeHHO nSjiaro- 
roBiiiHO, KaKT. na BHyinenie CBBime, KaKT. na no^BHr'B, 6jiarocjio- 
BeHHBiH caMHMT. BoroMT., KaKT. Ha HcnojiHOHie qpesBBi^aHHaro flOJira 
npoTl'B poflHHOK). Ha pa/iycBmHpoKoiOKapTHHOionofljraHHOH pyc- 

CEOH HCH3HH, B'B HOCJI'fe^HHX'B TJiaBaXT. ..MepTBBIX'B Tfym'B" HOaBH- 

jiHCB jinpHqecKia OTCTynjienia. B'B HiixT.aBTop'Bod'feniaji'Bnpe^cTa- 

BHTB B'B CBOBM'B np0H3BefleHiH He TOJIBKO OTpiInaTe.XBHBIH CTOpOHM 

pyccKaro 6BiTa, ho h iiojtoacirrejiBHBia... 

B'B STOM'BHOBOM'BHaCTpoeHiH H CB MBICJiaKII O BeJIHim npH3Ba- 

Hifl, KOTopoe 40Jiav.HO BnonH'fe BBipasHTBca B'B ,,MepTBBix'B /tymaxt'', 
ForojiB eiije So.Tfee, wkwb npejK^e, saMKHVjica b'b ceS-fe. Oh'b noce- 
jiHuca B'B MaJiOJiiOflHOM'B yro.uK-fe PHMa H noBeji-B caMyio CKpoMHyio 
II OTtHOofipasHyio HCH3HB; padoTaJiT. hoith ii'fe.TBiH ,ieHB, ryjiaji-B yiJia 



22 

OTflBixa no PiiJiy ii OKpecTHOCTaMt, npoBOflH se^iepa cpcflu sna- 

KOMLIXt pyCCKHXIi XyflOHCHHKOBt. OtX HHXt OH'B ySHRJII BCC, ^TO 

^■ijiaeTCH Bt Poccin, .uroSnax BticjiymiiBaTB MHinia h Bsrjifl^H, 
yanaBaTB xapaKTept paacKaaqHKa, can't ace ocTaBnan'L npn ce6'b 
CBOH saflymeBHBia mbichh h ySiHCflema. „Oii"b depeT'B hojihoio 
pyKOK) Bce, qTO eMy HyacHO, HH^ero ne ^aBan", — roBopna'B o 
Foroji-fe oflUHT. ero piiMCKm npisTejiB. 

K'B ji-fexy 1841 rofla nepBBiit tomx ,,MepTBBix'B Ttym-B" 6biji'b 

OKOH'iaTeJIBHO OTflijiaH'B H rOTOB-B KX nCTjaTH, HO IjisjIBIH ro,TB 

npoinejiT. B-h pasHBix-B, o^enB THrocTiiBixi nasi Foro-TiH, x.ionoTax'B 
no HaneqaxaHiio KHHrn. 

KaKX H npn noHB.TieHiH Ha cifeHi „PeBH3opa", ot3bibbi h to.hkh 
o HOBOMTb npoHBBeaemH Poroafl 6bijih Kpaftne pa3HOo6pa3HBi h 
npoTHBop'feqHBBi.HoT'feMi.npaBH.TiBHie oijiHHJi'B ,,MepTBBia/fyniH" 
BijiKHCKiii, yace npHMOHasBaBmiit 9to npoHSBeflenie h aBTopa 
ero — B e jiHKHMii. 

I-'l3o6pa3HB'B 6e3Ha/ieHc.Hoe cocTOHHie pyccKoii aHxepaTj^pBi h 

H HCypHa.XHCTHKJI HOCUi CMepTH IIj'niKHHa H .HepMOHTOBa, Kor^a 

TopjKecTBOBajia tg^bko nocpefliCTBeHHOCTB, ne npHSHaBaBraaa hc- 

THnHBIX-B XaJiaHTOB-B, EijIHHCKiH TOBOpHTTt: „B'B MepxBBix-B ^y- 

maxx" aBTop'B cfliaajix TaKoffi sejiHKm mar^, ^ito see, floceji'ii 
HM^B HanncaHHoe, KaateTca c.Tia6BiM'B h 6ji'hflHBiM'B bx cpaBHeniH 

Ch HHM'B". 

EoaBniHncTBO coBpeMeHHHKOB'B, ysneKajiocB ,,MepTBBiMii Jlj- 
iJiaMH" ysKe noTOMy, qTOKaaf/iLm ^HxaxejiB HaxoflHat bx> HHxt 
Tixo HH6y/iB no CBoejiy BKycy. FayfioKm odnjecxBeHKBiii cmbicjii. 
no9MBi Sbiji'b Heacenx. ^aace caiiOMy asxopy, a ncxopHKO-JiHxepa- 
xypnoe SHa^eHie npoiiSBeflema bo Bcen nojiHoxi BBiacHHjiocB 
.XHniB no3flHie, i-cor^iaHOBBiajiHxepaxypHBia chjibi Bceiiijao npn- 
MKHyjiH, no^irb HMeneMx. „Haxypa.xBHOHniKO-xBi" (HasBanie, ^anHoe 
Bi.xHHCKmrB), kx. HanpaBJieniio, yKasannoMy TorojieMX.. Ho h 
HesaBHCHMO oxx, 3xoro, ,,MepxBBia Jljniii" 3axBaxBiBanH ^mxaxe-xeft. 

/-tOBOJIBCXBOBa.XOCB 6o.XBniHHCXBO JMe xiMTj, qXO KapXHHa HpaBOBX., 

npeflcxaBJiBHHaa ForoJieM'B, SBiJia HencxoiiiHMO saSasna bo BchxX) 
noflpo6HOCxaxx>. ^ngnKOBt, MaHH.xoB^B, Kopodo^rca, CoSaKeBHTiX), 
HHHOBHHKH, Hxx. acoHBi H npoqia .xHi^a — 6bijih HsodpaaceHBi xaK^B 
apKO H HvHBO, xo^HO 6bi "iiHxaxeji& B^epa eni:e BHfl-b.x'B axiixx. JHO^eit 

Hpa3rOBapHBa.XX.CX>HHMH.O'cieHBCKOpOHMeHajrHIfX.H3X>„MepXBBIXX. 

^^yinx>", KaKi HMena jihitx, ii3x> „PeBH3opa", bohijih bx> jinxepa- 
xypHj^K) HpasroBopHyjopi^BjKaKx. h MHoacecxBO y Forojia noflXBa- 
M;eHHBixx. oxfl-fejiBHBixx. BBipaateniH h ocxpoxx.. Jljia 6oJiBniHccxBa 
„MepxBBia Jlyinn" 6bijih codpanieMX. saSaBHBixx. xhhob'b, komh- 
^lecKKXx. npiiK.xioqeHiH, tiacxHocxeH, o6njiH cmbicjxx. Koxoprnxx, 
HyacHO 6bijio en^e yacnnxB cedi. 

4Jifl pyccKHXx. TiHxaxe.xet axo 6bijio c^i.xaHO BijiHHCKHMx., 
KOXopBiH, oxB-feqaa Ha nana^iKH npoxHBHHKOBX) Forojia, xanace 
HaiipaBJieHHBia SojiBuieio ^acxBio na Me.xoqa h noflpofiHocxH 
o6x.acHH.x'Bofe«ee3HaieHieHxx>.CMBic,xx.coflepa-caHiHE{|3opMa„MepT- 



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BBixt /fyim>" ecTi. — eosepnaiiie ^aniiOH cc|3epi.i (oSjiacTii) jkhshh 

CKBOSB BHflHBIH Mipy CM'hxi. H HeSpHMBIH H HeB'fe^OMI.IH BMy CJie3BI. 

Bt 9T0Mi>-T0 H 3aKJiioqaeTCH TparH^iecKoe SHa^ieHie KOMHiecKaro 
npoHSBefleHiH Forojia; 9to h Bi.iBo;fHT'i. ero ii3'h pa^a oSbikho- 
BeHHBixi. caTiipH^iecKiTX'B coqiiHeHiii, H 3Toro-TO He MoryT-B no- 

HHTB OrpaHHtieHHBie JIIOflH, KOTOpBie BIIflHT'B B^B „MepTBBIX'B /Jy- 

niaxt" MHoro CM-feranoro, yMopHTeji&Haro... 

..TlaeocB no9MBi (t. e. ea ocHOBHaa, npoHHKaioniaa eo iiflea ii 
HacTpoenie), — nncaji^ Bi-iMHCKiii, — ctoht'b b-b npoTHBopTfiyiH 06- 

IIjeCTBeHHBIX'B eJDOpM'B i:»yCCKOH 5KH3HH C'B 651 rjiy60KIIM'B cy6- 

CTanriiajiBHLiM'B (ochobhbim'b) iin^ajiOMiy, flocejii enje iie otkpbib- 
raHMCH co6cTBeHHOMy cosHaniiOH neyjiosHMBiMTi hii ^jih KaKoro 
onpeflijieHis... Kphthkh 40.ijkhbi boh,'(th b-b ochobbi h npiiTiHHBi 

9THX'b (|)Op>rB, flOJIHCHBI piniHTB MHOJKeCTBO, nOBHflHMOMy, KpaT- 
KHXl,, HO B'B Cyn^HOCTH O^eHB BaiKHBIX'B BOnpOCOBl., B-B pOfli 

CJi'hflyiOHiEX'B: OT^ero npeKpacnyro daoH^HHKy pa36paHHJiH 40 
cjies'B, Kor^a ona flaace ne noHHMajia, 3a ^to ee 6paHHT'B? Ot- 
yero BecB rySepHCKiii ropo^'B N" oKasajrca h xopouio Hacejien- 

HBIMi H JHOAHBIMt, KOrfla CHJieTHH HaC^GT-B ^HIHKOBa HOJiyilHJIH 

CBoe Haqaao ot-b acHBoro ytiacTin „npi}iTHOH bo Bcfex-B OTHonie- 
Hiflxt 4aMBi" H ,,npocTO npiaTHOH flaMBi"? OT^ero HapyacHOCTB 
^HiHKOBa noKa3ajiacB ..SjiaronaM-lipeHHOio" rj^SepnaTopaMrB h 
BC'jfeM'B caHOBHHKaM-B Topofla N? Hto SHa^HT-B cflOBO „6aaroHa- 

MipeHHBIH" Ha ^HHOBHHgBeM'B Hapij^H? OTierO aBTOp'B n09MBI 

Heo6xOflHMOK) npHHaflJieacHOCTBio flJiHHHofi H CKy^HOH floponi no- 
TiHTaeT-B He to.tbko xono^a (KOTopBie 6BiBai0T'B na bchkhx'b 40- 
porax-B), HO H cjiHKOTB, ppasB, no^iHHKH, nepe6paHKH Ky3Hei;oB'B 

H BCHKHX'B flOpOSKHBIX'B HOflJieiljOB'B? OT^ierO CoC^aKeBH^'B npHHH- 

eaji'B EjiHcaBBTy Bopo6BH? OT^ero npoKypopcKm Ky^ep-B 6bmi. 

MEJIBIH OHBlTHBlit, HOTOMy ^ITO HpaBHJI'B OflHOK) pyKOK), a /{pyrj^K) 

aacynyBrB nasa^-B, npHflepacHBaji'b eio 6apHHa? OT^iero cojibbbi- 
^eroflCKie yrocxHjiH na nnpy (a He Bt Jiicy, npn flopori) j^ctb- 
CBICOJIBI^eB'B Ha CMepTB, a CaMH OT'B KHXTi HonecjiH KpinKj^io 

ccaflKy Ha 6oKa nofl-B mhkhtkh, h Bce 9to HasBanH „nomajiHTB 
HeMHoro"?... Mnoro TaKHX'B BonpocoBTi mohcho BBicTaBHTB. SnaeM'B, 

TITO SoJIBmHHCTBO HO'ITeT'B HX-B MeJIO^HBIMH. TiM'B-TO H BSaHKO 

cosflanie „MepTBBix'B Jljm.'h", mo B'B neii'B BCKpBiTa h pas^ana- 
TOMnpoBana hchshb flo Mejio^efi, n'MenoqaMrB 9thm'b npH^ano 
ofinjee ana^eHie. Kohbiiho, KaK0B;-HH6yflB HBan-B Ahtohobh^-b, 
KyBinHHHoe pBino, oqenB CMimoH'B b-b KHHrt Forojin h o^eHB 
MGJiKoe flBaenie B'B schshii; ho ec3H y BacB cay^iHTCH flo nero 

fl'fejIO, TaK-B H BBI CM'feaTBCfl Ha/l'B HHM-B HOTepseTe OXOTy, fla H 

MejiKHM'B ero ne Hafiflexe... IIo^eMy oh-b xaK-B MoiKeT'B noKa- 

SaXBCa BaJKHBIM'B flJia BaCB B'B 3KH3HII, BOX'S BOHpOCB!... rorO.TtB 

remanBHO (nycxaKaMH h Mejio^iaMH) noacHiui'BxaHHy, oxieroHS'B 
^H^HKOBa BBime^TB xaKoro po^a ..npiodp-fexaTe-iB"; 3xo-xo h co- 
cxaBJiaex'B ero no9XH^ecKoe Bejiume, a hb MHHMoe cxoflcxBO cb 
FoMepaMH n nieKcnnpaMH". 



HsyMHTejibHaa TBopqecKas chocoGhoctb Torojia cxBaTMBaTt 
Maji-bfimia KOMHiecKia ^lepTBi b^ jnoflflxt nocayacHJia euj na to, 
^toSbi npe/tcTaBHTB, KaKi> h3i. 9thx'b Me.ioiHBix'B qepTt CJia- 
raeTca bca pyccKaa hchshb, h npn TaKOMt HXt ocBinjeHiH ohh 
CTaHOBHJiHCi. yjKe He cM-fernHLi, a HaBiBanH mbicjih coBepmeHHO 
HHoro pofla. 

OflHaHCflBi ForojiB y-nrajii, nepsBie Ha6pocKH„MepTBLix'B Lyra's" 
IlymKHHy. Kt yflHBJieHiio anxopa, IlyinKHH'B, oxothhk'b no- 
CMisTBCfl H Bcer^a MHoro xoxoTaBmia: Hafl-B BchMii, ^5X0 npo^iH- 
TBiBa.i'B eiiy ForojiB, B^pyrt CTan'B cyMpaqeni. h, HaKOHei^Ti, npo- 
HSHecB CB TocKoro: „Boace, KaK-B rpycTHa nama Poccia!" TaKoe 
Hce BneiaTJiinie KapTHna npaBOB'B, npeflcxaBneHHaa ForojieM'B, 
npoHSBOflHjia H Ha MHornx'B flpyraxi. qHTaTejiefl, tijtkhxi. yMOM-B 
H cepfli;eM'B. HejiBsa 6bijio yTBep>K;iaTB, hto6'b ForonB ^ito-hh- 
6y4B npeyBCJiHiHji'B: coTinneHie roBopHJio cajio sa ce6a. Mnorie 
HaxoflHJiH, iTO HasBanie „MepTBBia ;iyniH" mohcho npHM'bHHTB 
K-B caMBiM'B j^Hi^aii'B, Hpe^CTaBJieHHBiM'B y Forojia. A bt, fliii- 

CTBHTe.TTBHOH 5KH3HH Ha KRJK^OM'B Hiary BCXpiiaJIHCB HCHBBia HO- 

;fo6ia jiHifB, HpaBOBi. h oSBraaeB-B, KOTopBie Sbijih H3o6paa{eHBi 
Bx. „H09Mi". „PyccKaro lejiOBifsKa, roBopHjTB oSx. axoM-B caMi. 
ForojiB, HCHyraJia ero hhitohchoctb Qoaie, HeacejiH Bcfe ero no- 
poKHHHe/iocTaTKH.JlBJieHiesaM'fegaTejiBHoe'.Hcnyr'BHpeKpacHBiH!". 
TaK^B, KapTHHa pyccKHx-B HpaBOB-B, pacKpBixaa ForojieM-B npe^Ti 
iHTaTeaaMH, nojiygnjia SHaqenie sajKHaro oSniecTBeHHaro aBjie- 
Hia. Ffli npHiHHa neycTpoHCTBa pyccKoS aai3HH, nogeiiy TaK7> 
nycTBi H HH^TOHCHBi pyccKie jiK)/i[Bi? TaKie BonpocBi hi. KOHi^-b 
KOHijoB'B saTiaBaa-B ce6-k iHTaTeiiB, h „MepTBBia Jljma" nocjiy- 
a{H.iiH MoryTiHM'B tojitikomx. ffjis. pasBHTia b'b pyccKOM'B o6n;e- 
CTBi KpHTH^iecKaro B3r.nafla na jkhshb, na Bci oco6eHHOCTii 
Haniero o6njecTBeHHaro h rocy^apcTBeHnaro 6BiTa. Ksaz'h npaB^fH- 
BBiH QBiTonHcaxejiB, odHaacHBHiiH see ^yxoBHoe j'^doHcecTBO, ne- 

yCTpOHCTBO H CKyflOCTB pyCCKOH >KH3HH, ForoJiB Sbltb COBpeMeH- 

HHKaM'B T^MrB flopojKe, q'feii'B TajKejte qj^BCTBOBaan ohh oxpn- 
ijaTejiBHBia cTopoHBi flope(|)opMeHHaro cxpoa. 

Ho BTE. TO BpeMa, KaK-B OKOJio HMGHH Forojia ni.xa acapKaa 
6opB6a ero ctopohhhkob'b cb san^HTHHKaMH o6n;ecTBeHHaro 3a- 
cToa, xaKTb 6e3nontaflHO hm-b oSnaaceHHaro, call's aBxopx. „Mepx- 
BBixX) ^yniX)" flaJieKX) dhiai, ox-b bbiboaobx., KoxopBie flijiajiHCB 
Hsx. ero npoH3Befl;eHiH. Btj xo skb Bpena b'b hgm'b 3aBepnianca 

flymeBHBIH nOBOpOX'B, KOXOptlH B'B KOHIJ'fe KOHI^OB-B HpHBeJI'B K'B 

p'fesKOMy pasnafly Meac^y HHcaxeaeM'B h ero BOcxopsKenHBiMH 

nOKaOHHHKaMH. 

VL 

Co BpesieHH xpeBor'B, nepejKHXBix'B HS'B-sa „PeBH3opa", h xa- 
acejiOH 6oji'jfe3HH, nepeneceHHOH sarpanniieK), Foxohb Bce chjib- 
H'ie HO^jflaBajica BocxopaceHHOMy pe.xnriosHOMy Hacxpoeniio, 3a- 
^laxKH KOToparo Bcer^a Bt neM'B khjih. TenepB en's norpyacaex- 



cfl BT, '-iTeHie ^ymecnacHTejibHMxt KHnri., aaflj^MBiBaexT) conep- 
lUHTB nyTeinecTBie bx lepycajiHM'B h bx CBaTtia MifecTa. Ohx no- 
iipeacHeMy aciiBeTi. sarpaHHifeK), xoTa HHor^a caMi. ^lyBCTByeTx, 
1T0 pyccKaa jkhshb CTanoBHTCH esiy see Menie h Men-fee HSsicTHa. 

Ho, nOUHBlS MBICJIBIO O pOflHH'fe, OHTb yaCC B006pa3KaeT'B, ITO OHt 

oflHHx SHaeTx, TiiMt h KaKX homoib eS. 

Majro-no-Majiy hmx OBjrafl'iiBaeT'B MticaB, ^to rjiasHoe fl-fejEO ero 
■/KH3HH — HCKopenaTB nopoKH noyqenieMi.. Ohx xoT'i.Ti'B 6bi, itoSbi 
H H3i> ero iipoH3BefleHiH ^HTaTejiH nsBneKajiH npemiyiitecTBeHHO 
HpaBCTBeHHoe noy^enie, a ne ga^iyMHBajiHCB naflt oomecTBeHHHMH 
HeycTpoHCTBaMH. Bt 3T0M'i> CMBicjii OHX nepeTOJiKOBaji'B flaace 
„PeBH3opa", HacTaHBaa na tomtb, ^ito repoH KOMe^m ne ctoubko 
5KHBoe BonjioiqeHie pyccKHxt npaBOBx, cko^bko CTHiieTBopeHie 
HamHx-B nopoKOB-B. 

B-B KOHi^-fe KOHijOB'B ForoJiH) npHm.io B-B roJiOBy, qxo ero nncBMa 
Kt ffpyshsiwh, npio6pijBiniH Bt sto BpeMs noyqHTejrBiiBiS: xapa- 
KTeprb, ecJiH coSpaTB axt h HS^aTB KHaroio, npHHeeyxt, noacaayfi, 
6ojiBme no;iB3Bi, ^-^wh Bci ero npeacnia co^HHenia. OTJioacHB'B 
B'B CTopoHy „MepTBBia flyniH", ForojiB BBiTpedoBanx. oxi. 4py3eH 
CBOH HHCBMa, HcnpaBHJi'B HX'B, npH.iioacHJix. CBoe saB'feiitaHie, na- 
iiHcaHHoe Ha cjiyHaii CMepxa, h B'B na^ajfi 1847 ro^a BBinycTHJii. 
Bce axo Bx. cb^xX) no^X) sar-iaBioMX.: „BBi6paHHBia M-fecxa h3x> 
nepenncKH ex. flpysBHMH". 

IIpeacHia cogHHeHia Forojia, oxpajKaa bx. ce6t, kslkt, bx sep- 
KaJi'fe, BCK) pyecKyio acHSHB ex> ea HeTfocTaxKaMH, sacxasjiajrH ^ih- 
xaxeaefl rnyooKO 3aflyMBiBaxBca naflx. npn^HHaMH 9Xhxx. Heflo- 
cxaxKOBX>, Hafl-B xiMTj, KaKX. noMOTiB flijiy. TenepB Forojifc npeiie- 
6peacHxejiBH0 0X3BiBa.xca o co6cxBeHHBixx. npeK^e HanncanHBixx. 
npoHSBe^eniaxx. h bbicoko oij-fennjix. cbok) HOByio KHHxy, iie^ixaa, 
gxo OHa nocjryH^HXx. na nojiBsy BcifeMX. h Ka»r/(OMy, iixo ona yna- 
acexx. nyxH h cpeflcxBa npoxHBx. Bcero, qxo OMpaqa.xo 5kh3hb 
PocciH. 

ForojiB, san^Hiijaa naTpiapxaatHBie bspjih/ih, saaBJiaax. bx. 
.nepenHCKi", nanp., ixo h 3anaflHHKH, h CJraBaHO(|)HjrBi, cnopBi 
KOxopBixx, cocxaBJiajrH Bce coflepacaHie o6niecxBeHHofi mbicjih: 40-xx 
roflOBx., 3aHHMaK)xca nycxaKaiviH, xaKx. KaKX iiajio HHTepecyroxca 
BonpocaMH .XH^Haro coBepnieHcxBOBaHia. Oiix. coBixoBajix. ne npn- 
cxaBaxB KX. 3xiimx. cnopajix.^ — aro^aMX. yMHUM'B h hoskhjibimx., caMx 
lie saMiyaa, gxo CBoeii KHnroio ohx. cxoHxt na oflHoft h3x. cno- 

pHBlHHXX. CXOpOHX;, lia CTOpOH'fe MHOniXX. H3X. 3aD5HXHHKOBX HO.X- 

Haro odnjecTBeHHaro saexoa. Bx. xo speMa, KaKx ^ihcjio nncaxejieS 
Ha PycH SBicxpo yBejiH^HBajiocB, ohx. ynipajix, qxo ny6jiHKa 
SojiBHie He ^Hxaexx. jKypnajiOBx., h mhoxo moskho 6bijio 6bi naiiTH 
^pyrHxx. npHM'ijpoBx. Bt noflXBepjKTieHie xoro, flo ^lero n.xoxo 
ocB-fe^oMJieHx. 6biji'b ForojiB oxHocHxejBHO Hacxpoenia JiHxepaxyp- 
HBixx. fliaxejien h gnxaxeaefi. H xixx., h ^pyrnxx. ohx. itinniix 
cJiHrnKOMx HH3K0, a CBOH coScxBeHHBia MBicjiH o npH^iHHaxx. pyc- 

CKOH HeyCTpoeHHOCXH — CJIIiniKOMX. BBICOKO. 



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iley^ai^ia, iiocTHrmaH .JlepeiiiicKj'", orop^HJiaHOKOii^iaTeawio 
pasoqapoBaaa Totojir. Oco6eHHO nopasHJin ero nanaflKH co cto- 
poHH BiaHHCKaro ii Jimj^es, 40 CHxt nopi 6e3j^cjtoBHO bocxh- 
maBmnxcH ero npoHSBe^eHiaMH; oni omeJiOMHJiH ero Tint 60^x40, 
^iTO B1. 3THX1. BOspajKemflxt 6bijio HHor^ja MHoro cnpaBe;;.iiHBaro. 

Ero flymeBHoe cocToanie 6i>mo o^eHB xarocTHO. Ohi> cabiniaa:^ 
TOJiKH o TOMt, ^To ero Ta.iaHTi. nornSt cb t^x-b nopt, KaKt oht^ 
BSflyMa.TB CTaTB nponoBi^HHKOM'B. H OHt caMt My^HJica b'b pas- 
HBix-B coMHiniax'B H K0Jre6aHiax'B, Kor^a cpaBHHBajii> CBoe npoiu- 

JlOe CB HaCTOHUpiM'B. 

Bt, Ha'ia.Tfe 1848 r. ForoJiB coBepraH.n'B CTpaHCTBOBanie b-b 
lepycajTHMrB, a .nhTO iipoBe.n'B bi. poflHoft MaJiopocciii, bi oti(Ob- 

CKOM'B HMiHiH BaCHJIbeBK'i, CB CBOHMH COCTpaMH H MaTCpBH). 

JliiTO nponi.no jiJia Hero iie c.nHmKOM'B orpa^HO. MaTB ForoJia 
CI. ceMBeii awna b'b SontmoH diflHOCTH, xosshctbo bbjiocb y hhxid 
naoxo, caMLiii ^OMnniKO qyTB He na/ia.TB ot'b bcxxocth. FpycTHMH, 
saflyM^HBBiH, iJascfeHnHBiif, ForoicB SpoflH.i'B oko.io 40Ma, no ca/iy, 
no noaaiiTi. lisp-fcflKa to.tbko OHt osKHBJia.TEca, n Tor^ta cb y^ia- 
cTieMX. pa3cnpainHBajiTj y BCHKaro odnTaTeaa BacnjiBeBKn npo 
xoBaiicTBO, npo MicxHoe acnxBe-SBixBe. Ho bo bcom'b ero o6pa- 
nfeniH qyBcxBOBajrca weaoBiKx., KoxopBifi ^ajieKX. oxtj jKHsnen- 
HBixx, MGJiO'veM H BecB HOrjionjeHX. BHyTpeHHero rjiySoKoio TtyMon. 

B'B flepesH^Jfj OHX. cHOsa npnnajica 3a „MepxBBia TtyniH" h, 
KaiKexca, enje SojiBme, n-fejix. npesK^e, CMOxp-ijjix. na cboh xpj'-fl'B, 
KaKX. na fiymeBHhx&, HasHaqeHHBiH eiiy BoroMX., no4BHrx>. IIo b03- 
Bpamenin h3'b lepycajrHiia, oh'b yjKe He noKH^aa'B PocciH, JKHBa 
npeHiiyiijecxBeHHo b'b MocKB-i: ohx. naxoflH.xx. hj^jkhbimx. KaKx 
MoacHO 6oJiBnie naSjiiOflaTB pyccKvio jkh3hb cb pasHBix'B cxopoHX., 
tixo6bi Bocno.xBsoBaxBca 3xhmh HaSjnofleniaMH fljia Bxopofi qacxn 
„MepxBBixx. 4^ymx.". Bqepn'h ona 6Bijra roxosa, KaKx. flVMaioxt, 
yace qepesx rofl'B . BjiH3Kie ^jpysBa Foro.xa, KOxopBiMX. CJiyxaaocB 
caBimaxB oxpHBKn, ^HTanHBie aBxopoMx.Bx.xoponiiaMHHyTBi, 6bijih 
OTX. BXoponnacxH b'b socxopri. Ho Foro.XB Bce 6bijix ne ^obojichx. 

Oh'b Be.x'B no^ixH MonaniecKyio hchshb, ycep;iHO ^Hxa.x'B ifflnrn 
flyxoBHaro coflep;«;aHia, .xioShjix. nocfen^axB jionacxBipn, co c.xe- 
saMH H noflo.xry MO.xii.xca bx i;epKBaxx, h 6e3x KOHita ncnpas- 
.xa-xx H nepeTffe.xBiBa.xx cboh xpy^x. HeHSB-fecxHO, kx neiviy Kao- 
HHjrHCB 3TH 6e3K0HeiiHBia HcnpaB-xenia. B'tpoaxnie, BnpoxeMx. 
Tixo OHX HBixaaca 34'fecB, KaKx h paH'fee 3a3yMBiBajix, noKa3axB 
ne OflH'h oxpHi^axeJiBHBia cxopoHBi, ho h no.xoHxHxejiBHBie thhbi 
H xapaKxepBi. TaKHjin Hey^fannBiMH xapaKxepaiiH 6bi.xh, nanp., 
floSpofl'J^TejiBHMH OTKynnjHKX., H^eaJiBHBifi rySepnaxopx h flpyria 
jiHi^a, noaB.xaionjiaca bx coxpanHBumxca nepnoBBixx pyKonncaxx 
BXopoH ^acTH „MepTBBixx y^ynix". Ho, bh^hmo, caMX nncaxeJiB 
TjyBCTBOBaJX, ^To 3Ta sa^a^a naoxo noflaaexca HcnojiHeHiro. 
Ohx THfexHO Sopo.xca ex nenoKopHBiMx xaaanxoM'B cbohmx, ko- 
xopuii afHBO nepeflaBa.xx. Bce acHsoe, nofliii^eHHoe bx caMOfi 
;Kn3HH, n 0XKa3i>iBa,xca co3,5aBaTB o6pa3Li, Tiyav^tie >eh3hh. 9Ta 



27 
rjiy6oKaH 6opb6a, 6bitii MoiKeTi., Bcero 6o.The no^Ta^^mBaaa ero 

CIOH. 

Oni CTanH 6BicTpo iia/JiaTi. b'b (|)eBpan'li 1852 r. roroni. 6e3'x. 
BHflHMoii npn^HHti TaH.i'L, KaKTi CBljisa. Ha jiacuHHOH oh'b Ha^ajn. 
roBiiTB, HHqero He i-Tb i^'isjitie tjhh, KposrJj npocBupti, npoBOy'jH.ii 
Ho^iH 6e3i. cHa iia Mo.raTBi. 

Ero He ocraBJiHJia mbicjib o 6.ih3koh; CMepTH. Oh-b npocH.Tt 
;[pyra, bx ^OM-h KOToporo acHJit bt3 Mockb^, bshtb na cayqaii 
ero CMepTH, saKOH^eHHyio pyKonncB BTopoS qacTH „MepTBBix'B 
Jljjji'h". ToTh ne xoxijiTD. noKaaai'B 6ojiBHOMy, ^to c^iHxaex'B ero 
HOJiOHceHie onacHBiMt, h ne coraacH.iCH. Stotx. OTKas'B 5bltb npn- 
TiHHOK) HenonpaBPi&iaro Hec^acTBii. Bx Ty ace ho^b SojIbhbim'b 

HHCaTeJieMt, BipOHTHO, OHHTB OBJiaflijIH npeJKHifl COMH'feHiH: HO- 

jiesHBi JiH ero co^HHeHiH, npasHJibHO jih HcnoanHJi'B oh'b cboh 
flOJiTiy npe/it BoroM-B h .uioabmh. H.ih, 6bitb MoaceT-B, sto 6bi.t:o 
MyqHTejiBHoe coSHanie, ^ito jzy^maH nopa fl-fejiTeaBHOCTH flasHO 
npomna h ne BepneTca. Bi. xpn ^laca ho^h, nocjii floaro& mojihtbbi, 
ForoJiB pasSyflH.TB CBOero cjiyry, npHKasaarb otkpbitb Tpy6y btj 
HeiKi H CTaji'B ace^B pyKonncH. Cayra nanpacHO na KOJi'feHKX'L 
yiiojiaJi'B ero He fl'fejiaTB 9Toro. roro:iB caMTb Bopo^ajii) rop'tBiniji 
OyjiarH, KpecTscB h mojiacb, noKa OH-fenenpeBpaTHJiHCB BTb neneai.. 
Cjiyra njiaKaji-B h roBopHJit: „^to 3to bbi CffhjiaJiiiV." 
— „Te6i atajiB MeHH?" — CKasaai. ForojiB, oShsji'b, noniJiOBajiii 
ero H caMt sannaKajt'B. TaKt nornSjio npoHSse/ieHie, KOTopoe 
HHcaTejib roTOBHJi^ TaK'B flojiro h ch TaKofi modoBBio. 

Ha yTpo ForojiB yace ropBKo pacKaHBajicH b-b CBoeM'B nocTynK't. 
Ctj 3Toro BpesieHH oh'b BHa.TB Bi> Mpaqnoe yHBinie, He xoT'feji7> 

HHKOrO BH4'feTB, ynOpHO OTKaSHBa.ICa JI'feqHTBCH, yB-fepilH, 1T0 

HH^TO eny ho noMoaceTi>. Bx iieTBepr-B, 21 (pespaasi 1852 r., 

OH'B CKOHiaJICff. 

T'iJio Forojia noxopoHeno bx /taHHJiOBCKOM'B MonacTBip'i, b-b 
MocKB'fe. Ha Ha^rpoSnoMi. naMaTHHK'6 BBip-fesaHBi cjiosa npopoKa 
lepeMin: „Fopbkhm'b cjiobom-b mohm'b nocMiiocfl". Bt nacxoamee 

BpeMH, K'B 50-JI'iTiK) CO flHS KOHUHHBI HHCaTCJIfl, MoCKBa rOTOBHTCH 

TopacecTBeHHO otkpbitb naMHXHHK'B Forojiio na cpe^CTBa, coSpan- 

HBIS no BCepOCCiSCKOH HO^tnnCK'fe, KaKI. O^HOMy HS'B ^OCTOHH'feH- 
mnxt CBIHOB'B SeMJIH pyCCKOH... 

y. BnmpuHCKiu. 




H. B. foronb OKHraeiTa pyKoriHCt «MepTBfaix-b nyuiiyy. 



Aemnmiinii! n Ka^.m. nap M. IT. E.iodma. 



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„9to ^to 3a HeBH^fajii.: Be^epa iia xj^xop-I; 6;iH3t ^HKaHbKii? 
^Ito 3T0 3a ^Beiepa"? H lUBBipHy.TB b'b CBiT'L KaKoS-xo nacHH- 
HHKt! Cjiasa Eory! eiije Jiajio oQo/tpa.iH ryceii iia nepta h HSBe.nH 
xpantJi Ha 6yMary! Eiije Maao Hapo4y, BCHKaro SBaniH h c6pofl^^ 
BBiMapajio na.xBi^Bi bt> gepuHjiaxx,! /fepny-na ace oxoxa ii nacira- 
HHKa noxamnxBca Bcaisflt 3a ^pyrnMn! UpaBO, neqaxHOH 6yMarii 
pasBCaocB cxosbko, ^xo ne npHflyMaeniB CKopo, hxo 6bi xaKoe 
sasepnyxB bx> nee". 

CjiBiina.xo, cjiBimajio B'feinee Moe Bcis 3xh pisiH euje 3a Micimx.! 
To-ecxB, a roBopio, ^ixo nameMy 6paxy, xyxopaHiiny, BBicynyxB 
Hoct H3X. CBoero saxo.xycxBa Bt QoaBinoS CB'fexx. — QaxiouiKHMOH! — 
9X0 Bce paBHo, KaKX) cjiyTiaexca, HHor/[a 3aHfleniB b-b hokoh bo- 
JiHKaro nana! Bcfe odcxynaxx. xe6a h noiiflyxx. Tiypa^^nxB; eiije 6i.i 
HHiero, nyexB yace BBicinee aaKeflcxBo, — nixx., KaKoii-Hiidyfli. 
o6opBaHHBiH Ma.XBTiHinKa, nocMOxpixB — /fpant, KoxopBiS KOnaexca 
Ha 3aflHeMx. ^Bopife, h xoxx. HpHcxanexx.; h HaqHyxx> co Bcix'B 
cxopoHX. npiixoHBiBaxB HOraMH: „Kyfla? Kyfla? sa^i'feMX.? nomejiX), 
MyHCHKX>, Homejix.!"... S. BaMX. CKaacy... Jla. ^ixo roBopnxb! Mni Jier^e 
flBa pa3a bx. ro4x> cx.'fi3flHXB bx. Mapropoflt, bx. KOXopoMX., boxx. 
yjKe naxB Jiixx., KaKi, He BH^aJix. Mena hh noflcy^oKx. h3x. seM- 
CKaro cyTia, hh noTixenHBifi iepeii, 'I'tiix. noKa3axBca bx> axox-B 
BejiEKiH cBixx.; a H0Ka3ajica — njia^B, ne njia^b, /jaBafi oxB-fexx.. 

y nacx., MOH Jiio6e3HBie ^iHxaxejtH, — He bo rn-bBX. 6y7iB CKasano 
(bbi, MOJKexX) 6bixb, h pascep/fHxecB. ^xo nacnqHHK'B roBopnx'B 
BaMX. sanpocxo, KaKX. 6y4XO KaK0My-HH6yaB CBaxy CBoeMy hjih 
KyMy), — y Hacx>, na xyxopaxx., BOflHxca HS^aBHa: Kaicx. xojibko 
OKOH^axca pa6oxBi bx no.xfe, MyatHKX 3aji'fe3exx> ox/fBixaxB na bcio 
3HMy Ha ne^B, h nanix. 6pax'B npHnpfl^iexX) cbohxx> n^ejit bx. 
xBMHBiH Horped-B; Kor^a hh JKypasjieH Ha He6'fe, hh rpymx. na 
flepefii He yBH4Hxe doji'ie; xor^a, xojibko seqept, yace naBipno 
r4'i;-HH6y4B bx. KOHiji'fe yjiHijBi SpesacHxx. oroHSKX., CMixx. h nicHH 
c.xBiHiaxca Hs^aaeqe, 6peHHHTx. SajiaJiaHKa, a no^qacx. h cKpanKa, 
roBop'B, myMX.... Sto y nacB eeuepHuuu] Oni, HSBO.XHxe BHfl'fexb, 



31 

oirl; noxoiKii na Eamii Ga.iH; toji.ko iio.ii.3ff cicasaTt, ''itoom co- 
Bcfeii. Ha 6a;ii.i ecjiH bli 'B,'r3Te, to H^eHHO ,^.iit xoro, ^to6bi 
iiOBepTixB Horaim h nostBaTt bi. pyny; a y nact coSepeTCS bt. 
oflHy xaTy xojna 4'hBymeK7, cobcJjmx iie a.irji 6airy, ct Bepexe- 
HOMX., c^ rpe6HHMii. li CHaTia:na Sy^xo it ^feojiT^ saHMyxca: se- 
pexeiia niyiiflxi,, jibk)xch n-iicnn, h Ka}Kflas ne noflBiMext nr.xasx. 
bxj cxopoHy; iio xojibko narpaiiyxx. bx. xaxy iiapy6KH ex. CKpn- 
naiieiix. — no^iBiMexca icppiitx., sax'lsexcH ma,xB, noii/iyx'i, xani^Bi ii 
aaBeflyxcH xaKiji mxj'KH, ■qxo h pascKaaaxB iie;iB3a. 

Ho .xyiinie Bcero, Kor^a coSBioxca Bcfe bx. x'feciiyio Ky^Ky h 
nycTflxcs sara/jBiBaxB sara/^Kii, h.xh npocxo — necxii SoaxoBHio. 
EoHce XBi moh! qero xojilko i-ie pascKaacyxx.! oxKyja cxapi-iHti ne 
BBiKonaiox'^b! Kaitiixx. cxpaxoB'B ne HaHecyx'Bl Ho Hiir/ii, Moacexx, 
6bixb, He oEiJio pascKa'SBiBaeiio cto.xbko ^ihkobhht., KaK'^B na ne- 
nepaxx. y naciiiHHKa Py^oro IlaHBKa. 3a mto iviena MipHne npo- 
3Ba.xH Py^^BiMx. naHBKOMB — eS Bory, ne yM-iiio CKasaxB. H bojioch, 
Kaa^excfl, y Menji xenept 6oji'be cfe^Bie, ^ifoi-B pBiacie. Ho y nacx.. 
He H3BOJiBxe rHiBaxBCH, xaKofl oSBi^iaH: KaKx. jaflyxx. KOMy jho^h 
KaKoe npo3BHme, xo h bo BiKH-B-feKOBx, ocxaHexca oho. BBiBajio, 
co6epyxcH, HaKanyirls npa3,iHHiHaro ffisa, flo6pBie Jiio/tH bx. tocxh, 
Bi nacHiHHKOBy .xaqy:KKy, ycH^yxcH 3a cxo.xx., — h xor^a nporny 
tOjXbko cjij^maxb. H xo CKasaxt, mo jiio^pi 6bi.xh BOBce ho npo- 
cxoro ^ecaxKa, ne KaKie-Hii6yflB Mya^HKH xyxopaHcide; /la, Moacexx., 
HHOMy H HOBBiHie nacH^HHKa cflinami 6bi iiecxB nocfenjeHieMX.. 
Boxx., nairpHM'fep'B, 3Haexe .an bbi ^BaKa ^HKanBCKoS ijepKBH, 
GoMy rpHropBOBH'ia? 3x'b, ro.xoBa! Hxo sa Hcxopin yjiin-B oh^ 
oxnycKaxB! J^B'k Jis'h hhxx. naS^exe bx. sxoh KHHacKi. Ohx. HHKor^a 
He HocHJix necxpa^teBaro xa.xaxa, KaKoii BcxpixHxe bbi na mho- 
I'Hxx. jepoBeHCKHxx. 4Ba^Kaxx; ho saxo^nxe k'b nejiy h bx. Sy^HH, 
OHX. sacB Bcer^a npHMexx. bt. 6ancLX0wh h3x. xoHKaro cyKHa, 
HB^xa sacxy./KeHHaro Kapxo4)e.xBHaro KHcejia, sa Koxopoe naaxHJix 
OHX. BX Ho.xxaB'i iiyxB He no mecxH pyd.xeS sa apniHHX. Oxx 
oanorx. ero, y nacx. hhkto ne cKaaiexx. na h'6jiomx. xyxopi, tixoSBi 
cjiBimeH'B eBiJi'B sanaxx. /terxa; ho BcaKOJiy hsb-bctho, ■qxo ohx. 
hhcxhjix. hxx caMBiMx. jiyqmHMx. CMaxBijeMx., KaKoro, /tyiiaro, ex. 
paflOCTBH) HHOH MyjKHKx hOjXojkhjix. 6bi ceS'fe BX Kaniy. Hhkto 
He CKasKexx. xaKSKe, hxo6bi ohx. KOrfla-.XH5o yxnpajix. hocx. hojiok) 
CBoero 6ajiaxoHa, KaKX. xo n'bs&TOTi, HHBie .xioflH ero SBania; ho 
BBiHHMa-xx, H3x.-3a Hasyxii onpaxHO c.xo5KeHHWH oijXBiS naaxoi^x., 

BBiniHTBIH HO BCfeMX. KpiaMX. KpaeHBlMH HHTKaMH, H, HCnpaBHBHIH, 

1XO ejiiflyexx., CKJia/iBisaJix. ero enoBa, ho oSHKHOBeniio, bx. ani- 
Ha/(Haxyio vio-xio h npaiajix. sa nasyxy. A o/[hhx. h3x. rocxen... 
Hy, TOX'B jsK-e 6bi.x'b xaKoii naHH'ix., ixo xotb ceH^acx. Hapafl;HTB 
BX. saci/iaxejiH hjih noflKOMopin. Bbibh-xo, nocxaBHTB nepe^x. eo- 
6oro naireHX. h, rjiafla na Koneiix. ero, noHaexx. pa3CK.a3BiBaTb — 
BBiqypHO, ji& XHxpo, KaKX. BX. neqaxHBixx. KHHacKaxx.! Hhoh payB 
cxymaemB, caymaemB, ^a h pasflj^MBe nanajexx.. HH^iero, xoxb 
v6eH, He HOHHMaemB. OxKTiia ohx. cxobx, uoHaSpa.xca xaKHxx." 



32 

Gome rpHropbeBH'ii, pasx cmv iiacyeTi. 3Toro c.iaBH.yio cnj.e:n, 
iipHCKaaKv: oh'b pascKasaji'b eiiy, KaKi. o^hhi. uiKO.TibHHK'b, v^hb- 
uiiiica y KaKoro-TO fltsKa rpaMOT-fe, npi-fexa-TB ki. otixj tl crajiT. 
TaKHMT, jiaTBiHBniHKOM'B, ^To nosadtuni aaJKe Hamib hsbikt. npa- 
BOC.iaBHBiii, — Bc-fe cjioBa CBopa^HBaext na ya: jionaTa y Hero — 
jionaTvcB, 6a6a — daSycB. Botx, ciy^HJiocB pasi., noniJiH ohh 

BMiCT-fe CB OTyOMTi B'B XlOnS. JlaTBIHBIIJHK'B ySHfliat rpa6jIII II 

cnpaniHBaeT'B oTija: „KaK'B 3to, SaxBKy, no-sameMy nasBiBaeTca'? " 
4a H HacTynHJiTj, pasHHyBimi poT'B, Horoio na 3y6ifBi. Tot'b hc 
ycn-bji-B coSpaTBCH cb OTB'feTOM'B, KaK-B pyqKa, pasMaxHyBumcB, 
no^HHJiacB H — XBaTB ero no Ji5y! „npoKJiHTBiHrpa6jiii"! saKpHian-B 
niKOJiBHHK'B, yxBaxacB pyKOio sa Jtod-BH noflCKoqiiBmii na apmnnx.: 
..KaK-B ate ohIs, — ^opx-B 6bi cnMxnyjiia cb Mocxa OTi^anx'B, — 6ov1Bho 
6biotch!" TaK-B bot-b KaKx! npnnoMHH.TB h hjm, roayd^HKt. — 
TaKaa npncKasKa He no 4ym-fe npHui.iacB saT-feitjiHBOMypagcKas- 
TiiiKy. He roBopa hii cjiOBa, BCTaji'B oh'b cb Micxa, pascTaBHax^ 
HorH CBOH nocpeyjH KOMHaxBi, Harnyax. rojiOBy neiiHoro Bnepeflx., 
sacyny.TB pyKy B'B saflniii Kapiian-B ropoxoBaro icacjbTana CBoero. 
BBiTanjHJii. Kpyrayio, no^x. jiaKOMT>, xaSaKepKy, HiejiKHyjix. naaB- 
HeM'B no HaManeBannoft poac'ii KaKoro-TO oycypMancKaro rene- 
pana h, saxBaTHBuin ne Majiyio nopniio xaSaKy, pacTepxaro cb 

30.TI0K) H JIHCXBilMH JIIo6lICXKa, HOflHeCB ee KOpOJIBICJIOMX. KX) Hocy 

H BBixanyjTB hocomx. na .xexy bcio KyiKy, ne floxponyBnincB ^aace 
40 6ojiBnioro naaBi^a, — n Bce hh cxosa. /{a KaKX. noji'fes'B bx> 
jpyroH KapjiaHX. n BBiny.x'B CHHiii bx> K.xixKax'B 6yMajKHBijt naa- 
xoKX>, xorfla xojibko npoBop^iajix. npo-ceds, ^yxB-jin exsxe ne no- 
roBopKy: „iZe .ntemtme Succpa nepcdr, cmmhnMU" ... ,.Ebixb ace xenepB 
ccop'fe", noflyiiaji'B s.saM-fexHB'B, ^xo na.xBUBi 5^ Gombi FpHropBeBn^a 
xaKx> H cKJiaflBiBaJiHCb TtaxB ayjiio. Kx> c^iacTiio, cxapyxa moh 40- 
rafla.xacB nocxasHXB na cxo-xx. ropaqiS Knnnix. ex. MacjiOM-B. Bet. 
npHHfl.xHCB 3a ,Ti:io. Pyna Gombi rpnropBeBnqa BJiicxo xoro. 
^ixodx noKasaxB inninx., npoxany.xacB kx. KHmny. 11, KaKX. Bcer/ia 
BO/iHxca, na^a.xii npnxBa.XHBaxB Macxepiiny-xosanKy. Enje 6bijix. 
y HacB oflHHx. pascKasiHKX.: ho xoxx. (iie^ero 6bi kx. ho^ii it 
BcnoMHHaxB o HeMTj) xama BBiKanBiBa.xx. cxpaniHBia Hcxopin, ^xo 

BO.XOCBI XOflH.XH HO rCXOBi. fl IiapO^HO H He IIOMima.XX. HXX> 

ciofla: enje iianyraemB ^oSpBixx. jnoflen xaKx, ^ixo nacn^nHKa, 
iipocxH FocnoflH, KaKx ^opxa bcJs cxanyxx. SoaxBca. IlycxB .xyqnie, 
KaK'B floacHBy, ecxn jiacxx, Borx,, flo iiosaro rofla n BBinyniy 
4pyryio icnnacKy, xor^a mohvho Sy^jexx, nocxpaiyaxB BBixoflqaMH 
ex. xoro CBixa 11 ;iHBaMH, KaKia xBopii.xiicB bx. cxapmiy, bx. npa- 
BOCxaBHoii cxoponi nameS. Meaix, hhmii, cxaxBca-jioKexx, HaS/fexe 
no6aceHKii caMoro nacniHiiKa, Kania pascKasBiBa.xx onx, cbohmx> 
BHyKaMx.. JiHmB 6bi c.xymajin 71a ^iHTajiH, a y iiena, noJKa.xyii, 
.TtiiB xo.xBKO npoK.xaxaa pBixBca, Ha6epexca 11 na flecaxB xa- 

KIIXX. KHHa-CeKX.. 

]X&. Boxx 6bi.xo II no3a6BT.xx. caMoe r.xaBHoe: KaKx. 6y/(exe. roc- 
no^a, txaxb ko MH-fe. xo niJaJiexOHtKO oepiixe nyxB no cxo.xSoboh 



33 

^oporf na ^HKaubKy. SI Haponito ii BticTaBii.n'b ce iia iiepBOM'r> 
.nncTK'h, ^toSbi cKop'fee 7io6pajiHCB flo Hainero xyxopa. IIpo ^ii- 
KaHtKV iKe, fljiiaio, bbi HacjiBimaaiiCB b^ioboieb. H to CKasaTt, mto 
TaMi) flOM-B no^Hiije KaKoro-Hndy^B nacHiHi-iKOBa Kjpesa. A npo 
cafl-B H roBopHTB He^ero: b'b IleTepSypri BaineMt, B'tpno, ne cbi- 
ujeTe TaKoro. npiixaBiiiH ace b'b J^iiKauhKy, cnpocnTe tojibko 
nepBaro nonaBinarocn HaBcxp-feTiy JiajiB^niiiKy, nacynjaro b'b sa- 
na^iKaHHOH py6ainK'fe ryceii: „A r^-fe jKHBe-ri. nacHqHHKrb PyaBin 
ITaHBKO'?" — „A EOT'B Taw's!" cKaiKOT'B oh-b, yKasaBmii naa:Bi(eM7>, 
H, ec.iH xoTHTe, 40Be;(eT7j sacB 40 caiiaro xyTopa. Ilporay, 04- 
iiaKOjK'B, He cjniniKOM'B saKJiajBTBaTB nasaflT, pj'kh h, Kaui. roBO- 

l^HTCK, (|)HHTHTB, nOTOMy ^TO flOpOFH HO XyTOpaMt HaiUHMTi HC 

TaKT) r.TaflKH, KaK-B nepe.'i'b BauiiiMii xopoMajiii. 9oMa rpnropBe- 
BHM'B, TpexBflro roTiy, iipi'isacaH iiBt /jHKaHbiai, nonaB'fefla.^csi-TaKH 
B'B npOBa.TB CB HOBoio TapaTailKOK) CBOeio n rfrtfloio koSbijoio, 
iiecMOTpa Ha to, ^ito casi'B npaBH.n'B h ito, cBepx^B cbohx'b rjias'B, 
Ha/i'iiBaji'B HO BpeJienaM-B enje noKynnBie. 

3aT0 yjKe, Kan's nosKajyeTe B'B rocxH, to ^bthb nC+ta;iHM'B 
TaKHx-B, KaKHX'B BBi OTTi-po/ty, MOJKeTt 6bitb, ho 'h.xH; a Mey^y, H 
3a6o5KycB, .lynniaro ne cbinjeTe na xyTopax'B: npeflcxaBBTe ce6'h, 
MTo, KaK-B BHecemB cot's, 4yx'B noH/teTT, no Bceii KOMHax'i, bo- 
odpasHTB HejiB33, KaKoS: ^ihct-b, Kan's cnesa h.xii xpycTajis flopo- 
roft, ^To SsiBaeT's b'b cepsrax's. A KaKHini naporaMH naKopMHT's 
Mos cTapyxa! ^to sa niiporii, ecJin 6-h bbi to.ibpco SHa.itH: caxap-s, 
coBepuieHHBiH caxap^! A Macao, trk's BOTt 11 xeT-ieT's no ry6aM'B, 
KorTja HaiiHeuiB ■fecTS. IIo^yMaeniB. npaBo: na ^ito He MacTepnasi 
9TH 6a6Bi! IIiMH jiH BBT KOr/ia-.TtHoo, rocnofla, rpymeBBiii KBaci. 
cs TepHOBtiMii aroflaMH, iijih Bapenj'xy cb h^jomom's h caHsaMH? 
Plan, He cjiyiiajiocs jih Baws, Ho^nacB, 'icTs nyxpio ctj mo,?iokom'b? 

EOJKG TBI MOH, KaKHX'B Ha CB'tTt H'feT'I, KJ^HiaHSeB'S! CTaHeHIS 

'JfecTs— "o6'Ba;TeHBe, 4a h ho-tho: cia^ocTs HeoHHcaHHan! Ilponi.xaro 
ro4a... O/fHaKOHi's, ^ito a bx caMOWs fl'hji'fe paaoo.TiTancH?.. npi'ijs- 
>KaSTe TO.XBKO, Hpi'fesjKaHTe nooKopin:; a naKopMHM's TaK's, uto 
oy/iexe i:)a3CKa3MBaTB h BCTp'iqnoMy h nonepeqHOJiy. 

UuCmiHUKo J'l/duU IhlHbKO. 



Com roroJTH. T. I. 




CopoMrtHcKaa flpMapKa. 

MmhH HyflHO BT) XaTH >KHTb 

Oh Be3H >Kii MeHe H3"b bom 
fle 6araubK0 rpoMy, rpowy, 
fle ronuioiOTb see anBKbi, 
Ae ryTijiiOTi. napydKbi! 

7/35 cmapumoii jeicudu. 
I. 
?arrt ynoiiTe.ieiiT,, KaK'i, pocKOiueiiii .'libTHiH: Tieiib bi. 
MajiopocciH! KaKi. TOMHTejiBHO-jK.apKH xi ^acti, Kor^a 
nojifleHB Sjien^eTt bi. THinHniB h SHoi, h rojiySoft, 
HeiisH'iipHMi.iH OKeanx, cjiaflOCTpacTHtiMi. Kyno.ioMTj 
HarHyBiniftcH na/fi. seMjreio, KaaceTCfl, sacny.TB, bccb 
noTOHyBmH b-b wbri,, odHimaa h cjKHMaa npeKpacnyio Bt Bos/iym- 
HBix'Bo6'BHTi5ix'£CBOHX'B! Ha HeMX HH o6.iaKa; B-B noji-fe HHpiqn.Bce 
KaK'B6yflToyMep.]io;BBepxyTOJiBKO, B-BHeSecHOHrjiydHHij, flpoacHT'B 
HcaBopoHOKt, H cepe6p3HBia nicHH jieTiiT'B nOBOS/tymHBiM'B cTy- 
nensM'B na BjnodaeHHyio seiiaro, ^a Hspi/fKa kphk'b ^aftKii, loii 
3B0HKiii rojiocB nepenesa oTflaeTca BTjCxenn. JliHHBO ndea^iyMHO, 
6y4T0 rj\xHK)iifie 6e3t i^'fejiH, ctohti noflo6jiaqHBie;iy6i>i, h ocairm- 
TenBHBieyflapBicoitHeqHBix'B.ny'q:eH3aacHraioTx>i;'fejiBiHJKHBonHCHBin 
MaccBi JiHCTBCB-B, HaKHflBiBas Ha ^pyris TCMHyio, KaK'B HO"q:B, tIshb, 
no KOTopoii tchbho npii CH/tBHOMt BiTpi nptinieT'B so.ioto. Hsy- 
jipyflBi, TonasBi, hxohtbi 3eHpHi,ix'B naciKOMBix'B CBinjiioTCii Ha^t 

neCTpBIMH OrOpO^aMH, OCfeHHeMBIMH CTaTHBIMH nOflCOJIHe^HHKaMII. 

CipBiH CKHpflBi chna h soaoTBie. chohbi xjiiSa CTaHOMxpacnonara- 
lOTCs BX no.niiiKO^yiOT'B no ero HensMipHMOCTH. HarHyBniiaca ott^ 
THJKecTHnjiOflOB'B inHpoKijiB'feTBH qeperacH-B, caiHB'B,fl6aoHB,rpym'B; 
He6o, ero ^ncToe sepKajio — pfea b-b sejieHBix'B, rop^o no^HHTBix'B 
paMaxt... KaK'B nojiHo cjiaflocTpacTia h nirii MajiopoccincKoe JiiTo! 
TaKOK) pocKoniBK) 6.7iHCTaji'B oflHH'B H3'B flHefi JsapKaro aBrycTa 

TBICH^iy BOCeMBCOTrB... BOCeMBCOTt... .fla, JliT-B TpH^aTB 6jfleT'h 

Ha3afl'B TOMj^ Kor/ja flopora, BepcTTi sa flecsTB 40 MicTe^Ka Co- 
po^HHeri'B, KHH-bjia napoflOMt, nocniniaBniHM-B co Bcixt OKpecT- 
HBixT) H flajiBHHX-B xyTopoBi> Ha iipMapKy. C'B yTpa enfe Tsny- 
jiHCB HecKOHiiaeMOK) BepeHHijeK) ^lyMaKn c-b csbio h pBi6oH). FopBi 
ropmKOB'B, 3aKyTaHHBix'B Bt c'iHO, uejiJiejiiio flBnrajiHCB, KaaceTca 
CKyiias CBOHM'B 3aKJiioqeHieM'B h TeMHOToro; M-fecTaMH tojibko kr- 
KaH-HH6yflB pacnncaHHaa apKO MHCKa, nan MaKHxpa xsacTjinBO 
BLiKa3BiBa.iacB hs-b BBicoKO-BsrpoMO/KfleHHaro na B03y njiexHa h 



55" 

npHB;reKa.tia yiiH.TieHHHe BSrjtaTiti noRaoliHiiKOfe'i, pocKoitiH. Mnoro 
npoxoacHxi. norjiHfltiBa.Tio ci. saBiicTtio iia BticoKaro roHMapa, 
Bjia/i'fejiBiia CHX'B Tiparoit'feHiiocTen, KOTopbiS MeflaenHBiMii iiiaraMii 
uien'B 3a CBOiiMt TosapoMi), saQoT.iHBO OKyTBiBan r.iiiHHHtixt cbo- 
HX1. ujero.:ieii h kokctok-b HenaBHCTHMMx /i.-ia hhxt. ckiiowb. 

O/JHHOKO Bt CTOpOHi TamilJICa HaHCTOMJCHHBIX'b BOJiaXT, B031>, 

HaBa.neHHBiit MiniKaMH, neuBKOio, iiojiothomi. h pasHoio flOMani- 
Heio noKJiaaceK), sa KOToptiMt 6pe.^'B, Bt qHCToii hojiothjihoh py- 
SaniK'fe H sanaiiKaHHBix'B noaoTHHHtix'B mapoBapaxt, ero xoBsiawh. 
JliiHHBOio pyKOK) o6THpajii. OHt KaTHBiniScfl rpaflOMt noxTj co 
CMjrrjiaro JiHija jh finme KanaBinift cb ajthkhbix-b ycoBt, Hany^- 
peHHBixt T^Mrb HeyMOJiHMBiM'B napHKiiaxepoMrb, KOTopBiii Ses'bsoBy 
ABJiaeTCfl H K-b KpacasHLcb h k^b ypo^y, h nacHJiBHO ny/ipHTX, H-fe- 

CKOJIBKO TBICHq'B yjKe JtiTTb, BeCB pOflt TjeJIOB-feqeCKifi. Pa/fOM-B CB 

khmtj ni.ia npHBHaaHHan Kt Bosy Ko6Bi.T[a, CMnpenHBiil bh^-b koto- 
poH oSjiHqaJi'B npeKJtOHHBta wTfera ea. Mnoro BCTpi^iHtixt, h oco6- 
jiHBO MOJiOflBix'B napy6K0B'B, 6pajiHCt 3a manKy, nopoBHHBniHCB 
CB HaniHM'B MyjKHKOM'B. O/jHaKOJK'B, He cfeflBie ycBi H He BaacHaa 
HocTynB ero sacxaBJiiijiH 9to 4'bjiaTB; ctohjio to.tibko no/tHHTB rjiasa 

HOMHOro BBepXT), tITOQbI yBHA^TB npH^HHy TaKOfinO^THTeJIBHOCTIi: 

Ha B03y cH^ijia xoponieHBKaH jio^ksl, cb KpyrjiBiM'B .ithtihkom'b, cb 

^epHBIMH 6pOBHMH, pOBHBIMH 4yraMH nOflHHBHIHMHCH HaflTb CB^T- 

jiBiMH KapHMH rjia3aMH, Cb 6e3neqHO-yjiBi6aBmHMHCJi po30BBiMii 
ry6KaMH, ch noBHsanHBiMH na rojiOBi KpacHBiiiH h chhhmh jibh- 

TaMH, KOTOpBia, BMiCT-h CB flJIHHHBIMH KOCaMH H Hy'IKOM'B nOJIC- 

BBix-B itBiTOBTb, 6oraTOK) KopoHOK) HOKOHjiHCB Ha BH oqapoBaxe.TiB- 
HOH roaoBK-b. Bee, Ka3ajiocB, saHHMajio ee; Bce 6bij[0 eii qy/jno, 
HOBO... H xopomeHBKie r.iasKH SesnpecTaHHo 6if3raJiH cb oflnoro 
npeflMeTa'Ha flpyrofi. KaK'B hb pasciaTBca! b-b nepBBitt pa3'B na 
apMapK-b! Jl'kBjuiKa bt. ocBMnafliiaTB Jii-rh b-b nepBBifi pa3'B na 
apMapKi!.. Ho hh oahh'b hs'b npoxosKHX'BHnpO'fesKHXTj hb snajix, 
^ero eii ctohjio ynpocHTB oTija b3htb cb coQok), KoxopBiS h ^y- 
nioH) pafl'B 6bi 6bmi. 3to Cfl-kjiaih, 6cjh6bi hb 3J[aH Mannxa, bbi- 
y^HBinaaca ^epmaTB ero b'b pyKax'B tslkt, jkb jiobko, KaK-B oh-b 

BOHCHCH CBOBH CTapOH K06bIJIBI, TanjHBHIBiicH, 3a flOJiroe CnyJKBHiB, 

TBHBpB Ha npoflajKy. HsyroMOHHaa cynpyra... Ho mbi h no3a6Bi;fiH, 
wro H OHa TjTh ace cn^'ijia na BBicoTi B03a B'B napaflHOH niep- 
CTHHOH 3ejieHoii KO(|)T'h, HO KOTopoS, 6y4TO no ropHocTaeBOMy 
M-fexy, naniHTBi 6bijih XBOCTHKHKpacHaro tojibko ijBiTa, B'B 6ora- 
TOH njiaxT'i, necTp'tsnieH, KaK'B niaxMaxHaa flOCKa, h b'b chti^b- 

BOM'B B[B'feTHOM'B O^HnK't, npH/[aBaBniBM'B KaKyiO-TO 0C06eHHyK) 

BaacHOCTB Ba KpacHOMy, nojiHOMy nnify, no KOTopoiiy npocKanB- 

3BIBaJI0 ^TO-TO CTOJIB HBHpiaTHOB, CTOJIB flHKOB, ^TO KaHCflBIH TOT- 
^aCB CH'femHJI'B nepBHBCTH BCTpBBOHCBHHBIH BSrjIHfl'B CBOH Ha BB- 
CBJIBHBKOe JTH^HKO flO^KH. 

rjia3aM'B HaniHX'B nyTemecTBeHHHKOB'B na^iaJi'B yace otkpbe- 
BaTBca Hcb^'b; ns/fajiH yace B-feajio npoxjia/toio, KOTopaa Kaaa- 
JiSLCh OHjyTHTBJibH'tB nocjTfe TOMHTBJiBHaro, paspyraaiOHfaro iKapa. 

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36 

ClCBO'ib TOMHO IT CB'tT.TO-SeJieHBie .IHCTBH ne6pe>KH0 paCKHAaHHBIXT 

no .ij^ry ocoKopoB'j>, 6epe3"t> h Tonojieii, sacBepKajiH orneHHtiH, 

OA'feXBIH XOJIOflOiri. HCKpbl, H p-feKa-KpaCaBHIXR 6.TIHCTaTejIBH0 o6Ha- 

>KHJia cepe6p3Hyio rpyyijt cbok), na Ko-ropyio pocKomno najiajin 
sejienhia. Kyflpn 4epeBi>. CBoeHpaBHast, KaK't ona, bi. Ti ynoii- 
TejiBHHe yacBi, Kor/{a B-fepnoe sepKajio TaKX- saBHfliio saKJiioqae'rh 
B-b ceSi ea nojiHoe ropjiocTH a oc^iinnTe-iBHaro SaecKa ^e;io. 
jTHJieHHBifl iMe^H H MpaMopHj'io ineio, ocfeHeHnyio TeMHOK), ynaB- 
meio CB pycoH tojiobbi bo.^hoio, Kor4a ct. npespinieMt KHfineT-h 
ojHH yKpanienia, qTo6Bi saMiniiTB hxi> flpj^rnMH, h KanpHsaisn. 
en KOHija H'ix'B, — ona ho^ith KasKflBiit tout, nepeiiiHHeT'B cboh 
OKpecTHOCTH, BBi6HpaeTT3 ce6i hobbih hytb h OKpysKaeTt ce6jr 

HOBBIMH, pa3H006pa3HBIMH .TiaH4Uia(|)TaMH. PaflBI Jie.lBHIIUTj no^Bi- 

MajiH Ha THacejiBiH cboh KO.ieca niHpoKia bo.ihbi h Momno KHflajiK 
Hx-B, pasdHBaa b-b SpBisrn, o6cBinaa nBi:iBio h o64yBaa luyMOMTj 

OKpeCTHOCTB. B03T) C/b 3HaK0MB[MH HaMTi. HaCCaiKIipaMH B3'b'bxajI'B 

B'B 3T0 speMH Ha MOOT'S, H p'iKa BO licefi; KpacoTi h Be.iHiiH, 
KaK'B it-fejiBHO* CTeK.70, pacKHHj\iacB nepefl-B hhmh. He6o, sejientie 
H CHHie jiica. nioflH, bo3bi et ropuiKajiH, Me.iBHHijBi — Bce onpo- 
Kimy.TiocB, cTOH.TO H X04H.7I0 BBepx-B HoraMH, He naflaa B'B ro.-ty- 
6yio npeKpacHvio 6e3flHy. Kpacasiii^a nania sa^tyaiajiacB, rjia^a 
Ha pocKOiuB BHfla, H no3a6Bi,^a ^asKe jiyn^HTB cboh noflco.ineq- 

HHKt, KOTOpBIMt HCHpaBHO 3aHHMa.7iaCB BO Bce HpOflOJIHCeHie 

nyTH, KaK'B B^pyr'B cjiOBa: ,,Ait, 4a /[HBqHHa!" nopasHJiH cjiyx'B ea. 
Or-iflHYBniHCb, yBH/t'li.ia ona TO.Tny CTOHBinHX'b na MOCTy napy6- 

KOB'B. H3'B KOTOpBIX-B 0/[HH'B, Ofl'feTBIH HOHjerO.'ieBaT'fee HpOIHX'B. 

Bt 6'hjioii cBHTKt) H B'B cipojt HiaHK'fe p'inieTHJioBCKHX'b CMymeKTj. 
HO/inepuiHCB B'B 6oKa, iioaoflei^KH norjiaflBiBaji'B na npo'is/Kaio- 
mnx'B. KpacaBHija ne Moivia ne saM'bTHTB ero sarop-hBuiaro, ho 
HcnojiHCHHaro npiaTHOCTH .'XHija h orneHHBix'B oieit, Ka3ajiocB, 
CTpeMHBUiHxca BH4']f>TB cc HacKB03B, H noTyHH.'ia r.na3a npHMBic.iH. 
qTo, MOHcex'B 6bitb, eny npHHa^.ieaca.io npoH3HecenHoe c.noBo. 
„CjiaBHaa flHB^iHHa!" npo^ojiai.aJi'B napyooK'B b'b o'feaoH cbhtk-Ij. 
He CBOfla ci> Hea r.Tias'B. ,,H 6bi OT^a.TB see CBoe xo3aHCTBO. TroSti 
noij'fejiOBaTB ee. A bot'b Bnepe^H h ^bbboji-b ch^ht-b!" Xoxot'b 
HOflHaaca co bcj^x-b cxopoH'B; ho paspajKeHHoii cosKHxe.xBHHU'is 
iiefljieHHO BBicxynaBHiaro cynpyra ne cxhuikom'b noKasa.xocB 
xaKoe npHB'fexcxBie: KpacHBia ujckh ea npeBpaxHJiHCB b'b orneH- 

HBia, H xpeCK-B OxSopHBIX'B CJIOB'B HOCtlHaJICa flOJK/XCM'B Ha rOJIOBV 

pasryjiBHaro napy6Ka: 

„Hxo6'b xBi Ho^aBH.Tca, nero^HBiH 6\'pjiaK'B! ^xo6'b XBoero oxija 
ropniKOM'B B'B roJiOBy cxj^KHyjio! ^xoSxj oh'b nocKO.iB3Hyjica na 
jiB/iy, anxHxpHCXXj npOKJiaxBifi! Hxo6'b euy na xomt, CBfj-rlj ^opxx. 
Gopojy odnierx,!"' 

..Bhuib, KaK'B pyraexca!" CKasa.x'B napy6oK'B, BBixapaitjHB'B na 
iiee iviaya, KaK'B Sy^xo osa^a'^enHBift TaraiM'B chjibhbim-b aaaiiOM'B 
HeoJKH;iaHHBTXx> npiiB'txcxBift: „h a3BiKi. y nea, j cxo.TixHeit B'bflBMBi. 
He aafiojiMT'B BtiroBopHXB i-rru caoBa!" 




s^TODt TBI noaaBn;icH. HeroflHbifi oypnaK-b! Hrod-L TEoero oTua ropiuKOM-b B-b ronoBy cryKHyjio! Hto6tj OH-b 
nocKOJibSHyjicsi he nbay, aHTiixpHCTo npoKnHTbiii! 4To6-b eMy na tomt^ CB-ET-fe Hopr-b 6opoay o6>Ker-b:;' 



38 

„CTO."n:'tTneH!"... ito^iXBa'rH.iia ttoHCH.rtaft KpacaBinia. ..Heqecm- 
lieu'tl H0411, yMoiicH naiiepevT^! GopBaHeu't Hero;pn.iS! H ne BH^ajia 
TBoeii jiaTepii, no 3iiaK). tfo apaiih. PI 0x011^ Tipfliii. 11 TeTKa flpaHb! 
CTO.'i'BTHeMl.. iTO y nero mo.ioko enie iia ryoaxt"... 

Tyxi. B03'B Ha^ia.it cnycKaTijCJi a, xMOCtv, ii nocTfevimixt c.iob-b 
yjKe HeB03MOiKHo 6h.io pasc.xyuiaTt; ho napySoK'B iie xortjii., 
KajKeTca, koh^htb aTiiMt: ne ^yMaa Tiojiro, cxBaTiunD ont komoktj 
rpasH H niBBipHyjnb BCJii^iT. sa neio. Y^tapx dbijit y/taqHide, iieHce-xH 
MO>KHo 6bijio npeflnojiaraTB: bgcb hobbih CHTijeBBiH o^ikhok-b 3a- 
6pBi3raH'B dBi.Ti-B rpasBio, 11 xoxot'b pasry.'iBHBix'B noB-icB y/tBOH.ica 
c'B iioBOio CHJOK). /[opojHaa mero.iHxa BCKHni.ia rH-bBOMT:.; no 

BOSTj OTtixajI'B Bl) 9T0 BpeMH /(OBOJIBHO /laJIGKO, II MBCTB CS o6pa- 

THJiacb iia 6e3BHHHyio na/f^epiiify ii Me^jieHHaro coa^Hxejia, ko- 
TopBiit, npHBBiKHyBT, ii3/[aBHa Kx, nojoSHBiMx. HB-xeniaMx., coxpa- 
Hii.x'B ynopHoe MOJiianie 11 xjia^HOKpoBHO npuHUMajix. MsxejKHBis 
p-i^iH pasrH-feBaHHoit cynpyrn. O^naKoacx., HecMOxpa na 9xo, ne- 
yxoMHMBiii iisBiKX) es xpeiifa.xX) 11 6onxa.xcH bo pxy flo xixX) nop'B, 
noKa ne rtpiixajiH ohh bx> npiiropoflBe, kx. cxapoMv snaKOMOiiy 
II KyMy, K03aKy IjBi6yjii. Bcxptiia ex. KyMOBtHMii, vraBHO ne 
Bii/taBiuHMiicH, BBiniajia na BpeMa ii3x> ro.xoBBi axo HeiijjiaxHoe 
npoiicmecxBie, 3acxaBiiBx> iiauiiix'B nyxmiKOBX. noroBopiixB o6xj 
iipiiajiK't H OT;roxiiyxB rieMiioro nocxi fla.xBiijiro nyni. 

II. 

IHo BoJKe, Tbi MiM Focnofle! Horo HeMa 
Ha TiB sjpMapuHl Koneca, ck;io, fleroTt, 
TiOTioH'b, peMeHb, i(fai6y;iH, KpaMapH bch- 

KH... TaKt, LUO XOTb 6bl E'b KHLUeHM 

6yjio py6;iHB-b h cb TpHflusjTb, to h 
TOrflH 613 He saKynbiBTj ycieH sjpMapKbi. 
JI3-0 yiClJOpOCCiuCKOii KOMCdili. 

BaMX, B'ljpiio, c.xyqajiocB c.xLiuiaxB rj-fe-xo Ba;iflii[iiicH ox;ta- 
.leiiHtm BOflona^x., Kor^a BCxpeBOHieHHaa OKpecxHOCxB iio.xHa 
ry.xa, h xaocx. qyfliitixx., HejiCHBixx, sbj^kobx. BHxpeMx, nociixca 
nepeflx. BaiiH. He npaB^a jih, ne Tb hh caMBia gyBcxsa MrnoBenHO 
o6xBaxaxx> sacx. b'b BHxpi ce.xBCKoii apMapKii, Kor^a BecB iiapo/cx. 
cpocxaexcH bx. oflHo orpoMHoe qy^OBiime h uieBe.xHxca Bcfejit 
CBOHMX. xyaoBHiifeMX. na njionja/fii h no xicHBiMt yjiHifaMx., Kpn- 
yiixx, roro^iexx, rpeMHxx"' UlyMX., 6paHB, MBi^anie, 6jiesme, 
pes-B — Bce c.xHBaexca bx. oflHH'^t HecxpoHHBiit rosopx.. Bojbi, 
MiuiKH, cino, ijBirane, ropiuKu, 6a6Bi, npaniiKH, nianKii — Bce 
apKO, necxpo, HecxpoHHO, MeqexcH Ky^aMH h CHyexca nepe^x. 
r.xasaMH. PasHorojiocHBia pi^a noxomiaioxx, flpyrx. 4pyra, h hii 
OflHO cjXobo He BBixBaxHxca, He cnacexca oxx> axoro noxona; hh 
oflHHx, KpuKx He EBixOBopHXCH acHO. TojiBKO x.xonaHBe no pyKasix. 
Topranieil: cjiBiinaxca co Bcixx. cropoHx. apnapKH. JIoMaexca bo3x., 



39 

BBGHHTt Hve.ii30, rpeiiHTi, c6pacEiBaeMi.iH iia scmjik) 40Ckh, h 3a- 
KpjrjKHBinaaca ro.iosa HC^oyMiBaeTi., Kyfl;a o6paTHTLCH. npiis/Kifi 

MyJKHKT. HaniTb C-h ^epHo6pOBOIO flO^KOK) flaBHO J'HCe TO.TIKa.irCJI Bt 

iiapofl'fe: no^xoflH.Ti. ki. OflHOMy Bosy, mynaJii. ^pyroii, npHM-fenH- 
BaJiCii ktj riinaMi.; a MejKfly t^mi, mbic.ih ero BOiao^aJiHci. 6e3o- 
CTaHOBO^HO OKo.io flecHTH irtniKOBi) nmeHHijBi II cxapoH Kodtinti, 
npHBeseHHBixt hmT) na npoflajKy. Ho Jumy ero jo^kh saM'feTHo 
6bi.tio, qTO eii He CJmniKOM'B npiaTiio TepeTBca opcojio BoaoB-B cb 
MyKOK) H nineHHueio. Eh 6m xortjiocB Ty^a, Tff'% no^'B no.iOTHH- 
HBiMH jiTKaMH HapsflHo pa3BiniaHBi KpacHtiH .leHTBi, cepBrH, ojro- 

BHHHLie, MiflHBie KpeCTBI H flyKaTBI. Ho H TyT-B, Ofl:HaKOaC'B, OHa 

Haxoflii.ia ce6'fe MHoro npeflMOTOB'B fljia Hadjnoflenia: ee ciiiinHJio 
40 KpaHHOCTii, KaKTj iiBiraHTj H Mva-CHK'B 611JIH oflHH'B flpyroro no 

PJKaMT,, BCKpHKHBaH CaMH OTT:. 6OJIH; KaKTi nBSHBIH HtHflt aaBciJIT, 

6a6i Kiicejia "); KaK-B noccopiiBiniHca nepeKynKH nepeKH^BiBajiiiCB 
SpaHBK) H 4paKaMH; KaK-B MOCKa-UB, noraaacHBaa oflHOio pyKoio 
CBOK) K03.3HHyK) 6opo4y, 4pyroK)... Ho bot'b, no^iyBCTBOBa-Tia ona, 
KTO-TO ^epny.TB ee sa mHTEifl pyKaB-B copo^KH. Or.iaHy.iacB — h 
napydoKi. bt, 6i.jio& cbhtk-Kj, c'b hpkhmh o^aMH, ctoh.tb nepe/iTj 
neio. }Khjikh ea BSflpornyjiH, ii cepjije sadnJiocB TaK^, Kai-ct eiije 
HHKor^a, HH npH KaKoft pafloCTH, hh npH KaKOM'B ropi;: h qy^Ho, 
H J11060 efi: noKasajiocB, h caiia He Morjia pacTO.TiKOBaTB, ^ito fl't- 
.Tia.^ocB CB Heio. - 

„He 6oHe5i, cep/{eHBKO, ne 6oHCfl!" roBopH.TtT, oHt eii BHonro- 
jioca, BSJiBmH ea pyKv: ,,a HHiero ne CKasK.y Te6i xy/ioro!" 

..MoHceTx 6bitb, axo h npaB^a, ^ito tbi HHiiero ne CKaaceHiB 
xy/toro", — no/tyjiaJia npo ceSs KpacaBHrja: — „to.!ibko MH-t ^jjiiio... 
BipHO, 9T0 JiyKaBBift! Caiia, KaaceTca, snaeniB, ^ito ne ro^HTca 
xaK'B... a CH.iBi He^ocTaexx, b3htb ot'b nero pyKy". 

MyKHK'B orjianyjica li xoT'tjit nxo-TO npOMO.^BHTB flonepn, ho 
Bx, CTopoH'i HocJiBima.TiocB cjiOBO: nmeHHija. 9to MarnnecKoe 
cjiOBO sacTaBHao ero, b'b xy me MHHyry, npncoe/iHHHTBca kt, 
jByMx. rpoMKO pasroBapHBaBHiHM'B neroniaHTaM'B, h npHKOBas- 
niaroca ktj hhmt. BHHMania yji{e HiinTO ne b'b coctohhih 6bijio 
pasBJie^iB. Bot'b ^iTO roBopH.iH HeroiiiaHTti o nnieHHij'Jfj. 



ni. 

Hh 6aHHiui., sHH-b sikhh napHuiue? 
Ha CBHTH Tpoxbi ecTt TaKbix-b, — 
CHByxy TaKij, MOB-b 6pary, xjibiiuel 
SomMipeecKiu. Suenda. 

,.TaK'Ta TBI flyMaeniB, seM.isK'B, ^to hjioxo noH^eTt nama nine- 
HHija'?" roBopH.TB ne.noB'iK'B, cb BH4y noxoadft na 3a'li3acaro irt^ 



*) jflaeaTb KHceJias SHaHMX'b y/iapHTb Koro-HH6yab csanH Hor'b. 



AO 



iiUiimiia. oninaTciH iwiKdi'o-iiuoy;!!. jriicrcMica. n'l. nocTpn,if'Rwxi>, 
yaiia'iKaiiiiux'j) ^chtcm'!. ii jaca.iemiwx'ij mapoBapax'i., .ipyroMV, 




4yr^^?T^ 



, 1. 



.UfairaHX M MywMK-b CHnH oaHHt flpyroro no pyKarri., BCKpHKMBaa caMH ott, 6onn. 



41 

BT> eiiJten. ]\rI;cTaiMn y>Ke ctj sanjiarajrii. c«mtk'I; ii C7> or])OMnoio 
uiiiuiKOio Ha .i6y. 

,,'JlSi, flyiiaTb iieiero TyTt: h roTOB-b BCKiiHyTb na ce6H iieTjiio 
II Qo.iTaTBCH Ha stomij flepes'fe, KaKi. Ko.^daca nepe^i. PojK/ie- 
CTBQM'b Ha xarf, ec.:iH mh npoflaflHMT> xoTt Ofl:Hy iiipKy". 

„lX0T0 TBI, 3eM.T:HK1>, MOpO^HIUb? IIpHBOSy B^Ji, Kposii iia- 

nierq, irfeTi) BOBce", Bospasiijii. ^le.'tOBfjKi. btj necTpH,feBi>ix7> iiia- 
poBapaxt. 

„/(a, roBopHTe ce6i, ito- xothtc", flysiaaij npo ce6ii OTeitt 
iiauieft KpacaBHUBi, He HponycKaBinift hh ofliioro ciOBa hs-b pa3- 
roBopa 7iByxT> HeroniaHxoB'L: „a y Meiia ^^gchtb iiiniKOB-i) gctb 
B'B aanaci". 

„To-TO n ecTB, hto ec:iii r^"^ saMima-nacB ^lepTOBntiiiia, to 

OJKHflaH CTOJIbKO IipOKy, CKO:iBKO OTh TO-IOflHarO MOCKajIH'% 3Ha- 

^mTe.iBHO cKaaajiT) He^ionim^ cb niHniKoio na .'iGy. 

,J-iaKaJi gepTOBii[HHa';" noflXBaTHJit TiejtOBiK-B b-b necTpji^e- 
BBixt mapoBapax-b. 

,,C.TL[iiiaJiT5 -III TBI. TITO noroBapHBaiOT'B bt, iiapo/i'fe?' iipo/to:i- 
/Ka.TTi ct luiiuiKOio na ,T6y, iiaBO/ja iia iiero iicKoca cboh yrpio- 

MBlfl O'lll. 

„Hyl" 

,. Hy. To-TO, iiy! 3ac/l>.taTejiB, ^itoot. oMy ne /[OBejiocb 6ojiBiiie 
o6TiipaTB rydt hoc.t'Jj nancKoit cjiiibhhkh, OTBe.TB /(.ih HjJMapKH 
npoK.TJiToe MicTo, na KOTopoMTi, xoTb TpecHH, Hii sopna ne cny- 
c'lHuib. Bii/iHiiib .TH Tbi TOT'b CTapbiii. pasBajxiiBmiiicH capait, ^to 
noii'B-BOH'b ctohttj HOflTi ropoio?" (TyTi> -iioSonbiTHBiii oTeufb na- 
nieit KpacaBimBi noflBiiHyjica enje Sjii-iiKe ii bgcb npeBpaTiLTicji, 
Kasajiocb, BO BiraMaHie). „Bi, tomtj capai to h /cijio, ^ito bo- 
ilfiTcsi TiepTOBcida iiianiHH, ii hh o^na apMapKa na 9T0M-b MicT-fe 
lie npoxo^H.Ta 6e3'h Si^iBi. B^iepa bojiocthoh niicapb npoxo/^HJi'b 
no3flH0 Be^epoMT., to.tbko raa^b — b'b c.TiyxoBoe okho BBicTaBH- 
:rocB cBHHoe ptLJio h xpiOKHy.iio TaKi, ito y nero Mopos-B no- 
7ipajiT. no KOHC'h.Toro ii H-r^tii, ^to oniiTB iiOKajKeTCH iqiacuancoumh-a!" 

,,^T0-acT) 3T0 3a KpacHUH ceuvDut?'' 

TvTT) y Haiiiero BHHMaTe.Tbiiaro cjiyniaTeaa BO.iocbi iio/fHH- 
.Tiicb T\'hi6oM'h. Co CTijaxoMTo oSopoTH.Tca 01115 Ha3a/['b h yBii/fijiT), 
iTO flo^iKa ero ii napy6oK'B cnoKoiiHO ctohjih, ooHHBniMCb ii na- 
niBaa flpyr-^b ;ipyry icaKis-xo jiio6obhhh cKasKH, no3a6biB'b npo 
i;ct. Haxo;(aiijiacfl na cwhr'k cbhtkii. 9to loasornazio ero CTpaxij 
II sacTaBHJio oSpaTHTbca ki. npeaiHeJi desne^HOCTii. 

„9re, re, re, 3eM.7iHK'b! fla tbi MacTepi., KaKT. BHiKy, p6hh- 
jiaTbca! A a na ^eTBepTBiii tojibko ^eHb noe.Tt> csa/ibobi bw- 
yiiH.Tca o6HHMaTB noKOHHyio cboio XBecBKy, ^ra h to, CHaciiSo 
Ky.viy: 6biBniH dpy.mKom, yJKe Hafloysuoa". 

llapyfioKT. saMdiTii.Tb tott> jkg ^lacTj, ^ito OTei^T^ ero ,Tiio5e3HOM 

ire CJITTTlITfOMT, ja.TCK'b. H B'b MMC.TaXT) npiIHH.TCa CTpOHTb ITJiaH'J., 

KUK'b 6li CKJiOHUTb ero b'j. cbok) no.Tb3y. 




B^iepa BonocTHOM nHCapt npoxonHJTb nosflHO BenepoM'b, TonbKo ijinab bts CTiyxosoe okho BbicTaennoch csMKoe 
pbino H xpioKHy/io TaKTj, HTO y Hero MoposTs noapajTb no kowb. 



^y>itt^£jm'^^i^S^^/^s^^^^^sf^m^^^^^fii'^yr''T^msss^^s^' 




..HOMKa ero h napy6oK-b chokohho CToann, o6nqBuincb h Hanteaa npyri. npyry icaKin-To jimSobhuh CKasKH, 

npo Bct HaxoflHmisic5! Ha CBtr-fe cbhtkii. 



nosaobiB'b 



44 

„Tbi, B-fepno, ';TO,'roB'I;KT, 7to6pi.iit, ho 3naeniij Jienn, a a Te6H 
TOTtiaci. ysaajL'b". 

„Moji{eTT,, H yanajit". 

„S]cjiH xoyerab, h iimh, h npo3EHU_te, ii bcjikj^o Bcamiiiy pa'j- 
cKajKy: Te6}i soByTt CojioniS ^epeBHK'i.". 

„T^aKT5, Cojioniii ""lepeBHK'B". 

„A BrJiH^HCb-Ka xopomeHBKo: iie y3HaemB jih Menal" 

„R'kTi,, He no3Haio. He bo rnin-B 6y4B GKasano: na ivkK} 

{;T0.TIBK0 /[OBeJIOCb Har.lHy^iTBCa pOSKl, BCaKHXT^, MTO yOpT'B HX'l 
H HpHnOMHHTt BCiX'B!" 

„}Ka.7rB Ke, Tro tbi ne npHnoMHHniB ro.iionyneHKOBa CBijia!" 

„A TBI 6yflT0 OxpHMOBT, CBIH'B?" 

„A KTO-JETj? Pa3B'Jj O/IHH'B TOJIBKO JUCblU dudoKO, CCJIH He OH'l>". 

Tyn, npiHTOJiH noGpajiHCB sa manKii, h nouiJio jio6Bi3aHie; 
HauE'B FojionyneHKOBTb cbiht., oyjHaKoacT,, He Tepaa BpeneHH, p-i- 
lUHJucH btj Ty JKe MHHyTy ocaflHTB HOBaro CBoero SHaKOiiaro. 

„fly, CoaoniH, BOrB, KaK-B bh^hhib, a ii flOHKa TBoa ho.tioSh.th 
flpyr'B 4pyra TaK-B, ^ito xotb 6bi h HaB^sKH jkhtb BMifjcrt". 

..^To-HCB, IlapacKa", CKasajn^ ^lepeBHKT), oSopothbhihcb h 
cjrJdacB Kt cBoeJI floqepn: ^mohcct^b, h sTi caMOM'i> fl-i.ni, qTo6Bi 
yjKe, KaK'B roBopaT'B, BM^CT-fe h Toro..: ^ito6bi h nacjiHCB na 04- 
uofi TpaBi! ^Ito: ho pyKaM'B'? A ny-Ka. HOBo6paHHBiH saTB, /^aBaii 
MorapBiiy!" 

H BC-fi xpoe o^yTH-TJHCB b-b HSBicTHoit apMapo^Hoii pecTopa- 
um— 11041. aTKOH) y acH^OBKH, yciaHHOio MHOroiHCJieHHOH (|)jio- 
THJiieii cyjieii, GyrhiJiea, cjftjiajKeK'B scfexi. po^OBi. h BO3pacT0BT>. 

„9xT5, XBaTT>! 3a 9to jiio6jiio!" roBopmiob ""lepoBHK'B, neMHoro 
HOflryjiaBiiiH 11 BH/ia, KaKx HapeieHHBiit saiB ero HajiHJit KpyacKy, 
i!e.irH^iHHOio CTa no.nKBapTBi, 11, HHMaao ne noMopmHBHiHCB, bbihhjii:. 
710 jiH&i XBaTHBt HOTOMt 60 B^poSesi^H. „Hto CKasKOHiB, ITapacKa'.' 
KaKoro a aceHHxa xeS^fe flocTa.'i'B! CMOTpii, cMOTpn: KaKij oht, mo- 
.TO^enKH TaHOTTj n^HHyio!.." 

H HOCMinBaacB, h noKatiHBaacB, Ho6pe.TB ghtj a, neio ktj 
cBoejiy B03y; a nam^B napydoKi. oi'npaBHJica no pa/iaM'B cii Kpac- 

HBIMH TOBapaMH, Bt KOTOpBIXT. HaXO/lHJIHCB Kjail^BI 4aHCe 1131. Fa- 

Tia^a H MnpropoTia, flByx-B 3HaM0HHTBix'B ropoflOBi. IIoJiTaBCKoil 
rydepkiH, BBiraa^BiBaTB nojiyquie flopeBaHHyio jiioJiBKy b-b M'fefl- 
Hoii. ujero.iBCKOH onpaBi, UBiTHCTBiS no KpacHOMy nojiio n.na- 
TOKTi H nianKy, fljia CBafleSHBixTj noflapKOBij toctio h nciiWh, KOMy 
cjii^'fyeT'B. 

IV. 

XoTt HonoBHKaM'b Ke OHee 

fla KOJIM >KHHUH, 6aHMUJt, TBe, 

TaKt TpeSa yronuTbi... 

KonujipeecKiii. 

„Hy, JKHHKa, a a nameji'B a^oHMxa ^o^iwhl" 

„BoT'B, KaK'B pasT. flo Toro 'renepb, ww6li jKOHHxoiiT. ott,- 







'^*„; 



^^•^ 



'usa 



fl BCi Tpoe OHyTH^HCb Bt, H3BtCTH0R 5!pMapOHHOH pCCTOpaUiH nOflTj HTKOK) y >KHnOBKH, yCuSJHHOfO 

MHoroHHCjreHHOM c))noTnnieH cyjiefi, 6yTbineH, (jjjiH>KeKT= Bcfexia poHOBt h BospacTOBt 



45 

HCKHBaTb! 4ypeHB, flypent! TeS'fe, slipHO, h na po^y Hamicaiio 

OCTaTBCa TaKHMt! Tai-Ml, TaKH TBI BH/fijJI'B, rfli-K'b xaKH TM CJIBI- 

majiTi, titoSbi ^odptiii ^e.TiOB'feK'i. SirajiTb TenepB 3a aceHHxaMH? 
Tbi noflyMaji'B 6bi Jiyime, KaKt nineHHi^y ct pyKi) c6bitb. Xo- 
poniTi flOJiHceH'B 6bitb h acenHX'B TaiiTb! /JyMax), o6opBaHHiftniiH 
HST. Bcix'B rojio^paSiieB'B. 

„9, KaKTi 6bi He TaKi.! HocMOTp'tjia 6bi tbi, ^ito TaM'B sa na- 
py6oK'B! OflHa CBHTKa 6onBme ctohtt., qiirB tboh sejienaa KO(|)Ta 
H KpacHBie canorn. A KaKT. CHByxy eaoimo ^yeTT.!.. ''lopTT. Meiia 

B03BMH BM-JfjCTi CT. TO60K), eCJIH H BHfli.TX Ha B^Ky CBOeMT., iJT06bI 

napySoKX ^yxoMT. BBiTanyjiT. nojiKBapTBi, ne homopiijhbhihcb!" 

„Hy, TaKT>: ejiy ecjiH HBJiHHixa fla Spo^Hra, TaK-B h ero MacTii. 
Bbiocb o6'b saKJia^'B, ecjiH sto ne tot-b caMBift copBaHeLfT., koto- 
pBiii yBflsaacH 3a naMH na MocTy. JKajiB, ^ito 40 chxt. nopi^ out. 
lie nouafleTCH mhIj: a 6bi ^ajia eMy snaTB". 

..Hto-hcb, XiiBpa, xoTB 6bi h T0TT3 caMBiS: w'kMi, me ohtj co- 
p3aHei;'B?" 

„9! ^I'feM'B 3Ke OUT. copBanei^T.! Axt., tbi desMosrjiaa 6aiiiKa! 
CjiBiuiHinB! ^iMT. JKe oht. copBanerfT.? Ky^a 3Ke tbi sanpsTajn: 
flypaiTKie rjiasa cboh, Kor^a npoifssacajiH mbi mojibkhubi? Emj, 
XOTB 6bi TyTT. jKO, nepe/iT, ero sana^KanHBiMi. b-b TaSa^Hnj'lfe ho- 
coM-B, nanecjiH acHHK'i ero SesnecTBe, eiiy 6bi h Hym^o^KH ne 
6bijio". 

„Bce, o^HaKOJKe, a ne Bnacy bt. neMT. HH^ero xy^oro: napenb 

XOTB Kjaal TOJIBKO paSB-fe, HTO SaKJICHJfB Ha MHTI. 06pa3HHy TBOIO 
HaSOSOMT.". 

„8re! 4a tbi, KaKi, a BHacy, cjiOBa ne flaniB mh^ bbifobophtb! 
A HTO 3T0 snaqHTT.? Kor^a 9to dtreajio ct. to6ok)? B'ipHO, jcniji-h 
yace xjiednyTB, ne npoflaBinn HH^ero?" 

TyTT. ^epeEHK-B naniT. saM^feTHJii. h caMT., ^to pasroBopHJica 
qepes'^yp'B, h saKpBMT. bt. oaho MrHOBenie ronOBy cboio pyKaMH, 
npe^nojiaraa, 6e3'B coMH-bma, ^ito pasrH-hBaHnaa coacHTejiBHHija 
He saMeflJiiiTTj Bn-fennTBca bt. ero bojiocbi cbohmh cynpyatecKHMH 
KorTaMH. 

„Ty4a kt. ^opTy! Bot'b Ted'b h CBaflB6a!" flynajiT. oht. npo 
ce6a, yKJiOHsacb ott. chjibho nacTynaBinet cynpyrn. „npH7(eTca 
OTKasaTB 4o6poMy ^lejiOB'feKy hh 3a ito, hh npo ^to. FocnoTiH, 
EoJKe moh! 3a ^to TaKaa iianacTB na nacB, rpiinHBix-B? H TaK-B 
MHoro BCflKOH ^paHH Ha CB'isT-jf}, a TBI eme h jkhhok'b iianjio^HJiT.!" 

V. 

He XHJIHCH, HBOpOHtKy, 

lUe TM seneHeHbKiH; 
He jKypucH, KosaHCHtKy, 
lU,e Tu MonofleHbKifi! 
Majopocc. nv,cMH. 

PasciaHHO rjra^ijiT. napy6oKT, b-b Sijioii CBHTiiij, CH^a y cbo- 
ero Bosa, na rjiyxo luyMiBmifi BOKpyr-b nero Hapo/j['B. YcTajioe 



47 

co.TiTme yxo7tH.no OTt Jiipa, cnoKonHO npontLiaBt cboh noji^eHB 
H yTpo, H yracaionjiH ^ent riji'hHHTejiBHO h apKO pyManHJicH. 
Ocji'bnHTe.ni>Ho 6jiHCTajiH nepxii dijii.ix'j. inaTpoBi, h stoki., ocfe- 
neHHBie KaKHMt-TO eflsa npHM'tTiiuMi) orneHHO-posoBtiMi, CB-i- 
TOMx. CieKJia HaBajieiuiLixt Ky^aMii okohhhiii. ropijiH; seaeHLui 




m 
E 



\o 



c{j.na5EKH H yapKH Ha CToJiaxt y uiHHKapOK'i. npeBpaTHJiHCb b* 
orHeHHBia; ropti ^tmb, ap6y30Bi> h tbikbi, KaaaJiHCL bbi.tihtbimh 



48 

H3Ti 30JI0Ta H TCMHOH M'b^I-I. FoBOpai ripHM'feTHO CTaHOBHJICJI p'ijJKO 

H rjiyine, ii ycxajiBie hshkh nepeKynoKi., MyKHKOBi. h iiBiraH'i. 
ainnBie h Me^fjienHie noBopaquBajiHCB. F^i-rfl-fe Ha^HHajit CBep- 
KETB oroHCKT), H 6iraroBOHiiBiH napt ot-b Bapi-iBiuHxcH raicymeKt 
pasiiocHjicii no yTHxaBuiHMi. yjiHiiaMi.. 

„0 TieMTj saropiOHHJica, FjaBniBKo?" BCKpn^ajiTi BBicoKiji, saro- 
p-fesniiH UBiraHTb, y^apHBt no njieqy iiaiiiero naf)y6Ka. „^to-}kt:., 
OTflaBaii bo.^bi sa flBafli^aTb!" 

„Te6'jf> 6u Bce bojibi, 4a bctibi. BarcieMy nJieiieHH Bce 6bi ko- 
pBicTB TOJiBKo; jioflff^Th, fla oCsiaHyTB floSparo qejiOB-hKa". 

„Th(^j, ^bhboji'b! ^a Te6a ne iia myrKy sadpajio. Yje-b iie ci> 
/(ocaflBi jiH, tiTO CclMT. HaBHsaji-B ce6'l5 iieB-ijcTy?" 

..HtT-L, 3T0 He no-MoeMy: a flepacy CBoe cj[obo;^ito pasT. cflife- 
jiajiTb, TOMy H HasiKH 5biTB. A BOT'B y xiDBi^ia "'lepeBHKa HisT'B 
coBicTH, BHflHO, H iia noJi-B-me-iHra: cfjasaji'B, ffn 11 iiasafli.... Hy, 
ero H BHHHTB 116^6X0: OH'B. — neHE, ffa H iio.THd. Bce 9T0 inryKH 

CTapOH B'h/[BMBI, KOTOpviO MBI CerO/fHS CT> XJIOimaMH fl[a MOCTy 

pyrnyjiH na Bci doKa! 9x7., bcjih 6bi a dBiJit napeMt lum iia- 
homtj Be-iMKHMt, H 6hx iiepBBiH nepeB'hiiiaji'B Bc-fexx t4xi, /typHeii, 
KOTopBie noSBOJiaioT'B ce6a cfefl-iraTB SaGaMt..." 

„A cnycTHHiB bojiob'b sa flBajmaTh, ecjiH mm sacraBHM'B ^e- 
peBHKa OTflaTB Haii-B HapacKj''?". 

Brb nefloyM'feHiH nocMOTp-feji'B Ha nero FpBmbPJO. B-b cMyrjibix-B 
TiepTax-B ULirana 6bmo ito-to 3Jio6Hoe, asBHTejiBHOe, HHSKoe h 
BMTfjcT-fe BHCOKOMipHoe: ^lejiGB'feK'B, BsrjiaHyBmiH Ha Hero, yaje 
roTOBTj SbijiTj coanaTBca, ""ito BOb stoh ^lyflHOH ayui'fe KHnaTt 40- 
cTOHHCTBa BejiHKia, ho, KOToptiM'B o^Ha TOflBKO Harpa/[a eCTB H 
GeMai — BHcJiJiHua. CoBepmeHHO npoBaaHBiuiiica Me^mny hocom-b 

H OCTpBIM'B nOfldopOflKOMX pOTX, B'iqHQ OCJfjHeHHBlil HSBHTeJIBHOK) 

yjiBiSKOH, HedojiBinie,, ho JKHBtie, KaKO^ oroHB, rjiasa h oesnpe- 
CTaHHO M/lsHaionjiaca na aniffi MO-imii npeflrtpiflTiH h yMBicJiOB-B, — 
Bce aTo KaKTi 6yflTO Tpe6oBajio ocoSeHHaro, TaKoro ate CTpan- 
Haro fljia ce6a KOCTiOMa, KaKoM hmbhho 6biji7> Toraa na homx. 

9t0T'B TCMHO-KOpH'IHOBtlH Ka(|)TaH'B, npHKOCHOBeme KT. KOTOpOMy, 

KasajiocB. npoBpaTHJio 6bi ero b'b iihvih; ^JiHHHBie, BaaHBUiieca 
no nne^aMt oxjionBaMH ^epHBie bojiocbi; 6amMaKii, nafliTBie na 
6ocBm saropijiBia hoph, — see sto, KaaajiocB, npnpocjio KOi neMy 
H cocTaBJiajio ero npapo/ty. 

He 3a 4Bafli;aTB,. a 3a naTna/maTB OTflaM'B, ecJiH ne coJiaceniB 
TOJiBKo!" OTsiiiajiTj napySoK'B, ne CBOfla cb Hero iiCHBiTyioniHXT. 
o^efi. 

„3a HHTHaflqaTB? jiaflHo! Cmotph jkb, ne sadBiBafi: 3a uaTHafl- 
r[aTB! Bottj Te6i h CHHHiia b'b saflaTOKx!" 

„Hy, a ecjiH conJKeniB?" 

„Cojiry — sa^aTOK-B tboS." 

„JIayjHo! Hy, ^aBafi ace no pyKaMi!" 

„/|aBaii!" 



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;0 'leM'i. 3aropioHHncfl. TpbiubKO?? BCKpHHajTb BbicoKifi. aaropbBmiH uuraiit 
yflapMBTs no nneny Hauiero nupyjKa. 

Cj'i, foronn, T. 1, 4 



VI. 

Ort 6Hfla: PoMaRt Hne, OTTCnept, HKt 
pa3-b, HaHCanuTb mhhh eeSexHBij, -Ba m 
BaMt, naee XoMO, He 6e3i> jibixa dyne. 
Jfss Ma.iopocc. KOMediu. 

„Ciofla, AcJ3aHaciii HBaHOBHit! Bot-b TjTh njiexeHi. nonwAie, 
noflHHMaHTe nory, 4a ne 6oHTecB; flypeni, moh »TnpaBHjrca na 
BCK) Hoyb Ch KyMOM-B noflt B03BI, mtoSbi MOCKajiH Ha cjiyiaS He 
noflixfoiKJiH ^lero". 

Talc's rposnaH coacHTejiBHHifa '■lepesHKa jiacKOBO oQo^pHJia 
TpycjiKBO JiinHBHiaroca okojio 3a6opa nonoBHiia, KOTopBrii uoji- 
Hfljicfl CKopo Ha HJieTeHB H flOJiro CTOaa'B na hsm's b'b nefloyMi;- 
hIh, 6yflT0 TjJiHHHoe, CTpamnoe npHBHflinie, HSM-fepHBaa okomb, 
Kyfla dBi ayiinie cnpBirnyTB, h, naKOHei^'B, cb niyMOMT. o6py- 
HIHJICa B'B SypBaHTb. 

„BoT'h 6ifla! He ynindjiHCB jih bbi, ne cjiomhjih jik euje, BoiKe 
oSopoHH, men?" JieneTaaa 3a6oTJiHBaa XHspa. 

„Tc! HH^ero, HHiiero, jiK)6e3HMniaa XaspoHBa Hhkh(|)o- 
poBHa!" 6oJi'iJ3HeHHO h monoTHO npoH3Hec'B nonoBHqTE., uoflu- 
MaacB Ha Horn: „BBiKJiio^aa tojibko yasBJiema co CTopoHBi Kpa- 
nHBBi, cero aMieno^oSHaro sjiaKa, no BBipaaceHiio noKOiiHaro OTi^a 
upbTonona". 

;, „noH7jeMTe ace TenepB bt^ xary; raivh HHKoro h^tb.. A a fly- 
MaJia 6bijio yace, A(|)aHaciit HBaHOBHiB., ^to k'b BaM^ 6o.tnmca hjih 
couamuuua npncTana: wk'r'h, fla h H'feT'B. KaKOBO ace bbi noJKHBaeTe? 
fl , cjiBimajia, ^to nan'B-OTijy nepenaJio TenepB ne Ma.no bchkoh 

BCaiHHBI?" 

„CyHjaa de3fl'fejrHya, XaspoHBa HHKH(|)opoBHa: daTioniKa Bcero 
noayiiHJi'B 3a bbcb hoot's MimKOB'B naTHaflijaTB apoBoro, npoca 
M'iHiKa TieTBipe, KHBimeS cb cothio; a Kyp^B, ecjiH cociHTaTB, to 
He SyfleT'B h naTH^ecaTH niTyK-B; afiqa ace 6ojiBnieio lacTBK) npo- 
TyxjiBia. Ho Bo-HCTHny cnaflocTHBia npHHoniema, CKasaTB npn- 

MipHO, e^HHCTBeHHO OT'B BaCB HpeflCTOHT'B HOJiyqHTB, XaBpOHBH 

HHKHc|)opoBHa!" npoflOJiacaji'B hohobh^'b, yMauBHO noraa/iBiBaa 
na Hee H noflCOBBiBaacB nodjinace. 

..BoT-B Ban's H npHHonieHie, Ac|DaHaciH HBaHOBH^'B!" nporoBO- 
paaa ona, CTafia ho ctoji'b mhckh h aceManno sacTeriisaa cbok), 
Sy^To HB Hapo^iHO pascTerHyBinyioca, Koc{)Ty: „BapeHHKH, rajry- 
HieiiKH nmeHH'iHBia, naMnynie^KH, TOBqeHH^Kn!" 

„Bbiocb o6t> 3aKJiafl't, bcjih 9to c/cfe.naHO ne XHTp-hfininMH py- 
KaMH HS-B Bcero EBHHa pofla!" CKasaji'B hohobhti'b, npnHHMaacB 
3a TOBienH^KH h npn^BHraa apyroK) pyKoio Bapenn^KH. „OflHa- 
KoacB, XaspoHBa HnKncfjopoBHa, cepflije Moe ajaaifleT'B ot^ sacs 
Kyniansa nocjiarafe Bcfexx naiinymeTiBK'B h ra.iyniB'=[eK'B'. 

„BoT'B a yace h ne 3Haio, KaKoro Ban's enje Kyniansa xoTieTca, 
A(|)aHaciH IlBanoBHTni;" OTB-igajia /[opoflHaa KpacacHi^a, npnTBO- 
paacB HB noHHMaionteio. 




H, HaKOHeuT>, CT= myMOM-fa o6pymH;iCH b-b 6ypb5iH-b, cBoTt 6tHa! He yujH6;inct J7H bu, He cnoMnnn 
jiH erne, Bowe o6opoHH, iiieH?) nenerajia 3a6oTnHEaH Xhbph. 



52 

- ..PagyMioTcsi, :iiio6bii Baiueft, necpaBHeHHas XaBpoHBs Hhkii- 
cjJopoBHa!" monoTOM^ iipoHSneci. noiioBHTt, ^epaca bt^ oflHoil; 
pyKij BapeHHKTi, a ^pyroio oQHHMaa mnpoKiii cthh-b ea. 

„Bori. SHaeT'B, mto bbi flVMaeTe, AcfjaHaciit HBaHOBii^i>! " CKa- 
sajia XHBp.a, ctbi4^hbo noTynnBi. raasa cboh. .^^ero vio6pai"0, bbi, 
nomanjii, saT-feeTe en^e ijijioBaTBCH!" 

^Hac^ieT-h 3Toro~ a saMt CKasKy, xotb 6i>i ii npo ee6a", npo- 
40a5Ka.ii% nonoBHi'B: „bi. Sbithoctb moio, npHinlipHo CKasaTt, eu-te 
B'B dypcis, BOTt, KaK^E. TenepB homhio..." 

TyTT> nocjibimajica na 4Bop'fe .naft h CTyKT, bx BopoTa. Xhbpk 
nocntuiHo BtiSisKajia h BosBpaTHJiacB, bch no6ji'jf5flH'i;BmH. 

„Hy, AcjjaHaciH HBaHOBH^Ti, mbi nona,7iircB ct BaMH: Hapo,?iy 
cTyi^HTCH Ky^a, h MH-fe noqyiiHJicH KyMOBTi rojioc'B"... 

BapeHHKt ocTaHOBHJicfl Bt ropa'Is nonoBHya... Fjiasa ero bm- 
nfljH.iHCB) KaK-B 6yflT0 KaK0H-HH(3yflB Btixo^eq-B ex. Torb CB'iTa 
TOJiBKO-tiTo Cfl'j|jjia.ii% ejny nepe/iTa chm-b BH3HTt cboh. 

..IToji'ijsaHTe ciofla!" Kpniajia HcnyraHnaa Xirapa, yKaSBlBaa 
na no.noJKeiiHBM no/it caMBiM'B noTOHKOM'B, na flByxx nepeitjia- 
;(ftHax'B, flOCKH, Ha KOTopBixt 6fciJia HaBa-iena pasnaa /toMauiiiaa 
pj'xjta.iB. 

OnacHOCTB npnfla.ua flyxy HameMy repoio. OnaMaTOBaBiuHCB 
HCMHoro, BCKO^iot OOT-. Ha JieHcailKy h no.Tiis'B oTTy^a octo- 
po/KHO Ha 40CKH; a XHBpa no6'tH-cajia Sesi. naMaTii kt> BopoTaM'B, 
noTOJiy TITO CTyict noBTopa.'ica b'b hhxtj ch 6ojibiiieio cii.aoio 11 
u ueTepn'ijHieM'B. 



¥11. 



Jla. xyT-b Hyaacia, MOCtnaHc! 

ifjb Ma.WpoCC. KOM dill. 



Ha apMapKi cjiy^H.iocB crpaHHoe npoHcmecTBie; Bce iiaH.o.'i- 
HH.iocb cjiyxoM-B, ^TO rfl-fe-TO MejKfly TOBapoMi. noKasajiacB Kpac- 
naii coumica. CTapyx'fe, npoflaBaBmeft 6y6.iiHKH, no^y/m.nca caTana, 

Bl. oSpaSHH-fe CBHHBH, KOTOpBIlt 6e3npeCTaHH0 HaKJIOHflJICa Ha/[1. 

BoaaMH, KaK-B 6yflT0 HCKaa'B^ero. 9to 6bicTpo paanecTiocB no 
BcfeMt yr-iaM-B yace yTHXHyBiuaro Ta6opa, h Bcii c^iHTajm npo- 
CTyn.ueHieMi. ne B'hpHTB, necMOTpa na to, ^to npoflasHna 6y6jiii- 
KOBx, KOTopoH noflBHHtHaa jrasKa StiJia paflOMt ct. aTKoro niHH- 
KapKH, pacK.naHHBajiacB sect fleHt 6e3'B Haflo6HooTH 11 nncaaa 
HoraMHCOBepmeHHoeno7{o6ie CBOero.JiaKOMaro TOBapa. Kt. 3T0My 
npHcoeAiiHHJiHCB enje j'BeJiiraeHHBia b^cth o ^yfli, BH^iHHOMt 
BcnocTHBiMt HHcapeM-B btj pasBajiHBHieMCii capai, xaicB ^to wh 
HOTH Bci T'bcwhe maXMCh flpyr'B k% flpyry; cnOKOHCTsie paspy- 
inHJiocB, H CTpaxi. Mimaai BcaKOMy coMKnyTB raaaa cboh; a 'A, 
KOTOpBie 6bMH He coBcisM'B xpaSparo /lecaTKa h sanac.THCB Hoqjie- 
raMH BX H36axi,, ySpajiHCB ^OMott. Kt> ^iHCJiy nocjzi^iHHX'B npn- 
Ha.ineacaji'B h MepeBHKTE. ch kj'-mom'b h Tto^iKoio, KOTopBie, bm'Ijct'b 
c'b HanpocHBmHMiica kt. UHirB b-b xaTy rocTaMH, npoHSBciH ch.jh..- 



53 




cPasyMterca, JiIoSbh BauueH, HecpaeHeHHan XaEpoHbs HHKHefiopoBHa!? luonoTOM'b 
npoHSHecb nonoBHH'b, aepwa st onHoii pyK% eapeHUKi., a npyroio odHMMaa 

ujHpoKiH CTaHt ea. 



iiHH cryKT., TaK^ iieponyraBiuiH namy XuBpio. KyMa yace HCMHoro 
nopasoSpajio. 9to mojkho 6tiJio Bii/i'ijTt H3i. Toro, ^to ohi. ^na 
paaa npoixajt-B ci> cbohm'b bosoms no flBopj', noKaM'hcT'b Hamejit 
xaTy. rocTH TOJKe 6i>i.7ih Bcfe bi, BecejiOM-B pacnojioHteHiH h 6e3i> 
ijepeMomH BOinnii npeacfle casioro xosstuHa. Cynpyra naniero 
^epeBHKa cHfli .la, " KaKi> na nrojiKaxi., Ptor/ja npHHHjiHci) ohh ma- 
I)HTB no BcbuTy yrjiaMt xaTti. 

„^To, KVMa!" BCKpHqa.TiTj Bonie,T:iniH Kyjn^: „Te6si Bce eiije Tp,si- 
ceTT, jiHxopaflKa?" 

„y5£ir'He3flopoBHTca", OTBiqajia XnBpa, SesnoKoiiHO norjijiflti- 
Baa Ha 40Ckh, HaK.nafleHHBiH no,Ti. noTO.uKOM'E.. 

„A iiy, JEena, floCTaHB-Ka TaMT, b'b Bosy 6aKJiaHJKy! " roBopiLii, 
KyMt npi-fexaBiueit cb hhm-b jKen^ii: „mbi tiepnneM'B ee cb flo6pBiMn 
jiro^IBMH, a TO npoK.iiiTBia 6a6Bi nonanyra.^H nacB TaK^, ito ii 
CKasaTB cTBi/iHO. BiflB MBi, eii Eorj', SpaTiiBi, no nycxaKaji'B npi- 
ixaan ciofla!"- npoflo.KK.aji'B oht,, npiix.nedBiBaji hsx rjiHHJiHO]i 
Kjy-ymiui.. „fl Tyxi ace CTasjno noByio manKy, ecaii 6a5aM'B ne 
B3fl:yMa.TiocB nocM'feHTBCJi Ha^i. naMH. J^a xotb 6bi h bx caMOJi'B 
flTfjji'fe caTana, — ^ro caTana? IIjiioSTe emy na ro.iOBj^! Xotb 6bi 
ciro 5Ke MHHyTy B3flyMa.nocB eny CTaTB bott. 34'Jbcb, Hanpnjrfep'B, 
nepeflo mhoio: 6yflB si coda^in cbiht., gcjih ne no^necB 6bi eny 
flyjiK) no/iT. caMBiH hocb!" 

„OT^iero JKe tbi Bjipjn, nod.Tfe^H'LTB secB?" saKpniajix oflHHT. 
Hs-B rocTeft, npeBBimaBmifl Bcfex-B ro.iOBoio iicTapaBUiiiicflBcer^a 
BBiKasBiBaTB ce6a xpadpeirOMx. 

„il?... Focno^B CB saMn! npHCHH.nocB!" 

"TocTH ycMixH3rjiHCB; ^OBO.iBHaa y.TiBi6Ka noKasa.TacB na .THi^i 
p-fe^iHCTaro xpa6pei[a. 

„Kyfla TenepB eny 6ji'iflii'i,Thl" no^jxBaTjM-B flpyrofi: „nieKH y 
Hero pacrtB-fejiH, KaKT. MaKT.; TenepB oht. ne IjBifiyjia, a 6ypaK'B, 
HJiHJiyqnie — caMa Kpamaa ceumKn, KOTopaa TaK'B nanyrajia aio^eH". 

BaKJiaacKa npoKaTiiJiacB no CTOjry h cjiijiajia. rocTen eine Be- 
cejiie npesKHaro. TyxT, ^epeBHK-B nani-B, KOTOparo ^asno Myqiraa 
lipacHOH ceumnafi, h ne ^aBa.Ta hh na MnnyTj^ noKoio ero jhoSohbit- 
HOMy Ttyxy, npHCTynHaTi -e'b nejiy. 

„CKaJKH, 6yflB jiacKOBT,, KyMT.! Bott. npomycB, 4a n ne flonjDo- 
mycB HCTopin npo 9Ty npOKJiaTyro ceumKij". 

„9, KyMx! OHO 6bi ne roflnnocB pascKasBiBaTB na ho^b; /(a 
pasBi yace 4Jia Toro, tito6bi yro^HTB TeSi n 4o6pBnMT> jrio/iaMTj 
(npn ceMT, o6paTHaca oht. kx rocTaMT.), kotopbimx, a npHM-feqaio. 
CTOHBKO ace, KaKT. H TeO^j, xoieTca ysnaxB npo 3Ty ahkobhhkv. 
Hy, 6bitb TaKT.. CjiyniaiiTe-ac^!" 

TyT-B OHT. no^iecaji'B njie^a, yTopca nojioio, nojro/KHJi'B o6'l5 
pyKH na ctojit. h na^an-B: 

„Pa3'B, 3a KaKyio Biiny, eii Borj', y>Ke n ne snaio, to.ibko bbi- 
rnaJiH o/iHoro 'lopTa h3t. ncKira..." 

„KaK'B ace, KyM'B!" npepsaji-B HepeBHK-B: ..icaKT. a<:e Morao axo 
CTaTBCfl, tio6bi ^lopTa BtirnajiH h3'b neK.ia?" 



55 

„Hto-Hi1> ffhaarh, KyMij! BBirHa.iii 4a 11 Btirnajm, KaKt co6aKy 
MyjKHKi. BBiroHHeTi. H31. xaTbi. MojKeTi. 6i.iTi>, Ha Hero nanijia 
6jiaJKi) cflijiaTi, KaKoe-HH6yfli. flo6poe ^liJio: ny, h yiiasajiii flsepH. 
BoTTb, TiopTy. SiflHOMy xaKi. cxajio CKyqHO, TaKi> CKyiHO no ne- 
KJii, ^iTo xoTB 40 neTjiH. ^To 4'fejiaTb'? ^aBaft ct rops nBSHCTBO- 
BaxB. YrH'ts^HJica bx> xomtj caMOMij capai, KoxopBiS, xbi BJiffhjii,, 
pasBajiHjtca; no/jx. ropoio h mhmo Koxoparo hh oflHHx. 4o6pBiH 
qejiOfiiKX) He npoH4exx> xenepB, ne orpa/iHB'B nanepe^'B ce6H Kpe- 
cxoMx> CBflXBiM-B; H cxajix. ^lopxx. TaKoi; ry.xHKa, KaKoro ne cbi- 
ujeniB Mesiffj napydKaim: ex. yxpa 40 Beiepa xo h 4'fe.xa, ^xo 

CH4HXrb BX> HIHHK'h !...." 

Tyx-B onHXBcxporiiiHepeBHKX. npepBa.xx. nauiero pascK-a^tiHKa: 
„Borx> 3Haexx., 1x0 roBopHuiB xbi, KyM'B! KaKX. moikho, ixo6bi 
qopxa BnycxHJi'b Kxo-HH6y4B bx. hihhokx.? B'i34B y nero 'Me ecxB, 
cjiasa Borj^ h koxxh na .xanaxx., h poacKH na ro^iOB'fe". 

„Boxx. xo-xo H inxyKa, ^xo na homx. 6Bi.xa raanKa npyKaBHifBi. 
Kxo ero pacnosnaexx.? ry.xHjix>, rj^xajix. — HaKOHeij'b npHni.xocB 40 
xoro, 1x0 npoHHJix. Bce, 1x0 hm^jix. ex. eo6oio. IIlHHKapB 40^x0 
BipH-xx., noxoMx. H nepecxajix.. IIpHniJiocB ^lopxj'' 3aji05KHXB Kpac- 

HyK) CBHXKy CBOK), ^yXB jXH He BX. XpeXb H'iHBI, /KH4y, UIHHKO- 

BasmeMy xor4a na CopoiHHeKOH apMapK-h. 3a.xoHCH.xx. h pobo- 
pHXX. eMy: „CM0xpH, 3kh4x>, a npH4y kx. xe6i 3a cbhxkoh posHO 
yepe3'B ro4x.: 6eperHee!" — h nponaax., K.aKx, 6y4xo bx. B04y. 5Kh4x. 
paseMOxpi.xx. xoponieHBKO CBHXKy: eyKHO xaKoe, qxo h bx. Mnp- 
ropoflii He 40cxaHemB! a KpacHBift ijBix'i ropHxx., KaKX. oxohb, 
xaKx. HTO He Haraa4'i5.xcfl 6bi! Boxx. 5KH4y noKa3ai[OCb CKy^iHO 40- 
JKH4axBca epoKa. IIoqecaii'B eedi neScHKn, 4a h C04pa.xx> ex. Ka- 
Koro-xo npiissKaro nana iiajio ne hhtb qepBOHi^eBX.. O cpoK* 
5KH4X. H no3a6Bi.xx. 6bi.xo coBcfeMx.. KaKX. BOxx. pasx., no4'£ sevepoKx., 
npHX04Hxx. KaKOH-xo ^eaoB^Kx.: „Hy, 3kh4x., ox4aBaHM0K) cbhxkj^! " 
}Kh4X> eHanaJia Sbi.xo h He nosnajix., a nocxi, KaKX. pa3rjiH4'fejix., 
xaKx. h npHKHHVJicH, 6yxo bx. r.xasa ne BH4a.xx,: „KaKyio eBHXKy? 

y MBHH H-fexX. HHKaKOH eBHXKH! H 3HaXb He 3HaiO XBOefl eBHXKH!" 

Toxx., rjiH4b, H yme.xx.; xo.xbko kx. Benepy, Kor4a jkh4x., sanepmn 
CBOK) KOHypy H HepecHHxaBniH no cyH4yKaMx. 4eHBrH, naKHny.xx. 
Ha ce6a npoexBiHio h Ha^a.xx. no-jKH/roBCKH MO.xHXBea Bory — 

CJIBIHIHTX. inOpOXX.... rjIH4b — BO BCfexX. OKHaXt HOBBiexaBHJIHCB 
CBHHBIH pBI.Xa..." 

Tyxx. BX. eaMOMx 4iji'fe nocjXBimajicH KaKoit-xo neaeHBiH SByKx., 
BeebMa noxoHcifi na xpioKaHBO eBHHBH; Bei Ho6.x'ij4H'fe.xH... lloxx. 
BBicxynn-xx. na .xHiji pa3CKa3XHKa. 

„^xo?" npoHSHecx. bx. Hcnyri ^lepeBHKx.. 

..HH^iero!...." oxB-fe^ajix. Kyiix., xpacacB BciM'B xi.xoMx.. 

„Acb!" oxosBa.xca 04hh'b h3x. rocxeft. 

„Tbi CKa3a.TB'?...." 

„H'feTX.!« 

„KX0-5KX. 3X0 XpiOKHy.XX>?" 

„Borx. 3naexx, -qero mbi nepenojioniHjiHCb! Hiinero nixx>!" 



Be/b <1oH3JiHBO CTa,^II ocMaTpiiBaTr^cH Borrpyn, ii iiaMa.iH iiia- 
piiTb no yrjiairi,. XuBpa Oijaa im >KHBa, hii MejaxBa. „9x'j>. bw, 
6a6i>i, 6a6u!" npoiiBiiecia oiia rpOMKo: .Baira .^ii K03aK0BaTb ii 
6biTB Mj'^JKi.flMH! BaMt 6h BepeTeno Bt pvKH, ^?ia h noca^iiTi. 3a 
rjoefieHB! O^iihx kto-hhGvtib, MOKeTi,, ni^ocTH FocnoflH, yrp'fe- 
niHaca; Jio^t K']jMi.-HH6y/[B CKajieHKa sacKpHni.ia, a Bch ii JieT 
ny-UHCB. KaKTE, iio-ioyMiitie!" 

9to npHBe.TTO bi. ctbi^i. Haiunxx xpaSpenOBi, h sacTaBiijio iix^b 
oSo.ipiiTBCK. KyjiTi xjeSny.TB h3'b KpyacKH h naqa^TB paBCKasBi- 
BaTB 4aJii;e: ,^Mjijii, o6Mep'B; o;THaKOH<T> cbhhbh na norax-B, nmm- 
HBixTi, KaK-B xo/jyaii, noBJiisajiH b-b oixna ii Mi-iroJi'B ojkhbh.iii 
•/KHfla n.neTeHBiJMii TpoitiaTKaMiT, 3acTaBH ero njiHcaTB noBBiiue 
bot'b 3Toro CBOJOKa. }Ki-i4'B — BT> Honr, ripHSHajica bo BceMi,.... 

TOJTBKO CBHTKH HejIB3JI yjKG 6hIJlO BOpOTHTB CKOpO. liana 000- 

Kpajt-BHafloporiKaKOH-TO iiBiran-B ii npoflaai, CBHTKy nepeKj'nK-fe; 
Ta npHBe3.Tia ee cnoBa iia CopoTHiiiCKyio iip.MapKy, ho c^ t^x-b 
iiopi. ya^-B HiiKTO HH^ero ne CTaji-B noKyriaxB y nea. ITe^jeKynKa 
7[iiBH.iacB H, HaKOHeL['B, cMeKHy.xa: B'ljpiio, bhhok) Bceiiy KpacnaH 
CBi'iTKa; lie ^apojrB, Ha,Tj!>BaH ee, qyBcxBOBa.Ta, tiTo ee see flasHTB 
nxo-To. He 4yMaH, iie ra/taa ;[o.xro, opocH.xa b-b oroHB — ne ropnx'B 
6];coBCKaH o;ie}K,ia!... ,.9, flii axo ^opxcBii no.^ajJOK'B!" IlepeKj'riKa 
yjiiy^piiJiacB i-i noAcyiiy.ia b'b bostj oflHOiiy jiyiKHKy, BBiBesinoMy 
iipo^aBaxB Mac.xo. yitypeHB h o6pa/[OBa.xca; xo.xbpjo Macna hhkto 
H cnpauiiiBaxB ne xoM:ex'B. ,,9x'b, ne +t:o6pbm pyKH no/iKHHy.xir 
CBHTKyI'\ CxBaxH.Tb Tonop'B H ]i3py6imx ee Bt kvckh; rjia^B — 
H Jiisex-B ofiHH'h Kj'coK'B Ki> ^pyroJiy, ii ohhxb ni.xaa CBHXKa! Ile- 
peKpecxiiBiEi-icB, cxBaxH.TBxonoi30M'B Bx. /ipyroii pasx., kvckh pas- 
opoca:rB no Bceny M^bcxy h yixa.xxj. To.xbko cb xt3xx> iiojaX) Kasf;- 
;iBiH ro^'B, H KaKt pa3x> bo Bpeiisi jrj)iiapKH, nopx-B ex cbhho:o 
jiHiHHOK) xOfiiiTT, no BceH n:iOHiaflH, xpiOKaex'B n no^Snpaexx:. 
KycKH cBoeii cbhxkh. Tenept, roBOpHxx^, o^noro xojibko JxiBaro 
pyKaBa ne flocxaexx. euj. Jlio^fn cx> x'fex'B nopx oxKpenjHBaioxcH 
o'i"h Toro M-fecxa, n botx. yjKe 6y,texx> .xixx, ci, ^ecHxoKxv. krkxj 
ne 6bijio xia nejit apjiapKH. /^a ne.xerKaH flepuyjia xenei^B 3a- 
cisflaxejifl ox...." 

/Ipyraji no.xoBiina cxosa sajiep.xa na ycxax'B pascKas^inKa: 
OKHO opflKHy.io C'B uiyMOM'B; cxeK.xa, 3BeH{i, Bti.iex'Jfi.xH Boirt, n 
cxpamHas CBnnaH povKa BLicxaBH,xacB, noBojia o^iaiin, KaKx> 6y,Tro 
enpanmBaa: „A nxo bbi xj'xx> ^-h.xaexe, ^oopBie .xio/tu?" 

MIL 

...nHHMaBij xBHCTij, MOBt co6aKa. 
MoB-B KaHHo, saTpycuBCE. ysecb; 
yi3-h Hoca noxeKna Ta6aKa, 
Iiiim.ffipeeckiu. Sneuda. 

y>Kacx> OKOBajiXj EcixX), naxo^Jiiinmiixcfl b'b xax-L. Kyiri), ex. pa- 
auHyxBiiix. pxoM'B, upeEpaxujica B'B KaueHB; r.xasa ero Btinyin- 




CTpaiiiiiaa CB HHaa powa BbicraeHjiacb. noBo«H oHawH, Kaicb Syaxo cnpaiuMBaa: «A hto bu ryx-b flijiaeie. aoSpue nioHH?^ U". 



5& 

jiHci., Kaiti, 6y4TO xoT-fe.nH BBicTp'ij.iHTi.; passepcTwo na-itnH ocTa- 
jiHCB iienoflBHSKHBiMH Ha B034yxi. Bhcokih xpaSperf'B, Bt neno- 
615/iHMOMi. CTpaxi, no^CKO^HJii. nofli. noTOJiOKi. H y^apHjica ro- 
aoBOK) q6i> TiepeKJia/jHHy; ^ockh nocynj'JiHCi., h nonoBHii> ct 
rpoMosii> H TpecKOM'B nojieT'fi.Ti'B Ha seM.nio. 

,,AH!'aii! afi!" OT^aaHHO saKpH^a-TB oahhi., noBajiHBniHCB na 
.TtaBivv Bi, yacaci h SojiTasi na hgh pyKaMH h HorasiH. 

„CnacaftTe!" rop.iaHHJi'B ^pyroii, saKpBiBniHCB Tyjiynoii'B. 

HjMrb, BBiBefleHHBiit hs'b OKaMeniHia btophtjhbim'b Hcnj^roM'B, 
nonootS'B B'B cy^oporaxx no/t-B noflO.TB CBoefi: cynpjrrn. BBicoKiii 
xpaSpei^-B noji'fes'B Bt ne^iB, necMOTpa na ySKoe oxBepcTie, h caM7, 
saflBHHy.Ti'B ce6a sacaoHKoio. A ^lepeBHK'B, KaKX 6y/(T0 o6.t:htbih 
ropaqHM'B KHnaTKOM^b, cxBaTHsniH na roJiOBy ropmoK'B, BMicxo 
uianKH, 6pocHJica kt, flBepaM-B h, KaK-B no-noyMHtm, diacajit no 
y.iHifaM'B, He BH/ta no/tx co6oh seji.iH: oflna ycrajiocTB tojibko sa- 
cxasHJia ero yjieHBHiHTB cKopocTB Sira. Cepjme ero kojioth.!iocb, 
KaKTi Me.HBHHMHaa CTyna; hot'b JiH.TfB rpa^oM-B. B'B iiaHeMOHceHiH 
roTOBX yace Sbut-l oh^ ynacTB na sejijno, KaKx B^pyr-B nociti- 
inajiocB esiy, ^to csaflH kto-to roHHTca 3a hhm-b... Jlyxi, y nero 
aanajica... 

„ lopTx, TiopTT,!" KpHTjaaT. OHt 66313 nasiaTH, yTpoaa ch.ibi, h 
'lepes'B MHHyTy 663^ gyBCTBTb noBa.iH.ica na seMJiio. 

..^OpT-B, TJOpX-B!" KpHHajIO BCJli^'B 3a HEMTb, H OHTE> C.TIBIUiaJIT, 
TG.IBKO, KaKX TITO-TO Ct mj^MOM'B pHHyjIOCB Ha HerO. TyTTj Ha- 

MaTb OTt Hero jr.ieT'h.T:a, h ohtj, KaK'B CTpaaiHtift acHjteiiTj tIjc- 
naro Tpo6a, ocxa.Tica H'feM'B h He^BHJKHM'B nocpe^H ^oporH. 



IX. 

me cnepeflH, h xaKt h xaKi.; — 
A c3anH, efi >Ke eft, Ha Hopra! 
IT.n npocmonapodHou CKa,iKU. 

..G.iBiiHHniB, B.xacB!" roBopn.TB, npHnoflHaBHiHCB ho^bk), o^hhi, 
HSTbTOJinBi napo^a, cnaBmaro na yjiHij-fe: „B03Ji'fe nact kto-to no- 
MaHyjni ^lopTa!" 

,,Mh^5 KaKoe fli.io?" HpoBOp^jajn,, noxarHBaacB, JiejKaBniiH b03- 
jii Hero ijBiraH'B: „xotb 6bi h Bcfex-B cbohx-b poyXH^ieHnoMaHya'B!" 
„Ho, BiflB, TaK-B saKpHiaa'B, kslkt, 6jaT0 ^aBaT^ ero!" 
f,Ma.T.o JiH Hero HejioB'ijK'B ne cospeT'B cnpocoHBa!" 
;,,Bpjia TBoa, xoTB HOCMOTpiTB HyjKHO. A BBipy^H-Ka orna!" 
TlpyroH iiBiraHTi, Bopna npo ce6a, HOflHanca na hoph, jibh 
pa3a ocBisTHJi'B ce6a HCKpaMH, 6yflT0 MOJiniaMH, pasflyjii. ry6aMii 
Tp;yT'B H, CB KaraHJjeM'B B'B pynax'B — oSbikhobohhoio MajiopocciH- 
CKOio CB'tTH.iBHeH), cocToaHjeio H3'B pa36HTaro HepeHKa, na.TiH- 
Taro SapaHtHMt jKHpoM'B — OTnpaBHJica, ocB'bniaa 4oporj^ 

„Ct0H! SffbCb •TOKHT'B HTO-TO. Cb'^th do^a!" 



TyTt npHCTa.io Kt ttimi. eu^e hIsckojibko ^ie.ioBf,Kt. 
„^T0 JieacHT^, BjiacT>?" 

„TaK'B, KaK-B 6yflTo 6m 4Ba ^leaoB-bKa; 04Hffi. Hasepxy, flpyrofi 
BHH3y; KOTopBiit H3i> Hiix'B qoi)T'B, y>Ke H iio pacno3iiaio! "' 
„A KTO HaBepxy?" 
„Ba6a!" 

„Hy, BOT-h, aTO-acT.-TO ii gctb ^lopx-B!" 
Bceo6miH xoxoT^B pasdyflKJit ho^th bck) yjiHity. 
„Ba6a BSJi-fesjia na qejiOBiKa: ny, B-hpno, 6a6a 9Ta snaeT-B, KaKi^ 

'Ij3flHTB!" rOBOpHJI'B 0/(HHT> H3'B OKpyJKaBineil TO.inBI, 

„CMOTpHTe, SpaTijBi!" roBopiun. ^pyroft, no/fHHMaa TiepeuoK^B 
OT^B ropniKa, KOToparo Ofl;Ha yii-feji-bBinaa nojiOBiina ^epacajracB 
Ha rojiOBi ^epeBHKa: ..KaKyio inanKy na^'feji'B na ce6a. 3x0x13 flo- 
6pBiH Monofleitx.!" 

YBejiHTiHBniiftca myMx. h xoxoxx. 3acxaBiMH ognyTBca na- 
mnxx. MepxBeifOB^, Coaoniii h ero cynpyry, KOxopBie, nojiHtie 
npome/[iuaro Hcnyra, flOJiro rjiHfl'fejiH bx. yacarfi Heno/fBHacHBisiH 
rjia3aMH na CM3''rjiBifl jiHi^a iiBiraiix.: 03apaHCB CBixoMrb, HeBipHo 
H xpenexHo ropiBuiHM'B, ohii r:a3ajiHCB /jhkhmx. coHMiimeMx. rno- 
MOBx>, oi-tpyaceHHBixx. xflKe.xBiiM'B no/fsenHBiMx. napoM'B, bo iipaKi 
iienpo6yflHcn hqt^ih. 



X. 

Uypij to6h. ncKt to5h, caraHUHtCKe 
HaBawfleHie! 

M3o Ma.wpoc. KO.vediu. 

CsiiKecxB yxpa Biajia na/fx. npo6y4HBmHMHca CopoiiiHixaMH. 
K.xy6Bi flBiMy co Bcix'B xpySx. nonecjiHCB HaBCxpiqy noKa3aB- 
ineMycsc coaHijy. HpnapKa samj^M-JiJia. OBifBi 3a6jieiiJiH, jioma/iH 
sapacajiH; KpnKx. rycen ii xoproBOKx. nonecjiH CHOBa no Bceiiy 
xadopy — h cxpaniHBie xojikh npo Kpacnijio cemnKy, naBe^mie xa- 
Kyio po6ocxB Ha napo^'B bx. xaHHCXBennBie ^acBi cynepeKX., hc- 
TiesjiH cx> HOHBjreHieMx, yxpa. 

SisaH H noxarHBaacB, ^peiiajix. HepeBHKx. y Kyna no^x, KpBi- 
XBiMX. cojioMOK) capaeM'B, Meac;iy bojiobx., MiniKOBX. MyKH h nuie- 
HHijBi, II, KaiKexcH, BOBce He HM'ijix> jKe.xamH pa3CxaxBca cx> cbo- 
HMii rpe3aMH, KaK'B B^^pyrx. ycjiBima.xx. ro.xocx., xaKx. ace snaKO- 
MBiii, KaKx. ySiiHCHnie Jiinn — 6-xarocjiOBeHHaa neiB ero xaxBi, 
iijiH niHHOKx. flajiBHeii po/fcxBenHiiiiBi, Haxo/iHBniiHca iie ^aji'lje 
/jecaxH niaroBX> oxx> ero nopora. 

„BcxaBaH, BcxaBaii!" flpeSesacajia eny na yxo H-fcacHaa cynpyra, 
/(epraa ero h30 Bceit chjibi sa pyny. 

^epeBHKx., Birtcxo oxBixa, Ha^yji-B meKH h Ha^ia.xx. 6ojiTaxB 
pyKaMH, noflpaacaa 6apa6aHHOMy 0010. 

„CyMacmeflniiii!" saKpniajxa ona, yK.xoHaacB oxx. B3Maxa pyrai 
ero, KoxopoK) out qyxb 6h.xo h© sa^iiJix. ee 110 .xnity. 



60 

^lepeBiiK'i, irn^tHH.icff, npoTept HeMHoro r.'iasa h nocMOTp'i.Ti> 

B0Kpyi1>. 

,.B23ar'j> Jienji B03JbMii. ec/iii jirrlj, ro.iyoKO, He npe.TCxaBH.TacT, 
TBOfl poaca 6apa6aHOMt, na KOTOpoMi> jieHsi sacTasHJiH BBiSHsaTB 
3opio, cjiOBHO MOCKarrji, Ti caMLia cbhhbih poacH, ori KOToptixi., 

KaK'B rOBOpHTTi KVMT,..." 

..IImho, nojiHO TeS-fe ^lenyxy mojiotb!" CTynaii. Be^ii CKopiil 
Ko6hviy Ha npoztaavy. CMix-B, npaso, jiioflflM'B: npiixa.^n na sp- 
jiapKj, H xoTB 6bi ropcTb nenbKH npo^ajiH..." 

,,KaKi. }K.e, HCHHKa!" iio^xBaTii.Tt Co.Toniii: „ci> nacL, B'I>7(b, 're- 
nepB CM'JBaTBCH 6y4yTi>". 

,, CTynaii, CTjmaft! ci. Te6}i h 6e3i> xoro cMijEOTca!" 

„Tbi BHflHiHB, MTO H Gufe He yMBiBajica", npo/fOJiHia.TB ^lepe- 
BiiK'B, sliBas I'l no^iecBiBaa cnaHy h crapascb, Me}K,7(y npoqiiM'B, 
BBiiirpaTB BpeMa ^.is CBoeit JiinH. 

..BoTt He KCTaxH npHui.ia 6jia:;KB 6bitb tmcTonrioTHBiM'B! Kor^a 

9T0 3a TO60IO BOflHJIOCB? BoT'B pyqHHK'B, OOOTpiI CBOH) MacKy". 

Tj^ttj cxBaTiiJia ona ^to-to CBepnyToe bt> komoicb — h ct ya^a- 
COM'B oxSpocHJia OT'B ceSa: 3x0 6bi.tb iqiacnuli oOulzuk ceuivKul 

,,CTynaii, ^i.xaii CBoe fli.xo", noBxopH.xa ona, co6paBmiicb ex. 
.lyxoM-B, CBoejiy cynpyry, BHfla, ^ixo y Hero cxpaxx. oxhh.x'b Honi 
H 3y6Bi Ko.xoxH.XHCb oflHHt o6x:. jipyroii. 

„Ey/iexx> npo.iaaca xenepB!" Bopi-ia-TB OHt caiix. ceS'.fe, oxbh3m- 
Baa Kodti.xy h sejxii ee na n.xouia;[b. „He ^apoMx., Kor/ta a c6ii- 
pa.xcH Ha 3xy npoK-iflxyio apsiapKy, na flym-h 6bLio xaKt xaacejio, 
KaKx. 6y4xo kxo B3Ba.xH.xx. na xe6a flox.nyK) Koposy, h bo.xli j\b'a 
pasa caMH noBopa'XHBa.xH 40MOH. Jla nyxB .xh en;e, KaKX bcho- 
jrHH.xx> a xenepB, ho bx, ^OHefl■i.^BHHKx mbi Btxfexa.xH. Hy, boxx 
H 3.X0 Bce!.. HeyroMoneHX:. h ^lopxx npoK.xaxBiii: hoch.xx. J6ei ya^e 
CBHXKV 6e3x> o;iHoro pyKaBa; xanx nixx,, nyajHO ace ,xo6pHMX. 
.im^HM'h He flaBaxB hokok). By;;b, npHM-feiDHO, a Hopxx, — nero 060- 
poHH Boate, — CTa.x'B .xh 6bi a xacKaxBca ho^ilio 3a HpoK.xaxBijni 

.XOCKyXbHMH?" 

Tyx'B (|)H.xoco(J3CXBOBaHie Hamero ^epesHKa npepBano 6bi.xo 
xo.xcTBiMX> H p'fe3K]iMx> ro.xocoMx?. IIpeflx> HHMX cxoa.xB blicokIh 
ijBiraHX.. 

,,'?T0 npoflaemb, flo6pLiit qe.xoBiKx.?" 

ITpoflaBeixx noMOJiya.xx^, nocsiOTpi.xx, na Hero ex Horx 40 ro- 
.xoBBi H ci^asa.x'B ex cnoKoiiHBiMX. BHflOMx, HO ocxanaBJiHBaacB h 
He BBinycKaa h3x pj^kx^ y3,?tBi: „CaMx bh^huib, Tro npo^aio!" 

..PeMeniKH?" CHpocn.xx ijLiraiix, nor.xa/ixiBaa na Haxo^HBmy- 
lOCH BX. pyKaxx ero y34y. 

,,/ta, pcMeniKH, ec.xH to.xbko Ko6Bi.xa noxoaca na pcMeuiKH". 

„07iHaKoacx, Tjopxx bosbmh, 3eM.'xaKx>, tbi bh/^ho, ee co.xomoio 

KOpMH.XX>! " 

„CojroMOio?" 

Tyxxj HepeBHKx, xoxisjix, 0bi.xo noxaHyTL y3/fy, ^ixodBi npoBO- 
CTii CBOK) Kodxi.xy u uS.xHXHXB BO .xaiH 6e3eTBi4Haro HOHOCHTejia; 



61 
HO pYKa erO ct, itooCmkiiohotihoio .lorKOCTMO y,iapn.iacT> bt, no/i- 




o 



>. 



r)opo;j[OK'i- r.inny.'i't — wb iieii nepep'IisaHiiaji ys^a i-i K'i. ys/ch npii- 



BHsaHHBiH — 0, yKacB! BOJiocu ero nojHajiHet ropoio! — KyeoKt 
KpacHaw pymea ceuniKu!.. IIjiiOHyB'i., KpecTHCB h doJiTaa pyKEMH, 
no6-fema.iiTi'SoH't OT't HooacH/faHHaro no/fapKa h, flticTpto mojio- 
floro napySi^a, iiponajn^ v/u tojiii'Ij.- 

XI. 

3a Moe-Wb JkHTo, xa mchb h no6biTo. ,, 

„JIobh! jiobh ero!" KpHqano nicKOJiBKO xjionijeB't bt> t'£chom'i. 
Koiiii'^b yjiHi^Li, H '^epeBHicB no^yBOTBOBajii., ^TO cxBaqeHTj BflpyrT) 

fliOJKHMH pyKaMH. 

„Bfl3aTi. ero! sto tot-b caMBiH, KOTopHtii yKpa.i'B y floSparo 
^ejiOBifeKa Ko6Bijiy". 

„rocnoflB CB BaMii! 3a ^to bbi mensi BflKexe?" 

..Ont ace h cnpamiiBaeT'B! A sa 'ito tbi yKpa.TB Ko6BiJiy y 
npiisHcaro-jMyacHKa, ^epeBHKa?" 

..C-B .yna cnaTmiH bbi, xjionijfci! Ffli BH^ano, tito6bi qeJiOB^Ki. 
caMTi y"*(Je'^a Kpajii. qT0-Hii6y4B?" 

„CT^Bia- nixyKH! CTapBia inxyKH! Ba^qcfen-B 6'iiKaji'B tbi bo 
BecB flyxi., KaKt 6y4To 6bi caMT:> caTaiia sa to6oio no nnTaM'B 
rnajiCHt" ,/, 

„I|'Cig|BOJI'fe HOdijKHUIB, KOrfla CaTaHHHCKaH o/tejKfla..." 

„9, rbjiy6TiHK'B! oSMaHBiBaS flpyrnxTb aTHMTb. By^eTi. eme 
TeQi oTx 3ac'£7i:aTeji3 3aTO,qTo6BiHenyraji'BiepTOBmHHOiojiio/feH". 

„JIqbh! JIobh ero!" nocjiBiinajrca kphkt. na Tipj^roM-B kohij'Ij 
yHHIfBi: „BOT'h OHTE., BOTTb diirjieiiTi!" 

H rjiasaMi Hamero ''lopeBHKa npe/tCTasHJiCH KyMTb, b-b caMOMX 
skslJikout, noaoHceHiH, ct sajibjKeHiiBiMii nasaffi, pyKasiH, BeflOMBiit 

H'JbCKOfflBKHMH XJIOHIjaMH,. : ' 

,,'^jffeca. saBejiHCB!" roBopant oahhtE) hst. hhx-b:. „noCJiyniajiH 
6bi bbi, ^to pascKasBiBaeT'B 9x01^ MoineHHHKi., KoxopoMy ctoht7> 
TOJiBKO sarjianyTB si jihijo, ^itoSbi yBH^iTB Bopa. Kor/ia CTajiTi 
cnpaniHBaTB: OT^ero SiHcan'B oh-b, KaKt nonoyMHBiH? — ..nojiis'B", 
roBopHTi., ;;b'b BapMaH'B noHioxaTB Ta6aKy, 11, BiiicTO TaB.TiiiHKii, 

BBITailjm'B.KydQirB TlOpTOBOH CeuniKU, OTI, KOTOpofi BCnBIXHyjI'B 

KpacHBiH oroHB, a OH-B — flaBaH Bor-B Horn!" 

„9re, re; re! 71a sto hsi. OflHoro THisj^a. o6'fe nxiiifBi! BflsaTi 

HXrB oSOHX'B BMiCT'i!" 



XII. 

«HbiM'b, jiionH Bo6pH, TaKi. oqe H npoBHHbiBC«? 
«3a mo rjiysyexe?;) CKasaei. Haui'fa He5opaKt; 
«3a mo anymaexecb bu Hano mhom xaK-b? 
«3a mo,' 3a uio?» CKasas-b raK nonycTUB-b naxioKH, 

HaxioKH rHpKHXT, CJlHS'b, ySHBmHCH 3a 60KH. 

ApmeMOecKiu-ryjaKo. Ham ma codana. 



\MoHeTi., H El. caMOM-B ffhji'h, Kywh, tbi nonwhuia.n'h ^to-hh- 



63 

uy/^B?" cnpocHJUj ''lepeBHKT., jie>Ka CBasaHHtiS, BMicrij ct KjMoii'i, 
noflTj cojiOMesHOio htkoio. 

„H TM Ty^a ace, KyMt! '^.To6hi Mn'i oTcoxHy.iH pyKH h Horn, 




rnsiHyjit — Bi. Heft nepeptaaHHaa ysna h ki, ysnt npHB^isaHHuR — o, ywact! bo- 
jiocbi ero noflHHJiHCb ropoio! — KycoKij KpacHaro pyKaea cbhtkh. 



64 

ec.iii ^iTO-Hii6y,5i' Kor/ta-.iHSo Kpaji'i., BHKJiioqaa pasB'b BapeHiiKH 
c'h CMCTaHOio y MaTepii, ;ta ii to en\e, Koivia wwh 6hi.Jio JiiTi. fl;e- 
CHTi. OTi> po,iy". 

„3a qro JKC 3to, Kyiit, na nact nanacTi, TaKaa? Te6'fe eiiio 
umcTo: tcOh BiiHan^, no KpaiiHeft xrip'fe, 3a to, ^ito y Tipyroro 
yKpa-TiT.; ho 3a qxo MH-fe, HecqacT.THBi[y, He4o6pi.iH noKJiem> Ta- 
Kott, 6yflTo y^ caMoro ce6fl CTaiiyj-B KodtiJiy? Bhaho naMi,, kj^m'b, 
iia po/ij' yace HanncaHO ne inrfeTb cqacTi>5i!' 

„rope iiawh, CHpoTaMt 6'ife/iHi.iJt'B!" 

TyT'b o6a Kysia npiiHajiHCb BCXJiHiitiBaTt HaBsptiflt. 

„Hto ct. toSoio, Cojioniii?" CKasant Bome^miit b-b 9to BpcjiH 
rpbiilBKO. „Kto 3T0 CBasa.Tii. Te6sil" 

„A\ FojionjnieHKO, FojionyneHKo!" aaiepHqa.Tt, o6pa;iOBaBiiiiici>. 

CoJIOniil. „BOTT,, KJWh, 3T0 TOTX caMtlH. O KOTOpOMt 51 rOBOpiI.Th 

TeSi. 9x'i>, xBaTt! Bot'b, Eof'b ySeii MeHH na 9tom-b M'hcrh, ecaii 
lie BBicye.iHJiTj npn Miiif; kvxo.ti. Jiajio ne ct tbok) tojiobj^ n 
XOTB OBI pa37. noMopmiocfll' 

..^TO-acTj TBi.Kyji'B, TaKt lie VBa'/KiiiiTjTaKOX'o CTaBiiaro napyoKa?" 

..BoTt, KaKT) BH^imib", npoflOJi/Ka.TB y^epeBiiKt, o6opoTiici> ich 
rptiiibKy: „Hap:a3a.T'B Bor't, bh/iho, 3a to, ^ito npoBHiiH.ics: nepe/t'i, 
T060K). lIpocTH, 4o6pBiH qeaoBiK-Bi Eft Bory,pa/i'b 6bi6h.ti> cv^i.^aTi. 
Bce 4.1K Te6H... Ho ^ito npaKajKeniB? Bt. CTapyx-fe flBflBo.nT) cii/jht'b". 

...H lie 33:onaMHTeHT., Co.noniH! Ecmi xo'tieuiB, a ocBo6oHiy TeCa". 

TyTT. OHT. JNinrHj^TB x.TonnaMt, h t^ 5Ke caMBie, KOTopMO cto- 
PO/K.H.M1 ere, KHHv.THCB pa3Ba3biBaTB. 

„3a TO H TBI fl-ijaaft, KaKT. hvjkho: CBa.j\h6j, fla h noniipycM'j. 
TaK-B, hto6bi n'fejiBiH Toji'h 6o.Tj(5JiH HorH OT-B TonaKa!" 

,,/(oojk! onn do6pe!" CKa3aJiT3 Co.Tonii:, xjioniiVB-B pyKaMii, „Jln 
Miii TaKTj TenepB dijia.iocB Becejio, KaKT. 6yflT0 moio cTapyxy 
MOCKajiH yBesJiHl Jlii ^ito flVMaxB! rojHTca, hjiii ho ro/fiiTca Tain.-- 
cero/iHfl cBa/ib6y, ^a h kohijbi bt. BOfly!' 

..CMOTpH-acB, Co-Tionift: 'iiepe3'B ^lacT, a 6y4y k-b TeS-fe; a Te- 
nepb CTynaii aomoh: Tan-B OjKH^^aiOTij xeSa noKyniijimai tboch 
ko6bi.7ibi h niueHHL[Bi!" 

,,KaKTj! pasB-fe KoSBiJia HaniJiacB'? 

..HaniJiacB!'' 

^epeBHKT,! OTT. paflOCTii CTa.TTb HenoflBHHceH'B, rna^a BC.Tfe.yb 
vxOyiiHBineMy FptmbKy. 

.,^T0, FpBiubKO, xyflo MBi c^i'kfiajiH: CBoe ^'kao?" 0Ka3aji'B bm- 
coKiS iiBiraHTj cniniHsineMy napySKy. „Bojibi, B'feflt, moh ToncpB?' 

.Tboii! tboh!" — 

He 6iHca, MaTHHKO, He diiicH, 
B-b nepBOHue ho6htkh o5yi5c5i. 
TonHH BoporH 
riHflt HorH, 

11^06^1 TBOH nHEKKBKH 

Bp5i3Hanbi! 

lHoe-b TBOH BOpOrH 

MoBHaJifai! Ccadefman tmain. 



65 



no.iiioptuTT .TioKTPMT, xopoineHT^Kiu II o,?i[Gopo7iOKi> CBOH. 3a/iy- 

Ma:iaci> llapacjai, o,^iia cii,^5i b^l xivrh. Mnoro rpe3'X. oGBJinaJioci* 




s o 

X ^ 

1 o 

o o 

tO O 

1=: c 






S Q 



01,0.10 pycoK ro,;io;!i,i. Ihior.ia B;(pyi"L .lerKafl ycJiiimKa Tjiora.'ia 
f^fl a.u.isi ryoKii, h Kaicoe-TO pa;tocTHoe ^iyBCTBO no^LiMaJio xeii- 

Co4. rorcjiH. T. I. .3 



66 

HMa ea 6poBH, a HHorfla CHOBa oSjiaKO saflyMiHBOCTH onycKajio 
wxT. Ha Kapia, CB-iiT-uHa o^h. 

„Hy, ^To, ecjiH He c6yfleTCH to, 'ttxo roBopiuri. 011%?" menxajia 
ona CB KaKHM-B-TO BBipaHcenieMi. coMH'iHia. „Hy, ■^to, ecjii Meiia 
He BBifla^yT'B? Ecjih... H'feTi., n-feTt; 9Toro ne dyflOTi.! Ma^Hxa fli- 
jiaeT'B Bce, ^ito en hh BSflyMaoTca: pasB'fe h a ne moi^ ji'kji&Tb 
Toro, ^TO MH-fe Bs^ysiaeTca? YnpaMCTBa-TO h y JieHH flOCTaHeTT,. 
KaKoS ace oh-b xopomiS! KaK-B ^lyaHo ropaT-L ero lepHBia o^m! 
KaKt .iK)6o roBOpHTi. oht.: „]Iopacio, iomjoko!" Khk-b npncTajia k'±> 
HGMy fi-fejiaa CBHTKa! Enje 6bi noacB noapie!.. IlycKaH, yjKe 
npasfla, a eny BBiTKy, Kan's nepeflfleM'B hchtb e-b Hosyio xaTy, 
He Ho^yMaro ^es-B paflocTH", npoflo.iiJKaJia ona, sBiHHMaa ns-B-sa 
nasyxH MajieHBKoe sepnajio, oSKJieoHHoe Kpacnoio 6yMaroK), Ky- 
HjieHHoe ero na apMapici, h rjia^acB b-b Hero ch TanHBiM'B yflo- 
BOJiBCTBieM-B: ..KaE-B a BCTpii^ycB Tor^a rfli-HH6yflB cb hbio, a efi 
HH 3a HTO He HOKJionrocB, xoTB ona cefi'i xpecHH. HiT'B, Maqaxa, 
nojiHO Te61i kojiothtb cbok) ua^ne^imj^- CKop'fee necoK'B Bsoujieri, 
Ha KaMH'i H 4y6'B norneTca b'b sofly, KaK^ Bep6a, neacejiH a na- 
rnycB Hepefl-B To6oro! Jla., a h nosadBma... ^aS npHM^paxB o^h- 

nOKl), XOTB MaiHXHH'B, KaK-B-TO OHTj MH-fe HpHfleTCa?" 

TyTi. BCTaJia ona, flepsKa bt, pynaxx sejjKajiBiqe h, HaKJionacB 
K'b HeMy roJiOBoro, TpenexHO niJia no xaxi, KaK'B dy^xo 6bi ona- 
caacB ynacTB, BH^a nepefl-B co6oro, BMicxo no.iy, hotojiok'b cb 
HaKjiafleHHBiMH noflrb. hiim-b ^ocKaMH, CB KOTopBixX) HHSpHHynca 
He;taBH0 nonoBHirB, h hojikpi, ycxaB.ieHHBia ropmKaiiH. 

,,'^TO a, B'B caMOM-B fl-iji'fe; Oyflxo flHxa", BCKpngajia ona ciiid- 
acB: „6orocB cxynaxB Horoiol" 

H Hana.^ia npiixontiBaxB HoraMH, — li-kM'B /laji'fee, Bce civi'feji'jfee; 
HaKoneij'B, jiiBaa pj^Ka ea onycrajiacB h ynepiracB b'b 6ok'b, h 
ona Hora.ia xaHifOBaxB, no6paKHBaa no/fKOBajm, #ep3Ka nepeflt 
co6oro sepKaao h Hanisaa JiroSHMyio cBoro n'tcHio! 

SeneHeHtKiB eaJiBMHOHKy, 

CTeJlHCH HHSeHbKo! 

A TBI, MHJIblH, HepH06pbI3blii, 

ripHcyHboH 6nfai3eHbKo! 
SsneneHfaKiH SapEHHOHKy, 
CxejiHCsi me HusMe! 

A ThI, MblJTblH, ■jepH05pbIBbIH 

ilpHcyHbCH we 6jTbi>K4e! 

HepeBHK'B saraaHyifB b'b axo Bpejia b'b flsepB h, yBH^a nom, 
CBoro xaHrsyronieio nepe^i-B sepKajiOM'B, ccxaHOBHJica. Jloaro r^ia- 
fl'feji'B OH-B, CM-hacB HesHflaHHOMy itanpHsy /ffeBymKH, Koxopaa. 
aaflyMaBHiHCB, re npHM-tiiajia, KasajiocB, HHiero; ho Korfla a<c 
ycjiBiman'B snaKOMBie SByKii nicHi-i, jkhjikii b'b hom-b sanieBenH- 
.hhcb: ropflo HOflSo^eHiiBinHCB, BLiCTynnJi'b ohti Bnepe,'i'L h ny- 
cxHJica B'B npHcaflKy, nosaGtiB-B npo sci 4'liJia oboh. rpoMKifi 
xoxoTii KyMa sacxaBiiJiT, ofioTixT^ B'l^pornyTT.. 



67 

„BoTi. xopomo. (^aTbKa cb ^ioikoh sax'ifiJiH 34'fec6 caMH cBa;ii>6y! 
CTvnafiTe H^e CKopJie: HceiiiixT, npHmc^ii.", 

Unvt nocji-fe^HeMt c.iionh llapacKa BcnBixHyjiaHpieaJioSjieHTti. 




rionneptuH noRTeM"b xopoLuen^.aa nofloopoaoK'b CBOfi, aaayManaCi HapacKa, 

oflHa ciiDH BT> xart. 

noBa3BiBaBineH ea roJiOBy, a Se^ne^HBin otoi^'b ea BcnoMHHJU-B, 
saHisM-B npiimejix owl. 

,,Hy, ficjiia, non/feMi. CKop-fee! XHspa cb pa/fOCTH, qTO a npo- 
43.117, ko6BiJiy, iio6if53Kaja", roBopirai. oht>, Sohs.uhbo orjiaflUBaacB 

5* 



63 




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'■'^■Tl,mi-^2rJ.V^r,-«rw-:^lfit^>miit!it^ -.-■■,'. .S-, :.■.-><.-- -V^ 



....<^BaK npHMtpHTb GHHnOKX^. XOTb M aH K XIl Ht. KaKT= TO OHTs I-iHli npKflCTCa?)) 

Tyr-b BCTana oHa, iiepwa eIj pyKaxi, aepKajibue h, HaK;ioHacb ktj netiy rono- 
Boio. TpeneTHo uina no xart... 



69 




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5-^ 



..OHt Tiixo noKaHHBanii oxMejrbBuiHMH ronoB.aMH. noflnnHCbiBaH ,■:" ^ 
Hapoflowb. He oDpamaa aawe rnas-h Ha MOJiOflyio wery. 



••iP-iim^Mcn 



70 

iio CTopoHaMTi: „no6i;}Ka.ia saKynaTB ce6+i njiaxTrb h ^epiori. boh- 
KHX^, T'dKT, HvacHO ^0 npHxofla en see kohihtb!" 

He ycni.^a IlapacKa nepecTvnHTB sa nopori. xaxti, KaKx no- 
'lyBCTBOBajia ce6H na pyKaxt napydua bi. Oifejioft cbhtkI?, koto- 
I)i.iH ch Kyieio Hapofla BBiacHflajit ee na yjiHU-ij. 

„Bo3Ke, 6jiaroc.iiOBH!" CKasaji-B ^epesHK't, CKJiafltiBaa iiMtpyKH. 

„IIyCTI, IIX-B JKHByTt, KaKt B'iHKH BBIOTTb!" 

TyT-B nocjiBiniajiCH inyM'B b-b napo^'fe. 

„.H CKop'fee TpecHj'', ^i^^m-b flonymy flo 9Toro!" Kpii^aJia cohcii- 
Te.)iBTiHiTa Cojionia, KOTopyro, OfliiaKoacB, cb xoxoTOJit OTTa.iKii- 
Ba.ia TO.ina napofla. 

„He dicHCB, He 6'fecHCB, HcuHKa!" roBOpiiJi-B x.nafliiOKpOBHO Mc" 
peBiiK-B, BH/iii, TITO napa flromnx'B UBiraHii OBJiafli.ia eji pyKaMii: 
„TiTO cfl'fejiaHO, TO cfli-TiaHo; h nepeMiiiHTb iie Jiio6jtio!" 

„mTh, H^TT.! aToro-TO He 6y4eTT>!" Kpniajia Xhbph, ho hhkto 
He c.iLiuiaji'B efl; nicKOjiBKO nap^ o6cTj''nHJio Hosyio napy h co- 
CTaBii.iH 0K0.TI0 nes HenpommaeMyro TanijyionjyiD CTiny." 

CTpaHHoe, Hens'BacHHMOe ^lyscTBO OBflafliiJio 6bi spHTe.ieM'B. 
iipH BH/i-fe, KaKT) OT'B oflHoro y^apa cmbi^ikomt. jiysBiKanTa, bi^ 

eepMfl>KH0H CBHTKi, CB flJIHHHBIMH 3aKpyMeHHBIMH ycaMH, BCG 

oSpaTHJiocB Boneio h HeBoaeio, k'b SflHHCTBy h nepeiujio bt. co- 
rjiacie. JIioflH, na jtpiombix'b juiijaxT. KOTopBix'B, KajKeTCfl, b^jki^ 
He npocKa.T[B3BiBaJia yjiBi6K.a, npiiTOnBiBajiH HoranH h BSflparn- 
Ba.nH n.neiaiwn. Bee necjiocB, Bce TannoBaJio. Ho euje CTpanHiie, 
enje HepasraflaHH-he ^lyBCTBO npoGy^HJiocB 6bi b-b r.Ty6HH'b flyiuH 
npn BsrjTH/iij na CTapymeK-B, na BeTXHXT. anijax's KOToptix-B Bia.^o 
paBHo;iyniie MornnBi, TOJiKaBmnxcH Mej-K^fj- hobbimi,, CM'feion:rHMCH. 
•/KHBBiM'B TiejiOBiKOMrB. Be3ne^iHBiH! flaJKe desT. fliTCKoS paflocTH, 

6e'3Ty HCKptl CO^IJ'BCTBiil, KOTOpBIXI, OflllH'B XMe.lB TO.UBKO, KaK'B 

MexamiK-B cBoero SesHOisHeHHaro aBTOiiaTa, sacTaBJiaeT'B ^-fejraTB 
^iTO-To no^o6Hoe ^eaOB-feiiecKOMy, OH-fe thxo HOKa^iHBajiH oxmc- 
.uiBHiTiMH ro-noBasiH, nofln.iHCBiBaji 3a BecejiHHTHMCH Hapo^osn,, 
ne o6paujaH name r.Tia3'i, na MOJio/iyio nery. 

FpOM'B, XOXOTT,, H'lsCHH CJIBIHiaJIIICB THHie H THUie. CmBITIOK'B 

VMHpa.TB, c.7ra6-fea h Tepan HeacHBie 3bj-kh b-b nycTOTi Bos^yxa. 
telue c.TiBmia.TiocB r/j-ii-To TonaHBe, -qTO-TO noxoacee na ponoTi, 
OT/iajiCHHaro MOpH, h CKopo Bce CTajio nycTo h rjiyxo. 

He TaK-B .TiH H pajocTB, npeKpacHaa h nenocTOKHHaa toctbh, 
yaeTaeT'B otx nach, h nanpacHO o^hhokih SByKT) flyiviaeT-B bbi- 
pasHTB BecenBe? B'b codcTBenHOM'B axi cjibuhhtT) yace oht. rpycTB 
H nycTBiHK), h flHKO BHeMJieTT. eaiy. He trk-b jih pisBBie 4pyrn 

SypHOS H BOJIBHOS IOHOCTH, nOO^HHQTIK'fe, OflHH-B 3a flpyrHM'B, 

TepHiOTCH no CB^Ty H ocTasjiaioT'B, HaKOHeq'B, o^Horo CTapHHHaro 
6paTa HXT.? CKy^HO ocTaBJienHOMy! H tjukcso, h rpycTHo ctr- 
HOBHTca cepflny, h ne^iMX noMoyB enyi 



1829. 



BeMepij MaRaHyMin HsBHa Kynana. 

B bi n b, 

pascnasauHaH dtnuKOMi *^*ck&u uepneu. 




^^(pa ©OMOK) FpHropi.eBiiieM'B BO^Hjiaci. oco6eHHaro po^a 
'"^^CTpaHHOCTb: OHx flo csiepTii He ji«)6iiJL'h r/epecKaBtiBaTi. 
g^j'^iroflHO H TO JKe. BLiBano, HHor^a, ec.iii ynpocHnii. ero 
^M® paacKasaTB ^to ctisHOBa, to, cmotph, ^1T0-Hii6y4i. mi 
'^'■^ BBiKimeTT) HOBoe, HJiH nepeHHa^HTT. TaKi., ^rro ymaTt 

He.TIBSH. PaS-B, OflHHTb HST. T^XT. TOCnOfl'B, HaMT., npOCTBIMt .110- 

;(HMT3, jrvflpeHO h HasBaxB hx'b: niicaKH ohh — ho niicaKH, a bott> 
TO caiMoe, ^to SaptiinHHKH na naiuHXT. apiiapKaxTb: naxBaTaiOT-B, 
HanpocflTt, HaKpaflyT'B bohkoh BcaiHHBi, fla h BBinycKaH)TT> khii- 
Hce^iKH, He TOJinfe SyicBapa, KaacflBiS MTfecani, h.ih He4lliJiio, — 
oflHH'B Hs-B STHX'B rocHOflT. H BBiMaHiiji'B y 9oMBi FpHropBeBHiia 
axy caiiyK) HCTopiio, tf'os'B BOBce ii nosaSBi.TT. o nefl. To.tibko 
npii53acaeT% h3t> HojiTaBBi toti. caMtiii naHHTj-B, bt, ropoxoBOMX 
Kac{}TaHii, npo KOTojiaro roBopHJi-B a, ii KOToparo Oflny noB'fecTi. 
bli, yiyMaio, yjKe npocraii, — npHBOSHT'b cb co6oio He6oaBmyio 
KHHHceiKy H, i3a3BepHj'BmHnocepe;j[HH-i,noKa3BiBaeT'b naM'b. Gona 
rpHropteBH';!!, totob-b ya;e Sbijj-b oeliflJiaTB hoct. cboh o^iKaMH, 

ho, BCnOMHHBT), ^TO OHTj SaOBIJI'B HXt IIOflMOTaTB HHTKaMPI H 

oOjiinHTB BOCKOM'B, nepe^tjaji'L siirfe. H, TarrB KaK'B rpanoTy Koe- 
KaKi. pasyM'fcio ii ho hoiuv o^ikobt., npHHHJicJi ^iHTaTt. He ycii'hat 
nepeBepHj^^Tb flByxt CTpaHHEft, KaK'B oh-b Bflpyr't ocTaHOBHJiT. 
Mena 3a pyKj^ 

„nocTonTe! nanepefl-B cKaacHTe mhtj, ^ito 3to bbi ^HTaeTeV" 
npusnaiocB, a hbmhoi'O npnniea'B BTynHKtoT'BTaKoroBonpoca. 
„EaK'B, TPO iHTaio, 0OMa rpHropBeBH^t? — Bamy 6bmb, saniH 

(;06CTBeHHBla C.TOBa". 

„Kto BaM'B CKa3ajrB, ^to sto moh CTOsa?" 

„7ta qero Jiyime? TyTTj n Hane^iaTaHO: paaoKaMmHcm maKUMz-ruo 

ih.fUiKOMi" . 

„ rijnoHTe-iKT) Tia rojiOBy TOMy, kto sto HaTie^iaTa-nt! Epeuie 



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cyuuii mocimm! TaifB jih a rOBOpmii.? Tll^o-mo eoKC, imi y noio uopnn, 
MO, K.tmnni 67, lo.ioev,! C.-TyniaiiTe, a BaMi> pascKaaty ee ceH'^act". 
Mm Tipii.iBiiny.'iiici. ki, cto.tv. k oiii> Ha^Ta.'ii.: 

/I'fc^'i, Moit (iiapcTBO eMj^ Hc6eeHoe! ^To6'b ejiy iia tomi CB-ferfc 
■fe.TiHCB oflHii TO.iBKO SyxaHixH nraeHHiHBie, ^a MaKOBiiiiKH b-b 
MCfly!) yMiJi^ ^iy/(.HO paacKasHBaTt. EtiBaito, noBe/ieTt pi^iB, — 
irfe.^Biit fleiiB lie noflBHiiy.Tica: 6bi cb jviicxa h Bce 6bi caymajTB. 
>';k'b He TjBTa KaKOMj^-HiiSyflB HBinljniHeMy Sanarypjr, KOTOptiii 
KaK-B HaMHBT'B MocKcufi eesnih, fla enje h h3bikomi> TaKHM'B, Sy^TO 
eny Tpii niis. -bcTB ne ^laBaaii, to xotb 6epHCB sa uianKy, fla hbx 
xaxBi. KaK-B TenepB homhio, — noKOHHaH cxapyxa, aiaxB moa, 6Bina 
eine HCHBa, — KaK-B Bt ^^ojirm shmhIh Be^iepT., Korfla iia ^Bopt, 
TpeiTfajfB Mopo'J'B II 3ajr\'pOBBiBa;i'B nar.-iyxo yseiitKoe okho na- 
meii xaTBi, cii^'Js.ia oiia nepe^T^ rpeSiieiFB, BBiBo^a pyKOio fljiiiii- 
iiyK) HHTKy, KO.iBiiiia HoroK) JiiojiBKy II iiaii'tEaH nifeeHio, KOTopaa 
Kaiv'B 6yflT0 TGiiepB c.xbiiiihtch Miii;. Karaiicn'B, ^poaca h bchbi- 
xHBaa, KaKTi 6bi nyraacB qero, CBisTii-TB iiaM'B bt. xaTi. BepeTeHO 
iKyHiHcajio; a mbi Bcfe, ^ixii, co6paBinHeB b-b KV'iKy, cjiyniajiii 
4i,'^j\?i, lie c.TisaBinaro ot'b CTapocTii do.xie iiath; :ii,i'b cb CBoeft 
ne^KH. Ho HH fli-iBHBia piqii iijjo TtaBHioio crapiiHy, npo nais/tBi 
BanopojKijeB'B, npo aaxoB'B, iipo MOJioflei^Kifl flina IIo/tKOBi.i, 
IIojiTopa-Koa-jyxa ii Caraiij'fa^Haro ne saHHManii nacB TaK-B, KaK'B 
pascKasBi npo KaKoe-Hii6y,^B cTapnHHoe ^ly/inoe ^iao, ot'b ko- 
TopBixt Bcerja ^poKt npoxo^iMa no Tiay ii bohocbi epomn- 
:iHCB na rojiosi. HnoS pasT. cxpax-B, 6BiBajio, TaKon saSepeT'B 
OTT. HHX'B, TITO cx BB^iepa Bce noKasBiBaeTCs, Bor-B siiaOT-B, Ka- 
khmtj yyAHnfeMTb. Cjij^^htch, hombh) BBiiifleniB sa q-feiit-iiiidyflB 
H3'B xaTBi, BOT-B TaK-B n fl;yMaemB, ^ito na nocTejin TBoeil yKJiajica 
cnaxB BBixoflercB ct> tobo csiiTa. H, Tro6Bi mh'£ ne flosejiocB pas- 
CKasBiBaTB 9Toro BT. flpyroii pasi., bcjih a ne npnHiiMajirB ^lacTO 
ii3flajm co6cTBeHHyio CBiiTKy, noaoacenHyio Bt rojiOBax'B, 3a csep- 
iiyBiuarocH flBHBOJia. Ho r.naBHoe b-b pa3CKa3axTj vTfet'ja 6bijio to, 
T^iTO B-B JKH3HB CBOK) owh HnKor/ia He jiraji'B, II '^iTO, 6BiBa;io, iiii 

CKaSKeT'B, TO HMeHHO TaKTj H 61.IJIO. 

0/iny H3'L ero ^lyflHBixi. HCTopift nepecKaacy Tenept BairB. 
Snaio, nTO mhobo naSepeTca TaKHx-B yMHHKOBt, nonncBiBaiomHX'B 
no cy^aM'B h ^iiTaiomHX'B flaace rpaacflaHCKyio rpaMOxy, koto- 
pBie, ecjiii 4aTB hmi. b-b pyKH npocTon qacocjiOB'B, ne pa3o6pa.TiH 
6bi hh asa b-b neM-B, a noKastisaTB na no3op'B cboh 3y6M — octb 
yMiHBe. Hmt, Bce, -"ito hh pascKaaceniB, Bt CM'hx'B. 9TaKoe iie- 
BispBe pa30injiocB no CBfey! /Ja qero? — bot-b, ho jiio6h Bof-b 
MeHH H Hpe^HCTaH T^iBa! — bbi, MoaceT-B, ^aace ne nosipHTe: pasx 
KaK'B-TO saHKHyjiCHnpo B'feflBM'B — qTO-aj-B^HainejicscopBH-rojioBa — 
B'tflBMaMt He BipHT'Bl J\sl, ojiasy Bory, bott^ h ckojibko amBy yace na 
CB-feTi, BHfl'fen'B TaKHX-B nHOBipiieB'B, KOTopBiMi) npoeosunth noiia 
Hh pmuevm Sbijio jier^ie, neacejiH naiiieMy 6paTy TTOHioxaTB Ta- 
fiaKy, a h T-fe OTKpeiiTHBa.mcB ot'b B'bflBii'B. Ho npHCHHCB hm'b... 



73 

lie xcqeTCfT tojibko BtiroBopiiTB, ^ito TaKOC... Heiero ii tojiko- 
BHTB oG'h imx't. 

Jl'kr'b — Ky^ti 6oa'he tIimt. sa cto! — roBopji.iTj noKOHHiiKT, f^ii^i'h 
MOH, Hamero ce.na ii He ysnaji'B 6bi hiikto: xyxop'B, caMBiii di/i- 
HBiit xyToprB; HsdeHOKii 4ecaTb, ne oQMasaHHBixT:,, ne yKpBiTBix-B 
Topqaao TO TaMTb, to chmt,, nocpeflii nojis. Hh hjibthh, iih capan 
nopjiflO^iHaro, r^i 6bi nocxaBHTB CKOTHHy, hjih bobt.. 9to-}K7> 
eiife dora^H TaKT. hcilth; a nocMOTp-fenn 6bi na naiuy 6paTBK), iia 
rojiB: BBipBiTaa bt. seM.T'i iijia — bott. BaMi, h xaTa! To-tbko no 
TjBiMy H MoacHO 6bijio ysnaTB, ^ito SKHseTT. TaMT. ijejioBiKT. Eo>Km. 
Bbi cnpocHTe, OT^ero ohh jkh.tii TaKi,? Bti/iHOCTB iie Ci^HOCTB: 
noTOMy tiTo Tor^a K03aK0BajiT> notiTii BcaKiiS h Ha6Hpa.TT> b-b ^-ly- 
jKHxt seMJiflXT) He Ma.TO flo6pa: a 6ojBme ottj toto, ^to He 3a- 
yiMT. 6bijio saBO^HTBca nopaflotinoio xaTOio. KaKoro napoTiy 
Torfla He maxajiocB no BcfeMX MicTajiT.: KptiMnti, .tihxh, .ih- 

TBHHCTBO! BBIBaJIO TO, ^TO H CBOH Hai^yTt KyiaMH II 06flHpai0TT> 

CBonxT. ace. Bcero 6BiBajio. 

Bt. 9tom'b-to xyTopKi noKasBiBaacH ^acTO ^ejioivkKii, hjih 
jiy^ime, ^bsbo.tb b^ Tje.iOB'fe^ecKOMT. odpaB'fe. OTKyfla ohtj, risn-kM-i, 
npHX04H.TT>, HIIKTO lie SHa.TB. FyjiaeTT,, iiBancTByeTTj h B.ipyr'B 
nponaflBTTb, KaK-B bt. Bo^y, n cnyxy niTT,. Tasra, rjia^fB — chobr 
6yflT0 CT. neoa yna.TB, pticKaeTT) no y.mi[aMT> ce.Ta, KOToparo 
TenepB n GTi'bff.j niTT), h KOTopoe 6bi.to, MoaceTt, ne ,ia.TBnie cTa 
inaroBT. ott. v^HKaHBKH. IIoiiaoepeT'B BCTpinnBix'B KOsaKOBT.: xo- 
xoTt, nicHH, 4eHBrii cbinjiiOTca, BO/^Ka — KaKtBo^a... UpncTaHeTT), 
6BiBajio, KT, KpacHBiMT. ^iByiuKaMT,: HaviapiiTT:> .'leiiT'B, ceperii. ito- 
HHCTT. — fl-fesaTB HeKyfl:a! HpaBfla, ^ito KpacHBiH Tt'ijByiirKH hgjj noro 
npiisa/iyMBiBajiHCB, npiiHiiMaji iioflapKii; Bopt, siiaeTT., MOH?eTT>. 
BT. caMOM-B /j-h.Ti nepemjiii ohh nepesT) He^iHCTBia pyKii. Po/inan 
TCTKa Moero fli^a, co^epacaBinaH bt. to speMa hihhokt, no hbi- 
nimneH OnouinaHCKon flopori, bt. KOTopoiiT. ^lacTO pasryjiBHH- 
HaaT> EacaBpiOKT, (TaKX Ha3BiBa.TH SToro 6'J3COBCKaro HeaoB-feKa). 
HMeHHO roBopii.Ta, ^to hh sa KaKia 6jaronojiy^iia b-b cB^T-fe ne 
corjiacHJiacB 6bi npHnaTB otx nero iioflapKOBT>. OnaTB, KaKi, jKG 
II lie BSaTB? — BcaKaro npo6epeT'iD cxpax'B, Korvja naxMypiiTij out,, 
fiBiBajio, CBOH njeTiiHiiCTBia opoBH II nycTiiTT, HCiioflaoSBfl TaKoii 
Bjr.iafl'B, HTO KameTca, yiiecB 6bi iioni Bor-B snaeTij Kj^^a; a 
B03B>ieHiB, TaKT. Ha flpyryio xe hohb h TantHTca bt^ rocTii i-ca- 
K0H;-HH6y/iB iipiaTCTB ii3'b 6o.TOTa, cb poraMii iia rojiOB't, h j^a.- 
saS flymiiTB 3a meio, Kor^a na 'Uiei mohhcto, KycaTB 3a na.'ienij, 
Kor^a na neMT. nepcxeiiB, h;ih TanyTB sa Kocy, Kor^a Bn.ieTena 
BT> nee neHTa. Eottj ct, hiijih Tor^a, ct. 9thmii nojapKajiH! Ho 
B0TT> Sifla — H OTBasaTBca ne.'iBsa: dpocnniB bt. BOflv — n.TBiBCTT. 
HepTOBCKiii nepcTeiiB hjih mohhcto nosepxT. bo.^bi h kt. Tefii 
>Ke BT. pyKH. 

Bt> ce.Tfe 6Bi.Tia ijepKOBB, ^jyTb jih eine, Kam. bchomhio, iie 
CBaToro IlaHTejiea. JKh.tb rorjia npii neii iepeii, S-TaaceiiHoii na- 
MaTii OTerjTj AeanaciH. SaM-hTiiBT,, ^ito BacaBpioKT h na CB'bTJioe 



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BocKpecenie hc 6i.iBajn. st ijepKBH, sa^yMajii. 6bijio noKypHTi> 
cro, HajioacHTb iiepKOBHoe noKaanie. KyTia! nacHJiy hofh vHeci.. 
„Ci[yiiiaft, nuHOHe!" sarpeM'h.n'B ohi. eMy bi> OTB'feT'B: „3HaH nyirae 
cBoe ft't.io, ^■feM'B MimaTbca b'b ^lyHcia, ecna ne xoiemB, Trro6Bi 
KOSJiHHoe ropao TBoe 6bijio sajiinjieHO ropa^ieio KyTBeio!" Hto 
fliaaTB ch oitaHHHBiM'B? Oxeij'B Aeanaciii 06'BaBHJi'B tojibko, ^to 
BCHKaro KTO cnosnaeTCH cb BacaBproKOM'B, CTanex'B c^HxaTB 3a 
KaTOJiHKa, Bpara XpHCTOBoM i;epKBH h Bcero 'cre.noBiiecKaro po/ja. 
B-B TOM-B ceji'6 SbijTB y o^Horo Kosana, nposBHiiTeMTi Kopata, 

padOTHHK'B, KOTOparO JIIOflH SBaJIH nerpOM'B BeSpO^HBIM'B, — MO- 

■Mei"h, OTToro, TITO HHKTO He noMHHJi'B HH OTija cro, HH MaTepii. 
CTapocTa iiepKBH roBopHjni, npasfla, ^to ohh na /tpyroS ace rofl-B 
nojiepjiii OT-B ^ij'MBi; ho xeTKa Moero fl'fefla snaTB SToro ne xo- 
Ti.na H BciMH CHJiaMH cTapajiacB Ha^iijiHTB ero po/ineS, xoth 
S'feflHOMv IleTpy 6bi.iio bte, nefi ctojibko nyac^Bi, ckoubko naM'B 
B'B npoui.ioroflneM'B cniri. Ona roBopnjia, ^to OTei^rB ero htc- 
nepB Ha 3anopottCBii, Sbiji-b bi, njiifiny y Tj^poK'B, naTopnijiCH 
jiyK'B, BorTi snaeTT. KaKHX'b, h KaKHM^-TO waom'b, nepeo^'feBniHCB 
eBHyxoMTb, jiajiT, Tsry. ^epnoopoBBiM'B flHEqaTaM-B h MOJiOflHiiaMi. 
jiajio 6bijio HyacflBi jfo po^HH ero. Oni roBopH.iH tojibko, ^to 
ecjrH6Bi ojiiTh ero b'b hobbih 3KynaHT>, saxanyTB KpacHBiM^ no- 
acoM'B, Hafl'feTB iia ronoBy mauKy hst, nepHBixx CMyineK'B cb nje- 
ro.uBCKHM'B CHHHMT. BepxoMTE., npHBtcHTB KTb 6oKy TypeijKyio 
ca6jiio, flaTB bt. o/fny pyKy Majiaxaft, bt> flpyryio jiiojiBKy b'b Kpa- 
CHBOH onpaBi, to saTKHyflt 6bi ont 3a noact Bcix'B napySKOBi. 
Tor^aniHHxx. Ho to 6i,fla, ^to y 6'fe/tHaro IleTpyca Bcero-na-Bce 
6BiJia o^Ha c-fepaa csHTKa, B'BKOTopoS 6bijio 6o.TiBnie ^Bipx, ^Am-b 
y HHoro HCH^a b'b Kapnan't s.hotbix'b. H sto 0bi eirje ne 6ojib- 
niaa 6'kna, a bot-b d'i/fa: y cTaparo Kop./Ka 6BiJia flio^iKa, Kpaca- 

BHIXa, K&KJK), a /lyMaiO, Spafl-B JIH flOCTRBaJIOCB Bailt BH/lBIBaTB! 

TeTKa noKOiinaro ,Tifla paacKasBiBaJia, — a jKenn^HH'fe, caMH snaeTe, 
jierqe noij'fejiOBaTBca cb ^lopTOM'B, ne bo rn'fiB'B 6y4B CKasano, 
HejKejEH nasBaxB Koro KpacaBHiieio, — ^to noJtneHBKia njeKH ko- 
sa^KH 6BiJtH CB'iijKH H apKH, KaK'B MaR-B caMaro TOHKaro poso- 
Baro UB-bTR, Kor^a, yMBiBniHCB BoJKBeio pocoio, ropHT'B oh-b. 
pacnpaMJiaoT'B jthcthkh h oxopaiuiiBaeTca nepe/i'B to.ibko-^to 

HOflHaBraHMCa COJIHBimKOM'B; tJTG OpOBH, CJIOBHO TiepHBie UIHy- 

po^KH, KaKie noKynaroT'B TenepB fljia KpecTOB'B h flyKaTOB'B ^'h- 
ByniKH HaniH y npoxoflamnx'B no cejiaM-B cb KopodicaMH MOCKa- 
Jiefi, poBHO HarHysmHCB, KaK'B 6yflT0 rnafl-ijiHCB b'b acHBia o^ih; 
^TO poTHK'B, Ha KOTopBiH Tsafla o6jiH3BiBa3:acB TorflaniHaa mo- 
noflesKB, KaacHCB na to h cosflaH'B 6biji'b, tito6bi bbiboahtb co- 
noBBHHBia n'fecHH; ^to bojeocbi ea, lepHBie, KaK'B kpbijibh Bopona, 
H MarKie, KaK'B MOJioflofi jieH'B (Torfla enje /I'feByniKii Hamn He 
sanjiexajiH hx'b b'b flpHfiyniKH, nepeBHBaa KpacHBBiMH apKHX'B 
EjB'JjTOB'B, CHHflagKaMH), naflajiH KypqaBBiMH KyapaMH Ha hihtbih 
sonoTOM'B KyHTyni'B. 9x'b! ne flOBe^H FocnoflB BosrjiamaTB MH'i 
CojiBine na KJinpocb aJMHjiyia, ecjiH 6h bot'b TyT-B >Ke ne pae- 



75 

iX'fe.iora.Tn. en, necMOTpsi na to, ^to ci.Tt npoSiipaeTCH no BceMy 
CTapoMy .Tbcy, noKpBiBaionjeMy moio iiaKyniKy, h no/i'b 60KOM1. 
Moa CTapyxa, kek-b di-itMO bi. rjiasy. Hy, ecm-i v^-h napj'OOKi. h 
^^BKa JKHByri. 6jih3ko o/ihhi. ott^ /tpyroro... caMii anaexe, hto 

BBIXO/^HT'B. BBIsaJIO, HH CBiTTj, HH Sapjl, HG/IKOBH KpaCHBIXTj CR- 

noroBi. H npiiMiTHBi Ha tom'b MicTii, rfli pa3flo6apHBaJia IIh- 
/lopKa CTb CBOHira IleTpyceMrb. Ho Bce 6li KopjKy h bt. yMrb He 
npHra.10 ^TO-HHSyflB He,?jo6poe, 4a past, — ny, 3to yate h bh4ho, 
^iTO He KTO 4pyroit, KaKi. jiyKaBtiit 4epHy.n1., — B3/iyMajiocb IleT- 

pyCIO, He OCMOTpiBUIHCB XOpOUIBHtKO B'B C'ljHaXI., BJI'fenHTB HO- 

il'l'-Tiyii, KaKi. roBopHTi., OTi. BceS 4yuiH, bi. posoBBia ry6KH ko- 
sa^KH, n TOT'B 5Ke caiiBiii .lyKaBBiii, — ^iTofSs SMy, coSa^BCMy cbiny, 
iipHcmoca KpecT'B cBHToiil — nacTpoHJi'B Cflj'^py CTaparo xpina ot- 
KOpiiTB 4BepB xaxBi. O^epeBeH'bji'B Kopact, pasHnyBi. poTt h 
yxBaTHCB pyKOK) saflBepn. llpoKJiaTBiH iioii'i.iyn:, Kasa.iocB, oray- 
lUH.TB ero coEepnieHHO. Euy no^yflH.'ica ohi. rpoM'-ie, y^iwh 
V/fapi. MaKoroHa 061. CTlbHy, kotopbim'b o6BiKHOBeHHO bi. name 
BpeMH Myjf;HK'B nporoHHeT'B KyTio, sa HeaM'JjHJeM'B cjjysen h nopoxa. 
OyHyBHiHCB, CHH.ii'B OHt CO cT'liHBi ^i^OBCKvio HaraiiKy H yaxe 
xoT'ijJii. 6bijio noKponpiTB ero chhhv Sii^HaroIIeTpa, KaK'B — othj^^u 
HH B03BMHCB — mecTHaixHiH 6paT'B Iln^opKHH-^t, liBacB.npHdiHxaa'i. 
II Bt iicujTii cxBaTna^BpyHOHKajiH ero sa hofh, saKpntiaBi.: „TflTa, 
Taxa! He Qefi IIoTpyca!" Hto HpnKaiKeuiB /('IjjiaTB'? Y otiisl cepflije 
He KaiieHHOo: noBijCHBmH naraiiKy na CTiny, BBiBe.TB OHt ero 
HOTHxoHbKy H31. xaTbi: „Ec.iii TBI MH-Jj, Kor/ja-HHQy^B noEaacemBca 
B'B xaTi, mn xotb to.xbko ho^t. okhumh, to cjiyniafl, IleTpo: eii 
Bory, npona^yxi. nepHBie ycBi, 4a h ocejie4eix'B tboh, — bot-b yace 
oh-b 4Ba pasa oGsiaTBiBaeTca okojio yxa, — ne 6y4B a TepeHTiii 
]{opHv'B, ecjiH He pacnpoHjaeTca cb TBoero MaKynieit!" CKasaBniH 
3T0, 4ajii) OHT) eiiy jieroHBKOio pyKOio CTycana b-b aaTBiJiOK'B, 
TaK-B TITO nexpycB, ne B3BH4a seiiJiH, nojieTiijii. CTpeMrjiaBi.. Bot'b 
TeS'fe H 40it'ii.ioBajiHCB! Bsajia KpyHHHa HaniHXTi rojiydKOBi.; a Tyx'B 
H cjiyxT. HO ce.iy, ^^to kt. KopiKy noBa4HiiCfl X0411TB KaKoft-TO 
jiax'B, o6HiHTLiit sojiOTOM-B, CT. ycaMH, CB ca6jieK), CO innopaMH, 
CB KaiDManaMH, SpeniaBrnHMH, KaKi. SBOHOKt oti> MimeHKa, cb ko- 
TopBiMi. noHOMapB Haui-B, Tapaci., OTnpaBJiaeTca KaHC4Bm 4eHB no 
nepKBH. Hy, HSB'hcrHO, saniMi. xo4aTi. ki. OTi^y, Kor^a y Hero 
B04HTca iiepHoS^iOBaa 40TiKa. Bots, 04HHI. pasrB nH4opKa cxBa- 
THJia, aajiHBaacB ciesasiH, Ha pyKH HBaca CBoero: „HBacK) moh 
.MHjiBiH, Hsacro moh aio6BiH! S'ferH ki. HeTpycio, Moe soJiOToe flHTa, 
icaKi. CTp'hjia hsi. jiyKa; pascKaacH esiy Bce: jnoOnna-Si. ero Kapia 
o^iH, i^ijiOBajia 6bi ero 6'jf5Jioe jih^hko, 4a ne bojihti. cy4B6a Moa. 
He 04HHi> pyqHHKi. BBiMOHHJia ropro^HMH cjiesanni. Toihho Mnife, 
TajKeao Ha cep4il'h- H po4Hofi OTeiit — spart MH-h; hbbojihti. 
HTTH 3a Hoarooaro jiaxa. CKasKH any, ^to h cBa4B6y roTOBaT'B, 
TOJiBKo He 6y4eT'B My3BiKH Ha Haniefi; cBa4&6'fe: 6y4yTi. 4BaKH 
H^feTB, BMicTO K0631. H conHjioKt. He noH4y a TaHijOBaTB ex :ko- 
HiixoM-B CBOHMi.: HOHecyTi. Mena. TeMHaa. TOMnaa Moa dy^eT'B 



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xaTa! — ii3T> KJTOHOBaro flepeBa, h, bm-Ijcto Tpy6r>:. KpeoTi> SvfleTT. 
CTOflTB Ha KpHiirii!" 

KaKt 6y4TO OKaMen'ljB'B, ne cflBi-iHyBnmcL ct> M'hcra, cjiymaji'B 
IleTpo, Korfla iieBiiiiHoe fliiTa Jionexa-Jio eiiy IlnflopKHHH cjiosa. 




OflepeB5!H%ii'b KopM-b, paaHHVB'b poTTs H yxBarsjCb pyKoio 3a neepH. 

„A a flyMant, iieCTacTHtiH, htth bi> Kptnii. h Typequny, HaBoe- 
BaTB 30JiOTa H CTE. flodpoMt upiixaTB K-B TeSt, Moa KpacasHj^a. 
/ta He dbiTL TOMy. He/(o6pB]H Kiasi. iiorjia^fijix na naci.. By/ieT't 5Ke, 



77 

MOfT ^toporajT ptiSKa. 63\ieT'b n y Mens CBajitda: tojibko h jihUKoirh 
He 6jrfleTi> Ha toh CBa7vi>6'l5 — BopoHt qepHtiH iipoKpHqeTi,, BMibcTO 
nona, naTto mhoio; rjiaflKoe no.^e 6yfleT'b Moa xaTa; ciisaji Tyia — 
Moa KpBinia; ope.i^ BtiKaioeTi. moh Kapin o^ii; BtiMOiOTt jiosiflTi 
KosarfKifl kocto^kh, h BHxopt BBicyniHTt hxt.. Ho mto a? Ha 
Koro? KOMy acajiOBaTbca? TaKi. yace, bhtjho, Borx Bejr'feji's! Hpona- 
TtaTB, TaKX npona^aTB!" — 4a npaMexoHBKO h noSpenTb Bt miiHOKX. 

TeTKa noKOHHaro flifla HCMHoro HsyMHJiacB, yBHflijEuiH HeTpyca 
Bt lUHHK'fe, fla eiye BTb TaKyio nopy, Kor^a ^fodpbiit qejiOBiiKi. 
ii/jeT'B K'B BayTpeni, h BBiny^iiJia na Hero raasa, KaKT^ 6y7(TO 
(■[ipocoHBa, Korfla noTpedoBajit oh-b KyxojiB cHsyxH, iiajio He ci^ 
nojiBeflpa. Tojibko nanpacHO ffvmaa'b dTfj^HajEKa aajiiiTB CBoe rope. 
BoflKa iL[Hna.T:a ero sa asBiK'B, cjiobho Kpaniraa, h Kasa.iacb GMy 
Topme nojiBiHH. KnHyji'B ot-b ce6a KyxojiB iia seMJiio. ..Hojiho 
ropeBaTB Te6i, KoaaK'B!" sarpeM-fejio ^ito-to 6acoMi na/i'B hhai-b. 
Orjianyjica: EacaspiOK'B! Y! KaKaa p6pa3HHa! Boaocti — meTHna, 
o^H — KaKTi y Boaa. „3Haio, qero HevJocxaeTTt Te6it3: bot^ ^lero!" 
Tj'-T'b dpaKHyni. oht. cb 6icoBCKOK) ycM'finiKoio KoacaHBiMT., bhcIsb- 
iHHM'B y Hero BOSJii noaca, KomejiBKOM'B. Bsflpornyji'B Hexpo. 
„re, re, re! ^^a KaKx. ropHTx.!" sapeBi.n'B OHt, nepecBinaa .na pyKy 
"<iepBOHr[Bi: „re, re, re! fla KaKt sseHHTTb! A B-feflB h flijia .to;ibko 
o^Horo noTpe6yioT'B sa iffejiyio ropy TaKHx^n:an:eK'B".^„4^BaBoa'B!" 
saKpH'tiaji'B Hexpo. — „v?taBaH ero! na Bce roxos^!" — Xjronny.xHHO 
pyKaii-B. — „CMOxpH, Ilexpo, xbi nocniji'B KaK^ pas's b-b nopy: 
saBxpa HBana Kynajia. O^ny xojibko 3xy hoib bx. ro^y h qsi- 
xexT> nanopoxHHKx.. He nposisBaS! 3 xe6a 6y7(y JK^axB o noJiHOTiiT 
BTb MeflB'fejKBeM'B OBpar-h". 

H. fijMa.K>, KypBi xaK-B ne i^ojKHflaioxca xolt nopBi, Kor^a 6a6a 
BBiHecext HMt x.x'fiSHBix'B sepeHt, KaKX. floacHflaitcfl HexpjrcB se^epa. 
To H flifejio, ^TO CMOxpiaX), He cxanoBHXca an x'^hb oxx> flepesa 
fljinHHie, He pj^MHHHXca .xh noHHSHBHieeca cojintiniKO, h yrhMi-, 
Tfajiie, xiixB HeTepnijinBiS. 9Kafl ^o.xroxa! Bh^ho, aohb Boikift 
noxepajix> rfl'fe-HH;6yflB Eoneitx. cboh. Boxx. yace h oo.xHi^a n-hxx. 
He6o XOJIBKO Kpacniexx. Ha oflHoit cxopoH-fe. H oho yace xycKHex'B. 
Bx. nojii cxanoBHXca xonoflHifl. HpHMcpKaexx., npHiiepKaex-B h — 
CMepKHOCB. HacHJiyl C'b cepflifeMx., xo.xbko-^xo ne xoxisniHirB 
bhcko^hxb hsx. rpy^H, co6pa.xcH oh'b b'b flopory h 6epejKHo 
cnycxHJica rycxBiMX> jiicoMx. bx> rjiySoKiii apx, HasBiBaeiiBiS Mefl- 
B-feacBHMX) OBparoMt. BacaspiOKX. yace noflJKH/iajix. xaMx>. TeMHO. 
xoxB B'B rjiasa BBicxpijiH. PyKa oox. pyKy, npo6Hpa.xiicB ohh no 
xoHKHMx. 6oJioxaMx>, q-fenjiaacb sa rycxo paspocmiSca xgpnoBHHK'B 
H cnoxBiKaacB no^xH na KaatflOMX. mary. Botx> h poBHoe M-fecxo. 
Or:iiafl'ijica Hexpo: nHKor^a enje ne ejiyqa.xocB eiiy saxo^HXB 
ciofla. Tyxx. ocxaHOBHnca h EacaBpiOK't. 

„BHflHniB jiH XBI, cxoaxx> nepeflx. xo6oio xpn npHropKa? Mnoro 
6yflexx. na hhx'b itBixoB-B pasHBixx.; no coxpann xe6a nes.Ji'femHHsi 
CHJia eopsaxB xoxb oahhx.. Tojibko ace saitBixex-B nanopoxHHKX:.. 
XBaxaft ero h ho orjia^Bisanca, ^xo 6bi ie6'i nosaflH hh qy/(HjiocB", 



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lleipo xoTrhni, 61.1J10 ciipociiTB... rjia^i. — h Hixi. jme ero. IIo- 
/lomejii. K'B TpeMt npiiropKaiii.; iffh jkc iiBifeTBi? Hniero ne BHflaTi.. 
^HKJH SyptfiHt lepH'tjit KpyroMTb h rjiyniH.n'B see cBoero rycTOTOio. 




«noJ7HO ropeeaTb Te6t, kossk-bIj. 

Ho BOT1. 6jrecHyjia Ha Hed-fe sapHHi^a, h nepe^i. hhmt, noKasajiact 
liiijaa rpfl^a UBixoBt, Bce qy/iULixi., Bce HeBH/faHiitixt; TyT'B ate 
M npocTBie :iHCTbH nanopoTHHKa. IIoycoMHiiacH IleTpo n bt. pai- 
/lyiiBH CTaat nepeflx hhmh, noflnepmHCt oS-feHim pyKHMH Bt 5okh. 



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„^To-3TrTi Tjm. 3a HeBHflajrBnjHHa? Jlecnrh pa3i> na ^ohb, ciy- 
laeTca, BH4Hmi> aro aejite: KaKoe ace Tyxi. ^hbo? He Bs^yMana jih 
^{BflBOJiBCKaa poJKa nocM-fesTBca?" 

Tjisffb — KpacH'feeT'B MajieHBKaa nBfeo^naa no^Ka h, KaKt 6y4T0 

HCHBaa, flBHJKeTCfl. B-B CaMOMt fl-fejl-fe 'lyflHO! ^BHSKCTCfl H CTaHO- 

BaTCfl Bce 6ojiBine, SonBme, h KpacH'fieT'B, kaKTb ropH^M yrbiiB. 
BcHBixHyjia SB-tsflO^Ka, ^to-to thxo saTpenjano — h ijB'iTOK'B pa3- 
Bepnyjicfl nepefl-B ero o^aMH, c:!iobho njiaMS, ocB'iTHB'B h flpyrie 
OKono ce6a. 

„TenepB nopa!" noflyMaji-B IleTpo h npoTHHya-BpyKy. Cmotphttb, 
TSHyTca Hsrb-sa aero cothh MoxnaTHx-B pyK-B TaKJKe k'b xtBixKy, 
a nosa/iH ero ^to-to nepe6'3f5raeTi. cb nicTa na MicTO. SaacMy- 
pHBt raaaa, flepnyji-B om> sa CTedenoK'B, h ifB-feTOKt ocTajica bt, 
ero pyKax'B. Bee yTHXjio. Ha nni noKasajica CHflan^HM'B BacaBpioKt, 
BecB CHHiS, EaK^B MepTBei^-B. XoTB 6h nomeBejiHJica oahhm'b na:iB- 
rieMT.. Ohh: HeflBHHCHO ycTanoBireHBi na iTO-TO, BHflHMoe eny oflHOMy 
TOJiBKo; poTt. BnoaoBHHy pasHHyTi., H HH OTB-feTa. BoKpyr-B He 
me:iioxHeT'B. Yxt, CTpamno!.. Ho sot's nocjiBimanca cbect-b, otb 
KOToparo saxojiOHyjio y HeTpa BHyTpH, h noi^yflHJiocB eMy, 6yflTO 
Tpasa samyMina, ijBiTBi naqanH uexffy coooio pasroBapHBaTB 
rojiocoM'B TOneHBKHM'B, caoBHO eepe6paHBie kojiokojibuhkh; ^ 
peBBa sarpeM'fejiH cBinyqeK) 6paHBK)... JThijo BacaBpiOKa Bflpyfi 
oacHJEO, 01H CBepKHyjiH. „HacHJiy BopoTHJiacB, ara!" npoBopqaJi'B 
OHt CKB03B 3y6M, „TjiaffK, HeTpo, CTaneTTb nepefl-B to6ok) ceSiacB 
KpacasHiia: flijiaS see, ^ito hh npHEasKeT'B, ne to nponajit Ha- 
b^kh!" TyT'B -pasffbavui'h otuy cyKOBaTOio najiKoio KycT'B TepitOB- 
HHKa, H nepeflt hhm'b iiOKa3ajiaci> nsdyiliKa, KaK-B FOBopSTca, sa 
KypBHXT. H05KKax'B. BacaBpioK'B y^apHJT'B KjJiaKOWb, H ctina 3a- 
raaTajiacB. EojiBinaa qepB^ cooaKa BBiSiacana naBCTpi^y h c'b 
BHsroi^:^ oQopotHBniHCB bt. KomKy, KHHyjiacB bt. rjiasa hm-b. 
„He 6%eHCB, ne 6'fecHCB, CTapaa gepTOBKa!" nporoBopnji'B Baca- 
BpioK'B, epHnpaBHB'B TaKHM'B CJIOBl^OM'B, ^TO floSpBlfi UeJIOB'tK'B H 

ymn Set saTKnyjit. Tasiffb, BM-fecTO kohikh, CTapyxa, cb jihijom'b, 
CMOpniHBniHMca, KaKi> neieHoe aSjioKO, sea cornyTaa b'b flyry; 

HOCT> C'B nOfl6opOflKOM'B, CJIOBHO IUHHI^M, KOTOpBIMH DjeJIKaiOT'B 

op'fixH. „CjiaBHaa KpacaBHixa!" noflyMan'B HeTpo, h MypamKH nomjiH 
no cnHH'6 ero. Bijihua BBipBajia y Hero EfB'iTOK'B h3'b pyK'B, na- 
FjOHHJiacB H ^To-To floaro menTana nafl'B hhm'b, BcnptiCKHBaa 
KaKOK)-TO BOflOio. HcKpBi HocBinajiHCB y HeS H30 pTa, H-fena HO- 
KasaaacB na rySax'B. ..BpocaS!" CKasana ona, OT^asaa riB'feTOK'B 
eMy. HeTpo noflSpocmi'B, h, — ^to 3a ^yflo! — HB'feTOK'B He ynajfB 
npaMO, HO MOJITO Ka3ajica orneHHBiM'B mapHKOM'B nocpe^n MpaKa 
H, cjiOBHO jioflKa, naasan'B no BOSflyxy; naKOHeij'B, noTHxoHBKy 
HaqaicB cHycKaTBca HHace h ynaji'B Tan's ^aacKO, ^to eflBa irpn- 
M'feTHa 6Bina sB-fes^o^iKa, ne 6ojibme MaKosaro sepna. „3vt'fecB!" 
rayxo npoxpHH'fejia CTapyxa, a BacaBpiOK-B, noflasaa eny 3acTyn'B, 
npHMOHBHJi'B: „KonaH 3fl4cB, HeTpo; TyT'B yBHflHmB th CToatKO 
aonoTa, ckojibko hh TeS'fe, hh Kopacy ne chhjiocb", HeTPO, no- 



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iLacBaBT. B-h pvKH, cxna'rir.Tn> saOTvmj, Ha7faBH.ni> noroio ii nwno- 
poTii:rT> 'ieM.iio, b'i> 4.pyroH, Bt TpeTiit, eiije pa3'B... M^to-to TBepaoo!.. 
3acTyin> 3BeHHT'fc h Hen/jeTi, /la.Tbe. Tyri r.Tia3a ero hciio naManii 
pa3JiH'iaTt HeSo.^tmoH, OKOBaHHufi jkg.tIssom'l cyH/iyKi.. Yjkg xo- 




riepeflii HHMt CToanb Hsacfa. 



rfejT", OH-B 6Brao /rocTaTi. ero pyKOio, ho cjh^jki, cTajit yxojnTi, 
BT, seMflK), H Bce, ■'i-^wh flaji'iie, rjiyCace, rnySace; a nosa^H ero 
cjiBimajiCB xoxoT^b, doji-be cxoHcift ci> SM'feHHBiM'B niHn'hHBeMi.. 
„H'feTT>, He BH^RTB Te6'h sojTOTa, noKaM'fecTTE. He flocTaneniB KpoBH 



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^ejiOB-fe^iecKoJi!" CKasajia Bi>/iT-.Ma h no,T'ne.Tia kte. HCMy ^hth, Ji-feTt 
mecTH, HaKpwToe Sijioio npocTtiHeio, noKasBiBaa snaKOMi., ^toSw 
OHt OTC'iK'B eMy roJiOBv. OcTOJi6eH'fejn> IleTpo. MaaocTt, OTpi- 
3aTB HH sa qTo, HH iipo ^iTO qejiOB-feKy rojiOBV, fla enje h 6e3- 
BHHHOMy pe6eHKy! Bt oep/tqaxt,- e^epHym. oh5. npocTHHio, na- 
KpfciBaBmyio ero roJiOBy, h qTO-ace? nepefli. HHMt CTOsuni HBacb. 

II pyqOHKH CJI05KHJI0 6'6flHOe 4HTH Ha-KpeCT'L, H rOJIOBKy noBi- 

CHjio... KaK-L dimeHBiH, noflCKO^ii.ii, ct. hojkomtj ki> Bii.iBM'h 
IleTpo H yace saiiecB 6bijio pyEV... 

„A iiTO TBI o6'feiD[ajf£ sa TcfeBymi^y?.." rpiinyjri, EacanpiOKT. ii 
cjioBHO nyjiK) nocaflHJi'B eMy Bt chhhv. J^'Kii.Ma Tonnyjia Hororo: 
CHHee njiaMH BBixBaTHJiocB hs'b spm.th; cepejHua on bch oeuivrji- 
.lacB H CTajia KaitT. 6jjvro HSt xpycTa.ui Bhi.inra, h boo, uto mi 
6bijio no^T, soMneio, c^-hjiajiocB bh;ihmo, KaK'b i-ia jiajOHn. ^Icp- 
BOHi^Bi/floporie KaMHH BTb cyHflyKax'r>, b'b KOT.iaxT,. I'jjv.iaMij oBr.iii 
iiasajieHBi no/iT. t^mi. caMBiMt m'Ijctom'b, r,7i'h onii otoji.tit. r.ra'3a 
ero sarop-fejiHCB... yM'B noMyrajicH... KarcB fie^yMiiBjH, vxBaTH.^cti 
OHt 3a HOHCB, H 6e3BHHHa}i KpoBb 6pj.r.ii!y.ia ciry b'b o>jh.., 
/tBflBoaBCKiii xoxott. sarpeMiji-B co BchxT, CTopo[iT>. Ke^oCpasiii.rH 
■qyflHnja CTasMii cKaKajiii nepe,vr> hhmt.. B'h.iBiia, BH'iuuniunn'u 
pyKaMH B'B o6e3rjiaBjieHHBiS TpyiiT,. KaK'B ho.-ikt.. iii-i.-ia iitb Hero 
KpoBB... Bee nomjio KpyroMi. bt, ro.iOB-Ii ero! C'oopaBiiiH neb ch.tbi, 
6pocMCH OHT. dimaTB. Bee noKpi.LiocB uei)e;i'B hii.mt. KpaciiBriri. 
CBiTOM-B. /lepeBBa Bch Bt KpoBir, Ka^a.Toob. ropt,.'rii ii cTOHa.in, 
IleSo, pacKanHBinHCb, flposKajio... OrHoiinwH mrrHa, yxo M0;rniii, 
MepemHJiHCB B'B ero rjrasax'B. Bbiohbuihcb m3t> cnjn,, nOfcKa.i'i. 
OH-B Bt CBOK) jia^yacKy h, KaK7> CHoirB, noBaanjicfr iia seM.iK). 
MepTBBiH coH-B oxBaTHjii. ero. 

JIbsl flHH H ffB'i HO^H cnaji'B IleTpo 6037, npoeBiny. OiiityKjiiFci. 
na TpeTiH ^ohb, flonro ockaTpHBa.TB oh'b yr:ibi cnoe>r xaTw; no 
HanpacHO OTapajica ^T0-HH6yflB iipfinoMuirTB: naiMHTB ero 6bKia 
KaK'B KapnaH'B CTaparo CKparii, ti3'b B'OToparo no.'iyinKii ho BBi.Ma- 
HHniB. JIoTaHyBinHCb HOMHoro, yc.7iBima:i'B oh'b, ^ito b'b iiorax'B 
SpaKHyjio. CMOTpHTt: flsa M'hmKac'B so.iOTOMt. Tyr-B TO.ibKO,6y,iTo 

CKB03B COH-B, BCHOMHH^I'B OH'B, \ITO HCKa.I'B TCaKOrO-TO K.'ia.ta, >ITO 

6bijio OMy oflHOMy expaniHO b'b .■rijcy... llo sa KaKvK) H+.uy, KaK'B 
flocTajica OH'B, aToro HHEaKHM'B odpasoMt ne moft. howitb. 

yBHfl'in'B KopacB M-feniKH — h pa'jnt.HCH.TCH. „(Jhkom, xaKOH 
IleTpycB, HeiiasaHBiH! ^a a an no jiioow.'i'B ero? ^-Ta iie fiBur'B .^ih 

y MOHH OH'B, KaK'B CBIH'B pOyJHOil?" U noH(M,"B xpu^t HOOBIBa-HB- 

H^HHy, TaKTj HTO Toro vjo cjies'B pa3o6pajio. nH/(opKa CTaaa pas- 
CKa3BiBaTB OMy, KaK'B npoxoflHBHiie mhmo HEiraHe yKpana HBaca; 
HO IleTpo He MOTj, flasKe bchomhhtb ero: TaK'B oSMopoTiHJia npo- 
KHflTaa 6'icoBn;HHa! M-hniKaTB Sbijio nesa^iijM'B. itonaKy flajiH 
nofl'B HOCB flyjiro, fla h saBapnan CBaflB6y: HaneKflH niHmeK'B, 
HamHJiH pyTinHKOB-B h xycTOK'B, BBiKETHJiH 6oTiKy rop'fenKH, no- 

CaflHJIH 3a CTOJI'B MOJIOflBIX'B, paSp'fesaJIH KOpOBaH, 6paKHyJIH B'B 

6aH4ypBi, HBiM6ajiM, cohhjikh, ko63bi — h noniJia noTixa... 

Com. Voron^. T. I, 6 



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Bt) CTajDHHy CBa^bSa BOflHjraci. ne bt. cpaBuenBe ci. HameS. 
TeTKa Moero a'^Ji&, fiBiBaao, pascKajKei-B — jno.nn ToabKo! KaKt 

4i>B^-iaTa, Bt HapHflHOM'B rOJIOBHOMTi yOOp'h, H31. ilC.e.'ITBIX'i, C11HHX7- 
H P030BI.IX1> CTpH^eKt, HOBepXt KOTOptlXt HaBflSBIBaJICH 30JI0T0li 




CofipaBUIH BCfe CHJIW, fipOCHJTCJI OHt 6t5KaTb. 

raJiyH-B, Bt tohkhx-b py6ainKax'i>. bbuhhtbix-b no Bceny may 

KpaCHBlM'B meJIKOMI. H yHHaaHHBIXt MeaKHMH cepeopailBIMH IJB'h- 

TC-iKaMH, Bt ca(|)BHHBix'B canoraxi. na bbicokhx'b jKejvbsHhix'b 

ITO/tKOTinxT., TT,7iaBH0, CJIOBHO naBBI, H CTb rnyMOMT., TrO BHXOpB. 



CKaKa.uH BT. ropHHij'b. KaKt MOJioflHyti, cb Kopa6flHKOM'B Ha ro- 
jiOB'fe, KOToparo isepxTi c^'fejiaH'B Smit secb h3i. cyT03oa:0T0H 
napuH, CI. iieoojiBiuHMT, BupisoMTb iia aaTBiJiK'ii, OTKy^a BLirJiH- 




aJSJU'i 



nocanHJiH sa ctoji-b MOjioatixi, pasptsanH, KopoBafl, 6pHKHy;iH bt> 6aHflypbi, 

unM6anb!, conHKKH, Ko63bi — H nomjia noTtxa.... 

fltiBa.ii'b aojiOToii OTinnoKi., ci. flByMH Bti^aBaBinHMHCH, oahhtj na- 
nepe/iTi, flpyrot nasafli., poHCKaMH caMaro MejiKaro ^lepnaro CMyniKa 
Bt CHHHXT>, H3'B jiy^maro nojiyTadeiieivy, cb KpacHBiMH KJiana- 
HaMH. KyHxyinaxTi, Ba/Kno no/|6oTieHHBiuHCB, BUCTynajiH noo^iH' 

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84 

HOiK^i 11 irtpHO Bi.i6HBa.iTH TonaKa. K^Ki. napySKH, bt. bucokhxi. 
KoaaijKHX'B manKaxt, Bt tohkhxi> cyKOHHtixt CBHTKax'B, saTany- 
TBIX1. niHTHMH cepedpoMt noacaMH, ct. jiioJrbKaMH Bt sySaxt, 
pascBinajiHCb nepe^st hhmh iieaKBCM'B 6'hcoM'i. h noflnycKaJiH TypycBi. 
Crm^b KopHCt He vTepn'fear'B, rjiaflK na mojios^bixte., ^To6'h ne xpax- 
HyTB CTapHHOH). Ci> 6aH4ypoK) BTb pyKaxT,, HOTiirHBaa jiioJiBKy h 
BMicxi npHn'^Bas, cb qapKOio, na rc^iOBi, nycTHaca CTapHiiHHa, 
npH rpoMKOMt KpHK-fe vjjisiK'h BT, npHCSflKy. "^ero He BBi^yMaiOT'B 
HaBecejii? Ha^HyT^, 6BiBaao, HapaacaTBca b-l xapn, — Boate tli moh, 
na HenoB'IiKa ne hoxohch! Yhcb ne yexa HBiHiniHHMTi nepeofli- 
BaHBaM-B, ^TO SHBaiOT'B na CBa/^BSaxi, HarnHxi.. ^to TOnepB? tojibko 
HTO KOpqax'B ijBiraHOKx. flSL MOCKajieii. HiTTb, BOTrb, 6BiBajio, oflHHi^ 
o/fliHeTca j-KH/iOM'B, a flpyroH ^lopTOMX., na^nyT-B cnepBa ii-feno- 
BaTBca, a nocji-fe yxBaxaxca 3a ^y6Bi... Bori. cb Baiin! CMifexTi na- 
naflOT-B TRKGH, ^To 3a JKHBOT'B XBRTaeniBca. rToo/fiHyTca B-B xy- 
peiiida H xaxapcKia njiaxBa; see ropHxa> na hhxx., KaKx. Heap's. .. 
A KaKx, HaiHj^xx. yjypnxB ^a cxpoHXB mxyKH... ny, xor;fa xoxb 
CBaxBixx. bbihoch! Cx> xexKOH noKoiiHaro n%ia, Koxopaa caMa 6BiJia 
Ha 9X0H CBaflBg-fe, cjiyiHJiacB 3a6aBHaa iicxopia: SBiaa ona o/ffexa 
xor^a Bx> xaxapcKoe mnpOKoe nnaxBe h, ex. ^lapKOio bx. pyKaxx., 
yroniajra coSpanie. Box-b, oy^fHoro ^epnyjix. Jij^KaBBiH OKaxHXB ee 
csaflH Bo/(KOK); flpyroH, xoace, bh^ho, ne npoiiaxx, bbic^kx. bx. xy 
ate MHHyxy orna, ^sl ii no^acer't... njiaiia BCHBixnyao: 6'hjm&a 
xexKa, nepenyraBraHCB, /faBan c6pac£iBaxB c-b ce6a, npn Bcixx., 
njraxBe... Ulyiix., xoxoxx., epa.xamx, noTinajica, KaKX. na apMapKi. 
CaoBOMx., cxapHKH He sanoMHH.XH HHKorfla eme xaKolt secejioH 
CBa^BdM. 

Ha^aaH acnxt ,nH,?(opKa 71a HexpycB, cjiobho nanx. ex. naneio. 
Bcero b;iobojib, see S.xecxHxx.... OflHaKoace, flo6pBie jijouh Ka^ajiH 
cxerna roaoBaMH, raa^a na a-CHXBe hxx. „Oxx ^lopxa ne 6y4exx> 
floSpa", HoroBapHBajH Bci bx. Oflnn-B roaocx.. „0xKy4a, KaKX. ne 
oxx HCKycHxeaa aiofla npaBocxaBnaro, npHmao kx. neny 6oraT- 
CTBO? Tfl-fe eaiy 6lijio BsaxB xaKyio Kyqy soaoxa? Oxnero, B^pyrx, 
BX. caMBiit xoxx. flCHB, Kor^a pasdoraxiax. ohx, BacaspioKX. npo- 
naax., KaKx. bx Bo/ty?" — FoBopHxe ace, qxo aio^H BBifl^yMMBaroxi! 
B;fe4B, BX. caMOMx, ^isai, ne npomao Micaija, Ilexpycs hhkxo 
y3HaxB He Morx.. Oxqero, hxo ex. hhmx. cfliaaaocB, — Borx. 3Haexx>. 
Ch4hxx. na oflHOMt M-bcxi, h xoxb 6bi caoBO cb kt^mx.; see ^y- 
Maexx. H KaKX. 65^4x0 obi xo^iexx. hxo-to hphhomhhxb. Kor^a 
nHflopKi vflacxca sacxaBHXB ero TieMx.-HH6yflB saroBopnxB, 
KaKX. 6yflxo h saOy^exca, h noBOflexx pi^iB 11 pasBeceanxca flaace; 
HO HenapoKOMx nocMOxpHxx. na M-hmKH:: „hocxoh, hocxoh, H03a- 
6£iax.!" KpH^HTx., H CHOBa saflyMBiBaexca, h CHOBa cnanxca npo 
Tixo-xo bchomhhxb. Hhoh pa3x>, Kor^a ^oaro CHflHxx, na o/fHOMX 
Micxi, gyflHXca eiij^, tito boxx-boxx. Bce CBi3H0Ba npnxo/iHxx na 
yMx.... H onaxB see ymao. Kaacexca: chahxx. bx. mHHK'h; necyxx. 
6My BOflKy; acacexx. ero soflKa; npoxHBna eiiy BOflKa; kxo-xo no^:- 
X04HXX., dBexx no naeqy ero; ohx... ho fla.x'fee see KaKX-Syflxo 



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TyiiaHOsiTj noKpLiBaeTCJi nepe^i. hhmi.. rToTt Ba.nHTi. rpa^oMi. 
no JiHi^y ero, h ohi., bi iiaHeMOH^eniH, caflHTCH na cBoe MicTO. 
''lero He 4'£jia.Tra IlHflopKa: h cOB'fema.TracB ci> snaxapaMH, h 
nepenojioxx BBiJiHBajiH, ii coHHiuHHiTy saBapiisajiH — hh^to iie 
noMoraao. TaK'B nponino h aixo. Miioro KOsaKOB'B o6kochjioc£ 
H oSacajrocB; mhofo KosaKOB't, nopaaryjiBHiie Ttpynixx, h Bt no- 
xo^'B noTHHyjiocB. CTan vtok'b eme TonnHJincB na 6oaoTax% 
HaniHX'B; ho KpanHBHHOirB jskb h bx noMHH'fe ne 6bijio. Bx cTenaxTi 
sai-tpacH'fe.Tio. Ckhp^bi x.'i'j{56a to Taut, to chm-b, cjiobho KOsaujEifl 
manKH, necTp-iaH no no.iio. rioiiaAaaHCB no fl;opor'i h bo3bi, na- 
BajieHHBie XBopocTOM-B H flpoBaMH. 3eMJiii caiasLaaci, Kpinye n 
jiicxaMH CTana npoxsaTBiBaTBca MoposoMt. Yace h cwbr-h na^aJi't 
c'taTBCH CB neSa, n b^tkh ^e^Dest y6i3ajiHCB HneeM-B, Sy/tTo 

■Saa^BHM'B MixOMT,. BOTT, y,5Ke B-B aCHBIH M0p03HBIH flBHB KpaCHO- 

rpy^BiH CHHrHj)B, caoBiio n^eroaesaTBiH no.TiBCKiE uuiaxTnyB, npo- 
ryjiHEaacH no CH'feroBBiMT. Ky^iasii., BBiTacKiiBaa sepno, n fl-irn 
orpoMHBiMH KiaMH roHa.iH no jib^v flepeBannBie KySapii, MeacTV 
T'lsMT, KaK'B oTifBi Hx-B cnoKOHHO BBijieJKnBa.7iHCB Ha ne^iKi, BBIXO.ia 
no BpeMenaM-B, cb sajKacennoK) .aro/iBKOio bi, 3y6ax'B, pyrnyxB 
joSpBiM-B noj)aflKOM'B npaBocjiasHBiH MopoBeiiTb, hjih npoBiTpHTBca 
H npoMOJiOTHTB Bi c'finHX'B sa.nejKa.^BiH xjiii6'h. HaKOHezj-B, cnira 
cTajiH TaaTB, n tn,ijKa xoicmoMi jiedi pacKOJiomiua; a IleTpo Bce tot'b 
,/Ke, H TJiMT:. ^ajiie, t'bm'b en^e c\'230B'ie. Kan's 6j4iTO npnKOBan- 
HBiit, CHflHTTi nocepeflH xaTBi, nocTaBHE-B ceSi BTb norn Minimi 
ch soaoTOMi). 0/(iraa.Tb, oopocB BoaocaMH, CTaji'b cTpameHt, h 
Bce flyMaeTrB oS-b oahomt,, Bce ciuiHTca npiinoMiiHTB nTO-TO, ii 
cepfliiTca, H sflHTCa, ^to ne MOHceT'B bchomhhtb. ^acTO ^hko 
noflBiMaeTca cb CBoero si'hcTa, noBO^HTT. jayKaMH, BnepaeTT, bo 
Tro-TO rjiaaa cboh, Kai-CT. Sv^to xo^igt-b v.iobhtb ero; ryoBi nie- 
BejiHTca, 6j^flT0 xoTaTX npoHsnecTB KaKoe-TO ^asHO sadBiToe 
cnOBO — H neiio/jBHiKHo ocTanaBJinBaiOTca... BiniencTBO 0BJia/[ii- 
Baex-B HMT.; KaKi:. iio.noyJiHBin, rpBisBT-B h KycaexT, ce6'fe pyKH ii 

B'B flOCafli PBOTTd K.TIOKaMH BOJIOCa, nOKaSl'icT'B, yTHXnjrB'B, HO 

ynaflBTT), 6yflT0 bi> saGBiTBii, ii nocai CHOBa iipiinHMaeTca npn- 
iiOMHHaTB, H ciiOBa 6'fenieHCTBo, II CHOBa MyKa... Hto sto sa na- 
nacTB BoHcia? >Kh3hb ne bt> jkhshb cxaaa Hn^opKi. CTpanino eii 
6bijio ocTaBaTBca cnepBa oflnon bt. xaxi, 4a nocjii CBBiKnacB, 
QiflnaacKa, cb cbohm'b ropeii-B. Ho npea^Hen IlHflopKH yjKO ysnaxB 
nejiB3a 6bi.io. Hh layiianifa, hh ycM'tniKn; H3HBijia, nciaxjia, bbi- 
ii;iaKa;iHCB acHBia o^h. Pasx, kto-to yace, bhaho, cacaJiHjrca na/jx. 
Hen, nocoB-fexoBajix. nxxii kx> Ko.xflyHBi, aaiBineS b-b Me7(B'b3K&eMX> 
OBpardfj, npo Koxopyio xoflH.na cjiasa, nxo yMiex'B jt-feTiHXB Bcfe na 
oBiTi; 6oJ'i53HH. P'iniH.xacB nonpoSosaTB nocThflnee cpe^CTBo; 
c.xOBO 3a cjiOBO, yroBopHJia CTapyxy hxxh cb C06010. 9x0 6bijio 
BBeiepy, KaKx. pasx. HaKanyni Kynajia. IleTpo B'B 6e3naMHXCTB'fe 
jiesKajix. na aaBK-fe h ne npiiM'feTiaji'B bobcb hoboh toctbh. KaKX. 
B0xx>, Majio-no-Majiy, exa.xx iipHnoflHHMaxBca h BCMaxpHBaxBca. 
B/(Pvrx> BCCB sajpoHcaJix., Kanx. na njiax'i; bojiocbi noitHHjiHCB 



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ropoH)... H OHT, aacMifljicfl TaKHM'B xoxoTOMT., ^TO CTpaxt Bp-bsaaofl 
B't cepfl^e IliiTjopKH. „BonoMHiiJi'B, BcnoMHHJit!" saKpHtiani. out, 
Bt cxpaniHOMi. Bece.;ibH h, pasMaxnyBiiiH TOTiopT,, tivctii.ti. mri. 
H30 Bcefi CHJiBi Bx CTapyxy. Tonopi. na /{Ba BopiuKa BS'liKajn. b'i> 




.... CHDHTt nocepeflH xaTbi, nocraBHE-b ceSi b^ hofh MtiuKH c'b sonoTOM-b... 

flySoByio flBept. CTapyxa nponajia, h tihth ;rbT'i> ceMii, b'b Sijioit 
pydaniK-fe, ci. HaKptixoio tojioboio, CTa.io nocpe.iii xaTM... IIpoeTfciHfl 
cjieTijia. ..HsacB!" saKpn^ajia IlHflopKa h 6pocHJiacb Kt Hejjy; ho 
npHBHflHfeHie Bce, cb Hor-B flo to-tiobm, noKpi.i.iocL Kpoju.io ii ocBi;- 



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TiMo Bcio xaTv KpacHHMt CB-JsTOMt... Bt Hcnyr'fe BBrS-fejKajia ona 

BT. cilHH; HO, OnOMHHBmHCB HCMHOrO, XOT^Jia 6bIJI0 IIOMO^Ib GMV; 

HanpacHo! flsepB saxjionnyjiaci, sa Hero Tan's Kp-bnKO, ^to He 




«BcnOMHH;i-b, BCnOMHHJTb*. 



Ojxb-CB-Jiy 6mjio OTnepeTt. COiia^anHCB nioflH; npHHanncB CTyiaTB; 

Mca^H^H flsepB: xotb 6bi ;[yma oflna! Bch xaxa nojina fltniy, h 
nocepeflHH'fc tojibko, r^i ctohji'b HeTpycB, Ky^ia nenjiy, oxt koto 
pare M'bcTaMH noTtBiMajicH eu[e nap'b. KHnyjincB k'b M'braKaM'B: 



Ofliin SuTtie ^epenKH jiejKa.nH Micro ^lepTsoHiieBi.. Btinyia r.nasa 
H pasHHyBt pTBi, He CM'iii iioiuBejibHyri. ycoart, ctoh.im kojrkm, 
6yflT0 BKonaHHtie bi. seMJiio. TaKofi: CTpaxt naBeao na nHxt 

3 TO 4HB0. 

^Ito 6i.ijro ja.T^fee, ne BcnoMHio. IlH/iopKa ;i:ajia 06^^ htth, 
Ha 6oroMO.aBe; eoopajia ocTaBiueecH nocTi OTifa HMymecTBO, h 
^lepest HicKOJiBKO flueii ea ToqHO y;-Ke ne Sbltio na ce.n'ifi. Ky^a 
ynijia ona, hhkto ne Mori. CKasaTB. yc.iyjKJiHBi.ia cxapyxH oxnpa- 
BH.Tiii ee 6bijio yace TV^a, Ky^a h IleTpo noTamnJica; ho npHjxaBmiii 
HSfKieBa KOsaKt pascKasaji'B, ^to Bii.Tfeji'i, b-b jiaBpi MOHaxHHio, 
BCK) BBicoxmyio, KaKt CKCJieTTi, II 6e3npecTaHHO M0.T:fliE[yK)ca, bx 
KOTopoit seMJiaKH, no BcbM-B npHMiTaM'B, ysnajiH niiflopKy; ^to 
6yflT0 hhkto He c3:Bixajn) OTt hch hh oflnoro cuGBa; ^ito npHniJia 
ona iriniKOM'B 11 npiinecjia OKniiji'h ki. iikoh4 Bo>KBeM MaTepn, 

HCItBi^eHIIBIil TaiflfMH flpKHMH KaMHSMlI, HTO BCi SaHvMypiIBa.lHCB, 

Ha Hero rjia/jw. 

no3Bo.iBTe, 3THii'B eiij:e iie bcg KoiniiinocB. B^ tot-b cajiBiS .ishb, 
Kor;[a jryKaBBiit iipiinpaTa-it kt, 06611 IleTpycH, noKaaajica CHOBa 
BacaBpiOKt; to.ibko Bci G'ferosi'B ot^b nero. ysna.nH, ^to 9to . aa 
HTHqa: ne kto +T:pyroii, p;aK'B caxana, npHHaBiuifi qejiOBi^ecKifi 
o6])a.3T^ flaa Toro, ^to6bi otpbibetb K.ia^Bi; a KaK-B KjaflBi ne flaioxca 

HC^HCTBIMTi pyKailT), TaKX. BOTX. OH'B H npHMaHIIBaeTX. Kl. ce6'k 
M0.TI0fli;0B7,. Bt TOMTb 5Ke TO^y EC'S no6l30CaJIH SCMJISHKH CBOH H 

iiepefipaHHCB bti ceno; ho h xaMX., o.ftHaKOJK-B, ne 6bijio hokoio 
OTt' npoKaaxaro BacaBpioKa. TexKa noKoiinaro ffhjia. roBopH.Tia, 
^iTO HMeHiio s.JiHJica OH-B do.Tiije Bcero na nee 3a to, yTo ocTaBH^a 
npeiKHiii ihhhok'b no OnoniHaiiCKoit flopori, n BciMii cnjiaMii 
CTapa.ica bbimocthtb Bce iia Heit. Pasx. CTapmnHBi ce„xa co6pajiHCB 
B'B niHHOKt II, K&K'b roBopiiTca, 6ee-fe,7(0BajiH no ^HnaMnE. 3a cto- 
jiomtj, Hocepe^iHPlj KOToparo nocTaB.TieHx. eBijit, rpixt CKasaTB, 
nTo6Bi MajiBiit, iKapeiiBiii Sapaiit. KaaHKa.Tfii o tom'b, o cbht.; Sbi.tio 
H npo 4HK0BHHKII pasHLiH, II npo^j'^ca. BoT'B II noMepemHJiocB, 
eirie 6bi nnyero, ecnii 6h ojhom}^ a to mieHHO BciMTi, — ^to 
6apaH'B no^Haji'B ro.xoBy, ojiv/iaiiiie raasa ero ojkiijih h aacBtoii- 
.iHCB, 11 BMiirx. HoaBiiBiniecH qepntie meTiiHiiCTBie ycbi snannTejiBHO 
3aMopra.Tm na npiicyTCTByioniiix'B. Bcfe TOTnacx. y3Ha.xH na 6a- 
paHBefl ro-xoB-fe poJKy EacaBpiOKa; xexKa fli ja Moero jisl-mb flyMa.xa 
y>Ke, qxo Boxx> botx. nonpocHTx. bo^kh... ^ecxHBie cxapniHHBi 3a 
manKH, fla cKopiii bo CBoacH. Bx ^pyroii pasx caMX> xtepi-coEHBiil 
cxapocxa, jiK)6HBiniii no BpeMeiiaMx. pa34o6apHBaTB r.iasx-Ha- 
r.xasx:. ex ,1'feflOBCKOio ^lapKoio, hb ycn'ijxx enje pasa flsa flOCxaxB 
flna, KaKx bhahtx, ^to napKa KxaiiaeTca eiiy bx noacx. „""IopTX ex, 
T06010!" saBait KpecTiiTbca!... A Tyxx ex hojioehhoio ero tosko ahbo: 
Ton&KO-'XTO iiaqajia ona saMiniHEaxB t^cto ex orpoMHofi flnach, 
Bflpyrx flHjKa EBinptirHy.xa. „CtoS, ctoii!" Ky^a! nofl6oneHHBinHCB 
BaacHG, nycTiiJiacB bx npnca^Ky no Bceii xaxii... CMlsiiTecB; o^na- 
KOJKx, He 40 CMixy 6bijio HauiHMx ^-feflaMx. II fla].)OMx, ^ito OTei;x 
AeaHaciit xo^hjix no BceMy- ce.xy co CBaxoio bo/joio h roHa.xx 



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^opTa KpoiiHJiOMi. no BciMt yjiHijaMTt, a Bce eu^o TeTica noKoR- 
Haro 4'fefla flOJiro acajiOBaaacB, qxo kto-to, KaK^ tojibko Beqep'i), 
CTyTjuTt Bt KpBimy h i^apanaeTca no CT'fen'^b. 

Jla. gero! Bot-b Tenepb na tomi> caMoiiij irtcT-fe, r^i ctohti. 
cejio name, Ka>KHCB, see cnoKoiino; a Bi>,iB eine ne TaK-B flaBiio, 
enje noKoiiHBiil: OTeif'B moh: h a sanoMHio, KaK'B miimo pasBajiiiB- 
marocfl inHnK.a, KOTopBiii ne^HCToe naeMH flOJiro nocji'i Toro no- 
npaBnajio na cBoii cqeT'B, ^odpoMy Tie-iOB-feKy npoHTii nejiBsa 6bijio. 
lis'B saKonT-jfiBnieB: TpySBi 0x0^6011^ Ba.iii.TB flhiwh h, no^HflBiuHCB 
BBicoKo, TaK-B ^iTO nocMO'qoliTB — manKa Bajinaact, — pascBinajicii 
ropaqHMH yroHBaMn no BceS CTenn, 11 qopTi. — He^ierG 6bi ii bcho- 
MHHaTB ero, codaqBaro CBina — Taii'B BcxjrnnBiBaji'B JKajio6HO bt> 
CBoeii KOHypi, ^^ito Hcm^ranHBie raiiBopoHBi cTaajiH no/iBiManiiCB 
kstj 6,'iii3KHaro 4y6oBaro :vhca. h cb fl.iiKHji'B kphkom'b iieTajincB 
no He6y. 



-.-J?- 



JVIaflcKaa HoMb, unu yTonneMMMua. 



Bparii ero 5aTbKa anae! HaihyTb mo 
He6yBb po5biTb jiioflbi xpemeHfai, to Myp- 
flyKJTua, MypnyioTUH, mobtj xopThi sa safi- 
ueMTs, a Bce moct He no lUMury; THjibKM 
>K-b KyflEi HopTt ynneTeuuH, to sepTb xeo- 

CTblKOMl. — TaKTs US BOHO (l B03MSHU.P. 

HHHane 3t, He6a. 




I. 

r a H H a. 



% 



(tBOHKaji Ti'tcHH -iHJiacb p'feKOK) HO ym-maM'B eejia' ■'■'■. Bm- 
CT.no TO BpesM, KOi'^a yTOMJieiiHue y^iieBHtiMii TpyflaMii n 
'"^^ sadoTHMii napyCKH h /f-JiBymKH invMHO cooiipajiHCij bi, 
KpyacoKt, Bt 6jiecKib ^iHCTaro se^epa, BtiJiiiBaTi. OBoe 
BecejiBe bi, SByKii, Bcer^a Hepas.^y^iHLie cb yHtiHLeM^. 
H aa^tyMaBniiiicH seiept Me^iTaTejiBiio oSHmia.i'B cHHee neoo. 
npespauiaa Bce Bt Heonpe,T:'i5.ieiiHOCTB h yua.it. YjKe ii eyjiej)KH, 
a ii'iiciiii Bce He yTiixajiii. Ci> Saiiflypoio b-b pyitaxi.. iipoQirpajicii 

yCKO-lBSUyBIuili OT-B Ilice.lBHHKOBI. MO.tO,10li KOSaK-L JleBKO, CBIH'B 

cejiBCKaro roaoBti. Ha Kosaids pimeTii.iOBCicaji uianKa. KosaK-b 
HfleT'B no y.iHUTb, Speiiin-iT^B pj^Koro no CTpyiiaMt ii iiofl:njiHCi,iBa- 
CTi.. BoT'i. 0H1. Tiixo ocTaHOBHJica nepe7['B ^BepBio xaxti, ycTa- 

BaeHHOit HeBtlCOKHMII BHIUHeBLIMH flepeBBHMH. ^BH iKe 3T0 XRTa? 

HbH 3T0 /(BepB? HeMHoro noMOJiqaBniH, sanrpaJi'B oii'b ii sail'^a'b: 

CoHue HbiaeHbKO, Benep'b 6iibi3eHbK0, 
BbiMflbi no Mene, Moe cepneHbKo! 

„HiTi., BHflHO, KpinKO sacnyjia Moa acHOOKaa KpacaBHi;a", 

CKaSajI'B KOSaKt, OKOn^HBinH n-fe'cHK) H IIpIIO.lHJKaHCB K'B OKHy. 

„rajiio! Faaio! tbi cnimib, hjih ne xo^ieniB ko mhIj bbihtii? Tbi 
CioHmbCH, BipHO, titoSbi Haci. KTO He ysHflinx, nan ne xo^emB, 
MoaceTi. 6bitb, noKasaTB diaoe jih^ihko na xojio4'b' He 6ohch: 
HHKoro HiTrB; Be^ep-B Tenejit. Ho ecjiH6Bi h noKasa.tca kto, a 

npiIKpOiOTeSH CBHTKOK), oSMOTaK) CBOHMI.nOaCOM'B.SaKpoiOlJyKaMH 
TeOH — II HHKTO HaCB He JBUflllTh. Ho eC.IIl6BI H nOBiH.IO XO.IO- 

flOM't, H npHjKMy Te6n iioSjihvkg K'B eop/tny, oTorp-feio noiii.Tyjii.ra, 



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Ha^'bHy raaniry onoio ua tboii SiJicHbKia hojkkh. Cepflije Moe, 
pbi6Ka"MOH, oJKepejiBe! BUTJisiiin na iiHrt. IIpocyHB ckbosi. oko- 




Ct> 6aHjypoiO Bt pyKaxi... 

me^iKO xoTb Sijiyio cbok) py^iKy... H'^t-b, tbi ne cnnmB, rop^afl 
.TiiBtTHfTa!" nporoBopi'i.ir'B oht:-. rpoM^e ii tekhmt. ro:iTOcoM'B, KaKHMij 



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BupaiKaeTT, ce6n cTHfliiBiiiiiiCH MrnoBeuHaro yHHJKerim: „Te6-b 
JiK)6o B:34'tBaTi.cji iiaflo imoio; iipomaii!" 




CoHue HbiseHbKO, Benept 6;iH3eHtKO, 
BbiHKbi no Mene, Moe cepjoHbKo! 
TyTi, OHf. OTBopoTH.Tic5i, HacyHv.Ti. Ha6eKppHT> CBoro iiianKy h 



93 

rOp/fo OTomeit^ ott, oKoraka, titxo nepeSnpaji CTpynti 6aH4ypBi. 
/tepeBSHHaa pyqua y flsepn b'b 9to Bpeiia sanepT'tjiacB: ^nepB 
pacnaxHyjiacB co CKpHnoM'B, ii ^'fesyniKa, na nopi ceMnaflEiaTOH 
BeCHBij 66BHTaa cyMepKaMH, poSKO ofJtaflEiBaHCB h: ireBBinyeKaa 
.lepeBaHHOH pyTiKH, nepecTynnna ^epes'B nopori.. B-b nojiyacHOM'B 
MpaKi ropijiH npHB-feTHo, dy^TO SBtsflOiKH, acHBia o^h; 6jiHCTaJio 
KpacHoe KopanjiOBoe mohhcto, h ot-b opjihhbix'b o^e& napydka 
He Morjia yKpBiTBca flaace KpacKa, ctbiajikbo BCnBixnyBmaa na 
irfeKax-B ea. 

„KaKoii ace tbi neTepn'tjiiiBBiH! " roBopHna ona eiiy Bnoarojioca: 
„y5Ke H paseepflHJica! Sa^iMi, BBidpajiT) tbi Tanoe BpeiAa? Tonna 
iiapofly maTaeTca to h flidjio no yjiHijaM'B... 51 Bca ;ipoacy..." 

„0, He flpojKH, Moa KpacHaa KajiHHoqKa! Hphjkmhcb ko MH'fe 
noKpini^e!" roBopnji'B napySoK'B, o6HHMaa ee, ot6pochb'b dan- 
flypy, BHciBHiyro Ha flJiHHHOMi> peMH'fe y Hero na mei, h ca/facB 
BMicTi CB Hero y flBepeit xaTBi. „Tbi 3HaemB, ^ito MHi h qacy no 
BHflaTB Te6a ropBEo". 

„3HaeniB jih, ^to a ajmshoV npepBajia fliBymka, saflysraHBO 
ycTaBHB'B B^ Horo CBOH o^iH. ..Mnifj Bce ^TO-TO dyflTO Ha yxo 
HienTieTTb, ^to Bnepefl-B naMii ne BH^aTBca TaK'B ^acTO. He^oSpBie 
y BacB Jimfiw. fliByniKH Bc-fe rjiaflaT'B TaK'B saBHCTJiHBO, a napySKn.. 
il npHM-hqaro ^aace, ^to MaTB MOa cb HeflaBHSH nopti cTajia ey- 
poB-fee npnrjiaflBiBaTB sa mhoto. HpHSHarocB, MH-fe BecejEie y ray- 
jkhxtj 6bijio". - 

KaKoe-TO flBHHceme tockh BtipasHjrocB Ha jiniii ea npn no- 

CJliflHHX'B CJIOBaXT.. 

„JlBa Micaija tojibko Bt CTopoH'fe poflHoS h yace eocKyiHJiacB! 
MoaceTT., h a Hafloi-TB TeSi?" 

„0, TBI MHi He HaflO'jfsJI'B", MOJIBHSa OHa, yCMixHyBHIHCB. „jl 

Te6a Jiro6jiro, iiepnoSpoBBiH: KosaKT.! 3a to jiroSjiro, ^to y Te6a 
Kapia o^H, H KaK-B norjiaflnniB tbi hmh, y Mena KaKT. 6yflT0 iia 
flymi ycMixaeTca: h Beceno, h xopomo efi; ^ito npHBiTJiHBo Mop- 
raeniB tbi gepHBiM'B ycOMTb cbohm-b; ^to tbi H^eniB no jrnmi, 
noeniB h nrpaeniB na SaH^ypi, h aroSo cjiyinaTB Te6a". 

„G, Moa rana!" BCKpHKHyjiT. napydoK-B, q^haya h npaacHMaa 
ee CHJiBH'fee kt. rpy^H CBoefi. 

..IIoctoh! llojiHo, JleBKo! CKasKH nanepeflx, roBopHJct jih tbi 

CB OTIfOMT. CBOHMT.?" 

„Hto?" cKasaji'B oht., 6y7iTo npocHyBimicB. „Hto a xo^iy ace- 

HHTBCa, a TBI BBIHTH 3a Meiia SaMyaC'B? rOBOpHJIl.". Ho KaK-B-TO 

yHBiBHO sasBy^ano. bT) ycTax'B ero sto chobo: „roBopHni.'', 

„^T0 ace?" 

„^TO cTaHeruB flinaTB ct. hhmt.? IIpiiTBopiijica, CTapsiH: xpin-B, 
no CBoeMy oSuKHOBeHiro, rjiysHMu: HH^ero ne ciBimiiT'B: ii enje 
SpaHHT-B, qTO maTarocB, Bor^ snaeTi), Tff^Ti- uoBicnwiks) c-b 
xjiOHEfaMH HO yjimjaMt... Ho ne Tyacn, Moa Fajiro! Bon. Te6'h chobo 
KoaaqKoe, ^ito yjiOMaro ero". 

„JIsl Te6'i5 tohbko ctohtt., JleBko, chobo cKasaTB— h see Sy^eTT. 



94 



no-TBoeMv. H snaio sto no ceQ'fe: nnoft past He nocnymajia 6bi 
Te6H, a CKaacemfe cjiobo — h Heso.Tibiio /rli-'iaio, Tro Teo-fe xo'iexca. 




•■xtcf- ■*;• 



B-b nonysjCHOMt wpaKi ropinn npHBtTHO, SyuTO sboShohkh, hchmh ohh... 
riooMOTpH.'nocMOTpH!" TrpoflOJi3Ka.iia OHa, nojrojKHBi, ronoBy na 



95 



nae^io eny h no/iHairB rjiasa sBepx'i, rfl-fe Heo6i>HTHO chh'Jjjio 
TPrijioeyKpaHiiCK08He6o,3aB'-bmaimoe cnngy Kj'-flpHBtiMH Bt,TBjrMTi 




«0, He fipOWH, MOH KpaCK3fl KanHHO-iKab 

cTOHBiuHxi. nepe^'B hhmh BHmem.. ^nocMOxpa:: BOHrb-BOHi. /taaeKO 



96 

MeaBKHyjiH 3B'i3flOHKH: o/ihe, /^pyraji, xpeTta, qoTBepTaa, naTaw... 
He iipaB^a an, B'bfl;i. sto aHrenti Boacin riooTBopajiH OKOine^iKH 

CBOHXTj CB-iT.'IMX^ flOMHKOBt Ha Hed-fe H rjiaflST'B Ha HRC'b'? Ji'd, 

Jle.BKol Biflt 9T0 OHH r.Ta^HT'B Ha Hamy 3eMJiio? ^to, gcjih 6i>i y 
.aro^eii 6BIJIII KptiaBa, krki. ynTHifL, — xyna 6m nojieTiTB bbicoko, 
BHCOKO... Yx'b, cxpaniHo! Hh o^Hnx. 4y6i. y nacB ne floCTaHeri. 
;(o He6a. A roBopaTt, o/tnaKOHce, ecTt Tffh-io, bx. i-caKOH-xo fla- 
-xeKOH seirai, xaKoe flepeBO, Koxopoe rnvMHTX, BepmaHOio bx> ca- 
MOM'B Hedi, H Eorx. cxoflHxx. no Hesi'B na seiiJiK) ho^ibio nepe^x. 

CB-feTJIBIMX. npaSflHHKOMX.". 

„Hixx>, Faxio; y Bora ecxB ^.xHHHaa nicxHHua ox'b He6a flo 
caMOH seMJiH. Ee cxaHOBHxx> nepe^rB CBixjiBiMXx BocKpecemeMX. 
CBHXBie apxanrejiBi, h KaKx. xojibko Borx> ctj^hhxx. na nepByio 
cxyneHB, bcKi ne^HCXBie flyxH no.iexaxx> cxpenrjiaBx h KyqaMii 
nonaflaioxx, bx neKao, h OTxoro na XpncxoBx npasflHHKX iih oflHoro 
sjoro flyxa ne 6BiBaexx> na sejiji'b". 

„KaKx xHxo KOJiBimexcH BOfla, 6yflT0 ^hts bx JnojiBKil " npo- 
/to.xHcajia FaHHa, yKastiBaa na npy/fx, yrpiOMo o6cxaBJieHHBiH xeM- 

HBIMX KJieHOBBIMX JltcOMX) H OnJiaKHBaeMBIH Bep6ajIH, nOTOHHB- 

niHMH Bx> HGMX }Ka:io6HBia GBOH BixBH. KaKx 6e3CH.xBHBiH: cxapeifx, 
/tepsKajit OHx> BX xo.xoahbixx o6xaTia:xx cbohxx ^a.xeKO xeiiHoe 
Ha6o, ocBinaa aejisshaiia noEtiayaMH ornenHBia SB-feflBi, KOxopBia 
xycKJio piaJiH cpeflH xenjiaro OKeana HO^Horo B03fl:yxa, KaKx 6bi 
npeflTiyBCTBya cKopoe nosBJieHie d.xHCTaxe.xBHaro ifajDa ho^ih. Bo3.Ti> 
jiica, Ha ropi, ^peiia-xx. ex aaKpBiTBiMii cxasHaMH CTapBift ^epe- 
BaHHBiH ^OMx; MOxx H ^HKRa xp'aBa noKpBiBajiH ero KpBmiy; Ky4 
pflBBia a6jiOHH paspoc.xHCB nepeflx ero okhrmh; .xicx, ooHHiiaa 
cBoeio T^HBio, 6pocajix na Hero ^hkj^o Mpa^HOCXB; opixonaa pou^a 
cxjiajiacB y no/fHOiKia ero h cKaxBiBajiacB kx npy^y. 

„H. noMHK), dy/ixo ckbosb cohx", CKasana FaHH?., ne cnyoKaa 
rjiasx ex Hero: ..^aBHO, ^jaBHO, Kor^a a en^e 6BiJia Ma-xeHBKOio h 
acHaa y Maxepn, gxo-xo CTi)amHoe pa3CKa3fciBajiH npo flOMx stoxx. 
JleBKO, TBI B-lipHO SHaeuiB; pa3CKaatH!..." 

,,Borx ex hhmx, Moa KpacaBHifa! Majio jih lero ne pascKa- 
■JKJTJ, 6a6Bi H napoflx rjiynBifl. Tbi ce6a tojibijo noxpeBoacHniB, 
oxaHeniB 6oaTBca h ne sacHexcH xeSi hokohho". 

: „Pa3CKa5KH, pascKa/Kii, mejibih, qepHo5poBBiH napy6oKx!" ro- 
BopH^ia OHa, npHSKHMaacB jxHrjOMx cbohmx kx HjeK^i ero h o6hh- 
Maa ero. „H'feTX, tbi, bh^ho, ne JnodnniB Mena; y Te6a ecTB /ipyraa 
4'bBymKa. fl ho 6jflj 6oaTBCfl; a 6yfly chokohho cnaTB ho^b. 
TeaepB-To ne sacny, ecjiH ne pascKaaceuiB. H CTany My^HTBca ,5a 
^yjiaTB... Pa3CKa5KH, .JleBKo' .. . " 

; „])iiflH0, upaBfly roBopaTX. jik)4h, ^to y fl^JBymeKx ch^htx 
■q;opTx, noflCTpeKaioiiiiS hxx jirooonBiTOXBO. Hy, cjiymaH. /laBiio, 

HOe CepfleHBKO, JKHJIX bx 9T0MX flOMi COTHHKX. y COTHHKa 6biji a 

flOiJKa, acHaa nanHO^Ka, Qijiaa krkx cnirx, KaKx xBoe .xh^hko. 
OoTHHKOBa Hcena ^aBHO yace yiiepjia; 3afl3''Ma.xx cothhkx HveHiiXBea 
Ha /(pyroH. ..Ey^eniB jih tbi Mena h-Jjjkhtb nocTupoMy, oaxBKa, 



97 

Kor^a Boswieira. ^pyryio aceiiy"? — „Byfly, moh floiKa; enjeKp-feniie 
npeacHsro CTany npnjKHMaTb Te6H Kt cep^ixy! By^y, Moa/ioqKa; 
eure sp^ie CTany ^apHTt ceptrH h mohhctbi!" 

.JlpHBea-B coTiiHK'b MOJioflyio aceny bt, hobbih tiom'b cboh. 
Xopoma 6hiaa MOJio^aH jKeiia. PyMHHa h disa co6oio Qmia mo- 
Jiojias. Hcena; tojibko TaKi. CTpaniHO BsrjiHHyjia na cbok) na/cqe- 
pHijy, ^iTO Ta BCKpHKnyjia, ee yBH/iiBniH, h xotb 6ti cjiobo bo 
EecB nenh CKaaajia cyposaa Ma^iixa. HacTana ho^b: yme-TB cot- 
HHKi. Ch MOJio/ioio Hveiioio BT. CBOK) ono^iHBaiEBHio; sanepjiact h 
6'l3Jiaii naiiHO^Ka bt. cBoefi CBiTJiim'fe. FopBKO cfl'ijiajiocB en; CTajia 
naaKaTB. raji^HTt: cTpaniHaa ^lepiiaa KoniKa KpafleTca k'b nefi; 
mepcTB Ha , iiefi ropiiTT), h 3Keji'fe3HBie kopth cxyqaT'B no nojiy. 
B-B Hcnyr'B, BCKoqiiJia ohe na JiasKy, — KomKa 3a neio; nepe- 
iTpBirnyja iia JieacanKy, KoniKa h Ty^a, h B/ipyr'B 6pocHi[acB 
k:b Hen Ha meio h flyiuHT-B ee. C-b kphkom'b OTopBaBmH OTt 
ceSa, KHHy.ia ee na noai,. Ohhtb Kpa.^exca cTpamnaa KomKa. 
TocKa ee B3H.iia. Ha cT'feH'ife BHcfejia oTixoscKaa ca6jis. CxBaTHja 
ee H fipHKT. HO nojiy, — Jiana cb TKen'hsHhuiM KorTfliiH OTCKOiHJia, 
H KOjiiKa CB BHsrOMTj nponajia btj TeMHOsi'B yrjiy. IJijiBiH achb 
He BBixo^HJia HS-B CB'bTJiHrfBi cBoeft Moaoflaa Hcena; na Tpexifi fleHB 
BBiiuaa CTE, HepeBasaHHOK) pyKOio. YraflaJia Si^naa naiiHO^Ka, ^ito 
Ma^Hxa ea B'bTiBMa, h ^to ona eS nepepy6HJia pyKy. Ha lexBep- 

TBIH fleHB npHKaSaJI'B COTHHK^ CBOeH flOIK-b HOCHTB BOfly, MeCTH 

xaxy, KaK-B npocToS MyacHiiK-fe, h He noKasBiBaTBca b-b nancKie 
noKOH. TaiKeJio 6bi.^o (y-hfiBsimK-h, ^a He^iero ^inaxB: CTaJia bbi- 
uoaHHTB OTqoBCKyio BOJiio. Ha naTtiS ^chb BBirnaJi'B cothhk'b 
CBOK) flO^Ky 6ocyK) h3t. 40My h KycKa xjiiSa He nam. na floporj'. 
Torfla TOJIBKO sapBi^ajia nanHO^Ka, saRpBiBmn pyKaiiH e-fejioe 
.HHijo CBoe: ^Horydn.n'B tbi, 6aTBKa, po^Hyio jxo'^kj cbok)! HorySHJia 
B'il>/p.Ma rp-bmnyH) 4yniy tboio! HpocTH Te6a Bor-B; a MH-fe, ne- 

CgaCTHOH, BHflHO, He BeJIHT-B Oh-B JKHTB Ha 6in0M'B CBiTfe..."— „H 
BOHT., BHflHmB JIH TBI?'... TyT^ oSopOTHJICH JleBKO K'B FaHHi, 

VKasBiBaa naaBpeMT. na ^om-b. „rjia4H cioaa: boh-b no^ajiie ott, 
ilOMa, caMBiH bbicokIh 6eTpeT'hl C-b SToro 6epera KiinyjiacB nan- 

HO'IKa B'B B04y, H CB TOlt HOpBI He CTaJIO Ca Ha CB'bTi..." 

„A B'iTfBMa?" Soas.iHBO npepsajia FaHHa, ycTpeMHB-B na nero 
ripocjiesHBHiiaca oih. 

^B'fe/iiBMa? CrapyxH BtijiyMajiii, ito cb toh nopBi Bcfe yTonjien- 

IIHUBI BBlXOflH.IIH B'B JiyHHyiO HO^IB B'B HaHCKm C&^i'b rp'tTBCa Ha 

Micaii'b, H coTHHKOBa ^o^iKa c^'IsjiajiacB na^'B hhmh r-nasHOK). B'b ^ 
OflHy H01B yBHfl-fejia ona Ma^Hxy cbok) Bosa-b npy^a, nanajia na 
Hee H CB KPHKOM'B yTamHJia b-b BOyiy. Ho B'JiflBMa H TyxT. HaniJiacB: 
oSopoTHJiacB no/["B B040K) b-b o^ny hs'b yxon.neHHHii'B, h iiepes-B 
TO ynijia ot-b hjibth hs-b sejienaro TpocTHHKa, KOToporo xoT'fejiH 
ee OHTB yTon.TieHHHUBi. B'fcpB 6a5aM'B! PascKasBisaioT'B eme, ^to 
naHHO'iKa coSiipaeTi. BcaKyro ho^ib yTon.iieiiHHii'B h sarjxa/tBisaeT'B 
nooflHHOHK^ Ka>KflOH B'B .tehi^o, CTapaacB ygnaTB, KOTopaa Ma's 
UHX-B B'b.iBMa; ho 40 chxt. nopx iie yana-ia. H ecjiH nona^eTca 

CoH. Torons. T. 1. 7, 



HS-B fflwaen KTO, TOTHac-B sacxaBJiaeTTb ero yra^MsaTb, ne to 

rp03HTTi yTOHHTb Bli BOfl-h. BOTT., MOH Fa-IK), KaK'B paSCKaSHBaiOTl. 




Bt. Hcnyri, BCKOHHna ona Ha nasKy... 

cTapBie jik)4h!.. TeuepemmH naui, xo^ert, CTpoHTb Ha tomi. MioT-fe 
BHHHHijy H npracjiaa'b Hapo^iHO ot^t Toro cio^ia BHHOKypa... Ho 



99 

a cjtMuiy toBopm. &TO HaiuH BosBpaniaiOTCfl ci niceHt. Llpom&K, 
FaJiK)! CiiH cnoKOHHO, fla ne ^yMaS odt 3thxi> 6a6i>vLX'h Bti^yMKax'B ". 

CKasasinH 3to, ohi. o5hhjii> ee Kp'fenTie, noij'inoBajnE. h ymemb. 

„npomaH, JleBKo!" roBopHna TaHHa, sa/tyM^HBO BnepicBi. omh 

HE TeMHHH Jltci.. 

GrpOMHHH OrHeHHBIH M-feCHrft BeJIHieCTBCHHO CTan'B Bl. 3TO 

BpeMa BEipistiBaTBca h3'b somjih. Enje nojiOBHHa ero 6Haa no4i. 
3ei>ijreio, a yjKe Beet Mipt HcnojiHHJicfl KaKoro-TO xopsKecTBeHnaro 
cb'Str. npyflx Tponyjica HCKpaMH. Tint OTt ^epeBBeBi acHO 
CTajia OT/iijiaTBca na xeMHOH sejieHH. 

..Ilponjaii, FaHHa!" pas/^ajiHCB noaafla ea cjiOBa, conpoBoac- 
^fjieMLia noii'ijiyeM'B. 

,,Tbi BopoTHJica!" CKasajia OHa, orjiasyBniHCB; ho, yBH^ist 
iiepefl'B C06010 HesiiaKOMaro napy6Ka, OTBepnyjiacB b-b CTopony. 

..IIponjaH, FaHHa!" pasflajiocB CHOsa, h chobe noq'fejiOBaji'B ee 

KTO-TO B'h uieKy. 

„BoT'h npHHecJia nejierKaa h ^pyroro!" nporoBOpHJia ona c-b 

C6pflI][eM'B. 

■ ..nponjafi, MHJiaa FaHHa!" 
„Enje H TpeTiS!" 
„npoiiiaH! npomaft! nponjafi, FaHHa!" h non-bjija aacunaJim 

ee CO BCixTi CTOpOH-B. -j 

„4a TyTTi HX'B ix^jiaa Baxaral" Kpnqajia FaHHa, BBiptiBaacB 
HS-B TOJinBi napy6K0B'B, nanepepBiB'B cnirnHBrnHxt ofiHHMaTb ee. 
..KaKt HM-B He HaTtoicTt desnpecTaHHO iffejioBaTtca! CJKopo, 0h 
Bory, HeaBsa dy^ex-B noKasaTBca Ha yjinq;*!" ;; 

Bcjii/i'Bsa CHMHCJiOBaMH flBepB 3axjronHyjiacB,HTo;iBKO cjiKtmHO 
oujio, KaKt CB BHsroMi. 3a/tBHHyacfl Hce^ifeHBifi 3acos'b. 



II. 
ToJi OBa> 



SHaeTe Jin bh yKpaHHCKyio hoib? O, bu hc SHaexe yKpaaH- 
CKOH ho^h! BcMoxpHxecB B'B Hec: CB cepeflHHH HoSa r.Tia4Hxx. 
MicarfB; neod-BaxHtiS HeSecHBift CBOffh pas^ajica, pasflBanyjica 
enie neodx.axH'fee; ropax-B h ^hiniwri, owh. 3eMJia Bca bt. cepe- 
SpaHOMX, CB'liX'i; h qyflHBiS B03flyx'B, h npoxjiaflHO-flynieH'B, h 
noJioH-B HirH, H flBajKexTEi. OKeanx. 6jxaroyxaHiH. BoacecxBeHnaa 
ho^ib! O'lapoBaxejiBHaaHO^B! Hb^bhskho, baoxhobghho cxaanjiiea, 
HOJiHBie MpaKa, h KHHynn orpoMHyH) xinB oxx> ce6a. Thxh: h 
nOKOHHH axH npyflBi; xoitOfl-B HMpaKt bo^-b hxx. yrpiOMo saKnio- 
qenrb B'B xeMH0-3eneHBia cxinM ca^OBt. Ti'^BCTBeHHBia ^an;H qe- 
peMyxrb h 'lepemeH'B nyrjiHBO npoxanyaH cboh KopHH btb kMio- 
leBOH xojiofl'B H H3p'fe4Ka jiene'iyxx jiHcxtaMH, 6yflxo cep^acBH 
Heroflya, Kor^a npeKpacHtifi BixpeKHK-B — ho^hok Bixep-B, no^- 
KpaBHiHCb MrHOBeHHo, nibjiyex'B hx'b. BecB jiaHflma{})TT» ohht-b. 



lOO 



A BBepxy Bce yvtimHTi.; Bce ^ttbho, Bce TojiffiecTueHHO. A na i\jm-% 
II Heo&hii'Ttio, H iy/(uo, h TOJiiiti cepeCpHiiJtix-L BH/ftniH crpOHHo 




... OHt ofiHR.n'i. ee Kp-fenne, nou'SnOEajTb h yme.n-b, 

jso3HHKaiOT£ Bi eKF-iySHH-b. BoacecTBeHHaa ho^b! O^iaposaTe.TiBHaa 



101 

Hoqi.! li Bffpjvh Bce oacH.io: h ."lijca. ii upy^ti, ii cTenii. CunjieTca 
BejiHHecTBeHHLiH rpOMTi yKpauiicKaro cojioBbJi, h hvuiitcsi, mo 
H M'tcait-L 3acJiyina.iCH ero iiocpeypi iieoa... EaKi) onapoBaimoe, 
flpeiMeT-B Ha BosBMineniH cejio. Eiye 6'BJil3e, eiije Jiyiime QjiecxaTi. 
npH MicHij-fe TO-inti xax^; eiire ocji-feniiTejiBH-fee BbipisBiBaiOTCH 
HSt MpaKa HH3Kifl HXT) CTiHLi. II'IjCHH yMO-niMH. Bce TIIXO. Bjia- 
roiecTHBtie jiio,t;ii yace ciisiTt. r^i-r/i't to.ibko CB-iiTHTca yaeHBEia 
OKiia. Ilepeflt noporaMii hhbix'b to.ibko xaTt 3ano3v:{ajiafl ceMBH 
coBepmae'rB cBoii nosuniii yiKHH'B. 

„/ta, ronaKt He TaKTi TaHixyeTca! To-to a rjiaajy, ne kjightch 
Bce. ^To-JK'B 3T0 pa3CKa3BiBaeT'B Kyivit'?.. A, iiy: ront Tpajia! rom, 
Tpajia! ron-B, roinb, rom,!" TaKt pasroBapHEajiTb caMt cb co6oio 
noflryjiflBmiH MyjKHKTi cpeflHHX'B jiiTi., Tannya no yjiim-b. „Eh 
Eory, He TaK-B TaHijyeTca ronaicB! ^to mh^ jiraTB? Eii Bory ne 
raK-hl A, Hy; ron-B Tpa-na! ron-B rpaaa! ron7i, toh'b, ron-Bl" 

..BoT-B o^yp'hji'B yejioB'feK'B! flo6po 6bi eme xjioneu'B KaKofi, a 
TO crapBiH KaSaH'B, fliTHM-B Ha CM'iix'B, TaHijj'erB hoibk) no yjiiiiii!" 
BCKpiraa.Ha iipoxo/iimjaa noH-;H.iaa yKeHnjniia, Heca b-b pyni co- 
Jiosiy. „CTjrnaH bt, xaxy cboio! Ilopa cnaTB ^aBno!" 

„JI noiifly!" cKa3a-TB, ocTaHOBHBiiiHCB MyvKiiK'B. „a noHAy. H 
He noCMOTpio na KaKoro-HH6yflB rciOBj^. ^to oht. flyMaeTT,. 
i)adbKo-6u ymbiccii eio 6amhK08u, ito OHt ro.iOBa, ^to oh'b oSjiEBaeT'B 

.lIOfleH Ha MOIJOSi XOJIOflHOIO BO/^OIO, TaK-B H HOCB nO/^HH.I'B! Hy, 

rojioBa, rojiOBa. H caM'B cg6'b rojiosa. Bot-b, ySeii Mena EorB! 
BorTj MGHa yOefi! fl caM'B ceo'i ro.iOBa. Bot-b ^ito, a ne to, mto..." 
niDOflOJiacaji-B oh'b, no4xo,!:fa k'b uepBon nonaBmeMca xaxi, h ocTa- 
HOBH.Tica nepe^-B 0K0ini;0M'B, CKOJiBsa naaBiiaim no CTeKJiy i-i 
crapaacB naiiTH flepeBaHHyio pyqKy. „Ba6a, OTBopaii! Ba6a, acii- 
sifi, roBopax'B TeO'fe, OTBopaii! KosaKy ciiaxB nopa!" 

„Ky4a TBI, Ea.xeHHK'B? Tbi Bt ^lyiKyio xaTy iionaji'B", saKpn- 
HSLJin, CMiaoB, TiosaflH ero 4'ljByniKH, BopoiaBiniaca cb Bece;iBix'B 
utcHeS. ..IIoKasaTB xeSi tboio xaxy?" 

.IIoKajKHTe, jiK)6e3HBifl MO-^OflyraKH!" 

„Mojro4yniKH? CuBimiiTe jih", noflXBaTiuia o/jna: „KaKofi yirrn- 
BBiH KajeHHK-B? 3a sto eaiy nymno noKasaTB xaxy... ho irfeT-B, 
nanepe.TB iiOTaHiiyH". 

..lIoTaHiiOBaTB?.. 9XTb, BLi, aaMBic.ioBaTBia A'tByniKH!" upoTaacHO 
lipoHSHBCB KaaeHHK'B, CM'liacB H rposa naJiBi^eM-B ii ocTynaacB, 
iiOTOMy qxo norn ero ne mobjih viepjKaTBca na o/jhom'b M'fecT'jis. 
„A Tja^HTe nepeitijiOBaTB ce6a'? Bcfexi, nepeixfjJij'io, BcfexTj'."... Ii 
KOCBeHHBiMH maraMH nj^cxinea 6ivAiaTh sa hhmh. /^iByniKH no.^i- 
iMJiH KpHKt, nepeM'bmajiHCB; ho liocji't, oSoApHBrancb, nepe6'i- 
JKajiii Ha flpyryio cxopony, yBH/(a, ^ixo KajieauK'B ne cxiunKOM't 
6hia% CKop-B Ha Horn. 

„BoH'£ TBOfl xaxat" saKpaia.iH on-ij einy, yxofia n noKasBiBaa 
Ha H36y, ropasflo no6ojiie npcrax-B, npHHaflJieacaBmyio ceab- 
cKOiiy rojioBi. KajieiiHK'B nocjiyinHO noSpeJi'B Bt xy cTopony, 
npHRHMaacB cfiOBa 6pannxB ro.iOBy, 



102 



Ho KTO me 9toti> rojioBa, B036y4iiBmiii TaKie neBMroflHue o 
ceSi TOJiKH H p'JjiiH? O! STOTi. rojiOBE BaacHoe khuo na cea-h. 
HoKaM'ficT'B KajieHHKi. 40CTHrHeTi> KOHija iiyTH cBoero, mbi, 6e3i 
coMn'IiHiH, ycnieM'L Koe-Hxo CKasaTi, o iieM-B. Bee cejio, saBafliBiuH 













ej^a, ronaKT. ae TaKi= TaHuyercnl 



103 

ero, 6epeTCH 3a manicH; a /rbBymKH, caMUJi MO^o^eHtKia, oxfla- 
ron. doOpudem. Kto 6h h3i> napySKOBi. ne saxoT'fijn. 6htb rojio- 

BOro? Fo/rOBi OTRpHTt «B060/tHHS XO^t BO BCij TaBJIHHKH, H 

4K)3KiS MyacHKi no^THTCJiLHO CTOHTt, CHHEmH manKy, BO Bce npo- 
flOJi5KeHie, Korfla rojiOBa sanycKaeTt cboh TOJicTBie h rpySHe 
nanBijM bi> ero Jiy6o^HyK) Ta6aKepKy. B-l MipcKot cxoflK^, hjih 
rpoMaflli, HecMOTpa na to, ^ito BJiacTb ero orpaniiTieHa h-Jjckojib- 
KHMH ronocaMH, roJiOBa Bcer^a eepcTt sepxt h noixH no cBoefi 
BOfl-fe BBicBiJiaeTrb, Koro eiiy yro^HO, pobhhtb h rjia/piTB flopory, 
HJIH KonaTB pBBi. FojiOBa yrpiOM-B, cypoB'B ex. bujij h ne jiio6hti, 
MHoro roBopHTB. ^asHO euje, o^ieHB flaBiio, Kor,ia G.iaaceHHOH 
naMHTH BejiHKaa qapni^a EKaxepana •is^HJia ex. KptiMX., 6bijix. oh-b 
BBiSpan-B Bt npoBOJKaxBie; ucfejiBie ^Ba 4113 naxo^tHJiCH ohx> bx. 
axoH /(OJiacHocxH h jaace y^ocxoiijica CH^ixB na Kos.xaxx. ex cja- 
pnijBiHBiMx. KygepoMx. H ex> toh eaMofi nopBi eme rojiosa bbi- 
yiiHjiefl paa^yMHO H BaacHO noxynjiflXB rojroBy, r.xaflHTB ^.xHHHBie, 
saKpyxHBmieea bhh3x ycBi h KH/iaxB coKo.xHHBm Barnn^'B nenq/i- 
joSbs. H ex. xoii nopBi ro.xoBa, o6x. leMx. 6u hh saroBopHJiH e-B 
HHMX., Bcerfla yMiexx noBopoxHTB p-feqi. na to, KaKX. onx bosx. 
napHiiy H enfliax. na K03Jiaxx napcKon KapexBi. FcxoBa jiioShtx. 
HHorfla npHKHHyTBea rjiyxiuix, oco6.xhbo ecxn yejiBiniHTx to, 
lero He xorfejiocB 6bi eMy e-XBimaTB. FojiOBa Tepn'bTB ne MOJKexx 
HieroJiBCTBa: hociltt. Beer^a eBHTKy ^epnaro joiianiHiiro cyKna, 
nepenoHeBiBaexea niepeTSHBiMX. ijBiTHBiMx noacoMx, h hhkto hh- 
Korfla He BH^aax. ero ex. ^pyroMX. KOCTiOM'fe, BBiKJUO^as pasB'S 
TOHBKO BpejieHH npo'fesfla i(apHi;Bi b'b KpBiMX, Kor4a na Heiix 
Sbiiix. chhIh KaaariKin acynan'B. Ho 9X0 BpeMS spn^'B .xh kto Morx 
sanoMHHTB n3x. ifijiaro cejra; a jKynanx ^epsKHTx. onx bx cyn- 
^yK-fe HOflx. saMKOMX. FojiOBa b^obx; ho y nero acHBOTX bx flOM-fe 
CBoaqeHHiia, KOTopan EapHTx oS-b^aTB h yacHnaxB, moctx jiasKH, 
6ijiHT% xaTy, nps^eTx eiiy na pyfianiKH h saB'^fltiBaexx bc4m'b 
40MOMX.. Ha ceJii noroBapHBaiOTx, 6y4TO ona cosciMx eiiy ne 
po^CTBeHHHija; ho mbi yace BH^ijiH, ^xo y tojiobbi MHoro iie^o- 
6po5KejiaTejieH,'KOTopBie pa/tEi pacnycKaxB BcaKyro K^xeBexy. Bnpo- 
ie5ix,M0HceTX 6bitb, kx axoMy no4a.xo nOBO/jx h to, ^to CBosxe- 
HHix'£ Bcer^a ne HpaBH.xocB, ecjiH ro.xoBa saxo^HJix Bxnojie, yciaii- 
Hoe SKHHuaMH, HJIH Kx KosaKy, y KOToparo oxiJia MOJio^aa 40XKa. 
FojiOBa KpHBx, HO 3a TO oflHHOKil Tjiasx ero — saofl-fen, h ^ajicKO 
MOHcexx yBH/fiTB xopoHieHBKyK) nocejisHKy. He npe}K,q:e, o^na- 
KOJKX, OHx iiaBe/texx ero na cMasjiHBeHBKoe jih^ihko, noKa ho 
ocMOTpHTCH xopoineHBKO, He rjiH/tHTX jiH OTKyfla CBoaqeiiHifa. Ho 
MBI HoiTH Bce yace pa3CKa3ajiH, ^ito HyjKHo, o tojiobIs, a nBAHtiii 
KajieHHK-B jHe ^'oGpajica eme h 40 iiojiobhhbi Tioporn, h ^ojiro 
eii^e yroH+aax. ro.xoBy BciMH otQophbimh cjioBaMH, itaKia mofjih 
TOJiBKO : BcnacTB Ha JiinHBO h ne cbhsho noBopaTtHBaBmiiicfl 
flSUKx ero- 



104 

III. 

HeomMAaHHbiR conepHHKi>, SaroBopv 

.HiT-B, xjionijH, Hin,, ne xo^iy! ^to 3a pasryjise TaKoe! Kani. 
BaMi. He na^oicTi. noB-hcHH^aTt? H 6e3'B Toro yace npocntwii 
MBi, Borx 3HaeTi., KaKUMH SyanaMH. JTosKHxecb Jiy^rae cnaxB!" 
Tapct roBopHJit JleBKO pasryjiLHMM't TOBapHmaMt cbohm'b, nofl- 
roBapiiBaBniHM'B ero na hobbih npoKasBi. „nponjaHTe, dpaTijBi; no- 
KOHHaa BaMTt ho^b!" h 6bictpbimh maraiiH meat ott> nnxTi no 
yaimis. 

..CnHTTb JiH Moa flCHOOKan FaHHa?" flyMaji-B oh-b, noaxo^a k'b 

3HaK0M0H HaM-B Xarf CB BHniH8BBIMII flepeBBHMH. CpeflH THraHHBl 

nocuBiraajica THxiS roBop'B. JIgbko ocTaiioBHJiCH. MejK4y /lepeBBSMH 

saCfe-fejia pySaniKa 4to axo snaiiiT'B?" no^j'-Maji'B oh'b h, no^- 

KpasniHCB no6jiH5Ke, cnpjiTajiCii sa ^epeso. IIpH csirt micsiTfa. 
SjsHCTajio jiMJio CTOHBmeii nepe^'B hhm'b ^iByuiKH... 9to FaHna! 

Ho KTO 5Ke STOTb BBICOkIh qeJIOB'feK'B, CTOfllllifi K'B HBMy CnHHOK)? 

HanpacHO BCMaxpHBaJicfl oh'b: T-inB noKptiBaaa ero ct Hor-B ao 
i^ojiOBBi. CnepeflH ToaBKO OHt 6biJi'& ocB-fen^eH'B neMHoro; ho Ma- 
ninniiS mar'B JleBKa Bnepe^'B yace no/iBepraji'B ero nenplHTHO- 

CTH 6bITB OTKpBITBIM'B. ThXO npHCJIOHHBUIHCBK'BflepeBy,p'hniHJICH 

OH'B ocTaxBCH Ha M'fecT't. ^'hByniKa acHO BBiroBopHJta ero HMa. 

„ JleBKO? JIoBKO enje mo-tiokococb!" roBopnji'B xpnnjio h bhoji- 
ronoca bbicokIh qejiOBiiK't. „Ecjih h BC'i'p'liqy ero Korfla-HH6yflb 
y xe6H, a ero BBi^epy 3a ^y6'h"... 

^XoxijiocB 6bi Mni 3HaxB, KaKaa axo mejiBMa noxBajiaexca 
BBiflpaxB iiena 3a iy6'B!" xhxo nporoBopnji'B JleBKO h npoxanyji'B 
raeio, cxapaacB ne npopoHHXB hh oflHoro cjiosa. Ho nesHaKOMeicB 
npo^ojiacaji'B xek'b xhxo, ^xo He.xB3H 6bijio Hnqero pascjiyniaxB. 

„KaK'B xe6'b He cxbi/{ho!" CKasajia ranna no OKOHqaniH ero 
p'i^iH. „Tbi JimemB; xbi o6MaHBiBaemB Mena; xbi Mena ne jhoShhib; 
H HHKor/ia He noB'fepro, ^xo6bi tbi Mena jiio6hji'b!" 

..Snaio", npofloamajfB bbicokih qejiOB'iK'B: „JIeBKO MHoro na- 
roBopH.TB xe6'h nycxaKos'B h BCKpyacHJi'B xboh) rojiosy" (xyx'B 
noKasajiocB napy6Ky, mo rojioct He3HaKOMqa ne coBciivi'B ne- 
3HaK0M'B, H KaK'B 6y4xo OH'B Kor^a-xo ero cjtBimaji'B); „HO'fl flaMi, 
ce6a snaxB JleBKy!" npoao.iacaji'E Bce xaKt ace HesnaKOMeij'B. „Oh'l 
nyua.eT'h, mo a ne Bnacy BC'fex'B ero maniHeii. nonpo63rex'B ohi>, 
cofia^iiii ctnxB, KaKOBBi y Mena KyjiaKH!" 

ripii 3xoM'B c.TioB'h JleBKO He Mor'B yace SoJi'fee yyiepacaxB cbo- 
ero TH'liBa. IIoflome^mH na xpn niara K'B newy, 3aMaxHyjica ohij 
H30 BceS CHJiBi, tixo6bi flaxB xpeyxa, ot'b Koxoparo HesnaKOMeri'L, 
HecMoxpa na cbok) BHflHMyio Kp'fenocxB, ne ycxoaji'B obi, Moatex'B 
Sbixb, Ha M'iicx'fe; ho b-b 3'ro Bpeiia cs'ix'B naji'B na nano ero, h 
JIcBKO ocxojiSeH'iiJi'B, yBHfl'IjBniH, iTo iiepe/t-B hhm'b ctosji-b oxeij'B 
ero. HesojiBHoe noKauHBaaie rojiosoio h aermSi ckbosb 3y6Bi 
CBHCTB o^HH xoJiBKo BBipa3H.;iH cro iinyMJieHie, Bb cxopoH-fe no- 



105 



cjiBimajicfl uiopox't; raima uocn-liiniio BHex-liJia bi. sa'ry, aaxjion^ 

HyBTj 3a COOOIO 4KCpL. 

.ITpoiJian, rainia," saKpiraajii b'b sto BpcMa oflisii'h hoi, ua 




^ ' 



TtHb noKpusaiia ero ct tiori. so rojnosa. 



,106 

pydKOBt, no^KpaBinHcii h oSnaBinH rojiOBy, t-h ci* yMcacoMt ot^ 
CKOMHJi'£ aasaflt, BCTpiTHBniH acecTKie ycu. 

„nponjaH, KpacaBHi^a!' BCKpHqajfB apyroH; ho Ha cefi pasi. 
noJieT'fejix CTpeMraast otx xaacejiaro TOJi^Ka tojiobm. 

.nponrait, npomaH, FaHHa!" saKpniano H-fecKO.ibKO napyfiKoe-B, 
noBHCHyBTi CMy na nieio. 

,npoBaaHTecb, npoKJuiTtie copBanrjH," Kpn'ia.Ti. roicOBa, ox- 
SHBascB H npHTOHMBaa Ha khx-b noraiiH. „Hto h Baws 3a Fanna! 
ySHpaiiTecB Bcnifli. 3a OTqaMH na uachjiviny, lopTOBii fl-^bTH! 
IIonpHCTaBaJiii, KaKt MyxH Bt MO/(y! /taMi. h BaMt FannKi!..." 

..FojiOBa! rojioBa! 9to rojiOBal" saKps'ia-iH xaonifu h pa35'b- 

HCajIHCB BO BC-fe CTOpOHbl. 

„Ah fla SaTBKo!" roBopajii. JleBKO, o'lnyBniHCL orr. CBoero 
HsyMJieHia h tjismsi BCJi-hfij, yxo^HBiueiiy c'b pyraTe^bCTsaiiH ro- 
jiOBi. ..BoT-b KaKia 3a to6ok) bo^htch npoKastr! C-xaBHOl A h 
^BJi.iocb fla nepeflyMiiBaio, qxo-o'b sto siVdHUJio, ^xo om> Bce 
npHXBopaexca rnyxHMX., Kor/{acxaiicmb roBopnxb o ^-Ki-hl IIocxoh 
3Ke, cxapbiH xpiHi, tm y mohh 6y/(onn. snaxb, Kaicb luaxaxbCfl 
uoflX) OKHaMH MOJiOflbix'b ^'hBj'niGK'b; fiy^enib snaxb, KaKX. ox6h- 
Baxb TjyacHX'b Hes'tcxx.! Fen, x-xouum! cio^ia, cio,ia!" KpHqa.xx> oh-b, 
Maxaa pyKOio napySKaMx., Koxopue CHOBa codnpajiHCb B'b Kyqy: 
.Cxynaixe cro/fa! H yB'hntCBajib Bacx> hxxh cuaxB, no xenepb pa3- 
flyiiaitx. H roxoBX. xoxb ii'Lxyio hoib cairb ry.xaxb cx> BaMH". 

„Boxx> 9X0 flijio!" CKasa.x'b iLxe'iHcxbiH H ,'[opo,inbiH iiapyCoK-B, 
cinxaBmifica nepBbiMx ryaHKofi h noB'tcofl ua ce.x'fe. „Ma'fe see 
Kaacexca xoiiiho, Kor^a ke y^aexca nory.xjixB iiopa4KOMx> h na- 
cxpoHXb mxyE-b. Bce KaKx> Sy^xo ne^ocxaexX) ^lero-xo, KaK'B 6yflxo 
noxepajix. inanKy, h;ih Jiio:ii>Ky; cjiobosix., neKOsaKx., ,7(aHXO.xbKo". 

„CorjiacHbi AH BM noG'iicHXb xopouieHBKO ceroflua ro.xoBy?" 

.FojiOBy?" 

„7Ia, ro^tOBy. ,^xo om.Bx>caMon'b ff^ji'h 3aflyMa.x'B? Oh'b yiipaB- 
naexca y nacx., k^kx. Sj'flxo roxbiianx. KaicoM. Ma.xo xoro, ixo iio- 
MLiKaexxi, KaKx. cbohmiS xojionbaMH, eu^e h no/(x>'fe35Kacx'B ki ffhs- 
laxaMX) HaniHMx.. B'fe/ib, a /[yMaio, ua BceMx> ce.Tfe wb'rh Ciias-XKBOH 
4iBKH, 3a KOxopoH) 6hi He BOJio'm.'ica rojioBa". 

„9xo xaKx>, 3X0 xaKx>!" 3aKpH<iajXH bx> o^ihh'b ro.xocx. Bci x.xonitbi. 

„^xo-Hcx> Mbi, peSaxa, 3a xoJionba? PasB't mm ne xaKoro po;iy, 
KSLKT, H OHx.? Mbi, cjiasa Bory, BOJibHue KOsaKH! IIoKaaccM'B SMy, 
XJionrfbi, 1X0 mm BOJibHbie KOsaKn!" 

„noKaaceMx.!" saKpniajiH napyGKH. ,/ta ecxH roaoBy, xo h 
HHcapa He MHHyxb!" 

„He MHHOMXx H HHcapa! A y Mena, KaKX. napciHO, c:ii03KH.xacb 
BX. yMi CJiaBHaa nijcna npo rojiOBy. IIoHfleMxe,' a Bacx. BBryiy", 
npoflOJiacajix. JleBKO, y/iapsBx. pyKoio no cxpynaM-B 6aH/(ypbi. „Jla 
cayniaSTe: nonepeofliBaiiTecb, kxo bo qxo hh nonajio!" 

„Fyj[aH, K03an[Kaa rojiOBa!" roBopH.xx ^loasiM noB-feca, y^apas-B 
HoroK) BT, Hory h xjionHyBt pyKaMH. „Hxo 3a pocKomb! Hxo 3a 
bo.xh! KaK'B HaiHeniB S-fecHTtca. qyaHTca. 6yaTo noMHHaemb aaa- 



107 



Hie ro^w. ^k>6o, bo.u>ho na cepflTi*, a Ajma. KaKi. 6yflTo bt, paro. 
Fefi, xjioni^Bi! reS! ryjiaHl..." . 

H TOJina myMHO nonecjiaci. no yjinijaMi.. H Sjiaro^ecTHBua 
CTapymKH, npo6yac4eHHHs kphkomi., no^BiMaaH okohikh h Kpe- 
CTHJiHCB coHHBiMH pyKaMH, roBopa: „Hy,TenepBryjiHH)T'Bnapy6KH!" 



■ ■ , IV. 

napy6KM ryjinioT-b. 

O^Ha TOJiBKO xaxa CB-hTHJiacB enje b-b KOHij-fe jjihijbi. 9to kh 
jiHiue rojioBBi. FojiOBa yace ^aBHO OKOnqHJi'B cboh ysKHH-B h, 6e3'B 
coMHinia, yjaBHo 6bi yace sacnyjit; ho y Hero 6biji'b b-b 9to BpeMH 

rOCTB, BHHOKyp-B, HpHCJtaHHBIH; CTpOHTB BHHOKypHK) HOMiniHKOM'B, 
HM'bBHIHM'B He60JIBm0H yTiaCTOK-B 3GMJIH MeSCTiy B0:iBHBIMH K03a- 
KaMH. IJOflTb CaMBIMt HOKyTOM-B, Ha HOieTHOM'B MicTi, CHflijI'B 
rOCTB — HHSeHBKifi, TOJICTeHBRiH geJIOB'feiieK'B, CB MaJieHBKHMir, 

Bi^iHO CMiioniHMHca rjiasKaMH, Bt kotopbix-b, KaaceTca, HanncaHO 
6bi:io to yflOBOjiBCTBie, cb KaKHM-B Kypaji'B oh-b cboio KopoxeHB- 
KyK> jriojiBKy, noMHHyTHO cnneBBiBafl h npH/faBJiHsafl najiBiieM'B 
BBUfhsaBniifi hs'b nes, npeBpan;eHHHH; b-b sojiy xaSaK'B. 06jiaKa 
;iBiMa 6BicTpo paspacxajTHCB Ha/it khmx., ofl^Baa ero b-b chsbih 
TyMaHTb. KaaajiocB, dy^To ninpoKaa Tpy6a cb KaKofl-HHdy^B bh- 
HOKypHH, HacKyna CH/fjfjTB Ha cBoefi: KpHmi, sajijuana. npory- 
MTBca H TiHHHO ycijiacB 3a ctojtomT'b b'b xaT-fe TOJIOBBI. IIOfl'B HO- 
coM-B TopTianH y Hero KopoTeHBKie h rycTBie ycBi; ho ohh TaK-B 
neacHO MenBKajiH ckbosb Ta6a^Hyio aTM0C(|)epy, -"ito Ka3ajiHCB 
MBiniBro, KOTopyio BHROKypi. noHMaji'B h aepacafl'B bo pry cBoeM'B, 
noflptiBaa MOHonojiiio aMSapHaro Koxa. FojioBa, KaK-B xo3aHH'B, 
CHfl'iji'B B'B OflHOH TOJIBKO pydamK-fe H nojiOTHaHBix'B inapoBapaxT.. 
OpjiHHBiH rjiasT. ero, KaKT. Beiepiioiiiee conHi^e, naiHHaji'B Mano- 
Ho-MaJiy acMypHTBca H MepKHyTB. Ha KOHrfi cTOJia Kypnji'B .iiojiBKy 

O^HH-B H3'B CeJIBCKHXTi fleOHTCKHX'B, COCTaB.HaBinHX'B KOMaHfly TO- 
.7I0BBI, CH^iBraiH, HS'B HOITeHia K-B XOSailHy, B'B CBHTKii. 

„CKopo ace BBi flyMaeTe", CKasan'B rojiOBa, o6opoTHBniacB kt. 
BHHOKypy H KJia^a KpecT-B na sisBHyBniifl poTi. cboh, „nocTaBHTB 
Baniy BHHOKypHio?" 

„Kor4a BorT. noMoaceT'B, to aToro ocenBio, MoaceTX, h saKy- 
pHM'B, Ha IIoKpoB'B, Sbiocb oS'B saKJiaflTb, ^TO naH'B-rojiOBa 6y- 
ixej'h :;3jHcaTB HoraMH H'iMeijKie KpcH^ejiH no ^oport". 

Ho npoHSHeceHiH 9tiix'b cjiobx, i^jia3KH BHHOKypa nponajiH; 
BMicTO KHXT) HOTHHyjiHCB jiy^H 40 caMBixi, ymefl; Bce TyjiOBHni[e 
CTajio KOJieSaTBCH otb CMfea, h BecesBia rySM ocTaBHJiH h? MrHo- 
Benie flBiMHBmyioca JiiojiBKy. 

„Jl&& Epr'B!'' iCKasan-B rojiOBa, BBipasHBrB na jtHqi CBOeMT. qTO- 
To nofloSnoe y^iBiSK't. „TenepB enje, cjiaBa BOTyj bhhhhij'b paa- 
BeJiocb HBMHoro. A Borb, b-b CTapoe BpeMa, Kor/ta npoBo^aat h 



108 

irapmTy no ncpeac^iaBCKofi ^opori, eiiie noKoflnwH Ce36opoflBKO..." 

„Hy, cBaTi., BcnoMUH-TB BpeMJi! Tor^a oti> KpeMen^yra 40 ca- 

Mbixi, PoMeH'b lie HacqHTBiBa.iH H /iByxt BHiiimni.. A Tenepb... 

CjiMmajn> mi tbi, ^to noBBiflyiiaJiH npoKJiaxBie H-feMiiBi? CKopo, 

rOBOpHT-B, 6jJiJT'h KypHTB He 4pOBaMH, KaK1> BCh leCTHBie xpH- 

CTiaiie, a KaKini'B-TO ^lep'roBCKiiM'B napoMi...." FoBopH 3th cioBa, 
BiiHOKypt BTb pasMBirafleHmr.nji^'feji'B na ctoji-b h na pascxaBjieHUBiH 
Ha iieiit pyKH cboh. ..KaK-B sto napoMTi — eiS Bo^J^ ne snaio!" 

„Hto 3a flypim, npocTH TocnoflH, 3th H-feMifBi!" CKasa-Ti. ro- 
jiOBa. „H 6bi oaToroMTi hxt., coSaiBiix-B fl-feTeft! CjiBixaiiHoe jth 

Tt'fejIO, ITOfiBI napOM'B M03KH0 6tIJI0 KIinHTHTB qTO? n03T0My, JIOHCKy 

6opuiy nejiBSfl noflnecTH ko pxy, ne HSHfapHBinn ryS-B, BM-fecTO 
Monofloro nopoceHita..." 

„H TBI, csaT'B", 0T03Ba:iacB cn/i'iBinaH na JreacaHKi, iio,7i}KaBmH 
noniy ce6a iiorn, CBoaieHHija: „6yfleniB Bce 3to BpeMfl jkhtb y 
HacB Sesx. HfeHBi?" 

„ A JiJia qero ona MH'fe? Jlpyroe jiijio, ecjiH 6bi ^ito floSpoe 6bijio". 

„ByflTO He xopoma?" cnpocHjfB roaoBa, ycxpeMHETi na Hero 

r.TiaS'B CBOH. 

„Ky4Bi Te6-h xoponia! Gmapa, am Gua. Xapa bch BTi Mopiiia- 
HaxTb, 6y4To BBiHopojKHeHHBiH KOHiejieK'B". H HH3eHBKoe cxpoe- 
Hie BHHOKypa pacraaTaJiocB cHOsa ot'b rpoMKaro cM'hxa. 

B'B 3T0 BpeMH qTo-To CTajio HiapHTB 3a flBepBK); flsepB pac- 
TBopiiJiacB — H MyacHK'B, He CHHMaH uianKH, CTyHHJi'B ^repeal. Ho- 
por'B H CTa.TB, KaK'B 6y4To B'B pasflyMBH, nocepe^H xaTBi, pasa- 

HyBIHH pOTl. H OrjIHflBIBaa HOTOJIOK'B. 9tO SbM'B SHaKOMeiJ-B Hain-B, 

KajienHK-B. 

..BoT-B, a H flOMOH npHniejn.!" roBopnji'B oh'b, caTiacB na JiasKy 
y flBepeS h He oSpanjaa HiiKaKoro BUHMania na npHoyTCTByio- 
utHXTb. „BHmB, KaK'B pacTflHyji-B BpaaciH cbih'b, caTana, 4opory!^ 
IIzjeniB, HflemB, h KOHija h'^t'b!- Horn KaK'B 6y4T0 nepejiOMaji'B 
KT0-HH6yflB. /{ocTaHB-Ka TaM'B, 6a6a, Tyjiyn'B no^ocTJiaTB MH-fe. 
Ha ne^B k:b Te6-h ne npn^y, en Bory, ne npn^ty: hofh QonaT-B! 
/focTaHB epo; xaM'B ont aesKHT-B, 6.7ih3'b noKVTa; rjia^H tojibko, 
He onpoKHHB ropiHKa Ch TepxBiM'B Ta6aK0M'B. Mjih h'Iit'b, ne TpoHB. 
He xpoHB! Tbi, MoaceT'B 6bitb, HBana ceroflHa... IlycTB, yace a caM'B 
flOCTany". 

KaJieHHKT^ npHHO^najica neMHoro, ho Heo/joaHMaa CHJia npn- 
KOBajia ero k'b CKaMeftK'fe. 

„3a 3T0 jiioQjiK)", CKasajit rojiOBa; „npHmeji'B B'B qyacyio xaTy 
H pacHopajKaexca, KaK'B /fOMa! Bbihpobo;jhtb ero no flo6py, no 
37iopoBy!.,." 

„OcTaBB, CBaTB, 0T40XHyTB!' CKasaji'B BHHOKyp-B, y/iepacHBaa 
ero 3a pyKy. „9to nojiesHufi qeaoB'feK'B: noSojiBine TaKoro na- 
po/iy — H BHHHHija iiama cjiaBHO 6bi HoniJia..." 

OflHaKOHC'B, ne 4o6po/iyiHie BBiny^HJio 3th c^iosa. BnnoKyp'B 
B'ipHJi'B BC'bM'B npHM'iTaM'B, H TOT^acB HporHaxB lejiOB'BKa, yace 
o/IsBiiiaro Ha JiaBKy, sna'^rajio y Hero HaKa^HKaTB 6'fe/iy. 



i09 
„1T0-T0, K-dK-h CTapOCTi. IipHAeTL!..." BOpiaJI-B KaJieUKKT,, T,o. 

a-cacL Ha aanKv. „/toopo 6li, eiye OKasaxb, ntHHT,, thki, h-M-l iice. 




,0 
CQ 



lie ntHiiT). Eh Bory, iie iiT.airb! Hto mh'Is .iran,? il roTOBt o6'h- 

aBHTb 3TO XOTI. CEMOMy rOJIOB'li. ^TO MH'i rOJIOBa? ^T05l. OHT. 



no 

HBfloXHyjii,, co6a^ll chhi.! H n aroio na Hero! HtoO-b ero, 04HO- 
rjiasaro ^oprn, bosom'b nepefeaso! 'Tto oh'b odaHBaen. mojieu 
Ha Moposi..." 

„9re! BJiisjia cbhhbh b's xaxy, 4a h jianH cyerB Ha CTo:n>", 
CKasaji^ rojiosa, rHiBHO nofltiMaacB cb CBoero M'fecTa; ho bt. sto 
Bpewk^ yB-fecHCTBiH KaMeHB, pasdHBHiH OKHo B;fpe6e3rH, nojieTiji^ 
eMy nofl-B Horn. FonoBa ocxaHOBHJica. „Ecjih6bi h snanrB, roBO- 

pHJTB OH'B, HO/fBIMaH KaMGHB: „KaKOH 9T0 BHC'fijIBHHK'B mBBipHyJTB 

KaMHeMTb, a 6bi BtiyiiHJi'B ero, KaK-B KHflaTBca! 9KiH npoKasBi!" 
npoTfOJiHcaat ohx, pascMaTpHsaa ero na pyK'fe nBuraroiifHM'B B3r,iifl- 
jiOMT,. „^to6m OH'B no^aBHJica sthm'b KawcHeM'B!"... 

^Ctoh, CToii! BoiKe xeSa coxpann, CBax-B!" no^xBaTHJi-B, no- 
6.'diflH'l5BniH, BHHOKyp'B. „])0JKe coxpaHH Te6a, h na tom'b, h na 
'^TOM'B CB'ijT'J;, iio6.'iaroc.iOBMTB Koro-HH6y;;B xaKOK) no6paHKOio!" 

„BoT7i iianie.ica sacrynHHinj! IlycxB oh'b npona/fOTTj!..." 

,,H iro vtystan, CBaT'B! Tw He"3na"ouiB, B'hpHO, hto c.iyiH.TOCB cb 
• okohhoio TOTireio Moeft?" 

,.Gi, TcnjOM'" 

,.v'Ta. cT. TGiiieii. Ee'repoMt, neinioro, sio^KeTi., paHBiue tc- 
liopeiinuiro, yclijrm'B BO'iopnTB: noicoiitiaH xenja, noKOitiiBiH xccxb, 
,aa iiaiiMbix'B, /ja HaiiMLuiKa, ns. ^TJl'TeM iuxvk'b c/b iiaxepo. Ten;a 
oxcBina.Ta Hejinoro I'anyuieii'b h3'b oojibttioxo Kaaana b'b iracKy, 
'ixoSbi ne xaici. 6Bi>iii roi)}i'iH. ITocrJi paooxx. isc't iiporo:iO,fa.iHCB 
n ire xox'1>.7h xjiiirh, iiOKa i^LiyinivH iipocxwHyx'B. B;j/fhBmH hx'b 
na +iJrHrTHBia 4e})eB}inHBia chu'ikh, Ha'ia.'iH ■hc'i'b. B^^pyrt OxKyaa 
urt BOSBJUTCB tigjiobFik'i.: Kaicoro oh'b po^iy, Borx. ero snaex'B, 
iipocHXXj H ero /fonycxjixB k'b xpanes'h. KaK'r> no iiaxvopMnxB ro- 
.rOfinaro Tj(>,TOB'hKa? /[a:rH h ewy cimniry. To.tbko xocxb yiipaxu- 
naexfh ra.'rymKi-i, jiaK'B icopona ct>H0. noKaM'fic/r'B xh c'B'Ii.xh no 
o,;hoh h onycxii.Tii ciiiFiKH sa j'tpyriiMii, ;fno 6ta:io r:ia/jKO, i^aK'b 
rrancidii nowocxi.. Tojna nacBiiia.'ia oiire; v(y>iacx'B, j'Ocxb na'h.xca 
n rty/fox'B yCi-ipaxb MCDBino. Hn'ioro Jie 6BiBa.xo: en;e Jiyuue 
cxa.x'B yn-xejaxb! h yijiyryio BMiropo^KUM.TB. „A ^ixoG'b xli no;ui- 
liH.-jca 9TJIMH ra:iyuii;ajinl" no;[yMa.7a rojioanaa xeLua, KaK'B Bjpyr'B 
xoT'b n(>ne})XHyaca h yna;ix^. i-iHiiyiHCB i;'b neiiy — m ztyx't boh'i> 
y,TanTi,ica". 

„TaKi3 eiiy. o5;Kop't n])0KJiHX0My, h hj^jkho!" CKa3a.TB roaoBa, 

„TaK'b 6br. 3a. no xarcb Bbiui.xo: ct> xoro BpoieHH hokok) ne 
fiburo xoiTj'li. \ryxb xo.nbiio uo'ib, jiepxBen'b h xamnxca. Ca^ex'B 
BepxoMXj Ha 'J'j)y6y, npoicraxBin, n I'a.xymny ,fcpjKMT'B bx> 'jySax'B. 
/[neMX, Bce noiioiino, n cxyxy iihx'B njoo nero; a xo.xbko cxanex'B 
ripHMcpKaxB, nor.'iH/fn na Kpj.iiuy: yjve n oc'h,iJia.xT>. coSa^iScBiH-B, 
Tpy6y'. 

„M ra-TryniKa bxj syGaxx.?" 

„H raJiyniKa Bx> 3y6axX)". 

„^ya:HO, cisa'iTb! -fl cjiBimaJT'B TiTO-TO tt enje aa n^Koli- 

HHijy..." 

Tyxx. roJiOBa ocxanoEHJica. ITo^^'b okhom-b noc;iBiniaj[ca myMt 



Ill 

H TonaHte TaHityroHiHx-B. Girepsa thxo 3ByKHyaH CTpyHH ;6aH- 
^ypBi, Kt HHM-B npHcoeflHHHJicH roJiocB. CxpyHH sarpeM^jiH 
eHJitbHte; HicKOflBKO roaoeoBTb CTaan noflTsrHBaTB — h nicHsi sa- 
myM-bjia BHxpeMt: 

Xnonubi, cJifaimanM nH bu? 
HauiH-jib roJiOBbi He KpinKHl 
y KpHBoro ronoBU 
B-b ronosi pascinHCb KnenKH, 
HaSefi, 6oHflapb, ronoey 
Tbi CTajibHUMH ofipynaMHl 
BcnpbicHH, 6oHflapb, rojioay 
BaroraMH, fiaxoraMH! 

PojIOBa HaUITj Cfefll) H KpHBt; 

Crapij, KaKi etcb, a hto sa flypsHbl 

ripHXOTnHB-b H nOXOT^HBTs: 

>KMeTCsi K-b H-feBKaMt... BypeHt, aypeHb! 
H Te6i jiisTb KT) na:py6KaM'br i 
Teda-Sij uyxcHO b* flOMOBHHy. 
Op ycaM-b, aa noiueHM'bl 
3a wynpHHy! aa wynpHHyl 

„CjraBHaa n'icHa, CBaT'B!" CKaaaji't BiiHOKypi., eaKJioHa tie- 
MHoro Ha-6oKij ronOBy h oSopOTHBniHCi. Ki> roJIOBi, ocTOJiSe- 
HiBineMy OTt yflHBaeiriH npii bh^-js 'raKoit flepsocTH. ' „CjraBHafl! 
cKBepHo TOJiBKO, ^TO rojTOBy HOMHHaioT'B HecoBC'feM'B Sjiaronpii; 

CTOHHBIMH CJlOBaMH..." ' ' 

JH OH-B onflTB noaoHCHjn. pyKH na ctoji'b cb Kai?iiM'B-TO ,cjia/[- 
HHJl'B- yMHJiemeM'B Bi rjiasax'B, npHroTOBJiflHCB cnymaTB eiije, 
noTOMy qTO noflrb okhom'b rpeMinrB xoxot'b h kphkh: „cHOBa! 
OBOBa!" 0/fHaK05Kl. npoHHrfaTe.HBHLiH rJias'B yBH^ij'B 6bi TOTqact, 
i^ro He HsyMaenie y/tepacHBaJio flojiro rojiOBy na ojiaoUiy MicTi. 
TaK'B ToatBKO OTapuit, ohbithbih; kot'b flonycKaoT'B Hiror/^a ne- 
OHBiTHyio MBimB 6-hra.Th oKoao cBoero xBocxa, a Meac^y t-^mtj 
QMCTpG coaHflaex-B njian-B, kslkt, nepepfeaTB en nyrB b'b iiopy. 
Eiijie oflHHOKm r^rasTi tojiobm 6uji'b ycTpeJiJieH'B iia okho, a yKe 
pyKa, flaBinHSHaKTb ^ecHTCKOMy, ^fepjKaaacB sa^epeBHiiHyiopy'qKv' 
/(BepH, H Bflpyr-B na yjiHi^-fe no^HajicH kphk'b... BiiHOKvp'B, k-b 
^ncjij MHorHX-B 40ctohhcTb'b cbohx'b npHCoeflHHflBUiiii II jiig6o- 
nBiTCTBO, diiCTpo HadHBinn TadaKOM-B cbok) jiioJiBKy, BLiS'fesKa.n'B 
ira yjiHi^y; ho niajiyHBi yace pasSiacajiHCB. 

..HfeTb, TBI He ycKOJiBBHeuiB OT-B MCHa!" KpHiaji-B rojiOBa, Tauja 

3a pyKy lejIOBiKa BI. BMBOpO^eHHOM'B HiepCTBIO BBepX'B OBTIHH- 

HOM'B qepHOM'B Tyjiyn-fe. BHHOKyp-B, noJiB3yflcB BpeMeHeM'B, no^- 
6'tacaji'B, qTo6Bi nocMoxpiTB bx jthijo 9T0My HapyniHTejiio cno- 

KQHCTBia; HO CB p060CTBH) nOHSTHJICa HaSafl'B, yBH/l'feBHIH 4JIHH- 

Hyio Sopofly h CTpaniHo pasManeBaHHyro poacy. „H'feT'B, tbi ne 
yeKoaBSHeniB OTB MeHH!" KpH^ajr-B rojiOBa, npofloasKaa TanjHTB 

npHMO BTE. C-feHH CBOerO HJliKKHKa, KOTOpLlft, HO OKaSBIBas HH- 
KaKOrO COnpOTHBJieHiH, CUOKOHHO OJI-feflOBa.TB 3a HHMt, -KaiCB 6yaT0 



112 

Bt CBOK) xaTv. „Kapno, otbophh KOMopy!" cKaaa^ij ro.ioBa ne- 
CflTCKOMy. „]Vfi.i ero bt, TeMHyio KOMopy! A TaarB pa36yaiiM'i> nHcapa, 
coSepeMrb flecaTCKHx-B, nepejiOBHMi> Bcisxi. sthx'b SyaHOB'B h 
ceroflHH JKe h pe3o:!iH)ixiio BchMi. hmt. y^iiHEMt!" 

/teCSTCKift 3a6peHqaJI'B HeSoJIBmHM'B BHCillHM'B SaMKOM-B BT> 
C'hHaX'B H OTBOpHJIt KOMOpy. Bl. 3T0 CaMOe BpeMfl HJI'feHHHK'B, 
nOJIBSyflCB TeMHOTOIO ciHGH, Bflpyr-B BBipBaJICfl CB Heo6BIKHOBeH- 

iioK) CHJioK) 113'B pyK'B ero. 

„Kyfla?" saKpHqaJiTi roJiosa, yxBaTHBi, ero en^e Kpinie 3a BopoTi.. 

„nycTH, 3T0 a!" cjiBimaJicH ToneHtKiH roaocB. 

„He noMoaceT-B! ne noMO/KeTTj, 6paT'B! Bhskh ce6't xotb lopTOM-B, 
He TOJiBKO 6a6oio, Mena ne npoBeyxeniB!" h TOJiKHyji'B ero bt, TCMHyio 
KOMopy TaK-B, qTO 6'JfeflHBiH naiHHHK-B sacTOHaji^, ynaBniH na hoji-b, 
a caM-B, B'B conpoBOHc;ieHiH ^ecaTCKaro, OTnpaBHJiCa b-b xaxy 
nncapa, h bc.ti'Is^'b sa hhmh, KaK'B napoxo/fB, saflBiMHJica BKHOKypi.. 

B'B pasMBiiujieHiii innn ohh Bch Tpoe, noTynHB-B ro.noBbi, h 
Bflpjvh, na noBopoT't b-b TeMHBifi nepeyjiOK'b, paaoM'B BCKpHKHyjiH 
OT-B CHjiBHaro yflapa no Ji6aM'B, h TaKoit ace kphk'b oTrpanyji'B 

B'B OTB'jfsT'B HM'B. FoJIOBa, npHIIiypHBmH TJiaS'B CBOH, CB H3yMJie- 

HieM'B yBH/f'feji'B HHcapa cb flsyMa ^ecaTCKHMH. 
„A a K'B TeS-is uflj, nan's nncapB!" 
„A a K-B TBoen mh^tocth, nant roaoBa!" 
„^yfleca saBejinca, nan's nncapB!" 
„Hy;{HBia 4'fejia, nan's rojioBa!" 

..A^TO?" 

„XjionijBi6'][5caTca! des^nncTByioTB iffejiMMH KyiaMnno yjiniiaMi.. 
Tbok) mhhoctb BejimiaioT'B TaKHMn cjiOBaMn... cjiobom'b, CKasaxB 
CTBiflHo; HBanBiH MOCKaJiB no6oHTca bbimojibhtb hx'b neqecTnsBiM'B 
cbohm-b asBiKOM'B (Bco 3T0 xyflonjaBBiH nncapB, B'B necTpa/ieBBixt 
inapoBapax'B n acHJierf i^B-fexa BKHnBix-BflpoK/jeH, conpoBOJKflaa'B 
npoTarnBanieM-B men Bnepefl'B h npHBBflenieM'B ea tot's ace ^lac^ 
B'B npeacnee cocToanie). ..Bs^peMnyji's 6bijio neiinoro, no^naJiH 
Cb nocTeJiH npOKiiaTBie copsani^si cbohmh cpaMHSKMH n'hcnaMH 
H cTyKOM's! XoT'feji'B 6bmo xopomensKO npHCTpynHTS hx'b, 4a 
noKaM'fecT'B nafl'lin's niapoBapsi h jKHJieT's, set pasSiiHcanncs, Ky/ia 
HH nonaao. CaMsm raaBnsin, OvjHaKoace, ne yBepnyaca ot-b nacs. 
Pacn'iBaeT'B en's Teneps b-b toh xaT'h, rfl-fe flepacaT's KOJioflnnKOB-s. 
Ttyma rop'fejia y Mena ysnaTs STy nTHity, fla poaca saMaaana 
caaceio, Kan's y lopTa, ^ito KyeTt rBOS/fn /{Jia rp-fenmnKOB's. " 

„A Kan's OH-s o^'bT's, nan's nncaps?" 

..B'B qepnoM's BSTBopoqennoM's Tyjiyn'fe coSa^iiH cbih's, nan's 
rojiOBa!" 

„A He jacemB tm, nan's nncaps? ^Ixo, ec:iH stot-b copBaneit's 
CH^HT's Teneps y Mena B'B KOMop'fe?" 

.H-bTs, nan-s roaoBa! Tu can's, ne bo th'^b's 6y4b CKasaHo, 
norp'feniHjrs neMHoro'. 

^aBaSxe orna! mh noowoTpHM's ero!' 



113 

OroHb npHsec;nH, Asept ornepjiH — h rojiosa axnyji-B oti. yaa- 
BJienifl, yBH/i'hB'B nepe^'B coSoio CBOHienHiiy. 

„CKa3KH, iiOHcajiyMcTa", ct TaKHMH caoBaMH ona npncTj'^nHJia 
KTE. iieMy: „th ne CEHXHyat eiije cb nocjii^HJiro yna? Btivia jih 
HI. 04Horjia30H 6aniK'h tboch xotb Kanjia Mosry, Kor^a TOJiKHy-ii. 
TBI MeHfl B-B TeMHyio KOMopy? CqacTBe, qTO He y/tapHJiacB ro- 
flOBOK) oSt. atenlisHBiH KpiOK'B. PasB'fe a ne KpHiaaa TeQi, ito 

3T0 a? CxBaTHJI-B, npOKJiaTBIH MeflBiflB, CBOHMH JKejlilSHBIMH jia- 

naMii, ^a h TOJiKaei'B! ^to6'b Te6a na tom-b CB-bT't ToaKajiH 
lepTH!.." 

U-Ocniflma cjiosa BBinecjia ona 3a flBepB, Ha yanijy, Ky^a 
OTiipaBHJiacB 4na KaKHX'B-HH6y4B cbohx'b npn^HH-B. 

„/ta, a BHHcy, ^to 9To tbi!" CKasaax roaosa, oqHysinHCB. 

„^T0 CEaHcemB, nan-B nncapB: ne niejiBna aTOTib npoKJiaTBiS 
copBH-rojioBal" 

„niejiBMa, naH-B-roTOBaJ" 

„He nopa jih naM-B Bcix-B aTHxt uoBicB npomKoaHTb xopo- 

HieHtKO H SaCTaBHTB HX-B SaHHMaTBCfl fl-fejIOMTj?" 

„4aBH0 nopa, flaBHO nopa, namt rojiOBa!" 
„Ohh, 4ypHH, saSpajiH ce6'fe... Koh ^lopT-L? MH-h noqyaHJica 
KpHK-B «BoaqeHHitBi Ha yjiHii-fe... Ohh, TtypHH, 3a6pajiH ce6'h b-b 
ro;iOBy, ito a hmT) poBna. Ohh 4yMaiOT^, ^to a KaKoft-HHdyfiB 
HX-B dpaxTE., HpocTOH KosaK'B!.." He6oi[BniOH, nocji-b/iGBaBniiH 3a 
CHMT., KanienB h ycTpeMJienie rjiasa Hcno^JiodBa Boicpyr-B /laBajia 
flora^KiBaTbca, ^ito ronoBa roTOBHJicfl roBopnTB o qeia-B-TO BaiK- 
HOirB. „B'h TBicaqy... 9thx'b npoK.naTBix'B HasBaniH roTjOBT., xotb 
y6eH, He BBiroBopio; ny, — ro^y, KOMHCcapy TorflamneMy, Jlefla- 
,,qeMy, flan-B Sbiji'b npHKas'B BBi6paTB hs^b KOsaKOBib xaKoro, ko- 

TOpBIH 6bI 6bIJI'B HOCMBIUIJieH'ide BC'fex'B. O! (3T0 „o!' rOJIOBa npOH3- 

HecB, HOflHaBHiH HaJieH'B BBopx-B) HOCMBiniJieH'te Bcixx! B'B npo- 

BOflHHKH K-B IjapHIllj. Si TOF^a..." 

„^T0 H roBopHTB! 9T0 BcaKm yjKe 3HaeTX, nanij ro.noBa! Bch 
SHaroTTi, KaKi tbi BBicjiyjKHJi'B ijapcKyK) jiacKy. nprnnaiica TenepB, 
Moa HpaBfla BBimaa: XBaTnai HeMHoro na flyuiy rpisxa, CKasasmH, 

qTO HOHMaJITb STOrO COpBaHIja BT. BBIBOpO^eHHOM'B Tyjiynt?" 

„A iTO flo aToro TiBasoJia B'B BBiBopoqeHHOM'B Tyityni, to ero, 
B'B npHM'ip'B ^pyrHMi., saKOBaTB B'B KaHflaJiBi H HaKasaTB npii- 
M-bpHo! IlycTB 3HaiOT'B, qfo SHa^HT'B BjracTB! Ot-b- Koro ace h 
rojiOBa HOCTaBJieH'B, ehk'b fie otb ijapa? IIotom'b flo6epeMca h ao 
^pyrHX-B xjronijeB'B: a ne 3a6BiJi'B, KaK-B npoKJiaTBie copBaHi^Bi 
BornajiH B'B oropo^'B CTaflo CBHHeft, nepe'bBmHxi moio Kanycry 

H Orypi^Bi; a He 3a6BIJI'B, KaK-B qOpTOBM fl'feTH 0TKa3aflHCB BBI- 

MOJioTHTB Moe 3KHT0; a He saSBiji-B... Ho npoBajiHCB ohh, MH'b 
HyjKHO HenpeivrfjHHO ysnaTB, KaKaa sto meJiBMa b-b BHBopoieH- 

HOM'B TyjiyH'fe". 

„9to npoBopHaa, bh4ho, nTHita!" CKasaJi'B BHHOKyp-B, koto- 
paro meKH, B'B npoAOJiaceme Bcero 3Toro pasroBopa, fiesnpepHBHO 
aapaacaJiHCB ^bimom-b, kuk'b oca^naa nymKa, h rydti, ocTasHBt 

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114 

KppOTeHBEVro JirojIbKy, BHfipOOHJtH I^JIHH 06n&^Ja.bl& (jJOHTtot 

„9TaKoro qeriOBiKa He xy^o, na BCflmji cayiaS, h iipn EHHtaiiti 
vjepjKaTB; ; a eme ayqine nOBicHTB na BepxyniK'h 4y0a, bm^cto 
uaHHKaflHjia". . .. 

. : Taicaa ocTpoxa noKasaaact ne coBC'iM'B raynoio a^HOKypy, :b 
OH'i. TOT'B >Ke qac-B piinHJica, ne fl:oacB[flaacB o/foSpema 4pyrHxj>, 
Harpa^TB ce6,a xpHnnBiMqb ewhxoM'h. ; . - 

Bi. aTO BpeMa cxaan rrpHSjiHacaTbea ohh k-b HeQoJiBinoH, oo^th 
noBanHBmeHCa na sgmjik)* xaT^fe; JIioSoiiBitrcTEQ naniKX'B nyTHH' 

KOB-B yBGJIH^HjrOCB: Bci CTOJinHflHCB y flBepefl. IlHCapB EUHyJI'B' 

KJiiOH'B, sarpeMijiTE. hm-b okojio aaiiKa; hq aTOTXi KjifoSib Sbm-b OTt 
cyHflyKa ero. HeTepnime yBeJiHHHJiGCB. SacyHyBt pyKy,.Haian,"B 
OH-B mapHTB H cHnaxB no6paHKH, He OTHCKHBaa era. , 

..S^-bcB!" cKasa^TB oh'b, Hg.KOHei^'B,. HarHyBmHCB h BBiHHMaa 
ero Hsx. rjiydHHBi o6mHpHaro KapiiaHa, KOxopBiM'B CHaSsKeHu. 
6bijih ero necTpa^eBtie maposapBi. : , , ; -. . , , 

IIpH axoM-B cjroB'fi, cep/fija Haninx-B repoeBx., KasajiocB, cjihjihcb 
Bx OflHo, H 3T0 orpoMHoe cepfli^e saSHJioct TaKx* cnaBHO, ^toi 
HepoBHBiH CTyKX ero He dEMX) sarjiynieH'B flajKe dpaKHyBHiaM-B 
saJiKOM'B. ^isepH otbophjihcb, h..; rojiosa cxaax. 6ji']fi4eH^, KaK'B 
iiojioTHo; BHHOKypB Ho^yBCTBOBa.fl'B xojio/Tx., H BOJiocBi ero, Ka- 
gajiocB, xoxijiH yaeriTB na iieSo; ysKacB H3o6pa3HJica b-j JiHiti 
HHcapa; flecaxCKie npHpocan Kit seMJi'fe h He bx. cocxQaHiH 6bij[h 
coMKHyxB TfpyjKHO pasHHyxBix-B pxoBx> cbohx'b: nepeif'b hhmh) 
cxoaaa CBoa^eHHqa. 

HsyMJieHHaa ne Menie hxx>, ona, 04HaK0Htx>, neMHoro oiny- 
jiacB H cfliaajia flBHaceme, ^To6M nofloSxa kx. hhmx.. 

„Cxoh!" saKpnqaJi'B flHKHMX> ronocoMx. roJiosa h saxfloniiyfl'B 
3.a Hero 4BepB. „rocno4a, axo caxana!" npofltoJUKaa'B ohx.. „OrHa! 
acHBie orna! He noacajiiro itaseHHofi xaxti! SaiKHrafi ee, saacHrafti- 
^to6bi h KocxeM ^lopxoBBixx. He ocxanocB Ha aeMJit!" 

CBoaiieHHifa bx. yacacfe Kpn^aaa, cjiBiina sa flsepBro rpoanoe 
onpeflineHie. 

„Hxo BBi, Spaxi^Bi!" rOBOpHJiX) BHHOKypx.. ..CaaBa Bory, BO- 
JiocBi y sacx. gyTB He b-b cniry, a 40 chxx> iiopx> yMa ne naacHJiH; 
OTh npocToro orna B'feflBMa ne saropHxca! Tosbko oxohb hsx 
jironBKH Moacexx. saace^B oSopoxHa. nocxofixe, a cefiqacx. see 
yaaacy! " 

CKasaBHiH 3X0, BBiCMnajix> oh'b ropanyio spny h3x> xpy6KH bx. 
nyKx. coaoMBi h Ha^aji'B pas^yBaxB ee. ; Ox^iaaHie npn^ajio bxs 
3X0 BpeMa flyxy e-fe^HOH CBoaieHHitife: rpoMKO cxaaa ona ywoaaxB 
H pasysipaxB hxx.. 

„nocxoHxe, . SpaxuBi! Sa^iMx HanpacHO rpibxa HadHpaiBca? 
Moacext 6bixb, axo h ne caxaHa!" cKasant nacapB. .Ecjih oho, 
TO ecTB, TO caMoe, KOxopoe ch^htx> Taiix>, corjiacHxca nonoacHXB 
na ce6H KpecxHoe snaMeHie, to 9to nipHBiH anaKt, 'ito ne qopTx,." 

ripefl-xoweHie oflodpeno. 
^yp% MCHa. caxaHa!" npo^ojOKajit nncapi., npHJioacaet ry- 



6aMii Kii cKBaatHHK't wh ^Bepax-b. 

M'feCTa, MW OTBOpHMl. /^Bept", 



115 

, hiC.iH ae nomeBejrniuBcn ci. 




/iBepB OTBOpHJIH. 

„nepeKpecTHCi.!" ckxshji'b roJiOBa, orjiH4i.iBaacb nasa/it, kek^ 
QyflTO BBiSHpaa 6e3onacHoe M'fecTO, bt. cjiyga-fe peTHpaziH. 
CBOHieHHija nepeKpecTHJiaci.. 



116 

„KoS ^OpiTB! TQiiHO, 3TO CBOaieHHlja!" 

„KaKaa neiHCTaa CHJia saTamnaa TeSa, Kyma, b-b 3Ty Konypy?" 

H cBoa^eHHija, BcxjinnBisaa, pascKasajta, KaKt cxBaTH^H ee 

x.fionijBi B-B oxanKy na yjiHi^i h, HecMOtpa: na conpoTHBJieHie, 

OnyCTHJIH BTE. niHpOKOe OKHO xaTH H SaKOJIOTHJlH CTaBHeMt. IIht 

capB Bsr.niiHyji'B: nexjiH y mHpoKaro cxaBHa OTopBaHH, h ohtj 

IipHKOJIOqeH'B TOJIBKO CBepxy flepesflHHBIM'B SpycoM'B. 

„y5o6po TBI, 0flH0rjra3BiH caTaHa!" BCKpHiaaa ona, npncTynHB-B 
Kx rojiOB'is, KOTopBiii nonsTHJica nasafl-B h Bce euje npoflOJiJKaJii. 

ee M^jpSTB CBOHM'B TJiaSOM'B. „il 3HaH) TBOft yMBICeJI'B: TBI XOTijI-B, 

TBI 'pa.fi'b dBiflT, cjiy^aK) c'B'icTB Meiffl, MTodBi cBo6oflH'he Sbijio 
TeSi BOJ^iJHHTBca 3a /chBtiaTaMH, ^ito6bi neKOMy 6bi.iio BH^-bTB, 
KaK-B flypaqiiTCH cii^ztOH 4^141.. Tbi TjyMaeinB, a iie 3Haio, ibm^ 
roBopHJi'B TBI cero Beqepa cb FaHHOio? O, a snaio Bce. Mena 
xpyflHO nposecTB h hc TBoeft 6e3TOJiKOBOH daniKi. 51 ^ojiro 
Tepnjiio, HO nocjidfe He norHiBaSca..." 

GKasaBinn aTo, OHa noKasaJia KyjiaK-B h 6bictpo yniJia, ocTa- 

BHBX B-B 0CT0Jl6eHiHiH rOJIOBy. 

„H'iT'B, TjTh He Ha inyTKy caxana BMimajica", ^ynaji-B OHt, 
CHJiBHO noqecBiBaa cboio MaKyniKy. 

„noHMajiH!" BCKpHKHyjiii Boine^inie b-b sto Bpena flecaTCKie. 

„Koro noHMajiH?" cnpocHJi^ rojiOBa. 

„Jli>aBOiiSi BX BBiBopoieHHOMt Tyjiyni". 

..IIoflaBaHTe ero!" saKpHia^-B roJiOBa, cxBaxHB'B sa pyKH 
npHBe^eHHaro njiljHHHKa. „Bbi cb yMa coiujih: fla sxo HBaHBiH 
KajieiiHK'B!" 

„Hto 3a nponacTB! B-B pyKax-B HaninxT. 6un'h, naiiii roitOBa!" 
OTBi^aJiH flecaTCKJe. ..Bx nepeyjiKi OKpyacnan npoKJiaTMe xjionijBi, 

CTaJIH TaHI^OBaTB, 4epraTB, BUCOBBIBaTB aSBIKH, BBipBlBaXB HS'B 
pyKt... HopTT. CB BaMHl... H KaKX MM HOIiaJIH Ha 3Ty BOpOHy, 

BM-fecTo ero, Borx o^hhte. 3HaeTx!" - 

„BjiacTBK) Moeio h Bcfex'B MipaH-B flaexca noseJi'^Hie ", cKa- 
sa-TB roaosa: „h3jiobhtb cea ace mhvb cero pasSoHHHKa, a ohhm'b 
odpasoMrB h Bcfex-B, Koro HaHflexe na jjimwh, h npHsecTB na 
pacnpaBy ko MH-b!..," ^ 

„rioMHJiyH, nan^B ro^cosa!" saKpHiajiH HfeoTopBie, KJiaHaacB 
B-B Horn. ..yBH^dfea-B 6bi, Kama xapa:: y6eft Bor-B HacB, h po^H- 

IHCB, H KpeCTHJIHCB — He BH^aJIH TaKHXT. MepSKHX'B pOaCB. ^O^rO JIH 

10 rp-fexa, nan-B roaoBa? IlepenyraiOT'B floSparo ^leaoB-bKa xaK'B, 
iTO iiocii HH oflHa 6a6a He BOSBMeTca bbijihtb nepenojioxy". 
„J\a.M'h a BaM^B nepenojioxy! ^to bh? He xothto cjiymaTBca? 

3bI, BipHO, ^epjKHTe HX^B pyKy? BbI 6yHT0BIIIHKH! HtO 3T0?.. 

la ITO aTO?.. Bbi saso^HTe pa360H!.. Bbi... Bbi... il flonecy kg- 
iHccapy! Ceft ace qacB, CJitiniHTe, ceft ace qacB! 6ivTiTe, ^ibthto 
iTHHeio! ^To6'B a BacB... HtoSi. bbi MHi..." 
Bc-fe paaS'feacajiHCB. 



117 

V. 
yTon;ieHHHiJia, 

He 6e3noK05ici. hh o y.ewj^, ne saooTJici. o pasocjianHMxt no- 

rOHHXI., BHHOBHHK-L BCGH 3T0a KyTepBMBI MO/tJieHHO HO^XOflHJI'B 

KTb cTapoMy /[OMy h npy^y. He Hymiio, ,^yMaio, cKasBiBaTb, ito , 
3T0 6BM1. JleBKo. ^epHBiH Tyjiynt ero Ghini, pascTernyTT.; manKy 
flepjKajni oh-b bi, pyK'fc; noTi. Ba.nHJiTi a, nero rpaaoMt. BeJiH^e- 

CTEeHHO H Mpa^^HO ^epH'IjJII, KJieHOBBIH JliCB, 06CBinaaCB TOJIBKO 
Ha OKOHe^HOCTH; CTOflBIueM JIHIfOM'B KT, MiiCHliJ, TOHKOIO CBpeSpS- 

Hoio nBMBK). Heno/tBHHtHBiH npy/fB nofly/i-B CB'hacecTtio na ycTa- 
Jiaro n-feuiexo/ta h sacxaBiMT, ero OTfloxnyTi, na 6epery. Bee 6bijio 
THXo; b7j rnydoKOH lanji Jiica cjiBimajmci. tojibko pacKaTti co- 
jiOBBH. Henpeo/iojiHMBlH coin. 6bictpo CTaJxt CMBiKaTB eny s'feHHijBi; 
ycTajiBie ^Jienu totobbi Sbijih 3a6BiTBCH ii osiwhTh; rojiosa kjio- 
HHjiacB... ..HiTi, STaKt a sacny eiye 3 7['!icb!" roBopHn-B OHt, iio- 
flBiJiaacB Ha hofh h npoTHpaa rjrasa. OrjiJiHyjica: ho^b KasajiacB 
nepe/cB nHM-B enje djiHCTaTejiBHie. KaKoe-To cxpaHHoe, ynonTeaB- 
Hoe cianie npHMimajiocB k-b 6jiecKy M'hcsn^a. HHKor^a en^e He 
cjiyiqajrocB eaiy BiifliTB no^oSnaro. CepeopaHBifi TyMaHrb najiT. 
Ha OKpecTHOCTB. SanaxT) oti. ijBiTyujHX'B aSjiohb h ho^hbix'b 

UB'i^TOB'B JIHJICH HO BCefi SeMJI-fe. Gl, HSyMJieHieM-B rjIHflijI'B OH-B 
B-B He/lBH3KHbM BO^BI Hpy/ia: CTapHHHBIH r0Cn0/{CKiH /JOMTb, onpO" 
KHHyBHIHCB BHH3X, BHfl'ijH'B 6u.UT> Bio HeJirb ^HCTTi H B-B KaKOMX^TO 
HCHOM'B BeJIHIlH. Bm^CTO Mpa^tHBIX'B CTaBHeH TJIHfl'fejIH BecejIBIH 
CTeKJiaHHBIH OKHa H TtBepH. CkB03B IHCTBIfl CTCKJia MBJIBKaJia 
HOSGJEOTa. H BOT-B nOqy^HJtOCB, 6y4T0 OKHO OTBOpHJIOCB. HpH- 

TaHBHiH flyx-B, He flpornyBT. ii ne cnycKaa rjia3'B cb npy^a, ohtj, 
KasaaocB, nepecenHJica B^b rjiy6HHy ero h bh^hti.: npejK/ie bbi- 
CTaBHJtca Brb okho dijjiLiH hokotb, hotomx BBirjianyjia npHBtojiH- 
aaa roJiOBKa cb 6;iecTau;HMH o^aMH, thxo CBiTHBHiHMH ckbo3b 
TeMHOpycBia bojthbi bojiocb, h onepjiacB na jiokotb. H bh^ht-b: 
OHa Ka^iaeT'B cjierKa tojioboio, ona MameTi., ona ycM-hxaeTca... 
Cep/me ero B/jpyrrB sadnjiocB... Bo4a saflpoacajia, h okho saupBi- 
_.TiocB CHOBa. Thxo oxonieJi'B oh-b ot-b npy/ia h BsrjiaHy.n'B na tjom'b: 
"jipa^HBie CTaBHH 6bijih otkpbith; cxeKjia ciajiH npn M'BCHi^i. „Botii 
KaKTj jiajio nyamo noaaraTBca na niOflCKie tojikh", noflyMaji7) 
jiH-B npo ce6a. ../foM-B HOBeHBKiS; KpacKH jkhbbi, KaK-B 6yAT0 ce- 
roflHa OHT. BBiKpameH-B. TyTX SKHBeTt KT0-HH6yflB". H MOJiia 
noflouieJi'B OH'B 6aH3Ke; ho b-b /lOMi Bce 6i>ijio thxo. Chjibho ii 
3ByqH0 nepeKJiHKajiHCB 6jiHc'TaTejiBHBia nicim cojiOBBeB-B, h Kor^a 
OH-fe, Ka3anocB, yMHpajiH bte. TOMflenm h niri, cjiBimajiCH niejiecT-B 
H tpemaHie KysHeiHKOBTE. hjih ryTcfeme 6ojiothoh hthi^bi, yaa- 

SaBHieM cKO.iBSKHM^ HOcoMTi CBOHMT. Bi. niHpoKoe BoziHoe sepKajio. 
!aKyio-TO CJia^Kyro THiniiHy h pas/jojiBe oiiiyTHJiTi JleBKO bi, 
CBoeMt cepflij'h. HacTpoHBX 6aH4ypy, aanrpaJi'B oh% h san-feji'B: 



118 

Ofl, TU. MHCBUIO, Mis MHCJIteHbKyI 

H Tbi, 3ope HCHal 

On, CBHTUTt TEMT. HO nOflBOpbSJ, 

He nuBHHHa KpacHa. 

Okho thxo OTBopHsocB, H Ta Hce caMaH rOJIOBKa, KOTOpoS 
OTpaaceHie BHflijii. OHt b-b npyfli, BwrjiJiHyjia, BKHJiaxeJibHO npii- 
cnymHBaacB k-b nicMi.Jljmimhis picHHDfBi ea 6bijih noJiyonynjeiiBt 
Ha TJiasa.. Bca OHa dtiJia 6ji'fe^Ha, KaK-B nojiOTHO, KaK-B 6jiecK'B 
MicHija; HO KaK'B qy/tna, KaK-B npeKpacna! Ona sacM-feajiacB!.. 
JleBKO Bsapornyji^B. „CnoH inrt, mo.io^oh KOsaKi., KaKyio-HnSy^B 

nijCHH)!" THXO MOJIBHJia OHa, HaKJIOHHB'B CBOK) rOJrOBy Ha-60K'B 
H OnyCTHB'B COBCiMX rycTBia picHHIIBI. 

„KaKyK) ace xeSi n'tcHio cniTB, MOa acHaa nanHOiKa?" 

CjiesBi THXO HOKaTHJiHCB HO S.^i/fHOMy jiHijy ea. „napy6oK'fc". 
roBopHJia OHa, h ^ito-to HeHSTiacHHMO TporaxejiBHoe cjiBinia.iiocB 
B'B ea pi^H: „napy6oK'B, HaiiTfH MH-fe mok) Ma"q:Hxy! H HH^iero ne 
nojKa.iiio ffjin Te6a. SI narpa/Ky Te6a. il Te6a doraxo h pocKOHiHO 
Harpaacy! Y Mena ecTB sapj'^KaBBH, niHTBia mejiKOM'B, KopaJiJiM, 
ojKepejiBa. H no/tapio Te6'fe noacB, yHHsaHHBiH accMqyroM'B. Y Mena 
30JI0TQ ecTB... IlapySoK'B, Hait^H Mni moio Ma^Hxy! Ona CTpara- 
iiaa BiTiBMa: MHi He dti.iro ot'b nea hokoio na SijiOM-B CBixi. 
Ona MyiiHJia Mena, sacraBJiajia padoTaxB, KaKX. npocTyio iiyacHiKy. 
HocMOTpH Ha jiHuo: ona BtiBBJia pyiiaHerfB cbohmh hb^hctbimh 
qapaMH'co njeKi, mohx'b. IIor.Tra/iH na Si-iyro meio moio:. ohh ho 
CMBiBaiOTca! ohh He CMBiBaiOTca! ohh hh 3a ^to He CMQiOTca, sth 
CHHia HSTHa ot'b H^e-iisHBix-B KOi'Tefi ea! IIorjia/fH na SijiBia hoi'h 
moh: OHi MHoro xoflnnn, ne no KOBpairB toabko, — no necKy ro- 
paieiiy, no soMJii CBipoH, no KOJiio^eMy TepnoBHHKy oni xo^h.tehI 
A Ha oqH moh, nocJioxpH na o^h; oni ne manHT-h ot'b CJies'B!:. 
Hafi/iH ee, napy6oK'B, HaS/in mh'Jj mok» Ma^HxyL." 

FojiocB ea, KOTopBiii Bflpyr'B 5bkio B03BBiCHjica, ocTanoEHJiea. 
PyiiBH cjies'B HOKaTHJiHCB no 6.Tt5,T;H0iiy Jiiu\y. KaKoe-TO Taace.Toe 
lyBCTBO, nojiHoe aca.TOCTH a rpycTH, cnepaocB bb rpy4H napyGKa. 

,,„H roTOB'B Ha see ,5Jia Te6a, Moa naHHO^Ka!" cnasajTB oh'b 
Bt cep,?ieqHOM'B BOJiHeHin: „ho KaK'B mh'Ii, rffh ee naHTH?" 

^TIoCMOTpH, HOGMOTpa!" SBICTpO TOBOpHJia OHa: „OHa Sfl'fecB! 

OHa na 6epery HrpaeT'B b'b xopoBOfl-fe iiesK/iy mohmh fl'feByniKaMH 
H rpieTca na M-ficarc-fe. Ho OHa jryKasa h XHTpa. Ona npHHajia 
Ha ce6a bh/jT) yTonjienHHi^ti; no a snaio, ho a caBimy, mo ona 
34'hcB. Mni Ta-HJeao, MHi ^ymno ot'b nea. il ne Mory Hpesx nee 
HJiasaTB jierKO H BOJiBHo, KaK'B pBi6a. 51 Tony h naflaio na /jho, 
KaK'B KJiiOTi'B. Otbihih ee, napydoK-B!" ■ 

JleBKO nocMOTp'BJi'B na oeper-B; B'B tohkom'b cepeSpanoMB 
TyMan-fe MeJiBKaJiH ^iByniKH, JierKia, KaKX 6y4T0 t^hh, b'b d'fe- 
jiBix'B, KaK'B ySpanHBiH .TaHflBiniajiii .^yrx, pydaninax-B; sojiOTBia 
OHcepejiBa, mohhctbi, ^ypcaTBi SjiHCTajH na nxt nieax'B; ho OHt.-, 
Glijth Sji-feitHBi: Thjio hx'b Sbijio KaK'B Qy^TO caaaHO h3'b npospa'g- 



U-8 

HBixt oCnaKOB-b, h 6y4TO CB-kraJibch eacKBOci. iipH ^epeSpaHOM-B 
MtcHij't. XopoBO/(i>, Hrpaa, npH/^BBHyjica kx Heiiy GjmsKe. IIo- 
c.7mina.mc'B roJioca. " r • 







cKaKysi we Te6t ntcHio cntrt,, mos aCHa« naHHOHKa?> 



120 

,4aiiaHT0 B-B Bopona, flasaftTe nrpaxi. b-b Bopoaa!" samyjvrbjifl 

BC'il, 6yrtT0 njJIipilHtlH TpOCTHlIKt. TpOHyTUH, B-B THXifl. Hac'i. 
CVMepOKt, B034yiUHUMH VCTaMH B'hTpa. 
..KOMV 3Ke 6mTI. BOpOIIOM'B?" 

KHHyiH JKepeSeS — h Oflna Tl'feByniKa BLim.Tia h3'b TOJinti. JleBKO 
npHHHJicfl pasrjiHflBiBaTB ee. JIhi^o, n;iaTBe, Bce na nefi TaKoe ace, 
Kan's H Ha ^rpyrnx-B. SaMiTHO tojibko Sbijio, ^to oHa HeoxoTHO 
nrpajia 3Ty pojiB. Tojina BBiTKHy.iacB BepeHHcteio h SMCTpo nepe- 
Sisrajia ori, nanaflemH XHinnaro Bpara. 

^Hto-B, a He xoqy 6bitb bopohom-b!" cKasajia fl'feByniKa, Hsne- 
Morafl oTt ycTaaocTH: „mh'I5 jKajiKo OTHHMaTB ifBinjiaT-B y 6'hii- 
HOH MaTepn!" 

„Tbi He Bi^BMa!" noflyiiaJi'B JleBKO. 

„Kto Hce Sy^iCTTE. eopohom'b?" 

/{-feByniKH CHOBa co6iipajiHCB KHnyTB 3Kepe6eH. 

„fl 6yfly BopoHOMi!" BBisnaJiacB o^na hs-b cpe^HHBi. 

JleBKO cTajit npHCTajiBHO Braa^BiBaTBca b'b jihi^o efl. CKopo 
H CMijjro rnajiacB ona sa BepeHHijeE) h KH^ajiacB bo Bci cto- 

pOHBI, 1T06bI H3JIOBHTB CBOK) HCOpTBy. TyTT. jleBKO CTaJl'B SaWffe- 

laTB, TITO Thjio ea He trk-b CBiTHJiocB, KaKX y npo^HX-B: BHyTpH 
ero BH4i;nocB tito-to qepnoe. B^fpyr'B pas/iajica kphk-b: Bopom. 
fipocHJicfl na o/jHy hsi. BepenHi^Bi, cxsaTHJi'B ee, h JleBKy no^y- 
flHJrocB, 6yflTO y hch BBinycTHjiHCB kofth h na nm^'h en CBepK- 
Hvaa 3Jto6Haji pa^ocTB. 

..B'tfliMa!" CKasaJit oh'b, B^pyrx yKasaB-L na nee naJibiieMi> 

H OfiopOTHBmHCB K-B 40My. 

IlaHHOiKa sacMiHJiacB, h fl-feByniKH cb kphkomx yBejia. sa oo- 
ooK) npe^CTaBJiaBniyio Bopona, 

„'H5M'B HarpaflHTB Te6a, napyfioK-B? H snaio, Tedi ne 30jioto 
HyjKHo: TBI jnoSiiniB FaHny; ho cypoBBiS oxeit-B MiinaeT-B Te6i 
jKeHiTTBCH Ha Hefi. Oh'b Tenepb ne noM'iniaeT'B; bo3bmh, OT^afi 
eMy !9Ty sanncKy..." 

E-fejiaa pyqKa npoTanyaacB, jiHito ea KaKt-TO qy/tHO sacB^TH- 

JIOCB H 3aciaJI0... C'BHenOCTHHCMMBIM'BTpeneTOM'B HTOMHTeJIBHHM'L 

SienieM'B cep/tifa cxBatHJi-B oh'b aanncKy h... npocny^Tca. 

VI. 

npo6ymAeHie. 

„HeyjKeJiH 9to a cuaa'B?" CKasaa'B npo ce6a JleBKO, BCTaBaa 
CB HeSojiBinoro nparopKa. „1aK'h hchbo, Kan's 6y4TO naaay!.. 
HyflHO, TiyflHo!" noBTopnji'B oh'b, orjia/[BiBaacb. M-bcaij'B, ocTaHO- 
BHEmifica nafl-B ero ro.iOBoro, noKasBiBaji'B noJiHOib; Bes/rfe — th- 
inHHa; ox's npy^a B'feaji'B xojioa'b; na^'B hhm-b neiaJiBHO CTOajit 
B0TxiH 40Mi> CB saKpMTBiMH CTaBHaMH; Moxt H ^hkIh SypBaH'B 
ndKaaHBaaH, TTO ^aBHO hsx Hero y^aJiHaacB moffK. TyTB oh'b 
paaorHyji'B cbok) pyKy, KOTopaa cyfloposKHO SBiJia cacaTa bo see 
Bpema ena, h BCKpHKHyjit ot^b HajrujieHia, no^iyBCTBOBaBmH nu 



r2t 

Hefi sanacKV. „9xij, ec.in 6bi a anajit rpajwoTlj!" no^yMaJit oh'b, 
o6opaqHBafl ee nepey^-B co6oio iia Bcb cTopoiiti. Bi, 9to wrHOBe- 
HJe noc,!ibima.icH nosanu ero rayMt. 




„He 6oHTecb, iipjiMO xsaTafiTC cro! ^lero CTpycii.iii? aach ,'ie- 
CI1T0K1.. -/I nc]y^'Y 3aK,?ra,Tt, hto 3to qeJOD-isKi., a ne Hopri.!.." Tan^ 

Kpina-TI. rO.IOlUl CBOHMrb COUyTHHKaMT,, H .IleBKO lI01"BCTB0Ba.ll. 



122 

Ce6a CXBaqeHHBtJIX HiCKO-lliKHMH pyKa>!H, HS'B KOTOpHXt HHHa 

ffpoMsuns. on. CTpaxa. ^CKH^asaHrKa, npiaTejiB, cbok) CTpamnyio 
JiH^HHy! no.iHO Te6'fe /lypaiiHTB jno^efl!" nporoBopnji'b rojiosa, 
yxBaTHBt ero sa BopoTi>, h OTopon'fejii., Buny^HBt Ha nero rjiasi. 
CBOH. ,.SeBKo! cbih-bI" BCKpH^aji'B oh-b, OTCTynan ot-b y^iHBJie'HiB^ 
H onycKast pyKH. „8to tbi, coQa^iiH cbih-b! Bhhib, 6'fecOBCKoe po- 
acflenie! il /tyMaio, KaKaa bto mejiBMa, KaKOH 9to BHBopo^eHHBiH 
ffhXBOJi'b CTpoHT-B mTyKH! A aTo, BBIX04HTB, Bce TBI — HesapeHBil 
KHcejiB TBoejiy 6aTi>K^ b-b ropjio! — HSBOJiHinB saBO/iHTB no yjiniti 
pasSoH, coiHHaeniB n-fecHn!.. 9re, re, re, JleBKo! A ^ito sto? Bh^ho, 
qemeTCs y xedn cnima! BasaxB ero!" 

„nocTOH, 6aTBKo! BejiiHO reCi oTjaTB sry sanHCO^iKy", npo- 

rOBOpHJI'B JleBKO. 

„He UP sanncoKi. xenepB, rojry6qHK'B! BasaxB ero!" 

„nocTOH, nanib rojiOBa!" CKasaji-B nHcapB, pasBepnyBT. sa- 
HHCKy: „KOMHCcapoBa pyKa!" 

„KoMHccapa?" 

„EoMH:ccapa'?" iiobtophjeh MauiHHaJiBHO /iecaTCKie. 

„KoMHccapa? ly^Ho! eii;e HenoHSTHie!" no4yMaji'B npo ce6s 
JIbbko. . • 

„^HTaH, iHTafi!" CKasajri) rojiOBa: „tito xaMt nnmeri. komhc- 
eap-B?" ' : - 

„nocjrymaeM'B, ^TonnmeT'BKOMHccap'B!'' npoHsnecB BHHOKypi., 
^epjica B^b sySax'B JiioJiBKy h BBiciKaa oroHB. 

ITHcapB OTKamirajrca h Haiajiii qHTaTt: 

BJUpHKasx ro-uoBi EsTyxy MaKoroiieHKy. /[onijio ^OHacB, ito 
TBI, CTapBiH 4ypaK'B, BMicTO Toro, ito6bi co6paTB n23e3KHi3 He- 

flOHMKH H BeCTH Ha CejI'fe nOpflflOK'B, O^iyp'b.TI'B H CTpOHHIB Ha- 
KOCTH..." > ' 

..BoT-B, efl Bory", npepBaJi-B roJiOBa: ^HH^iero ne cjiHmy!" 
IlHcapB Ha^a.TB cnoBa: j 

„npHKa3'B ro-TroB-fe Esxyxy MaKoroneHKy. Jlom:io 40 nacB, tto 

TH, CtapBIH MJ—" 

„Ctoh, ctoh! ne HysKHoI" saKpH^ia-TB ronoBa: „xotb h ne cjih- 
luaa-B, oflHaKOHCB 3Haio, UTO rjiaBHaro Tyxt ^ijia eiqe ntx'B.^H- 
xaH flanie!" 

„A BCJi-feflcxBie Toro, npHKasHBaio xeC-fe eefi ace qacB acennrB 
TBOero CBiHa JleBKa MaKoroneHKa na Kosa^K-fi hsx. Bamero ace 
cejia FaiiH'fe riexpu^eHKOBofi, a xaKSKe ho^hhhtb mocxbi no cxojI' 
60BOH; ^opor-fc H He .TjaBaxB oSBiBaxejiBCKHX'B aomaflefl Ses-B Moero 
B'ljflOMa cyflOBBiMTb naHHqaM'B, xotb 6bi ohh 'txajiH npsMO 113% 
KaseHHOH najiaTBi. Echh jKe, no npiis^i iioeMi,, nafi^y onoe 
npHKaaanie Moe ne upHBe^enHBiM'B b^b HcnojiHeme, xo Te6a 04- 
Horo noxpeSyio kT) OTsixy. KoMHCcapt, oxcxaBHoi: nopyiHK'B 
KosBMa ^epKaTi'b-,i'tpiimnaHOBCKiii". 

,BoT'B qxo!" CKasajit roaoBa, pasHiiyBnm poxTi. ..CjiBimHTe jih 
BBi, cjiLirnHxe an: sa Bce cb tojiobbi cnpocax'B, n noxoMy cjiy- 
maxBca! 6d3npeKocJiOBHO cjiyraaTBca! He xo, npomy h3bhhhtb... 



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A tcCh", npo^ojiacajit OHt, o6opoTsci. Kt JlesKy, „BCff-fe/{CTBie 
npHKaaaHiii KOMHccapa, — xota qy^Ho mh^, KaK-B 3to ;{Oinjio fle 
Hero,— fl Kcenio; TOJitKO Hanepeat nonpoSyeini. th naraHKH'. Sna- 
eniB Ty, 'ito bhcht'b y mena. na CTini sosai noKyTa? SI noHOBnio 
ee saBTpa... Tffh tbi b3jijii> &tj saniicity?" 

JleBKO, HecMOTpa na HSj^MJieme, npoHcnie^mee OTt TaKoro He- 
HCflaHHaro oSopora ero fi-bjia, hm^jTb 6jiaropa3y]viie npHroTOBHTB 
Bt yiii CBoeMT) TipyroH OTBiTi> h yTaHTt HacToamyio HCTHHy, 
KaKHMx o6pa30M'B flocTaaacB saniiCKa. 

„JI OTKyqaJicfl", CKasajit OHt, „Bqepa Bseiepy eiije b-b ropo/i'B 
H BCTpiTiiai) KOMHCcapa, BBiJiisasinaro HSt dpa^KH. ysHaBma, 
HTO H H31. Hamero cejia, ,'(a3'B OHt miA STy sanacKy h Beji'isjTB 
Ha cjioBax'B Te6't cKasaTB, SaxBKO, ^to sai/feTt na BOSBpaTHOMt 
nyTH K-B Hajit odi^aTB". 

„Oh'b aio roBopHJi'b?'' 

.FOBOpHJI'B". 

..CjiBiKiHTe Jiiil" CKasant ro.iOBa ch BaacHoio ocaHKoro, o5o- 

pOTHBmUCb K'b CBOHMl. CnyTHHKaM'B: „KOMHCCap'B CaM'B CBOeiO 

OC06010 npi'h/ieT'B K'B Hanieaiy 6paTy, t. e. ko MH-fe na o6'hji'h. 
O!.." TyT'B rojiOBa noffRsiJii, naJieif'B BsepxT) h rojiOBy npHBeJix 
Bi TaKoe noJiosKeme, KaK'B 6y4TO 6bi ona npncjiyniHEaJiacB K'B 
iieMy-HHSy^B. ..KoMHCcapt, CJiBiniHTe an, KOMHCcap'B npi'ifleT'B 
KO MH'fe oS-feflaxB! KaK'B ^yMaeuiB, nan-B nncapt, h tbi, CBaT-B, 9to 
He coBcfeM-B nycTaa ^icctb! He npaB^a Jm?" 

.Enje, CKOJiBKO Mory npHnoMHHTB", no,ztxBaTiM'B naeapB: „hh 
O^HH'B rojiOBa He yronjaat KOMHCcapa o6iflOM'h". 

„He BcaKm roaoBa rojiOB'li ^leTa!" npoH3Hec'B cb caMO^OBOJib- 
HMMx BHflOM^b rojiOBa. PoT-B ero noKpHBHJica, H ^TO-TO B'B po^t-b 
Taacejiaro, xpnnjiaro CM'fexa, noxoJKaro oonie na ryfl'hnie OT^a- 
jreHHaro rpoMa, sasByqaJio B'B ero ycTax'B. .KaK'B flyiiaeniB, nan'B 
HHcapB, HyjKHO 6bi aaa HiieHHTaro rocTa flaiB npEKas'B, tito6bv 
CT> Kaac40H xaTBi npHHecJiH xotb no i^HnaeHKy, ny, nojioTna, 
eme Koe-^ero... A?.." 

iHyacHO 6bi, nyacHo, naH^ rajroBa!" 

,A Kor^a JKe cBaflb6y, SaTBKo?" cnpocHJi'B JTsbko. 

.CBaflB6y? 4an'B 6bi a Te6'h csaflBdy!.. Hy, 4a fljia HMeHHraro 
rocTa... saBTpa BacB nan'B h odB'feniaeT'B. ^opx-B cb Baim! IlycTB 
KOMHCcap'B yBHflHT'B, ^iTO sna^HT'B HcnpaBHOCTB! Hy, pedara, xe- 
nepB cnaTb! CxynaHTe no ^OMaii'B!.. CeroflHamnin cjiyqan npn- 
noMHHJi'B MH'jfe TO BpeMa, Kor^a a...' IIpH sthxi^ cjioBax'B roJiosa 

nyCTH^I'B oSBIKHOBeHHUH CBOn BaaCHHH H Sna^HXeJIBIIBIH BSrJiafl'B 

Hcno4Jio6Ba. 

„Hy, TenepB noHflOT'B rojiosa pascKastisaTB, KaK'B bos'b qa- 
pniiy!" CKasa-TB .TIbbko, h Sbictphmh inaraMn n pa^ocTno cu'i- 
uiHJi'B K'B snaKOMoii xarli, OKpyiKOHHon HnaenBKHMH BmnnaMH. 
,4aH TeS'fe BOP'S neSeciioe qapcTBO, flo6paa n npeKpacnaa naH- 
HOTiKa!" ^yMaJit OHt npo ce6a. .IlycTB xeS'fe na tom'b CB'fcT'h b'^^ho 
ycM'fexaeTca Meat^y anrejiaMH cbatume! HiiKOMy ne paacKaacy 



VIA 



npo AHBO, cjiyMiiBmeecH B'i. 3Ty iioib; TcS'is o/jiioii tojii^ko, Tajiio, 
nepe4aMT> ero: tw o^na tojibko iioB-fepHiub MH-b a BM'bcT'b co mhoio 
noMoaambCH sa ynoKon flyniH iieciacTHOM yTonjieHHimti!" Tyn, 




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OKHO 6uno ornepTO... 



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Ottt ripH6jiH3Hjre}i Ki, XaT-is: okho 6mjio OTnepTo; Jiy^H M-fecarta 
npoxoAHJiH ipest nero ii na^aJiH na cnjriiiyio nepe^t hhm'b raiiHy; 
ro,TiOBa ea onepjiacb Ha pyKy; n^eKH thxo rop'i.TiH; ry6M meBe- 










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126 

jiHjiHCb, HeacHO ripouBHOGH ero hmh. „CnH, Moa KpacaBHija! Ilpa- 
GHHCB Te6"fe Bce, ^TO ecTB Jiy^maro na CB-hrh; ho h to hc SyfleTt 
Jiy^me naraero npo6y3K4eHiH!" IlepeKpecTHB'B ee, saKpi.iJi'B ohi. 

OKOmKO H THXOHBKO yflaJIHJICfl. H ^peS-B HiCKOHBKO MHHyTI. Bce 

yace ycnyjio na cejiTfe; o^hh-b tojtbko M'icsix'B TaKt ace OiiHCTa- 

TejIBHO H lyflHO njlBlJIt BT, Heo6'BaTHBlX'B nyCTBIHJIX'B pocKom- 

Haro yKpaHHCKaro He6a. Tan's ace TopjKecTBeHHO fluraajio Bt bbi- 
rnHH-i, H HO^B, 6ojKecTBeHHaH ho^b, BejiH^ecTseHHO floropajia. 
TaK^ ace npeKpacna 6Bijia semna bt, jhbhom'b cepedpanoM'B 
SnecK-b; ho yace hhkto ne ynHBaacs hmh: Bce norpysHJiocB Bt 
coHi. IlapiflKa TOJiBKO nepepBiBanocB MrnoBeHHO MOJiqanie Jiaewh 
codaK-B, H flOJiro enje hbhhbih KaaeHHKt maTaJica no ycHyBniHMi. 
yjiHi^aMt, OTMCKHBaa cbok) xaTy. 





nponaBLuafl rpaMora. 

Bbin b, 

paacKasanHttH dhHHKOM% ***ckou uepxeu. 



aKt Bi>i xoTHTe, iTOObi a BaM'B eme pascKasajiT. ^ _ 

j^'ifla? — IIoHxaJiyii, no^eiiy ace ne nox'hniHTB npada- 

yTKofi?: 9x1,, cTapHHa, CTapHHa! ^Ito sa pa/tocTB, ^ito sa 

paaryjite na^eTX Ha cepflije, Kor/(a ycjitimHinB npo 

TO, 1T0 flaBHO-flRBHO, H TOfla eMV, H M'tCJIIja H'jfjT'B, 

^haaocb Ha CB'feTt! A KaKt eme Bnyxaexca KaK0H-HH6y/(B 
poflHi'B, 3'fefl'b HJiH npafli/TB, — ny, Tor^a h pyKofi MaxHn: 
iTo6'B MH'i nonepxHyjEOCB sa aKaGHCxOM-E BenHKOMyqeHHij'fe Bap- 
Bapi, ecjiH He ^y^Hxca, hxo boxx.-box'b caiiT) see axo Ti'fejiaeniB, 
KaK-B SyflTo sajt-fes-B b'b npa/ti^OBCKyro ayniy, hjih npaAiflOBCKaa 
flyma HiajHTx. b'b xeS'i... HirB, mhtb nyiije Bcero HamH fltB^iaTa 
H MonoflHijBi; noKasKHCB TOJiBKO Ha rjiasa hm-b: OoMa FpHropBe- 
BHif.! 9oMa rpHropBCBH^'B! a ni/me, HKy-Hu6ydb cmpaxoeuHuy Kasonny! 
a uyme, uyme!..." xapa-xa-xa, xa-xa-xa, h noHflyT-B h nofiflyx'B... Pas- 
cKasaxB-xo, KOne^Ho, ne majiB, 4a saraaHHxe-Ea, ^ixo TffejraexcH ex. 

HHMH B'B nOCXejIH. B'feflB fl 3HaK), 1X0 KajKflaH TipOJKHX'B n04'B 04'fe- 

HJiOM^, KaK"b 6y4Xo 6Bex'B ee jinxopa^Ka, h pa/ia 6£i cb rojiOBoro 
BJi'isTB Bx. xynyn'B cboh. IJapanHH ropniKOM'B icpHca, caiia KaK'B- 
HH6y4B safl'feHB HoroK) KOHopry, — h Boace ynacn! h flyma bte. hht- 
Kaxt. A Ha flpyroH 4eHB HHiero hb SuBaao; HaBasBisaexcH cbi* 
siiOBa: pa3CKa3KH en cxpaniHyK) CKasKy 4a h xoaBKO. Hto-jk'b 6bi 
xafToe pascKaaaxB saM'B? B4pyr'B hb B36pe4eT'B na yM-s... 4a, pas- 
CKaacy a Baiia., icaKx. B'h4BMBi nrpaJiH ex. hokohhbimx. 4'fe40M'B ei. 
dypHH. TojihKO sapaH-he npomy BacB, rocno4a, ne c6HBaHT6 cxj; 

TOJIKy^ a TO TaKOH KHCe.XB B£IH4eTXj, ^IXQ COB'bCTHO 6y4eTX. H B'B 

poxx. B3aTB. noKOHHBiH 4'i4'B, Ha4o6HO BaMx> CKasaxB, Sbiji'b He 

H3X. npOCTBIX'B Bt CBOB BpeMS KOSaKOBX.. SuajTB H XBep40-0H'B-T0 

H caoBOTHTJiy nocxaBHTB. B'B npa34HHE'B oxxBaxaexx. anocTOJia, 
6MBaJio, TBLKTh, 1T0 TcnepB H nonoBira% khoS cnna^eTca. Hy, canH 



128 

3HaeTe, ^to b'b TorTjamniH BpeMena, ecjiH co6paTi> co Bcero Ba- 
TypHHa rpaMOxeeBT., to neiero h manKH noflCTaBJiHXi., — hi. Oflny 

ropCTB MOJKHO 6bIJI0 BCfext V.'IOJKHTB. CxajIO-SBITB, H 4HBHTBCH He- 

qero, Kor/ja BCHKift bctpIjtihbih KJiannjiCH fl-fe/iy Ma.no He b-b hohcb. 
O/jHH-B paa-B sa^ynajiocb BejibMoacHOMy reTMany nocjiaTB sa 
i^iisM'B-TO Kt i^apHu'fe rpaiioTy. Tor^araHiit nojiKOBofi nHcapB, — 
BOT-B, nejiei^Kafl ero bosbmh:, h npossHiita ne BcnoMHio... Biickphk'b 
He BhckphkT), Moxyso'iKa ne MoTyso^iKa, Fo-TionyiieKt ne Fojio- 
iiyiieKt... 3Haio tojibko, tpo itaK'B-TO ^y/iHO Ha^HnaeTCH My^penoe 
nposBHuie, — nosBaji'B k'b ce5'Ii fl'fe/ia h CKaBa.TB bmv, ^to. botb, 
napHmaex'B ero caarB rexMan'B roHiiOMTj cb rpaMoxoio kb itapHiji. 
/[•iiflT. He jik)6h.ti'b ^ojiro co6HpaxBCH: rpasioxy saranjiij bt. manKy, 

BBIBeJI'B KOHH, ^MOKHyjITb HCeHy H ffBJXT, CBOHXX., RRK^b CaMTj OHX. 
HaSBIBa.TI'B, HOpOCeHKOB-B, H3'B KOXOpBIXX, O^HH'B 6bIJI'B . pO,1HOH 

oxeuX) xoTb 6bi h Hamero Spaxa, h ho^hsji'b xaKyio 3a coooio 
HBiJiB, Kaict 6y/ixo 6bi nflXHa/fnaxB xjionrieBX) sa/tyMajiH nocpeijH 
yjiHi[Bi HrpaxB bx. Kauiy. Ha ^pyroS flCHB, enje n-fexj'^x'B He Kpn- 
laji'B B^ qexBepjBm pasx., aijiTy yace 6bijix. b'b Konoxon-h. Ha xy 
nopy 6biJia xaMx. jipiiapKa: Hapofl^y BBicBina.xo no yjiHijaMX. cxojibkp, 
qxo bx. r.xasaxx. pHfiHao. Ho xaKx. KaKX. 6bijio pano, xo see 4pe- 
Majio, npoxjiHyBniHCB na seMJi-h. Bosjii KopoBBi jieacajiX) ryjiaKa 
napy6oKx>, ex. noKpacH'feBHiHMx>, KaK'B CHHXHpB, H0C0MX>; noflaJi'ii 
xpanijia, chah, nepeKvnKa ex. KpeMHSMH, chhbkok), flpo6iK) h 6y- 
OJiHKaMH; no^X) xe.n'broro jieiKajix. itBiranx.; na Bosy cx> pBi6oH — 
xyjiaKx.; na caiioM flopori pacKHHyjix. Horn 6opo;iaTi'B-M0CKajXB 
ex. noflcaMii h pyKasHnaMH... ny, BCflKaro c6pofly, KaKX. BO/iHTCfl 
no HpiiapKaMTj. /[iflx. npiocxaHOBHJicH, qxo6Bi pasrjiH^iTB xopo- 
lueHBKO. MejK/iy xisM-B bx. HXKaxx. naqajio Ma.xo-no-Majiy mese- 

.XHXBCH; HiHflOEKH CXajIH noSpHKHBaXB c{)Jia5KKaMH; 4BIMX. nOKaXHJIO 

xo xaMX., TO CHMX> KOJiBi^aMH, H sanaxx. ropainxx. c.xacxeH'B no- 
HeccH no BceMv xadopy. /I'fe/ty BcnaJio na yjix., ^ito y Hero n-fexx 
HH orHHBa, HH xaSaKy naroTOB't: botx. h noraejix> xacKaTBCH no 
HpMapK'Ii. He ycn'iji'B npofixn flBa^i^axn maroB'B — naBCTp-feqy 3a- 
nopoHceiix.. TyjiHKa, h no JiHijy bhtjho! KpacHBie, KaK'B jKapx>, nia- 
posapBi, chhIh Hcynan'B, apKifi hb'^thoh hohcx., npn 6oKy ca6jia 
H jiiojiBKa ex. M-fe/iHOK) ifbnogKOio no caMHH HHTBi — sanopojKenx. 
ffa. H tojibko! 9xx., Hapo4eijx>! CTaHexx>, BtiTHHexcH, noBe/ieTB py- 
KOK) MO.xoaeijKie ycBi, opsKHexX) no^KOBaMH — n nycTHTCJi! Jla b^^b 
KaKX. nycxHxca: Horn oxnjiHCBiBaioxx., cjiobho BepexeHOB'B 6a6BHXx. 
pyKaxx; qxo BHxopB, ^epnexx. pyKOio no bc^mx. CTpynaMX. 6aH- 
jiypBi, n xyxx. see, no^nepniHca eio ex. 6okh, neceTca BX>-npHCfl/^ tt; 
saaiexcs n-fecnen — flynia ry.xseTx.!... H-Jfexx., nporaao BpeMHHKoi'He 
ysHflaxB oo.xBme 3anopo3Ki(eBx>! /[a. TaK-B bctp'Ijthjihcb. Cjiobo 
3a cjioBG—^ojiro jih 40 snaKOMCXBa? HoniJiH KajisKaxB, KajiHKaxB, 
xaKx. 1x0 a'^ji'h coBcijMx. yjKe Shjio nosaSBijix, npo nyxt cboh. 
HonoHKa sasejiacB, KaKX. na CBa4B6'fe nepeax. hoctomtj BcnHKHMx.. 
Tojibko, bh^ho, naKOHeijx. npncKyqHJio Qhtb ropiuKH h lUBBipaTB 
B'B napo/tx. ^enBraMH, na h apMapK-h ne B-feKX. we ctohtb! Botx> 



129 

croBopujiHCB HOBBie npiaxejiH, Tro6'B He pasjiyiaTBCH ii nyxb 
vjepmaTb BM'licT'b. Bmjio flaBHO nofli. seqep-B, Kor^a BBi'fexanH ohii 
B'B nojie. CojiHiie y6pajiocB na ot^bixte.; r/f-fe-rfli rop'fejiH BM-bcTO 
Hero KpacHOBaTBia nonocBi; no noaio necTpinn hhbbi, ^itO' npa- 
3/iHHTiHBia njiaxTBi qepHoSpoBBix'B MOJiOflHii'B. Haiuero sanopoHCiia 
pasfloSap-B BSHJit CTpamHBm. Tt'fefl'B h eme flpyroit, npHnjieTraiiicji 
K'B HHM'B ryjiHKa, noflyMajiH yace. He 6icTi jih sacbjii. b^b nero. 
OTKyfla ^TO Ha6HpajiocB. HcTopin h npHCKasKH TaKis ahkobhh- 

HBIH, ^TO fl'fefl'B H-hcKOJIBKO pas's XBaTa^lCS 3a 60Ka H ijyTB HO 

HaflcaTfEca-B CBoero acHBOTa co CM-fexy. Ho b-b noni cTanoEHJiocB 
Hi'feM'B flHJi'he, T'hM'B cyMpa^iH'ie, a BM'hcT'i cb t6m'b cTaHOBH- 
jiacB HecBHSH-fee h MOJiOfleijKaH mojibb. HaKOHei^oi, pa3CKa3- 

^HKTb Ham-B npHTHX'B COBCfeMTi H B3flparHBaOT. npH ManiHiueM'B 

iiiopox-b. 

„re, re, seMjiHK'B! fla tbi ne na luyxKy npHHHJica c^iHxaTB 
coB-B. Yhcb flyMaeniB, KaK-B 6u aomoh, fla Ha ne^B". 

„nepe;f'B BaMH He^ero TanTBCH", CKasaji'B oh-b, B/tpyr'B o6opo- 
THBHiHCB H HeHOflBHJKHo ycTasHBi. Ha HEX'S rjia3a CBOH. „3HaeTe 
.7IH, TITO flyma moh ^asno npoflana He^iHCTOMy?" 

„8Kafl HeBHflajiBmfHHa! Kto na B'fiKy OBoeM-B ne SHa.icH cb 
HeHHCTBiM'B? TyT-B-TO H Hj^iKHO rvJiiiTB, kslkt, roBopHTCS, Ha npax-B". 

„9x'B, xjionifBi! ryjiHJi'B 6bi, 4a b'b hot^b sxy cpoK'B MO.io/my! 
93, 6paTitBi!" CKasaji'B oh'b, xjionHyB'B no pyKaii'B hx-b: „9&, ne 
BBiflaHTe! HenocHHTeo/fHOH HOimlB'feK'BHeaaoy^Tfy Bamenflpy^dBi!" 

iloqeMy-acB h'^ hocoShtb ^lejiOB'feKy Bt 'raKOM'B rop-is? flr'^Jli- 
o6'BaBH;i'B .lanpaMHK-B, ^ito CKop'fie flacT'B oh'b oTp'isaTB oce.ne- 

flei^'B CB C06CTBeHH0H rOJIOBBI, ^I'hM'B ,Z|:onyCTHT'B TIOpTa HOHIOXaTB 

co6aTiBeH Mopflofi cBoeS xpncTiaHCKon flyran. 

KosaKH HamH 'lixajm 6bi, MoaceT'B, h ^ajTie, eciiH6Bi ne 06- 
BOJiOKJio Bcero He6a hotbio, cjiobho yepHBiM'B phahom'b, h b'b 

HO.U'fe HO CTaaO TaK-B Hte TCMHO, KaK^B HOyTB OBtihHHBIM'B Tya5''nOM'B. 

Hs^ajiH TO.TIBKO Mepen^HJiCH oroneK'B, h kohh, nyji 6.TiH3Koe ctoh.uo, 
TopoHHJiHCB, nacTopoaca ymn n BKOBaBnm o^h bo itpaK'B. Oro- 
neK'B, KasanocB, HeecH nascTp'feqy, h nepe^'B KosaKaiiH noKasajicn 
inHHOK-B, noBaitHBrninca na oflny CTopony, cjiobho 6a6a na nvTH 

CB BeCeJIBIX-B KpeCTHH'B. Bt T-fe nOpBI mHHKH 6bIJIH He TO, ^TO 

TenepB. /foSpoMy iieJiOB'jfsKy ne to.?ibko pasBepnyTBca, npiy^a- 
pHTB rop.THiiBi H.TIH TonaKa, — npHJiei^B flaace nerfl't 6bi.tio, Kor^a 
B'B rojiOBy 3a6epeTCH xmojib, h hofh na^nyT'B nncaTB hokoh-oh'b- 
no. /[Bop'B 6bi.ti'b ycTaBJiOH'B bbcb qyMaijKHMH B03aMH; no/i'B 

nOB'isTKaMH, B'B HCJIHX'B, B'B cfenSX'B, HHOH CBCpHyBmHCB, flpyrOH 
paSBBpHyBHIHCB, XpaH'fenH, KaK'B KOTBI. IIlHHKapB O/fHH'B, Hepefl'B 

KaranijOM'B, nap'isBiBaa'B py6iiaMH na na-uo^K-ib, ckojibko KBapT-B 
H ocBMyx'B BBicymnjiH qyiiarifKia tojiobbi. ,5'h/('B, cnpocHBmH TpoTB 
Beflpa na Tponx'B, oTupasHncH b-b capan. Bcfe Tpoe jieran pa/fOM'B. 
'''o.TiBKO He ycn'fejt'B oh'b noBepnyTBCJi, KaK'B bhaht'b, ^ito ero 
senr.nflKH cnHTi:. yvKe jiepTBeijKHM'B chom'b. PasGyflHBiHH npiiCTaB- 
raaro K'B HHM'B xperBaro Kosana, 4'fefl'B HanoMHH.n'B eny npo 

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.'taHHoe TOBapiinjy oSiiuaHie. Tot7> npHBCTa.n^, npoTep't masa 
H CHOBa ycHVJii. He^ero 7it,,iaTB, npiiniJiocB oflHoxiy Kapay.rmTb. 
^Ito6i.i HiMi.-HH6y4b pa3orHaTb coh-b, ocMOxp'h.rii. OHt Bci bosij, 
npoBi/fant KoiieS, saKvpiiJi'ij jirontKy, npnineji'B Ha3a,5'b it cfea't 
oiiHTB OKOJio CBOHxt. Bce 6i.iao Tiixo, TaKi> Tro, Kaaciicb, HH oflHa 
jiyxa He npojicrijia. Bottj h ^ly^HTca, eMy, mto n3x-3a coc't/fHaro 
B03a HTO-TO cipoe BBiKastiBaeTt pom... Tyri, r.'iasa ero Ha^a.Jii 
CMBiKaxBca, Tai-CB TITO npHHj'HCfleH-B OH'B 6biji'b eHveMHHyTHO npo- 

THpaTB HX-B KyjiaKOM'B H lipOMBlBUTB OCTaBUieiOCfl BO^KOH. Ho 

KaK'B CKopo HCMHoro iipoflCHff.^HCB otH, BCG npona.jajio. IlaKOHen-B, 
Ma.no noroy^a, onaTB noKasBisaeTca usit-uoji-h Bosa^yyiiiiiie... /'(■jfe^'B 
BBiTapamHJi-B r.iasa, ckoubko mop's; ho npoiasTaa ^pesioTa Bce 
TyMaHHJia nepev^B hhm'b; pyKH ero OKOCTeHi.TiH, ro.ioBa ci^aTHJiacB, 

II Kp'fenKiH COH'B . CXBaTH.^Tj BTO TaKTt., ^TO OUT, HOBa.lH.TICa, C.IOBHO 

y6HTBiH. Tlo-iro cna-Tit flifl'B, ii, KaKT. npHiieK.Tio nopa,!jo^iHO yace 
co.TiHue ero BudpHTvio MaKymKy, Torisa to.ibko cxBaTiMca OH'B 
iia Horii. rioraHyBuiJiCB pa3a flna ii iioiecaBi, ciiHHy, saMiTii-TB 
OH'B, ^iTO BosoB'B CToa.10 y>Ke He TaK'B MHoro, KaK"B CB Be^iepa, 
^yMaKH, BH/fHO, noTaHj'j]HCB eiije 40 CB-hra. K'l cbohm'b — Kosanx 
CHHT'B, a saHopoHci^a Him,. BBicnpaiuHBaTt — hukto 3HaTB ne 
3HaeT'B; o,?iHa to.ibko Bepxiiaa cBHTKa .leava.ia iia tom'b misctIj. 
Cxpax'B H pas^yMBe B3a.no fl'i^^a. noine.^'B nocjiOTp'iTB KOHeii — 
HH cBoero, HH 3aiiopo>KCKaro! Mto-6'b sto SHami.io? IIo.iojkhm'b, 
sanopoH-cua B3a.ia ne^mcTaa cima, kto me KOHeft? Coofipasa bcc, 

Ji'bjX'h 3aK.lI0'ni.TB, "^TO, B'hpHO, tlOJJT'B npHXOfllM'B irbuiKOM'B, a 

KaK'B 40 iieiv.'ia iie 6.'ih3ko, to ii crany.i'B ero Koiia. Eo-ibiio esiy 
6bi,to Kp'fenKo, iiTo lie c/iepJKa.i'B KOsanKaro c.TioBa. „IIy", flyMaerb, 
,,Heqero ^'kiaxB, iioii/sy n-feiiiKOMT,: aBOCB iroiia^eTca na t^opor-fe 
KaKOH-HHOyflB 6apBimHHK'B, 'i/iymia cb apjiapKH, KaK'B-Hii6yflB 
yjKe KyiT.iK) Koiia". To.ibko xBaTiMca sa luariKy — 11 niamai H-fex-B. 
Bcii.iiecHyji'B pyKaMH noKOHHBiM aiiffb, KaKi:. bchomhi-i.tb, ^ito Bqepa 
eiije iiOM'feHajiHCB ohh na Bpejia cb saiiopoaujfeM'B. KoMy So.iBnie 
yTaujHTB, KaK'B He HeiMCTOiiy! Bot'b Tetyh 11 reTMaHCKift tocth- 
iien'B! Bot'b Te6'fe h npiiBes'b rpaMO'i'y k'b itapim'fe. TyT'B ^hjii, 
iipHHa.ica yroHiaTB ^lopTa TaKiiMH nposBiuiiajiii, ^ito, flVMaio, eaiy 
ire o^HH-B pas'B ^iixa.iocB Tor^a b'b neKJii. Ho 6paHBio Ma.xo no- 
eoSiiniB; a saTtiJiKa ckojibko hh ^leca-TB ji'^ffb. iiHKaK'B ne Mor-B 
niMcro npHflyiiaTB. ''Ito ^ijiaTB? KHHy.irca ^ocTaTB ^yacoro yaia: 
eoopa.T'B BC'fcxTv Sbibiuhx-b TOr^a b'b lui-iHK'h, flo6pBix'B .mo^eii, 
yyaiaKOB-B h npocTO saisjKHX'B, h pa3eKa3a;i'B, ^to TaK'B 11 TaK'B, 
TaKoe-TO npHK.TiQTiH.TiocB rope. ^jMaivH ^o.xro jyMajiH, no/fnepniH 
6aToraMH iioflSopofli-cH cboh, KpyTH.TH ro:ioBaMii 11 CKaaajiii, ^to 
lie cjiBiinajiH xaKoro ^iiBa iia KpeirfenoM'B CB'feT'fe, ^toSbi reTJiaii- 
CKjao rpaMoxy yTaiqH.i'L 'lopx'B. ,ZIpyrie JK.e npH6aBHJiH, ^xo Kor,'ia 
Tjopx-B fla MOCKa.TiB yicpa/iyT'B ^iT0-HH6y4B, to nomiHaii, khk'b 11 
3Ba.Tii';. OflHH'i> tojibko lUiiHKapB CH/rt.T'B Mo.Ma B'B yxjiy. 4'fefli> H 
noflCTynHJXB K'B neiviy. YjE'b Korfla moji^ht'b qe.iOBiK'B, to, Btpiio, 
3ainii5'B MHoro yiioM'B. Tojibko miiiiKapB ne TaKX-TO fiBi.iij iiie.-iirx. 




rJce fibino thxo, raK-b s'to. KawHCt, hh OflHa Myxa He npojierina. IloTh h HyaHTca eny, 

Hsro E03a HTO-TO cipoe BbiKasLiBacT-b porn. 



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Ha cnoBa, h ecjra6i>i jThjii, He noji'hsi. bt, KapMam^ sa nflTWO 

3J^TBIMII, TO npOCTOilJIT. 6bI uepeflTy HHM'i flapOM'f>. 

„H Hayw Te6a, KaKX HafixH rpaMOxy", ckslsslx'b out, otboah 
ero B-B CTopoHy. Y flifla h Ha cep^icb OTJierao. „il BHHcy ysKe 
no rjiasasii., ^to tw KosaKt — ne 5aoa. Cmotph ace! Bjihsko inHHKa 
oyfleTB noBopoTi. Hanpaso bi> jrkcb. Tojibko CTanerjb b-b noji'b 
iipHMepKaTB, ^ito6h TBI 6bki'b yace HaroTOBi. B'b jiicy jEHsyTi. 
UBiraHBi H BBixoflarB hs-b Hop-B CBOHX'B KOBaTB acea-feso B^ TaKyio 
HO^B, B'B KaKyio OTiH'fe si^BMBi "^sjisi'rh Ha CBOHX'B KOnepi^axT.. 
^■hMTb OHH npOMEimaaiOT^B na caMOM'B fliai, snaxB Te6'h ne^ero. 
Muoro dy^exT) CTyKy ho .nicy, tojibko tbi ne h^h b'b T'fe cto- 
poHBi, oTKyfla sacjiEimHHiB CTyK'B; a Qy^eT'B nepefl'B toSoio mh- 
jiaK flopoacKa, mhmo o6oacateHHaro ^epeBa: ^opoacKoio 3tok) h^h, 
Hflii, H^H... GTaneiT. Te6a TepHOBHHK'B i^apanaiB, rycToS op-feni- 
HHK'B sacjiOHflTB flopory — TBI Bce HflH; H KaK'B npii/teiuB K'B ne- 
6o.TiBmoH pi^K-h, Tor^a tojibko MoaceniB ocTaHOBHTBCH. Tajra h 
yBH^HniB, Koro nyacHO. 4a ne nosady^B Ha6paTB b'b KapManBi 
Toro, fljisi ^ero h KapMaiiBi cfl'fijraHBi... Tbi HoiiHMaeuiB, sto ;to6po 

it flBHBOJIBI, H JIIOflH .IIoShT'B". CKaaaBIHH 3T0, HIHHKapB yiueji'B 
B'B CBOH) KOHypy H He XOT'fejI'B SoJIBHie rOBOpHTB HH caoBa. 

IIOKOHHBIH fl'fefl'B 6biJI'B ^OJIOB'feK'B — He TO, HT06bi HS-B TpyCJIH- 

Baro fle cjiTKa; dBiBaao, Bcrp'feTHT'B BonKa, TaK'B h xBaxaeT'B npsMO 
3a xboct'b; npofi^eT'B cb KyjiaKaMH npowteiK'B KosaKOB'B, — bcIj, 
KaK'B rpyniH, noBajiaTCH na scmjik). OfliiaKoacB, ^to-to HOflnpajio 
ero no Koac'i;, Kor/ta BCTynnJi'B oh'b b'b TaKyio r:iyxyio hohb b'b 
ji'fec'B. XoTB 6bi SB'lis/foqKa Ha HeS'h. TeMHO h rjiyxo, KaK'B b'b 
BHHHOM'B nOflBaji-fe; tojibko cuBiniHO 6hjio, ito ^ajieKO-flajieKO 
BBepxy, nafl'B rojiOBOio, xojiOflHBin B-feTep-B ryaHJi-B no Bepxym- 
rcaM-B ^epesi., h flepesBfl, ^to oxMajt-feBmia Kosai^idfl tojiobbi, 
pasryjiBHO noKaiHBaaHCB, menqa JiHCTBaMH nBHHyio MoaBb. KaKii 

HOT'B SaB'feHJIO TaKHM-B XOJIO^tfOM'B, qTO fl'ifl'B BCnOMHIIJI'B H npO 

obmhhhbih Tyjiyn'B cboh, h B^pyr'B cjiobho cto mchOtob-b sacTy- 
^laJio 110 ji'hcy TaKHM-B cTyKOM'B, iTO y Hero aasBen'ifijio b'b rojiOB'i. 
H, 6yflTO 3apHHi(eio, ocb'Jjtiijio na MHHyTy bccb ji'Ijcb. Jl'hjiiy 
rOTqacB yBHfl'iji'B ^opoatKy, npofinpaBniyioca npoiieacB MejiKaro 
KycTapHHKa. Bot'b h oSoacaieHHoe flepeno, h KycTBi TepiiOBHHKa! 
TaK'B, Bce TaK'B, KaK'B 6bmo eMy roBopeHo; H'bT'B, ne oSMaHyji-B 
HIHHKapB. OflHaKoa^'B, He coBchM'B Becejio 6bijio npofliipaTBca 
•^lepes'B Konro^ie KycTu; eme ot'b po^y ne BHfla:ii'B oh'b, ^itoSu 
npoKJiflTBie HiHHBi H cyiBH TaK'B 60JIBH0 i^apaHajiHCB; ho^th Ha 
Kaat^OM'B Hiary 3a6Hpajio ero BCKpiiKHyTB. Majio-no-Maay bbi- 
Cpajica OH'B na npocTopnoe M'fecTo, h, ckojibko mop-b saMiiTHTB, 
^epesBH p'fefl'fejiH H CTanoBH.TiicB, n'^M'h flan'be, Taraa ninpoKia, 

KaKHX'B fl'fefl'B He BHflBIBajI'B H HO Ty CTOpOHy IIOJIBHIH. FjISflB, 

Meatfly flepeBBHMH MejiBKHyjia H p'tiiKa, lepHaa, cjiobho BO]30HeHa5i 
cTa.iBs 4oaro CToaji-B ffhffh y 6epera, nocMaTpHBaa na bcIj cto- 
poHH. iia. ;ipyroM'B 6epery ropn'r-B opohb h, KaateTca, bot'b-bottj 

I'OTOBllTCfl lIOraCHyTB, H CHOBa OTCB'feqHBaeTCfl B'B p'fetlK'fe^BSflpa- 



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OTBaBnieH, kslkit nojiBCKifi nuiaxTHit Bt KOsaiiBHXi. jianaxT.. Bot-l 
H MocTHKt! „Hy, TyTi. oflHa TOJiBKO ^GpTOBCKaa TapaxaHKa pasB-fe 

npO-fe^eTt". Jl-BffT,, OflHaKOHC^, CTJUURl, CM'fejIO, H CKOp'fee, q-feMt 

61.1 HHOH ycniji-B flocTaTt pojKOK't, noHioxaTi. Ta6aKy, 6i.i;i'ByiKe 
Ha ,zipyroM'B 6epery. TenepB tojibko pasrviHfliji'B ori,, ^ito BOSJii 
orna CHft'feaH jiroflH h TaKia CMasJiHBBia posKH, ^ito Bt flpyroe 
Bpeivia, Bort snaeT-B, qero 6bi ne flajix, jriimB 6bi ycKOJiBSHyTb 
OTT. SToro 3HaK0MCTBa. Ho TenepB, He^ero /("fejiaTB, nysKHO 6bi;io 
saBasaxBca. BoTt 4'ifl'B h OTB'bcHcH'B hm-b hokjioh'b, maao ne bt, 
iiohcb: „noMoraH Bor-B saM-B, ^odpBie jiioflH!" Xotb 6u oflHut 
KHBHyjiTi ronoBoii: CH^aTT. 75a MOJi^iaTt, 4a ^to-to cbiHieiot'b bt. 
oroHB. BHflfl 04H0 M-hcTo HeaaHaTBiM'B, fliflrB 6e3'B BcaKHxt oko- 
jjH'iiiocTeft cijfB H caira. CMasjiHBBia poacH — nnqero; HH^ero h 
TI'fefl'B. Jlonro CHfl'JjJiH Moa^a. Tl+'^y y^e h npncKj'^'^Hno; TjaBaft 
luapHTB Bi KapMani, BBinyji'B jiiojiBKy, nocMOTpi.nt BOKpyr'B — 
HiL oflHH'B He raaflHT-B Ha Hero. ..YsKe, flo6po;fiHCTBO, oy^BTe 
jiacKOBBi: KaKTi 6bi trki,, ^itoSbi, npHMipno CKasaTB, Toro"... G^'fe/fB 
jKHBajTB B-B CBixifi He Majio, anaifB yace, KaK-B no^nycKaTB TypycBi, 
H iipH cjiyqai, noacajiyH, h nepeflx. rjapeM'B ne y^apaji'B obi jih- 
HOMt Bi rpasB) ,3to6bi, npHM-J^pno cKasarB, h ce6a ne sadBiTB, 
4a H BacB He o6H/i'feTB, — jiK)jiBKa-TO y iiena ecTB, fla Toro, liM'B 
6bi sa^Ke^B ee, mprtn-ma (ne Hirtexca)." H na axy p-feqB xotb 6bi 
cjiOBo; TOJIBKO OfliHa po>Ka cynyjia ropaiyio tojiobhio npaMexoHBKO 

^ifly B-B JloSli, TaK'B qTO, eC.UH 6bI OHTi HeMHOro He nOCTOpOHHJICa, 

TO, CTaTBca MoaceTT., pacnpon^anca 6bi HaB-feKH cb o/(hhm'B r.ia- 
aoMTj. Bh^k, HaKOHei;^., ^to Bpejia ^apoMT. npoxo^HT-B, p'tniiraca — 
dyfleTT) .iH cjiyniaTB He^ncToe naeMa, imh HiTT. — pascKasaTB /fijio. 
PoHCH H yuiH HacTaBHaH, H jianBi npoTanyjiH. /['fefl'B ^oraflajica, 
sadpajiT) BT> ropcTB Bcfe 6BiBmia cb hhmt. ^enBrn h KHHyjiTj, 

CJIOBHO COSaKaM-B, HMT. BT. Cepe^HHy. KaKT. TOJIBKO KHHyjI'B OUT. 

;(.ejibrii, Bce nepeAT> hhmt. nepeMiniaaocB, seMJia sa^poatajia h 
iwiKT. yace, — oht. h caMT. jaascKasaTB ne yM-fejiT., — nonaax qyTB jih 
lie BT. caMoe neKJio. „BaTioniKH moh!" axnyjiT. fli^T., pasrjiHTcfeBiuH 
xopoiueHBKO. ^To 3a qy^Hma! pojEH na poai'fe, KaKT. roBopirrcH, 
lie BH4H0. BiflBHT. Tana a rndejiB, KaKT. cny^aeTca HHorfla na 
PoJK/iecTBO BBina^eTT, cnliry: paapaatenBi, pasMasaHBi, cjiobho 
iiaHHO^KH na apMapK-b. II Bci, ckojibko hh 6bijio hxt. TaiiT., KaK'B 
XMeflBHBia, OTHJiacBiBajm KaKoro-TO ^epTOBCKaro TpenaKa. IIbmb 
noflHajiH, Boace ynacii, naKyio! /{poacB 6bi nponajia ppemeiiaro 
lenoB-bKa npn oahomt. BH^-h, KaKT, bbicoko CKaKajio oIicoBCKoe 
njiejia. Ha jx'hji,^, necMOTpa na BecB CTpaxT., cM'tx-B nanaJiT., Kor;(a 

yBBfl-fejIT., KaKT, lepTH CT> COfia^BHMH MOpflaMH, Ha HllMeitKHXT. 

HoacKaxT,, BepTa xBocxaMH, yBHBajmcB oKono BiflBHTb, Syflxo napiiii 
OKOJio KpacHBixT, fliBynieKT,, a MysBiKaHTBi Tysiran ce6a bt. lyeKH 
KyjiaKaMH, chobho bt, 6y6HBi, h CBHCTajin HOcaMH, KaK'B bt, Baji- 
TopHBi. ToJiBKO 3aBH4'iiiH 4'bfla — H TypnyjiH k'b nejiy op^OiO. 

CBMHBia, COSa^BH, K03.THHBia, 4p0CJ5HHBia, J[Oma/[UHBia pEMa— Bcli 

noBBiTarHBajiHCB, h bott, TaKT, H jiisyTT. niiTTOBaTBca. njironyjiTj 



134 

/rliflt, TaKaji MepsocTB sanajra! HaKOTTen;i>, cxBaTH.Tin ero h no- 
caflHaH 3a ctojii., auhhok), MoaceTTb, ci> ^opory oti. KoHOxona 
40 BaTypHHa. „Hy, aro euje ne coBciMt xy^o", noflyMa.ni./i'fefl'i, 
saBHfliBniH Ha CTO.Tfe cBHHHHy, KO.ii6aci.i, KpomeHBift Cl. KaiiyCTOH 

-lyKt H MHOrO BCflKHX'fc ClRCTeS: „BHfl:HO, flbflBOJIbCKaa CB0JI01B 

He fl;ep3KHTi. nocTOB'b". 4'bfl't-TaKn, ne MismaeTt BaM'i, 3HaTb, He 
ynycKa.TB npa Cjiyqa-i nepexBaTHTB Toro-cero na 3j6hi. 'B.'ta.ii'B, 
hokohhhktj, anncTHTHO, h noTOMy, ne nycKaflci. bts pasoKasH. 

lipHflBHHyJII. Kt 0664 MHCKJ'- 01. HapisaHHjblM'B CaJIOMI. H OKO 
pOKt BeT^HHBI, BSajI-B BHJIKy, Ma.^0 ^liMI. nOMCHtme T-fext BHJI'L. 

KOTopMMH MyjKHK'i. 6epeTi. ciHO, 3axBaTH.ui> eio caMBiit ysicH- 
CTMH KycoKTb, noflCTaBHJii> Kopicy x.ii-fe6a — ii, raajih, n OTnpaBH.Ttt 

B'B iiyaCOH pOT1>, BOT'B-BOTt B03JI"fe CaMBIX'B ymeif. H C.IBiniHO 

jiU'Me, KaR"i> qbJi-TO Mop;[a ^KyeTt h ujejiKaeT'i. 3y6aHH na necb 
CTonx. Jl'i'AT' Hiraero; cxBRTii.Tb ^pyroii k^'coki. h bot'i., icaacHCB, 
H no Tj6awh shuiiaviTy, to.tbko onjixb He bt> CBoe rop.'io. B-l 
TpeTiii past — ciiOBa jihmo. lijO'k.ieMiiJicn /[is^'B: nosaoM.iTj h 
ci'paxt, H b7j ^ibiix-i. .lanax'b Haxo^iiTCH oh-b, npHc.K0''nM7j kt> 
B-bflBMain.: .."'^Ito bbi, IIpo^oBO iBiteiia, 3a/iyjrajiH CMiaTbca. ^rro 
:iH, Haflo JMHoii? Ecjih hb oxflafliiTe ceS a^e nacB Moefl KOsanKOH 
uianKH, TO 6yflB a. Kaxo.TiHK'B, Korfla ne nepesopo^y cbhhbix'b 
pBi.TB Baniiixi Ha 3aTBi.iOKi.!" He ycni.n'B oh'b ,?;0K0HtiHTB no- 

CJI-feflHHX-B C.XOB'B, KaKt BCfe ^y/iHlIja BBICKaJH.:lH 3y6bl H HO/tHK.XH 

'■^aKoii CM-fexij, ^iTO y jvhjia. na flyuii saxojiOHy.TO. 

„JIa;iHol" npoBH3>Ka.xa o^na h3'b B'i^BirB, KOTop.yH) ffini} no- 
MbjTB sa crapniyio na^'B jsciMir, hotomv .xii'^HHa y nes 6HiJia qyTb 
;iH eiiie ne KpacHB'to bc^x'b: „uianKy OTTiaaHMTi xeSi, to.xbko ne 
npejKvie, noKa CBirpaenib cTj najiH xpn pa3a b-b ih/prnt!" 

'Ito npHKaaceHii, fliaaTB? KosaKy cicxB cb 6a6aMH b-b flypHH! 
/-tiflTj OTHiipaTBca, OTHnpaxBCii, HaKOHei['B, cIj.titj. llpHnecjiH Kap- 
TBi, saiiac.TteHHBiH, KaKHiui tojbko y nacx. hohobhbi ra,iaion3 npo 

>KeHHX0Bl5. 

„C.xymaH /Kb!" sajiaa.iia Bi^tMa Brb flpyroit jsasx: „ec.iH: xotb 
pas'B BBiHrpaeniB — tboh uianKa; Kor/ta xa Bci xpii pa3a ocra- 
neiHBca flj^oHeirB, to ne npoi^HiBaiica, ne to.tibko manKH, mo- 

HveT'B, H CBiTa SOJIBHIB He ySHflKniB!" 

„C4aBaii, ciaBaii. xpBi^OKKal "H^tg 6y/ieT'B. to 6y4eT'B". 

BoT'B II Kap'j'L: po34aHBi. Bsh.t'b /rh^'B cbchi B-bpyKii — cmotij'Ijtb 
HB xoqBTCsr, TaKaH ^paiiB: xotb 6bi na cji-fex-b ofliiHT^ K03BipB. Hst, 
jiacTii flBcsTKa caMaa CTapiiraH, naprb ,ia/Ke H'tTx.; a B-ij^bMa Bce 
HO/fBajiHBaeT'B naTBpHKanui. lIpHui.aoeb ocTaTbeH^ypHBM'B! Tojibko 

HTO .TfeflT. yCH't.'I'B OCTaTBCfl .(ypHBJI'B, H CO BC'lsX'B CTOpOH'b 3a- 

paca.xH, 3a;iaH:in, saxpioKajii iiopflBi: ..^ypeiiB, viypenB, ^ypeHB!" 
/Ito6i) bbi nei)e.'rona.iiicB. ^bheo-ibckob n.xeMa!" saKpiraa.'i'B 
fl'tflt, saTBiKaa na.'ibnaMH ce6'l5 jaiiii. „Hy. jyiviaBT'B, ...B-fe^bMa 
noflTacoBa^ia, xenept a caMTj Sy^y c^aBaxb''. Cjr.tb; 3acB'bTH;ix, 
K03BipH; iior:ifl;t'i;rB bx. KapxBi: MaoxB xoxb Kv^a, K03BipH bctb. 
H cHR'ia.ia. /it.xo nr.TO, KaKx. He.xB3a .xyxniB; to.xbko B'i;,ii»-iia — iiS' 



_ r'*'**'?^} i-ii "•• 




fltay y>Ke h npHCKy^sino; 



nasaS uiapHTb b^ KapMant, BbiKyji"^ nmnbKy. nocMOTptjit BOKpyr^b — hh osMHt. He 
rflS!anTt Ha Hero, 



136 

TepHK-B ct KopoJTJTMjr! Y /t-fe/ia Ha pTFcax-i. ot^hh koshph! He 

TiyMafl, Hc ra^aH floaro, xsaTi, Kopojieft BCixt no ycaMt ko- 

SBipaMH! 

„re, re! /tasTO iie no KOsaijKH! A ijiM't ti,t T:poerai>, ^eiiJisiK't?" 
,KaK'B — ^'iaii.? KosbipaMii!" 

„Mo>KeTi> 6mti., no BaraeMy, 9to h K03LipH, tojibko no nameMy — 
iiiThl" 

FlTHflB — B7, CaMOMTi .'('fe.Tit, npOOTaH JiaCTB. ^TO 3a .^I.HBO.HBIUHHa! 

npHm.TiocB B'B 4pyroH pasT^ Gbitb Tfypneinb, a qepTaiiBS noui;io 
CHOBa TjpaTB ropio: ..^ypenB! ff.yipenhl" TaifB tto ctoji'b vrpoKa^TB 
H KapTti npBirajiH no CTOJiy. A'i^A'i^ pagropjiinjicn; c;^.'!^ b'b no- 
cniflHiS. OnaTB ujie'i."L jiavino. B'liflBMa onaTB nfiTopHK'B; fl'fefl'B no- 
KpBijra) H Ha6pa.i7> hs'b K0.'[0/fBi nojinyio pyicy KOSBipeM.. 
'«c^ „Ko3BipB!" BCi;pii'ia.TB OH'B, yflapHB-B no croay Kap'j'oio Taio., 
iTO ee CBcpnyjio Kopo6oM7.; Ta, ne roBopa hh cjiOBa, noKpwjia 

BOCBMOpKOKt MaCTH. „ A ^liM-B TBI, CTapBIH flBHBOJI'B, 6BeniB? BiflBMa 

noflnajia KapTy: no^f'B nero 6Braa npocxaa mecTepKa. ..BaniB, d-b- 
coBCKoe oSMopa'tiHBaHBe!" cKasaji'B fliffh h cb floca^Bi xBaTHJi-B 
KyaaKQM'B; ^To CHJiM, HO cTOJiy. Kii ciacTBK) enie, ^to y B-b/^BMBi 
6BiJia njioxaa MacxB; y fli^a, KaK-B Hapo^HO, na Ty nopy napti. 
CTaa-B HaSnpaTB KapTBi hs-b kojio^bi, tojibko mohh niTi.; flpanB 
TaKaa JiiseT-B, ^ito fl'hfl'i. h pyKH onycTSJiTb. B'B Koaoji'h hh Oflnoii 
KapTBi. noraeJi'B yace Tani,, ne rjra/ta, npocTOio mecTepKoio; B'feflBMa 
npHHajia. ..Bot-b Te6'fe na! sto ^tg? 9, 9! Bipno, TiT0-nH6yflB ^a 
ne TaKT)!" Bot-b, fl'fe^'B KapTBi noTHxoHBKy noflrB ctoji'b h nepe- 
KpecTHJi-B; rjia^B — y nero na pyKax'B Tys-B, KopojiB, BaneT'b ko- 
SBipeft, a OH'B BMiscTO niecTepKH cnycTHU'B Kpajiio. „Hy, ^ypenB 
ace a 6mji'b! KopojiB KOSBipeS! ^to! npHHana? A? EonieiiBe ot- 
poflBe! A Tysa He xo^iemB? Tys^B! BaaoT'B!"... FpoM-B nomeifB no 
neKJiy; na* B't/^BMy Hana.UH Kopqir, n, OTKyfla hh bosbmhcb, manKa 
6yx'B fl-fefly npaMexoHBKO b'b jthho. „H']fiT'B, 9Toro Majio!" saKpii- 
^aarb Ji'hff'h, npHxpafipHBmncB h Ha^iB'B nianKy. „Ecjih cfeii^iacB 
He CTaneT'B nepe^o mhoio MOJioneixKm kohb moS, to bot'b y6eH 
Mena ipoM'B na 9tom'b caMOM'B HetmcTOM'B M'iscT'fe, Kor/ja a ne 
nepeKpenjy csaTBiM'B KpecTOM'B Bcix-B BacB! " nyjKe 6bijioh, pyny 
noflHaji'B, KaK'B sffpYTT, sarpeM-hjiH nepe^t hhm'b KOHCKia kocth. 

„Bo'i"B Te6i kohb tbOh!" 

3anaaKaa't 6'feflHara, rjia/ta na hex's, ^ito ^HTa nepasyMHoe. 
JKaaB cTaparo TOBapHn;a! „jlawre jKe mh-Ij KaKoro-HHoy/fB kohs, 
BBi6paTBcaH3'BrH'fi3fla Baraero!" ^opT-B xjtonnyji'B apanHnKOMt — 

KOHB, KaK'B OrOHB, BSBHUCa HOfl'B HHM'B, H 4'ifl'B, ^TO HTHI^a, Btl- 

Hecca Hasepx'Bi' 

Cxpaxt, oflnaKOJK'B, nanaa'B na nero nocpe/fn floporn, Kor/ja 
KOHB, He CJiymaacB hh KpnKy, hh hoboaob'b, CKaKaji'B qepes't 
npoBajiiii H SojioTa. B'B KaKHxt M'fecTax'B oh'b ne dtLTB, xaK'B ^poa^i. 
3a6Hpajia npn o^hhx'b pa3CKa3ax'B. FjiaHyji'B KaKTb-To Ge6'h no/ft 
HorH — H nynje nepenyrajica: nponacTs! KpyTHsna CTpainnaa! A 
caxaKHHCKOMy amBOTnoMy i-i Hy>K/fLi h'Jstb; npjiMO ^lepes'B nee. 




riepes'b HMMT. MejibKahH SHaKOMtiH Micra, h oh-b Jie-xan-h Ha Kpumi CEOefl we xaTfai. 



133 

Jl'hu'L /lepiKaTi.ofl: hc 'ryxj>-TO ^w.^to. "^lopo'^.i, jjiih, ^loppri. KoqKH 
iio.ieT-kiTi (npo,:vir;iKfvij b'i. iipoBa.'i'j> i-r xaK-b xuarHJOi na jH-fe ero 
'^ejT.iH), "I'l'o, Ka5KHCi), w yiyxT. B]amH6.7io. flo icpafmett jriip'fi, qro 
,TliK;iocij ctj jihmtj B'i) TO BpeMii, HH'iero HO iroMUM.'ri),: m K.aK'i. o^i- 
iiy.ica iioiiiioro H oe.M()Tp'h:icji. to yyne pa-^CB'fe.no coBcliitT.: nope/i'i 
iriiM'ii Me.Tr.Ka.'iH srraKOMwa jrljCTa, i-i owt> jiejKa.i'B ira K})r>ini'J 
(iBoeii JKe xaTM. 

iTopeKpoc'i'n.icji H'K'i'h. KOi'.^a (t.ri'hs'h jionoii. 9Ka;r ^i(.-r)TOBiriKHa 
Mto 3a iiponacTJ., KaKi« ct. tc.'iob'Iskom'l ^jfieca A'li.'JaioTCM! r.ia7(r> 
iia ])yKH — Bcii mt. KpoBir; iiocitOTp'tri'i. in, CTOfrBiayio TopMiui ootiKV 
c/b BO,toio — H .iTt'ifo TajcH^e. ()(1itbiBinncT> xo])oriiern.KO, ^rroow He 
uenyraTb /jf>Tei"f, BXO/fHTT. oin> noTiixoiu.Ky b'i. xaTy, ciioTpiiTT>; 
,(K>TJi Bsi'vsiTCii KT> iiejiy .'jajtOMt H BT. ircp.vj'h yiva jbiBaiOT'B eiiy 
iia.Tii.naMH, T'OBopjr: „J,ij!ni,irh! iiuaucb! Mamu, .vom. 'ii/piui, cuya/-!-' 11 b'b 
c-aiioiiTj ji'hrrh. daSa oi/diTT., i-faciryiinui rfO])(\i[. T^i^'niicMT.. .jep- 
•/KiiTT. BT^ pvKax'L. Bei)OT0U() H ooturafi )K);{[fpi>ii'HBa(''J"i) Ha .laiiK/I;. 
,lf>4'B, B'uiBTinr :5a pvKV iiOTiixoiibi.'v. pa'i6y,(H.i'J> f'<': 'i.ipaiuvi'Byii, 
iKCiia! 3402K)Ba .th tm?' 'I'a ,io;rr() {;.M0T])'fcia, Bbiiiyqi-inum ivraaa, 
II. naKOH^en'b. yxe y3Ha:ra .'I'Jfi.ia ii])a')(;i;a'3a.'ia, Kain. cil cijh.ioci,, 
MTO iie'ib 'Irj.-fH.ia no xa-j't,, nuvounfi noin> rroiia" )io T'opiuh^i. .t;o- 
xaiiKii... II, uopT'B ;uiao'i"b. ^to (Mj^e Taivoe. .. Hy". roBopjiT'i. .rli/t'B, 
^'veCrk bo cji'fe, Mrrf> HajiBv. Hy/i\iio, Bir^Ky, 6y;i(>T'b oeuisrirTii liamy 
xaTy^: micI; -mo. TeLie2)b iriiiirKaTb iienero". ('i.'asaBiiin 3to si ot- 
.lOXHyBiiiH neAHforo, /I'livl'J' /[OCTajni koiih h y>Ko up ocTaiiaiuiii- 
jsaacji Hu jjieM'b, hh uo'ibio, noKa ire ;(0'l5\a:rr. ,io irLcra ii He 
o'j'ja.'i'b rj)aMOTbi ca^Foit iiapHrrb. Tairi> iKUvia.'i'lj.'iCH .ih.vb TaKHX'b 
;inB'.b, HTo cTajio cmv iia.io.iro nocfh Toro pa'icJva'iMnaTb: Kaicb 
Jione.iH ero b'b nariaTM. TaKiJi BbEcoi.'ia. ^ito ('(■.■iuohi xar'i. /lecHTb 
nocTaBHTB o^ny na /ipyrvK), h TOivia. M0>K(>-j-b 6mtj>, iie .joci'ajio 
6bi; Kain. B3ivi5iiiy.TT> oirr- ;t. o.ihv KOJUtraTV — ii'lvrr.: in, .-jpyryro^ — 
irhTT,: B7, Tj^CTbio— oirte iTt,Ti>; bt, 'iKj'Bopron .ia'Ke iclvr'b;" 4a b'b 
jiaTOH y>Ke, imh^b -CR.jHT'b (!a.Ma, bi, ao.ioToil ia)f)oi: !;, B'b ciipoft 
ifOBexoHbKoft CBHTK'lfe, B'b i;})acjibrxT, caiToiax'b. 11 {o.ioTbfjf ra- 
.'lyuiKH 'bcT'b; KaK'j, Be.Tls.ia cuy Ha(;j>iiiaTr, T(!;.iyio uiiwmy rniiuiiiaMu; 
KaK'b... Bcero H BcnoMiiHTb iie.'fb'jH'. ()5'b un-ju'b cTiocM e/bii(>|)TaMH 
,rfe,TJt> H 4yMaTb no'Uiobi.Tb, k ecru c.iyua.'iocb, tj'o KTO-iiMoyjb h 
iiaiiosrHHa.'rb 067, STOii'b, to ;vfc,Tt> .Mo:nia."i'b. Kairb fiy/jTo w<' flo 
Horo n j[f,.io m.'io.H Be:inKaro ctoh.io Tj)y,ia ynpocuTj, ero iiepe- 
('Ka:jaTb 7ice, Kaii'i, 6bi.-io. M. bh.uio, y^ice ub iia.Kasanie, ^ito He 
iioxBaTiiJicH TOTiiac'B noc.'i't Toro ocBsiTJiTb xaTy. fiao'l; poBHO 
Mepecs'b KaHc;ibifi roA'b, a iiAieimo B'b to caNfoi; b])(;msi. .fb.'ia.TOCi, 
TaKoe ;iHBo, '^ito TaHqyoToa. nbnsa.'io, 4a 11 uo-irro. '5a mto iiir itpn- 
iieTca, Horn uaT'IiBaroTi, cboc, a hot'b Taic'i,H;(ej)raerb iiycnirhca 
'i'b ripHCJi^Ky. 



BEHEPA 



A XyTOP^ BJIMSli AMHAHbKh. 



nOB'BCTH, 

I!3,lAHKHa 

nACHHHI/lKOM"b pyAblM"b nAHbHOMls. 



■^ACTB BTOPAH. 



npeAHGTTOBie. 



BoTi. BaMt H ^pjTaa KHHacKa, a Jiyime CKasaTt, noc.Ti'li/iHHfl! 
He xoT'baoci., KpinKO ne xot^jiocb BLiflasaTb h aToS. IIpaBO, 
nopa 3HaTB qeCTB. S BaMt CKajKy, ^to na xyTop-fe yace naqHiia- 
lOTii CMiflTBca iiaTio mhoio: ..Bot-b", roBopsT'B, ..oflyp-fem. CTaptrri 
/I'tflt: Ha CTapocTH jiiTTb T-fcniHTCH pedaqecKHMH HrpyuiKaMH!" H 
TOtjHO, 4aBH0 nopa he hokoh. Bbi, .nioSesHBie ^iiTaTe.TrH, B'ijpHO, 
/lyMaeTe, ^to h npHKH/jtiBaiocB to-tcbko CTapHKOMOi. Ky;[a xyTx 
npHKH^lBiBaTBca, Korfla bo pxy coBC'iM'B sySoBi, irhr'hl TeriepB, 
ecjiH qTo MarKoe nonaTfeTCfl, to 6y4y KaK-B-iiiiSyflB HxeBaTB, a 
TBep4oe-TO HH 3a ^ito lie oTKyiiij''. TaK^b bot-b saMib onaTB KiinatKa! 
He 6paHHTecB tojibko! He xoporao 6paHHTBCH na npoiijaHBii, 

OCoSeHHO CB T^MTS, CB KOTOpBIM^b, BoPTb SHaeTT., CKOl^O JIH ysil- 
TlHTeCB. B-B 9T0H KKHJEKi yCJIBIUIHTe paaCKaS^HKOB'B, BCB nO^TII 
flJIil BaCTj HeSHaKOMBIX-B, BBIKJIIQTiaH TO.TiBKO paSB^ 90MBI Tppl- 

ropBesH^a! A Toro ropoxoBaro naiiH^a, ito pascKasBiBaji-B xa- 

KHM'B BtniypHBIM'B ilSBIKOM-B, KOTOparO MHOrO OCTpflKOB'B H H31, 

jiocKOBCKaro napo/ty He Morjio noHSTB, jme TjaBHO wkri,. Hocji't 
Toro, KaK-B pasccopHaca co BcisMH, oh'b h iie 3arjia/;BiBa.TB k-b 
HaM-B. 4a, a BaM'B ne pascKasBisa.i'B SToro cjiyqaa? HocjiyraaHTe, 
xyT^B npeKOMBflia 6Brjia. HponuBiH: roTfB, xaKX. KaK'B-TO okojto 
jiixa, /(a qj^TB JIM He na caMBiS ^enB Moero naxpona, nprfexajrii 
KG MH'fe B% rocxH... (HyjKHO BaM'B CKasaxB, jiK)6e3HBie ^HxaxeaH, 
Tro seMJiHKH MOH, /(ait Borx. hmt. s^opoBBs, ne 3a6BiBaioxx> cxa- 
pHKa. Yate ecxB naxH^ecaTHH roflx>, i-caKx. a 3aqaa'B homhhtb cboh 
HMeiiHHBi; KOTopBiH 'MB T01H0 MH^ rofl'B, 9Toro HH a, Hii cxapyxa 
Moa BaMx. He CKaHceMX. Jlojim,H0-6i.iTh, dJiHsx. ceMH/jecaxH. ^HKanB- 
ckIh-xo noHx., oxeijx. XapaaMnifi, 3Ha:ix., Korfla a po^HJica; ^a 
jKa.UB, Tixo yjKe naxB^ecaxx. Ji'fex'B, KaKX. ero nixx. na CB'txi). Boxx. 
npiixajtHKO iiHi rocxn: 3axap'B Khphji-xobh^X) HyxonynenKO, Cxe- 
naiix. HBaHOBH^x. Kypo^iKa, Tapacx. HBaHOBHMx. CMa^HeHBKiH, sa- 
c-feflaxejiB XapjiaMnin Khph.x.xobh^x. Xjiocxa; npi-hxajix. eme... boxx. 
no3a6BiJix>, npaBO, HMa h cjbaMHJiiH)... Ochhx.... Ochhx.... BoHce moh, 
ero snaexTj bbcb Mnpropoflx.! ohx. en:fe, Korja roBopHxx., to Bcer/ta 
urenKHex^ Hanepe^x. nanBijeMx. h noflonpexca b^b 6okh... Hy, Borx. 
ex. hhmx.! Bx. 4pyroe Bpena bchomhk). Hpi'fexajix h snaKOMBiii 
BaMx. naHH^ix. h3x. HcxxaBBi. 6ombi FpHropBeBHia a ne c^HTaio; 
TO ysKe cboh qenoBiKx.. PasrosopHJiHCB Bcb (onaxB hj'/Kho saMx. 
saMixHTB, ^To y Hacx. HHKor/fa o nycTSKaxx. He dtiBaex^ paTro- 
Bopa: s^ Bcexfla JiK»6a[K) npH^iH^HMe pa3roBopBi, tito6ij, icaKX. ro- 



141 

BopHT-B, BM'bcT'i H jcjianKj^eiiie H HasH^aTejibHOCTB 6ti.Tia),— pas- 

rOBOpHJIHCB 061. TOM1>, KaKT. HyjKHO COJIHTb a6.II0KH. Cxapyxa MOS 

iiaqajia 61.IJ10 roBopHTt, ^to nyacHO Hanepe^i. xoponieiitKo bbi- 
MbiTB fl6jiOKH, noTOMt HaMO^iHTB BT. KBacy, a nOTOM-B y3Ke...„ Hh- 
nero hs'b 9Toro He 6yfleT'B!'' noflXBaTHji'B nojiTaBei^'B, sanoMCHBuiH 
pyKy B-B ropoxoBBm Kac^JTant cboh h npome^niH BasKHBiMii ma- 
roM'B no KOMHaTi: „HHqero He 6y4eT'B! Ilpeacfle Bcero nyacHO 
nepecBinaTB KanynepoMOi, a hotom'b yate"... Hy, n na Baci> ccbi- 
jiaiocB, jiro6e3HBie iHTaTejiH, CKasKHTe no coB-fecTH: ciBimajiH jih 
BBi Kor/ta-HHej'^yXB, hto6bi fl6jiOKH nepecBinajm KanynepoM-B? Ilpa- 
Bfla, KJaTiyTTi cmopo^ihhhbih jihctT), neqyJi-B'jfjTeprB, tphjihcthhk'b; 
no ^To6u KjiaaH Kax^ynepi)... whTJ,, h ne CJitixHEa-TB o6'b stom-b. 
Yate, KaaceTca, Jiy^ime Moefl cxapyxn hhkto ho anaeT'B npo 3th 
fl-fejia. Hy, roBopHTe ace bbi! Hapo^mo, KaKTE. ^odparo ^ejiOBiKa, 
OTBOJi'B a ero noTHXOHBKy b-b CTopony: „CjiyniaH, MaKap'B Ha- 
sapoBH'i'B, aii, ne CMiniii napoflx! Th lejioB'jfjK'B HeMajroBaacHBift: 
caMT., KaK^B roBopHHiB, oQiflaji'B pasi cb rySepnaTopoM'B 3a oji- 
luni'h CTOJioJi'B. Hy, CKaaceniB ^T0-mi65rflB no,io6Hoe TaM^, B'fe/u, 
Te63 ate ocM'biOT'B Bci!" ^To-acB 6bi, bbi flj^ManH, oh-b OKaaajn. na 
3T0? — Hn^ero! njiioHyji'B na nojirb, Bsajni iiianKy h BBiinejiTi. Xotb 

6bI npOCTHJICH CB KiMTi, XOTB 6hl KHBHyjU. KOMy TOJIOBOIO: TOJIBKO 

cjiBiniajiH MBi, KaKTi nofl-B-fexajia k-b BopoTaM-B xe.niacKa co 3boh- 
KOMTb; c'hji'B H j^ixaji'B. H jiyinie! He nyatno naM-B TaKHxib ro- 
CTeii! S B'dWh CKaacy, .iio6e3HBie TiHTaTe.iH, ito xyace h^tt. nnqero 
na CBii't, KaK-B 9Ta 3HaTB. ^Ito ero flufla 6bijtb Kor^a-TO komhc- 
capoM-B, TaKT, H HocB Hecei'T, BsepxTj. Tla 6jmto Koimccap'B Ta- 
Koii yace ^nmi, "qTO BBinie H-feT'B ero na CB-hTi? Cjiasa Bory, cctb 
H SoJiBnie KOMHCcapa. Hf,Ti., ne jiio6jik) a stoh snaTH. Bott, BaM'B 
BTi npHM'fep'B 9oMa FpnropBeBHq'B; KaaceTca, h ne siiaTHBifl ^le- 
jiOBrfaKTi, a nocMOTpiTB Ha nero: b'b Jimi'6 KaKaa-TO saacnocTB 
ciaeT'B, ^faace Korfl:a CTaneT'B HioxaxB oSBiKHOBenHBiii TafiaKTb, n 
Torfla ^lyBCTByeniB neBOJiBHoe no^TOHie. B% nepKBii, Kor^fa sano- 
eTt Ha KpBMOci — yMHjreHie HeH3o6pa3HMoe! PacTaajiTi 6bi, nasa- 
.TiocB, BecB!.. A t0T%... ny, Bor^B cb hhmt>! Ohb /lyMaeT'B, hto des-B 
ero CKasoK'B h oSohthtbcs nejiBga. Bott., Bce-ace-TaKH Ha6pa.iiacB 
KHHacKa. 

a, HOMHHTCa, o6'hnia.TB BaM'B, ^TO B'B 9T0H KHHHCK'fe 6y4eT'B II 
MOfl CKaSKa. H TOIHO, XOT'^.TB 6bM0 9T0 C^'feaaTB, ho yBHfl'fejI'B, 

iTO fl.7ia CKa3KH Moeii nyacHO, no KpaHnen M'fep-fe, xpn trkhxtj 
KHHacKH. ^^ynaji'B Sbijio oco6o nane^iaTaTB ee, ho nepeflyMajn>. 
B'i'RB a 3HaH) BacB: CTanexe cM'iaTBca nafl'B CTapiiKOMi.. H-ifiTB, ne 
xo^y! npomaHTe! /tonro, a mohcctb 6bitb, cOBcbM'B ne yBHflHMca. 
Jla TITO? B'hTii, BaM'B Bce paBHO, xotb 6bi h ne 6bijio coBciM'B 
Mena na CB'feT'fe. Hpofi^feT'B rofl-B, flpyroS, — h hs-b sacB hhkto 
nocTh He BcnoMnHT-B h ne noacajTieTT. o cTapoM-B nacH^HiiK't 

PyflOM'B HaHBK'fe. 



'Md^ HoMb nepefl-b Po>KAeGTBOM'b. 



11 



^,ocji'feaHiH 4eHii nepe.^Tj Po3KflecTBOMi> npome.Ti.. 3hm- 
'^S^nsisi, acHaa hoib HacTynmia; r.isHyJiH ssisflBi; M'fecaq'b 
- i- ^- Be.iH^aBO no;iHK;ica na He6o nocB'feTHXB flodpBiM'B ma- 
^fflM-B H Bceiiy Mipj'', qTo6Bi BdfjM-B 6bijio Bece.Tio kojih- 
flosaTB H ojraBHTB XpiicTa *). Moposii.io caiBHie, Tiiix 
CB yrpa; ho 3a to TaKi. 6bijio thxo, ^to cKpim^B Mopoaa noflx 
canoroM-B c.iBimajica 3a noaBepcTBi. Enje hh oflna Toana napy6- 
KOB'B He noKa3BiBajiacB noflTi okhrmh xax'B; M-fecjHft oahh-b tojibko 
jarjiHflBiBaa'B b-b nnxt j-Kpa/iKOio, khk-b 6bi BBiSBiBaa npHnapHSKH- 
BRBraHxca ^iBymeK-B BBi6'feH{aTB cFtop'fee Ha eKpHnyqift cnir'B. 
TyTTi. Tiepes'B Tpy6y o^hoh xaxBi K.iy6aMH noBaaH.Ti'B ^bim'b h 
nomeji'B xyqeio no neSy, h, BM-bcTi cb ,7tBiM0M'B, ixo^HJiJiaoB 
BiflBMa BepxcMX) na MeTji'fe. 

EcjiH 6bi bt. 9T0 BpeMfl npofeacajt^ copoqHHCKiH 3ac'h4aTejiB 
Ha TpoHK'fe odBiBaTejiBCKHx-B jtoHiafleii, b'b manK* ex 6apaniKo- 
BBiM'B OKoaBiniKOM'B, c,?ffenaHH0H HO MaHepy yjiancKOMy, Bt oh- 
HeM'B Tyayri'fe, nofl6HTOM'B ^epHBiMH CMvmKaMH, cb ^bsbojibckh 
CHJieTeHHOK) naeTBH), KOTopoio HMieT'B OH'B odBiKHOBenie no/tro- 
HSTB CBoero aMii;HKa, to ohx Bipno 6bi npHM'feTHa'B ee, noToaiy 
^iTO OT'B copciKHCKaro 3aciB/[aTe;ifl hh Oflna si^BMa na CB-feTi He 



*) KonanosaTb y Haci. HasbieaeTCH ntrt noa"b OKHaMH HaKaHyH'fe Powae- 
CTBa n-fecHH, KOTopun HasbisaiOTCH KOjiHflKaMH. ToMy, KTO KOJiHflyeTt, Bcerna 
KHHCTi BTs MtoioK-fa xosHHKa, HjiH xo3HMH-b, HJiH KTO oCTaeTCH flOMa, K0n6acy, 
HnH xniSi,, mjth M'bBHbiH rpomt, HiM^ kto doraxij. roBopsiT-b. qro 6fcm"b Kosaa- 
To 6ojiBaHi> KonHfla. Koxoparo npHHHManH sa Bora, h hto 6yflT0 OTt Toro no- 
mnH H KO;isJHKH. Kto 3to SHaeTi^? He hemij, npooTbiM-b jiOflaMi., oSt 3T0M-b 
TOJiKOBaTb, ripouinuH roai> OTeut OcHnt sanpeTHnt 6bino KonHnoeaTb no xy- 
TopaMi,. roBopa, HTO 6ynT0 othmi, Hapont yro>KflaeTi> caTaHi. OflHaK0>KTj, ecjiH 
cKasaTb npaBfly, to bt= KoiiJinKaxt h cnosa HiTt npo Konjiny. FIoiotts naCTO 
npo Po;«HecTBO XpHcra, a npH KOHut. wenaiOT-b saopoBba xoaHWHy, xosHfiKt 
atTSMi. H BceMy noMy. 

ikmnnaHic nacuiuuKQ. 



•1« 

ycKonfaSHeTTj. Oh'i. SHaeTt Hane-penem,, CKOJifcKO y Kam/toH 6a6i.r 
CBHm.fi Jie^ion, rio|Jocari,, ii CKO.ubKO b-b cj^h./ij-kIj aesKiiTt no 




fl M 



jiOTiia, H ^iTO njioiiiu) us'b cnooro n.iaTLH ii xo3«mCTBa 3a;ro}KHT% 



144 

fl06pi.lft qejIOB-feKI., BT, BOCKpeCHilS flCHB, Bt IHHHK'fe. Ho COpO- 

HHHCKiH saciflaTejiB He npo'fesacaa'B, fla ii KaKoe euy ff^ao flo 
^yjEHxt, — y Hero cboh bojioctb. A B-feflBiia MejK^y t^m-b hoahh- 

JiaCB TaK-B BBICOKO,/qTO OflHHM'B TOJIBKO qepHBIM'B HHTHBmiKOM'B 

MOJiBKajia BBopxy. Ho rfli hh noKasBiBaaocB nHTHHniKO, xaM-B 
SB-fesflBi, o^Ha 3a flpyroH), nponaflann na nefii. CKopo B-fe^BMa 
Ha6pajia Hxi hojihbih pyKaBt. Tpa hjih lexBipe enje fijiecTijiH. 
By^pyr-B, ch npoTHBHOH CTopoHBi, noKasajiocB flpyroe naTHBimKO, 
VBejiH^HJiocB, cxajio pacTHrnBaTBCH, h yace 6bijio He naTHBimKO. 
lijiHSopyKiH, xoTa 6bi nafl'iji'B na hocb, bm^cto o^kob^, Koneca 
c'B KOMHCcapoBofi dpH^KH, H Torfla 6bi He pacnosnaji'B, ^^to 3to 
TaKOe. CnepeflH coBepmenHO niMeijTi: ysenBKaa, SeanpecTaHHO 
BepxiBHiaacii h Hiox.aBnia}i see, ito hh nona/fajiocb, MopflOiKa 
OKangHBajiacB, KaKrb h y Hamnx'B CEHHefi, KpyrjieHBEHMTi naTai- 
KOMt; HorH 6bi.iih TaKx. tohkh, ^tg ecjiH 6bi TaKia hm'Jiji'b ape- 
CKOBCKiH rojiOBa, to ohx. nepeaoMaJi'B 6bi hx'b b'b nepsoM'B ko- 
sa^K-fe. Ho 3a to caa^H out, Sbm-b HacToaHjifi rydepHCKift CTpan- 

mu B'B MYHffM.p'b, nOTOMy qTO y Hero BHChjI'B xboctb, TaKoS 

ocTpBiH H 4JIHHHBIH, KaKX> xenepemHifl MyHflHpHBia (|)aji4Bi; toabko 

paSBi no K03JIHH0H; QopOfl't HO^'B MOp^OH, ho HeSoJTBUIHM'B pOMC- 
KaM'B, TOpqaBHIHMi Ha rOirOB'i5, H ITO BCCB SbM'B HO d'feji'he Tpy- 

Co^iHCTa, M05KH0 6Bmo flora/iaxBca, ito owl ne H'feMeii'B h ne ry- 
6epHCKiH CTpaniiii, a npocTO ^opT-B, KOTopoMy nocjiiflHaa hohb 
ocTajEacB HiaTaTBCH HO fiijiOMy CB-bxy h BBtygHBaxB rplsxaMx. 
^oSptixt Jno^eH. Sasxpa me, ch nepsBiMH K0JiOKO.iiaMH Kt sa- 
yxpeH'fi, Hofi'isHCHT'B OH-B desx. ornaflKH, noflacaBUiH xboctx., bx. 
CBOK) gep-xorjr. 

■ MeHCfly x-Imx. gopxX) Kpaaca HOXHXOHBKy k'b Micayy h yace 
npoxany.TB 6bijio pyKy cxsaxHXB ero; ho B/ijsyrx. ox/fepnyjix. ee 
Ha3a/ix., KaKx, 6bi odHcernmcB, nococaax. naJiBi[Bi, sadoaxajix. ho- 
roK) H sadiacajix. cb /tpyrofl cxopoHBi, h cnoBa otcko^hjix h ot- 
flepnyji'B pyKy. OflHaKoacx., necMOTpa na Bci Heyfl:aqH, xHxpBiH 
Mopxxv He ocxaBHax, cbohxx. npoKasx.. no/tdiacaBiHH, B/jpyrx. cxsa- 
thjix, ohx. od-feHMH pyKaMH Micanx.: KpHBJiaacB h ^ya, nepeKH- 
^Bisajix ero hsx o^hoh pyKH bx. jipyryio, krkx mj^jkhk'b, flocxaB- 
ruiS rosBiMH pyKaMH oxohb fljia CBoefi: jiiojibkh; HaKoneitx,, nO- 
cu'bmHO cnpaxajix. bx. KapaiaHx. h, KaKX. 6y4TO hh bx> leMX) He 
GBTBajio, nooia^ajix. uan'he. 

Bx. ^HKaMBK'fe hhkto He CJiBiHiajix, KaKX. i^iopxx. yKpajix. M-b- 
cai^-B. HpaBfla, bo.xocthoh niicapB, BBixo^a na HexBepeHBKaxx. 
H3'B niHHKa, BHflijtx., qxo Mifjcaijx., hh ex. xoro, hh ex. cero, xan- 
UOBajix Ha He6'ii, h yB'fipajix. ex. 6ojk6oh) bx. xomx. see cejio; ho 
Mipane Ka'xajiH roJiosaMH h flaate no^BiMajiH ero na cm'Iixx.. Ho 
KaKaa Mce 6BiJia npncmHa p-tniHTBca qopxy na xaKoe dessaKOH- 
Hoe fl'hjiO? A botx. naKaa: ohx. snajix,, qxo doraxBiit KOsaKTi ^y6x. 
upHrjiauieH'B flBaKOMi. na kj^tbio, rfl-b Sy/fyxx.: rojiosa, iipi-hxaB- 
mift H3'B apxiepeftcKOH n-bB^ecKoft po^nqx. /iBaKa, bx. cHHeM'B 
dopxyK'h, SpaBuiiH caMaro HHSKaro 6aca, KosaKx CsepdBiryax h 



'im 




/^ y 










^ 



... TojibKo pa3Bt no KoanHHOH 6opofl% noH-b MopfloS, no EieBonttnuMi. po>K 
KaMi., TopHaBiDHM'b Ha rojioBt, h hto Becb thin't. He fi-fenie rpyfioHHCTa, moh<ho 
"Sbino BoraaaTbCH, hto OHt 6bijn> ne HtMeu'b h ne ry6epHCKifi CTpsnHtft... 
CoH. Torona. T. I. !» 



146 

eiife Koe-KTo; r^-fe, Kpoivrfe KyTtn, 6y,i:eTB sapenyxa, neperoiiHaJi 
Ha ma^tpaHT. BO^Ka ii sraoro BCHKaro c-B'hcTHOro. A Me>K,iy T^MnE, 
ero 4oqKa. KpaeaBHija Ha BceMt ceji'fe, ocTaneTCH ^OMa, aKT.flo^K'fe. 
HaB'fepHoe, npii/ieTt Kyaneiii., cii.iaq^ h flixiiHa xotb Ky^a, koto- 
ptiH ^opxy 6bijit, npoTHBHifee nponoBi^efi: OTija KoHflpaxa. Bi. 
,?fOcy5Kee oti. flisjiTi BpeMH Kyaneil'i. 3aHHMa.xcH Ma-^eBanieMTE. ii 
cjiBiJi'B ay-^miiM.'b 5KHBonHci;eMi> bo BceMt OKOaoTKi. Can^, euje 
Tor^a BflpaBCTBOBaBniiH, cothhk'b .Tr....KO BBisBiBajix. ero HapoM;io 
Bt IIoaTaBy BBiKpacHTb ^ocyaTwii 3a6op'b okojio ero flOMa. Bch 

MHCKH, H31> KOTOpMX'B ^HKaHBCKio KOSaKII XneSa.XH fiopiIl'B, 6bMH 

pa3Ma.iieBaHBi KysHeiiOM-B. KysHeii-B 6biji'i. 6oro6ofl3.iiHBBiH qeao- 
Bfet H nHcaJit qacTO o6pa3a cbhtbixx.: h Tenepb enje mokho 
HaHTH Bt T... ijepKBH ero eBanrejiiCTa JijKj. Ho xopjivecTBOMx. 
ero HCKyccxBa 6bi.xa o^na Kapxiina, HajiajieBaHHaji iia cxJiixfe ijep- 

KOBHOH Bt IipaBOM'B npHXBOp't, Ha KOXOpoM HSOdpaSHJnb OHX. CBH- 

xoro ITexpa b'i. ^chb cxpamnaro cyjia, ct K.3K)waMH st pyKax-t, 
HsroHHBinaro hs'b an& a^ioro Tiyxa: iiciiyranHbiS ^lopxx) iiexajicH 
bo Bci cxopoHBi, npe^ij^BCXBya cboh) noriiSejib, a saKJuoqeHHtie 
npeacfle rp'iiuHHKH 6hjih h ronjiJiii ero KHj^xaiin, noa-feHaMii ii 
BciMt, H'kwh HH nonajio. B'l. xo BpoMsi, Kor,ia >KHBoniicer[x>-xj)y- 
flHJiCii Hafli. 3X010 KapxHHOio II HHca.x'B ee iia 6o.xbmoH TiepeBHH- 
Hoii flocici, iiopxi. Bc:feMH CH^xaMH cxapa.xcfl MimaxB emj: xo.x- 

Ka.TI'B HeBH/lHMO HOJVh 'PJKJ, HO/lBIMajI'L HSt TOpHHJia Bt KySHHIvli 

30JEy H o6cBinajit eio Kapxiiny; ho, HeoioxpH na Bce, pa6oxa 
QiiJia KOHqena, flocKa BHecena bi. ifopKOBB h B^ijiaHa b'b cxtay 
npHXBopa, H CB xoH nopbi qopxxj noK.xfi.xcH mcxhxb Kj^sneity. 
O^Ha xo.XBKO H01B ocxaBa.xacB eiiy maxaxBCK Ha 6'fe.nojr'B 

CB'hxi; HO H BX. 9Xy HOHB OHX. BblHCKHBa.XX. y'ijMX)-HH:6y4B BMMO- 

cxHXB Ha KysHeui cboio 3Jio6y. H 4.XH axoro piniHJicH yKpacxB 
M-hcai^x., b'b xoh Haflesiji'h, ^xo cxapbift ^y6x> .xinHBi. h ne Jie- 
roKX) Ha no^teMX., kx> flhsKj ace oxxi H36bi ho xaKX> 6.xh3ko: 40- 
pora nijia no sace.xaMx. mhmo Me.xBHHHx>, mhmo K-xaflOHnja, orn- 
oa.xa OBpar'B. Eiije npa MicimHot hohh Bapenyxa h BO^Ka, na- 
cxosHHaH Ha ma(|)paH'i5, Morjia 6bi 3aMaHHXb 1y6a; ho b'b xa- 
KyH) XBMHOxy Bpaflx. .XH 6bi vflaJiocB KOMy cxaniaxB ero ex, 
ne^KH H BBi3BaxB H3'b xaxBi. A Kysneitx., KOxopwH 6bijix> Hs^aBHa 

He BX. Jia.flSLX-h CX> HHM'B, npH HCMX. HH 3a iJXO He OXBaaCHTCa HflXH 
KX. flOTIK'fe, HeCMOXpH HE CBOK) CHJiy. 

TaKHMx>-xo o6pa30Mx>, KaKi, TooiBko iiopxt cnpnxaJiX) bx> Kap- 
MaHX. CBoii M-fecaijX), B^pyrx, no BceMy-Mipy cfliJiaJioeB TaKX> xomho, 
nro He bchkIh 6bi Hamea'B fl:opory Kt niHHKy, He tojibko kx. 
flbHKy. Bi^BMa, yBH^iBHiH ce6a Bflpyrx. b'b xeMHOX'fe, bckphk- 
nyjia. Tyrb Hopxx>, no^x.'fexaBniH: MeJiKHMX. 6'icoMX., no4XBaxH.x'B 
ee no;jx> pyKy h nycxHJica HanionxHBaxb na yxo xo caMoe, qxo 
oSHKHOBeHHO HamoHTBiBaiox'B BceMy HceHCKOMy pofly, ^y^HO 
ycTpoeHO Ha nanieMx. CBix'fe! Bce, qxo hh acHBexx. B'b hcm-b, Bce 
CH.xHTca nepeniTMaxB h nepeflpasHHBaxB oahhx. 4pyroro. HpesKfle, 
(^BiBaJio. B'B MnpropoTf'i oahhx. cysbji a& ropo^'jHHqifi xaaciiBa.xH 



147 

saMOK) B'£ KpBiTBiX'B cVkhoji'i, TV-Ttynaxt, a Bce JieJiKoe tihhobhh- 
lecTBo HOCHJio npocTO Haro.ibHLie: TeiiepB 3K,e h ^achflaxe.TiB, h 

nO,1KOMOpiti OTCMOJIHJIH CCO't HOBMfT iny5l.T 031. p'femeXHJIOBCKHX'B 



-2 



4^, 




1 ^ . t HopTt, non-buxa-fflH MeJiKHWb 6tcoM^, nofixBaTHJTb ee nonT.-pyKy h 
nyCTHncH namonTbiBaTb Ha yxo... 

cMymep;i. ct cyKOHHOio noKpMinKoio. KanitejiHpHCTTi h bojiocthoS 
iiHcapb Tpeibfiro rofla b3}i.ih cHHeft KHTaflKH no uiecTii rpHBeni. 



apumni>. noHOMapt cfl'i.uaji'B ceSi HaHKOBtia na ji'Ijto maposapH 
H JKHJierB HST. nojiooaxaro rapyca. Cjiobom-b, see Ji'iseT'B bt, jho^h! 
Kor^a 3X0 amn^ ne 6yflyT'i. cyexHBi! Mojkho no6Hxi.cfl o6i> aa- 
KJia/pB, qxo MHorHMt noKasKexca y^HBHxejiBHO sH^ixB ^opxa, ny- 
cxHBmarocH h ceSi xy^a ace. Jlocajiwhe Bcero xo, gxo oh'l, B'fepHo, 
BOo6pa.3Kaex'B ce6jr KpacaBi^eMt, iiesKfly x^mx. krex. (|)Hrypa — 
Bsr.XHHyxB cosicxHO. ro5Ka, KaKx. roBopnx'B 6oMa FpHropBeBH^x., 

MepSOCXB-MepSOCXBK), OflHaKOJKX., H OHX, CXpOHXX. JIH)60BHBIfl KypBl! 

Ho Ha Hedij h ho^'b hbGomx. xaKx. cfl'i}jia;iiocB xeMHO, ^ixo HH^ero 
HejiBSH yace 6bijio BHfl'fexB, qxo npoHcxoflHJio ji^nie Meac/jy hhmh. 



„TaKX> xBi, KyMX., enje ne 6bijix, y flBSKa bx. hoboh xaxii?" ro- 
BopiMx. KosaKx. ^y6x>, bbixoah h3x> flsepen CBoeS h36bi, cj'-xoii;a- 
BOMy, BBTCOKOMy, BX KopoxKOMx xy.xvni, MyjKHKy CB oSpocmeio 
6opo/(OH), iiOKasBiBaBraeK), qxo jrjjje oonie 7{Byxx> He^ijiB ne npn- 
Kaca.xca kx neii o6jiomokx kocbi, KOXopBiMx oSBiKHOBeHHO MyatH- 
KH 6peioxx> CBOK) 6opofly, 3a neHM'JfiHieMx 6pHXBBi. „TaM'b xenept 
Sy/texx flo6paa nonoiiKa!" npoflO.usKaax ^y6x, ocKJiaSHBx npn 
axoMx CBoe jihi;o. „KaKx. 6bi xoabko naMx. ne onosflaxB!" 

IIpH ceMX ^y6x> nonpaBii.xx. cboh noacx, nepexBaxBiBaBmifi 
n.xoxHO ero xyjiynx, Haxno6yiHji'B Kpin^e cbok) manKy, cxHcnyjiX) 
BX pyK-h KHyx^ — expaxx. h rpo3y ^OKyiJiiiBBixx. co6aKx; ho, bspjih- 

HyBX BBepx'B, OCxaHOBH.XCa... „^X0 3a flBHBOJIx! CmOXPh! CMOXpH, 

rianacx!"... 

„^T0?" npoHSHecx KyMX. h noflHajrx> cboh) rojiosy xaKHce BBepxx.. 

,KaKx, tixo' M-fecflija H-fexx!" 

„^xo 3a nponacxB! Bx caMoiix flijii, nixx. M-hcaija." 

„To-xo, ^xo Hixx!" BBiroBopHJix ^y6x ex H-feKoxopoio floca- 
floio Ha neHSM-fenHoe paBHOflymie KyMa. „Te6'fe, He6ocB, h nyacflBi 
n-fexx." 

„A Tixo MH'fe fliaaxB?" 

„Haflo6HO ace 6Bijro/' npo;xojiavajix ^y6x, yxnpaa pyKaBOMX 
ycLi, „KaKOMy-xo flBaBo.xy — ^ixoSx eMy ne flOBejiooB, codaK^j, no- 
yxpy piOMKH BO^iKH BBinHXb! — BirtmaxBca... IIpaBO, KaKX Sy^xo 
iia cm'Ijxx... Hapo^HO, CHflliBniH bx xax'fe, rjia^ijix b-b okho: hqtib — 
^iv/io! CB-fexjio, enirx, 6.xeniexx npn M'fecaqi; see 6bijio bh^ho, 
KaKX flHeMX. He ycninx bbiSxh sa flnepB, h boxx., xoxb rjiasx. 
bbikojih! ^xo6x eMy nepejroMa.xHCB o6x lepcxBBift rpeqaHHKx 
Bcifj 3y6Bi" 

^y6x, flo.xro enje Bop'qajix h 6paHHJica, a Moac^y xiMX., b'b xo 
>Ke spoMa, pa3flyMBiBajix, na qxo6Bi pimnxBca. EMy ^o CMepxH 
xoxijiocB noKanaKaxB o BcaKOMX BS^op'i y flBaKa, XTji, 6e3x 
BcaKaro coMH-inia, cH^ijix yace h roaoBa, h npiisadS 6acx., h 
v^erxapB MnKHxa, 'i34HBnim ^epesx Kaac^Bia flsi nefl-fejiH bx 
HoJixaBy na xoprn h oxnycKaBnim xaicia mxyKn, ito Bci Mi- 
pane 6panHCB 3a acHBOTBi co CMlsxy. Yace Bi^ffhn-h ^y6x> mbic- 



149 



C'leHHo CTOHBinyro na CToai Bapenyxy. Bee 3to 6x.ijio saMaHtiMBO, 




40 



npaB/ia; no xeMiioTa ho^h nanoMiiHJia eny o toh n-him, -KOTopaa 



150' 

TaKi, MH.Tia BcfeMT. KOsaKaiM-B. KaKT. 6hi xoponio Tenepi. JiejKaxb, 
noflacaBiuH nofl'b ce6a Horir. iia aeHcaHK'ifs, KvpHTf. cnoKOHiio 
.TiiojTBKy H cjiymaTB ckbobi. ynoHTe.iBHyio ^peMOTy ko.ih.^kh h 
nifscHH BecejiBixi) napydKOBt h fl;'i5ByiueKT>, TOJinHupixcfl KyiaMH 
nofl-B OKHaMH! Ont obi, dea-B BCSKaro cojiH'feHifr, piinnjicH Ha 
noc.niflHee, ecjiH6Bi 6biji'b o^HHt; ho TenepB ooohm'b ne TaK-B 
CKy^HO H CTpamiio ii;itii xeMHOio ho^ibio. 4a h He xoxijiocB xaKH 
noKasaTBCfl nepeflx. flpyrnMH ji'feHHBBiM'B hjih TpycjiHEBiMi). Okoh- 
^iHBniH HoSpaHKH, o6paTHJica ont CHOBa kt, Kyaiy. 

..TaKTi H'jfsT'B, KyM-B, M'hCHIia?" 
..H^T-B." 

„^yflHO, npaso! A ^ali noHioxaTB Ta6aKj'! Y Te6si, ityji'B, cuaB- 
HBiS TadaKT.! T/Tfe tbi fiepeniB ero?" 

„KoJi TiopT'B, cjraBHBiii!" OTB'feTiaji'B KyarB, saKpBiBas 6epecT0- 
Byio TaB.7iHHKy, HCKOJiOTyio ysopaMii: ,. CTapaa Kypiiiia ne -qHXHeTB! " 

,.H noMHK)", npofloasKaji'B Bce TaKx. me 4y6'B; „mh'J3 noKoft- 
HBift niHHKapB oysjsa paa-B npHBesTj TaQany hs'b H'iiHCHHa. 
&x'h, Ta6aKTi 6hia'h\ /foopBiH xaSaKi. Sbiji'b! TaicB ^to ace, KyM'B, 
KaKx. HaMTi 6bitb? BliflB xejiHO Ha vjBopi". 

„TaKx., noacajiyii, ocxaneMca floivia", npoHSnecx. Kyjix., yxBa- 
xacB 3a py^Ky ^Bepn. 

IIcjiH 6hi KyM'B He CKaaajix. axoro, xo "'Iy6'B HaB'ipno 6bi pi- 
uiH.xcfl ocxaxBca; ho xenepB ero KaKx. 6yflxo ^ixo-xo ^eprajio h,-):- 
XH HanepeKop'B. ..Hixx., KyM'B, noSfleM'B! HejiBSs, nyaiHO haxhI" 

CKaaaBHiH axo, ohx. yjKO h ^oca^OBaji'B HaceSa, ^xo CKasaji'B. 
EMy 6bijio oiieHB nenpiaxHO xauiHXBCJi bte. xaKvio ho^ib, ho ero 
yx'Luiajio xo, qxo ohx. caM'B napoTiHO 3xoro saxox'iji'B h c^-kxaax. 
xaKH hb xaKt, KaKX. eMy coBixosajiB:. 

KyMX>, He BBipasHB-B Ha .xiiiii cbocii'b hh M;),if.nniaro flBiiHce- 
Hifl floca^Bi, KaK'B qenoB-feK'B, KoxopoMy p'Buinre.xBHO see paBHO, 
CHfl'txB JiH flOMa, H.XH xaniHXBCH H3X. flOMj^, ocMOxpife.xca, no^e- 
cajix> na.xoHKOH 6axora cboh n.-ieiH, — h ^Ba Kjaia oxnpaBHaacB 
B'b ;(opory. 



TenepB nocMoxpHMt, 'qxo 4'fe.xaex'B, ocxaBHincB o/tna, Kpaca- 
BHi^a-t'foyKa. OKcan-Jis HeMHnyjio enje HceMHa,?tnaxH ji'fex'B, KaK'B bo 
BceMX. noHXH CB'ix'fe, H HO xy cxopoHy /tHKaHBKH, H no 3xycxo- 
poHy TlHKaHBKH, xoJiBKO H p'jfsHeft Sbijio, yxo npo nee. HapySKH 
rypxoMX) HpoBosraacHJiH, hxo Jiy^iinefi: ji'Isbkh h ne 6bijio eiqe 
HHKorfla, H He 6y/iex'B HHKor/ja Ha ceji-fe. OKcana sna.xa h cjibi- 
nia.xa see, hxo npo nee roBopHJiH h 6Bi;ia KanpnsHa, KaKx> Kpa- 
caBHifa. Ec.xH 6bi ona xofln.xa ne bx> n.xaxx-fc n sanacK'fi, a bx. Ka- 
KOMX.-nH6y4B Kanox'fe, xo paaorna.xa 6bi bc^x'b cbohx'b ^'^bok'b. 
]lapy6KH roHajincB 3a neio xo-inaMH; no, noxepHBinii xepn-lvnie, 
ocxaB.xajiH Majio-no-Ma.iy cBoeupuBiiyio KpacaBiniy n oSpauja- 

.XHCB KX. 4pyrHM'B, Ue XaK'B H36aJI0BaHHBIM'B. OflHH'B XO.XBKO Kys- 



151 

HeipB . 6BIJI1. ynpjiii-'B a lie ocraBJiaat CBoero BOJiOKHTCTBa, ne- 
cMOTps Ha TO, ^TO H C'B HHM1. nocTyiiajiH HH^yTb He ityinie, 
^'feM'B ctj flpyrHMH. Ho BBixoflii OTija CBoero, OKcana ^ojiro eu:i;e 
HpHHapjiJEajraci) ii jKeManH.Tact nepeflrB Hefio.'ibuiHM'B, bt. oaoBan- 
iiHX'B paMKaxt, aepKajiOM'fc h ne Morjia Hajiio6oBaTbCH.co6oio. 

„^T0 .iiOflflM'B B3flyMa.iiocb paacjiaBJiHTb, 6yflT0 h xopoma?" 
rOBopmia ona, KaKt '6bi pascfeanHo, ^.na Toro tojibko, Trodw 061. 
yeM7>-HH6yflb no6o.7TaTb cb co6ok). „JIryTT> :iio/(h, si coBcIsM'b He 
xopoma!" 

Ho Me.iiLKnyBHiee bt^ sepKaji'ld CB'Ii>Kee, jkhbob, bt, /t'lsTCKoft 

lOHOCTH HHUO, C'b 6fleCTfllLlHMIi iiepHbUIII CJaMH H HeBLipa3MM0 







cHto ji!OflfiM-b B3flyManocb pascnasnaTb, uyaxo 3 xopoma?:> roBopnna ona... 



rpiflTHoii yciffeiuKoM, npo>KHraBnieit ff.yinj, B^ipyrx flOKasajio 
npoTHBHoe. 

„Pa3B'][5 TiepHMH 6poBH H OMH MOH", HpoflOJiacajia ijpacaBHiia, 
HO BunycKaH sepKajia; /raKi, xopouiii, ^to yjKe paBKbix-b uwb 
H'feTTb HHa CB'fcT'h? Mto TjT'b xopomai'o B'b stomt:, BSflepnyTOM't 
KBepxy Hoch? h b'b meKax-b? h bt> rydax-b? ByflTO xopomn moh 
MepnbiH KOCHs Yxtj, hx-b moh-cho HcnyraTbCH Be^epoM'b: OH-h, KaKij 
.TJiHHHbia 3M'bH, nepeBiijiRCb h o6bh.ihcb BOKpyri. MoeS tojiobbi. 
S BHJKy Teuepb, tiTO a coBchMij ne xopoma!" H, OTO/iBHraa 
H'ijcKOflBKO no^a.i'ije ot-b ce6fl sepKaao, BCKpHKnyjia: „H'l5T'b, xo- 
poma r\ AxT>, KaKi> xopoma! ''^ly.'io! KaKyio pa/ibcTb npHnecy a 
i'OMy, Tibeit 6y/fy ^Kenoio! KaKi. 6jneTi, jiio5oBaTBea mhoio moK 



152 

Myacfc! Oh-b ne BcnoMHHjn. ce6a otb pa^ocxH. Oh^ san-bjiyeTi. 

MOHH Ha CMepTb." 

„HyflHaa flisKa!" npomeiiTaJit BomeamiH thxo Kyanei^'B. „H 
XBacTOBCTsa y nea Mano! C-B^acB ctoht-b, rnaflacB Bt sepKaao, h He 
HarnsflHTca, h erqe xBaJiHTt ce6a BCnyxtl" 

,,/ta, napy6KH, EaMi> hh ^texa a? Bm norjiaflHTe na Mena", npo- 
flO.TJKajia xoponieHBKaa KOKexKa: „KaKi. a nJiaBHO BBicTynaio; y 
Mena copo^iKa miiTa KpacHBiMx mejiKOM'B. A KaKia jieHTti na ro- 
jiOB-h! BaM'B B'bK'B He yBH^aTB 6ora^e rajiyHa! Bee 9to HaKynHJii. 
MH-ifi OTeifT. MOH flfla Toro, ^ito6bi na mh^ aceHHJica caMtiM jiyi- 
iiiiii MOJiofleitT. Ha CBiTi". H, ycMijxHyBmHCB, noBopoTHJiacB ona 
btj apyryro CTopony h yBHflijia Kysnei^a... 

BcKpHKHyjia H cypoBO ocTaHOBHJiacB nepe^i'B hhm'b. 

KysHei^'B H pyKH onycTH.n'B. 

Tpy^HO pascKasaTB, tito SBipaacajio ciiyr^iOBaToe jihi;o iy4- 
HOH /liByniKH: h cypoBOCTB b-b neM-B SBiJia BH/fna, h ckbo3b cy- 
poBOCTB KaKaa-TO HSfliBKa na/iTi CMyTHBmHMca KysneijOM'B, n 
eflBa saMixHaa KpacKa flocaflBi tohko pasjiHsanacB no JiHijy; h 
Bce 9T0 TaK-B CM-femajiocB H TaKTj 6bijio HeH3o6pa3HMo-xoponio, 
^TO paciiffejiOBaTB ee MHJijrioH'B pasT^ — botb Bce, ^xo MOacHO 6bijio 
Cy^ijiaxB xorfla naHJiyiniaro. 

^Sayiiix, xBi npHHieji-B cro/ta?" xaKx naiaaa roBopnxB OKcana. 
„Pa3B't xo^exca, ^xoSbi a BBirnajia xe6a 3a flsepB jionaxoio? Bbi 
BC'ii Macxepa nofl'B'b33KaxB kx. naM^. BiiHrx. npoHioxaexe, Kor^a 

OTl^OBTb H^T't TIOMR. 0, a SHHIO BaCt! ^XO, CyH/iyK'B MOH rOXOBX.?" 

.By^exi roxoBt, Moe cepfleHBKO, nocjii npasflHHKa dy^exx 
roxoBX.. EcjiH Sbi xbi 3HaJia, ckojibko BOSHJica OKOJio Hero: fls'li 

HO^H He BBIXO/fHJIX. H3X> Ky3HHl}BI. 3aX0 HH y OflHOH HOnOBHBI 

He ey^ex^B xaKoro cynflyKa. JKeniso na OKOBKy hojiojkhjix. xa- 
Koe, KaKoro ne KJia^ix. bx. coxHHKOBy xapaxafiKy, Kor^ia xo/tnux. 
Ha pa6oxy b-b IIojixaBy. A EaKx> 6y4ex'B pacnHcaH^! Xoxb secB 

OKOJIOXOKX. BBIXO4H CBOHMH dijieHBRHMH HOJKKaMH, He HaSfleniB 

xaKoro! IIo Bcewy nojiio dy^yix. pacKH^aHBi KpacHBie h cHHie 
ilB'lsxBi. Fop-fexB gyflexi), KaKx> jKapx.. He cep^HCB ace na mchf' 
lIo3B0JiB XOXB HoroBOpHXB, XOXB HOrjiaTrfexB Ha xe6a!" 

„Kxo JKx. xeSi sanpemaexx? FoBopH h raafln!"- 

Tyxx> ci.xa ona na jiaBKy h CHOsa BsrjiaHyjia bx. 3epKajio h 
cxajia HonpaBJiaxB na ronosi cboh kocbi. Bsrjranyjia na meio, 
iia Hosyio copo^Ky, Bbininxyio mejiKOM'B, h xohkob ^lyBCXBO caMO- 
flOBOJiBcxBia BBipasHJiocB na ycxaxx., na cB-hacHx-B JiaHHxaxx. H 
oxcB-isxHiiocB B-B o^axx>. 

„rio3BOJiB H MHi cIscxB BOSJiTfe xe6a!" CKasajix. KysHeijx.. 

„Ca4HCB", nporoBopHJia OKcana, coxpanaa bI) ycxaxx. h b-b 
TfOBOJiBHHxx. oqax'B xo acB caMoe qyBCXBO. 

■ „HyflHaa, HenarjiaflHaa OKcaHa, hosbojib noit-hnoBaxB xe6a!" 
HpoHSHec'L o6oflpeHHBiH KysHBifrb H npHHcaJi'B ee Kx ceS-fe, bx> 
HaMipeniH exBaxHXB Hoix'fejiyH. Ho OKcana oxKJiOHHJia cboh ujfeKH, 
Haxo/fHBHiiaca yace na HenpHM-feTHOMB pascxoaniH oxt ry6% Kya- 



153 

Heiia, H OTTOJiKHyjia ero. — „?ero Te6i erne xo^eTca? Emj, Kor;ia 
Mefli>, TaKt H aoHCKa HyjKHa! IloflH npoit, y Te6H pyKH HcecTie 
iKeJi'isa. ^a h caMt tbi naxnemi. abimomi.. S. 4yMaio, Mens bcio 
oSMapajit cBoeK) caHceio". 

TyTX OHa noflHecna sepKajio h CHOsa na^ajia nepeflt hhmi. 
oxopaniHBaTBCH. 

„He jnoSHTi ona Mena!" TiyMajn. npo ce6fl, noB-feca rojiosy, 
KysHei^'B. „Eh: Bce iirpyinKH; a a otok) nepe^t Jieio, KaKt ^ypaK't, 
II o^eft He CB03Ky ct nes. H Bce 6bi ctos-tcb nepe^i. Hero, h 
BisKt 6bi He CBOflHJit CB Hes OTieft! ^y^Has flisKa! ^ero 6bi a 
He flajiT), ^toSbi j^snaTB, ^ixo y nea na cepfli^i, Koro ona jiio6ht'b. 
Ho HiTh, BK H HyjK/fBi h'St'b hh 40 Koro. Ona nioSyeTca casia 
co6oro; My^iHTt Mena 6'hjiHavo, a a sa rpycTBro ne BHacy CB-iiTa. 
A a ee TaK-B jiio6jiro, KaKi. hii oahh'b ^ejiOB'bK'B na cb'^t^ hb asa- 
dn.TiT. H He 6y4eTi. HHKorfla jrio6HTB". 

„npaBfla JiH, TITO TBoa MaTB B-iflBMa?" npoHsnecjia OKcana h 
sacM'ta.Tacb; h KysHeii-B noM3''BCTBOBaJii>, "^to BnyTpn ero see sa- 
CM'iajiocB. CM'tx'L 3T0T'B KaK'B SyflTO pasoM'B OTOSBajica B-B cep/[irl5 
H btj thxo BCTpeneHyBmiixca acii.iiax'B, h sa BcfeM-B Thwh ^oca/ia 
sanajia b-b ero flymy, ^ito ohtj hc bo nnacTH pacijijioBaTB TaK'B 
iipiaTHO sacM'taBHieeca jihi(o, 

„^Ito MHi no MaxepH? tbi y Mena MaTt, h OTeii'B, h Bce, "q:TO 
Hi-i ecTB 4opororo na CB'iT't. Ecjiiidij Mena npiiBBant i;apB h 
CKasajnb: „Ky3iiei[T> BaKj^xa, npocii y Jiena Bcero, ^to hh ecxB 
.■gyHuiaro Bt Moejii. iTapcTBi, see OT/taji'B TeSifj. HpHKaacy TeSi 
c^'kiaTB 3o.TOTyio Kysininj, h CTaneniB tbi KOsaTB cepeSpaHBisiH 
MO.TOTaMH". — „He xoiiy", CKasajiT. 6bi a ifapro, „hh KaMenBesTj 
TfoporHXT,, HH so-TTOToft Ky3HHifBi, HH Bcero TBoero BfapcTBa: flan 
Mii-fe Jiyqme mok) OKcanyP' 

„BHflHiuB, KaKoii TBi! To.iBKO OTeBfT, MOH caMT. He npoMaxT,. 
yBHflHHiB, Kor^a oii'B He JKeHHTca Ha TBoeS MaTepn!" nporoso- 
pH.Ta, JiyKaBO ycM-ixHyBiniicB, OKcana. „ O/jHaKOJK'B, fliB^axa ne 
npHxo^aTT.... ^TodT) 9T0 3naqiiJio? /[asHO ysKe Hopa KOJiaflosaTB, 

MHife CTaHOBHTCH CKJ^qHO". 

„J30T'b CB HHMii, Moa KpacaBHua!" 

„KaKTE> 6bi He TaKX.! Ct. hiijiii, Btjpno, iipHflyT-B Hap3r6Kii. 
TyT-B-TO iiOMjiyTh 6aaBi. BooSpaiKaio, KaKHXTb naroBopaT-B CMim- 

IIBIXT. HCTOpiill " 

..TaKT. xeoi Becejio ch hi-imh'?" 

,,/ta yacB Bece.Tlie, ^f,M'b ch T06010. A! kto-to CTyKHyjTB; bIjpho, 
TtiB^aTa CB napy6KaMn". 

„Hero MHi SojiBine :rK7iaTB?" roBopajix cajra cb co6oh) Kys- 
iieif'B. „OHa H34']BBaeTca na.^o mhoio. Eh a cto.tbko ace floport, 
KaicB HepepHiaB'lsBiHaa no^KOBa. Ho ccjiii-jkt. TaKT,, iie flocTaneTca 
HO KpaHHefi; Jiipii jpj-roMy nocM'IiHTBcaHa/(o,Ariioio. HycTBTOJiBKO 
H HaBipHoe saii't'iy, kto efi npaBiiTca 6o.Tl;e Moero, a OTy^y..." 

CTyK'B BT> /[BepB H pi3K0 sasByciaBHiiii iia Moposi tojiocb: 
..OTBopn!" npepBa.TB ero pasjiBira.'ienJH. 



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„TlocToit, SI caM'b OTBopio", cKa3a.Tn:> Ky^HoiiT' n BtinieJiT. Bt 
cfeHH, BT, HaMipeHlH OTJIOMaTB 01. flooa/jjj 6oKa nopBOMy iio- 
iiaBuiGMycfl iieaOB'hKy. 



Mopo3i> yBe.-iii^iiMCir, h nBepxy TaKt c,?i-fe.iajiocB xo-ttciho, ^ito 
nopT't nepenptiniBajii. ct OAHOro koiihtiir na flpyroe ii aj^.tb 
ceolj B'f. KyjiaKt, >KejiaH CKOJiBKO-iraoy/ib oTorp-liTb MepsnyBiuifl 
pyKH. He My/ipeHO, o,iHaEoȣ'i>, h osflCnyTb xojiy, kto TO.UKa.TCH 
OT'B yTjDa 710 yxpa b'i, niij, r^'i, KaKi. iiasicTHO, He xaKi. xo- 
J104H0, KaKT) y HRCB 3HM010. H rfll5, Ha,TfeBmii KOJinaKi. h CTaBmri 
nepoflt oqaroM't, 6yflTo btj caMOMt .Tli.'ii KyxMHCTepi>, nofl/Ka- 

piIBa:>Il OHTj rpilUHIIKOBTj CTj TaKHM'I> y^lOBOJIBCTBieJiT), CB KapCHMTj 

ooBiKHOBeHHo 6a6a KapiiT-B na Po>K;[ecTBO KO.iOacy. 

B-fe^BMa caiia nogyBCTBOBa.fia, ^to xojio;(iio, neciioTpvi na to, 
MTo CBua xen.io O/ffe'ra; ii riorojiy, no^naBiuH pyKn KBe|)xy, ot- 
c/raBH.Tia nory ii, npi-iBOviiiiH ceosi bt:> TaKoe no.'iOJKenie, KaKij qe- 
.T;oHiiK'B, .leTJiiiim na KOfiBKax'B, iie ciBiiHyBiuHCB hh o/ihhm'b cy- 
craBOM'B, cnycTHJiacB no Bos^yxy, Sy^xo no jreijanon noKaToii 
T'Ol^i, H npHMO BTi Tpy6y. 

HopT'B TaKHM-B jKe nopH^fXxOii'B OTnpaBii.ica Bejrli,i'B 3a neio. 
Ho TaK'^B KaK'B 3T0 iKHBOTHoe npoBopH'b^^ BCHKaro cf^paiiTa b'b 
njjLKSLX'h, TO ne My,^peHO, ^to oh^b ua'bxa.TB npn caMOM-- Bxo/fii 
Bt Tpy6y na meio cBoeii aK)6oBHHi:i;Bi, h o6a onyTHJincB bt. npo- 
CTOpHoJi neuK'fe iieHv^y rojDmKaMn, 

lIyTen[eeTBeHHHi_(a 0T0,iBjnjy.'ia noTHXonBi,:y sacaonKy, norjia- 
fl-fexB, He nasBaax an cbih'b ea BaK3^^a b'b xa-ry rocTen; ho. yBii- 
fl'iBUiH, <iT0 HHPJoro ne Oblio, BBiK.iiOMaa T0.nBK0 Minnai. koto- 
pBje jrejKa.irH nocepe.in xaxBi, BBi.i'];3.Ta h3'b ncMKH. CKnuyjia xen- 
JiBifl KOSKyxT., onjJaBn.TacB, n hkkto 6bi ne Mor-B ysnaxB, nxo ona 
3a MiiHyxy easa^T) is^in-na no MeT.xi. 

MaxB KYsneija BaKy.TBi njriiJia ottj pojv ne 6o:iBnie copoka 
jiix'B. Ona 6BiJia nn xoponia, nit ^lypna co6oio. Tpy,iH0 h Bbitb 
xopoHiex) BT. xarae ro,iBi. O.sHaKOK'B, ona TaKT. virli.ia npHqapo- 
Baxb Kt ceoi caMBix'B cxenenHBixT. K03aK0B'B (kotopbim'b, ne ui- 
luaex'B jiejK/iy npo^HMX BajrfexHTB, jia.-io 6Bi.no nya%iBi 40 Kpa- 
coTBi), tiTO KTi Hen xasKHBa.Ti'B II ro.TOBa, n jbhkt, OcnnT. Hhkh- 

CJpOpOBHTB (KOIie^HO, eO.TH JtBflT^THXU He 6bI.TI0 JOJia), H K03aK1> 

Kopniii ?y6rb, h KOsaKx. KacBami CBep6Biry3'B. H, kx> tiecxn ea 
cicasaTB, ona yarfejia HCKycno o6xo4HTBca ct> hhjih: hh Oflnosiy 

H3X> HHXX) H B-B yMX. HC npHXO,lHJIO, tJTO V HOrO eCXB COnepHHK'B. 
IHe-XTj JIH Ha60/KHBIH MJ'JKHK'B, IMH yXBOpilHIIH-B, KaKX. Ha3BIBaiOTT> 

ce6ff K03aKH, o^ixBiH; bx. Ko6eHaKT. ex, BH;^.xoroK),, b'b BOCKiJecenBe 
B'B ijepKOBB,, h:ih, ec.nii ^ypnaa noro^a, b'b innnoKXi, — KaK-B ne 
3aaTH K'B Cojioxi, ne noicxB sKBpiiBixx. cb ciiexaHoio BapcHir- 
KOBX H He no6o.xxaTB b'b TeH.xoJi H36i ex. roBop.xHBon 11 yro;;- 

JIHBOil X03HHK0H? H flBOPHHiTHX. HapO^HO JIJIK 9T0r0 .taBa.X'B 6OJIB- 














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ciiycTHJiacs no Bosnyxy, Synro no .nenHHOii noK^.ToK rop'fe, h npsiMO B-b I'pyfiy. 



156 

luofi KpioifB, npe>K/fe i-feMt flocTiiraji'b mHHKa, h Ha3BiBa.r[i. sto — 
aaxoflHTi. no floporli. A noft^eT'Jb .'oi, 6BiBajio, Cojioxa, b-b npas/l- 
HIIK7., Bi. nepKOBt, Hafl'tBiun HpKyio naaxTy ci. KHTafiqaTOio sa- 
nacKOio, a CBepxi. en chhioio io6Ky, na KoropoH csaflH HauiHTti 
SiiaH 30jroTMe ycH, h cxaiiei's iipaMO 6jih3'b npaBaro KpuJioca, 
TO jibUKT, yace, uipiio, 3aKamniiBaJicK h npHiflypHsaat neBOJiBHo 
Bx xy CTopoiiy ivrasa; rojioBa rjia^HJi-B ycBi, saMaTBiBajit sa yxo 
oce-ire/teicB h roBopnii'B cxoHBuieMy Sjihsx. ero coeifly: „9x'b, 406- 
pafl 6a6a! qopxi. 6a6a!" Cojioxa KJiaHiiJiacB KajK^oMy, h KaacflBifl 
/syManx,, qxo oiia KJianaexca ejiy OfliiOMy. 

Ho oxoxHHK'B M'tiuaxBca Bx. yyatifl flina xoxiacx. 6h saM't- 
THJix., ^1x0 CoJioxa SBijra irpHBiTJiHEie Bcero s-b K03aK0MX> ^y- 
GoMx,. ^y6x> Sbiji'b b/iobxj. Boccmb CKHpfl:x> xjiiSa Bcer^a cxosjih 
iiepeflx ero xaxoio. jln-h iiapBi ^loacnxx, bojiobx. BcaKiit pasx. bbi- 
coBBiBajiH cboh roJiOBBi H3x> njiexeHaro capaa na yjini^y u mbt- 
ija.iH, Kor/ca 3aBH/iBiBa.xH ine^inyK) Kyny — Koposy, hjih flHyq:K) — 
xo.xcxai'0 6BiKa. Bopo/faxBiii Koseax. BsSnpajica na cajiyio KpBimy 
H yipedesacajix. oxxy^a pisKHMx. tojiocomx, KaKX. ropdflUH^iiH, 
;{pa3Ha BBicxynaBniHxx. no flBopy HH^ieKX. h o6opa'XHBaacB sa- 
/(OMx., Kor^a saBHflBiBa.xx. cbohxx> HenpiaxeaeH — Ma.xbqHiiieKx^ 
irsfl'fiBaBniHxca na^x. ero 6opoflOK). B'b cynflyKax'B y ^y6a bo- 
TlHJiocB MHoro noJioxna, JKynaH0BX> h CTapnHHBixx. KyHxymeft ex. 
30JI0TBIMH ra.xynaMH: noKOHHaa SKena ero 6Biira iiierojiHxa. Bx> 
oropo/ii, KpoMi MaKy, KanycxBi, noflcoJiHe^HHKOBt, sachBaaocB 
eiiie KaatflBiii ro/fx flB-fe hhbbi xadaKy. Bee axo Co;ioxa naxo^ima 
He aniuHHM'B npHCoefli-iiiHTB kx. CBoejiy xosaflcxBy, 3apaHie pa3- 
MBiiii.xaa o xoM-B, KaKoii oho npHiiex'B nopa/iOK'B, Kor^a nepeii- 
yxexx BX. ea pjKn, h yflBOHBaaa 6jiarocKJiOHHoeTB kx cxapOMy 
^lySy. A ^toSbi, KaKHMx-HH6y7fB ofipaaoMX cbihx. ea BaKyaa iie 
noji'hixaji'h kx ero flotiepii h He ycni-xx npH6paTB Bcero ce6'li, 
H Tor,ia 6bi, naBipno, He flonj^CTHJix ee MiinaxBca hh bo ixo, 
ona niOHGirnyjia kx o6BiKHOBeHHOMy cpe^cxBy seixx copoKa- 
ji'hxHHxx KyMymeKX — ccopaxB, KaKX mokho tiaiite, ^y6a ex Kya- 
HenoMx. MoHcexx Sbitb, 9xh caMBia xHxpocxH h cmIjtjihboctb ea 
6lijih BiiHOK), /qTo Koe-Tfii naqajiH noroBapHBaxB cxapyxH, oco6- 
jiHBO, Korfla BBiHHBajiH rfli-HH6yflB Ha BeceaoS cxoflKS .xjimnee, 
iiTO Co.xoxa ToqHO BiflBMa; ^ito napy6oKX KnsaKOJiyneHKO bh- 
ffhjiT, J Hsa csa^H xboctx, BejiHinHoio ne doa-fee 6a6Baro Bej)e- 
xena; ^TO OHa ernje bx nosanpomjiBm ^lexBeprx lepnoK) koiukorj 
nepeSiacajia flopory; ^ito kx nonaflB'h pasx. irpnG'BJKajra CBHHba, 
saKpmia.xa nixyxOMx, ssLffijia na roaoBy manKy oxija KoHflpaxa 
H y6i;acajia nasa^x. 

Cay^HjEOCB, iTO Torfla, Korfla CTapymKH TOJiKOBaan o6x 3tomx, 
npHraeiix> KaKOH-xo KopoBiS nacxyxx. Tbimhiux KopocTaBBiii. 
Owh He npeMHHyjix. pascKaaaxB, naKx jiixoMX, nepe^x caMBiMH 
neTpoBKaMH, Kor^a ohx jierx. cnaxx bx xjiiBy, no;iMOCTHBmH noflx 
rojroBV coJiOMy, BiiflinX) coScTBeHHBiMH raasaMH, qxo Bi^BMa, ex 
paciiyuieHHOJO kocok), bx otihoS py6amKi, Haia:ia aohtb Koposx. 



157 

a OHt He Mor^b nomeBejiLiiyTBCfl— Taici. Bha'b oiioji^OBaHx, h no- 
MasaJia ero ry6i.i 'vkwh-io TaKHMX raflKHM'i., ^to ohi> niieBajni 
uocji'fe Toro ij'ifjjii.iH fleHb, Ho see 9"to iTO-to coMHHTenBHO, no- 
TOMy wio o/(HH'B TOJibKO copoTiHHCKm sac^/iaTCJiB MoateTt yBisi- 
fl'feTb B'iflBMy. H OTToro Bci HMesHTBie K03aKH Maxaia pyKaMH, 
Kor^a cflBimajiH Tanl.i p-ifj'iH. ..BpeinyrB, cy^n 6a6M!" OBiBajni^ 

oQMtCHOBeHHBIH OTB'feT'B EX'S. 

BMjrfesinii HSi ne^KH h onpaBHEmacb, Cojioxa, ksik'b 4o6paJi 
xo3flHKa, Haiaaa y6B;paTB h CTaBHTB Bce k-b cBoeMy MicTy; pio 
H'femKOB'B He TpoHyna: „3to BaKyjia npHnecB, nycTB ace caM-B ii 
BBiHeceT-B!" ^opT'B, Meac^y tAm-b, Korflsi enje BJiexajiTi bt^ Tpy6y, 

KaKTi-TO HeiaSHHO o6opOTHBraHCB, yBHfl'fejI'B ^j6a, 06% pjKy C'B 

KyMOM-B, yace flajieifo ott. ii36bi. Bmhp'b BBiJieT'iui'B oh-b hs^ neqi«i, 
nepeSfeajrTb hmt. /{opory h Ha^aJiTi paapBisaTB Co bc^x-b CTOpOH'B 
KytiH saMepsmaro CHibry. IIo^HajiacB MereJiB. Bi. Bosnjxi saS-fe- 
ji'Jfejio. CHir-B Mexajica Bsa/n-B h snepefli. ciTKOio h yrpoacajirb 3a- 
JiinHTB rjiasa, poxt h ymn n-bmexo/faM'B. AiiopT-B yireT'hji'B CHOBa 

BTi Tpy6y, B-B TBepflOH yBipeHHOCTH, qXO "^yO-B BOSBpaTHTCfl C'B 

KyMOM'B Hasa/pB, sacTaneT'B Kysneipa h, Has'fepHoe, OTnoTqyeT'B 
ero TaK'B, ^[to oh-b ^oJiro 6y4eT'B ne Bt csaax'h bsatb Bib pyKii 
KHCTB ii ManeBaTB ofe^HBia KappHKaTypBi. 



B-B caMOM-B ^'feji'fe, ejiBSL TOJiBKO no;(HitnacB MexejiB, h B'fexep'B 
cTajii> pisaTB iTOHMo BT, TJiasa, KaK'B ^.y6'h yace hs'babHji'b pae- 
itajiHie H, Haxjiooy^HBaa raySace na rojiOBy KanejiioxH, yroman'B 
noSpaHKaMH ce6a, qopTa h KyMa. Enpo^eM-B, axa flocafla 6BiJia: 
npHTBopnaa. ^y6'B oichb pa/i'B 61^11, no^HaBiiieiica MeTena. 7{o 
flBflKa euje ocTaBajiocB b-b bocbmb pas's 6oiBine Toro pascTosHifly. 
KOTopoe OHH nponiJiH. IlyTemecTBeHHHKH noBopoTiMH nasa^'B. 
B'iTep'B flyJi-B b-b saTtiJtOK'B, ho ckbosb MeTynfin CH'lsr'B HHiero 

He 6bM0 BHflHO. ' i 

„Ctoh, KyM'Bf MM, EaaceTca, ne Ty^a HfleM^B", CKasajit, HeMHoro 
OTonie^HiH, ^y6'B. ,,3 ne BHacy hh 04HOH xaTBi. 9xi>, KEKaa Me- 
tojib! CfiopoTH-Ka TBI, Kjwb, HeMHofo Bt cTopoHy, — He naftflemB 
jiH floporii, a fl T'feM'B BpeMeneMTb noHiiiy sfl'icB; ^epnex'B ace 
HeiiHCTaa CHJia xacKaTBca no xaKofi BBiori! He safiy^B saKpii- 
laxB, Korfla Haft/^eniB flopory. 9k'b, KaEyio Kyiy cn-fera HanycTiiJi'B 
B'B o^H caTana!" 

^oporH, oflHaKoacB, He 61.IJ10 bhaho. KyM'B, OToraeflinH bi. 
cTopoHy, 6pofl^jn> B'B ajihhhhx'b caHoraxTb ssaflt h Bnepe^ii h, 
HaKOHeij'B, HaSpen-B npsMO na hihhok'b. 9Ta Haxo^Ka xaKt ero 
o6pafloiiajia, uto oh'b noaaSHJi'B see h, CTpaxHyBniH Cb ce6rf 
CHir'B, Bomek-B B'B cisH, HHMano ne SeanoKoacb oot ocTaBHieMea 
Ha jjiB.n± Kyjrfe. ^y6y noKasajrocB Meac^y -rhA, HTO'dH-B Eta-- 
mejT'B Tfopory. OcTaHOBHBmHCB, npHHanca oh-b KpiraaxB bo Boe 
ropao, ho, BHfla. ^ito kjut. sie HBaaeTca,, p-bntHJica ' htth caM'B. 



158 

HeMHoro npoz/in, yBWff^M'h om, gbok) xary. Cyi'po6hi cniry Jie- 
JKajiH OKOJio Hea h na KpHin'i. Xjionaa osaCmHMH Ha xo^rofli 
pyKaMH, npHHSJica oh'b CTyiaxB b-b ^nepB h KpiiqaTB nosejiH;- 
TentHo CBoeft ^oiiepH ornepexB ee. 

„^ero xeSi TyT'B nyacHO?" cypoBO saKpH^aji'B BtiinefliniH: 
KysHeix-B. 

Hy6'B, ysHasmH ronocB Ky3Hei?a, OTCTynnji'B h^ckojibko na- 
aafl-B. „9, H-fext, 9TO He moh xaxa", roBopna'B oh-b npo oe6a: „b'£ 
MOK) xaxy He sadpe/tex'B KysHent. OnaxB jkb, ocjih npncMoxpiBXBca 
xopoHieHBKo, xo H He KysHeijoBa. ^Ba 6bi 6MJia. 9xo xaxa'? Boxx) 
Ha! He pacnosnaji-B! 9xo xaxa xpoMoro JleBqeHKa, KOXopBii; ne- 
flasHO aceHHaca na moko/joh jKen-fe. Y Hero OflHoro xcibko xaxa 
HOxojKa na Moro. To-xo mh^j noKaaaJiocB h cnaqaaa neMHoro 
yy^HO, 1X0 xaKX. CKopo npHHiejix. /[Omoh. OflnaKoacx., JTeBienKO 
CHAHxx. xenepB y flBaKa, 9xo a snaio. 3aiiMX ace Kysneiix.?.. 
9, re, re, re! OHt xoflHxx. k^ ero Monofloii sKenii Boxx. KaK'B! 
XopoHio!.. TenepB a see noHaji'B". 

„Kxo XBi xaKoft H saq-fiiri xacKaeuiBca no/[t ^(BepaMH?" npo- 
H3Hecx, KysHOHX. cypOB-fee npeacHaro h nofloSfla 6jiHHce. 

..EHix'B, He CKaacy eny, kxo a", no^yMajix. lyfSx.: „qero 4o6paro, 
eu|e npHKOJioxHxx. npoKjraxBiH BBipoflOKx>!" H nepeM'feHHB'B tojiocb, 
oxBiiaJix.; „9xo a, HeiEOB'iKX> flofipBifi! IIpHHiejr'B saM-B na saSasy 
noKonaflOBaxB neMHoro ho^Xj OKnaMH". 

„y6HpaHca Ex> lopxy ex. cbohmh Kona/iKaMH!" cep^nxo 3a- 
KpHiaax. BaKyjia. „^xo-3kx> tbi cxonniB? CaBiniHniB! YSHpaHCH 
ceil 5Ke lacx. bohx!" 

Hy6x. caM'B yace HM'fe.nx. 3xo SaaropasyMHoe HaM-fepenie; ho 
eMy flOca^HO noKasaJiocB, ixo HpHHyac4eH'B cayniaxBca npHKa- 
sanifi Kysneija. KaaanocB, KaKofi-xo sjioh flyx-B xojiKaax. ero nofl;x. 
pyKy H BBTHy/Kflaax. CKasaxB ^rxo-HH6yflB nanepeKopx.. ,,'^xo act 
xu BX. caMOMX. 4'feji']f3 xaKX> pacKpHia.xca?" npoHsnecx. ohx. x^mb ate 
roaocoMX.. „fl xoiy KOJta/tOBaxB, 4a h ho.xhoI" 

„9re!flaxBi, KaKX. BHacy, oxx. cjigbx. He yHMeniBca!"Bcji'b/tx> 3a 
CHMHCJiOBaMH ^y6x. HoqyBcxBOBaji'B npe6oj[BHOH y^apx. bx. njieio. . 

„/[a Boxx. 3X0 XBI, KaKX. a BHacy, nanHHaeuiB yaje, ^paxBoa! " 
upoH3Hecx. OHX., HOMHoro oxcxynaa. 

„noineflx., noiuejix.!" KpHiaJiij Kysneiix., Harpa4HBX> ^y6a flpy- 

XHMX. XOJiKOMX.. 

„Hxo acx. xBi!" npoH3Hecx> ^j6'h xaKHMx. roaocoMx., b-b koxo- 
poMXj H3o6paacajiacB h 6ojib, h /[oca^a, h po6ocTB. „Tbi, a BHacy, 
ne BX. myxKy flepeniBCa, h eme Sojibho flepemBCs!" 

„nomejix>, Homeax.!" saKpniaicB Kysnenx. h saxjionnyjix. ^BepB. 

„CMoxpH, KaKX. pacxpaSpHjica!" roBopHjix> ^y6x., ocxaBiimcB 
oflHH'B Ha yjiHH-b. „nonpo6yii, HOflofi/fH! Bhihb KaKoii! Boxx> 
6oiiBiHaa i^ai^a. Tbi flyMaeniB, a na xe6a cy/ia ne HaiiTty? Hfex., 
ronySiHKX., a noiifljr, h noS/iy npaMO 40 KOMHCcapa. Tbi y MeHH 
fiyfleuiB 3HaxB! fl- ne nocMOTpio, ito xbi KysHecf'B h Maailpx.. 
OflHaKoacB, nocMOxp-feTB iia cnnHy h njiein: a 7iy>iaK), CHiiirt 



159 

njITHaeCTB. ,^0.1>KHO-6jbITB,6o.1tHOnOKOJIOTH:i1.BpaKiH CBIH'b. }Ka.T[T,, 
TITO XO.IIO4HO H lie XO^eTCH CKHflaTB KOJKyxa. IIOCTOH TH, 6'fecOBCKili 

irs'3HeiTi., qTod-L ^lopT-B noKO.noTHJi'B H 'reoH. h tbok) K^'am-my: tbi y 
MeHft HannHinemBCfl! Bhiub, iipoKaaxBiH lUHdeHHR't! O^naKO/Ki., 
siflB TenepB ero Hix-b ^OMa. Cojioxa, ^vMaio, cnjfwr'h o/(Ha. Fm... 
Oho b'1i4b iiejiiXJieKO OTcio/[a — iiohtii 6ti! BpeMH 'renepB TaKoe, ^to 
iiac^HHKTO He sacTaHexx. MosKeT'B. II Toro oyflCT-B mo/Kho... Bhuib. 

KHKl. 6OJIBHO nOKO.lOTHJI'B lIpOKJiaTBlH Ky3HeU'B!" 

TyTt HyS-B, noqecaBii cbok) cnnny, ornpaBii-TCs bi, jipjryio 
CTOpoHy. IIpiflTHOcTB, oiKHflaBiiiafl ero Biiepe/iH, iipn CBH/jaHiii 
C'B Gojioxom, 3'Ma.^H.ia HOMHoro 6o.ib h /rt.^a.'ia Hc^yBOTBHTe.Tib- 
HBiMx H caMBiii Mopos-B, KOTopBiH Tpeiijajii. BO BCijIi y.lHIiaMTj, 
He 3arJiymaeMBin cbhctom'b BBioni. llo BpeMenaM'B na .nnn'fa ero, 
KOToparo 6opo/[3' h ycBi MexejiB HaMBiJiH.na cirferoM'B npoBopn-fee 
i!eaKaroi:[bipiojiBnHKa,THpaHCKHXBaTaK)inaro'3aHOC'BCBOiojKepTBy, 
noKa3BiBa.xacB nojiycjia/iKaii iuiHa. Ho ecmi 5bi, o^iiaKoacTi, cirtni 
He KpecTHJi'B B3a4'B H Biiepefl'B Bcero nepe^xj r.iasaMii, to ^ojito 
euje MO/KHO 6bi.io 6bi bh41it£, ksikt, H\6i, 0CTaHaB.r!HBajiCH, noie- 

CBIBa.'I'b CHHUy, np0H3H0CH.TB: ,,B0.1BH0 HOKOJIOTUJI'B upOK.lHTBIH 

Ky3Heni)!" H cHOBa OTnpaB.'i.a.iCH bx uyxB. 



Bt, TO B])OMff, KOr,ia npOBOpHBlit CJf^paHTT. CT. XBOCTOM'B H K03- 

jiHHOH) 6opo40K) jieTajr^B h31> T]:iy6Bi h iiotom-b CHona bt. Tpy6y, 
BHciBuiaH y Hero na nepeB}i3H npn 6oKy .Ta/{yHKa, b'b KOTopyio 
OH^B 'cnpaTajit yKpafleHHBiii M']5cai:i'B, KaKi.-TO ne^aaHHO saij-fe- 

nHBIIlHCB B'B Iie^K^fe, paCTBOpH.'iaCB, H iriCHIJ'B, nO.TIB3yHCB aTHMX 

CJiyTiaeM-B, BBLieT-ii.Ti/ qpe3'B xpyoy Cojioxhhoh: xaxBi h nuaBHO 
no/iHfljicii HO He6y. Bee ocb'Ijth.iocb. Motojih KaK'B ne SBinajio. 
Cnin, 3aroi3'i;.TCH lUHpoKiiMt cepeopHHBiM'B nojiejrB h bccb ocbi- 
iiaaca xpycTajiBHBUiH ssis^aMH. Mopo3x KaK'B 6bi noTena'hjnj. 
To.iHBi napy6K0B'B h ^■jiJBymeK'B iiOKa3aaHCB erf. M'tiiiKaMii. Il'fecHii 

3a3BeH'ijIH, H IIOfl'B p'Jj^KOK) xaTOK) HC TOJinHJIIICB KOJH^yiomie. 

^y/lHO oaeujeT'B M'ham'b] Tpy^HO pa3CKa3aTB, KaK'B xoponio 
uoToaKaTBca b'b xaKj-io ho^ib MeiKfly Kyqeio xoxo^yiqiix'B h noio- 
iHHX'B fl'feBymeK'B h iieiK/iy napj'6Kaim, totobbimh na Bcfe myxKH 
H BBiflyMKH, KaKifl MOJKeTi TOJiBKO EHj^niHTb Becejio CM-hioniaaea 
HoiB. rio^'B n.noTHBiM'B KOJKyxoM'B Teiijo; OT'h Moposa euje JKHB-fee 
1 opsTi. n:{epcH, a na inanocTH can't jtyKaBBiii ncaTa-iKiiBaeTt c3aflH. 

KyiH 4'feByiueK'B cb M'feniKaMH b.tiomhjihcb B^b xaTy ^y6a, OKpy- 
acHSH OKcany. KpiiKt, xoxot'b, pascKasBi or.iymHJiH Ky3Hei;a. 
Bd nanepepBiB-B en'feniHJiH pa3CKa3aTB KpacaBHy'i ^iT0-HH6yflfc 
HOBoe, BBirpyacajiH M'tniKH 11 xBacTaJiHCB najiaHHifaMH, KondacaMH, 
BapeiiHKaMH, KOTopbix'B ycii'b.'iH yaie Ha6paTB ^obojibho 3a cboh 
KOJiaflKH. OKcaHa, Ka3ajiocB, OBi.ia b'b coBepmcHHOM'B yflOBoat- 
ctbIh h pav:[0CTH, 6o.UTa.iia to cb Toit, to cb flpyroii, h xoxoTa.Tia 

6e3T> VMO.TKV. 



160 

Ci, KaKoit-TO 40caflofi h 3aBHCTi.ro Tnnji'^Jii, K^jMeiTB na Ta- 
Kyio secejiocTB h hr stot-b pa3i> irpOKJtHHajfB KoaaflKH, xota 
caMt 6BiBaji'B OTTi KHxt 6e3'B yMa. 

„9, OflapKa!" cKasa-na necejiaa KpacasHija, oSopothbhihcb ktj 
GflHoft H3'£ 4'feBymeK'B: „y Te6ir HOBtie ^lepeBHKH. Axt, Kaipe 
xopomie! h cb sojiotom-b! Xopomo TeSi, 0/iapKa, y tcSh cctb 
TaKOH HeaoB'feK'B, kotopbih Bce Te^-fe noKynaeTB, a MH-fe ncKOMy 
flocxaTB TRKie cjiaBHBie ^epeBH^iKH". 

„He TyjKH, Moa HenarnaflHaH OKcana!" noflXBaTH.TB Ky3Heij'&: 
„a Te6'6 flOCTany TRKie qepeBHKH, Kame pi/iKaH nanHO^Ka hocht-b". 

„Tbi?" cKa3ajra OKcana, CKopo h Ha/[MeHHO norjiafliB'B na 
Hero. „nocMOTpK) a, r/ri tbi fl^oeTaneraB Tame gepeBHKH, koto- 
pBie Morjra 6m a na^iTB na CBoro Hory. Passi iipHHecemB T'fe 
caMBie, KOTopBie hocht'b iiapiii;a". 

„BH4HraB, KaKHX'B 3axoT'h:!ia!" saKpa^ajia co CM'fexoM'B 4-6- 
BHiBa Tonna. 

nJlal" npoflOJiJKajia rop^o KpacaBHija: „6y4BTe Bcfe bbi cbh^'Tj- 
TejiBHHEfBi: ecjiH KvsHBii'B BaKjrjia npiiHeceT'B Ti caMBie lepesHKH, 

KOTOpBie HOCHT-B HapHIja, TO BOT-B MOe CaOBO, TITO BBIHfly TOT-B 

>Ke ^acB 3a nero saMyjE-B". 

4iBymKii yBejiH cb C060K) KanpHsnyio KpacaBHijy. 
nCMiiica! CM-feflea!" roBopiia'B KysHei^'B, BBixofla BCJitflT. 3a 

HHMH. „H. CaMi CMilOCB Ha/fB C060IO! JljMRK) H HC Mory Ha/fy- 

iiaTB, Kyv^a ^isBajzea moh yM-B? Ona Mena He jiroSnTx, — ny, Bor-B 
ctj Hefi! ByflTO tojibko na bccm-b CB-feTi oflna OKcana. CjiaBa Bory, 
fl'iiBiiaT'B MHoro xopomnx-B h desT. Hea na ceai. Jia. Tro OKcana? 
1131, Hea HHKorfla ne 6y4eT'B 4o6pOH; xosaiiKH: ona tojibko MacTe- 
pHija paflHTBca. Hix'B, hojiho! llopa nepecTaTB flypaiHTBca". 
Ho BT. caMoe to Bpena, Kor^a Kysneij'B roTOBHnca 6bitb p-fe- 

niHTejrBHBIMt, KaKOH-TO 3JtOH flyXT. npOHOCHjTB nepefl-B SliWh 

cMiron^iitca o6pa3'B Okcrhbi, roBopHBraefi HacMimjiHBo: „7(ocTaHB, 
Ky3Herf'B, ijapHUBiHBi gepeBHKH, BBiH^y sa Te6a saMyatT.! " Bce b'b 
iieMi, BOJiHOBanocB, h oht, flyMa.n'B tojibko 061, o^hoh OKcani. 

TojiHBi KOJiaflyioniHX'B, na"py6KH oco6o, /[iByrnKii oco6o, cn-fe- 
niHJiH H3'B oflHOH yjiHi^Bi BT. flpyrj^K). Ho KysHertT. luejii. h HH^ero 
MC BH/iaJiT. II He yiacTBOBajirB bt. T'hx'B BeceJiocTaxT., KOTopBia 
Korfla-TO JiioSHJit Soji-he scbx'h. 



^lopTT, Memnj T^MT. He Ha myTKy pa3iri/KHJiCH y Co.^oxH: Ji-fe- 
jiOBajiT, ea pyKy ct. TaKHMH yacHMKaMH, KaKT. saci^aTejiB y no- 
noBHBi, 6pajica 3a cepaije, oxaji-B h CKa3aji'B nanpaMHK'B, Vlto 
ecjia ona ne corjiacHTcs vflOBJieTBopHTB ero CTpacTH h, KaKT. bo- 
fliiTca, HarpaflHTB, to oht. totob'b na Bce: KHneTca bt. BOfly, a 
4ymy OTiipaBiiT'B iipairo bt, neK.no. Ooaoxa OBiJia ne trkt. a^e- 
CTOKa; npiiTOM-B >ko yopxTi, KairB asB'tcTHO, ^'iiiCTBOEa.'i'B cb neio 
3ao,5HO. Ona TaicH jiio6n,ia bh^Ijtl Bo:ioqiiBTuyiocs 3aco6oiOTOJiny 



161 

H piflKO CHBaJia Ses-B KOMnaniH. 3Ton. Be^iept, o;[HaK03Kt, ny- 
Maaa npoBecTB 07(Ha, noTOMy qxo Bcfe HMeHHTtie 66HTaf ejiH cejia 
3BaHi.i Shjth Ha KyTBio n't flBSKy. Ho Bce nonrao HHa^e: ^opTi, 
TOJiBKO viTO npeflCTaBHjnb CBoe Tpe6oBaHie, KaKi. B^pyr-B nocati- 
majtca cxyK-B h tojiocb ^lOJKaro tojiobbi. Cojioxa noSiacana ot- 

BOpHTB flBepB, a npOBOpHBIH qOpT-B BJI'fes'B B'B JieJKaBiniH MiniOK'B. 

FoaoBa, CTpaxHyB-B cb cbohx'b Kaneaiox'B CH'fer'B h BBinHBinH 
H3'B pyKt CojioxH qapKy bo^kh, pascKasaji'B, ito oh'b ne nome-iit 
Ki 4BaKy, noTOMy .^to no^nHJiacB MeTeJiB; a, yBHAisBniH CBfex 
B'B ea xaxi, saBepHyji-B kx hch, B'B HaM-fepema npoBecTB Beiep-B 
CB neio. 

He ycH'feji'B rojioBa 9to CKasaTB, KaK'B B'B ^sepB nocJBimaJica 
CTyK-B H roJiocB f^hsiKSL. „CnpflqB jiena Ky4a-HH6y4B", nienTaJi'B 
roaoBa: „MH'i ne xoieTca xenepB BCTp-feTHTBca cb abhkom'b''. 

Cojioxa ;iyMa:ia mojito, Ky^a cnpaxaTB TaKoro naOTsaro rocTs; 
HaKOHeiii>, BBi6pajia caMBra 6o:iBraol M'femoK'B e:& yraeii'B: yrojiB 
BBicBinajia B'B Ka^Ky, h fljosKiH rojiosa BB'fes'B cb ycauii, cb roJio- 

BOK) H CB KanejIIOxaMH B'B M'femOK'B. 

/Ibhk'b Bomeji'B, noKpaxTBiBaa h noTHpaa pyKH, h pascKasaji'B, 
liTO y Hero ne 6biji'£ hhkto, h tito OHt cep^'ie'iHO pa^'B aTORiy 
OJiy^ano noiyjiiim'h neMHoro y nea, h He Hcnyrajica MexeJiH. TyTt 
OH'B HOTfomejTB K-B Hefi 6jiHJKe, KauiJiaHyji'B, ycMfeHyjica, flOTpo- 
Hyjica CBOHMH TfJiHHHBiMH naJiBijaMH ea ofiHaaceHHOH, hojihoh 

pyKH H npOHSHeCB CB TaEHM'B BHflOM'B, B'B KOTOpOMX BBIKaSBI- 

BajiocB H jiyKaBCTBO, H caMo^OBOJiBCTBie: „A ^to sto y Bact, bb- 
;iHKOJi'fenHaa Cojioxa?" H, cKasaBmn axo, otcko^hji-b oh'b H-fe- 
CKOJIBKO Hasafl'B. 

.KaK'B 1T0? pyKa, Ochh'b Hhkh(|)Opobhi'b!" OTBiiiajia Cojroxa. 

.Fm! pyKa! Xe, xe, xe!" npoHSHeCB cep^eiHo aobojibhbih cbohm'b 
HaqaJiOM'B 4BaK'B h nponieaca no KdMHaT'h. 

„A STO ^TO y BacB, TipaHcaSmaa Cojroxa!" npoHSnecB oh'b cb 

TaKHM'B HCe BH/fOMl., HpHCTynHB'B K'B HeH CHOBa H CXsaTHB'B 66 

cjierKa pyKOK) 3a meio h TaKHM'B ace nopaflKOM'B oTCKO^HBt Hasa/t-B. 

„By4T0 He BHflHTe, Ochh'b HHKHc|)opoBHq'B!" OTB-feiaJia Conoxa: 
„Hiea, a na me-b mohhcto". 

„Fm! Ha mei mohhcto! Xe, xe, xe!" h flBaKTb cnoBa nponie.iica 
no KOMHaT'fe, noTHpaa pyKH. 

„A 9TO HTO y BacB, HecpaBHeHHaa Conoxa?..." HensB'tCTHO, 
K'B Tieiiy 6bi TenepB npHTponyjioa CJia/foCTpacTHBiH ^BaK-B cbohmh 

/(JIHHHBIMH HaJIBIjaMH, KaK'B BflpyP'B HOCJIBIHiaaCa B'B flBepB CTyK'B 

H rojiocB KosaKa Hy6a. 

„Ax'B, BoHce MOH, CTopoHHee jihi^o!" aaKpnqaji'B B'B Hcnyrt 
ABaKt. „Hto TenepB, ecjiH sacxanyT'B oco6y Moero SBania?... ^oh- 
4eT'B 40 OTHa EoHflpaTa..." 

Ho onacenia ^BaKa 6bijih flpyroro po^a: oh'b 6oaiica doJffee 
Toro, ito6bi ne y3aajira ero nojioBHHa, KOTopaa h 6e3'B Toro 
CTpaniHOK) pyKoio CBoeio cfl'fejiaaa h3'b ero tojictoh kocli caMyro 
yseHBKyio. ..ra^H Bora, flo6po/i:iTejiBHaa Cojioxa!" roBopnji'B oh'b. 

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OTOJKa Bciiii. rtiroMT.: „Baraa floCpoTa, khk-b roBOps'TB nncanie 
JlyKH, rjiana TpHHa... TpnH... CTyiaTcn, eS Bory, CTyqaTca! Ox-b, 
cnpaqbTe Mens Kyfla-HHfiyflB". 

Coaoxa BMCBinaJia yrojiB Bt Ka^Ky h3i. flpyroro M-feniKa, h 

HeCJIHInKOMI. oSteMHCTBIH TiaOMt flBHKl. BJlist B-B HerO H cfejlt 

Ha caMoe 4H0, TaK-b ^ito cnepxt ero mojkho 6ujio nactinaTB eme 
ch noaMimKa yrjia. 

„3flpaBCTByS, Cojioxa!" CKaaajr-B, bxo^h bi. xaxy, ^yd-B. „Ti>i, 
MoaceTTj-duTB, He oatHflajia Mena, a? IIpaBfla, ne oacHflajia? mojkgt'b 
6bitb, a noMiniajiT:.?..." npo/iojiacaJi'B Hy6'B, noKasaBi. na JiHijIi 
CBoeM-B BeceJiyro h SHaiHTenbHyio Mnny, KOTopaa aapad'he flaBaaa 
SHaTB, TITO nenoBopoTJiHBaa rojiOBa ero Tpy/fHJiacB h roTOBHJiacB 
OTnycTHTB KaKyio-HHSy^B KoaKyK) H saTifijiHByio rayTKy. „'MosieT'h 
6tiTB, BBi TyT'B 3a6aBJiajiHCB Ch K'feM'B-HHSyflB!... MojKeTt 6bitb, 
TBI Koro-HH6yflB cnpaTajia yace, a?" H BOCXHn^eHHBiH TaKHM-B sa- 
M'iianieM'B cbohmt., ^j6i> sacM-feajica, BHyTpeHHO TopjKecTBya, ^ito 

OH-B OflHH^ TOJIBKO HOJIBSyeTCa GnarOCKJIOHH.OCTBIO COJIOXH. „Hy, 

Cojioxa, ;{aH TenepB bbihiitb BOfl:KH. 3 ^yMaio, y Mena ropno 3a- 
Mepsno OT-B npoKjraTaro Moposy. HocJiaji'B ace Borrb TaKyio hoib 
nepe/^'B PoacflecTBOMt! KaKX cxBaTHJiact, cjiBimnniB, Cojioxa, KaKi. 
cxBaTHJiacB... 9k'b OKocTeniaH pyKH: ne pascTerny Koacyxa! KaK'B 
cxBaTHJiacB BBK»ra..." 

„Otboph!" pas^ajica na yjiim-fe rojiocB, conpoBoacflaeMBiii 

TOJT'IKOM'B BT. flBepb. 

.CTyiHTx KTo-TO", CKasa^i^ ocTaHOBHBmiHca ^y6'B. 

.Otboph!" saKpH^iajiH CHJiBnie npeacnaro. 

,9to KysHBi^'B!" npoHSHecB, cxBaTacB 3a KaneJiroxH, ^yd^. 
„CjtBinrHmB, Cojioxa: Ky^a xo^ieniB, TfiBafi Mena; a hh 3a ito na 
CBiTi He saxo^iy noKasaTBca STOMy BBipo^KynpoKjraTOMy, ^itoS-b 
eny HadiacaJio, flBasoJiBCKOMy CBiny, nofl'i o6ohmh rjia3aMii no 

nySBipK) B-B KOHHy BeJIHIHHOK)!" 

CoJioxa, HcnyraBHiHCB cana, MeTaJiacB, KaK'B yropiaaa, h, no- 
3a6BiBHiHCB, 4ajia snaKi. ^y6y ji^stb b'b tot^b caMBiii MimoK'B, 
B-B KOTopoM'B CHfl'feji'B yacB flBaK'B. EiflnBiH flBait'B He CRiiji'B flaace 
HSiaBHTB KaniJieM'B h KpaxT'ijHBeM'B 60JIH, Kor/(a c'feji'B eMy hotth 
Ha roJiOBy TaacejiBiS MyacHK-B h noM'hcTHJi'& cboh HaMepsHysniie 
Ha Moposi canorH no oS'tHMt CToponaMt ero bhckob-b. 

Ky3HeB['B Bomeji'B, ne roBopa hh cjiOBa, ne CHHiiaa manKH, h 
HOTTH noBajiHaca na naBKy. SaM^THo 6bijio, ito ohi> 6biji'b secBMa 
He B'B nyx-h. . 

B'B TO caMoe spena, Kor^a Cojioxa saTBopana sa hhm'b flBepB, 
KTO-TO HocTyqaaca CHOBa. 9to 6£M'b kosek'b CBep6Biry3'B. 9Toro 
yace nejiBsa 6bijio cnpaTaTB B'B M'iraoK'B, noTOMy ^ito h M'tniKa 
TaKoro HejiBsa Smjio naHTH HHr^i. Oh'b 6biji'b norpy3H'he t^jtom-b 
caMoro rojiOBH h noBBime poctojmcb Hy6oBa Kyina. II noTOMy 
Cojioxa noBejia ero b'b oropo^CB, qTo6Li sHCJiymaTB OTt nerd 

BCe TO, ITO OH'B XOTijI'b CH o6'BHBHTB. 

Kysaeni. pa^e-IsHHO oraaflttsaJi'B yrati caoen xiaxBi. scjiy- 

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inHsaHCB no BpeMenaM'B BtflajieKO pasHOCHBmiaciino cenynicHH 
KOJiHAyjoiUHXT); HaKoneiji., ocTaHOBHjti> raasa na whmKax'h. „3a- 
i-feM-B TyTi> jieacaTt 9th MiniKii? hxt, flaBHO 6bi nopa y6paTb ot- 
ciofla. Hepesi. 3Ty rjiyuyro jik)6ob£ h oflypiji'B coBcfeMt. 3aBTpa 
npa3flHHKi>, a bi> xart flo cb.xi> nop-B eii;e jiesKHT'B BCHEaH ffpaub. 

OTHeCTH HX-B B'B KySHHIfy!" 

Tyx-B KvsHeii'B npacfein. k-b orpoMHBiM-B M'iniKaM'B, nepcBHsaji'B 
EX'S Kp-hnqe h roTOBnaca BSBajiiiTB ce6'fe na njie^H. Ho saM-feTHO 
5bijio, ^to ero mbicjih ryjiHJiH Bor-h snaeT'B r/ii; nnaqe oh-b 6bi 
ycjiBima.TB, KaK'B samnn-fea'B ^y6'B, Kor^a BOjioca na rojiOB'h ero 
npiiKpyTHjia saBHsasmaH MimoK'B BepeBKa, h fliomiS rojiOBa Ha- 

qaa'B 6BmO HKaXb ^OBOJIBHO SBCTBeHHO. 

^HeyaceJiH ne BBidBexcii h3'b yiaa Moero 9Ta neroTiHasi OKcana?" 
roBopHJi'B KjSHBTi'b. „He xoqy flyjiaTB o Heft; a Bce flyMaeTCH, ii, 
KaK'B HapoTjHO, o Hefi oflHOH TO.iBKO. OTqcro STO TaK-B, ^TO 4yMa 

npOTHB-B BO^H JtiBOTrb B'B rO-TOBy? KOH qOpT'B! M-feniKH CTaJIH KaKt 

6y4TO TflJKeji'fie npeJKHaro! Tyxx, B'fipHO, noaoateno eme ^to- 
HndyflB, KpoM'is yrjia. /typOHB a! h h no3a6Eiji'B, ^ito Tenept Mii'ii 
Bce KajKCTca Taacejiie. Ilpeacfle, StiBajio, a Mor-B cornyTB npaso- 
rnyTb B'B oflHofi pyK'fe m'^^hbih naxaK'B h JiomaTtHHyio noflKOBy, 
a TonepB M'iraKOB^ cb yrjisM'B ne no/jBiMy. Cnopo 6yfly ot'b 
B'iTpa BamiTBca..." ..H^t-b!" BCKpnian'B oh'b, noMoaqaB'b h p6o- 
flpHBrancB. „H^TO a sa 6a6a! He flaiWh HHKOMy CM'feaTBca na^'B 
coSoio! XoTB ^ecaTB TaKHX'B M'jfjniKOB'b — Bcfe noflBiMy". H 6oflpo 
BSBajiH.n'B ce6'fe Ha njie^H M'iinKH, KOTopBix'B ne noHecjiH 6bi ;tBa 

4K)3KIIX'B leJIOB'iKa. „B3aTB H 3TOT'B", npOflOJIJKaJI'B OH'B, noflBiMaa 

MaireHBKiH, na flH'fe KOToparo jieacan'B, CBepnyBHiHCB, lopr'B. „TyT'B, 
KaaceTca, a hojioskhji'b cxpyMeHT'B CBoii". CKasas'B aio, oh'b Btiraeji'B 

BOHl H3'B XaTBI, HaCBHCTBIBaa H'iCHK): 

MhHH Cb KHHKOfi He BOSHThCfl... 



niyMHie H myMH'ie pasflaBajiHCB no yjianaMt nicHH, xoxott> 
H KpHKH. TojiHBi ToaKaBHiaroca napo^^a 6bijih ysejiHqeHBi enie 
npHHieflniHMH hs'b cocfeflHHX'B ^epeBBHB. napy6Kii majiHJiH h 
6icHJiHCB B'B BOJiK). HacTO, MeHCfly KOJia^KaMH, cjiBinianacB KaKaa- 
HH6yflB Becejiaa n'fecHa, KOTopyio TyT-B me ycn'feji'B cjiojkhtb kto- 

HH6y/fB H3'B MOJIOflBIX'b K03aK0B'B. To Bflpyr'B OflHH'B 113'B TOJIIIBI, 

BM'icTO KOJia;iKH, OTnycKaji'B njeflpoBKy h pes'fea'B bo Bce ropjiO; 

I-UeBpbiKt, BeapbiKil 
P,aHTe BapeHHK'b! 
TpyflOHKy KauiKH, 
KHJibue KOBfiacKH! 

XoxoT-B HarpasKflaji'B saT'iflHHKa. MajienBKia OKHa noflBiMaaacB, 
H cyxoniaBaa pyKa cTapyxa (KOTopua o^H'ii tojibko BM'fecT^ c-b 

CTeneHHMMH OTItaMH OCTaBaJIHOB B'B HSdaXX) BUCOBBtBaJiaeb HSt 

OEomKa cs Ko:t6acoia Bt pyKaxis aaa KyeKQ»& ipipoijatv! II%:py6Ka 



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OKpyacanHTOJinyfliBymeiti.: myMi), KpHKt; o;ib!:hi> Spocajti. KOMOMt 
CHira, 4pyroH BtipBiBajit MimoK'B co bchkoh BcaqHHoii. Bt /tpy- 
rOM-B M-fecTi flisyniKH jtobhah napy6Ka, noflCTaBJianH eMy Hory, 
H OH-B jrexijii. BM'icT'fe CB MiniKOM'B cxpeMrjiaBt Ha seMJiio. Ka- 
sajiocB, BCH) HO^ib HanpofleT'B roTOBBi 6bijih npoBecenHTBca. H 
HoiB, KaKt Hapo^Ho, T&K'b pocKomHo Ten^iHJiacB! H eme SiJiie 
Kasajica CB'feT'B MliCHiia ot-b 6.tiecKa cnira! 

KysHei^-B ocTaHOBHJica co cbohmh MimKaMH. EMy no^iyTiHJicH 
BT) Tonn'fe flisymeKTb rojiocB h TOHeHBKiit cm'Sx'b OKcaHBi. Boli 

aCHJIKH B-B HeM-B BSflpOrHyjIH; 6pOCHBIIIH Ha SeMJIH) MimKH TaKI,, 

1T0 HaxoflHBmiHca na flHi abak'b saoxaifB ot-b yniH6a h roJiosa 
iiKHyji'B bo Bce ropao, nodpeji-B OHt cb MajientKHM-B MimKOMi. 
Ha naeiax-B BMicxi ct tojihoh) napy6K0B'B, meflniHX'B cji'feaOM'B 
sa fl-feBH^BeH ToanoK), MeKyjy Koxopoio eiiy nocjiBiraajica rojiocx 

OKCaHBI. 

^TaK-B, aTO ona! Ctoht-b, KaKx. i^apima, h djiecTHTt qepHBiMH 
Q^aMH. Eit pascKasBiBaeT-B qTO-TO BHflHBifi napydoKT.; sipHO, sa- 
6aBHoe, noTOMy ito ona cM-feeTCH. Ho ona Bcer^a cMiercH". Kaux. 
6yflT0 HesojiBHO, caMrb He noHHMaa kslk'b, npoxepcH KysHeit-B 
CKB03B TOJiny H CTanTi OKOno nea. 

„A, BaKyjia, tbi TyT-B'. SflpaBCTByfl!" CKasaJia KpacaBHifa cbtoh 
HKe caMOH ycMiniKOH, KOTopaa MyTB ne CBO^fHjia BaKyjiy cb jTvia. 
„Hy, MHoro HaKonaflosaji'B? 9, fla KaKoS MajieHBKiit M-fenioK-Bl A 
lepeBHKH, KOTopBie HOCHTi. rfapHi^a, flOCTani? JlocTsmh ^epesHKH, 
BBiH/iy sa Te6fl saMysK'B''... H, sacM-hflBniHCB, ySisKajia ct tojihoio 
fliBymeK'B. 

KaK-B BKonaHHHH, CToajTB KysHeij-B Ha o;{homi. whcT'h. ,,11'kTh, 
He Mory; HixT. chji-b 6onBnie"... npoHSHeci. oh-b, HaKOHeij'B. „Ho, 
Boace TBI moS, OTiero ona TaKTb nepTOBCKH xopoma? Ea Bsraa j-b, 

H pilH, H BCe, Hy BOTX) TaK-B H SKJEeTrB, xaK'B H HCHCOT'B... H'feT'B, 

He Brb MO^B yjKe nepecHJiHTB coda. Ilopa hoaoikhtb KonescfB BCOMy. 
nponaflaS flyma! IIoH^y, yTonjiiocB b-b nponySi, h noMHHafi:, KaKTi 
SBaJiH!" 

Tyrt piniHTeJiBHBiM'B maroMTb nomea'B ohi. Bnepefl'B, flornaji'B 
TOJiny 4'bBTiaT'B, nopoBnajica ch OKcanoio h CKasan'B TBepflBiM-B 
rojiocoM'B: „nponTaH, ORcaHal Hhjh cedi, KaKoro xOTeniB, jKenaxa, 
flypa^iB, Koro xo^ieniB; a Mena ne yBH^HHiB yace 6o:iBrae na stom-b 

CBiTi". 

KpacasHija KasajiacB y^HBaenHoio, xoxijia ^to-to cKasaxB, ho 
KysHei^Tb Maxnyji-B pyKofi n j6f.'iKaji'h. 

„Kyfla, BaKyjia?" Kpn^ajiH napySKH, BH^a e^hryntaro Kyaneija. 

„npon(aHTe, dpaTUBi!" KpHqaji-B bt> otb'St'b KysneuT.. „/tacT'B 
Bort, yBHflHMca na tomt. csiT-fe, a na stomt. yace ne ryjiaTB nainb 
BM'feeT'fe. IIponjaHTe'.'Ha noMHnafiTejiHxoM'B! CKaatHTe oTijyKoH/ipa- 
ry, ito6bi coTBopHjit nanHXH^y no Moefi rpiiniHOH; flyrai. GB'i'ieH 
K-B HKOHaM'B ^yflOTBopija H BoadeH Maxepn, rp'Smenrb, ne o6Ma- 
HeBafl'B 3a MipcKioiH fliaaMH. Bee aoQpo, KaKoe HafiacTca Bt uoeH 
CKpMH'i^, Ha nepKOBt. IIpoiqsiHTel" ■ 



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,0m» noBpe^iHHCK!" TGBopwm napy6KH. 
.npona^mafl flyma!" naSoacHO iipo6opMOTajia npoxoffHBni?a 
MHMO CTapyxa: ,noHTH pascKaaaTt, KaK-B Kysnei^'B noB-fecHJica!* 



BaKyaa Meatfly t^m-b, npo6*HcaBniH h-Sckojibko vaHij-B, ocxa- 
HOBHnca nepesecTB ^yx-B. „Kyfla a b* camoM-B ffkji% Siry?" no- 
flyMaa-B Ohi: .icaKi. oyaro yate see nponajro. Iloiipo6yK) enje 
cpeflcTBO: nofifly k-b sanopoacrty IlysaTOMy IlaiiroKy. OH'B.rOBo- 
pflTTb, 3HaeTB Bcfex-B ^epTOH H BCB cfl'fejrae'PB, »cro saxo^eTt. Ildftfly, 
B-feflB ^j^EfflPfe Bce Mce npHfleTca nponajaTB!" 

IIpH^ tjTOM* loprB, KOTopBiS flojiro jieaeaai> Sea-B BcstKaro jbh- 
w^Bia, aan^i^aji'B b'b M-femK* orB paflocTB; ho Kyaneu'b, noay- 
MaB*B, ^0 OH^ EaK-B-HHSyflB saij'fenHji'B M'femoK'B pyKOK) H npo- 
HSBeJi'B ca^ 8T0 flBHacenie, y^apHJi'B no M-feiuKy flroHCHMT) Kyjia- 
KOJTB B, BCTpaxHyB-B ero Ha njieiax-B, OTHpasHJiCH k-b HysaTOMy 
IlaijiOKy. 

vStot'b IlyaaTtifi IlaqroK-B Sm^-b toiho Korfla-TO sanopoauteM-B; 
HO BBirHaaos ero, bmh oh-b caM* ydiacaa-B hs-b 3anopoajBa, axoro 
HHKTO He 3Sajr£. ^sbho yate, a-ksrh ^ecaTB, a MoaceT-B, h naTHafl- 
i;aTB, KaK^ oWh ssauvTy b'b ^HKaHBK']^. Caa^ajia oh-b :!K,mrh, KaK-B 
nacTOflnjift sanopoaieifB: Harttero h© paSoTajTB, cnaa-B Tpn leT- 
BepTH 4Ha, -fePB 3a meCTepax»B RoeapeS h BBinHsaji-B aa oaHHM-b 
pasoM-B no it'foiOMy Be^py; Enpo^eM-B, 6bijio r^-fe h noiffeoTHTBCa, 
noTOMy ^TO naipoR-B, necMOTpa na HeSonBrnoH pocTB, b-b uih- 

pHHy OBU!* #0B0JIBH0 yfffefcHCTB. IIpHTOM-B ate mapOBapH, KOTO- 
pBia HOCHJTB Oa-B, 6hJIH TaB* mHpOKH, TITO KaKOH 6bi 6oaBinoH 

HH cffhssLJiT) OH"B mar^B, Kori. coBepmenno ne 6buio saM-feTHo, h, 
KasajtocB, BHHOKypeHHaa Ka^B ^BEtraJiacB no yjiHiji. MoaceTB 
6bitb, aTO canoe no^ajio noBOfli. nposBaTb ero nysaTBiM-B. He 
nponiJio HiCKOitBKHx'B HefliflB nocjii npHdHTia ero b-b ceno, Kaic-B 
Bci yate ysnaaa, ^to oh-b sHaxapB. BtiBaji* jh kto 6oJieffB n-kyii,, 
TOT^ac-B npHSEpaji'B naqiOKa; a HaqiOKy ctohjio tojibko nomen- 
TaTB H-fecEOJiSBSJJ eaoB-B, m neffprb kslkij 6yj[(To pyKOio cnHMaaca. 
Cjiyscajiocii ttK TTO nporoaoflaBmiMca flBopaHHHTb noflaBHJica 
pudBeM ROCTBH), naqiOKi. yu-bxtb TaK-B HCKycHo y^apiiTB .Eyna- 
KOM-B B'B cnHHy, ^iTo KOCTB oinpaBjiajiacB, Ky^a et cji'feflyeT'B, He 
npHtiHHHB'B HHKaKoro Bpefla flBopaHCKOJry ropjiy. B'B nocji'iflHee 
BpeMH ero p'iflKO BH^ajiH r^-fe-HHSyflB. IIpHqHHOK) STOMy Sujia, 
MoateTB 6bitb, ji-feHB, a MoateTB h to, tto npoa-feaaxB b-b flsepn 
fl-fenanoCB jpia Hero c-b Kaat^MM-B roflOM'B ipy^H-fee. Tor^a Mipa- 
ne flOJiacHBi 6bijih OTnpaBJiaTBCH K'B neny cann, ecJiH ms.-Ua-B. wh 
Hewh Hyatfly. 

KySHeiCB He des-B poCocTH otbophji'b 4BepB h yBH^'feji'B Ila- 
qioKa, CHfliBmaro na nony, no TypeqKH, nepefl-B HeSoaBmoio Ka- 
ajamojo, he kotopoh CToana iracKa cb rajiymKaMH. 9Ta MHCKa 
CToajia, KaK-B Hapo^HO, napaBn-i^ cb ero ptom'b. He noABHHyBniHCB 



V ■">?». 



HH o^HHM'b na.iifci;eM"i., oat HaKJiOHHJi't CJierKa rojiOBy Kb nacKb 
B x;ie6ajn> aciiacy, cxBaxuBaH no BpeMenaMt 3y6aMH ra.iyniKH. 

..HiT'i, 3T0T7i", noflyMaji-B BaKyjia npo ceSa, „eme nisMB-be 
HySa: totb, iio KpanHeS Mipi, ■hcT'B jiojkkok), a 3tot'i, h py^H 
He xo^ert no;iHHTb!" 

llauioKT., B'fepHO, KpinKO saHHTT. 6i>ijn. rajiyuiKaMH, hotomv 
MTO, KasajiocB, coBciMi. He saM'feTHJi'B npHxofla Kysnena, KOToptm, 
eflsa CTynHBmH na noporij, OTB-fccii.Tb pjiy npeHnsKiS noKJiOH'b. 

„H K-B TBoefi MH.nocTH npiimeji'ii, IlaniOKT.!" CKaiajn. BaKyjia, 
KJiaHHJicb citona. 




...H ysHfl-fejiT, riamoKa, CHfltEiuaro Ha nony, no rypeuKH, nepent HeSonhiuoK) 
KaflyujKOK), Ha KOTopofl CTOHjia MHCKE CT> ranyujKaMH. 

TojiCTUH IlauiioK'i. noflHHJi'L rojiOBy h cnoBa na^ajit xjieSaxb 
raJiyniKH. 

„Tm, roBopjiTb, He bo rHisT. 6yflb CKaaano"... cKasaat, co6h- 
paacb CB ^yxoMT), KyaneriT.: „h se^y 06% aroMt p-fe^B He flJia 
Toro, qTo6Bi TeS-b HanecTB KaKyio o6Hfly, — npHXOflHinBCH HBHHoro 
cpoflHH qopTy". 

IIporoBopH 3TH cjiosa, BaKyjia ncnyrajicfl, noflyMaBT., hto bu- 
ji'dsuncsi Bce enje HanpflMHKt h uajio cmhfuhji'b KpinKia caoBa, 
u oacH^aa, mto IlaniOK'B, cxBaTaBraa Ka/iyuiKy BwicTh c'b mhc- 



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rfoffli, nomneTB eMy npsMO kb ronosy, OTCTopoflmrca fieMHoro h 
3asp£iiJiieH pjKaisoMi., ^woSh ropaiaa wbmsl cb raayineK'B ne 
o6pH8rajia eMy jiHua. 

Ho nairroKTb BSFJianyjn. H cHOsa Haiant x:iie6aTi. rajiyniKH. 

06oOTeHHHS KvsHeii'B piniBuicH npo^oaJKaTt: .K-b Teoi npn- 
raeJt'B, ilaqroK-B. 4^2 Boace Te6i Bcero, flo6pa BcaKaro b-b flo- 
bojibctbIh, xji-tfia b-b nponopijiHl" (Kysnei^'B HHor^a yM-fejii. BBep- 

HJTTB MOflHOe CJIOBO: BTb TOITB OB'S HOHaTOp'fejI'B B'B 6hTH0CTB ©nje 

B-B JloJrrafrfe, Kor^a pasMajieBBisaJTB cothhkv flociaTBiH saSop'B). 
„nponaflaTB npHxoflHTca Mni, rpimnoMy! Hhtto ne noMOMcerB 
Mni Ha CB-feTi! ^to Sy^erB, to dy^erB. IIpHxo^piTCfl npocHTB 
noHopcH y caMoro iiopTai5^^TO-H£i>, nanroK-B*, nponsnecB KysHeipb, 
BHfla -HeHssrfeHHoe ero MOJi^iaHie, „KaK'B vm-k ohtb?" 

„K'orfla HyacHO ^lopTa, TOHCTynaS k'b Tiopxy!" oTB-fe^as'B Ila- 
ifiOK'B, He HOflBiMaa na nero rjia3'BHirpoflo;iacafl ySnpaTb rajiymKH. 

„^a Toro-To H a npnmeji'B K'B Te6i", OTB'i'iaji'B Kysneii'B, ot- 
BiiinHBaa noKJioffB: „KpoMi leSa, flyMaro, hhkto na cBiri hc 
3HaeTB K^ Hewy floporH*. 

HaipoK-B HH cjioBa, H floi^ajTB ocTajiBHHa rajrymKH. ^Gffk^ian 
MHnoCTB/^ejiOBiK'B floSpBiH, He OTKaiKH!" HacTynajr-B Kysnei^'L. 
,Cbzhzhbi nz, KOJ[6ac-B, MyKH rpeiuieBOH, Hy, nojiOTHa, nmena, 
HJiH HHoro npb^aro, B^ cjiy^ai noTpeSnocTH... KaK^ oStiKHOBeHHO 
Me»c4y Jio6pBiMH jiK)4P>mz BO^HTca... He HOCKyimMca. PascKaacH 
xoTB, KaKX, npHMipHO CKasaTB, nonacTB na flopory ki HeMy?" 

„ToMy He HyacHo ^ajiCKO xo^HTB.yKoro ^lopTB 3a naeiiaJiH" 
npoHBHecB, paBHO^RTHHO IlaiiiOK'B, ne HSM-fenaa CBoero nojioateHia. 

Bajcyaa j:cTaBmi'B b-b nero rjiasa, KaK-B 6yflTo 6bi na Ji6y ero 
HankcaHO ojnao Hs-BacHenie sthx-b cjiob-b. „Hto oh-b roBopjEm.?" 
6e3MOjrBHO cnpanmBajia ero Mnna; a nojiyoTBepcTBifi potbtoto- 
BHJica npornoTHTB, tcak-B rajiymKy, nepsoe cjiobo. 

Ho IJamoKt MOJiiaji'B. 

Tyrh saMiTmirB BaKyaa, iro hh rajrymeK-B, hh KaflyniKH ne- 
pefli HHMrB He 6Biao; ho BM-fecTO Toro na nojiy ctohjih ^B-fe flepo- 
BaHHua mhckh: Oflna 6Bi;ia HanoaneHa BapenHKaMH, 4pyraa CMe- 
TanoH). Mhcjih ero h rjiasa hcbojibho ycTpeMHJiHCB na 3th Ky- 
maHBfl. .nocMOTpHiTB", roBopHJETi OH-B caM^B ceSi: ^KaK-B 6yflerB 
•fecTB HaipoK'B BapeHHKH. HaKJionaTBca oh'b, Bipno, He saxo^erB, 
itoSh xjieSaTB, KaK-B rajiyniKH, 4a h HejiB3a: HyacHO BapenHK-B 
cnepBa o6MaKHyTB B'B CMeTany". 

■ TOJIBKO TTO OH^ yCn'fejI'B STO HGflyMaTB, nai^IOKTB pa3HHyjI'B 

poTB, norjiafliji'B na sapenHKH h en^e CHSBH'fee pasHHyji-B poTB. 
Bs STO BpeMa BapeHHK'B BBtmrecHyaca hs'b mhckh, mjienHynca B'B 
CMeraHy, nepesepHyjica na flpjrryH) CTopony, ho^ckoihji'b BBepx-B 
H KaicB pas'B nonaji'B ©My b-b poTib. HaqioK'B cffeji'B h CHOsa pa- 
SHHyji'B poTB, H BapeHHK'B TaKHMt ace nopaflKOMT. OTHpaBHJica cHosa. 
Ha c66h tojibko npnHHMajTB oh-b Tpy^ acesaTB h iiporjiaTUBaTB. 
.B^iHB, KaKOe flHBo!" rioflyMans Kysneii'B, pasHHyBi otb yflH- 
BJieriia poTB, h totb ate ^acB 3SLtrbTJUi%, hto BapeHHKx js^&i^ 



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H K-B HeMy B'B poTt, H ysce EHMasajr-B ry6Bi CMeTanoio. Ottojtk- 
HyBHiH BapeHHKi) H BHTepmH Tj6hi, KysHei^t HaqaJi'B pasMoni- 
jraTB o Towh, KaKia lyfleca SBiBaroTrb na CB'tT'6 h flo KaKHx-B My- 
4pocTeft flOBOTtHTt qeJiOB^Ka He^HCTaa cnna, sasiiqaa upHTOM^, 

^TO OflHH'b TOJIBKO IlaiiroK'B MOSKeT-B nOMOTB eMy. 

„noKJioHiocB eMy euxe, nycTb pacToitKyeT'B xopomeHBKo.;. O4- 
HaKO, ^TO sa lopT'B! B-feflB cero/fHH tojioduaa Kymha, a oh-b •fecT'B 
BapeHHKH, BapeHHKH cKopoMHtie! ^To a, BT, caMOM'B fl'fejii, 3a 
flypaK-B: ctok) Tyr-B h rpixa Ha6HpaH)CB! Hasafl-Bl..." H Ha6oacHBiH 
KysHei^-B onpoMeTBK) BBidiacaji'B hs'b xaTBi. 

OflHaKOK'B, ^opT-B, cHfliBHiifi: Bt M'ijniK'6 H sapanie ya:e pa^o- 
BaBiniftca, He Mor-B BtiTepniTB, itoSbi ymjia hs^b pyKii ero Tanaa 
sjraBHaa /to6Hga. EaKt tojibko KysHerf'B onycTHJi'B M'imOK'B, oht. 
BLicKOiHJi'B Ma's Hcro H cfeat BepxcM-B emy na inero. 

Mopos'B no4paji'B no KOKi Kysneiia; HcnyraBniHCB h noSaifl- 
H'hB'B, He SHajii) OHx, qTO flijiaTB; yace xoT'fcji'B nepeKp.ecTHTBca... 
Ho lopTX, HaKjioHHE-B CBoe coSaiBe pBijiBiie eMy na npasoe yxo, 
CKasan-B: „9to a, tboh y^pyr-B; Bce cflinaro ^na TOBapHH^a h flpyra! 
^OHer-B flaM-B, ckojibko xoienit", nncKHyji'B oh-b eMy b* jiiiBoe 
yxo. „OKcaHa 6jji&Th cero^na ace nama", menHyji'B oh-b, saBO- 
poTHBHiH CBOK) Mop^y CHOBa Ha HpaBoc yxo. Ky3Hei;'B CToajtB, 
pasMBimaaa. 

„H3Bo.nB", CKasaji'B oh-b HaEoneii'B: „3a TaKyio icfeny roToaii 
6bitb tbohm'b!" 

^opTB BcnjiecHyji'B pyKaMH h nsna.s.'h ot'b pa^ocTH rajrona- 
poBaTB Ha mei Kysnena. „TenepB-To nonajica Ky3Heii'B!" flVMaai. 
OH-B npo ce6a: „TenepB-TO BHMen^y a na tq6% ro.Tiy6HHK'B, Bcfe 
TBOH HanesaHBa h He6BijiHn:Bi, B3B0flHMBia na Tiepxefl! ^to xenepB 
CKaacyT'B moh TOBapHHfH, Kor^a ysnaiOTB, ^ito caMBiii HafioacHin- 
miS Hs-B Bcero cejia qejioB-feK-B b'b mohx-b pyKaxi?" 

TyrB ^opT^ sacMiajica otx pa^ocTH, bchomhhbhih, KaK'B 6y- 
flBTx TipasHHTB B'B a^y Bce xBOCTaToe HJiGMa, KaK'B 6yfleT'B 6i- 

CHTBCa XpOMOH HOpT'B, CIHTaBmiHCa MCSKfly HHMH nepHBTM-B Ha 
BBIflyMKH. 

„Hy, BaKyjia!" nponnniaji'B ^opT'B, see TaKace ne caisaa cb 
uieH, KaK'B 6bi onacaacB, ^itoQbi oh-b ne ySiacaa-B: „Tii snaeniB, 
^To 6e3'B KOHTpaKTa " HH^ero ne flijJiaioT'B". 

„il totob-b!" cKasant kj^shbi^'b. „y BacB, a cjiBiniaji'B, pac- 
HHCBiBaioTca KpoBBK); nocTofl ace, a floCTany Bt EapMan-fe tbos/^b!" 

TyT'B OTi'b sajioHCHJi'B Ha3afl'B pyKy— h xBaTB ^lopxa sa xboot'b. 

,BimiB,KaKOHmyTHHK'Bl" saKpH^an-B, CM-fcacB.TiopT'B: .ny.noJiHO, 
40BOJIBHO yace niajiHTB!" 

„nocTOH, rojiy6qHK'B!" saKpniaa'B KysHeij'B. „A box's 9to KaK'B 
TeS'i noKaacexca?" IIpH stom'b cjioB-fe oh-b cotbophji'b KpecFB, h 
lopTx. c^'ijiaaca xaK-B Tax's, KaK'B arnenoK'B. „nocTOH ace", CKa- 
3aa'B OHTb, CTacKHBaa ero 3a xboct^b na seMnio: „6yfleniB thi y 
Mena 3HaTB no^HHBaTB na rpixH flo6pBix'B jnoflea; a iiecTHEix'B 

XpHCTiaH'B", 



172 

TyTTb KysHeiji. BCKoiHjn. Ha Hero BepxoMT. h noflHH.ix pyKy 
4.1a KpecTHoro snaMeHia, 




3 
s 



.IlOMH.iyi?, BaKy,ira!" ma.'roSHO npocTOnaJi-h iopT'i>: ,Bce, 'tto 



173 

4itH Te6H HyacHO, Bce c^-hjiaK); ornycTH to.ibko flyniy Ha noKaJiHBe. 
He KjiaflH Ha Menji CTpamnaro KpecTa!" 

, A,BOTi. KaKHMt rojiocoMt saniji-B, HiMeii-B npoK.iHTBift! Tenepb 
H 3HaK), ;qTO mh^ fl'bjiaTB. Be3H MeHH ceit sue qact na ce6i! Cfiti- 
niHniB? 7(a necHCb, KaKTb nTHB[a!" 

..Ky^a?" npoHSHecTb ne^ajiBHBra lopxTj. 

..Bt. nexepdyprx, npasio k-b ijapHiii'fe!" H Kvaneri'B oSoM.Tb.mT 
OTt cTpaxa, TiyBCTBya ce6fl no/iHHMaiomHMca na Bosflyxi,. 



4oJiro CTOflJia OKcana, pasflyMBiBaa o cxpanHBix-B pifeiax-B 
:y3Her[a. Yyiie BHyrpn ea ito-to roBOpHJio, ^to ona cjihihkom'b 
KecTOKO nocxynHJia Ch khm^b. „^Ito, ecjiH oh-b b-b caMOM-B ^iji-fe 
piinHTCfl Ha qTO-HH6y7{B CTpamnoe? Hero flo6paro! Moskbtb 6bitb, 
OH'B c-B ropa BSflyMaeTTi bjiioShtbch Brb /tpyryio, h cb flocaflBi CTa- 
HCT-B Ha3BiBaTB ee nepBOK) KpacaBHijeio na ce.x'fe? Ho h^bt-b, oh'b 
MCHfl iiio6ht'b. si TaK-B xopoma! Oh'b MSHa hh 3a ^ito ne npoM-fe- 
imeTb; oh-b majiHT'B, npHKiiflBiBaeTca. He npon/ieT'B MHHyT'B ^eciiTH, 
KaK'B OH'B, B-fepno, npHTieT'B uoTJiHffi,Th na Mena. SI, b'b caMOM'B 
/(•feji'fe, cypoBa. HyjKHO eMy ^htb, KaK'B 6yflT0 nexoxH, nou'bflOBaTB 
ce6a. To-TO OH'B o6pa4yeTCfl!"HB'l>TpeHaji KpacaBiirfa yacemyTHJia 
CO CBOHMH noflpyrasiii. 

„HocToiiTe",CKa3ajiaoaHaH3'BHHX'B:„Ky3Heii'Bno3a6BiJi'BM'feniKH 
cboh; cMOTpT-rre, Kanie CTpaniHBie m'Iiuikh! Oht, hc no Hameiiy na- 
KoaaflOBa.T'B; a ^VMaio, cio,^a no ij'fejiOH: ^exBepTH Sapana Kiiflajiii; 
a KOJidacaM'B h xji'iSaii'B, B'fepno, c^exy h'Ijx'b. Pockghib! H-fe.xBie 

npaS^HHKH MOHiHO ofi'B'fe/taXBCa". 

„9xo Ky3HeitOBBi M'femKH?" no^xBaxH.Ta OKcaHa: „yxauiHj\n5 cko- 
p-fee jixTi xoxB Ko MH'ij B'B xaxy H pa3r;ifl4HM'B xopoiueirBKO, ixo 
OH'B ciOTta HaKJia.i'B". 

Bcfe co" cM'isxoM'B 04o6pHjiH TaKoe HpefljioJKeHie. 

„Ho MBi ae noflHHMCM'B hx'b!" saKpn^iaJia Bca xo.ma Bflpyn^. 

CHJiaCB C^BHHyXB M-femKH. 

..HocxoHxe", CKa3ajia OKcana: „no6'feiKHM'B CKop-fee sa canKaMii 
IT oxBe3eM'B na canKaxt!" 

H xo.7ina noS'tsKaJia sa canKaMH. 

HjI'iHHHKaM'B CHSBHO HpHCKy^HJIO CH/l'feXB B'B M'finiKaX'B, HO- 

cMOxpH Ha xo, TixoflBHK'B npoxKHyji'BflJiiiceSflnajiBiteM'B nopHfloq- 
HyK) flBipy. Ecjh; 6bi en;e He 6bijio napoay, to, MoaceT-B 6bixb, Sm, na- 
iHeJi-B 6bi cpeflcxBO h BBiJi'fe3XB; HO BBiJi'i3TB H3'B M-femKa npH Bcix-B, 
HOKasaxB ce6H na CM'bx'B... axo y/tepjEHsajio ero, h oh-b p-irnHJica 
ac^axB, cjierKa xojibko noKpjixTBiBasi hoj'b neB'iiK.TiHBBiMH canoraMH 
Hy6a. Hyd-B caai'B ne Men-ie JKejiaji-B CBo6oflBi, lyBCXByn, ^ixo ho^-b 
KHM-B jiejKHX'B ^ixo-xo xaKoe, Ha iBM-B CHfl'fexB cxpax'B 6bijio HenOBKO. 
Ho KaK'B OKopo ycjiBimaji'B p'tnienie CBoeft ^o^epn, ycnoKOHJics 
H Re xox'feji'B yace BBi.TisxB, pa3cy3K/i;aH, ^xo k'b xax-fe cBoeii HyacHO 
npOHXH, no KpaHHei! M'fep'h, uiaroB'B q.% cothk>. a Moacex'B ohxii. 



174 

H 4pyryio; BtiJiisinH 3Ke, nyiKno onpaBHTBCJi, sacTernjTt KOiKyxi., 
noflBasaxi. noacB- — ckojibko pafioTu! 4a h KanejiioxH octejihcb y 
CojioxH. IlycTB JKe Jiy^me ^isBiiaTa flOsesyT'B na caHKax'B. 

Ho cjiyqiijiocB coBcfeMi, He xaK-B, KaK-B oHCH/faji'B ^.j6'h. Bi, to 
BpeMs, Korja flisiaTa ydisKajiH sa canKaMH, xy^oiiiaBBiH KyMt 
BBixoflHU'B HS'B HiHHKa pascTpoeHHBiS H He B-B flyxi. niHHKapKa 
HHKaKHM'B o6pa30M'B He piniajiacB CMy BipnTB b'b flOJrr'B. Oh-b 

XOT'fejI'B 6bIJI0 flOSKHflaTBCa B'B DIHHK'Ij, aBOCB-JIH6o npH^JGT'B KaKOH- 

HHSy^B HaSoiKHBiH ^BopjiHHH'B H noHOTgyeT-B ero; HO, KaK^ Ha- 
po^Ho, Bcfe flBopiiHe ocTaBajiHCB 40Ma H, KaK^B HecTHBie xpHCTiane, 
■fejiH KyTBK) Hocpe^H cBOHx-B flOMamHHX'B. PasMBimjiHa o paaspa- 
memH HpaBOB'B h o ^epesflHHOM'B cep^i^'h jkhaobkh, npoflaromeH 
BHHO, Kjwh HaSpeJi'B Ha MimKH H ocTanoBHJica b-b HsyMneHiH. 
„BHniB, KaKie MimKH kto-to 6pocHjTB na yjopor-b!" CKasan-B ohi, 

OCMaTpHEaaCB no CTOpOnaMX. ..^^O.lJEHO-dtlTB, TyTTi H CBHHHHa 

eCTB. llcnisjio Hce Koiiy-TO c^acTBe naKOJiaflOBaTB ctojibko bchkoh 
BCfl'iHHBi! 9Kie CTjjamHBie m^hikh! IIoaoJKiiM'B, qxo ohh naSnTBi 
rpeiaHHKaMH ^a KopacaMH, h to do6pe; xots 6bi 6bijih Tyx'B o^n-fe 
najraHHijBi, h to ej umaKz: atHflOBica 3a KajK/iyio najiaHHify flaex-B 
ocBMyxy BOflKH. YTan^HTB CKopie, ^to6bi kto ne yBH^ivTB". 

TyTX. BSBaJiHJi'B OHTb ee6-h na njie^n M'bmoK'B cb ^ySoMt n 
flBaKOM-B, ho noqyBCTBOBaji'B, tiTO OH-B cjiHHiKOM'B TaacejirB. „HiTT>. 
o/iHOMy dy^BT-B xasKejio necTB", nporOBopnji'B oh'b. ..Abot'b, KaK'B 
napo^HO, Hflexx. XKaq;^ IIIanyBaJieHKO. S^paBcxByfi, Ocxanx.!" 

„3flpaBCXByH", CKasajit, ocTaHOBHBniHCB, xKa^t. 

„Ky7ia H/feniB?" 

„A xaK'B; Hfly, Ky^ia hofh H^yx-B". 

„noMorH, ^ejiOBiKT) flo6pBiH, MiniKH cnecxB! Kxo-xo kojih^o- 
BajiTE., 4a H KHHyjix. HoccpeflH floporn. 7to6poMX. pa3/i'fejiHMca no- 
nojiaM'B". 

„ MimKH? a Ch ^-hwh MiniKH: cb KHHniaMH hjih HajiaHHiiaim?" 

„Jla, flyjiaio, Bcero ecTB". 

Tyx'B BBi;j«pHyitH OHH nacKopo hs-b njiexna najiKH, hojiohchjih 
na khx-b MimoK'B h nonecjiH Ha njieiiax'B. 

„Ky4a-}K'B mbi nOHeceMt ero? bx. ihhhok'b?" cnpocHJi'B ^oporoio 

TKa^-B. 

„Oho 6bi h a xaKt ;;yMaji'B, qxodBi b-b mHHOKX.; fla b^^b npo- 
Kitaxaa SKHflOBKa ne noB-fepHTX., no^yMaex'B enje, 1x0 vffk-sM6jfli> 
yKpajiH; kx. xoMy 3Ke a xojibko-tito h3x> mHHKa. Mbi OTHeccMX. 
ero EX. Moio xaiy. HaM'B hhkto ho noMimaexx.: schheh Hixx>7(0Ma." 

„/[a xo^iHo jxh ea s'hTh TjOMa?" cnpocHJix. ocxopojkhbih xKa^X). 

„CjiaBa Eory, mh ne coBciMX. enje 6e3x> yiia", cKa3aax> KyMTb: 
^^opT-B jih 6bi npHHeox. iiena Tjaa., r^-fe ona. Ona, flyMaio, npo- 
TacKaeTca cb 6a6aMH 40 CBixa." 

„Kto xaMX)?" saKpn^iaaa KyiiOBa acena, ycjiBimaBx. myMx. bx. 
cfenaxX), npoHSBefleHHBiii npHxc^OMt flByx-B npiaTejiefi ex. M'fenr- 
KOMx., H oxBopaa flBepB xaxBi. 

KyMx. ocTo;i6eHtei.. 



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„BoTi> Te6'li iia!" npoHSiiect tKavt., OJirj^ctfl pyiiit. 

KyMOsa JKena dtijia xaKOro po^a coKpoBHme, KaKiix'b ne Ma^io 



■":5S?|; •zyi^»»'^' 




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Ha SijiOMTb CB-feTi. TaKT. ate, Kaxo. e ea Myacx, ona ho^th hh 



176 

Korfla He CH^-bjia 40Ma, h hoith Beet jieuh npecMHKajiacB y Ky- 
MynieKt h saacHTO^HBixi. CTapyx-B, XBannjia e "baa ci. 6oJiBmHM'B 
anneTHTOM'B h flpajiacB tojibko no yrpaM'B co cbohm'b MyaceM-B, 
iioTOMy TITO B'B 3TO TOHBKO BpeMH H BHfl'fe:i:a cro HHor^ja. Xaxa 
HXT. 6bijra B^Boe cxapie inapoBap'B BOJiocTHoro nncapa; KpBinia 

B'B HiKOTOpBIX-B M'feCTaX'B GBIJia 6e3T> COHOMBI. IIjieTHH BH/JHBI 
6bIJIH OflHH OCTaTKH, HOTOMy 1TO BCHKIH, BBIXOflHEiniS HS^ 40My, 

nHKor^a He dpajix najiKH ^Jia cooaK'B, B'B Ha^^ejKfl-fe, hto 6y4eT5> 
npoxOTiHTB MHMO KyMOBa oropo/ia h BBi^epHen. Jiio6yio hs'b ero 
HJieTHH. Ile^B He TonaaacB ahh no Tpn. Bee, ito hh Hanpamn- 
Bana Himsaa cynpyra y jfoSpBix'B nmne^, npaxana KaK'B mojkhg 
noflaJi'fee ox's CBoero jiyjEa, h lacTO caMoynpaBHo oTHHMajia y 
Hero 7{o6Bray, ecjiH tojibko oh-b ho ycn-feBaji'B ee npoHHTB Bt 
iHHHK'h. KyM'B, HecMOTpa Ha BcerflaniHee xJia^HOKpoBie, He jtio- 
Shh'b ycTynaTB eii, h ottopo ho^th BcerTja yxo^HHi, hs'b flOMy 
c'B (|)OHapjiMH noflrb 060HMH raasaMH, a aoporaa nojioBHHa, oxaa, 
HJiejiacB pascKasBiBaTB cxapymKaMii o 6e3TiHHCTB'fe CBoero Myaca 
H o npeTepn'feHHBix'B eio ot-b Hero noSoax'B. 

TenepB mohcho cedi npe^cTaBHTB, KaKt 6bijih osafla^eHBi 
TKa^'B H KyM'B TaKHM'B HeoacHflaHHBiMrB aBJtenieM'B. OnycTHBinH 
M'femoK'B, OHH 3acTynHJiH ero C060K) h saKptiJiH nojiaMn; ho yace 
Sbijio no3flHo: KyMOBa acena, xoth h flypno BH^ijia cTapBiMH rjia- 
3aMH, o^naKoac^B, M^moK'B saM'feTHJia. .^ot-b 9to xopoino", CKasajia 

Ona Ch TaKHM'B BH/[OM'B,B'b KOTOpOM'B SaM-feTHa 6HIia paflOCTB flCTpe6a. 

„9to xopoino, 1T0 HaKOflfl/fOBaJiH ctojibko! Bot'b TaK'B Bcer/[a ffh- 
jiaiOTt AoSpBie jiio^h; tojibko H-feTB, a fl:yMaio rfl-i-HHSyflB noflwh- 
HHJiH. IIoKaacHTe Mni ceniacB, c^BiniHTe, noKaacHxe cen ace lacB 
M'hmoK'B Bani'B!" 

„JIbicbib: qopT-B Te6'i noKaaceTt, a ne mbi", CKasajit, npioca- 
nacB, Kj'^M'b. 

„Te6'hKaKoefl'fejio?''cKa3aji'BTKaH'B: „MBiHaK0Jia/{0BajiH, aneTBi". 

„H'feT'B, TBI MH-fe jiOKaaceHiB, Hero^HBiH HtaHHiia!" BCKpuqana 
acena, y/tapHB'b BBicoKaro KyMa KyjiaKOM'B B'B noflSopoflOK'B h 
Hpo^HpaaCB ICB M-feiiiKy. 

Ho TKaq-B H KyM'B MyacecTBeHHO OTCToanH M'iinioK'B H 3aeTa- 
BHjiH ee HonaTHTBCa iiasafl'B. He ycn-fejin ohh onpaBHTBca, KaK'B 
cynpyra BBi6'J3a:ajia B'B cfeHH yace cb Koieproio B'B pyKax'B. Hpo- 
BopHO XBaTHJia KOieproH) Myaca no pyKan'B, TKa^a no cnHH'l n 
yace CToajia BOSJi'fe M'femKa. 

„^To MBI flonycTHJiH ee?" cKasajit TKaq-B, ognyBinncB. 

„9, qTO MBI flonycTHJin! A OT^iero tbi flonyexHJi'B?" CKa3aJi'B 

XJiaflHOKpOBHO KyM'B. 

„y BacB KOiepra, bh^ho, aceji'fesHaa!" cKaaaji'B nocji-fe He6ojiB- 
inoro MOJiqania TKaq'B, noiecMBaa cnnny. „Moa acnnKa Kynnaa 
npomjiHH roflt na apMapK'i KO^epry, ^ajia nnBKonBi: xa naqero.. 

He SOJIBHO..." 

Meacfly T'feM'B TopacecTsyioiiiaa cynpyra, nocxaBHB'B na nont 
Karanei^t, passaaaJia M'JjmoK'B h aarjianyjia B'B nero 




He yCn-iiiH ohh onpaoMTtca, KaKt cynpyra Ebi6t-Kana bt= cfeHH ct Konep ok Et pyKaxi. 



i?8 

Ho, Bipno, cxapke raaSa ea, Koxopue TaKl.xop6ino yBiiflijiH 
MimoKi, Ha aTOTi. pasrb odMaHynHCi,. „&, fla tjt'b sesKwrh ifh- 
jiHH Ka6aiii>!" BCKpHKHyjia OHa, BcnjiecHyB'B otb paflocTH b'i> 
jra/fomn. 

..KaSant! CjiHniHraBrnchjibm Ka6aHi.!" TOJiKaji'B TKait Kyiia: 

„a BCe TBI BHHOBaTt!" 

„''Ito JKt flisjiaTB!" npofeSHecB, nokHMaa njre^aMH, KyM-B. 

..KaK-B qTO? Tiero MM CTOHMf? OxHHMeM'B M-femoKt! Hy, npH- 
CTynafi!" 

..ITomjia npo^B! nonijia! 9to nam'B Ka6aH'B!" KpHqa.i'B BBicxy- 
naff, TKa^Tb. 

„CTynaH, CTynafi, ^opTosa 6a6a! 9to ne TBoe /foSpo!" roBO-" 

pHJIt, npH6jIH3KaaCB, KJWh. 

Cynpyra npnuajiacB CHOBa sa KO^epry, ho ^jj-Qii b-b sto speMa 
BEiJi'fea'B H3'B MimKa HCTajiT. HocepeflH ciHeH, noTarHBaacB, KaKi. 
iiejiosiKT), TOJiBKO-qTO npoSyflHBniiHca ot-b ^OJiraro cna. 

KyMOBa SKena BCKpHKHyjia, y^apHBinH gS-b hoitbi pyKaivm, h 

BC'h HeBOJIBHO paSHHyHH pTBI. 

„H!TO-ac'B OHa, flypa, tobopht'b: KaSaHi)! 9to ne Hasan's!" CKa- 
sajLT, Kjwh, BBinyinBTb rjiasa, 

„BHniB, KaKoro qeJiOBiKa Kiinyjio b'b MiniOKTb!" CKasajirb TKarn., 
naTflCB OTt HCnyry. „Xotb, ito xoT:einB, roBopn, xotb TpecHii, 
a He 66omaocB fiesx neiECTOH chjibi. B4flB oh-b He npojiiaeT-B 

B-B OKOniKO!" 

„Sto KyM'B!" BCKprnmynrb, srjia^'feBmHCB, KyMTb. 
„A TBI flyMan-B kto?" CKasaji'B ^y6'B, ycMixaacB. „^to, cjiaB- 
Hyio a BBiKHHyji'B Hafl-B BaMH HiTyKy? A bbi, neSocB, xot^jih Mena 

CbicTB BMiCTO CBHHHHBI? IIOCTOHTe HCe, a BaCB UOp&JiJTO: Bl> 

wimni jieacHTt enje tito-to, ecjiH He KaSan'B, to HasipHo nopo- 

CeHOK'B HJIH HHaa aCHBHOCTB. IlOflO MHOH) SeSHpeCTaHHO TITO-TO 

meBejiHjiocB. 

TKaq-B H KjMT, KHHyjiHCB n't MiniKy, xosaHKa flOMa yrchnH- 

JiaCB CB npOTHBHOH CTOpOHBI, H flpaKa B03o6HOBHJiaCB 6h CHOBa, 
CCJIhSbi CaMT, flBSK-B, yBH^iBHIH TOHepB, 1T0 BMy HeKyfla CKpBITBCa, 

He BBiKapaSKaaca hs'b MiniKa. 

KyMOBa acena, ocTOjrSeniB'B, BUnycTHJia h3'b pyK's Hory, 3a 
KOTopyK) Havana 6bijio TanyTB flBaKa hst. MiniKa. 

..BoT^B H 4pyroH eiq:e!" BCEpnKHyji'B co CTpaxoMt TKa^it. 
„^opT'B sHaeT'B, KHK^ CTajio Ha cB'feT'fe... ronoBa MfleTh KpyroM'B... 
He KoaSacB h ne nanaHHif'B, a Jiro^eH KHflaiOT'B b-b MimKH!" 

„9to flBaK-B!" npoHsnecB, HsyMHEmiSca dojiie Bcixx, ^j6'h. 
„BoT'B TeS-fe Ha! at ^a Cojioxa! Hoca/fHTB b-b M'femoK'B... To-to a 
rjiaaty, y nea nojinaa xaTa MimKOB-B... TenepB a see snaio: y 
Hea Bt KaacflOM'B M-femK-fe CH/fino no flsa 'lejiOB'feKa. A a ffyuAnii, 
TITO OHa TOflBKO MHi o^HOMy... BoTx Te6i H Cojioxal" 



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JliBymKH HeMHoro yflHBHJiHCi., ne HaSfla o/iiioro MiniKa. 

^He^ero fl'taaxb, 6y/ieTi. ct naci. h 9Toro", jrenerajia OKcana. 

Bci npHHajiHCB sa MiniOK-B h BSBaoiHJiH ero Ha canKH. 

FojiOBa p-bniHjicii MOJiTiaTB, pa3cyHC/taa, tto ecjiH OHt 3aKpH- 
iHTt, qTo6H ero BBinycTHJiH H pasBsaajiH MimoKt, r.nynLia fllsB- 
laTa pasSiryTca: noflyMaiOT'b, ^ito bi> M'iniK* CHflHTt flbHBOJit, — 
H OHt ocTaHGTca Ha yjiHij-b, MoaceT-B 6bitb, 40 saBTpa. 

Tt-feBymKH, Me^Kfly t'Sm'b, TipyjKHO BsaBniHCt sa pyKH, nojii- 
TijiH, KaK-B BHxopB, CB caHKaMH HO CKpHny^GMy cH-fery. MHoria 
HSi) HHX'B, majiii, ca^HJiHCB Ha caHKH; ^pyria Bs^npaJiiiCB ^aiKe 
Ha caMoro rojiOBy. TojiOBa pimnjics chochtb Bce. 

HaKonei^'B npiixajiH, OTBOpHJiH nacTejKB ^Bepir btj cinaxT. h 

XaTi, H CB XOXOTOMT. BTan|HJIH MTfemOK-B. 

„riOCMOTpHM'B, iITO-TO Jiea^HT'B TyTX", SaKpH^iaJIH BCi, 6pOCHB- 
mHCB paSBflSBIBaXB. 

TyTx HKOTa, KOTopaa ne nepecTaBa.ia ny^HTB rojiosy bo Bce 
Bpejia CH^-fenia ero bts MimK'fe, TaK'B ycHJinnacB, ^to oh^b Ha^ia.TB 
HKaTB H KaiHjiaTB BO Bce ropjio. 

„Ax'h, TyT-B CHflHT-B KTO-To!" 3aKpHiajiH Bcfe H BX Hcnyrf 6po- 

CH.IHCB BOHt HSt flBBpeH. 

„^T0 3a lopTi.! Kjffa BBiMe^eTect, KaKi, yropi.TiBiH?" cKasajiT., 
Bxofla B'B jiBepB, ^ySt. 

„Afi, 6aTBKo!" npoH3Hecjra OKcaiia: „bi> M'feniK'i cku^tb kto-to!" 

„Bx MiniKi? Fjt'fe BBI BSa.lH stot-b M^JmOK-B?" 

„Ky3Heii'B SpocHJiTj ero nocepeflH /loporii", CKa3a.iH Bci; B/ipyn,. 

„Hy, TaK'B; ne roBopiLiT. jih a?..." no/tyiiajni npo ce6a ^.j6-h. 

,Hero-JK'B BBI HCnyra.iHCB? nocMOTpHM'B. — A ny-Ka, 'lo.^oBH^e, — 
nponiy ne norHiBHTBca, ito hg HasBiBaeM-B no hmohh h OT^ie- 
CTBy, — BBIJlfeaH HS'B MiniKa!" 

FojIOBa BBIJI'tS'B. 

.AXTb!" BCKpHKHyjIH fliByniKH. 

„H roaoBa Bji'b3'B Tyfla-ati.", roBopH.n'B npo ce6a ^yS'B b-b ne- 
AOyMiiHin, M-fepaa ero Ch tojiobbi 40 Hor'B. ^BaniB KaK-Bl... 9!..." 
Eojiie OH'B HH^ero ne mott, CKasaTB. 

FojiOBa caMT, 6biji'b ne Meniie CMyntenrB n ne snaat, ^ito na- 
^aTB. „/[oJi3KHo-6biTB, Ha flBopij xoaoflHol" CKasa.Ti'B OH'B, o6pa- 
niaacB k-b ^y6y. 

..Moposen-B ecTB", OTB'iqa^TB ^yS'B. „A no3BOJiB cnpocHTB xeSa; 
^■hwh TBI cMasBiBaemB cboh canorn, CMaJiBqeM'B hjih flerTesi'B?" 

OH'B XOT'fejI'B He TO CKasaTB; OH'B XOT'BJI'B CnpoCHTB: ..Kan's TBI, 

rojioBa, saji'fes'B b'b stot-b M'JdmoK-B?" ho caM-B ne noHHMaji'B, Kan's 
BMroBopHjTB coBepmeHHO flpyroe. 

„JlevTeui> Jiyiinie", CKasajTB rojiosa. „Hy, nponraH, ''Iy6'B!" H, 
naxjiodyijHB'B KanejiiOXH, BBimeJi'B hs'b xaTH. 

„Jlna qero cnpocna-B a c^ypy, ^■hm'h OH'B MaaceT-B canorn!" npo- 
HsnecB HyS'B, nornaflHsaa na /iBopn, B'B KOTopBia BHnieji'B ro- 
;i0Ba. „Ah 4a CoJioxal aTUKoro qejiOB-feKa 3acaflHTB b'b M'imoKT.!,.. 



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Biiini,, goproBa 6a6a! A a aypaKt... Jla f^ii H^e toti. npoKjiATtiH 

M'ilinOK'B? 

„3 KHiiy.i:a ero bt, yrdJix, tslmh Sojitnie nmero hIst'b", CKa- 
sajia OKcaiia. 

„3Haio H aTH niTyKH, HH^ero n^T-h] IIo/taHTe ero ciofla: xaMi. 
enje OflHHi. chahti.! B TjHxiiHTe ero xopomeHBKO... ^to, irtTi.? 
BaniB, npoKJiHTaa 6a6a! A norjiH/cfeTB Ha nee — KaKi. CBSTaa, KaK'b 
6yjiT0 H CKopoMHaro HHKor^a ne 6pajia bi. poT-Bl..." 

Ho ocTaBHMi. ^Iy6a HSJiHsaTB na flocyri cboio 40ca/iy h bo3- 
BpaTHMca Kt Kyaneny, noTOMy ito ysKe na /(Bopb, BifipHO, ecTb 
lacT. fleBHTuii. 



Cnaiiajra CTpamno noKasajiocB BaKj.-i-h, ocoS.iiibo, Kor/ia no^- 
HH.ncfl OH-B OT'B'seMaii Ha TaKjao bbicgtj', ^to HH^ero yace ne 

MOrrb BHfl'liTB BHHSy, H npOJieT'JBJI'B, KaK-B Myxa, nOfl-B CaMBIM'B 

M-icflLjeMX, TaicTi qTO, ec:iH6Bi ne HaKJiOHHJicH neMHoro, to 3a- 
ij'inHjn, 6bi ero manKoio. O^naKOHCB, HOMHoro cnycxii, oh^b 060a- 
piijica H yace CTajfB nofliny^HBaTB na^rB TiopTOMrb. (Ero 3a6aB- 
Jifljio flo KpafiHOCTH, KaKTb ^lopT-B "qaxa-TB H KamnsuTh, Kor/fa OHTi 
CHHMa.TB c'i> nieH KimapiiCHBiii KpecTHK'B h iioaHOCHJii. Ki, Hejiy. 
Hapo'qHO no^HHMaa'B oh'b pj^icy no^ecaTB ro.iOBy, a qopT-B, aj- 
Maa, ^To ero coSiiparoxcH KpecTHTB, neT'feji'B enje dticTpie). Bee 
6lijio CB-feTJio BI. BBiniHH'b. Bo34yxi>, BI. aerKOMt cejjeSpaHOM'b 
TyMani, ^ujit, npospa^enx. Bee 6bijio bh^ho, h ^aace mojkho 
6bijio sajiiTHTB, KaKx, EHxpeMX npopieccH mhmo hhxx-, CHfla bt, 
ropniKi, KOflflyn-B; KaKx. ss'fesflM, codpaBniHCB bx, Kjny, Hrpa.xH 

BX. yKM^^pKH; KaKX. K.iySH.XCJI BX. CTOpOH-fe oS.xaKOMX. H'fe.HBIH pOli 

ayxoBx; KaKX. njiacaBiniit npn ii-hcsm-b ^opxx chhji'b nianKy, yBH- 
4%BmH Kyaneija, CKaiiynjaro sepxoMX.; KaKx. jiex-fejia BosBpanjaB- 
inaaca nasa^x. Mex.xa, na KOxopOH, bh^ho, tojibko ^to cxi-fes^HJia, 
Kyfla HyacHO, BiflBJia... Mnoro enie ^pann BCxp-fexajiH ohh. Bee, 
BHfla KysHeua, na MHHyxy ocTaHaB.xHBa.nocB norjiafliTB na Hero. 
H noTOMx cHOBa HecxocB /fa-xie h npoflo-xacajio CBoe; Kysneij'B 
Bce jiCT'hji'B, H B/fpyrx 3a6jiecT'fejix> nepe/fx. hhmx neTep6yprx> bccb 
BX. orH-is. (Tor^a OBiJia no KaKoiiy-xo cjiygaio HJiJiiOMHHaijia). 
^opxx., nepejieT^BX) qepesx. nutarSayiit, ooopoxHjica b-b Kona, h 
KysHenx. yBH^ijix. ce6fl na jihxomx. e-feryH-fe cpeflH yjiHijBi. 

Eoace moh! cxyKX, rpoMX., 6:iiecKX.; no oS-bHsix. cxopoHaMX. rpo- 
M03flHTCH 'leTBipexx-sxaacHBia ct^hbi; CTynx. kohckhxx. kohbit-b ii 
KO.xecx. OTSBiBajica rpoMOMX. h OT^aBa.xca ex. ^leTBipexx. cxoponx: 
flOMa pocjiH h 6y4xo noflBiMa.xHCB h3'b seMJiH na Kaac^OMX. inary; 
MOCTBi flpoaca.xH; KapexBi jrexajiH; hsbos^hkh, (|)opeHTopw Kpn- 
HajiH; CHiirx. CBHCxiji'B no^x. TBica^Bio JieTsnjHxx. co Bcixx. cxo- 
poHX. caHefi; n-bmexoflBi acajincB h TicHHJincB no^x. aoMaMH, yHH- 
saHHBiMH njioniKaMH, s orpoMHBia t^hh hxx> MeJiBKajiH no cxt,- 
BRMX, /jocTwraa to-xobotd xpySx. h Kptrmx.. 



181 

Ji) HsyMJienieMt orjiH^HBajiCfl Kysneij'B Ha Bcb CTopoHti. Emj 
Kasajiocb, TITO bcIj ^ona ycTpeMHJiH Ha nero cboh SesHHcaeHHtm 




orneHHtiH oir h ran/iijiH. Focno^'B. bi> icpHTBixt cyKHOMi, ray- 



182 

fiaxt, OH-B jBH/fijii. TRKt MHoro, 1T0 He SKSLJii,, KOM J DianKy 
CHHMaTB. „Bo3Ke TMMoi:, CKOJiBKO TyTi. naHCTsa!" no/iyMaji'B Kys- 
Heit'B. „a flyjiaio, Kaac^xHS, kto hh npoS^eTX no yani^'fe bx myBife, 
TO H sacisflaTejiB, to h saciflaxeaB] A li, ^ito KaTaroica b-b Ta- 
KHX'B qy^HHX'B 6pHiiKax'B CO CTOKJiaMH, T% Kor^ft He ropo^pHH- 
qie, TO BipHo KOMHccapBi, a, MoaceT'B, en;e h QojiBnre". Ero 
caoBa npepBaHBi 6bijih BonpocoM'B ^lopTa: „npaMO jih ixaxB k^ 
i^apHqife?"-— „H'iiT'B,CTpaHiHO", Ho^jMan'B KysHei;^. „TyTii, rfl-fe-TO, 
He SHaro, npHCTaan 3anopo3Ki;M, KOTopBie npoissKajiH ocghbh) 
ipes-B 4iiKaHBKy. Ohh ixaaH hsx C-feHH cte. 6yMaraMH Krb iiapHi^-fe; 
Bce 6bi TaKH nocoB-feTOBaTBCfl CB HHMH. 9h, caTana! nojiisafi: ko 
MH-fe B'B KapMan-B, fla BeflH kte> sanopoaciiaM'B!" 

H lopTt B'B oflHy MHHyTy noxy^iji'B h cflijiajica TaKHM'B iia- 

JZeHBKHM-B, gTO SoS^B Tpyfla Bllis'h KTi HCMy B'B KapMaH'B. A Ba- 

Kyjia He ycn'hji'& orjianyTBca, KaK-B o^iyTHJica nepe^'B 6ojibhihm'b 
ffOMOM'h, Bsomen'B, caM'B ne SHaa KaK'B, na Ji'icTHHify, OTBopna'B 
TjBepB H uoflajica neMHoro Hasaflx ot'b SnecKa, yBHfl'feBmH yd- 
paHHyio KOMHaTy; ho neMHoro o6oflpHjica, ysnaBniH T-fex-B ca- 
MBixt sanopoacifeB'B, KOTopBie npo-fesacajiB qepes'B /[HKaHBKy, a 
TenepB CH/fiJiH na meJiKOBBix'B ^HBanax-B, noflacaBmn no/fBceSa 
HaMasaHHHe flerTCM'B eanorn, h KypHJiH caMtiH Kp'inKiH Ta6aK't, 

HaSBIBaeMBIH ofiUKHOBeHHO KopeniKaMH. 

„3flpaBCTByHTe, nanoBe! noMorafl Eorx naM-B, bot'b r^'fe yBH- 
/rfejiHCB!" CKasaji'B Kjssewh, noflonieflniH 6jih3ko h OTS'tcHBniH 
noKJroH'B 40 3eMJiH. 

,,'^TO TaM-B 3a geaoBiK'B?" cnpocHJi'B CH^'isBHiiH nepe^-B ca- 
MBiM'B KysHeiiOMX flpyroro, CHfl'feBmaro troflaji'ie. 

„A BBi He nosnajiH?" CKasaa^ KySneifB. „9to a, BaKyjra, Ky3- 
Horfx! Eorfla Hpo'ij33KaJiH oceHBio \iepe3'B ^uKantKy, to nporoc- 
THjiH, flan BoJKe Ban's BcaKaro sfl^opOBBH h ^oaToa^hrm, y mcha 
6e3'B Majiaro flBa ffusi. Si HOByio mHHy Tor^a nocTaBHJi'B na ne- 
peflHee KOJieco y BameS khShtkh!" 

„A!" cKa3aji'B tot'b sze 3anopojKeij'B: „9to tot's caMBiS Ky3- 
Hei^t, KOTOpBiH MajiroeT'B naacHo. S^opoBO, 3eMJiaK'B! 3an'fcM'B Te6n 
Bop's npHHecB"?" 

„A TaK'B, saxoT'fejTOCB HOrjia^'feTB; roBOpaT-B..." 

„'^T0-5K'B, seM.usK'B," cKasajfB, npiocanacB, sanopoaceirB, h 
acenaa noKa3aTB, ^ito owh MoaceT-B roBopHTB nno-pyccKH: „niTO, 
fiajrmoH ropofl'B?" 

Kysneif'B h ce6a He xot'^jix ocpaMHTB h noKasaTBca hobh^- 
KOM'B, npHTOM'B ate, KaK^ HM'fejiH cjiyqait bh4'£tb BHme cero, OH-B 
SHaJT'B H caM'B rpaMOTHBiH asHK'B. „ry6epHia 3HaTHaa!" OTB'feTiaJi'B 
OH-B paBHOflymHo: ..He^iero cKa3aTB, aombi 6ajimyHjie, KapTHHBi 
BHcaT-B CKpo3B BascHBia. Mnorie ^ombi HcnncaHBi SyKsaMH h3'b 
cyca:iBHaro sojioTa flo qpesBBi^aHHOCTH. He^ero CKa3aTB, iy/i- 
Haa upoiiopiiia! " , 

3anopozsr[M, ycntimaBniH Ky3Heqa, TaK'B CBoSoflHO HS'sacna- 
ion|:aroc3, BjuiBeaH aaKjuo^eHie, o^chb fljia Hero Bi.irOj?tiio,e. 



183 

„noc:ttii noTOJTKyeM'B CB toSoio, seMjrsK'B, itoSo-ubnie: Tenepi, 
Hce MH "fe^eMi. ceSiacB flo ijapHrfM". 
■ „4o qapHixBi? a 6yfli>Te jiacKOBBi, nanoBe, bosbmhto h Mens 
ct C06010!" 

„Te6fl?" npoHsnecB sanopoHceij'B cb TaKHMrb bh^om'b.c'b KaKHMTi 
roBopHT'B 7(fl;[BKa ^leTBipexa-jfiTHeMy CBoeMy BOcnHTaHHHKy, ko- 
TopBifl npocHTT. noca^HTB ero na HacToaiiiyio, na 6ojrBmyio no- 
maflB. „4to tbi GyflemB TaMi. 4'fejiaTB? HiTi., He mojkho." — IIpH 
9T0M'B Ha jTHrti ero BBipaanjiacB snaiHTejiBHaH MHna. „Mbi, dpaT'B, 
6yfleMT> CB napHifeH) TOJiKOBaxB npo CBoe". 

„BosBMHTe!" HacTaHBaji-B Kysnei^'B. „npocH:!" mennyin. oh^b 
THxo TiopTy, yflapHB-B KyjraKOM'B no EapMany. 

He ycniji'B ohte. axoro CKasaTB, KaK-B flpyroS sanopoKeifB npo- 
roBopHj!!,: ..BosBMeM-B ero b'b caMOM-B fliai, 6paTi(Bi!" 

„rio3KajiyH, BOSBMeMi.!" npoHSHecnH flpyrie. 

..HafliBaS 3Ke nJiaTBe TaKoe, KaK-B h mm". 

KysHeq'B cxnaTHJica naTanyTB na ce6a seneHBifi Hcynan-B, KaKij 
BffpjTT> 4BepB OTBopHJiacB H Bome/fHiiH c^ HosyMenTaMH ^ejio- 
BiK-B CKasaji-B, TITO nopa ixaTB. 

^yflHO CHOBa noKasajiocB Kysneiiy, Kor^a noneccH oh-b b'b or- 
poMHOH KapeTi, Ka^iaacB na peccopax-B, Kor^a cb o6tHXT> cto- 
poH'B MHMo 9ro 6'fe3KanH nasafl'h ^leTBipex'B-aTaacHBre 40Ma, h 
MOCTOBas, rpeMfl, KasajiocB, cana KaTHjiacB noflii Horn noma/fSMT.. 

„Bo5Ke TBI MOH, KaKoii CB'ijT'B!" flyMajiT. npo ce6a KysHeiiT.: „y 
nacB flHeMT. ne dBiBaeTT. tslki, cb'^tjio." 

EapexBi ocTanoBH^iHCB nepe/f'B flsoprfOM-B. SanopoaciiBi BuraaH, 

BCTynHJTH B'B BeaHKOJI'fenHBia cfeHH H HR'^aJIH nO/JBIMaTBCfl Ha 

6jiHCTaTejiBH0 ocB'hnieHHyK) jr-hcTHHiiy. 

"•Ito 3a ji'fecTHHi^a!" menTan'B npo ce6fl KysHei^'B; „5Ka;jB ho- 
I'aMH TOHTaTB. ©Kis yKpamemH! Bot'b, roBopHT'B: jiryT'B cKasKn! 
KoH TiopT'B jiryT'B! Boace tbi moh! tito 3a nepHJia! KaKaa pa6oTa! 
TyT'B oflHoro Keji'fe3a pySjien na nsTBflecflT'B nomno!" 

Yace B3o6paBmHCB na jiicTHHuy, sanopoaci^Bi npoinjiH nep- 
Byro 3ajiy. Po6ko cji'fe^OBaji'B 3a hhmh Eysneii'B, onacaacB na 
KajK^oM'B mary nocKOJiBSHyTBca na napKBT-fe. riponiJiH ipH sajiti, 
KysHen'B Bce eiije ne nepecTaBaji'B yflHEitflTBCfl. BcTynHBmH 
B'B qeTsepTyro, oh'b HesojiBHO no^omeji'B k-b BHcfeBDien na 
cT'feH'fe KapTHH'fe. 8to Sujia npe^iHCTaa 4'feBa cb MJia^teHLfOMCB na 
pyKax'B. 

„^T0 saKapTHHa! ^to sa lyflnan jehbohhcb!" pascyac/^an-B oh'b. 
..Bot'b, KajKeTca, roBopiiTrt! KaiKOTCfl, JKHBaa! A Jlwra CBJi'Toe! h 
py^iKH npHHcajio, h ycM'ijxaeTca, 6'hflHoe! A KpacKn! Boace tbi 
MOH, KaKia KpacKn! TyT'B BoxpBi, a flyMaio, h na Kon'feHKy ne 
noin.110, Bce apB fla SaKan'B. A roaySas TaK'B htopht'b! Baacnaa 
paSoTa! ^OJiatno 6bitb, rpyHT'B naBeyqieH'B 6biji'B caMBiM'B 4opo- 
THM-B SaeHBacoM'B. Ckojib oflHaKOJK'B HH yflHBETejiBHO cie Majie- 
Banie, ho 9Ta M-hflnaa py^iKa", npo/fOJiacaji'B oh-b, no^xo^a jcb 
flBepH H mynaa aaMOKt; .eaje 6ojiBinaro TtocTofina yflHBJieHifl. 



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9kt3 KaKafl qncTaa BU4'£jiKa! 9to Bce, a /tyMaio, H'ljMeiiKie Kya- 
HeiTBi 3a caMBifl ^oporia ix-fenBi ^-bjiajiH..." 

MojEeT-B 6bitb, flOJiro enie 6Br pascyac^a-TB KysHerfB, ecnn 6bi 
jiaKeS CB raaynaMH ne TOJiKHyji-B ero no^'B pyny h ne nanoM- 
HHJi'B, qTo6Bi OH'B He OTCTaBaa'B OTi /(pyrHXTb. 3anopoHciiBi npo- 
inJiH eme ^fBifs saJiBi h ocTanoEHJiHCB. Tyxi. Bejiino hm-b 6bijio 
flOKHflaTBca. B'B sajii TO.inHJiocB h^ckojibko renepajiOB'B btb niH- 
TBix-B go-TiOTOMTb MyHflnpaxi.. Sanopoaci^Bi hokjiokhjihcb na Bcfe 

CTOpOHBI H CTaJIH B'B KJ^J. 

MHHyTy cnycTS, BomeJi'B, B'B conpoBOjKfleHin u-hjioK cbhtbi, 
BejiHiecTseHHaro pocTa, aobojibho hjiothbih ^eiOB'iK'B B'B rei- 

MaHCKOM-B MyHflEp'fe, B'B HCe.lTLIX'B CanOHCKax'B. BOJIOCM Ha HCM'B 

6bijih pacTpenaHBi, o^hh'b raas'B neMHoro kphb-b, na jihi^'Ij hso- 
6pa3KajiacB KaKaa-TO na^MeHHaa BejiH^asocTB, bo Bcbx'B ^bhskg- 
Hiax'B BHflHa 6BiJia npHBti^Ka noBeji'JfsBaTB. Bci renepaJiBi, koto- 
ptie pacxaacHBajiH tjobojibho cnecHso B'B sojiotbix'b Myn^Hpaxt, 
3acyeTHJiHCB h cb hhskhmh noKJiOHaJiH, KasajiocB, hobhjih Kaac- 
ffoe ero cjiobo h flasKe MajT'tiiniee ffBWMeme, ito6bi ceigacB Jie- 
T'bTB BBinojiHaTB ero. Ho reTsiaH'B He o6paTHjr'B ^aace h BHHiia- 
Hia Ha Bce 9T0, e^Ba KHBnyji'B tojioboio h no^oraeJi'B k-b sano 

pOHCIjaM'B. 

SanOpOJKIJBI BC'£ OTE'IsCHJIH IIOK.IOH'B B'B HOrH. 

..Bct JIH BBISfl'iCB?" CnpOCHJIt OH'B HpOTaHCHO, npOH3HOCa CJIO- 
Ba HBMHOrO B'B HOC'B. 

„Ta ecu, Ommno!" oTB'hganH saiiopojKijBi, KJaHaacb CHOBa. 
„He 3a6yflBTe roBopiiTB TaK'B, KaK'B a sacB yiHJi'B!" 
„H'feT'B, 6aTBK0, He no3a6y7{eM'B". 

„9to ijapB?" cnpocH.Ti'B KysHert'B o^HOro h3'b sanopoacneB'B. 
,Kyfla Te,6'fe iiapB! 9to caM'B IIoTeMKHH'B'', OTB-h^aji'B tot'b. 
B'B flpyroH KOMHaT'B nocHBimajiHCB rojioca, h Kj'snei^'B He 
anaji'B, Ky/ta fl-feTB cboh r.Tra3a ot^b MHOJKecTBa BomeflniHX'B ^aii'B, 

B'B aTJiaCHBIX'B HJiaTBaXt, CB TfJIHHHBIMH XBOCTaMH, H HpHflBOp- 
HBIX'B B'B IHHTBIX'B SOJIOTOM'B Ka(|)TaHax'B H CB HyiKaMH Haaa^H. 

OH'B TOJiBKO BHfl'bji'B otjhh'b 6jiecK'B H 6ojiBme HHqero. 

3anopo3Ki(Bi Bjipyr'B Bch nann na seMJiio h saKpn^ajiH b-b 

OflHH-B rOJIOCB: „Il0MHJiyH, MaMO! HOMHJiyH!" 

KysHeij'B, He BH^a HH^ero, pacTHHyjica h caM'B co bcjjm'b yceo- 
4ieM'&, Ha noJiy. 

„BcTaHBTe!" nposByqaji'B Hafl'B hhmh nOBejiHTe.TiBHBiH h BM-h- 
cT'ii npiaTHBiH rojiocB. H'feKOTopBie hs'b npH/iBopHBix'B sacyexH- 
jmcB H TOJiKajiH 3anopo3KiieF' \. 

„He BCTaneM'B, MaMo! ne BCTaneM'B! YjipeM'B, a He BCTaneM-B!" 

KpH^iaJIH 3aH0p05Ki;BI. 

noxeMKHM'B Kycaji'B ce6'fe rySBi; HaKoneij'B, noflomeji'B caM'B h 
HOBejiHTejiBHO mennyji'B o^HOMy h3'b sanopoaci^eB'B. SanopoaciiBi 

HOflHaJIHCB. 

Tyn. ocM-fejiHjica h Ky3Hei;% noflHSTB rojiOBy h yBHj'hJi'B cto- 
aarayH) iiepcflt co6oH) nedojibmoro pocxa aceHojHHy, H-fecKoatKo 



185 
flasKe flopo^Hyro, nanyjipeHnyio, ct roaySsiMH rjiasajm h BM-feci-B 

Ct Thwh BeJIH^ieCTBeHHO y;iH6aiOIHHMCfl BHflOMt, KOTOpBlfi TaKt 

yM^jjii. noKopHTB ceS^j Bce h iior-B tojibko npHHaflJieacaTB oahoh 
i^apcTByiomeH ateHinHiii. 

.CBiTJiiSniiH 06'fenjaJi'B MeHfi nosnaKOMHTB cero^HH cb mohm'b 
Hapo^oM'B, KOToparo a 40 chx-b nop-B euje He BH^ajia," roBopnjia 
4aMa CB rojiyfitiMH rjiasaMii, paacMaTpHBaH cb aioSonBiTCTBOM'B 
aanopoHCiieB-B. „Xopomo :ih sacB 34'hcB co/iepjKax'B?'' rrpoflonjKaaa 
OHa, nonxoaa foHacc. 

„Ta cnacuGn, mumo! IIpOBiHHT'B TtaiOTii xopomifi, xoth 6apaHBi 
sfi-kmuie coBcfeM'B ne to, ^to y nacB na SanopoatBH, — no^CMy acE 

He JKIJTB KaKTj-HHOy^B?.." 

noTOMKHH-B noMopH[HJica, BH^ji, qxo sanopojEi^bi roBoparB co- 
BepmeHHO ne to, lejiy oht. hx-b y^HJi-B... 

04HHT> Hst sanopoiKHSB'B, npiocaHflCB, BBicTynnji'B sney^efl-B: 
.IIOMHJiyH, MaMO! H^^M-B TeSa tboh B-fepHBlfi HapoflT. nporHiBHJiT.? 
PasB-b 4ep3Ka:iiH mbi pyKy noranaro TaxapHHa; pasB'jfe corjiama- 
-iHCB B-B leMTj-JinQo CB Typ^HHOM'fc; pasB-h HSM'feHHJiH Tedi ^■b- 

AOWb HJIH HOMBiniJieHieM'B? 3a 1T0 HCB HeMHJIOCTB? IIpeHCfle CJIM- 

uiaJiH MBI, wro xo^eniB noeopomicrm et Kapammepu; xenepB CJiBimHMT. 

HOBtia HanaCTH. ^■feM'B BHHOBaTO 3anopOyKCKOe BOHCKO? T-feM'B JIH, 

iTO nepeBBJto tboh) apMiro ipest nepeKom. h noMorjio tbohmt> 
enepajiaM'B nopySHTB KpBiMifeB'B?.." 

UOTeMKHH^B MOJiqaifB H HeSpB/KHO IHCTHfl'B HeQoaBHIOIO H^e- 
TO^KOK) CBOH 6pHJIBaHTBI, KOTOpBIMH SbIJIH yHHSaHBI erO pyKH. 

„^ero ate xothtb bbi?" 3a6oT.THBO cnpocHjia EKaTepHHa. 

3anopoacr[Bi SHa^HTejiBHO BsrjiaHyjiH wpjvh na 4pyra. 

„TenepB nopa! ijapnija cnpaniHEaeTT., qero xoTHxe!" CKasaJiT, 
caMTi ce6'fe Kysneu-B h B^pyr-B noBaJiHJica na seMJiio. 

.Bame i;apcKoe BejiH^iecTBO, ne npHKaKHxe KasHHTB, npHKa- 
jKHxe MHJiOBaTB! Hs'B 'lero, He bo rniB-B 6y/[& CKasano Bamen 
uapcKoft MHJiocTH, CvT^-ianBi ^lepeBHiKH, ^ito na HoraxT. Bamnxt? 

H TtJ'MaiO, HH O^HH'B HIBBH'B, HH B-B O/tHOMT. rOCyflapCTBi Ha CBb- 

T-fe, He cyM-feeT-B Tan-B cfli-iaTB. BojKe tu moii, qTO bcjih 6bi Moa 
jKHHKa Haflijia Tarae qepeBHKn!" 

FocyflapBiHa sacM-feajiacB. XIpH/tBopntie sacM^ajiHCB Toace. Ilo- 
TeMKHH-BH XMypHJica, H yjiBi6ajica BM-bcTi. 3anopo}Ki:tBi Ha^aan 
TOJtKaTB nofl-B pyKy Kysneija, ^yjiaa, ne cb yMa jih OHt coraeat. 

,BcTaHB!" cKasaaa nacKOBO rocy^apBiHa. „Ecjih TaKt Te6'b 
xoieTca HM^TB TaKie 6amMaKH, to 3to ne TpyflHO Cfl'tjiaxB. IIpH- 
necHTe eMy ceS ace ^acT> 6aniMaKH caiiBie floporie, cb sojotomt.! 
IlpaBo, MHi oieHB npaBHTca sto npocTO^yniie! Bott> BaMT.", 
npoflOJiHcajia rocy/tapBina, ycTpeMUBi. rjiasa na CToaBmaro no- 
flanie otT) flpyrnx-B rocnoflHHa, cb hojihbim'b, ho nicKOJiBKO 

SjI'bflHBIM'B JIHUOM'B, KOTOparO CKpOMHBIH KacJjxaH-B CB QoJIBmHMH 

nepjiaMyTpoBBiMH: nyroBHiiaMH noKasBiBaji'B, ito onrb He npHHa/t- 
nesKaji'B k'b ^iHcny npH^BopHMXT,: ^npe^iMex-B flocTOHHtiH ocTpo- 
yjinaro nepa Baraero!" 



186 

„Bm, Bame HMnepaxopcKoe sejiHiecTBO, cJiHraKoirt mhhocth- 
BM. Tyn. Hyacent, no KpaflHen Mip'fe, JIac|)OHTeH'fc!" OTBiqafl'B, 
noKflOHacB, Tie^roBiKi. cb nepnaMyrpoBHMH nyroBHijaMH, 

„no qecTH CKHHcy saM-B: a 40 cnxx nop-B 6631. naMHTH otb 
Bamero „BpHra4Hpa". Bm y^HBHTejiBHO xopomo ^iHTaeTe! O^Ha- 
KoacB", npoflOJiHtana rocyflapBina, odpaiijaacB cHOBa k'b sano- 
poJKi^aM'B: „H cjibiinajia, ^to iia Ci^i y sacB HHKor^a ne ace- 

HHTCfl". 

„&■» 3«;e, ^a.Mo/ Bi^B ^lejiOBiKy, caMa snaeniB, 6e3'B acHHKH 
HeJiB3a 3KHTB", OTB'fe'iaa'B TOTX caMBiH sanopoaceii'B, KOToptiH pa3- 
roBapHBaji'B cb KysHeEtoMx, h Ky3Hei^'B yTtiiBHJica, caMma, hto 
OTOT-B sanopojKeii'B, 3Haa TaK'b xopomo rpaMOXHBiH ssbik'b, ro- 
BopHT-B CB ijapHi;eio, KaKi. 6y;;To Hapogno, caMMM-B rpy6BiM'B, 

o6BIKHOBeHHO Ha3BIBaeMBIM'B MVHCHI^KHM'B HapimeM'B. „AHTpBIH 

Hapo4'B!" no/tyMajfB OH-h caM-B b^ cedi: ..Bipno, He ^apoM'B oh-b 
9TO 4'fejraeT'B". 

„Mbi He ^epHei[Bi", irpo/(:ojia£aji'B3arropoaceri:'B, „a aioflH rpim- 
HBie. IlaflKH, KaKi h Bce lecTHoe xpHcxiaHCTBO, 40 CKopoMHaro. 
EcTB y HacB He Ma:io xaKHx-B, KOToptie nirhiOT'B ajen'B, tojibko 

HB aCHByT'B CB HHMH Ha Ci^i. ECTB TaKie, qXO HM'ilOT'B aceHX Bib 

IIojiBm'B; ecTB TaKie, tito hm'jjiot'b acenx b'b YKpaHni; ecTB Tanie, 
^TO HM'feiOT'B SKewB H B'B TypeniHHi". 

B'B 3TO BpeMa Kyaneify npHnecjiH 6aniMaKH. 

„Boace th moh, ^ito sa yKparneHie!" BCKpHKnyji'B onit pafl:o- 
CTHO, yxsaTHBt 6amMaKH. „Bame i^apcKoe BejiH^ecTBo! hto skt., 
Kor^a 6amMaKH laKie na Horax'B, h b'b ssxt,, qaaiejiBHO, same 
djiaropoflie, xo/fHxe h na Jiejvh Koeaamwa, KaKia acB flOJiacHBi 6bitb 
caMBia HOJKKH? /tyMaio, no Majiofi M'fep't, h3'b qHCTaro caxapa". 

rocyflapMHa, KOTopaa to^ho HMT^jia caiiBia CTpoHHBia h npe- 
jiecTHBia HOJKKH, He Morjia ne yjiBiSnyTBca, cjiBima TaKOH kom- 
HJiHMeHT'B HS^b ycT'B HpocTOflyniHaro Kysneita, KOTopBiH B'B cbo- 
CM'B sanopoaccKOM'B njiaxB-fe Mor'B no^ecTBca KpacasijeM'B, ne- 
CMOTpa Ha CMyrjioe anno. 

06paflOBaHHBIH: TaiCHM'B 6jiarOCKJIOHH£IM'B EHHiiaHieM-B, Kys- 

nercB yace xot'Jsji'b 6hi[o pascnpocHTB xoponientKO i^apni^y 060 
bccm'b: npaBfla jih, ^ito xfapa: 'b,^aT'B oahh-b tojibko mb^'b 4a cajio 
H TOMy noflo6Hoe; ho HoqyBCTBOBaB'B, ^ito sanopoati^Bi TOJiKaiOT'B 
ero HOfl'B 6oKa, p'iniHJica saMOJinaxB. H, Kor^a rocy^apBiHa, 06- 
paTHBHiHCB K'B CTapHKaM'B, naiaJia pascnpaniHBaTB, KaK'B y hhx'b 
atHByTX Ha Q'krh, KaKie odti^aH Bo^aTca, oh'b, OTOmeflniH, na- 
safl'B, Harnyjica wb Kapjiany, cKasajit thxo: „bbihoch; Mena ot- 
cH)fla CKop'M!" H B^pyr'B o^yTHnca 3a nijiarSayMOM'B. 



^yxoHyji-B! en Eory, yTOHynt! Bot-b, qToSti a ne comjia cb 
9Toro MifeoTa, ccjih ne yTOHj^.i'B!" nenoTajia TOJicxaa TKa^Hxa, CToa 
B'B Kyti'fe TiHKaHBCKiix'B 6a67.. nocepe/iH y.7r!ini.T. 



187 

„^TO-3K1,, paSB't H JITJIlhH KEKaSI? PaSfeli H J KOrO-HH6yfli> 

KopoBy yi-cpajia? Passi h crjiasnaa Koro, ^ito ko Mwh He hmIjioti. 
B'tpti?'' KpHqana 6a6a bi. KOsaijKOH cbhte^ ct (|)iojieTOBi.iMi. ho- 
COM-B, pasMaxHBaH pyKaMH. ..Bot-b, ^itoSbi MH-fe BOflBi He saxoT-h- 
jiocB HHTB, ecjiH CTapaH IlepenepTiHxa ne sHflijia coScxBeHHBiMH 
rjiasaMH, KaK'B noBicHncs Kysnei^'B!" 

„Ey3Hei^'B noBicHJica'? BoTTi Te6'fe na!" CKasa-TB roJiOBa, bbi- 
soflHBHiiH 0TB ^y6a, ocTaHOBH.Tica H npoT-iiCHHJica SaajKe ki 
pasroBapHBaBHiHM'B. 

„CKa3KH jiyqnie, -qToST. Tedi bo;ikh ne saxOT-fejiocB hhtb, CTapaa 
HBHHHiia!" OTBinajia TKa^nxa. „Hy>KHO 6BiTb TaKofi cyMacmefl- 
luen, KaK'B tbi, htoSbi noBicHTBCH! Onrb yTonyjiTj! yTOHyji-B Bt 
npojiySi! 8to a TaK'B SHaro, KaK'B to, ^ito tbi 6BiJia ceSTiacB y 

mHHKapKH". 

,CpaMHHifa! BiimB, tIjm'b cxana nonpeKaxB!" th'^bho B03pa3Ti.T:a 
6a6a cb cjfjiojieTOBBiM'B hocom'b. „Mojiqajia 6bi, Hero/fHHi^a! F&SB'h 

a He 3HaiO, ^ITO K'B Te64 flBSK'B XOflHTt KajKflBlft BBTiep'B". 

TKa^iHxa BCHBixHyjia. 

„^T0 flBSK-B? K'B KOMy flBaR-B? ^TO TBI BpemB?" 

, „JlhSKi,l" npon'ijia, T-iciiacB ktj ccopHBmHMCH, flBa^^Hxa, b-b 
'pyjiyn-fe hs'b saa^Biiro M-hxa, kpbitom'b ciineio KHTaiiKOH. „5I jiRWh 
snaTB flBHKa! Kto sto roBopHT'B: ^bak'b?" 

„A BOT-B K'B KOMy xo^HT-B flBHK'Bi" cKasajia 6a6a ct (fjiojieTO- 

BBIM'B HOCOM'B, yKaSBIBafl Ha TKa^IHXy. 

, TaK'B 3T0 TBI, cyKa", CKasajia flBatmxa, noflCTynaa Kt TKa- 
MHX'i; „TaK'B 9TO TBI, B'feflBMa, HanycKaemB na Hero TyMaH'B' h 

rrOHIHB HeTIHCTBIM-B 3eJIBeM'B, qT06BI XO/tHa'B K'B Te6'£?" 

„0TBa3KHCB OTh ueiiii, caTana!" roBopiiJia, naTacB, TKaiHxa. 

..Bhhib, npoKJiHTaa B'feflBMa, ^toS-b tbi ne floac^ajiacB fl-feTSH 
CBOHX'B BHfl'iTB! HeroflHas! TB{|)y!" TyTt flBs^iHxa njnoHyjia npaMO 
B-B rjia3a TKaqnx'ij. 

TKaqiixa xoT'fejia h ceS'fe c,'('fejraTB to hco, ho, BM-bcTO Toro, hjiio- 
Hyjta Bt He6pHTyio dopo^y rojiOB'fe, KOTopBiS, qTo6Bi jiyqrae see 
ciBimaTB, noflo6pajica K'B caMBiM'B chophbihhm'b. 

„A, CKBepnaa 6a6a!" saKpii^aji'B rojiosa, odTupaa nonoio jiHifo 

11 nOflHHBmH KHyX'B. 9tO 4BH3KeHie 3aCTaBHJIO BCJIX'B pa30H;THCB, 

CB pyraTejiBCTsaME, b-b pasHBia CTopoHBi. „9Kaa MepsocTB!" hobto- 
paji'B ronoBa, npofloJiHcaa oSTupaTbca. ..TaK'B Kysnertt yTonyji'B! 
BojKe TBI moh! a KaKoii Ba>KHBiii acHBonHceq'B 6biji'b! KaKie hoskh 
Kp'fenKie, cepHBi, nnyrn yM'6ji':& BBiKOBBisaTB! ^to 3a CHJia fiBiJia! 
Tla", npoflOJisKaji'B owb, saflyMaBniHCB: ..tekhx-b raofleS Mano y 
nacB na cen-fe. To-to a, eii;e CH^a b-b npoKJtaxoM'B M'feniK'fe, sacwh- 
laJi'B, ^TO 6'feflHa3KKa Sbiji'b Kp-fenKO ne bt. flyx'fe. Bot-b Te6'fe h 
Ky3Heif'B! 6biji:'b, a TenepB h H'JfjT'B! A a codnpajica 6bijio noflKO- 
BaTB CBOK) pa6yH) Ko6Biiiy!..." H, 6yflyiH hojioh'b TaKHX-B xpncTiaH- 
CKHx-B MBicjiefi, rojioBa THxo noSpeji-B bt. cbok) xaTy. 

OKcana CMyrmiacb, Korfla flo Hea ^ouijik raraa b'^cth. Ona 
Ma.io BiipHJia rnaaaMi. IlepeaepiaXH h TOaKastt'i Sadt: ona 3HaJia, 



183 

^TO Kjaueu'h /(OBO^iBHO HaSojKeHi,, htoSbi pinnHTtca nory6HTt. 
CBOK) flymy. Ho ito, ecnH ohi., b^b caMOM-b ^-hjii, ymejit ci 
HaMiipemeMt HiiKorfla ne BOSBpanjaTtca bt. cejio? A Bpa/(t jih h 
B-B ^pyroM-B M'fecT'b HaitfleTca TaKoS MOJio^eiiTb, KaK'B KysnerfB. 
Oh-b 3Ke TaK-B nK>6jiJi'h ee! Ob's ^{OJi'he Bcixa, bbihochh'b ea ksl- 
npiiSBi... KpacaBHija bcio ho^b no^-B cbohm'b o^'feajioM'B noBopaiH- 
BaaacB CB npasaro 6oKa na JiisLiM, &h ji-feBaro na npaBBiS, h ne 
Mor.Tia sacnyTB. To, paaMeTaBniHct b'b oSsopoKHTejiBHOH naroT-fe, 

IvOTOpyiO HO^HOH MpaK'B CKpBIBa.TB flaJKB OT'B HGH CaMOH, OHa 

iio^TH BCJiyx-B SpaHHJia ce6a; to, npiyTHXHyBi,, plsraajracB hh o6'£> 
lewh He 4yMaTB — h see flyRiajia. H bca ropijia, h k-b yxpy BJiHi- 
GHJiacB no-yniH b-b KyaHeita. 

''lyS'B He 113'BflBHJI'B HH paflOCTH, HH HG^ajIH o6tj y^acTH Ba- 
KJJIM. ErO MBICJIH SaHHTBI 6bIJIH OflHHM'B: OH'B HHKaK-B He UOV'i, 

no3a6BiTB B'tpojiOMCTBa Co.noxH II, coHHBiit, He nepecTaBaji-B 6pa- 
HHTB ee. 

HacTajio yrpo. Bca i^epKOBB eiije flo csiiTa 6BiJia hojiHa na- 
pofla. IIoacHJiBia aceHiLfHHBi, bi. 6'fejiBix'B naMHTKax-B, bt. 6'fejiBix'B 
cyKOHHBix'B cBHTKax'B, Ha6o3KHO KpecTHjiHCB y cajiaro Bxdfla i;ep- 

KOBHarO. /{BOpflHKH, B'B SeJieHBIX'B H JKBJITBIX'B K0(|)TaX'B, a HHBM 

4aace B'B chhhx'b KyHTymax-B, cb sojiotbimh nasa^H ycaMH, ctohjih 
BnepeflH nxii. ^iB^aTa, y KOTopBix-B na roJiOBax'B HaMOTana 
6Bijia ij'fejraH JiaBKa jieHT'B, a na nie'h mohhctb, KpecTOB'B h /(yKa- 
TOB'B, CTapajiHCB npoSpaTBCH enje 6jiH5Ke k'b EKOHOCTacy. Ho 
Bnepe^H Bctx'B cxoajin ^iBopaHe h npocTBie MyacHKH cb ycaim, 

CB qyQaMH, CB TOJICTBIMH HieSIMH H TOJIBKO 'ITO BBlSpHTBIMH HOfl- 

CopoflKaMH, Bcij 6o:iBnieio lacTiio b'b Ko6eHflKax'B, h3'b ho^-b koto- 
ptixi BLiKasBiBajiacB 6'fejiaa, a y hhbix'b h chhhji CBHTKa. Ha 
Bcix-B jiHi;ax'B,-Kyfla hh BsrjiaHB, BH^'hH'B 6biji'b npasflHHK'B. FojiOBa 
sapaH'ie o6jiH3BiBajrcH, BOo6f)ajKaa, KaKi OH'B pa3roB'feeTCH kqji- 
6acoK); ^'^BiaTa noMBimjiajiH o tom-b, KaK'B OH-b Sy^yT'B Koa- 
samhca. cb xjiOHi^aMH na n'^m; CTapj^xn yeepflH'fee, HesKenH Korfla- 
jih6o, HienTanH mojihtbbi. Ho Bceii ijepKBH cjibihiho 6bijio, KaK'B 
KosaK'B CBep6Biry3'B KJiaji'B hokjiohbi. O^na tojibko OKcana CToajia 
KaK'B 6yflTo He CBoa: MOJiHJiacB h ne MoiiHJiacB. Ha cepflix'jfi y nea 
CTOJinHJiocB CTOJiBKO pasHHX'B lyBCTB'B, o^HO flpyroBO fl;oca4H'fee, 
oflHO flpyroro ne^ajiBH'fee, ^ito hhiio ea BBipasKano otiho tojibko 
cHJiBHoe cMyn^eHie; cjresM ^poacajiH Bt rjia3ax'B. ^"hBTiaTa ne 

MOrJIH HOHBTB 3T0My HpHiIHHBI H He HOflOSp-feBajIH, IToQbI BHHOK) 

6biji'b KysHcij'B. OflHaKOHCB, He o/fHa OKcana 6Bijia 3aHaTa Ky3He- 
ifOM-B. Bci Mipane 3aM'feTH.iiH, 'ito npasflHHK'B — KaK'B 6yflT0 ne 
npasA'^HK-B, 1T0 KaKt 6yflT0 Bce ^ero-TO neflocTaeT'B. KaK'B iia 
fiifly, flBBK-B, nocji'b nyTexnecTBia b'b M'feniK'i, oxpHH-B h flpe6e3- 
maa'B e^aa cjiBimHBiM'B tojiocom'b; npaB^a, npi'tsmit H'tsqiS cjiaBHO 
Spaji'B 6acoM'B, ho Ky^a 6bi jiygme 6bijio, eeaHSBi h Kysnei^'B 
Cbiji'b, KOTopBiH Bcer^a, SuBajio, KaK'B to^bko n-fejiH „OTTie Hain't" 
H.7IH .Hace xepyBHMU", BcxoflHJi'b ua kphbocb h sHBOflaii'B o'TTyfla 

•rtM-B 3Ke CaMUMIj Han'fc.BO^I., BaKIlM-i nOJOTB H HI. JllTOITaBi. Kt 



189 

TOMy ace owh o^HHt HcnpaBJiHJi'B 4o:iKKHoeTB rfepKOBiiaro THTapa. 
Yace OTOinaa sayTpeHs; nowii sayxpenH OTomjia o6'i3Hfl... Ky/ia-jKi. 
STO, Bt caMOM-B fiijii, sanponacTHJiCH Kysnei^T.'? 



Eme 6HCTp'ie Bt ocTaatHoe BpeMa hoth necca qopT-B ci> Kys- 
iienoMi. Hasa/ii., h MHroM-B oqyTHjica BaKyjia OKQrio cBoeii xaxbi. 
B-B 9T0 BpeMH nponhji'B n^Tyx-B. 

„Ky4a?" saKpiiqaJit kj'^shcij'b, yxaaTH sa xboctt. xoT-feBraaro 
ySiacaTb lopTa. ..IIoctoh, npiflTejib, enje ne Bce: h eiije ne no- 
^JiaroflapHJit xeSa". 

TyTt, cxBaTHBHiH xBopocTHHy, OTB'fecHJi'B OH^ eiiy TpH y^apu, 
H SiAHBiH qopTt npHnycTHJi'b diacaTb, KaKt MyacnK^, KOToparo 
■I'OJibKO qxo BHnapHJit sacifliaTejiB. HxaK'B, BMicTO Toro, qTodti 
ripoBecTB, coSaasHHTB h OflypaqHTB flpyrnxx, span. iie.noB'bge- 
CKaro pofla Stiai. caMTb oflypa^eH-B. 

Ilocji'fe cero BaKyjia BOineji-B b-b cfenH, sapBiaca b-b chno h 
npocna-TB flo o6'iJ4a. IIpocHyBniiicB, oh-b Hcnyranca, Kor^a ysH- 
4'Ij.i'b, TITO cojiHue yace bbicoko. „3 npocnaJi'B sayTpenio h o6'fe/tHK)!" 

TyTB 6jiaroqecTHBBiH Kysneq'B norpysHJica bT) yHBinie, pas- 
cysKflaa, ^xo 3to, Bipno, Borx. napo^HO, bx. HaKaaanie sa rp'iui- 
Hoe ero HaMipenie nory6iixB cbok) flyniy, nacjiajix. cohx., koxo- 
pBiH He flaji-B flaace eMy noSBisaxB, bx> xaKoS TopacecxBeHHBiS 
iipas/fHHKX., B'B i;epKBir. Ho, OflnaKoacx., ycnoKOHB'b ce6a xiiix., 
1XO Bx> cniflyiomyio nefliaio HcnoBi/faexca bx. 3X0mx. nony, h ex. 
HbiHiniHaro ate flna HaqneTX. Shtb no naxHTiecHTH: hokjiohob-b 
icijiBiH roflx>, sarjiaHyjtx. ohx. bx> xaxy; ho bx> neS ne 6bijio HHKoro. 
Bh/iho, CoJioxa eiije ne BOSBpanjajiacB. 

BepeacHO BBiHyjix> ohx. H3x.-3a nasyxn SaniMaKH h CHOBa ESy- 
MHJica floporoH pa6oT'£ h ■ qy^noMy npoHcmecxBiio MHHyBineii 
ho^h; yMBMca, Ofl-IiJica, Kaicx. Moacno Jiyirae, na.'j'feji'B to caMoe 
njiaxBe, Koxopoe flocxa-xx. ox'b sanopoacrieBX., BBinyjix. H3x. cyn- 
flyKa HOByio niaiiKy pt.iuoTHJiOBCKHXX. CMymsK'B ex. chhhmx. Bep- 
xoM-B, KOxopoH He iiafl'IjBaji'B cuje hh pasy ex. xoro BpejieHH, KaKx. 
KynHjxB ee euro bx> Obithocxb bx> IIonxaB'^B; BBinyji'B xai:Hce hobbih 
Bcix-B i^BixoBX. noacx.; no.xoacnjixj Bce 9X0 BM-fecxi ex. HarafiKOio 
BX. njiaxoKX. h oxHpaBH.xca npaiio kx. ^y6y. 

Hy6x> BBiny^HJi'B r.xasa, KOi'^a Bonie.xx. K'b Hesiy KysHei^x,, h 
He SHaJi'B, lOMy flHBHXBca; TOiiy .xh, ito Kyanenx. BOCKpecx., xoMy 

JIH, ^TO KJ3nQH'h CMi.JI'B KX. HOMy npHTTH, HJIH TOMy, ITO OHX. Ha- 

paflHjica xaKHM'B nTerojieMX. h sanopoacigeMx., Ho eifle fiojiBine 
H3yMH:iica onx., Kor;ia Baicyjia pasBasanx. nnaxoKX. h nojioacHJix. 
nepeflx. hhmx> HOBexoHBTcyio nianicy h noacx., KaKoro ne BHflaHO 
6bijio Ha eeii'ii, a caMx> noBa-XHJica eny bx. hoxh h nporoBopH.xx. 
yMOJiaionjHM'B ro.xocoTviXj: „rioMH.xyH, 6axBi£o! ne rH-bBHCBl Botx> 
Te6't H HaraiiKa: Gen, cko.tbko flyma noace.xae'tx.. Ox^aiocB caMx., 
BO BceMX> KaiocB; 6eu, ^a He rniBHCB tojibko. Tbi hcb, Kor^a-TO, 
^paTajxca cx> noKOHHMM'B SaTBKOMX., BMicri xa'fcQ'B-coJiB ijiH a 



190 



1y6i. He 6e3t TaMiiaro yflOBOJitCTBifl BH^ijit, KaKi. Kysnen'b, 




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KOTOpFafi HHKOMy Ha cn;a'fi et. yet He sya^, cra6ajn» bi. pyK'i 



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192 

nsTaKH H no/fKOBLT, KRKi. rpe^HeBHe 6jhhh, tot-e caMWH Kyaneni. 
Jie/Kajii. Tenepi. y Hor-B ero. M!to6'b eme Go.itrae He 3rpoHHTB 
ce6s, ^ySt B3ajii> iiaraSKy h jflapjiji'h eio Tpn pasa no cnHH-fe. 
^Hy, 6jneTh ct Te6fl, BCTaTmS! CTaptixt jiiofleS Bcer/ia cjiymaft! 
3aoy4e]irB Bce, ito 6bi.'io Meat-B naMH. Hy, TenepB roBopn, lero 
Te6'l xo^eTca?" 

„OTflaH, 6aTBKo, 3a MeiM Oifcany!" 
^j6'h HeiiHoro no/[j'Ma;i'B, noiviaj'ij.i'B na maiiKy h noiiCB: 
manKa 6ujia ^lyytnair, noscT> TaicsKe iie ycTyuajiT. eii; bciiomuhjtb 
BipojiOMHoS Co.ioxi H CKasa^T. p'tmHTCJiBiio: „JI,o6pe! npacHJiafl 

CBaTOBt!" 

,Ah!" BCKpHKHj'-jia OKcana, nopecTvnaa lepes-B noponi h 
yBHfl'feB'B Kysuena, h BiiepH.ia ct. HsyiweiiieM-B h pa;(0CTBK) bt. 
Hero oqH. 

„norJia4H, KaKie a Te6'fe npEHecB iiepeBHKH!" cKasan-b Baityjia: 
„Tfe caMBie, KOToptie HOCHTi. i^apHi^a". 

„H'hT'B, h'St'b! MH-fe He HyjKHO ^epeBHKOB't'." roBOpnaa ona, 
Maxafl pyKaMH h ne CBOflfl ci Hero oioh: „a h 6Q3'h ^lepeBHKOB-B"... 
4aJi'fee OHa He floroBopnaa h noKpacHina. 

KysHei^-B noflomeax 6aH3Ke, Bsaax ee sa pyny; KpacasHija h 
01H noTynHaa. Enje HHKorfla ne 6Haa oHa TaK^i. ^y/jHO xopoma. 
BocxHiiieHHBiH Kj'^sHei^'b THxo noijiaoBaa'B ee, h anijo ea nyn;e 
saropiaocB, h ona cxaaa euje ayiine. 

npoissKaax gepest 4HKaHBKy SaasKeHHoH naMaxa apxiepefi, 
XBaana'B MicTO, na KOTopoMrb CTOHTTb ceao H, npoisHcaa no yani^-h, 
ocTanoBHaca nepe^^ hobok) xaxOK). 

„A ^BH aTO TaKaa pasMaaeBanHaa xaTa?" cnpocHa-B npeocsa- 

meHHBIH y CTOHBHieH SaHS'B flBepeS KpaCHBOH aCeHHtHHBI CB flH- 

TSTeH Ha pyKaxi. 

„Ky3Hei;a BaKyati!" CKaaaaa any, KaanaacB, OKcana, noTOJfy 

1T0 3T0 HMOHHO OBiaa OHa. : 

„CaaBHo! caaBHaa pa6oTa;!" CKaaaai) npeoCBamenHMii, pa3raa- 
flBisaa flBepH h oKna. A OKHa Bcfe 6BiaH G6B04eHBi Kpyrojn. 
KpacHOio KpacKOio; Ha flBepaxT^ sKe Bes^'fe diian K03aKH na aonra- 
flax'B, CB TpySKaMH b^b sydaxi.. 

Ho enie ooatme noxBaaaaii iipeocBanieiiHijii BaKyay, koiviu 
ysnaax, ^to oh-b BBiflepacaa'B i^epKOBiioo noKaanie h BHKpacHa'i. 
4apoM'B BecB aiBBLH KpBiaocB seaeHoro KpacKoio cb KpacHBiim 
nBixaMH. < 

9to, o^HaKosK'B, He BCe. Ha criwh c6oKy, KaKi) boh/iohib ivb 
i;epKOBB, HaMaaesaa'B Baityaa ^lopTa bi. a^y, TaKoro rafl:Karo, 
1TO Bcfe HaesaaH, Kor^^a npoxoflnaH mhmo; a 6a6Bi, KaK'B Toar^Ko 
pacnaaKHBaaocB y khx-b na pyKax-B ahth, noflnocHaii ero k'b icap- 
thhIi h roBOpHaH: „om 6am, ma naita HaMa.ieeaua!" H ^Hxa, yjep: 
acHBaa eaeseHKH, KocnaocB na KapTimy h .JKaaocB k'b rpyflH 
CBoeS MaTepH. 




CTpaujMafl Meexb. 



I. 

Lj/ysrHT'b, rpeMHTT& Konei^'f. KieBa: ecayjfi. ropoCeiii, 
^^^ iipa34Hyei"B CBa;{b6y CBoero CBina. Haixajio MHoro 
jiiOfleS K-b ecayjiy b'b rocTH. B-b cTapHHy :iio6kjim. xopo- 
meHBKO no'fecTi., euje Jiyqme jih)6hjih nonHTB, a enje 
jiyinie jik)6hjih noBece;iHTi.cfl. IIpi'ijxaji'B he rH-fc^OMt 
KOH-fe CBoeMt H sanopoaceq-B MnKHTa npsMO cb pasryjiBHofl 
nonoHKH ct Hepein.TiHfl-nojia, rfl-fe noHJi'B oh'b ceiiB flneu h ccmb 

HOTieH KOpOJieBCKHX'B HIJiaXTHqeH KpaCHMM'B BHHOMTi. IIpi'fexaJI'B H 

HasBaHHBiH epaT^ ecayjia, JIslhf jio Bypyi[B6am'B, cb flpyroro 6e- 
pera Ttninpa, r^'fe npoMeacB fl;ByMa ropaMH, Sbiji-b ero xyxop-B, 

CB MOJIOflOK) 3KeH0K> KaTepHHOK) H CB rO^fOBHMrb CUHOM'B. /^H- 

BHJiHCB rocTH 6'h:iOMy nrnxj nann KaTepHHH, lepnMM'B, KaKt 
H'tMerfKifi: 6apxaTB, opoBaM'B, HapaflHoS cyKni h HcnojHHiji 
H3'B rojiy6oro noJiyTaoeHeKy, canoraM-B c^ cepe6paHBiMH no^KO- 
BaMH; HO eiije 6ojiBnie ahehjihcb TOMy, ito ne npi-bxan'B BMicrh 
Ch neio CTapBiH oTeiyh. Bcero tojibko rofl-B hchji'b oh'b na Sav^ni- 
npoBBH, a flBa/iijaTB oahh'b npona^aji'B Ses-B b^cth h BopoTnaca 
K-B ROTE'S CBoefi, Korfla yjKe xa BBiniJia sanyjK'B h po^fHJia CHHa. 
Ohx, BipHO, MHoro HapascKasaji'B 6hi ^HBHaro. ^a KaK'B h ne 
pascKasaTB, 6BiBinH TaK'B flOJiro b-b TiyatoS scMJii! TaM^ Bce ne 
TaK-B: H aioflH He T-h, h ijepKBen Xphctobeix'b h^t-b.. Ho oh'b ne 
npi'hxaa'B. 

FocTaM-B noflHecjiH sapenyxy cb hsiomom'b h c.nHBaMH h na 
HeMaJtOMi. 6J11044 KopoBafi. MysHKanTBi npHHSJiHCB sa Hcno^Ky 
ero, HcnegeHHyip Buicrk cb fleHBraMH h, na Bpesia npHTHXHyB-B, 
noaoHCHJiH Bosjii ce6a r[HM6ajtBi, ckphhkh h 6y6HBi. MejK^y xiMi. 
MOJioflHiiBi H fliBiaTa, yTepniHCB hihtbimh; nJiaTKaiiH, BMCTynajiH 
CHOBa HS'B paflOB^ CBOHxt; a napySKH, cxBaTHBniHCB b'b 6okh, 
ropflo osnpaacB na CTopoHBi, totobh 6HflH noHecTHCB hm'b na- 
BCTpi^y, — KaK'B cTapHH ecaya-B bbihgcb ffs-b hkohm 6;iarocjio- 

BHTB MO;iOflBIX'B. T"fe HKOHBI flOCXaJIHCB BMy 0T1> ^leCTHarO CXHM- 

HHKa, CTapija BapeoJiOMea. He Soraxa na hhx'b yTsapB, ne ro- 
pHT'B HH cepeSpo, HH 30JI0T0, HO HHKaKaa He^iHCTaa CHna ne 
HOCM'feeT'B npHKOCHyTBca K'B TOMy, y Koro OH'fe B'B flOM'fe. Hpa- 
(lOflHaB'B HKOHH BBepxt, ecayjit roTOBHaca CKasaTt KopoTKyio 

CoH. roroPB T. I. n 



154 

MOJiHTBy.., KaKO. Bflpyrs BaKpima.iif, rieiienyraBiii.iicBy lirpaBiuia 
Ha seMJii flixH, a Bcn'kffh sa hitmh nonflTH.Tics napofl'B, h Bci no- 
KasBiBaaH CO CTpaxoM-B najibiiaMii na CTOHBinaro iiocpevTii iix7> 
K03aKa. Kto oh'b TaKOBX. hiikto iie ana.Ti'B. Ho yace OHt npoxan- 
ijOBajit Ha CJiaBy KOsa^Ka h ya-ce ycn-fejit HacM'feniiiTB o6cTynHB- 
myio ero TOJiny. Kor^a >Ke ecayjii, no^Hsi.TB hkohm, B^pyi"B bcg 
.UHijo KosaKa nepeMinHJiocB: hocb BBipocB h naKJioHH.icH na cto- 
poHy, BMicTO KapHxt saiiptirajiH se.ieHBia o^h, ry6Bi saciiu'liJiii, 
nofl6opo40K'B saflpoacaji'B ii 'jaocxpHJicH, KaK-B kohbg, h30 pT'i 
BBiSiacaji'B kjibiicb, iist-sa ro.iOBBi no,?;H{iJics ropox, i-i CTaat ko- 

SaK'B CTapHKTi. 

„9t0 oh'b! 9T0 OHt!" KpHiaJIH B'B TO.ini, T'iCHO npHJKHMaaCb 

flpjrri, KT, Tipyry. 

„KoJi/iyH'B noKasajica cnoBa!" KpHqajrH MaTepii, xBaTafl sapyKii 

flijTeH CBOHX'B. 

BejiHiaBO H canoBHTO BticTj'nH.'i'B snepe^'B ecay.TB ii CKasa.ir'i. 
rpoMKHM'B ronocoMTi, BBiCTaBHB'B HpoTHB'B Hero HKOHBi: „ Hpona/fH, 
o6pa3'B caTaHBi! xyT'B Tedi HixTb Micxa". II, samnniB-B h mejiK- 
HyBTb, KaKx. BOJiKTi, 3y6aMH, nponajit ^ly^ntift CTapuKTj. 

IlomjiH, iioniJiH H 3amyM'ijjiH, KaKi. Mope Bt Heiiorofly, tojikh 
H piiH Meac/iy napo/toMT:.. 

• „^T0 9T0 3a KOJi^yHTi?" cnpainHBajiH Mo.noflBie H He6BiBa- 
aue JiiOflH. 

„B'jfe4a 6y4eT^!" rosopHJii cxaptie, Ka^aa ro.iOBaMii. PI Be34'I». 
no BceMy niHpoKOMy no^BopBio ecay.ia, cxajin coSHpaxbCH b-b 
EyqKH H cjiyinaTB HCTopin npo' qy^Haro K0Ji;j:yHa. Ho Bci no^Tii 
roBopHHH pasHO, H HaB-fepno HHKTO He Mori pascKasaTB npo nero. 

Ha flBopi> BBiKaTH.nH 6oqKy aie^y h ne Mano nocTaBHjm Be- 
flept rpeijKaro Enna. Bee noBecejiijio cnoBa. MysBiKaHTBi rpn- 
HyjiH, — fliB^aTa, mojioahijbi, Jinxoe Kosa'^ecTBO, b-b apKHX'B JKy- 
naHaxt, nonecjiiicB. /leBHHOCToaiTHee ii cTOJiiTnee cxapbe, no/i- 
ryjiflBt, nycTHJiocB h ce6I> npHiiJiHCBiBaTB, noMHHaa ne flapoM-b 
nponaBHiie ro^Bi. HnpoBajiH 40 nosflHeS ho^h, h nnpoBajiH xaKB, 
KaK'b TenepB yjKe ne nHpyioTrb. CxaJiii rocxn pacxoflnxBca, no 
Majio no6pejio BO-CBoacn: ainoro ocxajiocB Ho^eBaxB y ecayjia iia 
jnHpoKOM'B 7{Bop'b; a enje 6ojiBine K03a^iecxBa 3acHyjio casio, ho- 
nponieHHoe, no^'B aaBKaiviH, na nojiy, bosji'^ KOHa, 6jih3'b xjiisa: 
rfl-fe nomaxHyjiacB cb xMeaa K03ai;Kaa rojiOBa, xaM-B h jieacnx'B 
H xpaoHTt Ha BecB KieB'B. 



II- 

Thxo CB'txHT'B no BceMy Mipy: to Micait-B noKaaaJica nsxi-sa 
ropBi. Byflxo flaMaccKOK) flopororo h d-fejiOK), KaK-B CHir-B, kh- 
ceeio noKpBiai. oh'b ropncTBiit fieper-B Tlninpa, h x-fenB ymna en^e 
flaji-he B'B 'laniy cocen'b. 

HocpeflH 4H'JBnpa nsBia'B fly6'B. Gnflax^ BnepeflH ^Ba x.ionifa- 



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196 

'lepHua KOsaijKifl manKH na 6eKpeHi., h hoti-b secjiaMH, KaKt 

6yflT0 OTh OrHHBa OrOHB, JieTETh 6pH3rH bo BcS CTOpOHtl. 

OTiero He noioTB KOsaKH? He roBoparB hh o tom-b, KaKi. 
yace xo^htb no YKpaHH-fe KcenflSEi h nepeEpeu^HBaioT'B Koaaii- 

Km HapOfl'B B'B KaTOJIHKOB'B, HH O TOM-B, KaKi flBa flHH 6HJiaCI> 

npii CojieHOM'B osepi op^a? Ksletb hm'b nixB, kek'b tobophtb npo 
ijiiixia ffbaal IlaH-B hx-b /JaHHJio npHsafljMajica h pyKaB'B ero 
KapMasHHHaro acynana onycTHjicH hs'b fly6a h ^lepnaeTB B04y: 
itaHH Hx-B. KaxepHHa ,THxo KoaHmeT'B ^hth h He cboaht'b ct Hero 
oieH, a Ha nesacTJiaHHyio nojiOTHOM-B napH^Hyro cyKHK) cfeporo 
nBinBH) BajiHTca BOTja. 

ZI1060 rjianyxB cb cepe^fHHti ^H-fenpa na BBicoKia ropM, Ha 
niHpoKie Jijrra, na sejieHBie aica! FopBi T'fe— He .ropBi: nofloniBBi 

y KHX-B H^TB, BHH3y HX'B, KaK-B H BBGpxy, OCTOaH BepHIHHa, H 
nOfl'B HHMH H HaS'B HHMH BLICOKOe HeOO. T'fe JIBCa, TITO CTOHTl. 

na xojTMax'B, He Jiica: to bojocm, nopocmie na KOCMaTOH ro- 
.TOBi ji'hcHoro flds^a. IIoflT. Hero Bt BOfldfe Moexca Sopo^ta, h nofl* 
oopofloro, H naflii BOJiocaim BBicoKoe neSo. Ti Jiyra — He Jiyra: 
TO sejieHBiH noacB, nepenoacaBmiS nocepe^HHife Kpyrjioe He6o; 
B'B BepxHeH nojiOBHH'fe, H B'B HHJKHeft HoaoBHH'JB nporyjiHBaeTCfl 
M'hcai^'B. 

He TJiaffBTb nan'B ^aanjio no cToponaM-B, rjiH^HTB ohi> na 
Moaoflyro aceny CBoro. „^to, Moa Monoflaa sKena, Moa sonoTaa 
KaTepHHa, B^ajiaca b-b ne^ajiB?" 

„n He B'B ne^aJiB B^ajraca, nan'B mom Jl&BJiaol Mena yci?pa- 
inHJiH ly^HBie pascKasBi npo KOJiflyna. FoBopaT'B, ^to oh'b po- 

,tHJICa TaKHM'B CTpamHBIM'B,.. H HHKTO H3'B fl-bTefi CBisMaaa He xo- 
ria-B HrpaTB cb hhm'b. Cjiyraafi, nan'B ^annjio, KaK'B CTpamno 
roBopaTrB: ito 6yflT0 eMy see ly^HnocB^ ^ito Bch CM'feroTca nafli^ 

tiHM'B. BCTpiTHTCa JIH HOfl-B TeMHBIH Be'iep'B CB KaKHlTB-HHSyflB 

itejioB'fiKOM^, H CMy TOTiacB noKaaceTca, ^to oh'b OTKpBiBaeT'B 
poT-B H CKajiHT'B 3y6Bi. H Ha' Ttpyron flenB naxo^HJiH mcptebimi. 
roro lejiOB'feKa. Mn-h iy;fHO, usi CTpamno 6h.to, Kor^a a cjiy- 
majia stz pascKasBi", roBopnaa KaTepnna, BBinHMaa naaTOK'B h 
BBiTHpaa HM^ jiHiio cnaBHiaro na pyKax-B ^HTaTH. Ha naaxK'fe 
Sbihh BEimHTBi eio KpacHBiirB mejiKOM'B jincTBa h aro^Bi. 

nan'B 4aHHjio hh caosa, h cTan-B norjiaflUBaTB na TeMnyio 
cTopony, rfl'i flaneEO, HS'B-sa Ji-feca, ^epn'hji'B seMJianoft Baa's, 
H3'B-3a Baaa noflBiMaaca cTapHH saMOK'B. Ha^rt SposaMH pa30M'B 
BBip'isajiHCB Tpn MopnjHHBi; a-fesaa pyKa raaflnaa MoaofleijKie 
ycM. „He TaK'B en;e CTpamno, ^ito Kou^jwh", roBopHjr'B oh'b: 
., KaK'B CTpamno to, ito oh'b ne floSpBiS toctb. Hto eny sa 
6aaacB npHmjia npHTanjHTBca ciofla? fl cjiBiniaJi'B, ^ito xoTarB 
jiaxH cTpoHTB KaKyro-TO Kp-fenocTB, ito6bi nepep'h3aTB nawh 40- 
pory K'B sanopoJKiiaM'B. HycTB 9to npaB^a... H pasaie^y ^lepTOB- 
CKoe rH'bsflO, ecaa tohbko nponeceTca cayx'B, ^ito y nero Ka- 
K0H-HH6yflB npHTOH'B. H coKry CTaparo Koaflyna, TaK'B ito h 
BopOHaM'B Hegero 6yfleT'B nacKJieBaTB. OanaKoarB, flVMaro, oht. 



197 

He 6631. 3o:iOTa h BCHKaro 4o6pa. Bottb r^-fe acHsen. 3toti. ^ta- 
boji-b! Ecjih y Hero bo^htch sojioto... Mh cefi^act 6jaeM'h nnHTi. 
MHMO KpecTOBt — 3T0 KJiaflSHiite! TyTt TniiOTb ero He^HCTHe ffbjiu- 
FoBopaTi., OHH Bcfe roTOBH 6unw ce6fl npoTiaTB 3a ^eHoacKy ca- 
xani H ct flymoK), h cb oSoflpannHMH HcynanaMH. Ecjih jk'i. y 
Hero T01H0 ecTB 30jroTO, to MiuiKaTt HGTiero Tenept: ne Bcer^a 

Ha BOHH'fe M03KH0 v^oSbITB"... 

„3HaK>, qxo 3aT'feBaeniB tli: iie npeflBin^aeT'i. MH-ii HHiero 40- 
5paro BCTp'fe'ia ct HHMt. Ho '^bi xaKX. xaacejio flBimnmB, xaK'i, 
cypoBO r.Ti}i,'[HmB,6poBH xboh xaKt yrpiOMO Ha/fBHHj^xncB Hao^iH!"... 

„Moji^H, 6a6a!" cb cep^HeM-B CKasaji'B JlasTLJio: ..cb saMu kto 
CBHacexca, caMx. cxanexx) 6a6oH. Xnoneijx>, flaft mh^ ornH bx. 
.nmjihKjl" Tyxx o6opoxHJiCH ohx> kx, o/jnoMy h3x> rpe6ixoBX>, ko- 
XOpBIH, BBIEOJIOTIIBinH H3X> CBOeH JIIO.XBKH Topa^iyK) 30.xy, cxaji'B 

nepeKJia^BiBaxB ee bx. jiiojiBKy CBoero nana. ..Ilyraex'B mchji koA- 
ayHOMx.!" npo4on3Kajix> nanx. Jlan^jio. „Ko3aKX>, cxaBa Bory, hh 
lepxeS, HH KceH430Bx. He 6oHTca. Mnoro 6bijio 6bi npoKy, ec,xH 
6bi mbi cxajiH cjiymaxBCH jKenx,. He TaKx> hh, x.xonHBi? Hama SKe- 
Ha — JisiJihKa M ocxpaji ca6:iH!" 

KaxepHHa saMOJiiajia, noTynHBniH o^h bx. coHHyio BO/iy; a 
B-fexepX) flepraax. so^y paStio, h secB /ts'hnpx. cepe6pHJiCH, KaKx. 
ROJiiBH mepcxB cepeflH ho^h. 

Jly6'h noBepnyjix. h cxant ^tepjEaxBca ji-ijcHCxaro 6epera. Ha 
oepery BH^H-fejiocB KJiafldnnie: sexxie KpecxBi TOJinnjiHCB bx. Kyiy. 
Hh KaJiHHa He pacxexx> MeJKx> hhmh, hh xpana He seneH-bexx.. 
ro.xBKO M-fecfli^x. rp-feeT'B hxx. cx> He6ecHoii BBiniHHBi. 

,CaBimHTe jih, xaonnH, kphkh? Eto-to sobbtx. nacB na no- 
mohjb!" CKasajix. nanx. /taHH.xo, oSopoxscB kx. rpe6HaMX> cbohiu'b. 

„MbI CJIBiniHMX. KpHKH, H, KaaCCTCH, OX. XOH CXOpOHBI", pa30MX, 

CKasaflH xjioHifBi, yKa3BiBaa na KJiajj6Hn;e. 

Ho Bce cxHXJio. JIo/jKa noBopoxHJia, h cxa.xa ornSaxB BBi^aB- 
inmca 6eperx. B^pyrx. rpeSi^Bi onycTHJiH Becjia h HeflBHKHo 
ycxaBH.xH o^H. OcxanoBHJica h naH'B Tfannjio: cxpax-B h xojioflx, 
npopif53a.xcH bx. KosaifKia jkhjibi. 

Kpecxx. Ha Mornjii saraaxaJiCH, h thxo noflnajica hst. Hea bm- 
coxmiH MepxBei^x.. Bopofla 40 noaca; na najitnaxx. koxxh ^.xhh- 
HBie, en^e fl^iHHH'fee caMBix-B najiBiieBX.. Thxo noflHH.x'B ohx. pyKH 
jfBepx-B. JIvLTXo Bce 3a^03Kajio y nero h hokphbhjiocb. CxpamHyio 
.\iyKy, BHflHO, xepn-fejix. ohx.. „^ymHO mhIs! flymHo!" npocxoHa.xx. 
ohx. flHKHMx., He ^e.xoB'feiiBHMX. ro.xocoMx.. Fojiocx. ero, 6y/iT0 
HoacB, i^apana.x'B cepfli^e, h Mepxsei^x. B^pyrx. yme.xx. noflx. 3eMjiK). 
Samaxajica ^fpyroii Kpecxx., h onaxB BBiniejix, MepxBeijx., eufe 
cxpaHiH'lje, euie Btiuie npeiKHaro: BecB sapocx., 6opofla no ko- 
Jiina, H eme ^-xHHHie KocxaHBie KorxH. Eine ^mie saKpn^aai. 
OHX.: „flymHO MH'fe!" h ymenx. no^x. seM.xio. HomaTHyjica xpexiit 
Kpecxx., HOflHa.xca Tpexiii MepxBei;!.. Kaaa-xocB, oflH-fe xo.xbko ko- 
cxH HOflHa.xHCB BBicoKO HRflx. scM-xeio. Eopo.ia no caMBia naxBi, 
na.xBHBi ex. ^JTHnHBiMH KorxfiMii B0H3H:fiHci> nx. 3eM.Tio. Cxpaunio 



198 

npoTaHyji'jj ohx pyKii BBepx-B, KaKt Sy^TO xot^.ti. ^ocxaTb sii- 
caiji>, H saKpaqaJii. TaKi>, KaKi. 6y;iT0 KT0-HH6yfli> cTa.Tb nnJiHTB 
ero HcejiTHa kocth.;. 

Jl^ra, cnaBinee na pyKax^ y KaTepHHti, BCKpHKnyjio h iipo 
6yflHaocB; cana nann BCKpnEHyjia; rpeSijBi nopoHHJiH inanKH b-j. 
/tHinpt; caM-B nami BS^pornyji'i,. 

Bee Bflpyr-B nponano, KaKt 6y4TO hg dBisajio; o^HaKO'M'b. 
JIOSTO xjioni^M He 6paiiiici. sa Becjra. 3a6oT.TOBO iioTJinji'iivb By 
pyab6aim. na Moaoflyio menj, KOTopaa bx Hcuyr'f; Ka'ia.na h;i 
pyKaxt KpHiaBinee ffaTH, npH'/Kajit ee k'b cepfliiy h noiiijiOBajn. 
B-B Jto6i. „He nyraiiCH, KaxepHHa! Ruhah: mwero ii'hT'b!" roBO- 
pHJii 0H1., yKasBiBaa no CTOpoHaMX. ,.9to e o.f^ijrHi. xoieTt ycxpa- 
raHTB jrro^eH, qTo6Bi hhkto hg floSpaaca flo neimcTaro rn'Ssflii 
ero. Ba6'b tojibko o^nixt ohi. Hanyraex'B 3thmi>! /tail ciofla hr 

pyKH MH-fe CBIHa!' 

Hpid ceMTa c.iOB'li no^pui.a'B naji-B J\am^jio CBoero CBina BBepx'i> 
H no^necx kx ryQaiii.: „?to, .HuaH-i,, tbi hg SoHuibca Ko.'i/ty- 
HOB'B? — „HiT'B", roBopii: ,,TfiTa, a KOsaKTj". — no.TiHO ./KG, nepe- 
cTaHB naaKaTb! ^OMoii npii^eji't! npii[5/(eMi. ^iomoh— -iiaTB iiaKop- 
MHTX Karaeio, nojroJKim, TG6a cnaTi. btj .mojiBKy, aanoGTTj: 

JliojiH, nionH, urojiHl 

JlroJlH, CblHKy, JIIOJlH, 

fla BbipocraK, BbipocxaM at 3a6aByI 
KosanecTBy Ha cnaBy, 
BopQ)KeHbKaMT3 B-b pacnpaBy. 

..GnymaS, KaxGpiiHa: MH'i Ka^KGTca, ^to OTOirb tboh hg xo- 

HGTT, JKHTB BT, JISL^J CB HaMII. IlpiixaUX yrpiOMBIH, CypOBBIH, KaK'B 

6y4TO cepflHTca... Hy, HGvfOBo.TeHX, — saniMt h npHsB/KaTB? He 
xoT'b.Tb bbihhtb 3a Kosai^Kyio bojiioI He noKaya.TB Ha pj'Kaxx, 
;(HTaTH! CncpBa 6hiao a GJiy xot^ji'b noB'ispHTb bog, 'ito JieJKHrB 
na cep^iji, aa ne 6epeTi, ^ito-to, h piqB saiiKHyjiacB. HiTt, y 
Hero He KosaiiKoe cepflue! Kosaipda cGp^tta, ixOivTa BcrpiTaToa 
r^i, KaK'B hg BHStioTca h3'b rpy^H 4pyi"5 v^pyry HaBCTp-fe^yl 
^TO, MOH .uroStie xjiohi^bi, CKopo SepGr'B? Hy, manKii a BaMt 
ji'MiTy HOBBia. TgS*, Ctgiibko, ns^wh BBiJioaceHHyifj 6apxaT0M'B cii 
sojiOTOM's. 51 ee cHaji-B BMiJcxi et rosoBOio y TarapHHa; bgcb ero 
CHapa^ztt flOCTanca MH-fe; Oflny to.ubko ero flj^my a BBinycTH.nT, 
iia Bomo. Hy. npHqa.7iHBaH! Bot'b, HBan-B, uu h npiixa.wi, a tbi 
Bce njia^eniB! Bobbmh ero, KaTepiiHai" 

Bcfe BBiHiaH. M3'b-3a ropBi noKasaaacB co.ioMeHHaa KpOBJia: 
to fl'feflOBCKie xopoMBi nana 4aHHJia. 3a hhmh eme ropa, a raMTi 
yace h none, a TairB xotb cto sepcrB npoSfln, ne CBinjeuiB h^^ 
o/^Horo K03a?:u. 




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200 

m. 

XyTopt uaHa 4aHHjia Meac4y ^syMH ropaim bi. ysKoM flojimih, 
cS-hraioiiieH ktb ^ninpy. HesMcoKie y Hero xopoMu; xaTa na 

BHflt, KaK^ H y npOCTBIXI. KOSaKOB^b, H B-B HBH OflHa CBilTJIIIIfa; 

HO ecTB rfl'i noM'fecTi^Tbca Tail's h eMy, h acen'h ero, h CTapon 
EtpHc:iyjKHHii'h, H flecatH otOophbim-b MOJioflijaM'B. BoKpyr-B CTim. 
BBepxy HflyT-B 4y6oBBia hojikii. Fycxo na khx^ ctost'b mhckh, 
ropmKH flJiH TpanesBi. Ectb MeacB hhmh h Ky6KH cepeSpsHtie. 
H qapKH, onjjaBjieHHBia b'b 3ojioto, flapcTBenHBia h flo6BiTBifl na 
BOHH'fe. Hnace bhcat'b ^oporie iiyniKeTBi, caSjiH, nnnjaJiH, Konsa; 
BOJieK) H HeBOJieio nepenijiH ohh otb xarap'B, TypoK-B h jiaxoB-B; 
He Mano sa to h BBi3y6peHBi. Fjia/ia na khx-b, naHT. /[anHJio 
KaK'B 6y4T0 no snaiKaM'B npiinoMHHaa'B cboh cxBaxKH. IIoflT. 
CTiHOK), BHHsy, 4y6oBBia, r.iiaflKO BBiTecaHHBia jiaBKH; B03jri hhx'b, 
nepe^'B JieHcaHKOio, bhchtt. na BepeBKaxTi, npo^iTBix-B b'b kojibijo, 
iipHBHHqeHHoe k-b noTOJiKy, JiiojiBKa. Bo Bcefi: cs-hTJiHi^'b hoji'b 
rnaflKO y6HTBiH h CMasaHHBifi tjihhoio. Ha JiaBKax'B chht'b cb 
meiiojo nak-B J^auB^Jio, na JiesKaHK-i CTapaa npHCJiyacHHiia; bt. 
.rnojiBK-fe T-bmHTca H ySaiOKHBaeTca Maaoe ^Hxa; na nony noKO- 
TOM'B HoqyiOTt MOJtofli^Bi. Ho K03aKy Jiyqnie cnaTB na raa/iKOH 
seMJi'fe npH BOJiBHOM'B He6'fe; eny ho nyxoBHK'B h ne nepHHa 
HyiKHBi: oHt MOCTHT'B ce6'b nofl'B rojiOBy CB'bacee cfeno h bojibho 
iipoTarHBaeTca na Tpas-h. Esiy Bscejio, npooHyBmHCB cepe^H ho^h, 
BsraaiiyTB na BBicoKoe saciannoe SB'fes/iaMH He6o h B3flporHyTb 
OT'B HoiHoro xoaofla, npHHecmaro CB'hjKecTB KOS'artKHM'B kocto^i- 
KaM'B; noTarHBaacB h Sopiioqa ckbo3b coh^b, saKypHBaoT'B ohi. 
.'iionBKy H saKyTBiBaeTca Kp'hn^e B'B tchjibih KOJKyx'B. 

He pano npocnynca BypyjtBfiam'B nocTi-b B^epaniHaro BecejiBH 
H, npocHyBHiHCB, c'feji'B B'B yrjiy na aaBK-t h Haqan-B HaTa^HBaTB 
HOByio, BHirtHaHHyio em's, TypeiiKyio ca6.iio; a nann KaxepHHa 
npHHa:iiacB BBimHBaTB 30jiotom'b meaKOBBift pyqHHK'B. 

B^pyr-B Bonieji'B KaTepHHHH'B OTei^'B, pascepaceH'B, naxMypeH'B, 
ct saMopcKOK) aioJiBKOio B'B 3y6ax'B, npHCTynna-B k'b floiKi h 
cypoBO cTaji'B BBicnpaniHBaTB ee: ^ito 3a npn^HHa TOMy, ito 

TaH'h n03/fHO BOpOTHJiaCB OHa flOMOH. 

„npo aTH fl'fejia, TecTB, hb ee, a Mena cnpaniHBaTB! He SKena, 
a MyacB 0TB'feiaeTT>. Y nacB yate Tan's BO^HTca, He norHiBaSca! " 
roBopHJi'B /(aHHJio, He ocTaBJiaa CBoero fl'i.Tia: ..MoaceT'B, Bt iihmx'l 
aeB'fepHBix'B seMjiax-B 3Toro ne QMBaeT'B, — anesHaK)". 

KpacKa BHCTynHJia na cypoBOM'B jiHLfh TecTa, h o^h ahko 
QjiecHyjiH. „KoMy acB, KaK'B He OTity* CMOxp'tTB sa CBoeio fldKOH!" 
SopMOTaa'B osij npo ce6a. „Hy, a Te6a cnpaniHBaio: Tfi-h TacKa^ica 
flo nosflHeft HO^H?" 

„A HOT'S 3T0 4'feao, floporoH tcctb! Ha sto a Te6'fe CKaacy, 
1T0 a flaBHO yace BBimeji'B h3'b T'fex'B, KOTopsixx 6a6Bi nejienaiOT'B. 
3Haio, KaKi. CH^i'ifeTB na KOH'fe; yM'feio aepacaTB b'b pyKax'B it caSnio 



201 

ocTpyio, enje Koe-iTO yMtio... FMiio HHKOMy h OTBiTa hc aasaTb 

„H BHacy, ^aHHjio, n SHaro, th 3Ke:Taeni& ccopti! Kto CKpBi- 
BaeTCfl, y Toro, B-bpno, na yM-fe nefloSpoe ^-fejio". 

„/(yMaH ced-fe, ^TO xo^emB", CKasajn. 4aHHJio: „4yMaH) h h 
ceSi. CjiaBa Eory, hh b-b o^hom'b enje Ses^iecTHOMt ^iji-fe ne 
Sbm-b; Bcer^a ctohjite. sa BipynpaBocjiaBHyio h OT^HSHy, ne Tan's, 
KaK-B HHBie 6po4flrH: xacKaioTca, Bor-B snacT-B, Ta% Kor^a npa- 
BOCJiaBHBie 6BK)Tca Ha cMepxB, a nocji-fe HarpHnyT-B ySnpaTB ne 
HMH saciflHHoe JKHTO. Ha yniaTOB-B ^aace ne noxoatn: ne 3ar:i3i- 
HyTi. B-B BoaciK) ijepKOBB. TaKHX'B 6bi nysKHO ;ionpocHTB nopH/i- 

KOM'B, rfli OHH TaCKaiOTCa". 

„9, KoaaK'B! snaeniB an th... fl njioxo CTp-bjiaro: scero sa cto 
caaceH'B nyjin moh npoHHSBiBaeTX cepflije; a h pySjiiocB neaa- 
BHflHo: OT-B lejiOB-feKa ocTaroTca KycKH MenBie Kpyn'B, hs'b ko- 
TopBixT. BapflTi Kamy". 

„aroTOB'B",cKa3aji'B nan^ ^annjio, 6ohko nepeKpecTHBniH bo3- 
/tyxT. caSjieio, KaK^B Sy^TO snaji-B, na ito ee bbitothji'b. 

„^aHHJio!" saKpHiajia rpoMKO KaTepHHa, yxBaTHsniH ero aa 
pyKy H iiOBHCHyB'B Ha neS: „BcnoMHH, SesyMHBiH, nor.iiH4H, na 
Koro TBI nofl:BiMaeinB pyKy! BaTBKO, tboh bojiocbi 6iaBi, KaK-B 
cH'fer'B, a TBI pasrop-hncH, KaK-B HepasvMHBiH xjionei^t! " 

„JKeHa!" KpnKnyji'B rpo3HO nan^ 4aHHJio: „tbi sHaemB, a ne 
.^io6jrK) 9Toro; Biflafi CBoe 6a6Be ^-fejio!" 

Ca6jiii CTpamHO ssyKHyjiH; SKejifeo pySniEo aceji'hso, h ncKpaMH, 
6yflTo HBiJiBH), oScBinajiH ce6a KosaKH. Ci njiaTien-B yinaa KaTe- 
pHHa B^B ocoSyio cB-feTJiHi^y, KHHynacB BTi nocTeaB H saKpBiJia 
yiHH, titoSbi He cjiBimaTB cadejiBHBixT. y^apoB-B. Ho ne TaK-B 
KjMO 6h,7ihcb KOsaKH, qTo6Bi M05KH0 6bijio sarjiyinHTB EX'S y/fapBi. 
Cepflije ea xoT-fejio pa3opBaTBca na ^lacTH; no Bceny ea Tiny, 
cjiBiinajia ona, kslkt> npoxoTiHJiH 3ByKH: TyK-B, TyKT.. „H'feT'B, ne 
BBtTepii.TiK), He BBiTepnJiK)... MoHceTx, yace ajiaa KpoBB Sbbti. uam- 
lOM'B HST. Sinaro T-h.^a; MoaceT'B, TenepB HSHSMoraeTi. moh mhjibih, 
a a jiejKy a^'fecB!" H Bca 6ji'feflHaa, e^sa nepeBO^a Tiyx-B, BoniJia 
B-B xaTy. 

POBHO H CTpaiHHO ShJIHCB K03aKH; hh TOT'S, HH flpyroH He 

ofloii'feBaeT'B. BoT-B HacTynaeT'B KaTepHHHHT, otbij'b — HOflaexca 
uan-B /[aHHjio; HacTynaeT'B nan's ^annjio — no/iaeTca cypoBBifi 
OTei^'B, H onaTB napaBH'fe. EnnaT-B. Pa3MaxHyjiHCB... yx's! Ca6.iH 
SBenflT'B... H, rpena, OT-ieT-fejiH b^ CTopony K,TiHnKH. 

„BjiaroflapK) Tefia, Boace!" CKasaJia KaTepnna h BCKpnKnyjia 
CHOBH, Korfla yBHfl'fe.Ta, ito «03aKH B3a.nHCB 3a MymKeTBi. IIo- 
npaSHJIH KpeMHH, bsbbjih KypKH. 

BBicTp'fejiHJi'B nan's ^annjio, — ne nonan's. Hari'isjiHJica OTen's... 
Ob's cTapTb, en's bhaht-s ne Tan's sopKO, Kan's moho^oh, oflna- 
Koac-B, He apoacHT'B ero pyna. BsiCTp'fe.ii's sarpeM'feji's... HoinaT- 
nyjica nan's Jlannno; a.na.a Kposs BBiKpacn.7ra .n'ijBBTn pynaB's ko- 
3anKaro acynana. 



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„H'iTi.!" saKpiraaTB ohx: „a: iie npo.iaMi. xaKt TiGineiJO ceSn. 
He .TfeBaa pyKa, a npaBaji axaMani.. Biicht'b y mbuk iia cT-kwk 
Tjj-peijKm nHCTO.ieTi.: enje hh laasy bo bck) jkiishb He HSMinH.n't 
OHi. MH-fe. Cjiisaft CO CTinti, cTaptifi TOBapmni.! noKajKii 4pyrj" 
ycnypy!" /JaHiiJio npoxHHy.Ti) pj''Ky. 

„7laHHJio!" saKpiwa.xa bi. OT^aHmH, cxBaTiiBiiiH ero 3a pvKn 
ii 6pocHBniHCB eMy bt, Horn, KaTepHna: „He 3a ce6}i mojik). Miri; 
oflKHTi KOHeit-B: xa ne/fOCTOHHaa acena, KOTopas acHBeTi, nocTb 
CBoero Myaca; ^n-fenpi., xojio^Htift /jHinpt 6y,ieT'BMHl3MorH.xoK)... 
Ho norJiaflH na cbina, y^aniijiol norjiaflii na ctina! Kto npHrp'feeTT. 
S-fc^Hoe TfHTa? Kto npHrojiydnTt ero'? Kto BBiy^HTi, ero .xeTaTi. 

Ha BOpOHOMT> KOH-fe, 6HTbCS 3a BO.XIO H B'hpy, HHTB H TyjiaTB HO- 

KOsai^KH? npona^aii, cbih'b moh! nponaflafi! Te6a ne xo^oTt snaTB 
OTei^Ti TBoit! r.Tia/iH, Kaic^ oh'b OTBopa^iHBaeTi, jihd[0 CBoe. O, a 
TenepB snaio TeSa! Tr>i sB-fepb, a ne qe.TiOB'jfsK'B! Y Te6a BO.^qBe 
cepflije, a nj^^ jiyKaBofi rajjiiHBi! H flyMa.ia, ^ito y Te6a Kanjia 

iKaJIOCTH eCTB, i^ITO BT, TBOeMT) KaMeHHOMT) T^Jli qejIOBljIBe qyBCTBO 

ropHT-B. BesyMHO ace a o6MaHy.TiacB. Te6i3 3to paflocTB npHHeceTi). 
Tboh kocth CTanyT'B TanqoBaTB bt. rpoS'i cb Bece.TiBa, Kor^a 
ycjEBimaTT., KaK'B He^iecTHBBie SB-bpa aaxH KHnyTT:. b-b n.xaMa TBoero 
CBina, Kor4a clihi. tboh 6y:^eT''b KpniaTB nojiTb HoacaMH h yKpo- 
HOM-B. O, a 3Haio Te6a! Tbi pa^T. 6m h3'b rpoSa BCTaxB h pa3- 
TfysaTB HianKOio ofohb, BSBHxpHBmmca noflx. hhmt.!" 

„nocTOH, KaTepHHa! CTynaft, moh HenarjiaflHbiH HBaH-B, a 
noniajjo Te6al HiTT., ffwni Moe, hhkto ne TponeT^ BoaocKa 
TBoero. Tbi BBipacTeniB na cjiasy 0TqH3HBi; KaKx. BnxopB, SyfleniB 
TH .neTaTB neper's KoaaKajiH, cb 6ai5xaTHOio uiauonKom na ro.TOBt,. 
CB ocTpoK) caSjieio bt. pyKi. ^aii, OTeii-B, pyKy! 3a6yfleM-B Sbij;- 
inee Meacfly naMH! Hto cfl-fe.xaji'B nepe.a'B to6oio nenpaBaro — bji- 
HiocB. ^To ace tm ne ^aeniB pyK,H?" i^OBopiiJi'B 4aHH.T0 OTity Ka- 

TepHHBI, KOTOpBlit CTOa.T'B Ha'o^HOMT. iliiCT'k, He BBipaHcaa Ha 

Jinqi CBoeM'B hh ru-hsa, hh npHMHpenia. 

„OTeu'B!" BCKpHqaJia KaTepana, oShhb'b h nou-bjiOBaB'B ero: 
„He 6y/tB HevMOJiHM'B, npocTH 4aHH.Tia: oh'b He orop^HTx. 6ojiBnio 
Te6a!" 

,,4-T^a Te6a tojibko, Moa flO^B, npoujaio!" oTBiqan'B oht>, ho- 
i;'b.TtoBaB'B ee h 6jrecHyB'B CTpaHHO OHai.iH. 

KaTepHHa neiiHoro BSflporHyjia: ^lyfleHT, noKasa.Tca eft h ho- 
ifijiyft, H CTpaHHBiH SjiecK'B oqeii. Ona oSjiOKOTHJiacB na ctoji'b. 
Ha KOTopoMT, nepeBasBiBaji'B paneHyio cboio pyKy nan'B /Jannjio, 
Hepe/tyMBiBaa, ^to xy^io h ho no-KosayKH cjiijinn'h oht>, npoca 
Hpon^enia, Kory^fa ne Sbi.x'b hh bt. ^em, EHHOBaTx,. 



IV. 

BjiecHy.TB flOHB, HO He co.TtHeqHt.iii: ncoo XMypHjiocB, n TOHKiit 
40HC4B cfeajica Ha no.Tia, na .xica. isa mnpoKiit /fHinp-B. Hpo- 
CHy.7racB nann KaxepHHa. ho ne pa.iocxna: ohh 3an.TaKaHBi, h 



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BCH oua cruyTiui i-i HeciiOKofiiia. ..Myaci. iioil ■MM.'ii.iH, mviki. 40- 
poroft! qy^HHH mh'Ji cohi. CHHJicfl!' 

„KaKOH con's, moh .1106 aa nanii KaxepHHa?" 

..Chhjiocb MHii, njfluo, npaBo, h TaKt jkhbo, 6yfl'vo aasiBj; 
CHH.Troci> MH'fe, ^TO oxeiji. Moii ecTB TOTi. caMtiii ypofl-B, KOToparo 
MBi BHfli.TH y ecaj^:ia. Ho, npomy Te6a, iie sipt cny: KaKHxi: 
p.iynocTen Ji'e npiiBH/fiiTca! ByflTO h cxofljia nepe^Ti hem-b, ^po- 
aajia Bca, fioaaacB, 11 ot'b KajK/iaro caoBa ero cTOEra.TTH mob 

avH.HBI. ECJIH-6'B TBI CJIBima.TB, TfO Oim rOBOpHJIT,..." 

„^T0 5Ke ohtj roBopH.n'B, Moa aojoxaa KaxepHHa;" 
„roBopH.7i'B: „Tbi nocMOTpii Ha Mena, KarepHna, a xopoiu'Bi 
JijoflB HanpacHO roBopaT'B, "^ito a flypeH'B. H ^j^^y Te6'fe caas- 
HBiM'B MvaceMTi. IIocMOTpH, KaKt a noraa^BiBaio o^aMH!" — TyTt 
Haseji'B OH'B Ha iiena orHeHHBia o^ih, a Bcii:piiKHyjia h npo6yflHJiacB'-. 
„/(a, CHBi MHoro roBopaT'B npasffu. OflHaKoai'B, snaeniB Jiii 
TBI, qTO 3a ropoK) ne TaKx. chokohho? ^yTB jiii ne aaxH CTaan 
BBirjiaflBiBaTB cnosa. Mn'ii ropo6ei;B npncjiaa'B CKaaaxB, itoGbi 
a He cnaji'ij; naiipacHO to/ibko OH'B saSoTHTca: a ii desi, Toro He 
cn.MO. X.TonifBi moh- b'b 9Ty hoib cpy6iiJiH flB'feiiafliiaTB saciKOB-B. 
ITocHOJiHTCTBo 6y;{eM'B yrouiaTB cbhhi^obbimii caiiBaiiH, a nraax- 
Tiiqii noTaHy:yK)T'B h ot'b 6aT0roB'B". 

,.A OTei{'B 3HaeT'B o6'B STOM'B':" 

„CHflHT'B y MOHH Ha lue'B TBoit OTeux! a ,10 ciix'B iiop'B pas- 
rajaxB ero ne Mory. Mhofo, B'fepHO, oHt'rpixoB'b Ha/rfe.iaa'b bt^ 
"VHCOH seM-Tli. ^Ito-hc'b, B'B caMOMT, fli.Tjfj, 3a npiiqiiHa: JKHBexii 
OKoao M'Jscaiia, h xotb 6bi pas's passecejiHaca, kslkt, flo6pBiH ko- 
liaK'B! He saxoT'feji'B bbihhtb Meflyl Cjibihihiub, KaTepniia: ne 3a- 

XOT'fejI'B MOfly BBIHHTB, KOTOpBIH a BBITpyCHJI'B y SpeCTOBeKHX'D 

;kh40B'b. 9h, xjioneii'B!" KpiiKnya'B nant Jlannjio: „6'i5rii, Maatift, 
B'B norped-B, ^a npnuecH acH/fOBCKaro Me^iyl Fop'ijjiKH flame He 
iiBeT-B! 9Kaa nponacTB! Mn-i icaaceTca, naiiH KaTopHna, ^to ohx 
H B'B roenofla XpncTa ne B-ispyeT'B? A? Kan's 'reS'Ji KaaieTca?" 
..Bort SHaeT'B, ^ito roBOpiiniB tbi, iian's /fannjio!" 
„^yflH0, naHH!" npoflOJUKajri. Jl'dHiuio, npHHiiMaa rjiHHHHyio 
KpyjKKy O'T'B KoaaKa: ..noi^aiiBie KaToaHKH flaace na/iKH flo boakh.: 

OflHH TOJIBKO TypKH HO HBIOT'B. ^TO, CTeUBKO, MHOrO XJieSHyjII: 

Me^y B'B no7iBaji'i5] " 

,,noiipo6oBa.TB TOJIBKO, Han's!" 

„Jl5KeniB, coSa^iiH cbih'b! Bhihb, KaK's siyxH nanajiH na ycsi! 
H HO rjia3aM'B BHacy, ^to xBaxnji'B cs nojiBeflpa. 9x'b, KOsaKH' 
^TO 3a JIHXOH Hapoflt! Bee oT^aTs totob's TOBapniify, a xmsjis- 
Hoe BBicyniHT's caM-s. 51, naiiH KaTepiina, ^ito-to flaBiio yjKO Sbijii- 
iisaH'B. A'?' 

..Sot's flasHo! 'a b'b iipomefluiiH..." 

„He 6oHca, ne ooflca, 6ojisnie Kpya^KH ne bbiiisio! A sot's e 
TypeitKifi Hrj^MOH's ji'ii3eT'B b'b flseps!" HporoBopna's oh^ ckbosi 
3yo£i, ysH/pi TOCTa, HarHyBinaroca, ^toC's bohth b-b flseps. 

„A gTO-HC'B 3T0, MOH ^o^ib!" cKasaai^ OTeEfs, cHHMaa CT. roaoBK 



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luanKj' ij iioiipuujiHH iioho'l, na KOTopoM'i> BHcfejia caojia cb ly^ 
HHMH KaMeHbflMH: „cojiHq;e yace bhcoko, a y tcSh oS'fefli. He roTOB-B". 

„roTOB7, oQifl^, nant oTeiit, ceSiacB nocTasHM'B! BBiHHMaft 
ropmoK'B ci> ra.iiyniKaMH!" CKasaaa naHH KaxepHHa cxapoH npn- 
cjiyjKHHif'fe, oSTHpaBmen 4epeBaHHyio ^ocy/tJ^ ./IIoctoh, jiyqrae 
fl caMa BBiHy", iipoflOJiJKajia KaTepiraa: „a tm nosoBii xjioniteB'B". 

Bci ciMH Ha noay Bt KpyacoK-B: npoTHBt noEyTa nawh oTeixi,, 
HO ji-feByio pyny nani. /(aHHJio, no npaBj^K) pyKy nanH KaTepHHa 

H fleCSTb HaHB-fepHiHrniiXTi MOaOflllOBt, B'B CHnHX-B H HCeJITBIXl. 

atynanaxT). 

„He jiioQjiH) fl 3THX1, ra-iymeKi)!" CKasajt-B iiaH'B oxea-B, ho 
MHoro HoifeBniH H nojiojKHBmH jrojKKy: „HHKaKoro BKyca H-feTi.!" 

„3HaK), iiTO TeS'fe .lyinie SKHflOBCKaH jianma", noflyMan-B npo 
m6a 4aHHJio. ..Oxiero JKe, TecTB", iipoflOJiHca.Ti'B en's BC.iyx'B: 
„TBi roBopHHiB, 1T0 BEyca H'feT'B B'B ra.nyniKax'B? Xy^o cfliaaHti, 
■iTO JIM"? Mofl KaxepHHa xaK'B 4'lijiaeT'L rajiyniKH, 'ito h rexMany 
piflKO flocxaexcfl icxB xaidji. A 6pe3raxB hmh neqero: 3xo xpn- 
cxiaHCKoe KymanBe! Bci CBaxne jiio^h h yroflHHKH Bojt^iK -fe^a-HH 
ra.nymKH°. 

Hh caoBa oxeii'b, saMOjr^aa'B h nan-B JIslukjio. 

Ho^ajiH JKapenaro KaSana cb Kanycxoio h cnHBaMH. „H ue 
iiS)6jno CBHHHHBi!" CKasaJi'B KaxepHHHH'B oxeiix., BBirpeSan jiom- 
KOK) Kanycxy. 

„Jljia qero ace ne .xioShxb cbhhhhbi?" cKasaji'B 4aHH.Tio: „04hii 

XypKH H HCHflbl He •i.flSTh CBHHHHBI". 

Enje cyposifje HaxMypnaca oxeitx.. 

TOJIBKO OflHy JieMHIHKy CB MOJIOKOM'B H in'B CXapWH OXei;B II 

aoxanyji'B, BM-fecxo bo^kh, hs-b (|).iiiacKH, SHBrnefi: y nero sa na- 
3yxoH, KaKyio-xo ^epnyio BOfly. 

nooQiflaBHiH, sacHyji'B /[annjio Mono^eitKHMx, chom-b h npo- 
CHynca xohbko OKOito seqepa. CijiTb h cxaji'B HHcaxB jihcxbi b-b 
KosaitKoe BOHCKo; a nann KaxepHHa naiana Ka^axB noroio jiiojiBKy, 
CHflK Ha jieacaHK-fe. Chahx-b nanrb Jlaweuio, raHflnx-B ji-feBBiMt rjia- 
3om:b Ha HHcanie, a npaBBiMOa b'b okohiko. A hsi oKoniKa flaaeKO 
6jiecxax'B ropti h /(H'snp'B; 3a /iHiHpoM'B CHHiiox'B Jiica; MejiB- 
Kaex'B CBepxy npoacHHsmeeca no'iHoe He6o. Ho ne flajieKHMt 
HefioMx. H He CHHHMx. .x'hcoM'B jiH)6yexcfl Hani. JIsluhjio: rjiaflnxx. 
OH'B Ha BBiT^aBHimca mmcx., na KOxopoMX. qepn-feaX) cxapBiH saMOK-B. 
Eny HOTiyflHnocB, Syflxo djiecnyjio b'b saMK'h orneM'B yseHBKoe 
OKOHiKO. Ho Bce xHxo; 9X0, B'fepHo, HOKasanocB eMy. Cjibihiho 
TOJIBKO, Kan's rjiyxo myMHX'B BHHsy j^B.'bup'b, h cb xpex'B cxo- 
pOH'B, oflHH'B 3a 4pyrHMx., ox^aioxcH y^apBi MrHOBCHHO npo6y- 

flHBHIHXCa BOJIH'b. OH'B He 6yHXyeTB; OH-B, KaKt CXapHK'B, BOp- 

iHTB H ponnjex-B; eMy Bce ne mhjio; see nepesM'feHHJiocB okojio 
Hero; xhxo Bpaacflyex'B OH'B cb npHSepeKHBiMH ropaMH, a'fecaMH, 
JiyraMH h necex'B na hex's acajiooy b'b Hepnoe Mope. 

BOX'S HO mnpoKOMy ^H'fenpy 3aiepH't;ia noflKa, h b'b saMK'i 
CHOBa Kan's Sy^xo 6jiecHyito ^to-to. itoxHXOHBKy cBHCXHyji-s Jla- 



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HHJio H BBiS'fema.'n) Ha cbhctt. BipHwtt xjioiieij'B. ,BepH, UxeijbKo, 
ct cofioH) CKop-fee ocxpyro ca6,iiio 4a bhhtobkv, ;ra CTynaft 3a 

MHOIO!" 

„Th HfleiiiB?" cnpocH.Tia nann KaTepHHa. 

„H4y, jKena. HyjKHo ocMOTp'feTi. sci M'fecTa, see jih b-b 110- 

pHflK-b"! 

^MHife, oflHaEOJKTi, cTpamHO ocTaaaTBca oflHoft. Mena coh'b 
xaK'B H KJiOHH-n.; ^to, ecHH MH-fe npHCHiiTCH TO 5Ke caMoe? i\ 
Aaace ne yB-fepena, to^iho jih to coh-b 6bm'b, — TaK'B 9to npoHCxo- 

4HJI0 3KHBO". 

. Ct T06010 cTapyxa ocTaeTca; a b-b chuax'h h Ha 4Bop'lj 
cxiiiT'h KoaaKH!" 

„ CTapyxa chht-b yace. a KOsaKan-B ito-to ne Biipwrcs. Gny- 
uiafl, naH-B Jlaiiajio: saMKHH mghh b-b KOMHaT-fe, a kjho^i. bosbmm 
0^ C06010. Mn-h Tor^a ne xaK'B Gy^eTx. CTpamHo; a KoaaicH iiycTB 
jMryT-B nepeji) ^sepflMH". 

„nycTB Sy^eT'B TaKX.!" CKasaa-B /JasH.io, crapaa nBi.ib cb 
BHHTOBKH H HacBinaH Ha noJiKy nopoxTb. 

BiipHBiH CTeijBKO jme CToaa-B 04'bTBiH bo Bcen KOSai^KOH 
cdpyfe. /{aHHJio nafl'hji'B CMymeByio inanKy, saEpBin-B OKOinKO, 
■ja^BHHyji'B sacoBaaiH ^sepB, saMKHyji^B h, npoMeacB cnaBinHMH 
CBOHMH KOsaKaMH, BBiine.x'B noTHxoHBKy Hs-B flBopa B-B ropti. 

He6o no^TH BCe npo^HCTHJiocB. CsiHtiH BiTep'B '?yTB-qyTb 
uoBiBaJit c^ /tHifenpa. Ecjih 6bi ne cjiBimno Gbmo ns/iajiH CTe- 
Hania lafiKH, to Bce 6bi KasajiocB oHtM'feBmHM'B. Ho bott^ no- 
ly^HJica niopoxx.... BypyjiBSain'B cb B'tpHBiMi, ciyroio thxo cnpa^ 
Tajica sa TepHOBHHKT., npEKpBiBaBinifi cpydjienHBift sachwb. Kto-to , 
Bi KpacHOM'B myaani, cb 4ByMa nncTOJieTaMH, cb ca6.7ieK) npa 
6oKy, cnycEajica cb ropBi. — „9to tbctb!" nporoBopnji'B nanrB /[a- 
HHJio, pa3r.T:a4BiBaa ero H3'B-3a Kycxa. „3aTi'feM'B HKy^aeMynTTH 
B-B 3Ty nopy? CTeijBKO, ne 3'feBaH, cMOTpa b-b o6a rnasa, Ky/ja 
BOSBMeT-B 4opory nan-B OTeif'B''. ^ejiOBiK'B b^ KpacnoMx. mynani 
comeji'B Ha caMBiH Seper-B h hobopothji'b k-b Bti^aBnieMyca MBicy. 
,Al BOX'S KyTia!" CKasaji'B nan's /{annjio. „^to, Ctoijbko, B'fe^B 
OB'S KaK'B pas's noTaiijHjicfl k'b KOJi/tyHy b'b aynno?" 

„7la, B'fepHO, He B'B 4pyroe M-fecTO, nan's^aHHao! nna^e mbi 6bi 
BHfl'fejiH ero Ha apyroa: CTopoH'fe; ho ohxj nponaji's okojio saiiKa". 

„nocTOH Hce, BBiJi'iseM'B, a noTOM-B noHfleM'B no ca-bflami,. 
Tyx'B qxo-HH6y4B 4a Kpoexca. H'fex'B, KaxepHHa, a roBopnji'B TeG'Jfi, 

'I'TO OTerpB TBOH He406pBIH qeJIOB'feK'B; He xaK'B OH'B H 4'ijiaJI'h 

Bce, KaK'B npaBocnaEHBiH". 

Yace MejiBKHyjiH nan's /laHHJio h ero B'fepnsiH xjioneifs na 
BBi4aBnieMca 6epery. Hot's ysKe ex's h He bh4ho; Henpo6y4HBiH 
ji'fecB, OKpyacaBmiS aaMOK's, cnpHxan's ex's. Bepxnee okohiko thxo 

SaCB'feTHJIOCS; SHHSy CTOaT'S KOSaKH H 4yMaK)T'B, KaK'B 6&I B.TfesXB 
EM'S: HH BOpOTS, HH 4BepeH HO BH4HO; CO 4Bopa, B'fepno. ecxB 
xo4'B-, HO KaK'B BOHXH Ty4a? Jl34ajiH casiniHO, KaK'B rpeMaxt 
n-fenH H S'feraiOTB co6aKH. 



206 

„^T0 H 4yMaK) ;iojirol" cKa3a.'rj> iian'-b 4c1hh.'jo, vbm^m uepe^'i' 
oKHOMi, BticoKifi Jij6'h: „CT0H TyTt, Ma.Trbifi! H uojiisy na 4y6'B; 
CI. Hero npHMO moskho rjmji'bTh si, okohiko". 

TyTi CHflJit OH'i. c-L ce6H noHCb, 6pociiJii> ehhst. ca6jiio, ^iToSt 
He SBeniaa, h, yxBaTHCi. 3a B'tTcn, no/iHiijca BBepx-B. Okohiko 
Bce euje cBifeTHJiocB. npHciBuiH Ha cyKi., BOSJii caMaro OKHa, 
yijijHH.icii OH1. pyKOio 3a /[epeBo ii tjih/ihtx: Bt KOMnaTi h cB-fc^H 
a-hTb, a cbIjthtx. IIo CT'fenaMTj ^ly/fHue 3HaKH; bhchti. opyacie, 
HO Bce crpaHHoe: TaKoro ne hocht-i, hh TypKH, hh KptiMi^Li, mi 
riflXH, hh xpHCTiane, hh ciaBHtiii napofli. uiBejiCKm. Iloflt hotoji- 
KOMt Bsafl'L H Bnepeflt iie.^BKaiOT'B neTOHtipH, h Tinb OTt nnx^ 
MejiBKaeTt ho cTinaMi., no ^BopjiMi., no noiiocTy. Bot-b otbo- 
pHaacB Sest CKpHna ^Bept. Bxo jht'b kto-to Bt KpacHOMT. iKynaH'ii 
h npHMO Kt CTOJiy, HaKiTMTOiiy dinoK) cKarepTtio. „9to owb. 9to 
TecTb!" riaH-B JlaHKJio onycTH.iCH neMHoro m-iace h Hpnaca.iicii 
Kp-fenne Kt /tepeny. 

Ho TecTK) HOKor^a vjiaii'kTh, cmotpht-b .ih kto b-b okohiko, 
HJiH niT-B. Oh-b HpHHieji'B HacMypeHTi, He Bt 4yx'fe, cflepiiyjn. 
CO CTOJia CKaTepTB — h Bflpyr-B no seen KOMnaxi thxo pas.iHJicsi 
npospaHHO-rojiydoH cb-Iittj; to.ubko i-ie CM-tmaBiuiacH bo-tthbi npeac- 
Haro djfh/jno-sojiOTOro nepeaiiBaJiHCB, HBipH.iii, caosHO bt. ro- 
ay6oM'B Mopi, h tshj^uhcb c.hohmh, 6y;j[T0 na MpaMopii. Tyn. 
nocTasHJit oh-b na ctojitj ropmoKt h Haiajii) KHflaxB b-b Hero 
Kaida-To TpasBi. 

IlaH'B /JanHJio cxa-TB Br.TiafltiBaTBCH h ne saM'jfsTH.Ti'B yace na 
HeM-B Kpacnaro acynana; BJiicTo Toro HOKasajiHCB na neMib inii- 
poKia inapoBapBi, KaKia HOcaT'B TypKii; 3a noacoMX miCTOJieTBi; 
Ha rojiOB'fe KaKaa-TO ^lyflnaa manKa, HcniicaHnaa Bca ne pyecKOio 
H He nojiBCKOK) rpaMOTOK). FjiaHyji'B bt, miijo — n .raito CTaao 
nepeMinaTBca: noct BBixanyjica h noBHCHyji^ na^x rydaMii; 
jjOT-B B-B MHHyTy pas^a.nca 40 ynien; 3y6'B BHrjianyjix h30 pra, 
Harnyjica na CTopony, 11 CTa^TB nepe/f'BHiiM'BTOT'BcaMbmKOJiflyH'B, 
KOToptiii noKasaacaHa csafltSi y ecayaa. ..IIpaB^HB'B coh-b tboh, 
KaTepHHa!" no^j^Mam. BypyjiBCani't. 

KojiflyHx CTa.TB npoxaacHBaxBca BOKpyrt CTOJia, snaKH OTajiH 
SBicTpie nepeM-iHaxBca na crin-h, a hbtohliph sajiexa-TiH chjib- 
nie bhh3'b h BBepx-B, Bsaflx. h BnepeflTb. roaySoit cB'feT'B exa- 
HOBHJica pine, pfoKe h coBciMx. KaKX) 6y4xo noxj'-xny.xx.. H 
CB'IixjiHi[a ocBixH-xacB yace xohkhmx. po30bbim'b CB-fexoMx.. Kaaa- 

.XOCB, ex. XHXHMX> SBOHOM'B paSJIHBaJICa HyflHBlit CB^lXXi no BCfeMX. 

yrjiaMx> h s^pyrx. nponajxx., h cxajia XBMa. CjiBiinajica xojibko 
inyMx>, 6y4xo B^ixep-B bx. XHxifl qacx. Beqepa HanrpBiBajix., Kpy 
JKacB no B04H0My sepKajiy, naraSaa eiije nnace b-b bojij cepeo- 
paHBia hbbi. H qy^HXca nany /[aHHJi'fe, ^ixo bx. CBix.xmi'i oae- 
cxHXx> Micai^x., xoflaxx. 3B'i3flBi, HeacHO Jie.xBKaex'B xeMHOCHHee 
He6o H xo-xoflx. HO^Horo Bos^yxa naxnyat 4a>Ke eiiy bx. jihijo. 
H qy^Hxca nany /(anHJii (xyxx. ohx> cxanx. iijynaxB ce5a sa ycBi, 
He ennxx. jih), qxo yace ne neSo b-b CBijxjiHiji, a ero coScxboh- 



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nan ono'THBa.Tti.Hfl: bhchti. na CT'feH'fe ero TarapcKis h Typei^KiH 
caSjiH; OKO.io cris-h hojikh, na nojiKaxi. TiOMaraHHH nocvfla h yTsapB; 

Ha CTOJT'i X-ThS-B H COJII.; BHCHTI. aiOaBKa... ho BMicTO o6pa30B'B 

BBir.TiHflBiBaioTTi CTpaniHBis jiHija; na .leJKanK'fe... ho crycTHsniificsi 

TyMaH'B nOKpBI.TI'B BCe, H CTaJIO OHHTB TCMHO. H OHHTB CB qy4HBIM7> 
3B0H0M1. OCBijTHJiaCB BCfl CBiT.TIHqa pOSOBBIMl. CBiTOM-B, H OHHTB 

CTOHT'B KCTTtyH-B HenoflBHj-KHO BTb ^ly^HOit ^ajiM-ii CBOeft. 3ByKH 
cxaJiH CHJiBH'fee H rymje, tohkIh posoBBiii CBixTb CTanoBHnca ap^e, 
H ^TO-TO Gi.^oe, KaK-B 6y/iT0 o6.iaKO, Biano nocpeflH xaTBi; h 
qyflHTca nany Jlsmisjii, tiTO oS.iaKO to ne o6aaKO, ^ito to ctohtt. 
VKeHnjHHa; TOjii ,.;o h3t> qero ona: hst. BOSflyxa, ^to jih, BtiTKana? 
OT^ero JKe ona CTOHT'B h sen jih He TporaeTT., h ne onepniHCB 
hh na TITO, H ci^B03B nee npocBii^iHBaeT'B posoBBiS CBiTrb h MejiB- 
KaiOTT. na CTini snaKH? Bott. ona KaK^-TO nomeBejiHJia npospa^- 
HOK) rojiOBdio CBoeio: -^iixo CB^TaTca ea 6jiiflHO-roJiy6Bia oto; 
BOJiGCBi BBiOTca H nav^aiOT7> no H,7ie^aM'B ea, Sy^TO CB'feTJio-C'fepBiH: 
TyMaH'B; ryoBi 6ji't,iiio a.Tl5i0T'r>. 6y4TO ckbo3b 6'feao-Hpo3paqHoe 
yTpennee He6o .iBeTca e^Ba npHM-iiTHBiil: aJiBiS cb'^t'b sapn; 6poBH 
cjia6o xeMH'iiOT'B... Ax's! 3to KaTepHHa! TyTij HoqyBCTBOBan'B ^a- 
HHJio, qTO ijJieHBi y Hero OKOBa.nHCB; oh'b CHJiHJica roBopHTB, 
HO ry6Bi nieBOJiH.TiHCb 6e3'B psyKa. 

PlenOTlBHlKHO CTOaJI'B KOJIflyH'B Ha CBOeM'B M'feCT'lfi. ..r4'h TBI 

6BiJia?" cnjDQCH.TB OH'B, II cToaBiHaH nepefTB hhm'b saTpeneTajia. 

,,0! sa^i'feM'B TBI MBHa Bhi3B'dJii,l" THxo HpocTOnajia ona. „Mh+5 
6bi.tio Tan's . pa/iocTHO. 3 StiJia b-b Tom's caMOM'B M'fecT'Ii, r/ffe po- 
flHJiacB H npoJKHJia naTHaflijaTB .T'feT'B. O, K.aK'B xopomo Tan's! 
KaK-B sejieH'B h flyiuHCT'B tots nyr's, r^'b a Hrpajia b's fl'bTCTB'bl 
H HOJiesBie ifB'tToiiKH 'vi Hce, h xaTa nama, h oropo^s! O, KaKt 
oSnajia iiena floSpaa MaTs Moa! KaKaa jiio6obs y hoh b's o^axTa! 
Ona npiiroicydjiHBa.Tia Mena, L['fejioBa.ia bs ycia h hibkh, pac^c- 
CBiBa.ua ^acTBiMT, rpeoHeii'SMOio jjycyio kocj^.. Otbii's!" TyT'soHasne- 
pidjia BS KOJi^yna 6:i'fe4HBia o^h: „3a^'l5M'STBi 3ap'fe3aji'B jiaTs mok)'?" 

rpo3HO KOJi/tyns norj)03iiJi's naasiteM'B. „Pa3B'i a Te6a npo- 
ciiJi's roBopHTB iipo 9T0'?" H B03flyuiHaa KpacaBiiifa saflpoiKaaa. — 
..r^i'i Teneps hrhh TBoa?" 

„naHH Moa, KaTepHHa, TenepB 3acHJ^Ta, a a h o6pa40Bai[acB 
TOMj^ BcnopxHyjia h HOJieT'fe.ua. Mh'Ij ^asHO xoT-b-TOCs yBHfl'feTs 
MRTB. Mn'fe Bflpyr'B cfl'h.uajiocB naTHaflitaTs ji'Ijt'b; a Bca CTajia 
.TerKa, Kan's HTHiifa. Ba^'^M's tsi Mena BBi3Baji's?" 

„Tsi HOMHHHiB BCB TO, ^iTO a roBopii.T's Ted"!! B^iepa?" CnpOCHJI'B 
Kyjr^yH's TaKt thxo, "qTO eflsa mohcho Ssrao pascjiyinaTB?" 

„IIoMHro, HOMHK); ho qero 6bi He flaaa a, gTo6Bi tojibko sa- 
6bitb 3T0. E'feflHaa KaTepHnal ona MHoraro ne snaeT's h3s Toro, 
qTO 3HaeT's flyma ea". 

„9to KaTepHHHHa ,?iynia", noflyMa.TS nan's /JaHHJio; iio Bce enje 
Ke OM'feji'B nonieBe.THTBca. 

..IIoKaiica, OTeii'sl He CTpanino an, ijto nocji'fe Kaa-c/^aro y6ift- 
CTsa TBoero McpTBeiisi noflHHMaiOTca H3'r. Morira's?" 



208 

,Th onaTb 3a CTapoe!" rpoano npepBajii. KOJi^yHx. .il no- 
cTaB;iiH) Ha cBoeMi., a sacTasjiro TeSa cainaxh, qro MH'i xo^eTca. 
KaxepHHa nojiio6HT'B Mena!.." 

„0, TH qyflOBHmG, a He oxei^'B moh!" npocTOHajia ona. „H'6ti., 
He 6jfleT'h no-TBoeMy! IIpaBfla, tbi B3a;ii> ne^HCTBiMH lapaMH 

TBOHMH BJiaCTB BBI3MBaTB ^JUIJ H My^IHTB 66; HO OflHH-B TOJIBKO 

Bori. MOSKext aacTasjiaTB ee /(-fejiaTB to, ^ito Eny yroflHO. Hix'B, 
HHKor/ja KaTepHHa, ^OKOJi'fe a 6yfly flepsKaxBca b'b ea T^Jii, ho 
pimHTca Ha SoPOnpoTHBHoe fl'fejio. Oxen-B! djiHSOKi) cTpamHBift 
cyfl-B! EcjihC-b tm h ne OTeiji. moh Sbeji-b, h Tor/ta 6bi ne 3a- 
cxaBHJi'B Men^ HSMinnxB MOSMy nio6oMy, sipHOMy Myacy. Ecjih6bi 

MyjKT. MOH H He QhJI'B MHi sipeHX. H MHJIX>, H TOr^a OBI a He HSM'fe- 

HHjia eMy, HOXOMy^xo Borx>He jihjShx'b KJiaxBonpecxynHBixx.HHe- 
ii'fepHBixx. flymx.". 

Tyx'B BHepHna ona 6ji'bflHBia oih cboh b'b oKoniKb, n07(X. ko- 

TOpBIMX. CH4i.XX, naH'B /laHHJIO, H HenO/(BHJKHO OCXaHOBHJiaCB... 

„Ey7ia XH raa^HHiB? Koro xbi xan-B bhahhib?" 3aKpHqajn> 

KOJIflyHX>. 

Bos/^ymnaa KaxepnHa sa^poHjajia. Ho yKx. nan'L ^^hhjio 6biji'b 
.xaBHO Ha seMJi'jfe h npo6iipai[ca ex. cbohmx. b^phbim-b Cxei^BKOMx. 
Bx. cboh ropM. „CxpaniHO, cxpaniHol" roBopnjix, ohx> npo ce6a, 
noqyBCXBOBaBx. KaKyio-xo poSocxB bx. KOsarfKOM^ cepani, h CKopo 
npomejix. flsopx. cboh, na KOTopoMx> xaKx. ace Kp-feHKO cnajiH 
KOsaKH, KpoM^ OflHoro, cH^iBmaro na cxopoK'fe h KypHBniaro 

.!lIO.XBKy. 

Hedo Bce 6u:iio sacfeano SBis^aMH. 



V. 

„KaKx, xoponio xbi cflinajix., qxo j)a36y4HJix> iieHa!" roBopnua 
KaxepHHa, npoxnpaa o^h hihtbimX) pyKaBOMx. cbobh copo^KH h 
pasrjiaTiBiBaH cb hox^b flo roaoBBi cxoaBinaro nepe^x. neio Myata. 
„KaKOH cxpaHiHBiH coHX. MH'h BM^'hjicsil EaKx. THace.xo 4BiHiajia 
rpyflB Moa! Yx-b!.. Mn'fe KasajiocB, qxo a yMnpaio..." 

„KaKOH ace cohx.? ji-a^x. ne 9xotx. .xh?""H CTajix> BypyjiBSani't 
pascKasBiBaxB acenis CBoefi; Bce, hmx. BHv'^iHHoe. 

„TbI KaKX. 3XO ySHaaX., MOH My5KX.?" CnpOCHJia, HSyMHBHIHCB, 

KaxepHHa. „Ho nfjxx., MHoroe mh^ ne hsb^cxho hsx. xoro, hto 
TBI pascKaSBiBaeniB. Hixx., mh'£ ne chhjiocb, tito6bi oxei^-B ySnax. 
Maxfc moid; hh MepxEei^oBx., HH^iero He BHA-haocB mh^j. Hixx,, 
4aHHJio, XBI He xaKX pascKasBiBaeiHB. Axx>, Kan-B cTparaenx. 
oTeitx. moh!" 

,,H He /(HBO, iiTo Te6i5 MHoroe He BH/i-fenocB. Tbi ne 3HaeinB 
H flecaxoH flOJiH xoro, ^xo 3HaeTX> flyma. SnaeniB jih, qxo oxeijx. 
XBOH aHTHxpiicxx.? Eiiie BX. npomjiOMX. rosy, Kor^a co6Hj)aJica a 
BMicxlj ex. jiaxaMH Ha KpBiMiiesx. (xorfla eme a ^epaca-xx. pyKy 
axoro HeB'hpnaro Hapo/ja), MHTfj roBopHnx. Hryjienx. BpaxcKaro 
MonaoTBipa (ohx>, acena, CBaxoii ^lejioB'feK'B), ^to aHTHxpncxx. HMlieTx. 



209 

BviacTb BH3HBaTi. Ajmy Kaatflaro ^eJiosiKa; a ayma ryjiaeTi. no 
CBoeS BOJii, Kor^a sacHeTi. ohi., h jieTaeTB BMicTi cb apxanre- 
.TiaMH oKOJio Boaciefi CB-feTJiHiiLi. Mni cb nepBaro paaa ne noKa- 
sajiocB nnijo TBoero OTiia. Ecjih6h a snan'B, tto y ce6a TaKon 
OTert'B, a 6i>i ne acenHjica na Tedi; a 6bi KHHyji'B Te6a h ne npn- 
Hajii> 6bi Ha ^ymy rp-bxa, nopo^HHsniHCB cb aHTHxpHCTOBtiMT. 
iijieMeHeM'B". 

,,/[aHH.Tio!" CKa3a.ia KaxepHHa, saKpbiB'B jihi^o pyKaMH h pBi- 
^aa: „a jih BHHOBHa b-b ^leM^B nepe^f-B T06010? JI :ttE[ HSM^HHaa 
Te6'fe, MOH :iio6bih MyacB? ^'feM'B ace nasesa na ce6a rn-feBT) tboh? 
Hes-hpHO pasBi cnyjKHJia TeSt? CKaaa^na jih npoxHBHoe cjiobo, 
Korfla TH Bopoqajica naBecejii cb MOJiofleijKOH nnpyniKH? Te6'fe 
JIH He poflHJia TiepnoSpoBaro CBina?.." 

„He njia^B, KaxepHHa; a xeSa TenepB 3Haio h ne 6poiny hh 
3a 1T0. Fp-fexH Bcfe jieacaT'B na onn'h TBoewb". 

^Hix-B, He HasBisaH ero oti;om'b mohmt.! Ohi. He OTeai. uwh. 
Bovb CBHfl-hTejiB, a oxpeKaiocB otb Hero, OTpcKaiocB oti. OTi?a! 
Oht. aHTHxpncT^, 6orooTCTynHHK'B! IlponaflaS oh-b, tohh onrb — 
He HO^aM'B pyKH cnacTH ero; coxhh oh-b oti. TaSnofi TpaBBi — ne 
noflaM'B BO/iBi HaHHTBca BMy. Tm y Mens otbij'b moh!" 

VI. 

B'B raySoKOM-B noflsajii y nana /tannjia, 3a xpeMa saMKaMH, 
CH^HXT. KOJiflyn-B, 3aK0BaHHBiH B'B Hceji'fesHBia j^inH; a noflaJi'fe 
Haflx. ^HinpoMx. ropHxx. eicoBCKiH ero saMOKx., h aaBia, KaKX. 
KpoBB, BOJiHBi x.xeSeiiiyxx. h xojinaxca BOKpyrx. cxapHHHBixx. 
CTiH-B. He 3a kojiaobcxbo h ne sa 6oronpoxHBHBia j\.-ijia chahxx. 
B'B rjiy6oKOM'B noaBaji-b KOJiflyH'B: hmx. cyflia Borx.; CHflHxx> ohx. 
3a xaHHoe npeflaxejiBcxBo, sa croBopti ex. BparaMH npaBOCJiaB- 
hoh PyccKOH seMJiH — iipoflaxB KaxonnKaM'B yKpaHHCKifi: napoflt 
H BBiace^B xpHcxiancKia i^epKBH. YrpiOM'B KOJiflynx.; flyMa qepnaH. 
KaKX. HO^iB, y Hero bx. rojiOB'fe; Bcero xojibko o^hhx. achb ocxaexca 
acHXB eMy, a saBxpa nopa pacnpoii^aTBca ex. MipoMx.: 3aBxpa 
jKflexx. ero KasHB. He coBcbMx. jierKcia nasHB acflexx. ero: axo eiije 
MHMOCXB, Korfla CBapax'B ero acHBoro bx. Koxji'fe, hjih c^epyxx. ex. 
Hero rp-feniHyio KOHcy. YrpiOM'B KOJiflynx., noHHKHy.x'B rojiOBOio. 
Mo3Kexx.-6BiTB, OHX. yjKe h Kaexca nepe^x. CMepxHMMX. HacoM-B; 
TOUBKO He xaKie rp-fexn ero, tito6bi Boti, npocxnax. eMy. .BBopxy 
nepeflx. hhm'b y3K0e okho, nepenjiexenHoe a^eji'fesHBiMH najiKaMH. 
FpeMa i^'hnaMH, noflnajica ohx. k'b OKHy nor.xafl'fexB, ne npoH^exx. 
jiH ero flo^B. Ona npoTKa, ne naMaxo3Jio6Ha, KaK'B rojiy6Ka: ne 
yMHnocep/(Hxca jih na^'B omoMx.?.. Ho HHKoro H'fex'B. BnHsy 6'fe- 
acHXx. flopora; no nen hhkxo ne npoH^jexx.. HoHHHce ea ryjiaexx. 
^H'fenp'B; CMy hh ;;o Koro H'fexx. ^'i.xa: ohx. 6ymyexx., h yHBiBHO 
cjiBimaTB KOjioflHHKy oflHosByiHHH myMx. ero. 

Boxx. KTO-xo HOKasajica no ^opor'i — axo KosaK'B! H xaiKeJio 
Ti3,ioxHya:'b ysHHK'B, OnaxB see nyexo. Bott. kto-xo B/ianH c.ny- 

CiM roroTfl. T. 1. ■ 14 



210 

CKaexca... pasB-fiBaexca sejienhm KyHTymt... ropHT-B na ro.iOB't 

■JOJioTOH Kopa6jiHKi.... 9to OHa! Euje 6jiH5Ke npHHHKHyjit OHt k'l 

OKHy. BoTt yaxe noflxoflUTt 6.ih3ko... 

„KaTepHHa! ^o^t! yMHJiocep/CHCt, noflafi: mhjioctbihio!.." 

Ona HifiMa, ona ne xo^exi. cjiyniaxB, oHa h rjiaat ne Haae- 

4eTi. Ha TioptMy, h yjKe iipom.Tta, j'Me h CKptiJiacb. IlycTO bo 

Bcejix Mipi; j^ihbho myjiiiTTj /jHinpt; rpycTB sasieraeT'b b'b 

cep/me; ho Bi/iaeTi, .tih gTy rpycTB KOJi/tym.? 

yjeHB KJioHHTca k/b Be'iepy. Yace co.iHiie cfeTio; yj-Ke h h4tt, 

ero. Yace h Be^iepx: CB'ljiKO; r^'fe-TO mbi^ht'b bo-it.; OTKyfla-TO na- 

B-iSBaiOTCH 3ByKH; B-fepHO, r/{'b-HH6y4B HapO/lT. HfleT-B CB pa6oTBi 

H BecejiHTca; no Jlii-hiijjy Me-TrtKaeTT. jio,iKa... KOMy nyacfla 40 ko- 
JiojHHKa'? BnecHyaT. na neSi cepe6pjiHBiH cepn^; bott, kto-to 
HfleTT> CB npoTHBHoii CTopoHBi HO floport; TpyflHO paSrJIilfl'feTb 
Bt TeMHOT'Ji; 3T0 BosBjoamaeTCH EaTepiiHa. 

,,^5o^iB, XpHCTa paflH! h cBHp-fcnBie Bo.iieHflTa ne CTanyrB 
pBaTB CBOK) MaxB, — iio^h, xoTs B'3r.iaHH Ha npecTvniiaro OTita 
CBoero!" 

Ona He cjyniaerB h H/tex'B. 

„v5oyB, paflH HeciacTHOH MaTepn!.." 

Ona 0CTaH0BH.^acB. 

^IIpHflH npHHSTB HOCJli^Hee Moe cjioboI" 

..SayiiMi. TBI soBeniB Messi, 6orooTCTynHHK'B? He HagBiBaii 
MCHH flo^epBH)! Meac/iy naiin h^t-b HHKaKoro poflCTBa. Hero tbi 
xoqeniB ot-b Jiena pa/iH necqacTHoS Moeii MaTepn?" 

„KaTepHHa! mh* SaHaoK-B KonecrB; a snaio, MenH tboh Mya-ci) 

XOieTl, npHBHSaTB K^B K06BI.1BeMy XBOCTy H nyCTHTB no HOJIK), 

a, MOHCCT'B, euje h CTpaniHiiimyio BBi/fyiiaeT'B KasHB..." 

„IlsL pa3B-|j ecTB Ha csliTi KasHB, pasHaa tbopim'b rpixaM-B? 
>KflH ee; hiikto ne cxaneTTj npocHXB 3a reSn". 

„KaTepHHai aiena ne KasHB cTpaniHT'B, ho JiyKH na tom'b 
CBiTi... Tbi HeBHHHa, KaxepHHa; flynia tboa dy^eT^B aexaTB bt, 
paio OKO.no Bora; a ajnia. SorooTCTynnaro OTita TBoero Sy/teTi, 
ropixB B'B orni Bi^HOM^, H HHKor;[a hb yracHex'B toti. oroHB: 
Bce CHJiBHie H cHJiBH-fee fiyflexx. ohx. pa3ropaTBca; hh KanjiH pocBi 

HHKTO HB ypOHIIT'B, HH B^Tep'^B HB HaZHBT-B"... 

„9toh KasHH a hb BJiacxHa j^jiaflHTB", cKasaJia KaxepHHa, ot- 

BBpHyBHIHCB. . 

„KaTBpHHa! nocToii na 0/(ho cjiobo; tbi mohcbhib cnacTH moio 
Ayiny. Tbi ne 3HaeniB euje, i-caKT. flo6p'B n mhjiocbp^'b Bon.. Cjibi- 
mana jih tbi npo anocTOJia riaB-xa, KaKoii Sbltb oht. rp-tinHBiH 
qe.KOB'feK'B) HO iiocjii HOKaaJica — h CTa.Tni CBaTtiMi". 

„Hto a Mory c^ijiaTB, ^itoSbi cnacTH tboio flymy?" CKa3ajia 
KaxepHHa. „MH'fe jih, cjiaSoii aceHHjHH'b, odx. aTOM-B noflyiiaTB?" 

„Ecj[h6bi MH-fe yfla.TOCB 0TCK),ia bhhth, a 6bi Bce KHHyn'B. 
IIoKaiocB; noHfly btj nemepBi; nafliny na Trkno acBCTKyK) BJiaca- 
HHity, fleHB H HO^B 6yfly MOJiHTBca Bory. He tojbko CKopoM- 
Haro, He B03BMy pBiSti bt. poTT,! He nocTejiio ojiemjiu, Kor/ia 



211 

t'/raay ciiuTb! 11 lice 6y;ty MO.'mTtca, Bce MOJiHTbca! 11 KoiVia iie 
CHHMCT'B c'-b MeHH MHJiocep/tie Boade xoxa coToft 4o;i'h rp'ixoB'ij, 
laKonaiocB no lueio bi, seM.Trio hjih saMypyioci. bi. KaMeHH3ao 
CTiiiy: He BosBMy hii nHmii, hm nHTisr, h yMpy; a Bce /io6po CBoe 
OT^aMTj TjepHeiiaM-b, ^ito6bi copoK'B jinea a. copoKt Hoqeit npa- 
UHJiH no Mwb naHHXiifly". 

3a/iyMajacB KaTepuna. „XoT5t h OTonpy, ho mh^ He pacKO- 
BaTb TBOHxrb ninefi". 

„H HO 6oioci> ulineit", roBopii.TB oh'l: ,,tli roBopumb, ^ito ohh 
3aK0BajiH MOH pyi-cH li Horn? HiTt, a nanycTii.TB luii, bi. r.irasa 
TyiiaHT,, H BsiicTO p3'KH, npoTaHyji-b cyxoe /lepeso. Boti> a, rjifl^iH: 
na MH-fe H'feT'i. Tenepb hh o^hoh i^inn!" CEaaa.^'i. owi,, bbixo/{h iia 
tiepeflHHy. „a 6bi h crin'B sthxi ho noSoa.ica h npomeji'B obi 

CKB03B HHXrB; HO MyJKt TBOll H He SHaCTTb, Kaicia aTO CTiHBi: HXT, 

CTpoHJi'B CBaTOH cxHMHHKt, HHHKaKaa HciHCTaa CH.Tia He MoaceTT, 

OTCIO^a BBIBeOTB KO.IOflHHKa, He OTOMKHyB'b Tijll. CaMBIMt K.1I0- 

noMt, KOTopbiM'B 3aMBiKa,TB cBaxOH CBOK) KejiBK). TaKyH) caMyio 
Ke.nBK) BLipoK) H a ce61>, Hec.iBixaHHBiH rpljniHHK'B, Kor^a BBiM/[y 

Ha BOJIIO". 

..CjiymaH: a BBinynjy xeoa; ho ec.iH tbi Mena oSMaHBiBaeuib?" 
CKasaJia KaTepana, ocTaHOBHsniHCB nepoATD /^sepBio; „h BM-fecTO 
Toro, TiTo6Bi HOKaaTbca, CTanemb ohbtb dpaTOiiii iiopTy?-' 

..HiT-B, EaTepHHa, mhIs yace ne flOJiro ocTaoTca hchtb: 6jiii-. 
soKt H 6e3'B KasHB MOH KOHCH'b. Heyace.iiH th ^yMaenib, Tro a 
npejtaMt caii-B ce6r iia sii'iHyio Myny?" 

SasiKH 3arpeMijiH. „Ilpoii[aii! Xpann Teoa Bori. MnJiocepflBiit. 
,7(HTa Jioe!" CKa3aJi'B Ko.n;iyHT,, noiiijiOBaB'b ee. 

„He npHKacaiica ko MHi, HecabixanHBiii rpiniHHK'b; yxoflH 
CKopie!..." roBopHJia KaTepnna. 

Ho ero yme ne Sbi.tio. 

,.S BBinycTHJia ero", CKasajia ona, HcnyraBHiiiCB h /{hko ocMaT- 
jjHBaa CTliHBi. „1to a CTany I'enepB oTsiqaxB My»:y'i fl nponajia. 
Mwk HCHBofi Tenepb ocraeTca sapBiTBca b'b MorHJiy!" H, sapBi- 
;(aBTi, HO^TH yna.Tia ona na neHB, na KOTopoMT. CH^j'fejr'b KOJioji- 
HHK-B. ,,Ho a cnacjia ^yniy", CKasaaa ona thxo: „a cfllsjiajia 6o- 
rojTO^Hoe fli.Tio; ho iiyjK-B Moii... a b'b nepBBifi; pasT. odMany^ia 
ero. O, KaK'b CTpanino, KaK'B Tpy^no Sy^eT'B Mni neper's hhm'b 
roBopHTB Henpasfly! Kto-to HfleT-B! 9to oh-b! Myac'b!" bckphk- 
HJ^TIa oHaoTqaaHHo, h desTi ^yBCTBTb ynajia na 3eMJiio. 



VII. 

„3to a, Moa po^naa flo^b! 8to a, Moe cepseHbKo!" ycjTHraajia 
KaTopHHa, o^Hji^BHiHCb, H yBHfllijia nepefl-b coSoio CTapyio npn- 
cJiyjKHHijjr. Ba6a, HaKJiOHHBniHOb, Ka3ajiocb, ito-to nienTajia h, 
npoTaHyB-b na^Tj hoio n3C0xmyK) pyKy cboio, onpBicKHaajia ee 

X0.104HOIO BOflOK). 

„Vji'k H?" roBopHJia KaTepHHa, no^biMaacb, h orjifl^biBaacb. 



2!2 

„nepeflo MHoio inyMHT-B /Jirlinp'b, sa mhoio ropw... Ky4a ^asejxa 
MeKH TBI, 6a6a?" 

„JI TeoH He saBejia, a BBmejia; BBinecjia na pyxax-B mohx'b h3'b 
flymnaro no^Baaa; saMKnyjia KJHO^HKOM't ^sepB, ^toSbi 166^ He 
/lOCTajiocB Tiero oTt nana /laHHJia". 

..F/fi JKe KJHO^t?" CKaaajia KaxepHHa, noraaaBiBaH na cboh 
nojiCB. „S ero ne BHSKy". 

„Ero OTBHsajni MysKT) tboh, norjifl^iTt Ha KOJi^yHa, ffRTH 
Moe". 

„norjifi4-feTB?... Ba6a, a nponajta!" BCKpHKnyjia KaTepHHa. 

„nycTB Bor'B MnjiyeT-B nacB ot'b 9Toro, ahta Moe! Mohmh 
TOJiBKQ, MOfl nanflHOiKa, hhkto HHiero He ysnaeTi.!" 

..OHTb y6']fj3Kaji'B, npoK.TiHTBifi aHTiixpHCTx! Tbi cjiBimajia, Ka- 
TepHHa: OHT. ydijsaji'B?" CEasajnb nan-B ^anHJio, npncTynas Kt 
jKeH-fe CBoeH. O^HiieTa-iH otohb; cadjia, SBeHS, Tj^acTacB npn 6oKy 
ero. HoMepTBijia JKena. 

„Ero BBinycTHJi'B KTO-HH6y4t>, moh jih)6bih uyjK'hl" nporoBO- 
TpRjia ona, ^poaca, 

..BBinycTHJi-B, npaB^a tbos; ho BBinycTHJi'B iiopTT>. lIorjiflflH: 
BMicTO Hero, QpesHO saKOsaHO b-b acejiiso. Cn'hjiaji'h JKe Bor'B 
TaK'B, TITO TiopT'B HB 6oHTCfl KOsa^BHX'B jian-B! EcjiH 6bi tojibko 
flyMy o6'B aTOM'B 4ep5Kaji'B b-b ronoB'ij xotb o^hh'b hs'b mohx-b 
KOsaKOB-B, h a 6bi ysnaji'B... a 6bi h KasHH eMy ne Hamea-B!" 

,,A ecjiH 6bi a?..." hobojibjho BBiMOJiBH.na KaTepHHa h, Hcny- 
raBinncB, ocTanoBHJiacB. 

„EcjiH 6bi TBI BSflynajia, Tor/ja 6bi tbi ne acena MH'h 6Bma. fl 
6bi Te6a sainnji'B Tor^a b'b MiinoK'B h yTonnji'B 6bi Ha caMOH 
cepeflHHi /tHinpa!..." 

Jljx'h sanaaca y KaTepHHBi, h en ^lyflHjiocB, ito Boaoca cTaaH 
OTfl-feaaTBCH Ha roaoB-b ea. 



VIII. 

Ha norpaiiH'iHOH ^oport, b'b Kop^M'Jfe, co6paaHCB .laxH h hh- 
pyiOT'B yjKe flBa flna. Hto-to ne Maao seen CBoaoiiH. ComaHCB, 
BiipHO, Ha KaE0H-HH6yflB Ha'bsfl'B: y hhbix'b h MyniKeTBi ecTB; no- 
KaioTca HiHopBi; 6paKaiOT'B ca6aH. IlaHBi BeceasTca h xBacTaiOT'B, 
roBopaT'B Hpo He6BiBaaBia fliaa cboh, nacMixaioTca na/fB npaBo- 
caaBBeM-B, soByTTi napofl'B yKpaHHCKiS cbohmh xoaonBaMH h 
BaacHO KpyTaT'B ycBi, h saacHo, sa/tpaBniH roaoBBi, pasBaaHBa- 
lOTca Ha aaBKax'B. C'b hhmh h KcenflS'B BMicT'i; ToaBKO h kcbh^s'b 
y hhx'b Ha hx'b ace CTaTB: h cb BH^y ^aace ne noxoacB na xpn- 
CTiaHCKaro nona: hbct'b h ryaaeT'B cb hhmh h roBopHT'B neie- 

CTHBBIM'B aSBIKOM'B CBOHM'B CpaMHBia p't^H. Hh B'B ^eWb He yC- 

rynaeT'B hm-b h qeaa^B: HOsaKH^aan nasafl'B pyKaBa o6opBaH- 
HMX'B acynanoB'B cbohx'b h xoflaT'B KOSBipeM'B, KaK'B 6yflT0 Sbi 
qTo nyTHoe. HrpaiOTt b-b KapTBi, Sbiot'b KapTaMH 04hh'b flpy- 
roro HO hochm'b; Ha6.paaH cb co6oro ^yacHx-B acen-B; kphk'b, apa- 



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Ka!... IlaHM SiiCHyiOTCH H OTnycKaiOTi. luTyKH: XBaTaiO'ri. aa SopOfly 
acH^a, MajiioiOT'B esiy na He^iecTHBOMi. .nQy KpecT-B; CTp-fensiOT'B 
B^b 6a6i. xojiocTBiMH 3apHflaMH H TanrtyioT'B KpaKOBSK's ct He- 
v[ecTHBi>iM'B nonoMt CBOHM'B. He 6BrBa.Tro TaKoro co6jia3Ha na 
PyccKOH seMH-h h OTt Taxapt: bhaho, yace eS Bort oiipefl'fcjiHJi'B 
3a rp-bxH TepniTB TaKoe nocpaMJieHie! CjitiniHO iieac^y oQnjHMi. 
eoflOMOM'B, TITO roBopflT'B npo sa/fH-fenpoBCKiS xyTop'b nana /{a- 
HHJia, npo KpacaBHijy Keny ero... He na floSpoe fl'fejio co6pa- 
viacb 3Ta inaHKal 

IX. 

CHflHTt naiit /{aHiMo sa cto-hom-b b-b cBoen cBfejiait'fe, nofl- 
nepniHCb jioktcm-b, h flyMaeTt. Ch^ht-b na JiesKanK'b nann KaTe- 

pHHa H nOBT-B nifeCHK). 

,Hto-to rpycTHo MH-fe, acena moa!" cKasajfB nani. JXaimjio. ,M 
rojiOBa 6o.7iHT'B y mohh, h cepflije So.hht'b. KaK'B-TO Taacojio mhIj! 
BHflHo, rfli-TO He^ajieKO ysKO xoaht'b CMopTB Moa". 

„ O, MOH HeHar.^a^HBIH: MJ'^HC'b! npHHHKHH KO MH^ l^OJIOBOK) 

CBoeio! Ba^i'hM'B tbi npnrojiySjiHBaeniB k'b ce6'fe TaKia ^lepHBifl 
4yMBi", noflyMajia KaTepHHa, fla hb nocMijia CKaaaxB. FopBRO efl 
5iiJio, noBHHHoS rojiOBi, npHHHMaTB Myacnia jiacKH. 

„CjiyinaS, acena Moa!" CKasan'B /(anHjio: „He ocTaBaan cBina, 
fiorfla MBHa hb 6yfleT'B. He 6jfleT'h Te6'b oti> Jaora c^iacTia, bcjih 

TBI KHHBniB erO, HH B-B TOMX, HH BTi 3T0M'B CB'JilT'fe. TaaCBJIO 

oyfleT'B THHTB MOHM'B KocTaM'B B-B CBipoH seMJi-i, a BiLfB TaacBJiije 
6yfleT'B flyin'h mobh!" 

„^T0 roBopHmb TBI, MyatTb moh? Hb tbi jih HSflisaJica na^i 
HaMH, cjiafiBiMH acBHaiiH? A TenepB caM-B roBopninB, KaK'B caa- 
6aa acena. Te6'h eii;e flojiro HyacHO atHTB". 

„HiT'B, KaxepHHa, TiyeTT> ^yina 6aM3KjK> ciiepTB. ^Ito-to rpy- 
CTHO CTanoBHTca na csiT-fe; BpeMsna nHxia npHXCflaT-B. Oxt.! 
noMHK) a roflBi; hm-b, BipHO, hb BopOTHTBca! Oh-b Sbm'b erye 
acHB-B, qecTB H cnasa namero BoScKa, cTapBifi; KoHamBBHq'B! 
KaK'B 6yflTO nBpefl'B oqaiiH mohmh npoxo^axT. TenepB KosaijKie 
uojikh! 9to 6bijio sojiotob speMH, KaTspiiHa! CxapBifi rBTBMan'B 
CHfl'feji'B Ha BopoHOMi. KOHt; ejiBCTiKa B-B pyEi 6yi[aBa; BOKpyrT> 
c6P4H)kh; no CTopoHaM-B mBBennjiocB KpacHoe Mope sanopoac- 
ifBE-B. Haiant roBopHTb reTBHamb — h bcb CTano, KaK'B sKonaHHoe. 
3anjiaKaji'B CTapiraHHa, KaK'B saTiajr'B BOcnoMHHaTB HaM'B npeatnia 
nl&aa. H cfe^iH. yxT,, bcjih-6'b tbi snana, KaxepHHa, KaK'B p'isajiHCB 
MH Tor;ta cb TypKaMn! Ha rojioB'fe mobh bh/jbh'b h flOHHH'fe py- 
Sbij'b. HeTBipB nyjiH npojiBT'bjio b'b ^ibtmpbx'b M'tcTax'B ckbosb 
MBHa, H HH o^na hs'b pan's ne saacHJia coBcfeM'B. Ckojibko mbt 
Tor^a HaSpajiH sojiOTa! ^^oporie KanenBa manKaMH iiBpnaJiH ko- 
3aKH. KaKHX'B KOHBH, KaTBpHHa, ecjiH-6'B TBI snaaa, KaKHX'B ko- 
Hefi MLi Torfla yrnaJiH! Ox's, hb BoeBaTt yace MH't TaKt! KaateTca, 
H He cTapt, H TfejiOMi, SoflpTb; a MB^it Koaai^Kifi BtiBajtHBaeTCfl 



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HSt pyK'j>, jKiiBv 6e3'i. ,xhjin, n caM'j. no linaio, /i.'ui 'lero acuuy. 
IIopHflKjr H'ijT'L B'i> yKpaHH't: iiojiKOBHiiKH H ecayjiBi rpBisyTCfl. 
KaKX co6aKH, MejK/jy eo6oio: H-bT'B cTapmeii tojiobbi Haflt BcfeMF. 
IlIjiflxeTCTBO name Bce neiJeMiHiLio na iiojitCKift odLiqafi, nepe- 
Hfl.io .TiyKaBCTBO... npoflajio /lyiny, npHHHBnm yniio. }KHflOBCTBO 
yrHGTaeTt 6'hflHBiii napo.i'B: BpcMa, speMs! MHHyBinee Bpesia! 
Ky^a nofl'iiBajiHCB bbi, .Tfe'ra moh? Ci-ynaH, MajiBiS, bi, noflBa.7n:>, 
iipiiHecH MH-fe Kvxo.iB MCfij^! BtinBio 3a npeacHiOK) ^ojiro ii 3a 
,iaBHie roflBi!" 

„H'iiM'B6yfleM'B npiiHHMaTB rocTeii, nami? Ct ;iyroBoii CTopoiiBi 
HflyrB jihxh!" CKaaajiTj, Boraeflnm b-b xaxy, CTei^BKO. 

„3naio, saij'iM'B H^yTt ohh", BBiMOjrBHJi'B ^anajio, iiofltiMaHCB 
CB M'icTa. ..C'ifl-^aH-Te, moh BipHBie cjyrii, KOHen! Hafl-hBaiiTe 
c6pyio! Ca6.Tiii narojio! He saoy/tBTe nadpaTB h CBHHiiOBaro to- 
:tOKHa: cb ^ecTBio HyacHo Bcrp'hTaTi, rocTeii!" 

Ho eme He ycn'fejm kobslkh cfecTB na KOHeft h sapaflHTB Mjnii- 
KCTBi, a yjKe jijixh, 6yflT0 ynaBiniit ocenBio cb ^epesa naseMJiio 
MicT'B, yc'liH.TiH codoK) Topy. 

,.9, fla Tyx'B ecTB cb k'Smte. nepeB-fe/taTBca!" CKaaajirB ^airajio. 
noraiiflBiBaa na tojictbixt. nanoBi., BaacHo Ka^aBranxca Biiepe^i' 
Ha KOHHX'B B-B soaoTOH c6pyi5. „BiiflHO, eii;e pasrb /[OBefleTCH naM-j 
noryjiHTB na cjiaBy! HaxismBCH ace, KOsaiiKaH jynia, b^b noci'fcfl 
liiM pas's! FyjisHTe xjiomjBi: npHuiejiT. nanni npas^iHHK'B!" 

H noniJia no ropaM-^B nortxa, h 3anHpoBaJii-> nnp^B: ryjifliorB 
MeqH, jreTaiOTt ny.nH, pjKyTrB h Tono^yTX kohh. Ot-b KpaKy 6e- 
syM-feexTi roJiOBa; ox's 4BiMy cji'fenHyT'B o^n. Bce nepesi'traajiocB; 
HO KOsaK'B ^lyeTTb, ryii flpyr'B, r^-h He/tpyri.; npomyMHT'B jih ny- 
jiH — BajiHTCfl nnxoH chflOKTb CB KOHa; CBHcneTT. ca6j[a — KaTHTca 
no seMJii roaoBa, 6opMOTia asBiKOM-B necBasHBia piiH. 

Ho BHflCH'B B-B TO.nni KpaCHBIH BepXTj KOSaiJKOH HiaHKH HaHa 

JXamiJia; Me^eTca b'b raasa sojiotoh iioacB na CHHOMt jKynani; 
EHxpeMX. BBCTca rpHsa BopoHoro Kona. KaK'B nxHita, iviejiBKaeTi) 

OHT. TSLMI, H TaM-B; IIOKpiIKHBaeT'B II MaiUeT'B. TiaMaCCKOH CadJIOH 

H pydnT'B CB npaBaro h ji-feBaro nneya. Py6H, K03aK'B'. ryjiaft 
KOsaK'B! TijiuB Mo.^o/iei(Koe cep^ije; ho ho sarJiaflBiBaftca na 30- 
noTBie c6pjai h jKynanBi: tohiii noj^'h Horn 30jioto h KaMenBa! 
Kojin, KOsaK'B! ry-nait, KOsaK-B! ho oraaHncB Hasa^Tj: HeiecxHBBie 
jiaxH sajKHraroTTj yace xaxBi n yroHaroT-B HanyraHHBifi CKOTt. H. 
KaK'B BHxpB, noBopoTH.n'B nan's ^aHHJio nasafl'B, n uianKa Cb Kpac- 
HBiM-B BepxoM'B MejiBKaeT'B yace OKoao xax'B, n p'fefl'feeT'B BOKpyr'B 
ero TOJina. 

He ■qacB, ne flpyroit SBiOTca Jiaxn n KOsaKn; HBMHoro cxano- 
BHTca T'fex'B H flpypHX'B; no ne ycTaex-B nan's Jl&miJio: c^HBaeT'L 

CB Cfeflaa flIJIHHHBIM'B KOnBeM-B CB OHM'S, TOH^ieT'S JIHXHM'B KOHejVI'S 

n'feniHX'B. Yace o^nniaeTca flsop's, yace na^aJiH pasS-feraxsca jiaxn; 
yace oSflnpaiox's KOSaKn cb ydnxsix's sojioxsie acynansi h 6ora- 
ryro cSpyio; yace nan's /{annjio cSnpaexca bx noronio, n Bsrjia- 
(lyji's, jixoSsi co3Baxs cbohx'b... h Bees saKHn'feji's ox's apocxH: 



215 

GMy noKaaancH KaTepHHinit oTeif'i.. Boti owl ctohti. iia ropii 
II lybjiwrh BT. Hero MyniKeTOMi.. Jlanano norHa-TB kohh npsMO 
wb Heny... KosaKTj, na ruSejit Hfleuii.!... MyniKeTi. rpeMHT-B — h 
KOJiTiyiiTE, iipona.TB 3a ropoio. To^ibko BipHtiii Ctgiilko BH^'iai., 
KaK-B Me.iBKHVJia KpacHaa o^esK.ia h qyTinaa inanKa. SainaTaacfl 
KOsaK'B H CBa."ra.TicH Ha 3eMJiio. Kirayjicn BipiiBiii CTeHBKO Kt 
CBoeMy nany; jie^KHT'B nan-B ero, npoTflHyBmHCB na aeMJi-fe h 3a- 
KpBiBHiH acHBiH o^h; ajiaH KpoBb saKHH-tjia Ha rpyflH. Ho, bh/^ho, 
iioyyHJi'B B'tpnaro cjiyry CBoero; tiixo npHnoyiiHHjni BijKH, 6jie- 
cnyji'B OTiaMH: „npoiq:aH, CTeyBKo! CKaacH KaTepHH'fe, qTo6Bi hg 
noKHfla.na CBina! He noKHflaiiTe h bbi ero, moh BipHBie cnyrH!" 
n saTHxrB. BBiJiex-fejia K03aiiKasi 4ynia HSt flBopanCKaro T-fijia: 
hochhIsjih ycTa; chht'b KOsaKt H6npo6y4HO. 

SaptiflaJi'b B-bpHBiH cjiyra h MameTij pyKOio KaTepHH-fe: ..Ctv- 
naS, naHH, cTynaS: noflryniuit tboh nan^; itejEHT-B oh^b nBHne- 
xoHeKi, Ha CBipoH seM.irfer ^o.iro ne npoTpesBHTBca ejiy!" 

Bcn.'iecHyjia pyKaani KaTepana h noBajiHjiacB, KaK-B cnomi. Ha 
MepTBoe rfjio. „Myac'B mohI tbi ,/ih jieacHHiB TyT^, saKpBiBniH oih? 
BcTaHB, MOH HeHar.TiaflHBiH coKont, npoTHHH py^Ky cbohj! npn- 
iioflBiMHCb! HorjiflflH xoTB pasT:. na tbok) KaxepHHy, noniesejiH 

yCTaMH, BBIMOJIBH XOTB OflHO CJIOBe^KO!... Ho TBI MOJItJHHIB, TBI 
MOJIHHinB, MOH HCHBIH HaHT^! TbI HOCHH'fe.TI'B, KaK'B ^epHOe MOpe. 

Cep4He TBoe ne 6BeTC3! OT^iero tbi TaKoft xojio,?(hbih, moh heht.? 
BiiflHO, He ropio^H moh caesBi, ho b^b mohb hmte. corp'ifeTB Te6H! 
Bh^ho, He rpoMOKT> ii.iaq'B moh, ne pasSy^HTB hm-b Teda! Kto a^e 
HOBeflCTX TenepB hojikh tboh? Kto noneceTCH na TBoeM-B Bopo- 
homt. KOHHK'i, rpoMKO saryKaeTTj ii saMaraerB cad.neH npe^T. ko- 
saKaMH? Ko3aKH, K03aKH! Tfl'i. 'tiecTB H cjaBa Baina? .Hbhchtt. necTB 
H cjiaBa Bama, 3aKpBiBmii oqii, na ctipoii seMJii. HoxopoHHTe ace 
MeHH, HoxopoHHTe BM'icT'i ch HiiM-B] 3acBiHBTe MH^fe o^H 3eMaeio! 
Ha^iasHTe mhIj KJieiioBBiH aockh na 6'i5.TBiH rpyfliilMHi ne nyaciia 
QoJiBiue KpacoTa moh!" 

IIjiaieT-B H ySHBaeTCfl KaTepnHa; a fla.iB bch noKpBiBaeTcs 
HBi.iBK): CKa^eT'B cTapBiH ecaj'Ji'B FopofienB na homoiiib. 



X. 

'^lyfleH'B ^H'liHpT, npH thxoh Horoj'i;, KOivia bo.ibho h H.iaBno 

M^HTT. CKB03B Jlica H TOpBI HOJIHBIH BOflBI CBOH. Hh SaineJIOXHBT'B, 

HH nporpeMHTi). Fjih/IHihb, h hb snaemB, habtt. hjih hb h^bt-b 
ero BBJiH^iaBaa ninpHHa; h ^ij^^htch, 6yflT0 bbcb BBiJiHTTb oh^b hstj 
CTBKaa, H 6yflT0 ro.iySaa 3epKa.T:BHaa flopora, 6e3T> nipBi b-b hih- 

pHHy, 6e3l K0HL(a B-B vI-lUHy, p-jflBT-B H BBBTCa HO 36JieH0My MJpy. 

.I1060 Tor^a H HcapKOMy cojiHify or.iafl'feTBca cb bbiihhhbi h ho- 

rpySHTB JiyHH B-B XCJIOflrb CTBEJianHBIX-B BOff-'h, H npH6epe3KHBIM7> 

ji'hcaM'B apKO OTCBixHTBca BTi BO/jax-B. SeJieHOKyflptie! ohh Toa- 

HflTCa BMiCTi Cb HOJIBBBIMH HSiiTaMH Wh BOJX&Mlb H, HaKJIOHHB- 

THHCB, rjta.TjaT'B bt> hhxtj h He HarjiH^aTCff, h hb iia.iiofiyiOTca 



215 

GMy noKaaancH KaTepHHinit oTeif'i.. Boti owl ctohti. iia ropii 
II lybjiwrh BT. Hero MyniKeTOMi.. Jlanano norHa-TB kohh npsMO 
wb Heny... KosaKTj, na ruSejit Hfleuii.!... MyniKeTi. rpeMHT-B — h 
KOJiTiyiiTE, iipona.TB 3a ropoio. To^ibko BipHtiii Ctgiilko BH^'iai., 
KaK-B Me.iBKHVJia KpacHaa o^esK.ia h qyTinaa inanKa. SainaTaacfl 
KOsaK'B H CBa."ra.TicH Ha 3eMJiio. Kirayjicn BipiiBiii CTeHBKO Kt 
CBoeMy nany; jie^KHT'B nan-B ero, npoTflHyBmHCB na aeMJi-fe h 3a- 
KpBiBHiH acHBiH o^h; ajiaH KpoBb saKHH-tjia Ha rpyflH. Ho, bh/^ho, 
iioyyHJi'B B'tpnaro cjiyry CBoero; tiixo npHnoyiiHHjni BijKH, 6jie- 
cnyji'B OTiaMH: „npoiq:aH, CTeyBKo! CKaacH KaTepHH'fe, qTo6Bi hg 
noKHfla.na CBina! He noKHflaiiTe h bbi ero, moh BipHBie cnyrH!" 
n saTHxrB. BBiJiex-fejia K03aiiKasi 4ynia HSt flBopanCKaro T-fijia: 
hochhIsjih ycTa; chht'b KOsaKt H6npo6y4HO. 

SaptiflaJi'b B-bpHBiH cjiyra h MameTij pyKOio KaTepHH-fe: ..Ctv- 
naS, naHH, cTynaS: noflryniuit tboh nan^; itejEHT-B oh^b nBHne- 
xoHeKi, Ha CBipoH seM.irfer ^o.iro ne npoTpesBHTBca ejiy!" 

Bcn.'iecHyjia pyKaani KaTepana h noBajiHjiacB, KaK-B cnomi. Ha 
MepTBoe rfjio. „Myac'B mohI tbi ,/ih jieacHHiB TyT^, saKpBiBniH oih? 
BcTaHB, MOH HeHar.TiaflHBiH coKont, npoTHHH py^Ky cbohj! npn- 
iioflBiMHCb! HorjiflflH xoTB pasT:. na tbok) KaxepHHy, noniesejiH 

yCTaMH, BBIMOJIBH XOTB OflHO CJIOBe^KO!... Ho TBI MOJItJHHIB, TBI 
MOJIHHinB, MOH HCHBIH HaHT^! TbI HOCHH'fe.TI'B, KaK'B ^epHOe MOpe. 

Cep4He TBoe ne 6BeTC3! OT^iero tbi TaKoft xojio,?(hbih, moh heht.? 
BiiflHO, He ropio^H moh caesBi, ho b^b mohb hmte. corp'ifeTB Te6H! 
Bh^ho, He rpoMOKT> ii.iaq'B moh, ne pasSy^HTB hm-b Teda! Kto a^e 
HOBeflCTX TenepB hojikh tboh? Kto noneceTCH na TBoeM-B Bopo- 
homt. KOHHK'i, rpoMKO saryKaeTTj ii saMaraerB cad.neH npe^T. ko- 
saKaMH? Ko3aKH, K03aKH! Tfl'i. 'tiecTB H cjaBa Baina? .Hbhchtt. necTB 
H cjiaBa Bama, 3aKpBiBmii oqii, na ctipoii seMJii. HoxopoHHTe ace 
MeHH, HoxopoHHTe BM'icT'i ch HiiM-B] 3acBiHBTe MH^fe o^H 3eMaeio! 
Ha^iasHTe mhIj KJieiioBBiH aockh na 6'i5.TBiH rpyfliilMHi ne nyaciia 
QoJiBiue KpacoTa moh!" 

IIjiaieT-B H ySHBaeTCfl KaTepnHa; a fla.iB bch noKpBiBaeTcs 
HBi.iBK): CKa^eT'B cTapBiH ecaj'Ji'B FopofienB na homoiiib. 



X. 

'^lyfleH'B ^H'liHpT, npH thxoh Horoj'i;, KOivia bo.ibho h H.iaBno 

M^HTT. CKB03B Jlica H TOpBI HOJIHBIH BOflBI CBOH. Hh SaineJIOXHBT'B, 

HH nporpeMHTi). Fjih/IHihb, h hb snaemB, habtt. hjih hb h^bt-b 
ero BBJiH^iaBaa ninpHHa; h ^ij^^htch, 6yflT0 bbcb BBiJiHTTb oh^b hstj 
CTBKaa, H 6yflT0 ro.iySaa 3epKa.T:BHaa flopora, 6e3T> nipBi b-b hih- 

pHHy, 6e3l K0HL(a B-B vI-lUHy, p-jflBT-B H BBBTCa HO 36JieH0My MJpy. 

.I1060 Tor^a H HcapKOMy cojiHify or.iafl'feTBca cb bbiihhhbi h ho- 

rpySHTB JiyHH B-B XCJIOflrb CTBEJianHBIX-B BOff-'h, H npH6epe3KHBIM7> 

ji'hcaM'B apKO OTCBixHTBca BTi BO/jax-B. SeJieHOKyflptie! ohh Toa- 

HflTCa BMiCTi Cb HOJIBBBIMH HSiiTaMH Wh BOJX&Mlb H, HaKJIOHHB- 

THHCB, rjta.TjaT'B bt> hhxtj h He HarjiH^aTCff, h hb iia.iiofiyiOTca 



216 

CBiTJiMin. cBOHMi. spaKOMt, H ycM'hxaiOTCfl eMy, h npHB-jbiCTByiOTij 
ero, KHBaa BixBaMii. B'b cepe4HHy Ke ^ninpa ohh ne cM'tioT'B 
rjianyTB: hhkto, KpoM-fe cojiHiia h rojiy6oro He6a, ne rnaffSTh b'b 
Hero; pi^Kan nTHi^a flOJieTHTi, flo cepe^HHti Jlniiipa.. nLiniHBm! 
eMy HiTTb paBHOH p-iiKH B'B Mipi. '^yfleH'B ^H'fenp'B H npH TenjiOH 
.iffexHel HO^H, Korfla Bce sactinaeT'B: h qejtOB'feK'B, h ssipB, h nTHifa, 
a Bor'B offSLK'h sejiHqaBo osHpaeT-B neSo h seMJiio h sejiHiiaBO 
coTpacaeT'B pnsy. Ox's pnsBi CBinjiiOTCH ss-bs/iBi; SB'fes/fti ropHX'B 

H CB'fexaX'B Hafl'B MipOM'B, H BCfe paSOM-B OXflaiOXCa B'B TjH'fenp'fe. 
Bcfex-B HX'B flepaCHX'B /^H'ifenp'B b'b TOMHOM'B JIOH'fe CBOeM'B; HH 04Ha 

He yS'bacHT'B ox'b nero — pasBi noracHex-B na neS'fe. ^epnBm Ji-bcB, 
yHHsaHHBiH cnjmjHMH BoponaMH, h ^eB.^ie pasjioManHBia ropM. 
CB'heflCB, ch:iihxch aaKpBixB ero xoxa /(jihhhok) x'Jjhbk) CBoeio — 
HanpacHo! H'bx'B HHiero B'B Mip-fe, ixo 6bi mofjio npHKpBixB 
Jlsimjyh. Chhih, chhIh xo^hx-b oh'b njiaBHBiM'B pasJiHBOM'B h ce- 
pe/[B H01H, KaK'B cepe^B ^na; BH^eH'B 3a cxojibko B^ajiB, 3a ckohbko 

BH/ffeXB MOJKeX'B qeaOB'tlBe OKO. HisKaCB H npHHCHMaaCB 6jIHHCe 

Kt SeperaiwB ox'b HO'iHoro xojiofla, flaex'B ohx no ce6'h cepe- 
6pHHyio cxpyio, h cni BcnBixHsaex'B, 6y7[xo nojioca ^aMaccKoit 
caSjiEc; a oh'b, CHHifl, cHOBa aacnyji'B. ^yflen-B h xor/(a /^H'fenp'B, 
H H'fex'B p-feKH paBHoii eMy B'B Mip'b! KorTia 3Ke nofiflyx'B ropaMH 
no He6y cnnia xyin, lepntm ji'ic'B maxaexca ^o Kopna, uj6hi 
xpemax-B, h MOJinia, HsiraMBiBaacB MesK^y xyq'B, pasoM'B ocb^xhx'b 
il'hjiBm Mip'B, — cxpauieH'B xor^a /[H'bnp'B! feoflSHBie xojimu rpe- 
Max-B, yTtapaacB o ropLi, h cb 6JiecK0M'B n cTOHOMt oxS'feraiOT'B 
Hasafl'B, H njia^iyx't, h sajiHBaioxca B^aJiH. Tee's ydnsaexca cxa- 
paa MaxB KOsaKa, BBinpoBOJKaa CBoero CBina b'b bohcko: pasryjiB- 

HBIH H SOTipHH, 'bfleX'B OH'B Ha BOpOHOM-B KOH'fe, nOfl6oqeHHBniH;CB 

u MOJiofleiiKH saJioMHB'B manKy; a ona, pBi/jaa, S'Ijhchx'b sa hem's. 
XBaxaex'B ero 3a cxpeMa, aoBHX'B y^njia n noMaex'B na^'B hhmt. 
pyKH, H saflHBaexcH ropioiHMH ciresaMH. 

^HKO lepH'biox'B npoMesK'B paxyioiiiHMH BOJinaMH o6rop'fejiBie 
HHH H KaMHH Ha BBifliaBHieMca 6epery. H Ssexca o6'b fieper'B. 
noflBiMaacB Bsepx'B h onycKaacB bhhs'b, npncxaioniaa Jio^Ka. Kxo 
H3'B K03aK0B'B ocM'feaHxca ryjiaxB B'B qejiH'h, B'B xo BpeMa, Korfla 
pascepflHJica cxapBin /[s'hnp'B? BnflHO, eMy He B'feflOMO, ^ixo oh'b 
rjioxaex'B jnoflefi, KaK'B Myx-B. 

JIo^Ka npiiqajiHJia, h BBimen'B hs'b nea KOJi^yH-B. He Bece:i'B 
OH'B: eMy ropBKa xpnsHa, Koxopyio CBepmnjiH KOsaKH na^'B y6H- 
XBiM'B CBOHM'B naHOM'B. He Mano non.TiaxHJiHCB jiaxH: copoK'B qe- 
XBipe nana co Bceio cSpyeio h sKynanaMn/fla xpn/maxB xpH xo- 
jrona ii3py6.TieHBi b'b kvckh; a ocxajiBHBix'B BM'fecx'fe cb kohhmh 
yrnajiH B'B njiiwh npoT^axB xaxapaM'B. 

Ho KaMBHHBiM'B cxynenaM-B cnycxnaca oh-b uemfiy o6rop'J&- 
jiBiMH nnaMH bhhs'b, tji% raySoKO B'B seMJi'i, BBipBixa 6Bijia 3eM- 
aaHKa. Thxo BomeJi'B oh'b, ne cKpnnHyBmH flBepBio, nocxaBHJi'B 
Ha cxoJi'B, saKpBixBiH; CKaxepxBK), ropmoKx^ h cxaji'B 6pocaxB 4jihh- 
wBiMH pyKaMH CBOHMH KaKiH-xo HeB-fegioMBra xpaBBi; BSajI-B KyXOJIB, 



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BM/cfejiaHHtiH H3i> KaKOi'o-TO lyflHaro flepeBa, notiepiiHj^cJTb HM'i. 
BO^fBi, H CTajii> JiHTt, meBejis ry6aMH h TBopa KaKia-xo saKJiH- 
HaHis. IIoKaaaJics posoBtm cBiT'B bi, CBfcjiHix'fe, h CTpainno 6i>iJio 
iMTHTfiTi. Torfla eiiy bi. jihijo: oho Ka3ajiocb KpoBaBLiMi., rjiyfioKia 
MopnjHHBi TOJEBKO ^epHijiH iia HSMi., a raasa 6bijih, KaKx bi. ornik. 
HOTecTHBBiH rp-femHHK-B! Yxe h dopo^a flaBiio nociflijia, h jihi{o 

HSpBITO MOpiIJHHaMH, H BBICOX'B BeCB, a BCe BUXB TBOpHTI. 6orO- 

npoTHBHBiH jMucem,. nocpeflH xaTBi cTano b^htb dijioe oSjiaKO. 
II •qTO-TO noxoHcee Ha pa^ocTB cnepKHyjio b-b jmiii ero; ho ot- 

'lerO 5Ke B^pyr-B CTajI-B OH-B ne^fBHSKHMl., CB paSHHVTBIM'B pTOMl., 

He CM-fea HonieBejEHTBca, h oT^ef o bojiocbi ujeTHHOK) no4HH.iHCB 
Ha ero rojiOBi? B'b o6aaKi nepe^'B khmx cb13th;iocb ^iBe-TG ^yfl- 
Hoe JiHno. HenpomeHHoe, HeBsaHHoe, hbejiocb oho k^b neny b'b 
rocTH; qiM'B ^ajiie, BBiacHHsajiocB dojiBme h BnepHJio nenoflBH/K- 
HBia o^iH. ^epTBi ero, 6poBH, rjiasa, rj-6Bi, — Bce nesHaKOMoe eMv; 

HHKOrfla BO BCH) 3KH3HB CBOH) OHTi erO HO BHflBIBaJI'B. H oTpani- 

naro, KaJKexca, b-b hsmx Jiajio, a HOnpeoflOJiHMBiH j^acacB nanain. 
Ha Hero. A nesnaKOMaa ^HBHaa ro.ioBa ckbosb o5jraKO TaKT. ace 
Heno7(BH3KHO rjiafliaa na nero. 06jiaK0 yace h nponano; a neBis- 
flOMBia lepTBi enje piaie BBiKasBisajiHCB, h ocTpBia qiih ne oTpBi- 
BaaacB oxt nero. Koji/jyH^B bbcb noo'bn'bji'B, KaKx. ho-uotho; hw- 

KHM-B, He CBOHMX. rOJIOCOMX. BCKpHKHyjIt, OnpOKHHy.TB TopmoKt... 

Bee nponajio. 



XL 

..YcnoKOH ce6a, Moa JiioSaa cecxpa!" roBopn.TB CTapuH ecayji't' 
TopoSeifB: „chbi p'feflKO roBopaxTi npaBfly". 

„IlpHJrar'B, cecTpHija!" roBopnaa Moao^aa ero neBTfecTKa: „a 
uo30By cTapyxy, BopoaceK): npoTHB'B nea HHKaKaa CHJia ne ycTOHTT:.; 
OHa BBijiBeT-B nepeno.nox'B TeS'ii". 

..Hnqero ne 6oHca!" roBopH.'fB cmht. ero, XBaxaacB 3a ca6;iK): 
,,HHKTo Te6a He o6h/[ht'b". 

IlacMypHO, MyxHBiMH raasaMH r.na^'fe.xa na BchxT^ KaxepHna n 
ne HaxoflHJia p'fe^H. „H cajia ycxpoHna ce6'h norndciB: a BBiny- 
cxHJia ero!" HaKoneyx., ona CKasaaa: 

nMn-fe Hixx. oxx. Hero noKoa! Boxx. yate /jecaxB flnefl a y saci, 
Bx. Kiesi, a ropa hh KanjiH ne ySaBHnocB. 4yMaJia, 6y4y xoxb 
Bx. XHHiHHi pacxHXB Ha MecxB CBiHa... Cxpamenx., cxpamenx. npn- 
BHflifjjica OHx. MHi bo CHi! BojKe coxpann h BaMX. ysHflixB ero! 
CepTme Moe flo chxx. nopx. 6Bexca". „S[3apy6.xio xBoeflHxa, Kaxe- 
pHHa!" KpH^iaJix. OHX,, „ecjrH ne BBiH^emB 3a Mena saMyjK-B..." H 
3apBiflaBx., KHHyjiacB ona kx. KOJiErde^xH; a HcnyranHoe ^Hxa npo- 
Tanyjio pyqoHKH h KpH^iajio. 

KHnijix. H CBepKan'B cbihx. ecayjia ot'b rH^Ba, cjitinia xaKia pifj^ii. 

PacxoflHJicfl H casix. ecay-Tx. Topodei^B: 



21'- 

,.IIycTB HoupoSyeT'j. oiri,, oKadiiiiMn aHTiixpncT'h, npHTTii cjo^a; 
OTBiflaeTT), 6i.iBaeTi) jih cHJia in. pvKax't cTaparo K03aKa. Bon. 
liHflHTi.", roBojiiiai. OWL, no/iMitafi Kisepxy npo'iop.iHBi.i5i oqTi: 




Bt oS/iaKii nepeflt hhmi> CB'tTunoct Mte-TO wyflnoe jihuo. ' 

„He Jiex'Ij-'i'b JIH. n no;iaTi. pyKy Gpary Jlimaay'. iCro cjiKTaH bo.ih! 
3acTajii. y»:e na xo.TioflHoit nocre.iH, na KOTopoii, mhofo, mhoto 
y.ierjioch KOsaqKaro napofla. 3aT0 pa^B^b ne nbiiiiHa dr.i.ia rpHsna 
jio neii'L? Ri.inycTU.'!n-.ni xoti. o,Tnoro.'mxa»;EBoro'.' yciioKOHCH vko, 



219 

4HTfl Moe! Hhkto He nocMieTt Teoji o6ii,:i'bTB, pasBij hh Mena ne 
6jneT'h. HH Moero cbih^". 

KoH'iHB'B cjiOBa CBoii, CTaptiH ecuya'B npHuieji'i. Kt KO.^BiSejH. 
H 4HTfl, yBHfl'feBinpi BHcfeBnivH) Ha peMH'I; y nero. b'b cepeSpsHofi 
oiipaBii, KpacHvio niojiBKy h raMairt cb SjiecxHiui-iJi'B orHHBOMTj. 

TtpOT5IHy.no KT, HeMV pyqOHKH H SaCM'tHJIOCB. ..IIo OTIiy noflfleT'Bl" 

eKaaaflt CTapBiii ecayjTj, CHHMaH cx^ ceoa aio.iBKy ii OT.taBaH eiiy: 
„ euje OT'B Ko.iBi6ejiii iie OTCTaji'B, a vhcb /tyMaeTt KvpiiTB jiiojiBKjrl " 

Tiixo B3;ioxHyjia Ka-repHHa ii cra.Ta Ka^aTB Ko.ihjoe.ib. GroBo- 
prorncB npoBecTB ho^ib BM-fecxt, h, Ma;ro iioroflji, yciiy.nH bc+j: 
ycHyjia ii KaxepHHa. 

'Ha /(Bop'i H Bt xaxt Bce 6bmo thxo; He cnajiH TOJbKo K03aKH. 
cTOHBinie Ha-CTopoad5. B^ipyrt KaTepHna, BCKpHKeyB-r,. npocHV- 
.lacB, H sa Heio npocHy.MicB Bcfe. 

..Oh-b y6HT'B, oHt aapisaH'tl" Kpn^ajia ona, h KHHyjiacB km. 

KO.TIBlSeJIH... 

Bc'i o6cTyniMii KO.7ifci6e.aB h OKaMeHi-iH OT'B cxpaxa, yBHfl'ljBmH. 
>iTO BT) Hen Jie'Riiuio nesHBoe ffHTa. Hh SByKa ne BBiMo.TBH:rB hh 

0/(HH'BH3T3 HHX'B, He3HaH,"qT0;(yMaTB lieC'tBIXaHHOM'L S.lO/f'feHCTB'li. 

XII, 

Jla^ieKO OT'B YKpaHHCKaro Kpaa, npctxaBmH IIo.TBmy, imuya 
H MHorojno^HBiH ropo/tt JleMoepn,, H;iyT'B pa^aMH BBicoKOBepxia 
ropBi. Fopa sa ropoio, 6y4T0 Ka^ieHUBiMH iif.jiHiin. nepeKH/fBiBaiOT'B 
oni EHpaBO h B.TiBO 3eM.Tro H 00f;0BBiBaiOT'B ee iraMeHnoK) TO.THireH, 
■rrooBi He npocoea.TO mvMHoe n 6yfiH0e jrope. HflyT-B KaMenHBM 
H'bnH B^ Ba.TaxiK) h b'b CeflMx-irpa;tCKyio oo.iacTB, h rpoMa/ioio 

CTa,JIH, BT> BHflil HOflKOBBI, iie5K./iy ra.TH^ICKHMT. U BeHI^epCKHM'B 

HapoflOMT.. H^Th TaKHX-B I'op'B BT, Haiueii CTOpOH'b. r.Ta3'B He 
oMiex-B or.TiaHyTB hx'b; a na BeijniHHy hhbixt> ne 3axo4H.ia h Hora 
"lejioB-feiiBH. "y^y/teii'B h unai, hx'b: ho 3a,TopHoe-JiH MOpe BBi6'£Hca.Tro 
B-B oypio H3'B nnipoKHXT. SeperoB'B, bckiihv.to BPixpeiii, 6e3o6pa3- 

HBIH BCTHBI, H OH*, OKaMGH'iB'B, OCTa.lHCfc HejBHSKHMBI B'B BOS^yX-fe? 

He o6opBajiHCB-.TH cb He6a TaKe.TBiH Tvqii h 3arpoM034HJiH C06010 
soM.xK)': h6o h Ha HHXT, TaKoii JKC ciptiii qB-feT'B, a 6iiJi<ia BepxyuiKa 
6.TiecTHT'B H HCKpHTca HpH co.THi^'Jj. Eiue 40 KapnaTCKHX'B rop'B 
ycflBiniHniB pyccKvio mo.tbb, h 3a I'opaim euje, Kolt-ryT'is, OTSOBeTCJt 
Kai-CB 6y4T0 po^Hoe cjiobo; a TaJi'B yjKe h B-fepa ne Ta, h p-t^iB 
iie Ta. IrnHBOTT. ne Ma-Ttcmo^HBiii napo/iTi BeHrepcKiii: fe^HTT. Ha 
KOHHXt, py6HTCfl H HBeTt He xyHce KOsaKa; a 3a KOHnyio cSpyio 
H floporie KacfiTaHBi ho CKynHTCH BBiHHJiaTB hst. KapMana ^ep- 
BOHifBi. PasTjo.TtBHBi H BCJiHKH eoTB MCHviy ropajii-i osepa. KaKT. 

CTeK.no, HeflBHJKHMBI OHH H, KaK-B SepKaaO, OT/faiOT'B B'B ceS'fe 

ro.TBis BepniHHBi ropii h se.nenBia hxt^ no30niBBi. * 

Ho KTO cepeflH ho^ih, — 6.TenTyT'B, H.rtH ne 6.TeiHyT'B SB'ia^Bi, — 

■tfleT'B Ha orpoMHOM'B BopoHOM't" KOH'lv? KaKOH SoraxBipB CB ne- 

'le.TOB'h^BHMTj pOCTOM-B CKa^eX'B HO/CB TOpaMH, TlcLffb OSOpaMH, 



220 

OTCBiiiiiBaeTca ci. ncnoJinHCKHMi. KoneirB bt. HeflBHjKHtixt bo- 
flaxT,, H desKOHe^iHaH T-feni. ero CTpamHo MeabKaeT'B no ropaMt? 
BnemyT-B iieKaHeHHLia jiaTti; na njieg'fe niiKa; rpeMHTt npn c-hj^jii 
ca6jifl; raejiOMi. HaflBHuyT'i.; ycBi qepn'tioT'B; ogH3aKpBiTBi;p'feCHHi^Bi 
onynieiiBi — oh-b ciiht'b h, cohhbih, /fepacHTi) noB04a; h sa hhmt. 
CHflHT-B Ha tomtj jKe KOH-jfj MJiafleHeifB-nasKi.,, h TaKJKe cnHxi, h, 
coHHBiH, /(epjKHTca 3'd 6oraTBipfl. Kto oh'b, Kyfla, sa^i'jiiM'B ■fefleT'B? 
Kto ero snaeT'B. He flenB, He ^sa yjKe oh'b nepe'isjKaeT'B ropn. 
BjiecHOT'B nenh, BaoiifleT'B cojiHL[e, ero ho bh/(ho; n3p'tflKa tojibko 
■aaM-ijiiajiH ropijBi, ^to no ropaM'b MejiBKaeT-B qBa-To flJiiiHHaa t^hb, 
a He6o HCHO, n Tyqn ne npoii^eT'B no neM-B. ^yTB ace hoib na- 
BefleT-B TeMHOTy, CHOsa oh-b Bn^eH'B h oTflaeTca b'b osepax-B, h 
3a HHMrB, flpojKa, CKaqeT-B t^hb ero. YsKe npoixaji'B mhofo ont 
rop'B H BS'B'fexa.Ti'B Ha KpiiBan'B. FopBi aTon niTh BBinie Jieac^y 
KapnaTaMH.- KaE-B ijapB, no^BiMaeTcn ona nafl-B flpyrnMH. TyTt 
ocTaHOBH.rtca kohb h BcajHHK'B, H eiTje r.ay6>Ke norpysHJica: bt. 
COH'!., H 'vym, cnycTHCB, sai-cpBran ero. 

XIII. 

„Tc.,. THme, 6a6a! iie cTyqn xaKt: ahts Moe sacuyjio. 4o.Tiro 
icpH^aa'B CBiH'B Moft, xenepB chht-b. 51 noHjy Bt Ji-fecB, 6a6a! Jla. 
1T0 ace TBI TaK'B r-na^HniB na mchs? Tbi CTpanina: y tbSh hs-b 
rjias'B BBiTarHsaiOTca aceji'IiSHBia KJien^H... yx-B, Kama fl.iiHHHBia! h 
ropaT-B, KaK-B orOHB! Tbi, Bipno, Bi^Biaa! O, eejm tbi B'feflBMa, to 
npona^H OTciofla! Tbi yKpa^eniB jioero CBina. KaKon 6e3TOJiKOBBiH 
QTOTi) ecayjTi: oh'b flyaiaex'B, Miii Becejio hchtb b'b KieB-fe; h'^t'b. 
sfl-fecB H MyacTj MOH, H CBIH'B, KTO ace 6yfleT'B cMOTp-fexB 3a xaToii' 
SI ymna TaK'B thxo, ^ito hh KoinKa, hh co6aKa ne ycjiBima-Tra. Tbi 
xo^iemB, 6a6a, cfl'kiaTBca MonoflOK)? 9to coBcfeHt ne xpy^no: 
jiyacHO TaHi[OBaTB tojibko. Tasflu, KaKt a TanijyK)..." H, nporoBO- 
pHB'B TaKia HecBS3HBia p-fegn, ysKe necnacB KaTepnna, desyMHO no- 
TJiaflBiBaa na Bcfe CTopoHBi h ynnpaacB pyKaMH bt. 6okh. Ct bh3- 
rOM'B npHTonBiBa.T:a OHa iioraMH; desx jApBi, 6e3'B TaKTa SBen-fejiH 
cepe6paHHBia hoakobbi. Hesan.TieTeHHBia ^lepHBia kocw MOTajiHCB 
no d'fejion nie-jij. KaK'B nTHi^a, He ocTanaB.TiHBaacB, jieT'fejia ona, pa3- 
MaxHBaa pyKaMH h KHBaa ro.TiOBoii, h, KasajiocB, 6yflT0, o6e3CHji'bB'B, 
HJiH rpaneTca na-scMB, hjih BBLneTHTTb h3'b Mipa. 

Xle^ajiBHO cToa.Tia exapaa Hana, n c.Tie3aMH nann-iHCB ea rjiy6oKia 
MopniHHBi: TaacKin KaiienB jieaca.ii'B na cep^i^'fe y b'j!>phbixt> xjion- 
ueB-B, r.Tiafl'feBiuHX'B na cbok) nann. Yace coBC'feM'B ocuadina ona ii 
.I'feHHBO Tona.Tia HoraMii na 0flH0MT> m'IjCT'Ij, ^yMaa, ito Tani^yeT-B 
rop.HHify. „ A y MeHa mohhcto octb, napybKn!" CKasa.ia ona, naKO- 
neix-B, ocTaHOBHBmHCB: „a y sacB irtT-B!.. Tfl'h iiyacb moh"?" BCKpn- 
'la.na ona B^pyr-B, BBixBaTHB-B H3'B-3a noaca Typei^Kiit Kmiaca.i'B. 
,,0! aTO He TaKOH hojk'b, KaKon nyacHo". IIpH stom'b h cjicsbi, h 
Tocica noKasajiHCB y nea na jrarfi. „y OTna Moero ,ja.iieKO cep;me: 
OH'B He /focTaneT'B no nero. Y nero cepjije h3'& xex'ksa BBiKonaHO; 



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eiiy BHKOBajia 04Ha BiflBMa Ha neKejiBHOMt orni. Hto->k'i> iiefi^^eTi. 
OTeii'B MOH? PasB-fe owh He SHaeTrb, ^to nopa saKOJcoTt ero? Bh^ho, 
OHB xoqeT-B, iiTo6'b a cana npHniJia,.." H, ne ^{OKOHgHBi., lyflHO 
vSacMiajiacB. ..Mni npHniJia na yM-B saSaBHaa ncTopia: a BcnoMHHJia, 
KaK'B norpeSajiH Moero MyjKa. B-fe^B ero sKHsoro norpeSjiH... KaKoi 
CM'bx'B sadnpajit Mena!.. C.^jrinaftTe, cnymaHTe!" H, BM'hcTo cjiob'b, 
Haqajia ona h'^tb h'Schk). 

BH>KfaITTj BOSOKT) KpOBEBeHbKifi: 
y THMl B03Ky KOSaKl JieJKHTb, 

riocTptiisiHbiH, nopy6aHhifl, 

Btj npaBiii pynuH BpOTb!KT= nepwMTt,, 

C-b Toro Hpoxy KpHBqa 6H>KbiTb; 

BHWUTt pHKa KpOEaBaa. 
HaH-fa pHHKOlO SIBOp'b CTOHTb; 
HaflTj SJBOf.OMt BOpOHt KpH>ie. 
3a KosaKOMt Maxu nnane. 
He nnaHb, Maxbi, He wypMCJt! 

Bo BKe TBifi CblHl. OJKeHHBCJ!. 

Ta bs^btj KMHKy nansiHOHKy, 

Bl HHCTOM'b nOJlH SeMJTHHOHKV, 

H 6e3i fleepeiib, Ses'b oKOHeub, 

Ta Bwe nHCHH buuiobi. KOHeu'b. 

TaHuioBana pbi6a ct= paKOMt... 

A XTO Meae He nonio6HTb, tphcuh ero Maxeps.. 

TaKt nepeMiniHBajiHCB y nefi Bcfe hIjchh. Yyae /{chi, h ^sa 
acHBCT'B ona b'b cBoeS xavh h ne xcieT-B cjrBiuiaTB o KieB-fe, h ne 
MOJiHTca, H fiiacHTi 0T1. juofleS, h cb yTpa flo nosflnaro seqepa 
6po4HT'B no TeMBBiM-B flydpasaM-B. OcxpBie cyiBa ixapanaiOTi. 6i- 
^oe MVLTio H njiegn; BiTep'B TpenjierB pacnjieTennBia kocbi; ocen- 
Hie JiHCTBa myMaTt no^Ti HoraMH ea — hh na ito He raaflHT-B ona. 
B'B na-Ch, Korfla Beiepnaa 3apa TyxHeirB, enje ne aBjiaiOTca aBisflbi, 
He ropHT'B Micaii'B, a yace cTpamno xo^htb b'b jE'fecy: no ^e- 
peBBaM'B i^apanaiOTca h xsaTaioTca aa cyiBa HeKpen^eHBia ^'fexH, 
pH^aiOT'B, xoxoqyT'B, KaTaTca KnySoM'B no floporasi'B h b'b hih- 

POKOH KpOHHB'fe; HS'B flH'fenpOBCKHX'B BOJIHt BBlS'feraiOT'B BepBHH- 

iiaMH nory6HBniia cboh flymn fl'hBBi; bosocbi uBioTca cb sejienofi 
rojiOBBi Ha HJiein; Bo^a, SByiHG acyp^a, 6'feKHT'B cb fljiHHHBix'b 
BonocB na seMnio, h 4'feBa CB'hTHTca ckbo3b BOfly, KaK'B 6yflT0 6u 
CKB03B CTeK.T[aHHyio pydaniKy; ycxa ^yflHO ycM'fexaiOTca, njeKH 
HBrnaroTB, o^HBBiMaHHBaiOT'B ^ymy... oHa crop'ijia 6bi ot'b jiioSbh, 
ona sai^'ijjtOBajia 6h... B'ferH, Kpen^cHBiH tiojiob'Ik'b! Ycxaea — jio^'b, 
nocTejiB — xojiOflHaa BOfla; ona sameKOieTB Te6a h yxan^HT'B b-b 
p'iKy. KaxepHHa ne Tiiajiwrh hh na Koro, hb 6ohtch, SesyMHaa, 
pycanoK'B, S'feraeTi. nosflHO cb HoacoM'B cbohm-b h HHfBT'B OTija. 

C-h paHHHM'B yTpOM'B npi'fexajI'B KaKOit-TO rOCTB, CTaTHBlft CO- 

6010, B'B KpacHOMt acynaH'fe, h ocB-bflOMJiaeTca nan'fe y^aniM'fe; 
CJTBiniHT'B Bce, vTHpaeTt pyKaBOMt sanjiaKanHBia oth h hojeh- 
MaeTt niteiaMH. OH'B-^e BoeBa:i'B BM-hcrt ct noKoftHUM'B By- 



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pyjitSanieM^; BMicxi py6ioHCi> ohh ci> KpHMitaMii h TypKauH; 
jK^^aJi'B HH OHi>, tfoSbi TaKofi KoneifB 61.1J11. nana ^f'HiiJia. Pa3- 
cKasHBaeTt eiye toctb o mhopom'b ^pyroM'B h xoHeT-b BH^'bTb 
iiaHH KaTepHHy. 

KaxepHHa CHa^iajia iie cjiyuiajia imqero, Tro roBoiHui't rocTi>; 
nanoc.i'feflOK'B CTaaa, krk'b pasyaaiaa, BcrryinnBaTBCH Bt ero p't^in. 
Oh-b noBejit npo TO, KaK'B ohh vkiijih BM-fecTi cb Jam-iJiOM'B, Ovath 
opaT'B CB dpaTOMT,; KaK'B yKpBiJincB pa3-B no/CJ^ rpe6.ieio ot'b Kptur- 
iies'B... KaxepEHa Bce CTxymajia h ne cnycKa-ia ex, nero o'lefr. 

,,OHa OTOHfleT'B'.-' flyMajiii xjiohi^bi, raaASHa nee. .,9TOT'BrocTB 
Bbi.'i'j'jTTHT'B ee! Ona yjKe CTiyinaexTb, KaK'B paayMiiaa!" 

FocTB na^aji'B pascKasBiBaTB Memjiy 'rfesfB, KaK'B naH'B 7|aHH;io, 
B'B lacB OTKpoBeHHoii 6ec'l5flBi, CKaaa.i'B eiiy: ..Rih/sh, 6paT'BKo^ 
iipHH'B: Kor^a BOJieio BoHvieit ne oyvfex'b ueini na CB'iiT'fe, bosbmh 
K-B ceo'fe SRenj, h nycTB OyjeT'B ona tbocio aceHOio..." 

CTpaniHO B0H3HJia B'B Hero o^m KaxepHHa. .. Al" BCKjuiKHyjia 
ona: „9T0 oh'b! 3to otoij'b!" n KHny.iacB na Hero cb hoikom-b. 

JlojiTQ 6o|30Jica TOT'B, CTapaHCB BBipBaTb y Hea hoski; naKO- 
Heu'B, BBijjBa.Tb, 3aMaxHyjicfl. — h coBepniHJiocB cTpaninoe ^'fejio: 
OTeii'B y6H.x'B 6e3yMHyio ^o^b cboio. 

HsyMHBmieca K03aKH KHHv.'incB OBiao na nero; ho KOJi/tyn't 
j'JKe ycn'fe.n'B bcko^htb na kohh h nponaJi'B hsTj Bir/ty. 

3a KieBOM'B noKa3a;iocB necjiBixaHHoe ^ij^^to. Bcii nanBi h rex- 
jiaHBi co6HpajiHCB /iHBHTBCJi 9TOMy ^yflj': Bflpyr-B CTa.ao bh^hmo 
.lajiOKO BO bcIj KOHiiw CB'iTa. B^a;iH 3acHH'fe.T:'i> Jlmian'B, 3a Jlii- 
ManoMT, 2^'^'-^-^HBajiocB "^epHoe MOpe. EBiBa.xBie cisoflu ysnariH 11 
KpBiM'B, ropoK) noflBii.iaBiniitcii hs'b jroija, n oojiothbih CiiBanrB. 
ITo a'^Byio pyKy BH/ma 6BiJia aeM.ia ranH^icKaa. 

„A I'o Tro TaKoe?" ^onpauinBa.TB coSpaBmiilcH napo^'B cra- 
pBix'b ."'iiofleiy, yiiasBiBaa na flajieKO MepejiiHBiuiecii na ned'Jj h 
6ojiBme noxoade na ofijiaKa cJipBie h filsjBie BepxH. 

,,To KapnaTCKJa ropBi!" roBopH.nH OTapwe .xioflH: „Me3Kij hhmk 
ecTB TaKia, cb kotoplix'b BijK'b hb cxoflHT-B CH'Jfjr'B, a Tyqn npn- 
craiOT'B H iio^yroT-b TasrB". 

■ Tyrt noKaaaaocB hoboo ^hbo: o6jiaKa cjieT-fe.iH cb caMoS bbi- 
COKOH ropBi, H Ha BepinHHi ea noKasaaca bo Bcefi pBiitapcKon 

COpyfe ^IBJIOB'feK'B Ha KOH'Ij C'B SaKptlTBIMH O^aMH, II TaK'B Bllflem,. 
KaK'B 6lI CTOa.TI'B EOvIHSH. 

Tyrt, Memrb flHBHBUiHMHca co, CTpaxoMij napoflOM'B, o^hh-b 

BCKO'IHJI'B Ha KOHa H, flXIKO- OSHpaaCB no CTOponaM'B, KaK'B oy^TO 

iinja oqaMii, ne roHiiTca .hh kto sa hhm'b, ToponjiHBO, bo bcki 
jio^B, nornaat Kona CBoero. To 6biji'b KOJiflyn'L. ^ero xe TaK'B 
nepenyrajica oh'b? Co CTpaxoM'B Br.xa/i'feBniHCB b'b ^y^naro pBi- 
i^apa, yanaat oh'b na neirB to me caMoe jihijo, Koxopoe, nesBan- 
noe, noKa3ajiocB eaiy, Kor^a oh'b BopoH-CHJit. CaM'B ne iior-B oh'b 




mmi^^-'i^ltm-' 



. ofijiaKa cTCT-fenK c-b cawofi BfaicoKOH ropu, h Ha BepiuHHt. ej? noKasancsi bo 
Bcefi pbiuapcKOH c6pyfe qenoBiKt Ha KOH-fe. 



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paayM'liTL.. oxiero b-l newh see CMyTiiJiocb npn TaKOMi, miffb,yi, 
po6Ko osiipaHCi., M^ajica oht^ na KOHi, noKaM-fecTi. ne sacTHi'HyjrB 
ero Beqep-B ii He nporjiHHyjH sb^s^bi. Tyxi noBopoTHJi'B oh-b 

,'(OMOii, M05KerB-5i.ITB, flOnpOCHTB HeiHCTyiO CHJiy, TITO 3USLW]S.Th 

TaKoe 411B0. Yace owh xoT-hji-B nepecKoiHTB cb KOHeMi. qepes'i 
ysKyio piKy, BBicTynHBinyio pyKaBOM'B cepeflH floporn, KSLK'hBffpyr'h 
KOHB Ha BceMi. cKaKy ocTanoEHJica, saBopoxHJi'B k-b neMy Mop^iy, 
H — qyflo — sacM-jfiffJica! dljJiBie 3y6Bi CTpamno 6aecHyjiH flByua pji- 
.laMH BO MpaK-fe. /tBi6oM'B no^HajiHCB BOJioca Ha rajtOB-h Konj^jna. 
,5hko aaKpHqaji-B oh'b h sanjiana-TB, KaKt HSCTynjienHBiS, h no- 
rnam. Kona npaMO k^ KieBy. EMy qyaajiocB, tito Bce co Bchx-L 
CTopoH'B .6'fe3Kano jiOBHTB ero: aepeBBa, oScTynHsniH TCMHEan. 

JI'fecOM'B, H KaKTb 6j'^7lT0 IKHBBia, KHBaa lepHBIMH 6opOflaMH H BBI- 

TflrHBaa flJiHHHBia b^tbh, chjihjihcb sa/iymHTB ero; SBisflti, Ka- 
sa.TiocB, SisKaJiH snepeflH nepefl'B hhmT), yKasBisaa BciM'B na rp'bni- 
HHKa; caMa /(opora, ^ly^HJiocB, iPiajiacB no CJtiflaM'B ero. 

OxtiaaHHBm KOJi^yHTi .neTiji'B b-b KieBX. kX) CBaTBiMi. M'fecTaM'B. 



XY. 
OflHHOKo ciiffli.Th B-B CBoeft nenjepi nepefl-B jiaMna/ioio cxmm- 

HHK'B H He CBOflHJI'B O^ieH CB CBaTOt KHHrH. YtKB MHOrO .H-tTlj, 

KaKi. OH'B saTBopHJica B-B CBoeS Honjepi; yace cff^jiajii^ ce6'h h 
.^(OcqaTBiH rpoox, b-b kotopbih jzohchjica cnaTB bm^cto nocTe.HH. 
SaKptini, CBaTOH CTapeij-B cboh) KHHry h CTaji'B MOJiHTBca... Bffpjr-h 
BSiacaji'B qeJiOB'feK'B yy^naro, CTpaniHaro BH/[a. HsyMHJica cbstoh 
cxhmhhk'b b-b nepBBiH pasib h OTCxyuH.TT'B, yBH/fbBi, TaKoro lejio- 
BifsKa. BecB flpoHcaJi-B ohi, KaK'B ochhobbiS shcti.; o^ih 4HK0 ko- 
chjihcb; CTpamHBiH ofohb nyrJiHBO CBinaaca hs^ oieS; flpoJKb 
HaBOvjHJio Ha 4yray ypo^jiHBoe ero jihijo. 

„OTeit'B, mojihcb! mojihcb!" saKpim.ajii, om, OT^iaaHHo: „MOflECB 
o noTHSraeH jijiuii'." n rpanyjica Ha somjik). 

Cbhtoh CXHMHHK'B HepcKpecTHJica, flocTaJi'B KHHry, pasBep- 

Hyjn.H, B-ByjKaci, OXCTyHHJI'B Hasa/fB H BBipOHH.X'B KHHry: „H'feT'B, 

iiecjiBixaHHBiH rpiHiHHK'B! H^Ti. TeSi HOMHJEOBaHia! Birn OTCio,?(a! 
He Mory MoaHTBca o TeS'fe!" 

..H'iTx.?" aaKpHHajiTb, KaK'B SesyMHBiH, rp'hmHHK'B. 

„rjiaflH: CBHTBia 6yKBBi b-b KHHr-fe HaJiHJiHCB KpoBBio... Eute 
HHKor^a B-B Mip'ij He OBiBa.io TaKoro rp-femnHKa!" 

„OTeq'B! TBI CM'feeniBca na^o mhoh)!" 

„H4H, OKaaHHBiH, rp'feniHHK'B! He CM-ferocB a Ha;('B to6ok). Bo- 
H3HB OBJiafl'feBaeT'B MHOH). He flo6po 6bitb gejioB-feKy cb T06010 

BM'feCT'fe!" 

„H'hT'B, H'hT'i! TBI CMieiHBca, He roBopn... fl BHSKy, KaK'B pas- 

flBHHynca poT-B tboh: bot-b S-biffeiOTTx pa^aMH tboh CTapBie 3j6hil..' 

H KaK'B 6'JjHieHBiH KHHyjiea oh^b — h y6HJi'B cBaToro cxHii- 

HHKa. 

^Ito-to TH5KK0 3acroHajio, H cTOHt nepeHeccfl lepes-B nojie h 



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paayM'liTL.. oxiero b'l ueM'i. Bce cMyTiiJiocb npn trkomtj Biifli, h, 
po6Ko osupaaoi., M^iajica owb na Koni, noKaMiiCTi. He sacTHi^Hyjrs 
ero Be'^ep'B ii He nporjiHHy.in SBis^u. Tyxi noBopoTHJi'B oh-b 

;(OMOH, MOSKCTt-SBITB, flOnpOCHTb HegHCTyK) CHJiy, qTO aHa^HTB 

TaKoe 4HB0. Yace OB'S xoT-feji-B nepecKoiHTB cb KOHeMi. qepesi. 
ysKyio piKy, BBicTynHBUiyio pyKaBOM'B cepeflH floporn, KaK-BB^pyrii 
KOHB Ha BceMi. cKaKy ocxaHOBHJica, saBopoxHat k-b HeMy Mop^y, 
Ti — gyflo — sacMiii.Tica! dljJiBie 3y6Bi cxpaniHO 6:aecHyjiH flByna pji- 
.laMH BO MpaK-fe. /tBidoMT. no^HfljiHCB BOJioca Ha rojiOB-b KOJiflyna. 
,5hko aaKpnqajii. oh'b h sanjiaKaji'B, Kan's HSCTynjieHHBiH, h no- 
rHa.TB KOHH npsMO K'B KieBy. Emy qyanjiocB, ito Bce co Bcfex'L 
CTopoH'B .6'fe3Kaa:o jiobhtb ero: aepcBBa, oScTynHsniH TeMHHin. 

a-fecOM'B, H KaKTb 6j'^flT0 aCHBBia, KHBaa qepHBIMH 6opOflaMH H BBI- 

TarHBaa flJinHHtia b^tbh, chjihjihcb sa/iymHTb ero; ssis^ti, Ka- 
sa.TiocB, S'hjKajiH snepeflH nepefl:^ hemtj, yKasBisaa BciM'B na rp'bni- 
HHKa; caMa /fopora, ny^HJiocB, aniajiacB no CJi'hflaM'B ero. 

OxtiaaHHBm Koa^yH'B .ne'riji'B b^b KieB'B K'B CBaTbiMi. M'fecTa.M'b. 



XV, 

O4HHOKO ciiffh.Th B-B CBoeH nen^epi nepeflij JiaMna/(Oio cxhm- 
HHK'b H He CBOflHJi'B oieH CB CBaToft KHHrH. Yace MHOrO .niTTj, 
KaKi. OH'B saTBopHJica B'B CBoen nenjep'fe; ysKe cji'hjiaji'h ce6'h h 

.^OCqaTBlft rpOO'B, B'B KOTOpBIH JIOHCHJICa CnaTb BMicTO nOCTCJIH. 

SaKptin'B CBaTOH CTapeij'B cbok) KHHry h cxajE'B MOJiHTBca... Bffpjr-h 
B6'£acaji'b leJiOB'feK'B qy^jHaro, CTpainHaro BH/ia. HsyMHJica cbstoh 

CXHMHHK'B B'B HepBBIH paS-b H OTCTyilHIfB, yBHfl'bB'B TaKOrO 16.10- 

B'lsKa. Becb flpoacaa-B oh-b, kslk'b ochhobbiS; shct'b; o^ih 4HK0 ko- 
chjihcb; CTpamHbiH ofohb nyrJiHBO CBinaaca h3'b oieS; ^poHCb 
HaBOflHJio Ha 4yniy ypo^jiHBoe ero jihijo. 

„OTeJi'h, mojihcb! mojihcb!" saKpn^a-TB oh^ OTiasHHo: „MOJiECb 
o iioTHSraeH /^ym'fe!" 11 rpanyjica Ha somjik). 

CBaTOH CXHMHHK'B HepcKpecTHJica, flocTaJi'b KHHry, pasBep- 
ny.Ti'BH, B'ByKaci, OTCTyHH.Ti'b nasa^'b h BBipoHH.n'b KHHry: „H'feT'b, 
iiec.^BixaHHBiH rp'feniHHK'B! H'feT'i TeS'h HOMHaOBania! B'hrH OTCK),?(a! 
He Mory MOflHTbca o xeS'fe!" 

„H'iT'B?'' aaKpHHaji'B, KaK'b SesyMHbiH, rp'bniHHK'b. 

„r.naflH: csaTbra 6yKBbi B'B KHHr'fe najinjiHCb KpoBbio... Euie 
HHKOr^a E-b Mip'ij He Obisa.io TaKoro rp'iimHHKa! " 

„OTeq'b! TBI CM'feenibca na^o mhoio!" 

„H4H, oKaaHHBiH, rp'feniHHK'B! He CM'feioc'b a naji-h to6ok). Bo- 
H3Hb OBJiafl'feBaeT'b mhoio. He flo6po 6biTB lenoB'feKy cb T06010 

BM'feCT'fe!" 

„H'hT'b, H'hT'b! TBI CM'feeiHbca, ne roBopn... fl BHSKy, KaKt paa- 

flBHHyjica poT-b tboh: bot-b 6'feii'feiOT'B pa^aMH tboh CTapBie sySu!.." 

H KaK'b 6'JjHieHbiH KHHyjica oh'b — h j6jiji'h cBSToro cxHii- 

HHKa. 

^TO-TO xasKKo 3acTOHajio, H CTOHx nepeHeccfl lepes'b nojie h 



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jiicB. H3ii-3a .Tjbca no4Ha.iHCi> Toujifl, cj'xia pyKH ci. ji-^nRUhnni 
KorTiiMH: saTpHCJiHCB H npona.iir. 

H yace hh cxpaxa, HH^ero ne qj'BCTBOBajit. oht,. Bee vtyflHTcn 
QUj KaK'B-TO CMyTHO: Bt ymaxi. ihj'^mht'b, bi. roJiOB-b inyMHTB, 
KaKT. Sy^TO OT'b xMejifl, h see, ^t'o hh ecxB iiepe^-B raaaaMH, 
HOKpuBaeTCfl KaKt 6bi nayTHHOH). BcKOiHBniH na kohh, no-fexajii, 
OHrb npaiio Bt KaneBt, flyMaa oTxyfla qepeai. ^epKacti nanpa- 
BHTi> nvTb Kx. xaxapaiix, npHMO b'b KptiM'B, caMx> ne SHas, flsa 
^ero. ^flexT. oh-b yacx. ^ghb, jtpyroH, a Kanesa see n-fexx). ^o- 
pora xa caMaa, nopa 6bi esiy yace flasHO noKasaxBcs; ho KaneBa 
He bh^ho. B^a.xH OJiecnyjiH BepxymKH ijepKBefi: ho axo ne Ka- 
HeBx>, a IlIyMCKx.. HsyMiuicH KOJiflynx., bhas, qxo ohx, 3aixaax> 
coBchMX) Bt flpyryK) cxopony. norHa.xx> kohh Ha3a4x> kx. KieBj-, 
H Hepes^ ^eHBHOKaaajTca ropo/fx., ho ne KieBx., a Fa-XH^ix., ro- 
poflx> enje flan-fee oxxi EieBa, uiwh IIIj^mckx., h ysKe He^aJieKO 
ox^ BenrpoBx.. He snaH, ixo ^-fejiaxB, noBopoxHax, oh-b kohh CHOBa 
Hasa^x.; ho 'lyBCXByexX) CHona, qxo iflex'B bx> npoxHBHyro cxo- 
poHy H Bce Bnepefl-B. He Morx. 6£i hh oahh'b ie.xoB'IiKx. bx> cB'JiT't 
pascKasaxB, ^xo Sbijio na ^ym-fe y Kcxflyna; a ecjiH6Bi ohx. sa- 
rjianyjix. h yEHflijix., ^ixo TaMX> jiinjioch, xo yace He floCBinaJix. 6bi 
oh'b HO^eS H He sacMia.xca 6bi hh pasy. To 8BiJia ne shocxb, ne 
cxpaxx. H He Jiioxaa ^ocayia. H'fexx> xaKoro cjiOBa na csixij, koxo- 
pBiMx, 6bi MOJKHO 6bijio oro Ha3BaxB. Ero Hcr.xo, neKJio, eMj"- xo- 
xiiJiocB 6hi BecB CB-hxii BBiTonxaxB KoneM'b cbohmx., bssxb bcio 
seM.xK) oxx, KieBa flo ra.xH'ia ex. jijO/Ibmh, co ecIjmX), h saxoniixi. 
ee bx. ^epHOMX> siopi. Ho ne oxx. 3.xo6bi xoxijtocB any axo cfl-ij- 
-xaxB: H-fexX), caMx. ohx. ne 3Ha.x'B, oxx. ^ero. Beet BS^porHyji'B OHt, 
Korfla yace noEasajiHCB 6jih3eo nepeflx. hhmi> KapnaxoKis ropti 
h BBicoKifl KpHBaHT>, HaKptiBniift cBoe TCMa, 6y4xo nianKoro, e't- 
poK) Tj^em; a kohb see necea h yate pBicKaat no ropaiix.. TyiH 
pasoMx. oHHCXHJTHeB, H Hopeflx. hhm'b noKa3ajiea bx. cxparanoMX, 
BOJinqiH BcaflnHK-B... Ohx. CHJiHxca ocxaHOBHXBca, KpinKO naxH- 
THBaexx. y4HJia; ahko pacajix. kohb, no^BiMaa rpHsy, h sraajicH 
KX. pBiijapio. TyxTb Hy/5HXca KOJi/iyHy, hxo Bce bx. homx. saMep.xo, 

TTO He^BHJKHBIH BCaflHHKTb mesejIHXCH H pa30MX. OXKpBIJIX. CBOH 

01H, yBHflijxx. Hecmarocs kx, Heny KOJi^yna h sacji'feajica. KaKx. 
rpoMx., pa3CBina.xcH flHKiii CM'ix'B no ropaMx. h aasBygaax. bx. 
cepfli[i KOJiflyna, norpacmH see, ^xo 6bi.xo Bnyxpp ero. Esiy ^y- 

ilHJIOCB, 1X0 6yflX0 KXO-XO eHJIBHBIli B-Xisx. BX. Hero H X04HJIX> 

BHyxpH ero h 6hjix. MoaoxaMH no cep^ny, no acHJiaM'B... xrkx. 
cxpaniHO 0X4a:iCH bx. hcmx. stoxx. eiriixx^! 

YxBaxHJix. BcaflHHK'B cxpaniHOK) pyKOK) Ko.xflyHa h no4Hajix> 
ero Ha Bos^yxx.. Bsmrt ynep'B Koaflynx. h otepbiji-b noca-b CMepxH 
01H, ho yace Sbijix. siepxBeiix. h raafliax., naKX. MepxBeij'b. TaKx. 
CTpamHO He rjiaflHxx. hh hchboS:, hh BOCEpecmiH. Boponanx. ohx. 
no cxopoHaMx. MepxBBiMH rjrasaMH h ysHfl'fen'B n94HaBraHxca Mepx- 
seijOBx. oxx. KieBa, h oxx. sbmjih raanqcKoS/ h oxx. Kapnaxa, 

KEK'B flB'fe KaUJIH BOTIH CXOSCHXX. JIMI^OWb Ha H&ro. 

CQ^\ Vcr^Jif!. T. I. "13 



226 

B.ii;tHi>i, oJi'kflHbi, 04HHT, 4pyroro BUine, Oiimi"& ;{pyroro ko- 
cTHCTifl, cTajiH OHH BOKpyrji. TBcafl:HHKa, ^epacaBinaro" b-b pyK-fe 
cxpamHyK) flo6hi^y. Eii;e pasi sacM'feHjica ptmaps, h KHHyai. ee 
B-B nponacTB. PI Bcis MepTB©i;Bi bckoihjih b'b nponacTb, noflxsa- 
THUH jiepTBeija h BOHSHaii Bt Hero cboh 3j6hi. Eme oahh-b 
Bc-fexi. BBime, Bcixi. cxpamH-fee, xoxijirB nofltnaTBca h3i> seMJin, 
HO He Mort, He bi> cnaaxt 6Bijn> aioro c^iinaxB — Tan's bbjihk'b 
Btipocx OHX Bt seMJri; a bcjihSbi noflKflJCH, to onpoKHnyjTB 6u 
H KapnaT-B, h CeflMHrpaflCKyio h Typei^Kyio seMJtio. HeMHoro 
TOJiBKO no/tBHHyjica OH-B — H nouiJio OT'B Hero Tpacenie no BceS 
■sQMJi'h, H MHoro noonpoKHflBiBajrocB Besjfb xax'B, h mhofo sa^a- 
BHJio Hapofly. 

CatiraHTCs nacTo no Kapnaxy cbhct^, KaKX 6y;{T0 TBica'ia 
MejiBHim% nivMHTx. KO.xecaMii Ha soji'h: to bt. 6e3BEixoflHOH npo- 
nacxH, KOTopoH He BH^aji^b eiije hh o^hh'b iiejiOBiK'B, cxpama- 
iq:iHCfl npoxo^HXB mhmo, MepxBeiiBi rpBisyx^ Mepxseiia. Hepi^KO 
6BiBa-io no BceMjr Mipy, gxo 3eMjra xpacTacB" OT'B oflHoro KOHija 
40 7(pyroro: to OTToro ^'fe^raexca, xo-iKyiOTB rpaMoxHBie jho^h, 
hto ecxB Tfli-TO djiHS-B Mopa ropa, hs'b Koxopon BBixsaTBiBaeTca 
n.xaMH H xeKyx'B ropanjia p-feKH. Ho cxapHKH, KOxopBie SKHByTB h 
iix. BenrpiH, n b'b FajtHiCKoS seici-fe, Jtygme SHaioxxj 3X0 ii ro- 

BOpaT-B, ^IXO TO XO'ieX'B nO^HHTBCH BBipOCmifi B'B SeiLI't BOJIHKia, 

Be.iHKiS irepxBOH'B h xpacex'B somjiio. 



XVI. 



Bt. ropo,Tt r.'iyxoBii co6pa.ica Hapo;{'B OKoao CTapr;a^6aH4y- 
pncxa, H yjKe cb qacB cjiymaji't, kslk-l ca'bnerf-B nrpaJi'B na 6aH- 
,iypi. Enje TaKux'B qy^HBixi n'feceH'B h Tan's xopomo He niji-B 
HH 0v:fHH'B 6aH;[ypHCTT.. Cnepsa noseji'B oniy npo npeacHioK) rexB- 
ManniHHy sa CaraS^^aTiHaro h XMejiBHHiiKaro. Tor^a HHoe 6bijio 
Bpeiia: Kosa^iecTBo 6bi.to b'b cjiaB'i, TonTajio KonaMH HenpiaTe- 
.len, II HHKTO ne cMia'B nocM'fcaTBca nafl.'h hhm'b. II'feji'B h Bece- 
.TBia H'icHH: CTapeit'B n noBaacHBaji'B cbohmh ciaMH he napofl'B, 
KaK-B 6y4TO spantiS; a iiaJiBiiBi, cb npn^'fejianHBiMH k'b hhm'b ko- 
cTaMii, aeTajiH, KaR-h Myxa, no CTpynaM'B h, KaaanocB, cxpyHti 
caMH Hi'paJiH; a KpyroM'B napo^-B, cxapHe jiio^h, nOHypas'B fo- 
.tobbi, a MOnoflBie, no^naB'B cth na CTapija, ne CM'fenH h menTaxB 
MOJKTiy C060K). 

^IIoeTOHTe'', cicasaa-B cxapei^x.: ,,51 BaMT> ganoio iipo o^ho ^as- 
nee ^lijio". Hapo^'B c^fBHnyjica enje T'fecH'fee, h c-TineipB 3aniji'b: 

„3a nana CTenana, Knasa Ce/fMHrpaflCKaro (6bmi'b KnasB Ce^- 
MHrpa;:tcKiH KopojieM'B h y aaxoB'B), hchjio TfBa KosaKa: Hnan'B 4a 
Ilexpo. SKhjih ohh xaKx, KaK-B Spai'B cb 6paT0M'B. ^FjiaflH, IlBan'B, 
Bce, ^To hh floSy^eniB— Bce nonojiaM'B: Kor^a Kojuy BeceaBe, se- 
ce.TiBe H ^jpyroMy; Koi'ja komj rope—rope h o6ohmt.; Kor^a komj' 
?Io6Biia — nono.^nwT, 7rf>f>i-my; Kor^a kto b-b no.ioii'B nonaflerB— 



227 

4pyi'OH upoflau Bee h a&& lihiaywh, a ho to, caM'i> cxyiiaii b'l 
nonowh". H npas^a, see, ito hh ^ocraBajiH KOsaKH, Bce ^inHnH 
nonojaMi.: yroHSJiH hh lyjKoS ckot-b hjih kohbh — Bce ^ijiHaii 

flonojaMt. 

* * 

„BoeBajii> KopojiB CTenant ct TypiHHOMi.. Yace Tpa ne^^'EnH 
BoioerB oHt ci> Typ^HHOM-B, a Bce ne Moaceri ero BMrnaTB. Ay 
TypiiHHa dBM-B nama TaKOH, qTO caM'B ct ^fecaxBio aHBiqapaMH 
MorB nopy6HTB itijiMH hojik^. Bot-b o6'BaBHJii> KopojiB CTenaHTb, 
1T0 ecJiH cBimeTca CMijiBqaK'B h npHBefleT-B k-b neny Toro naray 
HCHBoro HJIH MepTsaro, ^acT-B euy onnouj ctojibko acajioBanBa, 
CKOJiBKO 4aeTi> Ha see bohcko. „IIoHfleMi., 6paTB, hobhtb naniy!" 
CKaaajnb CpaT-B HBan-B IleTpy. H noixaJiH KoaaKH, ofliiii'B b-b 
oflHy CTopony, flpyroH b-b flpyryro. 

.noHMaji-B jiH 6u enie, hjih hb noHMaji'B IleTpo, a yace HnaH'B 
BefleTB namy apKanoMi. sa nieio k-b caMony KopojiK). „BpaBBiH 
MOJio^ei^'B!'' CKasaJi'B KopojiB CTonaHt h npHKaaaji-B BBi^axB euj 
o^HOMy xaKoe acaaoBanBe, KaKoe nojiyTiaeT'B bcb bohcko; h npn- 
Kasaji'B OTBecTB eMy sbmjih tbh-b, vffh oh-b saflyMacTi. ce6'Ii, h 
flaTB CKOTa, CKOJIBKO HoacejiaeTB. KaK'B nojiyiHJi'B HBam^ acajio- 
BaHBe OTB Kopojia, B'B TOT-B aco flOHB pas^^^JiKJi-B Bce nopoBHy 
Me»c4y C060K) H neTpoMt. Bsaa'h IleTpo nojiosHny KopojiSBCKaro 
HcajioBaHBa, ho ne moi^ BBinecTB Toro, ito HBant noJtyqnji'B 
TaKyio qecTB OTt KopoJia, h saTami'B rjiy6oKO sa ajm-h MecTt. 

' ■*■■■■ 
."BxaJiH o6a pBmapa Ha ^KaJioBaHHyio KopojiCM-B asMJiK), 3a 
Kapnan.. IIoca^tHJi'B KoaaK-B HBaH-B cb C06010 na Kona cBoero 
CBiHa, npHBaaaBT) ero k-b cedi. Yace nacTajiH cyiiepKH— ohh Bce 
■iflyTT.. MjiafleHeij'B sacnyji'B; cTaji-B ^psMaTB h caM-B HBani,. He 
flpeMJiH, KOsaKT., no ropaMi. ^(oporH onacHBia!.. Ho y KOsaKa Ta- 
KOH KOHB, ^To CaM'B Besfli SHasTB 4opory: He CHOTKHOTca H ne 
ocTynHTca. Ectb Meacfly ropaMH npoBajiT., B'B npoBaJi'h flua hhkto 
He BHflaJi'B; ckojibko ot'b 3eMJiH 40 nefia, ctojibko 40 flna Toro 
npoBajia. Ho Ha4T> caMBiM'B npoBanoM'B ;iopora — flsa qejioB'fiKa 
eme MoryT-B npo'ixaTB, a Tpoe hh sa ito. CTajii Sepeacno cTy- 
naTB KOHB CB flpeMaBiHHM'B KoaaKOM'B. PaflOM'B ■fexaji'B HeTpo, 
BecB 4poacaai. h npHraHJi-B ^yx'B otb paflocTH. Orjianyjica h 
TOJiKHyji'B HasBaHHaro 6paTa B'B npoBaji'B; h kohb cb KosaKOMt 
H MjiafleHi;eM'B noJierfeji'B B'B npoBaji'B. 

» 
„yxBaTHJica, o^HaKoacB, KOsaKi 3a cyKx, h o^hh'b tojibko kohb 
HOJie'riji'B Ha aho. Cxaji'B ont Kapa6KaTBca, Cb chhom-b sa njie- 
laMH, BBepx-B; HeMHoro yate ne ^oSpajica, no^najTB rjiasa h yBH- 
ffhaij, ^TO HeTpo nacTaBBJi-B HHKy, ^itoSbi CTOJiKnyTB ero nasafl'B, 
„Eoace th moh, npaBe^HuS! jryqme-6'B mh^ ne noflBiMaTB rjias'B, 
H'kii^ nwffbTh, KaK'B poflfiOH dpaTB nacTaBJiaeTTi HHKy cTOJiKHyrt 

MCFH VlH3&n%l, EpaT-B MOfi MHJlBlft! KOJIH MCHa nHKOH, Kor^a yiKe 



228 

usi TaKi> nanHcaiio aa po^y; ho bosbmh CMHa: ^liMt 6e3BH;HHtiH 
MJiafleHcwh BHHOsaTTi, ^to6h eMy nponacTi. TaKOio aroTOH) CMepTBio?" 
3acMia;ica nexpo h TOJiKHyji'B ero nnKofi, h EOsaKt cb MJiaflen- 
ijeM'B iioaeTint he 4ho. 3a6pajii. ceSi nexpo Bce 4o6po h cxajTB 
acHTB, KaK'B nama. TadynoB'B hh y Koro xaKHx-B ne 6li.to, kekt. 
y nexpa; OBeiyB h SapanoB-B Hnrfli ctojibko ne 6hiJio. H yMep'i. 

IleTpo. 

» 

.KaKt YMep'B Ilexpo, npHSBajTB Bor^ flymn o6ouxi, epaxBeBi,, 
IleTpa H HsaHa, Ha cjffh. ,BeaHKiS cctb rpiniHHK'B ceS ^eno- 
B'feK'B!" CKasaJi-B BoFB. „HBaHe! ne BH6epy a eny cKopo KasHH; 
Bu6epH TM caMx cMy KasHB!" ^oJiro ^yMaax HsaH'B, BBiMBunaafl 
Ka3HB, H, HaKOHeij'B, CKasaji'B: „Be:iHKyH) oSn^y nanecB mh^ eeS 
leaoBiK'B: npe^aji'B cBoero Spaxa, KaK'B ly^a, h aKnm.Ji'h Menu 
gepTHaro Moero po^a h noTOMCTBa na seMJii. A lejiOB'iK'B 6e3'B 
lecTHaro po/(a h noTOMCTsa, ito xjiiQHoe cfejiH, KHHyxoe Bt 
seiMK) H nponaBmee yiapoMTb b'b seMJt-Ii. BcxO,ty irtxx. — ^hhkxo h 

He yanaoTB, ixo khhvxo 6bijio chMs. 

» » , . - 

.Cflijiafi ace, Boace, xaK'B, qxoSti see hoxomctbo ero ire HM-fejio 

Ha^seMjii cqacxBfl; '"ixoSbi nocji'fevTHiH b'b pofl'fe Sbut-b xaKOH 3no- 

a'feS, KaKoro eme h hb Shbejio Ha CB'ix'fe, h oTh Kaacjaro ero 

3Jiofl'feHcxBa, qio6Bi fl'fe^Bi H Hpa/rfeflBi ero He HamnH 6bi noKos 

B'B rpo6axx, h, xepna MyKV, HeB'feflOMyio na CBix-fe, noflMMaJiHCB 

6w HSi MorHfli>! A ly^a ITexpo hto6bi hb b'b cHJiaxt Shji'b noa- 

HflXBCfl, E OTB Toro xepH'feji'B 6BI MyKy enje ropmyio; h 'fejii. 6bi, 

KaKx fi-hmeHHH, seMaio, h kop^hjich ou nofl'B seMJieio! 

» » 

„H KOr^a npa^ex'B lacB M'fepBi b'b saofl'tHcxEax'B xoMy qeao- 
B-feKy, HO^fHMH MeHs, BoHCB, H3'B xoxo npoBajia Ha KOH'i Ha caMyio 
BBicoKjH) ropy, H nycxB npifi^ex'B owh ko uwk, h 6poniy a ero 
c-B xoH ropBi B'B caMBiH r:iiy6oKiH nposaji'B, h Bcfe MepxBeqBi, ero 
4i4M H npafl-fe^BT, r^-fe 6bi hh hchjih npn acH3HH, ixo6bi Bcfe no- 
xHHyaHCB ox'B pasHBrx-B cxopoH-B seMjiH rpBi3XB ero 3a X'fe MyKH, 

yXO OH-B HaHOCHH'B HM'B, H B'felHO 6bI erO rpH3JIH, H HOBeCeJIHaCH 

6ii a, rJiflfla na ero MyKH. A lyaa Ilexpo ^xo6h ne mofb no4- 
HaxBca H3'B seHJiH, irroOH pnajica rpBi3XB h ee6'fe, ho rpH3i 6ei 
caMoro ce6a, a kocxh ero pocjin 6ti, t^m-b ^ajiBme, 6ojiBme, ^toSh 
^es'B xo en^e cHJiBH'fee cxanoBHJiacB ero 6ojib. Ta MyKa a^a Hero 
Sy^exTb caMaa cxpamHaa, h6o fljia lejiOB'feKa h'^tb 6ojiBmefi MyKH, 

KaK'B XOX'feXB OXMCXHXB H He MO^IB OXMCXHXB". 

■■ » » - " 

.CxpamHa Ka3HB, xo6oh) BBi^yMaHHaa, leaoB-feie!" CKa3aji'B 
BoFB. „nycxB 6y4eTB Bce xaK'B, KaK'B xh CKasaa-B; ho h xbi ch;{h 
B'i^Ho xaM'B Ha KOH-fe CBoeM'B, H He dyflex'B xeS-fe ijapcxBia ne- 
fieCHaro, noKaM'fecx'B tbi 6y^emB cH^-fexB xaM'B na KOH'fe CBoeM'B!" 
H xo Bce xaK'B cSbuiocb, KaK'B 6bijio (jKasano: h flOHBtH-fe cxohx'l 
Ha Kapnaxi na KOH'h 4HBHBift pBmapB. h bh^htb. KaK'B b'b Sea- 



229 

40HH0M'i. npoBHJi'b rpBiayxT. siepTBei^M iiepTBei^a, h lyex'i, KaKo. 
Jieacanjin no^'b seMJieio MepTseixt pacTeTt, r.noaceTi. Bt cxpain- 
HBix'B Mynax'B cboh kocth h CTpamno xpaceTt bcio seiMK)"... 

Yace cjiineij'B KOH^injii. cboio n-^CHio; yace cHOBa oT&Ji'b nepe- 
SiipaTB CTpyHBi; yace CTajix n-fexi. CM'feniHHH npncKasKH npo XoMy 
H EpeMy, npo CTUJiapa CTOKoay... ho CT^pwe h MajiMe Bce enje 
He flyMaan o^nyrBCfl h ^oaro ctohuh, noxynHBt rojiOBti, pa3- 
flyMBiBaa o CTpamHOMt, b'b cxapHHy cjiyiiHBineMca, fl'fe.ii. 



Tapacb Byjifc6a. 

ROBtCTb. 




„A lIOBOpOTHCb-Ka, 

cMWbl 9koh TBI cM-feiuHOH KaKoS! Ito 3T0 Ha Bact 3a nonoBCKie 
nojpacHHKH? H sxaK-B bcJs xo^htx b'b aKay^eMiH?" 

TaKHMH CJIOBaMH BCTpiTHJII. CTapBIH ByjII.6a 4ByX'B CMHOBeS 

CBOHXt, yqHBiniixca bx KieBCKon 6ypc'Jj ii npi'bxaBniHX'B flOMol 
K1. OTity. 

Cbihobbh ero ToaBKO-iTo cjiisjiH CB KOHeS. 9to 6bmh ^aa 
rtioacie Mo;io;jiia, enje CMOTpiBinie Hcno^tJioSta, KaK-B He^asHO 
BHnynieHHBie cenHHapHCTBi. Kp-hnKia, 34opoBBiH jiHi^a hx-b Sbmh 
noKpBiTM nepsHM-B nyxoM^B Boaoc-B, KOToparo eme ne KacanacB 
6pHTBa. Ohh Sbijih o^eHB CMynjeHu TaKHM'B npieMOM-B OTi;a h 
CToajiH Heno^BHacHO, noTynHB'B rjiasa b-b aesMK). 

„CTofiTe, cTOHTe! /tafixe mh^ paarjia^'feTB BacB xoporaeHBKO", 
npo^oaacaji'B oh'b, noBopa^iHBaa hx-b; „KaKia ^e fljiHHHBia Ha 
BacB cbhtkh! 9Kia cbhtkh! TaKHx-B cbhtok-b eme h na CB'bT'i ne 
6bijio. a noS-ferH KOTopBiH-HH6yflB hs-b Bacx! a nocMOTpio, ne 
uiaenHeTca jih owh na seMaio, sanyTasraHCB b-b no:m". 

„He cMifica, He CM-fefica,. 6aTBKy!" cKasaat, HaKOHeij't, CTap- 

UliB HSIi HHXt, 



231 
.CmOTPH TBI, KEKOfl nBimHHH! A OTnSTO-SK'h 6hi He CM-bHTBCH?" 

.4a TaKi.; xotb tbi MH-h h 6aTBKO, a KaK-B dy^emb cuinThca, 
TO, efi Eory, noEOJioiy!" 

..Ax-B, TBI csKOH-TaKoii CHHTb! KaKT.! 6aTBKa?" CKasa-TT. Tapaci> 
By.iB6a, OTCTynHBuiH ct. y^iiBjieHieM'B h'^ckojibko inaroBT> Hasa^T.. 

„Jla xoTB H 6aTBKa. 3a oSn/fy ne nocMoi'pio h ne ysaHcy HHKoro". 

..KaKt 3Ke xoieinB tbi co mhoio 6HTBca? paSB-fe na KyjiaKH?" 

„4a yjK'B Ha /leM'B 6bi to hh 6bijio''. 

„Hy, aanaH Ha KyaaKn!" roBopHT'B Byar.6a, aacyiHB'B pyKaBt: 

„nOCMOTpK) H, 1T0 3a leJIOSiKT. TBI B-B KyjiaK'fi!" 

H OTeiJ'B CB CBIHOM'B, BM^CTO npHBiTCTSia HOCJI't flaBHeft OT- 

ayiiKH, HaqanH nacaacHBaTB flpyr^B flpyry TynaKH h b-b 6oKa, h 
BT. noacHHq:y, h b'b rpy^B, to OTCTynan h or;iiaflBiBaHCB, to bhobb 
HacTynaa, 

„CMOTpHTe, flo6pBie jhoah: oaypiji'B CTapBiii! coBcfeM-B ciiaTHJii. 
c'B yMa!" roBopHJia djii/iHaa, xyaonjaBaa h flo6paa MaTB hxt., 
CToasinaa y nopora h ne ycniBmaa eme o6HaTB HeHaraa/iHBixi, 
fliTen CBOHx-B. „4'3^th npi-fexajiH agmoh, doJiBme ro^y sxi, ne bh- 
^aaH, a OHt saflyMaa'B HHB'fecTB vlto: na KyjiaKH 6htbch!" 

„4a OHt cjiasHO 6BeTca!" roBopHa-B ByjiB6a, ocTaHOSHBinHCB. 
„Efi-Boryj xopomo" npoflOJiaca^'B oh-b, neMHoro onpasjiaacB: 
/raKi., XOTB 6bi ^aace h ne npodosaTB. 4o6pBiH 6yfleT'b kosslki,'. 
Hy, SflopoBO, CHHKy! no^ejiOMKaeMca!" H otguT) cb CBIHOM'B CTaJiH 
irfjiOBaTBca. „4o6pe, cBiHKy! Bot'b tbk'b kojioth BcaKaro, KaKT) 
Mena TysHn-B: HHitoMy He cnycKafi! A Bce-TaKH na Tedi CM-feinHoe 
ySpancTBo: ito 3to sa BepeBKa bhchti.? A tbi, fieSeacB, ^ito 
OTOHinB H pyKH onycTHJiT.?" roBopHJiT. owb, o6pautaacB k'b mjian- 
racMy: n^iTO-mt tbi, coSaiin cbiht., ne kojiothhib mbhsiI" 

„BGrB eme ^to BBi^yMa-TB!" roBopnjia MaTB, o6HHMaBniaa 
Meatfly risM-B MJiaflmaro. „H npn^eT-B ace b'b ro:ioBy STaKoe, 
oto6m flHTa poflHoe 6hjio OTi^a! Jla SyflTO h ^o Toro TenepB: 
ItHTa MOJiOfloe, npo-fexajio ctombko nyTH, yTOMHJiocB"... (9to ahtji 

6htil6 4Ba/maTH CJIHHIKOM'B ^•bTh H pOBHO B'B CaJKeHB pOCTOM-B): 

„eMy OBI TenepB nya^HO oiioihtb h no-hcTB lero-HHSy^B, a oh-b 
sacTasaaeT'B ero Chtbch!* 

^Q, 4a TBI MaayHTiHiCB, KaK'B a BHacy!" roBopaa-B ByjiBQa. „He 
cayntai, CBiHKy, MaTepa: ona 6a6a, ona HH^ero ne SHaeT-B. KaKaa 
BaM'B H'fejKQa? Bama H'feacSa — iiHCToe nojie ^a flodptiH kohb: bot'b 
fiaiaa kiacSa' A BHflHTe bot'b 3Ty ca6aro? botx sama MaTeps! 9to 
Bee flpaHB, vkwb HaSHsaiOTB roaoBu saiiiH: h aKa^eMin, h Bcfc 
rfe KHHHCKH, SyKBapH H (|)Haoco4)ia, h Bce 9to: ku ana mo — a nae- 
BaTB Ha Bce 9to!" 3fl'fecB Byjtfc6a npHrHaai. b-b crpoKy TaKoe 
CJiOBO, KOTopoe flaace He ynoTpeSjiaeTca b'b neiaTH. „A bot'b, 
ay^me, a sacB na toh ace nefl'fea'fe OTnpasjiK) na SanopoacBe. 
BorB vwk HayKa, tOKty nayKa! TaM-B BaM'B niKoaa; tbm'b ToaBKO 
Ha^epeTecB paisyny'. 

,M Bcero ToaBKO oflHy He^'fcjiio 6bitb hmte> ^oMal" rosopnaa 
jKajTOCTHO, CO caesaMH na rjiaaax's, xy^omaBaa cTapji'xa-MaTB: h. 



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noTjjiaTh RMT,, SiiiHHMi., He yflacTCs; He j'^iacTca h ,40mj po4- 
Horo ysHaTB, h MH'fe He y^acTca HarjiH/fifeTBca Ha hmx-bI" ^ ■ 

„nojiHo, nojiHo EHTB, CTapyxa! Ko3aKi> He Ha TO, ito6h bo- 
SHTBca CB 6a6aMH. Tbi 6h cnpaTaaa ex's o6ohx'b ce6i> nofl'B io6k^, 
fla H CHflijia 6bi na nax-B* KaKt na kj^phhbix'b aSiiaxi.. CTynan, 
CTynafi, 4a CTaBB naM-B CKopie na CToat bccito bctb. He HyacHo 
naMHynieK'B, : MeflOBHKOB-B, MaKOBHHKOB-B H flpyrnxt nyHTTHKOB'B; 
TanjH Haivi-B Bcero Sapana, Kosy TtaBan, mc^bi copoKajiiTHie! ./la 
ropinKH noGojihme, ne cb SBiflyMKaMH ropbJiKH, ho cb h3K)mom'b 
H bchkhmh BBiTpe6eHBKaMH, a ihctoh, ninHofi rop'Jj.iKH, Tro6i.i 
Hrpaaa h mnn-fejia, KaKt 6'lnieHaa". 

. ByjiB6a noBeji'b CBiHOBefi: cbohx'b Bt CBiTJiHHy, OTKy/ta npo- 
BGpHO B£i6'i>3KajiH flB* KpacHBBia fliBKH-HpHcayacHuiiBi, Bi> qcp- 
BOHHBix'B MOHHCTax-B, npHQiipaBinia KOMnaTBi. Owk. KaKi. bh^^ho. 
HcnyraJTHCB npiia^a naHHiiefl, ne jhoShbhihx'b ciiycKarB iiHKOMy. 
HJiH Hce, npocTO, xoT'kiH cod.iiOCTH CBofi aceHCKiH ooBi'iaif : bckphk 
HyTB H 6pocHTBca onpoMCTBio, yBHfliBHiH Myajquny, h hotom^ 
Ttojiro saKpBiBaTBca otx CH.TiBHaro CTBi^a pyKaBosit. Cu'hxJiHHa 
6HJia ySpana bo BKyci Toro BpeMenH, o KOTopoii'B jkhblic- na- 
MeKH ocTanHeB tohbko b-b nicHax'B ^a b'b HapoAHhix'b ;(yMax'h, 
yace ne noioniHxca Sonie na yKpafini SopoflaTtmii cTapnaMH- 
oji-fini^aMH, BTb conpoBOJK/feHiH THxaro TpenBKaHBa CaTi,iypBi, bh. 
BHfly o6cTynHBniaro napo^a, — bo BKyci Toro 6panHaro.T])yflnarti 
BpeMeHH, Kor^a naiajiHCB pasBirpEiBaTBca cxsaTKH h Chtbh ua 
yKpaHHi 3a yniio. Bee 6bijio ^hcto, BBiMasano KBiTHoii tjihhoio. 
Ha cT'hnax'B — caSJiH, HarafiKH, cfexKH :^jih hthij'b, Heiio ^a h pyacba. 
xHTpo o6fl'fejiaHHBr8 port /iJia nopoxy, sojioxaa ya^TOiKa aa kohs 
H nyxBi CB cepefipaHBiMH QjEaxaiiH. OKna bx CBiT.ijui'i". obi.xh na- 
.leHBKia, CB KpyraBiMH TycKJTBiMH CTOKJiaMH, KaKia Bcrp'feTiaiOTCK 

HBIH't TO.IBKO Bt CTapHHHBIX'B l^epKBaxt, CKB03B KOTOpwa HHaHC 

HCJiBsa 6bi.io rjia^fiTB, K&K-b npHnoflHaB-t Ha/tBiiacnoe CTeK:io. Bo- 
Kpyrt OKOHT. H flsepeH Sbijih KpacHBie otboabi. fla nojiKax% no 
jvaawb CToaJiH KyBniHHBi, fiyxBiaii h (pnnmim 30:1011 aro 11 emiaro 
OTeKJia, pisHBie cepe6pHHBie KyfiKH, no3onoTOHni.ia yapKH Bda- 
KOH paSoTBi: BeHHueScKOH, TypeijKOH, qepKeccKofi. sanioflmia bt. 
CB-kTJiMnj ByjiB6Bi BcaKHMH HyxaMH qepost TpexBH H yeTBopTBij; 
pyjcH, ^ixo oHao BecBMa oStiKHOBeHHO Bt xi y^ajiBia speMOna. 
BepecxoBEra cKaMBH BOKpyr'b Bceft KOMHaxH; orpoMHLiH cxo.n. 
no4Xi o6pa3aMH bx. napaaHOM'B yi;ny; inHpoKaa hcmb cb sarie^iB- 
aMH, ycxynaMH H BfcicxynaMH, noKptixaa itBixaBiMH, iiecxpLiMJi 
ii3pa3iiaMH, — Bce sxo 6bi.xo ohohb snaKOMO HaninMX. flByiix. mo- 
.irojmaM'b, npuxoflHBmHMX. Kaa^flBil rofl'B vJOMoh na KauHKy.iap- 
Hoe BpeMa, — hphxo^hbhihm'b noxoMy, tto y hhxx> ho ou;io enic 
KOHoii H noxoMy, ^xo ne bx o6hi^a.'h 6hiao no3Bo;iaxB niK0.xHpaM'j. 

'tg^fHXB BOpXOlVrB. y HHXt 6bIJIH TOJIBKO ^^JIHHHBie 'lyfiBT, 3a KO- 

TopBie Morx. BBiflpaxB Hxx. BcaKin K03aKx., HOCHBmift opyacie. 
EyabSa, tojibko npii BLmycKi hxx., noc^ajx. hm'b htb xaSynu 
CB oero napy MOjroflBixx. acepeQifOB'B, 



2S3 
By.TiiOa, no oayqaio npife^a cuHOBefi, Be-i-feai. cosBaTB scfex-B 

COTHHKOBt H BGCb HOJIKOBOH ^HH-B, KTO TO.IBKO 6Mni, Ha-HHI^O; 

H Kor;[a npHinjiH^ffBoe H3i> hhxte. h ecayjii) T^MHxpo ToBKa^ii., 
CTaptiH ero TOBapHn^-B, oh-b hm-b tott> ace qacB npeflCTaEHJi-B cbi- 
HOBeS, roBopa: „ Box's CMOTpiiTe, Kame mojio^uli! Ha Ci^B hx^ 
eKopo nomnio". Focth nosflpasH^H h ByjiBSy, h oSohx-b roHomeS, 
H CKaaajiH hm'b, ito flo6poe wbjio ji-kjiaiOTi, m ito h'^t-b nj'iraeS 
HayKn ^jih MOJio^oro ^eaoB-feKa, KaK-B SanopoaccKaa C'feqB. 

nHy-JHrB, naHM 6paTBi, ca^ncB BcaKifi, rflii Kosiy Jiy^me, sa 
CToa-B. Hj', cbihkh! npea^/te Bcero bbihbgm'B ropijiKH!" TaK^B ro- 
BopHn-B ByjiB6a. ..Boace 6jiarocjiOBH! By^BTe sflopoBti, cbihkh; h 
TBI, OcTan'B, H TBI AH^pii! 4aH ate Boa<e, ^Tod-B bbi na Bofiu'ii 
Bcer^a Sbijih y^aqjiHBEi! itoSbi SycypManoB'B 6hjih, h TypKOB-B 
6bi 6hjih, h TaTapny Snan 6bi; Kor^a h jihxh na^nyT'BiTO npp- 

THBT> BipBI Haraefl 'IHHHTB, TO H JiaxOB-B 6bI ShiIH. Hy, HOflCTa- 

BjiaH CBOK) qapKy; tito xopoina ropi^jiKa? A KaK'B no-jiaTBiHH ro- 
piiiKa? To-TO, CBiHKy, 4ypHH 6bijih jiaTBiHi^Bi: ohii h He snaaji, 
ecTB jiH Ha cB'fjT'fe rop'fejiKa. KaKi., Shhib, Toro SBajiii, qTO .la- 
THHCKie BHpraii imcaJiT.? H rpaMOTi pasyM-feio He cimbiio, a no- 
TOMy H He aiiaio: FopaipS, tito-jih?" 

„BHmB, KaKOH 6aTBK0"! HOTiyMan'B npo ce6fl cTapmil cbiht., 
OcTan'B: „Bce CTapBiii, coSaKa, SHaeT'B, a eine h iipHKHflBiBaeTca". 

„5I flysiaji'B apxHMan^pHT'B hb jaBan's Ban's ii nomoxaTB ro- 
p-feflKH", npo/fOJiac ail's TapacB. „A njaiisHaHTect, cmhkh, Kp'fenKo 
CTerajiH bhcb 6epe30BBiMH n CB'feiKiiM'B bhihhhkom'b no cnHH'fe h. 
no Bceiiy, tito hh ecTs y KoaaKa? A MoaccTB, TaK'B KaK'B bbi cfl-iwa- 
aHCB.yace cjjhuikom'b paayMHBie, TaK'B MoaceT-B, h njieTioraHaiviii 
nopojiH? Haft, ne tojibko no cy66oTaM'B, a ^oexsaiaiiocB h b-b 
cepefly, H B'B 'leTBeprH'?" 

„ Heqero, 6aTBK0, BcnoMHHaTB, Tro 6bijio", OTB'fcqa.TB xjia,^H0- 
KpoBHO OcTan'B.' „TiT0 6bi.io, to nponijio"! 

„nyeTB TenepB nonpoSyeT's!" CKasaji'B AH/jpift: ..nycKaft to- 
iiepB KT0-HH6yflB tojibko san'bnHTB. Sot's nycTs to.^bko noflsep- 
HfiTca Teneps KaKaH-HH6y/is TaTapsa, SyflCT's snaTs ona, ito 3a 
BeinB KOsanKaa caSjia"! 

„Ao6pe, cBiHKy! en Bory, flo6pe! ^a Korfla na to nomao, to 
H a cs saMH "h/iy! en Bory, i/jy. KaKoro flSHBOJia MH'fe 3fl'£cs 
a«flaTB? Hto6'& a CTaji's rpenKocieM's, flOMOBOflOMT., rjiaTi'j^TB sa 
OBnaMH, fla 3a CBHHsaMH, 4a 6a6HTBca csateiiOH? /{a npona^n ona: 
a.K03aKT>, ne xo^iy! TaK'B 'ito ace, ito iiiTs bohhbi? H TaK-s no- 
'iifly CB BaMH Ha Sanopoacse— noryjiaTs. ES Bory, no'ifly"! H 
CTapsiii Ey;iB6a MaJio-no-Maay ropagnaca, ropatiHJica, naKOHent, 
pa3oepflHJica cobcJjjtb, BCTaji's ns's 3a cTOJia h, npiocaHHBniiics, 
Tonnyji's HoroK). — „3aBTpa ate 'feflOM's! Ba^'feM's oTKJiaflLiBaTB? Ka- 
KoroBpara msi MoateM's sflich BBiCHfl'tTB? Ha ito na.M.'h stsl xaTa? 
K'B 'leMy nan's Bce sto? Ha ito 3th ropniKH"? CKasaBmn 9x9. 
OS'S Haiaji's kovtothts h mBsipaTS ropniKn h (|)aa»;KH. ; 

„ E'feAHaa.:GTapyinKarnpHBtiKniaa yjKe K'B TaKHSPS nocTynKaM't 



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CBOero Myaca, neiajiBuo r/ia;('kaa, CH/ia iia jiaBub. Ona He CM^aa 
HBraero roBopHXb; ho, ycjitima o TaKOM-B CTpamnoM^ j(ns hbh 
p-feraeHiH, OHa ne Morjia y^epiicaTBca ot-b caest; BsrjiaHyna na 
fliTeS: CBonxx, cb kotopbimh yrpojEaaa eft TaKaa CKOpaa pas- 

JiyKa, — K HHKTO 6u He MOr-B OHHCaTB BCeft SeSMOJIBHOH CHJIBI 

ea ropecTH, KOTopaa, KasanocB, xpeneTa-na b-b r-Tiagax-B ea h bt. 
cy^opoacHO-ejKaTBix'B rySaxt. 

By.7iB6a Sbiji-b ynpaM'B cTpaniHO. 9to 6biji'b o^hh-b h3'b vkxi, 
xapaKTepoBt, KOTOpBie Moran BOSHHKHyTB To:iiBKO B-B TaaceJiBiH 
X V B^K-B Ha nojxyKoiyronieM'B jTJiy Ebpohbi, Kor^a Bca lOHcnaa 
nepBo6BiTHaa Poccia, ocTaBjienHaa cbohmh KHasBaMH, 6Bijia ony- 
cTomena, BBtSKacena flo TJia HoyBpoTHMHMH Ha6'feraMH MonrojiB- 
CKHXT. xhhjhhkob'b; Kor^a, jiHnmBniHCB ^oiia h KpoBJiH, cxajt-B 
sfl'fecB oTBajKBH'B qcjiOBiKT.; Korfla Ha HOHcapHH^ax-B, B-B BHfly rpo3- 

HBIXi COCfe^eft H BilHoS OnaCHjOCTH, CeJIHJICa OH'B H npHBBIKavTB 

rjiafl'feTB HM-B npaMO b-b o^iir, pasy^iHBniHCB snaTB, cyiifecTByeT-B 
jiH KaKaa Soashb na CBiT-h; Kor/ja SpaHHBiM'B njiaMeneM-B oS^hji- 

Ca /ipeBJie-MHpHBIH CJiaSHHCKiH ^J'^X'B H SaBBJIOCB KOSaieCTBO — 

mnpoKaa pasrj^TiBHaa saMamKa pyccKoS npHpo^Bi, h Korfla Bci 
nop'feiiBa, nepeB03Bi, npH6peacHBia nojioria h y4o6HBia M'fecTa ycfea- 

JIHCB KOSaKaMH, KOTOpBIM'B H C^eTy HHKTO HO B+j/faaTi, H CM-fejIBie 

TOBapHmH Hx-B 6bijih EHpaB-fe OTB^qaTB cy.nTaH}', HOiKejiaBnieMy 
3HaTB o qncjii hx-b: „Kto hx-b snaeT-B! y Haci> "^hx-b pacKHflanb 
no BCOMy cxeny: hto SaftpaK-B, to KOsaK-B" (rffb MajreHBKift npn- 
ropoKT,, Taji-B yacB h KOsaK-B). 9to 6bijio toiho neoSBiKHOBeHHoe 
aBJieme pyccKoft chjibi: ero BBiniH6ao hs-b napo/jHOH rpy^H op- 
HHBO d'fcj'B. BM-hcTO HpeacnHX-B yflisnoBT., MeaKHX-B ropo^KOBx, 

HaHOJrHeHHBIXT. HCajDflMH H .TtOB^HMH, BMiCTO BpaSK^yiOnjHX'B H 

TopryionjHX'B ropoflaMH MeJiKHx-B KHaseft, BOSHHKan rposHBia 
cejienia, Kypenn h oko.ihi|bi, cBasanHBie oSHjero onacHOCTBio h 
HenaBHCTBH) npoTHB-B HexpHCTiaHCKHXT. xHHfHiiKOB'B. Yxze H3- 
B'fecTHO BcisfB HSTi HCTopin, KaK^B Hx-B B^^Haa 6opB6a H 6e3no- 
Komiaa jkhshb cnacjiH EBpony ott. HeyKpoTHMBixT. nadisroB'B, 
rposHBrnHXT) ee ohpokhhvtb. KopojiH nojiBCKie, ogyTHsmieca, na 

MiCTO yfl'fejIBHBIX'B KHaSeft, BaaCTHTOJiaMH axHX'B npOCTpaHHBIXl 

seMCJiB, xOTa OT/jaJieHHBiMH H cnaQiiMH, HonajiH snaieHBe Kosa- 

KOB'B H BBirO^BI TaKOBOH 6paHHOil, CTOpOJKeBOH HCH3HH. OhH HO- 
Onjpa.lH HX-B H JILCTHJIH STOMy paCHOJIOHCeHiiO. IIOflT. HXTb OTfla- 

jieHHOK) BjiacTBH) reTBMaHM, H36paHHBie HS-B cpeflBi caMHXcB ace 
KosaKOBB, npeo6pa30BaJiH OKOJinijBi h KypeHH bt. hojikh h npa- 
BHJiBHBie OKpyrH. 9to ho Cbijio cTpoeBoe co6paHHoe bohcko) ero 
6bi HHKTO He ysHflajii; ho b-b cayiai bohhh h oGnjaro 4bh- 
»ceHBa, b-b BOceMB ^^Heii, ne fiojiBme, BcaKift asjiajica na Kowk, 
bo BceM-B CBoeMT) BOopyaceniH, noayia o^hht, to-ibko qepBoneiti, 

HJiaTBI OTb KOpOaa, H BT. ^B^ HC/rbjIH Ha6HpajI0CB TaKOe BOftCKO, 

KoaKoro 6bi He bT) CHJtax'B 6bijih HaSpaTB HHKaKie peKpyrcKie 
HaSopBi. KoHiHJicH noxofl'B,— bohh-b yxo^Ha'B B-B Jiyra h namflH, 
Ha flH-^fenpoBOKie nepeBogM, .iobhjt'B pBi6y, ToproBa.TB, Bapnai, 



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JIHBO, 11 6hlJl1, BO.tt.HHB; KOSaKl,. COBpeiieHHHe HHOSCMI^H flHBH- 

nHCB Tor^a cnpaBe;iJiHBO Heo6HKHOBeHHMM'B cnoco6HOCTaMi> ero. 
He 6h:iio peMecjia, KOToparo 6h ne SHaat KoaaKi.: HaKjrpHTi. 
BHHa, CHapflflHTB TeJi-hry, HaMOjiOTt nopoxy, cnpaBHTB Kysneq- 
KjK), cjiecapHvio paSoTy h, bt. iipH6aBKy Kt Tosiy, ryjaTb na- 
riponajiyK), hhtb h SpaatHiraaTB, KaK-B tojibko MoaceT'B o^hh'b 
pyccKift, — Bce 9to Sbijio eMy no njie^. KpoMi peecxpoBBixT, Kosa- 

KOBi, C^HTaBmnX^b 06fl3aHH0CTBK) HBJiaTBCa BO BpeMH BOHHBI, 

M05KH0 6bijio BO BCHKoe BpeMH, BT, ciiy^ai 6o:iBnioH nOTpe6HOCTH, 
Ha6paTB ij-fejiBiHTOJinti oxo'ieKOMOHHMX'B: CTOHjto TOSBKO ecayjiaMt 
npoHTii no pHHKaM'B H njroniaflsM'B Bcix'B ceji-B h MicTeqeK'B n 
npoKpn'iaTB bo bocb ro-iocB, CTasniH na Tea-bry: „9fi:, bbi, nns- 
HHEH, 6p0BapHHKH! HOJiHO BaM-B nHBO BapHTB, fla BajiJiTBca no 
aane^BHM'B, 4a kopmhtb cbohm-b hchphbim'b T'hjiOM'B mj^xte.! Cry- 
nanre enaBBipBiiiapcKOH h qecxn ao6HBaTBca! Bbi, njiyrapn, rpe^KO- 
cin, OBiienacBi, 6a6oaK)6ia! hojiho saM-B 3a myroM'B xo4htb, 4a 
na^KaTB Bi aeMai cboh acenTBie ioSotbi, 4a noflfinpaTBCfl k-b 
ajHHKaM'B H ry6HTB cnjiy ptmapcKyio! nopa ^ocTaBaxB KOsaijKoM 
cjiaBBi!" H cnoBa 9th 6bijih — KaKTb HCKpBi, na^tasniifl na cyxoe 
/lepeBo. naxapB aoMaji'B cboh njiyr'B, fipoBapn h nHBOsapBi kh- 
4ajm CBOH Ka^H n pa36HBajiH Co^kh, peMecjienHHK'B n Toprani* 
nocBijiaji'B K'B ^opxy h peMecJio, h jiaBKy, Shji-b ropniKH b'b jiou%~ : 
a Bce, «iTO HH 6bi.iio, ca^HJiocB Ha kohh. Cjiobom-b, pyccKin xapaK- 
Tepi. nonyqUjTB a^icB Moryqiii, ranpoKin pasMax-B, Kp-hnKyio 
HapyatHocTB. 

TapacB 6hji'B o^iihi. hs-b iHcaa KopenHBtx-B, CTapHXi hojikob- 
hhkob'b: BecB 6Bia'B ohi. cosflan'B fljia 6paHHoft Tpeporn h otjth- 
lanca rpy6oH npsMOTon cBoero Hpasa. Tor^a BJiianie IIojiBmH 
na^HHaao yace CKasBisaTBca na pyccKOM'B ^BopaHCTBi. Mnorie 
nepeHHMajiH jrace nojiBCKie oSBiqan, sasoAHJiH pocKoraB, BeanKO- 
ainHBifl npHcayrn, cokojiob'b, hob'ihx'b, oS-b^M, jBopBi. Tapacy 
OBtao 9T0 He no cep^ny. Oh'b jijoQwuit. npocTyio acH3HB KOsaKOBi 
H jiepeccopnaca cb rfMH hs-b cbohx'b TOBapHnjeS, KOTopBie 6BraH 
naKaoHHBi Kii BapmaBCKoS cxopoH'fe, nasBisaa lixi, xoaonBHMH 
noaBCKHxi. nanOB'B. B-fegno HeyroMOHHbifi, oh'b c^HTaa'B ce6a 
aaKOHHBiM'B saujHTHHKOM'B HpaBocaaBia. CaMoynpaBHO Bxo^naT. 
B'B eeaa, r^'fe tobbko acaaosaaHCB na npnT'fecHeHia apeHflaxopoB'B 
H Ha npHfiaBKy hobbix'b nonianH'B cb ^BiMa. Caai-B cb cbohmh 
KOSEKaMH npoH3B04Ha'B Ha/j'B hhmh pacnpasy h noaoHcna'B ce64 
npaBHaoM'B, ^to b'b Tpex'B cayiaax'B Bcer^a ca'feayeT'B BsaxBca 
3a ca6aK), HMeHHo: Kor^a KOMHCcapBi ne ysaacHan b'b leM-B CTap- 
mHH'B H CToaaH npe/i'B hhmh b'b manKax-B; Kor^a rayMHanCB nafl'B 
npaBocaasieM'B h He ^iXHaH oQBiiaa npe^KOB'B, h, HaKoneit'B Kor^a 
Bparn 6BiaH SycypMaHBi h TypEH, npoTHB'B KOTopBix'B oh'b c^h 
Taa'B BO BCaKOM'B cayia'fe nosBoaHTeaBHbiM'B no/iHaxB opysKie bo 
caasy xpHCTiaHCTBa." 

TenepB oh-b T'bmna'B ce6a sapan-fee MBicaBio, KaK-B oh'b abhtcs 
CB ^Bywa cbihobbhmh cbohmh na C'h^B h CKaacerB: ,Botb hocmo- 



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TpHTe, KaKHXt a MOJio^moBi. , iipHB6.'n> k'b BaMi>l ' KaKi> npe^fCTa- 

BHT-B HXt BC^M-B CTapWMI., SaKaJieHHBIM'B Bt fiHTBaX'B, TOBapH- 

iiiaMi.; KaK-B norjiaAHT'B na nepBBie noflBHrn ex's b-b paraoS na- 
jK-fe H SpajKHH^ecTBi, KOTopoe nOTHTaji'B TOJKe o^HHM^ Hat rjian- 
HBixx flocTOHHCTB-B pBiiiapa. Oh-b CHaiajia xot^tb 6mjio OTnpa- 

BHXB HX'B OflHHX'B; HO, npH BH^t HX-B CBisaceCTH, pOC-iIOCTH, Mory- 

lefi TijiecHoS KpacoTti, BcnBixnya'B BonHCKitt flyx^B ero, h. OHt 
Ha TipyroH 3Ke flenB p-femnjiCH -fexaTB cb hhmh caMt, xoxa HeoS-i 
xoflHMoeTBro SToro dujia OflHa ynpsMaa bojih. Oh'b yate xaono- 

TaaiB H OTflaBa.TB npHKaSBI, BBl6Hpaa'B KOHGH H cSpyiO Tfvia MOJIO- 
flBIXT. CBIHOSeS, HasiflBIBaJIGH H B1> KOHIOniHH, H B-B aMfiiapBI, O.TO- 

Spaji'B e^r-B, KOTopBie ^oaacHBi 6bijih saBxpa cb hhmh ixaTB. 
Ecayjiy ToBKaiy nepe^aji'B cbok) BJiacTB sMicT'fe cb KpfeikHM-B 

HaKaSOM-B HBHTBCH CeH H£e 'laC'B CO 604111. nOJIKOil^b, eCJIH; TOHBKO 
OH'B HOflaCT'B H3'B Ci^H KaKyiO-HIlSy^B BiCTB. XoTS OH'B 6l^JI'h H 

HaBeceji'i, H b-b roJioB-fe ero enje 6poflHn'B xmojib, 04HaK03K'B He. 
He 3a6BiJi'B HHqero; flasKe OTflajix. npaKas'B nanoHTB kohch h bgh- 
naTB HMt B-B acjia: KpynnoH h jiyHmeH , nmeHHifBi, h HpHmeji'B, 
ycTa:)iBiH OX'S cbohx'b sadoT'B. :: 

„Hy, fl'tTH^ TenepB Haflo6HO cnaTB, a saBTpa ^ynewh fl-fejiaTB 
TO, ^TO BoT-h fiacTb. Jla. ne CTeiiH naM-B hoctcjib! Haiix. ho HyacHa 
HOCTeJiB; MH dyflOMi. cnaxB na flsop'fe". .. , 

HoHB enie tojibko-'ito oSnaJia He6o; ho ByjiBSa: Bcerfla 50- 
JKHJicfl paHo. 0H'B:pa3Ba;iHJica na KOBp'fi, naKpHjica -SapaHBHM'B 
TyirynoMt, noTOMy ^ito ho^ihoh BOS^yx'B Snut TjoBoaBHO CB'fiacx. 
H HOTOMy TITO ByjiB6a nK)6HJi'B yKpBiTBCH HOTen^TBe, Kor^a Sbiji'b 
^(OMa. Oh'b BCKopi saxpan'feji'B, h sa hhmt. nocjriflOBaa'B bccb. 
/IBop'B; Bce, ^TO HH .uesKajio b-b pasHBix^ ero yrJiax-B, saxpan-hjip 
H 3ani.iio. npesEfle Bcero sacnyji'B CTopoacB, noTOiiy ^ito ficTfee 
Bcfex-B HanHjica ^ita npi-fesfla HaHH^eH. . : , 

O^Ha 6'hflHaa iiaxB ne cnajia. Ona npnHHK^ia k'b HsrojiOBBio 
^{oporHX'B CBiHOBeH CBOHX'B, jieyKaBHiHX'B paflOM-B; oBa pac^ecBi- 
Bajia rpe6HeM'B hx-b Moao^Bie, neSpesKHO BCK.TOKOieHHBie Ky^pn, 
H cMa^HBaaa hx-b cjiesaMH. Ona rjia^-ijia Ha ehx-b Bca, raafl'feaa. 
BciiMH lyscTBaMH, Bca npeBpaTHnacB B'B oflHO sp'tHJe h He MOrna 
HaTJiafl'hTBca. Ona BCKOpMHna hx-b co6oTBeHHOio rpy^BK); ^ ona 
B03pacTHna, Bsaejilmna hx'b^h tojibko na oahh^ MHr-B bh^htt. 
HX'B nepefl'B C060H. — „Cbihbi moh, cbihbi moh MHJiBie! ^itq 6j''4eT'B 
CB BaMH? mo SKflex'B BacB?" roBopHJia ona, h cjie3Bi ocTaHOBHJiHCB ^ 
BTi MopnjHHax'B, HSM'feHHBHiHX'B HpeKpacHOC Korfla-TO : flHiio ca. 
Bi, caMOM'B fi'bjii, ona 6i.ijia acaJiKa, KaK-B BcaKaa acenmnHa Toro 
y^ajiaro B-feKa. Ona mhf'b tojibko acnaa jik)6obbh), to,iibko b'b 
iiepByio ropaiKy cTpacTH, b'b nepByid ropanKy johocth, h yme 
cypoBBiH npeaBCTHTenB ea noKH^a.i'B ee r ^aa ca6jiH, flaa Tosa 
pnmeH, flas 6pa5KHHTiecTBa. Ona BH^'fejia Myaca bib rofl'B 4Ea, Tpa 

.{Ha, H nOTOM-B H'ilCKO.TIBKO .ThT'B O HOM-B He dBIBajTO CJiyXy. v3a El 

Kor#a BHfl'fcjiacB cb hem-b, Kor^a ohh hjejih BM'fecT'fe^.tiTo qa acHsm, 
ea SBijra? Ona "repnfea ocKopSaenia, ^^aiKe no6oH; PHa^BTO'jfjjia. 



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;iacKH, OKasbiBaeMHa tojibko h3i. mhjiocth; ona 6ujia. KaKoe-TO 
CTpaHHoe cymecTBo b-b 9tom'b cSopHnj'i 6e3meHHHX'B ptmapeS, 
Ha KOTopux-B pasryjiBHoe 3anopo3KBe Ha6pacBiBajio cypoBBiS 
KonopHT'B CBOH. MojioflocTB 6e3'B HacviajK/ieHifl MejiBKHyjia^ nepefli. 
Hero, H ea npcKpacHHa cB-fejKia njeKH h nepcH dest noSsaHm 

OTIIB-fejIH H nOKptlJIHCB ITpeaC^jeBpeMeHHBlMH MOpmHHaMH. BCH 

jiro6oBB, Bci ^BCTBa, Bce, ^ito ecTB H'tacHaro h CTpacTHaro b'b 
acennjHH'fej^Bce d6paTEtjrocB y nea bx oflHo MaTepHHCKoe nyBCTBo. 
Oaa ct HcapoM'B, cb CTpacTBio, ci> CJiesasra, KaKX cxenHaa ^afea, 

BHnaCB Hafl-B fl'ijTBMH CBOHMH. Eh CHHOBeH, 63 MHJIMXTi CBIHOBefi 

6epyT'B OTi. Hea,^6epyT'B fljia Toro, ^toSbi ne yBHfl'fexB Hxt hh- 
Korfla! Kto SHaex-B, MoaceT'B-6BiTB, npn nepBOH Shtb^ TaTapHH-L 
cpydHT'B HM-B rojiOBBi, H OHa He fiyflBT-B snaTB, rfli jiesKaTX 6po- 
meHHBia T^jia mxt,, kotopbih pacKJiroex't XHnjHaa ndflopojKHaa 
HTHija; a sa Kaasffym Kanjiro KpoBH hx'b ona OT^ajia 6u ce6a bcio. 
PBi^aa, rjiaflijia ona hm-b b'b o^h, Kor^a BceMorynfm ooh-b naiH- 
Haji-B yace cMBiKaTB hx'b h flyjiajia: „Abocb, jm6o ByjiB6a, npocnyB- 

niHCB, OTCpO^IIT'B flCHBKa Ha 4Ba OT'B'feS'B; MOaCeT-B-SHTB, OH'B 3a- 
^yMa.TB OTTOrO TaK-B CKOpO "bxaTB, 1T0 MHOrO BBinHJI'B". 

M'£caq;'B cb bbihihhbi He6a flasHO yace osapaji'B bccb flBop-B, 
HanojiHeHHBiH cnanjHMH, rycTyio Kyqy Bep6'B h bucokIh SypBaH-B, 

B'B KOTOpOM-B HOTOHyJI'B laCTOKO.TI'b, okpyJKaBiniH flBOp-B. Ona BCB 

CHfl-fejia B'B rojiOBax-B mhjibixi. CBiHOBen cbohx'b, hh Ha MHHyTy 
He CB04HJia CB HHX'B rjia3'B H HB flyMajia o CH'fe. Yace kohh, qya 
pascB'bT^, Bcb nojierjiH Ha Tpany h nepecTajiH ■JbcTB; Bepxme 
jiHCTBa Bepfi'B HaqajiH JienexaTB, h, Maao-no-Ma:iy, iieneHymaa 
CTpya cnycTii.TiacB no khm-b 40 caMaro HHsy. Ona npocsifl'hjia 40 
CB-iiTa, BOBce ne 6u^& yTOMJiena h BHyTpenno acejiaaa, hto6bi 
HOTB npoTanyjuacB, KaK'B mojkho flo jBnie. Co CTena hohbcjiocb 
SBOHKoe pacaHie acepe6eHKa; KpacHEtH hojiocm acHO CBepKHyan 
Ha He6'fe. . 

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noMHHvTB Bce, ^To npHKasHBaji'B B^epa. „Hy, xjionrfBi, hojiho 
enaTB! riopa, nopa! HanoiiTe KOHeB;! A r^'fe CTapal (xaK'B ohi, 
o6BiKHOBeHHO HasBiBa.n'B aceny cboh)). JKHB-iie, CTapa, totobb nawh 
icTB: nyTB jieacHT-B BenHKiS! 

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noHJiejiacB B'B xaxy. Meacsy t'jjm'b, KaK'B ona co ciieaaMM roTO- 
BBJia Bce, WTO HyatHO k-b saBxpaKy, ByjiB6a pa3flaBaji'B cboh npn- 
Kasania, BOSHJica na KOHiomH-b h caw-B BBiSHpaji-B fljia fl-feTel cbohx'l 
ayimia ySpancTBa. 

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npeacHHx-B sana^KanHBixt canoroB-B, ca(|)BaHHBie KpacHMe, ci 
cepe6paHBiMH noflKOBaMH; mapoBapBi, mnpHHoio b-b Hepnoe nope, 
ch THcaiBro cKJia^iOK'B E CO cSopaMH, nepeTanyjiHCB 3o;iotb[M'e 
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KHCTaMH H npoTiHMH no6paKymKaMH jaa Tpy6KH. Ko3aKHH'B aaaro 
HBira, cyKHa jipKaro, KaK'B oroHB, onoacajica y^op^aTBiiiRb noacoM'b 



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QpaKaaa no HOPaMi>. Hx-b JiHiia, e^^e Mano saropiBraia, KasaJiocB, 
noxopoini:iH h no6'feainH; MOJio^He, lepHue ycH Tenepb KaKX-xo 
apiie orriHajiH di-HHsny hx-b h sflopoBbiH, MonjHHH i^siTTb iohocth; 
OHH 6bijih xoponrH no^Tb qepHBiMH 6apaHBHMH manKaMH, cb 30- 
JTOTHM'B BepxoM^. BiflHaH MaTB! Ona kbk'b ysH^j-fejia hx-b, h 
cjroBa se Morjra npoMOJiBHTB, h cjigsbi 0CTaH0BH:iiHCB b'b rnaaax'B ea. 

,.Hy, cBiHBi, Bce totobo! neqero MimKaTB!" npoHsnecB, na- 
KOHeii'B, By:iB6a. „TenepB, no oSMiaio xpHCTiancKOMy, HyaciiO 
riepe^-B flopororo BcfeM^B npHcicTB". 

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TenBHO y ;[BepeH. 

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'^recTB JiBirfapcKj^K), ito6bi ctoh-hh Bcer/ja 3a B-fepy XpHCTOsy, 
a He TO — nycTB Jiyime npona^tyx-B, ito6bi h flyxy Hxib ne 6bijio 
Ha CBiTi! IIoflOHflHTe, ^-hTn, k'b MaTepn: MOJinxBa MaTepHHCKaa 
H Ha BO^'fe, H Ha seMJii cnacaext!" 

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HKOHEr, Hafliaa hm^b, pBi;[aa, na meio. ..IlycTB xpaHHTT. BacB... 
BoJKBfl MaiepB... He 3a6BiBaHTe, chhkh, MaTB Bamy... npHmjiHTe 
xoTB BicToiiKy ceSi..." Jlanie OHa ne Moraa rosopHTB. 

,.Hy, noHseii'B, fliTa!" CKasaji'B BynB6a. 

y KpBiJTBqa CTOHJiH ocfe^jiaHHBie KOHH. By:iB6a bckoihji'b na 
CBOcro ^opxa, kotopbih SimeHO oxinaTHyjica, no^yBCTBOBas'B na 
ceS'ii flBaflijaTH-nyTiOBoe 6peMa, noTOMy ito TapacB 6MJi'b ipe3- 
BBiqaHHO TaacejiTi h tojict'b. 

Korfla yBHfl'fejia MaTB, qTO yate h cbihbi ea cknu. na kohcM, 
ona KHHyjiacB k'b MeHBmoMy, y KOToparo b'b lepxax'b mma. bh- 
pasKaaocB 6oa'£e KaKoS-TO H-haiHOCTH; ona cxsaTHJia ero sa CTpeMa, 
OHa npHJiKHHyjia K'B ch^ny ero h, cb OTiaaHBeM-B b'b raasax-B, ne 
BHnycKajia ero hs'b pyK^ cbohx'b. Jlsa ^rosKHX'B KOsaKa BsaJiH 
ee SepeacHo h ynecjiH b'b xaTy. Ho Kor^a BBi'fexajiH ohh 3a Boppxa, 
CO Bceio jrerKOCTBK) ^hkoS kosbi, necooSpasHOH ea ji'feTaM'B, bh- 
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HOio, 6e3qyBCTBeHHOio ropa^HocTBK). Ee onaTB yBejiH. 

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OTIja, KOTOpLIH, ei> CBOeH CTOpOHBI, dBIJI-B TOJKB H'fecKO.TBKO CMy- 

meHTi, xoTH CTapaJica SToro ne noKasBiBaTB. ^ohb 6biji'b cipBifi; 
ae.iteHB CBepKana apKo; hthijbi n^eSexajiH naK'B-TO b'b pa3:aa7i'B. 
Ohh, Hpo-bxaBHiH, orjianyjiiicB Hasa^-B: xyTop'B hx'b KaK'B Qy^TO 

yUiea'B B'B 3eM.TIIO— TOJIBKO BHflHBI SbMH Ha^'B SeMJICH flB'fe TpyQBi 

CKpoMHaro HX'B flOMHKa, fla BepmHHH /lepeB'B, no cy^iBaM'B koto- 
pBix'B ohh jiasajiH, KaK'B 6'hnKJi; enje CTJiajiea nepe^'B hhmh tot'b 
jiyi«B, no KOTopoMy ohh Moran hphhomhhtb bcio HCTopiro CBoen 

3KH3HH, OX'S JI'hT'B, KOTfla Ba.THJIHCB HO pOCHCTOH TpaB'fe erO, JO 

jif.T'B, Kor/ta no^acHflajiH b'b hom'b ^lepHodpoByio K03aiKy, doasjiHBO 



239 

nepejieTaBiuyio lepes-B nero 0% noMOintio cbohx-b cb'^hchxi., Qmct- 
pux-B Hort/BoTt yjKe OfltHHt tojibko mecTi. sa.ffh KOJio^iteMii, 
CB npHBflsaHHHMt BBepxy KonecoM'B OTi> xen-ferH, oahhoko Top- 
iHTt B-B He6'fe; yme paBHHna, KOTopyio ohh npoixajiH, KaiKeTCH 
HSflajiH ropoK) H Bce co6oh) aaKpsura. — IlpoutaHTe n .TfeTCTBo, u 
Hrpw, H see, h Bcei 



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o ^aBiieMi); nepe^i. hhmi. npoxo^HJia ero MO.71040CT&, ero .ii'bTa, 
ero npoTeKinifl .TfeTa, o KOxopBixt Bcer^a njia^exi. KoaaK'i,, sko- 
jiaBiniH 6hi, 1x061.1 Bca jkhshb ero 6hiaa. mojio^octb. Oh'b flyMa.ri, 

O TOM-B, KOrO OHXj BCTp'feTHT'B HH CilH H3'B CBOHXTi. npeHCHHX'i 

coTOBapumeH. Oh'b BHiHCjiiijTB, KaKie yace nepejiepan, Kanie hjh- 
ByT-B eiije. Caesa thxo KpyrjiHjfaeB iia ero s'feHHEffe, h noc-hflfeB- 
inaa rojioBa ero yHBiJio nonypHJiacB. 

Cbihobbh ero 6bijih saHHTti TtpyrnMH mbicjihmh. Ho iiy>KHO 
CKasaTB noSo.Ti'fee o cbthobbax'b ero. Ohh 6bijih OT^aHBi no flB'Ii- 
Ha/fijaTOMy ro^y b^ KieBCKyio aKa^eMiio, noTOMy ito bcIj noier- 

HBie CaHOBHHKH TOrflainHflrO BpeMCHH CIHTaflH Heo6x04HMOCTBIO 

,xaTB BoenHTanie cbohm-b flirnwh, xoth 3to flisjiajiocB cb T'feirB, 
HTo6u nocji'fe coBepmeHHO nosaQsiTb ero. Ohh Torjta 6bijih, KaK-B 
BC'fe, nocTynaBHiie b-b 6ypcy, ahkh, BOcnHTaHBi na csodo^i, n 
TaM-B yace o6BiKHOBeHHO ohh H-bcKOJiBKO mjiH(|)0BajiHCB H noay- 
lajiH iTo-TO oSnjee, fl'fe.TiaBniee hx-b hoxoskhmh flpyr'B na Tjpyra. 
CTapmiH, OcxanTB, naiajiTb cb Toro CBoe nonpHnje, ito b-b nepBtin 
enie rofl'B disKan'B. Ero BOSBpaTHJiH, bbicIikjih cTpauino h saca- 
flHJiH 3a KHHry. HeTBipe pasa saKanBisaji'B ohx. cboh djj^KBapB b'b 
seMJiio, H qeTBipe pasa, oTO^tpaBHiH ero desiejiOB'feiiHO, noKynami 
eMy HOBBiH. Ho, SesrB coMHinia, oh^ hobtoph.tb 6bi h b'b naTHH, 
ecjiH6Bi oxeBt'B ne ^aji^ eMy TopjKecTBeHnaro 06'feiiiaHia npo^ep- 
HcaxB ero b'b MOHacTBipcKHX'b c.xyiKKax'B liimua flBa^i^aTB n'iTx 
H He noKJiancii nanepe^-B, ito oh-b He yBHflHT'B 3anopo>KBH bo- 
B^KH, ec.iH He BBiyiHTCH B'B aKafleMiH Bcfeii-B HayKaM'B. JIioSo- 

HBITHO, 1T0 9T0 rOBOpHB'B TOT'B HCe CaMBIH TapaCB ByjIB6a, KOTO- 
pBlS epaHH:!^ BCK) yqCHOCTB H COB'iTOBaa'B, KaK'B MBI yace BH^'fejIH. 

4'bTHM'B BOBce He saHHMaTBCfl eio. C'B 9Toro BpeMeHH Ocxani. na- 

yaH'B C'B Heo6BIKHOBeHHBIM'B CTapanieM-B CH^l'fexB 3a CKyiHOK) KHH- 

roH) H CKopo cxaji-B Haps^y cb JiyqmHMH. ToxflaniHiH po/i-Byie- 
Hia cxpamHO pacxo^HJica cb oSpasoMx. hchshh: 9xh cxojiacxiiye- 
CKia, rpaMMaxH^ecKia, pHXopHieCKia h JiorniecKia xohkocxh pi- 
uiHxejiBHO He npHKacajiHCB b'b BpeaieHH, HHKor4a He HpHM-feHajiHci. 
a He HOBXOpaaHCB b'b schshh. yqHBmieca hm-b na k'b lejiy He 
MorjiH npHBaaaxB cbohx-b nosHaHiil, xoxa 6bi ^aJKe iien-fee cxojia- 
cxHieCKHX'B. CaMBie xor^aniHie y^ieHtie 6o.Tfie ^pj-raxt 6m.t!i hc 



240 

B'feas/iti, noTOiiy ito BOBce .CH.rtH yflaaeHEi otb onHTa. HpHTOMi. 
ace 3TO pecny6jiHKaHCKoe ycxpoficTBO dypcu, 3to yatacHoe mho- 

IKeCTBO MOJIO^tblXt, flIOHCHX'B, 3flOpOBBIX1. JtlO^feH, BCe 3T0 flOJUKHO 

6huio HM-B BHyniHTB fliHTeflBHOCTB coBepmeHHO BHi HX'B y^ed- 
Haro saHHTiH. HHOr^a naoxoe co^epacanie, HHor^aiacTBia naKa- 
aania rojiOflOM'B, HHor^a MHoria: noTpefiHocTH, BosQyac^aiomiacH 

B'B CBijReWh, 340pOBOM'B, KpinKOM'B lOHOnii, BCG STO COeflHHHB- 

rancB, poac^ajio B'B khx-b tv npeflnpiHMgHBOCTB, KOTopaa noca'i 
pasBHBa.iacB na 3anopo3KB'E. FojioflHaa dypca pBicKaJia no yjrH- 
naM'B KieBa h sacTasjiajia Bcfexi. 6bitb octopohchhmh. ToproBKH, 
CHfli^Bniia na dasap'fe, Bcer^a saKpBiBajiH pyKaMH cbohmh nnporn. 
6y6flHKii, ciMe^KH hs-b tbikb'b, KaK-B opnaitLi n'^Ten cbohx-b, ecjiH 
TOJiBKO EHflijiH npoxoflHBiiiaro 6ypcaKa. KoHcyji-B, flonsKencTSO- 
BaBiniH no odaaaiiHOCTH CBoeii Haojiro^aTB nafl-B no^BTfeflOMCTBen- 
HBiMH ejiy coTOBapnniaMH, hmIjji'b TaKie CTpaniHtie KapnanH B'B 
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naBmeHCH ToproBKH. 9th 6ypcaKH cocTaBjiann coBepnienHO ot- 
rt'fenBHBiH Mip-B: B'B Kpyr'B BBicmin, cocToaBmifi ust^ hojibckhx-b h 
pyccKnx'B TiBopHH-B, OHH He /{onycKajiHCB. CaM'B BoeBO^a AaaM'B 
KncenB, necMOxpa na OKasBiBaeMoe noKpoBHTeuBCTBO aKa^eMiH, 
He BBOflHJi'B VLXTt Bt oSn^ecTBo H npHKasBiBaji'B ^fepacaxb hx'b ao- 
crpoace. BnpoqeM'B, 3to nacTaBJieme Sbijio bobcc nsJiHniHe, no- 
TOiiy TITO peKTop-B H npo(|jeccopBi-MOHaxH ne yRsuiijis jios-b h 
rrjieTeS, n lacTo jihktopbi, no hx'b npHKasaniH), liopojiH cbohxi. 
KOHcyjiOB'b TaK-B jKCCTOKo, HTO T^ H-fecKoaBKO HB^'fejiB no^iecBiBaaH 
CBOH mapoBapBi. MnoraMT. hs-b hhx'b sto 6bi.7io bobcc HH^ero 
M KasajiocB HBMHoro, I'liM'B Kp'tnie xopouieft boakh cb nepi^eM'B; 
/tpyrHM'B, naKoneiTB, chjibho HafloiffajiK TaKia 6e3npecTaHHBia 
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HeyflocTOHjia ero oTsiTOMt. HaKOHei^t, oH'bysHaji^, qT0 9To Ctma 
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nepeais'B oh^b hr Kptiiny h lepes^b Tpy6y KaMHua npoSpanca 
npsMo b'b cnajiBHio KpacaBHi;Bi, KOTopaa b'b 9to Bpena cniijia 
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y3Hana b'b HeM-B Toro ace caiiaro, kotopbih xjionnyjica nepegis 
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na^-B HHMT.. KpacaBHija 6Bijia BifeTpeHa, KaE'B nojiaiKa; ho rjiaaa 
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ceHHyro npospagHyio meMHseTKy cb (|)ecTOHaMH, bbihihtbimh 3o- 
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eacHMaeMoa, TpaBBi noKasBiBaaa ca'fefl'B hx^b 6BtcTparo fiira, - / 

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cepjria HX'B BCTpeneHyjincB, KaK-B hthiibi: 

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ByaB6a ssaji'B upefloeTopoacHOCTB, onaeaacB: rfl4-HH6yflB CEpHB-,; 
menca saca^Bi. Ohh npncEaEaan k'b HeSojiBmoH piiEife, nasjai- 
BaBineSca TaTapKOK), Bna^aionxeH b'b /[H'inp'B, EHHyaHCB B'B BO^y 
CB KonaMH CBOHMir H flOJiro nasi.im no Hen, trrQ6BT CEpBiTB cftoM , 



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cjrfe4i>, H Tor^a jxe, Bbi6paBmHoi. na 6epert, ohh npo;jo.i»jaji 
4aji'fee nyTB. 

Hepeai. Tpn ;iHa nocji-fe aroro ohh 6unvL yace He^aJieKO ot-b 
MicTa, 6i.iBniaro npe^ateTOMi) hxt. noisflKH. B'b BOSflyxi Bflpyri. 
3axono4'hno: ohh no^yscTBOBajtH 6aH30CTi> ^niirrpa. BoTh ohi. 
CBepKaex'B B^ajiH h TeMHoio no:iiocoio OT^'fejrHJica otb ropnaOHTa. 
Ohi. B'feaji'B xo;io;iHHMH BOJinaMH H pascTHJiajicfl 6jiH3Ke, SJiaacc, 
H, HaKOHeijt, oxBaTHJit nojioBHHy BceS noBepxHOCTH seMJiH. 9to 
6Mao TO MicTO /{H'fenpa, r/iij ohi>, ;tOToai cnepTtifi noporaMH, 




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MaiieHbKaH ronosKa ct. ycaMH ycrasH/ia n3flann 
np5iM0 Ha HHxii MajieHbKie rJiasKH cboh..- 



6pa:ii., HaKOHeu-B, CBoe h inyM'fiJi'L, KaK'i> Mope, pasjiHBUiHCi. no 
Boni, TM'b 6ponieHHBie b^ cpeflHHjr ero ocxpoBa BtiTijCHjr.iH ero 
enje ffahie hs-b SeperoBi) h bojihli ero CTJiajiHCB mnpOKO no 
seMJii, He BCTpi^iaa hh yTecoBi), hii BoaBBinieniH. KosaKH cohijih 
ch KOHe^ CBOHx-B, B3oniJiH Ha napoM'B H ipesii TpH iiaca njiasa- 
Hia 6BiJik yace y SeperoB-B ocxpoBa Xopthhm, rji'h 6tijia Tor^a 
Ci^B, TarErB qacTO nepeM-feHiiBmaJi CBoe SKHJinnje. 

Kyia" HapoAy SpannjiacB na 6epery cb nepeBOs^HKaMH. Ko- 
3aKH onDaBHJiir Koneft. TauacB npiocaHHJiCH, cTHHyjiTb na ce6'h 



24? 

noKp'Jbnie noaci> h rop^o npoBe-ii pyKoro no ycaM'fc. MoaogHe 
CMHH ero Toate ocMOTpiaa ce6a ct Hort 40 fojiobm, cte. khkhm'e,- 

TO CTpaXOM-B H HeOnpefl'fejieHHBIMI. yflOBOJIbCTBieM'B, H BCi BM'feeT'fe 

BtixajiH B'B npe^MicTBe, HaxoflHBmeeca sa nOjiBepCTBi ot-b G-h^n. 
IIpH B'B'fea^'fe, HX'B orjiyniH.ini naTB/iecflTt KysHei^KHX'B MOJioTOBt, 
y^apaBjnHX'B BTb ^Bafli^aTH hhth KysHHifax'B, noKptiTBix* ^epHOM'B 

H BBipBITBIXt B*B SGMJli. CH.TIBHBie KOHCeBHHKH CHfli.nH HO^'B Ha- 

B'fecoM'B KptiJieiii> Ha yjiHijij h mhjih cbohmh ^iokhmh pyKaMH 6bi- 
^la^BH KoacH; KpaMapH no^i) aTKaMH CHfl-ijjrii ct KyqaMH KpeMHeft, 
orHHBaMH H nopoxoM'B; apMHHHH'B pasB'fecH.Ti'B ifoporie njiaTKii; 
TaxapHH-B BopoiaJi'B Ha poacnax'B SapanBH KaTKH cb TicTOMx; 

JKHflTi, BBICTaBHB'B BnepeflTE. CBOK) rO.IOBV, IjiflH-TB HS'B So^IKH TO- 

pijiKy. Ho ne23BBiH, kto nonaacii HMt 'ka.BCTp'^by^j, 9to Sbiji-b 3a- 
nopoJKeii'E>, cnaBmiH na casiofi cepeflHH-fe floponi, pacKHiiyB'B pyKH 
11 Horn. Tapac^b ByjiBda ne Mor-B ne ocTanoBHTBCH h ne nojiio- 
fioBaTBca Ha Hero. „9x'b, KaK-B BaacHo pasBepHj'^jica! <&y tbt, KaKaa 
HBiHinaa AHrypa!" roBopnji'B oh'b, ocTaHOBHBmH kohh. B-b ca- 
MOM'B fiin'h, 3T0 6hijia. KapTHHa ^obojibho cM'fe.Tiafl: 3anopo3Keii'&, 
KaK-B jieB-B, pacTflHyjicfl na flopori; aaKHHyTtiii rop^o ^j6'h ero 
saxBaTBiBajni na nojiT.-apmHHa seiMH; mapoBapBi anaro flopororo 
cyKHa Sbijih SanaiiKaHBi flerreMt fljia noKasaniH nojiHaro k-b hhm'b 
npespinia. IIoJiiodoBaBnmcB, ByjiBQa npodnpajica ^ajiie no Tic- 
hoh JJlJl^% KOTopaa 6i,ma sarpoMOHCflena MacTepoBtiMH, Tyx-B ace 
OTnpaBjiaBmHMH peMocjio CBoe, h hiot^bmh scix-B naiiiH, nanoji- 
HflBraHMH 3T0 Hpo/tMicTBe CiiH, KOTopoe Sbi.ho Hoxoace Ha ap- 
MapKy H KOTopoe o/risano h kopmhho Gi^a, jjn-kmnyK) to^bko 
ryuaTB m najiHTB hs-b pyacett. 

HaKOHei^To, OHH MHHOBa.TlH Iipe^MiCTBe H yBH/ci.riH HiCKMBKO 

paaSpocaHKBix-B Kypenefi, hokpbitbix'b ^epnoM-B hjih, no-TaTapcKH, 
BjHjioKOMi. HHBie ycTaBJieHBi Sbthh HymKaMH. Hnr^i ne bh:/[ho 
OBiJTO 3a6opa, hjih Tixi. HHacHBKHX'B flOMHKOBTi CB HanicaMH Ha 
HHseHBKHX'B flepeBaHHBixi CTOJiSHKax-b, KaKie Sbmh B'B npeji- 
MicTBH. He6ojiBmOH Ba.TB H sachKa, ne xpanHMtie pisniHTejiBHo 
KHKiM-B, noKasBiBajiH CTpaniHyK) 6e3neTiHoeTB. HibcKOJiBKO flio- 
acHX'b sanopoajijeB'B, .iieacaBinHX'B cb Tpy6KaMH b-b 3y6ax'£ na ca- 

MOfi flOpori, HOCMOTpijIH Ha KHX-B /JOBOJIBHO paBHOflyHIHO H He 

cflBHHy.TiHCB ch MicTa. TapacB ocTopoacHO npoixa-TB cb ch- 
HOBBaMH Meac/fy hhx'b, cKasaBinii: „3fl:paBCTByHTe, naHOBe!" — 
„34paBCTByHTe h bbi!" OTB-fenajiH sanopoacijBi. Bes/ii, no Bceny 

IIOJIIO, aCHBOHHCHBIMH Ky^aMH HeCTp'ta'B HapOfl-B. IIo CMyrjEBIMTj 
.IHIfaM'B BH/JHO 6bIJIO, ^TO BCb OHH 6bIJIH 3aKaJieHBr B'B 6HTBaX'B, 

HcnpoSoBanH BcaKHx-B HeBsrofl'B. Tbk'b sot's OHa, C-hiB! Bot-b to 
rH'JjsiflO, OTKy^a BBiaeTaiOTT. Bci T'fe ropflBie h Kp'inKie, KaicB 
iBBBi! BoT-B GTKy/(a pa3JiHBaeTca Bo.ia h KOsaiecTBO na bcbd Yk- 
pafiny! 

liyTHHKH BBi'txajiH Ha o6niHpHyH) HJion^aflB, r^'b o6BiKHOBeH- 
ho coSHpaaacB pafla. Ha 6oflBnioH onpoKHnyToS 6oqK'fe CH^'fe^'i'B 
3airc^o:Kei^'B 6e3'B pySaniKH; oh'b flepiKajiT. ee b-b pyKax-B h sie^- 



24i 

«eHHO pamHBaH-i. he neA ffhvphi. Hmi. onaTt neperopoflnaa flo- 
pory ijijiaH Tojuia Mj-^SHKaHTOBt, Bt cpeflHHi KOToptixt othjih- 
e£iBajii> mojio^oh sanopojKeij'B, sajiOMHBniH manKy ^lopTOMTb ii 
BCKHHyBmH pyKaMH. OHt KpHiajiTb TOJiBKo: ^SKHB-fee HrpaHTe, My- 
suKaHTBi! He acaa-fefi, 6oMa, rop'tnKH npaBoc.naBHtiM'B xpncTia- 
HaM-B!" H GoMa, ch noflSHTtiMrb raasoM-B, iripfln-B des-B cieTy 
KasKflOMy npHCTasaBineMy no orpoMHinnieH KpyacK'fe. Okojiomo- 
.!iofloro sanopoacita TiexBepo cTaptix-B BBipa6oTBiBajiH aoBOJiBHO 

MeJIKO HOraMH, BCKH^BIBaUHCB, KaK-B BHXOpb, Iia CTOpOHy, nO'ITM 

iia roJiOBy My3BiKaHTaMt, h Bjipyvb, onycTHBniHCB, necjiaeB b'i. 
npncH^Ky h ohjih, KpyTO h Kp'fenKO, cbohmh cepe6paHBiMH nofl- 
KOBaMH njioTHo ySnTyH) seMJiio. 3eMJia rjiyxo ryfl-fejia na bcio 
OKpyry, h bx BOS^yx'fe ^ajieqe OT^aBaJiHCB ronaKH h xponaKH, bi.i- 
SHBaeMBie sbohkhmh no/iKOBaMH canoroB-B. Ho oahh'b Bcfex'B acHB-fee 
BCKpHKHBaJi'B H JiBThjiT} BCJi'fefl'B 3a TipyriiMH B'B TaHi^i. ''lynpHHa 
p^SBiBajiacB no BiTpy, bch OTKpBiTa 6BiJia CHJiBnaa rpy^B; Ten- 
auH shmhIh Koacyxt Smji'b na/ffeT-B B'B pyKasa, h hot'b rpaflOM'i. 
jivijuh ch nero, KaKii hs-b Be^pa.— „/ta chhmh xotb KOJKyx'B!" CKa- 
sajfB, HaKoneri'B, TapacB: „BH4HniB, KaK'B napnT-B".— „He mojkho", 
Kpaia.u'B aanopoaceij'B. — „OTqero?" — „He mojkho; y Mens yac'B 
TaKOH HpaBrb: tto CKHHy, to nponBio". A mariKH yacB ^aBHO ne 
6bijio na MOJio^it-h, nn noaca na KacJ^Tan-fe, hh niHTaro njiaTKa: 
Bce nonino, Ky^a cjiiflyex-B. Tojina pocjia; k-b TaniiyronjHM'B npn- 
CTaBaaii spyrie, h nejiBsa 6bijio bh^'Iitb 6e3:b BnyrpeHHaro ami- 
aceHBa, KaK'B Bce OT/^npajio xanei^'B caMBin bojibhbih, caMBifi d'h- 
meHBiH, KaKoS tojibko BH^i'feji'B Korfla-JiH6o cb'IjT'b h eotopbih, 

UO CBOHM'B MOn^HBIM'B H306p'feTaTenHM'B, Ha3BaH'B KOSa^IKOM'B. 

i,9x'B, ecJiH 6BI ne kohb!" BCKpnKny.TB TapacB: „nycTHJica 6u, 
npaBO, nycTHJica 6bi caM'B B'B Tanei^'B! " 

A MejKfly T'bM'B B'B napofl'fe CTann noiia^aTBca n yBaacenHLie 
no sacjiyraM'B Bceio C't'iBH) cfe^Bie, cxapBie iy6Bi, SBisaBniie ne 
pa^rb CTapmnnaMH. TapacB CKopo BCTp'hTiiJi'B MHoacecTBO snaKO- 
MBix'b jiHi^'B. OcTant H An/ipin citBimaJiH tojibko npHE'tTCTBia. 
„A, 3T0 TBI, He^iepHna! SflpascTBjrS, Ko30Jiyn'B!" — ..OTKy^a Born. 
neceT'B Te6a, TapacB?" — „Tbi KaK^ ciofla 3aineji'B, /{ojioto? 3flo- 
poBO, KHpflflra! 3^opoBO, rycTBifi! Jljuaa-h nn a sn^'feTB TeSa, 
PeMeHB?" H BHTasH, codpaBmiecfl co scero pa3ry.!iBHaro Mipa 
BOCTO^HOH Poccin, ninoBajincB BsanMiio, h Tyx'B nonecxncB bg- 
npocw: „A ito KacBan'B? ^to Eopo^aBKa? ^to Kononept? qxc 
nH^CBimoK'B'?" H c."iBiina.TB tojibko B'B oTB'ibT'B Tapacb JByJiB6a. 
TITO Bopo^aBKa noB'ijineH'B B'B To.nonan'h, qro cb Kojionepa co- 
4pajiH Koacy nofl'L KH3HKHpMeH0M'B, ^iTO HimcBiinKOBa rojiOBa 
nocojiena b'b do^K'fe n oTnpaB.iena bb caMtm LfapBrpafl-B. Hony- 
piiJi'B rojiOBV CTapBifi Byjiboa ii pas.ij^MTiiiBO roBopn.i'B: „4o6pue 

OBIJIH EOSaKH!" 



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III. 



- yJKe oKOJio" He^ijiH Tapac'i>Byjii>6a >kh.-ii. a, ctiHOBbaiiH cBonMa 
Ha C'fe'ni; OcTan-B h AH^pifiMajio saHHMajiHCi. BoeHHOio inKOJiOK). 
Gi^B He niodiina saTpyflHaTB ceda BoeHHBiMH ynpaajHeHiasiH H 
xepaTb Bpeivra; lOHomecTBO BOcnnTtiBajiocB h o6pa30Bi,iBaaoCB BfB 

HeS 0;{HIIM'B OntlTOMI., B-B CauOWh HBIJIV SlITBt, KOTOpUa OTTOTO 

6uaa no^TM. SesnpeptiBHBi. KosaKH no^iHTajiH: CKyiiHBiHrB saSii- 
Ma'PB npoMeatyTKH HsyqenieM'B KaKofi-HHSy^B flHCi^HnjiHHBi, kpo- 
M'fe pasB'fe eTp'6;iiB6Bi b'b i^'fenB, ^a nspiflKa kohhoh CKa^KH n 
roflB6Bi 3a SB'fepeM'B bt. ctciihx'b h Jiyrax-B; see npo^iee apeMa 
ftTflaBa-TOCB fy3i.6i. — npii3nany miipoKaro pasMexa ^yiiieBHoft 
Bo.iH^ Ben C'fe'JB rTne;iCTaB.in.iia ^eo6wKiiOBenHoe aB.ieHie: 3to 







Bi CTenK. 

6bi.to KUKoe-TO 6e3iipepBiBiioe iHrmtiiccTBo, 6a;n., naiaBJuiSca 
inysino h noxepaBmift KOHeni. cboh. H-feKOTopBie sanHMaJticcB pe- 
Mec-iaiiH, HHBie ^epsEcaoiH . aaBoiKH h ToproBaaH; ho doJiBniaH 
yacTB rj'JiH.ia cb yxpa 40 seqepa, ecjin bt. KapManax'B spy^aJia 
B03M03KHOCTB II 7{o6BiToe flo6po He iicpenijio eiije B'B pyKH Top- 
raiuen h uiHiiiiapeS. 8to o6n;ee iiHpmecTBO HMijio B'B ce6'fe tto- 
To 0K0.i40BUBaK)UTee. Oho He 6hjio cQopHmeM-B SpasKHHKOB'B, 
iianiiBaBmaxca cb ropa; ho 6bijio npocTO S'fenieHoepaaryjiBe bg- 
cejiocTH. BcaKil npHxo^amiS croja no3a6BiBan'B h opocaii'B Bce, 
^rro viOTO.Tt ero 3anHMajro. Oh-b, moh?ho CKaaaxB, njieBan'B ^he CBoe 
)ipoiiiej!i;in6e H 6e33a6oTHo upe^aBaaca BOJih h TOBapHmecTBv ta- 



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KHXi 3Ke, KaKX CaMl., ry.lHK'i., He HMisinHXl. HH pO^IHBIXl,, HH 

yvjiBL, HH ceMeficTBa, KpoMi BOJiBHaro neSa h Bignaro nnpa ^yinH 
CBoeH. 9t0 npoH3BOflHJio TV SimeHyio Bece:iocTB, KOTopaia ne 
MOrjia 6a -poflHTBoa hh hs'b KaKoro flpyroro HCToqHHKa. rascKa- 

3H H 60flT0BHS, CpOflH COdpaBHiefica TOJinBI, JI'fiHHBO OTflMXaB- 

ineH Ha seMJi-fe, lacxo TaKi) 6bijih cMiuiKBr h ^EiniajiH TaKoio 
CHJioK) 3KHBoro paacKasH, 'iTO HyjKHO 6Bijro hm4tb BOK) XJia^HO- 
KpOBHyK) HapyacHocTB sanopoatija, ^itoSbi coxpanaTB nenoflBiCK- 
Hoe BHpajKeHie JiHita, ne MoprnyB'B ^aace ycosi'B, — pisKaa ^epxa . 

KOTOpOK) OTJIHiaeTCa ^OHMHi OT1> flpyrHXI. 6paTBeB'B CBOHXl. 

lOKHBiHpocciaHHH'B. BeceirocTBSBijra nBana, niyMHa, ho npHBceMi. 
TOM'S 3T0 He 6hjii> qcpHBiH KaSaK-B, rj-h Mpa^HO-HCKaacaron^HMt 
BBcejtBeM'B saStiBaeTca geaoB'liK'B; 9to Qmji'b TicHBifi Kpyrt ihkojib- 

HBIX'B TOBapHHien. PaSHHIja 6hIJia TOJIBKO B-B TOMX, ITO, BM-feCTO 

CHfl-fenia 3a yKasKofl h hohmeixti tojikobt, y^iHTejia, OHH-npoH3- 
BOflHJiH HaSirx na hsth TBica^axx kohbh; BM'i5CT0 Jiyra, r^'b 
HrpaiOTTi Bi> Mag's, y hhxx 6bijih HeoxpanaeMBia, 6e3ne^HBiarpa- 

HHE[M, Bt BHfly KOTOpBIXt TaTapHH'B BBIKaSBIBaiCB 6BICTpyK) CBOK) 

I'OjrdBy H;HenoflBH3KHO, cypoBo maaiai, TypoKt b'b sejienofi 
MaaM'i cb(^h. PasHHiia Ta, ^ito BM-fecTO nacHJiBHoS bojih, coe^H- 

HHBmeH Ajy B'B mKOa'fe, OHH CaMH COSoH KHHyjIH otijob-b h Ma- 

TfepeS H S'hsKajiH vm% poflHTenBcmix'B aomob'b; tto s^'feoB, Shjth 
Tk, y KOTopBix'B y^e MoTajiaCB okojio men BepesEa H'l^dTopBie, 

BM^BCTO SjE'i^HOH CMepTH, yBH^f'hjIH HCHSHB, H XH3HB BO BCOM-b 

paaryjii; ^to s^j-fefei, obijih T-fe, KOTopBie, no gjiaropo^HOMy o6u- 
^aro. He MorjinyaepacaTB b'b KapMan-fe cboomb koh'Shkh; ^to sfi-bch 

6hLJtM T'fe,^KOTOpHe fliOTOJI'i qepBOHBI^'B CIHTaflH 6oraTCTBOM'B, y 
KOTopBix'B no MHJIOCTH apeHflaTOpOB'B-JKH40B'B, KapMaHBI M03KH0 

Sbijio BBiBopoTHTB 6e3'B BcaEaro onacGHia qTo-HH6yflB bhpohhi'b. 
SfliCB 6bijih Bcfi SypcaKH, ne BHTepnifeBmie aKafleMaqecKHxt 
Ji03'£ H He BBiHecniie h3x hikojibi hh oahoM 6yKBBi; ho em'^ctI; 
CB HHMH s^a-fecB 6eijih h t^, KOTopBie SHajTH, iTO TaKoe FopaijiH, 
IjHnepoH'B H pHMCKaa pecnySjiHKa. TyTi 6hjio mhofo Tfex'B 0(j)H- 

iiepOB'B, KOTOpBie nOTOM'B OTJIHgaJTHCb B'B KOpOJieBCKHXt BOH- 

CKax-B; TyT'B 6bijio. MHOHcecTBO o6pa30BaBniHxca ohbithbix'b nap- 
TH3aH0B'B, KOTopBie HM^jjiH 6jiaropoflHoe yS-feacfleHie mbicjihtb, 
nto Bce p'aBHO, r^'fe 6hi hh BoesaTB, tojibko 6bi BoesaTB, noTOMV 
'iTo HenpajiH^Ho SaaropoflHOMy ^eJiOB'feKy 6bitb Sesi. 6hTbb!. 
Mnoro 6hiao h xaKHx-B, KOTopBie npHmjm na C-fe^B cb t4m%, 
MtoSBi noTOM'B CKaaaTB, gro ohh 6hvivi na Ciia, a y:^e saKaJieii- 
HMS pBmapH. Ho Koro TyTt He 6bijio? 9Ta CTpaHHaa pecnyQjiH- 
Ka 6Biaa HMeuno noTpeSnocTBio Toro Bina. Oxothhkh flo boch- 
HoS acHSHH, ao BoaoTBix'B Ky6K0Bi,, doraxBix'B napiiett, ^lyKaTOB'B 
BE p&ftJioB'B, BO BcaKoe BpBMa MOTJiH HaHTH sflicB pa6oTy. O^na 
T03BK0 o6oataTei[H acenn^HH'B ne Moran HalTH sflicB HH^ero, no- 
ToMy TTO ^asKe B'B npeflM-fecTBe C'bixi ne cM'feaa noKasHBaTBca hh 

Olpa SKeHHJHHa. 

OcTany H An^ipiio KasaaocB HpesBbwaHHO CTpaHHWMi,, ^iro 



25-1 
ii|wi HHX'j> Hv'e iipHxo/iH.aa Ha Ciib. 6e34Ha napoay u xOTt Sbi 

ftT0-HIl6y4B CnpOCHJI1>: OTKJ'-fla aTH JIK)flH, KTO OHH H KaKTs HXt 

30ByTi.? Ohh npHxoflHJiH ciofla, KaKi> 6yflT0 6i>i BOSBpamaacB bi> 
CBOH coQcTBeHHMH flowh, OTKyfla TOJiBKO 3a qacB riepe;fl'i> irkwh 
BHmjiH. lipHraeTiniiH aBnajiCH tojibko k-b KonieBOMy, KOToptiii 
o6BiKHOBeHHO TOBopHJi'B: „3flpaBCTByH! Hto, . BO XpHCTa B-hpy- 
emhl" — ^^^Bipyio!" OTBiiiaji'B npHxoflHBmm. — „E[ B'tTponqy CTbh- 
Tyio Bipyemk?" — ..Bipyio!" — „H b'b ii;epKOBi> xofliiniB?" ^ — „Xo- 
jKy!" — „A Hy, nepeKpecTHCB!" IIpHineflinm KpecTHJica. — „Hy, 
xopomo!" OTBiTiaji^B KomeBoS: „CTynaii ace, b-b kotopbih can's sna- 
eniB, KypeHB". 9thm'b OKaHiHBanacB Bca i^epeMama. H Bca CiiiB 
MOJiEJiacB Bt oflHofi ijepKBH H TOTOBa 6Biaa saimmjaTB ee 30 
nocjii^Hefi KanjiH kpobh, xota h cJiBimaTB se xoTina o hoct'Ij 
H BOSflepacamH. Tojibko noSyacflaeMBie cnaBHOK) eopbictbk) hch- 
;(Bi, apMase h xaTapsi ocMijiHsajiHCB skhtb h ToproBaxB b'b npea- 
MicTBH, noTOMy ■<iTO sanopoHcitH HHKorfla -He jhoShjih Topro- 
saTBca, a ckojibko pyKa BHuyna hsi. KapMana fleHer-B, CTonfiKO 
H DJiaTHJiH. EnpoTieMi., yqacTB STHXTi EopBiCTOjHoSuBBixi Topra- 
mefi: 6BiJia o^ieHB acanKa: ohh 6bijih noxoajH na lix'B, KOTopBie 
cejiHaHCB y noflomBu BesyBJa, noTOiiy ^ito KaK^b tojibko y sa- 
iiopojKijeB'B He CTaBajio flener'B, to y^ajiBie pasdHBajiH hxi. Jia- 
BO^KH H dpajiH Bcerfla flapoMrt. G'feiB cocToajia hst. mecTH^ecaTH 
ejiHniKOM'B KypeneS, KOTOpBie o^ohb noxoflHjiH na OT^'fejiBHBia 
HeaaBHCHMBia pecny6jiHKH, a e.me Soji-he na uiKOjiy h 6ypcy 3'fe- 
fel, acHBynjHX'B Ha BceMt -roTOBOMt. Hhkto HHi'feM'b .ho saso- 
flHJiCH h HHaero ne flepsKaji'B y ce6a: Boe dtijio aa pynax-B y 
KypeHHoro aTaMana, KOTopBiS 3a sto oSMKHOseHHO hochji-b na- 
SBame 6aTBKa. Y Hero dtiJiH na pyKax-B fleHBrn, njiaTBa, aecB 
xap^'B, : canaMaTa, Kama h flaace tohjiubo; eny oTflaBajiii flenBrn 
nofl'B coxpaH'B. Hep-hflKO npoHCxo^HJia ccopa y Kypenen c^ Ky- 
penaMH; b'b TaKOMTb cjiynai fl-fejio tot^ ace iaci> aoxo^hjiO no 
flpaKH. KypeHH HOKpBiBaJiH njioma^B h KyjiaKaMH aomajiu ffpjvh 
flpyry 6oKa, noKaM'ficT'B o^hh ne nepecHJiHBajiH, naKQHeit'B, h ne 
QpajiH Bepx-B, H Tor^a HainnajiacB ryjiBHa. TaKOsa 6BiJia 9Ta 
dinh, HM-fesmaa ctojibko npHMaHOKt fljia MOJioflBix'B jiiofleH. 

GcTani. H AnflpiH KHHyjiHCB co Bceio hbijikoctbk) lOHOineH btj 
3T0 pasryjiBHoe Mope, h saSujiH BMnr-B h OTijOBCKiH aom'b, h 
6ypcy, H Bce, qTO BOJinoBajio npeac^e ^ymy, h npeflajmcB hoboh 
acH3HH. Bee saHHMajio nxx: pa3ryjiBHBie oOBi^aH Ciqa h neMHO- 
rocJioacHaa ynpsBa h saKOHH, KOTOpBie KaaaanOB hm^ HHOrfla 
;[aace cjiHmKOMTb CTporHMH cpe^H TaKOH cbobbojibhoh; pecnydJiH- 
KH. EcjiH K03aK^ npoBopoBajica, yKpaji-B KaKyio-HHSyjiB oesai- 
jiHiiy, 3T0 c^HTajiocB yace noHOineiiieMi. BceMy KoaaiecTBy: ero, 
KaK-B 6e3iecTHaro, npHBa3BiBaaH k-b noaopnoMy cT0Ji6y h KJia:iiH 
Bpsji'fe Hero fly6HHy, KOTopoio BCSKm irpoxoflantiH oSasansb dujii. 
HaiiecTH eMv y/pap'B, noKa TaKHM'B o6pa30M'B He 3a6HBajiH ere 
Ha CKepTB. He njiaTHBinaro ;{OJiacHHKa npHKOBHsajiH ijiiiBK) kIi 
riyinK'fe, rfl* /fOJiaceH-B Sbiji-b ohi. CH^feB 40 .T-fexT. nopC- noKa 



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KTO-HH6y4i> H3'i. TOBapHiyeH He pisiuaaca ero BibiKyiiMTx., saiiaaTHit- 
mn 3a sevo flojivh. Ho 6o:i'ie Bcero npoH3Bejia BneiiaTJiiHBe na 
Aff^pis CTpamHaa KasHB, onpe^isneHHaa 3a cMepToySiHCTBO. Tynj 
ace npH newh BBipBiJiir sMy, onycTHflH Ty^a acHBorO ySifii^y h csepx't. 
Hero nocTasHatH rpd6'b, saKJiioqaBiniH Tiao hm-b ySieHHaro, h no- 
TOM-B oQoHX'B saCBinajiH seMaeio. ^oaro noTOMX see ly^HJica eiay 
CTpaniHBiH oSpflfl'B KasHH H Bce npeacTaBjiajicfl aTOT^ saacuBO sa- 
CBinaHHHS lejtOB'fcK'B BMicT-fe ct yacacHBiM-B rpoSoMt. 

CKopo o6a MoaoflBie KosaKa cTana: Ha xopomeM'B cieTy y ko^ ' 
saKOB-B. ^acTO, BM'fecT'fe ch TipypHMH TOBapHn^aMH CBoero Kypena, 
a HHorfla co BciM-B KypeneM'B h cb cocfeflHHMH KypensMH, sticTy- 
najiH OHH B-B CTenH tjhh ctp^jibSbi necM'JIJTHaro ^HCJia Bcbx'B bo3- 

MOaCHBIXTi CTenHBlX'B HTHII-B, OJIBHeH H KOS-B, HJIH ate BBIXOflHaH 

Ha 03epa, p*6kh h npoTOKH, OTBefleHHBie no acpeSiro KaK/iOMy 
KypeHH), 3aKH4BiBaTB HeBO/ta, cfeTH H TaniHTB 6oraTBia tohh na 
npoTiOBOJiBCTBie Bcero CBoero Kypena. Xoth h ne 6bi.tio TyTx 
iiayKH, Ha KOTopoH npo6yeTCH K03aK'B, ho ohh H3TaaH yace 3a- 
M-hTHBi Meaj^y ^pyrHMH MOJioa:Biim npaMOio yflaaBio h y^a^JiH- 

BOCTBK) BO BCeMX. BOHKO H M'feTKO CTpijiajIH BT, wbjlh, Hepen^BI- 

BajiH /[ninp-B npoTHBTb Te^eHBa — fliao, 3a KOTopoe hobhiok'b 
npHHHMajica TopaceCTBCHHO b-b K03anKie Kpyrn. 

Ho CTapHH TapacB roTOBHn-B hm-b Ttpyryio ^-iiaTejiBHOCTB. Euy 
He no flym'fe gBiira xaKaa npas^naa acnsHB — HacToamaro fl-baa 
xoT'fcji'B OH'B. On'B Bce npH4yMBiBaji'B, KaK-B 6u HOflHaTB a^h na 
OTBaacHoe npeflnpiaxie, rji 6bi MoacHO 6iaao pasryjiaTBca, KaKt 
ca-hayeTT, pBmapio. HaKoneij'B, b-b o^hh-b ^enb npHmea-B k-b ko- 
mesoMy h CKa3aji'B eMy npaMo: „^to, Koniesofi, nopa 6bi nory- 
JiflTb sanopoacitaM'B''. 

„Her4i noryjiaTB", OTS'fciaji'B KomeBofi, EHHynnm h30 pxa 
MaaeHBKyio Tpy6Ky n cnjnoHyB-B Ha CTopony. 

.KaEi ner/ti? MoacHO hohth na Typeninny, nan Ha TaTapsy". 

„He MoacHO hh bx Typen^nny, hh B-BTaTapsy", OTBiiaji'B ko- 
meBOH, BsasniH onaTB xjia^HOKpoBHO n-h poTTb cbok) xpySKy. 

..KaKi. ne Moacno?" 

..Tan's. Mbi o6'bntajiH cyjiTany Mnp^B". 

„4a B-feflB OH'B 6ycypMeHi>: h Bor-B, h CBHToe nncanie aejiHTB 
6htb fiycypMenOB'B". 

„He HM'feeM'B npasa. EcjiH-e-B ne Kaaancb eme Hameio B'fepoio, 
TO, Moa:eT'B-6HTB, H MOJKHO 6bijio 6bi; a xenepB n^Tia, ne Moacno", 

.KaK-B ne Moacnol KaKt ace tbi roBopHniB: n« HM-feeM-B npasa? 
BoT-B y Mena flsa CBiHa, o6a MOJioflBie aiOflH. En^e hh pasy hm 
TOTB, hh ^pyroH He 6biji'b Ha BOSH'S, a tbi roBopHmB: ne HM'ieM'B 
npasa; a tbi roBopHniB: ne nyacno htth saHopoaci^aM-B". 

„Hy, yacB He caiflyeTTb TaKT.". * ' 

.Tan's, CTaao-6BiTB, cjii^yeT-B, ^toSbi nponaflajia fl:apoM'B K03ai{- 
Kafl cHjia, iito6bi ^lejiOB'feK'B crnHy.n'B, KaK'B coSana, Sea's flo6paro 
ffbjia, wroCu nn ot^mswb, hh BceMy xpHCTiancTBy ne 6ujio ott. 
Hero HHR-aKofi no.iBsti? Tan's na qTo ace siti acHBeM-s. Ha KaKoro 



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lOpTH Mbl aCHBeM'B? paCTO.iIKyH TM MH* 3X0. TbI leJlOB'feK'B yMHBIH, 

'reoa He flapoMi) BtiSpaaH b^ KOineBBie: pacTo.iKyH MH-b, na ;hto 

MH aCHBeil-B?" i - 

KomeBol He aaji-h oxB-feTa na sxox^ sanpoex.. 9to 6bijix. ynpH- 
MBiH K03aKX>. Ohx> HeMHoro noMOJiTiaji'B H noxoMX. CKaaajix.: „A 
BOHH'h Bce-xaKH He 6uBaxB". • 

..TaK-L He StiBaTB Bofin'fe?" cnpocHJix. onaxt Tapacx;.- 

„H4x^". 

.TaK-B yacB h aynaxB o6x. sxomx. Heiero?" 

„H flyMaxB 06% 3xoMx> ne^ero". 

„nocxoH ace xet, lopTOB-B KynaicBl* CKasajix. ByjiB6a npo ce6ji: 
..XBi y Mena 6y4emB SHaxt!" h hojioskhjix. xyxx. ace oxomcxhxi. 
KOineBoiiy. ' , 

CroBopHBHiHCB c^ xiMX, H flpyrHM-B, 3a4anx. oh-b Bcfeax, iio- 

nOHKy, H XMejIBHBie KOaaiCH, BX> ^JHCJli HiCKOJIBKHXX. le.XOiB'feKX., 

HOBajTHJiH npaMO na njioniaflB, r^-fe cxoajin npBCBasaHHHa kx. cxoji6j'^ 
jtHxaspBi, Bx. KOTopHH oStiKHOBeHHO 6vuivi c6op-B Ha pafliy. He 
HanieTtniH: najiOK'B, xpaHHBmHxca Bcer^ta y flOB6Hma, ohh cxBaTHJiii 
no HOJiiHy bx> pyKH h Ha^aaii kojioxhxb b-b hiixx>. Ha 6oh npejK^e 
Bcero npH6§3Kajix> flOBSnni'B, BBicoKifi qejiosiKX), CX) oflnHMt xojibko 
i^JiasoMx., HecMOxpa oflHaKoacx> na to, cxpamno sacnaHHBiMX.. 
„Kto cM'heTh 6hxb Bt itHxaBpH?" saKpH^aax. ohx.. 

^MoJItIH! B03BMH CBOH HaJIEH, Tia H KOJIOTH, KOPfla Te6'i Bejiaxx.!-" 
OTBiqajiH noflryjiaBHiie cxapmHHBi. 

^OB^Hinx. BusyjiT, TOT^acB H3x> KapnaHa naaKH, KOTopHa oh-b 
B3aax. cx> co6oro, o^eHB xopomo anaa OKOHiiaHie noflo6HBixx> npo- 
HcmecTBiH. JlHTaBpH rpsHyjiH,— H CKopo Ha HJion;a#B, EaKX. niMe.?rH, 
ctajiH cfinpaxBca ^epHBia Ky^H sanopoHcneBXi. Bci co6paJiH0B b'b 
KpyacoKi, H HOCJi'fe xpexBaro 6oa noKasanHCB, HaKonen'B, cxapinHHi.i: 
KOHieBOH ch najiHHefi bx. pyK'fe, snaKOMt CBoero flocxoHHcxBa, 
cyflBa ex. BoScKOBOK) neiaxBH), nneapB ct ^lepHHJiBHHijeH) h ecayax. 
CB aces^ioMx., KomeBoS h cxapmnHBi chhjih manKH h paeKJiana- 
JHCB Ha Bcfe cxopoHBi KOSJaKaMt, KOTopBie ropflo cxoHJiH, noA- 
ixepnTHCB, pyKaMH bx. 6oKa. 

„Hto 3HaqHxx> 3TO coQpaHBe? ^ero xoTHxe, nanoBe?" CKa3a.x-L 
KomeBOH. BpaHB h kdhkh ne Ttajin eiiy roBopHXB. . 

.Kaa^H najHijy! Kjia^H, ^lopTOBX. cbih'b, ceS ace lacx. najinqy! 
.He xoTHMX. Te6a QojiBme!" KpH^aan nat xoanBi KOsaKH. HiKoxo- 
ptie HS-B xpesBBixx. KypeneH xox-fejiH, KaKx. KasajiocB, npotHBHXBca; 
HO KypeHH, H HBHHBie, H xpesBHe, HOmaH Ha KyjiaKH. KpHKX. H 
inyMx. cvti-xajiHCB o6niHMH. 

. KomeBOH xot^jix. 6bijio roBopnxB, ho, 3Haa, qxo pa3x.apHB- 
maacH, CBoeBOJiBHaa xojina MOJKexx. sa axo hphShtb ero na-CMepTB, 
TTO Bcer^a hoith 6BiBaex'B bx. hoaoShbixx. cjiyiaaxx., noKJiOHH:iica 

C^eHB HH3K0, H0JI03KHJIX, najIHIjy H CKpBMCa B'B TOJIH'i. 

„npHKaaceTe, naHose, h nanx. hohohchtb anaicH flocTOHHCTBal" 
CKasajiH cy^BH, nncapB h eaaynx., h totoehjihcb xyTx. sKe hojio- 
acHTB qepHHJiBHTTTiy, BOHCKOBym ne^axB h SKesjix.. 



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„H.'hTh, liM ocTaBaHTeci.! " aaKpHiaan h3'ju to.ium: „HaM'jj HyjKHo 
6hijio TOjiBKO nporHaTi. KomeBoro, noTOMy hto oHt— 6a6a, a HaMt 
in^sKHO HejiOB'kKa. bi. KomesMe". 

„Koro ace BtidepeTe TenepB bi. KomeBHe?" CKasana CTapraHHu. 

„KyKy6eHKa BBi6paTi>!" Kpniaaa ^acTB. 

„H!e xoTHM-B KyKySeHKa!" KpH^ajia flpyraa. „PaHO eny: eme 
MoSoKO Ha rydaxt ne o6coxjio". 

„inHi[o nycTB SyfleT'B aTaManoMt!" Kpn^ajiH o^hh. „IIIiijia 
nocaflHTB Bt KomeBBie!" 

„B'B CHHHy xeSi mmio!" Kpn^aaa cb 6paHBio TOJina. „Hto oh-b 
3a KOsaK-B, Korfla npoBopoBaaca, co6aiiiH chh^, KaK-B TaTapHH-Bl 
KrB qopTy B-B MimoK'B nBHHHijy niHJia!" 

„Bopo4aTaro, Bopo^aTaro noca^HM'B b-b KomesBie!" 

„He XOTHM-B Bopo^aTaro! K-b ne^iHCTOH Maxepn Bopo^aTaro!" 

..KpH^HTe KHpflJiry!" mennyji'B TapacB ByjiBSa H-hKOTopHM'b. 

„KHpflHry! Kwpaarjl" KpniajiaTOJina. „BopoflaTaro, Bopoflaxaro! 
KHpflflry! KHpflary! IIlHJia! K-b lopxy cb IIlHnoM'B! KHpflary!" 

Bcfe KaHflHflaTBi, ycjiBimaBHiH npoHsneceHKBiMH cboh HMena, 
TOTiacx. ace BBiniJiH hs-b TOJinBi, hto6bi ne noflaxB HHKaKoro no- 
BO/ia flyMaxB, 6yflT0 6bi ohh nosiorajiH jih'ihbim'b yiacTieM-B cbo- 
em-b b-b HsSpaniH. 

„KHp4Hry! KHp^Hry!" paa^aBajiocB cHjiBHie npo^HX-B. „Bopo- 
flaxaro!" /[isjio nprniajiHCB flOKaaMBaxB KynaKaMH, h Knpflara bo- 
CTopacecxBOBaa-B. 

.CxynaiTe 3a KHp;{flroH)!" saKpaqaaH. HejioB'feE'B flecaxoiti. 

KOSaKOB^ OT^-fenHJIHCB XyX^ MCC HS-B TOJinBi; HiKOXOpBie HS-B Hnx-B 

CflBa ^epacajiHCB na Horaxx, — 40 xaKoa: cxenenH ycnijiH narpy- 
3HXBCH, H oxnpaBHaHCB npsMO K-B Kwp^ari ofi-BaBHTB eMy 061. 
ero HsSpaniH. 

KHp^ara. xoxa npecxap-fejiBiH, ho vmhuh KOsaK-B, flasHO yace 

CHfl'fejI'B B-B CBOCM-B Kypeni H KaKt OyflTO He B'fe^ajI'B HH O leMTE. 

npoHCxoflHBHieM'B. „^xo, naHOBe? 1x0 Ban-B nyacHO?'* cnpocHfl'B oh-b. 

„HflH, Te6a BBiSpaifH b^ KomeBBie!.." 

,noMHjiocepflcxByHTe, nanoBe!" CKa3anx> Kap^ara: .wh MHi 
5bixb flOcxoHHy xaKoS qecxnl Tffk mb± 6bitb KomeBBiMi.! Jla y 
Mena h pasywa He XBaxHT-B kt. oxnpaBJieHBK) xaKOH flOJiacHOcxH, 
By^xo yace HHKoro Jiymiaro hs nanuiocB b^b ijijioM'B BoScKi?" 

.Cxynafi ace, roBopax^ xeSi!" KpniiaiiH aanopoanjBi. 4Boe hs-b 
HHX-B cxBaxiMH cro uoffh pyKH, H KaK-B OH-B HH yHHpaJica HoraMH, 
HO Sbi^tb, HaKOHeiT'B, HpHxanieHTB na njion^aflB, coHpoBoacflacMBi^ 
SpaHBK), HOflxaaKHBaHBeM'B csaffB. KyjiaKaMH, HHHKaMH H yni- 
HjaHBaMH: „He naxBca ace, ^opTOB-B chhx! IIpnHHuaH ace ^ecxB, 
eo6aKa, Kor^a xeet flaiorB ee!" TaKHM-B oSpasoM'B BBeflen-B Sbiji'b 
Knpaara b-b Koaamfi Kpyr%. 

„^xo, nanoBe?" npOBoaraaeaJiH bo BecB Hapofl-B npHBe^mie 
ero: „eoraacBM jth bbi, ttoSbi oefi KOsaKt Sbiji'b y nacB KomeBHM'B?" 

.Bcb corsacHBi!" saKpH^ajia xojina, h ort KpHKy ;(o.iro rpe- 
M'bjio Bce no.ie, 



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OflHHi. H31. CTapmEHi> Ts3siJi'h nasHiiy h no^necx ee HOBp= 
HsSpaHHOiiy KomeBOJiy. Knp^ara, no o6hnaK), TOTiaci. jkb ot- 
KasaJiCH. CTapraima noflnecB Btflpyroii pa3i>: KHpTtara OTKasancH 
H at flpyroH pasi., h iiotomi. yace 3a TpeTbHMi, pasoM'b Bssuiit 
naJiHify. OfloSpHTenBHBiH KpHK-B pas^tajTca no Bceft TOJini, h bhobb 
/laneKO aaryflijio oxt KOsaijKaro KpHKa Bce none. Tor^a Bi,icTyrm;io 
JH31) cepe/fHHBi Hapofla leTnepo caMtixT. cTaptix'B, cij^oycHxt h 
c'haogynpMHHBix'B KoaaKOBt (cjinniKOMi. cxapBixt ne 6hiJio na 

C'feqH/HOO HHKTO HSt SanopOHdjeBt He yMHpajTB CBOeK) CiiepTBIO) 
H, BSflBDlH KaaCflBlfi B1> pyKH SCMJIH, KOTOpaS Ha Ty HOpy OTT. 

StiBinaro floacfla pacxBopHJiacB b-b rpa3B, houoskhjih ee CMy na 
roJiOBy. MoKpaa seiraa cxeKJia cb ero rojiOBBi, noxeKJia no ycaM-B 
H no njeKaMx., h see jihuo saMasajia eiiy rpasBio. Ho Knpflara 
CTOaji^, He iiBHraacB cb M-fecxa, h 6jiaroflapii.TB KOsaKOBi. 3a 0Ka3aH- 
Hyio ^ecxB. 

TaKHM-B oBpaaoM'f, kohihjiocb myiiHoe nsdpanie, Koxoposij', ne 
HSB-bcTHO, r)M.xH jiH xaKX) paflBi ^pyrie, KaKx. pa^x 6hiM'h ByjiB6a; 
3XHMX, OHx. oxoMCXHJi'B npejKHCMy KomeBOMy; kx. xojiy ace h Knp- 
flara Sbisx. cxapBiii ero xoBapHnfB h duBajix. cx> hhm'b b-b o^hhxx. 
H xixrB ace cyxonyxHBixx. n MopcKHXx> noxo^axx., jina cypoBocxn 
H xpy^H fioesoH acH3HH. Tojma pasSpejiacB xyx'B ace npas^HOBaxB 
HsSpaHBe, H no;):Ha.xacB ry.xBHH, KaKon en^e ne BHTjHBaJiH ^oxox-fe 
Ocxanx. ii An^piii. Bhhhbic niHHKH Sbijih pa36HXBi; Me4X>, ropijiKa 
Ji nHBO 3a6HpaifncB npocxo, 6e3'B aeneri,; mHHKapn 6i>ijih yace 
paflBi H xoMy, Tixo caMH ocxanncB r[i.xBi. Bca ho'ib nporajra bx. 
KpnKax'B n nicHax'B, cnaBHBmnxx. noflBHrn, n BSomeflmiH Mican-B 
4oaro enje SHflijix. xoshbi My3BiKaHX0Bx, npoxo/iHEmnxxj no yan- 
ixawh, ex. SaHflypaMH, TypSanaMn, KpyrjiBiMH SajraxaiiKaMH, h 

HepKOBHMX'B H'iceJtBHHKOB'B, KOXOpBIXX. /fepHCajIH Ha C'tlH ffSR 

iiinBa Bx> iiepKBH n fljia BOCXBajrenia sanopoaccKHXx. fl:i.x'B. Ha- 
Konei^x., xMejiB h yxoM.xeHBe cxajin o^OJiiBaxB Kpimcia ro.xoBBi. 
H BHflHO 6buio, KaK'B xo xaMX., xo BX> 7ipyroMX> Micxi na/fajix. na 
seMJisy KoaaK'B; KaK'B xosapHHCB, oSnaBniH xoBapHnta, pacqyBcxBO- 
BaBmHCB H 4aace sanjiaKaBnin, BajtHJica BMicxi cb hhmx>. TaMX. 
rypB6oK) yJierajiacB nijiaa Ky^ia; xaMx> BB0Hpanx, hhoh, KaK'B 6u 
noajnime eMy yjie^iBca, h jier'B npano na flepeBHHHyro KOJioay. 
IIocji'hflHiH, KoxopHH 6bijix> noKp-fen^e, eu+e bbibo^hsx. KaKia-xo 
6e3CBa3HBia p^fe^iH; naKoneitx., h Toro no4KOCH.xa xiiejTBHaa cnaa, 
noBa.xH.xca ii xoxx., — n sacnyjia Bca G-imh. 



IV. 

A Ha flpyroH ^eHB Tapact Eyjitoa yiKe eoB'Liya.xca cx> hobbimx. 
KODieBHMXo KaKX. no^HaxB sanopoacneB'B na KaKoe-HH6y4& ffbjio. 
KonieBOH 6hL:ii'h yMHMH h xnxpBiH KOsaK-B, snajix. bao-xb h none- 
peKx. sanopoaci^eBX., h cnaiajia CKasaji'B: „He MoacHO KJiaxBU npe- 
cxynHTB, HHKaK'B ne MoacHO", a noxoMx., noMOJi^aBniH,npH6aBHJi%: 
„HH^ero, MO^Ho; KjxaxBti mbi ne npecxynnMi., a TaKi> Koe-^xo 
irpmyMaeMx.. IlveTB tojibko co6epexca napo^, ,ia ne xb, ixo6bi 



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no MoeMjr npiiKasj', a iipocTo CBoeio oxotok),— bm joiT, snaeTe, 
KaKii 3T0 c/ffenaTi., — a mm co cTapmiiHaMH TOTTiaoi. h npHd'feacHM'B 
Ha njionjaflB, 6yflT0 61.1 Hiiqero He SHaeMt". 

He nponijio qacy nocji'h hxi. pasroBopa, KaKt ysEe rpHHyaii 
B1. jiHTaspM. HarajHCb B^yrx h xjiejiBHHe, h HepasyMHtie KOsaKH. 
MiiJiJiioH'i. KosaiiKHx-b nianOKt BBiCLinani. s^pyr-B na naonjasB. 
rioTiHHJicH roBop-B: „Kto? sawbwhl HS-B-sa KaKoro ^-fejia npoSaJiE 
c6op'B?" Hhkto He oxB'feiiaji'B. HaKonei^'B, Bt tomi. h bi) TipyroM'B 
yrjiy cTajio pasaasaTBCH: „Bot'b npona^aeT-B ^apoMt KosartKafl 
CHjia: H^T-B BoftHLil BoT'B CTapmHHM 3a6aH6agHjiHCB HanoBajiT., 
nosanjiBMH JKHpoM^B o^ih! HiT'B, BHflHO, npasflBi HacB-feTi!" flpyrie 
KOsaKH cjiyraajiH cna^iajia, a noTOMTb h caiiH CTajiH tobophtb: „A 
H BHpaBfly H-feTT. HHKaKOH npaBifbi Ha cB'fcris!" CTapniHHBi Easa- 
.TiHCB H3yMJieHHBiMH OT-B TaKiixi. p-fe^eH. HaKOHeq'B, KomeBofi bh- 
rae.TB Bnepe/fx h cKasaat; „no3BOJiBTe, naHOBe sanopojKijBi, p'feqB 
^epacaTt!" 

„/tepjKH!" 

rfBoT'B btj pascyjKfleHiH Toro xenepB Hflext p'h'^B, naHose 4o6po- 
4i2:cTB0, fla bm, MoaceT'B 6mtb, h caMH jty^me 3to SHaexe, ^ito 
MHofie 3anopo3Ki?M nosa/toaacaan b'b hihhkh jKHflaMT. h cbohmt> 

6paTBHM'B CtOaBKO, TTO HH OflHH'B TJOpTTb TBHCpB H B'fepBl HeilMeT'B. 

YloTOM'b onsTB B-B pascyjKfleHm Toro nofijie'TB p-fe^B, ito ecTB 
MHoro TaKHXTi xnonqeB'B, KoropBie en^e h b'b r^raaa He BH^ajta, 
»iToTaKoe BOHHa, Tor/iaKaK'&MOJioflOMy^ejiOB'bEy,-— H caiiH snaeTe. 
rranoBe, — des-B BoJiHbi ho moskho npodbiTB. KaKoS h sanopojKeiii. 
hstj Hero, ecjin ohx. enje hh pasy ne dnji-b oycypMana?" 

^Oh-b xopoino roBopHT-B", noflyiiajTB ByjibSa. 

„He flyMaiiTe, nanoBe, ^itoSbi a, Bnpo^eM'B, roBOpHa'B »to jjia 
Toro, iTo6bi napynTHTB Miipt: coxpanii Bor't! 3 tojibko xaifB sto 
roBopro. IIpHTOM'B ace y nacb xpaMi. Boadfl, — rp'tx^ cKasaTB, hto 
TaKoe: BOT'B ckojibko jiiTt yiKe, KaKx, no mhjiooth Boaciefl, ctoht'b 
G-feiiB, a flo CHx-B nopi. iie to yace, itoSm cnapyacH ijepKOBB, ho 
aaaie ^ o6pa3a Cesx BCSKaro yfipancTBa, xoth 6bi cepeSpanyio pH3y 
kto flora/tajica HMTi BBiKOsaTB; ohh tojibko to h nojiy^HjrH, ^ito 
OTKasajiH BTb ^{yxoBHOH HHBie KoaaKii; fla h fl;aHHie hx-b 6Hao 
fi-feflHoe, HOTOMy 1T0 noiTH Bce nponnjiH eiye npn 3kh3hh CBoen. 
TaK-B fl Befly pi^b STy ne k^b TOMy, ^ito6m na^iaTB soSny cb 
SycypMaHaMHi mm oS-bmaJiH cy.Trany Map-B, h naM'b om BejinRm 
6uvTB rpixiB, HOTOMy ^TO MBi KJumHCB HO 3aK0Hy HameMy". 

^''iTO-ac'B ohtj nyTaeT'B TaKoe?" cKasaa^B npo ce6a ByjiBSa. 

„Jla, TaK-b BH^irre, nanose, tto bohhm ne MoacHo Haqaxb: 
pMifapcKaa qecTB ne bcihttj. A, no CBoeMy diflHOMy pa3yMy. 

BOT'B ITG a flJM&lK): nyCTHTB CB qejinaMH O^HHX'B MOJIOflHX'b, 

nycTB HCMHoro noniapnaioT'B 6epera HaTOJim. Kaitt ayMaeTe, 
naHOBe?" 

„BeflH, se^H BC'fex'B!" 3aKpiiia.na co BC-fex-B OTopoH'B TOJina „3a 

B'fepy MM rOTOBM HOJIOHxHTB TOJIOBM". 

KomeBOH Hcnyra.^ca; ohx HHiyTB He xo'3"i5js'B noflHMaTB seero 



257 

SanopoHCBji: pasopsaTB siiipi. eiiy i-asajioci. b-b 3tom'£ cjiy^iaf, 
fli.TiOM'B iienpaBtiMi,. „li03B0JiBTe, nanoBe, enje OflHy p'tgt ;;ep- 
acaTB?" 

„v5oBOJiBHo!" Kpi-raajiH aanopoJKijBi: „iiy^im.e ne CKaacemB". 

„Korfla Tan's, to nycTB 6y4eTi xaK^B. 51 cjiyra saraeH bojih. 

yaCB ^tilEO HSBicTHOe, H no HHCaHBH) HSB-fecTHO, ^ITO rjiacB Ha- 

pofla — rjiact EohcIh. Yhci, yiiH-fee Toro nejiBsa BBiflyiiaTB, ^itg bgcb 
Hapo4^ BBiflyMajit. Tojibko BOTt qTo: BaM-B HSBicTHo, naiioBe, ^to 
cyjiTaH-B He ocTaBHTt QesnaKasaHHO to yaoBOUBCTBie, kotopbimt. 
noTirnaTca uojiojmu. A mbi TiM'B BpeMejieMT>6BiJiH dBiHaroTOB-fe, 
n CHJiBi y HacB Stiaa 6bi cBijKia, h HHKoro-St He noSoajiHCB. A 
BO BpcMH OTjiyiKH H TaTapBa MoaceTt HanacTB: ohh, Typerfraa 
coSaKH, B-B raasa ho KHnyTca h ki, xosanny na aomt. He no- 

CM'felOT'B npHTTH, a CSSLffH yKyCHTTi 3a nSTBI, fla H SoaBHO yKyCHT-B. 

Jla eciiH yacB hohijio na to, tito6bi roBopiiTB npasfly, y nacB h 
qejiHOB-B H-feTS ctgjibko bx sanacfe, ffa h nopoxy ne HaiiojioTO b^ 

TaKOMX KOJIH^eCTBi, ^ToSbi MOKHO 6BinO BCfeMt OTnpaBHTBCH. A 

a, HOHcajiyH, a pa^t: a cjiyra Bameft bojih". 

Xhtpbih aTaMaHi saMOJiqaji'B. Ky^H naiann neperosapiiBaTBca, 
KypeHHBie aTaManBi coBiniaTBca; nhsHux'h, k'b c^acTiio, Skijio hb- 
MHoro, H noTOMy piniHjiHCB nocaymaTBca djiaropaayMnaro coBiTa. 

Bi. TOTt 5K.e tiacB OTnpaBHJiocB H'ijcKOjiBKO ^ejiOB-iKX Ha npo- 
THBonojiojKHBiii deport Jlsiupa, bt. bohckobj^K) CKap6HHi^y, rfli, 
B-B HenpHCTynHBix'B TafinHKax'B, nofl-B B040K) h b'b KaiiBiniaxT., 
CKpBiBajiacb BOHCKOBaa Kasaa h "qacTB joSbitbix'b y HenpiaTena 
opyatiH. vipyrie Bci 6pocHJiHCB ki> gejiHaiit ociiaTpHBaTB iixi, h 
CHapaacaTB b'b flopory. BjiHrrb TOJinoio napo^a HanoJiHHjicfl Seper'B. 
H-fecKOJiBKO njOTHHKOBT. aBHJiHCB CB TOHopaMHB'B pyKax'B. CTapBie, 
sarop'ijiBie, mnpoKonjieqie, ^loaceHorie sanopoJKitBi, cb npoch^Bio 
B^ yeax^ h lepnoycBie, BacyTiHBt niapoBapH, CToajiH no KO-Tinn 
B'B BOfl'i H CTarHBa-iH lejiHBi Kp'fenKHM'B KanaTOMt CB 6epera. 
Ttpyrie TacKaan roTOBBia cyxia 6peBHa h BcaKJa flepesBa. Tawh 
oSmHBajiH flocKaMH qejin-i; TaiiT., nepeBopoTHBuiH ero BBopxij 
flHOM'B, KGHonaTHJiJi H cmojihjih; Tail's ysasBiBajiH K'B 6oKaM'B flpy- 

I'HX'B ^eJIHOB-B, HO K03aiJK0My o6hlWdS), CBaSKH flJIHHHBIX'B KaMBI- 

meS, qTo6Bi ne 3aToniiJio qejiHOB'b MopcKOio bo-thok); Tan's ^ajiBme 
no Bcejiy npHSpejKBio pasjioaa-ijiii KOCTpsi h KiinaTHJiH b'b Mifl- 
hbix-b Kasanax'B CMOny na sajiHBaHBe cyflOB'B. BBiBajiBie n CTaptie 
noyiaJiH MOno^Bixt. CTyK'B n paQo^iS icpHK-B noflBiJiajica no Bcefl 
OKpyjKHOCTH; BecB KOJieoajica n 4BHrajica jkhboh 6eper'B. 

B'B aTO BpeMa Sombhioh napoii's na^aJi'B npniajiHBaTB K'B 
6epery. CToaBuiaa na Hen's Ky^a jnoflen en^e nsflajin naxaaa 
pyKaMH. 3to 6bijih KOsaKH B'b oSopBanHsixt csHTKax's. Besno- 
pflfloiHsifi napafl'B, — y MHornx's HHTiero ne 6hiao, KpoM'fe py6aniKH 

H KOpOTeHSKOfl TpvSKH B'B 3y6aX'B, — nOKaSBIBaJI'B, qTO OHH HJIH 

TOJiBKO-^iTo HsS'trnyjiH KaK0H-HH6yfls d'feflBi, hjih ace flo Toro 3a- 
ryjianncs, ^itg npory.ia.nn Bce, /^to hh dsijio na T'fen'i. Hs's cpeflti 
HXTi OTfl'ijiHnca h cTaji's BnepeflH npHseMHCTSiS, naeiHCTsm K03aK'B, 

Com. Forojifl, T. I. 17 



7SB 

qe.5[0B-liKi. Ji'iT'B njiTii/tccjiTH. Oht. Kpma.iT, H Maxaai. pvKOio 
CHjiBii'Ise Bcixi.; ho sa CTyicoMt h KpHKaiiH pa6o^Hxi. ne 6biJio 
cjiBiinHO ero cjiobx. 

„A ch ^'hwh npi'txajiH?" cnpocHJit KomeBofi, Kor^a iiapoMi. 
npHBopoTH.TB wh 6epery. Bci padoiie, ocTanoBHB'B cboh pa6oTBi 
H noflHflBt Tonopti H 4o;ioTa, CMOTpian b-b oKHflaHm. 

,Ci. 6^71010!" KpHTia-ii. CB napoMa npHseMHCTBiii Kosaici. - 

„Ct KaKoio?" 

„no3BOJiBTe, nanoBe sanoposKUBi, p-feTfj, ,7jep>KaTBl" 

„roBopH!" 

.Hjih xothtg, MOJEexx-StiTB, co6paTB pa;iy1" 

^FoBOpH, MBI Bci ryTh". 

Hapofli> BecB CT-fecHH-Ticji B-B OTtny Kyqy. 

,.A BM paaB'fe HHiero He cjiMxajiH o tomt., ^to jx-hjiaercsi na 
reTBMaHnjHn-h?" 

„A ^To?" njsoii'jHecT. o/ihh'b h:31> KypenuBix'B aTaManoBt. 

„9! ^To? BnflHO, BaMTj xa'rapHH'B aaTKuyjii, KJieftTyxoM-B yniii. 

^TO BBI HH^erO He CJIBIXajIH". 

„roBopH jKo, ^To xa^ra flijiaexcH?" 

„A xo fl-fejiaexcK, ^ixo h pofliiJiHCB, h kpocxhjihcb, enje ne bh- 
flajiH xaKoro". 

„Jla. roBopH HaM-B, nxo /li-xaexca, codaqiii cbinx.!" saKpii^ajii. 
oflHH'B HST. xoanti, KaKi. BH^HO, noxepHBX. xepninie. 

„TaKaa nopa xenept saBO-xaCB, ixo ysKe ijepKBii CBaxtia xenepB 
He HaniH". 

„KaK'B He nauiH?" 

„TenepB y hch^ob'b oh-Ii na apen.iii. Ecjih iKHfly Bnepefli. ne 
aan.xaxHniB, xo h odt^^HH hcibbh npaBHTB". 

„^rro XBi xojXKj'euiB?" 

„H ec.xH pascodamii hch^i'b ne noaoaaix-B SHa^iKa Heq;Hcxoio 
CBoeio pyKOio na CBJixoii nacxt, xo h cbjixhxb nacxH He.UBSH." 

..Bpexx OHx., naHBi 6paxBi, He MOTKexx. 6bixb xoro, ttoSbi He- 

itiHCTBIH iKHflX) KJiajIX. SHa^OKX. Ha CBHTOH HaCxi." 

„CjiyniaHxe! enje ne xo pa3CKa.a£y: h KceH^SBi isjisiTi, xenepi. 
no Bcen yKpafiH-fe bx. xapaxaHKaxx>. /Ja He xo 6'fe/ia, ^ixo b'b xa- 
paxaHKaxx., a xo S-fe^a, ^xo sanparaioxx. jme ne kohbh, a npocxo 
nrpaBocJiaBHBixx. xpHCxianx.. Cxymaiixe! enje ne xo pascKaa-cy: yace, 
roBopflxx>, JKir/tOBKH niBioxx. ceSii io6kh h3Xj nonOBCKHXx> pns'B, 
BoTi> Kaivia /ffejia BOflaxca Ha YKpaSH't, nanoBe! A bbi xyxt ch- 
TlHxe Ha 3anopo3KBH, fla ry,xHexe, 71a, bh^ho, xaxapanx. xaKoro 3a- 
7(a,xx. BaMX. oxpaxy, ^xo y Bacx. yace hh r.xasx., hh yniei; — hh- 
■"lero HixX), H BBI He cxBimnxe, ^ixo flijiaexcji na CBixi". 

„CxoH, cxoh!" npepBa.TB KomeBOH, ^oxoji'fe cxoHBrnifi, noxy- 
HHBx. rjiasa bx> seM.xio, KaK-B h Bci 3anopo>Ki(Bi, KoropBie BX>Baac- 
HBixx. flinaxx. HHKorfla He oxflasajiHCB nepBosiy nopBiBy, ho moji- 
^ajTH, H MejK4y x^Mt B'B THHiHHi coBOKynjifljiH rposnyio cnjiy 
HeroflOBanifl. — „Cxoh! h a CKaacy cjiobo. A ^xo-atx. bbi, — xaKx,6Bi 
H 3xaKx> noKOJioxH:n['B Tiopxt Baraero 6aTBKa! — ^ixo-jk'b bbi ^-fenaJiH 



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260 

caMH? PasB-fe y Baci> caSeab He 6Hno, ^ito jih? KaKt ace bh no- 
nycTHJiH TaKOJiy 6e33aKOHiio?" 

„9, KaK-B nonyCTH4H TaKoiiy 6e33aKOHiio!... A nonpoSonajiH 6bi 

Btl, KOrfla nSTB^ieCflT'B TBICaq-B 61.IJIO OflHHXI. .113X081,, fla H, He- 

^ero rp'ixa TanTt, 61.1J111 TOHce co6aKii h MejK^y HaniHMH — jTR-h 

npHHfljm HXt Bipy". 

„A reTbiiaH'B Bamt, a hojikobhhkh ^ito flijiaaa?" 
„Haflinajiii nojiKOBHHKii TaKHXi. flin'B, ^to ne npHBe^H Bor'i, 

II HaM-B HHKOMJ"". 

„KaKi,^" 

„A TaKt, ^iTo yate TenepB TeThmam,, 3a>KapeHHBiH bi, mIjahom^ 
StiK'fe, jiesKHTt b'b BapmaB-fe, a nojiKOBHHqbH pyKH h tojiobbi 
pasBOsaxt no apMapKaMrb na noKa3'B Bceiny iiapofly. BoTt ito 

HafliaaJIH nOJIKOBHIIKH! " 

BcKOJieQa.Tiacb bch TOJiiia. Cnaga-na npoiiecjiocB no BceMy 6e- 
pery MOJiganie, no4o6Hoe TOiiy, KaK^ 6nBaeT'£ nepefl'B CBHpi- 
noH) 6ypeio, a noTOji'b B^tpyri. noflHHJiiiCB p-fegH h secB sarOBO- 
piiJiT. oepert: ..EaKt! qTodti jkh^m vjepHcajm na apeHTt-fe xpncTi- 
ancKia riepKBii! yTooBi KceHfl3Bi sanparajiH b'b orjio6jiH npaBO- 
cjiaBHHX'b xpucTiant! KaKt! qTo6Bi nonycTHTB TaKia MyieHbfl na 

pj^CCKOH SeMJI-fe OTT. npOKHaTBIX'L HeflOBipKOB'B! Tro6BI BOTt TaK-L 

nocTynaan Ch nojiKOBHHKaMH n reTBMaiiOM'B! /{a ne 6yjieT'h ace 
cero. He dj^^eTT,!" TaKia cjiOBa nepejiexajiH no Bcfeit KOHiraMt. 
SamyMi-nn sanopoattfti n no^yHUH cboh ch.ih. Tyx'B yace ne 
6biiio BOJiHeHiii jierKOMBicjieHiiaro napofla: BoanoBajracB Bce xa- 
paKTepti TaatejiBie 11 Kp-fenrae, KOToptie ne CKopo HaKajiajiHCB, 
HO, HaKanHBmncB, ynopno n flOJiro xpaHnjiH b-b ce6'fi BnyTpen- 
Hifi acap^B. ..nepeB-femaxB bcio awiflOBy!" pas^ja.xocB hsx. TOJinti: 
„nycTb ace ne niBiOT'B nsx. noiiOBCKHXx. pirs^ lodoKX. CBOHMt jkh- 
flOBKaMTj! IlycTB jKe He CTaBaTt snaiKOBTb na CBaTtix-B nacxax-i! Ile- 
pexoniiTB HX'B BC'fex'B, noranrfeBt, b'b /^H'iiirp'i!" Cjiosa 3tii, npo- 
HSHeceHHBia KiMt-TO E[3x> TOJinBi, npo.ieTijiH MOJinieii no BciM-B 
roaosaMTi, n Toana piiHynacB na npeflM'bcxBe ch senanieMx. ne- 
pep'i3axb Bcixx. atii/^oBx.. 

Biflntie cbihbi HspaiiJia, pacxepaBinn Bce npncyxcxBie CBoero 
H 6e3x> xoro MejiKaro flyxa, npaxajracB bx> nycxbix'B ropiJio^i- 
HBixx> 6oqKaxx>, Bx> ne^Kaxx. h flaace sanajiSBiBajiH noflx> io5kh 

CBOHXX. aCHflOBOKX.; HO KOSaKH BeSfl-fe HXT, HaXOflHJm. 

„ScHOBeJibMoacHBie naHbi!" Kpn^aaX) OfliiHX. bbicokIh: h ^jihh- 
HBiii, KaK'b najiKa, ssM.jvh, BBicynj^BmH h3x> kj^jm cbohxx> xOBa- 
pmrfeit aca.xKyio cbobd poacy, iiCKOBepKanHyio cxpaxoMx.. „flcHO- 
BejtBMoacHbie nanbi! cjiobo xojxbko flaftxe HaMx> CKasaxB, oflHO 
cjioBo! Mbi xaKoe o6x.aBHMx. saMX., ^xero en^e HHKor/ja ne cjibi- 
inaaii, — xaKoe Baacnoe, qxo ne iioacHO CKa3axB, KaKoe BaacHoe!" 

„Hy, nycxB CKaacyxx.", CKasa.xx, Byjib6a, KOxopBin Bcerfla jiio- 
Onnx. BBiCjxyraaxB o6BHHaeMaro. , _ _. . 

„5IcHbie nanbi!" npoH3Hecx> acHflx.. ..Tannxt nanoBX. eiije hh- 
Kor,!ia He BEmuBaHO, eS Cory, miKorfla! TaKnxx> ^'To6pMX'B, xopo- 



261 

uihxb h xpaCpHxt He Otino en^e Ha CBfci!" TojiOG'h ero saMH- 
paji-B 11 TtpoacanTE. oti> CTjDaxa. „KaKi. mohcho, ^toSbi mh T^MajiH 
npo sanopoHCiieB'B ^TO-imSyflB nexopomee! Ti coBciMt ne naniH, 
qTO apeHflaTopcTByrox'B na YKpaHHi! Eii Bory, ne Hainn! To 
coBC'JfsMTi He acHTiBi: TO qopTi. 3HaeTi> ^ito; to TaKoe, ^to tojibko 
HonjiesaTB he nero, 4a h 6pocHTB! Bott. h ohh CKaacyT'B to ace. 
He npaBfla jih, HIjieMa, hjih tbi, IIlMyjiB?" 

„Eii Bory, npasfla!" OTB-feqaJiH hs'b TO-inBi IIIjieMa h IIlMyjtB 
B-B H304paHHBix'B e.noMKax'L, o6a 6'fejiBie, KaKt rjinna. 

„Mbi HHKorTia enje," npoflOJiJKa.TB ;[jihhhbih: jkh^'b, „He chk)- 
xHBaJiHCB a, HenpiflTe.iaMH, a KaTcinKOBt mbi h shetb hb xo- 
thm'b: nycTB hm^ ^opTt npncHHTca! Mbi ci> sanopoHCi^aMH, KaKt 
GpaTBH poflHLie..." 

KaKt? ito6bi sanopoatrjBi 6bijih cb BaiiH 6paTBH?" npoHsnecB 

O^HH'B HS^ TOJinBI. „He flOJKfleTeCB, npOKJIHTBie HCHflBl! B-B ^H'bnp'B 

HXTi, rtanOBe, Bcix-B hotohhtb noranijeB'B!" 

9th cnoBa 6bijih CHrnajiOMi. JKuflOBrB pacxsaTajiH no pyKaMi. 
II Ha^iajiH mBBipHTB b'b bojihbi. JKajio6HBiii kphk^b pas/fajica co 

BCix-B CTOpOHl., HO CypOBBie SanopOJKHBI TOJIBKO CM-bjiaHCB, BHflfl, 
KaKt 3KH/(0BCKiH HOPH B'B SaHIMaKaXTb H ^IJ^aKaXt 60JITaJIHC& Ha 

Bos^yxi. 

Bi;tHBiH opaxopx, HaKJiHKaBraiH can's Ha cbok) raeio 6'fefly, 

BBICKO^HJI'B H3'B KacJjXaHa, 3a KOTOpBlit 6bI.7IO ero yXBaTHJIH, B'B 

oflHOM-B n'iroM'B, y3K0M'B KaM30JX'fe, cxBaTHJii. 3a Horn ByjrB6y h 
;'KajiKiiMi> rojiocoM'B mojiiiji'l: „Be.nHKiii rocnoflHH'B, acHOBesBMOJK- 
HLiH Han't! a snan'B h 6paTa Baniero, noKOHHaro ^opoma! Bbiji'b 
BOHH'B Ha yKpameHBe Bceiiy pBii;apcTBy. 3 ejiy boccmbcotb 
ijexHHOB'B flaji'B, Kor/{a na^o 5bijio BBiKynHTBca H3'b HJiina y 
TypKa"... 

„Tbi SHajii) 6paTa?" cnpocHJi-B Tapact. 

„Eh: Bory, 3HaJi'B! EejiHKOflymHBiit dujii, naH'E". 

A KaK'B Te6fl soByT'B?" 

„,3HKeJIB". 

„Xopomo," cKasaji'B TapacB, h hotomi., no^yMaB'B, o6paTH:acH 

K'B K03aKaMrB H nporOBOpHH-B TaifB". j.IIOB'fecHTB aCHfla SyfleT'B 

Bcerjja BpeMS, Kor^a 6yfleT'B HyjKHo; a na cevojiss OTflaSTe ero 

MH-fe*. 

CKa3aBmH 3to, TapacB noBeji'B ero K'B CBoeMy o6o3y, B03.Ti'fe 
KOToparo CToajiH KOsaKH ero. „Hy, H0.Tfe3aH nofl-B Teji'hry, JieacH 
■Tawh H He meBejiHCB, a bbi, 6paTi;Bi ne BBinycKaHTe acHfla". 

CKaSaBHIH 9T0, OH-B OTHpaSHJICfl Ha HJIOHjaflB, nOTOMy ITO 

7{aBH0 yjKe co6Hpa.iacB Ty^a bca TOJina. Bcfe SpocHJin bmhf'b 6e- 
per-B H CHajDaflKy lejiHOB'B, h6o npe^cToaJi'B xenepB cyxonyT- 
HBiH, a He MopcKoS Hoxofl'B. H He cyfla ^a Kosai^Kia qaiiKH, a 
noHaflo6HjiHCB Tea-fern h kohh. TenepB yace Bcfe xot'^jih b'b no- 
xo/i'B, H CTaptie, H MOJiOflBie; Bch cb coB-hTa Bcbx-B CTapraHHt, 
KypeHHBix'B, KomeBoro h cb bosh Bcero sanopojKCKaro BoftcKa, 
nojiojKiiJiH htth npsMO na IIojiBniy, otmcthtb sa Bce 3.110 h no- 



262 

cpaMJieHbe Bipti js. kossliikom cjiaBti, naOpaTi. aoSbwh ct. ropo- 
S0B1., saate^B nojKapi. no flepeBHSMt h xji-feSaMt, nycTHTb fla- 
neKO no CTenn o ceS-b cjiaBy. Bee TyTt ace onoHCBiBaaocB h bo- 
opyacanocB. KomeBofl sBipocB na ij'ijiBifi apninH-B. 9to yjKe ne 
Sbiicb TOTt poSkIh HcnojTHHTejiB B'iTpeHBix'B jKeaaHiS BOJiBnaro 
Hapofla; 3to Sbiji'b HeorpaHH^eHHBiii noBenHTeaB, 3to 6hiJi'h flec- 
noTX, yMiBmiii tojibko noBejiiBaxB. Bci CBoeBOJiBHBie h ryjiBJiE- 

Btie pBEIfapH CTpOHHO CTOHJIH B'B paflaXT., HOTOHTeJIBHO OnyCTHBO. 

rojiOBBi, He CMia noflHaxB rjias-B, Korfla KoraeBOH pasflaBajirB no- 
BeniHia: pasflasajni oh'b hx-b thxo, ne BBiKpHKHBaa h hb topo- 
nacB, HO ch pascTaHOBKOH), KaK-B cTaptiH, rjiy6oKO ohbithbih btj 
flijii KOsaK'B, npiiB04HEmm He B'B nepstiH pasi. B'B HcnosHeHBe 
pasyMHO sajiyMaHHBia npeflnpisTia. 

„OCMOTpH;TeCB, BCfi OCMOTpHTCCB XOpomeHBKO!" TaK'B rOBO- 

pHJi-B OH'B. „HcnpaBBTe B03BI H Ma3Hm;Bi, HcnpoSyitxe opyJKBe. 
He sadnpaHTe MHoro cb co6oh ofl;eac4Bi; no copo^K-fe h no flBoe 
uiapoBap'B Ha KOsaKa, fla no ropniKy caaaiviaTBi n TOJi^enaro 
npoca — SoHBnie, itoS'b h ne 6bmo hh y Koro! IIpo sanacB 6jr- 
flBT-B B'B Bosax'B Bce, ^To HyjKHO. IIo nap't Konen titoS'b Strao y 
Kaacflaro KOsaKa! ^a napt ^B-fecxn bshtb bojiob-b, noTOMy ^ito na 
iiepenpaBax'B h tohkhx'b M'icTax-B nyacHBi dvflyT'B bojibi. /{a no- 
paflKy ^epacHTecB, nanose, 6ojiBme scero. A snaio, ecxB iweacfly 
pacB TaKie, ^to nyxB Bof'b nomJiex'B KaKyio KopticTB — nonijiii 
TOT'B ace TiacB flpaxt KHxanKy h floporie OKcaMHTBi ceS-jfj na onyiH. 
EpocBTe xaKyio nopTOBy noBaflKy, nponb KHflanxe BcaKia io6Kn, 
6epHTe TOJIBKO OflHo opj'^acBe, Koan nona^eTca 4o6poe, fla ^ep- 
BonrtBi, Han cepe6po, noTOMy ■qTo onn eMKaro CBoncTBa n npnro- 
flaxca BO BcaKOMi. cay^a'i. /la. botx. BaM'B, nanoBe, Bnepefl'B ro- 
Bopio: ecaii kxo B'B noxo+Tb nanBexca, xo HHKaKoro H'tx'B na nero 
cy^a; Kclki, co6aKy sa meai-ty hobbjik) ero npnoMtiKnyxB flo oSosy, 
KXO 6bi ohx. hh 6biji'b, xgxb 6hi HaHflod.xecxii'iHmiH KOsaK-B h30 
Bcero BoScKa; KaK'B co6aKa, Syflex-B oh^b sacxp'fe.TieH'B na M-fecx'b n 
KHHyx'B 6e30 BCSKaro norpe6eHBH na noKaes'B nxnijaM'B, noxoiiy 
^xo HBannifa B'B noxofl'ij neflocxoHH'B xpncxiancKaro norpedenba. 
MoaoflBie, cxyniaflxe bo bccm'b cxapBix'B! Ecan rjannex'B nyaa, nan 
i^apanHex'B ca6aeH no roaoB'h, hjih no neaiy-HHSy/fB nnojiy, ne 
flaBanxe 6oaBnioro jrBaaceHBa xaKOMy fl'feay: pa3M'liniaHxe aapa^'h 
nopoxy B'B napK'fe cnsyxn, flyxoM'B BBinenxe h Bce nponflexx. — 
ne Sy^ex-B n anxopa^Kn; a na pany, ecan ona ne canniKOM'B 
BeanKa, npnjioacnxe npocxo 3eMnH, 3aM'icHBniH ee npeacfle caio- 
HOK) Ha aa/iOHu, xo n npncoxnex'B pana. Hy-xe ace sa ffkjio, sa 
44a0i xaoniiBi, ^a ho xoponacB, xopomenBKO npnnnManxecB 3a 
fl-ifj.xo!". 

TaK'B roBopira'B kouigboh, h KaK'B xoaBKO OKonqnji'B oHx. p'b^B 
CBOK), Bcfe KOsaKH HpHHHaHCB xox'B HCG ^acB sa fl'ijao. Bca C't^B 
oxpeSBnaacB, n nnr^'h neaB3a 6bijio CLiCKaxB nn oflHoro nBanaro, 
KaKX. 6yflxo-6Bi hx'b ne 6Hao nnKorfla Meacay KOsaKaMH. T'h ncnpa- 
BaajTH 0604BH Koacc'B h nepeivi'^nsan ecu B'B xca'trax-B; x-ij cno- 



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CHJiH Ha B03I.I MisniKH CI. npaBiaHTOMi., na ^pyrie BaJiHJiH opyaiie; 
rf npHrOHHJIH KOHeH H BOJIOBt. Co BCixt CTOpOHt pasflaBajiHci. 
TonoTT. KOHefi, npoSnaa CTp'fejii,6a h31) pyacen, SpaKaHBe caSens, 
MtraaHbe 6bikob'b, CKpHnt noBopaqHBaeMBixt BosoBt, roBopt h 
sipKiS KpHK-B H noHyKante. PI CKopo /fajieKO-jjaJieKO BtiTHHyjtCH 
KosaqiS Ta6op'B no Bcejiy nojiio. H MHoro flOcxajiocB 61.1 diJKaTB 
TOMy, KTO 6hi saxoTifj.TB npodiljHiaTB oti. tojiobbi 40 XBOCTa ero. 
B'B flepeBflHHOH He6oJiBmoH itepKBH cnyHcmr^ CBanjeiiHHK'B mo- 
.ie6eHi., OKponHJii. bc^xte. cbhtoio BOflOio; Bci rt^haoBaJiH KpecT'B. 
Kor^a TpoHyjica Ta6op'B h noTanyjiCH HSt Ci^n, Bcfe sanopoaciiti 
o6paTHJiH: rojiOBBi nasa/ii.. „npomaS, naina MaxB!" cKasajiH ohh 
noiTH Bt OTiHO CJioBo: .,nycTB >Ke Te6a xpanHxt Bor-B oti. bch- 
Karo Hec^acTBa!" 

IIpo'fesKaa npe^MicTbe, TapacB By.!iB6a jBo.jiiji'h, mo jkh40kt, 
ero, ilHKeJiB, jsie pasfiua'b, KaKyio-TO STKy cb HaB'fecoMi. h irpo- 
jaBaa-B KpeMHH, sanepTKH, nopox'B h BCSKia BoScKOBBia cnafloOBfl, 
iiyjKiiBia Ha flopory, ^ajKe Kajia^H h xaTi6u. ^EaKost ^opTO^Tb 
JKHfl-B!" noflyMaji-B npo ce6si TapacB h, no^'B'bxaB'B ki, neMy na 
KOH-fe, CKasaji'B: „4ypeHB, qxo tbi s/iicB CHTtHHiB? PasB^i xoqeniB, 
ito6bi Te6a sacTpimiavi, itaKi, Bopo6Bfl?" 

Hhrbjib, B'B OTB-fexi. Ha 3X0, noflOHiejit KX. Hejiy .rio6.xHJKe h, 
o/tinaB-B snaK-B oS^hmh pj^KaiiH, KaK-B 6yflT0 xox'feji'B odx-nsHxii 
^xo-TO xaHHcxBCHHoe, CKasajix.: „nycxB nanx xojibko moji^hxx. n 

HIIKOMJ'' He rOBOpHX'B: Me'AtJlJ KOSaHKHMH B03aMH eCXB OflHHX. MOH 

K03x>; H Besj' BcaKift HyjEHtm sanacB ^jih KOsaKOBt h no ^oporf 
ovfly 40cxaBJiaxB BcaKm npoBianx'B no xaKoft 4enieBOH: n'fin'b, no 
KaKoii enje hh o^hhx. jkh/CB ho npo/iaBajTB; en Bory, xaK'B; en 
Bory, xaKX.". 

noH;ajtx, iLxe^aiiii Tapaci. ByjiB6a, noflHBH.xca Sohkoh jkh/job- 
CKoii Haxypi h oTX.txa.xx. Kt xaSopjr. 



V. 

CKopo BecB noJiBCKin ioro-3anazi'B cflis.xa.xcH 4o6Braeio cxpaxa. 
Bci04y nponecracB ciyxn: „3anopo>Kr[i>i! noKasaJincB sanopoac- 
UBi!.." Bee, nxo moxjio cnacaxBCJi, cnaca.xocB. Bee noTiBiMajioeB h 
pasSiraJioeB, ho o6BiTiaK) axoro necxpoHHoro, 6e3neiHaro BiKa, 
Kor^a ne B034BHra.xH hh Kpinoexefl, hh saMKOBi., a, KaKX. nonaao, 
cxanoBHJix. na Bpena eojioMCHHoe acHJinnje CBoe TjejiOBiK-B. Ohx. 
4yMaJix>: „He xpaxHXB >Ke na H36y pa6oxy h aeHBrn, Kor/ta 
H Cest xoro 6yfleT'B ona cHecena xaxapcKHMx. naoiroMTj!" Bee 
bchojiohihjiocb: kxo iiinajix. bojiob'b h nnyrx. na kohh h pyacBe, 
H oxnpaBJiajies Bt hojikh; kxo npsxaaca, yroHsa eKOXx. h ynoca, 
^xo xojTBKO MOHCHO 6bijio yHBcxB. IIonaflajiHeB HHOXTta HO flopor'fe 
H xaKie,, KOTopBie Boopyacennoio pyKOio BcxpiiajiH roexefi ho 
SojiBme 6bijio xaKnxx,, KoxopBie 6'tacajiH sapanie. Bci 3HajrH, 

TITO Xpy^HO HM-hxB flllJIO ex. 6yH:H0H H 6paHH0H TOJIHOH, HSB'ifjCT- 



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Hofl nofli. HMeneMt sanopojKCKaro BoficKa. Koxopoe Bt napyjK- 

HOMt CBOeBOJIBHOM-BHeyCTpOHCTB-fe CBOeM-b SaKJIIOiaJIOyCTpOHCTBO, 

o64yMaHHoe 3jih BpeMeHH 6htbli. KoHHtie -fexa-iH, ne oTariiaH h 
He ropflia Konen, niinie ihjih TpesBO 3a BosaMH, h BecB TaSopt 
no4BiiraJiCfl tojibko no HoiaMt, OT/iBixaH 4HeM'B ii BBiSnpaK flJiH 
Toro TiycTtipH, HesacejieHHBia M-fecTa h a-iica, kotopbix-b 6bmo 
Tor^a eme baobojib. 3acBiJiaeMBi Sbijih Bnepesi> JiasyT^HKH h pa3- 

CHJIBHBie ySHHBaTB H BBlBiflBIBaTB, Vffh, ^ITO H KaKT.. H laCTO BT) 

T^x-B iffecTax-B, Tffh Menie Bcero mofjih oMtHflaxB hx-b, ohh no- 
HBaajiHCB B/ipynE>— H Bce Tor^a npomajiocB ct jkhshbio: noHcapM 
oSxBaTMBajiH ^lepeBHii; ckot-b h JioiuaflH, KOTopBie ne yroHSJiHCi. 
sa BOHCKOMt, 6bijih H36HBaeMBi TyTi. 3Ke Ha M-bcTij. KasajiocB, 
doafcme nHpoBanH ohh, ^iwh coBepmajiH noxofl'B cboii. /ttidoM-B 




H Bce Torna npui^anoct ct> jKHSHtio,. 



CXaJI'B 6bI HMH-fe BOJIOCt OTT> 'ffexi. CTpamHHXl) snaKOB-B CBZp'fen- 

CTsa nojiy;;HKaro B-feKa, KOToptie nponecjiH sesffh sanopoaciiBi. 
PIsfiiiTHo MJia/[eHi(Bi, odp'isaHHBia rpy7(H y aceHujiiH'B, coflpanHafl 
Koaca c'B Hor-B no koji^hh y BHnynjeHHBix'B na CBo6o;(y, — cuo- 
B0M1., KpynHOK) MoneTOK) OTHJia^HBajiii KOsaKH iipesKHie ^onrn. 
HpejiaTt OflHoro MonacTBipa, ycjiBimaBt o npHSjiHajenin hx-b, 
npHCJiaJit OT'B ceSs flsyx-B MonaxoBTb, ^itoSbi CKasaxB, ^ito ohh 
He iSLKTy BCflyTTb ce6fl, KaKT. cjiiflyeT'B, ■qTO MeJK^y sanopoaci^aMH 
H npaBHTejiBCTBOMt ctoht'b cornacie, tto ohh HapyniaiOTT. cboio 

06a3aHH0CTB K1. KOpOJIK), a CB TkM'h BMicxi H BCHKOe HapoflHoe 

npaBo. „CKa3KH enncKony oTt Mens h ot'b Bcfext sanopoHd^eB-B", 
CKaaaji'B KoraeBoii: „qTo6Bi oh-b HH'iero He 6oanca: 9to KosaKH 



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enfe tojibko ssHCHraiOTi. h pacKypiiBaioTi. cboh Tpy6KH". II CKopo 
BeaH^ecTBeiiHoe a66aTCTBO oSxBaTiiJioci. coKpyniHTejiBHBiMt naa- 
MeHeMt, H KonoccajiBHBia roTHTieCKifl OKHa ero cypoBO rjia/f-fenH 
CKB03B pasflTBJiiiBniiflCfl BO.THBi orHS. Birjmia Tonnu MonaxoB'B, 
acH/fOBTi, jKeHUfHHi, BffpjTTy OMHorojiioflHiiH T^ TopoTia, Tfli KaKaa- 
HH6yflB 6Bi.Tia Hafle'iaa na rapHHSOH-B h ropoflOBoe pyraenie. 
BHCBiJiaeMaa no BpeMenaMi. npaBHTejiLCTBOM'B sarios/tajiaa no- 
MonjB, coCToaBmaa hs-b neSojJBniHX'B hojikobi., h:fih ne Morna 
HaHTHHXT., HJiH Hce poSijia, o6pama.T[a tbijit, npH nepnoH BCTpiii 
H yjieTana na jthxhxx KOHaxt CBonxx. CnyiajiocB, ito MHorie 
BoenaiajiBHHKH KopojieBCKie, TopatecTBOBaBmie flOToni bT) npeac- 
HHx'B 6HTBax'B, piinajiHCB, coejHHa CBOH CH3BI, cxaxB rpyflBK) 
npoTHB-B sanopojKiieB'B. H TyT'B-xo SoJiie Bcero npoQoBanH ce6a 
Moao/f&ie KOsaKH, qy}K;iaBiuiecH rpadiiTejiBCTBa, kopbicth h 6e3- 
CH;/iBHaro HenpiaTeJia, ropifeBinie ace.ianieM'B noKasaxB ce6a ne- 
pe^X) CTapBiMH, noM'ipaTBca oahh'b na oahh'b cl doHKHMt h 
XBacTaEBBiM-B .naxoMi>, KpacoBaBmHMca na ropflejiHBOMt Koni, 
ct jteTaBmHMH no Bixpy otkhahbimh pyKasaMH enaH'<iH. noTimna 
Smjia nayKa; MHoro yace onn flodBi.uH ce6'£ kohhoh c6pyH, flo- 
pornxx. cadejiB n pyaceii. Bx. oahhte. M'icai;'!. BOSMyJKajiH h coBep- 
menno nepepoflH^xncB tojtbko-tito onepnBniieca nTeni^ti h cxajin 
MyacaMH; ^epTBi jxraja hx'b, bT) K0T0pBixx> flocea-fe BH^na 6BtJia 
KaKaa-To lOHomecKaa MarKOCxB, cxajiH xenepB rposHBi h chjibhbi. 
A cxapoMy Tapacy Jno6o 6bijio BHfl-fexi., KaKX. ooa CBina ero 6Bi;m 
OflHH H3'B nepBBix'B. Ocxany, KasajiocB, 6£iji'b na po^y HanHcan^B 
SHTBeHHBiH nyxB H xpy/iHoe snanBe sepmnxB paxHBia /ci.xa. Hh 
pa3y He pacxepaBnincB h ne ciiyxHBmHCB hh oxx. KaKoro c^xygaa, 
cBXJiaflHOKpoBieMx., no^ixH HeecxecxBeHHBiMx> fljia flBa/maxH-flByx- 
nixHaro, ohx. bx o^hhx. mhxx. Morx. BMiiipaxB bck) onacHOCXB h 
Bce HOJiOHcenie flijia, xyxx. ace Morx. nanxH cpe^cxBO, KaKX yKjnco- 
HHXBca OX'S nea, ho yK.noHHXBca ci. x'feM'B, qxo6i.i noxoMt B-fep- 
Hifi npeoflOJi'ixB ee. Yace HcnBixanHOH yB-fepeHHOCXBio cxann xe- 
nepB oana^axBca ero flBHacenia h b-b hhxx. ne moxjih He 6bixb 
saM-fexHBi HaKJioHHOcxH 6yflynjaro Boac^a. KptaocxBio ;iBimajio 
ero xijio, H pBinapcKia ero Ka'qecxBa yace npiodpijin ninpoKyio 
CHJiy Ka^ecxBX. jiBBa. „0, fla 9xoxx> dy^ex-B co BpeMeneMx. flo6pBiH 
noJiKOBHHKX.!" rOBopHJiX) cxapBiH Tapacx.: „eH, en, dyflextfloSpBiH 
nojiKOBHHKX., fla euie xaKofi, gxo h 6axBKa sa noacx. 3axKHeTX>!" 
AHflpift BecB HorpysH.xca b'b oiapOBaxejiBHyio MysBiKy nynB h 
Me^eft. Oh'b He snaax., ^ixo xaKoe sna^nxx. o6flyMBiBaxB, hjih pas- 
c^iHXHBaxB, HJIH HSM-fepaxB sapanie cboh h ^lyacia cnaBi. Eime- 
Hyio Hiry h ynoenie ohx BHfliax. bx> dEXB-fe: ixo-xo nHpmecT- 
BGHHoe spiaocB eMy bx xi MHnyxBi, Korfla pasropnxca y qejio- 
B^Ka roaoBa, bx> raasaxx see iieaBKaexx. h M'tmaexca, aexaTi 
roaoBBi, cx> rpoMOMX. na^aioxx. na seMaio kohh, a ohx> Hecexca, 
KaKX. nBaHHH, b-b CBHCxi nyaB, bx> ca6eaBH0MX. daecK-b, h na- 
HocHXx BcfeMx. yflapBi, H He catiHiHXX) HaHeoeHHBixx.. He paa-B 
flHBHaca oxeijx> xaKace h AHflpiio, BH^a, KaKX. OHt, noHyac^aeMBifl 



266 

oflHaMTj TO-ibKO sanajibqHBBiMii yBneqoHieM'b, ycTpeMJifljicH na to, 
na MTO 6m HHKor^ia ne otbsltkwicsi xnaflHOKpoBHtm h pasyMHBifl, 

H OflHHM'B SiuieHBIMT. HaTHCKOMt CB0HM1> npOHSBOflHJIt TaKiH 

•jyfleca, kotophm-b hg mofjih ne HsyMHTBCn cxapue bi. 6oaxt. 
/tHBHaca CTapuH Tapaci. ii roBopnjii. „H 9to flo6pi.iii — Bpart 6bi 
He B35i.'nj ero! — BOiiKa! i-ie OcTani,, a flo6pMfi, ^odptm TaKm-e 
uoiiKa!" 



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...btj CBHCTt nynb, bi caSe/ibHOMiD enecnt... 
BofiCKO pilUHJIOCb HTTH IipflMO Bt rOpOflt yJySHO, VJi.'i., HOCH- 

jiHCB cayxH, OMJio MHoro KasHLi H doraTBixt o6BiBaTeneH. ^t> 
nojiTopa 4Ha noxofl-B 6BMi cfliuiaH'B, h sanopoacijBi noKaaajiHCb 
nepe;(t ropo^OM'B. >KiiTejtH piuiHUHCB sanjHuiaTBOfl /lo nocjii/f- 
KHxt CHJii. H KpaHHOCTH, H jiyqme xoT'fejiH yMepeTB Ha njioma- 
^flxt H ynHEjax'B nepefl'B cbohmh noporaMH, qiMi. nycTHTb ne- 
npiflxejiH B-B flOMBi. Bbicokih 3eMJiaH0H Baat OKpyata:ii> ropofli.; 

Tffh BaJITE. 6bIJIX HHHCe, TaM^ BBICOBBIBaJIHCB KaMeHHaa CT^Ha HJIH 

/(om'b, cayjKHBmifi SaxapeeH, hjih, HaKonen'B, ^ySoBBiH qacTOKOJii.. 

FapHHSOHt ShJI'B CHfleH'B H HyBCTBOBaJIt Ba^HOCTB CBOero flijia. 



267 

3anopoHcqM Hcapico 6i,i.io nojihsmi na Ba.ni,, ho 6i>Kn BCxp'IsqeHBi 
CHUBiioK) KapxeTiBio. MimaiieHropoflCKie odHBaTenii, KaKtBHflHO, 
Toace He xox-fejiH Shtb npas^HBiMH h ctohjih Ky^eio na ropo^- 
CKOM-B Bajiy. B-h rjiasax-B hx-b mojkho 6bijio 'iHTaTB OT^iaaHHoe co- 
npoTHBHenie; acenniHHBi tokg p^jiuhjihcb y^acTBOBaxB, h Ha ro- 
jiOBBi sanopoHciiaM'B nojiCT'ijiH KaMHH, 601KH, ropniKH:, ropsTiig 
Bap^B, H, HaKoneii-B, jiimKH necKy, cji'fenHBmaro HMTb o^h. 3ano- 

POJKI^BI He JII06Hj1H HM^JTB fl'h.TIO CB KpifjnOCTJIMH; BeCTH OCaflBl 

6BiJia He Hx-B ^acTB. KomeBofi nOBOJi'iji'B oTCTynnTB h CKasajirs: 
„HHiero, naHBi h 6paTbJi, mbi OTCxynnM'B; ho 6yflB a noraHMH 
xaTapHH-B, a ho xpHCTiaHHH'B, ecaji mm BBinycTHM-B hxi. xotb ofl- 
Horo Hsx. ropofla! IlycTB hxts Bcfe nepefloxHyTTb, co6aKH, ch to- 
.nofly!" BoHCKO, OTCTynHB-B, o6.Terjio bccb ropo/i'B h, ox's ne^ero 
flijiaxB, saHHJiocB onycTonieHBeM'B OKpecHOCTeS, BBiacnraa OKpyac- 
HBia flepesHH, cKHpflii neydpaHHaro xjiiSa, h nanycKaa xaoyHBi 
KOHefi Ha HHBBi, eiqe ne xponyxBia cepnoM-B, Tji% KaK^ napo^HO, 
K0Jie6ajiiicB xy^inBie kojiocba, njioflt HeoSBiKHOBOHHaro ypoacaa, 
Harpa^HBDiaro bi> xy nopy njeapo Bcix-B seMJiefl'SjiBrfeBx.. C-b 
yjKacoMx. BH^ijiH CB ropo^a, KaKX. HcxpeSjiajiHCB cpeflcxsa nxi, 
cyniecxBOBania. A Meatfly xfeix. sanopoaci^Bi, npoxanyB'B BOKpyr-B 
Bcero ropofla b'b ffsa pa^a cboh xejiirn, pacnoaoacHJiHCB xaKx. me, 
KaK'B H Ha Ci^H, KypenaMH, KvpiiJiH cboh jiiobbkh, M'hnajiHCB 40- 
Sbixbimx. opyHcieM-B, HrpanH B'B ^exap^y, b'b ^exi h ne'iex-B h 
nocMaxpHBajiH ex. y6iHCXBeHHBiMx> x.xaflHOKpoBieMX> na ropo^'B. 
HotiBK) saiKHxajiHCB KOCxpBi; KamesapBi BapHJiH b-b KaJKTiOMX. ity- 
peH'h Kamy bx. orpoiiHBixx. Mi^HBixx. Kasanaxx.; y rop'hBniHxx 
BCK) HO^B orneH cxoaaa SescoHnaa cxpajKa. Ho cKopo sanopoacrtBi 
HaiajiH HOHeMHory cKy^axB SesTiiacxBieMx. h npo/ton>KHxejiBHOK) 
xpesBocxBK), He conpaaceHHOK) hh ex. KaKHM-B tjIijiomx.. KomeBOH 
Be.xijJi'B y/iBOHXB flaHvO noprjiio nnna, ^xo HHor^a boahhocb bx. 

BOHCK-fe, eCJIH He 6bIH0 Xpy^HBIXX. HO^BHrOBX. H flBHiKeHifl. Mojio- 

4BIMX., H ocoSeHHO CBiHaM'B Tapaca ByjiB6Bi, ne npaBHnacB xanaa 
3KH3HB. An/cpiS saM-hxHO CKy^aax.. „Hepa3yMHaa ronoBa", roBO- 
pHjix. eMy Tapacx: „xepnH, KOsaKX., — axaMan'B 6y7femB! He xoxx. 
euje flo6pBiH bohhx., kxo ne noxepajix. flyxa Bt saKHOMx. fl'hji'i, 

a xoxx. flodpBIH BOHHX., KXO H Ha 6e3fl'fejIBH He COCKyiHXX., KXO 

Bce BBixepnHxx., h xoxb xbi eiiy 1x0 xo^b, a ohx Bce-xaKH nocxa- 
BHXx. Ha CBOOMX.". Ho He coHXHCB HBijXKOMy JOHOHi'fe CO cxapi^eM'B: 
flpyraa naxypa y o6ohxx>, h flpyrHMH o^iaMH rjiaflaxx. ohh na xo 
jKe Ti'fejio. 

A iiemaj xiMx. noflocnin'B TapacoBx. hojikx., npHBevieHHMH 
ToBKa^eMx.; ex. hhmx 6bijio enje ffsa. ecayjia, nncapB h flpyrie 
nonKOBBie tihhbi; Bcfexx. KosaKOBx. Ha6pajiocB SojiBme qexBipex-B 
xBicaqx.. Bbmo Meacfly hhmh ne Mtaao h oxo^eKOMOHHBixx., koxo- 
pBie caMH noTfHajiHCB, CBoeio BOJieio, 6e3X5 BcaKaro npHSBisa, 
KaKx> xoaBKO ycjiBimajiH, bx. ^eMx. Tjijio. Ecay.xBi npHBe3:iiH cbi- 
HOBBaMx. Tapaca SaarocjiOBeHBe oxx. cxapyxH-Maxepa h KaacflOMy 
no KHuapHCHOMy o6pa3y h3x> MesKHropcKaro KieBCKaro Monac- 



263 

Tbips. HaflijiH Ha ce6fl CBaTua oopasa o6a Spara h iieBo-iBHO 
saflyMajiHci,, npHnoMHHBi. cTapyio Maxb. Hto-to npopo^HTi. h 
roBopHTi. HMt 3T0 6jiarocJiOBeHbe? BnarocjiOBeHbe jih na no- 
Sifly Ha^'b BparoM'b h noTOMt BecejitiS BOSBpaT'b Bt oTiHsny 
cb ^o6biTieH H cjiaBOH na Bi^Hbia n-fecnii 6aH4ypHCTaM'b, hjih 
ace?... Ho HensBicTHO Syflymee, bc ctohtte. oho npe/irb TiejioB-fe- 
KOMi) ho^oQho oceHHeMy TyMany, noflHHBHieMycfl hsx oojioti.: 
OesyjiHO JieTaioT-b bI) neMrb BBepx-b h bhhs'b, ^epKaa KpbiJibaMiJ, 
HTHitbi, He pacno3HaBas arb o^ih ^pyri) flpyra, ronydKa — ne bh^h 
acTpe6a, acTpeS'b — ne BH^a rojiySKH, h hhkto ho snaeT^b, KaKi, 
flaaoKO .leTaeT-b on-b OT-b cBoeS nornSejiH... 

OcTanii yace sanajics cbohmt. fl'kjioM'h h flaBHO OTomeji'b kt. 
KypenaM'b; AHflpin ace, caMTb ne snas OTiero, qyBCTBOBa.Ti'b Ka- 
KyK)-T0 flyxoTv Ha cep^H-fe. Yace Kosarai okohih.th cbok) Be^epio. 
Beiep-b TiaBHO noTyxny.i'b, iiMbCKaa ^lyflnaa Ho^b o6Hajia bo3- 
jijXT,; HO OH-b He OTXOfliM'b Kx KypenaM'b, ho Jioacaaca cnaTb h 
rjiaflijTb HBBOJibHo na bck) 6biBmyK) npe/i'b hkhI) KapTHHy. Ha 

HeS-fe 6e31HCJieHHO JieJIbKaJIH TOHKHM-b H OCTpblM'b 6lieCK0M-b 

SBisflbi. Hojie flaaeKO 6bijio sanaTo pacKH/faHHbiMH no noM'b bo- 

3aMH Cb BHCa^IHMH MaSHHIfaMH, o6.TIHTbIMH flerTCMX, CO BCaKHMT) 

4o6poM'b H npoBiaHTOMi, HaSpaHHbiM'b y npara. Bosjiii xeji'fer'b, 
HOfl'b TCJiiraMH H HOflajibHie oti> Te.Ti'fer'b — Besfl-Jd 6biJiH bh/ihh 
pasMeTaBmiecfl na TpaB'i sanopoacHbi. Bc-fe ohh cna.iH b^b Kap- 
THHHMX'b HOJioaceniaxi: kto Ho^MOCTHB'b ceSi HOfl'b roJiOBy Kyab, 
KTO manKv, kto ynoTpe6HBmH, npocTo, Qok^ CBoero TOBapniija. 
Ca6na, pyacbe-caMonan'b, KopoTKo-^iydy^naa Tpy6Ka ch MiflHbiMH 
6jiaxaMH, acejiisHbiMH npoBepxKaMH HorHHEOM-b, 6biJiH HeoT.iyii- 
HO npH Kaac/fbiM'b KOsaK-b. Taacejibie bojih jieacaJiH, noflBepHyBniH 
HOfl'b ce6a Horn, dojibumMH Q'fejiOBaTbiMH MaccaMH, h KasaJiHCb 
H3flaaH cipbiMH KaMHaMH, pacKHflaiiHbiMH no OTJiorocTH nojia. 
Co BC'fex'b CTopoH'b HS'b TpaBM yace CTaji-b nofltiMaTbca rycTon 
xpam. cnanjaro BOHHCTBa, na KOTopbin OTSbiBa-nncb ch nojia 
3B0HKHMH pacamflMH acepe6iibi, Heroflyronjie na cboh cnyTannbia 
Horn. A Meacfly T'feM'b hto-to BOJiHTiecTBeHHoe h rposnoe npiiMi- 
manocb K'b Kpacoxi iiojibCKon ho^h. 9to 6huiii sapeBa B^ajm 40- 
ropaBHiHX'b OKpecTHOCTefi. B-b o^noM-b whcT'h njiasia cnoKoiino 
H BejiHTiecTBeHHO CTJiajiocb no nedy; B'b flpyroM-b, Bcxp'feTHB'b 
HTO-TO ropiOTiee h Bfl:pyr'b BbipBaBnincb EHxpeMrb, oho CBHcx'i.Tio 
H nexijio BBepx'b no/t'b caMbia 3B'fe34bi, h oxopsanHbie oxaonba 
ero racnyjiH nofl'b caMbiMH ^ajibHHMH He6ecaMH. TaM-b oSropi- 
aHH HepHbTH MOHacTbipb, KaK'b cypoBbiH KapxesiaHCEiH mohslxt,, 
CToaJi'b rpo3HO, BbiKasbiBaa npn KaacflOMX. ox6jiecKi Jipainoe CBoe 
BeJiHiie; xaii'b ropi-Tb MonacxbipcKiH ca/fb: Kasanocb, cjibirano 
6bijio, KaK'b flepeBba mnnijiH, oSBHsaacb ^biMOM'b, h Korfla bm- 
CKaKHBaji'b orOHb, OH-b Bflpyx'b ocB'inta.Ti'b c|)occ|)opHqecKHM'b, jih- 
JiOBO-orneHHbiM'b CB-fexoM'b cnfebia rpossia c.xnB'b, h.tih o6pan;aji'b 
B'b gepsoHHoe 30JLOTO xaM-b H xaai'b jKejix-feBmia rpyuin, n xyx-b 
ace cpe^H nx-b lepn-hno BncfeBuiee na cx'IiH'b sflania hjih na flpe- 



269 

BecHOMTb cyKy t^tio Sijuaro Jiai^a iijih Monaxa, nornoaBiiiee 
EM'tcTt CO CTpoemeiri) bi> oniii. Ha^rb orneMi. bhjihob B/jajiH 
nTHi^Bi, KasaBiniaca Kj^es) TeiiHBix'B mbjikhx'b kpccthkob'b he or- 
HeHHOM'B noai. 06ji03KeHHBiH ropofl-B, KasajiocB, ycnyji'B; mnni^Bi, 

H KpOBJIH, H TiaCTOKO.TB, H CT-feHBI erO THXO BCHBIXHSaJIH 0T6jieC- 

KaMii OT/tajieEHBixt noacapHiirB. AH^ipiS oSome.Ti'B KOsaitKie pHflti. 

KoCTpBI, y KOTOpBIX-B CHfl-fejIH CTOpOH^a, rOTOBHJIHCB eJKeMHIiyTHO 

noracHVTB, ii caMBie CTopoKa ciia.TiH, nepeKycHBUiH chjibho nero- 
HH6y4B BO BecB KosanKift annexi-iTt. Ohx ho^hbejich HeMHoro 
TaKOH deaneiiHocTH, noityMaBrnii: „xopomo, "qTO wbtt, 6jih3ko hii- 
KaKoro CHJiBHaro HenpiaTenH h iieKoro onacaTBCii". HaKonert'B, 
H caMt no;toniei[Tj ont k'l OflHoiiy HSTi bosob^b, bsji'^s'b Ha iiero 
H Jierrb Ha ciiiiHy, noflJiOKHBniH ceoi noflis roaoBy cjioacenHBia 
Ha3afl;i> pyKH; ho ne Mor^ sacHyxB h flOJiro TJisffijii, na He6o: 
OHO Bce 6hjjio OTKpBiTO npcfl'B hhm'b; tjhcto h npo3pa'iHO 6bijio 
B-B BOSTiyxi; ryHfHHa sb^s^'b, cocTaB.naBmaH MJie^Htiii nyxB h 
KocBeHHBiMTi HOHCOM'B nepexoTiHBmaH HO He6y, bch 6BKia aajiHTa 
B'B CBiTV. BpeMenaMH AHflpiS KaK^ dy^TO nosaSBiBaJicH, h Ka- 
KOH-TO aerKiii Tyiian'B ^peMOTBi sacjioHajfB na MHri. npeflt HHJit 

He60, H nOTOMX. oho OHHTB O^HUtaJIOCB H BHOBB CTaHOBHJIOCB 
BH^HO. 

Bx. 9T0 BpeMa, noi-casaJiocB ejiy, MejiBKHyjnE. npe^i. hhm'b 
KaKoS-TO CTpaHHtiH o6r)a.3'h ^lejiOBiqecKaro jiHija. iJyMas, ^to 
3T0 6bijio npocToe oSaaiiie cna, Koxopoe ceii ace qacx. paacieTca, 
ohtj pacKpLi.n'B cKJii.whe rjiasa cboh h ysHfliji'B, tjto k-b Heiiy 

TO^HO HaKJIOHHJOCB KaKOe-TO HSMOHifleHHOe, BBICOXniee JIHIXO H 

CMOTpijio HpHMO esiy Bx. 0"qH. T^.TiHHHBie H qepHBie, KaKX yroas, 
BOJiocBi, He npnSpaHHBie, pacTpenannBie, Jiiaan na-B-no/TB tcm- 
naro HadpomeHnaro Ha ro.noBy noKpBiBajia; h CTpanHBifi djiecKt 
ssr.ifl^a, H MepTBeHHaa cnyrjioTa jiHija, BBiCTynaBmaro pisKHMH 
^lepxaiiH, sacxaBJisjiH CKopije ^jyjiaxB, "qxo sxo Sbijix. npnspaK'B. 
Ohx. cxBaxHJica hgbojibho pyKofi 3a nHn^ajiB h npoHsnecB ho^xh 
cyflopoHxHo: „Kxo xbi? Kojih njxT, He^HcxBm, cxhhb cb rjiasx.; 
KOJiH 3KHBOH lejiOB'feK'B, He Bt nopy 3aBejiX) niyxKy — j6hio cb 
OflHoro npHLtijia". 

Bx> oxB'fex'B na 3X0, npHBHfl;'iHie npncxaEHJio nanei^'B kx. ry- 
daM'B H, KasajiocB, mojih.xo o MO-x^amH. Ohx. onycxHJi'B pyKy h 
cxa.XTj Br.xa^BiBaxBca bx. nero EnHMaxejiBHiii. IIo ajihhhbimx. bo- 
.TtocaMX., mei h noJiyodHajKeHHoS ciiyrjiOH rpy^H pacnosnajix. 
OHX. aceHHjHHy. Ho OHa 6uaa. se Sfl-hniHaa ypoacenKa: Bce jihi^o 
ea 6bijio ciiyrjio, HSHypeno Hefl:j^roM'B; mapoKia CKy.xBi BBicxy- 
na.xH CHJIBHO Haflx. onaBniHMH nofl'B hhmh iqeKaMH; ysKia o^ih 
no^lBiMaJiHCB flyroo6pa3HbiMX> pasp'fcsoM'B KBepxy. ^isi'B doji-be 
0HX> BCMaxpHBajica bx. ^epxBi ea, x-inx. do.xfee HaxoflHJix> bx. hhx-b 
qxo-xo SHaKOMoe. HaK0Hei;x,, oh-b hb BBixepnijXB h cnpocHJi'B: 
„CKajKH, Kxo XBI? Mni KajKexca, KaKx> dy^xo a 3Hajix> xe6ff, hjih 
BHflijji'B rfli-HHSyflt?" 

„/(Ba rofla nasaflx. xomv, bx. KieB-b". 



270 

„Jl-Ba roaa iiaaafli., b'b KicB'b", noBTopTi.iT> An/ipiS, cTapaircB 
nepeQpaTb Bce, tiTO ywiijrhjio bt. ero naiiflTii ot-b npoiKHen 6yp- 
caitKOH HCH3HII. Oh-b nocMOTpi.TB eme past na nee npncTaJiBHO 
H Bvipyri. BCKpHKHyjii. BO BecB rojiocTb: „Ti>i — TaxapKa! cjiyacaHKa 

naHHOTIKH, BOeBO/lHHOH 4OTKII"... 

„^nim!" npoHSHec.ua TaTapKa, cjiohchbx cb yiioJiHiomHM'B bh- 

flOMt pVKH, flpoata BcfeMt T'fejIOM'B H o6opOTH BT. TO JKG BpeMSI 

ronoBy Ha3a,?i'B, ^to6bi BHfl;'hTB, He npocHynca jm KT0-HH6yflb 
OT-B TaKoro CHjiBHaro BCKpHKa, npoiiSHeccHHaro An/tpieM'B. 

..CKaacii, CKaJKii, ox'tiero, KaKTb tbi sflicB?" rosopHJi'B AH^pift, 
noTiTH saflBixaHCB, nionoTOM-B, npepBiBaBniHMca BcaKvio Mmiyry 
OT-B BHyTpeHHaro BCTHeiiia. „Tji-h naHHO^Ka? JKiiBa euje?" 

„OHa Tyx-B, B'B ropoji". 

..B'B ropofl'fe?" npoii3HeCT> oht,. e^Ba oniiTB ne BCKpiiKHyBinii. 
II no^yBCTBOBan'B, tiTO bch prpoBB B/tpyr'B npiix.n:BiHyjia Kt cepjuy: 
..OT^ero-acB oiia Bt ropo^i'fe?" 

..OTToro, '^iTo caM-B cTapBiH naHT. B'B ropofl'fe: oh-b yace no.x- 
Topa rofla, KaK-B ch^ht'b BoeBOfloS B'B ^ySH'fe". 

..Hro-acB, ona saiijrjKeM'B? Jla. rOBopn .(Ke,— KaKaa tbt crpaH- 
Haa! — TTTO OHa xenepB"... 

..Ona ^[pyrOH .jenB imtiero ne ■ina". 
, ..KaKi>?" 

„Hii y Koro imi, ropo^cKHX-B jKHTejien H-feTt jme ^sbho K.ycKa 
xji-feSa, Bcfe TjaBHO ■iflax-B oflny seMjno". 

AnflpiS ocToa6eH'feji'B. 

..IlaHHOTiKa BHfl-fejia xeda cb ropoflCKOro sajia BMicxi cb 3a- 
TiopoHtiiaMii. Ona CKasa.ia MH'fe: ..CTynaii, CKascii pBmapio: ecjiH 
OH'B noMHHT-B Mciia, ^toSbi npiimeji'B ko mh-b; a ne homhht'b, — 
^jtoSbi Tiaji'B Te6'fe KycoKt iLJi'hGa. fl:ji5i cTapyxii. Moeli MaxepH. 
riOTOMy Tixo a ne xo^y BH^'fixB, Kale's npn kn't yjipex'B jiaxB. 
HycTB jiyifiine a npeac^e, a oiia nocji'i Mena. IIpocH h xBaxaii 
ero sa KOJi'tmi k iiorn: y Hero xaKJKe ecxB cxapaKJiaxB, — ^ixoS'b 
pa/jH ea ^aji'B x.Tfeda!" 

MhOBO BCaKHX'B WBCTBX. npoSy^JHJOCB H ECnBIXHy.T;0 B'B MO- 

.lO^OH rpyflH KosaKa. 

„Ho Kan's jko xbi 3/i'fecB'? Kan's tbi iipiim.iia? 

..IIo^SeMHBIM'B XOflOM'B". 

..PasB'fe ecTB noflseMHBiH xofli>1" 

„ECXB". 

„Tbi He BBiflauiB, psii^apB?" 

„K.iiaHycB KpecxoM'B cbaxbim'b!" 

„CnycxacB B'B ap'B h nepefl^a npoxoK'B, xem'b, r^'fe TpocxirnKT,". 

,.H BBIXOflHXT, B'B CaMBIH TOpO^'B?" 

..IIpaMO K-B ropoflCKOMy MonacxBipio". 

..HfleM'B, H^teMX. ceOTacx>!" 

., Ho, pa^H Xpiicxa h CBaxoit Mapiii, KycoK's xjfida!" 

..Xopomo, 6yfleTx>. Cxoit s/cijcB B03.it> B03a, hjih, JiyMnio. .^o- 



271 

acHOL Ha Hero; Te5a hhkto ne jbji^ti,, Bci ciihti.; a cefi'iac'L 
BopoqycB". 

H OHi. OToraeat kt> BosaM'E., vfii xpaniijiHCB sanacfci, npa- 
HaflJieacaBmie hxi. KypeHio. Cep^rje ero 6h.togi.. Bee MHHyBtaee, 

BCe, ^TO 6BIJI0 Sar.iyraOHO HtlHiniHHMH KOSaiJKHMH 6HBaKaMH, 

cypoBOH SpaHHOio jkhshbio, — Bce BcnjBiJio pasoMt na nosepx- 
HOCTB, noTonHBniH, Bt CBOK) oqepeflB, HacToan;ee. Ohsitb bbi- 
HBipnyjia nepe^rb hhmx, KaKO. HSt tcmhoh MopcKofl nyiiHHBi, rop- 
flaa aceHHjHHa; bhobb CBcpKHyjiH b'b ero naiiaTH npeKpacHtia 
pyKH, o^H, CMiioiififlca ycTa, rycTBie TeMHoopijxoBBie bojiocbi, 
Kyp^aBO pacnaBHiieca no rpy^aM'B, h Bci ynpyrie, Bt coraacHOMTj 
CQiieTaHfcH cos^aHHBie qjienBi fl'^BH^ecKaro cxana. HiTt, ohh He 
ixoracaJiH, ne HC^esajiH b'b rpyflH ero, ohh hoctopohhjihcb tmbko, 
itoSbi TtaTB Ha npeMa npocTop'B fl:pyrHM'b Mory^HM'B ^BHjKenBaM'B, 
ho qacTO, iiacTO cMynjajica hmh rjiySoKiS coh-b MOJiOfloro KOsaKa, 
u qacTO, npocHyBniHCB, nejKaji'B ont 6e3'B cna na Oflpi, ne yufiH 

HCTOaKOBaTB TOMy HpH^HHtl. 

OhI) niea'h, a 6ieHie cepfli^a cTaHOBHjiocB CHJiBnie, cHJiBH'fee, 

upH OflHOit MBIC3H, ^TO yEH^HTt ee OnflTB, H flpOHCaJIH MOJIOflBIH 
KOJl'feHH. ripHHieflnlH K-B BOSail'B, OHTa coBepnieHHO nosadBiJ!!., 
sa^'jfsM'BnpHiueji'B: noflHect pyKy kg jioy h flojrro xep't ero, CTapaacB 
npHnoMHHTB, HTO CMV HyMCHo ^ijiaTB. HapcoHGUij, BSflporHyni,, 
BecB HcnojiHUJica Hcnyra: eny Bflpyri. npnuiJio na mbicjib, ito 
OHa yampaeT'B cb rojiofla. Ohte. 6pocHjica KTb Bosy h cxBaTHJii, 

H'feCKOJIBKO OOJIBHIHXTj ^eiJHHX'B XJltdOB'B'CeS'fe HO^'b pyKy; HO Tyi"B 

jKe HOflyMaJi-B: ne SyfleTi. an 9Ta nanja, roflnaa fljia flioacaro, 
HenpHKOTJiHBaro sanopoKua, rpyoa h HenpH.iHiHa ea niacHOMy 
cjiOHcekiiO: Tj^t'b BcnoMHHJn:. oh-b, ^to B^iepa KonieBofl nonpe- 
Kaa'B KanieBapoBT. sa to, ^to csapHaH sa o^hh-b pas^B bck) rpei- 
ueByK) MyKy na canaMaxy, Tor^a KaicB 6bi ea CTajio na ^todpBix't 
•rpH pa3a. Bi. hojihoh ysipeHHOCTH, Tro oh^ HafifleTi. BflOBo;ir. 
caaaMaTBi b'b Kasanax'B, oh'b BBixanjHJi'B OTi^oBCKiii hoxoahbih 
KasanoK'B h cb hhm'b OTnpaBHJica k'b Kamesapy hx'b Kypena, 
cnaBmeMy y flByx'B ^ecaTHBe^epHBix'B KasanoB'B, no^'B kotopbimh 
euXQ TenjiHJiacB soaa. SaraaHyBmH b'b hex's, oh'b HsyMHjica, biijih, 
HTO o6a nycTBi. HyacHO 6hiao ne^ejroB'feqecKHX'B chu'b, itoSbi 

BCe 9T0 C'B'iCTB, T'feM'B 60Jri>e, qTO B'B HX'B KypCH'b C^HXaJIOCB 

iieHBHie Jiio^eE, uiMi, b'b ^pyrnx'B. Oh'b sarjianya'B b'b KasaHBj 
flpyrHX'B KypeHeii — HHr^'i HH^ero. HoHeBOJi'ij npHnijia eMy Bt 
rojiOBy HoroBOjOKa: „3anopoaciiBi, KaK'B^'JiTH: KOJiHiiajio — C'B'feflaT'B, 
KOJiH MHoro^ — Toace HH^iero ne ocTanaT'B" ^to fl'tnaTB? EMjit, 
OfluaKoace, rfl'fe-TO, KaaceTca, na Bosy OTi^OBCKaro nojiKa, M'fimoK'B 

CB 6'fejIBIM'B XJI'hdOM'B, KOTOpBIH HamjIH, OrpaSHBHIH MOHaCTBip- 

CKyio neKapHK). Oh'b npaMO no^onieji'B K'B OTijOBCKOMy BOsy, ho 
Ha Boay ero yace ne 6bijio: Ocxan'B Bsaji'b ero ce61i nofl'B tojiobbi 
H, pacTaHyBHiHCB Bosfli Ha semir't, xpan'tjit na Bce nojie. AnflpiH 
cxBaTHJi'B M'fcuiOK'B 0/(;hoh pyKOH H ^fepHyji-B ero iB423yi"B raK'B, 
VLTO roaoBa Ocxana ynaaa na seMiiH), a OHt cawT, BCKoinii'i 



272 

EiipocoiiKaxt H, cH/ia CB saKpLiTBiMH rjiasaMu, saKpHga.it, ito 
Suao mo^h: „/}^epJKHTe, flepmirre ^lopTOBa Jiaxa, ^a jioBHTe kohh, 
KOHH aoBHTe!" — „3aM0JiqH:, a Te6a y6BK)!" 3aKpHTia.ni. bi. HcnjT'fe 
Aii/tpifi, saMaxHyBiuHci. na nero MiniKOMTb. Ho OcTant h des-t 
Toro yace ne npoflOJiiKant p-isqH, npiiCMHpiat h nj^CTii.Tt'B TaKOH 
xpant, ^TO OT^b /tLixaHia meBeaajiaci. Tpana, na KOTopofi ohi> 
jiejKa.Ti.'. AH/cpiS pooKO orjifmy.Tca na Bcfe CToponti, "qroSBi 
ysnaTB, He npo6j niviTy jih Koro-Hiioj^/jB Hst KoaaKOBt cohhbih 
6pefli, OcTana. O/iiia qy6aTaH roJiOBa, toiho, npHnov^Hajiacb bi> 
6flH5KHeM'B Kypen-fe h, noBe^a o^aMH, cKopo onycTHJiacB ohhtb 
Ha seMJiK). nepesKsaB'B MHHyTBi fls-fe, OHt, HaKoneij'B, oTnpaBHJca 
CB CBoeio Homeio. TaTapKa Jieacajia, e^Ba fltima. „BcTaBaH, TLjiewhl 
Bcfe cnaTx, ne 6oHca! IIo^fBiMeniB jih tbi xotb oahh'b vlst, 3thx'Ij 
xjA6oB'h, ecjiH MHi 6yneTi, HeciiOfl:pyyHO saxBRTHTB Bcis'?" CKa- 
sasT) 3T0, OHi. BSBajiHaTj ce6'k Ha cHHHy M-feniKH, CTanjHjTB, npo- 
xofla MHMO OflHoro Bosa, enje o/ihht> M-imoKi. cb npocoMi., Bsajii. 
flasKe BTb pyKH Ti xji^jSbi, KOTopBie xoTisji'B 6bito OT^aTB necTH 
TaTapKi, H, HicKOJiBKO noHarnyBHiHCB ho^t. TaacecTBio, raeji'B 
OTBa>KHO MejK,Ty pa^aMH cnaBuiHX'B sanopoHCLfOB'B. 

„AH4pm, cKasajii. cTapBift ByjiBSa bx to Bpejia, Korvja oht> 
npoxo/fH.TB MHMO ero. Cepflije ero saMepao; oni, ocTaHOBHJica h, 
BecB 4poHca, THxo npoHSHecB: „A ^ito?" 

„€"!> T06010 6a6a! Eh, oT/tepy Te6a, BCTaBmn, na sci 6oKa! He 
^OBeffVT'b TBoa SadBi /(o fl:o6pa"! CKasaBuiH sto, oh-b onepca 
roJiOBOK) Ha JiOKOTi. E CTani) npacTajibHO pascMRTpiiBaTB saKyxan- 
Hyio Bi. HOKpBiBano TaxapKy. 

Anflpin cToani. hh hchbi., hh MopTBOi, ne MM'hs flyxy Bsr.uaHyTB 
B'B jiHifo OTHv. H noTOMX, KorflR HOflHa.TB rjiasa h nocMOTp'fejiii 
Ha Hero, yBH/fijii,, qxo yace CTapBiS Ej^iiBSa cna.TB, ho.tiojkhb'b 
rojiOBy Ha jia^OHB. 

Oh-b nepeKpecTHJica. B^pyrx. oxxjibiHyji'B ot'b cepflixa Hcnj^ri. 
en;e cKopie, q-hM-B npHXJiBiHv.TB. Kor^a ace noBopoTHJica oh-b, 
titoSbi BsrjiHHyTB Ha xaxapKy, ona CToana npe/t'B hhmtj, noflodno 
xeMHOH rpaHHTHOH CTaTyfe, Bca saKyTannaa bx. noKpbiBajio, h ot- 
6aecK'B OTflaneHHaro sapeBa, BcnBixnyBx,, osapnji'B to.xbko o^hh 
ea oiH, oflepeBaH'feBmia, Kawh y iiepTBeija. Oh-b ^repny.i'B ee 3a 
pyKaB-B, H ooa hohijih BM-hcTi, 6e3npecTaHHO oraaflBiBaacB Hasa/fx., 
H, naKOHenx., onycTHjiHCB OTiiorocTBH) bx. HHSMenHyio jiOHfHHy, — 
HO^TH ap'B, HasBiBaeMBifi Bx. HiiKOTopBixx M'fecTax'B SajiKaMH, — no 
4Hy KOTopoH jriiHHBO npecMBiKaJica npoTOKX., nopocmiit ocokoh 

H ycfeaHHBIH KOTJKaMH. OnyCTHCB B-B 9Ty JIOnjHHy, OHH CKpBIJIHCB 

coBepmeHHO hs-b BH/fy Bcero nojia, sanHxaro 3anopo5KCKHM'B xaSo- 
poM-B. Ho KpaHHeS M-fepi, Kor/fa AHflpiit oriiaHyjica, to ysHTi'ijJi'B, 
iTO nosaflH ero KpyToio CTinoH, 60:146 ^iiirB bx. pocTx. qe.xoBiKa, 
BOSHec.xacB noKaTOCXB; na BepniHHi ea noKaiHBajiocB h^ckojibko 
cxe6eaBK0B'B noneBOro 6BiJiBa, h na^x. hhmh noflHHMa.xacB na He6o 
Jiyna b-b BH^'h KOCBeHHO oSpanjeHnaro cepna h3x> apKaro qepBOH- 
Haro aojioxa. CopBaBmiSca co ctohh nisxepoKX) /taBajix. snaxB, qxo 



273 

yjKe HeMHoro ocraBajioci. B]3eMeHH 40 pascsixa. Ho HHrji ne 
CJibimHo 6bijio OTflaJieHHaro niTj^mtsro KpHKa: hh bi. ropofli, hh 
BTi pasopeHHBix'B OKpecTHOCTaxi. He 0CTaBaj[0Cb flasHO hh o^noro 
nixyxa. Ho He6ojii.moMy QpeBHy nepe6pajiHCB ohh qepes-B npo- 
XOK-B, sa KoxopBiKx. BOSHOCHJica npoxHBOno.xojKHi.iH deperx., Ka- 
saBmiitca BLinie fiBiBmaro y hhxx. naaa/iH h BHcxynaBmifi coBep- 
meHHMMx. oSptiBOMx.. KasaiocB, bx> 9xomx. M'icx'i Qbijix. Kp-Bni-tiii 

H HaflGHCHBIH CaMX, C060K) HjrHKXX. r0p0/{CK0H KpljHOCTH; HO Kpafi- 

Heit Mip-fe, seMJiflHOH Baax, obijix. xyxx> HHHce n ne BBir.xfl^BiBanx. 
H3x.-3a Hero rapHHSOH-B. Ho saxo noflajiBHie no^BiMa-xacB xojicxaii 
MOHacxBipcKaa cx'feHa. 06pbibhcxbih deperx. bocb oSpocB 6ypBH- 

HOMX), H HO HeSo.XBmOH .XOHfHH'fe MOJK^y HMX. H HpOXOKOMX. pOCX. 
BblCOKiH XpoCXHHKX, HO^IXH Bt BBiniHHy qe.xoBiKa. Ha BepniHHi 
o6pi.iBa BH^^HLi 6bi.xh ocxaxKH n.xexHfl, odjiH^aBmie Kor^ja-TO dtiBmiS: 
oropo4x>; nepe^'B hhmx> — mnpoKie jihoxbi .xonyxa; HS'B-sa Hero 
Topgajia JieSe^a, ahkIh kojuotiIh 0o#flKX. h noflcojrae^HHK'B, no- 
TfBiMaBmiH BBime Bcixx hxx cbok) roJiOBy. S^icB xaxapKa cKHHy.xa 
ex. ce6H gepeBHKH h noni-xa Socheomx., noflo6paBx. ocxopoacHO 
cBoe HJiaxBe, noxoMy xxo Micxo 6bijio xohko h nanojiHeHO BOflOio. 
npo6HpaacB sieacx xpocxHHKOMx., ocxaHOBH.xHCB OHH nepe^x. na- 

BaJieHHBIMX XBOpOCXOMX H cfjafflHHHHKOMX. OxKJIOHHBX XBOpOCXX, 

HaniJiH OHH po4x 3eM.xaHoro CBo^ia — oxsepcxie, Majioqiiix. 6ojiBmee 
OTBepcxia, SBiBaiouiaro bx xniSHoii ne^H. TaxapKa, naKJiOHHBx. 
rojroBj^BomjianepBaa;BCJii54X3aHeioAHflpiH,HarHyBmHCBCKOJiBKO 

M05SH0 HHJKG, ^ITOSbI MOJKHO QbI.XO npo6paTBCa ex. CBOHMH Mim- 
KaMH, H CKOpO OgyXH.XHCB 06a BX. COBepmeHHOH XeilHOT'fe. 



. VI. 

An/ipiH e^Ba flBHraJica ex. tcmhomx h ysKOMx seM-xanoMx ko- 
pn^opi, cx-fe^ya sa xaxapKOio h xau^a na ceS'fe MimKH x.xida. 
„CKopo HaMx 6yfleT'h bh^ho", CKasa-xa npoBO/tHHi^a: „mbi no/t- 
xo^hmx. kx M'bcTy, Tffh nocxasHJia a cB'fexHJiBHHKx". H xoxho, 
xeMHBia seMJiaHBia cxiHti Haia.xH noneMHory osapaxboa. Ohh 40- 
CTHx.xH HeQojiBmoii n.xoujaflKH, r^ij, KasanocB, QBxxa qacoBna; no 
KpaHHen Mipi, kx cxini 6bi.xx npHcxaB.xenx yseHBKiit cxo.xhk'b 
BX BHfli ajixapnaro npecxojra, h na^x hhmx bha^hx dxijix ho^ith 
coBepmeHHo H3rjia,?fHBmiHca, HOJiHHaBmifl o6pa3x KaxojEH^ecKOH 
Ma/fOHHBi. He6ojibniaa cepeSpanaa JiaMnaflKa, nepeflx hhmx bh- 
ciBHiaa, Tiyxb-gyTb osapajra ero. TaxapKa naKJiOHHJiacb h noflnajia 

ex 3eMJIH OCXaBJieHHBIH Mi^Hbli: CBiTHJIBHHKX, Ha TOHKOH, BBICO- 

KOH HOHcici, cx BHciiBniHMH BOKpyxx ea Ha ij'fenoiKaxx njHHiiaMH, 
mHHjiBKOH ^jiK nonpaBJienia orna h racHUbHHKOMx. BsaBma ero, 
OHa sasKrJia ornsMX otx. JiaMnafl:Bi. Cb^tx ycHJiH.xca, n ohh, ia/fa 
BM-fecxi, to ocBinjaacb CH.xbHO orneMx, to HaSpacHBaacb TeMHOio, 
KaKx yrojiB, xinBio, HanoMHHa.xH co6ok) KapTHHbi Fepapflo dalle 
notti. CB-fejKeejKunaKfee sflopoBBCMx h iohoctbio, npeKpacHoe Jimio 

CoH. Torojia. T. I, 



274 



pblUapH lipe^CTaBJIJUIO CHJlI.HyK) npOTHBOIIOJIOJKHOCTt Cb HSHypeH- 
HtlMt H 6jliflHMM1. JiratOMT. erO CnyTIIHUBI. IlpOXO^'i. CTaJI1> H-fe- 

CKOJiBKO mupe, thk-b ^ito. An^piio mojkho 6biJio riopacnpaMHTBca. 

Oh'L CI. JIIoSonblTCTBOM'B paSCMaTpHBajII. 3TH 3eMJIflHI>ia CT-hnbi, 

HanoMHHBinifleMy itiescKia nentepM. TaKiiace, KaKiHB'B neiqepaxrb 
KieBCKHXi>, TyTt BHflHLi Slijih yrjiy6jieHia b-b CTinaxt, h CTOajiH 
Koe-rfli rpo6u; MicraMH flaace nonaflajiHCb, npocTO, ^enoB'iTie- 
civia KOCTH, OTt ctipocTii cfl'tjiaBiuiaca MarKHMii h pascunaBiniaca 
B'b Myity. BHfliio, H sfl'fecb TaKace 6i.ijih CBaTbie J1104H h vKptiBa- 
jiHCb TaKace oxt MipcKHxi. 6ypb, ropa h oSojibnjeHiH. CbipocTb 
MicTaMH 6biJia o^eiib CHJibna: no^Ti HorajiH hxtj HHorfla 6bMa 
coBepmeiiHaa BOfla. Anflpifi flOJUKeHt Sbiini^iacTo ocTanaBJinBaTBca, 
■tJToSbi flaTb oT^oxiij^Tb CBoeft cnyTHjm-fe, Koxopoft ycTajiocTb bo- 

3o6HOBJia.7iaci. 6e3npe- 
cTaHHo. He6ojibraoH 
KycoK'B xniSa, iipo- 
raoHeHHMH: eio, iii^o- 

HSBejI'b TOJIBP^O 60JIb 

^'h a-tejiyflidj, otulik- 

lllOM'b OT-b nHUJH, H OHa 

DCTauajiacbqacTodea'L 
4BH.aceHia no H'tcKOJib- 
icy Miinyrb Ha o^hom'b 
M'fecT'i;. 

HaKoiieif'b, riepe;{i> 
uHMH noKasajiacb Ma- 
.leiibKaa acejidb^Haa 
4Bepb. „Hy, cjiaBa 
Bory, MM npHinjiH", 
cKaaaaa cjiadbiM'b ro- 
jiocoM'b TaTapKa, npii- 
nofluaaa. pyKy, ^to6u 

UOCTyciaTbCH.HHeHMi- 

jia CH.n'b. AHflpitt yfla- 
pHJI'b, BMiCTO Hea, 
CHjibHO BTi flBepb; pa3- 
flanca ryji'b,,noKa3biBa- 
Buiifi, TITO 3a 4BepbK» 
SbiJi'b 6oabuiOH npoc- 

TOp-b. FyjI-b 9T0T1. H3- 

M-fenajica, bctpIjthb'b, 
KUK'h Kasaaocb, Bbicoide CBO^bi. MiiHyru iiepest flBi sarpeM-ban 
KJiio^H, II KTO-TO, Kasanofrb, cxo^Hji'b uo jiicTiiHai. HaKOHei;!., 
4Bepb oTnepJiacb; hxt. BCTpiTHjiT. MOHaxi., cToaBiniS Ha yseHbKoS 

JlicTHIJU'JJ CT. KaiOqaMH H CBiqOH B'b pyKaxt. AHflpifl HeBOJIbHO 

ocraHonnjica npn BH^-fe KaToaniecKaro Monaxa, B036y3K;taBniaro 
TaKoe iieHaBHCTiioe npespinie B'b KOsaKax'b, nocTynaBranx-b ch 

HHMH 6e3^ejIOB'feTIH'feH, ^.iwh Ch HCHflaMH. MOHaXt TOJKe HicKOJIb- 




jat^ 



Btch ajiTapL Bt, CBoewb aaneKOMTj yrjiyo/ieHm 
noKasaJTCa Bflpyn Bt ciawiM. 



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KO OTCTynH.iT> na3s.ji'h, yuEvT^Bt sanopojKCKaro K03aiea; no cjiobo, 
iieBiMTHo npoHSHeceiiHoeTaTapKoio, ero vchokoh.ieo. Ont nocei- 
TH.TB hmtj, sanept 3a hhmh ^sepB, feBejit hx-b no jiicTHHirfe 

BBepXI., H OHH O^yTHJIHCb nO^ll. BtlCOKHMH TeMHBIMII CBOflaMH 

MonacTBipcKOH itepKBH. y oflHoro H3i> ajiTapefi, ycTaBJieHnaro 

BBICOKHMH HOflOB'feTIHHKaMH H CB'tqaMH, CTOiMt Ha KOJI'ijHaXI. 

CBiinieHHiiKi. H Tiixo MOJHJica. Okojio Hero ct o6'feHX'b CToponi. 
CToajiH TaKHce na KOJiisnxi, flsa. mojio^big KJinpomanHna Bt 
.^HJiOBBixTi Manxiax-B, a, d'fe-iBiMH KpyjKeBHBiMH uieMiiseTKaMii 
CBejjx'B iix'B II CB iKa^HJiaMH B'B pyKaxTj. Oiarh mouhjics o hhc- 
nocjianiH. ^j^^a: o cnaceniH ropo^a, o noflKpinjiemH naflaiOHjaro 
4jrxa, o HHcnocjiaHiH TepniHiii, o yTjajienm HCKycHTejiii, nainenTBi- 
Baionjaro ponoT'B h MajiOflymHBiii, poSKin njia^'B na seMHBM ne- 
ciacTifl. HicKOJiBKO JKeHHiiiHTi. noxoacHxi. Ha npHBH^-fema, CToaan 
Ha KOJi'jfeHax'B, onepniHCB h cOBepmeHHO hojiojkhb'b HSneMOSKeH- 
Hua rojiOBBi na chhhkh CTOflBmnx'B nepe4T> hhmh cTy.HBeB-B h 

TeMHtlX-B ^epeSilHHBIX'B JiaBOKT.; H-feCKOJIBKO MyatgHH-B, npHCJIOHHCB 
y KO JOHH'B H HHJIHCTp'B,, Ha KOTOpBIX'B BOSJieraJIH 60K0BBie CBO^BI, 

neqa.iBHO ctohjih Toace na KOJiiHHX'B. Okho cb i^B-hTHBiMH ctck- 
.naMH, SBiBHiee najii, ajiTapcM'B, osapH.^ocB po30bbimte> pyjiaHHeMi. 
yxpa, H ynajiH ox's Hero Hanoji'B roJiySBie, acejixBie h flpyrnxT. 
ijBiTOBT. KpyacKH CB'txa, ocBiTHBHiie BHesanHO TeMHyio i^epKOBB. 
BecB ajiTapB bx CBoeirs ^ajioKOM'B yrjiydjieniH noEasajica B^pyn^ 
B'B cianiH; Ka^HJiBHBiii ^uMTi ocTaHOBH.TicH Ha B03flyx'fe pa^yacHO 
ocBinieHHBiM'B oSjiaKOMT.. AHflipiit He desTb HSyMJienia rjia/fbaii 
HS'B CBoero TeMnaro yraa na qy^o, niDOHSBe/seHHoe cb'^tomi.. Bi. 
3TO BpeMH BejiH^ecTBenHBiH peBx, oprana HanojiHHJi'B B^pyr'B 
Bcio ijepKOBB; OHTb cxaHOBHitca Tyuxe h ryn^e, paspacxaaca, nepe- 
HieaTb B'B xaJKeaBie poKOXBi rpoMa ii hoxom'b B^pyr-B, o6paxHBuiHCB 
B'B He6ecHyio MysBiKy, Honecca bbicoko ho^'b CBO^aMH, cbohmh 
noionjHMH "sByKaMH, HaHOMHHaBmHMH xOHKie fl'hBHqBH roaoca, h 
HOXOM'B onaxB o6paxHaca oh-b B'B rycxoft pes-B h rpoM'B, h 3a- 
XHX'B. M 40aro en^e rpOMOBEie poKOXBi HOcnaHCB, 4poaca, no/{'B 

CBOflaMH, H flHBHaCfl AHflpilt CB nOayOXKpBIXBIM'B pXOM'B BOaHtie- 
CXBeHHOH My3BIK'fe. 

B'B axo BpeMa, noiyBcxBOBaa-B oh-b, kxo-xo /[epnya'B ero sa 
Hoay Ka(|)xaHa. „nopa!" CKasaaa xaxapKa. Ohh nepeman lepes-B 
ijepKOBB, He saM'iqeHHBie hhk'Sm'b, h BBiiuan hoxom'b na naonjaflB. 
6BiBinyio nepe/fB neio. 3apa yace ^aBHO pyManHaacB na He6'l>: 
Bce B03B'fintaao Bocxoacflenie coanna. IlaomaflB, HM'hBmaa Ksafl:- 
paxHyK) ci[)Hrypy, 6Biaa cosepmeHHO nycxa; nocpe/jHH'fe ea ocxa- 
BaaacB enje flepeBHHHBie cxoaHKH, HOitasBiBaBmie, tto Sfl'ifjCB 
6Bia'B enie ne^'feaio, M0Hcex'B-6BixB, xoaBKO Ha3afl'B ptmoK'B c'B'fecx- 
HBix-B npHHacoB'B. YaHita, KOxopBix'B xor4a He MocxHan, 6Biaa 
npocxo sacoxmaa rpy^a rpasH. IIjion^a/tB oScxynaan KpyroM'B 
He6oaBmie KaMeHHBie h raHHanBie bx, o^hh'b 9xa3E'B flOMa, cb 

BIIflHBIMH B'B CX'fenaX'B flepeBaHHBIMH CBaaMII H CX0a6aMH BO BCH) 

HX'B B^.icoxy, KOCBeHHO nepeKpeuieHHBie ^tepeBaHHBiMiiaw CBa3aMH, 



276 

iiaKT, Boo6ii|e CTpoHmi jioua. Torflami-iie oSwBaTeaH, ^to Monmo 
BH/T'iTi. H noiitm-b enje Bt H^KOTopBixi. siicTaxt .Hhtbbi h nonBinH. 
Bci OHH 6bijih noKpBiTtl nenoMipHO bbicokhmh KpBiinaMH, co 

MHOaCeCTBOMrB CJiyXOBBIX-B OKOHTi H OTflyniHHI.. Ha OflHOH CTOpOH-fe, 

no^TH 6j[H31. i[epKBH, BBime ^pyrax-B, boshochjiocb coBepmeHHo 
OTJiH^Hoe OT-B npo^Hxi. sflanie, BTdpoHTiio, ropojOBOH MarncTpax'B 
HJiH KaKoe-HH5yflB npaBHTejiBCTBeHHoe m^scto. Oho obijio bi> flsa 
3Ta3Ka H safli, hiim-b Bsepxy HaflCTpoenx 6biJii. b-b ^B-fe apKH 
dejiBsefleprB, r/fis cToajit ^lacoBOH; dojiBinoii qacoBoii ifH(i)ep6iiaT'B 
Bfl'haaji'h Sbiji'b bi. KpBimy. IIJioiiiaflB KasanacB iiepTBOio; ho 
An^piK) noqyflHJiocB KaKoe-TO cjia6oe CTenaHie. PascMaTpHBaa, 
OH'B saM^THJirB Ha flpyroH en CTopoH^b rpynny hs-b TtByx^-Tpexii 
'le.^OB'isK'B, jiejKaBHiHX'B nogTH: Sesi. BCSKaro /[BHateniH na seMJi'fe. 
Qh^ BnepHJiTi rjiaaa BHHMaTejBHiH, ^TodBi pascHOTpiTt, aacnyB- 
niie JIM 3T0 6bmh, hjih yjiepmie, h b-b 9to Bpeaia naTKHyJica na 
TTO-TO, jieHcaBinee y moti, ero. 9to 61.1.10 iiepTBoe Tiao aceHiijHHBl, 
noBHflHMOMjr, jKHfl:OBKii. Ka3ajidcB, OHa dBiaa enje MOJiofla, xoth 
B-B iicKaaceHHBix'B, HSMOJK^eHHBix'B iiepTax'B ea neaBsa 6bijio Toro 
EHfliTB. Ha rojiOB'i ea dBiJi^ KpacHBiit niejiKOBBiH naaTOK't; meu- 
qym HJIH 6ycBi b-b ;fBa pa^a yKpamajiH ea HayniHHKH; ^iB-fe-Tpn 

/IJIIIHHbia, BCi BTi SaBHTKaX-B, KyflpH BBinaSa.HH H'3^-nOfl1> KHXTb 

Ha ea Bticoxniyio meio ct HaTasyBmHiiHoa JKH.iajiii. Bos/ii nea 
aeacafl'B pedenoK-B, cy^opoacHO cxBaTHBniiitca pyKoro 3a Ton^yio 
rpyflB ea h CKpyTHBmiS ee cbohmh najiBijaMH OTt nesoJiBHOH 
3JI0CTH, He Hanie^T. b'b nen MOJroKa. Oh^b yace ne naaKant h ne 
Kpn^a.Ji'h, H TOJiBKO no thxo onycKaBmeMyca h noflBiMaBmeMyca 
acHBOTy ero mohcho 6bijio flyjiaTB, ito okt en^e ne yMepi>, hjih, 
no KpaHHen Mip'i, euxe tojibko roTOBHaca ncnycTHTB nocJi'feflHee 

^BIxaHBO. OhH nOBOpOTHJIH B'B yjIHr[bI H 6bIJIH OCTaHOBJICHBI BflpyrTj 

KaKHM'B-T.o dicnyionjHMca, KOTopBiii, yBH^iBx y An^pia flparo- 
i^-innyio nomy, KHHyjica na nero, KaK-B THrpi., BifinHnca Bt nero, 
KpH^ia: „xji;fe6a!'' Ho chji^ ne 6bijio y Hero paBHBixx d-femencTBy; 
AHflpiS OTTOJiKHyji'B ero: oh-b nojieTiji'B na 3eM.7rK). 4biihchmbih 
eocTpa/janieM'B, oHi mBBipnyjui eMy o^hh'b xjiS-B, na KOTopBifi 
TOT'S SpocHJica, noflodno d'lnieHoit co6aK'fe, HsrptiST., HCKycaji'B 
ero H TyT-B ace, na j^Jinri'h, b-b CTpaniHtixt cy^oporax-B HcnycTHJii> 

MJX'h OT-B flOJirOH OTBBraKH npHHHMaTB HHnjy. rlOTITH Ha KaaCyXOMi 

mary nopaacajiH hx-b CTpaniHBia acepTBBi rojio^a. KasajiocB, KaK^B 
6y4TO, He BBiHOca Myqenin B'B ^OMaxt, jiHorie napo^HO BBio'fe- 
acajiH Ha y.iiHi^y: ne HncnonijieTCa jin b'b Bos^yx'i ^ero-nndyflB, 
HHTaionjaro chjibi. Y BopoTt oflHoro flOMa cn^'fejra crapyxa, n 
nejiBsa CKasaTB, saeiij^jia jih OHa, yjiepjia hjih, npocTO, no3a6Bi- 
jiacB; no Kpanneft M'fep'fe, ona yace ne cjtBimaJia 11 ne BHfl't.Ta hh- 
^ero H, onycTHB-B rojiosy na rpyflB, cn^^iisjia HeflBHKHMa na o^hom'b 
H TOM'S SKe M'JficT'i. C'B KpBimH ^pyroro 40Ma bhcIijio BnH3'B, na 
BepeBO^Hofi neTJi'fc, BBiTaHyBmeeca h Hc^iaxjioe T'bjio: 6'feflHaK'B 
ue Mar's BBinecTH flo K0HE[a CTpa/taniii rojiofla n 3axoT'jf5jit Jiyqine 

nt)OH3BQJIBHBIM'B CaM0y6iHCTB0M'B yCKOpHTB KOHetfB CBOH, 



277 

ITpn Bn7n> TaKi-ixt nopajKaioiyiixi. CBH4'ljTejiBCTBi> rono/ia* 
AHifpiS He BBiTepn-feat He cnpocHTt TaxapKy: „H< yacejiH ohh, 
o/[HaK03Ki>, coBcfeMt HO HanijiH, tj'IjmI) npoSaBHTB K H3Hb? Ecjih: 

tiejIOB-JjKy npHXC/lHTt nOC.TlfeflHHH KpallHOCTB, TOrTia, ffaJlciTh He- 

qero, OHt flOJiHceHt nHTaxBCH T'feM'B, qiM'B TioTon'fe Gj earaix: oh-b 

MOKBT'B HHXaTBCH T^JMH TBapJMH, KOTOptlH SanpeUjeHBI SaKOEOM'b, 

Bce MomeTT. xor/ta hohth bx chIj^b", 




^tBHWHMbifi cocTpaaaHieMt, cho uiBbipHjrni ewy onKHt x.it6-b. 

^„Bce nepeijiH", CKasaJia xarapKa: .,bck) CKOTiiny: hh Kona, hh 
coSaKH, hh ^^ajKe mliuih ne naii/iemi. bo BoeJix. ropo,if>. Y Haci. 
Bx, ropofl'Ii HHKor^a hb boah^tocb HHKaEHXTi sanacOBx: Bce npn- 
B03HJI0CB HSX TjepeBeHB". 

„Iio KaK^B JKe BBi, yinipaa tukoio jiiotoio CMepxBio, bco euio 
AyMaexe oSopoHHXB ropoflx,"?" 

../fa,' MOJEeTTj-dBixB, BoeBo^a h cjia:in> 6bi, ho B^epa yxpoM'B 



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noJiKOBHHKi,, KOTopLiii BX Eyfl3KaKax'&, riycTiijii. m, ropo/ct acTpeSa 
CB saEHCKOH, Trooi. He OT^aBajiH ropo^a: ^to ohi. H^eTt na bbi- 
pyiKy CT. nojiKOM-B, ja 05KHflaeTi> tojibko ^pyroro nonKOBHHKa, 

ITOSl. IITTH OSOHM-B BM^CTi. H TenepB BCHKyiO MHHyTy acflyxT. 
HX-B... Ho BOTTb MBI IipHniJIH K'B f^OMj" . 

AHflpiH ysKe HSflanH BH^'feji'B TtOM'B, He noxoKm na flpyrie h, 
KaKi KaaajiocB, CTpoenHBift KaKHMrB-nndyflB apxHTeKTopoMrb HxaJiB- 
shckhm'b; oh-b 6bijTb cuoacemE. h31> KpaoHBtix'B tohkhx'b KHpnn- 
gen Bt flBa STaaca. OKna HHjKnaro gxajKa 6bijih saKJiro^eHBi bt, 
BBicoKo BBiflaBmiecfl rpanHTHiJe KapHHSBi; BepxniH STasK-B co- 
CTOHjn. BecB HS-B HedonBniHX'B apoKTb, oSpasoBaBmnxi. rajijiepeio; 
Meacfly hhmh 6bijih bh4hbi p'femeTKH cb repSaMn; Ha yrjiaxiE. j^OMa 
TOJKe Sbijih rep6Bi. Hapyacnaa mirpOKaa jiicTPniija h3'b Kpame- 
HBixTi KHpna^ieH BBixoflnna na caMyio njionjaflB. Bniisy jiicTHimti 
CHfl'bno no oflHOMy TiacoBOMy, KOTopBie KapTiiHHo h CHMMeTpii- 
qecKH flepacaJiHCB oflHoit pyKOH 3a CToaBoiia OKoao khx-b ane- 
6ap4w, a flpyroio no^nnpajiH naKJiOHeHHBm cboh tojiobbi h, Ka- 

SaJIOCB, TEKHM-B 06pa30M'B dOJlte nOXOflHJlH Ha HSBaflHifl, TJ-hMT. 

Ha 3KHBBM cyHfOCTBa.. Ohh He cnaJiH h ne flpeMajiH, ho, Kasajioct, 
Sbihh HeiyBCTBHTejiBHBi KO BceMy; ohh ho oSpaTiiJiH ^aa^e bhh- 
Mania na to, kto bcxo^hji'b ho jricTHHi^i. HaBepxy a'feoTHHijbi 
ohh HamaH 6oraTO ySpaHHaro Bcero cb Hori. ro roaoBBi Boopy- 
aiCHEaro Bonna, ^epacaBmaro b'b pyK-ii MoanTBBHHHK'B. Oh-b 6Bmo 
Bossea'B Ha HHXTi HCTOMaeHHBia o^H, HO TaTapKa cKasaaa OMy 

O4HO CaOBO, H OHTE. OnyCTHaTE. HX-B BHOBB B'B OTKpBITBia CTpaHHIIBI 

cBoero MoaHTBeHHHKa. Ohh BCTyHHaH b-b nepByio KOMHaTy, 40- 
BoaBHO HpocTopnyio, cajoKHBHiyio npieMHOH) nan, npocTO, nepefl- 
neio; ona 6Biaa Hanoanena Bca CHfl'BBniHMH B'B pasHBix'B noao- 
aceniflX'B y ct'^h'b coa^aTaMH, cayraMH, HcapaMH, BHHoyepniaMH 
H Hpo^ieH 4BopHeJi, Heo6xoflHMOio Tfaa HOKasania cana noatcKaro 
BoaBMOJKH, KaK'B BOCHHaro, TaK'B H Baa^'feaBica co6cTBeHHBix'B no- 
M'icTBeB'B. CaBimen'B SBia-B ^la^'B noracHyBmeH CB'feTni; flB-h flpy- 
ria enje rop-han b-b flsyx-B orpoMHBix'B, ho^th b'b poor's ^leao- 

B'feKa, HOflCB'feTIHHKaX'B, CTOaBHIHX'B HOCepGflHH'i, HeCMOTpa Ha TO, 

'iTO yace flaBHO b'b p'SmeT^aToe mnpoKoe oeho raa^-feao yTpo. 
AHflpit jme 6Biao xoT'ia'B htth npaMO B'B mnpoKyio fly6oByio 
vT'jepB, yKpameHHyio rep6oM'B h MHoacecTBOM'B p'I53hbix'b yKpa- 
meHiH; ho TaTapKa ^epnyaa ero sa pynaB'B h yKassjii MaaenB- 
Kyro ;iBepB b'b ookoboh ct'^h'S. 8toio BBiman ohh b'b Kopn^opi. 
H nOTOM'B B'B KOMHaTy, KOTopyK) oii'h HR^aa'B BHHMaToaBHO pa3- 

CMaTpHBaTB. CB'JfjT'B, Hp OXO^IHBmiS CKB03B HjeaB CTaBHa, TpoHyai. 

Koe-TiTo: MaaHHOBBiH 3aHaB'fec'B, nosoao^enHBiit KapHHS'B h acH- 
BOHHCB Ha cT'feH'6. 34'fecB TaTapKa yKasaaa AHjjpiio ocTaTBca, ot- 
BopHaa flsepB b'b flpyryio KOMHary, h3'b KOTopoit 6aecHya'B cb'IjT'b 
orna Oii'h ycaBimaa'B hiohot'B h thxIh roaocB, ot'b EOTOparo 
Bce HOTpacaocB y nero Ob's BHfl'ia'B ckb03b pacTBopHBHiyioca 
/IBepB, KaK'B MeaBKHyaa Sbictpo CTpoitnaa a^encKaa (|)Hrypa cb 
^aHHHoro pocKoniHOH) KocoK), ynaflaBHieio na noflnaTyio KBepxy 



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pjKy. TaTapKa B03BpaTHiiaci> h CKasana, ^toSli oht^ BOiueji'b. 
Onii He noMHHjii., KaKi. Bonie.Tx. h KaKt saTBopHJiacB sa hhm'b 
flBept. Btj KOMHaT'J^ rop'fejiH flB-fe CBiiH, JiaMnafla TenjiHJiacb ne- 
pe^fb odpasoMt; no^t hhm^ ctohji'b bbicokIh: ctojihrt., no o6bi- 
qaio KaTOJiH^ecKOMy, co cTyneuBKaMH ffjisi npeKJioHeniji KOJiiHeft 
BO BpeMfl MOJiHTBBi. Ho He Toro HCKajiH rjiaaa ero. Ohi, nosep- 
Hyacii Bi) flpyryio CTopony h yBH^int HceHnjHHy, KasanocB, aa- 
CTBiBmyio H OKaMeH-feBmyK) b^b KaKOMt-TO 6bictpom'b flBHatemH. 
KaBajiocB, KaK'B 6y/iT0 Bca (J)Hrypa ea xoxina 6pocHTBca Kt neiiy 

H Bflpyr-B OCTRHOBHJiaCB. H OH-B OOTa.iICil TaKace HSyMJieHHtlMt 

nepefl'B neio. He xaKOio BOoSpaJKajit on'h ee BHfliTB: 3to dtiJia 
He OHa, He Ta, KOTopyio oht. snaji-B npeK^e; HH^ero ne 6bi.io b'b 
neS noxoataro Ha Ty, ho Bv^boc irpeKpacH'fee h gyflecnie 6BiJia 
OHa TenepB, whwh npeacfle: Tor^a 6bijio b'b neS ito-to HeKOH^ieH- 
Hoe, He^jOBepnieHHoe, renepB 3to 6bijio npoHSBe^enie, KOTopoMv 
xyfloacHHKrB flajii> noca-fe^iHiii y^ap-B kiicth. Ta 6Bijia npeaecTHaa, 
BixpeHafl fl'feByniKa; 9Ta 6BiJia Kpacasima, JKenniHHa bo Bcefl pas- 
BHsnieiicsi Kpaoi CBoeft. IIojiHoe qyBCTBO BBipaacajiocB B'B ea nofl- 
HHTBix'B rjiasax-B, He otplibkh, ne HaivieKH na ^lyBCTBO, ho Bce 
yyBCTBO. Eiije cjiesBi ne ycn'fejiH b'b hhx'b BBicoxnyTB h oSjieKan 
nx-B 6.iHCTaioiqeio BJiaroio, npoxo/fHEmeio ^ymy; rpy^t, men h 
iiJie^iH saKJiiQTiH.uHCB B'B T'jfj npeKpacHBifl rpaHHiiBi, KOTopBia Ha- 
3HayeHBiBnoJiH'b pasBHBmeHcaKpacoT'fe; bojiocbi, KOTopBie npeacfle 
pa'JHOCH.iHCB JierKHMH KyflpaiiH no JiHijy ea, TenepB oSpaTHJiHCB 
B'B rycTyio pocKomnyio kocj^ qacTB KOTopot dBijia no/(o6paHa, 
a qacTB pa36pocajiacB no Bceit ^jiHH'h pyKH h tohkhmh, ^jihh- 
HBiMH, npeKpacHo cornyTBiMn BOJiocaMH yna/fajia na rpy^b Ka- 
aajiocB, Bcb 40 o^hoh h3M'£hhjihcb qepxBi ea. HanpacHO CHJiHJicii 

OH-B OTBICKaTB B'B HHX'B XOTa O^Hy H3'B T'fex'B, KOTOpBia HOCHJIHCL 

B'B ero naMHTH, — hh o^hoh. KaKx hh BejiHKa dsijia ea 6jTiflH0CTB, 
HO OHa He noMpaTiHJia iyfl:ecHOH KpacBi ea, nanpOTHB'B, uaK'h 
6yy!{TonpH4ajiaeH;Trro-TO CTpesiHTejiBHoe, HeoTpa3HMO-no6iflOHOC- 
Hoe. H onjyTHa'B AHflpin B'B CBoefi ffymi SaaroroE'IjHHyK) 6oh3hb, 
H cTaji-B HenoflBHacen'B nepefl'B neio. Ona, KasaaocB, TaKSKe 6BiJia 
uopaacena BEfl:oM'B K03aKa, npeflCTaBmaro bo Bcen Kpaci h cnji't 
lOHomecKaro iiyjKecTBa, KOTopbin, Ka3a.T[0CB, h b'b caMofi neno- 

flBHaxHOCTH CBOHX'B H.ieHOB'B JjKG oSjIHTiajI'B paSBaSHyK) BOJIBHOCTB 

^BHaceHin; hchoh) TBepfloCTBio cnepKaji'B rjia3'B ero, CM-fejtoio fly- 
roH) BBiTanyjiacB oapxarnaa 6poBB, sarop'ijiBia n^eKH fijincTanH 
Bceio apKOCTBK) fl'iBCTBeHHaro orna n, KaK'B niejiK'B, jroennjica 
MOJ1040H iiepHBin ycB. 

..H'iiT'B, a He b'b crniax-B nn^'feM'B B036jiaroflapMTB xeSa, Bejin- 
KOflyniHBiH pBiEfapB", cKasaaa ona, h bocb K0Jie6ajica cepeSpaHBin 
SByK-B ea roaoca. ^Oahh'b Eort mojkgt'b BosnarpaflHTB Te6a; He 
MH-fe, CJ1&60& acenniHH'fe"... Ona noTynHna cboh oth; npeKpacHBiMii 
CH'iacHBiMH no.nyKpyajBaMH HaflBHHyjincB na hhx'b b'Ikh, OKpaen- 
HBia fljiHHHBiMn, KaK'B CTp'ijiBi, p'icHHi^aMH; iiaKJiOHiiJiocB Bce ny 
/(ecHoe JiHuo ea, h tohkIh: pynaHeitt ott'Jjhuji'b ero CHHsy Hh- 



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qero ne yM-fejit CKasaxb Ha STO AH/ipil; oh'b xoT-feji-B 61.1 bbifo- 
BopHTb Bce, ^TO HH ecTB Ha jijui'k, BBirOBopHTB ero TaK-B JKe 
rops^o, KaK-B OHO 6Biao na flyin'i, — h ne Moni. XIowBCTBOBajiTj 
OH'B qTO-TO, sarpa^HBHiee ejiy ycTa; SByKt OTHajica y cjiosa: no- 
■qyscTBOBaji'B oh'b, ^ito ne euy, BOCHHTaHHOMj^ b'b dypcfe h b'b 
6paHH0H icotreBOH jkhshh, OTB-ji^aTB na TaKia p-fegn, k Bosnero- 
^{OBaji'B Ha CBOH) KOsaijKyK) HaTypy. 

B'B 3TO BpeMs Bomjia B'B KOMHRTy TaTapKa. Ona yace ycn'fejia 
Hap'fesaTB jioMTaMH irpHHeceHHBiH pBiifapeM'B xji'fe6'B, Hecjia ero 
Ha 30JiOTOM'B Sjiiofl'h H HocTasHJia Hepefl'B CBoeio naHHOio. Kpa- 
caBHqa BsrjiHHyjia na nee, Ha xn'iS'B, h Bossena o'^h na Anflpia, — 

H MHOrO 6bIJI0 BTj O^aX'B T'fex'B. 9t0T'B yMH.ieHHBIH B30p'B, BBIKa- 

saBmifi H3HeM03KeHBe h QescanBe BBipaaiiTB o6HaBmia ee qyBCTBa, 
6biji'b 6oji'ie flOCTynen-B An^fpiio, Ti-feM-B Bcfe p'iTiH. Ero sym-fe 
Bflpyr'B CTairo .nerKo; icasaitocB, see pasBasajiocB y nero. /tymeB- 
HBia TfBHaceHBa h gyscTBa, KOTopBia flOTO.Ti KaK-B 6yflTO kto-to 
yflepacHBa.Ti'B TaatKoio ys^tOK), TenepB no^yscTBOBajiH ce6fl ocbo- 

60HC/jeHHBIMH, HE BOJI'fe, H yjKe XOT-fejIH nSJIHTBCa B'B HCyKpOTH- 

MBie hotOkh ctiob-b, KaK'B Bflpyr^b KpacaBHita, oSopoTacB k'b 'fa- 
TapK'jfi, 6e3noKOHHO cnpocHJia: „A MaTB? tbi OTnecjia efi?" 

„OHa chht'b". 

„A OTuyl" 

„OTHecjia; oh'b CKasaji'B, Tro npH^eT'B cawh 6iiaro/japHTb 
pMijapa". 

Ona B3ajia xji'£6'b h no/inecjia ero ko pxy. C'b HeH3'BacHHMBiM'B 
HacjiaiKfleHieM'B rjiafl'feji'B AHflpiS, KaK'B ona aoMajia ero fijiHCTaio- 
HjHMH najiBitaMH CBOHMH H 'ina; H Bflpyr'B bchomhhji'b o 6'iicHO- 
BaBHieMca ot'b rojioja, kotopbih EcnycTHJi'B flyx-B B'B rjiasax'B 
ero, nporjioTHBinH KycoK'B xji'iSa. Oh'b noS.ii'feflH'iji'B h, cxBaTHB'B 
ee sa pyKJ^ saKpHTiaji'B: ,,/toBOJiBHo! ne 'feniB doJiBme! Tbi tek'b 
/jonro He iaa, Te6'b xjii6'h Oyflex'B TenepB haobht'b". H ona 
onycTHJia Tyx'B sue cboio pyKy; HOJiosKHna xji'feS'B na 6jiiOflo h, 
KaK'B noKopHBift pe6eH0K'B, CMOTp'h.ia eMy B'B oih. H nycTB 6bi 
BBipasHno qBe-HH6y4B cjiobo... ho ne BJiacTHBi BBipasHTB hh p'fi- 

3eiJ'B, HH KHCTB, HH BBICOKO-MOry^iee CaOBO TOrO, ^TO BHflHTCa 
HHOH pas's BO B30paX'B fl'feBBI, HHJKe TOrO yMHUeHHarO lyBCTBa, 
KOTOpBIM\b 06'BeMJieTCa rjiaflaHjill B'B TaKie BSOpBI fl'iBBI. 

..IjapHrfa!" BCKpnKHyji'B AnflpiH, nojiHBm h cep^eiHBixi, h fly- 
meBHBix'B, H BcaKHx-B h36bitkob'b: „qTO Te6'£ HyacHO, lero tbi 
xoiemB? — npHKasKH MH'fe! SaflaS mwh cjiyac6y caMyio neBOSMoac- 
HyK), KaKaa tojebko ecTB na CB'iT'fe, — a no6'fery HcnojiHaTB ee! 
CKajKH MH'fe cfl'fenaTB TO, iiero ne B'B CHjiax'B c^'haaTB hh o^hh^ 
qenoB'bK'B,— a cfl'fejiaK), a Hory6jiio ce6a. IIorySaE), nory6:iio! h 
nory6HTB cc6a flaa Te6a, KJiaHycB CBaTHM-B KpecTOM'B, MH-fe tek-b 
caaflKO... HO He B'B CHjiax'B cKasaTB Toro! y Mena Tpn xyTopa, 
nojiOBHHa TaSyHOB'B oti^obckhx'b moh, Bce, ito npHHecna OTq;y 
RiaTB jfloa, Ti'D 4aace ot'b nero CKpBiBaeT'B ona,^ — Bce Moe. TaKoro 
HH y Koro H'iTT. TenepB y KOsaKOB-B Hamnx'B opyacia, KaK'B y 



281 

MeHH: 3a o^ny pyKoaxi. Moefi oaOJiH flaioTi. Miii ayimifi; Taoynt 
H Tpn TBiCH^H OBeij'B. H OTi> Bcero 3Toro OTKajKycB, KHHy, fiponiy, 
coJKry, saTonjiK), ecjiH tojibko tbi BtiMOJiBHinB o^ho cjiobo, hjih 
xoTH TOJIBKO meBejiBHemB cBoeio tohkoio, qepHoio 6poBBio! Ho 
3HaK), iTO, MoaceTx-OBiTB, Hecy rjiynBiH piin, h HeKCTaxH, h Heft- 
fleT-B BCe axo cro/ta, ^ito He MH'fe, npoBe^meMy jkhshb Bt dypcb 
H Ha SanopoacBH, roBopirrB TaK^, KaKTb Bt oSBraa-fe roBopHTB TaM-B, 
TH'h dBiBaioT-B KopoJiH, KHHSBH H Bce, ^To HH ecTB jtygmaro B1> 
BCJiBMoacHOM'B pBiiiapcTBi. BHJKy, ^TO TBI HHoe TBopeHBG Bora, 
HeacejiH Bcfe mbi, h /lajieKH npe^'B toSoio Bci flpyria fioHpcKia 
ateHBi H T^oiepH-fliBBi. Mbi He ro^HMca 6bitb tbohmh paSaMH; 
TO^BKO HBoecHBie anrejiBi MoryTT, cjiyacHTB xeSi". 

Cx BospacTaioniHM'B HsyiijieHieM'B, Bca npespaTHBiniiCB bi. 
oayx'B, He iipopoHHB'B HH o^Horo cjiOBa, cjiymajia fl'feBa OTKpBi- 
TyK), cepfleqHyK) pi^iB, b'b KOTopofi, KaKTb bx sepKaji'ij, OTpaKa- 
.nacB Moaoflaa, noanaa chji-b 4yma. H Kaac^oe npocToe cjiobo 3Toii 
p'feiH, BBiroBopeHHoe roJiocoMTi, jieT'feBiHHM'B npaMO CB cepfle'i- 
naro 4Ha, odjie^ieHO 6bijio bt. cHJiy. H BBi^ajiocB Bnepe^'B Bce 
npeKpacHoe jihiio ea, OTdpocHJia ona flaaeKO nasa^'B ^ocaflHBie 
BOJiocBi, oTKpBiJia yCTa H floaro rjiH^ijia cb otkpbitbimh ycTaMH. 

nOTOMTb XOTijia TTO-TO CKaSaTB H B^pyr-B OCTaHOBHJiaCB, H BCnOM- 

HHJia, qTO flpyrHM-B HasHa^OHBeMTE. BeflOTCa pBii^apB, ^to OTeijTi, 
6paTBa H Bca OTiiHSiia ero CToaxi. nosaflH ero cypoBBiMH mcth- 
TeaaMH, TTO CTpamHBi oSaermie ropo/CB sanopoacitBi, ^to jiiotoh 
CMepTH oSpegeHBi Bcij ohh cb CBOHMt ropoflOMi>... h raasa ea 
Bvipyr'B HaiiojiHHJiHCB CJiesaMH; StiCTpo ona cxBaxHJia njiaTOKX., 
iHHTBiH ineJiKaMH, Ha6pocH.7ia ero cedi na Jinqo, h oh-b b'b mh- 
HyTy CTaa-B BecB BJiaaceHx; h ^fOJiro CH^ijia, saSpocHBT. Hasa^i. 
CBoro npeicpacHyio ro.iOBy, ca^aB-B S^fenocniacHBiMH 3y6aMir cbok) 
npeKpacHyid HHa^Hioio ry6y, — KaK^ 6bi Bnesanno noiyBCTBOBas'B 
KaKoe yKymeHie a^OBHTaro ra^a, — h ae cromaa cb anifa njiaxKa, 
ito6bi oh-b He BHfliji'B ea coKpymHreJiBHOH rpycTH. 

„CKaacii MHi oflHo cjiobo!" "cKasant AnflpiH h Bsaji'B ee 3a 
axJiacHyro pyny. CBepKaroniifi ofohb npo6'£!Kaji'B no jKHJiaM-B ero 
OT'B 3Toro npHKOCHOseHBa, H HcajTB OH-B pvKy, jieacaBmyio 6e3- 
q[yBCTBeHHO B'B pyKi ero. ^ 

Ho OHa MOJi^iajia h ne OTHHMana njiaxKa otb ;iHija CBOero h 
ocxaBaJiacB HenoflBiiaiHa. ■ 

„OxTiero ace xbi xaKx. ne^iajiBHa? CKaiKH MH-b, oxtiero tbi xaK'B 
neiajiBHa?" 

BpocHJia npo^B ona oxx. ce6a njiaTOKX, oxflepnyjia HaJifeas- 
jnie Ha oih fl-iHHHBie bojiogbi kocbi cfioefl h Bca pasffHoiacB. b'b 
jKaaocxHBix^ p-fe^iaxx., BBiroBapsBaa hx-b thxhm'b, xhxhm-b rojio- 
coM'B, ho^oSho TOMy, KaKi. Bixepx, noflHaBniHCB npeKpacHBiM-B 
BeiepoM'B, nepeSiacuxx. B^pyri no rycxoH ^nnxi npHBOflHaro 
TpocxHHKa;3ainejieexax'B, sasByiax'B h noHeeyxca Bflpyrx yHBiBHO- 
xoHKie 3ByKB, H JioBHX'B Hx^ CB HenoHaxHOH rpycTBH) oexaHO- 
BHBHiiHca nyxHHK'B,, He lya hh iioracaroiifaro seqepa, hh Hecy- 



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mnxcfi Beceatixt nicen-B napo^a, 6peflynTaro ctb noaeBBixt pa- 
6oT'B H 3KHHB1., HH OTflajieHnaro TapaxTaHBH rfl'i-TO npofeamaro- 
nieit Te.Thrii. 

,,He 4ocTOHHa .tth a B'jfi^iii,ixi> comajiiHiH! He Hec^acxna jih 
MaTB, poflHBirraflc mghji na CBfct? He ropBKan jih jiojik npnuLiacB 
Ha TiacTB MHi? He hiotbih jih tbi naaa^'B moh, mos CBHp'fenaa 
cy4B6a? Bchx-B tbi irpHsejia ki> noraM-B mohmt.: JiyqinHXTj abo- 
pflH-B H30 Bcero mjiaxeTCTsa, 6oraT'iiHmHX'B nanoB-B, rpa(|)OBt h 
HHoseMHBix'B 6apoHOB'B, H Bce, ^iTo HH ocTB i^B^Th Hamcro pti- 
rtapcTBa. Bc'feM'B hm-b 6bijio bojibho jiio6htb mbhh, h sa BejiHKoe 
6jiaro BCflKiH nst hhxi. HOiejfB 6li jik)6obb mok). Ctohjio MH'fe 
TOJiBKO JiaxHyxB pyKOH, H jiioooH 1131. HHX'B, KpacHBiHiniH, npe- 
KpacHifiraiH jiHijoMi. h HopoTiOK), CTajiT. 6bi mohm'b cynpyrOMi.. 
HL hh kx oy^HOMy HS'B HHX'B He npH^iapoBajia tbi Moero cepTma, 
CBHp-iiHaa cjflh6a. moh; a npmapoBajia moo cepf^me, mhmo Jiy^i- 
inHxi) BHTsseS sesiJiH HameS, kt> -qyiKflOMy, k'b spary iiauiesiy. 
3a iiTO ace Tbi, Hpe^HCTaa Eoacisi "MaxepB, sa KaK.ie rp'ixH, 3a 
KaKiji TaafKifl npecTyHJienifl TaK-B HeyMOJiHMO h SesnoirtaTtHO ro- 
mmiB Mena? B'b H3o6HaiH h pockohihom'b HsdtiTKi Bcero xeK.-in 
/IHH moh; .nyHmia, floporia OJiio^a h cjiaflKia BHna 6bijih mh+j 
CHi/iBio. H Ha ^TO Bce 9T0 Sbi.ho? K'B geMy oho Bce Sbiho? K'b 
TOMy JIH, TiTodBi, HaKOHeij'B, yMepeTB .^iotoio caiepTBio, KaKOH ne 

yMHpaCT'B HOaTfe^Hifi HHIIfiil BT, KOpOJieBCTB'fe? H Ma."TO Toro, tlTO 

oeyjK.flena a iia Tanyio CTpanxnyK) yqacTB; Majio Toro, qTO nepe/tt 

KOHIJOMTj CBOHMt ^CUKTia BHfl'feTB, K.aKI. CTaiiyT'B JMlipaTB B'B He- 
BBIHOCHMBIXt MyKaX'B OTeH'B H MaTB, fl.Tia CnaCOHBH KOTOpBIX'B 

4BaflriaTB pas-B roTOBa 6Bijia 6bi OT^aTB jkhshb cboio: naJio Bcero 
SToro: HyacHO, 'qTo6Bi nepe4'B kohiiom'& cbohmt> MH'i flOBe-iooB 
yBH^'iTB H ycjiBiuiaTB CJiOBa H .nio6oBB, KaKOH lie BHflajia a. Hyacno, 
hto6bi oh'b p-fenaMH cbohmh pa30,ipa:i'B na nacxH Moe cep^ute, 
^to6bi ropBKaa Moa ^lacTB 6BiJia euje ropme, "qTo6i.i eiije JKaji^ie 
6bijio MH't Moeii mojOvJOh jkhshh, qTo6Bi eiije CTpaniii'te KasaaacB 
MH-fe CMepTB Moa H "iitoSbi ciHe 6ojiBme, yMHpaa, nonpeicajia a 
Te6a, CBirp'isnaa cyflB6a Moa, h Te6a, — npocTH Moe nperp'IiineHie, — 
CBHTaa BoHcia MaTepB!" 

H Kor^a saTHXJia ona, QesHaaeamoe - 6e3Ha je>KHoe ayBCTBO 
OTpasHnocB b'b JtHH'fe ea; HoioiHeio rpycTBio 3aroBopHJia BcaKaa 
TiepTa ero, h Bce, ot'b nenajiBHO HOHHKinaro Ji6a h onycTHBiHHxca 
o^eii 40 cjies'B, sacTBiBmiix'B h sacoxnyBHiHX'B no thxo HJiaMC- 
H'feBinHM'B HiBKaM'B ea, Bce, KasajiocB, roBopnjio: „H'iT'B c^acTBa 

Ha JIHH'Jfl 3T0M'b!" 

„He cjiBixano na cb'St'^, ne mohcho, ne 6bitb xoMy", roBopnji'B 
Aii/ipm: „hto6bi i-cpacHB'feHmaa h Jty^imaa h3'b hcbh'b Honecjia Ta- 
Kyio ropBKyro ^lacTB, Korfla ona poHCflena na to, htoSbi npe/i-B 
Heii, KaK'B npefl'B cBaTBineS, HpeKJioHHJiocB Bce, ito hh ecTB Jiyq- 
maro na CB'ix'fe. H'iT'B, tbi hb yMpemB! He Te6'][j yMHpaTB; kjih- 

HyCB MOHM'B pOJK/ieHieM'B H BC'tM'B, ITO MH'i MHJIO HR CB'feX'h, — 

TBI ne yMpemB! Ecjih ace bbih^ox'b yace xaK'B, h HHH-feM'B — hh ch- 



283 

no's., HH MOJIHTBOfi, HH MyjKeCTBOMI. He.TII.35I 6y4eT1. OTKflOiiHTb 

ropbKoii cyflBOBi, to mm yMpeM'B BJi-fecT-i, h npeJK^eavMpy, yiipy 
nepe^i) toQoh, y tbohxt. npeKpaoHtix'B KCTiiiefi:, ii passi yace 
MepTBaro Meiiii pasjiy^axt ct T06010". 

„He o6MaH£iBafi, pBiijapb, h ceda, h Mena", rosopHJia ona Ka- 
qaa THxo npeKpacHofi; roaoBoii CBoeft: „3Haio h, k'b BejiHKOMy 
Moejiy ropio, siiaio c.TiiiniKOM'B xopoino, ^to TeSi neaBSH jih>6htb 
Mena; h SHaio a, KaKon /{OJir'B h saB-feT-B tboh: Te6a sosyTi. OTei^t, 
TOBapHnjH, OT^HSHa, a mbi — Bpara xeS-fe". 

„A TITO Miri OTeij'B, xoBapniLfH h 0Tq:H:3Ha?" CKasa.TB An/ipiH, 

BCTpaXHyBl. dLICTpO rOJIOBOH) H BBinpjIMHBT. BeCB np.HMOH, KaKl. 

Ha;{p'fe^iHaa ocoKopt, craH'B cboh. ..TaK-B ecjiii-acB TaK'B, xaKx botx. 
¥To: HiTrb jr jieiia iiHicoro! IIiiKoro, iiiiKoro!" noBTopHJi'B oht> 
'vkwh me rojiocoM'B h conposoTiiiB'B ero Thwh flBHHceHBGM'B pyKH, 
cx> KaKHMTi ynpyrm, HecoKpymHMtiii KosaK'B BBipascaeTX piran- 
MOCTB Ha ji'hjio HecJiBixaHHoe h neBOSMoacHoe vjaa flpyroro. „Kto 
cKasajit, ^To MOH OTtiiisna YKpafiHa? Kto fla.TB MHi ee bi. ot- 
qasHLi? OT^HSHa ecxB to, qero HiTjeT-B flynia nania, ito MWi'he 
fljM Hea Bcero. OT^nsna Moa — th! Bott. moh OT^HSHa! H noHecy 
a 0TTiH3Hy 3Ty b-b cepfliH'fe iioeMt, nonecy ee, noita cTaneTX. mo- 
ero B'feKy, h nocMOTpio: nycTL KT0-HH6yflB nsTb KOsaKOB'B BtipBeTt 
ee OTTy,qa! H see, tito hh cctb, npo^aMT., OTflaMT., norySjiio sa 

TaKVK) OT^HSHy!" 

Ha MHrx ocTOJiSeH'bB'i., KaK-B npeKpacHaa CTaiya, CMOxpisjia 
oHa GMy Bx. o^iH H BjipyT'h sapti/iajia, h cx, gy^Hoio JKeneKOK) 
CTpeMHxejiLHOcxBio, na Kaicyio dLisaexx. tojibko cnoco6Ha o^na 
despasc^exHo BejiHKOflymHaa >KeHii+HHa, cos^anHaa na npeKpac- 
noe cepfle^Hoe flBHSKenie, KiinyjiacB ona kx. nejiy na nieio, 06- 
xsaxHBx. ero cnironoflOOHBiMH, ly^HBiMH pyKajnH, h sapH^aJta. 
Bx. 9T0 Bpeiia pasflaaiiCB na yjiHiii neacHBie KpuKii, conpoBO- 
jK/jaeMBie xpy6HBiMx. h jiHTaBpHEiMX. ssyKOMX.; ho oh^b hb cjibi- 
majix. nxx>: ohx. c.xBimaji'B xojibko, KaKX. ^ly/iHBia ycxa o6flaBajiH 
ero 6jiaroBOHHoii xenJiOTOH CBoero ^tixanBH, KaKx> cjiesBi ea xeKJiH 
pyTiBHMH Kx. HCMy Ha JiHHO, H CHycTHBHiieca Bci cx, ro.xoBBi, na- 
xy^ie ea bojiocbi onyTa.xH ero BCero cbohmx. xeiiHtiMX. h 6jib.- 

CTaiOHIHMX, meJIKOMX. 

Bx 3T0 BpeMa BdiiH^ajia e'b hhmx> ex. pay^ocTHBiMX kphkomx> Ta- 
xapKa. „CnaceHBi, cnacenBi!" KpH"xaJia ona, He homhs ce6a. „HaniH 
BOni.xH BX ropo/tx, ajmnesjiM xjii.6a, nniena, siyKH h cBaaanHBixx 
sanopojKifeBx!" Ho He cjiBiniajix hhkto hsx. hhxx, KaKie ..naniH" 

BOHIJIH BX ropOflX, TITO HpHBeSJIH CX> C0601O H KaKHXX CBasajiii 3a- 

HopoHcueBx. HojiHBiH He na seiijii BKymaeMBixx ^yBcxBx, AnflpiS 
noijijiOBajix BX, fijiaroBOHHBia ycxa, npHJiBHyBHiia kx njeKi ero, 
H He desoTBixHBi Slijih 6jiaroEOHHBia ycTa. Ohh 0T03BajiHCB t^mx 
ace, u BX 3T0MX o6oK)flHO cjiiaHHOM'B HOij'fejiy'fe OHfyxHnocB to, 

qTO OZtHHX TOaBKO paSX BX JKHSHH SaeTCa TiyBCTBOBaTB 

lejXOBiKy. 

H norBrfix KosaKx.! IXponajiXj j^na Bcero Koaai^Karo pBiijapcTBa! 



284 

He BH^iaTB eMy 6ojiBme hh 3anopo3Ki.a, hh OTnoBCKHXt xyTO- 

POB-B CB0HX1., HH IfepKBH BOHCteH. YKpailS"^ He BHflaTB TOJKe 

xpaOpiHinaro hs-b cbohxi. yiiTen, BsaBmnxca aaniHiiiaTB ee. Bti- 
pneTt CTapBiH Tapact chfloS kjioki. bojiocb Hst CBoeSiiynpBiHBi 
H npoKJisHeTi. H yteHB, h qacx, bi> KOTopEiH nopoflHJii> Ha no- 
aopx ceSi xaKoro ctina. 



VII. 

niyMTb H flBHJKeme npoHCXo^HJin Bt sanopoiKCKOMi. Ta6op'i, 
CHa^iajia hhkto ne Mori. fi&Th B-Bpnaro OT^eTa, KaKi. cjiyiHJiocB, 
iiTO BOHCKa npomjiH b-b ropofli.. HoTOMt yjKe OKasaJiocB, ^ito 
BecB IlepeacjiaBCKiH KypenB, pacnonoHoiBniiHCfl iiepefl^B 6oko- 

BBIMH rOpO^CKIIMH BOpOTaMI-I, dtUrt ILBRWh MepTBCIIKH; CTajIO- 

6bitb, flHBHTBca Heiero, ^ito nojiOBHHa StiJia nepediiTa, a Tipyraa 
nepeBHaana enfe npeacfle, uiwh sch MorjiH ysnaTB, b'b ^leM^ fl-bno. 
IIoKaM'fecT'B SjiHJKHie KypeHH, pasdyjKGHHBie myMOM-B, ycnijiH 
cxBaxHTBCs 3a opyacie, boScko yace yxoflH.no Bt BopoTa, h no- 

CJliflHie pHflBI OTCTpijIHBaJIHCB OTh yCTpeMHBinHXCS Ha HEX'S B'B 

desnopaflK'i cohhbix'b h noJiyirpo'rpesBHBmHxcji sanopojKi^eBt. 
KoineBOH flaji-B npHKas'B coopaTBca bc'Sm'b, h, Kor^a Bcb CTajin 

B'b Kpyr'B H, CHaBHIH HiaHKH, SaTHXJIH, OWh CKRSaJI'B: „TaK'B BOTt 

WTO, ranoBe 6paT0Be, cjiy^HJiocB b'b 9Ty ho^ib; bot^b flo ^lero flo- 
Bejit xmcjib! Box's KRKoe nopj^^rante OKasan'B naMt nenpiaTejib! 
y BacB, BHflHO, yace TaKoe 3aBefl;eHie: kojih nosBOJinmB y^jBOHTB 
nopi^iK), Tan's bh totobbi Tan's HaTanyTsca, ^to Bpar's XpncTOBa 

BOHHCTBa He TOJIBKO CHHMeT'S CS BRCS mapOBapH, HO B'B caMoe 

jiHijo Bail's Ha^HxaeT'B, Tan's bbi Toro He ycuBiniHTe". 

KosaKH Bcfe ctohjih:, noHvpHB-s tojiobbi, 3Haa BHHy; oflHH's 
TOJIBKO HesaMaiiKOBCKiii KypenHoS axasiaH's KynydeHKO OTOSBajica. 
„nocTOH, 6aTBKo!" CKasaji'B osi,: ,,xotb oho h ne b'b saKonifi, 
itoSbi CEasaTB naKoe BOspaaceHie, Kor^a roBopHTx. KomOBOH ne- 
peTf'B jiHijoM'B Bcero EoiicKa, fla ^'ijio He Tan's 6bijio, Tan's HyjKHO 
cnasaTB. Tsi necoBcfeM's cnpaBefl;jiHBO nonpenHyji's see xpncTian- 
cnoe BOHcno. KosanH 6bijih 6ki hobhhhsi h aoctohhsi ciiepTH, 
ecjindsi nannjiECB b'b Hoxofl'fe, na bosh's, na TpyflHoii, Taacnoii 
pa6oT'i; ho mbi ch71'6jih 6e3's fl'fejia, Maa^HJiHcs nonycxy nepefl's 
ropoflOM's. Hh nocTa, hh flpyroro xpncTiaHcnaro BOSflepacaHsa 
He 6Bino: nanx ace mohcbt's craTsca, tito6bi na Sesfl'ijisH ne na- 
HHaca TiejiOB'in'B? Fp-fexa xyT's h^t's. A mbi bots Jiyime nona- 
HceM's EM'S, TITO Tanoo sana/taTs Ha.6e3BiiHHBix'B JiiOfleH. Ilpeacfle 
6hjih 4o6pe, a yaei, xeneps no6seM's Tan's, ^ito h flax's He yne- 

CyTS flOMOH". 

P'iiqs nypeHHoro axaMana noHpaBHJiacs noaanaM-s. Ohh npn- 
no^HanH yace cobcJjm's 6bijio nonypHBiniaca rojiOBti, h MHorie 
oflo6piiTenBHO nnsHyjiH tojioboh, npHMOJiBHBmH: „7lo6pe cnasan'S 
Kyny6eHKo!" A Tapaci. ByasSa, CToaBnim HeflaneKO OTt Kome- 



235 

Boro, CKaaaji-B: „A ^to, KOmeBOH, Bttflno, KyKy6eHKO npaBfly CKa- 
sajit? Hto tli CKajKemt na 9to?" 

„A TITO CKaJKy? CKajKy: 6;Ta>KeHi> h OTei^i., po^HBiniii Taicoro 
ctma: eiije ne doJiBinaa MyflpocTb CKasaTB yKopHTe:/iBHOe cjiobo, 
HO SojiBmaa MyflpocTB cKasaTB TaKoe caoBO, KOTopoe, He nopy- 
raBmncB Ha^x 64^010 ^eaOB-feKa, o6offj)B.ao 6hi ero, npH^ano 6bi 
flyxy eiiy, kslki, mnopBi npHflaiOT'B flyxy kohio, ocBiateHHOMy 
BOflonoeMTb. fl caM-B xot'Sji'b Baaix cicasaTB noTorB yxiniHTeji^- 
Hoe CJIOBO, 4a KyKySeHKO ^loraaajrca npeiKfle". 

../toSpecKasajit 11 KomeBoS!" OTOSBajiocB b'b paflax-B sanopoac- 
liBB'h. „/[o6poe choboI" noBTopioii ^pyrie. H caMBie cifltie, ctosb- 
mie, KaK^ CHBBie ro.iySH, h t-Jb KHBiiyjiii ro.ioBOK) h, MoprHyBinii 
ciflLiM'B ycoMt, THXo cKasajiH: „4o6pe cKasaHHoe cjiobo!" 

„CjiyniaHTe ace, naiioBe!" npoflo.iJKa.Ti'B KomeBoii. „BpaTb Kp'fe- 
nocTB, Kapa6KaTBca i-i no^KantiBaTBca, KaKt Tj'fe.TiaiOT'B qyacesen- 
HBie HiMeijKie Macxepa — nycTB en spar^B npHKHHCTca! — h nenpH- 
JiHiHO, H He KOsaitKoe fiijio. A cy/fs no Toiiy, 'ito ecTB, nenpia- 
TOJiB BomejiTb B'B ropofl-B He ctj 6oJiBniHM'B sanacoMi; Teji'feri> 

^ITO-TO 6bI.10 CB HHM'B HCMHOrO. HapO^t'B B'B ropofl'6 rOJIOflHBlfl, 
CTaJI0-6BITb, BCe Ch'hCTI, JiJXOMI,, fl& H KOIMM'B TOJICe cilia... y>K'B 

H He sHaio, pasB-fe cb neSa Ki-iiieT'B nil's na bh.ibi KaK0H-HH6y;[B 
HX'B CBHTOH... TOJiBKO npo 3T0 euje Bar's snaeT'B; a Kcen/fSBi-TO 
nix's ropasflBi na 04HH CJiosa. 3a Tiwh, hjiii sa flpyrnii's, a yacB 
OHH BBiH^jT-B H3'B ropofla. Pasfl'fe.iaHCJi ace na TpH Ky^ii h CTa- 
hobhcb na 'rpii floponi nepefl'B Tpeiia EopoTaiiH. Ilepefl'B rJias- 
HBiMH BopoTajiH HHTB KypeHCH, nepe^Ti ^pyrHMH no Tpn Kypeiin. 
JlajihKaBCrdii 11 KopcyHCKiit KvpenB na saca^y! IIojikobhhk'b Ta- 
pacB CB no.3EOJi'B Ha sacajij: TBiTapeBCKiii h TBiMomeBCKiM Ky- 
peHB iia sanacB cb npaBaro 6oKa 0603a'. njepSiiHOBCKiit 11 CTe6- 
.iHKHBCKiii-BepxHin — CB Ji'iBaro 6okj\ /[a BBiSHpairrecB nsi, pa^y. 
MOJiOflrtBi, KOToptie H03y6acT'iii na c.tobo, saflHpaTB HenpisTejia! 
y Jiaxa nycroro.TTOBaa naTj^pa: 6paHH iie BBixepnHT'B 11 iioaceT'B- 
6bitb, cero/iHfl' a-ce Bcfi ohh BBifiayT'L hst^ BopoT'B. KypeHHBie axa- 
MaHBi, neper.^a,iH BCaKiS KypeiiB cboh: y Koro iieflo^eTTj, nonoanH 
ero ocTaTKaMH IlepeacjiaBCKaro. Ileperaa/fH see CHOsa! /faxB iia 
onoxM'kTB Bcfeii'B HO gapict, H HO xai56y Ha K03aKa. Tojibko, 
B-fepHO, BcaKiH eufe B^iepaniHHji'B cwt'b, 1160, HeK^/jtu 4'jdTb npaB^Bi, 
noHa'iflajiHCB Bcb Tanx, ^to ahbjiiocb, Kan's ho'isio.hiikto ne Jion- 
Hyjiiy. /{a BOX'S eitfe oflHii's iiaKas's: ec.ra KTO-HH6y4s, mHHKaps- 
acHfl's, HpoflacT'B Kosaicy xots o^hh'b Kyxojis CHsyxH, to a npHSsio 
eMy Ha caMsiS jio5'b cBHHoe yxo, codaK'i, h noB'femy HorajiH 
Bsepx's! oa paSoxy jKe, 6paTiisi! 3a pa6oTy!" 

Tan's pacHopaacaji'B KoineBofi, h scfe hokjiohhjihcb cmj b's 
HoacT. H, He HaTi'bBaa manoK's, o'rnpaBHaiicB no cbohm's Bosaii's 
n TadopaM'B.H, kotjisl yace cosciM's ^fajieKO otohijih, Tor^a tojibko 
iia/i'iiJiH inanKH. Bcb Ha^a-xii cnapaacaTsca: npodosajiH ca6jiH h 
naJiamn, HacsinaJiii nopox's hs's m'^jhikob's bx nopoxoBHHi[Bi, ot- 

KaTHIBaJIH H CTaHOBHJIH B03SI H BuSHpaJIH KOHeil. 



286 

yxoflH K1. cBoeMy nojiKjr, Tapact 4yMajn> ii He Mor-B npn^y- 
MaxB, Ky^a 6bi ^lisajica An^pm: „nojioHHJin jih ero BM'icTi ca> 
flpyniMii H CBa3a-iH coHHaro? tojibko H-iTi, He TaKOBTb AHflpiS, 
^Tofiu OTflajica hchbbimi. Bt nji'feH'i.". Meacfly y6iiTi.iMH KOSaKaMH 
Toace He 6bijio ero bhaho. SafljMajicfl KpiinKO Tapact h uiejiii 
nepeflt hojikomi., hb caLima, ^ito ero flasHo nasBiBajii. kto-to no 
emohh. „KoMy HyatHO Mena'?" CKasajii. oii'h, naKOHeit'B, o^hvb- 

TnHCb. Xlpeflt IIHMl. CT0HJI1. JKHfll. SHKeJIB. 

.Jlan-B no.TiKOBHHK'B, naHt hojikobhhk'b!" roBopnji'B skh/^'b ho- 

CniinHBIM'B H npepBIBHCTBIM-B rOJIOCOMT., KaKT. 6yflTO 6bI XOTijIT^. 

06'BSBiiTB fl-fejio He coBctM'B nycToe. „5i dBUi-B b'b ropofl't, nani. 

HOJIKOBHHK'B!" 

TapacB HOCMOTp'ijJi^ na acn^a h noflHBH.iicH TOMy, yro oh'b yace 
ycH'feji'B HOOBiBaTB B'B ropofli. „KaKoliaceBpar'BTe6a3aHec'BTy4a?" 

,M TOT^iacB pascKaacj''", CKasajr-B ilHKejiB. „KaK'b to.ibko ycjiBi- 
majit a na saixh myM'B, h KoaaKH CTaan cTp'fejiaTB, a yxBaTHJit 
KacjjjTaH'B H, HO Ha^isaa ero, no6'iacaa'B Ty^fa 6'hroM'h; floporoio 
yace Ha^'fe.i'B ero b'b pyKasa, noTOiiy ^to xot'bit'b nocKop'ifi ysnaTB, 
OT^iero mj^M'B, OTqero KosaKH na caMofl sap'fe CTajin cTp'^jraTB. 
51 Bsaji'B H npHd'feataji'B k'b caMUM'B ropo^fCKHM-B BoporaM'B, b'b to 
BpeMa, Kor^a noca-feflHee bohcko exo^hjio b'b ropofl'B. Fjiaacy — 
BHepeflH OTpa^a nan'B xopynacin, TajiaHflOBHq'B. Oh'b ^leJiOB'feK'B 
MH'fi SHaKOMBifi: en^e cb xpeTBaro ro^a saflOJia^aJi'B cto tiepBoa- 
HBix'B. il sa HHMt, 6y4T0 6bi saT'feM'B, qTo6Bi BBinpaBHTB CB Hero 

flOJITT), ,H BOHie-TB BM'feCT'i CB HHMH B'B rOpOfl'B". 

„KaK'B 3Ke TBI Bomea-B b'b ropofli, ^a en^e h flonr'B xoT'tjit 
BBinpaBHTB?" CKaaaji'B BjrjiB6a. „H iie BejTfeji'B oh'b xeQa TyT'B ace 
iiosicHTB, Kapj'B coSaKy?" 

„A, en Eory, xoT'feji'B noB'fecHTB", oTB'feqaJi'B bch^'b: „yace Sbijio 
ero cJiyrH coBcfeM'B cxBaTHJiH iiena h saKHnyjiH BepeBKy na meio; 
HO a B3MonHi[ca nany, cKasaji-B, ^to nofloa%fly ^ojit-b, ckojibko 
nan'B xo^eT-B, h noo6iin:aJi'B eiije 4aTB BsanMBi, KaKT) tojibko no- 
MoaceT'B un-h codpaxB flOJirn cb fl;pyrHX'B pBUfapefl; h5o y nana 
xopynacaro, — a Bce CKaaiy nany, — h'Jjt'b h Oflnoro TiepBOimaro 
B'B KapMani. XoTB y nero ecTB h xyxopa, h yca^BdBi, h ^CTBipe 
saMKa, H CTenoBon seMJia 40 caMaro IIlKJiOBa, a rpoiueH y 
Hero TaK'B, KaK'B y KosaKa, HEiero n-hT-B. H TenepB, ecjin 6bi 
He BOopyacHJiH ero 6pecjiaBCKie atH^Bi, ne b'b ^leM'B 6bijio 
6bi esiy n na Bonny BBiixaTB. Oh'b h na cenM'i OTXoro He 
6biji'b..." 

..^TO-a^-B TBI TiiJiaJi-B B'B ropo^'h? Bnfl'iji'B nainnx'B?" 

..Kai-CB ace! Hamnx'B TaK'B MHoro: I-IqKa, PaxyM'B, CaMyfijio, 
XanBanox'B, eBpeS-apenflaTopt..." 

..Ilponafln ohh, co6aKH!" BCKpnKnyji'B, pascep/inBiuHCB, TapacB. 
„"4!to TBI MH-i TBiiemB CBoe amflOBCKoe hjicmh? H Teda cnpamnBaio 
npo Hainnx'B sanopoHci^eB'B". 

„HamHX'B sanopojicijeB'B hg BH,?jaJi'B; a unflajTB o^Horo nana 
AHflpia". 



287 
,AH7!piH BH/ltjJI'B?" ECKpHKHyj'b EyJIBSa. „H!tO-3K1. Ttl, rfl'fe BH- 

Tjfei'jb ero? Bt noflBajffe? b'b aMi? OoebiienteHi.? CBaaant?" 

„Kto ace 6bi cu-hni, cBssaTB nana Anflpia? Tenept ohx xaKoS 
BaacHLiS pLirtapB... TlaJindyr'B, a He ysna-TB! H HanjiegHHKH b-b 

30JIOT'fe, H HapyKaBHHKH B-B SO.IOTi, H Sepifa.TIO BTi SOJIOT-fe, H 

inaiiKa b-b soaoTt, h no noacy sojioto, h Bes^i sojioto, h Bce 
30JI0T0. TaK-B, Kan's cojiHiie BsrjinHeT'B BecHoio, Kor/ta b'b oropo;i"fe 
BCHKaa nxaniKa niiiifHT'B h noeT'B, h TpasKa naxneTX. TaK^ h oht. 
BecB ciaeT'B b'b sonoTi. H koha eMy Tta.TB BoesoTia canaro Jiy^- 
inaro no^Ti Bepxi.; flBa CTa TiepBOHHBix-B ctoht-b oahh'b kohb". 

ByjiBda ocTOJideHia'B. „ BaTiMT^ .TKe ohx iia/i'feji'B ^yatoe OTiiaHBe? " 

■JIoTOMy TITO jiyinie, noTOMy h na^'feji'B. H caM^B pasT.iBJKaeT'B, 
H 4pyrie pasrB'fesjKaiOT'B; h Ob's ynHT-B, h ero yiaTi.: KaKii HaH6ora- 
'rtftiniH noJiBCKiii naHt!" 

^KTO-aci. ero npHHy^HJi-B?" 

„3-3Ki He roBopK), ito6bi ero kto npnnyflHwTB. Pa3Bt> nani) 
He snaeT-B, ^to ohx no CBoefi boji'J^ nepeme.i'B k^ hhivt-b?" 

„Kto nepemejiTi?" 

„A nan-B AHTipiH". 

„Kyfla nepemeji'B?" 

„nepenieJi'B na hx'b cTopony; oh-b yjice Teneps cobcIjm-b hxhIh'. 

„BpeniB, CBHHoe yxo!" 

..Kan's ace mojkho, ^toSbi a Bpaji'B? /typaK'B a pasB-Ii. ^toSbi 
Bpaji'B? Ha CBOK) 6bi ro.iOBv a Bpa.nTj? PasB'fe a ne snaio, mto acn/ia 
rioB'icaT'B, KUK-B co6aKy, ko.ih oh-b cospeT-B neper's nanoM'B?" 

..TaK-B 3T0 BBIXO/tHT'B. OH^B. nO-TBOCMJ'. npO^a-TB OT^IHSHy H B-fepjr? " 

„H-ace He roBopio axoro, ^to6bi oh-b npo^asaJi's 'ito: a CKa- 
gaJi'B TOJiBKO, ^iTO OH-B Hepeuieji'B k-b hhmtd". 

..BpeniB, lopxoB'B hch/i'b! TaKoro /I'h.'ia He 6hiao na xpHCxiaH- 
CKOH seMJi'fe! Tbi nyxaeniB, co6aKa!" 

..IlycTB xpaBa nbpacxexx, na noporfj Mooro 40Ma, ec.xnanj'-xaio! 
IlycxB BcaKiH Hanjnoex-B na Morniry oxija, Maxepa. CBeKopa h 
oxija oxija Moero, h oxi^a JiaxepH Moeft, ec.XH a nyxaio. Ecan nan-B 
xo'iex'B, a 4ame CKajKy, h oxqero ohx, nepemeji'B kt^ hhm'b". 

.Ox^iero?" 

„y BoeBOflBi ecxB flo^Ka-KpacaBHna. CBaxOH Boace, Kanaa Kpa- 
caBHifa!" — 3/['j[;cB acH/fB nocxapa.xca, kslk'l xo.xbko moxx., BBipa- 

3HXB B'B .TtHIJ'i CBOeM'B KpaCOXy, pa3CXaBHB'B P3^KH, npHHiypHB-B 

rJias'B H noKpHBHBHiH: Ha-6oK'B pox's, Kan's 6yjiT0 qero-HH6yflB 
oxB'feflaBniii. 

„Hy, Tan's qxo ace h3x, xoro?" 

„Oh's TtJia nea h cjiijiaji'h Bce, h nepenieji's. Kojih Tie.iOB'liK'B 
B.niooHXca, xo ohtj Bce pasno, tto HOflomBa, Koxopyio kojih pas- 

MOIHHIB B'B BOTl'i, B03BMH, COXHH — OHa H COrHeXCa". 

Kp'feHno 3a7i:yMa./ica Byjisda. BcnoMHH:T's en's, ^ixo Be./iHKa B.naoTB 
cJiaSoH aceHiiiHHBi, qxo MHornxTi ch.^shbix'b nory6jiajia ona, qxo 
no/iaxJiHEa cs 9xoh cxopoHsi npnpofla An^ia; h cxoa.^'s oni, 
aojiTo, Kan'B BKonaHHBiS, na oahom's h xom-s ace M'fecx'fe. 



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„Cjij''maH: nant, a see pa3CKa>Ky naiiy", roBopnji'b skh^i.. „KaKi. 
TO.UbKO ycjiBiniajii. a myM'b h jBMji'hjii,, ^to npoxoflST^ Bt ropo^;- 
CKia BopoTa, a cxsaTHJi'B na BcaKift cjiy^an cb co6oh HHTKy 3KeM- 
yyra, noTOMy ^to b-b ropofli-ecTB KpacaBimH-H ^BopaHKii; a 
KOJH ecTB KpacaBHijBi H 4BopaHKH, CKaaaJi'B a ceSi, to hmx xotl 
H icTB Heijero, a aceMiyr'B Bce-TaKH KynaTrB. H KaK-B to-ubko 
xopyHHtaro cjiyra . nycTiiJiH Mena, a noSiHcajfB na BoeBOflHHt 
flBop-B npo/iaBaTB aKeMiiyr-B. PascnpocHU'B see y cjiyjKaHKH-TaTapKH: 
^EyfleT-B cBaflB6a ceii^ac'B, KaKi. tojibko nporoHax'B sanopoacj^eBTi. 
HaHrb AHflpifl oSinjaji'B nporsaTB sanopomijeBi.". 

„H TBI lie j6jijn> ijii. ace na m'jIict'6 ero, lopTOBa cwna?" 
BCKpHKHyji-B EyjiBSa. 

„3a iTO TKe ySHTB? Ohi. nepemeJiT. no 4o6poH BOJi'fe. ^'isM'B 
leaoBiK'B BHHOBaT'B? TaM-B eMy Jiy^ine, Ty^a h nepemejni". 

„H TBI bh/iIj.tb ero b-b caMoe jihiio*?" 

„Eh Bory, Bt caMoe jiHifo! TaKoS cjiaBiitm BoaKa! Bc'fex'B Bspa^i- 
Hifl. v^afi eiiy Bor-B s^opOBBa, Meiia TOT^acx yanajxt; h Kor/ta a 
noflomeji^ k-b nesiy, TOT^acB CKasaat..." 

..Hto-hcb oh^b CKasajii.?" 

..Oh'b CKasajit, — npeat^e KSBsyji-h najiBiTeM-B, a noTOMi. yace 
CKasa.Ti'B: „5lHivejiB!" A a: ..nani, An/ipm!" roBopio; „ilHKejrB! CKaacH 
OTity, CKajKH 6paTy, CKaafii KoaaKaM'B, cKajKii sanopoaciiaM'B, CKaacH 

BCiM'B, TITO OTBIJ'B TOnepB He OTOIt'B MHi, OpaTt HO dpaT'B, TOBa- 
piimt He TOSapHIII'B, H TITO a CB HHMH 6jJiJ 6HTBCa CO BCiMH, 

CO BciMii 6y4y dHTLca?" 

„BpemB, TiopTOB'ilyfla!" saKpH'iaji'B, BBiuiefl-B hs-b ce6a, TapacB. 
„BpemB, co6aKa! Tbi h XpncTa pacnajiT., npoKJiaTBifl Botomt^ 
TiejiOB^KT.! 51 Te6a yoBio, caTana! yTei-caft OTCio^a, ne to — TyTT. jko 
Tooi H csiepTB!" CKasaBiHH 3T0, TapacB BBixBaTiiJix cBoio ca6,riio. 
IIcnyraHHBiH hcii^Ti npiinycTH-Tca TyT-B ace bo Bci jionaTKH, KaKi>, 
TOJIBKO MorjiH BBiHecTii ero TOHKia, cyxia iiKpLi. /fojiro enje Gi- 
acaHT) OH-B desT. orjiAv'tKH Mea^^y KosaijKi-mT, TaSopoM-B h hotomt. 
^ajieKO no Bceiiy qHCTOMy nojiio, xoTa TapacBBOBce He rnajica 
3a HEMt, pasMBicjiHB'B, TITO iiepasyMHo BLiMen^aTB aanajiBTiHBocTB 
Ha nepBOM'B noflBepHyBmeMca. 

TenepB iiphhomhhji'b oht>, ^to BHflia'B B^b nponijiyio hotib 
An/tpia, npoxoflHBiuaro no Ta6opy cb KaKon-TO acenninHOK), h 
noHUKT. cifloio rojiOBOK); a Bce eme ne xot^jit. sipHTB, titoSbi 
Morjio cjiyTiHTBca TaKoe nosopnoe flijio h tito6bi coocTBeHHBiS 
CBiHT. ero npoflaji-B B-fepy n flymy. 

'HaKoneii'B, hobbjit. oh-b cboh hojikt. bt. sacafly ii CKpBi.Tica: cb 
HUM'S 3a ji'tcoMT., KOTopBiH oflHHT. 6hiji'h He BBKKa:eHT. eiife KQSa- 
KaMH. A 3anopoHciiBi, h n-feiiiie h KOHHLie, BBiCTyna.im na Tpn 

40p0rH KT. TpeMT) BOpOTaMT.. OflHHT. 3a flpyrHMT. BaaHjlH KypeHH: 

yMancKin, nonoBiiTieBCKiH, KaHeBCKin, CTe6,TiHKHBCKiS, HesaMaii- 
KOBCKiS, rypry3HB'B, TBiTapeBCidii, TfiiMomeBCKm. OflHoro tojibko 
HepeacjiaBCKaro ne 6bijio. KpinKO KypnyjiH KosaKH ero, h npo- 

KJ^pEJlU CBOIO 7I0JII0. PtTO npOCHyJICa CBasaHHBIH BO BpaaCBHXTj 



289 

pyKaxT), KTO, H coBC'liMij He npocBtnaHCb, cOHiiMH, neperaejii. Bt 
fMpyio seMJiio, H caMt aTaiiaHt Xjih6i., 6e3i. raaposapT. h Bepx- 
HJiro ySpancTBa, OTyTHJica Bt .laniCKOMi. CTaHV. 

B-B ropo/ffe ycjiHmajiH Kosai^Koe flBHSKenie. Bcfe stiCHnajiH na 
Baai., H npeflCTajia npefli KOsaKOBt KHBaa KapTiitia: no.itCEie 
BHTHSH, o/tHHi) flpyroro KpacHsiH, CTOHJiH Ha BaJiy. Mi/fHtiH man- 
KH cifljiH, KaKt cojiHua, onepeHHtM S'tatiMH, KaKt Jie6efli., neptHMH. 
Ha flpyraxi. 6bijih .lerKia maiio^KH, po30BBia h rojiydHH, ct ne- 
pernyTHMH na 6eKpeHB nepxaMH; Ka(|>TaHi.i ct otkhahmmii pyKa- 
BaMH, niHTBie sojiotom-b h npocTO BBinoaceHHBie uraypKaMH; y •Ax'f. 
ca6jra H opyjKia Bt 4oporHX'B onpasaxi., sa KOTopBia floporo 
npHiraa^HBaJiH nanBi, — h mhopo 6bijio bchkhx'b jipyrnxt ydpaiiCTBii. 
HanepeflH ctohji-b cnionBO, b'b KpacHofi niaiiKi, ySpannoH 30- 
.lOTOM'B, SyflJKaKOBCKii: noJtKOBHHKi.. FpyseHT, 6bijii> hojkobhhkt., 
Bcfext BBime H TOJin^e, h miipoEiH ^(oporoH Ka(|3TaHi. Hacnay 
o6jieKajTB ero. Ha jpyroH CToponi, hotth k^ doKOBBuri. Bopo- 
xaMT,, OToa.TB flpyroH noJiKOBHHKi, He6ojiBmoH TienoBiK'B, bgcb 
BBicoxmin; ho MajiBia 3opKia o^h r.na^'h.TH hchbo H37>-nofl'B rycTo 
HapocniHX'B 6poBel, h o6opaTinBaacfl oh'b cKopo Ha sci CTopoHBi, 
yKasBiBaa 6oSko tohkoio, cyxoio pyKoio CBoeio, pas^aBaa npHKa- 
3aHia; bh^ho 6bijio, ^to, HecMOxpa na Majroe t^jio CBoe, 3Haj[T, 
OH'b xopomo paTHyro nayKy. He^aaeKO oti. nero CToa.]i7> xopyn- 
acit, ,73h:hhbih, ^jihhhbih, cb rycTBiMH ycaMH, h, Ka3aji0CB, He Shjio 
y Hero HeflocxaTKa bt. KpaCK* na jiHifh: jik)6hji'b naHT. KpfoiKie 
Me^H H 4o6pyio impymKy. H MHoro 6bijio bh^ho sa hhmh bchkoh 
nijraxTBi, BoopyHvKBmefica, kto na cboh lepBOHijBi, kto na Kopo- 
.leBCKyio Ka3Hy, kto na HiHflOBCKia fleHBrn, saJioacHBT, see, tto 
iiH naraJiocB bt. fl'fe^oscKHX'B saMKax^.. He Maao 6bijio h bchkhx'b 
cenaTopcKHxi Hax-TfeSHHKOBi., KOTopBixT) 6paaH C7> C060K) cena- 
TopBi na oSiflBi fljia noHexa, KOTopBie Kpajin co CTOJia h hst. 6y- 
c|)eT0BX cepeSpsHBie kj6kii h, nocni cero^HaniHaro no^eTa, na 

4PJT0H TfeHB CaflH.TIHCB Ha K03.7IBI npaBHTB KOnaMH y KaKOrO-HH- 

6y4B nana. BcaKHXTb 6bijio TaM'B. Hhoh p&s'B h bbihhtb 6bi.io ne 
na ^TO, a na BoiiHy Bci HpHHapa/fHJiHCB. 

Ko3aqKie paflBt CToajiH thxo nepe^T. CT-fenaMH. He 6bijio hh 
HHx^B HH Ha KOMT. 30JiOTa; TOJiBKO passi Koe-rfl'6 daecT'liJio oho 
Ha caQejTBHBix-B pyi^oaTaxT. h pyaceliHBix'B onpaBaxT.. He jtK)6HaH 
K03aKH 6oraTO napaacaTBca na SnTBaxi; npocTBia 6bijih na hhx'b 
KOJiB^yrH H CBHTBi, H flajieKO qepniJiH h ^jepBOH-fejiH lepHBia lep- 
BOHOBepxia SapaHBH hxt. manKK. 

v^Ba K03aKa BBilixajio Bnepeztij hs'b sanopojKCknx'B paflOB'B: 
oflaHT. eme coBciM-B mojioaoh, ,tpyroS nocTapie, o6a 3y6acTHe 
iia cjioBa, Ha ^ijii Toace ne njtoxie KosaKn: OxpHM-B Ham-B h 

MBIKBITa rOJIOKOHBITeHKO. Gnji^OWh 3a HHMH BBlixaJIl. H ^eMHflTi 

HonoBH^'B, KopenacTBiH K03aK'B, yace ^aBHo Maa^HBHiiH na C'h'iH, 
OBiBmiS HOfl'B A^piaHonoJieM'B HMHoro HaTepniBiuiiicfl na siiKy 
OBoeM'B: ropi.TiT) bt. ornh n npnd'feHcaji'B na C'iiiB C7> o6cMOJieHHOK», 
HO^epHiBnieK) rojiOBoro h BBirop-fenrnHMn ycaira: ho pa3/(o6p'hJi'B 

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BHOBB IToiiOBHi'b, njCTHjii. 3a yxo oceneffen'i', BbipacTiiai. yew 
rycTBie h ^lepHMe, KaKi, cmo.^ib. II Kp-fenoK't 6hiji'h iia liflKOe ojiobo 

ifonOBII'i'B. 

„A, KpacHBie HcynaHBi na BceMt BoScK-fe, jin xot-S-tij obi a snaTh, 
KpacHaa .fiif CHJia j'' BoficKa'?" 

„Bott:> h Bact!" KpH^iaji. CBepxy fljoHdl no-rtKOBKHKii: ..BC'fex'j, 
nepeBHHcy! OT/iaBafixe, xo.ionBi, pysKBH it Koneft. Bii,it.;[H, KaKt 
nepesasaji'i. a Bamnxi.? BtiBefliiTe kmi, na Ba.u'B ■3anopo5KneB'B!" 

II BtiBenn na Ba-TB CKpyqenHBix'B BepesKaMH sanopoJKiies'B. 
BiiepeflH HX1. 6bijii> KypenHoS aTaMaiii. XjihSt., 6e3'B raapoBap'B 
H BepxHHro ySpancTBa, — xaKi., KaKi> cxBaTHJiH ero XMejiBHoro. 
IIoTynH.Ti> BT, seMJiK) ro.TOBy aTaMan-B, ctbltscb iiaroTBi CBoeri 
nepeflt cbohmii ace KOsaKaMii h Toro, ^to iioiiajn-) bi^ n.iIiH'B, 
KaKT. co6aKa. coHHBift. II Bt ojtHy HO^b noc'fe/yfe-ia i^plviiKaa ro- 
.TOBa ero/ 

,.He ne^a.^BCH, X.th6t>! BbipyiiHMTjl" KpuqajiH esiy ciiiisy KO^aKH. 

„He ne^a.ubca, flpysBHKa!" 0T03BajiCH KypeHHoS aTaMan-B Bo- 
poflaTBifi: „BT> TOM'b nfet bhhm TBoeS, ^to cxBaTHJiH Te6a Haroro: 
Si/^a MOJKex'B obitb co BcaKiiM'b ^lejiOB-feKOM'b; ho ctbi/iho hmt.. 
TTO BbiCTaBn.uH Te6a na nosopt, ne irpiiKpiiBniH npiinH^ino HaroTw 
TBoefi". 

„Bm, BHflHO, Ha coHHwx'B .iio^efi xpaopoe bohcko!" roBopHjn,, 
riorns/iBiBaa na Baji'B, ro.iOKonbiTeHKo. 

..BoTrb, noroflHTe, o6p'feHceM'b mbi saM'B ^j6hi\" KpHqa-uii hmt, 
CBepxy. 

,,A xoT-fejix 6bi a iior.aafllsTB, KaK'b ohh HaMi> oSpiiKyT'b ^ijohil" 

rOBOpH.Ut noiIOBHqi,, nOBOpOTHBHIHCb nepefl'b HHMH Ha KOH'fe, H 

noTOM'B, norjiafliBniH na cbohxi., CKWJ&Ji'h: „A ^ito->kX)! MoKei"! 
OBITB, jiflXH H npasfly rOBopaTx.: kojih BBiBe^rieTT^ Hxt boh'b tot'b 
nyaaTBiH, iiwh BciMi SyfleTi. flo6paH samnxa". 

.Ox^ero-ae'B xbi flyMaeniB. 6y4ex'B HMt flo6]jaa aaujiixa?'' OKa- 
■ja.iH KOsaKi'i, 3Haa,, nxo IIoiiobh^'b B-ispno y;Ke roxoBH.^ca ^xo- 
Hii6y;[b oxnyCTHTb. 

„A oxxoro, Hxo nosa^H ero ynpa^ieTCfl Bce bohcko, h ysK'B qopxa 
cii> 4Ba HSXi-sa ero nysa flOCxaHeuib KOXoparo-HHSyflb KOHBeM'b!" 

Bci saCM-feajiHCb KOSaKH; h ^to.xro MHorie HSTb hhxi> eii^e no- 
KayHBajiH ro.xoBOio, roBopa: »Hy, yacb IIonoBHq'B! Yacb kojih KOMy 
saKpyxHTB cjiOBO, xaK'b xo.xbK© Hy..." — Jia jxt^ h ne CKaaajiH ko- 
aaKH^ Txo xaKoe ,,Hy". 

..OxcxynaMxe, oxcxynanxe CKopM oxx, oxiH-b!" aaKpniani. ko- 
JueBOH; h6o jisxh, Kasa.xocb, ne BWflepsKajiH ■fe^Karo cxosa, h no.x- 
kObhhki. MaxHy.xt pyKoft. 

E^Ba XOJIbKO nOCXOpOHH.XHCb KOSRKH, KaKTb rpaHy.IH GTy Bajia 

);apx^gbio. Ha Ba.ay sacyexHJiHCB, noKasajica oaM-b chjOH BoeBOfla 
Ha kohIj. Bopoxa oTBopn.xHCb, h BBicxynnjio bohcko. Bnepe^H bbi- 
'ixa.xH poBHBiM'b kohhlimij cxpoeMx. niHXBie rycapbi, sa hhmh ko.xb- 

HyjKHilKH, noTOM'B JiaXHHKH Ch KOHBHMH, noTOM'B BC'fe Bt M'fe|^HbIX'I> 

iryaiiKax'B, noTOMT> 'fcxaJiH oconnaKOJix, .TfVHniie ni.xaxTHtjH, Ka^jBTH 



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,«S f^^ Vv/^ii-A •' ■ 







sBbi, BHAHO, Ha coHHbix-b iiioflefi xpa6poe eokcko!- roDOpH^Tt, norjiHflusaa 
Ha Ban-b, PonoKontiTOHKO. 

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(>4'bTi>jM iio-(;uoeMy. He xoTliJiH rop^ue lujinxTMin BMimaTBCH 

BT, pH;(BI Ch ^pyrilMH, H J' KOTOparO He SttJIO KOMaHflH, T0T1. 
llXa.'i'Jj O^HHT. CO CBOHMH CJIVraMH. IIOTOMt OIIHTB pSlJiU, H 3a HHMH 

Bwhxaji'h xopyHJKifi; 3a hiimi. onsTt paflM, h sH'fexaji'B flioffiifi: 
II0JIK0BHHK1.; a nosaflH Bcei'o yace BoftcKa BH'hxa.ii'B nocJiiflHSMi. 

HHSeHBKiH nO.HKOBHHKt. 

„He /laBaTB hmi.! He flasaTt hm'l CTpoHTbca h CTaiiOBiiTBCsi 
BT> pa^bi!" KpiiTiaji'B KomeBOH. ..PasoMt HannpafiTe Ha HHXt bc'1> 
KypOHH! OcTaBJiflHTC Bch npoyiH BopoTa! TBiTapeBCKiS KypeHb, 
li'dimaaA C'i. doKy! ^s/li-KHBCKiH KypeHb, Hana/jaS ci> ^^pyroi'o! 
HaniipafiTe na tbiicb, KyKy6eHK0 h HajitiBOfla! MimaftTe, wh- 
maHTe h posHHTe hxt.!" 

H y^apHJiH CO Bcfex-b ctoxjohi, KoaaKii, c6h.th h cjrlimajiH ^xa- 
xoB'B, H caMH CMimajiHCB. He ^ajiH flaace m crp'^IjjibQBi npoHSsecTH; 
nom.TO 4'fejio Ha iie^iH, ^a na kohbh. Bcife cSh.tihcb bt^ Kyqy ii 
Ka>K40My npHBejiTj CJiyyafl iroKaaaTB ce6a. 

vteJiHfl'B HonoBHq'B Tpex-B aaKO.TO.u'B iiidoctbix-b h flsyx'B .ly^- 
TUHX'B niJiaxTHqeft c6h.tb cb KOHen, rOBopa: ,,6011. flo6pBie kohm! 
TaKHX'B KOHBH a flasHO xoTiji-B 40CTaTB". H BBirnaji'B kohch 4a- 
.'lOKO B-B nojte, Kpaia CToaBniHM'B KOsaKaMTb nepenaTB hxx. Ho- 

TOM'B BHOBB npoSHJICa BTj KJVlJ, HanaJll. OnSTB Ha cShTBIXTj C'B 

KOHeft nuiaxTHieS: o^Horo ydnat, a ^pyroMy HaKHHy.ii'B apKani. 
Ha meio, npHBasaai. ki cfefl.iy h hobo.ioi^'b ero no Bceiiy nojiio, 
CHaBuiH CB Hero ca6jiK) cb ^oporoio pvKoaTBio 11 OTBasaBniH ot'b 
Hoaca Hi-iBiH qepeHOK-B cb qepBoniiaMH. 

KooHTa, ,?i:odpBiH KOsaKi) h Moaoflofi; eme, cxBaxiiJica xoace ctj 

OflHHM'B HS'B XpaQpiftniHX'B BTj nOJIBCKOM'B BOHCK-fe, H flojiro 6h- 

jiHCB OHH. CoinjiHCB yjKe B'B pyKonaniHBiH. OflOJi-fen'B 6lijio yace 

ItOSaKX H, CJIOMHBUlil, yflapHJI-B BOCTpBIMTj TypeHKHMT. IIOMCOM'J, 

B'B rpy7(B; ho ne ySeperca caMi: TyT^ SKe Bt" bhcok'b xjiomiyaa 
ero ropa^iaa nyjra. CBa.TrH.Tnb ero SHaTHTfeiinim ws-h naHOB-B, Kpa- 
cHB-bliniifi II flpeBHaro KHaacecKaro po4j^ pBiijapB. EaKt CTpoiiHBiBi 
TonojiB, HOCHJica OH'B Ha 6yjiaHOjrB Koni cbobm'b. H mhopo yace 
uoKasaaTj doapcKofi doraTBipcKoii y^ajin: /isyx-B saiiopoacifeB'B 
paspydiijii Ha-flBoe; ©e^opa Koi)aca, ^ooparo KoaaKa, onpoKHHyjii, 

BMicxi CB KOneM-B, BBICTpijlH.TB HO KOHK) H KOSaKa ^OCTaJl'B HSi-Sa 
KOHH KOHBeM'B; MSOTHWh OTHCCB TOJIOBBI H pVKII H nOBaaHJfB KO- 

3aKa Ko6HTy, BornaBinH eMy nyjiio B'B bhcok'b. 

„B0T'B CB K'lfjM'B 6bi a XOT'fejI'B HOHpoSOBaTB CH.'IBl!" 3aKJ)H'.ia.I'f. 

HeaaMaHKOBCidft KypeHHoft axaMan-B KyKj'^SeHKO. npHnycTHB-r, 
icoHa, HaJieT'feji'B npaiio ejiy B'B tbiji'b h chjibho BCKpHKHy.u'B, TaK'B 
ht6 B34porHyjiH Bcfe 6jih3'b CToaBinie ot-b He^eaoB'feTiecKaro KpiiKa. 
XoT'ia'B 6bijio iiobopothtb Bflpyr'B CBOero Kona .nax'B h CTaTB 
ony Bt aHHo; no He nocjiyinajica kohb: HCiij'raHHBifi CTpaiuHBiM'B 
KpHKOM-B MeTHyjicfl iia CTopoHy, h' flocTaji'B ero pyiKefiHOio ny- 
jieK) KyKy6eHKO. Bouuia B'B chhhhbih JionaTKH esiy ropa^iaa ny.ia, 
H CBa.'iH,icfl OH'B CB KOHa. Ho H TyTij He HOflTia.iea .lax'B, see eme 
ciiJiiMca HaHecTif Bpary yflajvB, lio ocjiad-tjiii vnaBiiiaa BM-licrlj 



293 

ct ca6jieiO pyna. A KyKySeiiKO, b'jhut. b'b o6ii pyKH obor THace- 
jiHH najiani'B, Bornaji'B ero ejiy bi, caMBta noCaifln-hBrnisi ycxa: 
BBimiiSt 7(Ba eaxapHBie 3}'6a iia.iaiu'B, pascfeK'b iia-;iBoe asHK'f., 
paadHjiTE. ropjiOBOH no3BOHOKi> h Bomejii. /laneKO b-b seaMio. TaK^ 
H npHrB034HJii> OHTb ero Taaii, HaniKH ki. ctipofi seMJii. Karo^eMt 
xnHHyjia BBepxx aaaa, KaKt HaflpijqHaa KajiHHa, BBicoKaa abo- 

paHCKaH KpOBB, H BBIKpaCHUa BeCB, .06mHTBIH; SOJIOTOMt, HCeJITBIH 

Ka(|3TaH'B ero. A KyKy6eHKo yJKe KMRja-h ero h npodnacfl cb 
ciJOHMH HeBaMaHKOBijaMH BTE. flpyryio Kjnv. 

„9x'B, ocraBH.TB iieiipHSpaHHBiM'B TaKoe floporoe y6paHCTB0'." 
(Kaaa.a'B yMancKiH KypenHOH Bopo^aTBiS;, oT'BlbxaBuiH ot-b cbohx'b 
Kx M'ficTy, rfl-fe JiejKaJi'B ySnTBifi KyKvSeHKOM'B laaaxTii^-h. „S1 ce- 
MepBixt ySujii. niaaxTiiieii CBoeio pj^KOio, a TaKoro ySpancTBa 
eme He bh^-Ijji'b hh iia Koinj". H hojibcthjich KopBicTi.10 Eopo- 
/taTBifi: Harnyjicii, ito6bi chhtb cb Hero ^oporie flOCii'ixH, bbi- 
HVJi'B yace xyperfKift hohcb bx onpaB'fe h3'b caMoijB'feTHBix'B Ka- 

MeHBCBTj, 0TBH3a.TB OT'B HOHCa ^epeHOKlj CrB ^lepBOHIfaMH, CHflJI'B 

CB rpy^H cyMKy cb tohkhm'b 6'bjiBeM'i., /{oporuM'B cepeSpoii'B h 
7{'JjBiraecKoio Ky4peK), coxpaHiio c6eperaBmeK)Cfl na naMaxB. H ne 
ycjiBimaa'B BopoflaTBiii, KaKX. HaJrexijTB na nero caa^H EpacHO- 
HOCBiH xopj'HJKifi:, yH^e pasTi cShtbih hm-b cb ci^aa 11 no:iyiHB- 
inifi floSpyro 3a3y6pHHy na riaMaxB. PasMaxny.ica oh'b co scero 
ii.xB'cia H y^apn-TB ero caSjieii no HarnyBnieHca niei. He k-b flo6py 
rioBejia KopticxB KOsaKa: oxcKO^iHJia Mory^iaa ro.ioBa i-i ynaai 
oSearjiaBJieHHBm xpynx., flaaeKO BOKpyr-B opocHBinii seM.iro. IIo- 
HBCJiacB K'L BBiniHHaM'B cypoBafl KOsarfKaa ^yma, xMypacB 11 ne- 
rojfjsi, H BMicTi CB xiMTj flHByacB, TjTO xaKi. pano BBurexijia 
iiax. xaKoro KpinKaro xina. He ycn-fcji^ xopyHHciS: yxsaxHXb 3a 
'lydx. axasiaHCKyK) rojiOBy, tiTo6Bi iipHBasaxB ee kx ci/i-iy, a jmi, 
6bij'b xj^xx, cypoBBiii mcxhxbjib. 

KaKx. njiaBaiomiit bx> neSi acxpeS'B, ^aBum mhoxo npyroBx. cmjib- 
HBiMH KpBiJiaMH, Bflpyxx. ocxaiiaBJiHBaexca paciiJiacxaHHBm na 04- 
HOMx. M'hcx'i H Sbbxx. oxxyfla cxp-fe-xoH na pacKpH^iaBmarocH y caMoii 
Aoporii caima-nepenejia, xaK'B TapacoBx> cbihx>, Ocxan-B, HajiexTbax, 
Bflpyr'B Ha xopynacaro h cpasy HaKHHVJnb eiiy na meio BepesKv. 
llooarpoB'fcjio en^e CHjiBH'te KpacHoe jihijo xopyHJKaro, Kor^a Saxa- 
Hy.xa eMy ropjio jKecxoKaa neavia: cxBaxHJica oh'b 6bi;io 3a niicxo- 
jiexXjUOcyflopoHCHOCBefleiiHaa pyna HeMor.xaHanpaBHXB BBtcxp-hjia 
H nyna ^apoMX. no-xexijia bx> no.xe. Ocianxi xyxx. >Ke, y ero ace cfeflaa. 
oxBaaaa'B luejiKOBBm mnypx., KoxopBifi boshjix, cx, 006010 xopynadii 
4Jia BH3aHia njriHHBixx., h ero me niHyposiX) CBa3ajix. ero no py- 
KaM'B H no HoraMX., npHit'hxiH.-iX) KOHeijx. BepeBKH kx> cfe^jiy h noBO- 
.xoK'B ero qepesx. nojxe, csBreaa rpoMKo Ecfexx. KasaKOB'B YMaH- 
CKaro Kypena, ■<ixo6bi mjiH oxflaxB nocjii/iHioio ^lecxB axaManj^ 

KaKX. ycjiBimajiH yMaHijBi, mo KypeHHoro hxx. axajiana Bopo- 
,iaxaro h'bxx. yjKe bx. hchbbixxj, SpocH.XH none 6htbbi it npH6'ij- 
yKaJH npndpaxB ero xife.xo; n X3"rx. ace cxa.xH coB'hniaTBca, Koro 
BBiSpaxB BX KypeHHBre. HaKOHei?x>, CKasa.xii: „;1a na '^ito co- 



2V4 

BimaTbCH? Jlyumc ae mojkho uocraBHTi. ui KvpeuHbn;, kawu 
ByjiBSeiiKa Ocrana; oivh, np'ABjia,MJi'd,^imABti-i;x% tmcb, no i>a3yMT. 
y Hero, KaKT> y CTaparo le.^oB'feKa". 

OcTauT), CHSB't maiiKy, BcixT. rto6;iarOvi;'.pn.'rb K03aK(>in>-T0Ba- 
])HmeH 3a MecTB, He CTaai, OTroBapiiBaTtca hh mo.tio;iocti>k), hi-i 
MO.noflbnri. pasviiOMi., snaa, ^to spoMa BOeHnoe ii iie flo Toro 
Teiiept, a lyrt jKe noBe.Tt.Jixt npsMO na Kyqy it vjki. iiOKasa.iTj 
jiM'jb BciMX, qxo He flapoMi." Btioi^aaH ero bi> araMaHM. IIoqyB- 
(■TBOBaaH :igx!i, ^iTO yace CTaHOBHJioob ^ijio c.'ihuikom'b acapKO, 
oTCTynHJu II iiepe6'£;iiajiH noae, ^iToSt coSpaTbca Ha Apyi'OM'b 
}coni;"i ero. A HHseHbHifi ho.ikobhhk^ MaxHy:i'b Ha CToaBuiia 
0T/ji.TibH0 y caMbixi. BopoTi. •'leTbipe CB-i/Kia cothh, h rpaHyjiii 
OTTyfl:a KapTe^bio B'b KosaijKia Kyun: ho MaJio icoro floCTaaa: 
uynH XBaTHJiH no SbiKaMt K03ai{Kii5i'i, ahko r.ia/|-iBiuHMi> na 
Ghtbv. BspeBii.TiH Hcnyi^aHHtie 6hkh, noBOpoTHsa na K03aiiKie 
TaSopbi, nepe.iOMajiii bosbi h MHornx'b nepexoHTa.TM. Ho Tapaci. 
B^ STO Bpeiia, BbipBaBmiicb n'si, sacaflbi co cbohmi> nojiKOirb, 
ex KpHKOMTj opocHJicH Ha nejjeHJviH. rioBopoTii.'io nasa^i. see 6'h- 
iHBHoe cra;;o, iicnyraHHoe kphkomij,. h MeTHyrioct na .fiauiCKie 
HoaKH. onpoKHHy.TO KOHHHijy, Bcixi. CMH.iio H pascbina.io. 

„0, cnaciiSo nairb, bosh'." KpHqa;iH sanopoHCHbi: ..c'lyiKH.™ 
Bce noxo^HyH) c.iy>E5j% a Tenepb h BoeHHyio coc.Jiy;-KH.iH!" H y^a- 
13H.TIH ch HOBbiMK CHJiaiiH Ha HeiipisTeJa. Mnoro Tor^a nepednjiii 
BparoB-b. Mnorie noKasaiiH co6a: MeTe.nniia, HIimo, ooa IlHca 
penKH, BoBTyseHKO, h He Jta.io 6li.'io BCaKHX'b /tpyriixt. Ymin'hmi 
.TiHXH, ^TO luoxo, HaKOHeii'b, npHxo.jaTTj, BtiKHHyjH xopyrBb H 
■mKpH'ja.iiH oTBopaxb ropo^cKia Bopoxa. Co ckphhom'b oxsopn- 
.iHCb o6HTbia afe.TlJ30M-b Bopoxa h n|3nHa.iH TOJrnHBUiHxcjr, na.K-h 

OBeiT'b B'b OB^apHIO, H3HypeHHbIX-b H HOKpblTblX'b IfblJIblO BCa/l- 

HHEOBt. llHOrie 1131. 3anopo:-KiieBT> uorHa.TiHCb oiiao 3a hhmh, ho 
OeTau'b eBOHxi, yMaHiieBi> ocTaHOBH.ii'b, cKasasniii: ..Iloflajibme, 
no-ja3ii,me,- nanbi opaxba, o'fb ctbht.'. He rOyfHxoa 6jih3ko no.'i- 
xo^HTb KT, HHifb". Ii HpaBflv CKa3a,-n;i, uoxoMy Tro co cxiH'b 
rpanyjiH h nocbinaaH BcfiMi,, niMT, hh nona.io, h MHorHMi. /fo- 
cxajjocb. B'b m-o Bpeiia nojV-b'hxaji'h KOureBoil h hoxbh .TH.Tb Ocxana. 
SKasaBHiii: „Box'l ir hobhh; axaiiairb, a BeflexT. bohcko xairb. 
KaK'b 6bi H cxapbiHl" OiMaHyjica CTapBitiByjibSanorJiafl'ijxb, K.aKOii 
xaM'b hobmh axanan'b, h yBH/ri.x'b, hto snepeflH Bcixt yiiaHi^eB-i. 
cH^'B.a'b Ha KOH'fe Ocxan'B, 11 uianKa 3aji0M.xeHa Ha-6eEpeHb, 11 
axaMaHCKaa najiiirfa na pyK'b. „BHnib th KaKoii!' CKa3aji'b oh'b, 
j'.iafla Ha Hero; h o6paflOBaa:ca CTapbiii h cxa.Tb 6jiaro/iapHXb 
jic'fex'B yaiaHi^eBt 3a qecxb, OKasaHHj^H) cbinj^. 

EosaKH BHOBb oxcxynHJiH, roxOBacb hxth k'b xaSopairb, a na 
ropoflCKOM'b Ba.iy bhobb noKasa.xHCb aaxH, yace Cb H3opBaHHbiMH 
enaHHaMH. 3aneKJiaca KpOBb na MHornxi, ,?ioporHX'b KaffjxaHax'b. 
H nbi.'ibK) HOKpM.iHCb KpaciiBMH M'b/niLia Hianiiii. 

„Mxo, nepeBfl'ja.TH?" KpH^ia.xn invi-b chhsv 3anopo;Kiibi. 

„Boxi> a Bac'bl" KpHqaJi'b Bce xaK'i. ;Ke CBepxy TOJiexbiii noji- 



295 

KOBHiiKi, uoKa3WEaa BepeBKy; h oce oiye He iiepeoTaBaaii rposJiTB 
aanBMOHHBie. HSHypeHHbte bohhw, h Bcfe, 6HBnjie nosa^iopH'fje, 
riepeKHHy.iHCb ci> 06'feHX'i. oTopoH'B Sohkhmh ciobrmh. 

HaKOHei;^, paaom.iHCB Bcfe. Kto pacno-^OJEiMCH 0T4MxaTi>, 

HCTOJiHEIUHCB OTlj 50ii; KTO npHCBinaat SeM.neH CBOH paHBI H 

4paa'B iia iiepeBH3KH n.iaTKH h floporiH o+ieafflBi, CHSTBiii cb y6H- 
'raro nenpiaTeafl. ^pyrie ise, KOToptie 6bijih nocB'fejK'be. cTajiH 
iipHoiipaTB Tiaa H OT/faBaTB HMT, nocai^Hioio no^pCTB: na.TiauraMH, 
KoiiBHMH Kona.'iH JioiKaBi; luanKajEH, noaaMii BbiiiocHJiii 3eit.TKi; 
cao3KH.TrH TjecTHO B-03;iiiKia Ti:ta h 'jacBxna.iH i-i.vb cB'taceio 3eM.'ieHi, 

'iT06bI He JOCTa.'IOCB BOpOHailT, H XHIJJTIB!M'J, Op.iaM^B BBlICieBBl- 

BaTB PiM'B o^m. A .iifliucKXH T'feja, yBaaaBmn, KaK^B iionano, /lecHT- 
KaMii KTi XBOCTaj\n. ,T.BSjixi, KOHeil, nycTHJiH hx'b no Bceny noaro, 
\i flOJJTO noTOM'B rnaJiHCB sa hhmh h xjiecTaaH hxt. iio 6oKaMT,. 
.'[eTi.^H QimeHBie kohh no 6opo3fl:aM'B, oyrpaM'B, tiepes'B pBBi h 

JipOTOKH, H 6hJIHCB O SeMJIH) nOKpBTTBie KpOBBH) H npaxoMT. .TtHin- 

CKJe TpynBi. 

IIoTOMi, ci.iH KpyraMH Bci Kypenn Beu^epaxB h /(O.iro roBO- 
pHJiH o /[i.iax'B H no^BHrax'B, jocTaBiiraxca. b-b 3%Tfe.TB Kaav/ioMv, 
jia B'l;tiHBiH pa3CKa3T. npHnieaBiiaMTj h noTOMCTBv. 4o-iro ne .lo- 
>KHJHCB ohh; a flO.Tfee Bc-fexT, HO ao'/KH.icH CTapBifi Tapac'B. Bce 
T) a3MBiiu .naa, qTO 6bi SHayi-i.io, ^ito An/tpia He oblio Me>K4y 

BpaiKBHXlj BOeB'B. nOCOB'l>eTH.T:Ca JIM lyja BBlfiTII npOTIIB'B CBOHX7i. 

HJiH odManyjiTj atHflt h nona.Tca ohtj, npocTO, bi, neBCTio. Ho 

TyX-B iKe BCnOMHHJI'B OH-B, MTO HB B-B Jliipy 6M.ItO HaK.lOH'lHBG 

cep/me An^pia na JKencKia piwii, noi:iyBCTBOBa.TB CK0p6B h 3a- 
KJiajca CHJiBHO Bt flvni'B npoTHB-B HOJiaMKii, npH^iapoBaBmefi ero 
CBiHa. II BLino.iiiii.i'B OBI OHT, cBoio RviaTBy: He norjiajjiji-B 6bi na 
ea KpacoTy, BBiTanjHJiTj 6bi ee 3a rycTVio, iiBiniHyio Kocy, no- 
BOJiOKX. 6m ee sa co6oro no BceMy no.xio Meac^y Bcixxj KOsa^KOB-r.. 

I!36h.tiHCB 6hl SeM.TIK), OKpOBaBHBniHCB H HOKpBIBmHCB nbT.II.R), 

ea TiyflHBia rpyfln. h nje^iii, firjecKOMX paBHBia HexaroujiiMT^ chI;- 
ra.'M'h, 1T0 HOKpbiBaiOT'B ropntia BepnuiHBi. Pa3Hec'B 6bi ho 'la- 
CTHM'B ohtj ea HBiniHOe, npeKpacHoe T'Ji.xo. Ho ne Bf./tajrB BynBda 
TOi'O, ^iTO roTOBHT'B Bor'B HeJiOB-tKy saBTpa, H CTa.iT^ no3a6BiB"aTLca 
CHOM'B H, HaKOHei^'B, aacnyji'B. A ivoaaKH Bce eme roBopH.xn npo- 
:\ie-A;'h rodoii, n bcio ho^b cToaaa y oraeit. npnraa^BiBaacB nT)i[- 
cTH.^iBHO BO bc'Ij KOHHBi, TpesBaa, He cMBiKUBiiiaa creil cxpa^Ka. 



vni. 

Euje oojiHue ne ^omao 40 noJiOBi-tHBt He6a, KaK'i Bct 3anu- 
)i(,>iKi;Bi co6pa.iHCB bi, Kpyra. Ha'B C'^mh npnui-ira bIsctb. ^ito xa- 
i'apBi, bo BpoMa OTJiyqKH K03aK0B'B, orpaoH.Tin btj nei; Boe,. bh- 
pBI.lH CKapOTi, KOTOpBIH BTaHHi ;iep.5KajHI KOSaKH nojT- 'leii.xeto, 
iniiTrrin ii saopa.TTi b'b rr.TfcnT, BcfexT^, leoxopBie ocxaBa:niCB, 11 co 



296 

BciMH laaSpaHHMMH oTa^aMii h xadyaaMH HanpasHJiH nyn, npsMO 
KT> IlepeKony. Ojimst, tosbko KosaK^. MaKCHJi-B Fo-io^j^xa, bbi- 

pBaJICH 40p0r0K) H31. TaTapCKHX'B pyKI., 3aK0.-I0.TT> MHp3J^ OTBil- 

ascjiTb y Hero M-femoKT, ci. nexiiHaMH ii na xaxapcKOMTj KOH-fe, b'i, 
TaTapcKOH oflesK/i'h, nootTopa jhh h ^B^fe hoih yxoflHJii. ot'b (io- 
roHH, aaniajit Ha-CMei^Ti. kohh, nepecirrt. floporoio na 4p;5TOro. 
sarnaOTj h tofo, h yme na TpeTBeM'r> npi'txajji. bi. aanopoHCCKift 
Ta6opi., pasB'hTjaB'i. na /(opori;, ^tto sanopoJKiiM 6bijih no^'B 
Jljdaowb. TojiBKO H ycn-fejit oS'BaBHTb oh-b, ^to cjiyimiocB TaKoe 
3Jio; HO OTTiero oho ojiyqnjiocB, Kypnyjiii jth ocTaBraiecK sauo- 
l)03KitBi, no KasaqKOMy oQH^aio, h hbjihbimh OTyjaJHCB bx njiim,. 
It KaKt y3HajiH TaxapBi Micxo, ryji 6bi.tb sajiBiT-B bohckoboh 
0Kap6'B, — Toro nn^ero ne CKaaa-TirB ohx, Ch.^bho noTOMHJica ko- 
3aK'B,pacnyx'BBecB, .raiio noatrjio ii ona-iHao eiay B'feTpoM'B; yna.TB 

OKI, TyTX HCe H 3aCHy./I'B Kp^inKHM-B CH0M7>. 

B% nofloQHBixt cayqaHX'B BO^mrocB y sanopojKiteBTD rnaTBCs 
wh Ty-acB MiinyTy sa noxHTHxejaMH, cxapaacB HacxHrnyxB hxt, 
na Tfopor-fe, noxoMy qxo nninnBie icaKx. pas-B Mor.in o^iyxHXBOa 
na 6a3apax'B Majioft Asm, b-b CMapn-l;, na KpnxcKOM'B ocxpoBv. 
n Bon^ Gnaexx, bx. KaKnx'B Micxax'B ne noKasanncB 6u qySaxBiH 
aanopoHCCKm ro.^OBBi. Box's ox^ero coopa.xncB 3anopo>KHBi. Bcft 
40 eziHnaro cxoaJiH ohh b'b manKax-B, noxoMy ti'o npHiHJiii ho 
ex. xIjm'b, ixo5bi cjiymaxB no na^ytaJiBCXBy axaMancKm npHKa3x>, 
HO coB-fenjaxBca, KaKX. poBHBie iiejKfly C06010. „/{aBaH cosiixx, 
apesKfle cxapmie!" saKpnna.xn bx> xo.xni. ,,/taBaH coB-fexx. KOine- 
Bofi!" roBopnjiH ^pyrie. 

H KomeBoii cnsax. nianKy, yacx. ne xaK'B, KaKX> Hana.xBHHKXi. 
a EaKX> xoBapniijx., Snaro^apHJix. Bcixx. KOsaKosx. 3a necxB h 
CKasaax.: ,MHoro MesK^y naMH ecxB cxapmnxx. n cob-bxomX) ysi- 
H'feirniHX'B, HO kojih Mena nonxH.xH, xo moh coBixXi: ne xepaxB, 
xoBapHH^H, BpeMeHH H rHaxBca 3a xaxappiHOMx>; h6o bbi caMH 
3Haexe, nxo 3a nejiOB^Kx. xaxapnHX,: onx. ne cxanex'b ex. Harpa6- 
.xBHHBiMX. flo6poM'B oacH^axB Hamexo npHxo^a, a MnroMx. pasMBixa- 
pnxx. ero, xaKx. nxo h e.x'fe/fOBX. He HaH^eniB. TaKB moh eosixx.: 
HXXH. Mbi sflicB yjKe noryjiK.xH. .Hhxh 3Haioxx., nxo xaKoe K03aKH; 
3a B-fepy, eKOJiBKO Stiao no CH.xaMx, oxmcxh.xh; KopBicxH me cb 
rojTOflHaro ropo^a noMHoro. HxaKx., Mofi cob'Iix'b — hxxh". 

„Hxxh!" pas^a-xoeB ro.xocHO bx. sanopoaceKHxx. Kypenax^. Ho 
Tapacy Ey.uBSi He npHniJiHOB no flynii xaKiH c.xoBa, h na.B'k- 
cn.u'h OH'B enje hhskb na onn cboh XMypBiH, H3qepHa-6'hjiBia Qposn, 
nofloSHBia KjrcxaMX., BBipoeniHMX. no BticoKOMy xeMenn ropBi, 
KoxopBixx. BepxyniKH bhjioxb aanecx. nr.xHCXBm ciBepHBin Hnen. 

..Hiixx., He npasx. coB'fex'B xboh, kohioboh!" CKa3a.x'B ohb. 
,.Tbi He xaKX. roBopHniB: xbi no3a6BT.xx,, bh7(ho, ^ixo b-b nJiiny 
ocxaioxcH naniH, 3axBaneHHBie .xaxajin? Tbi xonemB, bhjho, nxo6x. 
MBI He yBajKH.xH nepBaro cBaxoro 3aK0Ha xoBapHii;ecxBa, ocxa- 
BH.XH 6bi cofipaxBeBx. CBonxx. na xo, mxoobi ex. hhxx. ex. jkhbbixx. 
coflpajiH KOJKv. n.xn, ncuexBepxoBaBt na nacxn^ KOsaifKoe hx-b 



29? 

T'liao, p-dSBOSiUiH 6u HXT> no I'opo/iaM'j^ ii oe.'uiM'j., Kaicx yace ca'b- 
.JiajTH OHH CB reTbMaHOM'ii ji .lyymHMH pvcckhmh BiiTasaMH na 
yKpaHH-fe. Passi jiaao ohh nopyra.TrHCi. h 6e3^ Toro Ha/(i> cbh- 
TfciHeio? 1to-3Kt> mbi TaKoe? cnpamiiBaio a Bcix'B sacf.. ^to-hcJ) 

3a KOSaK'B T0T1., KOTOpBlit KHHy.TB B'B fi-fe^'fe TOBapHU^a, KHHyfll, 

ero, KaKi. co6aKy, nponacTB Ha 'iy5K6HH'£? Ko.ih yace na to nonijio, 

^ITO BCHKili HH BO ^TO CTaBHT1> KOSaiJKyiO leCTB, n03B0JIHB1. ceS't 

iraioHyTB Bt cfefltie ycBi cboh h iionpeKHyTB ce6a o6H4HBiM'b 
c.ioBOJvrB, TaK-B He yKOpHTX ate hhkto sieHH. O/piHt ocTaiocb!" 

noKO.T:e6aJtHCB Bcfe CTOHsmie 3anopo}Ki}Bi. 

„A pa3Bi TBI uosaSBi.ii'B, SpaBBiS noJiKOBHHK'B", cKasa.'i'B Torfla 
KoraeBoii: ..ito y xaTapt B-b pyKaxo, TOHce nauiH TOBapHiijH, ^ito 
ecnH MBI TenepB hx'b hb BBipyTiHMt, to hchshb hx-b dy^eT-B irpo- 
/[ana na B^syHoe HeBO.TiBHiiiiecTBO asBraHHKaM'B, ^ito xyace BcaKoli 
jnoTOH cMepTH? Ilo3a.6hiTi'h pasB-fe, yTO y khx-b xenepB bch Kasna 
nama, ;i:o6BiTaH xpHCTiancKoio KpoBBio?" 

SaflVMajiHCB BC'fi KosaKH H lie snajiH, ^to CKasaTB. HnKOMy 
lie xoT'tjiocB HS-b HHX'b 3acjiyacHTB o6ii/(Hyio cjiaBj^ Tor^a bbi- 
lue.i'B BnepeflTj Bcix'B CTapiiiniiH ro/tasiH bo bcomij sanopoaccKOjrB 

BOHCKi KaCBSH-B EOB^IOr'B. B-B yeCTH 6bI.TB OHl. OT-B BCisXl, KO- 

saKOB-B; 4Ba pasa yace 6ujn^ HsdHpaeM-B KouieBBiMi. ii na Boii- 
Haxt TOJKe Sli.i'b ch.tibho floSpBiii KOsaK'B, ho yace ;[aBHo cocTa- 
pijiCH H He 6BiBaji'B HH BT, KaKPix-B noxo/(ax-B; He .nio6HJi'B Toa^e 
H coB'fjTOB'B ;faBaTB HHKOJiy, a jiioSh.ti'b CTapBiii BosKa aeacaTB Ha 
ooKy y KOsanKHX'B KpyroB'B, cayuiaa pascKasBi npo BcaKJe 6bi- 
Ba.itHe cjiyyaii ii Kosai^Kie hoxo^bi. HnKOPy'^a ne B.\rf>iHHBajica ohij 
vTh Hx-B p-liqii, a Bce tojibko c.iyma.ii'B, fla npHaiiiMaaij najiBi^eMrb 
30Jiy B'B CBoeii KopoTeHBKoli TpydK'i, KOTOiJoii He BBinycKaji'B 

H30 pxa, H flOJirO CH/t'ijl'B OHl HOTOM^, npHaCMVpHBTi GJieTKa. o^ia, 

M He 3HaaH K03aKH, cnajirb jih oh-b, hjih see eiye ciymaji'B. Bch 
T10X04B1 ocTaBajiCH oh'b ^(OMa; ho ceii pa3'B pa3o6pajio CTaparo. 
MaxHyji-B pvKOio no-K03ar(KH h cKasaji-B: „A ne Ky^Bi riom.io! 
IloHfly H a: MoaceT-B, b'b leMt-HHSyflB 6y4y npHro/ieH-B K03aye- 
CTBy!" Bcfi K03aKH npHTHx.nH, Korfla BBicTyiiH.TB OUT. TenepB ne- 
pefl'B co6paHie, 1160 flasno ne c.iBimajiB: ot'b nero HHKaKoro 
cjiosa. BcflKm xot'£.i'b siiaTB, ^to CKaacex'B EoB^iorT). 

„npHmjia oiepe^B h mh-Jj CKasaTB cjiobo, naHBi SpaTBs!" TaKi. 
OH'B naqajn.. JIocjiymaHTe, fl-feTH, cTaparo. My^po CKa3aji'B ko- 
HieBoS; H, KiiKt roJioBa KOsaifKaro BoScKa, o6a3aHHBiH irpiiSepe- 
raTB ero h neniHCB o bohckobom'b CKapOij, My^pie Hiinero oh-b 
He Mor-B CKasaTB, Botte. hto! 9to nycTB oyfleT'b iiepBaa Moa p'feqB! 
A TenepB nocjiymanTe, ^ito cKaaceTi. Moa flpy^raa pT^^B. A bot'i. 
TITO CKaateT-B Moa flpyraa pi^B; 6o.TiBmyio npaB^y CKasan'B h Ta- 
pacB, nojiKOBHHK'B, ^afl, Boace, ewy uooojiBuie b'^kv, h qTo6'B xa- 
KHX'B nojiKOBHHKOB'B 6h.tio HoSoaBine Ha yKpaSn-fel IlepBLiit jioavh 
H iiepBaa qecTB KoaaKa ecTB co6jik)cth TosapHmecTBo. Ckojibko 
HH acHBy a na B'feKy, ne CTtBunaat a, nanu 6paTBa, hto6bi KoaaK-B 
riOKHnyji-B r/{'b, h.hh iipofla.nt KaK'B-HHdy^B CBoero TOBapHiira. PI 



298 

■fh. n ,!pyrie !i;iM/b TOBapHiivH — Mentiue iixt. imh So.iwtio. nee 
paBHO, nee 'ixiBapHiijii. bc+> iiaM-b ,aoporii. TaKt boti. ivaKaa iioa 
p-tit: Tt,. KOTopHMTj MiL'iu aaxDaMeHHBie raTapaMH, nycTb oxiipa- 
n.iflioTCfl 33 TaTapaMii, a KOTopHMt mhjim no.TiOHeHiifcie jinxaMii ii 
KOTopBiMT. He xoTJCTCfi ocTaB.isTB iipaBaro .i-feaa, nycxB ocraiOTCH. 
KoineBOii no flO.Ttry iioit-terh Ch oflHOio nojioBHHoro sa TaTapaMii, 
a Tipyi'aH no.iOBiiHa BBi6epeTT:> ceSi naKasHoro aTajiana. A iia- 
KasHLiMt aTaJiaHOM'B, ko.tih xoTiiTe iioc.iyiiiaTB fiii.ioH roaoBBi, 
HO nparoj-Ke 6bitb HHKOMy ^pyroMy, KaKT> to.tbko oflHoaiy Ta- 
pacy ByjiBS-b. H^T't 113% nacii HHKoro pasHaro esiy bi> flo6,aecTH". 
TaKt CKa3a.Tn> BoBflior'i. h saTiix't; h odi^ajiOBaaiicb Bci ko- 

3aKH, HTO HaBOJI'B HXT) TaKHM7> o6pa30M'B Ha yjll, CTapBIH. Bct> 

BCKiiHy.TiH BBepxi, maiiKH h 3aKpHtia,T[ii: ..Cnaciioo TeSi. 6aTbEo! 
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3a.TB: He ^apoM'B roBopiLTL, KOT^a co6iipa;rcH b'b noxofl't, ^ito 
Oy^eniB iipHroflemE, KOsa^ecTBy: TaKi^ 11 c^^-fe.iajioeB". 

„Hto, cor.xacHBi bbi na to?" cnpociM'B KoniOBOH. 

..Bci cor.iaciiBi!" saKpii'tiajiH KosaKii. 

,CTajio-6BiTB, p&ffh KOneij'B?'' 

..KoHeitt pav^i!" KpiraanH KOsaKii. 

„CjiyinaSTe-JE'B Teiiept BoScKOBoro npiiKaya. ;[iiTH", CKasaiT. 
KoiiieBOii, BBicTyiiHJiii Bnepe^t 11 naflia-B manKy, a bct^ sano- 

pOiKIItl, CKOJIBKO HX-B HH 61.IJIO, CHa.XH CBOII HiaHKH H OOTaJIHCB 
(i'h HOnOKpBITBIMH rO.lOBaMH, yTVHHBt O^H BT, SeMJIIO, KaKt 6bi- 

Ba:io Bcer^a aieiKfly KOtjaKaMii, itorfla codnpajicH ^to tobophtb 
CTapniiii. „TenepB OTflfcaiiTecB, naiiH 6paTbH! Kto xo^ottj htth, 
OTynait na npaByio CTopony; kto ocTaexCH, otxosh na aiByio! 
Kyflbi 6o,iBinaH qacTB KypeiiH nepexo^HTt, Ty,ibi h aTaManX); i-coaii 
MeHbmaa: qacTB nepexo.iiiT'B, npiiCTaBaii Kt vipyrHMt KypenaM'B". 
Ii Bci CTajiii nepexo,3[riTB kto iia iipaByio, kto na .liByio cto- 
poHy. KoToparo Kvpena 6o;!BmaJi ^^lacTB nepexoflHJia, Tyfla h Ky- 
peHHoii aTaBiaH'B 'nepexdnji'B; KOToparo Majias ^acTL, Ta npH- 
CTaBa.iia k-b ^pyrmrB Kypei-iaMx,; h bbihi.io 6631, Maaaro ne no- 
poBHV Ha BcaKOH CToponi. SaxoTiiJiH ocTaTBca: bbcb hotith He- 
saMafiKOBCK.iH; Kypenb, 6ojiBmaa iio.xoBHHa rionOBH^eBCKaro Ky- 
pena, bbcb yMaHCKiit Kypenb, Beot KaHeBCKiii KypcHB, So.TrBmaa 
iioJiOBHHa CTe6jiHKHBCKaro KypcHa, 6ojibmafl no.iOBHHa Tbimo- 
ineBCKaro Kj^ena. Bci ocTaabHBie BbiSBajiHCb htth b-b floroH'b 
3a TaTapaMH. Mnoro 6bijio na 06'bHXT. CToponaxT. flioacHX'b it 
xpaSpLixT. KoaaKOBt. Meacfly xiiMH, KOTopbie pijinnjiHCb htth 
Bcaiflt 3a TaTapaMH, dbi.h'b HepeBaTBiH, ^oSpwH CTapbiS KosaKt, 
IIoKOTbino.ie, JleMHmt, IIpokohobh^it. XoMa; JleMUffh lIonoBHqi, 
ro3Ke nepeme-TTb Tj'-fla, noTOiiy ^to Sbijit, cimbho 3aB3aTaro Hpasa 
K03aK'b, He Mor'b flonro BBiCHfliTb na M'fecT'i: ct. JiaxaiiH nonpo- 
SoBaJi'b ysKe OH'b fl-i-Tia, xoT-ijJiocb nonpo6oBaTb eiije ci. TaTapaim. 
KypeHHBie 6bi.th: HocTioraHTi, lloKpuiuKa, HeBbiJibiiKiH, h mhofo 
eiue ^tjiyrnx'i, cJiaBHbix'B h xpaSptixx. EosaKOBTb 3axuTi;.:io noiipo- 
6oBaTb "iieya h Moryqaro n:ie^ia in, exnaTKt, c"h TaTapinicnn,. Ho 



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Ma.Tjo 6h.io TaioKe CHatiio h CH,-ri>HO floSiiwxT. K03aK0B'b Me'Mjiy 
T'fjMH, KOToptie saxoTijiji ocTaTBca: KypeHHwe /[eMMTpoBHiT., 
KyKyoeiiKO, BepTBixBHCTi>, Ba,T;a6aHT.. ByjB6eHK0 (3cTani.. Ilo- 
TOMT. MHoro ohiJio eine ^pyriix^h iiiieHHTBixt h ,![ioh;hx'b K03a- 
KOB'£:BoBTy3eHKO, ""lepeBBraeHKO. CxenaHt FycKa, OxpHM^ FycKa, 
MtiKoaa rycTBiH, Sa^opoacniii, MeTe.iiiiiH, HBaii'B 3aKpyTBiry6a, 
MociS IIIhjio, /lerTHpeHKO, CBi/iopeHKO. riiicapeHKO, noTOMTi ,^py- 
roH IlHcapenKO, noTOMt enje IlHcapeHKO, h mhobo 6bmo ,ipy- 
rHX7> floSpBix'B EosaEOB'B. Bcfe 6bi:ih xoai"a.ii>Fe, -ifiajKaJiBie: xoflirjirt 
rro aHaTciBCKHMTb 6eperaM'B, no kpbimckhmt^ co.ion^a.KaM'^B h cto- 

IMM'B, no BCfeMt p'feMi;ai.W> OO.TIBIIIHJIT. H Jia.TIBIMl., KOTOpBIJ! Bna- 

,T:ajiH Bi, Jliiinirh, no bc'Jsm'b saxo/iaM-B h ,iH'fenpoj?CKHM'B ocTpo- 
Baj-ra; 6BiBa.7iH bt^ MOJi/[aBCKOH, bojioiuckoij, b'b TvpeiiKofi: seMJi'fe; 
iT.3'B'fe3flH,i[H rce "TepHoe Mope jisyxpyjiBBBiMH KosauKHMH ^ea- 
iiaMH; Hana^ajiii bt:. niiTB/iecaT'B ^lejuioBTi b-b psA'B na 6oraT':fenmie 
a npeBBicoKie KopaSjin; iiepeTonnjiH nejiajio TypenKHx^ raaep^, 
II MHoro, MHoro BBiCTp'fe.iajiH nopoxy na CBoejrB B'lsKjr. He pa3T. 
/ipajiH iia OHV^H /(oporifi iiaBO.^OKH h OKcaMiiTBi; ne pa3'B ^lepenm 
y iiiTaHHBixi o^iKypoB'B naSiiBajiH Bce iihctbimh LjexiiHaMa* A. 
CKO.nBKO BCHKiii ii3'B HHX'B nponHJi'B H iipoi'yjiajiT. ,T:o6pa,. CTa»- 
inaro obi flpyroiiy na bck) jkhshb. tobo h cyecTB He.iiB3.H. Bee 
criycTHJiH no-K03anKH, yroiijaH bccb siiiyB ii naHiiiias jiy3BiKy, 
mo6hi Bce secejiH-tocB, qxo iih ecTB na CB'tTi. Enje h TOiiepB y 
p'b.'jKaro II3T, Hiix'B He 6bijio saBcoiiaHO jo6pa: KpyaceK'B, cepeopn- 
ifBix'B KOBinen ii 3anacTBeB'B, iio.^iij leaMBimajiii na ^H-fciipoBCKHX'i. 
ocTpOBaxT>, iito6bi He .lOBeaocB TRTapiTHy naiHTH ero, ec:iH 6bi, ihi 
cay^ia'ti Hec^acTBJi, y;i:a.nfocB ejiy iiaiiacTB Bpacn.nox'B na C^mb; 
JIG TpvflHO OBiao 6bi TaTapiiHy HaHTH oro, noTOMy qTO ii caiiT, 
xoBHHHi, y»ce CTa.i'B 3a6BiBaTB, B'B KOTopoM'B M'tcT'fe 3ap;ona.?iT. 
ero. TaKie-TO 6m:ih KosaKir, saxoT'tBiiiie ocTaTBCS h oxiiCTHTr, 
.THxairB 3a b'bpitbixt> TOBapiinieit h XpircTOBy s-fepyl CxapBin ko- 
3aK'B BoBflior'B saxoTi-TB TaKH^e ocraTBCH cb hhmh, CKasaBiuii: 
,.Tei]epB H'e TaKia moh Jif.ra, htoobi roHHTbCK sa TaTapaMii, a 

TYT'B eCTB M'tCTO, r^i OHO^IHTB fl06p0I0 K03aiIK0I0 CJiepTBIO. ^^BKO 

ya;e npociunj a j Bora, "qTo6Bi, eciii npii^eTca KOH^axB MvHShb, 

TO TJXOOBI KOH'IHTB 66 Ha BOHH'S 3a CBJJXOe H XpiICTiaHCKOO Jvh^W . 

TaK-B OHO II cJVHH.TiocB. CiaBHiltmeH koh^ihhbi yace ne oyfteTh 
B'B flpyroM'b Jiicx'fe fl.ia cxaparo KosaKa". 

Kor/ta ox^'B.iiiMHCB Bcii ii cxa.iH na flsi ci'opoHBi bt, 
,iBa pn/ta KypenHMi-i, KoraeBoii npoiue.^'B npoMe;Ka> psT/fOB'B n 
cKaya.'iXj! 

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^.Bci flOBO.xBHBi, 6axBKo!' oxB'fe'^ia.xH; K03aKii. 

„Hy, xaK'B nouiriyiiTecB 'JKe h viaiixe ;ipyr'B flpyry iipoinaHBO. 
ii6o, Bort snacT'B, iipHBe;(excfl jin bi> H<ii3Hii euje yBii^'feTBca. 
Onymaiixe cBoero aTaMana, a HCHO.xiiHHxe xo, qxc eajiii yaaexe: 
caMH 3Haexe, ^ixo bojihx'b KosaijKaH ^ecxB". 

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CEOir, noainoBaaucB HaEKpecTt h iioTOii'ib BsajiHCi. sa pjkh ii 
Kp-fenKo jieipTKami pyKH; xoxiijii. o/tHHt flpyroro cnpocHXi.: „Hto, 
naHG 6paTe, yBH^HMCH hjih ne ysH/iHMca?" /la h ne cnpocH:n;H, 
3aM0ir'ia:iH,"-u saraflanHct 06^ cifltia ro-noBti. A KoaaiiH bcI; flo 
oflHoro nponiaaHCT., snaa, tiTO MHoro 6yfleTi. pa6oTH TfiMt h 
^pj'^rHMi.; HO He noBepmH.JiH, o^HaKoarL, TOT^acTE. paajxyiHTKca, a 
HOBepniHJiH flOHCflaTbcfl TeiMHOH. HouHOii nopij, itoSbi He flaTB 
HenpiHTejiK) ysHflioTB ydtijib b'b Kosai^KOMt sottcK'fi. noTOirB Bcfe 
OTiipaBHJiHCB no KypeHiiM'B oS-fe/taTb. 

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6ofl'l>. CnaJiH 40 caMaro aaxo^a cojiHe^naro; a KaK-B saniJio cojinije 
H HeMHoro cxeMii-feao, crajiH MasaTB Tea'ijrn. CHapfl^HCB, nycTHJiH 
Bnepe^T) bo3bi, a caMH, noinanKOBaBniHCB eiife paai. ct TOBapn- 
maMH, THxo noniJiH BCJi'ifl'B 3a BOsaMH; KOHHHiia iiHHHO, 6e3'£ no- 
KpHKa H nocBHcra na jionia^eH, cjierKa saxonoTaaa BCJi'bfl'B 3a 
nimMMH, n CKopo cxajio hxt. He bh^ho bx TeMHOxi. Fjiyxo ot- 
^aBaaacB xcjibko KOHCKaa tohb fla CKpant hhoxo Kojiecti, koxo- 
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KEMH, xoTH He 61.IJ10 HHqero BH4H0. A Korja coin.TiH h eopoTH- 

JIHGB no CBOHMt M-feCTaM^, KOr^a yBH/f-fejIH npH BBICBi5THBinHXl> 

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H BCfe 3a/fyMa.TIHCB npOTHB'B BOJIU, VTynHBI) Bt 3eMJiro ryjJIHBBIH 
CBOH rOJIOBBI. 

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yHHHie, HenpnaHiHoe xpa6poMy, crajio thxo o6HHMaTB K03ai(Kia 
roJiOBBi; HO Moa^aji'B: oht. xoT-feji-B ^axb BpeMa BceMV, ^ito6bi 

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SaKJiarH h do^enKH. 

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hhtb, noKa ne jx^ott, snaKa, hto6bi bhhhtb hmte. Bc^wh pa30M'B. 
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T)TO KaKi> HH cH.ibHO casio no ce6i CTapoe 4o6i3oe biiho ii KaKi. 
Hii cnocoSHO OHO yKp-fenHTB ajx'h TiejiOBiKa, ho ecjiH Kt neiiy 4a 
HpHCoeAHHJiTca enje npHJin^Hoe ojiobo, to B/{Boe Kp-ifsii'io 6y4eT'b 
t'HJia H BHHa. H flvxa. 

..S yroHjaro Baci,, nanti 6paTi>H! (TaKi> CKasa.ii. By.iiBoa) ne bts 
^lecTB Toro, ^TO bh cfl'IiJiajiH mghh cbohmi. aTaManoMt, KaKi> hh 
Rc.aHKa nofl:o6HaH qecTL, ne srb lecTt TaKSKe npoiifaHba cb na- 

UIHMH TOBapHITfaMH: HilT-B, B'B flpj'rOG BpeMS npiMH^lHO TO H TIPJ'" 

roe; ne TaKaa TenepB npe^T. nasiH MHHyTa. Hepefl'B naMH /[iiia 
BeaHKaro noTy, sejiHKOH Kosai^Koii jio6jiecTii'i HTaKt, BBinBearB, 
TOBapHiiTH, pasoMT. BBiiiteM'B Hanepefl'B Bcero sa CBHTyro npaBO- 
cnaBHyio Bipy: mtoSbi npHrano, HaKOHeij'b, Taicoe Bpena, ^toSbi 
no Bceiiy CB'fiTy pasoniJiacB h Bes^i dtua 6m o^na CBHTaa Bipa. 

H BCfe, CKOJIBKO HH CCTB SyCypMaHOBt, BClj Obi CfliftjiaHHOB XpH- 

CTianaMH! Jla sa o^aHM-B y>Ke pasoM'B BtinbeM'B h sa CiiB, qTodw 
itojiro OHa CToajia na nori-ioejiB BceMy 6ycypMaHCTBy, qTo6Bi a. 

KaaC/JBIM'B rOflOM'B BBIXOflH.HH HS^B HeS MO.TOfllfBI, O^HHl. OflHOrO 

.lyiime, oahh'b o/iHoro rtpanie. ^a yJKe BMicT-i BtinteMt h sa namy 
coScTBeHHyio cjiaBy, ^ito6bi CKasajiH BnyKH h cbihli Tfe-B BHy- 
KOB-B, ^TO 6hijia Korfla-TO Tame, KOTopBie ne nocTBiflHan TOBapii- 
urecTsa H He BM/fa-mi CBOHxt. TaKTi sa B'jfepy, nane-SpaTOBe, sa 
Bipy! " 

„3a Bipy!" saroMonijiH Bci, CTOaBniie b'b Sich'/Khhx'b pa^axt, 
rycTbiMH rojiocaMH. „3a Bipy!" iioflXBaTHJiii ^aJtBHie — h bco, ^to 
HH 6bijio, h CTapoe, h MOJio^oe, BBinH.7io sa B'fepy. 

,,3a Ch^b! CKasa.TfB Tapacx h bmcoko nojiixsiji'h nafl-B rojio- 
BOK) pyKy. 

„3a C-HTibl" oT^aaocB rycTO bi. nepe^HHXt pjijaxib. .,3aGHiBl'' 
r'Kasajm thxo CTapBie, MoprHysmH ci^BiM'i ycoM'B; h BCTpene- 
HyBHiHCB, KaKTi MOJioflEie coKOJiBi, HOBTopH.TiH Moa:oii:Bie: „3a Ch^b!" 
II CBBimaJio flajieTie no^ie, KaK-B noinraaaH KOsaKH cbok) Ch^b. 

„TenepB nocjiiflHifi tjiotok'b, TOBapaniH, sa CTHBy h bcIsx-b 
xpncTiaH'B, KaKie JKHByT'B na CB-feT-fe!" 

H Bci KosaKH, 40 nocjiiflHaro, bbihhjih nocTfeflHiii r.TOTOK'B 
sa cnaBy h Bcfex-B xpHCTian^B, KaKie hh eoTB na cb'M"b. M flojro 
enje noBTopji.iocB no BcfcrB pa^aM-B npoMeiK'B BcijiH KypenaMH: 
„3a Bcixt xpHCTiaH^, Kanie hh ecxB na CBiTi!" 

Yace nycTO 6bijio b'b KOBHiax'B, a bob euje CTOsr.TiH kosbkh no/i- 
HaBHiH pyKH: xotb Becejio r.ua^'fejiH oih hxx Bchxiy, npociaBniia 
bhhom'b, ho chjibho saraflajiHCB ohh. He o KoptiCTH h BoeHHOM'i> 
npnoBiTKi xenepB ^yjiajiH ohh, ne o tom'b. KOMy noc^acTjrHBHTCH 
HaSpaxB ^epBOHiteB'B, flopororo opy>KBa, iuhtlix-b Kacf^TaHOB^B h 
'lepKeccKHXT, kohgh; ho sara^ajiHCB ohh, Kani. op.iBi, ciBmie Ha 
BepraHHaxx KaMeHHCTBixTj ropi, oopbibkctltx'b bbicokhx'b ropo^, 
ch KOTopBix'B flaaeKO bh^ho pascTHJiarouieeca oesnpefliJiBHoe 
Mope. ycBinaHHoe, Kawh MejiKHiiH nTHqaMn, raaepajm, KopaS-xaMH 
Ti BcaKHMH cjJ'^aMH, orpaHxfleHHoe 110 CToponaM'B qyTB bhahbijiii 

•i-OHKilMI-I nOMOpBffMH, CI. UpHdepeHvHBIlVriT, KaKTi MOIHEH, rO]304aMlI 



H CKJIOHHBIIIHMHCH, K'dm, MBJIKail TpaBKH, JI-fecEMH. KaK'B OpJIH, 

osupa.TiH oHii BOKpyri. ce6a o^asin Bce iiojie h ^epH-hion^yio B^aaif 
cyfli>6y CBOio. By.^eTi,, dy^eTi. Bce none ch o6jioraMH h ^oporaMH 

nOKptlTO TOpqaujHMH HX1. d-fejIMMH KOCTHMH, Ii;e/ipO OOMBIBmHOB 
KOSai^KOIO HXTj KpOBbK) H HOKptlBniHCB pRsSHTBIMH B03aMH, pac- 

icojiOTBiMH ca6jiaMH II kohbamh; flane^e pacKHHyTca qy6aTBia ro- 
JOBBi CB nepeKpyqeuHBiMii h saneKniHMHca b-b KposH^iydaMii h 
sanyiifeHHMMH KHiisy ycaMH; 6y/[yT'B, HaJieTist, opjiH BBiflnpaTB 

H BBI/teprHBETB H'J-Jj HIIXT) KOSaiJKiH OMH. Ho flo6pO BeJIHKOe BT. 

TaKOM'B mnpoKO n bojibho pasMeTaBmeMca CMepxHOM'B HCiJierli! 
He norH6aeTi. hh o^ho Be;mK04ymHoe j^inw h ne nponafleTb, 
KaKTi Ma.ias iiopommiKa cb pyjKeHHaro 4yjia, KosaijKaH cjiaBa. 
ByfleT-B, Sy^eT-B SaHflypiiCTT,, cb cfefloio no rpy^B 6opofloio, a 
MosKCT'B, eme hcithbih gpijiaro iiyacecTBa, ho 6'fejioro.iioBBm cxa- 
peq^, B-feiipH flvxoM'B, H CKaaceT'B'^ oh'b npo khx-b CBoe rycToe, 
Morj'qee caoBo, IlnoHfleT'B flBi6oM'B no Bcesiy CBiry o hex's cjiasa, 
II Bce, ^To HH HapoAnT*^?! noTOMT>, aaroBOBHT'B o khx-b: h6o flu- 
rteKO pasHOCiiTca Moryyee cjiobo, oyfly^ii no4o6HO ry/iameS ko- 
.lOKO.'iBHOH M'feflH, B'B KOTopyio MHoro HOBeprnyjiT, MacTept flopo- 
roro i^iHCTaro cepeopa, hto6bi rfajie^e no ropoflaM-B, jianyraM'B. 
najiaTaM'B h BecaMTj pasHocHjrcn KpacHBifi SBomi, csBiBaa pasHo 

BC'IjX'B Ha CBHTJ^ro MO.TEHTBy. 



IX. 

B'B ropo,Tfc He j^sna.iT. hhkto, ^to nojiOBHHa sanopojKiieB'B 
BBiCTynnna b-b noroiiio aa TaTapaim. Ct MarncTpaTCKon Sammi 

npHM'feTHJIH TOJIBKO ^aCOBBie, ^ITO HOTHHyjiacB qaCTb BOaOB'B 3a 

.T'iiC'B; no noflyMa.^H, qxo KosaKH roTOBH-nncB ca'^ji'dTb aacaflj^; 
TO Hce 4yMa.TB h c|)paHy:y3CKm HHSKenep-B. A ue'Mjij T'hM'B c.noBa 
KomeBoro ne npomjin flapoM'B, hbtb ropofli OKasajiCH HeTfOCTaTOK'B 
B'B ci.'fecTHBix'B npnnacax'B: no odBiiaio npoine^niHxi. b'^kos'l, 
BOHCKa He paso^JiH, ckohbro hm'b 6bijio nysKHO. IIonpoSoBaaH 
c.ThJiaTB BBiJia3Ky, no nojiOBHHa CM'bjiBnaKOB'B dBiJia TyT'B ace nepe- 
OHTa KOsaKaMH, a nojiOBEna nporHana B'B ropp^'B hh cb q'feM'B. 
IKiTflBi, oflHaKOSKe, BocnoJiBSOBaancB BMjiasKOio h nponioxanH see: 
Kyfla H 3aTjf5]vrB OTnpaBHjmcB sanopoati^Bi, h cb KaKmiH Boena- 
TjanBHHKaMn, n KaKie HMenno icypeHH, h ckojibko HXt ^hcjiom'b, h 
CKOJiBKO 6bijio ocTaBniHxcH na M'fecT'fe, H mo ohh fljuamTh ffk- 
jiaTB, — caoBOM'B, npes'B H'fecKonBKO ysKe MHnyT'B B'B ropofl'fe Bce 
ysnajiH. IIojikobhhkh o6oflpH:jnicB h roTOBUJiHCB ^axB cpaaceiije 
TapacB y5Ke -BUffkai, to no ^BHSEeHBio h myjiy B'B ropofl'fe', ii 
jjacTopoHHO xjionoTaa'B, CTpoHJi'B, pasflasaji'B npnKasBi h naKasBr, 
ycTaBUji-B B'B TpH TaSopa KypeHH, odnecniH mx'b BOsaME b-b EHfl-ij 

Kp-fsiTOCTeft, — pOflt ShTBBI, B'B KOTOpOH Sl.IBajlH nenoS'fafliiMBi 3a- 

uopo}Ki[Bi; /[ByM'B KypeHjiM'B noBeji'i;i'B saSpaTBCji B'B sacafly; 



304 

y6HJii) iiacTi. no.™ ocrpUMH KOJn>HMH, ja3.ioMaHHMiri) opyaiieM-b, 
oS.TiOMKaMH KonteBi., qT06i.i npa cjiyqai HarnaTt Ty^a Henpm- 
TeaBCKyK) KOHHHuy. II Kor^a Bce 61,1.10 effi,Ji&uo, KaK-b nyacHO, 
CKasa.Ti pIj^iB KoaaKaMt, ne 4.1H Toro, titoSbi oQo^phts h ocBi- 

3KHTB HX1> — 3Haai., ^ITO H 6e3'B TOPO KpinKH OHH flJXOMTy — a, npOCTO, 

faMOMj" xoT+i.iocB BHCKasaTB Bce, TITO 6bijio Ha cepjm'k. 

„X.o^ieTcsi MHi BaM-B cKasaTB, iiaHOBe, hto TaKoe ecTB name 
■I'OBapimiecTBO. Bm cjmma.TiH ot'b othob'b h fli.^OB^B, bt, KaKoii 
'lecTH y BcfexT. fiBBira aeuaa Hama: h Tj)eKawh ^a-na siiaxB ceSs, 
11 c'B IfapBrpafla 6pa.Tia ^lepBOHrfBi, h ropo^a Sbijth nBiniHBie, h 

xpaMBI, H KHHSBH, KHH3BH pyCCKarO pOfla, CBOH KHJI3Ba, a He Ka- 

TCHH^ecKie HeflOBipKH. Bce b3hjih dycypMaHu, bcb npona.Tio; 
TOJiBKO ocTa.nHCB MBi, CMpBie, jis., Kaict BflOBHi^a nocn'jd KpisHKaro 
MyjKa, CHpaa trk-b 5Ke, KaK^ h mbi, 3eM.ia nama! Bot'b bx. EaKoe 
BpeMa no/ia.-ui mbi, TOBajDHnjH, pyKy na 6paTCTBo! BoTt na qeii'b 
CTOHT'B name TOBapHuiecTBo! HiT-B ys^B CBSTie TOBapHHiecTBa. 
OTeq^ njooiiTi, cuoe 4hth, MaTB ji"H)6ht'b CBoe flHTa, /(HTa jik)6ht'b 
oTiia H MaxB; no sto ne to, 6paTi;Bi: .7ik)6ht'b h snipB CBoe 4HTii! 

Ho HOpOflHHTBCfl pOflCTBOM'B HO flymi, a He ho KpOBH, MOJKOT'i. 
OflHH'B T0.7IBK0 ^le-lOBiKTi. EBIBajIH H BT. flpyTHX'B 'SeMJiaX'h TOBa- 
pHHJH, HO TaKHX-B, KaKT. BX PyCCKOH SeM.li, "hB SbMO TaKHXli TO- 

BapHnjen BaMx c.TVMa.TOCb He OflHOMy noMHory nponaflaTt Ha 
^lya^SHH-fe; bh^hhib: h TaMT. Jiro^H! TaKJKe BoaciS ^le.'ioB'ifiK'B, h pa3- 

rOBOpHHIBCa C'B HHMT,, KaKT) CB CBOHMT.; a K.aK'B flofifleTX flO Toro, 

mtoSbi noBi,T[aTB cep^e^Hoe cjiobo — BH/tHmt; H^TTb! yMHBie jiio/{h, 
4a He T^; Tame me .iio^h, ^a He Ti! HIjtt., SpaxifBi, TaKX Jiio- 
i)HTB, KaK-B MOH^eT-B jik)6htb pyccKaH yjynia, — .ik)6htb ne to, titoQbi 

yilOMT. H.TH Viiwh flpyPHM'B, a BC'feMT,, liMT, ;|a,TB Bor'B, ^TO HM 

ecTB BT) Tedi — a!"... CKaga.T'B TapacT., h Maxayji'B pyKoii, nnoTpacB 
cfeflOK) ro.TiOBOH), H ycoMT. Moprny.Ti'B, h CKasa.Ti'B: ..HliT'B, Tai^i, 
.ik)6htb hhkto He MoaceTT.! Snaio, no.^.io aaBe.'iocb TenepB bt> 
seMji-b Haineft: fljM&KtT'h TO.TBKO, ^itoObi npn khx-b obi th x.Tfi6HBie 

CTOrH, CKHpflBI, fla KOHHBie TaSyHBI HXT), fla 6BMH 6bi rfiUM BT. 

norpedaxt saneiaTannBie Meflhrnxt,; nepeiiHMaioT'B, gopTT. snaeTi, 
KaKie SycypjiaHCKie oSBraaa; rnyuiaiOTCH a3BiK0MT> cboiim'b; cboh 
C'B CBOHMx He xo^eTi. roBopHTB; CBoii CBoero npo^aeTi., itaK'B 
upoflaiOTT. 6e3flymHyio TBapB na ToproBOMT. pBiiiKi. Mh.ioctb 
qyacoro Kopo.Ta, 4a h He Kopcna, a nocKy^Haa mhjioctb no.iBCKaro 
MarnaTa, KOTopBifi JK.e.ixBiM'B ^oSotom'b cboiimt. dseix iixt. bt> 
Mopfly, 4opoJKe fljia hhxt. BCSKaro SpaTCTBa. Ho y noc.Ti'jfiflHHro 

HOflJIIOKH, KaKOBT) OH-B HH eCTB, XOTB BGCB H3Ba.Ta.TCa OHT, BT. CajK'J; 

II BTy noK.TOHHHTieoTB'fe, ecTB H y Toro, 6paTi[Bi, KpynHiia pyccKarci 
^lyBCTBa; h npocHeTca oho Koi^^a-HHovflB, — h y,TapnTca oh'b, I'o- 
peMMHHBiH, oSt. ho.tm pyKajiH; cxBaTiiTT. ce6a 3a ro.TOBV, npo- 
KJiaBHiH rpoMKo no4.Tyio hchshb ceoio, i^otobbih MyKaiiii hckj'hhtb 
nosopHoe ffhjio. IlycTB iKe snaioT'B ohh Bct, "y;To Tax-toe SHaiirFj. 
B'B PyccKOii scMJi'lsTOBapimTecTBo! Yafh eciH na to iiomito, qToou 
yMHjDaTB, TaKT, !inK0My-ji:T> h3t> iiiixi> tic ^OBO^eTon Tain> y?.ni- 



305 

paTb! HHKOMy, HHKOMy! He xsaTHn, y hhxi. hh to MBiniHHOH 
uaxypM hx-b!': 

TaK-B roBopHJiTj araMaa-B, h, Kor^a KOHyiMt pi^t, Bce enje 
noTpscajnb nocepeSpHBmeiocfl Bt Kosai^KHx-B 4'fe.iiax'B roaoBoio. 
Bcbxt, KTO HH cToaji'B, pa3o6pajia chjibho TaKaa pij^B, 4oine4'b 
^ajieKO 40 caMaro cepfli^a; caMBie CTapiitmie b-b pa^ax'B cTa-nH ne- 
noflBHJKHBi, noTynHB'B ci/^Bia rojiOBBi b'b seujiio; caesa thxo na- 
KaTHBanacB na CTaptix-B o^ax-B; iiev^JieHHo OTiipasH ohh ee py- 
KaBOM-B. H noTOM'B Bci, KaK-B 6y4T0 croBopHBiniiOB, MaxHy-Ttn b7. 
oflHO BpeMspyKOE) H noTpacuH 6BiBajiBiMH rojiosaMH. BnaTB, bh^ho, 
MHoro HanoMHira-B hmx CTapBm TapacB snaKOMaro h Jty^maro, 
'iTO dBiBaeT-B iia cep^iti y qeaoasiKa, jMjupeimaTo ropeM'B, xpy- 

;{OMTb, J'^^aJIBIO H BCaKHM'B HGBarOflBeM'B aiHSHH, HJIH XOTH H He 

no3HaBmaro hx-b, ho mhopo noiyaBnraro MOJ104010, SKeMij^ac- 
lioio flymoK) Ha B'feqHyio pa^ocxB CTapiJ[aM7>-poflHTe.iiaM'B, po^HB- 

lUHMt HXTj. 

A H37> ropofla yace BBiCTj^najio nenpiflTejiBCKoe bohcko, rpeMs 

m. JIHTaspBI II Tpy6BI, H, 110460'ieHHBIIIIICB, BBITfe33Ka.7IH liaHBI, 

OKpyateHHBie necMiTHBiMii cjiyraam. Tojictbih: hojikobuhki, OT^a- 
ii-AJiTi npHKasBi. H CTa.nH nacTynaTB OHHTicHonaKoaaifKieTaSopBi, 
rpo3a, HaifijiHBaacB nHnjaJiaMii, CBepKaa OTaMH h Snenja M.'hfliihiMa 
.(OcnixaMH. KaKi. tojibko yBH^-fejiH KOsaKH, mto ho/IOumh ohh na 
pyaceHiiBiH BBiCTpiiJi'B, sck pasoM-B rpanyjiH btj ceMHns/fHBia hh- 
iijaJiH H, He nepepuBaa, see najiHJiH hs'b iiHutajreii. JaaeKO no- 
uecjiocB ^'poMKoe xjionanBe no bcIjm'b OKpecTHBiMi. nojiaM-B h 
HHBasi'B, c.TLHBaacB Bt 6e3iipepBiBHBiH ryji-B; fl:BiMOM'B saxaHyao Bce 
nojie; a sanopoacifBi Bce nannjiH, ho Hepeso^fa flvxy: sa^Hie tctibko 
tiapaacaJiH, ffa iiepeflaBanH nepeflnHMii, naBO.-ta HsyMJieme na ne- 
iipiflTeJia, He Mormaro hohstb, KaK'BCTp'isirHJiii KoaaKH, He sapasKaa 
jiyaceH. Yaie ne bhaho 6bmo 3a bbjihkhm'b ^bimomt,, odnaBmHM'B 
TO H ^pyroe bohhctbo, ne bh^ho 6bijio, KaKi to OflHoro, to 
.'[jiyroro ne flOCTanajio b'b pa/jaxi.; ho ^ij^BCTBOBaaii JiaxH, wro 
rycTO jierhjiii nyjiH h mapKO CTanoBHjiocB 4'lijio; 11 Kor^a Hona- 

THJIHCB HasaflTj, ^ITOSbI nOCTOpOHIITBCa OT'B flBIJia H orjia^'feTBca, 

TO MHorHxi. He flociHTajiHCB BT. pa,iax'B cbohx'b; a y KoaaKOBi., 
Moa{eT'B-6BiTB, flpyroH-TpeTiil: 6hiJi'h j6'aTh na bck) cothk). H Bce 
iipoAoaiKajiii nasHTB KOsaKH hs'b nHma.ieit, hh na MHHyTy ne 
7iaBaH HpoMe3Kj''TKa. CaM-B HHOseMHBiil iiHJKenep'B HO/tHBHica Ta- 

KOH, HIIKOr^a HMT. He BHflaHHOH, TaKTHK^, CKa3aBmH TyT-B Hce 

iipH Bcixx: „BoT'B 6paBBie moso^ixbi sanopoacqBi! Bot-b KaK'B 
iiyjKHO 6iiTbca 11 flpyraarB B'B flpyrHX'B seiMax'B!" PI ^aji'B coB'feTx 
noBopoTHTB TyT'B XKe Ha TaSop-B HyniKH. Taaceno pesHyjiH hih- 
])OKHMiirop.TaMH yyryHHMa nyniKH; ^fpornyjia, 4a.ieKO aarv^-hBHiH, 
'joiaa, H B^Boe 6ojtBme 3a'raHyno ^bimom'b see noae. HoHyajiH 
aaiiaxt nopoxa cpe/fH njioniafleii h ynnii'B b-b flanBEHxt h SaHjK- 
RHX'B ropo/tax'B. Ho i^'ijiHBinie Bsaan cjiHniKOM'B bhcoko, pacKa- 
.'leHHBia flflpa BBirnyjiH ciJimKoirB bbtcokj^K) flyry. CTpaiUHO 
3aBH3>KaB'L 110 Bosflyxy, iiepe-'ieTfe;™ ohh ^lepea-B to^tobli Bcero 

Co4. furojifi T I. 20 



306 

Ta6opa H yr.!iy6H.iiHCb ^ajieKo Bt scmjiio, B3opBaBi. h B'^MeTHyB-B 
BucoKO Ha B037tyxt ^lepHYio 3eu:iJO. yxBaTH.ii. ce6fl six bojiocbi 
(iipannj'-acKiH HHateHept npn Bii^i'fe TaKoro HencKyccTBa, h caM't 
jipHHHJiCH naBo/tHTB nvniKH, He rjia/ffl na to, ^ito HcapHJiii ii cbi- 
na.7H ny:iHMH 6e3npepBiBHO KOsaKii. 

TapacTE. BHfl'fe.TB enje H3;taaH, tio Si^ia 6yfleT'B Bceiiy Hesa- 
iiaftKOBCKOMy H CTe6jmKiiBeK0X[y Kj^penio, ii BCKpiiKHya'B sbiiho: 
..BBiSiipafiTecB CKop'M imii-sa. BorsoBt h ca,q:HCB bchkIh na kghh!-' 
Mo He irociii.TiH 6ii C4'h:iaTB to h vii'yroe KOsaKH, ecjiii6bi OcTairB 
He y^apHji'B bt^ caMyio cepe;rHHy: bbi6h;i1j cbnTHJiH y mec/rii 
nyniKapeit, y qeTtipex'B tojibko He i.ior'B bbiohtb: oTornajiH ero 
Ha3aflT> 3sxir. A t^mi, BpeMeneM-B nHO^ejtnBiit KanHTami cajiT, 
Bssji'h B'b TpjKj (|)HTiMB, ^To6fciBBina.i!HTB3T3BBe.iiraaHmeH nyniKH, 

ICaKOit HHKTO H3T5 K03aK0BT. He BH;tLIBa.TB ;j0T0.Tf;. CTpaniHO rjiji- 

/iiaa OHa niiipoKoio nacTBio, h Ttiea^a CMepTeii rjiraisno oTTVfla. 
IT Kajc7. rpany.^a ona, a 3a hbh) c.ii/iojrB Tpn flpyria, qoTBipe- 
B'paTHO HOTpaciuH r.ayxo-OTB'ijTHyio seM.iio, — MHoro naHeciH ohI; 
ropal lie ho o^homv Kosany B3pBi,;iaeT'B CTapaa jiaTB, yjapaa 

Cefifl KOCTHCTBIMH p^'ICaMH Bt ,7(J)HX.3BIJI HepCH: HC O^Ha OCTaHeTCJI 

B.^osa B'B rayxoBi, HeMHpoBi, ''lepHHroB'i h ^pjthx-b ropo/jax'B. 
By;{eT'B, cep/ie'iHaH, BBioiraTB BOHKJii achb na Sasapi., XBaxaacB 
3a BC'bx'B npoxo,ziaujHX'B, pacno3HaBaa Kaac4aro 1131, hhx-b bb o^ih, 
HiTi. JH JieyKjiy Hx-B ofliiOTO, MHafjHuiaro bc'Jjx'b: ho MHoro npoitfleT'B 
yepes'B ropo^B BcaKaro BOflcKa h Bi^xHO ne Sj'fleTT. Mem^y hhmh 
oflHoro, MHjrbfimaro Bcfex'B. 

TaKTi, KaKTs Oy^TO h ne 6BiBaJio ho.iobhhbi HesasiafiKOBCKaro 
KypeHfl! KaKTi rpa,?iojrB BBi6HBaeT'B B/ipyr'B bck) HHsy, r^-b, ^to 
no.iHOBificHBm ■qepBonen'B, KpacoBaacH bchkIh ko.tocb, T&K'h hxt, 

BBi6hJI0 H HO.IOSH.IO. 

KaK'B 3Ke BCPCHHy.lHCB KOSaKH! KaKI. CXBaTHJIHCB BC-fc! KaKT> 3a- 

KHn-fe.T:b KvpeHHofi aTajianrb KyKySeHKO, yBiifl-feBUJH, hto Jiy>iuieii 

HO.TOBHHBI EypeHH CBO H^T'bI BSh.^CJI 0HT,'cX OCTa,aBHBIMH CBOHMH 

HesaMaHKOBijaMH b-b caMvro cepe.iHHy. B'b mim-h HSC'isKij bt, Ka- 
nycT}^ nepBaro nonaBHiaroca, mhophx'b kohhhkob'b cQhjii. cb KOHefi, 
vtocTaBHiH KOHBeMX H KOHHHHa, H KOHH, HpoSpa.TCH B'B nyniKapaM'B 
H y^jKe OTdHJi-B oflBV njuiKj; a yiiCT. TaMij, bii4ht'b, x.TOHOTeTi, 
yjiaHCKiH KypeHHOH aTaMan^, h CTOHeHi. TycKa yace OTSnBaeT'B 
r.TaBHj^K) ^ymKJ^ OcTaBHJiT. oh'b t'ijx'b KOBaKOB-B h noBopoTHji'B 
CB CBOHMH B'B /jpyrvio JienpiaTBaBCKyio rynjy; TaM-B, rai npomjiH 
HesaMaHKOBifBi — TaK'B TaM% H y.iHi^alr/i'fc noBopoTHUH — TaK'B yacij 
Tan's H nepeyaoK'B! TaK'B h bh,iho, KaK'B p-jfsfl'fejiH pH,^Bi h cho- 
HaMH BajiHjtHCB jiflxH! A y caMBix'B BosoB'b BoBTj^seHKO, a ciiepe;[H 
HepoBH^eSKo, a y /[a.iBHHX'B bosob-b ^erTapoHKo, a 3a khm-b 
EypeFHOH RTaMan'B BepTBixsncT'B. JIbjx'l jme uuaxTH'^ieH no^r- 
Hflji'L ,ffa KOHBe TterTflpeHKo, ^a nanan'B, HaKonei^'B, na neno- 
flaTJTHBaro TpeTBaro. YBepTJiHB'B h Kp'fenoK'B 6biji'b .lax-B, nKimHofi 
c6pyeH VKpameH'B h HHTB^ecsT-B o^hhx'b cjijtb upiiBeJi'B cb co6ok). 
lIorHy.Ti'B OH'B Kp-inKO /ferTHpenKa, fifin.T-B ero na seMJiio h ywce. 



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sajiaxHj'-BiuHci. na Hero caf)Jieio, Kitmajii,: „H'iT'B ns-b nsLCb, co- 
6aKi. KosaKOBt, hh 04Horo, kto 6i>i nocMi-it npoTHByoTaTi, MH'i!" 
„A BOT-B ecTb .■*;e!" cKasaji'B h BtiCTvaiMi. nnepe/i'B Mooifi UIh.iio. 
Cn.iibHLiH 61.1.T1, OHt KoaaKTj, He pa3'£ axaMaHCTBOBaa'B na Mopi 
H MHoro HaTepiii.Ticii bchkhx'b Siflt. CxsaTHJiH hx'b xypKH y 
caMaro TpaneaoHTji n bc'Ijx'b 3a6pajiH HeBOJiBHHKaMH na ra.Tiepw, 
BsajiH HXt no pj'KaMi. h sorawh b'b Hce.TbsHtiH ij-fenn, ne ^jaBanH 

no H^JTHMt He/ftaSM'B nmenaHnOHJIHnpOTHBHOHMOpCKOHBO/lOK). 
Bee BBIHOCHJIII H BWTepn'fejIH 6'kjlIIhie HBBOjrbHHKlI, JIHIUt 6u He 

nepeMiiHHTB npaBoc.iaBHoft B-fepti. He BBiTepnijix aTanaH'B Mocift 
UIh.tio, HCTonxaji'B HoraMH cbhtoh saKon'B, CKBepnoK) tia.'tMOH 06- 
BHJi'B rpiiuHyro roJOBy, Bonieji'B b'b flOBipeHHOCTt kt, nani'i, 

CXaJIt KJIIOTIHHKOM'B Ha KOp-'-fi.Tfe H CTapniHM'B Ha^-B BCiSMH HOB ?.IIB- 

HHKaMH. Mnoro one^iajiHjiHCB oTToro di/iHBie HeBo.uBHHKH, h6o 
3Ha.iH, qTc? ec.iH CBoii npoflacT'B nipy h npncTaneT'B k^b yrneTaxe- 
.TiiM'B, TO T.HJKe.TfeH II ropmo 6litb no;pb ero pyKofl, iiiji'B no^rb bch- 
KHMT. ;fpyrHM'B HexpHCTOini: TaKx h c6bi.TrocB! Bcfex-B noca^HJix Mo- 
ciii IIIhjio bt, hobbih u-ijrrH no rpn b^b pa/i'B, npiiKpyTHJi'B nwh flo 
caMBix'B 6'ijiBix'B Kocxeft acecTOKia BepesKH; Bcfex'B nepe6HJi7j no 
meaMx., yroiijaa noflsaTBijiBHHKaMH. H Kor^ia xypKH, oopa^OBaB- 
mncB, tiTO viocTajTH ceS'h xaKoro cjtyry, CTa.iH nnpoBaxB n, no- 
aaSuBTi saKOHx, cboh, Bcfe nepenHJi£CCB,"oH'B npanecB bctIj mecTB- 
flecHT'B qexBipe p;jiiona n pos/iajt-B HeBO.TiBHHKaM'B, titoSbi otmbi- 
Kaan ce6ii, 6pocaj[H 6bi ifinn n KaHTtaJiBi bi. Mope, a Spajin 6bi 
na MicTo Toro caSjin. 4a py6H.iH xypKOB-B. Mnoro Tor^a naSpaaii 
KoaaKH ^ooBinn n bopothjihcb co cjirbok) bx. OTnHsny, h aoaro 
oaHflypncTBi npoc.xaBjiHJiH Mocia niHJia. BBiSpaan 6bi ero b'b ko- 
nioBBie, /la dBiJix. cobc'I>m'b qyflHBin KOsaEX). Hhoh pas-B noBep- 
niaJi'B TaKoe flijio, KaKoe MyflpinnieMy ne npHflyjiaTB, a bx. ^pyroft, 
npocTO, 4ypB oflOJi'iBaJia KOsaKa. IIponHJi'B oh-b h nporyjiaji-B Bce, 
BcfeMX. sa^oiiHcan^ na C-fenn n, bx. npnSaBKy KTb TOMy, npoKpanca. 
kukij y-iHtinbiH Bopi.: HonBio yTanjHJi'B hs-b nyjKoro Kvpena bcio 
Kosai^Kyio cSpyio h saaoatiM'B mnHKapio. 3a xaKoe nosopnoe ffh:io 
npHBflsajEH ero na Sasapi K'b CTOJiQy h nojioacnjiH Bosni /^ySnHy, 
nToSBi BcaKin, no Jiipi ch.tb cbohx^, OTB'hcHJi'B eMj' no yvjapy; 
ho He HanijiocB TaKoro hsx Bcfex'B sanopoaci^eBx, kto 6bi no4Haji'& 
na Hero 4y6HHy, noiina npe>KHia ero sacjij-rn. TaKOBT, di.iJi'B ko- 
LiaKTj Mocin Illnjio. 

„TaK'B eCTB ace Tame, KOToptie 6biotx> aacB, coSaK'B!" CKasajiT. 

OH'B, KHHyBHIHCB Ha HBI'O. H yJK'B TaM-B-TO pySuJIHCB ohh! H Ha- 

njienHHKH, n seprfana nornyjincB y oSohx-b ot'b y^apoBi. Pa3- 
pyoHJiT. na neMi Bpaacin aaxT. JKCJiisnyio py6aniKy, ^ocTas'b 
.7e3BeeM'B caMaro T-bjia: saTiepBOH-fena K03ai;Kas pyoamKa. Ho ne 
noraafl'fe.ii'B na to ILIhjio, a saMaxnyjica bcoh jkhjihctoh pyKoio 
(TasKena otiJia KopenacTaa pyKa) n orayniHJi'B ero Bnesanno no 
roJiOBi. PasaeT'fe.TracB whanaa nianKa, samaTaJica h rpanyjicfl 
:iaxi>; a HIhjio npnuajica pySnxB n KpeexHTB orayinenHaro. He 
,lo6HBaH, KoaaK'B, spara, a .^yinie noBopoTHCf. naga.iT.' He iiobo- 



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poTH.^CH KoiaKi. iiasafli^, h tjti, me o^iiht, hsi, ciyri yGnxaro 
XBaTH.ni. ero hojkom'b bt. meio. IToBopoTHJica IIIhjio h yacB 40- 
OTan'B 6hi cM-fejuB^aKa; ho OHt nponajit n't nopoxoBOMi. fltiirt. 
Co Bcixi. CTopoHi. noflHHJiocB x.TionaHBe H3X caMonajioBt. IIo- 
maTHyjica IIIhjio h noiyaji'B, ^ito pana 6BiJia CMeprejiBHa. Ynaji'B 
OH-B, HajiOKHJiT. pyKy Ha cboh) pany h cKasaJi-B, oSpaTHsniHCB k-b 
TOBapHiijaM'B: „IIponiaHTe, naHBi 6paTBH, TOBapiiirtH! IlycxB >Ke 
CTOHT-B Ha BiiHBiH BpeMBHa iipaBOCJtaBHaH PyccKaa seuaa. h 6y- 
fleTB eS BiiHaa qecxB!" H saacMypnji'B ocjraSmia cboh o^n, h 
BBiHecjiacB KosauKaH flyma hs^b cyposaro T-iiJia. A t&ui, j-jize bbi- 

'feSJKaJI'B 3a40p03KHiH Ct CBOHMH, .TtOMHJI'B paflBT KypeHHoft BepTBi- 
XBHCT'B H BBiCTyna.Ti'B BajiadaH-B. 

„A qTo, naHBi", cKaaaJiTb Tapacx., iiepeK-iiiKHyBinjicF. cb KvpcH- 
hhmh: „ecTB euje nopoxx b:& nopoxoBHHiiaxB? He ocjtaSljaa jih 
K03aiiKa5i CH.ia? He rnvTca jih KosaKn!" 

..EcTB enje, oarBKO, iiopox'B bt, nopoxoBHHuax'B; ne 0C3a6'fejia 
euje KosaifKaa CHJia; eme ne riiyTCH KoaaKHi" 

H HanepjTH chjibho KosaKH: cobcSm'b CMiimaJiH Bc-fe pajBi. 
HnsKopocjiBra hojikobhhk'b yflapn.n'B cdopi. h Be.irijJi'B bbikhhvtb 
BoceMB jiaaeBaHHBix'B sHaMeux, tpoSbi co62DaTB cbohx'b, pascBi- 
naBmnxcH ^aJieKO no BoeMy nojiKi. Bci Sia^ajiH jihxii kt^ snaivie- 
HaM'B; HO He ycn-fejii ohh enje bbiotpohtbch, KaK'B yxe KypeHHoJi 
axaMaH'B KyKyQeiiKO yviapHJi'B bhobb cb cbohmii HesaiiaHKOBijaMii 
BT, cepe/fHHv H Hanaji^B npsMO hr TOJicTOiiy3aro nojiKOBHHKa. He 
BBi/jepacaJii iio.jikobhhk'b h, iiobopothb'b kohh, nycTHJica BCKa^iB; 
a KyKySeHKO ^ajieKO rHa.UT. ero TspearB see nojie, ne 4aB'B eMv 

COe/lHHHTBCS CB HOJIKOJrB. SaBHfl'ljB'B TO CB SOKOBOrO KVpeHH. 

CxeiiaH'B FycKa nycxHJicfl esiy na nepeHJiij, cb apKanoMi, bt, 
pyKi, npHrHyBuiH bck) tojiobv kT) Jioma/tHHofi lue'fe, h, yjiyqiiiiiuii 
Bpeiia, CB o.iHoro pasa naKHnyji'B apKan^ eMy na meio; bgcb 
iiodarpoBi.TB hojikobhiik'b, yxBaxacB sa BejDeEKy o6iHMH pyKaMH 
H cHJiflCB paaopsaxb ee, ho yjKe ^roacii: pasMax'B BOrnaji'B eny bx 
caMBiS JKHBOTX. rH6ejiBHyH) HHKy. TaMi. h ocxajics oh'b, npn- 
rBOJKflBHHBiH Kt SBMJi'ifi. Ho HC c4o6poBaxB H TycKi! Pie ycnijiH 
orjianyxBcs KosaKH, KaK'B yjKe yBH^ijiH CxeiiaHa TycKy noflna- 
raro na ^lexBipe KonBa. Tojibko h ycniji'B CKaaaxB oi^HaKX.: 
..IlycxB iKe nponaflyxt Bcfe Bparn, h JiHKyexx. BinHBie b-^kh Pyc- 
CKaa seiiJia!"... H xaMx. ace HcnycxHJi'B flyxx. cboh. 

OrjianyjiHCB KosaKii, a yacx. xaMX. c6oKy K03aKx> Mexe- 
jiMna yroniaexx> Jiaxos-B, nie.xoMa xox'o h /(pyroro; a yacB 
xaMX. CB flpyroro Hannpaexx. cb cbohmh axaMamj HesBijiBiTiKiii; 
a y B030BX. Bopo^aexx. spara h Sbstx, -SaKpyxBiryoa; a y ^ajiB- 
hhxx> bo3ob'b xpexiH, HHcapeHKO, OTOrnaji'B yace itijiyio saxary; 
a yacB xaMx., y flpyrHxx> bosobx, cxBaxHjiHCB h SBioTca na caMBixx* 
B03axx>. 

..■^To, naHBi", nepeK,nHKHyjica axaMaHx> TapacB, npcixaBiiiH 
snepeflH Bcfexx.: „ecxB jm eiiie nopoxx> bx. nopoxoBHHiiaxx.? KpifenKa 
iH enje K03anKaa cHjia? He rnyTca jih enje KOsaKH?" 



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J'rloTb enie, SaxbKO, nopoxi. bt, nopoxoBHHuaxTs enje Kp-fenKa 
K03auKas cji.ia; euje ne rnyTca KoaaKii:" 

A y'«T3 ynajii. cb Bosa BoBflior'B, IIpflMo no4i> casioe cepfli^e 
npHmjiacB eMy nyjia; ho co6pani> CTapLiS Beet kjx% cboh h CKa- 
3ajii>: „He acajit pascTaTtCH cb CB'feTOM'B. /laft Bor'B h BcaKOMy 

TaKOH KOHiJHHBl! IlyCTB MB CJiaBHTCH 7(0 KOHIja B^Ka PyccKaH 

seMJiJi!" H noHecjiacB Kt BBiniHiiaMx BoB^iroroBa ^yma pa3CKa- 
saTB flaBHo OTmeflrnHMTb CTapnaaiTj, KaK-b yMiiiOTT. Shtbch na 
PyccKOH 3eM.iii H, enie .ijrqnie Toro, KaKi) yivit.ioT'B yirapaTB bo. 
iieii 3a CBHTyio sipy. 

BajraSaHT., KypeHHoii aTaMan-B, CKopo iiocjili xoro rpHny-noa 
TUK'jKe Ha 3eM.iK). TpH CMepTe:T:BHBiH panBi ^ocTanHCB eaiy otb 
KOHBH, ottj iiyjiH H 0TT3 THXKea:aro nanania. A Qbiju. o^ihht. hsi, 
joSjiecTH'bHmHX'B K03aK0BT>; MHoro coBepmi-ijr'i> ohtj nofli. cbohm'b 
axaMancTBOM'B MopcKHX'B noxoflOB'B, ho c.naBH'be Bcfexx. Sbijitj 
iJoxofl'B KT-. anaToaBCKHMTE. deperaMTb. Mnoro HaSpajiH ohh Tor^a 
nexMHOBt, floporoH TypeijKOH: ra6Bi, KHHflflKOB'B n bchkhx'B j6- 
pancTB-B, HO MBiKHyjiH rope na oopaTHOM-B hvth: nonajincB. cep- 
aeTiHBie, iio^x. xypeijKiH a/ipa. Kanx. xBaxH.7io hxx. ci, Kopa6-XH. — 
nojioBHHa tie-TuiOB-B saKpyacHJiacB h nepeBepHyjiacB, TioxonHBUiii 
ne o/tHoro Bx> BOfly; ho iipHBflsaHHBie no SoKaM'B KaMBmiii cnacjiH 
'le.xHBi oxx. noxonjieniii. Bajia6aH'B oxh-xbi.tb na Bcix-T. BOCxaxTi. 
exaji'B npHMO k'b co.xnqy h ^ipesx. xo c/rJjjiajicji neBH^eH'B xypeu- 
KOMy Kopa6.!iK). Bcio ho^b hoxomx. ^epnaKaiiH ii raanKaMH bbi6h- 
])ajiH onii Bo;iy, jraxaH npodnxBia M-fecxa; hsx. KosaijKHX'B mxaHOBi> 
napisanH napycoBx., nonecjiHCB ii \6'kMa.7j-R oxx, SBicxp'feiimaro 
/rypei[Karo Kopadjia. H Ma.xo xoro, 'ixo iiph6bi,ih SesOliflHO na 
' CiiB, npHBe3.aH enje s^xaxomBeiiHyio pnsy apxHiiaH^pHxy Meaoi- 
ropcKaro KiOBCKaro MOHacxBijjH h na IIoKpoB'B, qxo na 3anopoa£Bn, 
oKJia^x. H3X. TjHcxaro cepe6pa. H cjiasHJiH ^ojiro noxoMX> 6aHfly- 
pHCXBi y/ia'i.xHB0CXB K03aK0Bx>... IIoHHKHyjix. OHX. xenopB ronoBOBT, 
noqyaBx. npeflCMepxHBia MyKH, h xhxo CKasanx.: „Cflaexca unii, 
naHBi 6paxBi, yMHpaio xopomero CMepxBio: ceMepBixx H3py6iKix>, 
;{eBaxepBixx> kohbgmx. hcko.xo.ti'b, Hcxonxaax. KoneMTj baobojib, a 
yacx> ho npiinojiHio, cKonBfCHXx. flocxa-x-B ny.xeio. IlycxB me i^bIj- 
xex-B B'fe^HO PyccKaa 3eM.xa!..." II oxjiexisaa ero Ttyma. 

Ko3aKH, KOsaKH! HO BBiflasaHxe Jiyiniaro ifBixa Baniero BoftcKa! 
Yace o6cxynHJiH KyKySeHKa; yjKO comb lejioB-hK'B ocxajiocB h30 
Bcero HesaMaiiKOBCKaro Kypena; yace h xi oxdHBaioxca ^lepes'B 
cHJiy; yjKe OKpoBaBn,xacB Ha hcmx. oflesKfla. Caivii Tapacx., yBH^a . 
6'fe7fy ero, nocnimnnx. na BBipyiKy. Ho nosflHO noflOcnijiH ko- 
saKH: yace ycn-hno eauj yrjiyGnxBca noTpi. cepfli^e kohbg npeacfle, 
H'iM'B 6bijih oxornaHBi o6cxynHBmie ero sparn. Thxo CKJioHHJica 
OHix Ha pyKH noTfXBaxHBHiHM'B ero K03aKaMx>, h xjiBinyna py^Benx. 
Moao^aa KpcBB, noflo6Ho floporoiiy BHHy, Koxopoe necjiH b'b cxe- 
KnaHHOMt cocyfl'fe hsx. norpeSa HeocTopoacHBie cxyrn: nocKOJ[B3- 
HyitHCB xyx^ ace y Bxoaa h pasSHJiH floporyio cy-xeio: Bce pasjiH-. 
JIOCB Ha seMirio bhho, h cxeaxirjn. ce6a sa rojroBy npHd'tacaBmifi 



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xosHHHi., cQeperaBiJiiH ero npo jijmnm cjiy^iauBi. HCiistni, 'tTo6w, 
ecjiii iipHBe7ieTi> Bor'L na CTapooTii jiiTi, BCTpiritTBca ci. TOBa- 

llHnTeMI. lOHOCTH, TO qT06BI nOM.HHVTb OBI EMTfeCT-fe CB HMMTi Iipes;- 

Hee, HHoe speMa, Kor^a Hiia^e h jiyiame BecejiiijicH TiejiOB-fo'B... 
lIoBeJii KyKy6eHK0 Bopcpyri, ce6H o^aMH h nporoBopirax: „Bjiavo- 
flapio Bora, ^to ^OBeaocB jxiiij yMepexB npn rjiaaax-B BaniHX'B, 
TOBapHDj:H;' IlycTB me nocjii hecb jKHsyrB ercie Jiyiimie, q-feji-h 
MBi, H KpacyeTca B-fe^iHO JiooHMaii XpncTOM'B PyccKaa aeiijiii!.." 
H BBiJiertjia MOJiOflaa flynia. IIo^Ha.TiH ee anrejiBi iioji'h pyKH n 
noHecjiH KTb He6ecaM'B. Xopomo 6y;teT'B eiiy Taivi-B. „CaflHCB, Ky- 
Ky6eHK0, OflecHvio Meiia!" cKaHceTTi eiiy XpiiCTOCij: „tbi ne HSiviij- 
HH.TB TOBapHiiiecTBy, SesqecTiiai'o ji.ia iie c^-fejia.TB. ne BBi^a.Tt 
b-b S'fefli ^fe.iOB'ijKa, xpaHimi, ii Cileperajfi Mom ijepKOBB". Bcfexi. 
one^ia.TiiiJia ciiepTB KyKySeHi-ca. Y-mq p-h^-hmi chjibho K03aB[Kie 

pHflBl; MSOTBXT,, MHOriiXTj XpaOpBIXT, yjKe He flOCMHTB[BajIIIC£; HO 

CToaaH H /lepacajJncB enje KOsaKH. 

„A -qTO, iiaHBi", iiepeiaHKnyjicH Tapac'B ct. ocTaBniiiMHca kv- 
peHHi.iH: „ecTB jih eme nopoxt b-b nopoxoBHiirfax'B? lie iiCTynf:- 
• iHCB .TH ca6.TiH? He yTOMHJiacB mi KosaiiKafl CKJia? He noriiy- 

.IHCB .HH KOSaKH?" 

„^0CTaHeT'B eme. oaTBKO, nopoxy; rojaxeji eitfe ea6.'rii; He vtc- 
MHJtacB KosaqKaa ci-ijia; ne rHy.aiicB eo;(! p;03aKH!" 

K psanyjiHCB CHOsa KosaKH Taic-B, KaKTi obi h iioTepb HiiKaKHXi. 
He noTepnijiK. Yste Tpii tojibko KypenHBixTj aTaMana ocTaJiocB 
^■B .jkhbbix'b; yepBOHijiH ysKe BCi03;y EpacHBia piKu; bbicoko ra- 

THSHCB MOCTBI HSlj K03ai{KHX'B H Bpa}EBIIXT3 T'JjJl'B. Bsr.THHyjTB Ta- 

]3ac'B Ha He6o, ayjK/B no He6y noTaHy.iacB BepeHiiija Kpe^CTOBi,. 
Hy, 6yfleT'B icoMy-TO iioacHBa! A y;KT3 TairB hojiihjih na Konte Me- 
TciHity; yjKe rojiOBa flpyroro ITHcapeiiKa. saBepTiBiniiCB, aaxjio- 
iiaoia o^iaMH; yjKe noflJiouiJica h oyxuyjica o sbm.ik) na^ieTBepo 
H3py6jienHBiH OxpuM'B FycKa. ..Hy!" CKasa^rB TapacT> h MaxHjMiT. 

H.TiaTKOM'B. HOHH.TB TOTTb 3HaK'b OCTam. H y^apHJIl. Ca.T:BHO, BBI- 

pBaBHiHCB wsTi 3aca,iBi, Bt KOHHHijjy. He EBiflepatajiH cii:iBHa.i'u 
nanopa .isxh, a oht, nxTb rHa:T:'B h Harnant npasio iia MicTO, r^i 
6BraH y6HTBi bt. seiiJiio ko.ibji k o6jiomi-;h koiibbb'b. noniJiH cno- 
TBiKaxBCH H iiaflaTB p;OHii H JieTfjTB nepeSTj iixi. tojiobbi jijixec. A bt> 
3T0 BpeMa KopcyntiBi, CToaBinie nocji'hjHiesaBOsaMii, yBiifliBiiiR. 
iTO yjKe ^ocTaneT'B pyKeHnaa nyjia, rpanyaH B/tpyni iiSTi canona- 
noB'B. Bci c6e.tihcb II pacTepajiHCB jihxii, h npio6o4pHJiHCB ko- 
3aKH. — „BoT'B II nania iiodlsfla!" pasjaaiicB eo bcbx'b CTopoH'b 
saiiopoHCKie rojioca, saTpydii-iiii b-b Tpy6Bi h BBiKi-iHy.-iit noo'bjx- 
Hyio xopyrsB. Be3ji5 6'liJKajiH h KpBijmcb pasoiiTBie JiaxH. — „Hy, 
Hi-Th, enjeHecoBcBM'Bnoo'feflal" CKasajTB Tapac^,. r.Ta;ia Ha ropo.i- 
CKia BopoTa, h CKasa.^'B oh-b npaB;iy. 

OTBOpII.^HCB BOpOTa. H BBIJieX'Jfj.TB OTTjr^a rycapCKifl IIOJIK'B. 

Kpaca BciiX'B kohhbix'b iioaKOBTi. Ho/i'b Bc'tMn Bea;iHHKa:viii SBiaii 
Bci, KaKT, oflHH'B. 6ypBie apraMai-cii; Bnepevjii ^rpynix'B iioHecci[ 
Biixasb Bcbx-B 601I:'! fee, bo'i^xt, KpacTinlie; TaKi, n .'lerfexTt T^epiiMe 






BnepeflH npyrHX-b noneccH BiiTS!3b Bctx-b ooiiMte, 300x15 KpacMsfee 



312 

BoaooM KS't-no.i'B M-fe^Hoft ero uiaiiKH; Bancji saBaaaHHtifi na pyK'b 
^oporofi niapc|3'i., iiiiiTBiii pyKaMH nepBoft KpacaBHi^Bi. Trk'b h 
oTopon'fejit Tapaci., Kor^a yBH^-fea-jb, ^ito sto 6i>ijii. AHflpifi. A 

OBTb UeXfiJ T-iiM^, od-BSTBlit HBiaOM'b H JKapOMt 6htbli, HCa^HBlil 

iacayacHTB HaBasaHHtm na pyny iio/tapoKt, noneccfr, KaKT>MOJio- 
.TOH "feopsoil iieci., KpacHBMiuiH, eBiCTpMiuiit h MOJio^miit bcIjx'b 
B'B CTai. ATyKHyjirb Ha iiero ohbithbih oxothhk'b — h ohtb nonec- 
ca, iiycTHBaj npaMoft ^lepTofi no B03flyxy cboh iiorn, bocb iioko- 

CHBmHCB HaSOKl BCiM-B T'fe.^OM'B, BSpBIBaa CH'fer'B H fleCflTB pa3'B 

BMnepeatHBaa caMoro saftqa bt, acapy CBoero Sira. OcTanoBHJiCfl 
cTapBiH Tapac'B h r.TiaflijiT^ iia to, kaki^ oh-b tihcth.tb nepe^Ti co- 
601D flopory, pa3roHa.TB, pySna-B h CBinan'B yv^apBi Hanpaso h 
HajiiEO. He BBiTepn'feji'B TapacB h saKpaqa-TB: ..KaicB? cbohx-b? 
CBOHX^, ^opTOB-B CBiHTb, CBOHXT) 6BemB?" Ho An^ipiii He pasJiH- 
iia.ii'B, KTO nepofl'B rhm-b dBia-B, cboh hjih ^pyrie KaKie; mraero 
ne BUfi-iiJi'h OH-B. Kj^4pii, Ky^pH oh'b Biifliji'B, ^jiiikhbia, ^jihrhbiji 
Ky^pn II nojiooajs) p'JjHHOMy .Tie6e4K) rpyflB, h CH'feacHyro mero, 
H irae^m, n see, ito co3y!(aHO ^otH SesyiiHBixrB iiorffeayeB^. 

„9ii, x.ionBflxa! aaiiaHHTe mh^ to.ibko ero k/b Jiicy, 3aMaHHTe 
Mii-h TOJiBKO ero!" Kpiigan^ TapacB. H BBisBaiocB tot-b ace nacB 
jpHflyaTB dBiCTp'feiiniHX'B K03aK0B'B saiiaHHTB ero. H, nonj)aBiiB'B 
Ha CBS'S bbicokIh manKH, xyr-B ace nycmjiHCB na KonaxTb, ripsMO 
Hanepepis'B rycapaMi.. Yflai^HJiH cSoKVHanepe^'iHHX'B, c6h.tih hx'b, 
OTfl-feaii.iH OT^ saflHHX'B, flajiH HO TOCTHHiiy TOMV H flpyroMy, a 
I"'oJiop:onHTeHKO XBaTHji'B njiauiMH no cmini Anflpia, h Bt totb 
■Me iiacB nycTHJiHCB SiacaTB otb nnxii, ckojibko flocxaao Kosaij- 
KOH MOHH. feaKt BCKHHyjica Anflpm! KaK'B saSynTOBaJia no BcfeirB 
avHJiKaM'B Moaoflaa KpoBB! YflapHB-B octpbimh nmopaMH kohji, bo 
BecB TiyxTj HOJieTimb oh'b sa K03aKaMH, ne raa^a nasa^'B, neBHfla, 
'iTO HosaflH Bcero tojibko ^Ba^iiaTB HenoB'iK'B nocn-isBajio 3a khm-b; 
a K03aKH aeT'JfsjiH bo bck) npBiTB Ha KOHax'B H npaMO noBopoTH.Tm 
K-h H'icv. PasornajicaHaKOH'fe AHflpiHH^yTB SHjioyace ne Hacrnr- 
iiy.TB l^oJiOKonBiTeHKa, KaK'B s^pyr'B ^Ba-TO CHJiBHaa pyKa yxsa- 
TH.na 3a noBOfl'B ero kohb. Ovjisibjilcsi An^pin: npe^-B hhm'b TapacB! 
3aTpacca oh'b BC'hM'B t'^jiom'b h B^pyrt cxaji'B Sn'h^eH'B: xaK'B hikoiib 
HHK'B, neocTopojKHo saflpaBHiifl cBoero TOBapnuja h nojiygHBrniii 
3aT0 OT'B Hero y^ap'B jiHHeHKOK) no Jioy, BcuBixHBaeT'B, KaK'B 
oroHB, 6'jfiineHBiH BBiCKaKHsaeTB HSt jiaBKH H roHHTca 3a acny- 
raHHBiM-B TOBapnn^eM'B cbohm'b, roTOBHH pasopsaxB ero na qacTH, 
H B/ipyr-B HaxajiKHBaeTca na Bxoflanjaro B'B KJiaccB yqHTeaa: BMHr'B 
iipHTHxaeT'B S-femeHBiH nopBiB-B, H ynaflaeT'B 6e3CHJiBHaa apocTB 
HofloSHO TOMy, B'B o^HH'B MHrii nponaji'B, KaKt 6bi ne 6BiBa.Ti'j. 

BOBCe, TH-feB-B AnftpUl. II BHfl'b.TB OH'B nepBfl'B C060K» OflHOrO rO.IBKO 

oTpamHaro OTifa. 

„Hy, ^TO-acB Tenept mbi ovfleM'B fl'taaTB?" oKasaJi'B TapacB. 
CMOTpa npaMO eny b'b otih. Ho HH^ero ne mofb na to CKasaTi. 
AH;ipiH H CToajiT., yTviuiBniH B'B seiiJiio oqn. 

„Hto, cBiHKy, noMOiviri TeS-fi tboh jiaxn''" 



313 

AHflpifl 6BI.JI1. deaoTBixeHi.. 

..TaKi. npojiaTb? npoflaxt B^fepy? npo,taTF, cbohxt,? Ctoh we, 

C.ll'fesaH CB KOHfl!" 

IIOKOpHO, KaKli pe6eH0K'i>, CJl'hST, OHT> CI, KOHH K OCTaHOBH-TrCH 

HH HtHBt, HH MepTB-B nepefli. TapacoM'h. 

.,CtoM h He meBejiHCB! SI Teon nopo4H,iii.. a Te6H h ySBio!" 
cKasaai. TapacB n, OTCTynaBinH mari. naaa^'B, chhji'b cb njie^ja 
pyiKte. Bji'fe^eHT., KaK^ iicjiotho,, 6blti'b An^piH; bh^ho Sh.tio, KaKt 
THXO meBe.iHJiHCB ycxa ero ii KaK-B ohtj npoHSHOCH.U'B ^Be-TO hmh; 

HO 9T0 He 6mJI0 hmh OT^HSHBI, H.iH MaxepH, H.XH dpaXBeBt — 3T0 

OBijro HM5I npeKpacHoit noaa^iKH. TapacB BHCTpijiTun.. 

KaK^ xjt'fedHBiH KO-noct, noflpisaHHBiH; cepnoM'B, KaKx. mo.io- 
;[0H 6apameKx., iio^iyaBmil noji'b cepflneM'B cMepxejiBHoe aceji'fc- 
30, noBHCx. OHX) rojiOBOH H HOBaJiHJicH Ha 'I'paBy, HO CKaaaBinn 

HH OflHOrO CJIOBa. 

OcTanoBHjica CBiHoySiiiita n rjiH^'feji'B flojiro na Ge3,T;wxairnbiH 
xpyn-B. Oh'b Strax, h JiepxBBiH npeKpaceHX>: MyacecxBenHoe jihiio 
ero, iieflaBuo HcnojiHouHoe ch.ubi h HeHo6':fe4HMaro ansi jkoh'b ona- 
poBaHBH, Bce eme Bupaacajio qj^^Hyio Kpacoxy; nepHBia 6poBM. 
KaKX> xpaypHBiH oapxaxx., oxTinaaH ero no6ji'"Jd/tH'feBmiH ^epxti. 
jj^Iijix. 6u HO KosaKTb dBiJtx.?" CKaaaax. Tapacx>: „h exanoM'B bbi- 
coKift, H HepHo6poBBiH, H jiHi(o KaKx> y flBopaHHHa, H pyKa 6HJia 
KpiHKa Bx> 6010! npona.u'B! nponaJix. SesenaBHO, KaK'B no^Jiaa 
co6aKa!". 

,,BaxBKO, Hxo xBi cfl'hjia.xx.' 9xo xbi y6HJix. ero?" CKaaa.ix. no^Xa- 
tixaBmiH btj axo Bpeiia Ocxami. 

Tapacx> KHBHy.x'B ro.xoBOio. 

IIpHCTaiiBHO Hor.xafl'feji'B MepxBOiiy bx. o^h Ocxanx.. JKajiKO 
eMy ciajio 6paxa, h nporoBOpHJix. oh'b xyx'B jkb: ..IIpe^aflHMXj-Hce, 
6axBK0, ero ^lecxHO seMJit, hxo6bi hc nopyra.xHCB Ha^i-B hhm'b 
BpaxH H He pacxacKajiH 6bi ero xina xHiqHBia nxHitBi". 

„norpe6yx'B ero h 6e3x. Hacx>!" CKasa.xx. Tapacx>: „6y4yxx. y 
irero n.xaKa.xBicfnKH h yx'feniHHi^Bi!" 

H MHHyxBi flBi flyManx. ohx.: KHiiyxB .xh ero na pacxHH[eHBe 
BOJ!KaMx.-CHpoMaxaMx., H.XH HOH^aflHXB BX. HeMx> pBmapcKyio Ji06- 
.xecxB, Koxopyio xpadpBiii j^oji'Men'h yBaacaxB bx. kom'b 6bi to hh 

6bIjX0, — KaK'B BHflHT'B, CKaxexX KX. HeMy Ha KOH-t rO-riOKOHBIXeH- 

Ko: ..B-fefla, axaMaHX., OKpifinjiH .xhxh, npnGBiJia na nofliiory CB-fe- 
Hcaa CHJia!.." He ycnijix. CKasaxt FoaoKOHBiTeHKO, cKanex'B Bob- 
xyseHKo: .,B'fefla, axaMaHx., HOBaa sajiHTx, en^e CHJia!.." He ycnfe'B 
cKaaaxB BoBxysenKO, HHcapeHKO 6t><KHTx. 6if;roMx. yjKe 6e3'B 
KOHa: ^Ffl'fe XBI, 6aTBKy? HntyTt xeoa KOsaKH. Yacx. ydnxx. Ky- 
peHHOH axaMaHX. HeBBiJiBraKiH, SafloposKHiit ySaxx., ^epeBH^ieH- 
Ko yoHXX.; ho cxoaxx. KoaaKH, ne xoxaxx. yjiapaxB, ne yBHfl'bBx. 
Te6H B'B o^h: xoxaxx., xxoobi Bar.xaHjr.xx. tbi na hhxx nepe^x. 
t'jiepxHBiMx. nacoMX.". 

„Ha KOHH, OcTaHT>!" CKa^aJiXi Tapacx. h cn'feniH.xx>. iitoSbi aa- 
cxaxB enje KoaaKOB'B, xto6bi norjia^-fexB euio Ra hhx'b. h tixo6bi 



314 

OHii B'sr.inHj'.in nepejij eiiepTbM") Ha CBOoro aTaiiaiia. Hone eui- 
xajiH OHH euje h3i. .tbov, a ytKh iieiipiaTe.iBsjKaa CH.ia OKpy/KH.-ia 
CO BC'bx'B CTopoHT. .TfecB, H jieacjb ae])eBBnMn Be34'ii itOKaaaJiHCb 
BcaflHHKH ch caSjiHMH H KontHMii. ..OcTanib! OcraOTj' ne noa/ia- 
Banca!" iq.imajii. Tapact, a caMi>, cxBaTHBmii caSjiio Ha-ro-io, 
Haqajix 'iocthtb irepBtix'b iionaBiuHxca na Bcfe 6okh. A na OcTa- 
na yjKe nacKO^HJio B.ipyri. niecrepo; no ite BTi ;i:o6pMH ^lacB, 
BiT/tHo, HaoKOiJjjro: c'i. o^Horo nojxeT'b.ia rojiosa, flpyroii nepB- 
BejDiTyjicfl, OTCTynuBum; yroflHjio koubomx bt, pe6po TpeTbaro; 




-%»r'm, 



leTBepTiiH ou.ii. nooTBajKHMi, yK,ioii!iJica roJOBoii oti. iijyiir. -r 
nonajia b'b KOHCKyio rpyflB ropa-uui nyjia — BS/fBioiiJi'B SiuieiiBtil 
KOHB, rpanyjica o aeMJiio a aaTiaBHa-B hoa'b co6ok) Bca/(HHKa. 
„4o6pe, CBiHKy! 4o6pe, OcTan-B!" KpHHajn, TapacB: „BO'n, a cjit 
Tioira 3a T06010". A caM'B Bce oxoHBajioa oxt HacTynaBiuHxi.. 
Py6HTca H SBGTca TapacB, CLinjEeT't. rocTHHifBi TOMy n .npyroiry 
Ha ro/iOBy, a caMT. r.ira/iHT-L see Biiepc/Ti, na OsTarfa, 11 bhjhtx, 



UTO yjiie uHOBfj (.•xBaTE.'ioc!> Ob OuTuuoM'ii jsia-io iie BOcbMepo pa- 
30M'i. ..OcTaiiijl OcTarn;.! iie no;!:,:iaBaiJCfi!" Ho yjki. ojioa'^BamTb 
OcTana; yace o/jmii. naKiiiiyji'B esiy iia meio apKaii'i, yjKe bs- 
HcyTt, yjKe oepvTi. OcTana. ,/3x'b,. OcTajii), OcTairi!" Kpn^aat 
Tapact, npo6;iBaacB ki. neMy, py6H wh KaiiycTy BCTplji^iHHxi. h 
iionepegHBixx. „9xi>, OcTani., OcTani,!.." Ho K&ii'h TaacejiMMi. 
KaMHeMi> xBaTHJio ero caMoro bi. tv ;«e MUHj^Ty. Bee saKpyjKH- 
aocR H nepeBepH3rjiocB bi> rjiasax't ero. Ha MHrt CMiinaHHO 
fBepKHyjiH npe^i. wkmi, rojiOBi.i, kohbh, iibimt,, OJiecKH orna, cyita: 
ct flpeaecHBiMH jihctbhmh, Me.T:BKHyRniie esiy b'b caMtia onu. li 
rpoxHyjica OHt, Kairt noflpyd.ieHHBifi ^lyoij, na seMaro. H TyMaH'B 
noKpBiJ'B ero o^ih. 



X. 

,,i[o.3ro SKG 51 cTia,7'i>!" cKaaa.rb Tapact, OTitiyBuiHCB. Kairi iio- 
cji'h TpvflHaro xivie/iBHoro chh, h crapaacB pacnosiiaTB oEpyaiaB- 
iuie ero iipesjieTBi. CTpaiiiHaa cjiafiocxB o^jcu'IsBajia ero ^jieHBi. 
E;iBa MSTaaiicB iipefl-B hhjitj CT-hnti h yr.TiBi HeaiiaKOMOH CBifjT- 
.liiBfH. HaKonen'B, BajiiTii.i'B OHt, ^ito npe.it hhmi. cH/^i.ii'B Tob- 
Kaq73 H, Kasa.iocb, iipHc.njrmiiBaaca ko BcaKOJiy ero T^uxnam. 

„Jla.", iio/fyiiaJi'B npo ce6a ToBKaTB: ..yacnyji-B 6u tbi, mo- 
KceT'B-OHTB, H HaBiKu!" Ho HHiero He osasa.t'B, norposu'iB nanB- 
i:teM'B H flan'B shslkt, MO.uaaTB. 

„Jl& cicaiKn K-ce MH'fe, r^i a TeiiepB?" cnpoeji.iiT, onaxB Tapach, 
iiaiiparaa jwh a CTapaaci. npiiiiOAiiiHTB SHBiiiee. 

„Mojiqjii-:«'B!" npuKpHKHyjii) cypoBO Ha Horo TOBapHnii.: „^ero 
TeSi en^e xo^exca snaTB? Pa3B-]i th ne bh^ihiub. ^ito bocb h3- 
py6aeHTj? Vm-b ^b-Jj iiefl'l5:iK, kspcx. itbi cb to6oto cmnewb, ne ne- 
peBOfla ,iyxy. u kskx. tbi btb ropa^Kh ii acapy Hecemr.. h ropo^HiiiB 
qenyxy. Bott, na nepBBiS past aacayji'B noKoiiHo. Mo.ttih-jk'b, 
ecjrH He xo^emB nanecTH eajrB ce6i 6'fejy". 

Ho TapacT-. bob oxapajiea ii CHJiHaca co6paTB cboh mbicjih n 
iipHnojiHHTB 6hiBme&. ..^a, s-feflB, mghh hcb exBaxioii ii OKpy/KH- 
.'IK 6bi.tio coBcisiij .'laxH? Mnij-arr. na obijio ■[iiKUKofi bo3mohcho- 

CTH BBlSHTBCa H3'b TOjXnBI'?" 

,MojiqH-JK'L, roBopax'B xeoi, yopToea /rhxHHa! " BCKpnia.'itToB- 
Kaix. cep/iHTO, icaKi, nauBKa, BbiBefleHHaa h3'b TepninBa, Kpa- 
'-mx'B HeyroMOHiiOMy uoBicfe-pedeHKy. ,.^Ixo rio,iB3iJ snaxt xeS-J;, 
KaKX. BBi6pa.xca? 4oBoaBHO xoro, ixo Btiopa.xca. HanuiiicB jiio^h, 
KOTopBie Te6s ne BBi/tajiH, — nj, h oyaex^ cb xe6al HaMX, eiEfeHe 
Aiaao Hoaeft cKaKaxb Bjrhcxi! Tm ^lyMaeiiiB, axo iiomejix. 3a iipo- 
fxoro K03aKa'? HIsT'fc, tboio roJiOBy oi^iHH.xa: bx. 4Brb xBioaiH aep- 

JiOHHblXX.''. 

„A Ocxau'B? Bcrcpiiqa.TB B^pyr't Tapacx., iioHaxyacH.xcH npn 
jio,tHaTBca H B,ipyrx> bcitoi.ihh.x'b, KaKX. Ocxana cxBaTH.xH h cbk- 
sajiH BT, raasaxx. ero, ti axo ohx. xenepB yace bx, .xamoKHXi, py 
Kax'B H o1hh.xo rope cxapyio roTOsy. GapBa.-n. u c^iap^iy.TB oa'-B 



316 

BC'Jj nepeiifl3KH pairt CBonx'i.; SpocHJi'h nxt ^ajieKO iipo'it, xo- 
T'fijii. rpoMKO ^To-TO CKasETb — H BiiicTO Toro HOHecb genyxy: JKapt 

H Spefl-B BHOBb OBJiaflijIII HMt, H nOHeCJIHCI. fieSTb TOJIKy H CBaSH 

deayMHBia piiii. A Mem/iy t^jm-b B-fepHtiS TosapHmi. ctohjii. npefl-i, 
HHM'B, 6paHaci. II pasctinafl Qeaij c^eTy JKecTOKia yKopHTejiBHBia 
eaoBa h ynpeKH. HaKoneii'B, cxBaTHa-B oh^ ero 3a Horn h pyKH, 
cne.TieHajiTj KaK-B peSenKa, nonpaBH.TB Boi nepeBssKH, yBepHyjiT. 

ero BX BOJIOBBK) KOJKy, VBHaaJITE. BTE. Jlj6RBi H, npHKpillHBmH Be- 

peBKaMii Kt cifl.Tiy, iiOM'-iajtca bhobb cb hhm'b Bt v^opory. 

„XoTB HejKHBoro, 4a /(OBesy Te6a! He nonyniy, 'ito6bi Jiaxii 
liorjiyMiiJiHCB iia^'B tbogh K03ai;KOio nopofloio, na KycKH psajiH 
6bi TBoe T'tjio, fla 6pocajiH ero bt, bohj. IlycTB ace, xotb h 6y- 
;[eT'B opeaTj BucMBiKaTB h3'b TBoero aoa oun, fla nycTB ace CTe- 
iiOBOH iiaru'B opojit, a He :i,?;tiiCKm, ne tot'b, ^to npHneTaex'B 1131. 
iiC'iBCKOH seM.iii. Xotb neacHBoro, a ^osesy Te6a 40 YKpaftHBi". 

TaK'B roBopii.fi'B B'JfepiiBiii TOBapnnj'B. CKaKa^TB 6631, 0T4wxa 
4HH H HO'iH H npHBOS'B cro dss^iyBCTBeHHaro Bi canyio 3aiio- 
poiKCKyio CiiiB. Taiii npHHajica oh'b jii^iHTB ero HeyTOMHMO 
TpaBaMH H csia^HBaHBaMH; iiameji^ KaKj'io-TO 3HaH)iiiyio SKUfiOB- 
Ky, KOTopaa JiicarcB iionjia ero pasHbiMH cna^ofiBaMH, h, naKO- 
Hei^'B, Tapacy cxaao jiyime. JliKapcTBO jih, hjih cbos acejiisnaa ciijia 
B3ajia BepxTa, tojibko ohx yepes'B nojiTopa Jiiwma CTaji-B na hoi'h; 
paHBi saacHaH, h tojibko 04H11 caoeaBiiBie py6iiBi flaBaan 3naTB, 
KaKi) iviySoKO Kor^a-TO 6bi.t'b panen-B CTapBiii KOsaKi.. O/fnaKO 
ace, samiTHO CTa.TB oh'b nacMypeHx h neqajienrb. Tpn TaacejiBia 

MOpIljHHBI HaCVHyjIHCB HE !106'h BrO H yHCB doJTBme HHKOrfla He 

cxoflHjtHC'B Hero. Orjaiiyjica oh-b TeHejiB BOKpyr'B ce6a: see hoboc 
Ha Ciyji, Bct nepcMepjiH CTaptie TOBapniiiH. Hii OflHoro hs'b Tix'i,. 
KOTopBie CToajiH 3a npaBoe jX'^jio, 3a sipy h SpaTCTBO. H Tf.. 
KOToptie OTHpaBHaHCB C'B KomeBBiMi) BT, yroH'B 3a TaTapajiH, a 
T-fex'B yjKe He 6bijio ^aBHo: Bch hojiohchjih roaOBBi, bc4 crH6aH, 
KTO nojroacHB'B na caMOMt 6010 qecTnyio tojiobv, kto ot'b 6e3- 
B04BH H 6e3XJi'66Ba, cpe^n kpbimckhx'b coaoH^iaKOB'B; kto b'b iiJii- 
uy npona.TB, ne BBinecniH no3opa; h caMoro npeajnaro KOine- 
Boro yjKe ^asHO ne 6bijio he CB'tTi, h HHKoro h3'b CTaptix-B to- 
BapHHieit, H j'ate ^asno nopocjia TpaBOio Kor^a-TO KHH-faBmaa ko- 
saijKaa CHJia. Cjibiniaji'B oh'b tojibko, ^ito dBiJi'B nnp'B cHJiBRLiii, 
myMHBiii mip-B: Bca nepeSnTa B^peSesrH nocyfla; Hiirfli ne ocxa- 
jiocB BHHa HH KanjiM, pacxHTHJiH rocTH H cjiyrH Bci floporie 
KyQKH H cocyflBi — H CMyTHBiH CTOHT'B xosAHH-B flOMa, ;(yMaa; 
..jiy^me-doi h ne 6bijio Toro nnpa". HanpacHO CTapajiHCb sanaTB 
ji pasBecejiHTB Tapaca; HanpacHO dopojaTBie, cfe^Bie 6aii4ypH- 
cTBi, iipoxo^a HO 4Ba h no xpa, pascjiaBJiajiH ero KOsaiiKie no4- 
BHrH — cypoBO H paBHOflyniHO rjiafliji'B OH'B.na see, h na iieno- 
/iBHacHOM-B JiHi;'ii ero BBiCTynaJia neyracHMaa ropecTB, h thxo, tto- 
HypHB'B rojiOBy, roBopHJiTb oh'b: „Cbih'b moh! Ocxan-B moh!" 

SanopoacmJ oo6HpajiHCB na MopCKvio '!)Kcne4Hniio. J\t^'bcTM 
qejiHOB'i, cnymeHEi 61.1.1H b'b Jla'hvp-h. h Mn.iaa Asia Bii^-feaa 



317 

HX1., Cb 6pHTbiMH roaoBaMH II fljiHHHBiMH ^lySaMH, npe;[aBaB- 
mHMH iie^y h oriiio iiB-feTyniie 6epera ea; BH^cfejiH qajiMBi cbo- 
Hxt MaroMeTaHCKHXt o6HTaTejieH pacKH^aHHHMH, hotioSho ea 

deS^HCJieHHBIMI. IJEiTaMI), Ha CMOqeHHtlX'B KpOBbK) nOJIHXTb H 

njiasaBinHMH y SeperOBi,. Ona BHflijia ne Majio sana^KaHHtixt 
flerTeMt sanopoaccKHXt maposap'b, MycKyjiHCTBixi, pyK'B ci. ^lep- 
HBiMH HaraHKaMH. 3anopoHcqBi nepe'fejra h nepe.'ioMa.iH secB bh- 
Horpa/t-B; Bt Me^eTaxi. ocTasHJiH ijijiBia Ky^H HaB03y; nepciifl- 
cKifl floporifl inajiH ynoTpedaann bm'Jjioto o^iKypoB'i. h onoHCbi- 
HHJiH HMH aanaqiiaHHBiH cbhtkh. /toJiro eme nocai HaxoflHim b'b 
T'fex'B M'hcrax'B sanopoaccKia liopoTeHBHia siojibkh. Ohh Bece.Tio 
uaBuai Hasafl'B; 3a hhmh I'Ha.nca flecaTHnyme^HBifi; TypeifKifi 
KopaO.Tib H sajinoMTb h3'b Bcfex^ opyflifi; cbohxt. pa3orHaji'B, KaKt 
uTHipB, yxjiBie Hx-B qe.nHBi. TpeTBa qacTB ax's noTonyjia Bt Mop- 
CKHXTE. rayfiHHax'B; ho ocTa.nBHBie CHOBa codpanncB BMicT'fe 11 
iipii6Bijm K'h ycTBK) Ttninpa ch flB'^na^itaTBio 6o^ieHKaMH, Ha6H- 
TBiMH ijexHHaMH. Ho Bce STo yjKe He sanHMajio Tapaca. Oh'b 
yxo^HJi'B B'B ayra h CTenn, oy^To 6bi sa oxotoio, ho 3apafl'B ero 
ocraBajica nesBiCTp'fejiaHHBiM'B. H, hojiojkhb'b pyacBe, iiojihbih tockh, 
caTiHJica OH'B Ha MopcKOH deper-B. ^ojito cHfli.u'B oh'b TaM'B, no- 
HypHB-B ronoBy h Bce roBopa: „OcTan'B Moit! OcTan^B moh!" Ile- 
pefl'B HHM-B cBepKano H pascTHJiajiocB ^epHoe Mope; b-b /[ajiBHeM-B 
'I'pocTHHK'fe KpH^aJia ^laHKa; 6'hjrBiH ycB ero cepe6pHJica, h cneaa 
Kanazia o^na sa flpyroio. 

H He BLiflepKajr'B, HaKoneit'B, TapacB: „Hto 6bi hh 6bijio, nOH^y 

paSBi^aTB, MTO OHt: aCHB'B JIH OHt? B'B MOrH.Tfe? HJIH yjKe H B'B 

caMOH MorHJi-fe H'ijT'B ero? Pa3B'feflaio, bo tito 6bi hh cTano!" H 
tiepe3'B He^'fejiK) yace o^yTHJica oh'b b-b ropo;;'fe YMaHH, Boopy- 
/KeHHBm, Ha koh'j^, cb kohbcm'b, ca6.T;eH, flopoacHOH 6aK.iiaroii y 
cfefljia, iioxo^HBiM'B ropniKOM-B CB cajiaMaTOH, nopoxoBBiMH nai- 
ponaMH, jiomaflHHBiME nyTaMH h npo^HM'B CHapa/ioM'B. Oh'b npaMO 
iio/rB'fexa.Ti'B ifB He^HCTOMy, sana^KaHHOMy flOMHiHK'fe, y i;oToparo 
iiedoaBuiia okohikh e^Ba 6bijih bh4hbi, saKon^enHBia HensB'fec'rHO 
m'Em'b; 'rpy6a 3aTKHyTa 6Bijia 'rpanKOio, h flBipanaa icpBiraa sea 
6Bma noKpBiTa Bopo6BaMH. Kyya seaKaro copy Jieacaaa npefl'B 
caMBiMH flBepBMH. Hs'B OKiia BBiraa^BiBa.ia ro-iosa iKH/fOBKH bb 

MenH't CB HOTeMH'fcBHIHMH JKCM^yraMH. 

„My5K'B flOMa?" CKasa.TB ByjiBSa, cn'li3aa CB Kona h npHBasHBaa 
iiOB04'B K'B ace.7i'fe3HOMj' Kpio^iKy, SBiBmeiiy y casiBix'B flBepeS. 

„4oMa", cKa3ajia JKH^oBKa h nocn'traHna tot'b ace ^acB bbihth 
CB iimeHHHeH B'B Kop'iHK'ifs 4.11a KOHa H cronoH HHBa fljia pBmapa. 

„Tji1i ace TBoii acHfl;'B?" 

..OH'B B'B flpyroit CB'hTJiHH'fe, MOHHTca", nporoBopHJxa acHflOBKa, 
BviauaacB h noaie.TraB'B 3flopoBBa b-b to BpeMa, Kor^a ByabSa 
iioflHecB K'B ry6aM'B crony. 

..OcTaBaHca 34'icB, naKopMH h Hanoil Moero koha, a a noM/iy, 

IIOrOBOpiO CB HHM'B 0/fHH'B. Y MBHa flO HOrO fl'fejIO". 

9tot'l jkh/1'b fiBi.i-B nsB-hcTHBiS Shkcib. Oh'b yace oiyriMca 



318 

rvTh apeH,'[a'roj)osn. n KOp4Maj,)HM'.b; !ipii6pa.i7> noHeiiHory aahx'h 
OKpyjKHLix'L iiaHOB'i. ix mJiHXTH^ieH Bt ccoH pyKH, BBicocaji'i. no- 
HeMHory hotth Bcfe flentrH h chjbho 03HaqH:jii> CBoe acHflOECKoe 
npHcyTCTBle b-b Tofi CTpan-fe. Ha pascToamH xpext mh.ib bo Bcb 
CTopoHBi He ocTaBaaocB HH oflHOH hsQbi b-b nopaflKi: Bce sajiH- 

.lOCB H flpHX.TT'fejIO, BCe IIOpacnHBaaOCB, H OCXajiaCB S-bflHOCTB, 

;ia jioxmotbh; khk-b nocjii noa^apa hjih ^lyMBi BBiBixpHJicfl BecB 
KpaH. II ecjinSBi 4ecHTB JiiT-B eiye hojkhji'b xaM'B 5lRKejiB, to 

OH'B, BipoaXHO, BBTB'fexpHJI'B 6m H BCe BOeBO/tCTBO. 

Tajjac'B Bomejn> b-b CBixjtHity. }KH/f'B MCmacfl, HaKpBiBuiHCL 

(•BOHM'B, flOBOJIBHO Sana^EaUHBIMt, CaBaHOI.I'B, H o6opOTHJICiI, qxo6Bi 

B-B noCvThflniH pa3'B n.TiK)HyxB, no o6BraaK) cBoeS B-fepBi, KaKX 
B^xpyroj rjiasa ero bctpIjtimh CToaBinaro nasaflH ByjiBdy. TaKi:. 
11 SpocHJiHCB KHflj^ npoKje Bcero bx, rjiasa flB-fe thch^h nepBOH- 
nBixx>, EoxopBie Sbijih oSimaHBi 3a ero ronoBy; ho oh'b noexti- 

71H.XCH CEOeii KOpBICXH H CHJIHJICa UOflaBHTB BX. ceSIi B-bTIHyiO 

atBicjiB sojioxi, KOTopaa, Ka.K'h qepBB, oSsHBaexx. fijuij aciifla. 
„C.xymaH, Shkcxb!" CKa3ajix> Tapacx. acH^y, KOxopBiS Haqaa-i. 
iiepeflTb HiiMX. KJiaHaxBca 11 aanepx, ocxopoKHO flBepB, Tro6Bi hxx 
He BTi/iijiH. ,,3 cnac'B xboio jkhshb — xe6a 6bi pasopBa.xn, KaK'B 
coSaKy, sanopoacuBT — xenepB xBoa o^epe^B, xenepB c^iijiaii Mirt 
ycnyry!" 

JlJlIXO aCHfla H-feCKO.XBKO UOMOpntHJIOCB. 

„KaKyio ycjxyry? Ec.xh xanaa jcjijni, ^to MoacHO cflli.xaTB, 
TO fl.xa tiero ne c^'fejiaxB?" 

„He roBopH HH^ero. BesH Meafl bx. BapraaBV". 

„Bi> BapmaBy? KaK'B, bx. Bapraasy'?" OKasajix. flnKejih. BpoBH 
II iiJiO'iH ero noflHajiHCB BBepxx. oxx. Hsj^MJieHia. 

„He roBopH mhIs nnqero. Be3n Mens bx> Bapmasy. ^xo 6b! 
HH 6bijio, a a xoqy euje pa3x. . yBHfli&xB ero, CKasaxB eMy xotb 

OviHO CJIOBO". 

„EoMy cKasaxB cjiobo?" 

„EMy, Ociany, CBiny MoeMy". 

..Pa3B'B nanx. ne c.xBimaji'B, hto y>Ke..." 

„3HaK), 3naio Bee: sa moio ro.xosy flaiorx ,fiB'ii Tticaqii lep- 
p.OHHBixx.. oHaiox'B MB OHH, flypHH, w^Bj eM H. xeS'h naxB tbi- 
caix. /(aMrB. Boxx:. xeSi flsi tbichih ceii^fa'cB (Byjibfia BBiCBina.T!, 
ii3'B KOiKanaro rajiana j^si, tbich'ih qepsoHHBix'B), a ocxaaBKBia — 
KaK'B Bopo^iycB". 

jKnji'h TOxqac'B 'cxBaTH.xx> nojioxeHije Ji HaKptui'B hm'b ^lep- 

^OHUBI. 

,,Ah", cjiaBHaa Monexa! Aii, ?io6paa MOHexal" roBopHJix> ohxi, 
Bepxfl 0411HX. qepBOHei^x. bX) pynaxx. h iipoSya na 3y6axx.. „fl 
flyMaro, tox'b ^ejiOB'iKx., y Koxojiaro naHx> o6o6pa.xrB xarae xo- 
pomie qepBOHTiBi, h ^acy ne nposcH.xx. na CBiTiB: uoraenx. xoxx. 
:«e qacx. b-b piKV. fla h yxonyjix. xaMX. nocTfe xaraixx. cxawnBixa. 
qepBOHueBx.''. 

„H 6bi ue upocii.'rB xeoa. H 6bi eaiix., MoaceTX)-6BiTL, name.-i'B 



319 

40pory B1. BapniaBy; ho MeHH MoryTT. KaK-B-HHSvyiB v^HaTB ii 
BaxBaxnTb npoK.iHTBie .hhxh; h6o a ne vopasji'h Ha BtiiiyMKU. A 
BM, HvHjiH, Ha TO yjKe II cosflaHBi. Bbi xotb ^opra npose^eTe; 
BM 3HaeTe Bci mTyicn: box's ^.tih ^lero a npHiiie.Ti. ki. Te6'fe! Jla 
n B^E Bapmas'li a 6bi caji'B codoio HHi^ero ne nojiyqiijTB. CeSnacB 
sanparaM Bo^Ti h: BesH Mena!" 

„A nanii ^j'MaeT't, ^xo xaK^B ripaMO Baaax. KOOBi.iy, sanijHr'i., 
ija h: „9h, ny, nome.xx., CHBKa!" ^yMaext nam., ^ixo mojkho xaK'b, 
KaKx> ecTB, He cnpaxaBiuH, BesTii nana?" 

„Hy. xaKT, npa'iB, npa^iB, KaKt JHaeinB; bx> nopo>KiMO«) oqiikj'. 

■'ITO .XH?" 

,.Ah, aii! A iiaH'B ^yiiaeTx,, pa^B-I; mojkho cnpaxaxB ero bx. 
6oiKy? ITanxj jjassii ue sitaexx,, qxo BcaKiii no,T:yMaexx>, ^ix'o b'b 
6o^K'fe ropi.xKa?" 

„Hy, xaKX. h nycxB ^vMaexx., ^ito ropijiKa". 

..KaKX.? IlycTB ayMaerx,, ixo rop'kxKa?" CKasaji'B jkh^tb h cxsa- 
THjix> ce5a od-fenMH pyKaMH sa neftcHKH h hotomx. no/fHajiTb KBepxj^ 
ofii pyKH. 

„Hy, ^To 5Ke TBI xaK'B OTopoirkxx.?" 

„A nanx, pasBi iie SHaexx., ^ito Eor'B hr to co3/[a;iXj ropi.xKy, 
'iTOOBi ee BcaKin npoSoBajix.? TaMX. Bce jxaKOMKii, .uacyHBi: m.7iax- 
thix. 6yfleTx. 6i}HcaTB Bepcxx. hhtb sa ocxkoh, npo^o.xdHT'B KaK'B 
pasx. flBipo^Ky, TOTiiacx. yBiQiiTt, qxo ne xe^ieTX. h CKajK.eTx>: 
„JKHflx. He noBeaeTx, nopoacHioio So^Ky; B-Jspno, tj^tx. ecTb tto- 
HHoyflB! CxBaxHTB acH^a, CBasaxB acH^a, OTodpaxB Bci fleHBra y 
acHfla, noca^HTB bx. TiopBMy jKHfla!" IIoTOMy ^to Bce, ^to hh 
ecTB Heflo6paro, Bce Ba.xHTca na acHfla; noxoMy ^ito JKH^a BcaKiii 
iipHHHMaeTx. 3a co6aKy; noTOMy ^ito ^yiiaiOTXj, yjKx. h iie le-no- 

BiKX., KOHH JKH^IX.'" 

„Hy, xaKX, no.xoacH Mena b'b bos^b cb pBi6oio!" 
„He MOJKHO, nanx.; el Eorj^ He mojkho. Ho bcoh Ilo.ibuii 
.TiiOflH rojiOflHBi xenepB, KaKx. co6aKH: h pBioy pacKpaflyT'B, n 
nana naiifynaiOTx.". 

,.TaKx. Besi'i Mena ?:oTB.Ha ^lopTi, to.xbko Besii!" 
..CjiymaH, cjiymaS, nanx.!" CKasajix. hih^x., nocyHyBuiH o6mjiara 
pyKaBOBX. CBOHXX. H noflxofla kx. nejiy ex. pacTonBipeHiiBiMH py- 
KaMH. „BoTx. 1T0 MM cfl'LxaeMx.. TenepB CTpoaTx. Bes^i Kp'fenocTii 
H saMKH; Hst HiMexqEHBi npiixajXH c|)paHyy3CKie HHacenepBi, a 
HOTOMy no floporaMx. BesyTx. mhofo KHpnH^a h KaMHeii. nam. 
nycTb jiajKCTx. Ha ^^ni Boaa, a nepx'B a aaKJia^y khphh^gmx.. 
riaHX. SflopoBBiH H KpinmH ex. BHjy, H HOTOMy eMy HHiero, kojih 
oyfleTX. TaaceaeHBKO; a a cflijiaio bx. Bosy cnnay TiBipoiKy, tito6bi 
KopMHTB nana". 

„Jlijia.&, KaK'B xo^enib, tojibko sesii!" 

H 'lepesx. qacB bosx. ex. khphh^omx. BBiixaiix. h3x> YMaHH, 
sanpaaceHHtiH bx. ^cb^ KJia^H. Ha oflHOH hsx. hhxx. CHfli^ix. bbi- 
coKiH 5lHKe.7ib, H ^.xHHHBie, KypqaBBie neScHKH ero pasB-bBajiHOB 
i'i3'B-no,TB JKH/iOBCKaro a.xoMKa no jfisp'fc xoro. KaKX, ohx. no/tnpbi- 



520 

tHBajiT. Ha Jioraa4H, hjirhhu \ KaKi. Bepoxa, aocTaBJienHaa na 
/Toport. 

XL 

B'h TO BpeMH. Kor4a npoHCXo/jHJio onncwBaeMoe cootme, na 
iiorpaHHTrHMXT. M-bcTaxi. ne 6HJro enje HHKaKHX'B TaMOHcenHHixTi 
qHHOBHHKOBt H odi.'fesflqHKOB'b, 9T0H CTpamHOH rpoSBi npe^- 
rrpiHMTiHBi.ixt jiiofleH, h noTOMy bchkIh Mort sesTH, ito emy 
B34yMajiocB, Ecan ace kto h npoH3B04HmE. oShck'b HpesHsoBKy, 
TO flinajTb 3T0 6ojiBmeK) lacTBio ffjia CBoero co6cTBeHHaro yjo- 
bojibctbIh, oco6jihbo ec.TiH na B03y naxoTiHjiiicB 3aMaHg.HBBie ajih 
rjiast npe^MGTBi h ecjiHerocoScTBeHHajipyKa iiMijia nopHfloiiHBiH 
liic'b H TaacecTB. Ho Knpnn^'B ne Haxo/tiiJi'B oxothiikobT) h B'B'fe^ 
xaji'B 6e3npenflTCTBeHH0 bT) rjiaBHBia ropo^CKis BopoTa. ByjiBSa. 

B-B OBOefi T-bcHOH KJI'JJTK'i, MOr-B TOJIBKO CJIfcimaTB mjM-h, KpHKir 

B03HHij7> H 6oJiBnie HHqero. 5lHKejiB, noflnpBirHBaa na CBoean, 
KOpoTKOM'B, 3anagp;aHH0M'B hbijibio pBicaK'fe.noBopoTHJi'B.Cfl'ijEaBnni 
nicKOJiBKO KpyroB'L, b'b TeMHyio yseHBKyio jaimj, HOCHBrayro 
}ta3BaHie FpasHofi h BM-fecTi JKHflOBCKoii, noTOMy tito SflibcT, 
/fbficTBHTeiiBHO Haxo^HaHCB 3KH4BI Ho^TH CO Bcefi BapmaBBi. 9Ta 
yjiMJia Tipe3BMTraH:Ho noxoflnna na BBiBopoi^ieHHyio BHyTpeHHOCTi. 
saflHaro flBopa. CojiHBfe, KasajiocB, ne saxoflHJio cio^a bobcg. Co- 
sepraeHHO noqepniBmie ^epeBannBie 40Ma, co MHoacecTBOMi. 
iipoTaHyTBix'BHS'B OKOH'B jKepfleH, yBeflHqHBajiH enje Sojiie MpaK-B. 
HspiflKa KpacHi.iia MesK^y hhmh KHpnHTiHaa cT^iHa, ho h Ta ysKe 
BO "MHorHX-B M'fecTax'B npeBpaiq:ajiacB coBepmeHHO b-b qepnyio. 
Hnor^a tojibko Bsepxy omTyKaTypenHBin KycoKT. CT-fenBi, o6xBa- 
^leHHBiit cojtHiieM'B, gjiHCTajTB HecTepnHMOK) fljia r.nas'B d-bjiHSHoro. 
Tyr'B Bce cocToano h3'b chhbhbix'b p'63KOCTeH: Tpjr6Bi, TpanKii, 
inenyxa, BBidpomeiiHBie pasSnTBie ^laHBi. BcaKift, ^ito tojibko Sbi.io 
y Hero neroflHaro, mBBipaji'B na yjiHi^y, ^ocTaBJiaa npoxojKHMT. 

B03M0}KHBia yfloSCTBa HHTaTB ECi nyBCTBa CBOH 3T0K) TipaHBH). 

CH^amitt Ha kohIj Bca/iHiiK'B gyTB-^yTB He flocTasajiT. pyKoro 
HtepflBH, npoTBHyTBix-B qepesT. yjiHiiy hs-b OflHoro 40Ma bt> 4py- 
roH, Ha KOTopBixT. BHcfeaH HCHflOBCKie ^lyjiKH, KopoTGHBKie nan- 
TanoHiiBi H KOHieHBiH rycB. Hnor/ta ^obojibho CMasjiHBeHBKoe 
jiHgHKO espeHKH, ySpaHHoe noTeMH-feBniHMH 6ycaMH, BBiraaflBi- 
Bajio HS'B BBTxaro OKomKa. Ky^a acHTfOHKOBx, sanaqKanHMXT., 
oSopBaHHBixi., CTi KypiiaBBiMH BOJiocaMH, KpH^ajia H BajianacB bt> 
rpasH. PbihcIh schj'b cb BecHyniKaiiH no BceMy JiHify, Tj-hjiaBraHMTt 
ero noxosKHM-B na BopoSBHHoe aSi^o, BBtraaHyjn. h3'b oKHa;TOT- 
'lacB saroBopHJiT. cb HHKejreMT. na cboomt. Tapa6apcK0H'B nap'fe- 

mn. H flHKeJIB TOT^iaCB B'B'fexajI'B b'b O^HHt flBOpTi. Ho yjiHH-fe 

uieji-B TipyroH jkh^-b, ocTaHOBHJica, BCTynnni. Toace btj pasrosop't, 
H Korfla 'ByjiB6a BHKapaSKajica, HaKonenT,, h3'b-uo4'b KHprnraa, 

OH'ByBHfl'fejI'B Tpex^ JKHflOBT., rOBOpHBHIHX'B CB SO-TBrnHMT. HCapOMT.. 

nHKejiB o6paTH.Tca icb nejiy rr CKasa.Ti,, 'ito bcb 6y4eT7j 04+.- 



321 
.laHO, 1T0 oro Ocxani, cnnnri, Bt ropoTjCKOH TeMHHaij, h xoth 
TpyAHo yroBopm-b CTpan^efi, no, o^naKoaci., oht. Hafl-feexcH ko- 
CTasHTB eMy CBH/ianie. 

Bj^jibSa Bomcji'B a, xpeMH acn^aMH b-b KOMHaTJ^ 
3K.h;ibi iiaiaJiH onKTb tobophtb jieac/iy co6oio na CBObi,ii, He- 
iioiiHTHOM'B jisbikIj. TapacT, iiorjiH/iBiBajn, na Kaac/iaro hs-bkhxi.. 
Ito-to, KasajiocB, chjibho noTpncio ero: na rpySoMi, h pasHO- 
TiyuiHOK'B jiHij-fe ero Bcribixny.io KaKoe-TO coKpyniHTejiBHoe iraaMH 
Ha/ieac4Bi,— HafleacflM toh, Koxopaa nociujaeT-B iinor/ia yejioB-bi-a 
Bi, nocji*4HeMT. rpa;iycii OT'ianHia; crapoe cep/me ero Hana.no 

CH.TbHO 6hTBC5T. KaK'F. Sy^^TO y lOHOIUH. 



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..C.iyuiaHTe, /Kh^bi!" CKaaa.n7> oh'b. it b'b c.^osaxT. ero 5M.no 

'ITO-TO BOCTOp/KCHIIOe. „Bl>l BCe Ha CB'ljT'li MOMCeTe Cfl-fejiaTB, BBI- 

KonaeTe xotb h3t> flna MopcKoro, h nocjiOBHiia ;iaBHo yace roBo- 
pHTT,, mo JKJiai, caMoro ccSh yKpa/jei'B, Kor^a tojibko saxo^iexT. 
y.KpacTb. OcBo6o,THTe Mni Moero OcTana! Jla&re cjiynaH ySimaxB 

CMV 0T1> flBilBO.TbCKHX'B pyK'b. BOT-B H 9T0My ^OJIOBiKy oS'felliaJI'b 

.IB'BHafliiaTb Tbicsiyb qepBonHBixi), — a npHSaBJiflio enfe ^B-fena/maTb. 
Bc-b, KaKie y mchh cctb, ^oporie Ky6KH h saKonannoe b-b seujii. 
;30JioTO, xaTy h noc.Tfeflnioio OvieHc/iy npoflaM'b h saKJiroiy ct 

BaMII KOHTpaKT-B Ha BCIO aCH3IIb, CB T'feM'B, ^TO 6bl BCe, ^TO HH 

4o6yfly Ha BOHH'fe, j^-fe.nHTb cb saMH nonoJiaM'b". 

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322 

„0, lie MOJKHO, jiiodesiiMH iiaiii,! ne mo}kho!" cKasa-i'ij co b3,io- 

XOMt ilHKe.lb. 

„H'feT'33, He MOHCHo!" CKasa.n'B ,qpyroH iKiiffh. 

Bc'fe TpH acHfla B3r;iHHyjiH o/ihh'b na /tpyroro. 

„A nonpo6oB^Tb", CKaaaat TpeTiii, 6osi3miBO iiorjiHflBiBaH na 
flByx'B /EpyriixT.: „jio»:eTi>-6i>iTb, Eori. ^acTt". 

Bci Tpii JKHfla saroBopHJiH no-ii-feMerfKii. Byjib6a, KaK'b iiii 
HaocTpHJit CBOH cjiyxTi, HHTiero lie Mor^B OTra/taxb; oh'b c.ibi- 
inajii. TOJibKo nacTo ' npoii3HOCHMoe chobo „MapflOxaH", u 6ojih- 
me Hjraero. 

„C.T.juia&, uant!" CKa3aji'b HHKejib: ..hvhcho iiocoB-feTOBaTbCH 
CT. TaKHMt qe.iOB'bKOM'b, KaKoro eiije HHKor^a ne 6bM0 na CB'iT'fe. 
y, y! TO TaKoS My^pHH, KaKTi CojiOMOini, ii Kor^a owh HH^iero 
jie cfl'fejiaex'b, to yacb hhkto na CBirfe ne cfli.TaeT'b. CiiflH tj^ti.; 
BOTi K.Tio^T,, ii He BHycKaH HiiKoro!" JKiiflbi Bbim.Tii na yarniy. 

Tapacb sanept ^sepb ii CMOTpi.i'b bt. jia.ieHbKoe OKome^KO 
na 9T0T'b rpasHbiH skh^obckih npocneKTT.. Tpn a-CHyja ocTanoBH- 
jiHCb nocpeflHH'ij yjimibi h CTanii I'OBopHTb ^obojibho asapTHo; 

KT. HHMT. n]3HC0e,q:HHHaCfl CKOpO geTBepTblft, HaKOHeiJ'b, H HHTblH. 

Oh'b c.Tbiina.T'b onaTb noBTopseMoe: ..Mapfloxafi, Mapfloxaii". JKii^bi 
6e3npecTaHHO nocMaTpHBajiH b-b OTtny CTopony y.THixbi; iiaKOHeij'b, 
B-B KOHiti ea HST.-sa OflHoro ^pHHHoro flOJia iiOKasa.TiacB Hora bt. 
jKHaoBCKOMT. 6aniMaK'fe H saMejibKajm c|)ajiflBi nojiyKac|)TaHbK. „A. 
Mapfloxafi! Map/toxaii!'' 3aKpH^iajiH Bct acHflti b-b o^hht. ro.iocb. 
ToujiH JKHflx, nicKOJibKO Kopoqe flnKeJia, ho ropa3/[0 dojiie no- 
KpBiTBiH MopniHHaMH, CT. npeorpoMHOH) BepxHeio rySoK), npHfi.iH- 
3H.icfl KTb HeTepii'lsjiHBOH TOJin'fe, II BC'fe JKHflbi HanepepBiBt cni- 
inH.iH pa3CKa3BiBaTB CMy, npn leji'B Mapfloxaii HicKOJiBKO pasi. 
Hor.iHflBiBaji'B Ha MajienBKoe OKonie^KO, ii TapacB florafltiBajiCK, 
ijTO pi^B HiJia o neiiT.. MapfloxaS passiaxHsajiT. pyKaJii-i, cjijmixji'h. 
iiepeSHBa-HT. p-feiB, yacTO njieBaat na CTopony h, no^BiMaH (Jjaji/iM 
iio^YKa(|)Ta,Hb5i, 3acoBbiBajii> bt> KapMaiiT. pyKy h BBiHHMajii. KaKiH- 
Tc Ho6paKyuiKH, npi-i ^eiiT. rioKa3BiBaJi'B HpecKBepHLie cboh 

IiaHTajIOHbl. HaKOHOH'B, BCi, >KIi;rH nOflHHJIH TaiCOii KpiIKT., ^ITO 

jKiia-B, CToaBiuiH iia CTopoacfc, ^oa.JKeiiT, owjit. ^asaTB SHaicT. kt:, 
MOJitianiio, n Tapacb yace naiajiT. OHacaTbca 3a cboh) 6e3onac- 
HOCTb, HO, BCHOMUHBimi, 1T0 jKHfljBi He MoryTT. HHa^e pa3cy3K;taTb, 
KaKT. na y-Timi, h ^to iix'b HSbiKa caMt fleMOHT. ne nofijieT-B, 

OH'B yCnOKOHJICfl. 

MnnyTBi ^B-h cnycTfl, skhabi BMicT'Ii boih.tii bx ero KOMnaTy. 
Map/ioxafi hphSjihshjich ktj Tapacy, noTpenajnt. ero uo ii.'ie^j'' h 
cKa3ajiT.: ..Kor^a mbi ^a Bor-B saxo^eMT. cfli.TiaTb, to yace Sy^eTT. 

TaK-B, KaKT) HyjKHO". 

Tapac-B norjiflfl'feji'B iia 9Toro ConoMOHa, KaKoro enje ho 6bmo 
Ha CBiT'fe, H ncny^HJiT. H-feKOTopyio Ha^eacfly. /tificTBHTejiBHO, 
BHflT. V "1 Mor'B BHyniHTB HteoTopoc flOB^pie: BepxHHH ry6a y 
Hero 6Bi.aa, npocTO, CTpainHUHnTc: TO.iiijHHa ea, 6e3Ty coMHiiiiH, 
vBejiHiH.iacb OTT) HOCTop^HnHX'b npHiHHT.. B-B Copofli y 9Toro 



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GoaoMoila Obiao tojibt-o nkma.fiixa.'t'h bojiockobI., k to he niBOii 
CTopoHi. Ha Jiinxi y Co.iOMOHa 6bi30 cto.tii.ko anaKOB-B noSoeBrb, 
nojiyqeHHHX'B sa y/iajiBCTBO, ito OHt, 6e3i, coMH-fema, /fasHO no- 

TepavTB C^eT-B HM-B H HPHBBIK'B HX-B C^IHTaTB 3a pOflHMBIH HHTHa. 

Map/foxaS ymeJi'B BM^CTi cb TOBapHnjaMH, HcnojineHKBiMH 
y^HBjieHia k'b ero iiyflpocTH. ByjiBSa ocTaaca o^hhi.. Oh'b Smjitj 
Bt CTpaHHOMT), He6BiBajiOM'B nojiOHcemH: oh-b qyBCTBOBaa'B btj 
nepBBiH pas'B b'b hchshh desnoKoiicTBO. ^ynia ero 6Bijia mi, jihxo- 
paflo^HOM-B cocToaniH. Oh^ ne 6Bia'B tot^b npesKHiH, nenpeKiroH- 
HBiii, HenoKOJie6HMBiH, KpinKifi, KaK-B fly6'B; oh'b 6biji'b Mano^ymeH'B; 
OH'B Sbijit. TenepB caad'B. Oh-b BSflparnBaji'B npn KasK^OM'B mopox'i, 
npH KajKflOH HOBoii JKHflOBCKOH (|)Hryp'i, HOKaaBiBaBineHca B'B 
KOHij'fe yjiimBi. B'B TaKOM'B cocToamH npoStiJi'B oh'b, HaKonei^'B, 
BecB 4eHB; ne -fejTB, ne hHoTB, h rjiasa ero He OTpBiBajiHCB m-i 
Ha qacB OT'B HedoJEBmoro OKoniKa na yjiHi^y. HaKOHenfB, yace 
BBB^epy no34HO noKa3a.ica Mapfloxan ii HHKe.nB. Cep^i^e Tapaca 
saMopjio. 

„Hto? y^aiiHO'?'' cnpocHJi'B oh'b hx'b ch HOTepn'iHieM'B flHKaro 

KOHa. 

Ho npeac/ie enje, neacejiH khabi coSpa-^iHCB cb ^yxoM-B ote'i;- 
ciaTB, TapacB saii'hTHJi'B, ^to y Map^oxaa yace ne 6bijio nocji'fefl- 
Haro JiOKOHa, KOTopBiS, xoTa ^obojibho neonpaTHO, ho bcb ace 
uHjica KOJiBaaMH H3'B-nofl'B ajiOMKa ero. SaM-feTHO 6bijio, ^to oh-b 
xoT'feji'B 1T0-T0 CKasaTB, HO HaroBopii.Ti'B TaKyio flpaHB, qTO TapacB 
HHqero He nonaji'B. 4a h caM-B Shkojib npHRjia/iBiBa-TB oienB qacTO 
pyKy KO pTy, krk'b 6yflT0 6bi CTpa^aifB npocTVfloio. 

„Q, aiooesHBiH Han't!" CKasaaTb HnKe^B: „TenepB coBC'iiM'B ne 
MoacHo! Eh Bory, ne MoacHo! TaKoii nexopomiS napo^'B, ^to ejiy 
naflo Ha caiiyK) rojiofiy nanaeBaTB. Box's h Map^oxaS CKaaceT'B. 
Mapfloxaii 4'feaaji'B TaKoe, KaKoro eme hb flijian'h hh oahh'b qeao- 
B'iK'B Ha CB'iT'is; ho Botii hb saxoT'Jfj.u'B, tito6bi TaKt 6bmo. Tpn 
TBica-qcH BoficKa CToax'B, h saBxpa hx'b Bciix'B 6yflyT'B KasHHTB". 

TapacB rjianyji'B B'B raasa acH^jaM'B, ho yace des'B HBTepn'feHia 
ij TH'hBa. 

. „A BCJiH nan's xo^bt'b BHfl'fe'rbca, to saBxpa HyacHO paHO, TaKT. 
^toSbi eiiie h coaHije ne Bcxoyfaao. ''lacoEBie coraamaiOTca, h 
oflHH'B aeBBHTapB o6-feniaaca. Tojibko nycTB hm'b ne 6jaeT'B na. 
TOM'S CB'feT'h cqacTBa, oit, bbS hep's! "^Ito sto 3a KopsiCTHSiH na- 
pofl's! H Meatfly naiiH TaKHXT-> H'iT's: naTs^ecaT's ^epsoHueB's a 
flaa's Kaaj^OMy, a aeBenTapio..." 

„Xopoino. Bb^h Mena k-b HBMy!" npoHSHBCS Tapacs p-iniH- 
TBasHO, H Bca TBBpflOCTs EOSBpaTHaacB BTb ero 4yniy. Oh'b coraa- 
CHaca na npe^aoacemB flnKeaa nepBO^'i^Tsca HHOCTpaHHsms rpa- 
c|)OM'B, .npi'fexaBinHM'B h3s H'jsMenKOH 3BMaH, j^jia TiBro naaTse ya:ce 
j^cn'fea's npHHacTH ^aaBHOSHflHsiH acne's. Bsiaa yace ho^b. Xoshhh's 
flOMa, E3B'iieTHBiH psiajifi acH^-s cs BecHymKaMH, BBiTamHa'B TOHjilt 
Tio(|)aK'B, HEKpsiTBiH KaKOK)-TO poroaccK), H pa3oeTaa.a'B ero na 
aaBtH'. 4,Ta BYaB6Bi. JTHKBas aer'S na noay na xaKOM-s ace Trot|3HKi>. 



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FbiskIh 3KH;fi. BLiHHJi'B He6ojii>niyK) tapoiKy HacToSKH KaKoS-TO, 
CKHHyjit iiojiyKac|3TaHbe, h, Cfl'fejiaBniHCb bt. cbohxI) ^yjiKax'B h 
SainMaKaxi. HicKOJibKO hoxojkhmt. na ifBinaeHKa, OTnpaBHJica ci> 

CBOeiO KHflOBKOft BO ^ITO-TO HOXOHCee Ha inKa(|)'B. /^BOe 3KH4eHKOB1>, 

KEKi. /fB-b flOMainnia co6aqKH, nerjiii na nojiy Bos-ii inKa(|)a. Ho 
Tapacs. He cnajiib; ohi> CHfl'i.n'B HenoflBHHceH'B h cjierKa 6apa6a- 
nHJiTE. naatqaMH no ctojij?^; ohi. flepjKajii. bo pTy jnojiBKy h nycKaJtrb 

flBIMT., OTt KOTOparO JKHfl^b CHpOCOHBH TIHXa.TB H SaBOpaTIHSaJITj 

BT, o^'fciijio CBOH HOCB. E/{Ba He6o yoni.io TponyTBCJi d-iTijflHBiMt 
iipe^B'fecTieM'B sapH, OB'S yjKe TonKHyji'B Horoio HnKejifl:. ..BcTasaH, 
acHfl'B, H flaBait tbok) rpa(|)CKyK) Ofleac^y!" 

Bii MHHyTy ofli.ica ohi>; BBiiepHHJi'B ycBi, 6poBH, Ha^inrb na 
TCMS ManeHBKyio TeMHyio manoiEy — h hhkto 6bi hsI) caMBix'B 
dansKHXi. Kt neny KOsaKOBTi ne Mort ysnaTB ero. Ho BH^y eny 
KasajrocB ne 6o.Tie TpH^ijaTH naxH JiiT'B. B^opoBBifi pyiMHeBpi. 
nrpajt-B na ero ujeKax-B, h caMBie pySijBi HpH/[aBaaH esiy ^ito-to 
iiosejiHTejiBHoe. Ofleatcfla, ySpaHnaH sojiotom-b, o^ieHB mjia k-b neMy. 

Yjihi^bi enie cnajiH. Hh oflHO MepKanTHUBHoe cyn^ecTBO eiiie 
ne noKasBiBajiocB b-b ropo/f'i cb Kopo6KOio b'b pyKaxT^. ByjiBSa 

M JiHKeJIB npHHIJIH K^ CTpOeHlE), HMiBHieMy BHfl'B CHflHUjeS r(anjiH. 

Oho 6Brao HH3Eoe, mnpoKoe, orpoMHoe, no^iepH'feBmee, h cb oahoh 
(iTopoHBi ero BBiKHflBiBajiacB, KaK-B mea ancTa, flaHHHan, ysKaa 
fiamna, nanepxy KOTopoft Top^ani) KycoK-B KpBiniH. 9to cxpoenie 
OTnpaBJiajio MHoacecxBO pasHBixTb floajKHocTeii: xyxT. 6bijih h Ka- 
sapMbi, H TioptMa, H flajKe yrojiOBHBm cy/f'B. Haraa nyTHHKH 
Bom.^H B'B Bopoxa H ogyxHjmcB cpeflH npocxpaHHOH sajiu hjih 
icpBixaro flBopa. Okojio xBica^ii TjejiOBiK-B cna.uii BM-fecxi. IIpaMO 
lujia HHseHBKaa 4BepB, nepefl-B Koxopoii CHfl:i;Bniie ^bob qacoBHX'B 
HrpajiH B'B KaKyio-xo nrpy, cocxoflBniyio bx. xomx,, ^ixo o^hhx. flpy- 
roro 6^^% flByjia najiBi;aMH no JiaflOHH. Ohii Maao o6pa- 
TMJiH BHHMania na npHme^niHx'B ii noBopoxHJiH touobbi 
'iOJiBKO xor^a, Korfla ilHKejiB cKasa-xx.: „9xo mbi; cxBimnxe, Fann: 

3T0 MR". 

..Cxynafixe!" roBOpa.x'B oahh'b hs-b hhx'b, oxBopaa o^hoio pyKoro 
TisepB, a ^pyryK) noflCxaB.naa CBoeMy xoBapmify 4Jia npHnaxia 
OT'B Hero yflapoB'B. 

Ohh BCXynHJIH B'B KOpHflOp'B, y3K.iH H XeMHBlfi, K0T013BIH OHaXB 

iipHBe.TB HX'B B'B xaKyio 3Ke sajiy cb MaaeHBKHMH OKoniKaMH 
BBopxy. „Kxo HflOX'B?" aaKpHTiano H'fecKOJiBKO rojiocoB'b, h TapacB 
jBH^'hji'B nopa^OTiHoe KO.^H^ecxBO bohhob'b B'B no.iHOM-B Boopj';- 
iKeHiH. „HaM'B HHKoro He bci'Sho nycKaxB". 

„9to mbi!" KpHTiaji'B Shkojib: ..efi Bory, mbi, acHBie naHBi!" Ho 

HHKXO HB XOX'kn'B CSymaXB. Krb C^iaCTBIO, B'B 9X0 BpeMa nOflOHIBJIIj 

KaKOH-xo xojicxaK'B, KOxopBiH, HO BcJfjM'b npHM'^TaM'B, Kasajica 
HaianBHHKOM'B, HOxoMy Tjxo pyra.Ttca CHJiBH'te Bchx'B. 

„naH'b, 3xo-at'B mbi; bbi yjKe anaBxe nacx^, h nan'B rpacfj'B 
eiire 6y3ex'B 6jiaroflapiixB". 

.IlponycTHTe, cto flBaGaoB-B '-lopTOBoi: MaTK'h! H SoaBnie hh- 



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Koro He nycKaHTe. Jla cafijiei mto6u hmkto hc CKHfla.n't h mo 
coSa^iMJica he nony..." 

IIpoflOJiJKeHiH KpacHopi^HBaro npHKasa yace He CJiBimajiH Hauiii 

IIVTHHKH. „9tO MBI, 9T0 a, 3T0 CBOH!" TOBOpHJI'B HHKeJIB, BOTp-fc- 
yaflCL CO BCflKHMt. 

„A 1T0, MOHCHO Tenepb?" cnpocHnt ohi. oflHoro h3'b cxpaiKeii, 
Korfla OHH, HaKOHeicB, nofloniJiH k-b tomj M-fecTj^, vji-h Kopii/fopi. 
yjKe oKaHTiHBaacH. 

„M0JKH0; TOJIBKO HO 3HaiO, npOnyCTflT'B JIH BaCB B'B CaM3'I0 

TiOiJBMy. TenepB yace h^jT^ ilna: BartcTO ero ctohtt. flpyroa", 
oTBli'-iajn. MacoBOH. 

,,/i'i, ail", npoH3Hec'B thxo skh^'b: „3to CKBepHO, jiioSeaHBin 
naHTi!" 

„Be/iH!" npoHSHCCB ynpaMO TapacB. TKn^h noBHHOBaJiCH. 

y fl:Bepeit no^seMejiBa, oKaH^HBaBinHxca KBepxy ocTpicM'B, 
CTOHJi'B raSflyKt, cb ycaMH B'B Tpn apyca. BepxHiii apycB ycoBi 
lueji'B u&sa.fi'h, 4pyroH npaMO Biiepe^'B, TpexiS brhsT), ito u^Jiajio 
ero oqeHB hoxojkhm'b na kote. 

}KHfl'B CBeacnacH B'B xpn norndejiH h noTm 6okom'b noflOuieji'B 
K'h Heiiy. „Bania aCHOBe.^BMOsKHOCTb! HcHOBe.iBMOJKHUH iiaHt!" 

„TbI, jKH/I'B, 9T0 MH'fe TOBOpHniB?" 

..Ban's, acHOBCJiBMOJKHBm nan's". 

..Fm... a a, iipocTO, TauflyK'hl" CKasaji'B Tpex'BapycHHfi; yca^'B 
C7j noBece.'T'feBniHMH rjiasaMii. 

„A a, eii Bory, ^yMajirB, ^ito 3to c&wh BoeBO^a. AM, afl, afi..." 

llpil 9T0M'B jKH/CB nOKpyTHJI'B TOJIOBOK) H paSCTEBHJI'B najIBIfBI. 

„Aii, KaKoft BaacHBiH bh:4'b! Eii Bory, hojikgbhhk'b, coBcfeMi noji- 
kobhhk'b! Botx ejixe 6bi tojibko na najieij'B npH6aBHTB, to h noji- 
kobhhktj! HyjKHO 6bi nana nocaflHTB na SKepeSiia, xaKoro CKoparo, 
KEK'B Myxa, Tfa h hvctb MymTpyeT-B hojikh!" 

Faii.ziyK'B nonpaBH.TB HHacHiit apycB ycoB'B cbohx-b, npn leM'B 
rjiasa ero coBepmoHHo pasBecejiHjmcB. 

„^T0 sa Hapofl'B BoeuHBifl!" npofloaacait'B skha-b: „ox'b, BenMHp'B, 
vro 33. Hapofl'B xopomifl! IIlHypoiKH, 6jiame^KH... TaK-B ot'b hhx'b 
fjjiecTHT'B, Kaiii, OT'B cojiHija; a i^ypKH, r^'h tojibko ysHflaT'B Boen- 
HBix'B... ail, aii!.." JKhatj onaTB iioKpyTH.Ti'B tojiobok). 

FaiiflyK'B saBira'L pyKOio Bepxme ycBi h nponycTHJi'B ckbosb 
3y6i>i SByKt, H'bcKOJiBKO noxoJKiii na JioniaflHHoe pacanie. 

..Ilponiy nana OKasaTB ycjiyry!" nponsnecB jkh^'b: „bot'b KHasB 
iipi'fexa.TB HST. 'lysKoro Kpaa, xo^ieT'B nocMOTp-iTB na KOsaKOst 
Oh'b enje cpofly ne BHfl'fe.Tt'B, ito sto 3a napofl'B KOsaKH".. 

IIoaBJienie HHOCTpannBix'B rpa(f)0B'B h 6apoHOB'B 6bijio B'B IIojib- 

lU'i flOBOJIBHO oSBIKHOBeHHO: OHH ^laCTO 6hIJlM SaBJieKaeMM eflHH- 

CTBeHHO jiio6onBiTCTBOM'B nocMOTp'^TB 3T0T'B no^iTH noJiyasiaTCKii 
yroJi'B EBpoHBi; MockobIk) h YKpaflHy ohh iiQiiHTajiH yjKe naxo 
flaiaHMHca B'B Asm. H noTOMy raS^yK'B, noK.noHHBniHCB flOBOHBHC 
HH3K0, no^ie.TB npiijiiiTiHBiM'B npH6aBHTB H'fecKOJiBKO CJiOB'B OT'B ce6a 
,H He 3HaK>, Bama acHOBejiBMoatHQCTi", roBopHJii. OHt: ^3a 



32S; 

i-hwb Baia-B xoieTca cMoxp-fexb hx-b. 9to coSaKH, a He .iih),t;h. H 
B'fipa y HHXi> xaKaa, ^ito hhkto iie j'^saacaeTt". 

„Bpeni& TBI, qopTOBt clih-b!" cKasa-TL By.iB6a: „caMi. tbi co- 
6aKa! KaKi. tbi cM^einB roBopHTB, ito nainy B-fepy ne yBaacaiOTT.'' 
3to Bamy epeTH^iecKyio B'fepy ne yBaHcaiOTrb!" 

„9re, re!" CKasajiX) raS/iyK'B: „a a snaro, npiaxeJiB, tbi kto: tbi 

CaMi HST. X'fex'B, KOTOpBie JTKB CHflHT'B y MeHH. IIoCTOH HCe, a IIO- 

30By cioaa Hamnx'B". 

TapacT. jBuji'bsrb cboh) neocTopoacHOCTB, ho ynpaMCTBO h 40- 
cafla noMiinajiH esiy HO/fyjiaTB o TOM'S, KaK-B 6bi HcnpasHTB ee. 
Kit c^iacTiK), SHKeJiB bt. Ty ace MHHyTy ycn'feji'B noflBepHyTtca. 

„iIcH0BejiBM03KHBiH Han's! KRKi, ace mohcho, qTo6Bi rpa(|)T. aa 
Sbui-b KOsaK'B? A ecTH 6bi en's Sbiji-b KosaK'B, to r^'fe 6bi oh-b no- 
CTaji'B TaKoe njiaTBO h TaKOH bh^'b r23a(|)CKiH?" 

„Pa3CKa3BiBaH ceS't!.." H raft/fyK'B j^ace pacTBopnji'B 6bijio ihh- 

pOKift POT'S CBOH, ITOSbI KpHKHyTB. 

' „Baine Kopo-ieBCKoe BejiH^iecTBo! MOJi'iHTe! MOJiHHTe, pa^H Bora!" 
saKpBraaJi'B flnKejiB. „MoJiqHTe! Mti yacB BaMt sa 3to sanjiaTHM'B 
TaKT., KaKT, eiiie HHKor^a 11 ne BH.'i'fejiH: mbi fla/fHM-B Ban's ^Ba 
SOilOTSIX'B lepBOHija". 

„9re! ^Ba lepBOHua! ^^a ^epBOHija MH'fe hh no ^leM-s: a i|bi- 
piojisHHKy 4aK) fisa. qepBOHi^a sa to, mto6si MH'fe tojibko noao- 

BHHy 6opOflBI BSl6pH.T'S. CtO ^lOpBOHHSIXT. flaBail, aCHfl's!" TyTT. 

rait/tyK-B saKpyTHJi-s Bepxnie ycsi. „A KaK^s ne flams cTa ^lepBOH- 
HBix's, cenqacs saKpnqy!" 

„E[ Ha ^TO 6bi Tan's MHoro?" ropecTHO cKasaji-s Ho6ji'£flH']iiB- 
miH acHfl's, pasBassisaa KoacansiH M'hiHOK'B cboh; ho oh'E cqacTJiHB's 
osraTj, tiTO B-s ero KonieJisK'fe ne 6bi;io 6oji'fee h ^to raS/iyK's fla- 
ji'fee CTa He yM'feji's c^HxaTs. 

„naH'B, nan-s! yitfleM's CKop'fie! Bii^HTe, KaKoii ijtt. Hexopouiifi 
Hapofl's!" CKasaji's Shkcjis, saM'feTHBiHH, ^ito raHflyKT. nepeSHpaji's 
Ha pyK-b TieHsrH, Kan's 6si ataji-ija o TOM'S, tiTO ne sanpocHJi's 6o.The. 

..^TO-acB TBI, TiopTOBT. rafiflyK-B", cKasaaij ByasSa: „seHBrH 
saaji's, a noKaaaTS h ne flyMaonis? H'^tt., tsi flOJiacen'S noKasaTs. 
Yars Kor^a flensrH nojiy'iH.i's,TOTBiHeBT.npaB'6TenepsoTKa3aTB". 

„CTyHaHTe, CTynafiTe k-b flsaBOJiy! a ne to a ciio Mnnj^xy ^aM-s 
3HaTB, H BacB TyT-s... YHocHTe CKop'fee HorH, roBopio a saM's!" 

„naHT>! nan's! non^eM's, eHBory,noHfleM'B! IJyp'SHM'B! IlycTS nwh 
npHCHHTca TaKoe, ^to nneBaxB nyacHO", KpHqaa-s 6'feflHBiHilHKejis. 

Byjis6a Me^JieHHO, noTynHBT) rojiony, o6opoTHJica h men's na- 
aafl-B, npecji'hflyeMBiH yKopaMH ilHKejia,"KOToparo "fejia rpycTs npi-i 
MHCJiH o flapoM's noTepannsix's ijepBonnax's. 

„H Ha qTO 6h TporaTs! IlycTS 6bi, co6aKa, Spannjica! To yace 
raKOH napofl's, hto ne mojebt-b ne SpaHHTsca! Ox's, Beit MHprs, 
KaKoe c^acTie nocsiJiaeT's Bop's .iroflaM-s! Cto ^epBOHiteB's 3a to 
To;iBKO, TITO npornaa's Hacs! A nam's 6paTi: eny h iieiicHKH 
oSopByT's, H HS-s MopflBi cfl'feaaiOT's TaKoe, ^to Hrjiafl'tTSHeMoacHO, 
aHHKTo He flacTs cTanepBOHHHX's. O, BoaceMoit! BosKeMH-iocep^EHH!* 



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Ho Hey^a^a axa ro]3a3/{o 6oji'£e iiM'tjia BjrijiHiji na Ey.iL5y; ona 
BwpasKa.iacb nosKHpaioiiiHM'B n.iiaMeHeM'B b'b ero rjia3ax'B. 

..IZoHfleMt!" CKasaji'i, out B/ipyrij, KaKi. 6w BCTpaxHyBiuHCB 
..iioH/teMi. Ha naonja/fB. 51 xo^iy nocMOTp'hTb, KaKt ero 6y/iyTi. 

MyiETB". 

„0h, naHt! sa^iiM'ixoflHTB? B'iflB HaM-B STHsrBHe homo^b y>Ke" 
„noH,7!CM'B!" yiipHMO cKasa.TB ByjiB6a, h jkii^'b, icaK'B iiHHBKa; 
B3/iBixaa, no6pe:i'B ECJi'fefl'B sa hhm'b. 

lljIOlUa/Jb, Ha KOTOpOM 40JIiKeHCTB0Ba.ia np0H3B0flHTBCfl KaSHI., 

He TpyflHO 6bijio OTBiCKaTB: Hapofli:. BaJiiui'B Ty^a eo bcIjx'b cto- 
poH^. Bt TorflaniHiH rpySBiS B-feKTb 3to cocTaBJiH.io ofliio h3"B 3a- 
luiMaTejiBniiiniHX'B sp'fe.nHHfb He to.ubko /j.na iiepmi, ho h fljin 

BBICHinXT, K.iaCCOB'B. MHOHCeCTBO CTapj^XS, cailBIX'B HadoSKHBIXTj, 
jrHOHjeCTBOMO.HO^BlX'Bfl'bBynieK'BHJKeHUfHH'B.CaMBIX'BTpyCJIHBBIX'B, 
KOTOpBIM-B nOCJii BCIO HO^IB r2De3HJIHCB OKpOBaBJieHHBIC TpyHBI, 
KOTOpWH KpHqami CnpOCOHBa xaKl. I-pOMKO, KaiCB TO.TBKO MOHCeTl. 

KpHKHyTB HBHHBiH Tjrcap'B, HB HponycKajiH, oflHaKOJKe, cjiyiaH no- 

.7IK)6onBITCTBOBaTB. „Ax'B, KaBCOC Jiy^ieHBel" KpHia^lH hs-b HHX'B 

MHoria CB HCTepH^iecKOio jiiixopa^iKOio, 3aKpBiBaa rjia3a h otbo- 
pa^HBaflCB, o^HaKOHce npocTaHBajiH HHor^a aobojibho speMeHH. 
Mhoh, h poT-B pasHHyB-B, H iJyKH BBiTflHyB'B BHepe^'B, accaaaii 6bi 

BCKO^HTB BC'feM'B Ha TOaOBBI, ^IT06bI OTTy^a HOCMOTpiTB nOBHflHie. 
11313 TOJIHBI y3KHX'b, HeOOJIBIHHX'B H OSBIKHOBeHHBIX'B TOJIOBX BBI- 
COBBIBaJI'B CBOe TOJICTOe JIIILfO MHCHHK'B, Ha6.TII0/taJI'B BeCB HpOLteCCL 

CB EHflOMrB 3HaT0Ka H pasroBapHBaarB 0/ihoc.iohchbimh c.iOBaMH c-ii 
opyjKeiiHBiM'B MacTepoM'B, Koxoparo nasusa.a'h evmom'b, noTOMy 

^TO B'B npa3flHEqHBIH: flBHB HaHHBaJICa CB HHMIjB'B 0,(lHOM'B niHHK-fe. 

Hhbib pascyiKfla.iH cb jKapoM-B, 4pyrie ^asKe ^epjKa.iH napn; ho 
fioJiBHiaa TiacTB 6Bijra TaKHX-B, KOToptie na bbcb Mip'B ii Ha see, ^to 
hh cjiyqaexca na CBiTi, CMOTpaT'B, KOBBipaa najiBiieM'B b'b CBoeM'B 
Hocy. Ha nepe/iHeM^ njiani, BOSJi'Jfi caMBix'B yca^eS; oooTaBJiaB- 

UIEXTj ropO/tOByiO rBapflilO, CTOaJI'BMOJIO^OHUI.IIHXTHTB.H.IHKaSaB- 

miSca iHaaxTH^eMTE., b'b bobhhom'b KocnoMi, KOTopBifi: na/t'feji'B Ha 
ce6a p'bniHTejiBHO bcb, hto j Hero hh 6bi.tio, xaK-B m:to na ero KBap- 
THp-h ocTRBanacB to.7ibko Hso^paHnaa pySaniKa, fla cTaptie caHorn. 
JlB'b ii'Sho^kh, 04Ha CBepxt TipyroH, BHcijiH y nero na uie'fe cb 
KaKHM'B-TO flyKaTOM'B. Oh'B CTOaJIHE. CB KOXaHKOK) CBoeio, lOsBiceio, 
H 6e3npBCTaHHO or.iaflBiBajica, ^toSbi KT0-HH6yflB ne 3aMapaJi'B 
ea mejiKOBaro naaTBa. Oh'B efi pacToaKOBaJi'B coBepnieHHO bob, 
TaKT, ^TO yjKB P'bniHTejiBHO lie mojkho 6bijio HHHero HpH^aBHTB: 
„BoT'B 3T0, jjyine^iKa EDsLica", roBopHJi-B OH'B: ..bbcb napofl'B, ito 
bh BHflHTe, npHinejii 3a T'iM'B, ^to6bi nocMOTp'feTB, KaK-B 6yjijTT, 

Ka3HHTB npeCTyHHHKOB'B. A BOfB TOT'B, flyUIBIKa, ^TO, BBI BHflHTB, 

^epjEHT-B B'B pyKax'B ciKHpy h flpyrie HHCxpyMBHTBi, to uaasL^i,, 
H OHt QyflBT'B Ka3HHTB. H KaK-B Ha^HBT-B KOHBCOBaTB H 4pyria 
4'baaTB MyKH, to HpecTynHHK'B enje 6y;feT£ hchb'b; a KaK-B oxpy- 
SflTt roaoBy, TO oh^, flyine^Ka, TOTqacB h yMpex'B. Hpeatfle 6y- 

ReTh KJlHiaTB H ilBHraTBCa. HO KaK-B TOJIBKO OTpydHTt rO.lOBV, 



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Tor4a eMy hc mohcho 6jfle'T'h hh KpniaTi., hh icTb, hh iihtb, ot- 
Toro iTO y Hero, ^ymeiKa, yffie 6ojibme He 6y4eTt roJiOBi>i"i II 
lOsHCH'sce aTO cayinajia co cxpaxoM-B a jiroSonEixcTBOMi.. Kptimn 

viOMOBX 6h.iIH ycijHHBI HapO^OM'B. H31. CJiyXOBBIXT. OKOH-t BBirjIS- 

flBiaajiH npecTpaHHBia poiKH b'b ycax'B h b'b ^leM^-TO noxoiKeMT. 
Ha ^eniHKH. Ha 6aJiK0Haxi), no^Ti SajiflaxHHaMH, cHfl-fejio apncxo- 
KpaxcTBO. XopomeHBKaa py^Ka cMironjeiica, 6.iiHCTaiOHfeS, KaKi, 
6-iflBiH caxap'B, naHHBi flepatanacB 3a nepnjia. acHosejiBMosKHBie 
ilaHBi> aoBOJiBHO njioTHBie, raaflijiH cb sajKHBiM'B BiLflOMT,. Xojiom., 
b-b SaecTJimeMi. ySpancTBi, ch otkh^hbimh sasajii, pyKasaMH, 
paSHOCHJi'B TyT-B 3Ke pasHEie HannxKH h cxifecxHoe. ^lacxo manyHBa 

C/B iiepHBIMH PJiaSaMH, CXBaTHBUIH CBtojIOIO pyiKOK) CBOeiO HH- 

poJKHoe H njio/iw, KHflajia bx. napo^x,. ToJina rojioflHBixx> pBmapeii 
noflcxaBJrajia na no^XBaxx. cboh inanKH, h KaKOH-HHdy^B bbicokIh 
mjiflxxHTB, BBicyHyBniiiica h3X> xoJinBi cBoero rojioBOio, bx. hojih- 
HaJiOMx. KpacHOMX) Kynxymi ex. rio^epHiBmHMH sojioxbimh ninyp- 
KaMH, xBaxaJix> nepBBif, cb noMombio ^.xhhhbix'b pyKx., i^-fenoBa.xxj 
noayieHHyro jio6hmy, npHHCHMaji't ee kx> cep^i^y h hoxomx. KJia/ix. 

B'B pOXX>. COKO.XX., BHcIjBIuiH BX. 30JtOXOH K.X'hxK'fe IlOfl'h 6a.XK0H0MX,, 

Sbijix. xaKSKe spHxeaejix.: neperHyBinn Ha-6oKX> noch h noflKHBuin 
jiany, ohx., cb CBoeS cxopoHBi, pascMaxpHBa-xx. xaKace BHHMaxeaBHo 
Hapoflx,. Ho xo.xna B^pyrx. sainyM'fe.xa, h co Bcfex'B cxopon'B paj- 
fla.xiiCB ro.xoca: „Beav'fh\ se/iyxx.! K03aKH!" 

Ohh hijih cb oxKpwxBiMH I'OJiOBaMH, cx. fl,(iHHHbiMH qy6aMrf; 
Gopo^Bi y HHXX. Sbijiji oxnyujeHBi. Ohh hijih hh 6oh3.xhbo, hh 
j'rpioMo, ho ex. KaKoro-xo thxok) ropflejinBocxBio; hxx. iiJiaxBH hsx. 
4opororo cyKna hshochjihcb h 6onxajiHCB na hmx^b boxxhmh jioc- 
KyxBAMEf; ohii He raaflijiH h He KJiaHajiiicB Hapo/iy. Biiepe/iH 
Bcixx. uie.xxj Ocxarn.. 

Hto nogj''BCXBOBa;i'B cxapBiM Tapacx., Kor^a yBH^-i.xx. cBoero 
Ocxana? ^xo 6bijio xorfla bx. ero cepflij-fe? Ohx. rjiHfli.x'B na nero 
H3X, xojinH H He npopoHHflx. hh o/iHoro flBiBKenifl ero. Ohh iipn- 
6.xH3HnHCB jme k'b .xo6HOMy M-fecxy. Ocxaiix. ocxanoEHJica. Emv 
iiepBOMj'- iipi-ixoflHJiocB BBinHXB 9Ty xflSKejiyK) yamj'. Ohx. i'.xh- 
Hyjix. na cbohxx., no^najix. pyKV BBepxx. H nponsHecx. rpoMEo: 
,.yitafi 3Ke, BoHce, ^ixoSbi Bci, Kame xyxx. hh cxoaxx. epexHKH, ne 
ycjiBiuiajiH, HeiecxHBBie, KaKx. MyqHxca xpHCxiaHHHX.! tixo6bi hh 
04HHX. H3X. HacB He HpoMOJiBHJix. HH oflHoro CJioBa!" Hocx-fe 3xoro - 

OH'B IIpH6jIH3HJICa K'B ^m^.c}50XJ^ 

,,/to6pe, cBiHKjr, flo6pe!" CKasaJi'B thxo By-xB6a h ycxaBHJi'B bi, 
SCMJIH) CBOK) days) rojiOBy. 

Ilajiaix. cflepHyji'B ex. nero Bexxie .xoxMOXBa; eMy yBasajiii 
pyKH H HorH Bt HapoMHo Cfli.xaHHBie cxaHKH, H... He 6y4ejrB 
CMynjaxB MHxaxeneH Kapxiinoio ayjCKHxx. iiyKX., oxx. Koxoptixx. 
4B160MX. noflHajiHCB Sbi hxi, Bonoca. Oni 6bijih iiopoac/teHia xor- 
flaiHHaro rpySaro csHpinaro siKa, Kor^a qeaoB'IiKx. Be.xij euje 

KpOBaByiO 3EH3HB OflHHXX. BOHHCKHXX. HO/fBHrOBX. H 3aKaflHnca BX. 

Hefj ,TyraoK), He lya lejiOB'h'jecTBa. Haiipacno H'feKOTopBie, hc- 



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MHorle, CtiBmie HCKJiioHeHiHMH hsi. B'liKa, HBJiajiHCi. iipothbhh- 
KaMH CHX'b yjKacHtixl. M-fipt. HairpacHO KopoJiB h MHorie pa 
u[apii, npocBiTJieHHBie yMOMrt h ^ymoS, npe/fCTasjiajiH, hto no- 
4o6Haa acecTOKocTB HaKasaniH MOSKett tojibko passKe^iB MnjeHie 
Kosai^Koii HaifiH. Ho B.iacTi. Kopojia h yMHtixt MHismfi dtiJia 
HH^iTO nepeflT. Qesnopa^KOMt h ^epsKoii BOJieio rocy^apcTBeHr 
HMxt MarHaTOB-B, KOTopBie CBoeio Heo6flyMaHHOCTBio, HenocTH- 

HKHMBIM'B OTCyTCTBieMTj BCaKOH flaJIBHOBH/fHOCTH, ^iTCKHMI) CailO- 

-iiodieMTj H HHqToacHoio rop^ocTtK) npeBpaTH.nH cenM-B b-b-. caTiipy 
Ha npaBjienie. — OcTan'B bbihoch.tb Tepsama h iibitkm, KaK'B Hcno- 
jiMH-B. Hh KpiiKa, Hii CTOHa He Sbijio CjiBiniHO /(aace Tor^a, Korfla 
c'ra.TH nepe6HBaTB eny na pyKax'B h norax'B kocth, Kor;ia yacac- 

HBIH XpaCK-B HX-B nOCJIBIUiaJICa CpeflH MepTBOft TOJIHBI OTflajieH- 

HbiMH apHTe.TiaMH, Kor^a nanaHKH OTBopoTHjH rjiasa cboh, — hhito 
HOxojKee Ha ctoh'b ne BBipsajiocB h3'b ycT'B ero, ne ;iporHy.'iocB 
jiHiio ero. TapacB ctohji'b b'B TOJiiii, noTynHBTi Eo.iOBy h, B'b to 
Hie Bpeiia, i^opflo npHno/jHaB'B ohh, h o/to6pHTejiBHO tojibko ro- 
BopHJiTb: „4o6pe, cuHKy, flo6pe!" , ■../ 

Ho Korfla no^sejiH ero kt. nocji'bflHHM'B cMepTHBiM't MyKa&ri, 
Kaaajiocb, nawh 6yflTo cxajia no^aBaTbca ero ciijia.. H rioBeji'B 
OHTi o^aMH BOKpyri. ce6a: Boace! see neBiflOMBia, Bce qyacia 
jiHi^a! XoTB 6bi KT0-HH6yflB 1131, 6jiw3KMX'h npHcyTCTBOBa.TB npii 
ero CMepTH! Oh-b ne xoT-feji-B 6u cjiBiraaTB pBiflaniH h coKpyiue- 
Hia cjiadoH MaTepn, hjih desyMMBix-B Bonaeii cynpym, HCTopraio- 
mefi BOJiocBi H 6iion|eH ce6a b-b 6'kjihis rpy^n; xoT-h:n. .6bi oh-b 
TenepB yBH^iTB TBep^aro MysKa, KOTopBiil 6bi pasyMHBiM'B cjio- 
bomtj ocBiacHJi'B ero h yTinuurij npii KOHqimlj. M ynaJi'B oh-b 

CHJIOK) H BBIKJIHKHyJI'B B'B 4jrineBH0H HeMOHJH: „BaTBKO! Tfl'fe TBI? 
OjIBiniHniB JIH TBI BCe 3T0?.." 

„Cjitiuiy!" pas^aJiocB cpe^H BceoGmen thiiihhbi, h secB mhji- 
jiioH'B Hapofla B'B OflHo BpeMa BSflpornyji'B. ^aCTB BOeHHBIXX 
BcaflHHKOB'B SpocHJiacB saSoTJiHBO paacMaTpHBaTB TojinBi Hapo^a. 

fl-HKeJIB II06jI'B4H'felI'B., KaKT. CMOpTB; H KOTffa BCaflHHKH HeMHOrO 

oT^ajiiiJiHCB OT'B Hero, OH-B CO CTpaxoMT. o6opoTHi[oa sasafl'h, 
ito5bi BsraaiiyTB na Tapaca; ho Tapaca yace Bos-n-fe Hero ne 6uao; 

ero II c.Th^'B npocTBiji'B. 



xn. 

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BOHCKa iiOKasajiocB na rpanHijax'B yKpaHHBi. 9to yace He duna 
KaKaa-HH6y4B Majiaa qacTB hjih OTpa^-B, BBiCTynHBiniH na flo- 
duqy HJiH Ha yi^OH'B 3a TaTapaiiH. HiTi, noanajiacB Bca Hai(ia, 
h6o nepenoflHHjiocB TepniHie napo/ia,— no^HajiacB otomcthtb sa 
iiocMiaHBe npas-B cbohx-b, sa noaopnoe yHHacenie cbohx'b npa- 
BOBT.; aa ocKopSjieHie B'ipBi npe/fKOB'B h csaToro o6Bigaa, 3a no^ 
cpaMjieHie itepKBet, 3a Ses^HHCTBa- lyaceaeMHux'i. nanoBi., 3a 



330. . 

yrMeTeMte, 3a yniio. rsa noaopiioe BJia/itiqecTBo sKH^OBcTBa Ha 
xpHcxiaHCKOH seMfl'b, 3a ace, ito KonHJio h cyrySHJio ct flaBHHX7> 
BpoiieHi. cypoByio HenaBHCTb KOsaKOB-B. Mo.io/(Oh, ho chjibhbtiI 
fiyxoMt, reTBMaHTj OcTpaHHi^a npeflBOfliui'B Bceio HecM-bTHOii ko- 
saHKOH CHJiOH). Bo3Ji'fe 6hijn> BH/feHt npecTapijrtiH, ohbithbih to- 
BapHnjT. ero h coB-feTmiKt rynft. BoceMb hojikobhhkob'b bbjih 
(TB'fena.'maTHTBicflqHBie hojikh. JIbh renepajrBHBie ecayjia h rene- 
pa:iBHBiii 6yHqy}KHBra ixa-nH Bcrriflt 3a reTBManoM'b. FeHepasB- 
UBiii xoiiyHyKJH npe/(B04HJii. rjiaBHoe SHaMH; mhofo flpyrnxTb xo- 
pyrBeii h snaMemj passiiBaJiHCi. BTjajin; SynqyKOBBie TOBapnujH 
iiecnH 6jHnjKii. Mnoro TaKHce 6bijio /ipyrHxi, qHHOB-B hojikobbix-b: 

0603HBIX'B, BOHCKOBBIX-B TOBapHnieft, HOJIKOBBIXTi HHCapeH, H CI. 
IIHMH II'huiHX'B H KOHHtlXt OXpjI.IOB'B; nOITIt CT0.TIBKO H^e, CKOJIbKO 
5bI,10 peMCTpOBLIXTE, K03aK0B'B, HaSl^ajIOCB OXd^ieKOMOHHBIXt H 
IJO.IBHBIX'B, OTBCIO/iy II0flHH.7IHCB KOSaKH! OTT) HnrHpHHa, OTi Ile- 

peflCiaBa, ot-b BaTypHna, oti> RnyxoBa, ot^ hh30boh cxopoHti 
/^HifenpoBCKOH n ott. BC-fexx. ero BepxcBin h ocrpoBOB-B. Best cqexy 
kohh h HecM-feTHBie TaSopti xe-Thrt TanyjiHCB no no.xaMTb. H Meac^y 
rtMH-TO K03aKa-HH, Meac/ty T'feMH BOceMBio ncxKaMH oxfiopH-be 
Hchxrb 6Bijn> g/ikhX) hojikx^; h ho-xkomX) x-feixB npe^BO^HJix, TapacB 
Byjit6a. Bco ;iaBajio eMy nepeB'jfecx, npe^x. ^pyriiMH: h npeKJiOH- 
riBiH ji'ijxa, n ohbixhocxb, h yM-fente /iBHraxB cbohmx. bohckomxi, h 
CH.xBH'fenmaH Bcixx. HenaBncxB kt. BpafaMx.. JlavKe caMHiix. Kosa- 
[caMX, Ka3a.xacB qpesM-hpnoio ero desnouja/iHafl csHpinocxB h ace- 
cxoKOCXB. To.xBKO oxoHB ^a BHcijiHijy onpe^i'fejiHna cfe/saa ro.xoBa 
pro. H coB^xx. ero bx. bohckobomx. coBix-fe ,?iBima.xx> xo.xbko 04;- 
HHMx. HCxpeSjienieMx.. 

Ile^ero omicBiBaxB Bcixx. Shxbtj. Tfii noKasajin ceSa K03aKH. 
HH Bcero nocxeiieHHaro xo/fa KaMnaniH: bco 9X0 BHeceno bx. Jii- 
ronHCHBiii cxpaHHi^Bi. HsBicxHo, KaKOBa bx. PyccKoii 3eM.x'h Bonna. 
nojiHflxaH 3a B-tpj^; nixx. ch.xbi CH-XBHie BipBi. Henpeodopioia 11 
rposna ona, KaKx. nepyKoxBopnaH CKa:»ia cpe/in Sypnaro, B-fegno- 

H3M'feHqHBarO MOpH. H3X. CaMOH CpeflHHBI MOpCKOrO flHa B03H0- 

BHXX. OHa Kx. HeSecaMx. HenpojiOMHBia ceoh cx'^hbi, bch cos/iaH- 
Haa USX. OflHoro ni.xBHaro, cn.xouiHoro KaMHH. OxBcio/iy BH^na 
OHa H r.xHflHxx. npHMO BX. o^H MiiMoSiryniHMx BOJiHaMx.. H rope 
KopaS-xH), KOxopBiH HaHecexcji na nee! Bb menBi aexaxx. 6e3CHJiB- 
HBiH ero CHacxH, xohoxx. h .xomhxch bx. npaxx. Bce, ^xo hh ecxB 
Ha HHXx., H jKa.xKHMX. EpHKOM'B norH6aK)H^HX'B or.xaniaexca nopa- 

aCeHHBIH B03flyX'B. 

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6'h3Ka3H no.xBCKie rapHH30HBi h3x ocBoOojKAaeMBixx. ropo^OBx; 
KaKX. 6BraH nepeB-bniaHBi 6e3COB-fecxHBie apeH^axopBi-acHflbi; KaKx 
cjia6x. Sbijix. KopoHHBiit rexBMam, HnKO-xaii IIoxoiiKiH c^b mhoxo- 
qncJieHHOio CBoeK) apjiieio npoxHs-B 9xoh neonpeo/fOJiHMOH ch.xbi: 
KEKX., pasSHXBiH, HpecjiiflyeMBiH, nepexonHJiXj ohx. ex. He6oJiBmofi 
piiKi jryimyio ^acxB CBoero BoMcKa; KaKX. oSjierjiPi ero bx> hc- 

Bo.XblUOMXi MiCTe'IK'fe IIOJIIOHHOM'B XpOSHBie K03aiJ[Kie nO.XKH, 11 



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KaKt, npHBefleHHtm b-b KpaHHOCTt, noJiBCKifl reTBMan'B KJiHTBenHO 
oSiiijaji'B nojiHoe y^oBJieTBopeHie bo BceM'B co CTopoHBi KopoaH 
H rocyflapcTBeHHBixt tjiihob-b h BOSBpamenie Bcfexi* npeacHHXi. 
iipaB-B H npeHMyn^ecTBt. Ho He Tanie 6bijih KOsaKH, ^to6bi no^- 
aaTBCH Ha to: snajiH ohh yjKe, ^to TaKoe nojiBCKas KJiaTBa. H 
TIoToiiKiH He KpacoBajiCH 6bi 6ojiBme na raecTHTBicaqHOM-B cBoeM'B 
apranaKi, npEBJieKaH Bsopti snaTHBix-B nann-B h saBHCTB flBO- 
pflHCTBa, He HiyMtTB 6bi Ha ceituax'B, saflasaa pocKomHBie niipBi 
cenaTopaM-B, ecjiH 6bi ho cnacno ero HaxoflHBnieecfl b-b MicTe^ki 
pyccKoe flyxoBencTBO. Kor^a bbihijih HaBCTpi^iy Bch hohbi bTj 

CB'feTJIBIX'B 30JI0TBIX'B pHSaXl., HOCH HKOHBI H KpeCTBI, H BHepe^H 

eaM-B apxiepeit cb KpecTOM'B b-b pyKi h b-b nacTBipcKoft MHTpi, 

npeKJIOHHJIH KOSaKH BCh CBOH rOJIOBBI H CHflJIH HianKH. HHKoro 

He yBaHCHJiH 6bi ohh na Ty nopy, nnace caMoro Kopoaa, ho npo- 

THB'B CBOea IjepKBH XpHCTiaHCKOH He HOCM-fejIH H yBaaCHJIH CBOe 

^yxoBOHCTBO. CoraacHjicH reTBJiaH'B BJiicTi ctj nojiKOBHHKaMH 
OTHycTHTB IIoTOHjKaro, BsaBmii CB Hero KjisTBeHHyio npHcary 

OCTaBHTB Ha CBOSOflTB BCfe XpHCTiaHCKm I^epKBH, 3a6BITB CTapyK) 

Bpaac^y h He nanocHTB HHKaKoft oShabi KOsai^KOMy BOHHCTBy. 

OflEHTi TOJIBKO HOJIKOBHHKTi He COrjiaCHJICS Ha TaKOH Mnpi. ToT'B 

OAHH-B 6Ma'h TapacB. BBipBaji'B oh'b kjioki. bobocb hs-b roaoBBi 

CBOefi H BCKpHKHyaOE.: 

„9h, reTBMaH'B h hojikobhhkh! ne c/fi.uaHTe TaKoro 6a6Bflro 
vTijia! He B-fepBTe .uaxaM-B: npo^aflyxx hcaioxh!" Kor^^a ace no.nKO- 
Boft HHcapB nofla.u'B ycjiosie, h reTBMaH'B npHaosKH^'B cboio BJiacT- 
iiyio pyKy, oh'b chsji'b cb ceSa tihctbih dyjiaTt, Tjoporyio Typeu- 
Kyio caSjiK), hs-b nepBifiraaro jKenisa, pasjiOMHJi-B ee na-flBoe, 

KaKX TpOCTB, H KHHy.TI'B BpOSHB flajieKO BT> paSHBIH CTOpOHBI 06a 

KOHija, CKasaB-B: ..ripoHfaitTe ace! KaK-B aBjwh KOHi^aM-B cero na- 
.laraa ne coeflHHHTBca b'b o^ho h ne cocTaBHTB o^hoh caSjiH, 

TaK'B H HaM-B, TOBapHUJH, SoKBHie He BHflaTBCa Ha STOM-B CB'bT'fe! 

QoMflHHTe ace nponjajiBHoe mob c.iobo"... (npn cein, caoB-fe ro- 
noch ero BBipocB, HO^Haaca BBime, npHHaji-B HeBiflOMyio CHJiy— 

H CMyTHJIHCB BCfe OTt HpopO^eCKHX-B CJIOBT.): „nepe4'B CMepTHBIM-B 
yaCOM-B CBOHMX BBI BCHOMHHTe MCHa! 4yMaeTe, KyHHJIH CHOKOi- 

CTBie H Mnp-B; fljuaere, nanoBaTB CTaneTe"? Ey^eTe nanosaTB 4py- 
THM'B nanoBaHBeMt: c^epyT'B cb TBoefi to.tiobbi, reTBiian-B, Koacy, 
HadBiOT-B ee rpe^anoio ho.ioboio, h flOJiro Sy^yT-B EHfl-feTB ee no 
BCEM'B apMapKaM*! He yflepacHTe h bbi, nanBi, tojiob-b CBOHXTb! 
npoHa^eTe b'b CBipBix-B norpedax-B, saMypoBannBie b-b KaMenHBia 
cTiHBi, ecjiH BacTj, KaK-B 6apaH0B'B, ne CBapax-B Bcix-B acHBBiMH 

B'B KOTJiaX'B!" 

„A BBI, XJIOniJBl!" HpO/fOJiaca.TB OH'B, 06paTHBUIHCB B'B CBO- 

hm-b: „kto h3'b BacB xo^ct'b yMHpaxB cbobk) CMepTBio, — He no 
sane^BaMrB h SadBHM-B JieacanKaM'B, ne HBaHBiMH nofl'B saSopoM-B 
y imiHKa, no7io6Ho BcaKofi naflajiH, a yecrHoii icosaifKOH CMepTBio, 
BcfeM'B Ha o/tHoft HOCTejiH, KaK^B aceHHx-B CB HeBicTOK)? Hjih, 

MOaceT-B 6bITB, XOTHTe BOpOTHTBCa flOMOH. JISL O^OpOTHTBCH 



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B'S HeflOBipKOBT., fla B03HTI. HR CBOHXt CnHHaXTi nO.lSCKHXT. 
KCeHTlSOBI,?" 

„3a T06010, nane nojKOBHHKy! 3a to6ok)!" BCKpHKHyjiH Bch, 
KOTopue 6mjih bi> TapacoBOM-B nojiKV, h kx KHMt nepedifeHcajio 
He Ma;io flpyrnx-B. 

„A KOJiH 3a MHoro, TaKT. 3a MHOio 5Kel" CKaiajTB TapaCTE., Ha- 
^BHHyji^B rjrySace na ro.uoBy ceSifi manKy, rposHO B3r.iaHyjii. hr 
Bcfext ocTaBaBraHxCH, onpasHjicH na KOHt csoeMi. h KpHKnyjii, 
CB OHM'S :„ He nonpeKHeTi) jko hhkto nacB oSiiahoh p'iTBio! — A 
Hy, raflfla, xjionrnti, Bt tocth ki. KaTOJiHKa&ii.!" H bcji'S/i'b saTiMii 
yflapH-TB OHX no kohk), h noTaHy,7icft 3a hhmt. TaSopii h3i> ctr 

TeJlirt, H CB HHMHMHOrO 6biJI0 KOSaaKHX-B KOHHHKOB'B H IlixOTtr. 
II, o6opOTaCB, rpOSHJIX B30pOM'B BChWh OCXaBaBniHMCJI, — H TH-h- 
BOEfB SbLUX B30p'B GFO. HhKTO He HOCM'fe.TI'B OOTaHOBIlTB HX'B. Bt. 

BH^y Bcero BOHHCTBa yxo/[HJit no-HKt, h flojiro euje oSopa^HBa.Tca 
Tapact H Bce rposHjTB. 

CM3rrHBi CToajiH reTBHan-t n noJii^oBHriKK, sa/jyMa.iiiCB Bcfe 11 
MOJiia.TiH 4oJiro, KaKx 6y4TO TifjcHHMBie KaKHii-B-xo TaHcejiBiini npe/i- 
B-fecTieM-B. He flapoM'B npoBinjaJi'B Tapact: TaK-B see h cSbijiocb, 
KaE'B OH-b npoB'feiLtaji'B. HoMHoro BpeMBHH cnycTa, nocn-fe B-fepo- 
.lOMHaro nocTyiiKa no/TB KaneBtiM'B, BS^epnyxa 6BiJia rciosa 
reTBMana Ha KOJfB BM-fecTi co mhofhmh HSt nepBTfsMniHX'B canoB- 

HHKOB'B. 

A iTO JKe TapacB? A Tapac^B ryji.aji'B no Bcefi noJiBiu-fe cb cbo- 

HM'b IIOJIKOM-B, BBIJKer-B BOCOMHaaifaTB M-feCTe^BK'B, 6jIH3'B copoKa 

KOCTeJiOB'B, H yace floxo^HJit jio KpaKOBa. Mnoro hsShjix. oh-b bch- 
KOH mjiaxTH, pa3rpa6HJi'B 6oraT-feHinie h Jiy^mie saiiKH; pacne- 
tiaTaitH: h nopa3.7iHBa-iH no seMJiife KosaKH BiKOBtie Me/jBi h BHna, 
coxpaHHO cSeperaBinieca b'b naecKHX'B norpedax-B; H3py6H,rin it 
nepe3Kr.?iH ^oporia cyKHa, Ofiemum h yTsapn, HaxoflHMtia b-b luia- 
vTobbix^. „JiK^eTO He acaaiHTe!" nOBTopa-n-B tojibko TapacB. He 
yBajEHJiH KOsaKH qepHoSpoBBixTi naHaHOKTj, dijiorpyflBix'B, cb4t- 
aojiHKHX'B flisHH'B; y caMBix'B anTapeii He Mor.nH cnacTiiCB OH'fe: 
saJKHraji-B hx-b TapacB BjiibcTi cb ajiTapaiviH. He osn-fe SifjJiocH-ibHC- 
HBifl pyKH noflBiMajiHeB h3b orHHCTaro njiaMena kx. He6ecaM'B, 
conpoBOJK/faoMBia acajiKHMH KpHKaMn, OTT) KOTopBixx. no^tBHrny- 
jiacB 6bi caMaa CBipaa seMJia h cxenoBaa rpasa noHHKJia 6u otx, 
HcajrocrH 40Jiy. Ho He BHHMajiH HH^ieMy jKecTOKie K03aKii h, no/t- 
HHMaa KOHBaMH CB ynaq'B MJiaflemD[eB'B HX'B, KH^anH k'b hhm'b 5kc 
b'b' njiaMa. „8to BaM'B, BpasKBH Jiaxn, homhhkh ho OcTan-fe!" npn- 
roBapHBan-B tojibko TapacB. H xama noMHHKH no Ocxan'ife oxnpa- 
Bjiaji'B OH-B B'B KaacflOM'B cejieniii, noKa nojiBCKoe npaBHTCJiBCTBO 
He yBH/chjio, qro nocTynKH Tapaca Sbijih noSonBrae, ^■hwh o6bik- 
HOBeHHoe pasSoHHH^ecTBO, h TOMy ace caMoiiy HoToqKOMy nopy- 
tieno 6bijio cb naxBio ■ noJiKaMn noHMaxB HenpeMinno Tapaca. 

niecTB flHeS yxo^H.iH KosaKH npocejio^HBiMH TtoporaMH ott. 
BC'hx'B ripecjT'feflOBaHiii; e/jBa bbihochjih kohh Heo5BiEHOBeHHoc 
6^rcTB0 H cnaca.TTH KosaKOB'B. Ho HoTonKin na cett pa-^-B 6bi.ti'f, 



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A .■cTOHii'i) 15 jsjio^Kennaro nopyqeHia; neyTOMiiMO npecTbijoBaJit 
0H1, Hxt II HacTHri. Ha 6epery /fH-fecTpa, rfl-fe ByjibSa sanajii. ^jih 
IJas^lBixa ocTaBaeHHyio pasBajiHBmyioca KpinocTt. 

Ha/fi> caMOH Kpy^ett y TlnicTpa-piKH BH^H-fejiacB ona cbohmx 

oSopBaHHLIMl. BaJIOMrb H CBOHMH paSBaJIHBniHMHCa OCTaHKaMH 

CT-hm,. ir[e6HeMi> h pasSiiTtiM'B KHpnHieMt yciana 6EMa z;ep- 
xyniKa yxeca, roTOBaa BCHKyiOMHHyTycopBaTBcaHCJieTiTi.BHHS'B. 
TyTi>-TO, CB flByxTj CTopoHi., npHJieKamnxT. Kt nojiio, oGcTynnji'b 
ero KopoHHBiHreTBMaHtnoTOijKiH. ^eTBipe ^hh 6hjihcb h 6opo- 

.1HCB K03aKH, OTSnBaaCB KHpnil^aMH H KaMGHBHMH. Ho HCTOIIJH- 

.iHCB sanacBi h chjibi, h piniHacs TapacB npodHTBca ckbo3b pa^bi. 
H npo6H.iHCB 6hXJio yace KosaKH h, MoaceT'B-SBiTB, eme pasrB no- 
c.ayjKH.TiH 6bi nil's sipHO 6BiCTpBie kohh, KaKi> B/ipynb, cpeflH ca- 
iviaro Stoa, ocTanoBHJicii Tapact h BCKpHKHyji'B: „Ctoh! BBinajia 
.irojiBEa CB TaSaKOM'B; He xciy, iito6bi h aiojiBKa ^ocTajiacB BpaiKB- 
i-mrB jiaxaii'B!" 11 narnyjicfl CTapBiS; aTaMan-B h ctrjis OTBiCKHBaxB 
Bi TpaBi CBOK) .TiojiBKy Cb TadaKOM'B, HeoTJiyiiHyK) conyTHHitjr 
na MO'paxT, h na cynii, h b'b noxo^ax'B, h flOMa. A Tin's Bpene- 
HeMTj Hafi'fejKaaa B/jpyr'B BaTara h cxsaTHJia ero nofli. Moryiiia 
iTJie'iH. TiBHHyaca 6bijio OB'S BC-feMH iiJieHaMii, ho yace ho hocbi- 
naJiHCB Ha 3eM.nK), Kan's dsiBaJio npeac/fe, cxBaTHBmie ero rafi^yKH. 
,.9x'B, CTapocTB, CTapocTB!" CKasaji-B oh-b, h sanjiaKaji'B fle6ejihi&CTa- 
pBiH K03aK'B. Ho He crapocTB 6Biaa bhhok): CHJia o^oji'hjia chjiv. 
Majio HO TpHflijaTB ^eJiOB'bK'B noBHC.io y nero no pyKaM'B h ho ho- 
raM-B. ..Hona-iacB Bopona!" KpHqann .usxii. „TenepB nysKHO to-ubko 
npH^jrMaTB, KJijcyK) 6bi eiiy, coSaK-fe, jiyTimyio qecxB BOSflaTB". H 
npHcyflHJiH, Cb rsTBMaHCKaro pasp-femeHBa, cace^iB ero khbofo bi, 
BH^fy Bcfexi.. Tyx'B ace ctosjio naroe ^epeso, Bepranny KOToparo 
pa30Hjro rpoMOM'B. HpHTSHyjiH eroHceji'bsHBiMHU'inaMHK'BTipeBec- 
HOMy CTBOJijr, rBOSflOM'B hph6hjih eiiy pyKH h, npnnoflHaB'B ero 
noBBime, 5to6bi OTBCiofly 6hiJi'h BH^en-B KOsaK'B, npHHSJiHCB Tyx'B 
jKe pacKJia^BiBaxB nofli. ^epesoM's Kocxep-B. Ho He na Kocxeps 
r.aafl'feji'B TapacB, ne oS-b orn-t ons jijMaa'h, KoxopBiM'B coSupa- 
jiHCB JKe^B ero; TJiajiiji'h out,, cepfleiiHBiH, B'B xy cxopony, mi 
oxcxp'i.TiHBaJiHCB KosaKH: ejiy ex. bbicotbi Bce 6bijio bh^ho, Kan's 
na jiaflOHH. „3aHHMaHTe, xjionijsi, saHHMaiixe CKop-he", KpHiajfs 
OHs: „ropKy, •q;T0 3a a'icoM's: xy^a He no^cxynflxx. ohh!" Ho B'i- 
xepx. He flonecx. ero cjiobx.. „Boxs npona^yxx., npona^yxs hh sa 
ijxo!" roBopHji'B OHX. oxTiaflHHO H BsrjTHHy.x's BHH3S, Tfl-fe CBepKanx. 
^H'ficxpx.. PaflOCXB 6jiecHyjia bx. o^axx. ero. Ob's yBH^'iji's bbtabh- 
HyBHiiaca Hs-s-sa KycxapnHKa iiexsipe KopMsi, coSpajis bcio CHJiy 
ronoca h ssraHO saKpH^an's: „Kx> oepery! ks 6epery, x.xohijbi! 
CnycKaHxecs noaropnoH flopoacKoS, ■qxonaji'iBO. Y 6eperacxoaxs 
qenHBi, Bcb 3a6HpaHTe, ^ixoQbi ne 6siJio noroHH!" 

Ha sxox's pasx. s'ixeps flynyji's ex. flpyroit cxopoHsi, h ncf. 
CJiOBa 6bijih ycjisimaHsi KOsaKaMH. Ho 3a xaKoft coB-fex's flocTa.xcfl 
eMy xyxs jKe y^apx. o6yxoMs no ro.xoB'fe, Koxopsm nepeBopoTH.xx 
Boe Bs r.xasaxs ero, 



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llyCTHjmCB KOSaKH BO BCK) nptiTt IIOflrOpHOH /(OpOJKKOS; a 

y'Mi, noroHs sa njieiajiii. BHflaxi.: nyTaeTca a sarnQaeTca flopdatKa 

)£ MHOrO flaCTTb B'b CTOpOHy HSBIIBOB'B. „A, TOBapHIIfH! He Ky/JBI 

iioni.io!" CKasajiH Bci, oCTaHOBi-iJiiicB na MHr-B, noflHHjiH cboh na- 
raHKH, cBHCTHyjiH — H TaTapcpeie iixi. kohh, oT^ijniBiiiHCB ott. 
seMJiH, pacnjiacTaBinHCb B'B Boa/fyx-b, KaK'B sjwfeii, nepe.ieTijiH ^le- 
pea-B npoiiacTB ii 6y .iTBixHyjiii npsMO bt, v^H-feCTp'B. J^Boe to.ubko 
He ^ocTajiH flo pijKH, rpanyjiHCB cb BBiniHHBi oSi) KaaieHBH, npo- 
najiH TaMTt HaB-tKH cb kohhmh, ;T;a>Ke ne ycn'feBniH nsjixn, itpHKa. 

A K03aKH ylKC IIJIBIJIH CB KOHflMH B'B P'feK'fe H 0TBH3BIBa.lH ^BJIHBI. 

OcxaHOBHJiHCB .laxH Hafl'B nponacTBio, ahejicb HecnBixaHHOMy ko- 
3aE[K0My ,i'6jiy h flyMan: npBiraxB jih mmt,, hjih h'^t'b'v Oahh'b mo- 
-lOfloii hojikobhhk'b, aciiBaji, ropHTiaa KpoBB, poflHofi 6paT'B npe- 
KpacHOH nona^KH, o6Bop03KHBnieH S'feflHaro An^pia, ne noflyMa.TB 
jtojiro II 6pocHJiCfl CO BCix'B ch.ti'b cb KOHeM-B 3a KosaKaMH: nepe- 
Bepnyjoa Tpn pasa B'B Bosflyx'fe ct, KoneM'BCB ohm's h npasio rpa- 
HV-iea na ocTptie yTecBi. Bt. kj^ckh H3opBa.TiH ero ocTpBie KaiiHH 
nponaBmaro cpeflH nponacxH, ii mosf'b ero, CM-feraaBniHCB cb 
KpoBBio, ofipBisra.TB poouiie no iiepoBHBiM'B CT'ijHaM'B npoBaaa, 

KyCTtl. 

Kor;[a oyny.ica -TapacB ByjiB6a ot'b yflapa h r.ianyji'B na 
v^lH'ficTp'B, yace" K03aKH 6bijih na iie.iax'B h rpe5/rn Bec.xaMH; nyjiH 
CBinajiHCB Ha hex's CBepxy, ho He floCTaBajiH. H BcnBixHy.TiH pa- 
flocTHBiH o^H y CTaparo aTaMana. 

..ripoHjaHTe, TOBapHnjH!" EpH^ia-TB oh^b HMt CBepxy: „BcnoMH- 
HaiiTe MCHH H dyflynjeH Hce BeciioH npH6BiBaSTe cma^ bhobb, /ja 
xoponieHBKO noryjiaHTe! Hto B3a.?m, ^lopxoBBi jiaxH? /tyMaexe, ecTB 
"-{xo-HHCyyTB Ha CB'lix'i, qero 6bi noSoajicfl KOsaicB? ITocTOHxe ace, npu- 
flex's BpeMH, Sy/iext speMa, y3HaeTe bbi, too xaKoe npaBOCjiaBHaa 
pjj'CCKaa B'ijpa! Yjkc h xenepB nyiox'B aajiBHie h 6.iH3Kie napoflBi: 
noflBiMexca hs'b PyecKoii seM.iH cboh ifapB h ne Sy^ext b'b Mip'I; 
CHJiBi, KOTopaa 6bi ne noKopnjiacB ewy!..." A yjKe" oroHB noflti- 
MajiCH naflx KOCxpOMXj, saxBaxBiBa.n'B ero hobh h pasocxjiajica HJia- 
MeneM'B no ^epeBv.... /[a pasB-fe nanflyxca na CB'fex'fe xaMe ornn, 
f.ivKH H TaKaa CHJia, Koxopaa 6bi nepecHJiHaa pj'CCKyio CHJiy! 

He Majiaa p'lsKa T^H'fecTp'B, h mhobo na Heft saBOflBeB'B, p'i^- 

HBIX'B rjrCXBIX'B KaMBimCH, OXMejICH H TJiydOKOflOHHBIX'B M-fecXl,; 

S.^ecxHX'B p'iqHoe sepKajio, oraanienHoe sbohkhmt. a^aHBCMt Jie- 
6e3eH, H roptiBiH roro.xB 6BicTpo necexca nO Hen's, h mhobo Ky- 

.TIHKOB'B, KpaCH0306BIX'B KypyXXaHOB-B H BCaKHX'B KHBIX-B HTHlix, 
B'B XpOCTHHKaX'B H Ha npH6peKBaXX.. KoaaKH 3KHB0 n.XBIJIH Ha 

ysKHX'B ^ByxpyjisHBix-B ^e.xHax'B, ,5pyac,H0 rpe6jiH Bec.xaMH, ocxo- 
poacHo MHHOBa.nH OTMejiH, EcnojiaujHBaa noflBiMaBninxca nxHifXi, 
n roBopn.in npo CEoero axaMana. 



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1^ 3T0H HCTopieH cjiy^HjiacB HCTopm: uawh paacKasw- 

^ji^^ Baji-B ee npiisacaBuiiH h3i. T&na^a. CTenani. HBaiiOBim'i. 

Kypo^nca. HyjKHo BaMt 3HaTb, ^to naMSTB y sieHH, ne- 

E03M03KHO CKaSaTB, ^TO 3a ^pflHB: XOTB TOBOpH, XOTB 

He roBopH, Bce oflHO. To ace caMoe, ^to b-b p-femeTo 
iiOfly .left. 3Haa sa co6ok) xaKoii rpixi., Hapo^iHO npocHJii. ero 
cnHcaTB ee b'b TeTpa^Ky. Hy, ^aS Bor-B eMy aflopoBBH, ^ejio- 
B'feKt OUT, StrarB Bcer^a 7{o6pBiH fl.na Mena, Bssai, h cnncaji-B. 
lIojioacHJi'B a ee b'b MajreHBKiS ctojihk:&; bbi, ^yMaio, ero xo- 
poino 3HaeTe: oh'b ctoht-b b'b yray, KOr^a BOH/teiuB b-b ^BepB... 
/fa, a H no3a6BiJi'B, ^ito bbi y sieHH HHKorfla iie 6bijih. CTa- 
pyxa MOii, CB KOTopoit >KHBy jj^Hce ji'hT'h Tpn/^qaTB BM'fecT'b, 
rpaMOT'h CB pofl:y ne y^HJiacB, — neqero ii rpixa TaiiTB. Bori. 
saM'Jfe^aio a, ^xo ona nHpojKKii ne^ex'B na KaKofi-TO dynar'fe. IIh- 
pojKKH OHa, Jiio6e3HBie ^HTaTejiH, yflHBHTejiBHO xopomo ne^eT'B; 
;fyiiinHX'B nnpoacKOB-B bbi nnr^'fe ne dy^exe ■icTB. IIocMOTp'feji'L 
KaK'B-TO Ha cnoflKy nnpojEKa — CMOTpio: HHcaHHBia caoBa. KaK't 
6yflT0 cepflqe y Mena snaao: npiixoHcy k-b cxojrHKy — TeTpaflKH h 
uo:ioBHHBi H'iT'B! OcxajiBHBie JiHcxKH BC'fe pacxacKajia na nnporii! 
Ixo npHKaJKeniB fl'feiraxB? na cxapocxii jrix-B ne no/fpaxBca ace! 
npoinjiBiH rofl-B cny^HJiocB npoi33KaxB qpes'B Fafla^'B; napo^Ho 
eiiie, He 40'h3JKaa ropofla, saBasa.u'B ysejiOK'B, tixo6bi ne 3a6BiXB 
nonpocHXB oe-B sxom'b Cxenana HsaHOBHia. 9xoro Majio: Bsaji'B 
o6'feuiaHie cb caiioro ce6a; KaK-B tojbko qnxny b'b ropofl'fe, xo 
<ixo6bi npn 3X0M'B bciiomhhxb o HeM'B. Bce HanpacHO. IIpo'hxaai'B 
"ipes-B ropofl'B, H ^HXHyji'B, H BBiCMopKaJiea b'b njiaxoK'B, a Bce 
no3a6Bi.TB; fla yace bchomhii.ti'b, KaK'B sepcx'B 3a hibcxb ox'B'ixaJi'B 
ox-B sacxaBBi. He^ero y^'ifsjiaxB, npninjiocB ne^axaxB 6e3'B Koni^a. 
BnpoieM'B, ecJiH kxo JKe.xaex'B HenpeM-inHO snaxB, o ^eM'B ro- 
BopHXca flaa-he b'b 3xoh iioB-icxH, xo esiy cxohx-b xojibko napoHHO 
iipi'fexaxB B'B Fafla^'B h nonpocHXB Cxenana HsaHOBHTia. Owh cb 
GoaBiHHM'B yflOBcxBcxBieMi pascKaacext ee, xoxb, noacajiyft, chob^ 
oxt Ha^aaa 40 Koni^a. JKHBexi. oh-b HeflaneKO Bosji-fe KaMeHHOH 

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iiepKBH. Tyx't ecTB ceMqac'i. JiaaeiiBKiil nepej^iOKt: KaKt. tojibko 
noBopoTHniB Bib nepeyjiOKi., to dy^yT-B BTopBia hjih TpexBii 
BopoTa. J[a BOTX Jiyqnie: Korfla yBH^HTe na /iBOpIs 6ojiBmoit 
inecTTi c'B nepenejiOM-B, h Bhinfleri> HaBCTpijqy BaMX TOncTaa 
6a6a b-b se.neHoii H)6K'fe (ohtj, ne M-feniaeT-B CKaaaTB, se^eTi, khshb 
xojiocTj'io), TO aTO ero tibojo'b. Bripo^eirB, bbi MO»;eTe ero BCTpi- 
THTB Ha dasap-fe, r^i 6BiBaeT'B oht, Kamfloe VTpo 40 ^eBaTH ^la- 
coBTi, BBiSapaeTT) pBi6y h seJienb fljia CBoero CToaa h pasroBa- 

pHBaeT-B CT> OTrfOMT. AHTHnOMX, HJIH CT. 5K.Hfl0MT>-0TKynU}HK0Mli. 

Bbi ero TOT^acB ysnaeTe, noTOMv ^^to hh y Koro Hfex, KpoMlj 
Hero, iiaHTajioH'B hst. liniTHOH bbi6ohkh h KHTafiiiaTaro a^ejiTaro 
ciopTyKa. BoTT. BaM'b euje npHiiiTa: Kor^a xo^ht'b oh-b, to Bcer^a 
pasMaxHsaexTE. pyKajm. En;e noKoiiHBiii TaMOiiiHiH sacfeaaTejiB, 
JlenKCh nexpoBiiTi'B, Bcerja, 6BiBa.xo, VBH/rliBniH ero H3,5ajiH, ro- 
BopH-TB: „r.xn/pixo, r.xHflHxe, bohx> h.^gtij BixpsHas Me.xBHHiia!'' 

I. 
MBaHi> Oe/!,opo8HMi, lilnoHbKa. 

YjKe ^lexBqae ro^a, KaKi HsaHx Ge^^opoBH^x. UlnoHBKa s'h ox- 
cxaBidi H JKHBex'B Ha xyxopi? cboom'b BBixpe6eHBKax'B. Kor^a 
dBLXTi 0HX> enie BaHionieio, to oSyqancH bx, I'afla^icKOMx. noBixo- 
BOMx> ymi.xHHf'Jj, H, na/toSno cKasaxB, Sbijit^ npeS.xaronpaBHBiH 11 
npecxapaxe.XBHBiit ivia.xBqHKx.. y^iHxejiB pocciScKoii rpaMMaxHKH. 
IiHi^Hc|jopi TiiMoeeeBiiirB 4'tenpHMacTie, roBapsBaji'B, ^ito ccjih- 
6bi Bci y Hero 6bi.t!H xaKx. cxapaxejiBHBi, KaKX, IIInOHBKa, to oh-b 

He HOCH.XXi 6bI CX> C060IO BT, KJiaCCXj KJieHOBOit JIHHeHKH, Koxopoio, 

KaKX. eaiix, oh'b npuBHaBajicH, j^exasajix. 6hxb no pyKaaix. Ji-b- 
HHBi;eBx, II ina.xyHOBx,. Texpa/iKa y nero Bcer^a Stijia ^iHCxeHB- 
KRa, Kpyroii'B o6.iHHceHHaji, HHr.x-fe im nnxKBiiuKa. CH^i.xx. oh'b 
Bcerfla CMHpiio, cxoskhbtj pvkh ii ycxaBiiBx, r.xasa na y^HTejiJi, i-i 
Hi-iKor^a He npiiBiuiHBaji'B ci-i^'feBineMy Bnejoe^iii ero xoBapHiny 
Ha eniiHy SvMaKeKx., ne pisa.xx, cKaMBii h xie nrpa.xx. 7(0 npii- 
xo^a yqiixe.xji bx, ■mncuoi'i va6u. Kor^a Koiiy nyacTta 6Bijia bx> ho- 
jKHKi, oqiiHiixB nepo, xoxx. HeMefl.xenHo o6pan|a.xcH kx. Hsany 
0e,?{OpOBii^ry, iiaiis, qxo y Hero Bcer/ta BOflH.xca hoschkx,; h HsaHx. 9e- 
;{opoBHtix-, TGr,?ia enje npocxo BaHioina, BBiiiHMajix> ero hsx:. ne- 
So.xBiuoro KOKanaro qexo.;iB^iHKa, npHBHsaHiiaro kx> Hexji'is cbo- 
ero cipeHBKaro ciopTyKa, h npocH.xx. tojibko ho cko6jihtb nepa 
ocxpieMx. HOJKHKa, vBipjiii, yxo fl.xii 3Toro ecxB Tj'^naa CTopona. 
TaKoe 6.xaroH,paBie CKopo npHE,xeK.xo na Hero BHHManie /(aaie 
caMoro y^iHTejifl .xaxHHCKaro asBiica, Koxoparo o^khx. KainejiB bx. 
cIsHflX'B, npejKfle nefficxH BBicoBtiBa.xacB bx. /[BopB ero {|)pH30BaH 
uiHHejiB H .XHi^o, HSja^pameHHoe ocnoio, HasoflH.xx. cxpaxTb na 
BecB KJiaccB, i9T0Tx. CTpainHBiH yiiHTe.xB, y KOToparo iia Kaee^:- 
p't Bcer^a jiesKaJio flBa ny^iKa posorx., h no.xoBHiia cjiymaTe.xeii 
cToaaa na Koainaxx., c^ijiajiX) HBana GeflopoBH^a ayflHTopoiix., 
necMOTpH na to, hto bx. KJiacci 6bmo mhoto cx> ropa3;(o Jiyi- 



339 

uiHMii cnoco6HOCTaMH. Tyxt ne mohcho nponycTHXB ofliioro cjiy- 
tiaa, cfl'fejiaBinaro B.iiHHie na bcio ero acHSHb. Oahhi. hs'e BB'fe- 
peHHLix'B eMy yTieHHKOBi>, qTo6i.i ckjiohhtb CBoero ay^HTopa iia- 
HHcaTB eMy bi. cnncKi scit, Tor^a KaKt ohi. CBoero ypoKa b'b 
syd-B He 3Ha.iii., npHnecB b'b KJiaccB aaBepnyTBiH b'je. 6yMary, 06- 

JIHTBIH MaCJIOMt 6jIHII'B. HBaHt GeflOpOBH^'B XOTil H ^epH^ajICi! 

cnpaBeflJiHBOCTH, ho hr ary nopy dBur-B rojioflenx'- h hg Morii 
npoTHBHTBCfl o6o.i[BnieHiio: bshjii. Sjihhx, nocTasHJiT. nepefl-B co- 










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nonafi ciona ejiHK-b! HonaH, roBopar-b reb-fe, Heronsjii!™ 

60K) KHiiry H naHa.i-B icTb, h TaicB 5biji'b aanHTt 9TidM'ij, <aTO 4a- 
jKe He saMiTHJiTj, KaKTi bt KJiaccfe c^ijiajiacB Bflpyri. MepTBaa 
THniHHa. Tor^a tojibko cb yHcacoM-B o^nyjicfl oh'b, Kor^a CTpaui- 
Haa pyKa, npoTaHysniHCB hs-b cI^phsoboh niHHejiH, yxBaTHJia ero 
sa yxo H BBiTamHJia na cepe^HHy KJiacca. ..HoflaH ciofla 6jihh'b! 
TToflai. x^OBopaT'B TQ6i, ueroflmil" cKa3a,Ji'B posHBiil y'iHTe.TiB5 



340 

cxBaTH.-iT. iia.ibi^aMH MacjiHHtm 6jihhi. h bbi6poch.tb ero aa okho, 
cTporo sairpcTHBi) SiraBiuHMrb no 4Bopy lUKOJibUHKaMt no/tHH- 
MaxB ero. TLocn-k axoro TyTx-ace BticiK'b oh-b npe5o:iBHO HBana 
GeflopoBHia no pyKaM'B; n fl'fejio: pjkh BHHOBaTBi, sa^iivn. 6pa- 
Jtn, a He flpyraa ^acTB T'fejia. Kan's 6bi to hh 6bijio, ToabKO cb 
STHX'B nopt poSocTB, H 6e3'B Toro Hepa3.a[yqHaH cb hhm'b. yse- 
jiHinjiacB enje 60:1^6. MoaceT-B-SBiTB, 3to caMoe nponcmecTBie 
6bijio npniHHOK) Toro, ^to oht. ne HM'feji'B nuKor^a JKejianiH 
BCTynHTB B'B mTaTCKyio cjiy>K6y, bh^h na onBiTi, ito hc iicerfla 
yflaexcH xopohhtb kohi{bi. 

Bbmo yace eny eesij Majiaro nnTHa/maxb jiiT-B, Kor^a nepe- 
uieji-B OUT, BO BTopoS KJiaccB, r/j'fe, bmIjcto coKpaujeHHaro Kaxe- 
XHSHca H 'leTBipex'B npaBH.TB apnoMeTHKH, npHHiuica oh-b 3a 
npocTpaHHBiH, 3a KHnry o /foaJKHOCTaxt lejiosiKa h sa flpoBn. 
Ilo, yBH^iBnin, yxo qiii-B ^ajiBme b-b ji-fecB, TiMt 6o.!iBuie flpoB'b. 
II nojyiHBniH H3B'fecTie, ito 6aTioniKa npHKasan-B 40Jiro jkhtb. 
npo6BiJi'B en;e ^na ro^a h, ct, corjiacia JiaTyniKH, BCTynnji-B no- 

TOM'B B'B n*** H'ixOTHBIH nOJIK-B. 

n*** n-llXOTHBIH nOJIK'B 6bIJI'B COBC'iM'B He TaKOrO COpTa, K'b 

KaKOMy npHHaflJiejKaT'B MHorie n-fexoTHtie hojikh, h, necMOTpa na 
TO, ^To oh-b 66.nBnieio lacTBio ctoaji'b no TiepeBnaM'B, 04HaK03KT>, 
oBLi'B Ha TaKOH Horf, TITO He ycTynajTB hhbim'b h KaBajiepiii- 
CKHM'B. BojiBHiaa TiacTB o(|)HijepoB'B HHJia BBiMopo3KH H ywkmi 
TacKaTB jKHTfOB'B 3a nencHKH ne xyace rycapoBi.; h^ckojibko ^le- 
•lOB'feK'B ^aace TamioBajEH MasypKy, n noJiKOBHHK'B n*** noana 
HHKorfla He ynycKaji-B cjiyqaa saM-hTHTB o6'b 9tom'b, pasrosapn- 
Baa CB K'i5M'B-HH6yflb B'B odnjecTB'fe. „y Mena-CB", roBopnji'B oh-b 
o6BiKHOBeHHo, TpoHJia ce6a no 6pioxy nocicfe Kaac/faro cjiOBa: 
„MHorie njiamyT'B-CB Ma3ypKy; BecbMa MHorie-CB, o^ieHB mho- 
rie-CT.". ^to6t. en^e 6ojiie noKa3aTB TrnTaTejiaM-B oQpasoBan- 
HOCTB 11*"* H'fexoTHaro nojiKa, mbi npH6aBHM'B, ^ito TjBoe hs-b ocjjh- 
uepOB'B 6bijiii CTpaniHBie' nrpoKH bt. 6aHK'B h nponrpBiBaJiH Myn- 
flHp'B, (|)ypa5KKy, mnnejiB, TOMJiaK'B h ^aJKe Hcno^nee nJiaTBe, ^ito 
He Be3/ii H MejK/ty KaBaaepHCTaMH mohcho CBiCKaTB. 

06xo3K/[eHie cb TaKHMH TOBapnnjaMH, OflnaKoace, HH^yxB ho 
yMeHBHiH.TO poSocTH HsaHai Ge/iopoBHqa; h TaKTy Kan's oh'b hc 
hhjtb BBiMoposoK'B, npeflno^iHTaa MWh piOMKy botikh npe^'B oS'ij- 
flOMT) H yjKHHOM'B, He TaHijoBanT. Ma3ypKH H He nrpaji'B b-b 6aHK'i>. 
TO, naxypajiBHO, floitJKeH'B 6biji'b scerfla ocTaBaTbca oahh'b. Ta- 
KHM'B o6pa30M'B, KOT^a ^pj^rie pas'B'isjKajiH na odBiBaTejiBOKHXi. 
no Me.TKHM'B noM'iaiifHKaM'B, OH'B, CH^a na CBoeS KBapTHp'b, ynpa>K- 
Ha.Tca B'B sanaxiax'B, cpo^HBix-B oflHott kpotkoh h 4o6poH Jijm'h: 
TO iiHCTHji'B nyroBHifBi, TO ^HTa.TB raflaTejiBHyio KHnry, to CTa- 
BHJi'B MBiHiejiOBKH HO yrjiaM'b CBoen KOMnaTBi, to, naKonei^'B, ckh- 
HyBmn Mynflnp'B, jieacaJi'B na CBoen nocTejin. 

3aT0 ne 6bi.7io HHKoro ncnpaBH'he Hsana OeflopoBH^ia at non- 

Ky, H B3B07lOM'B CBOHM'B OH'B THK'B K0MaHfl:0BaJI'B, 1T0 pOTHBIH 

KOMaH/inp'B Bcer/(a cTaBnaT. ero B'B o6pa3en'B. Saxo B'B ckopomt, 



341 

Bpe.AteHTi, OTTvoTrr o,i:^HHa.'TTT,aTT> .nfiT'B noc.Tfe nojiyq:eniH npanop- 
ujHqbHro qiiHa, ripoHSBe/ieiri. OHt 6ti.ii'i> b'b no^nopy^HKH. 

Bt npo/ioJi5KeHie 3Toro BpeMeHH oh-b nojijHMJi'h iiSB'bcTie, ^to 
MaTymKa CKOHq[ajiacB; a TeTyniKa, po^nas cecTpa MaTymKH, ko- 
TopyK) oHt SHajit TO.itKO noTOMy, tiTO OHa npHB03iiJia emj bt. 
Tj-bTCTBi H iiocti.ia.Jia u&me bt, Faflait cymenBie h flijJiaHHBie eio 
caMOio iipeBKycHBie npairaKH (cb MaTyniKoii ona 6BiJia bi> ccopi, 
II noTOJiy HsaH-B Ge^iopoBHiT. iiocjii ne BH^ajni es), — 3Ta xeTyniKa, 
no CBooMy 4o6poflyiuiio, B3fi,TiacB ynpas.iaTt HeSo.TBiniiM'B ero 
HJi'feHieM'B, o nem, iisB-feoTH.ia ero b'b CBoe BpeMH nitcBMOMt. 

llBRWh GeflopoBiiTb, 6yiiyqH coBepmeHHo yBlspem. b-b 6.iaro- 
pasyMui xeTyiuKH, Ha^aji'B nonpea^HeMy hchojihhtb cboio cjiyjK- 
6j. Hhoh Ha ero siicT'fe, nojiyiHsraH TaKOH ^ihh'b, BOsrop^HJica 
f)bi; HO rop/(OCTB coBepmenHO SBUia emj HeHSsicTHa, h, c^-fejiaB- 

LTHCB HOflHOpyiHKOM'B, OHTj dBI.TITt TOT'B H-CG CaMBIlt IlBaH'B GeflO- 

poBHTB, KaKHM'B 6biji'b H^Korfla H B'B npanopnjH^BeM'B ^HH'fe. ripo- 
obiB'B TieTBipe rofla noc.i'b sToro saii'iiiaTe.TiBHaro iiJisi nero co- 
6Brri5r, oh-b roTOBii.icfl BbicTynHTB BM'fecT'h cb ho.ikom'b hs'b Mo- 
ri-r.^eBCKOil ry6epHiH b'b BejiHKopocciio, KaifB nojiyiHJit hhcbmo 
TaKoro co/iepji-caiiifl: 

„Jl 10 6 e 3 H Bi H II .1 e M a H h II k 'b, 

11 B a H 'B 9 e fl o p o B H >i 'b! 

.,TToci,i:iaio reoi 6'fe.ibe: iihtb napi. HHTaHBix-B KapnexoK'b a 
'tPTBipe pySaniKH TOHKaro xo.Ti.cTa,: fla eiife xoiy noroBOpHTB cb 
T06010 fliai; TaK'B KaK'B tbi yace iiJi'iemB hhh'b HeMajioBaacHBift, 
iiTO, flyMaio, TeS'i hsb'^ctho, ii ripHiueJi'B B'B xaida .n'tTa, ^to no- 
pa II xo3aS:cTBbM'B nosanaTBca, to b'b bohhckoh cjy5K6'fe xeS'fc 
iiesa^'iM^ So-Tifse caysKHTB. 3 yace cxapa 11 ne Mory Bcero npa- 

CMOTp'iTB B'B TBOGM'B XOSaitCTB'lj; ,!ia H fl'feitcTBHTeHBHO, MHoroe 
npHTOM'B HM'felO Te6']f3 OTKpHTB HH^IHO. IIpi'ijSHiail", BaHIOHia! B'B 

ovKHflaHiii no,iaHHHaro y^OBOJiBCTBia Te6a BHfl-hTB, ocxaiocB mho- 
roJiio6amaa TBoa xexKa 

BaciiAUca IlynMeeWKa. 

.""lyflHaa b'b oropofl'i y nacB BBipocjia p'fena: SoJiBuie noxoaca 
na KapT0(|)ejiB, ^'^m'b na p'tny". 

^epes'B He/f-fejiK) nocjrfe no.iyqenia 9Toro nncBMa, IlBaH'B 9e- 

^OpOBHH'B HanHCajfB TaKOfi OTB'iTTj: 

„M HaocTHBaa rocy^apBiiia, TexyinKa, 

BaciiaHca KamnapoBiia! 

„MHoro 6jiaroflapio BacB 3a npucBiJiKy 6'feaBa. OcooeiiHo Kap- 
neTKH y Mei-ia oienB cxapBia, yxo flaJKe flOHBmHK'B inxonaJi'B hx'b 
qexBipe pasa, 11 o^ieHB ox'b xoro cxaJia y3Kia. Hadex'B Bamero 
jMH'jbHia o MoeS CJij''ac6'h a coBepmenHO coraaceH'B cb BaJiii h xpexBa- 
I'O flHa nofla-11' oxcxaBKy. A KaK'B xQxbkq Hoayqy yBoaBHenie, xo 



342 

HaiiMy iiyBOSHiiKa. IIpe^KHeil Baniefi kojihccIh, Hae^eTi. ch^dawh 
niiieHHL[i>i, ch6hpckoh: apnayTKii, ne Mori, iicnojiHHTb: bo bcgh 
MorHjreBCKoit rydepmH: niTi, TaKoii. CsHHeS ace 34'fecb kopmhti. 
6o.TEbineK) lacTiio SparoH, noflMininBaa HeMHOro BBinrpaBmarocH 

ITHBa. 

..Ct cosepmeHHHM^ iioqxenieM'B., MHjiocTiiBafi rocy^apbiHa, Te- 
TviuKa, npeQtiBaio njreMaHHHKOMt 

IleciHOMo IlInomHOw" . 

xiaKOHeiji., HBaHi. GeflopoBH^x noJiy^HJix OTcraBKy, cb qn- 
]iOMi> nopyTiHKa, naHHJi'B 3a copoKt py6jiel JKHija ot-b Mornne- 
Ba flo Faflaqa, h ci.Ti. Bt KH6HTKy bi. to caMoe BpeMa, Kor^a 
4epeBBa OflijiHCB mojioabimh, eii;e p-fe^KHMH hhctbhmh, bch 3eM- 
.ia apKO 3a3eJieH'ijia CB-bHeio seJientio n no Bceiiy nojiro naxjio 
BecHoro. 



II. 

/], p r a. 

Bi> /lopori HHiero ne c.iyqH.nocb c.ihuikom'b sajiiiqaTe.iBHaro. 
'Bxa.TiH CI. HeSo-iBiniiM-B flsi nefli.^H. MoHieTi.-6i,iTB, enje h SToro 
CKopie npi'fexaji'B-6Bi HBaHi. GeflopoBHirB, ho HaSosKHBift iKHfli. 
uiaSamoBaji'B no cy66oTaMi., h, HaKpBiBmHCt CBoeio nonoHoii, 
MOJiHTTCfl BecB fleHb. Enpo^eMt, HBaHi. ©eflopoBHTji., KaKTj yjKe 
HM'ij.Ti'B a ciyiait saM-feTHTb npea-cfle, 6bijii. TaKoii ^lejiOBiKi., ko- 
ropBiH He flonycKa.TB b-b ceS-fe CKyKH. Bi. to BpeMa pa3BJi3BiBa.ii> 
0H1. i^ieMO/taHi., BBiHHMaai. 6'kjihe, pascMaTpHBaai. ero xopomeHB- 

K.0: TaK'B-JIH BtlMBITO, TaK1.-JIH CJIOJKeHO; CHHMaai. OCTOpOHCHO nv- 

moKi. ch HOBaro MVHflnpa, cuiHTaro yace 6e3'B noroH^HKOBi., h 
CHosa Bce 9to yKJiaflBiBajii. HanjiyqniHMi. o6pa30Mi.. Ennri. OHt. 
BooSuie CKasaTB, ne .tiioSh.tii. ^iHTaTB; a ecjin sarjiaflBiBajii. hhof- 
/la BI. raflaTe-iBHyio KHnry, Taici. 9to noTOJiy, ^ito jiio6iijii. BCTpt- 
'laTB TaMx snaKOMoe, ^HTannoe yace nicKOJibKO pa3i.. Trk-b ro- 
po^lCKoit jKHiejib OTnpaBJiaeTca KajK^Biii aghb bi, KJiy6i., ne fljia 
roro, ito6bi yc.ibimaTb TaMi. qT0-HH6yflB noBoe, ho qTo6bi BCTpi- 
THTb t4xi> npiaTejieft, ch kotopbimh ohi. yace ci, nesanaMaTHbixi. 
BpeMCHi. npHBbiKi. 6o.7iTaTb bi. KJij6'b. TaKi. ^hhobhhki. ci. 6ojib- 
UIHM1. HacjiaHt/jeHieM'b ^iHTaeTi. a/ipeci.-KaaeH4apb no H-ljcKOJibKy 
pa3i. bi. fleHB, ne fl.ia KaKHXi.-HH6yflb flHnaoMaTHqecKHxrb saT-bii. 
HO ero TiniHTTi ffo KpaitnocTH nenaTnaa pocHHCb. „A! HsaHi. 
PaBpHaoBn^i. TaKon-TOI.." noBTopaex'B oh'b rayxo npo ce6a. „Al 
B0T1. H a! tm!.." I'I Ha c.i'iflyiOHiiH pa3i. cnoBa nepe^HTbiBaeTi. 
ero d'h TiiiH ace BocKJiHifaHiaMH. 

UoGJii flsyxHefl'hjibHoit isflbi IlBaHi> GeflopoBH^i. ^ocTHrnyjii. 
,iepeBymKH, HaxoTfHBmeiica bi. CTa BepcTaxi. ott. Taflsma. 9to 
6bijio BI. naTHHqy. CoiiHi;e flaBHO j>Ke saniJio, Kor/ia ohi, Bx-ixaai. 
ci> kh6htb:oio h ci, acH/ioMi. na nocToaJiBiii /iBopi.. 

9toti. nocToajiBiH ^Bop'B HH'i'feMi, He OT.TiHqanca oti, flpyrnxi,, 
pwcTpoeHHbixT. ho He6o.ubuiiiMi> TiepeByniKaM'B, Bi> hhx'b o6biK-> 



243 

HOBeHHO ch oo.itniHMTi ycep^ieMi. noTqyiOTT. nyTemecTBeHHaK;i 
cfiHOMt H OBCOM'B, KEKt 6jflTO 6eI OHt 6Bijn. no^TOBas JIOmaflE, 

Ho ec.iHdti OHTb aaxoTi.TB nosaBTpaKaxB, KaKt odBiKHOseHHO 
saBTpaKaiOTTi nopaflOiHtie jho^h, to coxpaHHJii, 61.1 b-b nenapy- 
uiHMOCTii CBOH anncTHT'B ao flpyroro cjiyqaa. HBan-B Ge^opo- 
BH^-B, 3Haa Bce 3to, 3a6jiaroBpeMeHHO sanaccs flByMH BasKaMii 
SyQjiHKOBt H Ko.iSacoio h, cnpocHBmH piOMKy bo/[kh, b'b KOTopoii 
He 6BiBaeT'B ne^ocTaTKa hh na ojjHOWh nocToa.TioM'B /[Bopi, na- 
^a.TB CBOH yacHHt, ycfeBuiHCB Ha iraBK-fe nepe/i.'B flydoBBiMt cto- 

:i0MTi, HenOflBHJKHO BKOnaHHBIMI, B'B rjIHHHHBIH HO.TB. 

B'B npoflO.naceHie aToro BpeMenn nocjiBiniajica CTyK-B 6pHiiKH. 
BopoTa sacK.pHH'fejrH; ho 6pOT:Ka floirro. He B'B'feBHiajia na flBop'B. 
j"'poMKiH rojiocB 6paHHJiCH CO CTapyxoio, coflepHcaBnieio TpaKTHpib. 
,M Bfifly", ycjiBiniaji^ HBan-B Oe/iopoBHi'B: ,,ho ecjiHxoTB 04hh'b 
KJiom, j^KycHT-B MCHH B'B TBOOH xaT-fe, TO npH6Bio, eft Bory, npH' 
iIbio, CTapaH Ko.i/iyHBH! h 3a cfeno HHiirero, hc /laji'B!" 

Mi-myTy cnycxa, ^BopB OTBopHJiacB, h Bome.TB, h.7ih, Jiyqnie 

CKasaTB, BJliS'B TO.TCTBIH ^IB.TIOB'iK'B BT. SejIBHOM-B dOpTJ^Ki. Fo- 

JiOBa ero Heno,7{BH>K.HO noKoii.iacB na KopoTKoii met, KayaBuieiica 
enje xoanje oti> 4Byx'B-9Ta>KHaro noflSopoflKa. Kasa.iocB, h ct. 
BHfly OHT. npHHa/fJieJKa.ix kt. ^HCJiy T-fexT, mo^efi, KOTopBie ne 

.'lOMajIH HHKOr/fa rO/IOBLI naflT, njrcTaKaMH H KOTOpBIXT. bca jkhshb 

jvaTHJiacB no Macjiy. 

„/Ke.?iaio 3/ipaBCTBOBaTB, MH.TocTHBBiH rocy^apB", n2JoroBopH.T:x 
OH'B, yBiifl-bBHiH HBana GeflopoBH^a. 

HBani, GeflopoBHi-B Qcsmojibho noK.iiOHH.Ticff. 

,.A n03B0JIBTe CnpOCHTB: CB K^M-B HM'felO qeCTB rOBOpHTB!" 

upoflOJiJEaa'B ToncTBiH npi-fesadii. 

IIpH TaKOMT. flOnpOCfe HsaHT. GeflOpOBHTB HeBO.TBHO nO/JHS.TICJI 
CB JlicTa H CTaa-B B'B BMTSJKKy, "^TO 06BIKH0BeHH0 OHTj yJ'b.lBI- 

Ba.TB, Kor^a cnpaniHBaji'B ero o ^cm-b ho.ikobhhk'b. „OTCTaBHoM 
nopyiKKT., Hsan-B Ge^opoB'B IIInoHBKa", OTB'fe^ia.TT. oht,. 

,.A CM-jfiK) JIH CnpOCHTB, B'B KaKlJI M'llCTa HSBOJIHTB 'fexaTB?" 
..B'B C06CTBeHHBlit XyTOp'B-CB 13BITpe6eHBKH". 

„BBi'rpe6eHBKH!" BOCK.aiiKHy.n'B CTporiii flonpociiHK'B. „no3BOJiB- 
Te, MHJiocTHBBiH Tocy^apt, HOSBCHBTe!" roBopmni OH'B, no^CTy- 
naa k'b neny h pa3MaxHBaa: pyKaiiH, krk'b dj^flTO 6bi KT0-HH6yiiB 
ero He /(onycKa.Ti'B, hjih OH'B npoflHpa.ncH ckbosb Toany h, npii- 
Sjihshbiuhcb, npHHH.i'B HBana GeflojooBHqa B'B 06'BaTiH h 06.10- 
SBisajit CHaqana B'B npasj^io, hotom'b b'b .n'iByio, h hotom'b CHOBa 
B'B npaByio meKy. HBany Ge^opoBH^iy o^chb nonpaBHJiocB 3to 
:io6Bi3aHie, noTOiiy ^to rySBi ero npHHa.iiii 6ojiBinia n:feKH ne- 
3HaK0Mi?a 3a MarKJa noflyniKH. 

„n03B0JIBTe, MH.TOCTHBBlii rOCyflapB, HOSHaKOMHTBCa!" npo/fOJt- 

acan-B to.ticthk'b: „fl noM'imHK'B Toro 3Ke raflH^CKaro noB'iiTa h 
Bani'B coc'bfl'B; acHBy ot-b xyTopa Bamero BBiTpeSeHBKH ne yiajiBrae 
naTH BepcTT>, bi. ceji'h XopTBiiije; a (|)aMHJiifr moh rpHropifi FpH- 
I'opBeBHi'L CTopneHKO. HenpeM'ifiHHo, HenpeM-hnHO, mhsocthblih: 



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vocyflaiih, H 3HaTi> sacB ne xoqy, ecjiH He iipMifleTe bt. toctm bi. 
ce^io XopTBime. 51 Teiiepi. cnimy no na^oSHOCTii... A ^to sto?" 
iiporoBopHjit oHt KpoTKHM'B rojiocoM'b BomeflineMy cBoeMy jko- 
Keio, MaJiB^HKy BTi EOsaifKoit cbhtk"!!, ch sanjraTaHHMMii hqkthmh, 
ch HefloyM'hBaiomeio mhhok), CTaBHsnieMy na ctojii. ysjiLi h fliijHKH. 
„5to 3T0? ^iTo?" H ronocB FpHropia fparopteBiiTia HeaaM-JfiTHo 
flijiajica rposHie h rposn'te. ..PasBi a 9to cro^a BCJi'feji'B cxaBHTb 
TeS-fe, jiioQesHHH? PasB-fe a sto cio^a roBopnji'B CTaBHTB TeS-fe, no/t- 
jieiif'B? PasBifi a ne rOBopHJit Tedi iianepe^'B pasorpiTi. Kypnuy, 
MouieHHHKi.? noraeai.!" BCKpHKHyji'B OHt, TonnyB'B Horoio. ..Ho- 
CTOH, poHta! r^^ij norpeQerft CO mTO(|)HKaMH? HBaHTi GeflopoBH^'B!" 
roBopHJi'B OHTb, HajiHBaa piOMKy nacTOHKH: „npomy iiOKopHO ji'1>- 
KapcTBeHHoii!". 

„Eh Bory-CB, ne Mory... a yase HMiji'BCJiyyaii..." nporoBopHJiij 
HfiaH'B Gej^opoBHii'B cb saiiiiHKOio. 

„H cjiymaTB ne xoiy, MHJiocTHBBmrocyflapB!" bosbbichjit. ro- 
jiocB noM'feiyHK'B; „h cjiymaTB ne xoiy! C'B M-fecTa ne coit^y, no- 
KaM'jfecT'B He BBiKyniaeTe..." 

HBftH'B GeflopoBH^'B, yBH^iBinH, qTO HejiB'3H OTKasaxBca, ne 
deax. yflOBOJiBCTBia BBinHJiTj. 

, „9to KypHija, mhjiocthbbih rocy^apB", npoflOJiHcaJi^B tojictbih 
FpHropifi; FpHropBeBHq'B, paapisBiBaa ee noacoMTi BTi ^epeBan- 
HOMTbaniHK'h. „Haflo6HO BaM-B cKasaxB, ^to noBapHxaMoa, flBflOxa, 
HHorfla jik)6htx KyjiHKHyTB, H OTToro ^acTO nepecyniHBaeT'B. 9h, 
xjion^e!" TyT-B oSopoTHJica ohx Kt MaaB^HKy b'b Koaai^Koft CBHTK't, 
upHHecuieMy nepHHy h noflyiHKH: „nocTenH nocTejiB mh^ na nojiy 
nocepe7(H xaxBi! Cmotph ace, cina noBBiuie HaKJia/^H ho^'b ho- 
flyuiKy! 4a BBi/fepnH y (5a6Bi ngib mbi^kh KJioqoKrB neHBKH sa- 
TKHyTB Mwh yniH na ho^b! HafloSno BaM'B . snaTB, mhjiocthbbih 
rocyflapB, ^to a HMiio odBiKHOBenie saTBiKai'B na hotb yniH cb 
Toro npoKJiaxaro cjiy^aa, Koryja b^ o^hoh pyccKOH Kop^M'fe 3a- 
jiiST. un-h B'B jiisoe yxo TapaKan-B. lIpoKJiaTHe KartanBi, KaK-B a 
nocjiii ysnaji'B, ■i^aT'B flasKe iijh cb TapaKanaMH. HeBOSMoacHo 

OHHCaTB, ^TO npOHCXOflHJIO CO MHOIO: B'B yX'il TaK'B H meKO^ieTB, 

TaK'B H meKO^ieT'B... Hy, xotb Ha CT'tny! Mni noMorjia yace b'b 
naiHHX'B M'icTax'B npocTaa CTapyxa, h I'iM'B 6bi bbi flyMann? 
iipocTO, sameHTBiBaHieM'B. H!to bbi cKasKCTe, mhsocthbbih rocy- 
4apB, o fl'ijKapax'B? SI /^yMaio, ^to ohh, npocTO, MopoiaT'B h 4y- 
paqaT-B HacB: Hnaa CTapyxa b'b ^BaflijaTB paa-B jiyiHie snaeT-i. 

BChx-B 9THX'B JI-feKapeH". 

../t'feiiCTBHTejIBHO, BBI H3B0JIHTe TOBOpHTB COBepmeHHyK) - CB 

iipaB/ty. Hnaa To^iHO SBiBaeT'B..." TyT'B oh'b ocTanoEHjica, KajcB 6bi 
He npnSHpaa flaaBme npHJiHiHaro cjiosa. He M'femaeT'B s/pbcB h 
MH'fe CKasaTB, 1T0 ouTt BOo6me He 6biji'b njeflP'B na ciOBa. Mo- 

aceT'B-6BITB, 9T0 npOHCXOflHJIO OT-B poSoCTH, a, MOHCeT'B, H OT'B 

HcejiaHia BBipasHTBca KpacHB'he. 

„XoponieHBKO, xopomeHBKO nepeTpacH chno!" roBopHJi'B Ppn- 
ropifi I'pHropBeBH^'B CBoeMy naKeio: „TyT'B cfeno TaKoe Ta^Koe, 



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HTo, Toro H rjiana, KaK'i>-HH6y/(i> nona,ieTi. cj^ok-b. nosBO.iBxc, 
MH.iocTHBtiH rocj^apB, nojKejiaTB ciiOKOHHOH hoih! 3aBTpa yace 
He yBH/iHMCH: a BBiiiaiKaK) 710 sapii. Bani'B jkh^'b 6jfleT'i> ma6a- 
luoBaTB, noTOMy ^ito saBTpa cySdora, TaKi. BaiiTE. He^iero h Bcia- 
BaxB paHo. He saSy^BTe ace Moeii npoctdti: h snaTB BacB He 
xo^y, Kor^a ho npiiflOTe b-b cejio XopTBiuje". 

TyT'B KaMopflHHep'B FpHropia rpHropBeBpraa CTanjH.i'B cb Hero 
ciopTyKTi H canorH, naTHHyB'B na Hero bm^cto Toro xajiaT^, h 
rpHropiit rpHropBeBHi'B noBanH.itcji Ha nocxejiB, h, KasaJiocB, 
orpoMHaa nepHna nerjia na flpyryio. 

„9S, xjionqe! Kj^^a ace tbi, noflJieii-B"? IIoflH ciofla, nonpaBBMHi 
Ofliaao! 9h, xjionqe, noflMocTH ho/i'b roJiosy cina! J[a. ^ito, ko- 
Hefi yjKo HanoHflH? Euje cina! ciofla, nofl'B stoti. 6ok'b! Jla no- 
npaBB, noflJteifB, xoponieHBKO ofliaao! Bot'b TaK-B, enjel ox'b!.." 

TyT-B rpHropiii Fprn'opBeBMyB enie B340XHy.m, paaa ^sa h 

nyCTHH-B CTpaUIHBlfi HOCOBoil CBHCTTi HO BCBH KOMHai"i, BCXpaHBI- 

Baa no BpeMOHaMTb TaK-B, tito flpeaiaBmaa Ha JieacaHKi CTapyxa, 
npody^HBUiHCB, B^pynb ciiOTpijia bt, o6a raasa na Bcfe CTopoHBi, 
no, He BH,^a HHnero, ycnoKOHsaaacB ir BacBinaaa CHOBa. 

Ha ^pyroH 4eHB, Korfla npocnyjiCH Hsan'B QeflOpOBswh, to.i- 
CTaro' noM'finiHKa yace ne 6bijio. 9to 6lijio o^ho tojibko saMina- 
TejiBHoe npoHcmecTBie, cjiyiHEiueeca cb hhm'b na flopori. Ha 
TpeTiii 4eHB noca'fe Toro npnSjiH/Kajica oh'b Wh CBoeiiy xyTopKj'. 

TyT'B no^yBCTBOBan'B ohte., wro cep^ite b'b HeMr& chjibho sadn- 
jjocB, Kor^a BBirjianyaa, Maxaa KpBiataMH, B-^TpiiHaa MejiBHHua 
H KOTfla, no Mipi Toro, KaK^B HJHfl:^ rnaji-B cbohx'b uas^'h na ropy, 
noKasBiBajica Bnnsy pafl'B Bep6'B. }Khbo h apKO 6JiecT'ha'h ckbosb 
nnxTj npy/j'B h flBimaa'B CBiacecTBio. S^icB Kor^a-TO oh-b Kynaaca; 
btj sTOMTb caMOM'B npyfli OH-B Kor^a-TO CB peSaTHHiKaMH 6peji'B 
no meio b-b BO/ii 3a paKasiH. EndnTKa ss'B'fexajia na rpe6aio, h 
HBaHi. Ge^opoBnq'B yBHfl-feji'B tot'b ace caMBift CTapHHHBiit ^o- 
mhktj, noKpLiTBiii o'-iepoTOM'B, T'h ace caMBia adaoHH h qepeniHH, 
no KOTopBiM'B oii'B Korfla-To ypcpa^KOio aasajn.. To.ibko-^to BT.ixaa'B 

OH'B na flBOpi,, KaK'B cfiiacaaHCB CO BCix-B CTOpOHT) co6aKH Bcixi. 

copTOBt: 6ypBia, ^lepHBia, cipBia, n-iria. HiKOTopBia cb JiaeiiT^ 
KHflajiHCB HOflT. Horn jiomaflaM'B, ^pyria 6'feacaJiH csajfn, saM'feTHB'B, 
^rro ocB BBiMasana cajiOM'B; o^Ha, CToa Bosn-fe Kyxnn h naKpHB-B 
nanoK) KOCTB, sajiHBajiacB bo bcc ropno; flpyraa naana HSTtana h 
6iraira BsaflTD h Bnepe^rB, noMaxHBaa xboctomtj h KaK-B 6bi npn- 
roBapHBaa; ..nocMOxpETe, .iioflH KpenjeHBie, KaKoS: a Monofloii 
ije.xostK'B!" MajiB^HniKH, b:b sanaqKaHHBixx. pySaniKax-B diacaJiH 
r:ia,?fiTB. Cbkhba, npoxaKHBaBniaaca no ^Bopy cb mecTHa^iraTBio 
iiopocaxaMH, no^Hajia Bsepx-B cb HcntiTyionfHM'B bhaom'b cboc 
pBi.Tio E xproKHyjia rpoM^ie o6BiKHOBeHHaro. Ha flsopi aeacano 
na aeMJii MHOJKecTBO pa^en^B cb nmenHi^eio, npocoM-B h aqjie- 
ueMTb, cyniHBniHMHca na coJinit'S. Ha RpBimi Toace ne Maao cy- 
uJHJiocB pasnaro po^a xpaBX): Hctpobbix'b 6aToroB'B, Heiya-B'hTpa 
H jpyrHXT. 



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HBaHi, Ge/jopoBH^i. trst. 6Lmi> saHflTt pascMaTpHBanieMt 
9TOro, ^TO o^Hyjica Tor^a tojibko, Kor^a n'feraa co6aKa yKycmia 
CJiifssaBmaro ch KoaejUj aca/ta 3a HKpy. CSiHcaBinaHca ^Bopna, 
cocTOflBmaa Haib noBapHXH, o^hoh 6a.6hi la flsyxi. fl'feBOKi. bi, 
mepcTAHBixt HcnoflHHijaxx, nocJi'fe nepBtix-B BOCKJHmaHm: „ma 
ce oKji nauum uaun!" odxsBHjia, 'sto xexyniKa caflH.na b'b oropo/f'i; 
nnieHHqKy, BM'icT'fe ci. fl-hBKOio HajianiKoio h KyiepoMX OMejib- 
KOM'B, HcnpaBjiaBinHMTb ^acTO aojukhocti. oropo^HHKa ii CTopoKa. 
Ho TeTyniKa, KOTopaa eiife HSflajni saBHflijia poroiKHyio KiiSiixKy, 
6uJia. yace a^icB. H HBant Oe^opoBHi-B HsyMHJica, Kor^a ona 
no^TH noflHHJia ero iia pynaxt, KaK'B 6ti ne /fOBipaa:, Ta jih 9to 
TeTvmKa, KOTopaa nncana kI) HeMy o CBoeit jpaxji03TH h 6oji'fe3HH. 



III. 
T e T y tu K a. 
TeTyniKa BacH.iHca KaiunapoBna Bt 3to Bpesia nwhjia n-feTt 
OKOJio naTHflecaTH. 3aMy>KeMi> ona KHPcorja ne 6Lraa h o6bi- 
KHOBeHHO roBopHJia, TITO acH3HB fl-fesH^ecKaa Tjjia nea flopoace 
Bcero. BnpoieMi., ckojibko mht^ nOMiiHTca, hhkto h He CBaTaat 
ee. 9to npoiicxofliiJio ottofo, ^to Bch MyacqHHBi TiyBCTBoaaJiH 
npii Heft KaKyio-TO poSocTt h hhkuki, tie iiM-hjiH /(yxa c^iJiaTb 
eft npHSHanie. „BecbMa cb 6onBniHM'B xapaKTepoMt BacH.nHca 
KamnapoBHa!" roBopiiJiH skohiixh h 6i>ijiii coBepnieHiio npasBi, 
noTOMy ^TO BacHJiHca KamnapoBHa xotb Koro yM-fejia cjiijiarh 
THiue TpaBKt. IlLaHHify-MejiBHHKa, KOTopBift coBepnieHHO 6biji'b 
im KT. ^eMv HerofleHT., OHa, coScTBenHOio CBoeio MyacecTBeHHOio 
pyKOK) flepraa KasK^Bift ^enb sa ^ySi., des'B BcaKaro nocTopoH- 
Haro cpeflCTBa, yMina cfl-fejiaTB soaotom'b, a ne ^eJiosiKOMT.. 
PocTT. ona HMiaa no^iTH Hcno.TiHHCKiii, 4opo/fHocTB h CHJiy co- 
BopineHHO copasMij^HyK). KasajiocB, ^to npiipo^a c^ijiaaa ne- 
npocTiiTejiBHyio oiundKy, onpe/j'feaHB'B eii hochtb xeMHO-KopH^- 
jieBBift, no 6yflHaMT>, KanoTt cb MenKmiH c6opKaMii h Kpacnyio 
KameimpoByK) majiB b'b ^chb CsiTjiaro BocKpecema h cbohxt. 
iiMeHHH'B, Tor^a KaKT. eii doJiie Bcero uijik 6m ^paryncKie, ycBi 
H fl.iHHHBie 6oT(|)opTBi. 3aT0 saHBTla ea coBepmenHo cooTsiT- 
CTBOBajiH ea BH^y: ona KaTaJiacB caiia na JiOflKi, rpe6a BecnoMi, 
HCKycHie BcaKaro pBi6ojtOBa; CTpi.na.ua ^h^b; CTOajia iieoTJiyqiio 
Hafl'B KOcapaMH; sHa.ia Hanepe^ieTT. ^iiicjio ^bihb h apdysoB'B iia 
(lamTan'i; Spa.ua nouijtiiHy no naTB KonlseK'B ct. B03a, npois- 
vKaBHiaro gepesT. ea rpeSjtio; ssjiisaJia na flepeso n Tpyciijia 
rpymn; 6HJia JiinHBBix'B BaccajiOB'B cBoero CTpaniHoio pj'^KOio h 

nOflHOCHJia flOCTOHHBIM'B piOMKy BO^KH TOK) Me rpOSHOH) pyKoio. 

noqTH B'B 04H0 BpoMa OHR 6paHHJiacB, Kpaciijia npaajy, diraaa 
Ha KyxHK), fl'fejiana KBacB, BapnJia MO/fOBoe BapenBe n xaono- 
Taaa bccb fleHB h sesa'h nocn-hsajia. Ca-feflCTBieM-B SToro 6bijio 
TO, TITO MaaeHBKoe hm'^hbhiib Hsana Ge/jopoBnia. cocToaBinee 
H3'B ocBMHaOTaTH ^fyni'B no nocji'll57(HOH peBH3iH, npoi^B-i^Taao 



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B'±, uoaHOM'L cMbicji't ccro cjioBa, K'<b TOMy-acB OHa c;iHmnOMt. 
ropjuio jiH)6HJia CBoero nneMHHHHKa h TmaTe.ni.HO coGnpajia fljui 
Hero KoniMKy. 

IIo irpiiBfli flOMoft, HCH3HI. IlBaHa GeflopoBHia piniHTejibHo 
HSMiHHJiacb H nonijia coBepmeHHO flpyroio ^oporoio. Kaaajioci., 
HaTypa hmghho cosflajia ero flJiH ynpaBnenia ocbMHa/maTH-flyni- 
HLiMt HMinieMt. Caiaa TeTyniKa saM^THJia, ^ito oh-b 6jjieT"h xo- 

pOrnHMTj XOSHHHOM'B, XOTfl, BBpO^GMt, He BO Bch eilje OTpaCJIH 

xosaScTBa nosBoaajta eMy BMimnBaTbCH. „Boho iii,e Mo.ioda dunibmnl" 
o6HKH0BeHH0 OHa TOBapHBajia, HecMOTpa Ha to, ^ito HBany 0e- 
flopOBH^y 6hjio 6e3'B Majiaro copoKt n'hTi.: „rfl'fe eiiy Bce snaTb"! 
OflHaKOJKt, OH'B HeoTJiy^Ho dbiBajiT. B-B nojii npH 5KHei(ax'B 
H liocapHXt, u 3T0 floCTaBJiajio Hacjiaacflenie HeHS^HCHHMoe ero 
KpoTKOH flymi. E;fHHOflymHBra Baiiax-B ^ecHTKa ii doji-fee 6fle- 
CTantHxi, Koct; myM-B naTfaionteS CTpofinBiim pfl^aMii TpaBbi; 
Hsp-feflKa sajiHBaKiHiiflca nicHH kkhbi., to Becejitia, Kan's Bcxp-is^a 
rocTeii, to sayHBisHBiH, KaK-B jDasjiyKa; cnoKOHHBift, -qHCTBift, Be- 
ijepii, — H ito 3a BeTiepi.! KaKT. bojich-b h cB-fesKx Bosayxib! KairB 
Tor^a ojKHBjieHO Bce: CTenB KpacH'feeT'B, CHH'ieT'B h i'o\niTh ijB-t- 
TasiH; nepenejiBi, flpocJDBi, ^aiiKH, kj^hq'zm.kb., TBicfl^H nacfeKOMBixT., 

H OT'B HHXt CBHCT'B, JKyaCSKanie, TpeCKTb, KpHKTi H Bflpyrij CTpoM- 
HBIH XOpOj; H BCe HO MOJIIHT'B HH Ha MHHyTy; a COJIHIje CaflHTCH 
n KpOBTCJI. yi KaKl) CBijKO H XOpOIHO! no nOJIK), TO TaMT., TO 
TaM-B, paCKJiaflBIBaiOTCH OTHH H CTaBHTTj KOTJIBI, H BKpyni KOTJIOBl. 

caflHTCH ycaTBie KOcapn; nap'B OT'B rajiymeKT. HeceTca; cyMeprnt 
c'fep'biOT'B... Tpy^HO pascKasaTB, ito TcfejiaJiocB Tor/fa cb HBaHoirB 
GeflopoBH^eM'B. Oh-b saSBiBa.TB, npncoeflHHHCB k-b KOcapflM'B, 
OTB'iflaTB ax's rajiymeK'B, KOTopBia o^ieHB jhoShjiT), h cToa.i'B 
He^EHJKHMO Ha oflHOM-B M'fecT'Jf?, CTifls TJiasaMH nponaflaBHiyio bt. 
HeG'i ^laftKy, hjih cqiiTaa kohbi HaataTaro x.i'i36a, VHHSBiBaB- 
iHJH nojie. 

B'B HenpoflOJimHTejiBHOM'B BpeMenii o6'b HsaH'fi GeaopoBHTfe 
Besfl'fe noiD.UH p-fe^iii, KaK-B o bgjihkom'b xosHHH'fe. 'J'eTyiHKa He 
Morjia HapaflOBaTBCH cbohmt. njiOMaHHHKOM'B h HHKor^a ne ynj'- 
cica.na CJiyiaa hm-b noxsacTaTBca. B'B o^hh'b 4eHB, — 9to obijio 
jrjKe no OKOH^amn JicaxBBi, h HMeHHO B'B Konq'i iio.ifl, — BacH- 
jiHca KaninapoBHa, BSflBmn Hsana Ge.^opOBii'qa cb TaHHOTBen- 
hbim-b BHflOM'B sa pyKV, CKasa.ia, 'ito OHa xenepB xo^eT'b no- 

rOBOpHTB CB HHM'B O fl'feji'fe, KOTOpOe CB flaBHHXT> HOp^B yJEG GO 

saHHMaeTT). 

„Te6'i, .iiio6e3HBiH I'lsan'B GeflopoBH^'B", tav.'h ona na^iajia: 
„H3B'fecTH0, TITO B'B TBoeM'B xyTop'i ocBMHa^TjaTB flyni'B, Bnpo- 
H&'si'h, 3T0 IIO peBH'jiH, a 6e3'B Toro, MoaceT'B, Ha6epeTc.ff 6o.n&nie, 
MoateT'B, dy^eT'B p,o flBaflxiaxii ^OTBipex'B. Ho ne oS'b 3tom'b a'^jio. 
Tu siiaeniB tot's ji'isoK'B, . igrTO sa naraeio jieBaflOio, h, B-fepHo, 
3HaemB sa t'Ism'b sice :'i'feeoM'B miipoKiS ayr'B: B'B hgm'b ^safli^axB 
CBS'S vviajiaro flecflTHH'B; a TpaBu CToaBKO, ^ito MoacHO KajKflBiM 
roflT. npo,ziaBaTB fio.Twne, ^itiM-B na cto py6jieii, ocoSenHo, ecuH, 



349 

Ra't'B rOBopHtt, Bt raflH^-b 6y4eTi. kohhhS ho^ik'b". 

„KaKi> xe-ch, TeTymKa, snaio: Tpasa deHb xopopiaa". 

„3to a caMa snaro, ito o^enb xopoman; ho SHaeiaib. jih tli, 
MTO BCH STa seMJia, no-HacTdaiijeMy, tboh? ^to-ki. tu trk-b bbi- 
nyTjHa'B rnasa? Onymafi, HBan-B Ge^fopoBHi'B! Tbi noMHHmB Cre- 
nana KysBMH^a? Hto a roBopio: ..noMHaniB!" Tbi Tor^a 6Bra'B 

TaKHM'B ManeHBKHMTb, HTO HO MOP-B BBirOBOpHTB /raHCG erO HMeHH. 

Ky^a m-B! il homhio, Korfla npiixajia na caMoe riymenBe, nepe^'B 
$HJiHnnoBKOH), H Bsaaa 6bijio Te6a na pyKH, to tm ^lyTB iie 
HcnopTHJi'B MH* Bcero n:iaTBH; k-b c^acTiio, <ito ycnina nepe^aTB 
Te6a MaMKi MaTpen-fe; TaKofi tbi Tor^a 6biji'b raflKifi!.. Ho ne 
o6'B 9T0M^ fl-fejib. Bca seMna, KOTopaa 3a HainnM-B xyTopoMX, h 
caMoe cejio XopTBime, 6bijio CTenana KysBMHia. Oh-b, Haflo6Ho 
Te6i o6i>aBHTB, eiiie xeSa se 6bijio na csiTi, Kan's ELSL^anni, ^s^htb 
Ki) TBoeHMaTynxKi,— npaB^a, b'b TaKoe speMa, Kor^a OTi^a TBoero 
He 6BiBajio ;{0Ma. Ho a, oflHaKOJK'B, qto ne b-b yKop-B en ro- 
Bopro, — ynoKOH, Tocno^H, ea flvmy! — xoTa noKOHHHi^a 6Bma 
Bcer^a nenpaBa npoTHBi, Mena. Ho ne oSt. stomi. 4-6:10. KaKt 
6h to hh 6bijio, tojibko CTenan-B KysBMHiT. c^'feaaji'b Ted-feflap- 
CTBeHHyio 3anHCB na to caMoe HM-BHie, oS^b KOTopoMt a Teoi 
roBopHJia. Ho noKOHHHita tboh MaTyniKa, MesK^y naMH Sy^t 
cKaaaHO, 6BKia npeiyflHaro Hpana. CaMT. ^lopT-B {Focnoflii, npocTn 
mchh 3a STO raflKoe caoBo!) ne Mor-B 6bi nonaTB ee. Ky^a ona 
flijia STy sanncB — oahh-b Bor-B sHaeTt. fl flyMaio, npocTO, ^to 
qna Bt pyicax-B 9Toro CTaparo xonocTaKa, FpHropia FpHropBe- 
BHia CTopieHKa. 9toh nysaToH: mejiBM-b flocTanocB Bce ero HM-fe- 
Hie. S roTOBa CTaBHTB, Bor^ 3HaeTT> ^to, ecjiH oht. ne yTaaji-B 
sanHCH". 

„no3BOJiBTe-c'B floaojKHTB, TeTymKa: ne tot-b jih 9to CTop- 
qeHKO, CB KOTopBiMi. a nosHaKOMHHca Ha cTanijiH?" TyT'B HBaHTb 
OeflopoBH^'B pascKasaat npo cbok) BCTp-feqy. 

„Kto ero snaeT-B!" OTsi^iaaa, neMHoro nosyMaBrs, TeTj^niKa: 
„M0HteT'B-6BiTB, OH.'h H He HeroflaH. HpaBfla, oh-b Bcero tojibko 
nojiroaa, KaK-B Hepeixajt-B k-b HaMi, khtb; b'b TaKoe BpeMa ^e- 
jiOB'feKa ho ysHaeniB. CTapyxa-To, MaTyniKa ero, a cjiBimajia, o^ieHB 
pasySiHaa sKeHiijHHa h, roBopaT-B, 6ojiBmaa MacTepHi;a co:thtb 
orypijBi; KOBpu coScTBeHHBia ^iBKH ea yM-broTB otjihiho xopomo 
BBifl'fenBiBaTB. Ho TaK'B kukij TBI roBopHniB, qTO OBI, Te6a xopomo 
npHHaji'B, TO no-fesacafi K'B neMy: MoaceT'B-SHTB, CTapBiH rp'fem- 
nHK-B HocjiymaeTca coB-fecTH h OT^acT'B, ito npHHaflJieacHTB ne 
eMy. noHcanyH, MoacemB no-fexaTB h b'b 6pHqK'fe, tojibko npoKJia- 
Taa flHTBopa noBBifleprajia c3a/tH Bcfe tbosah; nynmo 6yfleT'B CKa- 
3aTB Kyiepy OMejiBK'6, ■qTodu hphQhji'b Be3fl'fe nojiy^me Koacy". 

..y^jia Hero, TeTymKa? H. B03BMy hoboskj^ b'b KOTOpoft. bbi 

'j53flHTe HHOFfla CTpijiaTB flHTIB". 

©THM'B OKOHiHjiea pasroBop'B. 



35: 

IV. 

6 t A -b- 

Bi oSifleHHyio nopy HsaH'B GeflOpOBH^i. si.'bxaji'i k'I) ceao 
XopTBime H HeMHOPO opo6'jbji'£, Korfla CTajiix npH6nHataTbca kt 
rocnoflCKOMy flOMy. ^om-b axoT'B 5bijii> 7{:iihhhi.ih h ne nofli. o^e 

peTflHOH), KaKt y MHOPHXI. OKpyjKHtlX'B nOM'hnfHKOB'B, HO nOflT. 

flepeBaHHOK) Kptinieio. ^sa aMoapa bo flBop'i Toace nofl'B aepe- 
BHHHOK) KpBiineK); Bopoxa 4y6oBBm. HBanrB GeflopoBHi'B hoxoskt, 
dBia-B Ha Toro (|)paHTa, KOTopBifi, sa-bxaBt na Saji-B, bhahtI) Bcijxi., 
Ky^a HH orjcaneTCfl, OfliTMxt njerojieBaT'fee ero. Hs'b noiTeHia 
OB'S ocTanoBHJi'B CBOH BOsoK-B BOSJi'fe aM6apa H noflomeji'B niin- 

KOMTb K'B KpBIfflBIiy. 

„A! HBaH-B GeflopoBH^'B!" saKpH'ian'B tojictmh rparopiH FpH- 
ropBeBHq'B, xo/iHBHiifi no flBopy b-b ciopTyK'fe, no 663^6 rancTyxa, 
jKHJieTa H noffrsiss.eK'h. OflHaKOHi-B, m stot^ napa/f'B, KasajiocB, 
()6peMeHflji'B ero Tygnyio ninpHHy, noTOMy ^to hott, KaTHJica ct. 
Hero rpaflOM'B. 

bHto-jk-b bbi roBopaiLH, qTO ceMqacB, KaKi. tojibko ysHflHTecL 
CB TeTyniKoii, npii^eTe, fla h He npiixajiH?" Hoca-h sthx-e eaOBT. 
ry6Bi HsaHa GeflopoBHia bctp'Sthjih i-h ace caMBia snaKOMBm 
HO^ymKH. 

„BonBineH) HacTiio saHsTia no xosaMcTBy... fl-CB npiiixaaTi icx 
BaMTb Ha MHHyTK5% co6cTBeHHO no fl-fejiy..." 

„Ha MHHyxKy? Hot's stopo-to ne 6jjieTh. 9fi, xnonqe!" sa- 
KpH-qanrb tohctbih xoaanHTi, h tot's ste caMun ManB^iHK'B b-b kO- 
saijKOH CBHTK'ii BBi6']iiacaii'B HS'B KyxHH. „CKa3KH KacBany, -qToSBi 
Bopoxa ceflqacB sanep'B, — caBimnniB! — sanep^B Kp-bn^e! A Konefi 
BOTx. sToro nana pacnpap'B 6bi ciio MnnyTy. Ilpomy b'b KOMnaTv: 
afl-hcB TaKaa acapa, hto y Mena Bca pySaniKa MOKpa". 

HsaH-B GeflopoBH^'B, Bonie/miH b-b KOMHaTy, p'tmnjica He Te- 
paTB nanpacHO speMeHH h, necMOTpa na cboio poSocTB, nacTy- 
iiaTB p-feinHTejiBHO. 

..TeTyniKa HM'fejia ^ecTB... CKasHBajia mh'B, ito flapCTBeHHaa 
sanncB noKOHHaro CTenana KysBMHTia... 

TpyflHO H3o6pa3HTB, KaKyio HenpiaTnyio MHHy c/i'iaajio npa 
STHx-B cflOBax'B oSniHpHoe anno rpnropia rpnropBeBHiia. „ Eh 
Bory, HHiepo ne cjiBiniy!" oTB'ii'iaji'B on-h. „Ha7jo6HO Ban's CKa- 
aaTB, TITO y Mena b-b jftBOM-B yx-b cn^'feji'B Tapaitan's (bt> pyc- 
CKHXTi ustaxT, npoKjiaTBie Kananu sesfl't nopasBOflnan TapaKa- 
hob'b); HeB03M0H£H0 OHHcaTB HHKaKHM'B nepoM'B, iTO 3a MyTienie 
6bi;io — TaK'B bot-b h njeKoqeT'B, Tan's h nieKOTieiTB. Mh'6 noMO.^jii 
yace o^na cTapyxa caMsiM's npocTsiM's cpe^cTBOM's..." 

„S xoT'feji'S CKasaxB..." ocM'fejiHJica npepsaTs HBan's Ge^opc 

SHI'S, BHfla, TITO rpHPOpiH rpHPOpseBHI'S G'S yMBICJIOM'S XOICT' 

iiOBOpoTHTB p'feqB Ha flpypoB: „TiTO B'B saB'femaHiH noKofinaro 
CTenana KyssMH^a ynoMHHaeTca, TaK'B cKasaxs, o flapcTBeHHoa 
aamicii... no neS cfl-Bfl^yeTT. MH-h..." 



a5i 

,. rl 3Haio, 3T0 BaM'B TeTyuiKa ycri-B.'ia naroBopiiTt. 9to jiohcb, 
CH Bory, jiojkb! HHKaKofi flapcTseHHOH sanncH /[HflroinKa ne ffk- 
.'lant. XoTH, npaB?ta, Bt saBiniamn h ynoMHHaeTCH o KaKoft-TO 
saniiCH; ho r^ii me oiia? Hhkto ne npe^fCTaDHJU. ee. 51 BaMt 9to 
roBopK) noTOJiy, -qxo iicKpeHHO aceaaio BaM'B floSpa. Eft Bory, 

3T0 jrOHCI)!" 

HBaHt GeflopoBiiiTb saMOJi^am,, pascj^acflaH, ^to, M05KeTi.-6BiTi., 

II B-B CaMOM-B fli.l'fc TeTVmK'fe TaK-B TOJIBKO HOKaSaJIOCB. 

„A BOTTi H/ieT-B cio/ja MaTyinKa cb ceoTpaMii!" ci-casa.Ti'B FpHro- 

pift rpHropBeBH^i-B: „c.Ti'i3flOBaTejibHO, o6'bffh roTOB-B. IIoH^eMTe!'' 

TyT-B OH'B noTaiuiiJi'i. I'lBaiia Gey^topoBHqa sa pyKy Bt kom- 

Iiaxy, B1> KOTOJJOH CTOH.III Ha CTO.Ti BOJiKcL H SaKyCKII. 

B'b TO casioe Bpeiis Bom.ia CTapyniKa, HiisentKafl, coBepiiieH- 

HBlii KOC|)eHHIIK'B B'B qen^IHR-fe, CB flByMJI SapBIfflHilMH — d'fejiOKy- 

poH H TiepHOBO.nocoii. llBan-B GeflopoBii^'B, KaKt BOcnHTanHBift 
KaBajiep'B, no^omeji'B ciiaqana K'b OTapyuiKiiHoit py^iK'i, a noc.Tt 
K'B pyqi-caM'B o6'kiix'b SaptiiueHB. 

„0TO, MaTyiiiKa, Hani'B cocfefl'B, HBan'B GeflopoBiiyB UIiioHBKa!" 
CKasafl'B rpiiropm FpHropbeBira'B. 

CTapymi-ta CMOTp'Ii.ia npucTajiBiio iia Hfiana 6eflopoBHqa, kjiw 
MOJKeT'B-SBiTB, toj1bb:o Ka3ajiaei> CMOTp'tBineio. BnponeM'B, 9to 
6BiJia coBepmeiiHaji 4o6i30Ta; Kaaa.Tiocb, oiia TaK'B h xoT'iaa cnpo- 
ciiTB IlBaiia Oe/fopoBiraa: „cko.7ibko bbi na SHMy HacaaiiBaeTe 
orypifOBt?'- 

,.Bli bo/jkv niMHi" eiipociraa CTapyiuKa. 

„Bbi,, MaT_yuiKa, B'fspiio, ne BticnanHCB", CKasa.i'B rpHropift IpH- 
ropBGBHi'B: „KTO-HC'B cnpauiiiBaeT'B rocTa, iihji'b .^h OH'B: Bbi iiot- 
^iHBafiTe TOJiBKO; a iihjih jiii mbi, hjih H-feT-B, 9TO name u'^ao. 
llBaHt OeflopoBHTB! npomy; sojiototbich^hhkoboh, hjih TpoxH- 
MOBCKOH CHByniKH'? KaKyio bbi Jij^ime jiio6iiTe? HsaH-B HBano- 
BHTi'B, a TBI ^iTO CTOHniB?" njjOHBHecB FpHropifi: FpHropBeBHU'B, 
odopoTHBuiHCB iiasa^i'B, H HnaH-B GeaopoBHTB yBHfl'feji'B noflxo- 
TfHBinaro icb BOOK'S HBana liBaHOBii^ia, b'b flo.nronojiOM'B ciop- 

TyK'jf;, CB OrpOMHBIM'B CTOHTIHM'B BOpOTHHKOM'B, SaKpBIBaBniHM'B 
BeCB erO SaTBIJIOK'B, TaK'B ^TO rOJIOBa erO CH^'fejia B'B BOpOTHHK'fe, 
KSLKTi 6y4TO B'B SpH^IK'fe. 

IlBaH'B HsaHOBHTi'B noflome.Tii. k'b BOflK'fe, noTep'B pyKH, pas- 

CMOTp'JaJI-B XOpOmeHBKO piOMKy, IiaJIH.TB, nOflHCCB K'B CB'JBTy, BBI- 

jiiM'B paaoM-B iis-B piOMKH BCK) BOflKy B'B poT'B, HO, He npor.na- 
TBiBaa, nonojiocKaji'B eio xopomeHBKO bo pxy, noca'fe ^lero yme 
nporjiOTHJii> H, saKycHBinH xh'IjSom'b ct coaeHBiMH oncHKaMH, 
ooopoTHJica K'B HsaHy GeflopoBH^iy. 

„He CB HBaHOM'B JIH GeflOpOBHVCM'B, rOCIIOflHHOM'B IIInOHb- 
KOK) HM-hro ^leCTB rOBOpHTB? 

„TaK'£ TOIHO-CB", OTB'feTia.JI'B IlBaH'B GeflOpOBHq'B. 

„OqeHB MHOrO H3B0JIHJIH nepeM'feHHTBCH CB Toro BpeMeHH, 

KaKT. a BacB 3HaK). KaK-B ace!" npoflOJiacaji'B HBanT, HBaiiOBHTB: 

„fl eme nOMHK) SaCB BOTB KHKHMh!" IIpH 3T0M'B nOflHHJI-B OH'B 



352 

jiaflOHb Ha apiiiHHi> ot'b nojia. ..IIokoShlih 6aTK)inKa Bani'B, 4aH 
Boace eMy ijapcTBie He6ecHoe, pi^Kifi 6hiJi'b qejiosiK-B. Ap6y3H 
H TiBiHH Bcer^a 6i.iBa:iH y nero Taide, KaKHx-B TenepB Harfli ne 
Hafi^eTe. Bot'b xotb 6h h TjTh", npoflojiacajii. oh'b, otbo^h ero 
B'B CTopoHy: ..nofla^yTTb BaM-B sa ctojiom'b abihh, — qro sa timhh? 

CMOTpiTB He XQTieTCH! B'fepiITe JIH, MHJIOCTHBBIH TOCyflapB, iITO y 

iiero 6bijih apSysBi", npoHsnecB oh'b cb TaHHCTBenHBiM^B bhaom'b, 
pascraBJifla pyKH, KaKTb 6yuT0 6bi xoT'feji'B o6xBaTHTB tojictoc 
flepeno: „eH JBory, bottj KaKie!" 

„noH4eMTe sa ctoji'b!" cKasaji'B FpHropift rpHropBeBHi'B, 
iWHBmH HBaHa Ge/^opoBH^a sa pyKy. 

FpHrOpiH rpHrOpBeBH^T, C'fejI'B Ha 06uKH0BeHH0M'B CBOeM'B 
wkCT-h, B'B KOHU'i CTOJia, SaB'bCHBniHCB OrpOMHOH) CaJI(|)eTKOH) H 
nOXOTta B'B 9T0M'B BHfl'fe Ha T'feX'B TepOeB-B, KOTOpBIX-B pHCyiOTli 
UBipiOJIBHHKH Ha CBOHX'B BBIB'feCKaX'B. MsaH'B GeflOpOBH'I'B, KpaC- 

H'feH, djiT, Ha yKasaHHoe eiiy M'fecTO npoTHB'B ^syx-B 6apBinieHB; 
a HBaH'B IlBaHOBHq'B He npejiHHyji'B noM'fecTHXBca BOSJi'fe Hero, 
pa/iyacB flynieBHO, ito Sy^eT'B KOiiy coo6ntaTB cboh nosHamH. 
„Bbi nanpacHO b'sajih KynpHK'B, llsaH'B 9e/(opoBHq'B! 9to hh- 
Tl'bHKa!" CKasaaa CTapyuiKa, odpaTHBuincB k'b HBany 9eflopo- 
BH'iy, KOTOpOMy B'B 3T0 BpSMfl nOflHOCB 6jIH>40 flepeBeHCKiS ocpH- 
HiaHT'£B'Bcf,p0M'B(|)paK'](5C'BiiepH0H)3anj[aT0K).„B03BMHTeCnHHKyl" 

„MaTymKa! B-bflh sacB hhkto ne npocHT'B M'JsniaTBca!" npo- 
HsnecB TpHropin FpHropbeBH^'B. „By4BTe yB-hpeHBi, ito toctb 
can's SHaeT-B, ^to ejiy bsatb! HBaHt GeflopoBHi'B! bosbmhtb KpBi- 
.TiBiHiKO, Bon's 4pyroe, cb nynKOM-B! ^a ito-scb bbi xaK'B MaJio 
bshjih? BosBMHTe CTerHBiniKo! Tbi ^ito pasHnyn'B pox's cb 6jiio- 
jiowhl ripoca! CTanoBHCB, iiofl.ieij'B, Ha KO.TfeHH! FoBopH ceftiacB: 
„ HBaH'B Ge/topoBHit, bosbmhtb CTerHBiiuKo!" 

„HBaH'B Ge^opoBH'^i'B, BOSLMHTe CTerHBiHiKo!" npopeB'hji'B, 
craB'B Ha ko.t^hh, oc|)imiaH'r'B cb 6jii040M'b. 

„Fm! ^to 9T0 sa HH/i'feHKH!" CKasaji'B BHOJirojioca HBantFlBa- 

HOBHTB CB BH40M'B HpeHedpeJKeHM, o6opOTHBmHCB K'B CBOeMy 

cocbfly. „TaKia jih flOJiacHBi 6bitb HHfl'hHKH? Ecjih 6bi bbi yBH- 
^■fejiH y MeHfl HHfl'feeK'B! a Bacs yB-fepaio, ^xo HCHpy b'b OflHoii 
oojiBHie, q-feM's B'B flecaxK'b xaKHX'B, KaK'B axH. B'ipHxe jih, rocy- 
4apb MOH, qxo ^aase npoxHBHO CMOxp'fexB, Korfla xoflax'B OH'h y 
MGHH no flBopy — xaK'B acapHBi!..." 

„ HBaH'B HBaHOBHTB, XH JiacBmB!" npoHsnecB FpHropiH Fpn- 
ropseBH^'B, BCJiymaBiHHCB B'B ero p'fcqB. 

„3 BaMt CKaacy", npoflOJiJKaji'B Bce xaK'B ace CBoeMy cocfe/jy 
HBaH'B HBaiioBH^'B, noKasBiBaa bh^'b, 6yflxo 6bi oh'b He c^iBiman's 
CJiOB'B FpHropia FpHropBeBH^ia: „qxo nponuiBifl ro^'B, Kor^a a 
oxnpaBJiaji'B hx-b b'b Faflai'B, ^aBaJiH no naxH/fecaxH Kon'ieK'B sa 
nixyKy, h xo euje ne xox'tjit 6paxB". 

..HBaH'B HBaHOBHi'B! 51 roBopio Te6i, ^ixo xbi ajKeiuB", iipoHs- 
HecB FpnropiH FpnropBeBHTi'B, 4:11a Jiyiraeii bchocxh, no CKJia- 
flaM'B H rpoM^ie npeacnaro. 



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354 

„Ho HBaHi>HBaHOBHi'B,n0Ka3MBaaBH4Tj,6y4T0STO coBepmenHo 
OTHOCHJiocB He Ki> HOMy, . npo/fOJiacaJii> TaKi. Ke, ho tojibko ro- 
pasflo THUie: „HMeHHO, rocyTtapi. moh, ne xot^ji's 6paTb. B-b Fa- 
flfl^i HH y o^HOro noM-hn^HKa..." 

„HBaH'b ilBaHOBH^t! B-feflB TBI Tjiynt H 6ojibnie HH^ero", 

rpoMKO cKasajit FpHropm FpHropBeBH'i'B. „BtflB HBan-B 9e7l0- 

poBH'i'B snaeTt Bce 3T0 .iryqnieTeSa h, Bipno, ne noBipHTBTeS'i"- 

. TyT'b HBanrb IlBanoBH^'B coBepraenHO oSHflijicH, 3aJi0JiiaJii> 

H npiiHHaca ydnpaTB HHfliiiKy, necMOTpa Ha to, ^to ona He TaK/B 

OBIJia JKHpna, KaK^B Th, Ha KOTOpEta npOTHBHO CMOTpiTB. 

CTyKi HOHceS, JioHceK'B H TapenoK-B saMinHjH) na BpeMa pas- 
roBopx; HO rpoMie Bcero cjiBimajiocB BBicMaKTUBame FpHro- 
pieM-B rpHropBeBHieji'B Mosry hstj 6apaHBeH kocth. 

„HHTa:iH jih bbi", cnpocHJi'B HBan'B HBanoBHii'B, nocni HiKO- 
'oparo MOJiiaHiH, BBicoBBiBaH roJiOBy hsx cbooh 6pHqKH kt. Hnany 
(eflopoBHiy: ..KHiiry: .JlyTeniecTBie Kopo6eHHHKOBa ko cbhtbimij 
'hcTaMT.?" "HcTHHHoe ycjiaacfleHie ajmji h cep/ma! TenepB Ta- 
Hx-B KHHrTj He He^aTaiOTi.. OieHB coHcaanTeaBHo, ^rro ne hocmot- 
^.ij.TB, KOToparo ro^y". 

HBaHT. OeflopoBHi'B, ycTTBiiuaBniH, hto ^-bao H^eT-B o khhi"!?, npa- 
jieacHo Ha^ia.TB na6HpaTB ceSi coycy. 

„HcTHHHo yflHBHxejiBHO, Tocy^apB MOH, KaKt no^yMaemB, ^ito 
npocTOH M'bniaHHH'B npomeji'B Bci M-icra 9th: 6o.i'ie xpex-B tbi-' 
caii sepcT'B, rocyflapB moM! 6ojTfee xpex'B tbichtb BepcT'B! Ilofl- 
:iHHHo ero Cami, rocnoflB cno/fo6HJi'B nofiBiBaxB b-b IlajiecTHHi 
H lepycajiHM'fe''. 

..TaK-B BBI roBopHTe, ^To OH-B", cKasaji'B HBan'B Ge^opoBH'TB, 
KOTopBiH MHoro HacjiBiuiaJiCH o lepycajiHM-fe enie otb CBoero 
/[eHBuiHKa: „6BiJi:b h b'b lepyca.iiiM'fe?" 

„0 newh bbi roBopHTe, HBan'B Ge40pOBHi'B?" npoHSHecB ch 
KOHifa cTOJia FpHropiH FpHropBeBHg'B. 

^S, TO-eCTB, HM'fejI'B CJIjrqaH SaJI'feTHTB, TTO KaKlH eCTB Ha CB-feTis 

jajxeKiacTpaHBi!" cKasa^TB HBan'B Ge/fopoBH^'B, Sy^yiH ccp^eqHo 
^OBoaeH'B T'iiMij, TITO BBiroBopH.TB CTOJiB y^jiHHHyio H TpyflHyH) cjjpasy . 
„He B'fepBTe eMv, HBant Ge^opoBHii'B! " CKasaji'B FpHropiS Fpn- 
ropBeBHi'B, He BciyniaBHiHCB xopomeHBKo: „Bce BpeT'B!" 

MejK^y TtM'B o6'hji'h kohtihjich. FpHropiS FpHropBeBHTB ot- 

npaBHJICH B'B CBOH) KOMHaxy, HO odBIKHOBeHiH), HeMHOHCKO BCXpRH- 

HyTB, a rocTH hohijih BCJii^'B 3a CTapyniKOio-xosaHKOH) h 6a- 

pBIIHHHMH B'B TOCTHHyiO, Tfl'fe TOT'b CaMBIH CTOJI'B, HaKOTOpOM'B 

ocTaBHaH OHH, BBixo^H o6'i5flaTB, BOflKy, KaK-B 6Br npeBpanieHieMt 
KaRHM-B, HOKpBi^Tca ojiiofleqKaMH CB BapoHBeM'B pasHBix-B cop- 

TOB'B H 6jIK)4aMJl CB apSySailH, BHinHaMH h abihhmh. 

OTcyxcTBie Fpiiropia FpnropBeBHTia saM'feTHO 6Brao bo BceMT.: 
xo3aHKa cfl'feJia.iiacB cjiOBooxoTH'ifse h OTKpBisaaa caMa, 6e3'B npocB- 
6bi, MH05KecTBO ceKpeTOB-B Hac^ieTB flisjtama nacTHHBi HcynieHia 
rpyni'B. J^axe 6apBiinnH CTajiH tobophtb; ho 6'6jiOKypaa, koto- 
paH KasaiacB MonoJKe mecTBro ro/iawH CBoeii ceoTpBi ii koto- 



355 
poH no BKviy Cmjio okojio /tBa/mani uhth ji-hT-b, 6biJia MOinia- 

Ho ooa'Jje Bcixi. roBopHJi'i^ h ^ijficTBOBa.i'B HBau'i. HsaHo- 
BHi-B. By^y^H yB'lipeHi>, ^to ero xenepi. hiikto ne codteT-B h h« 
CM'femaeT'B, oh-b rosopH^'B h od-B orypifax-B, h o nochB'i Kai^TO- 
i|)e.ia, II o TOM'B, Kaixie b'b cxapHHy Sbijih pasyMHBie jho^h, — Ky^a 
itpoTHB-B TenepeniHHX'B! — tt o tomi., Kan's Bce, ^■iM'B ^aji'ie yji- 
ni&rb H flOxoflHT'B k-b BBiayMBiBamio Myflp'iiimHX'B BenjeH. Cjio- 

BOM'B, 3T0 dBMTj 041IH'I> IISTj ^IHCJia T'bX'B JllO^teil, KOTOpBie CBSe- 

.'iH'tiafiniHM'B y ■lOBOJiBCTBieM'B jhoShtte. nogaiiJiTBca yc-iasK^^aioiiiHMij 
.lymy pasroBopoM'L h 6jjijT'b roBopiiTB 060 Bceii't, o qoMi. 

TOJIBKO MOa^HO TOBOpHTB. Ec.TIH pa3rOBOpi» KacaJICa BaJKHBIX-B 11 

6j7aro'iecTHBBix'B npe/iSieTOB^B, to HBamE. HBaHOBHTB B3/iBixaji'r> 
iiocni Ea;*;4aro cjiosa, KHBaa c^evKa rojiOBOio; ejKe.in 40 xoshh- 
CTBeHHBix'B, TO BBicoBBiBa.m. rcTOBv hstj CBoeS GpHiKH H i^feaai. 
TaKifl MHiiBi, v.isiiiii iia KOTopwii, Ka/KeTCH, MOJKHO 6bi.io npoiir- 
•j'aTB, KaK'B HyacHO .Tbaaxi, I'pyiueBBiii KBacB, KaKt Be.iiiKii Tli 

.IBIHH, O KOTOpBIX'I. OH'B TOBOpH.TB, II KaKT. H^HpHBl T^i ryCH, B'O- 

TopBie oljraioT'B v Hero no 4Bopy. 

HaKOHei^t, c'Bise.iHKHM'B Tpyjiowh, yjKeBBcqepy, y4a.nocB HBany 
Ge^opoBiiiy pacnpouiaTBCH, 11, HecMOTpa iia cbok) croBop^ii- 
BOCTB H Ha TO, HTO ero nacHJiBHO ocTaB.TJiJiii Hc^eBaTB, ont ycTO- 
ji.TB-Taicii ea cbocmt. iiaM-fepeniH -fexaTB, — ii yfexajit. 



V. 
HoBbiii saMbiceyiB TeiymKH. 

„H\, 1T0? BBiMaHHjni y CTaparo JiHxofliH sanncB?" TaKHM7> 
BonpocoM'B BCTpiTHna HsaHa Oe/iopoBHiia TeTyniKa, KOTOpas ci. 
iieTepn'ljHieM'B 40>KHflajiacB ero yjKe ii'fecKO.TiBKO lacoBt na KpBiJiBii'li 
HHBBBiTepn'ljjia, HaKOHenTi, qTo6Bi He BBidiacaTB sanopoTa. 

„H'bT'B, TeTyniKa!" CKasajiT. HBani. GeflopoBH^T.. cjiifiaaa c-i. 
noB03KH: „y FpHropia rpiiropBeBHqa HiT'B HHKaKOH sanncH". 

„H TBI noB'tpHJi'B eMy? BpeT'B OH'B, npoKJiaTBifi! Kor^a-nHdy^i. 
iionafly, iipaBO, noKOJioqy ero coScTBeiiHBiMn pyKami. O, a eaiy 
nocnymy JKnpy! Enpoiesit, nyiKHO iianepefl-B noroBopHTB cb na- 
iHHM'B no/jcyflKOM'B, HBaBsa aH cy^oM'B CB iiero CTpe6oBaTB... IIo 
He 06'B 9TOM'B TenepB 4'tjio. Hy, qTO-acB, oS'bv't'B SBijit xopoiniii? 

„OqeHB... fla, BecBiia, TeTyuiKa!" 

„Hy, KaKia-acB 6BiaH KymaHBa? pascKasKH. CTapyxa-TO, a 3Haio. 
MacTepHita npiioiaTpHBaTB 3a Kyxneft". 

„CBipHHKH 6bijih CO CMCTaHOH), TeTyniKa; coycB cb rojiySaM;:. 

HaqHHeHHBIMH..." 

„A HHfl'feHKa CO cjiHBaiiH oBijia? ciipocHJia TOTyuiKa, iioTOJ^ty 
1T0 caiia 6HJia 6o.iEmaa HCKycHHita npHroTOBJiaTB 3to 6jiK)flo. 

.BtiJia HHfl'feHKa!... BecBMa KpacHBHa 6apHmHH— cecrpnuij 
FpHTopia rpHTopteBHtia, oco6eHHO 6'hJiOKypafl!" 

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.Ai'' CKaaajia xeTymKa h nooMoxp'fe.tta npHcraji&HO ua ilBana 
GeflopoBH^a, KOToptift, nOKiaacH'JfiB'B, noTynn-TB r.iasa b-b seMJiio. 
HoBaaMBicjib fiBicxpo npoMesBKHyvia Bt ea ro.iOBt. ,.Hy. qTO-JEt?" 
cnpocHJia ona ct jiioSonMTCTBOM'B ii ajHBo: ..KaKin y Heil 6poBH?" 
He M-femaeTT) saMiiTHTB, ito TCTyniKa Bcer,iia nocTaB.iajia nep- 
ByK) KpacoTy aceHnjuHti bi, 6poBaxT>. 

„EpoBH, TeTyiuKa, coBepmeniio-.c'ii TaKia, KaKin, bm pasoKa- 
3MBa.nH, Bi. MO.no;ioeTH Obijh y BacB. H no Bce.\iy jiinjy He6o.iL- 
mia BecHyiuKii." 

..A!" CKasaJia xeTyinKa, dyfly-qn flOBoabHa saM-feqaHieMi. IlBaaa 
OeflopoBH^a, KOTopBiii, o/fHaKoacB, ne hmIi.tb h b-b mbicjihx'b cKa- 
3aTb STHMt KOMn;iiiMeHT'B. „KaKoe ace 6i>iao iia neii n.iaTte'? xoth, 
Bnpo^ieM'B, TenepB Tpy/iHO HafixH TaKiix-L n.ioTHBixt iiaTepiii, 
KaKaa bott. xotb obi, HanpiiM-fcp'B. y Meim iia STOirB KanoT-b. Ho 
He o6i> 3T0M'B flino. Hy, ^ito-jkt,. tbi roBopii.n> o qeji'L-mioy^B 
ct HeK)?" 

„To-ecTB, KaK'B... fl-CB, TeTynii-,:a? Bbi, M0jKeTb-6hiTh, ya-ce ^y- 
MaeTe..." 

„A ^TO-HCB? yTO xyT'B fliiKOBHHHaro': TaKT. Bory yro^ino! Mo- 
ateTrb-SBiTB, reCyb cb iieio Ha pojj'' HanHcaiio ^aaITB iiapoiKOio". 

„fl HO SHaio, TexyniKa, KaKt bbi MOHteTe 3to roBopiiTB. 9to 
40Ka3BiBaeT'B, hto bbi coBepmeimo He sivdere Mena..." 

„Hy, BOTT. j^Ke H o6M.ffh;icnl" CKasa.ia TeTyniKa. „II(e Mo.ioda 
dumuna!" no^yMajia ona npo cefiii: „Hiraero iie snaeTt! Hyhvho 

ax's CBBCTH BM-isCTi: IIJ'CTB IIOSHaKOJIHTCJl!" 

TyTT. TeTyiiiKa iiomjia sarjiflHyTB Bt Kyxnio pi ocTaBiiJia HBaiia 
OeflopoBH^a. Ho cb 9Toro BpeMOHH ona tojibko h ^yiiajia o tom'b, 
KaK'B yBHfl'feTB CKop'lje CBoero n.ieMHHHUKa ;KeHaTEijrB h nouaHB- 
qHTB MajteHBiYHXi. BHyqKOB'B. B'B roJiOBil en r]D0M03;tHniicB o;ihii 
TOJiBKO npHroTOBJieHifl Kx CBa/jBOi, H saiiisTHO 6bijio, '^ito ona 
BO Bctx-B jijiax'B cj^GTH-nacB ropa3/io doaie, neacejiH npeacje, 
xoTfl, BnpoqeMib, 3TH 4'b,T;a Goji-fee uijih xyace, HOffiejiH .Tij^mie. 
^acTO, /T^Jiafl KaKoe-HH6y/[b nnpoHcuoe, icoroparo Boo6iixe ona 
HHKOrfla He aoBipa.ia KyxaiOK'fe, ona, nosaSBismHCB n Boo6paHcaH, 
1T0 BOSJii nea CTOHTii Ma.ieHBKiS BHyqeKij, npocautiii niipora, 
pascbaiiHO npoTarnBaaa Kt Heiiy pyKy cb jiyqniHM'B pcycKOM-B, a 
flBopoBaa coSana, nojiBsyacB sthmtj, cxBaTBiBaaa aaKoiiLiH KycoKi. 

H CBOHM-B rpOMKHM'B qBaKaHBeMl. BBIBO.lHIia Be HaX Sa^yM^HBOCTH, 

3a TTO H 6i>iBajia Bcer^a Gnxa Ko^eproio. /{aace ocTaBiiJia ona 
aioSHMBia CBOH saiiaTia k ne is/iHJia na oxoxy, oco6jihbo, Kor^a. 
BM-fecxo KyponaxKH, sacxpijiMjia Bopony, qero nHKorfla npeacfle cb 
Hejo He SBiBajio. 

HaKOHeri'B, cnycxa ^Ha ^exMpe nocai 9xoro, Bcb yBii^'fejiH 
BHKaienHyio hstj" capaa na .iBopT, 6pHqKy. Ky^epTj Ombjibko, 
■ OH-B ace H oropoflHHK'B II cxopoffiT), euje cb paHnaro yxpa cryqa-m. 
MOaoTKOWB H npHKOJtaiHBaJi'B KOJKy, oxroHaa OBsnpecxaHHO co- 
SaKT., JiiisaBrnHxt Koneca. ^o-^roM'B noiHxaio npeflyBiflOMHXB 
«HTaTe;iefi, qro sto Snjia HMenno xa caiiaa 6pHqKa, B'B Koxopofi 



357 

eme ■fesAH.i'B A/iaMt; h noxoMy, ccjiii kto ojjxgtt, Bi.i,iaBaTi> ^py- 
ryio 3a a/jaMOBCKyio, to 3to cynjas .iokb, h Spn^iKa iienpeM-feHHO 
noflfliiJiBHaH. CoBepnieHHO seHSBlicTHO, KaKHM-B o6pa30Mt cnac- 
jiacB OHa OTB nOTona; flOJiacno flyjiaTB, 'qcxo b^b HoeBOMt KOB^ert 
6biai. oco6eHHBiH ^jih iiea capafi. JKajiB o^ieHB, ^to ^HTaTejiflMTi 
HeJiBss onHcaTB atHBO ea cfjHrypBi. /Iobojibho CKasaxB, ^to BacH- 
JiHca KamnapoBHa 6wjia o^enB flOBOJiBHa ea apxHTeKTypoio ii 
Bcerfla HStasjiajia coHca.TlsHie, ^ito BBiBe.^iHCB hsx. motibi CTapHHHBie 
aKHnajKH. CaMoe ycTpoficTBO 6pHqKH HejiHoro na-SoicB, to-cctb 
TaK-B, qTO npasaa cTopona ea 6Li.Tia ropas^jo sBime ji-feBoS, efi 
oqeHB HpaBHJiocB, noTOMy 'ito cb oflHoii cTopoHBi MoaceTt, Kam. 
GHa roBopH.xa, BJitsaTB Majiopoe.iBiH, aciT/ipyroH — BejiHKopocJBifl. 
EnpoieMTj, BuyTpn dpii^iKH Morjio noMicTiiTbca niTyK'B naxB aia- 
jiopocJiBix'B H Tpoe TaKHXt, KaKij TeTyniKa. 

Okojio nojiyflHS, Omgjibko, ynpaBHBmHCB okojio dpii^KH, 

BBIBeJIX) HSX KOHIOmHH TpOHKy .TIOmaflGH, HeMHOrO q-ilM'B MOJIOHCO 
6pHHKH, H Haqaa'B npiIBaSBIBaTB HXT) BepeBKOK) Kl> Be.UHqeCTBeH- 

HOMy 3KHnajKy. HBanrb GeflopoBira'B h TexyniKa, o^hh'b ct Jiii- 
Bofl CTopoHBi, 4pyraa cb npaBoii, BJiisjiH; b-b dpn^iKy, h ona xpo- 
HyjiacB. IIona/iaBniieca na flopori MyjKiiKH, BH^fa xaKoS SoraxBil 
aKHnaacx. (xexyniKa oieHB pi^jKO EBi-hsacaJia bX) neMX.), no^xH- 
xenBHO ocxaHaBjXHBaJiHCB, CHHMajiH inanKH h KaanajiiicB bT) noacx>. 
Haca lepesx. ^na KH6HXKa ocxaHOEHJiacB npe^-B kpbi.xbiiomx,, — 
flyMaio, He nyacHO roBopnxB: npe^X) kpbi.xbi?omx> /fOMa CxopqeHKa. 
FpHropia FpHropBeBH^a ne 6bijio flOiia. CxapyniKa ex SapBini- 
hhmh; BHUiJia BCxp'hxHXB rocxeS ex. cxojiOByK). TexymKa no/fOiiiJia 

BBJIHqeCXBeHHBIMX) niaXOMX, CX> So.XBinOK) JIOBKOCXBK) oxcxaBHJia 

oflHy Hory Bnepe^x. h CKasaira rpoMKo: 

„OieHB pafla, rocy/iapBiHa Moa, mo HM-tio ^lecxB jihijho flo- 
JI05KHTB BaMX. Moe HOTxeme; a BM'ficx'h ex. pemneKXOMX nossojiBTe 
no6jiaro/fapHXB 3a xjiIjCocoiebcxbo Banie kx. n.xeMaHHHKy MoeJiy, 
HBany GeaopoBHqy, KOXopBiH Miioro hmx> XBa.xHxcs. HpeKpaeHaa 
y Baet rpe^inxa, ey^apBina, — a BHaljJia ee, noflxisacaa kx> eejiy. 
A nosBOJiBxe ysnaxB, eKOJiBKO Konx. ebi no.xyqaexe ex TtecaxHHBi?" 

Ilocji'fe cero noe-TfeflOBajio Bceo6mee jroSBisanie. Kor^a ate ycfe- 
jiHeB Bx> rocTHHOH, xo exapyniKa-xosaiiKa Haqa.xa: 

„Hac^eTX. rpe^nxH a ne Mory Banx CKasaxB: 3to laoxB Fpn- 
ropia FpHropBeBH^a; a yace jirbho ne sannMaiocB sxhmx, fla h 
He Mory: yate exapa! Bx. cxapHny y nacx, dBiBa.xo, a homhk), 
rpe^iHxa 6BiJia no noacx; xenepB Borx snaexx. ^ito, xoxa, Bnpo- 
MOMx, H roBopax-B, uro xenepB Bce Jiy^ime". Tyxx cxa- 
pyniKa BSfloxnyjia, h KaKOMy-HH6y4B HaSjiiOflaxejiio nocjiHma.xca 
OBI Bx> aTOMX> BSfloxi B340XX. cxapHHHaro oeBMHa/maxaro cto- 
jiixia. 

„a cjiMHiajia, Moa rocy/iapBiHa, qxo y Bacx coScxBenHLia BaniH 
TliBKH OTjXH^HBie yM'iioxx BBifl'fejiBiBaTB KOspBi", cKasajia BacH- 
jiHca KamnapoBHa h axiiMx. saflijia cxapymKy sa caMyio "^yB- 
cTBHTe.xBHVK) CTpyHy: npn axnxx. cjioBax'B oua kekx. 6yflxo oacH- 



358 

BHJiacB, H piqH y nefi noaHJiHca o tomI), KaK'i> ^o-iacHO KpacHTB 
npaacy, KaKt npiiroTOBjiflTt 4:1a 9Toro iihtkv. 

Ci. KOBpoBt 6BicTpo ct'hxaji'B paaroBop-B iia cojieme or5rpi(OBi. 
H cyraenie rpyin-B. CjiOBOMTb, ne npoiiiJio yacy, KaKi> 06'i flaiiH 

TUKTb paSrOBOpiIJIHCB Me'MfiJ COOOK), 6y4T0 BiKTi 6bIJIH SHaKOMBI. 

BacHJiHca KamnapoBna MHoroe yace na^ajta roBopHTB ct iieio 

TaKHM-B THXHM'B rOJIOCOM'B, ITO HsaHt GcflOpOBHTB HH^iePO HC 

MOTT, paac.TiyinaTB. 

„J[a. He yroflHo jih nocMOTpiTB?" cKasajia, BcraBaa, cxapyiuKa- 

XOSHHKa. 

3a Hero BCTajiH 6apBiraHH h BacmiHca KaumapoBHa, h Bcfe 
noTHHyjiHeB b'b ^j-feBHiBro. TexymKa, oflHaKoact, ^ajia 3HaK'b HnaHy 
OeflopoBiiqy ocxaTBca h CKasajia ^ito-to thxo CTapymKii. 

..MameHBKa!" CKaaajia CTapj'niKa, o6paiiiaiiCB k-b fi^fejioKypoit 
oapBiniHi; ..ocTaHBca cb rocTeMi., 4a noroBopn ctj msmtj, '^ito6i.i 
rocTio He Sbijio CKyqno!" 

BijiOKjp&s SapBiHiHa ocTaaacB h cbjia na fliiBam.. llBan'B 
Ge^opoBHi'B CHfli.Ji'B Ha CBOCMT, cTy.Ti'fe, icaKT) Ha HrojiKaxi), Kpac- 
iAjit, h noTynjiiiat rjiasa; ho 6apBimHii, Kaaa.noeB, bobcb SToro 
He saMiia.na h pasHOflyraHO CHfl-Is.Tia na flHsaHi;, pascMaTpHBaa 
iipHJieaiHO OKHa h ct-Jjhbi, hjih cjii^ya rjiasajiH sa KomKoro, Tpye- 
:iHBO npo6ijraBmeH noflt CTyjiBHiin. 

llBan'B QeflopoBTSM'h ncMHOro o6oflpHJica h xoT'ijjfB-dBiJio na- 
naTB paBroBop'B; ho KasajiocB, ^to Bch cjiOBa cboh pacTepa.n'B 
owh Ha floport. Hh o^na mbicub ne npEX04H.Ta eny na yM'i>. 

Moa^ame npoflOJiacaJiocB OKoao qeTsepTH laca. BapBinina see 
T&K'h ace cH/fijia. 

liaKOHeii'B, llBan'B GeflopoBH^t coSpaaca cb flyxoMi.: „R-hTOWh 
o^ieHB MHoro Myx-B, cy^apBiHa!" npoHSnecB oh'b no-iy^poacan^HMX 

rOJIOCOM'B. 

..^IpesBBiiafino mhofo!" OTB'iqajia SapBinina. „BpaTen'B Hapo^iHO 
c4'fejia.Ti'B x.nonjrmKy hs'b cTaparo MaMenBKHHaro SaniMaKa, ho 
Bce enje oqcHB MHoro". 

TyTTj pasroBop-B onaTB npeKpaTHJica, h liBan'B GeflopoBH'i'B 

HHKaKHM'B 06pa30M'B VHCe HB HaxOflHJI'B p'h^III. 

liaKOHeii'B, xosaHKa cb xeTymKOio h lepHaBOio 6apBiiHHero 
B03BpaTHjiacB. rioroBopHBiuH enje neMHoro, BacHJiHca Kamna- 
poBHa pacnpocTHHacB CO CTapyniKoro h SapBiniHaMii, necMOTpa 
Ha Bcb npHrjiamenia ocTaxBca HO^eBaxB. CxapymKa h 6a- 
pBiniHH BBiniflH Ha KpBiJiBno HpoBOflHTB rocxeS H flOJtro enje 

KJiaHaJIHCB BBiraaflHBaBIIIHM'b H3'B 6pH1KH XexyiHK'fe H HjIB- 
MaHHHKy. 

„Hy, HfiaH'B GeflopoBH^'B, o leivrB me bh roBopHJiH B^BoeM-B 
CB SapBimnero?" cnpocHJia floporoio xexymKa. 

„BecBMa CKpoMHaa h 6.iaroHpaBHaa 4'iBHi^a MapBa FpHropB- 
BBHa!" cKaaant ELBaHt Gb4opobhi'b. 

„C;iyniaH, HBaH-B GeflopoBHTB: a xo^iy noroBopHTB cb xo- 
60K) ceptesHO. B-t^B Te5*, cnana Bory, xpH^n-axi. ocbmoS roflt; 



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«JltTOMi oHSHb MHoro wyxi, cynapbiHflb 



360 

^HH-b TBI yace HMiemi. xopomiM: nopa noaywarB h 061. a'fexax^! 
Tefi-fe HenpeMiHHO Hyaena acena..." 

„KaKi., TeTyniKa!" BCKpHtrajr-b, HcnyraBjnncB, HnaHi. 0640- 
aoBwiTy-. „KaK'h acena! H-feT'b-CT., TexyniKa, c^-fiaaftTe mh:!iocti>... Bm 
coBepineHHO b-b ctbi/tb Mena npHBO^jHTe... 51 eiiie nHKor^a ne 
eBiJi-B HcenaT'B... JI coBepmeniio ne snaio, ^to cb neio 4'bjiaTB!" 

..YsHaemB, HBaH-B Oe^opoBH^'B, ysnaemB", npoMOJiBHna, y.ii>i- 
6aHCB, TeTymKa, h no;iyMajra npo ce6a: „Eydu-din! iu,e soeai.ui Mo.wda 
dbtmuHa: HHiero He SHaex-B!"- — „Jla, Usawh ©esopoBHTi-B!" npoflOJi- 
>Kajia oHa BCJiyx-B: „jiyqnieS aceHBi HejiBSH cMCKaTB xeSi, KaKt 
MapBa FpHropBeBHa. TeSife ace ona npHTosi-B o^ghb noHpasHJiacB. 
Mbi yace nac^eT'B 9Toro MHoro neperoEopHjiH cb cxapyxoK); ona 
o^eHB pa/ia bh^^tb Te6a cbohm'b gaxeMt. Euie HeHSB-fecTHO, npas- 
ffa, 1x0 CKaacex-B 3x0x1, rpixoyj-liH FpHropBeBHi^; ho mm ne no- 
CMOxpHMX. Ha Hero, h nycxB xojibko ohx. B3#yMaexx. hb ox^axB 
npH^tanaro, mbi ero cj^^omx."... 

Bx. sxo Bpeiia 6pniKa nofl-Bixajia kg flBopy, h flpeBHia kjihih 
oacHJiH, qya 6jiH3Koe cxohjio. 

..CjiyinaH, Ombjibko! KonaMX. ;iaH npeat/ie ox^oxnyxB xopo- 
uieHBEo, a He botih xoTiacx., pacnparinn, kx. BOflondio: ohh ao- 
lua^H ropa^iia". — „Hy, HBan'B OeflopoBHqt", npo^oJjKajia, BUjxi- 
3aa, xexyiHKa: „a coB-fexyio xedi xopomeHBKO nOvtyMaxB o6x> sxcm-b. 
Mni euie HyacHO 3a6'feacaxB bx> KyxHio: a no3a6BiJia Cg-xoxIj Sa- 
KasaxB yjKHHX., a oaa, Hero^naa, a ^yiiaio, caMa h He nojijMaiia 
oSt. stom-b". 

Ho IlBaiix. GeflopoBH^x. cxohjix., KaKX> 6y4TO rpoMOMx> orjiy- 
ineHHBii. IIpaB^a, MapBa rpiirop&eBHa o^eHB ne^iypnaa Sapti- 
urna; no aceHiixBca!.. 9to Kasa.xocB eMy xaKi. cxpaHiio, xaEX. 
gy4Ho, qxo OHX. HHKaKx. He Morx> Ho^yjiaxB 6e3'B cxpaxa. jKhtb 
CB menoK)!... HenoHaxHo! Ohx. ne o^HHt 6y,TeTx. bx. CBoefi kom- 
Haxi, HO Hxx. 40jih:ho 6bitb Besa-h flBoe!... rioxx> npocTynaax> y 
Hero Ha nnrti, no Mip'fe xoro, KaKX. yray6*xajica ohx> bxi pas- 
MBimjieHie. 

Pan-fee odBiKHOBeHnaro .xerx. oh-b bx> noc*reJiB, ho, HecMOxpa 
Ha Bcfe cxapama, HHKaKx, ne mox-b sacHyxB. HakoHei^x., aceaan- 
hbih cohx., 9xoxx> Bceo6nim ycnoKOHxejiB, nocixHJix, ero; ho Ka- 
KOH coHx! Eiije necBasnie CHOEHflijiiiii ohx. HHKor^a He bh;(bi- 
Baji-B. To chhjiocb eMy, ^xo BOKpyrx. nero Bce inyMHXX,, BepxHxca, 
a OHX 6'fea{HTx, 6'feacHX'B, ne TiyBCTByext no^x, co6qk> Horx>... Boxx 
yace BBiSHsaexca h3x. chjix... B^pyrx kxo-xo xBaxaexx. ero 3a 
yxo. „Ah! kto axo?"- — „9to a, xBoa acena!" cx> myMOM-B roBopHJix 
eMy KaKoii-TO rojiocx., — h ohx> B^pyrx. npoSyac^ajica. To npefl- 
cxaBJiaaocB eMy, ^xo ohx> yace ateHaxx,, 1x0 Bce b'b flOMHEi hxx> xaKx, 
qy^Ho, xaK-B cxpaHHo: bx ero KOMHaxi cxohtx, BMicxo o^hhokoh, 
flBOHHaa KpOBaxB; na cxyai ch^htx. acena.' EMy cxpanno: ohx. ne 
3HaeTx>, KaKX nofloSxH kx> nen, ito roBopHXB "ex. neio, n saM-fe- 
'laex'B, gxo y nea rycnnoe aimo. He^aanno noBOpainBaeTca onx 
BX CTopoHy H KnflKTb 4pyryK) aceny, xoace ex rycHHtiMx .xhi^omx.. 



361 

noBopaiHBaexca Bt /tpyryio CTopony — ctohtb xpeTBH JE&iia; na- 
ssLffh — eiije o;tHa iKena. TyxT. ero 6eipeTi, TocKa: oht. SpoenjicH 
6'feacaTB Bt ca/jT); ho bi. ca/ty acapKo, oh-b chhjii. mjiany, bhahti.: 
H B-B mjiani cHflirrB ateHa. IIoti. BBicxynHJi'B y Hero he Jimili. 
lioaiB'h Bt KapRian'B sa njiaxKOM'B — h Bt KapMaH-fe acena; BtiHyjii. 
H3'B yxa xjiOH^iaTyio Syiiary — h Tant chahtb Hcena... To Bflpyrt 
OHt npura.TB na otihoh Hor-fe, a TexyniKa, raafla na Hero, roBO- 
pHJia ct BaacHBiMT) BH/fOMi.: „^a, tbi flonsKen'B npBiraxB, hotomv 
1T0 TBI TenepB yace a^enaTBifl ^lejiOB'iK'B". Oh'b ki. Hefl; ho to- 
TyniKa — yace ne TexyniKa, a kojiokojibhh. H qyECTByeT-B, hto ero 

KTO-TO Tan^HTX BepeBKOK) Ha KOJIOKOJIBHK). „KtO 9T0 TaHfHT'J. 

MOHH?" acajio6HO nporoBopna'B IlBanx. OeflopoBH^'B. „9to a, mena. 
TBOH, Tanjy Te6a, noTOMy ^ito tbi — kojiokoji'b!" ..H-feTi), n ne ko- 

JIOKOJI'Bjfl MBaH-B Ge^lOpOBHI'B!'' KpH^aJI'B OH'B. „/Ia, TBI KOJIOKOJI'B", 
rOBOpHJI'B, iipOXO^H MHMO, HOJIKOBHHK'B H*** H'fexOTHarO HOJIKa. 

To B^pyr'B chhjiocb eny, nto atena bobco He lejioB'feK'B, a KaKaa- 
TO niepcTHHaa Maxepifl; ^to oh-b b'b MorHJieB'h npnxo^HT'B bi, 
jiaBKy K-B Kynijy. „KaK0H; npHKaaceTe MaTepin?" roBopHT'B Kyneif'B: 
„BBi B03BMHTe accHBi, 9T0 caMEa uohhslh aiaTepia! o^eHB^oSpoT- 
Haa! H3'B nea Bci TenepB mBioTB ce6^j ciopTyKH". KyneifB MipaeT'B 
H p'feaceTT. accHy. Hbeh-b GeflopoBiiq'B SepoT'B ee hoa'b MBiniKy, 
H/iex'B K'B acHfly, nopTHOMy. — H'St'b", tobopht'b kh/i'b: „to flypnaa 
MaTcpia! HS-B sea hhkto hb niBBTB ce6'fe ciopTyKa..." 

B'B cTpax-fe H desnaMaTCTB-fe npocBinajica HBan'B Ge/topoBH^'B; 
xoJiOflHBiH noT'B jiHJica CB Hero rpa^OM'B. 

KaK'B TOJiBKO BCTaji'B OH'B HoyTpy, TOTiacB oSpaTHJica K'B ra- 

JjaXejIBHOS KHHrib, b'b KOHU'S KOTOpoS O^HH'B floSpO/l'feTeJIBHBlfi 

KHHronpoflaBeij'B, no CBoefi p-fe^KOH flo6poT'fe n SesKopBicTiio, no- 

M'feCTHJI'B COKpaUjeHHHH CHOTOJIKOBaTejIB. Ho TEM'B COBepineHHO 

He 6bijio nnqero, ^aace xoTa HCMHoro noxoacaro na TaKol 6e3- 

CBa3HBIH COH-B. 

Meatfly TiM'B b-b rojioB'i TeTyniKH co3p'fiji'B coBepmeHHO hobbih 
aaiiBiceji'B, o KOTopoM'B ysHaeTe b-b cji'bflyioiifen rjias'h. 



-eVs^^^u^*?*- 



SaKOHAOBaMHoe m^gto. 




B H II B, 

pascKasaunaH dhHKOAn *^^ckou ViCpKeu. 



^H 6ory, ya;e na/io'fejio pasCKasMBaTi.! Jla ^ito bli ,iy- 
siaexe? IIpaBo, CKyiHo: pascKasBisaS, flan pascK^SBiBaa, 
H OTBflsaTbCH HejiB3fl! Hy, H3B0JiBTe, a pascKaJKy, tojb- 
KO, efi-en, b-b nocJiiflHifi: pas-B. ^Z^a, bot-b bbi roBO- 
pnaH HacqeTT> Toro, hto lejiOB'feK'B MOSKeTB coBJiasaTB, 

KaK-B rOBOpJIT'B.C'B He^HICTBllTB flyXOM'B. OhO, KOHe^HO, TO-eCTB, eCJIH 

xopoineHBKO uoajuar-b, 6uBa«)TB na CBiTi BcaKie CiyiaH,.. OflHa- 
KoacB, He roBopHTe aTOro: saxo^erB oSmopoihtb flBSBOJiBCKaa 
cnna, to o6MopoqHT'B; en Bory, o6MopoqHT^!.. Bot-b nsBOJiBxe 
BHfl'hTB: HacB Bcix'B y OTi;a 6bijio leTBepo; a rovjia. 6hiJi'h eme 
4ypeHB, Bcero mh* 6bijio niTh oflHHHafliiaTB... TaK-B HiT'B ace, ne 
OflHHHa/maTB: a homhio KaKi TenepB, Kor^a pasTb no6'ij!Ka.7i'B-6Bijio 
Ha iieTBepeHBKax'B h cxaji'B JiaaTB no-coSa^Bii, 6aTBKO saKpHTiajiii 
Ha MeHfl, noKaiaB'b rojiOBoro: „9h, 9oMa, GoMa! TeSa aceHHTB 
nopa, a tbi /[yp-jfieniB, Kan's mojoaoh jioinaK'B!" 

Jl^ffh Sblu-b euie Tor^a hchb-b h na Horii, — nycTB eiiy jierKO 

HKHBTCa Ha TOM-B CB^Ti, — flOBOJtBHO Kp-fenOK-B. BBIBaJIO B3fly- 

uaeTTy... Jla ^to-hcb sxaK-B pascKasBiBaxB? 0/iiih'b BBirpeSaeTT. hsi, 
ne^KH ifijiBiH: lacB yroJiB 4Jia cboch xpySKH, flpyrofi saqiM-B-TO 
no6'feHcaJi'B sa KOMopy. ^to, b-b caMOM'B flia-hl.. ^o6po 6bi none- 
Bo.n'fe, a TO B-bflB 5Ke caMH HanpocHJiHCB... CjiymaTB, Tan's cjiyinaTB! 
BaxBKO eme b'b naia-rrfe BecHM noBes-B b-b KpsiM-B na npoTiaacy 
TadaK-B; ne homhio tojibko, 4Ba h.ih Tpit Bosa CHapaflKji-B OHt; 
raSaK'B 6b[ji'b Tor^a b'b ij'feH'fe. C'b co6oh) Bsaji-B oh-b xpexroflOBoro 
6paTa — npiyqaxB sapan'te lyMaKonaTB; nacB ocTaJiocB: fl-fe/CB, MaTB, 
a, fla 6paTB, ^a en;e SpaT-B. 4'fefl't sacfea^a-B eamTan-B na caMofi 
floporf H neperaen-B jkhtb b-b Kypent; Bsan-B h nacB cb coSoio 
roHaTB BopoSBeB-B H copoK-B C'B dauiTaHy. Han's sto 6bijio, nenssa 
CKasaTB, 'iito6bi xy^o: SsiBajio, na-iuiBca b'b flens cto.xbko oryp- 
iIOB-B, flsiHS, p-bnBi, iiBi6yjiH, ropoxy, ^to b'b acHBOT-h, eft Bory, 
Kan's 6y4T0 n'feTyxH KpHiaTs. Hy, oho npHTOM's ace h npHdsiJisHo: 
npcfesJKie TOJinyTca no flopor'h, BcanoMy saxoieTca no-iaKOMHTBca 
apSysoMi, HJiH aHHeio, Aa hs-s OKpecTHtix'B xyTopoB-s, 6BiBa;no, 



363 

nanecjTh na odubwh Kypi,, hhht., nn^'beKTb. )KHTi.e 6u::io xo- 
poinee. 

Ho ffbay Sojiie Bcero J11060 61.1J10 to, ^to ^lyMaKOB'B KajK^Mfi 
flenl. B030BI naTB^ecHT-B npoiv^eTt. Hapoflt, SHaexe, duBajiMfi: 
noSfleT-B paacKasHBaTB — tojibko ymn pasBiinHBaS! A ffbffj sto 
Bce pasHO, TITO roJio^HOMy rajiymKH. Hhoh past, 6BiBajio, cay- 

^IHTCH BCTp'feqa CB CTapBIMH 3HaK0MMMH, — flifla BCSKm yJKG 

3HaJi'B, — Moacere nocy^HTB caMH, tito dBiBaeTt, Kor^a cofiepeTca 
CTapBe: Tapa, Tapa, Tor^a-To, 4a Tor^a-TO, TaKoe-TO, 71a TaKoe-To 
6bijio... Hy, h pasoJiBiOTca! BcnoMHnyT'B, BorT) SHaex-B, Kor^aniHee. 
Pas-B, — Hy, BOX'S, npaso, KaK'B 6y4T0 TenepB cJiy^HJiocB, — 
coJiHije cxano yiKe caflHXBca, fli^T. xoahji-b no damxany h chh- 

uaJIT. CB KaBynOB'B JIHCXBS, KOXOpEIMII npHKpHBaJIX. HXTE. flsewh, 

qxo6Bi He noncKJEHCB na cojihix*. 

„Gmoxph:, Ocxanrt", roBopio h 6paxy: ..bohx. qyMaKH •fe^yx'B!" 
„Tffb lyMaKH?" CKasajrx) Ti'bfl'B, no.xoacHBmH sna^oKx. na ooab- 

uioH ^Bini, ixo6bi aa cjiyiafi ne cx.'fejiH xnonijBi. 

Ho flopori xflHyjiocB, to^ho, ■bosobx. mecxB. Bnepe^H meJi'B 

qyMaKX. yace cx> chsbimh ycaMH. He flomeflinH maroBX.— KaKX> 6bi 

saMX. CKasaTB?— HaflBCHTB, OHX OCTaHOBHjXCH. 

..SflopoBO, MaECHMx! Boxx npHBejix> Eorx Tji'h yBHTfixBca!" 
Jl'kffn, iipHmypHji'B raasa: „Al s^opoBO, s^opoBo! OxKy^a Eorx. 
Hecex^? H BojiaqKa sfl-hcB? SjopoBo, sflopoBO, 6paxx! Hxo sa 
flBaBOJix>! ffa xyxx. Bci: h KpyxoxpHiijeHKo! h neiepBiiia! h Ko- 
BeJieKx.! H Ctci^bko! 3flopoBoT A, ra, ra! ro, ro!.." H noniJiH iji- 
.xoBaxBca. 

BonoBX pacnparjiii h nycxHJiH nacTHCB na xpaBv, bosbi ocxa- 
BHJiH Ha flopori; a cann cijiH Bcfe bx. KpyacoKX> Bnepe^H Kypena 
H saKypHJiH jiiojiBKH. Ho Ky^a ya:e xyTx> 40 .xK)jieKX>? 3a po3- 
CKasHHMH, fla 3a pasfloSapaMH Bpa4x> jih h no oflHOH^ocxajiocB. 
Hocjii noJiflHHKa CTajix> fliflX) noxiHBaxB rocxeS abihhmh. Botx. 
KaHCflBiH, B3aBmH no flLin-fe, o6ihcth.tix. ee qncxeHBKO hohchkoifb 
(KajiaiiH Bci Sbijih xepxBie, MBiKaan ne Maao, snaaH yace, KaKx. 
'hflaxX) na CBiTk, — noHca.xyn, n sa naHCKiit ctojix, xotb ceniacx., 

rOTOBBI cicTB); oS^HCTHBHIH XOpOniOHBIiO, npOTKHyJIX. KaSKflBIH 

na.xBiieMX> ^Bipo^Ky, bbihhji'b hsx. nea khcb.xb, cTa.xx. p'fe3axB no 
iiycotiKaMX> H KJiacTB BX poxx. 

„^TO-HCX. BBI, XnOni^BI", CKa3aJlX fl'feflx: „pTH CBOH pa3HHyjIH? 

xaHi^yHxe, co6aqBH flixn! Tff^, Ocxanx, TBoa connjiKa? A ny-Ka 
Kosa^Ka! GoMa, QepncB b-b 6okh! Hy! botx> TaKx>! FeS, ronx!" 

fl 6bi.xx Tor^a MajiBin noflBiiafiiOH. CxapocTB npoKJiaTaa! Te- 
nepB ■ yace ne uo^ffj xaKx; BM-fecxo Bchxx BBiKpyracoBx, Horn 
TOJiBKO cnoTBiKaiOTca. TloJiro rjia^'fi.nx j'feflx na nacx, cn^a ex 
ijyMaKaiiH. fl saMiiaio, ^to y nero norn ne nocxosTX na Micxi: 
TaKx, KaKX. 6y4TO nxx TiTO-HH6y4B ^epraexx. 

„CMOTpH, GoMa", cKasaax OcTanx>: „ecjiH cxapBiii xp-fenx ne 
iiOHflexx xaHijOBaTB!" 

Hto-h^x bm 4yMaeTe? ne ycn'ijix. ohx CKasaxB — ne Buxepn'jfi.xx 



363 

nanecjTh na odubwh Kypi,, hhht., nn^'beKTb. )KHTi.e 6u::io xo- 
poinee. 

Ho ffbay Sojiie Bcero J11060 61.1J10 to, ^to ^lyMaKOB'B KajK^Mfi 
flenl. B030BI naTB^ecHT-B npoiv^eTt. Hapoflt, SHaexe, duBajiMfi: 
noSfleT-B paacKasHBaTB — tojibko ymn pasBiinHBaS! A ffbffj sto 
Bce pasHO, TITO roJio^HOMy rajiymKH. Hhoh past, 6BiBajio, cay- 

^IHTCH BCTp'feqa CB CTapBIMH 3HaK0MMMH, — flifla BCSKm yJKG 

3HaJi'B, — Moacere nocy^HTB caMH, tito dBiBaeTt, Kor^a cofiepeTca 
CTapBe: Tapa, Tapa, Tor^a-To, 4a Tor^a-TO, TaKoe-TO, 71a TaKoe-To 
6bijio... Hy, h pasoJiBiOTca! BcnoMHnyT'B, BorT) SHaex-B, Kor^aniHee. 
Pas-B, — Hy, BOX'S, npaso, KaK'B 6y4T0 TenepB cJiy^HJiocB, — 
coJiHije cxano yiKe caflHXBca, fli^T. xoahji-b no damxany h chh- 

uaJIT. CB KaBynOB'B JIHCXBS, KOXOpEIMII npHKpHBaJIX. HXTE. flsewh, 

qxo6Bi He noncKJEHCB na cojihix*. 

„Gmoxph:, Ocxanrt", roBopio h 6paxy: ..bohx. qyMaKH •fe^yx'B!" 
„Tffb lyMaKH?" CKasajrx) Ti'bfl'B, no.xoacHBmH sna^oKx. na ooab- 

uioH ^Bini, ixo6bi aa cjiyiafi ne cx.'fejiH xnonijBi. 

Ho flopori xflHyjiocB, to^ho, ■bosobx. mecxB. Bnepe^H meJi'B 

qyMaKX. yace cx> chsbimh ycaMH. He flomeflinH maroBX.— KaKX> 6bi 

saMX. CKasaTB?— HaflBCHTB, OHX OCTaHOBHjXCH. 

..SflopoBO, MaECHMx! Boxx npHBejix> Eorx Tji'h yBHTfixBca!" 
Jl'kffn, iipHmypHji'B raasa: „Al s^opoBO, s^opoBo! OxKy^a Eorx. 
Hecex^? H BojiaqKa sfl-hcB? SjopoBo, sflopoBO, 6paxx! Hxo sa 
flBaBOJix>! ffa xyxx. Bci: h KpyxoxpHiijeHKo! h neiepBiiia! h Ko- 
BeJieKx.! H Ctci^bko! 3flopoBoT A, ra, ra! ro, ro!.." H noniJiH iji- 
.xoBaxBca. 

BonoBX pacnparjiii h nycxHJiH nacTHCB na xpaBv, bosbi ocxa- 
BHJiH Ha flopori; a cann cijiH Bcfe bx. KpyacoKX> Bnepe^H Kypena 
H saKypHJiH jiiojiBKH. Ho Ky^a ya:e xyTx> 40 .xK)jieKX>? 3a po3- 
CKasHHMH, fla 3a pasfloSapaMH Bpa4x> jih h no oflHOH^ocxajiocB. 
Hocjii noJiflHHKa CTajix> fliflX) noxiHBaxB rocxeS abihhmh. Botx. 
KaHCflBiH, B3aBmH no flLin-fe, o6ihcth.tix. ee qncxeHBKO hohchkoifb 
(KajiaiiH Bci Sbijih xepxBie, MBiKaan ne Maao, snaaH yace, KaKx. 
'hflaxX) na CBiTk, — noHca.xyn, n sa naHCKiit ctojix, xotb ceniacx., 

rOTOBBI cicTB); oS^HCTHBHIH XOpOniOHBIiO, npOTKHyJIX. KaSKflBIH 

na.xBiieMX> ^Bipo^Ky, bbihhji'b hsx. nea khcb.xb, cTa.xx. p'fe3axB no 
iiycotiKaMX> H KJiacTB BX poxx. 

„^TO-HCX. BBI, XnOni^BI", CKa3aJlX fl'feflx: „pTH CBOH pa3HHyjIH? 

xaHi^yHxe, co6aqBH flixn! Tff^, Ocxanx, TBoa connjiKa? A ny-Ka 
Kosa^Ka! GoMa, QepncB b-b 6okh! Hy! botx> TaKx>! FeS, ronx!" 

fl 6bi.xx Tor^a MajiBin noflBiiafiiOH. CxapocTB npoKJiaTaa! Te- 
nepB ■ yace ne uo^ffj xaKx; BM-fecxo Bchxx BBiKpyracoBx, Horn 
TOJiBKO cnoTBiKaiOTca. TloJiro rjia^'fi.nx j'feflx na nacx, cn^a ex 
ijyMaKaiiH. fl saMiiaio, ^to y nero norn ne nocxosTX na Micxi: 
TaKx, KaKX. 6y4TO nxx TiTO-HH6y4B ^epraexx. 

„CMOTpH, GoMa", cKasaax OcTanx>: „ecjiH cxapBiii xp-fenx ne 
iiOHflexx xaHijOBaTB!" 

Hto-h^x bm 4yMaeTe? ne ycn'ijix. ohx CKasaxB — ne Buxepn'jfi.xx 



364 



cTapH^EHa! 3axoTii.TOCi>, SHaexe, npHXBacTiiyTi. nepe4i> lyMaKaMH. 
..BhhiT), TiepTOBBi flliTii! pasB'Ii TaKT> TaHuyroTi.? Bott. KaK'B Tan- 




iiyiOTt!" CKaaaJiT:, owb, noanfiBnmcb na iiorii, npoTairys'L pyKH a 
xMapuB'fc KadayicaMH. 

Hy, He'iero cicasaTi.. TanitoBaTivTO oiii. TanrtOBa.TJ. Taici., ^to 



361- 




riycrH.nca CHOsa h Hanant necaib apoOHo, mchko. 



366 

xoTb 6u H c'i rcTBMaHmeio. Mbi nocxopoHiiJiiicB, h norneai. xpini. 
BHBepTHBaTB HoraMH no BceMV rjia^KOMy jiicTy, KOTopoe 6hjio 
BOSJi'B fpaflKH Ch orypi^aMH. Tojibko-iito flomea'B, oflnaKoacB, 40 
nojroBHHH H xoTiji'B pasryjiaTBCs h BBiMeTHyTB HoraMH Ha bh- 
xopB KaKyio-TO CBoro inTyKy, — ne no^BiMaiOTca Horn, fla h 
TOJiBKo! Hto 3a npOnacTB! PasorHajica cHOBa, ^omeji'B flo cepe- 
flHHH — He depcT-B! Hto xomb ^'fejiait — He. 6epeT'B, ^a h ne 
SepeT-B! Horn, Ka:K'B flepeBanHBia, CTajiH. ..Bhhib flBaBOJiBCKoe 
iiicTo! BHiHB ' caTaHHHCKoe HaBoacflenie! BnyxaeTca ace Hpofl'B, 
Bpart po^a leJioBp^ecKaro!" Hy, KaK-B Hafl-bjiaTB cpany nepeflTa 
^lyMakaMH? IlycTHJica CHosa h natrajt-B ^ecaxB flpo6HO, mcjiko, 
J11060 Ma^iTB; flo cepe^HHBi — H-feT'B! ne BBixaHHtiBaeTca, fla it 
nomo! „A, meaBMOBCKiM caxana! ^toSx. th no/jaBHJica rnnjioio 
flBiHeio! .HTo6'B enje iiajreHBKHM'B H3/[0XHyji'B, eo6amH chhx>! Botti 
]ia ctapocTB Ha^ijia-TB cTBi^a KHKoro!.." 11 b^ caMOMii Tcfen-fe csa^H 
KTO-To' sacM-haJica. 

OrJianyjica: HH SamiaHy, hh lyMaKOB'B, HHiero; nasaflH, Biie- 
peag- no CTopoHaMi — TJiaflKoe noae. „9! ccc... bot-b redi na!" 
Hai^a'B npnniypHBaTB rjiaaa — m^cto, KaacncB, ne coBC'tM'B nesHa- 
KOMoe: c6oK;y JiicB, H3'B-3a jrica Topiaji'B KaKon-TO mecx'B n 
BH^iaca npogB-4ajEeKO b-b HeS'fe. ^to sa nponacTB? Jla ai'O rojiy- 
Saxfea, ^To y nona b'b oropo^i! C'b flpyrofi cTopoHBi Toaie ito-to 
c'fepieT'B; Braafl-fejica: rysiHO BOJiocxHoro nncapa. Box'b Ky4a 3a- 
xan^HJia ne'iHcxaa CHjra! IIoKOJiecHBniH Kpyroiii), naxKHyjica ohx> 
na aopojKK;^. Micaiia ne dHJio: 6'hjioe naxHO MejihKajio BM-fecxo 
Hero CKB03B' xy^y. „Bbixb sasxpa SojiBmoMy B-fexpy!" no^yMajn. 
Jl'bffh. Fjisiji^ — B'B cxopoHi OX'S ^opoHCKH na MornjiK'fe BcnBrxHj'-Jia 
CBi^iKa. „BHmB!" Cxaji'B fl'hfl'h, h pyKaiin noflnepca B'B 6okh, ii 
rsHfinT'h: cB'S'iKa noxyxna; Bflajin h neMHoro no^an'i sarop'hjiacB 
4pyraa. „KJia4x>!",3aKpHHajr'B fli^x.: „a cxaBjiio, Bor'B snaex'B ^ixo, 
ecjiH He KJia^-B!" H yace nonjieBaJi'B 6bijio b'b pj'kh, qxodti KonaxB, 
via cnoxBaxnnca, ^ixo h'^X'b npn neM-B hh sacxyna, hh nonaxBi. 
„S!x'B, jKaaB! Hy, — kxo snaex'B? — MOSKex'B-StixB, cxohx'b xojibko 
MOflHaXB flepH'B, a oh'b xvx'b h .Tie3KHXx>, rojiy6'iHK'B! He^ero ni- 
jiaxB, Ha3HanHTB, ho KpanneH M'fep'fe, M'fecxo, hxo6bi ne nosaSBiXB 
npCJi'i!" )(/, ; 

BOX'B nepe'raHyBuiH fcJiOMaeHHVK), BH^HO.BHxpeM'B nopaflO'qHyio 
B'ixKy flepesa, HasajinJi'B oh'b ee na xy MornjiKy, TffE rop'fejia 
rii'h'lica, H nomeji'B no '^opOJKK'fe. Moaoflon flySoBBifi aiG% cxaJix^ 
P'b/t'bxB: MenBKHyji'B HJiexeHB. „Hy, xaK'B! ho roBopnax jih a", no- 
.{yMa:n5 n'^ffh: „qxo axo nonoBa nesafla? Boxx> n njiexenB erol 
TenepB h sepcxBi H-ix'B 40 Qamxana". 

lIo34HeHBK0, 04HaK05Kx>, npHHieji'B OH'B 40MOH, H ranymeKXr 
ue 3axox'i3Ji'B 'bcxB. PasSy^HBHin 6paxa Ocxana, cnpoona'B xojibko. 
^aBHo JiH yfexann gynaKH, h saBepnyjica b'b xyjiyn'B. H Kor^a 
'rex's na^iaji'B 6h;io cnpaniHBaxB: „A Kyfla xeoa," fl'fefl'B, gepxii 
jl'iijm ceroflHa?" — „He cnpamHsaH," CKasaji'B oh'b, saBepxuBaacB 
eiije Kp'feime: „no cnpamiiBair, Ocxanx>: ho xo — nocJi.TBeTnB!" H 



367 

^axpaH-hjiT. TaKi., uto BopooBH, KOToptie aa6pa.7inci. Smjio he 
oamTaHt, iionoflUMajmci. cb nepenyry na BOSffyx'h.Hora'^jx'h 
TaM^B GMy cnajioct? Heiero CKasaTb, xHTpan dbijra fiecxiir,-— /fafi 
Boace eMy qapcTBie He6ecHoe! — ju-hji'b OTflifejiaTBCfl scerfla: HHof 
pas* TaKyio aanoeT-B n-hcHio, ito rySBi CTaneniB KycaTb. 

Ha /tpyroH 4eHB, ^lyxB tojibko cTano cmepKaTBCH bi, noji'b 
flifl-B Ha^'fea'B CBHTEy, noflrioacancii, bshji'b nofl-B MBiniKy saCTymi 
H jionaTy, Ha^iji'B na ronoBy uiaiiKy, Bunmni KyxojiB OBipoBrij', 
yTep'B ry6Bi nojioK) h nomeji'B npsMO k'b nonosy oropofly. Boti, 
MHHyji'B H njie'reHB, h HHseHBKiS flySoBBift ji'fec'B. IIpoMeacB ^e- 
peBBes-B BBeTca floposKKa h blixokht'b b-b nojie; KaacHCB, la caMas. 
BBiniea'B h na nojie — M-hcTO TO^B-B'B-ToqB Biep^aiHee: boh-b ii 
roJiySHTHil TopqHTTb; ho ryMHa He bh/iho. ^H-feT-Bj^^TO ne to Micro. 
Toi, CTajio-6BiTB, Ho^ajiie; Hyamo, bh^ho, hobopothtb k7j ryMHyl" 
noBopoTHJi'B naasLffh, Gisurh htth ^pyroio 40p(»t>K) — ryMHO bh^ho. 
a roaySaTHH HiT'B! Ohstb nOBopoTHJi'B noSjiiiace ki, roJiySHTH'JtJ— 
ryMHO cnpaxajioeB. Bt nojffe, KaKi. napoiHO, CTaa'B HaKpanMBaTB 
/(oacflHK'B. no6iacaji'B CHosa k-b ryiiny — rojiySaTHH nponaaa; Kt 
roJiySHTHij — ryMHO nponajio. 

„A TiToS'B TH, npoKjiHTBift caxana, He ^oac^aji'B fl'tTefi cbohxi> 
miffhTbl" A 403KflB nycTHJicfl KaKt h3'b Be^pa. 

BoT-B, CKHHyBHiH HOBBie canorH H o6epHyBinH bi, xycTByy itoSbi 
He noKopo6H.7iHCB OTX 403K4a, 3a4a:i'B oh-b TaKoro 6'hrjsa, k&wb 
SyflTo nancKiS HHoxofleipB. Bnis-h b'b KypeHB, npoMOKinn na- 
(;kbo3b, HaKpMjicH TyjiynoMTE. h npHHstJica Bop^iaTB ^to-xo ckbosii 
3y6£t H npHroJiy6jiHBaTB qopTa TaKHMH cnoBajiH, KaKHX-B a enje 
OT-B po^jy He CJiHXHBaji'B. npHSijaiocB, a 6bi, B-hpno, noKpacH'ijji'B, 
ecJiH 6bi cay^mjiocB sto cpe^H ^na. 

Ha 4pyroH fleHB npocnyjica, CMOTpio: yace 4'h4'B xo^ht-b no 
6amTaHy, KaK'B hh b'b ^cm'b ne QBisajio, h np^HEpMBaeT-B jionyxoMt 
ap6y3Bi. 3a oS'feflOM'B onaTB CTapH^HHa pasroBopnaca, GTaji'b ny- 
raTB MeHBHioro 6paTa, ito oh'b o6M'lJHaeT'B ero na Kypij bm'^cto 
ap6y3a; a, noo6'feflaBmH, c^'feJiaji'B caWh hs'b ^epeBa nHniHKi> h 
naian'B na hom'b nrpaTB; h ^aa-B naMX 3a6aBJiaTBca ahhio, CBep- 
nyBmyioca B'B TpH norabejiH, cjiobho SMiio, KOTopyio HasHsajni 
OH'B Typei^KOK). TenepB TaKHX'B ^mhb a nnrfl't h ho BHflBiBajn^: 
iipasfla, ciMena eny ^to-to Hs^ajieKa flocTajiHCB. 

Bseqepy, yace noBe^epaBniH, fl'hs'B noHie.i'B ch sacTynoMi. 
npoKonaTB HOByio rpa^Ky fl-na nos^HHX'B TBiKBrt. Cteji'B npoxo- 
flHTB MHMo Toro 3aKOJiflOBaHHaro M'fecTa, He BBiT'epn'feji'B, ^toSbi 
He npoBopiaTB eKB03B 3y6Bi: ..npoKJiaxoe M'fecTo!", BSomea'B na 
cepeflHHy, r^'fe ne BHTanrtBiBajiocB no3aBqepa, h y^apHji'B Bt 
cep^iiax'B sacTynoM-B. FaaflB — BOKpyr'B nero ohbtb to ace caMoe 
noJie: cb o^hoh cTopoHBi top^ht'b rojtydaTHa, a cb ^pyrofl ryMHO. 
„Hy, xopomo, ^to floraflajica bsbtb cb co6ok) sacTyn'B. Boh-b h 
AopoacKa! boh-b h MornaKa ctoht^! boh'b h s'feTKa HasaneHa! boh'b- 
BOH-B ropHT'B H CB'feiKa! KaK'B 6bi tohbko He OniHdHTBCa!" 

noTHxoHBKy noS'feHcair'B oh'b, noAHHsniH aacTyn'B BBepx'B, KUKt 



368 

oyflTO 6bi xoT-Eji'fc HMt nonoTiHBaTB KaSana, saTecaBraarocfl Ha 
fianiTaHt, h ocTaHOBHacji nepe^'h MornjiKOK). CBiqKa noracJia; Ha 
MoritTb jiejKaji"!. KaMenB, aapoeraii: TpaBoio. „9tot'b KaMeHB HyacHo 
noflBsiTh"] noTiyMa^at /tiflt, h HaTiaji's oQKanBiBaiB ero co BC'txt 
cTopoHTj. BeflHK-B npoKjisTBra KaMeHB! BoT^B, o^'iHaKOHC^, ynepnmcb 
KpinKc "oraMH b-b semiio, nnxHym. oht. ero cb MprHJiBi. „ry!" 
lioinjio no flOJiHH'h. „Ty4a Te6'h h /{opora! TenepB a^HB-fee noSseT'b 

fl-fejIO". 

TyTB 4'fefl'B OCTaHOBHJICH, 40CTa.TB pOHCOKT., HacBiiiaji^ Ha Ky- 

jiaK'B TaGaKy, h roTOBH-icH-SBijio iio^HecTH k-b nocy, khk'b Bflpyr-B 
Ha^'B rojiOBOK) ero t,iHXH!" iHxny.ia ^to-to TaKii, ito noKa^Hy- 
jiHCB flepesBH H ffbfij saSptisraJio Bce jxhijo. „OTBopoTHJica xotb 
6m Bt cTopoHy, Kor^a xogeniB gHXHyTB!" nporoBopHji'B ffk^in,, 
npoTHpaa rjiasa. OcMOTp-tjicji — HHiioro h'Ijt'b. ..HIjt'b, hb jiio6ht'i., 
r^^HO, TJopT-B Ta6aKy!" npo,fOJiHca;i'B oht., KJia/iH poacoKt b'b na- 
»yxy H npHHHMaacB 3a saexynx. „3ypeHB jKe ohi., a TaKoro 
xadaKy hh H'kffy, hh OTijy ero iie tioboahjiocb HioxaTB!" Cxaji'B 
KonaxB — seiijifl iiiirKaH, 3acTym> xaK'B h yxo^iiTTj. Botb qTO-To 

3ByKHyjI0. BblKH^aBniH SBMJIIO, yBH^i.TB OHTi KOTeaT.. 

„A, rojyGiHK'B, BOn> r^ti TBi!" BCKj)HKHya'B ffhfi'b, noflcOBBiBan 
nofl-B Hero saexyn-B. 

A, roJiy6^iHKi>v box-b r/cfe xbi!" 3anHiL[afl'B nxHiiii hocb, k.xjo- 
HyBma Koxejrx). 

IIocxopoHHJicfl niiA'h H BBinycTHJiT. sacxyn'B. 

„A, roaySqiiKX), boxX) vx^ tli!" saS.xeaJia Qapaiita rojioBa cb 
BepxyniKH /jepeBa. 

„A, roJiy6iHKx>, box'b r4't xbiL" .sapeBijJi'B Me^B-iiflB, BBicynyBuiH 
H3'B-3a flepeBa CBoe pBMo. Jlpo-Mb nponaaa x^Ji^- 

„^a xyx-B cxpaniHO cxobo CKasaxBl" npoBopiaji'B ohxi npo ceoH. 

„Tyxx. cxpaniHO cjiobo CKasaxB!" nncKHyji'B nxHiiir hocx>. 

„CxpamHo cnoBO CKasaxB!" saGjiea.xa QapaHBH ro.xoBS. 

„Cjxobo CKasaxBl" poBHyjix. Me^fsi^B. 

^rMt..." CKasa.TB jvhji'h h caM'B nepenyrajics. 

..Fm-b!" iiponnmaJi'B hocb. 

^Fht.'." npo6jiea.x'B 6apaH'B. 

„rj'^M'B!" sapeBijjrx. MeflB-feflB. 

Co cxpaxoMTj oDopoxH.xca 4'iifl'B: Eoskg xbj Moii, KaKaa ho^ib! 

HH 3B'634'B, HH Micfllja; BOKpjrr'B HpOBaJIbi; iio/rB HOraMH icpyiia 

6e3'b ^Ha; Ha,^i, ro.xoBoio CBicnjiacB ropa, h Boxx>-Bdx'B, KasKHdj, 
xaKX) H xoqex'B oSopBaxBea na nero! H ^v^hxch flifly, ^ixo H3x.-3a 
Hea MHraeiX) KaKaa-xo xapa: y! 5^! hocb— KaKx> Mixx-Bx. KysHHij'b; 
H03flpH — xoxB no BBjpy BO^Bi BJieii Bx. KajKflVio! ry6Bi, BH Bory, 

KaKX, 4B']b K0.X071BI! KpaCHBia 0\tII BBIKaXH-XHCB"^ HHBe'pXX,, II BIIfB H 

asuKX) BBicyHy.xa, 11 ^paaiiHTB! „^opx'B cx> xo6oio!" CKasaax ^i/jXi, 
6pocHBX. K0T6Jix>. „Ha xe64 h KJiaflx> xboh! 9Kaa Mepsocxnaa 
poaca!" H yjKe yflapnaca-SBiao S-fiacaxB, 4a or.xa^'ijica h cxaa-B, 
yBHfl'feBinH, qxo Bce Qbijio nonpeacHBMy. „9xo to.xbko nyraexx 
ne'^HCTaa cHJia!" 



369 
HpHHaJIGH CIIOBa 3a KOTeJII. — irtTI., THHCejITi! ^TO /l-tjiaT&? lySTb 

jKe He ocTaBHTB! BoTt, co6paBinii Bcfe cHvIH, yxBaTHscH oh-b sa 
aero pyKaMH: „Hy, pa30M'B, pasoMt! eiije, eiife!" h BBiTanfEat. 
.Yx-b! TenepB noHioxaTb TaSaKy!" 

/locTaat poJKOKt. HpeiK/ie, o^HaKoaci., liM-b cTajit HactinaTi., 

OCMOTp'hjICH XOpOraeHbBO, Hfet JIH KOrO. KaSKHCB, HTO H-feT-B; HO 

BOX'S qy^HTca emj, ito iieHB flepesa hbixthttE) h /fye'Tca, noKasBi- 
BaiOTCH yran, HajiHBaioTCfl KpacHBie rjiasa, Hosflpn paa^yjiHCb, 

HOCB nOMOpilfHJICfl, H BOT-B, TaK'B H CoSHpaCTCH ^HXHyTB. „H'feT'B, 

He. noHioxaio Ta6aKy!" no^yMa-TB ^Ij^'b, cnpaxaBniH poacoKt; 
„onsTB 3an.?iioeT'B caTana o^^h!" CxBaTHJi'B CKop-iie KOTejii. h flaBaa: 
O'^HcaxB, CKOJiBKO flocxaBajio flyxy; tojibko c.ibihihxt., qxo csa/tn 
qxo-xo xaK-B h qeniexx. npyxBHMH no HoraM'B... „Ah! aii! aS!" 
noKpHKHBaji'B xo.iBKo fliflTi, yflapHsx. bo bch) moib; h KaK-B 
4o6'i;aca.Ti'B flo BonoBa oropo/ia, xor^a xojibko nepeBejiib HeMHoro 
.lyx-B. 

„K3'fla 3X0 saraejix. a'fe/i'B?" ^yini^^iH mbi, flosKH/jaacB laca xpH. 
Yace ex. xyxopa 4aBHo npHniJia iiaxB h npHHecjia ropmoKx. 
ropaqnx'B rajiyraeKX.. H-hx^, 4a h H-fexx. flifla! CxaJiii onaxB seqe- 
paxB caMH. IIocjTi Be^iepH BBiMBi.xa MaxB ropmoKx. h ncKajia 
I'JiasaMH, Kyfla 6bi bbijihxb homoh, noxoMy ^xo BOKpyrx. Bce 6bijih 
rpaflBi; KaKX. bhahxx., HflexX) npaMO k-b nefi HaBcxpiiTiy KyxBa. 
Ha HeSi 6bijio xaKH xeMHenBKO. EipHO, Kxo-HnSyflB hsx. xjion- 
iieBx., niajia, cnpaxajiea c3a/iH h no/jxajiKHBaexx. ee. ..Box-b KCxaxH, 
eiofla BBIJIHXB noMon!" CKasa-xa 11 BBiJiHJia ropaiie homoh. 

„Ah!" saKpHiaao GacoMx.. r.xa^B — /{"feflx.. Hy, kxo ero snaex'B! 
Hh. Eory, ^yaiajiH, qxo So^Ka Jiijaexx.! HpHSHaiocB, xotb oho e 
rp'J&iniio HejiHoro, a, iipaso, ciiiuiHo noKasanocB, Korfla cfe^aa 
ro.xoBa 4'JJ4a sea 6Bi3ia OKynyxa b'b homoh h odB-bHiana KopKaMH 
oxx. ap5y30BX. h abiiib. 

„BiiniB, yopxosa SaSa!" CKa3a.TB fli^x., o6xHpaH rojiOBy no- 
.1010: „KaK'B onapii.xa! KaKX. 6yflxo cbhhbk) nepe^-B Po3K4ecxBOMX>! 
Hy, x.xoni;Bi, Sy^ex'B BaMx> xenepB na 6y6jiHKH! By^exe, co- 
6agBH tTliXH, X04HXB B'B 30JioxBixx> HcynaHax'B! HocMoxpuxe-Ka, no- 
cMOxpHxe cio^a, qxo a Bajix. npHnecx.!" cKa3a.TB ji'fesx. h oxKpBi.xx> 

KOXe.TB. 

Hxo-"K'B 6bi, bbi ^vMajiH, xaKoe xaM-B 6bmo? Hy, no wajioH 
irfcp'fe, iicviyMaBuiH xopouieHBKo: a? ao-xoxo? Boxx> xo-xo, mo ne 
3onoxo: copx>, ^pasr-B... CTUflHO CKasaxB, ^ito xaKoe. HjiiOHy.xx. 
jiflx., KHHVJi'B Koxe.xx. H pyKH nocx-ij xoro bbimblxx.. 

H ex. Toit nopij 3aK.xajix> fl'ifl'B h Hacx> B'ipHXB Kor4a-jiH6o 
qopxy. „H ne ;i:yMaflxe!" roBopnjix. oh-b qacxo naM-B: „Bce, 1x0 hu 
cKaacexx. Bpar-B rocno^a Xpncxa, Bce cojiHcexx., coSaqiS cbihx.! 
y Hero npaBflBi h Ha Kon'tiiKy H'fexx>!" H, 6BiBajio, qyxB xo.xbko 
yc.xBimHxx> cxapHKX>, ^ixo bx. hhom'b M'^fecx'fe He chokoSho: „A, ny-xe, 
peSaxa, ^aBaftxe KpecxHXB!" saKpHinxx. kx. nan's: „xaKX. ero! xaKx, 
ero! xopoHieHBKo!" h na^Hexx. K.xacxB KpecxH. A xo npoKJiaxoe 
M-fecxo, r^'fe He BBixaHiiBiBa.xocB, saropoflHjrx. njiexHeut, seJi'fe.Tb 

C01. roro;ifl T. I. 



370 

KH/iaTi. lice, qTo HH ecTB HeiioTpeSHaro, seci. fiyptHH'i. n cop-b, 
KOTopuH Bwrpe6aji'i> 1131. 6amTaHa. 

TaKt BOT-B KaKt MopoTiHTt HeiHcraH CHJia qe.ioB'feKa! 3 snaio 
xopomo 3Ty seM.nio: nocai Toro HaHHMaJiH ee y 6aTBKa uoffh 
oaniTaH-B coci/fHie KosaKH. Scmjih cjiaBHaa, h ypoacafi Bcerfla 
SBiBaJi^ Ha fliiBo; ho na saKOJiflOBaHnoMi. M'fecx'h HHKorfla ne 6Bmo 
HHiiero fl6'6paro. SaciroT's, KaKt cai/iyeT'B, a BsoSfleTi. TaKoe, ^to 
H pasoQpaTB nejiBsa: apSys-B — hg apSysi), TBiKBa — ne THKBa, 
orypen'B— He orypei^'B... qopTt snaeTt, ^to TaKoe! 



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M H P r P A 1). 

nOB^CTH, 

BEHEPOB"b HA XyTOPt> BflWaTa flUKAHbKM. 



Mnpropo;!,! iiapOTiiTO HeBe.inidri npn 
p-feKii Xopo.Tfi ropoAi. lIjrfieTT) 1 icaHaTayio 
(|iaCpuiq, 1 KnpnHiHufi shboiii, 4 boj^s- 

HHXl H 45 BtTpflHtlXl JIOJBHHIll. . 

reorpact)ia SafiyioBCKaro. 

XoTfl Bb Miipropo;i,1; neKyica 6y6.iiiKi.' 

U3T. qppiiaro licia, no flOBOJibHO BKycuu- 

Hsi) sanHcoKT) oflHoro nyreuiecTBeHHHKa. 



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saK-B T0.7II.K0 j'/iapfl.TL Bt KieB'fe novTpy ;iOBO.Tr>HO 
sbohkIh ceMHHapcKift KOJIOKOJI^, BHcljBimH y BOpOXlj 
BpaTCKaro MOHacTtipn, to y5Ke co scero ropo;ia 
cniuTHJiH To.inaMii hikojibhhkh h 6ypcaKH. FpaiiMa- 
THKH, pHTopti, c|)Hjiococ{ji.i II ooroc'iOBBi, CI. Texpa- 
vlflMn ii04:& MtimKoS, 6pejiii bi. Ksacch. FpaMMaTHKii 6bijiii eiye 
o^eHL MaaBi: ii^a, TO-XKaJiii apyrt ^pj'ra ii dpanHJiHCB Meac^y 

e060I0 CaMBIMX. TOHeHBKHMTj flHCKaHTOM'B; OHH OBIJIH BCfe IIOiITH 
BT, H304paHHBIX'B H.IH SanagKaHHBIXTi nJiaTBHXX), H KapjiaHBI HX'B 

Bi^HO 6bijih HanoJiHeHBi bcakok) ^paHBio, kek-b-to: daSKami, cbh- 

CT-hjIKaMH, Cfl'fe.iaHHBIMH 1131, nepBimeK-B, Iie^O'fefleHHBIM'B IIHpo- 

roM-B, a HHorfla ^asKe ii siajieHLKHMH BopofitmiKaMH, hsx koto- 

pBIXl) O^IIH'B, BTipyrX TIHJIHKHyB'B Cpe^H HeoSBIKHOBeHHoM TimiHHLI 

BI. KJiacci, /(ocTaB.iait'b CBoeMy narpoHy nopHjoiHBiH najiH h'l 
oSi pj'^KH, a HHor/ia H BHmHeBBiH poarn. PiixopBi mjin coaHflHie; 
njraTBff y hhx-b 6BmH qacTO coBepmeHHO rt'kxBi, ho sa to na .xHiit, 
Bcerfla ho^th 6BiBaao KaKoe-HHSy^B yKpameme, b-b nix^-h piiTO- 
pH^ecKaro xpona: hjih o^hh-b rjiasx yxo^Hji-B no^t caMBift .ttoO-b, 
HJiii, BM-fecTO ry6Bi, u'ijJBiH nysBipB, hjih KaKaa-iiHoy^B Ttpyraa 
npHMiTa; sth roBopH.7rH h Sojkh.ihcb MeHC,^y coSoio TeHop'oM-B. 
<I>Hjioeo(J3Bi iii-noK) OKTaBOK) 6pajiH HHsce; bt. KapManaxx. hx-b, 
KpoM'I; Kp'inKnx'B TadaiHBix'B KopeniKOB'B, HHiero He 6bijio. 3ana- 
coB-B OHH He flijia-iH HHKaKHX'B, H Bcc, iiTo Hona^a-iocB, chijiami 
Tor^a ace; ott. hhx'b cjiBiniajiacB Tpy6Ka h ropii.xKa, unor^a TaKT> 
yTa.ieKO, iTO npoxo^HBHiiS mhmo poMBCJieHHHK'B ,^oaro enje, octr- 
noiiHBiuHCB, Hroxa-TB, KaKi. roHiaa co6aKa, Bos^yxi. 

Pbihok-b Bit 3T0 BpeMH oSbikhobbhho to.tbko-^to HaqHHajn. 
meBCJiHTBCH, H ToproBKH, CB 6y6.T;HKaMU, uyaKaiiH, apSy^HBiMH 
cfejie^KaMH II MaKOBHHKaMH, TteprajiH na iioflXBaTTi 3a ho.ibi t^sxt., 

y KOTOpBIXTb nO.IM 6bIJIH HS-B TOHKarO CyKHa HJH KaKOH-HnQjr^B 

fij^MaacHOH MaTepiii. 

„IIaHEqH, naHH'qH! C104BI, ciOflBi!" roBopHjiH ohIj co Bcfexii cto- 



*) Bit! — ecTt Kor.occa.ifaHoe cosaanie npocTOHapoflHaro Boofipa^KeHiH. Ta- 
■KHMii KMeHeM-b HasbiBaeTCH y MaJiopoccisHi Hana/ibHUKij rHOMos'b, y Koxoparo 
BtKH Ha r/iasax-b uayTb ao csmoh scmjih, Bca aia nob-fecib ecib HaponHoe npe- 
aaHie. 5? He xOTim. hh bTj HeMi HSMtHHTb ero h pascKaauBaK) mmth B-b xa- 
Kofi see npoCTOT%, xaxt cntiman-B. 



373 

poHt: ,0CB 6y6jiHKi:, MaKOBHHKH, BepTH^iKH, 6yxaHijH xopomn! 
efi Bory, xopomHl na uejijl caiia neK-ia!" 

^pyraa, noflHaBt ^ito-to flJiHHHoe, cKpy^ieHHoe Hst T'fecTa, 
KpH^aira: „Ocb cycyjiBKa! XlaHHiiH, KynHTe cycyjiBKy!" . 

„He noKynaHTe y 9Toit HH^ero: CMOTpHTe, KaKan ona CKsep- 
Haa, — H Hoct HexopomiS, h pyKH HeqiicTBia"... 

Ho (|)HJioco(|}OBi. H 6orocjiOBOB'B oni 6oajiHCB saTiiBaTb, no- 
Toiiy 1T0 c|}HJiococ{)i.i H 6oroc.ioBBi Bcer^a jik)6imh 6paTB tojibko 
Ha npo6y h npHTOM-B qijioio ropcTBio. 

Eo npHxo^-b B-B ceMimapiio, bch TOJina pasjrtmajiacB no KJiac- 
caiiTE., Haxo/iiiBraiiMCH BT, HHseHBKHxt, flOBo.iBHo, oflHaKOHce, npo- 

CTOpHBIX'B KOMHaTaXT, CB HeSOjlBUIIIMH OKHaMH, CB mHpOKHMH 

flBepBMH H sana^iKaHHBiMH CKaMBHMPi. EaaccB HanojiHajicfl B/ipyn. 
pasHorojiocHBiMH: jKyjKJKamaMH: asflHTopti BBicjiymiiBajiH cbohx-b 
yieHHKOBrb; SBOHKiii ^HCKaHTTi rpaMMaxHKa noiiay^aji'B i-caKi pas'B 
B^b SBOH'B cTeKja, BCTaBJieHHaro b-b Ma;ieHBKia okhh, h CTGKao 
OTB-bqajio ho^th TiMi. jkc sbykom'b; BTb yray rjffhji'h pnTop-B, 
KOToparo POT'S h tojictbih rjCihi ^ojh;hm 6h npiina^l.TeacaTB no 
KpaHHeii M'tp'fe c})HJioooc{3iH. Oht, ry;i'Lii'b 6acoM'B, ii tojibko c.TBiniHO 
6BI.7IO H3/taJiH: „6y, 6y, 6y, 6y"... "AB^TtHTopti,, crryinaH ypoicB, cmo- 
Tp'fejiH o^HiiMT) r.ia30M'B HO.TB cKaiEBio, Txk 113'B KapsiaHa nOfl^H- 
HeHHaro 6ypcaKa BLir.THflBiBajia 6yjiKa, h.ih BapeiiHKT., hjih cb- 
Mena h3t. tbikbtj. 

Korja BCH 3ta yieHaji To.^na vcniiBa.ia npHX04HTB H-tcKOJiBKO 
panie, hjih Kor,:[a snajiii, qxo npocpeccopa Syflyxs nosace o6bikho- 
seHHaro, Tor/ta, co Bceo6inaro corjtacia, sajiBiiiijiHaii ooh, h bs 
3T0]VTb 6010 ^ojiHiPiBi 6bijih y^acTBOBaTB Bci, ,ia/ice h nensopa, 
oSflisaHHBie cMOTp-tTB 3a nopH,^KOMT. H HpaBCTBeiiHocTBio Bcero 
y^anjaroca cocjiobIh. Jlsa Sorocjiosa oSBiKiioBeHHO p-femajiH, Kan's 
npoHcxo/iHTB 6iiTB'h: Ka>K,?iBiH; jiH KJiaccT. jio.T.mein> ctohtb 3a ceSn 

OCOOeHHO, HJIH BC-fe /{O.THCHBI pa3,Ti3JmTBCa 113 ^si HOJIOBHHBi: Ha 

6ypcy H ceMHHaiaiio. Bo bchkoji'b cjiyga-fe, rpaMMaTUKii na^iiiiajiH 
Hpea'fl:e Bcisxia, ii KaKt tojibko BM-feuiHBa.iHCB pHTopBi, OHH yace 
6'byKajiii npo^B h cTaHOBiijriiCB na BOSBBimeHiHXTi naSjiiojaTB 

6HTBy. riOTOMTj BCTyiiaJia (|3HJIOCOC{3ifl CB wepHBlMH flJIHHHBIMH 

ycaMH, a HaKOHei;T> h 6orocJiOBiH b'b yacacHBix-B mapoBapax'B ii 

Ct npeTOJICTBIMH HIOflMH. OdBIKHOBeilHO OKaH^HBajIOCB T^MTi. 1T0 

oorocjiOBia iiodiiBajia Bcixi., ii (pii.iocoipisi, noq:ecBiBaH 6oKa, 6Bi.Ta 

TicHHMa B'B KJEaCCB H HOM'fellTaJiaCB OT^lBIxaTB Ha CKaMBHX'B. IIpO- 

(fjeCCOp'B, BXO^HBHliii BT> K.iaCCB H YHaCTBOBaBIHifl Kor/ta-TO call's 

' B'B n0fl06HBIX'B dOHXt, B'B OflHV MHHyTy, HO paarOp'JfeBIHHMCa JIH- 

naMt CBOHXt cjiymaTejieS, ysHaBajit, too 6oh 6bij[x iiejiypen-B, 

H B'BTOBpeMfl, KOrfla OB'S C'JfjK'B pOSraMH HO na.TBLfaM'B pHTOpHKJ^ 

B'B flpyroM'B KJiacci flpyroii npocfjeccoii-B 0T4'kiBiBajis jepesHH- 
HBiMH JionaTKaMH no pyKaji-B c|>Hj[ococ(:)iio. C'b 6orocjiOBaMH ace 
6bijio HocxynaeMO coBepmenHo jtpyrnM'B oopasoM'fc: hm^b, no bbi- 
paaceHiio npoc|)eccopa 6orocJiOBiH, OTCijnajiocB no whp'h Kpynnato 
wpoxy. ^TO cocToa.xo B'B KopoTeuBKHX'B KojKaHBix'B KannyKax'B. 



974 

Bt> TopsKecTBeHHue fliin h npasflauKH ceMHHapncTu h 6yp- 
caKH OTnpaBJiajiHci. no ^osiaMi. ci> BepTenasiH. Hnor^a paanrpH- 
BajiH KOMe/{iio, h bi> TaKOMT) cjiy^ai BcerTja OT.iHiajrcfl KaKoft- 
HH6y4i) SorocioBt, pocTOM'B Majio qijit noHnate KieBCKOft kojio- 
KOJiBHH, npe^CTaBJiflBiniH Hpo/(iaiiy hjih neHTe(J)piK), eynpyrj^ 
ernneTCKaro ijapeflBopi^a. B'b Harpa^y nojry^ajiH 'ohh KycoKi. no- 
.^OTHa, HaH M-feinoKt npoca, hith noaoBHHy Bapenaro rycH h tomv 
noflo6Hoe. Beet stotx y^enBiH napo^i., — KaKt ceMHnapia, TaKt 
H 6ypca, KOTopiia nnTajiH KaKyio-To HacTfeacTBeHHyio nenpiHSHB 
MGHC/iy C060K), — 6BIJ11. ^esBBiiaHHo Siflent na cpe^cTBa Kt npo- 

KOpMJieHiK), H npHTOM-B Heo6MKHOBeHHO HpOaCOpJIHB'B, TaKTE> ^ITO 

cociHTaTB, cKOflBKo Kaac/jBiH Hst HEX'S ynHCBiBaJii> 3a Be^epeio 
raJiymeK-B, 6li.iio 6bi cosepraeHHO neBOSMoacHoe fl'fejio, h hotomv 
4o6poxoTHBia noacepTBOBaHia saacHTO^HBix'B BnaflinBijeB'B ne 
MorjiH Smtb flocTaTO^HBi. Torfla cenaTrB, cocxoHBiniH Hst c|)hjio- 

COC|)OB'B H 60r0CJI0B0B'B, OTnpaSJIHJI'B rpaMMaXHKOB'B H pHTOpOBX. 

iioflTE. npe^BOflHTejiBCTBOM'B 04Horo (|5H.Tiococ{3a,^ — a HHorfla npH- 
eoe4HHa.iica h caMi., — cb MimKaMH na njreiiax'B, onycTomaTB qy- 
acie oropo/iBi — h b'b 6ypci noHBJiaJiacB Kama hsi. tmkb'b. Cena- 
TopBi cTo.iBKO oS'B'h^ajiiicB apdysoBx h flBiHB, ^To Ha apyroH 
4eHB asflHTopBi cjiBimajiH ot'b khx-b, BM^fecTO oflHoro, 4Ba ypoKa: 
04HH'B npoHCxoflHjn, Hs-B JGT1,, flpyrOH Bop^aji'B B'B cenaTop- 
CKOM'B JKeJty^K'fe. Bypca h ceMHnapia hochjih KaKia-To ajthkhbih 
noao6ifl ciopTyKOB'B, npocTHpaBmHxca no cie epcMH: ca:OBO TexHH- 
lecKoe, osHa^aBmee — flaa'he nsTOK'B. 

CaMoe TopacecTBeHHOe ffjis ceMHHapiH coStme 6bijio — BaKanciH: 
Bpejia CB iiona M'fecaiia, Kor^a oSHKHOBeHHO 6ypca pacnycKajiacB 
no TfOMaM'B. Toraa bcio 6ojibmyio /topory ycfeHBaJTH rpaMMaTHKH, 

(|)HJIOCO(|)BI H 6orOCJIOBBI. KxO He HM'fejE'B CBOCrO npilOTa, T0T7> 

OTnpaBJiajica kx KOMy-HH6y4B hsx TOBapHnjeH. $hjioco(|)bi h 60- 
rocaoBBi OTnpaBJiajiHCB na Kondimiu, to-cctb 6pajiHCB y^iHTB hjih 
npnroTOBJiaTB fl-fsxefl jiiO/ieH saacHToqHUX'B, h noJiy<iajiH; sa to b7> 
rofl'B HOBBie canorH, a HHor4a h na ciopTyKOj. Boa Baxara sxa xa- 
HyjiacB BM'fecx'i ij'hjrBiM'B xa6opoM'B, BapHJia ceG'fe Kamj"^ h Hoie- 
BaJia B'B HOJi-fe. Kaac/iBiH xaniHJi'B 3a co6ok» M'feuiOK'B, b'b KoxopoMt 
HaxoflHJiacB o^Ha pySaniKa h napa OHy^i'B. BorocjioBH oco6eHHO 
Sbijih 6epe3KJiHBBi H aKKypaxHBi: fl.ia xoro, ^xo6bi hb hshochtb 
canoroB'B, ohh CKHfla;iiH ax's, B-femajiH na najiKH h Heo:!iH na njie- 
'lax'B, ocoSeHHO, Kor^a 6i.iJia rpasB; xorfla ohh, sacyiHB-fc mapo- 
BapBi HO KOJrhHH, descxpainno pasdpMsrHBa.iH cbohmh HoraMH 
.syacH. Kan's to.ibko 3aBHflBiBajiH B'B cxopoH'i xyxop-B, xoxiacB' 
CBopa'iHBajiH CB 6ojiBnioH ^oporH h, npHdnnsHBHiHCB viTy xax'fe, 

BBICXpoeHHOH HOOHpaXHie flpyrHXT., CXaHOBHJIHCB nepe^'B OKHaMH 
BT, paflX H BO BeCB poXX Ha^HHaJIH H'JiTB KaHX'B. XosaHH'B xaxH. 

KaKOH-HHdy^B cxapMH KosaK'B-iiocejiaHHH'B, 4o:iro ex's cjiyniaji'B, 
noflnepmHCB o6'£hmh pysaMH. hoxom-b pBi^aji-B nperopBKO h ro- 
BopH^'B, o6painaacB k'b CBOeft aceH'i: „5K,hhko! to, ^to noroxi^ 
mKO.^apBi, aoji:kho-6utb oishb pasyMHOe; Bi.iHecH viwh ca-ia h 



375 

iero-HH6y4J> TaKoro, ^to y ivdct, ecTt". H ii'IiJiaa MiiCKa BapeHH- 
KOBt BajtHJiacB BT. M'iiinpEi.; nopsTjo^HBiH KycB cajra, HiCKOJitKo 
na.iHHHij'B, a HHor^a n CBaaaHHaa Kypnija noM'fenjaJTHCB sM-hcTi. 
Ho/tKp'fenHBniHCB xaKHifB sanacoM-b, rpaMMaTHKH, puTopBi, (pKJio- 
co4)H H SorocnoBM onflTB npoflOJiHcajiH nyTB. ^^m-b /laji'lje, oflna- 
KOJice, niJiH OHH, T'iM'b doji-fee yjiieHBmajiacB TOJina hx-b. Bch hoith 
pa36poflHjrHCB no floaiaMT. h ocTaBajiiicB T'h, KOTopBie nuimi 
po/iHTejiBCKifl rnlis/ta aaiE'ke ^pyrHx'B. 

OflHH^ pas'B, BO BpeMH Ho^oOHaro ci'paHCTBOBaHiii, xpH 5yp- 
cafta CBopoTHJiH CB 6ojiBraoH flopoPH Bi CTopoHy, ch Thwh, titoSbi 
B-h nepBOMt nonasmeMCH xyxopi aanacTHCB npoBiaHTOM-B, no- 
TOMy 1T0 M-femoK-B y HHX-B TtaBHO yace 6hiji'h nycT-B. 8to 6bijih: 
SorocjioB'B XaJiHEa, (|)iijioco(J^'b Xona Bpyx'B a piiTop'B TH6epiH 
FopoSeiiB. 

BorocJiOB'b 6hiJi'b pocjiufi, nae^iHCTBiH MyjKiHHa h uwka'h 
MpesBBiiaHHO CTpaHHBiH HpaBx: Bce, tto hh jiemajio, SBisaJto, 
bobjA Hero, oh-b nenpeM-feHHO yKpa/teT'B. B'b ^pyroM-B cjiyqa'id 
xapaKTep'B ero Sbm'b ipesBBigafiHo Mpaien'B, h Kor^a HanHsaJiCH 

OST, HBflH'B, TO HpflTaJICK B'B 6ypBflH'fe, H CeMHHapiH CTOHJIO 60JIB- 

luoro Tpy4a CBicKaxB ero TaM-B. 

$HJioco(|)'B XoMa BpyT'B Sbtji-b Hpana Bece:iaro, hioShji'b oieHB 
jieacaTB h KypHTB jiiojiBKy; ecan ace nHJi-B, to HenpeMinno na- 
HHMaji'B MysBiKaHTOB-B H OTHJiacBiBaa'B TponaKa. Oh^b lacTo npo- 
SosaJiT. Kpyrmato topoxy, ho cosepnieHHO cb (|)iiJ[ococjbHTieCKHM'B 
paBHOflyiuieM'B, roBopa, ^to, qeMy 6bitb, Torone MHHOsaTB. 

Phtop'b ThSbpih ropo6ei(B en;e He HM-hjiT. npaBa hochi'b 

yeOBT., HHTB rOpijIKH H KypHTB JIIOJIBKH. Oh'B HOCHJfB TOJIBKO 

ocejiefleij'B, h noTony xapaKTep^ ero b'b to BpeMs enje Majio 
pasBHJica; ■ho, cy^H no 6ojiBniHM'B mHuiKaM-B na n6y, cb koto- 

PBIMH OH'B TiaCTO flBJIHJICH B'B KJiaCCB, MOKHO 6bIJI0 HpeflHOJIO- 

jKHTB, 1T0 H3'B Hero Sy^eTB xopoHiiH BOHH-B. BorocjiOBT. XajiaBa 
H c|)h:ioco(|)'b XoMa ^acTO flnpajiH ero aa ^y6'B, b'b snaK'B CBoero 
noKpoBHTejiBCTBa, H ynoTpeojiHJiH b'b Ka^iecTB'h ^enyTaTa. 

Bbiji'b yace seqep'B, Kor/ta ohh cbopothjih CBeojiBmoH/fopora:; 
cojiHue TOJIBKO-1T0 cfejio, H flHeBHaa TenaoTa ocTaBaaacB en^e b'b 
Bos^yx'fe. BorocJiOB'B h 4»hjioco(|)'b hijih MOJi^a, Kypa jiio.tibkii; ph- 
top'b TndepiH ropo6ei[B cQnBaji'B nasKOK) tojiobkh cb 6y4HKOB'B, 
pocuiHX'B no KpasM'B ^oporn. y5opora nijia Meac^y pasSpocan- 
hbimh rpynnaMH ^yQoB'B h op'fcniHEKa, noKpLiBaBniHMH jryrt. 
OTJiorocTH H HeSojiBHiifl ropBi, seneHBifl h KpyrjiBia, KaK'B Ky- 
no;iBi, HHOr/ta nepeMejKesHBajiH paBHHny. IIoKasaBmaaca b'b ^Byx-B 

M'feCTaX'B HHSa CB BBISp'hBniHM'B HCHTOM-B flaBaJia 3HaTB, ITO CKOpO 

flOJiJKHa noasHTBca KaKaa-HnSyflB ^epeBHa. Ho yace Soji'be naca, 
KaK'B OHH MHHyjiH xji'feSHBiH HOJiocBi, a Meacfly T'tM'B HM'B He no- 
naflajiocB HHKaKoro acHJiBa. CyMepKnyace cobc^m'b oMpa^HJiH He6o, 
H TOJIBKO Ha Sanaa's 6R-h^whm> ocTaTOK'B aaaro ciania. 

„Hto sa lopT-Bl" CKaaan'B (|)hjioco(|)'b XoMa BpyT'B: ..cflasajiocB 
ooBepnieHHO, KaKt Qy^To cefiiact ^jncn^ xyTop-B". 



376 

BorociOB-B iiOMO.iqajii, norjiir^i.Ti'i, no OKpeoTHOcxiiMi., hotomt. 

OHHTB BSaa'B B'L pOT% CBOIO fllOJIBKy, H BCfe npOflOJTJKaJIH njTB. 

„Eh; Bory!" CKasajii. onaTB, ocTandBUBinitci., (|)B[Jiococi>'B: „hh 
lopTOBa KynaKa ne bh^ho". 

„A, MoaceT'£-6MTB, ^fajiie h ndna^eTCH KaKOfi-HHSyflBxyTopt", 
CKasaat Soroc.uoB'B, ne BBinycKaa .jiiojibkh. 

Ho MejKTty T-fcll-B J'VKe 6EI.Ta HQtIB, H HQtIB flOBOJIBHO TeMHaa. 

He6oJiBinia TyijH ycHJiHjiH Mpa^HOCTB ii, cy/pi no BC'ijM'B npHM-h- 
TaiiT), HejiB3a 6bijio oacn^iaTB hh SBisfl-B, hh MicHiia. BypcaKH 

SaMtTHJIH, 1TO OHH c6hJIHCB CB HyTH H ^aBHO HIJIH HO HO 40pOI"fe. 

$iiJiococj)'B, noniapHBHiH Horaam bo Bci CTopoHti, CKasaa'B na- 
icOHeix-B OTpBiBHCTo; „A rfli ace flopora?" 

BorocjioB'B noMOJiqajiTj h, Ha^yMaBrancB, npoMO.iBH.TB: „/{a, 
H01B TeMnafl". 

PnTop'B OTonieji'B b-b cxopcHj' h cxapajiCH no.iSKOM'B Haiijy- 
naTB flopory, ho pyKH ero nonaflajiH tojibko b-b jihcbii Hopu. 
Besffk 6hiJia. o/fna ctohb, no Koxopon, KasajioCB, hhkto ne is^vun,. 

IlyTemecTBeHHHKH euje ca-bnajui ycnaie npoHXH hIjckojibko 
Bnepeflx., ho sesffk 6hiJia xa ace ^h'ib. $b[jiococ|3'b nonpo6oBajrB 
nepeKJiHKnyxBCH, ho ro.nocB ero coBepiueHHO 3ara:ox'B no cxopo- 
HaM-B H He BCxp'fexHJi'B HHKaKoro OTB-hxa. H-hcKoaBKO cnycxH tojibko 
nocitBiniajiocB cjraSoe cxenanie, noxojKce na BOJiiiit boh. 

„BHniB! 1XO xyxx. Tj-fejiaxB?" CKasaJi-B (|)Haoco(|3'B. 

„A ^xo? ocxaBaxBCH h saHoieBaxB Bt no^Ti!" cKasajiTi doro- 
cjiobx. h no.Tjb3x> b'b KapMani. ;iocTaxB ornnBO h saKypHXB CHOBa 
CBOH) JirojiBKy. Ho dpKJioGO(^'h ne mox-b corjiacaxBca na axo: oht. 
Bcer^a HM'feji'B oStiKHOBeHie ynpaxaxB na hoib noJinyflOByio 
Kparoxy xji'feSa h C^jHTa. lexBipe cajia, h qyBCXBosaji'B na 9x0x11 
pas-B B'B siBJiyflK-h CBoeiii. KaKoe-xo necHocHoe o^HHoiecxBo. HpE- 
xoM-B, necMOxpH Ha BeceatiH HpaB-B cboS, c|3HJioco(|)'b 6oaacH ni- 

CKOJIBKO BOJIKOB-B. 

..HixX), XajiHBa, ne mohcho". CKaaaji'B oh-b. ..KaB-B jkc, ae no^- 
KpinHBx. ce6a sa.whM'h, pacxaHyxBca h jiegB xaK'B, KaK-B co6aKa? 
HonpoSyeMX. eni:e: M05Kexx.-SBiTB, HaGpe^eMS na KaKoe-naSyflB 
HCHJiBe, H xoxB 'lapKy ropfcKH y^acxcH BtinnxB aa hoib". 

HpH cjioBi „rop'fejiKa", SorocjiOBx cn^xiOHyax. bx. cxopony h 
npoMOJiBHJix>: „Oho, KOHe^iHO, b'b no.x'fe ocxaBaxBca jHOiiero". 

BypcaKH nom.iH Bnepe/t'B h, ki, Be.xHqainieiipaflOCXHHXx., b-b 
oxflajiBHiH HO^VflHJica aafi. HpncjiyraaBniHCB, cb Koxopoit cxopoHH, 
OHH oxnpaBHJiHCB do^p-fee h, neMHoro npofifla, yBH^'fajiH oroneKx. 

„XyTop'B! Eft Bory, xyxop'B'." CKaaajit 4)HJOco(i)'B. 

Hpe^HOJioaceHia ero ne o6MaHyjiH: iiepes'B h'Sckojibko BpeMenn 

OHH yBH^f-fejIH, XOHHO, HeSojIBHIOH XyXOpOK'B, COCXOaBUliS H3'B 
4ByX'B XOJIBKO XaX'B, HaXO^HBHIHXCH B'BOflHOM'BHXOM'B 3Ke flBOp'i;. 

B'B oKHaxt G3iTs.Jicsi oroHB; ^ecaxoK'B cjrasHLix'B ^epeBx. xop^ia.i'B 
noflx> TLiHOMX>. BsrJiaHyBniH bx. ckboshhs flonjaxBia Bopoxa, 6yp- 
caKH yBHA-fejiH flBop'B, ycxaHOBJieHHBiH TiyMaifKHMH BosaMH. SB-ksji- 
Koe-r^'fe r:iHHyjiH Bt sto BpeMa na neS-fe 



377 

„CMOTpHTe iKe, SpaTi^ti, ne OTCTaBaTt! Bo ^to 6bi to hh 5u.-io, 
a ;to6i.iTi. HO'i.iera!" 




TpH yneHbie My>Ka npy>KHO yflapunn Bt BopoTS... 
TpH yyeuMe iiyaca TjpyjKHO jr^api-uui m^ itopora u saKpnuaJiK. 

.OTBOpil!" 



378 

^Bepi, BTb 04H0H xaT'fe aacKpHiiliJia, h, Mimyxy cnycra, fiyp- 
caKH yBH^-fejiH nepefli> coooio cxapyxy Bt HarojrBHOM'B Tyjiyni. 

„Kto xaMT.?" 3aKpHiajia ona, rjiyxo KaniJiajT. 

„nycTH, 6a6yca, nepeHO^eaaTB: cShjihcb ctj ^oporn; xaKi) ex. 
noji-fe cKBepHo, KaK'B Bx> rojio,'fHOMx. oprox't". 

„A qxo BLi 3a napoflx.?" 

„Jla Hapo4i> HeoSH/ciiiBLiS: 6orocjiOBx. Xa.xHBa, (|)Haococ|)x. 
Bpyx-B H pHxop'i. Fopofieiib''. 

„He M03KHO", npoBop^aaa cxapyxa: „y mghh napo^y no.xoH'i. 
/lBopx> H Bci yrjiM BX. xaxife saHHxti. Kyaa a Bacx> fl'tny? 4^ ^^^^ 
Bce KaKOH pocjiMH H 3flopoBHH Hapoflx>! /fa y Mena h xaxa pas- 
BaJiHXCH, Korfla noMiniy xaKEXx. 3 snaio 9xhxx> (|)Hjxoco(|)Obx> h 
6orocnoBOBx.: ecjiH xaKHXx. ntaHHifB HaqnemB npHHHMaxt, xo h 
4Bopa CKopo He 6y7{exx>. IIouijih, nonijiH! TyxX) BaMx-nixx. Micxa". 

„yMii:iocep4HCB, 6a6ycH! EaKX. ace mohcho, Tro6Bi xpucxian- 
CKia flynm nponaJiH hh sa ^ixo, hh npo ixo? Fa'^ xoieinB, no- 
MicxH iiacx.; h ecxH %bi ixo-HH6y4B, KaKx>-HH6j'^4B xoro, hjih 
KaKoe 4pyroe ^xo Cfl-fiaaeMX., — I'o nycxB HaMX> a pyKH oxcoxnyx-B, 
H xaKoe Syflox-B, ^rro Bort 04hhx. siiaexx. — boxx. ^ixo!" 

Cxapj'xa, KaaajiocB, HSMHaro CMarTiH.xacB. ..Xopoino", CKasajia 
ona, KaKX 6bi pasMBinuraa: ,,a Biiyujy Bacx>, xojibko iiojioJKy BcixX) 
Bt pa3HBixx> M'Lcxax-B: a xo y Sieiia ne 6y4exx> cnoKOHHO Ha 
cep^ixi, Kor;ia Syflexe jreiKaxBBM'ijcx'fe". 

„Ha , xo XBoa BOJia; He Sy^eM'B npcKOCJiOBHXB", oxB'fegajiH 
oypcaKH. 

Bopoxa 3acKpHn'fejiH, h ohh bohijih na flBop'B. 

„A Txo, 6a6yca", CKa3ajix. (|)hjioco(|)'b, H/fa sa cxapyxofi: „ecJiH 
6bi xaKx>, KaKx> roBopax'B... Ei Bory, bx> acHBOxi KaKx. fiyaxo kxo 
KOJiecaMH cxaji-B is^axB: cx> canaro yxpa box^b xoxb 6bi menKa 
6BiJia BO pxy". 

„BHniB, qero aaxox'fejix,!'' CKasajta cxapyxa: „H-b'rh, y Mena 
Hixx, HH^ero xaKoro, h ne^B hs xonnjiacB ceroflHa". 

„A MBi 6bi yace 3a Bce axo", npoflOJi3Kajix> c|)hjiococ{3x>: „pacnjia- 
xHjmcB 6bi saBxpa, KaKx> cjiiflyex'BT— ^iHCxoraHGM'B. 4a!" npoflOJi- 
acaax. oh^b xhxo: „iopxa cx> 4Ba nonyiHinB xbe Tro-HH6y4B!" 

„CxynaHxe, cxynaSxe! h dy^Bxe 40bojibhbi Timi,, ^ixo ^aroxx 
BaMx>. BoTh ^lopxx) npHHecx. KaKHx-B HiacHBixX) naHHqeH!" 

#HJioco(|)x> XoMa npHHieaX) bx> coBepmeHHoe yHMHie oxx. xa- 
KHXx. cjiOBX.; HO Bflpyxx. Hocx. ero no^yBCXBOBaax. sanaxx cynie- 
HOH ph6bi; ohx, rnanyjix. na mapoBapEi fiorocaoBa, meflmaro ex, 
HHMx, pH40Mx>, H jBSffbjL'h, Hxo HS^ KapMaHa BFo xop^iaji'B Hpe- 
orpoMHBiM pBiSiS XBOcxx.: 6orocjiOBx. yace jcwhrn, noflxaSpHXB 
ex. B03a it^jiaro Kapaca. H xaKx. KaKx» ohx> sxo npoHSBOflHjni ne 

H3X. KaKOH-HHSy^B KOpBICXH, HO e^HHCXBeHHO HO HpHBBraK'fe, H, 

HoaaSBiBHiH coBepnieHHO o cbocm'b Kapaci, yace pasr.xa^BiBa.x'B, 
'ixo 6bi x'aKoe cxanyxB ^pyroe, ne HMia HaMipoHia nponycxaxB 
flaace H3JiOMaHHaro icojieca, — xo 4>hjioco(|)'b XoMa sanycxHax. pyKy 
BTb ero KapMBHt, KaKx. bx. cboh co6cxBeHHBiH, H BBixan^HJXB Kapaca. 



379 

Crapyxa paairfecTHjia SypcaKOB't; pnTopa iioJioH-CH.aa bx xart, 
Sorocjiosa aanepjia b-b nycTvro KOHopy, (|>H.ioco(|)y orBena Toace 
jiycTofi; OEe^iS xjiiBt. 

$hjioco(|3^, ocTaBniMCB 04iiH'i>, B1, o^fHy iiHuyTy CB-fejii. Kapaca, 
ocMOTp'feji'B n/ieTGHHa CTiHti xaiBa, TOiiKny.n'B Hororo bi> Mop/ty 
iipocyHyBinyioca h3i. /[pyroro xji-fena JiiooontiTHyio cbhhbk) h no- 
BopoTHJiCH Ha npaBufi 6oK,i., qTo6M sacnyTB iiepTBenKH. B^pyn. 
HiiseHBKaa flBept oTBopHJiacB, e CTapyxa, narHyBniHCB, Bora.ia 

B^ XJI-feBI). 

„A TTo, 6a6yca, lero Ted-ib nyjEHo"?" CKasajiij cf3iuioco(|)i.. 

Ho cxapyxa mjia npHsio Kt nejiy ct. pacnpocTeptiMH pyKaMii. 

„9re, re!" no^yMaJi'B (|)hjioco(|)i>. „TojibKO nix't, roJiySyiuKa, 
ycTap'hjia!" 

Oh-b OTOflBirayaca ueMHoro no^a.xBme, ho CTapyxa, oes^ ije- 
peMOHin, onaTB noflonijia k'b nejiy. 

„Cjiymafl, 6a6ycfl!" CKasaai. cjjnaococfj'B: ./reriepB hoct'b; a a 
TaKOH qejioB'feK'B, ^ito h sa Ttica^y sojxotbix-b hg saxo^iy ocko- 

pOMHLTBCfl". 

Ho CTapyxa paSv^BiirajiapyKHHJiOBH.ia ero, ne roBOpa hh caoBa. 
<I>HJioco(^5y CflijiaJiocB cTpamno, ocoSjihbo, Kor^a oht. saM'fe- 

THJI-B, 1T0 r.xasa ea CBepKHJ'JIH KaKHMTj-TO IieodBIKHOBeHHHMB 

SjiecKOM-B. „Ea6yca! ^to tbiI C'rynafi:, CTynait ce6'b cb BoroMii!" 
aaKpaqaji'B oh'b. 

Ho CTapyxa ne roBopnjia hh cioBa h xBaTaaa ero pynaMH. 

Oh-b bcko^ih.te'b na Horn, ex. iiaM'ijpeHieM'B 6'fejKaTB; ho CTapyxa 
CTajia B-B flBepsx'B, BnepHJia na nero CBepKaioniie rnaaa h CHOBa 
Ha^ajia ho^xo^htb k'b neMy. 

t&HJIOCOfi)!) XOT'fea'B OTTOJIKHJ^TB 66 pyKaMH, HO, K'B y/(HB.TI6HiiO, 

saM'ijTH^i'B, iJTO pyKH ero ne MoryT-s HpHHO^HaxBca, hofh ne abh- 
raJiHCB; H OH^B CB yjKacoMTi ysHfliji'B, ^To flaace roaocB ne 3By- 
laJi'B HS-B ycT-B ero: CJiOBa 6e3'B ssyKa meBe.niiJiHCB na rydaxx). 
Oh'b CJiBimaji'B to.xbko, KaKX. 6hjiocb ero cepfli;e; ohtj B^miai,, 
KauT, CTapyxa noflomjia kt, Heiiy, cjioacH.xa esiy pyKH, narnyjia 
ejiy roJiOBy, BCKO^HJia Cb 6bictpotok) kohikh k-b neMy na cmray, 
yflapH.ia ero MeTjioio no 6oKy, h oh'b, no^nptirHBaa, KaKt Bep- 

XOBOH KOHB, HOHeCB 66 Ha HJieqaXt CBOHX'B. Bce 3T0 CJiy^HJIOCB 
TaK'B 6BICTpO, ^TO cf3H:.T[0C0(|)'B 6flBa MOP'B OHOMHHTBCfl H CXBaTHaii 

06'feHMH ijyKaMH ce6a 3a koji'Shh, ace.xaa y^epaiaTB Horn; ho OH'fe, 
K'B BejiHTiaHmeMj'- HSyMJieniio ero, noflBiMaJTHCB npoTHB'B bojih h 
HpoHSBOflHJiH CKa^KH 6BicTp'£e lepKeccKaro O'tryna. Kor^a yace 
MHHyjiH OHH xyTop'B H nepeflt hhmh OTKpBinacB poBnaa jromnna, 

a B'B CTOpOH"!! HOTJIHyJICa gepHBIH, KaK'B yrOJTB, vThCB, TOrfla TO.IBKO 

CKa3aji'B OH'B can's B'B ceS'h: „9re, 4a 9to B'iflBMa!" 

06pauieHHBiH M'tcaHHtifi cepn'B CB'iTJi'hji'B na H66'fc. Po6Koe nojr- 
HO'iHoe oiaHie, KaK'B CKB03Hoe noKpBiBajio, aoacHJiocB nerKO h abi- 
MHJiocB no seMJi'fe. Jl'ica, Jiyra, nefio, flOJiHHBi— Bce, Kasa.iooB, KaKt 
6yATo cnajio cb otkpmtlimh rJtasaMH; B'iTep'B xotb 6bi past Bcnopx- 
Hys'B ra'i-HH6y^; B'B ho^hoS CB'feacecTH Qhjio ^tto-to BJiasKno- 



380 

Ten.ioe; Tiiiii otb .'jepeBi) ii itycToisT., lyraii, KoiieTU, ocTptiMH 
KJiHHaMH iiartajiH na OTJioryio paBniniy: TaEaa 6i.iJia ho^b, Kor^a 
(pH.)iococ}j'L Xoiia Bpyri. CKaKajri, ci HenoHHTHtnri. BcaiiHHKO'vii, 




iia cniiirh Oh"-= ^ivBCTBOBa.ii'B EaKoe-To ToisiiiTe.^BHoe, HejipiaTHoe 
H BM'lJCTli c.^a^Koe ^lyBCTBO, noviCTvnaBmee ict ero cep,5ify. .Oh'b 
orrycTiMTt ro:iOBy bhiis'l h bii^'jI^.tit:,, hto xpaBa, GBiBiiiaa' tio'itji 



381 

nofli. HoraiiH ero, Ka3ajioci., pocia r-^yooKO h jia.:ieKO, h qxo 
cBepx'B ea naxoflHJiaci. npospai^Hafl, KaKi> ropHBiS K.iioqi., BO^a, 
H Tpasa KagaviacB ahomi. KaKoro-TO cs'iiT.iaro, npospaiiHaro flo 
caMol rjiySHHBi Mopn; no KpafiHefi: M'fep'iJ OHi. BH/^tji'B acno, KaKt 

0H1. OTpajEaJICH B-E HeM1> BU'ECTi CI. CH4;'feBIIieiO Ha CHHH'fe CTa- 
pyXOK). Oh-B BHflijI'B, KaKt, BM-hCTO MiCHIja, CB'ijTHJIO TaMI. Ka- 

Koe-TO ccTHiie; OHt cjiBiaiaa'B, Kan'h TOJiy6ue kojokojibiihkh, na- 

K.nOHHH CBOH rOaOBKII, SBeH^JIH; 0H1> BH^ijI'B, KaKt H31.-3a OCOKH 

BBiiijiMBana pycaaKa, MenBKajia cniiHa h Hora, BBinyK.TiaH, ynpj'^- 
raa, bch cos.iaHHaH hs-b ojiecKa a TpeiieTa. Ona o6opoTH.?iacB ki, 
neMy- — H BOT'B ea .ihijo, cb rjiaaaMH, csiiTJiBniH, CBepi^aioinHMH, 
ocTpBiMif, ch n-tHBeM-B BTopraBniHMHCH B-B ,^yuij, yjKe npHQaii- 
jKa.nocB K'B Hejiy, yate 6bi.tio na noBepxiiocTH h, sa/ipoacaB-B csep- 
KaromHM-B CMTfexoM-B, y^ajiHJiocB; H BOTt oHa onpoKHiiyjiacb na 
cnHHy — II odjiaiHBifl nepcH es, iiaTOBBia, KaKt c|japc|)opi3, iieno- 
KpBiTBiii raasypBK), npocBi^HBaJiH npe^i. co.iHueM'B no KpaflMt 

CBOeS 6'isjIOH, 3JiaCTHqeCKH-H'if;3KHOH OKpyaCHOCTH. liofla, BB Bllfl-fa 

MaaeHBKHX'B riysBipBKOB'B, KaKB Siicep'B, oScBinajia iixb. Ona bch 

.TtpOKHT'B H CJlieTCfl BB BO/('i... 

Bh/iht-b JIM OHB axo, ujin He BH/iHTB? HaflBy im 3to, h;ih 

CHHTCfl? Ho TaMB ^TO? B^TepB HJIH MySBIKa? SBeHIITB, SBGHHTB II 

BBCTCs, H no/fCTynaeTB, h BonsaeTca bb flyiny KaKoio-TO necTep- 

IIHMOK) TpeZtBK)... 

„^T0 9T0?" ;tyMaHB c|3H;I0C0C{)B Xoiia Bpj'^TB, r.lHflH BHII3'B, 
HeCSCB BO BCIO HpLITB. IIOTB KaTH.lCJI CB HGrO PpaflOMB. Oh'B 

iiyBCTBOBa.iB 6icoBCKii-cjiaflKoe nyBCTBO, ohb qycTBOBajTB Kai-coe- 
To npoHsaronjee, KaKoe-TO TOMiiTe.^BHO-cTpamHoe HacaajK^eHie. 
Eiiy tiacTo KasanocB, KaKB fiy^TO cep^ita yace bobcc hg Sbi-io y 
iiero, H OHB CO CTpaxoMB xBaxajicfl sa Hero pyKoio. HsueMOJKeH- 
HBiit, pacTepflHHBiH, OHB Ha^ajB npHnoimnaTi. Bci, KaKia TOJiBKo 
3HaJiB, MOJiHTBBi. Ohb nepe5Hpa.nB Bcis saKJiaria hjjothbb ^y- 
xoBB, H B^pyrB no^yBCTBOBa.TiB KaKoe-TO ocBiaceHie; qyBCTBo- 
BaJiB, HTO marB ero iiaqHHajiB CTaiioBHTBCK .linHsie, BiflBiia 
KaKB-TO cna6-he flepatajiacB na cniiH-fe ero, rj'^cTas Tpasa KacajiacB 
ero, H yJKe ohb ne BH/f-fejiB bb hgh nH^ero HOoSuKHOBeHHaro. 
CB'hTJIBIH CepnB CB-feTHJIB Ha HeSi. ' 

„Xopomo ace!" nofl;yMaj[B npo ce6a c|)ii.aocoi|)B Xo.\ia ii iia- 
'laJiB no^iTH BCJiyxB npoH3HOCHTB saK.iHTiji. HaKOHei^B, CB 6bi- 

CTpOTOK) MOJIhIh, BBinpBirHy.IB H3B-nO,lB CTaj)yXH II BCKO^HLIB 

BB CBOK) oiepeflB KB HCH Ha CHHHy. Cxapyxa Me.nKiiMB 4po6- 
HBiMB mai^oMB no6iacajia TaKB SMcrpo, qxo Bca^HMKB e/iBa mopb 
nepeBOflHTB ^yxB cboh. 3eMJia ^yTB Me;iBKaaa ho^b hhmb; bcc 
6bijio acHO npn M-fecaqnoMB, xoxa h nenojinoMB CB-iiTi; ^o.ihhbi 
5bijih rjiaflKH; ho bcc otb Sbictpotbi MejiBKaito neaciio h c6hb- 
^iHBO BB ero rjiasaxB. Ohb cxsaTHJiB Jieacasmee iia /lopori no- 

-linO H -Ha^iajlB HMB CO BCfexB CH.IB KOJIOTHTB CTapyXjr. JImKIG 

BOHJiH H3fla.ia OHa; cnaiajia Sbbiii ohh cepflHTBi ii yrpoacaioiuii, 
noTOMB cTaHOBHaHCB c.TiaS'lje, npiaTHie, miiiTc, ii iioTOiiB j'^Jice 



382 

TUXO, tiAii-d JlLseillj.iU, IVclKl. lOluJe CL'JK'OpllUUU KO.IOKO.'Il.'lUKU, II 

■tapoir/i.Tiioi. c:-ry rn^ .TViiiy; u ueHO.TiT.Jni MP.ir.Kiry.ia m> roJiOBii 
.vfHcnr,: xonno .ih sto crapyx;i.' ,.Oxt,, ue moi'v Co.ibuie!" npoin- 
iiec.ia oiiu ni) nane.MovKoiriii ii yiia-ia ua acM.'uo. 




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Ont crajix na iioni n iiocjiOTp'ijTT. eit bi> o'ih (pi^3CB'hi"i. 3a- 
ropaacfl. H o.iecT'h.iH go.iOTBia rjiaBu Byiajin KieucKHx-B ijepKBefi): 



383 
nepe^t hhm'Ii jieiKa.ia icpacaBHiia ex pacrpenaHHOio pocKoraHoro 

KOCOro, Ct flJIHHHBIMH, KaK-B CTp-fejIBI, piCHHIiaMH. BeSiyBCTBeHHO 

OTfipocHjra OHa na oS-fe CTopoHu fiijHH naria pyKH h CTonajia, 
B03Befla KBepxy oih, nojiHtiji cnesi). 

3aTpeneTan'B, KaK'B TtpeBecHBift jihctb, XoMa; jKa.iocTB h Ka- 
Koe-TO CTpaHHoe BOJiHenie, h po6ocTB, HeBi/fOMBin eMy caiioMy, 
OBjra^'fejiH HM-B. Oh-b nycTHJicH SiJKaTB. bo secB /lyx-B. ^oporoS 
Sh.tiocb 6e3noKOHHO ero cepflije, h nHKaK-B ne Mor-B oht. HCToa- 
kobetb ce6% ito 3a CTpaHHoe, HOBoe lyscTBO hm-b oBJia^iJio. 
Oh-b yace ne xoTiji-B SoJiie htth na xyxopa h cn'feniHJi'B b'b 
KieB'B, pa3flyMBiBaa bck) floporj'- o TaKOiiT. HenoHaTHOM-B npoHC- 
inecTBiH. 

EypcaKOBTi hotth khkopo He 6bi.7io b'b ropofli: Bci pa36pe- 
.TmcB no xyTOpaMi), hjih na KOH^HrfiH, h.^h, npocxo, 6e3'B bch- 
KHX-B Konffanm, noToaiy ito no xyxopaM-B MaJiopoccificKHM'B mojk- 
Ho "bcTB ra:iymKH, cBip-B, CMeTany h BapenaKH BeJtHiHHOK) b'b 
mnany, ne 3anjiaTHB'B rpoma jieiieT'b. BojiBmaa, pas'sixasinaaca 
xaxa, B'B KOTopoH noMiuiaaacB 6ypca, 6Bija pimiiTejiBHO nycxa, 
H cKOJiBKO (f)B:jioco(|)'B HH niapH.n'B BO BC'fex'B ypjiax'B H flaace 
omynajT'B Bcfe jBipBi h sanaT^HH B'B Kptimi, ho HHr^-fe He otbi- 
CKa^r-B HH KycKa cajra h^h, no Kpaiinen Mip'fe, cxaparo KHHma, 
1T0, no ofiBiKHOBeHiio, 3anpaTBiBaeM0 6bijio oypcaKajm. 

OflnaKOJEe c{)hjiococ|)'b CKopo CBicKajica, KaK'B nonpaBHTB CBoe 
rope: oh'b npomeit'B, nocBHCTBieaa paaa xpn no pBiHKy, nepeMn- 
i-Hy:iica na caMOMt Konq'fc ch KaKoio-TO mojioaok) btiobok) b-b xen- 
TOM-B o^iHnK'fe, npoflaBaBHieio JieHTBi, pyHjOHHyio 4Po6b h Eojreca, — 
H 6bijtb B'B TOT'B me 4eHB HaKopM.neH'B nnieHH^iiBiMH BapenHKaMH. 
Kypnneio... h cttobomi. — nepeiecxB nejiBsa, ^ixo y nero 6bmo 3a 

CXOJIOM'B, naKpBIXBIM'B B'B MaJieHBKOM'B TJIHHaHOM'B flOMnK-fe, CpeflH 

BHHiHeBaro ca/tHKa. B'B xox'b ace caiiBiH Be^epTi bha^jih c{)Hjroco(^a 
B'B KopiMi: OH'B jieHcajT'B Ha jiaBK'fe, noKypHBaa, no oSBiKHOBemio 
cBoeMy, JirojiBKy, n npHBC'fex'B 6pocHa'B knay-Kop^MapK) noasojio- 
xOH.IIepe/i'BHHM'BCxoHJia KpyjKKa.On'B rjrafl'fe.x'B na npiixo^HBniHX'B 

H yXOflHBHIHX'B XJia4HOKpOBHO-flOBOJIBHBIMH TliaSaMK H BOBC© JTRQ 

He flyMa.TB o cbocm'b HeoSBiKHOBeHHOM'B npoHcmecxBin. 



Me3K4yx']feM'BpacnpocxpaHHJiHCBBe3/{'fe c.xyxn, 'ixo flo^B 04Horo 
HS-B 6orax'bHniHX'B coxhhkob-b, Koxoparo xyxop'B naxoflnjica B'B 
naxHflecflXH Bepcxax'B ox-b KieBa, BOSBpaxnjiacB b-b OflBfH'B ,?feHB 
CB nporyjiKH Bca nsdnxaa, e^sa HM'tsmaa chjibi flo6pecxB 40 ox- 
ifOBCKaro 40Ma, naxoflHxca npn oiepxH h neper's ciiepxHBiM'B 
TacoM'B HS'BaBHJia aceJianie, ^ixoSbi oxxoflHyio no nen n mojihxbbi, 
B'B npoflOJiHceHie xpex'B ^Hefi nocji'fe cMepxH, inxaocB o^hh'b hs'b 
KicBCEHX'B ceMHHapiicxoB'b: XoMa Bpyx-B. 06'b axoM'B (^jHJiococjb'B 
ysna^TB ox-b caMoro peKxopa, KoxopBiii napogno npHSBiBajit ero 

B'B CBOH) KOMHaxy H OS-BBBH-TB, ^XOSbI OH'B 6e3'B BcaKaxo oxjia- 
raxejiBCXBa cn'femnJi'B b'b 4opory, mxo HMennxBin cothhkt> npiTc.Tra^i'B 
aa HHMt napo^HO Jiio/ieH h bo3ok'b. 



384 

^HJioco4)i> Bs^poriijM-B no KaKOMy-TO 6e30T<ieTH0My qyBCTBy, 
KOToparo OH-B caMTb He Mori. pacxoaKOBaxB ceSi. TcMHoe npejt- 
lyBCTBie roBopHJio enj, ito acjeTt ero ^to-to Heflo6poe. Gawh 
He 3Hafi HoieMy, o6'bhbh.i7> oh-b HanpaMHKi., ^ito He no-b/teTii. 

,IIocjiyniaH, domine XoMa!" CKasaai. peirropt (OHt b'b H'fe- 
KOToptixT) cTij^iaaxt o6'BflCHH.icH o^ieHB BiacTiHBO ei, cbohmh no4- 

IHHeHHBIMH): „Te6fl HHKaKOH TIOpT-B H HB CnpanlHBaeT'B O TOM'B. 

xo^eniB jiH TBI ixaTB, hjih He xoqemB. H re&h CKaacy Toatito to. 
'iTO ecjiH TH enie 6y4einB noKasBisaTB CBoro pticB, ^a My/ipcTso- 
BaTB, TO npHKaacy Te6a no cnHH-fe h no npo^eMy trk^b oxcTeraTi, 

MOaOflBIMTi 6epe3HHKOM'B, ^ITO H B^ 6aH10 He HyMC.HO Sy^CT-B XOflHTb". 

^jiaoco(p'h, no^iecBiBaa caerKa aa yxoMi, BBinie.TiT., ne roBopst 
HH c.TOBa, pacnojiaraH npn neiiBOM'B yfloSnoM-B cayqa'fe bo3.i[ojeht]> 
iisLffemny na cboh Horn. Bt. pa3/[yMbH cxofln-iTj oht, ct, KpyTofi 
.tIjcthhhbi, npHBO^iiBmett na .'(Bopi., oOcajKeHnBiit Tono.^aMH, h hu 
MHHyTy ocTaHOBH.TiCH, ycjibiniaBniH vfOBoaBHO aBCTBGHno roaoch 
peKTopa, TjaBaBraaro npHKaaaniH CBoeMV kjuothukv h enjc KOMy- 

TO, — B'ipOaTHO, OflHOMy HSTi HOOJaHHBTX'B 3a IIHM'B OTTj COTHHKa. 

„B-iaroflapH nana sa K-pynj^ h afina", roBopH.TTj peKTopi>: „n 

PKaJKH, ^ITO KaK^B TO.IBKO 6yffYTl, TOTOBBI Ti KHIirM, KOTOpiJXI, 

OHT) HHnieT'B, TO a TOTiacB npHniJiio: a OT^a-iT) hx'b y>Ke nepe 
iiHCBiBaTB HHcny. Jl'd He 3a6y4B, Moit roJiy6e, npH6aBHTB nany. 
1T0 Ha xyTopi y hhxtj, a 3Haio, B04HTca xopouiaa pBi6a, h ocb- 
6eHH0 oceTpHHa, to npn cJiyia'Jd npHC.Ta.TB 6bi: 3fl'fecB Ha Gasapax'j. 
M Hexoponia, ir ^opoi^a. A ™, flBTyxii, 4aii MO-iO/waMi. no ^japKl; 
rop-fe.TiKH; /'(a 4)Ji.T0C0c|)a npnBasaTB, a ne to — KaKX pasT. y^epeTX ". 
„BHniB, lopTOB-B cbihtj!" HO/iyMaJiT. npo ce6a c{5h.tococ{)'b: „npo^ 

HlOXa.TB, fl.THHH0H0rilI BBIOH'bI" 

Oh'b conie.TB bhhst. h yBHfl'fe.T'B KnSnTKy, i^OTopyio npHHa;ri> 
6bi.t:o CHaTia-Ta 3a xJiiSHBiH obkh-b Ha KOJiecaxTj. Bt. caMOM'B 4'h.Tfe. 
OHa 6BiJia TaKT) jkb r.iiy6oKa, KaK-B ne^iB, bt. KOTopoS odacni'aiOT'B 

KHpHHIH. 9tO 6bI.TT> o6BIKHOBeHHBIH KpaKOBCKin 3KHna>KT., B'B KR- 
KOMT. JKH4BI nOJICOTHeiO OTHpaB.TaiOTCa BM'icT'fe CB TOBapaMH BO 

Bci ropo^a, r^i tojibko c.TBiniHTT> hxtj hoct. apwapKy. Ero ojkii- 
4ajro 'le.TioB'feK'B niecTB s/iopoBBix-B h KpfoiKHXT. KosaKOB'B, yace 

H'feCKOJIBKO HOaCHJIBIXT.. CbHTKH HSX TOHKarO CyKHa, CB KHCTHMH, 

noKasBiBajiH, ito ohh npiiHaflJieHta-m 4obo.tbho SHaqnToaBnoMy 
H 6oraTOMy BJia/ji.TBny; He6oaBniie py6nBi roBopHJtn, uto ohh 
6BiBajiH Kor^a-TO na boeh'^ ne SesT. caaBBi. 

..H^TO-acT. 4'haaTB? ^cMy 6bitb, TOMy He MnnoBaTB!" nojijMa.Ji'h 
npo ce6a dpnjiocodp'b h, o6paTHBUiHCB k-b KoaaKasi-B, npoH3Hec'B 
rpoMKo: „34paBCTByHTe, 6paTBa-T0BapHUTH!" 

„By4b 3;topoBt, nan'B (pi^nococln,'." OTB'iiqa.iH niivOTopwe h3'B 
fcoaaKOBTi. 

,/raK'b BOT-B STO MH-fe HpUXO^HTCa CH4i;TB BM'lJCT't CB BaMH? A 

6pHKa SHaxnaa!" npo^o.isKaji'B oh-b, Bai3aa. ..TyTi. 6bi to.tbko 
HanaxB MysBmanTOB-B, to h TannoBaxB mojkho". 

,Jla., copasMijpHBiH aKHnajKi.!" CKa3a.TB oahht, hst. KoaartOB'B. 



385 

ca4nci> Ha oS-TiyiOKii casix-^pyn. c^ KyiepoMt. saBflsaBiuHMi 
rojiOBy Tpanimeio, BM-fecTO manKH, KOTopyio oh-b ycn'fen'B ocTaBHTB 
B1. mHiiK-fe. 4pyrie hhtb bm^ct* ct. (|dhjiococ{)OM'b noji-hsan bi. 
yrjiyC)jieHie h pacnojioatHJiHCi. na M'iinKaxTj, nanojiHeHHtixi. pa3: 
HOio saKynKOH), cfl'fejiaHHOio bi. ropofl'i. 

„.IlK)6ontiTHO 6bi snaTB", cKasajii. (|)HJioco(|)t: „ecjiH 6hi, npii- 
M'fepoMi, aTy 6pHKy narpysHTt KaKHMt-Hndyflt TOBapoMi., no- 

aOSKHM-B — COJIBH) HJIH ace.Tll3HBIMH KBHIiaMH, CKOSBKO nOTpefio- 

Ba.iiocB 6bi Tor^a Koneir?" 

„Jla.", CKasaai), nOMoa^aBt, CH4'l5BmiH na oo-iyiKi Kosaict; „j\q- 
CTaxo^Hoe obi qiic.no noTpeSoBajrocB Koiieii". . r - 

Ilocji'fe Tai^oro y^cBJieTBopHxejiBHaro OTB^Ta KOsaK-B iioqHTajTJ. 
ce6fi B^B npaBli Moa^ai'B bo bcio ^opory. 

^Hjfococpj'- qpesBBraaHHO xorfjiocB ysHaxb odcxoaTejiBH'be, kto 
TaKOB'B Sbi.tb stotx. cothhk'b, KaKOB'B ero iipaBx., ^ito cjibiuiho o 
ero ao^K% KOTopafl xaKHMrb HeoSBiKHOBenHBiM'B odpasoM-B BOSBpa- 

THJiaCB 4OMOH H HaXOflHJiaCB npH CJiepTH, H KOTOpoM HCTOpijI CBH: 

3a.7iacB TenepB cb ero coScxBeHHoro, KaK^ y hiixtj h qxo ^-fejiaexcH 
BTb flOM'i. Ohtj odpaiira-xca kt^ khmtj ex. BonpocaMH- ho KoaaKH, 
B-ipno, 6bijih xoace cIjhjiococjjjbi, noxoMy qxo, b-b oxB-fexx. na si^o, 
MDJi^ajiii H KypjijiH jiiojiBKH, JieJKa iia jriniKaxx.. 

O411HX. xojiBKO H3X. iiHxx. o6paxii.i]:ca kx. CH^'^Bmeiiy na K03..Tax'B 
BOSHHiii ex. KopoxeHBKiiM'B iipiiKasaiiieM'b: „Ci[0xpii, OBepKO, xbi, 
cxapBiii pa3HHH, KaK'B 6y/ieraB no4'B'lj3>KaxB kx. lUHHKy, 1x0 iia 
lyxpafiitOBeKOH joporf, xo ne nosaoyflB ocxaHOBHXBca ji pasoy- 
/lELXB MGHa H /ipyrHXx. MOao/moB'B, ecjiH KOMy cjryiHTC.a saeHyxB'*, 

nocji-fe sxoro OHx> saCHy.TB ^obo.xbho rpoMKO. Enpo^eiix,, 9xh 
HacxaBJiefiifl Sbijih coBepmeHHO HanpacHBi,noxoMy ixo.eflBaxonBKO 
npH6jiH3HaacB HcriOjiHiicKaa opHEa kxd niiinKy iia qyxpafijiOBCKOH 
flopori, KaKX> Bci bx. o^hh-b rojiocx. saKpHiajiii: „Gxoh!" HpaxoMX. 
jioraaflH OnepKa Sbijih xanx. yace npiyieiiBi, 1x0 oeTaHaBniiBajiiicb 
caMH nepeflx. KasK^BiMx. iuhhkomx.. 

HecMoxpa na HcapKiii iioJBeKiH ^enB, Bcfc bbiiujih hs'b 6pHKH, 
oxnpaBHJiHCB bx. HHseHBicyH), sana^iKaHHyio KOMHaxyj r^-fe iKUffb- 
KopMMapB, ex. snaKaMH pasoexn, 6pocHncji npiiHHMaxB cbohxx* 
cxapBixx. SHaKOMBixx.. JKiiflx. npHiiecx. noflx. nojioro nicKOJiBKO 
K0jr6aex. iisx. eBHHHHBi h, nojrojKHBniH na cxonx., xoxqaex. oxbo" 
poxHjieH ox'B 9X0X0 3anpeu|eHHaro xajiMy^OMx. n.xofla. Bci yc'fejiHCB 
BOKpyrx. cxojia; rjuiiiHHBM KpyHCKH noKa3ajiHCB npe/(x. KaHCflBiiix. 
H3X. rocxefl. $HJioeoc|jx. Xosia /(OJUKenx. Sbijitj yiacxBOBaxB bx* oSujeS 
nHpymKi. H xaKX. KaKx» Ma:!iopocciHHe, Kor^a noflryjiaioT'B, nenpe- 
mIihho HaqHyxx> i;'fejiOBaTBca hjih njiaKaxB, xo OKopo Bca H36a na^ 
nojiHHjxacB jioQBisaHiaMH. „A iiy, Cnnpiiflx., no^ejiOMKaeMca!"-^ 
„HflH CK)4a, /[opomx., a o6HHMy xeSa!" 

O4HHX. KOsaKx., fiBiBUiiit nocxap'Jbe Bcfex-B Tipyrnxx., ex. dawMB. 
yeaMH, Bo^exaBHBniH pyny no^x. meKy, naiajix. pti^axB otx> Ajjwa 
o xoMx>, qxo y Hero h'Ixx. hh oma, hh Jiaxepn h hxo ohx. ocxaaea 
04HHMX. ofliiiix. Ha CB'fex'i. yIpyroH Sbi.3x. 6ojiBraoH pegonepx. h 6ea^ 



386 ' 

iipecTaHHO yTimajn) ero, rOBopn: „He ujia'ii>; en Bory, ne njai^' 
tiTo-acT. TyT-B?... YacB Borx snaeTi., KaKi. ii ^xo TaKoe". 0411111.. 
no HMCHH /topomi., cfl-fe.iaiica -qpesBuiiaiiHO JnoSoiiBiTem. n, 060 
poTHBnmcB K:t (|)Hjioco4)y Xoirt, 6e3npecTaHHo cnpaniHBajnj ero: 
„5I xoTi-TB 6h snaxB, ^lejiy y sacB bi> 6ypci y^iaT'i.: Toaiy jih 
caMOMy, iTO H TfbaKT. ^HTaeTX. Bt uepKBii, h.tih qejiy ^pyroiiy?" 

„He cnparaHBafl!" rOBopiiJii. npoxaacHO pesonep'b: „nycxi> ero 
xaMi. dy^exT,, pjaKi. 6hino. Bort, yace snaeT'i,, KaK-b Hya-tiio; Bor'b 
Bce SHaexx.". 

„Hixx>, a xoqy snaxt", roBopHJi'B /topom-B: „ixo xaM'B nann- 
cano Bx, x-fexx. KHH3KKaxx>; M03KeTx>-6Bixb, coBC'hMx. apyroe, q-fejix 
y 4i>HKa". - 

„0, BoHce MOH, BoiKe Moiii" roBopH.x'B 3X0XX. ncxxenHBiii na- 
cxaBHHKX>: „H Ha 1x0 xaKoe roBopiixB? TaKXi yjKe BOJia BokIh 
nojXOJKHJia. Ya-te 1x0 Bor'b ^aji'B, xoro ne mojkho iiepcMiiinixb". 

„il xoiy 3HaxB Bce, ^xo hh iiartiicaHo. 51 noS/iy b-b 6ypcy, 
en Bory, noflfly. Hxo xbi flyMaeinB, h ho BBiyqj'^cb? — Bceiiy bbi- 
yqycB, Bcesiy!" 

„0, Boace-aJT> moh, Boa^e moh!.." roBopn-Tb yx-femnxe-iB vs 
cnycxHJix. cboio rojroBy na cxo.tb, noxojiy ^ixo coBepmeiiHO 6biji'b 
lie b'b cHaaxx. ^epacaxb ee ^ojiie na njieiaxx.. Ilpogie KosaKH 
TOJiKOBajiH o naHaxx> h o xomx., ox^ero na neSIs cB-txHx-B MicHax, 

<:I>H.xococ{)x> Xosia, yBH/fK xaKoe pacnoJiOHceme roaOBX, piiinHJica 
BOcnojiBSOBaxBCfl H yjiHSHyxB. Onx> cnaiaJia oSpaxHJicH kx> ci- 
40BJiacoMy KosaKy, rpycxHsmeMy oSx. oxij't h MaxepH: ..^xo-act 
TBI, flHflBKO, pacnJiaKaacH?" CKasaax. oh-b: „fl canx. cnpoxa! Ot- 
nycxiixe mchh, pe6axa, na BO-nio! Ha ^ixo h Baiix.?" 

..IlycTHMx. ero na bo.xk)!" OTOSsajiHCB nliKOxopBie: „B'hjih ohtj 
CHpoxa; nycxB ceS-fe H^jexx., kj^sl xoqexx.". 

„0, Boace-JK-B moh! Bojko moh!" iipousiiecx, yxiuiHTeJiB, no.i- 
HflBX. cboio ro.TtoBy: „OTnycxHxe ero! IlycxB ii^exx. ce6i>!" 

I'l KosaKH VJKC xoxijiH caMH BBiBecxB ero Bx. ^iHoxoe HOJie; ho 
Toxx., KOxopBiH noKasa.TB CBoe .xK)6onBixcxBO, ocxaiioBHax. hxx., 
CKaaaBHiH: „He xporaSxe: a xo^y cx> hhmx. noroBopnxb o Sypc'fe; 
H caMx> noiifly bx, 6ypcy..." 

BnpoTieM'b, Bpa4x> Jiii 6bi stotb nodirx. Mor'B coBepoinxbca. 
iioxoMy qxo Kor/ia c|oHjiocofjbx. BS^yMajix. nosHJixBea H3x>-3a cxojia, 
TO HorH ero cfliaajmcB KaK'B 6yflTO ^epeBaiiHBiMH, h flBepeS bx. 
KOMHaxi iia^ajio npe/tcxaBJiaxBca esiy xaKoe MHoacecxBO, wro 
Bpa^Xi .iH OBI OHX> oxbiCKaJix. HacToauiyio. 

To.xBKO BBe^epy Bca 9Ta KOMnania BcnoMHH.xa, ito nyacHO 
OTnpaBJiaxBca najrhe bx> /[opory. BsMocxHBinHCB bx> 6pHKy, ohh 
iioxaHyjiHOB, noroHaa Jioma,ieH: h iiarrfeBaa n-ficiiio, EOxopofi cJiosa 
H CMBicax> Bpaflx. jtH 6bi kto pa3o6pajix>. IIpoKOJiecHBinH 6ojib- 
rnyio noaoBHHy no^H, CeanpecxaHHo c6iiBaacb cx> Tjopora, bbi- 
y^eHHOH HaHsycTB, ohh, naKonei{x, cnycxiuiiiCB ex. Kpyxon ropH 
BX. 40jiHHy, H f{3HJiocof|j'b 3aMiiXH3ix> HO CTopoHaMx. xaHyBiniflcH 
'lacTOKOJix. TiJiTs naexeHB, ch HHaeHBitHMTr ^epeBbaMir h BbiKa^w- 



iiiiBuiuMncii H3i-3a Hiixt Kpwuia.uK. 9to Cm o ooJibiuoeco-ieHir, 
xipHHafljiejKaBiuee cothhkj'". Yse 6li.iio fla.ieKo au iiojino^i.; neSeca 

6bIJIE TeMHH, H MajIGHtKijI SBisflO^KII MeHBIcaJIH KOe-rfl-i. Hh B'h 

o^HOH xaT'i He mijiiio Shjto orHS. Onii BstixajH, b-b conpoBO>K- 
Aeiiin coSa^iBfiro jiaH, na flBopt. Ct oo'Iiiixt CTopoHt 6BiJin 3a- 

iliTHU KpBITBie COJIOMOIO CapaH H 40MItKH; O.^IIHi'. I13'I> UIIX'L, 

iiaxoflHBmiHCH KaK-B paai. nocepe^HHt. npoTHB'i. BopoTT>. 6i.i.jn. 
So-Tfee /{pynixTj h cjiyjKiM-B.KaKi. Kaaa.TOCB, npe6BiBaHieM-f. coTiiHKa. 
EpHKa ocTanoBHJiacB nepe^Ti HeSoaBmiiM'B uojioGiewh capaH, n 
njrTemecTBeHHHKH Haimi 0TnpaBir.TiHc& cnaTB. <I>m.iiococj|3'l xot'Lii.. 
o.piaKOHce, HicKO.TiBKO ocMOTpiTB CHapyjKu naHCKie xopoMij; ho, 

I-CaKl. OH-B HH HH.IHJI'B CBOH TJiaSa, HH^TO HB MOPJIO OSHaHHTBCil 
B-B HCHOM'B BH^^'b: BllicTO flOJia Hpe/lCTaBJM.TICfl eJiy MeflBiflB; HSl. 

Tpy6£i fl-fejiajicii peKTop'B. <&hjioco(|3'b MaxHyjTB pyicoio h nomeaa. 
cnaTB. 

Korfla npocHjr.Ticii (|)h.tioco(J)'b, to bccb ^om-b 6Bin'B b-b mbhskc- 
hIh: btj ho^b yiiepjia naHiio^Ka. Ciyrn 6'kTajm BHonBixax-B 
Bsa^-B H Biiepe7i%; CTapyxH niKOTopBifl njiaKaJiH; Tonna jie)6o- 
ntiTHBix-B rjiaTf'fejia ckbosb saSop^B na naHCKiS flsopt, KaKii CyjTO 
6ei Morjia ^iTO-mioyTiB yBH^'ljTB. $Haoco(|j'B na^ajii) na /tocyr'li 

OCMaxpHBaTB T't iliCTa, KOTOpBIil OH-B He MOr-B paSrJtHa-feTB HQ^BIO. 

llaHCKiH flOMTE. Gbiji'b HHseHBKoe neSo-iBHioe CTpoenie, KaKia 

06BIKH0BeHH0 CTpOHJIHCB B-B CXapHHy Bl> MajIOpOCCin; OWB dBIJIt 
nOKpBIT-B COJIOMOIO; MaaeHBKiH, OCTpBIH H BBICOKlM (lipOHTOHt Ch 
OKOHIKOM'B, nOXOJKHMT. Ha HOflHSTBIH KBCpxy TJiaSl., 6bI.TI'B BBCB 

HSMaaeBaHTb rojiy6BiMH h acejiTBiiiH jjE-feTaHH h KpacHBiMH nojiy- 
M-fecfliiaMH; OH'B 6biji'b yTBepjj:4eH'B na 7iy6oBBix'B CToa6HKax'B, 

flO HOJIOBHHBI KpyrJIBIX^, H CHH3y HI-eCTHrpaHHBIX'B, Ch BUiypHOK) 
06T0qK0I0 BBCpxy. IIO^'B STHMTi C|DpOHTOHOM'B HaXO^HJIOCB He- 

SojiBnioe KpBiao'^EKO co CKaMenKaMH no odimwh cTopoHaMrb. Cij 
QoKOBT. TjOMa 6bmh; naBijCBi na TaicHX-B ace CToaSHKax-B, nnflli 
BHTBix-B. BBicoKas rpynia ct nHpaMHflanBHOio BepxyniKoio h 
TpenemymHMii JiHCTBiiMH sajteH-fejia nepe;i;i. ^OMOMt. HicKOJiBKo 
aMSapoB'B B-B flBa pn^a ctohjih cpe^H 4Bopa, o6pa3yH pofl-B hih- 

pOKOlt JJlMJihl, BB^HieH K-B flOMJ. 3a aMSapaMH, K-B CaMMMT) BO- 

P'-' . aMx, CTOHJiH xpeyrojiBHHKaMH flBa norpeoa, 04hh'b HanpoTHBi) 
^ipyroro, KpBixBie xaKJKe cohomoh). TpeyrojiBHaa cT-ina Kaac^aro 
HS-B HHXT. 6BiJia CHaSatBHa hhsbbbkoio ;iBepBio h pasManeBana 
pasHBiMH H3o6paHceHifrMH. Ha o/ihoh hs-b hhx-b HapHConaH'B SBurt 
CHflflnjiH Ha 6oqK'fe KOsaKx., flepjKaBiniH nafli) tojiobok) KpyiKKy 
CB HajjnHCBK): „Bce BtinBiol' Ha ^pyrofi — c|)JiH3KKa, cyjieH h no 
CTopoHaMx., flJiH KpacoTH, jiouiafih, cTOJiBHiaii BBepx-B HoraMH, 
TpySKa, 6y6HBi HnaflnHCB: „Bhho — KosaiiKaa noT'txa" . C-BiepflaKa 
oflHoro HST) capaes-B BBir.ifl/iBiBaji'B, ckbosb orpoMHoe cnyxoBOo 
OKHo, dapaSan-B h Mi;jHBia Tpy6Bi. Y BopoT-B ctohjih jiB'h nyniKU. 
Bee noKa3BiBajio, ^to xo3aHH'B flOMa jiio6h.tb noBecejiHTBCS h 
jBopTb TiacTO orjiamaaH nHprnecTBenHBie kithkh. 3a BopoTaMii 
HaxojriJiHCB ^B-fe BtTpflHBiJi MejiBHHtiiJ. Hosa/fH 40Ma nwH ca/iBi. 



388 

H CKB03b BepxyuiKH ^epeBt BW4Hi.I 6BI,TtH OflHil TO.'XBKO TeMHblH 

tttnaiiKH Tpy6'i., CKpBiBaBuiHXCH wb sejienoS rynj-fe xaTt. Bee ce- 
.leiiie noM'J>ii;ajiocB na ninpoKOMi. h poBHOiii. jctjh"^ ropw. 0% 
cfesepHOH CTopoHBi BCG sacjiOHfTjia KpyxaH ropa h no/joniBOio 
CBoeio 0KairaHBa.T[acB y caMaro .iBopa. IIpH Bsraaji^h na. nee CHH3y, 
OHa KasaJialsB enje Kpy^e, ii na bbicokoh BepxyniKi eH Topqa:»iH 
Koe-rfl-fe HenpaBHJTBUBie CTefijin Toujaro 6ypbiiHa h leiSH'tair iia 
CB'iiTJioM'B HeSi; oSnaacenHBiH rjinHHCTBiS bh/I'b ch HaBiiBa.TB 
KaKoe-To j'^HBime; oiia 6BiJia bch HspBiTa 4oac7ieBBiMH npoMoiinaMH 
II npoTO^HHaMH. Ha KpyroMi, Kocoropi ea b-b flBj^xt MliCTax-B 
'j'opiajiH flBi xaTBi; nafl'B o^hoio nst hhx-b pacKH^Bisa-ia BixBH 
irmpoKasi r6jiossi, no/jnepTaa y Kopna HeSoJitnmMH kojibhmh ct 
iiacBinnoio seMJieft. SS.iokh, cSHBaeiiBie B-tTpoM-B, CKaxBisajiHCB 
btj caMBiii naiiCKiS ^Bopx.. C-b BepniHHBi BHjracB no Bceiiropi 
Aopora H, onycTHBmiiCB, mjia mhmo flBopa b-b cejiente. Kor^a 
ti^.HJiococlD'B HSJiipiMi) CTpamnyio KpyTB ea h BcnoMHHJin. B^e- 
pauiiiee nyTemecTBie, to pimHJi'B, ^ito iijih y nana dBurHCJiHinKOMTb 
yMHBM Jioma4ii, hjih y KosaKOBt cjiHmKOM'B Kp-fenKia tojiobbi, 
Korfla H bt, xiieaBHOM-B la^y j^M'kTiH iie nojiertTB Bsepx-B noraiiH 

BllicTi C-B HeHSM'fepHMOK) SpiIKOil H 6ara>K0M'B. $I'm0C0C|)'B CTOa-TB 

na BBicmeMT) bt, ^sop'fe M-fecT-fe, e, Kor^a o6opoTH.ica h raanyjix. 
B'B npoTHBono.xojKHjao CTopony, ejiy npeyicTaBHjrca cOBepraeHHO 
flpyroii BHfl'B. Cejienic Bii'fecT'fc ct otjofoctbio CKaTBiBa.iocB na 
paBHHHJ^ Heo6o3pHMBie ayra orKptiBa-'iHCB na ^ajreKoe npo- 
cxpancTBo; apKaa sejienB hx-b Tejin-fejia no jfbp'fe oxaa-ieHia, h 
ijiflBie pa/fLi ceJieniH CHH-feiBH B^aan, xoTa pascToanie hxt. fituio 
So-iiie, HejKejiH na flBa^ixaxB BeiDCTB. C'b npaBoS cxopoHM sthx-b 
.TryroB-B TanyjiHCB ropBi, h '^yxB saM-tTiioK) B^ajiH noaocoio ro- 

pi.TB H TeilH'ijJI'B TlH'felip'B. 

„9x'B, caaBHoe iwicTo!" CKasaji'B c|)hjioco(|0'b: ..bot^ tj^ti. 6bi 

JKHTB, .HOBHTB pBl6y BX. Jlli'hupii H BT, npyflaX^B, OXOTHTBCa C'B 

TenexaMH hjih ct pyjEBejiT^ 3a crpene'raMH h KpojiBranenaMH! 
Enpo^ieMT., a aj^jiaio, Hflpocfj'BHe Ma.iOB-B 3thx'b Jiyraxx.. ^pyKTOB-B 
ace M05KH0 nacyniHTB h npoflaTb b-b ropo/jTb MHO/KecTBO hjih, enje 
jiyqme, BBiKypHXB hs'b hhxt. BO^Ky, iiOTOiiy ^xo BOflKa iw-b 4)pyK- 
xoB-B HH CT. KaKHMX. HTdiinHKOMX. He cpaBHHTca. ^^3 HB Mtuiaexx. 
HOflyMaxB H o xoMx., Kasx. 6bi jMiisnyxB oxciofla". 

Oii'B" npHMixiiJix. 3a njiexHeM-B MajieHBKyio /(opoHCKy, cosep- 
nieiiHO sai-tpBixyio pa3pocniHMca 6ypBaH0MX.; nocxaBHJix. Manm- 
HajiBHO iia nee Hory, 4yMaa nanepefl'B xojibko nporyjiaxBca, a 

nOXOMX. XHXOMOJIKOMX., HpOMBJEX. XaxaMH, fla H MaXHyXB BX. iiojie, 

Kakx> BHesaniio noiyBCXBOBajix. na CBoeMx> njiei's aobojibho Kp-fen- 
Kyio pyKy. 

XIosaflH ero cxoajix> xoxx. caMBifi cxapMH K03aK'B, KOxopBifi 
BTiepa xaKx. ropBKO coQoji'fesHOBaJix, o CMepxn oxi^a h Maxepn h 

O CEOejrb OflHHO^CCTB'fe. 

.JlanpacHO tbi flyMaeniB, nanx. (|)hjiococ|)x>, yjienexHyxB H3x. 
xyxopa!" roBopnjix. ohx>; „tj'tx. He xaKoe saBe^eHie, '3to6t.i mo^x-ho 



389 

:6hjio yoiHcaTb; 4a h. ^oporn /um iiiniexo/Ea n.'ioxii; a crynati 
ayiiuie kt, naiw; ohi. oa-ni^aeTi. tcSh flasno ei. CB-feT.iimi". 

„noH/ieM7>! ^To-jK'i... H CI. y/EOBOJUjCTBiejii.", CEasa.TB cfjirao 
co(|)i. H OTnpaBHJica nc.ji'ha-h sa KOsaKOM-B. 

CoTHHKT., j'Hce npecTapi-ntiil, ci> cfe^LiMH ycaMii 11 cb Btipa- 
HcenieMi. Mpa^iHOH rpycTH, cnji'hii'h nepe/!i> ctojiomi.bi. CB'BTJiHirE. 
no/inepmii oS'Ijhmh pyKaMii rojiOBy. Emv 6eijio okoho nHTH/iecsTH 
.TfeTt; HO rjrySoKoe ynbinie na nnixli h KaKoS-TO 6.ad;flHO-ToniiH 
i^BiT-B noKasbiBajin, ^to flj'raa ero 6i>ma ydnra h paspymena 
BTtpjTt Bi> 04Hy imiiyTy, h bch npesKHHH BecejiocTt n myMHaa 
5KH3HB HCiesjiH HaB^KH. Kor^ta BSOine.TB Xoiia bm-bctIs a, cxa- 
ptiMi. K03aK0M'B, ont oTHiiJit ofliiv pvicy H cjierKa KnBnyjit ro- 

JIOBOH) Ha HHSIviS nXT. nOKJIOH1>. 

XoMa H KoaaK-b no^iTiiTCJiBHO ocTanoEHJiHCB y ^Bepen. 
„Kto th, n OTKy^jOBa, h KaKoro SBania, vjoSpLiii nejioivkKTal" 
CKaaaji-B cothhk'b hh aacKoso, iiii cypoBo. 

.JIs-B djqDcaKOB'B, c+iHJiococp'b XoMa Epyx-b..." 

„A KTO SbIJI'B TBOfi OTeilt?" 

„He 3Haio, BejiBMOJKHBiM nanT,". 

„A MaxB TBoa?" 

„H Maxepn iie snaio. Ho 34paB0My pascy/K.^ieHiio, Koneqao, 
. 6Buia MaxB; ho pcto ona h oxi-cyAa, h Kor^a" iKHjia, — efi Eory, 
floGpofliK), ne snaio". 

CxapHKi. noMOji^ajii. n, Kasajioct, iolbjtj ocTaBaaca b'b 3a- 
ifVM^inBOCxn. 

„KaKi. ace xbi ri03naK0MH.iCH ct Moeio /tO'iKOio?" 

„He SHaKOMH.iCfl, BejiBMoacHtm nan-B, efi Eorj', ne SHaKOjra.iCH! 
Enje HHKaKcro Tj'fe.Tia ct nannotiKaMH ne niffejixj, cko.ibko hh jkiibj'' 
Ha CB-fex-fe. IJyp'B HM-B, itoSbi hg CKasaxB nenpncTOHHaro!" 

„Oxqero ace ona ne /ipyroMy KOMy, a xe6'i5 HMeiiiio iia3ua^ii.aa 

TTHXaXb?" 

<tiiJiococ}3'b DosKaji-B HJiGTiaMn: „Bor'b ero snaex'B, KaKT. axo 
pacxoJiKOBaxb. MsB-fecTHoe jjKe flijio, ^to nanaM-B noa^iacT^ 3a- 
xo^excfl xaKoro, ^xo h caiibm HaHrpaMOTH'biiuiiii ^e.iOB'bKTj ne 
pasfiepexi.; h nocjiOBHi;a roBopiix'b: ^CKa^H, Bpaace, iiKX> namb 
Kaace". 

„v5a He spemb jim xbi, nanx. c|:)H;iocoi;|3'£?'' 

^Box-b Ha axoMx caMOM-b Micx-b nycxB rpoiiOM-b xaKx. h x-xon- 
nexx., ec^xn .xry". 

„EcjXH 6bi xoJiBKO MHHyxo^Kon ;{0.x-te npo;KiiJia xbi", r|3ycxHo 
CKasaJi'b coxHHKX.: „xo, B'fepno 6bi, si ysnajix, Bce". „HiiB;oMy ne ^aBaft 
^Hxaxb no Mwh, no nouiJin, xaxy, ceii ace qacx B'b KieBCPcyio cgmh- 
Hapiio H npHBBSH 6ypcaKa XoMy Epyxa; nycxB xpii Hoqii mo.xhxcji 
no rpiimHOH ^yni-fe moch. Ohtj 3Haexx>..." A qxo xaKoe snaexxj, h 
yme ne j^cabimaji'b: ona, rojiySoiiBKa, xojibko h Mor;ia CKasaxB, 
H yjiepjia. Tbi, floSptm ^ojiob'bkx., B-ipno, nsBicxenx, cbhxoio 
jKiiSHiio CBoeio H Soroyro/tHbiMii ^■ijnaira, h ona, M0Hcex'B-6tixB 
Hac.xHinaJiaCB o xe6ij°. " 



390 

„Kto'; H?" cKasa.i'b 5ypcaK'i>, OTCTyiuiumu ot'i. iiayAi.ieHia. „>] 

CBflTOfi 5KII3HH?" npOHSIieCb OWh, HOCMOTp'feBT. IipHMO BTj r.HaSa 

eoTHiiKy. „Boi"h ch BaMii, nani.! ""Ito bbi 3x0 roBopHxe! /[a s,— 

XOTB OHO HenpiICToMHO CKaSaTB, — XOflHJI'B K-L OJ^JIO^imqlj npOTHBT. 

eaiiaro CTpacTHoro ^eTsepra". 

„Hy- B-fepno, yace He ^lapoiii) TaKt HasHa^eHO. Tti nomKewb 
CTj cere 5Ke ana Ha^aTi, CBoe w^jio". 

„H 6bi CKa^ajTB na sto BameS mimoctii... Oho, KoneiHO, bchkIh 
qeJiOB'feK'b, BpasyjiJieHHBm CBHTOMy HHcaniio, Moacexi. no copa3- 
M'hpHOCTH... TOJtBito cjo^a npHJiHHH'fee 6li Tpe6oBajiocB ^BHRona 
U.TIH, no wpwnea M^p-fe, /(BUPca. Ohh Hapo/tt tojikobmh h snaiOT^, 
HRKT) 3TO yjKe Bce ^i-iaeTCii; a a... ^a y mens n rojioct ne TaKofl, 
H can's a — qopT'B snaeT-B mto. HaKaKoro BH^y Ch Mena h'^t-b". 

„Y'Mi, KaKi. TBI ceS'ij xo^emB, tojibko a Bce, ^to saB^ujajia 
MH'fe Moa rojiySKa, HcnoaHio, HHqero He noHcaJi'fea. H KOr^a tbi cb 
cc-ro fliia rpH both coBepmnniB, KaK'B CJrfe^yex'B, naat neio 110- 
.THTBBT, TO a HarpaJKy Te6a; a He to — h casiOMy qopxy ne co- 
B'ijTyio pa3cep,!{HTi. Mena". 

tloCJiliJimsi CJrOBa npOHSHeCOHBI QbIJIH COTHHKOMt xaK'B KpinKO, 

qxo (|)Hirococ|)'B noHa.Tn> sHOJini hxtj SHa^enie. 

..CxynaH sa mhoio!" CKa.3ajn> coxhhk-b. 

Ohh bbiuijih bx dim. Coxhhk'b oxboph.tb ^uepB bx flpyryio 
CBixjiHuy, Qbibhij^io HacynpoTHBT. nepBoM. <I>hjioco(^'b ocxaHOBHJica 
Ha MHHyxy bx. cinaxx. BBicMopKaxBca h cb KaKHMij-xo 6e30XTieT- 
HBiMXi cxpaxoMX. nepecTyiiHJiX) lepeaX) noporx>. 

BecB Hoax. Sbi.xx. ycxjianx. KpacHoio KHxafiKon. Bx. yrjiy, no^'B 
ooi^asaMH, Ha bbicokomx. cxojrli, aeacajio xijro yMepmefi, na o^'ba.x'b 
nsx. CHHaro Sapxaxa, y6panH0MX> 30jioxok) 6axpoMOK) h KHCxaMH. 
BticoKia BOCKOBBia CB-faqn, ynnxBia KajiHHOK), cxoajiH bx. norax-B h 
i^o.xoBaxx., H3JiHBaa cboh MyxHBm, xepaBmiiica bx> ^neBHOMX. cianm, 
CBixX). JIiiijo vMepmeS Sbijio 3acjiOHeHO otx> nero HeyxiniHMMX) 

OTHOMX,, KOTOpBIH CH^-fejIX) HOpe^X. HBH), oSpaxaCB CHHHOK) KX. 

flBepaMx.. 4>HJiococ|5a Hopa3H.xn cjiOBa, KoxopBia ohx yoJBiniajix>: 
„ii He o TOMx. JKaniio, MOa HaHMHjTfefimaa mii-k floiB, qxo tbi 
BO ijE-fex-ij ji-fexx, CBOHXX), He flOJKHBx. HOJioHceHHaro BifiKa, Ha neqa.xB 
H ropecTB MH'fe, ocxasHJia seMJiio; a o xomx> aca-x'tio, Moa rojiy- 
QoHBKa, 'qxo He SHaio xoro, kto Sbiji'b .xiotbih Bparx> mo3, npn- 
qHHOK) TBoen CMcpxH. II ec.xH 5bi a 3Hajix>, kxo Morx> noaynaTB 
TOJiBKO ocKopdnxB xeSa, h.xh xotb 6bi CKasaax. ^xo-HHSy/iB He- 
npiaxHoe o xeS-fe, to, K-xanycB BoroMT>, ne j'^BH/i'fejix. 6bi ohx. 6ojiBnie 
CBOHXX) 4'iiTeii, ecjiH ohx> xaK'B me CTapx>, KaKx> h a, hh CBoero 
OTija H MaxepH, ecjiH tojibko enje na nop-fe jiIjtX), h x'h.xo ero 
OHJio 6bi BBi6pomeHO na c^h'haeme nxHrtaiax. h SB-bpaMi. cxennBiiix.! 
Ho rope MHt, Moa no-xesaa nara^o^iKa, Moa nepene.XHTiKa, Moa 
flCO^Ka, 'ixo npoiKHBy a ocxa.xBHofi B'i5KX> cboh 6e3'B noT-fexH. yxHpaa 
nojioio 4po6HBia cjiesBi, xeKynjia iisx. cxaptixX) oiei! mohxx>, xor^a 
KaKX. Bparx> moh 6y;ieT'B Bece.iiHTBca h BxaHH'i nocM'iiiiBaTbca 
Haax. XTT.TT.TMx, cxapijeMx...." 



391 

lOHKUI 



Oh4 ocrai.'OBn.ricfl, n iipyuiHOio 3Toro 6i.i.ia nu'j|iL;ii 
ropecTB, paap-feinHBinascs iji-riMMi. noTonoMij c:ic3'l. 

^HJioco {{)'!, Smji'-b TpoiiyTi. TaKOiO 6c3yT'iiniiioio Eiciaabio; o:ri 







liaKanuraifB h HSflajii. rayxoe KpexraHLe, jKejiasi ommrwn, hwj. 

CltOH rOJIOC'B. 

CoTHHKT, o6opoTH:'icji w vKasa-T'i, OMy m+jCto rrt ro-noBax't, 



392 

yMepniefi. nepcji-b He6ojibmiTM-i> Ha.^ioeMi., na KOTopoMf. .icjKajiH 
KUErii. .;_./' 

„TpH HO^H KaKi.-HH6y,7ii, OTpaSoTaio", noflyMajri. L{)ii.Tioco(i>'B: 
„3a TO nam. HaStex'b ur-ii o6a KapiiaHa tihctmmh 'lepBOHifaMH'' , 

Ohi> npH'S.iHSHJicH If, enje pasTi OTKauiJHiBmHei.-, npHHaaea 
iHTaTB, He oSpaiqaji iiHi-caKoro BHiiMama na cropoiiy h He pi- 
inaaOB BsraanyTb b-b Jtiiijo yMepiiieS. FjiydoKaH THniHHa ijonapH- 
aacB. Ohi> saM'fexHjnb, qxo coTHHKii BHrae.n'b. Me^JieHHO noBopo- 
THJit OHi. roJiOBy, -qTOObi BsraanyxB Ha .yjiepmyio, h... 

Tpenext npoyiiJEajni no ero jKHJiaM^b: nepe^i. hhmb jieacajia 
KpacaBHiia, KaKaa Kor^a-JinSo dsiBana na seMJii. KaaanoCB, hh- 
KorTia enje iiepxBi jiHija ne 6BraH oGpasoBanti Bt xaKol p'fesKoi 
H BM-fecxi rapMOHHTiecKOH KpaeoT-fe. Ona jiejKajia, Kanrb JKHBaa; 
tiejio npeKpacHoe, iifeKHoe, KaKt cn-isri,, KaKx cepeQpo, Kasajiocfc* 
MBicJin.io; 6poBH — hoib cjoe/iH coJine'-iHaro flna, TOHida, poBHBia, 
ropiie.xiiBO npHnojHfl.raCB na^TB saKpLiTtiMn rjiasaMH; a picHiiijH. 
jaiasiiiia cxpiaaMH na iijgkii, nLLnaBinia sKapoii'B xanHBix-B ace- 
aanifi; j'-cxa — pySiiHU, roxoBBie j^CM'fexHyxBca CM-fexoMx, G.xajKen- 
cxaa, noTonoMx. pa^ocxH... Ho bt. uhxx. ate, b-b xfex, ace caiiBixx 
lepxax-B, OH'B BHfli.TB tixo-TO cxpamHO--npoH3HTejiBHoe. Oh-b qyB- 
CTBOBa.'ix>, Tixo flyma ero na^HHajia KaK-B-xo SojrfesHeHHO hbitb. 
KaK-B 6yflxo 6bi B^pyrx. cpe^ii Biixpa BecejiBa h saKpyajHBineflca 
TOJinBi san'Jsjix. Kxo-HH6y4B nicHio noxopoHHyio. PyfiHHBi ycTt 
ea, KasaaocB, npHKnnaJii KpoBBip kx. caaiOMy cep/my. B^pyrx., 
^To-xo CTpamHO-3HaKOMoe noKasaaocB bx. jini^'fe ea. „B'fe4BMa!" 
BCKpHKHyjix. OHx> lie CBOHMx. TOJiocoMx., oxBejx. Tjiasa Bx> ■cxopoHy, 
noO.i'fejH'fejii. BecB H cxaax. iiixaxB cboh mojihtbbi. 9x0 6BiJia xa 
caiiaa Blj^BSia, Koxopj^io ySii.TB ohx.! 

Kor/ta co.XHire cxajio ca.piTBca, MepxBVK) noHecan bx. ifepKOBB. 
^HJiococfox. ojiiuiwh n.xeiOMx. cboiim'b iio^/repjKHBaa'B lepHBiH 
xpaypHBiH rpo6'b h vyBCXBOBajix. na n.xe^ii CBoeMx> qxo-xo xo- 
jio4iioe, KaK'B jie/iTj. Gothhkx. chmx. meji'B snepeflii, Heca pyKOK 
npaByio cxopony xxcnaro flOJia yMepniefi. IJepKOBB, ^epeBaHHaa, 
no^epH'tBiiiaa, yOpaHHaa sejienBiMX. mosomx., cx> xpeiia KOHyco- 
o6pa3HBiMH KynojiaidH, yHBijio cxoajia noixH na Kpaio ce.xa. 3a- 
M-ijTiio OBiJio, ^To Bx. HeS flaBHo yjKe He oxnpaB.xHJiocB HHKaKoro 
cjiyacenia. CB'tgn Qbijih saatHcenBi ho^th nepe^x. KajK^biM-B o6pa- 
30Mx>. FpoSx. nocxaBHJiH HocepeTSHH'b, npoxHBX. canaro aaxapa. 
CxapBiS coTHHKX. HOii'feaoBajiXj eiije pa3x> yMepniyio, noBeprnyaca 

HHIJX. H BBime.X'B BMiCxi CX> HOCHJIBHJHKaMH BOHX., 4aBX> HOBeJI'feme 

xopouieHBKO naKopMiixb (|oHJiococ|3a h nocjii ysKHHa npoBo^axB 
ero BX. ijepKOBB. IIpiimeaniH bx, kjxhio, Bcb, necmie rpo6x>, na- 
^aJiH npiiKjraflBiBaxB pyKH kx, ne^K-fe, hxo oSHKHOseHHO fliaaiox^ 
MaJiopocciaHe, yBn,^'I;BmH MepxBeiia. - ' 

FoJIOflX,, KOTOpi.-Iii B'B 9X0 BpeMS Ha^ia.TIXi 'lyBCTBOBaXB {|)HJI0- 

coc|)'B, 3acxaBHJix> ero Ha H'fecKOJiBKO Mnnyxxj no3a6BixB bobcg o6xi 
7/Mepmeii. CKopo sea .^jBopHa Maao-no-Majiy HMaJia cxo^ihxbcs 
BX. KvxHfo, KyxHa bx, coTHrrKOBOMx. ,^OMi fiw-ua i3to-to noxoiitee 



393 

Ha KJiyO'f., Jiyfl& CTeKajrocb Bce, tto hh o6nTa.no bo ;tiiOp'fa, o^h 
Taa B-B 3TO 1HCJI0 H coSaKX, npiixoaHBmiixi. ct MamyntHMii xbo- 
CTaMH Kt caMtiMt flBepsMi. 3a EOCTSMH H noMOflMH. Ky^a 6bi kto 
HH. Stur-B nocHJiaeM'B h no KaKoS; 6li to hh Sbijio iia/joSHOCTH, 
OH'B Bcer^a npeac^e saxo/tHJit na KyxHio, ^toSbi OT^oxnyTB xotb 

MHHyTy Ha JiaBK'fe H BBIKypiITb JIIOJIBKJ'-. Bcfe XOJIOCTflKH, JKHBinie 

bte. flOM-fe, njerojiHBiuie bt. KosaiiKHXTb CBHTKaxt, jieacajiH s/tici. 
no^TH niaBiH 4eHB na .iraBKis, no^Tj .laBKOio, iia neTiK'fe — O/Ihhm-i. 

CJIOBOM-B, Tffii TOJIBKO MOaCHO 6bIj10 CBICKaTB y,'J06l-I0e M'iCTO flaa 
JieSKaHBH. ITpHTOM'B BCHKlS E'lllHO HOSaSBIBajnj B-B KyXH-fe H.ItH 

raanKy, hjih khvtt. a.asi ^lyHciix-B coSaK-B, hjih ^iT0-HH6yflB no/to6- 
Hoe. Ho caMoe MHorOTiicjieHHoe coSpanie 6LiBa.To bo BpeMsi 
yacHHa, Kor^a npHxo^HJi'B h TaSyHniiiKTi, ycnijEiuiS sarnaTB cbo- 
HX'B Jioma/tefl b'b aaroii'B, h noroHiiTHK'B, npHBOfliiBiniii KopoBi, 

4Jia 4OHKH, H BCi T-h, KOTOpBIX-B B'B TB^ieHie ^Hil HCJIBSH 6bIJI0 

yBH^ltoB. -Sa j^'JKHHOMT. 60JITOBHH OBJia^'feBajia caMBiMii neroBop- 
jihbbimh asBiKaMH. TyT'B o6LTKKOBeHiio roBoprraocB 060 BceMTj: 11 
TOM'B, KTO noinH.TET. ceS'is HOBtia inapOBapti, 11 ^to Haxo^iiTCa 

BHyTpn SeMJIH, H kto BIIJI'JBJI'B BO.TUKa. TyTT> 6bI.JI0 MIIOSKeCTBO 60H- 

MOTHCTOB'B,Bi>KOTopBix'B MejEviy MajiopocoiffnaMH: niTh He;jocTaTKa. 

^H.TtOCOdfj'B JchjIGS EM-ijCT-il CT. TfpyrilMII B'B oSimipHMH Kpy- 

acoK'B, Ha BOJiBHOM'B BOS/iyx'fe, nepefl'b iioporoM'B KyxHH. CKopo 
6a6a B'B KpaCHOM'B oinnK-h BBicynyjiacB iisii flBepefi, /[epa'a bi 
od'JfiHX'B pyKax'B ropaiiH ropmoK'B cb ra.nyruEaMH, 11 nocTaBHJia 
ero nocpeflH roTOBHBiuHxcs yaainaTB. Kaffi,iLiii BBiny.n'B iib'b Kap- 
Mana CBoero TtepeBSHHyio .uo/Kkv; iiHtie, 3a HemrlJHieM'B, 4ope- 
BHHHyio CHHTiKy. KaK'B to.3:bko ycTa CTaan 4BiiraTBCH HeiiHoro 
MefljieHHie, h B^ojiTiiH rojiojii, BCero 3Toro coSpanis neMHOro yTi-i- 
iHHJiCH, MHorie na^ajiH saroBapnBaTB. PasroBopT., naTypajiBHO. 
flOJiJKeH'B 6Bm'B oSpaTHTBCa k'b yMepmeii. 

„npaB#a JiH", CKaaaji'B o^hh'b mojio;;oh OB^iap'B, kotopbih na- 
caflHJi'B Ha CBOK) KoiKanyio nepesHSB ;iJta jiiojibkii cto.tbko nyro- 
BHiit H M'iflHBix'B Qjiax'B, iTO StiJtrB noxo/K'B Ha .iraBKy MeaKOH 
ToproBKH: „npaB7ia jih, hto naHHoiKa, ne t'bmti 6y/fB iioManyTa. 
snajiacB cb HeqHCTBiM'B?" 

„Kto? rTaHHO^Ka? CKasa.ir'B /[oponiT,, jme snaKOBiBiii npeiKfle 
HameMy (|)HJiococ{3y: „fla ona SBi^ia if'fejia"5i B'lifltMa! fl npHcarHy. 
qto B'^TlBMa!" 

„nojiHO, nojiHo, ^opomx", cKasaji'B jipyroii, KOTopBiii so BpeM.a 
4oporH HS'BaBJiaji'B SojiBmyio roTOBHOCTB yT-imaTB: „3to ne name 
flijio; Bor'B cb hhm'b! He^ero OS's aToii-B tojikobutb".^ — Ho Jlo~ 
poni'B BOBce ne Sbijit. pacnoJiojKcn'B MO.T^iaTt; OH'B tojibko-^to 
nepe4T> T-hMT. cxojih.t'b Bt norpeS-B BM-fecT'i cb kjho^hiikom-b no 
KaKOMy-TO nyjKHOMy fl-is.Ty 11, naK.iOHHBniHCB pasa flBa k'b flByjn. 
HJIH Tpeii'B So'^KaM'B, BBiHieji'B OTTv^a ^pesBBiqaHHO secejiBiif H 
rOBopHJi'B oest yMoaKy. 

„"^Ito TBI xo-qeniB? HtoSbi a iio.aqaji'B?" ch'asaji'L OH'B: „/ta ona 
Ha v-TJ-h caHOM'B 'fes.tiTJia! Efi Eory, 'hsjin.nal' 



394 

„A iTo, najihKol' GKas&JVh MOJionoa OBqaps ci. iiyroBHijaMa: 

„JtOH£HO JIH y3HaTB IIO KaKIIM1.-HH6yflB npHMiTaMt BiflBMy?" 

,,Hejii>3a", OTB-fe^aJii. /toponii.: „HHKaKi. ne yanaeiiiB; xotb Bcb 
ncajiTBipH nepe^HTafi, to hg ysnaeinB". 

„MoH£Ho, MOJKHO, Ttopom'B: He roBopH 3Toro", npoHSHec'fc 
npeaxHiiT jTimwrejib: „jm.e Bora He ^apoM-B ^aji-B BcaKOMy oco- 
6Bin oSBraaii: jik)/ih, SHaronjie najKy, roBopax-B, hto y e-bflBMBt 
ecTB iiajieHBKifl xbocthk'b". 

..Kor^a CTapa 6a6a, to h Bi^iBMa", CKasaJTB xjia/iHOKpoBHO 

CilflOH KOSaKT,. 

„0, y>KT. xopomH h bbi!" no^XBaTH;ia 6a6a, KOTopaa ho^jih- 
Bajra b'b to Bpeivia cs'JfiJKHX'B rajiynieK-B b'b oiHCTHBrniMca rop- 
moKx: .HacToanjie ToncTBie Ka6aHBi!" 

CTapBiH KOsaKi, KOToparo Him 6bi;io flBTyxT), a nposBame 
KoETyH'B, BBipasHJi'B Ha rySaxT. cbohx'b yjiBi6Ky y;ioBOJiBCTBia, 
saMiTHBi), ^TO cjiOBa ero sa^ijiH sa acHBoe cxapyxy; a noroH- 
n+HKi. CKOTHHBi nycTHJi-B TaKOH rycTOH CMix'B, KaK-B 6y/(TO 6bi 
flBa 6BiKa, cTasniH o^hh-b npoTHS'B ^pyroro, saiiBiqajiH pasoM-B. 

HaTiaBmiflca pasroBop'B BosSy/tHJU. Henpeo^OJiHMoe Hcejianie 
H aroOoHHTCTBO (|)H.Tiococ|3a ySHaTB oScToaTejiBH-fee npo yMepmyio 
coTHHKOBy vfo^iB, H HOTOMy, JKejiafl onaTB HasecTH ero na npejK- 
HioE) MaTepiK), o6paTH.iica kt, cocfefly csoeMy cb TaKHMH CjiOBaim: 
,M xoTiji-B enpocHTB, no^eMy Bce 9to cocJiosie, ito chaht-b 3a 

yiKHHOM-B, C^IHTaeT'B naHHO^Ky BiSflBlIOIO? ^TO-JKT., pasB'fe OHa KOMy- 
HH6y4B npH^IHHHJia 3JI0, HJIH HSBBJia KOrO-HE6yflB?" 

„Bbijio BCaKaro", OTsiqaji'B oflHH'B 23^. CHfl'iiBmHX'b, Cb na- 
iiowh rjiayiKHM'B, ^rpesBBitiaHHO HOxojKHMTi Ha JionaTy. 

„A KTO He npHHOMHHT'B HCapa MHKHTy, HJIH Toro"... 

„A MTO-acB TaKoe HcapB MnKHTa?" CKasaji'B cftHJiococf)!.. 
„Ctoh! a pasoKaji-cy npo ncapa MnKHTy", CKasajt-B /topom'B. 
,3 pascKaMcy npo MnKHTy", OTBiiaji'B TaOynmnK'B: „H0T0My 

ITO OH'B 6bIjTB MOK KyMt". 

„JI pa3CKa>Ky npo MHKHTy", CKa3aJi'B CnnpHa-B. 

„nycKaH, nycKan CnHpH/fB pascKaaceTT)!" saKpngajia TOJina. 

CnHpHfl'B HaHanT.: „Tbi, nan^B (prnjioco^iy XoMa, ne snaJi-B Mh- 
KHTBi. yxT), KaKofi piflKiH 6bi.tb qejioB-feKx! CoSaKy KajK/fyio oh^, 
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395 

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naji-B qe.iOB-feKt, o6a5Hjica coBcfeMi.; cffbji&Jica, lopTi. snaeTx hto, 
nc|)y! HenpHCTOHHO CKasaxB". 

„Xopoino", CKasaji'B ^opomt. 

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tiOBO^a ESt pvK'B nycKaeT-B, PasSoa soBex-B BpoBKOMt, cnoTti- 
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CTo ero jieatajia tojibko Ky^a sojibi 4a nycToe Be^po: cropijiT. 
coBciji-B, crop'feji'B caM-B C06010. A TaKOH dBMTi ncapB, KaKoro iia 

BCeMt CB^T-fe He M03KH0 HailTH". 

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6bi.ih saKyxaHBi MpaKOMX. BmcokIh cxapHUHbiH HKOHOcxaci. yace 
noKasBiBaJTB rjiyooKyio Bexxocxt; CKBOsnaa piiaBQa ero, noKpBixas 
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H BBixofli^eBX. cx> xoro CBixa ecxB y Mena mojihxbbi, xaKia, ^ixo 
KaKi. npo^Hxaio, xo ohh MeHH h naJiBiieMX. ne xponyxx.. Hiiiiero!" 
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He MOHxHO JirojIBKH BBIKypiIXB'." 

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rnyBuiH, cbohxx> rjias^; xaKas cxpaniHaH, cBepKaioniafl Kpacoxa! 

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xo OHX. paSJIH^HJIX. flCHO, HXO 9X0 6BI.Xa Kanjia KpOBH. 

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iia Tj)o6'h, H HeBO.iBHoe yyBCTBO, Kasa.TiocB, menTajio eiiy: ..Bot-b, 
BOT-B BCTaneTt! Boti. no^nHMeTca, bott. BBirjuiHext iist rpo6a!" 

Ho THmHHa 6hiJia MepTBaa; rpoSt cxoHJi'i HenoABHHvHo; CB-feyii 
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CB MepxBBiMi. xiaoMTj H 6e3'£ flj'^niH Jirofleii! 

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rjiasa cboh Ha rpo6'B, KaK-B SyTfxo 6bi sa^aBaa neBOJiBHBiH bo- 
npocx.: „^Ix6, ec.iii nofltiMexcH, ec.iH Bcxanext ona?" 

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KanjiH, naflaBmeS na hoji'b. 

„Hy, ecjiH noflHMexcfl?.." 

Ona npHnoflna.xa rojiOBy... 

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HO rjepKBH ex. saKpBixBiJiH rjiasaini, desnpecxaHHO pacnpaB.xflH 
pyKH, Kan's 6m SKe.xaa noHMaxB Koro-HH6y;[B. 

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ce6a Kpyrx.; ex. ycHJiieMx, Ha^a.xx. ^HxaxB mo.xhxbbi h npoHSHO- 
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VKH3HB CBOK) BiflBJIX, H HB^HCXBIXX, ^yXOBX.. 

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aa Hee: ona 6BiJia cxpaniHa. Ona y^apHjxa 3y6aMH bx, 3y6Bi h ox- 
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ocxa.xcfl Heno^BHacHBiMX.. Tpj'nx, onaxB HO^HHJica hs'b nero ch- 
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ka TOT'h pasT. OTnpaB.iaji'B flOJiKHocxi. nepKOBnaro ctapocTM. 

npHineflina; na OT^aJieHHtiii no^JierT,, (|)hjioco(|d'i> flOJiro ne 
Mor'B "3acHyTi.;"Bro; ycTajiocTB o^ojt-bjta, h owh npocnajii>40 oSifla. 
Kor^a OKI. npocnyjiCH, see HoqHoe co6MTie Kasa^iocB eMy npo- 

HCXOaHBrnHMT, BO CH^. EmJ flajlVL, ^HH HO^Kp'feniteHijI Cn.TB, KBapTV 

rppitjJiKEf, 3a oSisTiOM'B pH-B CKopo pasBHsaJiCH, npHCOBOKyiiHJiT. Ko'e 
K'B leHysaM-feqaHia, h ci.iBfl'b noiTH o^HHt flOEOJiBHodojiLJiioro 
nopoceHKa; ho o^naKOHce o CBoeMTt coCbitIh Bii uo{)kbh ohtj iie 
pirnHJica roBbpHTB no KaKOMy-TO SesoxieTHOMy ^.th Horo caMOro 
qyBCTBy, H Ha BonpocM jiioSonBiTHBix'B OTBiiVa.TL: „,la, 6bi,-ih 
BCaKia/qyaeca". $iijioco(|)'b Sbmi. hs^ ^iHCJia T-fexT. jiiojoh, koto- 
pBixt ecjiH HaKopMHTTb, TO y HHxrB npo6yK^aeTCff ncoOi.tKnoBeH- 
naa (|)HjiaHTponia. Owh, Jieaca Cb CBoeS TpydKofi b'b '!yoaxn3,r.iji- 
flfet Ha Bcfex'B Heo6biKHGBeHHO cjaflKHMH TJiasaMH M Oesiipo 

pfciBHO nOnJteBBIBaJT'B Bt CTOpOHJ'^. 

, Jlocjii bSifla (|)iiaoco(|)'B fiBrai. coBepmeHHO Bt viyx'fi. Oin, 
y0n'£ji4> oSxo^HTB Bce cejienie, nepesHaKOMHXBca no^Tii co bcIimh; 
HSi 4Byx!i. xaTT. ero ^aacfe BBirnaJiH; o^na CMasjiHBaa Mo.io^K-a 
x&aTHJia ero nopa^oino JionaTOH no cnHnife, Kor^a oh-b B3;[yjia.'i'L 
6I.IJIO nonjynaTB h nojiioSonBiTCTBOBaTB, hs-b KaKofl MaTepiu yHt'}[ 
6tijia copo^Ka h njiaxxa. Ho ^-hwh 6ojrie speMa 6jih3ii.tiocb i;'b 
Beqepy, Thwh sa^yMgiiBie CTanoBHiica cj}hjioco(|)'b. 3a TiacB 40 
yacHHa bch ho^th /(Bopna coSnpajiacB nrpaxB Bt Kaniy, n.in wh 
Kj^arjiH, — pofl'B Kerjieit, T/t4, BiM-fecTO mapoB'B, ynoxped-xaiOTca 
fl.iHHHBia naaKH, H BBinrpaBmiS HMiex't npaBO npoisjKaxBca iia 
jp^rroMt BepxeMx.. 9Ta nrpa cxaHOBHJiacB o^eHB nnxepecnoio nmi 
spHxfejieH: qacTO noronnjHK'B, rnHpoKin, Kaicx. Sjihhx., B3.Th3a.:n> 
B^pxoM'B Ha CBHHoro nacxyxa, xnjeflyniHaro, HnaeHtKaro, Bcuro 
CQCToaBHiaro hsx. Mopnjnn'B. Bx. jtpyron pa3x. noroHnjHKXj no;t- 
(jiiaBJiajrX) CBOJO cnnHy, h 3oponix>, BCKo^HsniH na nee, Bcer^a 
rOBopHJi'B: „9koh SflopoBBm dtiKX.!". Y nopora KyxHH ciifl'B.xn t'Ij, 
KdxopBie Gbmh nocojinanie. Ohh rxaai^ji qpesBBiiiaHHo cepL- 
esHo, Kypa JiiojiBKH, flasKe h xor^a, Kor^a mojio/jghcb oxx> vfvmH 
cii'feaaacB 'KaKOMy-HH^yflB ocxpoiiy caoisj'' noroHnjHKa, mjik Ciih- 
pHfla. XoMa nanpacHo cxapajica BM-femaxBcaBX. 3xy nrpy: Kaivaa-xo 
reJMHaa "MBiciiB, KaK-B tbos^b, CHfl'Jfejia vh ero roaoBi. 3a BC'iepeii 
cKOJiBKO HH cxapajiCH OHX> pasBecejiHXB ce6a, no cxpaxx. saropajica 
BT^ nesii BMicx-fe ch xbmoio, pacnpocxHpaBnieiocfl no neSy. 

! „A Hy, nopa Haaix., nanx. 6ypcaKx.!" cKa3aiix> eny snaKOMMH 
cfiflOH KosaKx., noflBHviaacB cx> M'ljcTa BM'fecx'Ij ex. 4oponieMx.: ,.noH- 
ff^Mx> Ha pafioxy". 

1 XoMy onaxB xaKHMx. JKe caMBiMx> o6pa30MX> otbgjih bx. aep- 
kobb; onaxB ocxaBHJiH ero OflHoro 11 sanepjiii sa hhmx> flBepB. 
KaKx> TOJiBKO ohx. Ocxajica oahh-b, poSocxB na^iajia BHi/jpaxBCfl 
cHOBa BX. ero rpy^B. Ohx. ohhtb yBHfl'fejix. xeMHtie oSpasa, Sne- 
cxaniia paMBi h 3HaK0MBiH/«iepHBiH rpo6x>, CToaBmiH Bt yrpo- 
>Kaioiii[oli TiiniHH'ifs n HenoABHH£uocTir ope/in ijepKBF. - 



401 

.^TO-JK^B?" npOH3Hec^ osit: „Tenepb B-fe/iij mh'^ He b-b 4hko- 
BHHKy 3T0 4HB0. Oho ci> iiepBaro pasa tojibko CTpamno. /(a, oho 
ToatKo Cb nepBaro pasa neMHoro CTpamno, a Tairi, oho ysKe ne 
CTpamHo; oho yace coBC'feM'B ho CTpaniHO". 

Oh'b nocn-ismHO CTaji'B na KJinpoc-B, oiepxHJi'b Okojio ce6fl 
Kpyr'B, npoHSHecij HicKonBKo saKJiHHaniH h naiajii. ^HTaTt rpoMKo, 
pimaci. He nofltiMaTi. c:b KHarn cbohxi> r.nas'b h ne oSpaujaTi. 
BHHMamH HH Ha Tro. Yme 0K0.110 qaca ^wraaTi owh h HaTiHHajiTi 
HicKo.ibKt) ycTaBaTb H HOKanraHBaTB; oht, BBinyjiTi hs-b KapMana 
pojEOKi,, E, npeat^e HeacejiH noflnecb TaSaK-B kx Hocy, po6KO ho- 
Be.Ti'B rjiasaiiH na rpofii.. Ha cep^ici y nero saxojiOHyjio: xpyn-B 
yjKe CToaa'B nepefl'B khmtj na caMoS ^lep'ri h BnepHn-B na nero 
MepTBBie, itoseneHiBmie rjiasa. BypcaKi. co^pornyjicfl, h xo-io^-b 
lyBCTBHTejiBHO npo6'feaja.Ti'B no BciM'B ero HCHJiaMTE.. noTymiB^ 
01H BTV KHHry, craJE'B oh-b iHTaTB rpoMie cboh mojihtbbi h sa- 

K.nSTBH H CJIBiraajI-B, KRK'B Tpyn-B OHHTB y^apHJIT, 3y6aMH H 3a- 

Max'aji'B pyKaMH, jKejiaa cxsaTHTB ero. Ho, noKociiBmH cnerKa 

O^HHMTi TJaSOMX, yJBHfl'Isa'B OH'B, ^TO Tpj^HTj HO TaM-B JIOBHJI'B erO, 

r/i'i ctohjtb OH'B, h, KaK'B BHflHO, HO Mor'B BHTc-iiTB ero. Fjiyxo 
CTaaa BopTiaTB ona h naqajia BBiroBapHBRTB mbptbbimh ycTaMH 
CTpaniHBia cjioBa; xpHHJio BCXJinnBiBaaH ohh, KaK'B KJiOKOxanBe 

KHHHHjeH CMOJIBI. HtO 3Ha^H,I[H OHH, TOrO HO Mor'B 6bi CKaSaTB 
OH'B, HO TITO TO CTpaniHOe B'B HHX'B 3aK.i:i0TiaJI0CB. $H.7I0C0(|)'B B'B 

cTpax-fe- HOHFjiB, TITO OHa TBopii.Tia saK.nHHaHiH. 

B'iiTep'B noHieji'B no HepKBH ot'b cjiob'b, h nocjiBiniajiCH myM'B, 

KaK'B 6bI OT'B MHOaceCTBa JieTHHtllX'B KpBI.TB. OH'B CJIHHiaJI'B, KRK'B 
6hJIHCB KpBIJIBaMH B'B CTBKJia IfepKOBHBIX'B OKOH'B II B'B ace.TilSHBXfl 

paMBi, KaK'B napanajiH cb BHsroMt KorTHMii no >Keji'Ji3y h KaK'B 
HeCM'feTHaji CHJia rpoMHJia B'B ^Bepii 11 xox'ijjia bjiomhtbca. Chjibho 
y nero 6h.tiocb bo see Bpeiis cepflije: sajKMyjjHB'B rjiasa, Bce qn- 

XaJI'B OH'B SaKJISTBH H MOJIHTBBI. HaKOHOH'B, B^pyr'B ^ITO-TO 33 

CBHCT'fejio B/cajiH: 9T0 Sbm'b OT/fajieHHBiH KpiiK-B H-feTj^xa. Hsiiy- 

peHHBIH (^HJIOCOCI)^ OCTaHOBHJICS H OT/lOXHy.T'B ^yXOM'B. 

Bonieflinie CM'iHHTB ero Haman ero eflsa JEHBa; OH'B onepcji 
cnHiiOK) OS'S CT'feny h, BBinj^qa r.Tasa, rjiafllin'b Heno^fBHHCHO 
Ha npHHieTiniHX'B KOsaKOB-B. Ero ho^th BBiBeviii n ^ojjkhbi Sbijih 
HOfl^epacHBaTB bo bck) ,?(opory. npHineamn na nancKm ^Bop-B, 
OH'B BCTpaxHyjicH H BCJi'iji'B ceS'fe HO/faTB KsapTj'- rop'jfiJiKH. Bbi- 
nHBHiH ee, oho npHrjia^iHJfB na roJiOB'fe CBoeii bo-tiocbi h CKaaa.TB: 
„MHoro na CB'hT'fe bchkoh ^panH bo/[htch1 A CTpaxn TaKie cay- 
laiOTCfl, Hy..." HpH 9tomt> ^hjiococjj'b MaxHy.n'B pyKoio. 

Co6paBinieca BOKpyr-B nero noTynnjin ro.iOBBi, ycjiBiniaB'B Ta- 
Kia cJiOBa. /{aace nedojiBniOH MajiBTiHmKa, KOToparo Bca flBopna 
HOTiHTaJia B'B npaB'i ynojinoMOTiHBaTB BjrhcTO ce6a, Kor,.xa fl'fj.TO 

HinO KT> TOliy, "qT06BI tIHCTHTB KOHIOniHK) HJIH TaCEUTB BOTty, ,ia'/Ke 
3T0T'B d-iflllBIH MaJIBIIiniKa TOHCe paSHIiy.TI'B pOT'B. 

. B'B 3T0 Bpei.ia npoxo^HJia mhmo eme He coBcbM'B noacHJiaa 
oaoeHKa, B'B ii.totho oOraiiyTOH sanacids, BHtKaamBaBnieS ea Kpy- 

CoM rorojifl T. I. 26 



402 

rjiufl. a. Kp'JjuKifl ciaH'i, uoMoiiiaHiJia crapofi KyxapKH, KOKCTKa 
CTparaiiaa; KOTopaa Bcer4a naxofliijia tito-hhov^b npamnjiJiHTh 
K^b CBOeMy QTiHnKy: hjih kjcokt. JieHTOTKH, hjih rBoa^HKy, hjih 
/laate SyMaacKj', ecnH He"6ujio lero-HnSy^i. 4pyroro. 

„34paBCTByH, XoMa!" cKasaJia ona, ysHfliBt c}5HJioco(|)a. ,Ah, 
afi! aS! gro 9to ci. to6ok>?" scKpHKHyjia ona, BcnaecHys'B py-' 

K.aMH. 

^KaK-B iTO, rjiynaa 6a6a?" 

,Ax'b, Eoace moh! jia. tbi bgcb noc-fe/fiji'B!" 

„9re, re! 4a ona npasfly tobopht'b!" npoHsnecB CnHpH4i>, 
BCMaxpHBaacB b-b aero npHcxaaBHO. „Tbi, toiho, nocfe^'feji'B, KaKT> 
Hamrb CTapMH ilBTyx-B!" 

^B.Jioeo(p'h, ycBimaBLctH 9T0, noSiaca.i'B onpoMexBio b-b KyxHio, 
rfl'fe OH-B saMifjTii.TT'B npHjiinjieHHBijS ki. ct-JshIj, o6na^KaHHi.iH My- 
xaMH, TpeyrojiBHBiH KycoK'B aepicajia, nepe^B kotopbim'b 6bijih 
HaTBiKaHBi nesaSyflKH, 6apBHHKH h flame nipjiaHfla hs-b narHflOKi., 
noKasBiBaBinia HaanaTieHie ero ^aa TyajieTa iijerojieBaToS ko- 
KeTKH. Owh CB yacacoM'B yBHflin'B HCTHHy hx'b cjiob'b: nojioBHHa 
BOJtocB ero, toiho, noS'feji'hjia. 

noBicHJi'B roJiOBy Xoiia BpyT'B h npe^ajica pasMuniJieHiK). 
„IIoH7{y KT. nany", CKasa.TB oh-b, HaKOHerj-B: jjascKaacy eiay Bce 
M oSijacHio, ^To 6oJiBme ne ilohj iHTaxB. flycTB OTDpaBJiHeT-B 
MGHfl cefi Hce qacB b^ KieB'B". 

B-B TaKHX'B MBICJiaX'B HanpaBHJI'B OH'B HyTB CBOH K'B TipMJIBIiy 

nancKaro 40Ma. 

COTHHK'B CUfli.n'h nO^lTH HenOflBHSKeHt B'B CBOeM CBiTJIHI^'il. 

Ta ace canaa 6e3Hafle5KHaa negaJiB,KaKj'iooH'BBCTp'feTH:ji'B npeacfle 
Ha ero jrHiri, coxpanajiacB b-b nearB h flOHMHi. Tojibko iijeKH 
ero onajiH ropas^o Sojiilse npeacHaro. SaM-fiTHO 6Bi.iro, ^ito ohi. 
QTieHB Maao ynoxpeSjiaji'B nnnjH, hjih, MOHceT'B-dBiTB, flaace bobcc 
He Kacajica ea. HeodBiKHOBeHHaa ejiifjflHOCTB npHflaBana eiiy Ka- 
Kyio-TO KaMeHHyio nenoflBHSKHocTB. 

,3flpaBCTByS, HeoojKe!" npoHsnecB oh:b, yBHfl-hB'B XoMy, ocTa- 
HOBHBmaroca cb manKoio B'B pyicax'B y flBepefi. ,Hto, kslkti H^eTi 
y Te6fl? Bce SjiaronoaygHol" 

„EjiaroiioiiyTmo-TO, 6jiaronojiyqHO; TaKaa lepTOBniHHa BOflHTca, 
1T0 npaiio 6epH manKy, fla h yjieneTHBafi, Ky^a Horn necyT-B". 

.KaK'B TaKx?" 

„4a Bama, naH-B, floiKa... Ho s^paBOMy pascysKfleniro.oHa.KO- 
HeqHo, ecTB nancKaro po/ty, B'B tom-b hhkto ne cxaHeT'B npeKO- 
cjiobhtb; tojibko, ne bo th'^b'b 6yflB CKasano, ynoKOH Eor'B ea 
flymy..." 

„^T0 5Ke flO^IKa?' 

„npHiiycTHJia Kt ceS'Ji caraHy. TaKie ci'paxH aaflaex'B, qTO hh- 
KaKoe HHcanie ne ygHTtiBaeTCH". 

.."^HTaii, niiTaii! Ona irc .^apoM'j. iipn3Ba;ia xeoa: ona saooTM- 
.lacB, rojiyooHBKa iioa, o flym't CBooil n xcr'b.^a MOJiHTBaiiH h3- 
rnaTi. BcaKoe /lypnoo TTOMMnrncHie". 



403 

„BaacTL Bama, iiairi.: efi Eorj', neBnoroTy!' 

,HiiTaH, ^iiiTafi!" npo^OJiHca.TB T-feMt ace yB'bmaTe.ibHbiMi. ro- 
jiocoM-B cothhk'b: „Te6i O/ina ho^b Tenepi. ocTaJiaci.; th 0/1%- 
jiaernB xppiCTiaHCKoe ^-fejio, h h Harpaaty Te6a". 

„4a Kama 6i>i hh Sbmh Harpa/iBi... KaKi> tbi ceSi xoiB.nan'B, 
a a jae Sy^y ^HTaTB!" npoHsnecB XoMa pinnnrenBHo. 

^C.nyniafi, {|)hjiococ}3'b!" CKasaJi-B cothhi:'b, h ro-TrocB ero Cffh- 
jiaiica Kp-hnoKt. h rposeirB: „a He jiioSjih) 3thx'b bbi/iJ'^mok'b. Tbi 
MoaceniB sto /j'tjiaxB b-b Bameii Sypci, a y Mena ne trk-b: a yaie 
KaK-B OTflepy, TaK^B ne to, ^to peKTop'B. SHaeint jih tbi, ^TOTa- 
Koe xopomie KoacaHBie KaHiiyKH'i'" 

„KaK'B He snaTB!" CKasaJiT. (|)hjioco(|:)'b, noHHSiib'B tojiocb: „Bca- 
KOMy H3BicTH0, iTO TaKoe KOJKaHBie KantivKH: npn 6oJiBmoM'B 
KoaHgecTB-h — Ben;B HecTepnHMaa". 

„Jla, Toa&KO TBI SHaeniB enje, KaK'B xjioiiuh moh yjiiiOTX na- 
Phtb!" CEasaa'B cothhk'b rposHO, no^BiMaacB na Horii, h jihiio 
ero npHHa.TO noBeaHTOJiBHoe h CBiip'Iinoe BBipameHie, o6Hapy- 
jKHBinee BecB Heo6j^3v'[aHHBiH ero xapaKTepib, ycBinjieHHBiH tojibko 
Ha BpeMa ropecTBio. „y Mena npeac^e BBinapax-B, n tomt. BcnpBie- 
HjTh rop-fejiKoio, a HOCJi'fe onaTB. CTvnaii, CTViiaii, HcnpanjiaH 
CBoe 4'J5.)io! He HcnpasHHiB — ne BCxaHeniB, a HcnpaBHniB TMCaia 

lepBOHHHX'B!'' 

„Oro, ro! fla 9to XBaT't!" noflyMa.Ti'B (pujiocod^'h, BBixo^a: „ct. 
aTHMTE. He^ero hi^'-thtb. Ctoh, ctoh, iipiaxejiB: a TaKi. HaBOCTpio 

JBiaCH, HTO TM Cb CBOITMIl Co6aKaMH HB yrOHHIIIBCa 3a MHOK)". 

H XoMa noJioaai.TB nenpeM'feHHO SiisaTB. Oh^b BBi3KH/iajn> 
TOJiBKp nocJiioSiaeHHaro laca, Korja bch jBopna mrtjia o6bik- 
HOBBHie 3a6HpaTBca bt. cfeno nofl'B capaaiiH 11, otkpbibiuh pot's. 
iicnycKaTB TaKofl xpani. h cbhct'b, ito nancKoe noflsopBe ^-fe- 
-laaocB noxoacHM'B na cfsaSpHKy. 

9to Bpeiia, HaKoneij'B, nacTaao. Jx-d'jse h HBTyxT. sasKMypHJi-B 
rjia3a, pacTaHyBmiiCB nepej't coani^eM'B. <&pijococ|)'b co CTpaxoMt 
H ^poacBK) OTnpaEHJica noTHxoHBKy b'b naHCKiii ca^x, OTKj'^a, 
eiviy KasajiooB, yTiodH'fee h HesaM'fexH'ije 6Bmo SijKaTB B'B nojie. 
9'roT'B ca/f-B, no oSBiKHOBeiiiio, Sbiji-b CTpaniHO sanynjeH-BH, CTaao- 
6bitb, qpesBBi'qLaH.HO cnocoScTBOBaji'B BcaKoiiy TaiiHOMy npe;t- 
iipiaTiio. BBiKJiiogaa tosbko o^hoh flopojKKH, iipoToriTanHOH ho 
xosaficTBeHHOH Ha4o6HOCTH, Bce nponee oblho CKpBiTo rycTO pas- 
pocniHMHca BHUinaMH, 6j3krok), Jionyxoii'B, npocynyBiuHMii na 
caMBiii Bepxt cboh BBicoKie CTeQjiH cb a'tnKHMH posobbimh miiin- 
KaMH. Xmojib noKpBiBad'B, KaK'B 6y4T0 cfexBio, BepniLHj'' Bcero 
9Toro necTparo codpama ^epeB-B h KycTapnaKOB-B h cocTaB.iaji'L 
HaTl'B HHMH KpBimy, HanajiHBmj'ioca na HJieTenB h cna^aBniyio 

CB Hero BBIOIIIHMHCa SM'taMH, BM'feCT'fe CB flIIKHMH HOJieBBIMH KO- 

jioKOJiB^HKaMH. 3a nneTHeM'B, cjtyacHBinHM'B rpaHHijeio ca^a.ineji'B 
if'ijjiBiH H'fcc'ij 6ypBflHa, b'b KOTopBifl, KasaaocB, HHKTo He J11060- 
iTi.iTCTBOBa.iTT. 3ar.7ia,iBTBaTB. n Koca pas.ne'iii.iiacB 61.1 B/ipeSesrH, 

26^ 



404 

ec.iH 6u aaxoT-fejta KOcnyTCfl .lesBeein. CBoiun. OiiepeF!}int>r.iiiiixT> 
T0JICTBIX1. CTe6.ieH ero. 

Korfla 4)HJiococ|)i. xortjii, iiepemariiyTb qepes'B njieTeni., ayoH 
ero CTy^ajiH h cep^ne tuk-b chjibho 6hjioci., ^to oh-b can-B Hcny- 
ranca. Ilojia ero ajihhhoS XjiaMH/tBi, KasaJiocB, npHnnnaJia k-b 
aeMJi-fe, KaK-B Sy/iTO ee kto hphkojiothji'b rBOSTieM-B. Kor^a oht. 
nepecTjmaai. njieTeiiB, esiy, KasajiocB, cb orjiyraHTejrBHBiM-B cbh- 
CTOMi Tpemaa-B b-b yraH KaKofi-TO tojiocb: ..Kyaa, Ky^a?" <&hjio- 
cocfj'B lopKHyji-B BT) SypBaH-B H nycTHJTCfl SiacaTB, CesnpecTaHHO 
cnoTHKaacB o CTapBie KopHH h j^aBa HoraMH kpotob-b. Oh-b bh- 
4'6.^'B, ^To eMy, BBiSpaBHiHCB HS-B 6ypBSHa, CT0H.7I0 nepeSisKaTB' 
nojie, 3a kotopbim-b qejDH'feji'B rycToii tgidhobhhk'b, vffb oh-b e^H- 
Taira> ceSa 6e3onacHBtM'B, h, npott/fa KOTopBiit, ohi., no npeTtno- 
jioH<:eHiio CBoejiy, jiyMUji-h bctp^jthtb ^opory npaiMO bx KieB-B. 
Ilojie OH'B nepeS'feKajnj B/ipyri. h oqyxioca b-b rycTOM-B TepnoB- 

Hinci. CkB03B TepHOBHHK-B OHX npOJI'feS'B, OCTaBHB'B BMiCTO nOIH- 

aHHBi, KycKH CBoero ciopTyKa na KaxaoM-B oCTpOMX ninnife, h 
o^yTHJica Ha Hedo-HBinoH jionjiiH'ij. Bep6a pas/i'fejiHBniHMHca Bfe- 
BaMH npeKJioHajiacB HH^-fe ho^ith: ao caMofi; seMJiH. HeoojiBmofi 
HCTogHHK-B CBepKaji'B tjhctbih, KaK-B cepe6po. IlepBoe /liao (|)h- 
noco(|)a 6lijio npHjie^iB h naniiTBca, noTOMy hto oh'b lyscTBO- 
Baji-B mamffy HecrepuHMyio. ,,ilo5paa Bo^a!" CKagani. oh-b, yTH- 
paa rySBi: ..xyxi. 6bi mohjho OT^oxnyTB". 

„H'feT'B, jiyqme noS-feacHMT, Bnepe^-B: nepaBHO 6yfleT'B norona!" 

9th CJiOBa pa3;(a.iiHCB y Hero na^-B yinaMH. Ohi. orjiaHyjica— ; 
nepe/['B hhm-b CToaai. JlBTyxx. 

..M^opTOB-B flBTyxTi!" no^vMajii. Bi. cepOTaxx npo ce6a (|)h:io- 
cocfj'B: „a 6bi Bsa^TB Te5a, fl"a 3a norn... H siepsKyK) pojKy tboio, 
H Bce, iiTO hh ecTB Ha Te6-fe, hoSh.ti'b 6bi flyeoBBiM-B SpesHOMX.". 

„HanpacHO fla.u'B tbi TaKoa KpiOKi.", npoTio.iacajTB ilBxyxT.: 
„ropa3flo jryqme 6bijio BBiopaxB Ty flopory, no KoxopoH nieJi'B 
a: npsMO mhmo KOHioniHH. 4a HpirroM-B h ciopTyKa acajiB. A cyKHO 
xopomee. Ho^eM'B njiaTiiJi'B sa apmnn-B? OflnaKOJK'B, noryjiajiH 
40BQJIBH0: nopa H flOMOH". 

$HJioco(|)TE., no^ecBiBaacB, no6peji'B 3a ilBTyxoM'B. „TenepB 
irpOKJiaTaa B'iflBMa sa/iacT'B mhIi ncfjeScfjepy!" no/tyMajfB oh-b. 
„Aa, EnpoTTeM-B, ^ito a b-b caMoii-B fl-fejii? ^ero 5ok)cb? PasBi a 
He KosaKx.? Bi/iB HHTajTB 3Ke /(B-h H01H, noMOHcex'B Eor-B htpotbio. 
Bhtiho, npoKJiaTaa B-feflBJia nopa^oino rpixoBi) Hafl-fejiaJia, ito 
HeiHCTaa cana TaK^B 3a nee ctoht'b". 

TaKia pa3MBimjieHia sanHMajiH ero, Kor^a oh-b BCTyna.n'B na 
naHCKifl jBop-B. OSo^Phbhih ce6a xaKHMH saM-ijiiaHiaMii, ohx 
ynpocHJi'B 4opoma, KOTopBifi, nocpeacTBOM'B npoxeKniH KJiioq- 
HHKa, HM'feji'B HHoraa BX04i> B'B naHCide norpeSa, BBiTanjHTB cy- 
jieio CHByxH, H 06a npiaxejia, cfeBuiii noflii capaein., BBiTany.iH 
HeMHoro He nojiBeflpa, TaK'B mo c|dhjioco(|3'b, B^pj^r-B no/iHaB- 
niHCB Ha Horn, saKpaiaJi'B: MysBiKanTOB-B! nenpeMifjHHO MysBi- 

KaHTOBT.!" H, HO flOHC/iaBinHCB MySMKaHTOBT., HyCTHjICH Cpe^H 



405 

ABopa na pacquiqeHHOMi) MicxJi OTnjiacuBaTi. rponaKa, Ont 
TanijOBaji'i. 40 Tibxi. nopt, noKa ne Hacxynnjio Bpetia noJi^HHKa, 
H flBopnji, o6cTynHBraaa ero, KaKi. bo^htch bi. xaKHXt cjiy^aaxi., 
B1. KpyacoKT), HaKOHCi^i., njriOHyjia h nomjia npOTB, CKaaaBUiH: 
„BoTJj 9TO KaKt 4oaro xaHixyeTt ^ejioB-feK's!" HaKoiien'b, 4)hjio- 
cocjp'B TyTt ace Jieri. cnaxB, h 4o6pi.iH ymax'b xojio/ihoh bo^h 
Mori> xoJiBKO npo6yflHXB ero ki. ysKHny. 3a yjKHHOMt ohi. ro- 

BOpHJi O XOM-B, ^qXO xaKOG KO'jaKT., H WTO 0H% He aOJISKeH'b 60- 

HTBC I HH^iero Ha CB'ix'Jf;. 

,iIopa", CKasajiTs JlBxyx-b: ..noH/feM-B". 

„Gnii'iKa Xe6h b-b hsbikij, npoKJiHXBiit KHyp't!" iio/tyMaJOi 4^h- 
Jioeo t)i> H, BcxaBx. na Horn, CKasajix.: „noH4eM'B!" 

Mfli 4oporoio, (|)HJiococ|)i> desnpecxaHHO nor.iiJiflBiBa.rB no cxo- 
ponaMt H caerKa saroBapHBaa'B co cbohmh npoBoacaxBiMH. Ho 
>lBxyxx> Mo.i'iaJi'B; casit ^lopoini. 6biji:b HopasroBop^iHB'B. Ho^b 
OBina a/iCKaa. Bojikh bbijih B/ia.xH ijiaoio cxaeS, h caMBiH Jiafl co- 
6a^iiH 6B1.1X. KaK-B-xo cxpameHt. 

„Ka3Kexcfl, KaKx. 6y4xo ixo-xo /ipyroe Boexx.: 9X3 ne bojikx.". 
CKasajirB /fopomx. JlBxyxx. Moa^anx.. <]?Hnoco(|)x. ne Haniejica CKa- 
3axB HH^ero. 

OhH npH6jlH3HJIHCB KX. IjepKBH H BCXyilHJIH HO/l'B BH BOXxie 

/jepeBHHHBie cbo/ibi, noKaaEiBaBmie, KaKx. MaJio 3a6oxiiJiCH BJia.jvh- 
xojiB HOM'tcxBH o Eorf H flyiH-fe CBoefi. Hsxyxx. H 4oponix> no- 
npesKHCMy yjiajiH.xHCB, h (|)h.xococ|3'b ocxajicji o^hhx.. 

Bee 6bijio xapcB sKe, see Sbijio Bt xomx> ace caMOii-B rposno- 
3HaK0M0M'B Bufl'h. Ohx. Ha MHHyxy ocxaHOBHjxca. riocepeflHH'fe Bce 
xaKX. ace nenoflBHacHO cxos.xx. rpoGx. yacacHOH bIj/ibmbi. „He no- 
6ok)Cb; eii Bory, ne no6oK)Cb!"CKa3ajix.OHX> h, o^epxHBnm nonpeac- 
HBMy OKOJio ceSn Kpyrx., naiaax. npnnoMHHaxB Bcfe cboh 3aKjm- 
HaHiH. THniHHa 6BiJta cxpamnaa; CBi^H xpenexajin n o6.THBajiH 
CB-fexoMX. BCio rtepKOBB. $HJioco(f)X. nepeBepnyji'B oflnnx. jihcxx., 
noxoMX. nepeBepHyjix> flpyron h saM'lixHJix,, qxo ohx> ^nxaexx. co- 
Bcfeix. He xo, 'ixo HHcaHo Bx> KHHrrfe. Co cxpaxoM'B nepeKpecxHJica 
OHX. H na^ajix. n-fexB. 9xo h'Sceojibko o6o/{pHJio ero; ^ixeme nomjio 
Bnepe;;x, n .xhcxbi Me.xBKa.xH o^hhx. 3a flpyrniix.. 

BflpjTX.... cpe^H xnniHHBi... ex. xpecKOM-B jionHj'-fla acen'Ssnaa 
KpBiniKa rpoSa h noflHH.xca MepxEei!!.. Enie cxpauinie 6bijix. ohx., 
liiMX. BX nepBBiit pasx.. 3y6Bi ei^o cxpamno y/^apHJiHCB pa/(x. o pfl/('B, 
Bx. cy^oporaxx. saflepraancB ero ryoBi, k, ^hko B3BH3rHBaH, no- 
necJiHCB saKJiMHania. BnxopB noflHanca no ijepKBH, nonaTiaan na 
seMJiK) HKOHBi, nojiexijiH CBepxv BHH3X. pasSHXBia cxeKJia oKonreKt. 
/iBepn copBajiHCB cb nexjien, ii necivrtxHaH cnjia TiyflOBHnjx. BJie- 
XT^jia BX. BoacBio ijepKosB. CxpamnBiH niyiix. oxx. KpBiJix. n ox'i, 
napanaHBH Korxen HanojiHH.xx. bch) i;epEOBB. Bee Jiexajio n nocif- 
jtocB, Huja noBCiOfly c|3HJiococ})a. 

y XoMH BBimejix. H3X. rojiOBBi nocx-feflHin ocxaxoKX. XMeJia. Ohx. 
xojiBKO KpecxHJicH, ^a^Hxajix., Kaicx. nonajio, mojthxbbi. H bx. xo 
ace BpeMH c-fiMinajix., KaKX. He^ncxaa CHJia Mexa.7iaCB BOKpyrx. nero. 



406 

ivTb H6 saninJiHii ero KoniiainH Kpujiij h oTBpaTHTejibHuxi) xbo 

CTOB-i. He HMi-TB TlVXy pasrnflJliiTB OHtHX'B; BH4'fejI1>T0JBK0, KaKi, 
BO BCIO CT-isHy CTOHJIO KaKOG-TO OtpOMHOe ^ly/fOBHIIie B-h CBOHXt 

nepenyxaHHBix'B BOJiocaxi., KaK-B b-b Ji-fecy; ckbosb c^tb bojiocb 
rjifr/tisjiH CTpaniHO jisa rjiasa, ho/ihhb'b neMHoro BsepxT. 6poBH. 
Ha^x HEM-B ^epacajiocB b-b Bos/tyxi qTO-xo b-b BH,?fii orpoMHaro 
nysBipa, cb tbics^bk) npoTAHyTtix'B h3'b cepe^HHBi KJienieHHCKop- 
nioHHBix-B 5Eaji'B; ^lepHaH seMJiH BHcfejia na hhx-b KJioKaMH. Bcb 
rjiH^iJiH Ha Hero, HCKann h ne Mornn yBH/i-feTB ero, OKpysKeHnaro 
TaHHCTBeHHBiM'B KpyroMT). ^IIpHBeiiHTe Bin! CTynaftTeaaBieM'B!" 
pa3;tajiHCB cjiOBa MepTBena. 

li B^pyr-B HacTaJia THmnna Bt, ijepKBH; nocjiBimajiocB B^anH 
BonqBe saBBisaHBe, h CKopo pas/tajiiiCB ruacejiBie marn, ssyqaBmie 
iio iiepKBH. Bsr.nanyB'B HCKOca, vBH/iiji'B oh'b, ^to Be^yT'B KaKoro- 
To npHseMHCTaro, flioHxaro, Kocojianaro qejiOB-JfiKa. BecB dBiJi-B oh-b 
BT) qepnoH sejijii. KaK/B acHJiHCTtie, Kpinme KopHH, BBi^aBajiHCB 
ero, aaCBinaHHBiH sejiJieio, hofh h pyKH. TaaceJio cxynaji-B OHt. 
noMHHyTHO ocTjmaflCB. ^juihhlih b-Iikh onymenBr 6bijih 40 caMoft 
3eM.Trii. C-B yjKacoMi, saMiTHat XoMa, ^to jihiio Sbijio na HeMii 
jKejiifesHoe. Ero npiiBejiH no^t pyKH h npaMO nocxaBHJiH K-h tomj' 
MicTy, mi CTOnai, Xoiia. 

„Il0flBIMHTe MH'fe EiKH: He BHHCy!" CKasa.TI'B nOflSeilHBIM'B rojio- 

COM'B Bin, — H Bce coHMnnie KHHyjiocB no^BiMaTB esiy B'iiKH. 

„He rjiHflH!" mennyji'B KaKOH-TO BHyTpeHHift rojrocB (|)h:io- 
co(|)y. He BBiTepn-fe.TB OB'S h raHHyji'B. ^ 

„BoTi, OHT.!" saKpH^ajni Bin h ycTaBiiJi'B na nero JKen-hsHBifi 
naJxeit-B. H Bci, ckojibko hh 6bijio, KiinyMiCB na <|)HJiococ|)a. Bes- 
flBixaHHBiH rpHHyjica oh-b na sbmjiio, h Tyx't me Bti.ieT'fe.Ti'b flyxi. 
usTa Hero OT-B cxpaxa. 

Pas^aJiCfl niTyniiH KpHRX. 9to 6bi.i'b yjKe BTopoH KpHHt: nep- 
BHH npocjiBiinajiH rnoMBi. HcnyraHHBie/iyxH6pocH.n:iiCBKTOKaKi, 
nonaao, b-b OKna h /fsepH, tito6bi nocKopie BBiJieT'iTB; ho He 
xyT-B-TO 6bijio: xek-b h ocxajiHCB ohh xaMX., sasasHyBinH b:& flae- 
pax-B H OKHax-B. 

Bomeflraiii CBarcfeHHHK'B ocxaHOBHJica npn BH/i'fe xaKoro no- 
cpaMJieHBa BoacBefi CBaxBiHH h ne nocMij.TfB cjj^jkhxb nannxH^y 

B'B xaKOMl. Micxli. TSLKTi HaB^KH H OCXa.XaCB ItepKOBB, CB 3aBa3- 

HyBHiHMH Bx. /[Bepaxxx H OKHaxx. qyflOBHHjaMH, oSpocjia jiIicom'b, 
KopHSMH, 6ypBaH0Jsix>, flHKHMx. xepH0BHHK0Mx>, H HHKXO HO Han- 
flex's xenept e-b neii floporn. 



Koraa CJij'^xH o6x. axoMx. floniJiH 40 KieBa, h 6orocjiOBX> Xa- 
jiHBa ycjiBima.xx., HaKOHsux., xaKoS yiacxH 4)H.xococf)a Xombi, 
xo npe^ajica H'fejiBiH qacx> pasflyMBio. Ox. hhmx., bx> npoflOJisKeHie 
xoro BpeMeHH, npoHSoniJiH OojiBuiia nepeii'tHBi. C^iacxie einy yjiBi6- 
HyjioCB: HO OKOHqaniH Kypca HayKx>, ero ca'hjiajm 3BOHapeMX> ca- 

MOH BblCOiKOH K0.X0K6.XBHn, H OHX. BCeXfla HOIXIJ aB.Xa.7ICa CB pa3- 



407 



OjiTJaiMi, Hucosib, uoTOMy uTO flepeBiiHHafl ji-hcTHBija ua kojio- 
KOJibiiio SLTJia qpesBMiiafiHO Seaa.'iaBopHO cfl'ijiaiia. 




tBoT* OHtls saKpHMaJi-b Biii H ycTasHJi'b Ha Hero we/iiSHbia naneu-b!.. 

„Ti>i c:ii.imaan., ito cjryqHJiocb cl Xomoio?" CKasaji^, no^o- 
meflniH Kt hcmj, TiiSepiH FopoSenii,, kotopmh t!t> to r.pcMH 6ij.ti> 
yace clJEJiococf)-! h hochjii, cn'ti5Kie ycM. 



408 

.TaKt eMy Bori. /jajn.", CKaaajii. sBonapb Xa.iiflBa. .Iloii^eM't 
u'h niHHOKt, fla noMHHeMi. ero yifymy!" 

MojioflOH dpMJioGodp'h, KOToptiH ch atapoMt 9HTy3iacTa naia;i'b 
nojiBBOBaTBCs CBOHMH HpaBaMH, Tan's tto na neM't h iiiapoBapw, 
H ciopTyK'B, H flasKe manKa OTSUBajiHCB cnHpTOsii. ii TaSauHbuiPt 
KopemKaMH, bi. Ty ate MHHyxy hsi.sibiiji'b roTOBHOCTB. 

„C.iaBHbiH Gmji'b Tie.TiOB'bK'b Xoija!" CKasaji'B SBOiiapB, Kor;ta 
xpoMOH inHHKapt noCTaBHJii. nepe^'B khm-b xpeTBio KpysKKy'. ..rjiiaT- 
HMH SLurt TiejiOB'hK'B! A nponajiT. hh 3a ito". 

„A a 3HaK), noieMy nponajr-B oh-b: OTToro, tto noCoa.TCii. a 
ecSa 6bi ho 6oajica, to 6bi BiflBRia HHqero iie Morjia cb aiion. 
cflijiaTB. HyacHO tojibko, nepeKpeCTHBniHCB, njiionjTB jia caMBui 
XBocTrt eft, to h HH^iero ho oy^OT-B. H. snaio y>Ke Bce 3to. B-hji. 
y HacB B'B KieB-fe Bch 6a6Bi, KOTopBia CH/fSTTi if a Gasap'l;, hc-h- - 

Bi^BMBl". 

Ha 3TO 3BOHapB KHBHyjiTi TOJioBOK) B'B SHaKi) corjiaciji. Jlo. 
aa-M-feTHBmH, tito hblik'b eroHOMor'B npoH3HecTHiino4iioroc.ioiia, 
oii'B ocTopoacHO BCTa.TB H3'B-3a CTOJia H, nomaTi.[BancB Ha o5t. 
CTopoHBi, nonieaTi enpaTaTBca b^b caiioe OTfla.ioHnoe. iricTO b'i. 
SypBaH-fe; npH ^omt. He nosadiun), no npeacHeS iipHBBi'iKii cuocfi 
yTanjHTB CTapyio noflGuiBj ot'b canora, BajiaBuiyioca iia JiaBid;, 



*3«*ftj^^BSti^ 




CTapoGB^TeKie noM-feuHMKH. 



QTieHB .IIoSjIK) CKpOMHVK) aCH3HI> T'fex'b ye^HHeilHblXT, 

BJia^iTejieH OT/fajieHHBixib TiepeBeHB, KOTopBix'B b-i. 
Ma:iiopocciH odtiKHOseHHo nasHBaiOT'B .CTapocBiT^ 

CKHMH", KOTOpBie, KSLKI, flpax.iBie aaiBOnHCHHe flO- 
MHKH, XOpOmil CBOeiO lipOCTOTOK) H COBepmeHHOK) 

npOTHBOiio.TiojKHOCTBio Cb HOBBiMTi r.uafleHBKHMt CTpoemeM-b, KO- 
Toparo GT-bwh ne npoMtiJi'b euxe 403Kfl:B, KpBiniH ne noKptraa 3e- 
aeiiafl rui'feceHB, h JinmeHHoe inTyKaTypKit KpBiJiBijo ne BBiKasH^ 
BaeTt CBOHX'B KpacHBix'B KiipnHqefi. H HHor/^a jno6mo cohth Ha 
MHnyxy BTi ccfjepy aToit HeoOBiKHOBeiino ye^iiHeHHOH jkhshh, riii 
HH oflHO HceaaHie hg nepejeTae'fB 3a ^lacTOKOJi'B, oKpyHcaroniiS 
aedojiBmoH flBopiiKTb, 3a imeTenB ca^a, Hario.nHeHHaro aSjiohhmh 
H cjiHBaMH, sa TiepeBeHCKla iisSm, ero OKpyHcaionjia, noinaTnyB- 
raiacH Ha CTopony, ocfenenHBia BepSaMH, 6y3HJioK) h rpyraaMH. 

.HClISHB HXla CKpOMHBIX'B BjiaflllTejiett TaKTi THXa, TaKt THXa, TITO 

Ha MHHyTy sadBiBaeraBca h vjyMaeniB, ^ito crpacTH, accnaHia h 
HeGnoKoiiHBia nopoacyxema 3aoro 4yxa, BOSMynjaiomia iiipi., Bosce 
He cynjecTByiOT'B, h tbi hxx BHfliji'b tojibko b-b djiecTanieM-B, 
CBepicaionieM'B CHOBH^iHiii. 3 OTCiOfla BHHcy HB:3eHBKiH aomhki 
CB-rajiaepeeio hs^b ManeHBKHXT> iio^epnijiBix'B flepesaHHBix'b ctoji^ 
Shkob-b, Hflymeio BOKpyrx Bcero 40Ma, tito6bi moskho 6bi.io bo 
Bpesia rpojia h rpa^a saTBopHTS CTaBHii okoh'b, ne 3aM0TiacB 
40JKfleM'B. 3a hhm'b ^yniHCTaa qepeiiyxa, rjijiBie pa^M HnseHB- 
KHX'B (|)pyKTOBBix'B flepest, HOTonjieHHBixT. SarpaHneM'B BHmen'B 

H aXOHTOBBIM'B MOpeMl. CJIHBl), HOKpBITBIX'B CBHHIIOBtlM'B MaTOM-B: 

pasBicHCTBiii KJien'B, B'b t^hh KOToparo paaocTJiaH'B, ^jih OTflBixa, 
KOBepTj; nepefl'B aomom'b npocTopHBiH ^sopt ct. HHSeHBKOio osi;- 
meio TpaBKOK), ci. npoTonTaHHoio ^opoKKOio ott. anQapa 40 

KyXHH H OTTj KyXHH flO SapCKHX'B HOKOeB'B; TlJIHHHOnieHHBIH 

rycB, HBionjiH Bo^y, cb mojioaeimh h h^jkhbimh, KaK-B nyxt, ry- 
caTaMH: HacTOKOH'B, odB-fenianHBiS CBHSKaMH cymeHBix-B rpymi. h 
aSnoKt H npoB'iiTpHBaiomHMHca KOBpaMn; bosx cb flBinaMH, ctos- 
niiit BOSJi'h aM6apa; OTnpaaceHHBiH boji-b, .TfenHBO jiejKaujiH B03Ji'fe 
Hero, — Bce 9to fijis Mens HM'ters HeHS-BacHnMyio npeJiecTB, mo- 
*,KeT'B-6BiTb, OTToro, ;qTO a yace ne BHJKy hx-b h ^to naM'B mhjio 

BCe TO. CT. ^MT. MBI BT> pa3.TyK-b. KaKT, OH TO HH 6m.tiO, HO ,^a5Ke 



410 

ror/[a, Kor.ia Gpii'iKa bion uo4'i'i3:i£ajia, k-i. KpM/ibi^^' axoro 
aoMHKa, jyina iipHHHMa.xfa y4HBHTenbH0 npiflTHoe h cnoKoiiHoe 
cocToanie; jromajH Becejio no4KaTBiBaaH noTit kpbijilijo; Kyiep'B 
npecnoKOHHo cjiisajii. ch KOse.Tb h Ha6HBajn> TpySKy, nam, 
Sy^TO 6hi OHt npifejKaJn. b-b co6cTBeHHtm /[Omtb cboh; xaMBiii 
jiaM, KOToptiH no/iHHMaj]H (|)jierMaTHq6CKie 6ap6ocH, 6poBKH h 
HcyiKH, 6li.t['b iipiaxeHt MOHMt ymaiii.. Ho Soji'fee Bcero sini 
upasHJEHCB caMLie BJia/t-feTejiH sthx-b ckpomebix-b yrojiKOBt — cxa- 
pH^itH, CTapymKH, sadoTJiHBo Btixo/tiiBmie naBCTpi^y. Hxx jiM.ua 
MH'Jb npe^cTaBjijiroTca h Tenept iiHorfla b-b myM-fe h TOJin'i cpeflH 
MoaHBixt (|)paKOB'B, H Tor^a B/rpyr'B na Mens Haxo^HT^B rtojiy- 
COH-B H MepeiiiHTca 6BiJioe. Ha JiHqax'B y HHxt Bcer/ta nann- 
cana xaKaa 4o6poTa, TaKoe paflyniie h ^iHCTOcep/ieme, ^to ne- 
BoaBHO OTKasBiBaemca, xoTa, no KpaSHeii Si-fep-h, na KopoxKoe 
BpeMa, ox-B Bcix'B flepsKHx-B Me^xamfl h nesaJiixHO nepexo^fHiHB 

BCliMH qyBCXBaMH BT. HHSMeHHyiO SyKOJIH^eCKyBf aCH3HB. 

3 40 CHX'B nopt He Mory nosaSuxB fiByxi, cxapagKOBii npo- 
me^maro BiKa, KOxoptixx., yBBi! xenepB yace whTi,, ho flynia 
Moa noana euje 40 chxt, nop-B acaaocxH, h qyacxBa moh cxpaHHO 
cacHMaioxcH, Korja BOo6paHcy ceSi, ^to npi't^y co BpeMeneM'B 
onaxB Ha hx-b npeHcnee, HLin-fe cnj^cxiaoe stHJinnje h ysmKy 
Kj'^y pasBajiHBraHXca xaxx., sarjioxiniS njyja'b, sapocmiS poBi 
na xoMX) M'fecx'fe, vai cxoa.xB HHseHBKiS aomhr-b — h HHiiero 60- 
a-fee. FpycxHo! mh^ sapaH'ie rpycxno! Ho odpaxHMca kx. paacKasy. 

AeaHaciH HBanoBH^x. ToBcxory6x. h a^ena ero IlyjiBxepia 
HBanOBHa ToBcxoryGnxa, no BBipaaceHiio OKpyacHBixx. MyacHKOB-B, 
Sbijih xij cxapHKH, o EoxopBixx, a Ha^ia.ix. pa3CKa3BiBaxB. Ecjih- 
6u a 6ujn, acHBonHceit'B n xoxiax. H3o6pa3HXB Ha nojioxH-fe $h- 
JieMona h EasKHviy, a 6hi miKor/ta ne HsGpa.xx, apyroro opHrn- 
naaa, Kpojii hxx.. AeaHaciio HBanoBH^iy 6bijio mecxBTiecaxx 
aixx., EyjiBxepiH HBaHOBH-fe naxB/iecax7> naxB. AeaHacin Hsa- 
HOBHTix. Sbi.tb BBicoKaro pocxa, xo^Hjix, Bcer^a b-b dapaHBekX) 
■ryayn^HKi, noKpBixoMX) KaMJioxoBi'B, CH/ffejix. cornyBmHCB h Bcer^a 
iioiXH yjiBi6anca, xoxa 6bi pascKasBiBa.xx. h.xh, npocxo, ciymair'B. 
HyjiBxepia HsaHOEHa 6hma hIjckoubko cepBesna, noira HHKor- 
fla He cJiiajiacB; ho Ha Jiiiii-fe h bx> rjia3axx> ea 6wjio nanHcaHO 

CXOJIBKO floSpOXLI, CXOJIbKO rOXOBHOCXH yrOCXHXB BacB BcbsrB. 

1x0 Gbijio y HHxx> jrygmaro, ^ixo bbi, B-fepHO, namjiii 6BiynBi6Ky 
yace ^lepes^ypx) npHxopHoio flua ea aoSparo jiHiia. JlerKia Mop- 
HjHHM Ha HXX. jiHiiaxx. 6bijih pacnpjioaceHBi ex. xaKOio npiax- 

HOCXBK), qXO Xy^OJKHHKX. B-fepHO 6bI yKpaJIt HXX.. Ho HHMX) 
MOKHO SbIJIO, KaSaaOCB, ^HXaXB BCK) aiHSHB HXX., aCHyiO, CHOKOH- 

Hyio,— acH3HB, Koxopyio BBJiH cxapBia Hai|ioHajiBHBia, npoexoeep- 
ne^RUn H BM-bcxi 6oraxBia c{)aMHaiH, scer^a cocxasjiaioniia npo- 

THBOnOJIOJKHOCXB X^MX. HH3KHMX. Ma.XOpOCCiaHaMX., KOTOpBie BBI- 

4HpaK)xca H3X. flerxapeS, xopramen, nanojiHaioxx., Kaicx. capaH^a, 
iiaaaxM h Hpttcj^xcxBeHHBia Mtcxa, flepyxx. noe.Thflnfoio Kon'bMKy 
Ch CROHXx. ;ice 3eM.xaK0BX., HaBojHaiox'B ITexepSyprx. afie/jHw- 



41.1 
KUMH, HajKHBaiOT'I,, HaK0Iiei4T , KailHTajl'l. ll TOpiKeCTBeHllO upn 

oaBJimoTii i-c'B c{)aMH.Tiui cBoeii, OKOHiHBaK)ii;eHCfl na o, cjiort ai. 
FliTt, OHii lie 6BIJIH noxoiKH Ha sth npesp-iiHiiBiH h acaJiKiji tbo- 
peniji, TaKT. JKe, KaKi> h Bci MajiopocciiicKiH CTapHiiHtia ii ko- 
pennBiH (paMiiJim. 

He.iB3H 6bl!io rjia^'iTB 6e3'h yqacxiH na jix'b BsanMHyro .nio- 
60BB. Ohh HHKor^a ne rOEopHJiH flpyr'B ^pyry mu, ho Bcer/ta eu: 
BU, Aeaiiacifl HBaiiOBiii'B! bbi, ITyjiBxepia HBaiioBHa. „Sto bh 
iipoTiaBiiJiH CTyji'B, Aeanacifi HBanoBire'B?" — ..Hn^ero, iie cep^n- 
TecB, IlyjiBxepia IlBaiiOBHa: 9to a". Ohii iimcorja ne iiM-fejin flis- 
Tefi, H OTTOro Bca npnBasaniiocTB hx'b cocpeflOTOiHsaJiacB na 
HEX'S Hte caiiHX'B. Kor,^a-TO, b-b mOwIO^octh, AeaHaciii HBaHOBH^t 
cayHCHJi'B btj KOMnaHeiiiiax'B, obijuj nocjii ceKyn^'B-MaiopoM'B; ho 
9T0 yate Sbijio o^chb ;faBHO,_ yave npoinno, yse caM'B AoanaciH 
HBaHOBH^i. no^TH HHKor/ia lie BcnoMiiHajnj 061, STOMt. Aeana- 
cm HBaHOBH^i'B aceHHiica Tpii/maxH ji^t-b, Kor/ja SBimi mojIO^- 
i[0M'& H hociuitj miiTBili KaMSo.ifB; OH-B flaiKe yBes-B aobojIbho 
aoBKO nyiiBxepiio HBaHOBHy, KOTopyio poflCTBeHiiHKH ne xot-Jsjih- 
oT^axB sa Hero; ho h oS-b 9x01173 y>Ke ohx. oichb Maao homhhji'b, 
ho KpaHHeS; M-fep-b, HiiKorja hb roBopHJit. 

BCTB 9TH flaBHia, HeoSBIKHOBeHHBIfl HpOHCmeCTBia SaJllsHHItHCB 
CHOKOHIIOE) H yeiJHHeHHOK) 3KH3HBIO, xllilH TtpeMJIOH^HMH H BM'feCTi 

rapMOHHiecKHMH rpeaaiiH, KOTopBia oiityiiiaeTe bbi, chjh na /[epe- 
BencKOM'B SajKOH-fe, ofipanieHHOM'B bx. ca/ft, Kor^a HpeKpacHMii 

flO!K4B pOCKOniHO IHyMHTTb, XjlOIiaa no vXpCBeCHBIMt JIHCTbaM'B, 

CTCKaa JKj'pqamiiMH pj^^bsjih ii iiaroBapHBaa flpeny na BaniH 
qjieiiBi, a Me>K^y T-fein, paayra Kpaiiexca HS-B-sa TtepeBBeBTi h, bx 
EHjii HOJiypaspymeHiiaro csoTia, CB'tTHT'B MaxoBBiMH ceMBio LiB-t- 
TaMH Ha HeSi,— HJiH Korja yKa^HBaeTi BacB KOJiacKa, iitipaioiHaa 
Meatfly seireHBiiiH EycTapHHKaMH, a CTenHoM nepeneJi'B rpeMHTt, 
H 4yniHCTaa Tpasa, BMiicrt cb xjilidHBiMii KOJiocBaMH h hojibbbimh 
ifBiTaMH, it'IiseT'B b'b flBepi^M KOJiacKF, HpiflTHO y^apaa saci. no 
pyKajix. H JiHHy. 

Ohx Bceraa cjiyraajii. Ch HpiaxHOio yjiBi6KOio rocxen, npi'isacaB- 
LUHXT) Kx. HeMj'^; HHOr/ta H eaMx> roBopHJix>, no 6ojiBine pascnpa- 
mHBaJix.. Ohx. ne npHHa;ijxe>Ka;ix. kx. qiicay xixx. cxapHKOB-B, ko- 
xopBie Ha^oifl;aioxx. B-feqnBiMH noxBaJiaMH cxapoMy Bpeiienn hjih 
HopHHaniaMH iiOBaro; oni., naiipoxiiBx., paacnpaniHsaa Baex., no- 
KasBiBa.xx. SojiBHioe Jiio6onBixcxBo n y^acxie kx. oScxoaxejiBCXBaMX. 
Bainen coScxBenHOH acii3HH, y/iaqaMX> n Hey4aHaMx., KoxopBism 
oSuKHOBeHHO HHxepecyioxca Bci 4o6pue cxapHKH, xoxa oho ni- 
CKOJiBKo Hoxoace na .xiooonBixcxBO pe6eHKa, KOxopBifi bx. xo BpeMa. 
KOr^a roBopnxx. cx> Baim, paacMarpHBaexx. neiaxKy BaniHxx> na- 
COBX.. Tor/ia Jinno ero, Moa«io CKaaaxB, /iBiinajio floSpoxoio. 

KoMHaxBi 40MHKa, Bi. KOXopoMX. aciijiii Hamii cxapiraKH, 6bijih 
MaJiBHBKia, HiiSBHBKia, KaKia oGbikhobbhho Bcxp-feiiaiOTca y cxapo- 
cB-bxcKHxX) JiK);teH. Bx. Kaac/iofi KOMnax-fe 6Bi.xa orpoMnaa ne^iB, 
saHHMaBinaff tio^tm xpexBio qacxB ea. Komhuxkh 3xh Sbi.xii yatacHo 



412 

TenjiM, iioTOMv iiTo H AeaHaciii HBaHOBiiii., h Ilyjibxepiji Hi a 
HOBHa OHGHB .';io6hjih TenjoTj. TonKH Hxi. 6i.raH Bcfe npoBe^enu 
B-b cfemi, Bcer.ia hoith ao caiiaro noTOJiKa Hano.iHeHHBis cojio- 

MOK), KOTOpVK) oStlKHOBeHHO ynOTpedjIHIOTt. B-B Ma.nopocciH Birt- 

CTo TipoB-B. TpecKi! 9T0H TopHiijeH cojiOMBi H ocBiineme arhna.Ki'X'h 
ciHH qpesBBraafino npiaTHBiMH bx shmhIh Be^iep-B, Kor^a nBiJiKaH 
MOJiOTiejKB, npo3H6HyBniH ott, npecjiisflOBama sa KaKofi-Hn6y,p. 
CMyrjtHHKoS, Bd-braeTt b-b hhx'b, noxjionBiBan b'b .ia;{omH. Cx-fcHBi 
KOMHaTBi y6paHu 6tiJin h^ckojibkhmh KapxniiaMH h KapxnHKaMH 
B'B CTapHHHMXT. yseiiBKHXT. paMaxT). 51 yB-fepeHT), TITO caim xo- 
3HeBa flasHO nosaSBraii hxt. co/iepjKaHie, h ecan 6bi HiKOTOpBia 
EST. HHX'B 6bijih yneceHBi, to ohh 6bi, B'fepHO, 9Toro ne sairbTHJiH. 
JIbsl nopTpeTa 6bijio 6oji&mHX'b, nncanHBix'B MacjiiiHBiMH KpacKasiH: 
o^IHHt npeacTaBjijia-B KaKoro-TO apxiepen, apyroH Herpa III; h3t> 
yaeHBKHx-B paM'B Tssiji-hjia repijorHHH JTaBaiiBep'b, sanaqKanHaa 
MyxajiH. BoKpyr'B okoh-b h na^^ ^BepaMH naxo^H^xocB MH0>KecTB0 
He60JIBmHX'B KapXHHOK'B, KOTOpBm K,aKl.-TO npHBBiKaeraB noiH- 

TaTB 3a HiiTHa Ha CT'fen'fe h noTOsiy Hxt BOBce ne pascMaxpH- 
BaemB. IIoji'b ho^th bo Bciix-B KOMnaxax'B 6bijit. r^rnnaHBiH, ho 

XaK'B 1HCX0 BBIMaSaHHBlJi H COflepHCaBHlifiCfl Cb XaKOK) OnpflT- 

Hocxiro, cb KaKOiD, B-fepno, ne co4ep3Ka.Trcs hh ojmn-h napKeTt 
B'b CoraxoM'b Mowh, ji'^hheo no^MOTaeMBin HeBHcnaBiuHMCJi roc- 

nO/IHHOM'B B'B JIHBpe'fe. 

KoMHaTa HyjiBxepiH IlBaHOBHBi 6BiJia bch ycTaBjrena cyn/ty- 
Kasiii, HmiiKaiiH, aniH^KaMH h cynaj^e^KaMH. MHOKecTBO ysea- 

KOBt H M'femKOB'b Ch cfeMCHaMH, I^B'^XO^HBIMH, OropO/lHBIMH, ap6y3- 
HBIMH, BHcfejIH HO CX'feHaM'B. MnOHieCXBO KJiy6K0B'B CB paSHOIJB'iT- 
HOK) mepCXBK), JIOCKyTKOB'B CXapHHHBIX'b HJiaXBeB-b, niHXBIX'B 3a 

nojiCTOJffexie, 6bijih yKJia^eHBi no yr.iaM'B b'b cvH/iy^KaxrB h Mesfly 
cyH/tygKasiH. IlyjiBxepia HBaHOBHa dbijia SojiBmaa xosHHKa h 
co6Hpajra Bce, xoth HHor^a caMa ne snajia, na ito oho hotom'b 
ynoxpedHTca. 

Ho caMoe 3aM'feTTaTejiBHoe b'b aoM'fe — 6biJtH noioniiH jBepn, KaK'B 
xojdbKO Hacxaao yxpo, H'feHie ^Bepefi pas/iaBajiocB no Bceiiy aouj. 
JI He Mory CKasaxB, ox^ero on-fe n-fejiH; nepepacaB'bBniis jih neTJiH 
6Bi;m TOMy bhhok), hjih can-B MexannK-B, jifeaBmin hx'b, ckpbi.tb 
Bt HHX'B KaK0H-HH6j'^aB ceKpexT.; HO saM-feqaTejiBHO TO, qTO KasKflafl 
flsepb mrtjia cboh ocoSenHBifi rojioctt/iBepB, Beaynjaa b'b cnajiBnio, 

niBJia CaMBIM'B TOneHBKHM'B flHCKaHTOM'B; 4BepB BTj CXO.XOByiO xpH- 

n'ina SacoM-B; no xa, Koxopaa 6Bijia b'b cinax'B, usaanajia KaKofi-xo 
cxpaHHBiH, 4pe6es3KamiH h BM'fecx'fe cxonyujifi 3ByK'b, XaK'B ^xo, 
BCJiymHBaHCB b'b nero, o^ghb hcho, naKOHerj'b, cjiBimaJiocB: „Ba- 
xiomKH, H 3ii6Hy!" 51 snaio, ^xo MHorHii'B oieHB ne npaBHxca 
sxox-B SByK'b; ho a ero o^ent jiioSjiio, h ccjih MH'fe cjiy^Hxca 
HHoraa 34'bcb ycnBimaxB CKpnn'b flBspefi, xor^a Ain't B^pyr'B 
XaK'B H sanaxHex'B flepeBneio: HHSeHBKon KOMHaTKon. osapennoH 

CB'feqKOH B'B CTapHHHOM'B nOflCB'fe^HHK'i; yJEHHOMt, yHCe CTOanfHM'B 

aa cxcTb; MaBCKoro xeMHoro ho^bio, vji^^ismjem htb ca/ra eKB03B 



413 

pacTBopeHHoe OKHO, Ha cto,tb, ycTaBjieHetm npHoopaMn; co- 
.ttOBBesi-B, KOTopBiil o6;taeTi. ca^-B, '^OMt ii /^a.^tHioK) p-feKy csoHurn 
pacKaTaMH; crpaxoMi, ii mopoxoM-B EiTBefi... ii, BoH^e! KaKan 
fljiHHHaa HaBiBaexcH Mwh Tor^a BepeHHiia BOcnoMiniaHiHi 

CTy^BH BT. KOMHaTifi Cbi.IH ^sepeBHHHBie, MaCCHBHBie, KaKHMII 

oSBiKHOseHHO OTJiiraacTCfl CTapHiia; ohh Sbisii Bch ct bbicokhmh 

BBITO'qeHHBIMH CnHHKaMH BT, HaTypaJIBHOM'B EHji, 6e3Ti BCilKarO 

JiaKa H KpacKH; ohh ne 6bijih ^aace o6htbi MaTepieio h Sbihh 
HicKOJiBKO noxoacn na ri ct5'jib}i, na KOTopBie h flOHMHi ca- 
flHTCfl apxiepen. Tpexyrojitntie cto.ihkh no yrjiajra, ^lexBipex- 
,yrojiBHBie nepeflt /tHBaiiOirB h aep-KajiOM'B b-b TOHenBKiix'B sojio- 

TBIX-B paiiaxt, BBITOieHHBIX'B JITICTBHJIH, PCOTOpBIH MyXH ycfejIJIH 

lepHBiMH TO^KaMH; nepe^Tj flHBanoMTj KOBepx ch ni'imaMH, no- 

XOKHMH Ha IJE-feTBI, H HBlSTaMH, HOXOJKHMH Ha HTHI^'B: BOTTb BCe 

HogTii ySpaHCTBO neBSBiCKaTejiBHaro yiOMHKa, r/ct aciiaEc moh 
cxapniKH. 

4'hBHTiBH 5£iJia naoHTa mojioalimh ii HeMOJio/iBiMii ;{'i3ByniKaMH 
B-B iioJiocaTBix'B HCHOflHimaxT., KOTopBiMTb HHor^Ta IlyjiBxepis Hbr- 
HOBna /taBajia hihtb KaKiH-HiiSy^B 5e3j'fe.xyniKii ii sacTasjisiJia ^h- 
CTHTB sjroTiu, HO KOToptia SoJiBmeio 'lacTBio 6'ira.Tiii Ha KyxHio e 
cnajiii. Ily.ibxepifl HBanoBiia no'iiiTajia neo6xo4HMOCTBK) /[epacaTB 

HXt B-B ^OM-fe H CXpOrO CMOTp-feaa Sa HXI. IipaBCTBeHHOCTBIO; HO, K'B 

qpesBBraaiiHOMy ea yaiiBJeHiio, iie npoxOjiiMO nicKOJiBKHX'B M'h- 
CHiieBTi, itoSbi y KaKOH-HiiQy/jB iis-b ea ^^-fesj^nieKTi CTaii-B He 4^- 
najica ropasiio noirate oSMKHOBeHitaro. T-feji-B So-nte sto KasajrocB 

y/lHBHTenBHO, ITO B-B TlOM'h nOTITHHHKOrO He QbMOHS'BXOJIOCTBIX'B 

.iio/ieM, BBiKJiiQiiaH pasB-jti tojibko KOJiiiaTnaro siajiBiHKa, KoxopBifi 
X0411JIX B-B cifepoMTb HOJiycf^paKi ch 60CBIMH HoraMH H ecjiH He ■I.tb, 
xo yjETj, BipHO, cnajii.. ITyjiBxepiji HBanoBHa odBiKHOBenno 6pa- 
HHja BHHOBHyio H HaKa3BiBajia cxporo, qxo6Bi Bnepe^-B 3xoro ne 
6bijio. Ha cxeKaaxx. okoh'b SBBH-fejio cxpamnoe mhojkbcxbo Myx-B, 
KoxopBix'B Bcfex-B HOKpBiBaji'B xo.xcxBiH 6ac'B HiJiejiH, HHor^ia conpo- 

B05K4aeMBlil npOHSHTe.XBHBIMH BIISKaHiHMH OCB; HO, KaKT) XOJIBKO 

noflaBa.7iH cis'tiH, bch 3xa saxara oxnpaBjiajiacB na HOi^ert n no- 
KpBiBaJia iiepHOK) xyqeio bbcb hoto-xok-b. 

AeaHaciii llBaiiOBHTT-B deiiB iiajio sannMa-xcH xosjihcxbomt., 
xoxfl, Enpo^eM-B, ■hs^ii.u'B HHor/ia kt. KocapHM'B h JKHeijaMx, h 
CMOxp'fe.x'B flOBO-XBuo npHcxajBHO Ha iixx, pa6oxy^; Bce 6peMJi npa- 
BJienia jiesKajio na HyjiBxepiH IlBaHOBHii. Xoshecxbo IlyjiBxepiH 
HBanoBHBi cocxoHJio B-B desnpecTaHHOM-B oxniipaniH h sanHpanlH 
KJia/fOBOH, BX. co.iemH, cynieniii, Bapesin 6e3qiicJieHHaro Mnoaje- 
cxBa c|3pyKX0B'B H pacxeiiiS. Ea aom-b Sbijix. coBepmeiiHO hoxojktj 
na xHimqecKj'^io JiaSopaxopiio. ito^x. aSjOHeio B-feqHO Sbi.tb pas- 
.xojKeHt oroHB, H HHKor^a noixH iie cnHJiajicsi ct jKejissnaro 
xpeHoacHHKa koxbji'b hjiii M-feflHBiH xasx) CB BapenBeMTj, 5Kejie, 
nacxHJioK), fl-tjiaHHBiMH Ha Me^y, na caxapi h ne homhio enfe 
Ha qeii'B. no^x. flpyrnsix. flepeBOMii Kyiepx) si^HO neperoHajix, 
Bt M'hsHOM'B .neMfiiTKt, EO^Ky Ha nepcHKOBBie aiicxBH, na 'lepe- 



■U4 

AtyxoBMH ub'JjT'i., Ha j'OJiOTOTi.ie/Viu.uK'i., iia uHuiHeBMH i;oci'OHKit, 
11 K^E KOHijy QToro ripoEiecea coB0]>ineHHO ne 61.1.T1. b-b cocTonniH 
noBopoTHTb asBiKOMT., 6o.TiTa.^^ TEKOH B34opi., ^iTO ITyjitxepifl HbcI- 
HOBHa HH^ero ne Morjia noHSTb, 11 oTnpaBJiHjicH na KyxHK) cnaTB. 
Been 3T0H 4paHH naBapHBa.itocB, nacojiiiBajiocB, HacyniHBajiocB Ta- 

KOe MHOJKeCTBO, •5T0, B-fepOJITHO, Olia HOTOnHJia 6bI, HaKOHeiJ'B, BeCB 

4Bop'B (noTOMy -qTO IlyjiBxepis IlBaiiOBHa Bcerga, CBcpx-B pac- 
iHCJieHiiaro na noTpeSjienie, jiio6Hjia npiiroTOBjiATB eiixe na 3a- 
rracB), ecjiH 6bi ScnBmaH noaoBHHa SToro iie CB-fe^ajiacB flBopo- 

BI.IMH TJ-hsKaMII, KOTOpBIH, SaSupESCB B-B KJiajlOBJlO, TaKTj y3KaCH0 
TSLWh oS-Bi^aSHCB, ^TO rfijIBIH flGHB CTOHaJIH H KajIOBajIHCB HB 

jKjiBOTBI CBOH. 

Bt xjii6onamecTBO h npoyLi xosHHCTBenHBia CTaTBH BHii 
/[Bopa IlyjiBxepifl llBaHOBHa Jiajio mrfejia bosmoh^hoctii exoahtb. 

lIpHKaS^HK'B, COeaiiUHBinilCB CB BOilTOM^, OSKpa^LIBa.lH HeMHJIO- 

cepviiiBiMi, o6pa30M'B. OiiH saBe.iH oSBiKHOBenie exosiitb b-b ro- 
cnoflCKie ji'hca., kslki, b-b cboh co6cTBeHHBie, na^'hJiBiBajiH mho- 
McecTBO caHGH H npoflaBajiH hx-b na 6jiH5KHeS apMapK-b; KpoM-h 
Toro, Bci TOJiCTiie fly6Bi ohh npciaBanH iia cpyd-B ahh mcjibhhii'b 

COC'i/iHHM'B KOSaKaM-B. OflHH-B TO-IBKO paS-B IlyilBXepiH HBaHOBHa 

iioacejiajia oSpesHsoBaTB cboh Jiijca. JlJia 3Toro Sbijiii sanpajKeHH 

4P0HCKH, CB OrpOMHBIMH KOJKaHBIMH (jOapTyKaMH, OTT> KOTOpBIXl., 
KaK'B TOJIBKO Ky^ep'b BCTpaXHBaJI'B BOSiKEMH H JIOinaflH, cjiy- 

acHBinia euje bj, mh-ihixIh, TporaJiHCB c^ CBoero iiiiCTa, BOSflyxx 

HaHOJIHHJICH CTpaHHBIMH SByKasiII, TaK-B ^TO BTipyri. SBinH CJIBimHBI 

H c{)JieHTa, H 65r6HBi, h 6apa6aH'B; KSLTunun rBosflHK'B h HcejiisnaH 
CKo6Ka SBewbjin 40 Toro, ^to Bosji'fe caMBixx MejiBHHifB 6bijio 
cjiBiniHO, KaK'B naiiH BBiisjKaaa co ^sopa, xoxa sto pascTOHnie 
6bijio He jieH-he flByx-B Bepex-B. IlyjiBxepia HsaHOBHa ne Morjia 
ne saM^THTB cTpaiunaro onycToinema b-b Jt-fecy h noTepn Tpexi. 
aySoB'B, KOTopBie OHa euje b'b jt'feTCTB'fe snaBaJia cto.tIjthhmii. 

..Ox^iero 3T0 y xeSfl, HngnnopT.", CKasaira oiia, o6paTacB k-b 
CBoeMj'' npHKas^HKy, TyT-B iKe HaxoflHBineMyca: „aj6KK C4'iijia- 
jiHCB TaK-B piflKniiu? r.ia^H, titoSbi y TeSa bojiocm he rojiOB-fe 

He CTEJIH pi^KH". 

.OT^ero p'feflKH?" rOBapHBa-nTj o6BiKHOBeHHO npHKa^^HK^B: „npo- 
riajiii! TaK-B-TaKH coBcfeMTi nponajiH: h rpoMOM'B no6HJio, h ^epsH 
npoTO«iHJiH — nponajiH, nasH, nponajiH". 

IlyjiBxepia HBanoBHa coBepmenHO y^OBJieTBopajiacB aTHji'B 
OTB'iiTOMi. H, npi-fexaBiiiH 40MOH, flasajia noBejiinie yjiBOHTB 
tOjIbko CTpajKy b-b cafly okojio mnancKHX'B BHinen-B h SojiBniHX'B 

3HMHHX'B 4yjIB. 

3th ^ocTOUHBie npaBHTejiH, npiiKas^HKii n BonT-B, naniJiE 
BOBce HS.iHnijiHM'B npHB03HTB BCK) MyKy B'B 6apcKie aJiSapBi, a 
tiTO CB Sap-B dj'^eT'B ^obojbho h nojroBiiHBi; iiaKOiieiX'B, n axy 
noJiOBHHy npHBOsii.'iH OHH 3an.7i'fecH'iiBmyio h«ih noflMO'ieiiHyH). 
KOTOpaa 6Bijia oSpaKOBana na apiiapK'fe. Ho ckojibko hh o6Kpa- 
.iBTBa.Tin npHKa3^iiT;Tj h botit-b; KaKT, hh yiKacno Hcpa.iH Bof. Bt 



415 

jnopt.. na'iHiiafl en. K.Tio'funrti.i .;o cbhijrh, KOToptin iicrpeSjiaJiH 
•BTpaiflHoe MHoacecTBo ciho-b h fiSjiOKii, ii ^lacxo coSctbchuhmh 
Mop/jaMH TOJiKa-iH flepeBO, tito6h cxpaxnyTB cb Hero ij-feaLiH 

/(O'-KvXi, (|)pyKTOBT>:. CKOaBKO HH KJieBa.lH HX'b BOpo6bH H BOpOHM; 
CKOJIBKO BCil 4BOpHS HH HOCHJia TOCTHHUeBB CBOHMTi KyMOBBaM-B 

B'B flpyria ^epeBHH h ffame TacKaaa hst^ aiioapoB'B CTapBia no- 
aoTHa H npaacy, ito see o6pan;ajiocB ki. BcejiipnoMy HCTOiiHHKy, 
T. e. K^B niHHKy; ckojibko hh KpajiH rocTH, r|).iierMaTHTiecKie kv- 
lepa H jiaKeH; ho 6jiarocaoBeHHaa seujisi npoHSBOflHJia Bcero 
Bx TaKOM-B MHOJKecTBlj, AoaHaciK) HBanoBH^iy h IlyjiBxepiH 

HsaHOBB't TaK^B Ma.HO 6bIj10 HyjKHO, ITO BC'fe STH CTpaniHBIH XH- 

iijeHia KasajiHCB BOBce nesaM'feTHBiMH b-b hx-b xosaiicTB'fe. 

06a cTapHiKa, no cTapHHHOMy o6Bi^aK) cxapocB'feTCKHX'B no- 
Miin^HKOB-B, o^eHB jik)6hjih HOKymaTB. Kawh to.ibko saHHMaaacB 
3apa (oHH Bcerfla BCTaBajiH pano) h KaK-B tojibko flBepn saBo- 

/fHJIH CBOH paSHOrOJIOCHBIH KOHIjepT'B, OHH yJEe CHfl'fejrH 3a CTO- 
JIHKOMX H HHJIH KO<|)e. HanHBHIHCB KOCJ^e, AoaHacifi HBaHOBHqTb 
BBIXOflHarB B-B ciHH H, BCTpaXHyBHlH HJiaTOKX, rOBOpH.TB: „KHni'B. 

khhi-b! hohhih, rycH, cb KpBiJiBi;a!" Ha flsopi ejiy o6BiKHOBeHHO 
nonaaaaca npHKas^HK'B. Oh:b, no odBiKHOBeniio, Bcxynaa-B ct. 
HHM'B B'B pasroBop'B, pa3cnpaniHBaJi'B o paSoxax'B ex BejiHTafi- 
; meio noflpoSHOCTBio n Tama cooSmajr-B ejiy saMi^ania h npn- 
Kasania, KOTopBia yflHBHJiH 6bi BcaKaro HeoSBiKHOBenHBiM-B no- 
SHanieM'B xosaScTBa, n KaKoit-HnSyaB hobhiok'b ne ocuisMiiCH 
6hi H nojtyMaTB, qTo6ti mojkho 6bmo ynpacTB y TaKoro aopicaro 
xosaHHa. Ho npHKa3^HKi> ero 6Bia'B oScTp-feaauHaa nxHita: ohi> 
3Hajt'B, KaK-B HyjKHO OTB'iiaTB, a enje fiojiie, KaKT> nyiKHO xo- 
saiiHH'iaTB. 

HocTfe axoro AoanaciH HBanoBH^-B BOSBpanjaucH B'B hokoh 

H rOBOpHIE'B, HpH6jIH3HBmHCB KX IlyjIBXepiH HBaHOBH-fe: „A TITO, 

nyjiBxepiaHsaHOBHa, M0HfeTT.-6BiTB, nopa 3aKycHTBT[ero-HH6yflB?'' 
„Hero JKe 6bi xenepB, AeanaciH HBaHOBH^i'B, 3aKycHTB? pasBi 

KOpJEHKOBTj Ch CajIOM'B HJIH nnpOJKKOB'B CB MaKOM'B, HJIH, MOHICT'B- 
6bITB, pBIJKHEOB'B COJieHBIXt?" 

„no3KajryH, xotb h pbiskhkob-b hjih hhpokkob'b", OTBi^ami, 
AeanaciH HsaHOBH^'B, — h na CTCi'Ii Bflpyn, aB.na.iacB CKaxepTB 
CB nnpOSKKaMH h pBiacHKaMH. 

3a qacB 30 o6±iia Aeanacm HBanpsHTB saKycBiBani. cHOBa, 
BBinnsaji'B exapHnnyio cepeSpflnyio ^lapKy BOyjKn, sa'feflajTB rpH6- 
KaiiH, pa3HBiMir cymenBiMH pBi6KaMH h npo^Hsi-B. OSi^axB ca^H- 

JIHCB B'B TlB'feHaflliaTB qaCOB-B. KpOM-fe djTiOfl'B H COyCHHKOB-B, Ha 
CTOJI'i CTOflJIO MHOJKeCTBO rOpme^IKOB'B CI. 3aMa3aHHBIMH ' KpBim- 

KaMH, iito6bi He MOrao BBi/toxHyxBca KaKoe-HH6yflB annexHXHoe 

HSfliaie CXapHHHOH BKyCHOH KyXHH. 3a oSt^OM'B oSHKHOBeHHO 

niea-B pasrpBop'B o npefliiexax'B caMBix-B Sjihskhx'b k-b o6'fe4y. 

„MH'b Kaacexca, KaKx. 6y4xo axa Kama", roBapHBajii> oSbikho- 
BeHHo Aeanacifi HBaKOBnix.: „ueMnoro npHrop-fejia. BaMT> axoro 
ne Kaaseroif, ITy.iBxepia PiBanoBHn?' 



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„H'iTi., AeaHaciii IlBaHOBH^t; bbi nojiojKHTe nooojibiue Macja, 
Torfla OHa He 6yfleT'B Kasaxbca nparopijioio, huh BOTt BOSbMHTe 
SToro coyca Ch rpHSKaMH h noajieAre ki. Heft". 

„no3KajiyS", roBopHJi'b AeanaciH HBanoBH^'b, noflCTaBjiHH cboio 
TapejiKy: .,nonpo6veM'B, KaKt oho 6yfleTi.". 

Iloc.i'fe 06'bfla AeanaciH HBanoBH^t mejit OT^oxHj'^Tb Oflnwh 
lacHK-b, nocjii qero Hy-UBxepia IlBaHOBHa npHHOCHJia pasp-h- 
saHHbiH apSysT. h roBapHBaJia: „Boti., noHpo6yHTe, AeaHacift 
JiBaHOBiiq'B, KaKOH xopouiiH ap6y3i.". 

„/(a BLi He BiipbTe, HyjibxepiH HsaHOBHa, ^to ohi. KpacHtiM 
Bt cpe^HH-i", roBopHJii> AeaHacift HBanoBHq'B, npHHHMaH nopa- 
jonHBitt viOMOTb: „6HBaeT'b, qro h KpacHbift, fla Hexoponiift". 

Ho apSyat neMeflJieHHo Hciesaat. Ilocjii 9Toro AeanaciH 
HBaHOBH'i'b cffeflajit enje nicKOJibKO rpym^ h oxnpaBjifljicii no- 
ryjiHTb HO ca^iy BM-fecT-h et ny.ibxepieft MBaHOBHoS. IIpHHie/iniH 
/(OMOH, IIj'^jiBxepiii HBaHOBHa OTnpaB.nHJiacB no cbohmI) ^ijiaMT., 
a on^ caflHJicH nofli. naBicoMi., oSpameHnBiMi. k-b ^Bopy, h 
rjiafliuit, KaKi. KjiaflOBaa desnpecTanHO noKasBiBa.iia h saKpBi- 
Baaa cboio BnyTpeHHOCTb, h fl-febKH, TOJiKaa oflna flpyryio, to 
bhochjih, to BbinocHJiH Kynj BCHKaro flpijsry bt, viepeBHnnbix'b 
amHKax'B, p'^HieTax-b, HO^esKax'b h bt> npoinxT. {ftpyKTOxpann- 
JiHujax-b. HeMHoro noroflji, on-b nocbiJiaji'B aa IlyjiBxepieft HBa- 
HOBHoft HJiH cawh OTnpaBJiiMCH KT) Heft H TOBopHJiTE.: „Hero 6bl 
TaKoro noicTB MH-b, Ilyjibxepia HBanoBHa'?" 

„Hero 3Ke 6bi TaKoro?" roBopH^ia HyjibxepiH HBaHOSHa! ..pasBi 
a noftfly CKasKv, qToSbi BaM^ npHHecjiH BapennKOB'b ch aroflaMH, 
KOTopBixt npHKasajia a napoiiHO fljia nacb ocTasHTB?^ 

„I1 TO floSpe", OTB'hgaji'B Aeanacift HBanoBH^'B. 

„IIjIII, MOHCeT'B-SblTb, BBI CB^JIH 6bI KHCeJIHKy?" 

„H TO xoponio", oTB'feqaji'B Aeanacift HBaHOBH^'B. Ilocji'feiero 
Bce 3T0 neMe4:iieHHo 6bi.io npHHOCHMo n, KaKT) BOfl:HTCH, cB-feflaeMO. 

HepesT. j'JKHHOM'B Aeanacift HBaHOBHit euje Koe-iero saKy- 
inHBajirB. B'B HOJioBHH'fe flecHTaro caflHJiHCB yacHHaTB. XIocTh 
yacHHa TOTqacB OTnpaB.iHjiHCB ohhtb cnaTB, n Bceo6H[aH THniHHa 

BO-flBOpflJiaCb B-BSTOM-b /J-feSTeJIBHOMl. H BM'hCT'fecnOKOHHOM'ByrOJIK'h. 

KoMHaTa, BT. KOTopoft cnajiH Aeanacift HBanoBH^'B h IlyjiB- 
xepiH HBanoBHa, 6biJia TaKT. acapKa, ^to p-feflKift 6hi3i'h 6hi bt. 
cocTOHniH ocTaTbCH BrB neft n-fecKO^iBKO nacoB'B; ho "Aeanacift 
IlBaHOBH^'B eu;e CBepx-b Toro, qTo6bi 6bijio xenjiie, cnan'B na 
jieacanKi, xoth ciijiBHBift acapx. iiacTo sacTaBjijiji'b ero nicKOJibKo 
pasT. BCTaBaTb cpe^H Hoyii h npoxasKHBaTbCH no KoainaT-fe. Hnorfla 
Aeanacift HbanoBHq'b, xo^h no KOMHaT-fe, CTonajii.. 

Torfla Ilyjibxepifl HBaHOBna enpaniHBaaa: „Hero bbi CToneTe, 
Aeanacift MBanoBH^'B'?" 

^Bor-B ero snaeTT., IlyjibxepiH HBaHonna; KaK'B SyflTO ne- 
MHoro jKHBOT'b 6ojmT'B", TOBopH-Tb Aoanacift HBaHOBHq-B. 

„A He jryqrae jih Bawh qero-nndyflB c'b'icTb, AeaHacift Hna- 

HOBH^I'B?" 

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sHe 3HaK), 6y jieTh jivi oho xopomo, IlyjrBxepiH tlBaHOBHa! 
Bnpo^eMi., ^ero-acT. 6i.i TaKoro ct'fecTi,?'' 

„KHCJiaro MOJio^Ka hjih sKHfleHBKaro yssapa ct cymeHBiMS 
rpymaMH". 

„no5Kajiyfi, pasB-h TaKi. ToatKo nonpoSoBaTB", roBopHjn. Aea- 
Hacii: HBanoBH^'B. CoHHaa ^'fesKa OTnpaBnajiacB pBiTBca no niKa- 
naMTb, H AeanaciS HBanoBHii'B cB'bfla.TB TapejioiKy; xiocjii lero 
oH^b oCtiKHOBeHHo roBopHjiTi: „TenepB TaK-B KaKT^ 6y4T0 c^'fejia- 
nocB Jierie". 

Hnorfla, ecan 6bijio acHoe BpeMa h b'b KOMHaTaxi. ^obojibho 
Tenjio HaTonjieHO, Aeanacifi HBaHOBHi'B, pasBecejiHBinHCB, .mo- 
dHJi-B nomyTHTB na^-B IlyjiBxepieK) HBaHOBHOio h noroBopiiTB o 
qeMT>-HH6yflB nocTopoHHeM'B. 

„A TITO, IIyjiBxepiaHBaHOBHa",roBopHJix OUT.: „ecjiii5BiBflpyn. 
3arop'b:TCfl vTOmt. nani'B, Ky^a 6bi mm /j-Iijihcb?" 

..BoT^B 9T0, EojKe coxpaHH!" roBopH.na IlyjiBxepia PlBanoBHa 

KpeCTHCB. 

„Hy, #a noaojEPiM-B, ito ^om-b Ham-B cropi.TB, Kyfla 6bi mbi 
nepenijiii Tor^a?" ' 

..Bor-B SH'aex'B, ito bbi roBopHTe, AoanaciH HBaHOBH'i'B! KaKii 
M03KH0, tito6bi flOM-B MOTT, cropixB? Eor-B 3Toro He nonycTHT-B". 

„Hy, a ecjiH 6bi cropijix.? 

„Hy, Tor^a 6bi mbi nepeniJiH B'B KyxHio. Bbi 6bi sanajiH na 
BpeMfl Ty KOMHaxKy, KOTopyio sanHMaeT-B KjiioHHHiia". 

„A ecjiH 6bi h KyxHa cropiijia?" 

..BoT^ eiLje! Bor-B coxpanHT'B ot^b xaKoro nonynjenia, qTo6Bi 
Bflpyrii H flOMTb, H KyxHa cropijin! Hy, Tor^a B'B Kjiaflosyio, noKa- 

M'feCTX> BBICTpOHJICa foi HOBBIH ^fOM-B". 

„A eejiH 6bi h KJia^OBaa cropijia?" 

„Eor'B SHaeT'B, ^to bbi roBopHTe! H. h cjiymaxB BacB iie xoiy! 
Fp'fex'B 3T0 rOBopiiTB, II BoF'B HaKasBiBaoT'B 3a xaKia piiH". 

Ho AeaHaciH HBanoBHi'B, flOBOJiBiiBiit T'Ijm'b, ito noamyTHji'B 
Ha^'B IlynBxepieK) IlBaHOBiioio, y.iiBi6ajica, CH^a na cbobm'b 

CTVJI'fe- 

Ho HHxepecH'be Bcero KasajiiicB 4Jia Mena cxapniiKH b'b xo 
BpeMa, Korfla 6BiBaJiH y hiix'b rocxH. Tor/ia see B'B hx'b flOM'fe 
.npiiHHMairo ^pyroii bh^'b. 9xh floSpBie JiiO/tH, MoacHO CKasaxB, jkhjih 
ffjia rocxeii. Bee, ^ixo y hiix'b hh 5bijio Jiyiniaro, Bce 3xo bbihociijiocb. 
0HH HanepepBiB'B cxapajiHCB yrocTHXB BacB BchM-B, ixo tojibko 
npoH3Bo;{irao HX'B xosaMcTBO. Ho 6oji'feeBcero npiaxHO MH-fe 6bijio 

TO, TITO BO BCefi HX'B yCJiyjKJIHBOCTH HO 6bIJI0 HHKaKOH npHTOpHO- 

exH. 9x0 paflymie h toxobhocxb xaK'B KpoxKo BBipaacaJiHCB na hx'b 
HHi^ax'B, TaKT> man k'b hhm'b, ^ito noiieBOJi'ij corjianiajica na hx'b 
npocB6Bi. Oni OBiaii cji'tflCTBieM'B qncxoH, acHOH npocTOXBi hx'b 
floSpBixx., 6e3XHxpoGXHBix'B ffjuTb. 9x0 paflymie bobco ne tccb 
KaKHM'B yromaex-B BacB tihhobhhk'b KaseHHOH naJiaxLi, BBimefliniM 
B'B jno;iH BaiuHMH cxapaiiiaMH, nasBiBaioiaiH sacB 6jiarofl'feTe.xeM'B 
m noaaaiQiniH y hofb BaraHX-fevrocTb aaKaKHM-i. oSpaaoMi. Ke Sua-i 



419 

oTnycKaOMi. bi> tott. ace fiem,: ou.'b ^lajrHteHij Sbm-b nenpeM-feHHO 
nejieno'ieBaTi.. 

„Kawh MOJKHO TaKoio no37(HeK) nopoio OTnpaBJiJiTi.cH Bt Ta- 
Kyio flajiBHioio ^opory!" Bcer^a rOBopiiJia nyjiBxepia HsaHOBHa 

(I'OGTB oSblKHOBeHHO JKHJIt B^ TpCXi HJIH B1> qeTBipeXT. BCpCTaXt 
0Tb HHX1.). 

„KoHeqHO", roBopHJit Aeaiiacin HBanoBHii.: „HepaBH:o bca- 
Koro CJiyiaa: nana/iyT-B pasSoiiHHKH nan flpyron Heflo6pi>iH le- 

JIOB-feKI)". 

..IlycTB Eort MiMyeTt oti, pasSoHHHKOBx!" rOBopHjia IlyjiB- 
xepiji HBaHOBHa. „II k'b yejiy pascKastiBaTb axaKoe na hotb? 
Pa36oiiHHKH; He pasSoHHHKH, a speMH xeMHoe, He rofliiTca co- 
BC'iiM'B ixaTB. 4a h Barat Ky^epi)... a snaH) Bamero Ky^epa: oh'b 
TaKOH TenflHTHtm, Tja MaJieHtKifi; ero BcsKaH KodBiaa no^BeTi.; 
4a npHTOMt TenepB oh-b yjKO, Bipno, naKJiiOKaJica h cnnr-h vfl'h- 

HH5y/lB". 

II rocTB /{OJiHceHTb 6bi.tb HonpeM-ijiiHO ocTaTbca; ho, snpoieM'B, 
Beiep-B B-B HHSOHBKOH, TenjiOH KOMHaTi, paflvniHBiH, rpirOHfifi; 
H ycBinaaronjiii paacKasii, HecynfiMca nap-B ot^ no^aHnaro na 
CTOJi-B KymaHBa, Bcerfla nHTaTCJiBnaro h MacxepcKH HsroTOBjieH- 
Haro, dBisa.i'B fljia nero narpaflOH). 51 BHHcy, KaK'B TenepB, KaKi. 
Aeanacm liBaHOBHqi,, corHyBinHCB, ch4iit'b na CTy-TE-fe co Bcer- 
^aniHeio CBoeio yjiBi6KoS h cjiymaeT'B co BHHManieM'B h ^aace na- 
c.na/K^eHieM'B rocTa! ^acTO p-B^iB 3ax04Hjia h o noanTHK'fe. rocTB, 
TOHce BBCBMa piflKO BBi-fesiKaBniiH; HSt CBoeS flepesHH, qacTO cb 

SHaqHTejrBHBIM-B BH^OM/B H TaHHCTBeHHBIM'B BBipaJKeHieM'B HHIia, 

BBIB0411.TB CBOH floraflKH H pascKasBiBani., ^to (|)paHii:y3'B TaSno 
corjiacHJica cb anrjiH^iaHi'iiiOMi. BBinycTHTB ohbtb na Pocciio Bona- 
napxa, hjih npocTO pascKasBiBaJiT. o npe/fCToanjeS Bofin-fe, h Tor^a 
AeanaciH HBanoBH^rb iiacTO roBopH.TB, KaKi. dy^TO ne raa^ana 
IlyjiBxepiio HsaHOBHy: 

„3 caM'B flysiaK) hoSth na BOHHy; noi^CMy-Hcx a ne Mory htth 
na BoiiHy?" 

..BoTi. yace h nomeji'B!" npepBisajra IlyaBxepia HBaiiOBHa. — 
„Bbi He B-bpBTe esiy", roBopHJia ona, oSpauiaacB k-b rocTio: ..rfl'i 
vHce CMy, CTapoMy, htth na bohhj^! Ero nepBBiS cojij^aTh 3a- 
CTpijiHT'B! Eh Bory, sacTpijmx'B! Bot-b xaKt-TaKH npniiijiHTca h 

SaCTp'fejIHT'B". 

^M^TO-ac-B?" roBopHJi-B AeanaciH HBaHOBHqi.: „h a erosacTpiaio". 

„BorB cJiyniaHTe tcibko, ^to oht. tobopht-b!" noflXBaxBiBajia 
HyflBxepia liBanoBHa: „Ky4a eiiy htth na Bofiny! H hhctojih ero 
flaBHO yace sapataB'fejiH h jieataTt b-b KOiiopK'i. Ecjih-6i. bbi hx-b 
BH^ijiH: TaMT. Taide, ito npea^^e eiije, neace.iH BBicTp-fejiaT-B, pa- 

SOpEGT-B HX-B HOpOXOM'B. H pyKH CeS'Jj HOOTodBeT-B, H JIHIJO 
HCKaJliHHT'B, H HaB-feKH HeCiaCTHBIMT. ocTaneTca!" 

..^TO-ac-B?" roBopHJi'B AeaHacifi HBanoBHi'B: „a KjmjiK) 0664 
HOBoe BOopyateHie; a BOSBMy ca6jiio hjih KOsaiiKyK) nnKy". 

,9x0 Bce BM^ynKH. TaicB bott:) B^pyr-B npiMfleT-B bt> roJiOBy 

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H Ha^HeTii pa3CKa3BiBaTb!" nOfixBaTUBaia Tly-ifcxepia liBaHOBHa 
01. 4oca40io. „H II 3HaK), yro oMi. iUyfiiTt,, a Bce-xaKH uenpiflTHo 
cjiymaTb. Boti. axaKoe oht. Bcer^a roBopHTi.; hhoh pasTb cay- 
uiaeuib. c.iymaeniB, 4a h CTpauiHO CTaHeTt". 

Ho Aeanacm HsaHOBH^it, flOBOJibHBiS T-fejit, »ito H'tcKO.ai.KO 
Hanyraaij HyjibxepiioHBaHOBHy, CM-iiHjicH, ch/ih, coi'HyBraHCb, Ha 
cbGeM-b CTy.n'fi. 

tlyjitxepifl liBaHOBHa ji.nsi Menji 6bi.aa saHMMaTeabHie Bcero 
Tor^a, Kor^a no4B04H.iia rocTs K'bsaKycK'fe. ..BoTtSTO", roBopHJia 
OHa, CHHMaa npo6Ky ct, rpacJDHna: „B04Ka, nacToeHHafl na fiepesm 
H ma.i(|)eH: ecjiH y Koro Scihti. aonaxKH hjih noacHHua, to oieHb 
TiOMoraex'b; bot'b sto— na sojioTOTbicfl^HHK'b: ecjiH bi. yuiax-b 
3BeHHT'b H no Jomj JiHinaH fl-haaroTCJi, to o^enb noMoraeTi.; a 
BOTT. 3T0 iieperoHHaH na nepcHKOBbia kocto^kh; bott. BOSbMiiTe 
piOMKy, KaKOH npeKpacHbiii aanax'b! Ecjih KaK^b-Hndy^b, BCTaBaa 
c'b KpoBaTH, y/iapHTCji KTO ooT, yroji'b uiKana mm CTO.na, h iia- 
oiacHT-b Ha .i6y ryrjia, to ctohtt. TO.TbKO o^ny proaio^Ky BbuiHTb 
iiepefl'b od'hAOMT. — h see KaKT. pyKOii cHHiieTT.; bt. Ty Hce MHHyTv 
Bce iipoH/ieT'b. KaK'b6yflT0 BOBce ne 6biBa.'io". Ilocjii SToro TaKoit 
nepe^eTT. c.Ti'fc/iOBa.mE. h /jpyrHM'b rpacfjHHaMT., Bcer/ia iiouth HM-fes- 
uiMMT. KaKifl-HHoy/ib ifjfjjieSHbM CBoiiCTBa. HarpysHBuiH rocTs BceK) 
9T0I0 anTeKOK), OHa no^BO^HJia ero ko MHOJKecTsy CTOHBniHX'b 
TapejiOKT). „BoT'b 3to rpndKH ct. njedpeijOMT,! 3to — ch rB03/iHKaMH 

H BOJIOUICKHMH OpiiXaMH. CojIHTb HXl, Bbiy^IHJia MeHil TypKCHH 

BT. TO BpeMH. Kor/ia enje TypKH obijih y nacb bT) njiiny TaKaji 
obijia /io6pafl TypKeHs, h HesaM-iTHO coBciM'b, ^jtook Tj'^peijKyK) 
B-fepy HcnoB-fe/ibiBajia: TaKT. coBcfeMT. h xo^htt. iioith, KaK'b y nacb; 

TOJIbKO CBHHHHbl He IjJia: rOBOpHTT., 'ITO y HHXT. KaK'b- TO TaMT) B'b 

saKoni 3anpenjeH0. Bott. 3to rpnSKH ch CMopo/tHHHbiM-b jiHCTOM'b 

H MyUIKaTHHM'b OpixOiTb! A BOTT. 3T0 6oJIhUlisi TpaBHHKH.- H HX'b 

eme btj nepBbiii pasi, OTBapHsajia B'b vKcycfe; He snaio, KaKOBbi 
TO OH'fe. H y3Ha.r[a ceKpeT'b ot'b OTi[a MBana: B'b MajieHbKOH Ka- 
viyniK'fe npeaj^e Bcero nyiKHO pasocTaaTb fly6oBbie jihctba, h no- 
TOM'b nocbinaTb nepueiiT. h cejiHTpoio, h nojiojKHTb euje, ito 

SblBaeX'b Ha Heqj^H-BHTep'Jf; HB'feT'b, TaKt 3T0T'b "ifB-feTl. BSaTb H 
XBOCTHKaMH paSOCTJiaTb BBepX'b. A BOT-b aTO HHpOJKKH! 3T0 nHpojK- 

KH CT> cbipoM'b! 9T0 C'b ypfloio! A BOT'b 3T0 T'fe, KOTopbie AeaHacitt 

HBaHOBH^'b oqeHb jho6htT), ct> KanycToio h rpeineBOio Kanieio". 

..J^a", npH6aB.Taji'b AeanaciH HsaHOBH^T.: ,h HX'b oqeHb jiioQjiio: 

OHH MHTKie H HBMHOJKKO KHCJieHbKie". 

Boo6u|e ny.ibxepia PIsaHOBHa 6bijia qpesBbiqaiJHO bt> flyx-L, 
Kor^a 6biBajiH y hhxt> focth. /toQpaa CTapyuiKa! ona bch npn- 
HafljiejKaaa rocTHM-b. H jiio6hiit> 6biBaTb y HHX'b, h xoth 06'b- 
■i/iajica CTpaniHbiMT. o6pa30MT>, KaK'b h Bcfe, rocTHBniie y khx-b, 
xoTH MH'i 6biJio o^CHb Bpe^HO, — oflHaKOJKT., s Bcer^a 6biBa.Ti'b pa/j'b 
KT. HHM'b'fexaTb. Bnpo^eMT), a ffymsLTO, wro ne HM'feeT'b jih caMbifi: 
B034yx'b B'b MajiopocciH KaKoro-TO oco6eHHaro CBoflcTBa, no- 
Moraioniaro nHUieBapeHiio, noTOMy ^to bcjih 6bi 34'6cb BS/tyMajri, 



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KTO-HH6y4i> TSKHMt o6pa30M'B HaKymaTtcH, TO, 6e3i. coMH'tniH, 
BMicTO nocTejiH, oiyTHJicst 6m Jiemauxviwh he CTOjr'fe. 

/fo6pBie CTapH^KH'. Ho noBicTBOBanie Moe npH6jiH3KaeTca k-b 
BecBMa ne^iaJiBHOMy co6BiTiK), HSMisHHEmeMy HaBcei^^a skhshb 9Toro 
MHpnaro yrojiKa. CoSHTie sto noKaaceTca rtHt 6o;i'hG pasHTe.iB- 
HHM-B, iTo rtpoHSomjio OT-B caMaro MajiOBaHCHaro cjiy^an. Ho, 
no CTpaHHOMy ycxpoHCTBy Beu^eA, Bcerfla hh^tojkhbiji npH^iHHBi 
po/{HJiH Be.nHKiH co6BiTiH H, HaodopoT-B, BejiHKia npeflnpiHTiH 
OKaHiHBa.iHCB HH^TOSKHBiMH cJi-feflCTBiiiMH. KaK0H-HH6y4B saBoesa- 
TejiB codnpaeTt BC-b chjim cBoero rocyaapcTBa, BoroeTrB h^ckojibko 
ji-kTb, nojiKOBo/mBi ero npocjiaB-naioTCH h, HaKoneicB, Bce 9to 
OKaniiHBaeTCH npioSp-feTenieM'B kjioikr seman, na KOTopoMT. nerfli 
nocfeflTB KapTo4)ejia; a HHor/ia, nanpoTHB'B, flBa KaKie-HH6yflB 
KoaSacHHKa aB-yx-h ropoflOBT. no/(epyTC3 MejK.^y C06010 3a BS/jopij, 
H ccopa oo'BeMJieTi., naKonei^'B, ropofla, noTOM'B cejia h flepesHii, 
a Taii-B HijiiJioe rocyflapcTBO. Ho ocTaBMH-B 9th paacyiKfleHia: 
OHH He H^yT-B ciOTja; npHTOMi. h ne jiio6jik) pascyJKfleiiiH, Kor^a 
OHH OCXaiOTC}! TOJIBKO pascyHCfleHiaMH. 

y HyjiBxepiH HBaHOBHBi StiJia cfepeHBHas KomeiiKa, KOTopaji 
Bcerfla ho^th aeacajia, CBepnyBmHCB Kjry6p:0M'B, y ea nonb. HyjiB- 
xepia HsaHOBHa HHor/fa ee rjiafliijia h iijeKOTajia najiBiieMrb no 
eH meHKi, Koxopyio SajroBannaH KomeqKa BtiTflrnBajia, KaKi, 
Momno BBime. liejihsu CKasaxB, nToSti Hyatxepin HBanoBHa cjinni- 
KOMT. jrio6HJia ee, ho, npocTO, npHBasajiacB kx. neii, npHBtiKmn 
ee Bcerfla BH^iTB. Aeanaciit HBaiioBH^-B, oflnaKoacB, qacTo noTi- 
myqHBa.Ti'B Ha^T. xaKOio npHBHsanHOCTiio. 

„Sl He snaio, HyjiBxepiH HBanoBHa, nTO bbi TaKoro imxojiMre 
B-B KoniKi; na nTO ona? EcjihSbi bbi jiwijiii co6aKj', Tor/ja 6bi 
4pyroe flijio: co6aKy mohcho bshtb na oxoTy, a KoniKa na '^ito'?" 

„yHC'B MOJi'iHTe, AoaHacin HBanoBn^'B", roBopnjia HyjiBxepiji 
HBanoBna: „bh jirodnTe tojibko roBopnTB, n 6ojiBme nntiero. 
Co6aKa ne incTonjiOTHa, co6aKa Hara/iiiTT., co6aKa nepeSBOT'B 
Bce, a KoniKa — Tuxoe TBopenie, ona HHKOMy ne c/f-fejiaeT-B 3.71a". 

BnpoqeM-B, Aeanaciio MBanoBn^y 6bi.7io Bce paBHO, ^to kouikh, 
ITO co6aKH; oh-b 4.JIH Toro roBopn.n'B xaK-B, ^TodBi hbmhojkko 
noflrayxHTB naflx. Hy-UBxepieH IlBaHOBHoil. 

3a ca/tOM-B naxo^njicH y hhxt, SojiBmoS Jiich, KOTopBiii 6bi,tb 
cosepnieHHO non^aiKeii'B npeTfnpiHM'mBBiM'B npHKa3qHK0MT., mo- 
ys.eTh-6hiTh, OTTOro, ^ixo CTyK^B Tonopa floxoflnjix. 6bi ffo caMtixij 
ynien HyjiBxepiii HBanoBHBi. Oht. SBiJirb rjiyxt, sanynjenx., cxa- 
pBie ^pesecHBie ctbojibi 6buih aaKpBiTti pa3pocniHMCH opirann- 

KOM-B H nOXO^H-XH Ha MOXHaTBM JiaHBI rOJiySoH. Bx. aTOMX) Ji+»cy 
o6HTaJIH /(HKie KOTBI. .HicHBIX'B ^HKHX-B KOTOBX, He ^OJISCHO CMi- 

niHBaxB CB T^MH y/jajiBitaMH, KOTopBie Cirarox-B no EpBiHiaM-B 
flOMOM-B; naxoflHCB b-b ropo^ax'B, ohh, necMOxpa na Kpyxon npas-B 
cboh, ropaa^o 6ojiie ijHBH.aH30BaHBi, He3Ke.7iH o6HxaxejiH ji-bcoBx.. 
9xo, nanpoTHB'B xoro, 6ojiBuieio ^lacxBio napo^'B Mpa^HBitt n fln- 
kIh; OHH Bcerfla xoflsxt xonjie, xyflBie, MayKaiOTi. rpyStiMX., ne- 



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o6pa5oTaHHi.iMi. roJiocoMt. Ohh no/tptmaiOTCH HHorfla noaseM- 
HBiM-B xo^OM'B TioffJ> caMBic aM6apti H kpaflyT'B cajio; jm-uaioTCH 
flaace b-b caMOfi Kyxni, nptirHyBiiiH BHesaimo BtiipacTBopeHiioe 
OKHo, Korfla saM-hTHTh, iTO noiapi» noineai Bt SypMH'b. BooSnie, 
HHKaKia SjiaropoflHBia lyBCTBa hwcb ne HSBicTHBi; ohh acHByTB 

XHIIfHHqeCTBOM'B H flyniaT'B MajieHBKHX5> BOpoSteB'B B-B CaMBIXt 

HXT. rH-fes^ax-B. 9th kotbi yjojiro oQHioxHBajiHeB ckbosb flBipy 
nofl-B aiiSapoM'B c'B KpoTKOK) KoraeqKOio nyuBxepiH HBaHOBHLi 
H, HaKOHei;'B, noflMaHHJiH ee, KaKT. OTpa^'B cojiflarB noAiianH- 
BaeT-B TJiynyio KpecxBHHKy. HyjiBxepifl HBaHOBiia saM'feTHJia iipo- 
nasKy kohikh, nocjiajia HCKaxB ee; ho KOuiKa hb naxo^H-iiacB. 
IlponiJio TpH ffHa; IlyjiBxepia HsaHOBHa noJKaji'JiJia, HaKonei^'B, 
BOBce o Heii no3a6BiJia. B-b oahh^ s^eHB^ Kor^a ona peBH30Bajia 
CBOH oropo/cB M BOSBpaujajiacB CB HapBaHHBiMH cBoero pyKOH) 
seaeHBiMH cB'ijKHMH orypijaMH ^aa AeaHacia HBaHOBH^a, cjiyx't 
eH dBiji-B nopajKCMi'B caMHM'B HtajiKHMT) MHyKaHBeM'B. ' Oaa, ■ tcaK-B 
6y/(TO no HHCTiiiiKTy, npoHsnecjia: ..khcb, khcb!", h Bflpyrrt hs'b 
6ypBHHa BBiniJia eH cfepeHBKaH KoniKa, xy/faa, TOijjaS; saM-bTHO 
6bijio, ito ona H-fecKOJiBKO yjKe flneHHe dpaaa bt. poT-B HHKaKOH 
iiHutH. IlyjiBxepia T'lBaaoBua npo^ojiHcajia ssaTB ee, ho. KoniKa 
CToaaa nepefl-B neio, MHVKajia h ne CM-fejia hoaohth 6iih3ko; bh/(ho 
6bijio, qxo ona o^chb o/fHiajia cb Toro BpeMenn. HyjiBxepifl Hsa- 
HOBHa noHiJia Bnepe/ii., npo/jojiHcaH SBaTB KOHiKy, KOTopaa 6ofl3- 
jiHBO niJia 3a neio ,io caiviaro saSopa. HaKoneiji., yEHfliBmH 
npejKHifl, saaKOMBiH M'icxa, Bpuijra h b^ KOMHaTy. IlyjiBxepifl 
HsaHOBHa ToxyacB .HpHKa3aaa HO^axB en MO-xoKa h Msca h, chah 
nepe/iTi iioio, HaciaiK^ajiacB HcaiiHOCTiio SiflHoS cbobh 4)aB0- 
pHTKH, c'B KaKOio oHu TJiOTajia KycoKx 3a KycKOM-B H xj[e6ajia 
MOJioKD. CipeHBicaa 6'Jir.iJiHKa . ?noiTH b'b rjia3ax'B ea pacTOJi- 
cT-baa H ijia yace ue TaK-B maffUo. nyjiBxepia HsaHOBHa npoTa- 
Hy:fia pyKy, ^to(jbi Horjia/jHTB ee, ho He6jraroflapHaa, bh^ho, yace 

CJIHHIKOM'B CBBIKJiaCB C'B XHHIHHMH KOTaMH, HJIH Ha6paJiaCB pO- 

MaHHiecKHXTj npaBHJi'B, qTo di^HOCTB npH jiioSbh nyqnie na- 
JiaT-B, a KOTBI 6bijih rojiBi, KaK'B coKOJiBi; KaK-B 6bi to hh 6bijio, 

OHa BMHpBirHyjia BTj OKODIKO, H HHKTO HS'B flBOpOBBIX'B He MOr-B 

noHMaTB ee. 

3aflyMajiacB CTapymKa. „9to CMepTB Moa npaxo^HJia saMHOio!" 
CKasana ona caira ceSi, h hh^to He Morjio ee pa3C'feHTB. BecB 
fleHB OHa 6BiJia cKygna. HanpacHO AoanaciS HBanoBHi-B myTHJi-B 
H xoT'feji'B y3H.aTB, OTiero OHa taK-B Bflpyri. 3arpycTHJia: HyjiB- 
xepia HsaHOBHa 6HJia desoTB-bTHa, hjih oTB-biajia coBepnieHHO 
He TaK'B, titoSbi M03KH0 6bi.io yflOBjieTBopHTB Aeasacia . HsaHO- 
BH^ia. Ha SpyroH ^eHB ona saMiTiio noxyfliiJia. 

„^T0 9T0c%BaMH,nyjiBxepia HsaHOBHa? yH:'BHe6o:iiBHHJiHBBi"?'' 

^HiT-B, a He 6ojiBHa, Aeanacifi HBaHOBHTi-B! fl xo^iy saM-B 
oS-BasHTB o^Ho oco6eHHoe npoHcmeCTsie: a snaio, mto h aTHM-B 
aiTOM'B yMpy: cMepTB moh yace npHxo/iHjia 3a mhoio!" 

YcTa Aeanacia llBaHOBHTia KaKB-xo GoaianeHHO hckphbhjihci.. 



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OH't xoT-fe-nii, OvijUaKOHJi,, iiodiflHTB Bi. /lym'fe cBoeS rpycTHoe 
^lyBCTBO H, yjitiSHyBuiHCB, CKasaJiTj: „Bor'B snaeTi., ^ito bli ro- 

BOpHTe, IlyjIbXepiH HBEHOBHa! Btl, B'fepHO, BM-feCTO /leKOXTa, qTO 

qacTO nteTe, BtinHaii nepcHKOBOH". 

^HiTt, Aeanacift Hbslhobuhi,, a He niMa nepcHKOBoii", cua- 
3a.ia Ilyjibxepia HBaHOBiia. 

PI Aeanaciio HBanoBHiy cfliiJia.Jioci. aca.nKO, yro OH'i xaKi. iio- 
myTHJi'b HETi'B Ilyjibxepieft HBaHOBHoft, h oh^ CMOTpiat Ha nee, 
H cjiesa noBHCJia Ha ero picHimi. 

„H npomy Bact, AeaHaciii HBaHOBHqi., ^itoSbi bbi Hcno.iHHflu 
MOK) BOJiK)", CKasa.ia Ily.ibxepifi liBanoBHa. „Korfla h VMpy, to 
iioxopoHHxe MeHH B03al3 nepKOBHOH orpaflbi. Il.iaTbe Ha/i'bHbTe 
Ha MGHH chpentKoe, to, ^ito ct. Hedo.iBiiiHMH ijB'kToqKaMH no ko- 
pHiiHeBOMV no.TK). AT-iacHaro njiaTbH, ^to ct. Ma.iHHOBbiMH no- 
.lOCKaMH, He HaflifeBaHTe na mchh: mbptboh yHce ne HyacHO njiaTbe;— 
Ha MTO OHO eii: A saMT. oho npHro/iHTCH: hs'b nero coiubeTe ceSii 
napa^Hbia xajiaTi. na cjiynaa, Korja npi-fe^iyT-b tocth, to Tro6w 
MOJKHO 6bi.iio BaMT. npnanqHO iioKasaTbca h npHHHTb hxt.". 

^Bor-b snaeTT., Tro bbi i^OBopHxe, iry-ibxepiH IlBaHOBHal" ro- 
BopH.Tb AeanaciH IlBaHOBHq'b: ..Kor^a-To enje dvflBT'b cMepTb, a 
Bbi yjKe cTpaujaeTB xaKHMH c.TiOBaMH". 

..HiTT.. AeaHaciit HBaHOBHMTj, a ysie snaio, K0i'4a moh CMcpTb., 
Bbi, oflHaiiOJK'b, HB ropioiiTe sa mhoio: a yacB cxapyxa h AOBOJibHO 
nojKH.ia, fla h bbi yacB CTapu; mh CKopo yBH4HMca na tom'b 

CB'feT'fe". 

Ho AeaHaciii llBaHOBiiH'b pw^a.Tb, KaK'b pe6BH0K'b. 

..Fp'hx'b H.TaKaTb, AeanaciS IlsaHOBHyb! Hb rpiniHTB h Bora 
He rniiBHTB cbobio HBuajibio. 5i hb acajiiiio o tomtj, hto yMHpaio; 
o6'b oflHOMT. TO.TbKO jKajiiio a (TajKe.nbiii B340XI. npepsajiT, na 
MHHyTy pi^b ea): a jKa.Tfeio o tomt., hto hb snaro, na Koro ocTa- 

BHTb BaCb, KTO HpHCMOTpHTt 3a BaMH, Kor4a a yMpJ^ Bbi — KaK/b 

4HTa jiaJiBHbKoe: nysKHO, hto6bi sioSHJi'b sacb tott., kto SyflBTT) 
yxajKHBaTb 3a BaMH". npii stomtj na Jiniji; ea BBipa3HJiacb TaKaa 
r.iyfioKaa, Tanaa coKpyuiHTB.ibHaa cepAB^naa jKa.iocTb, ^ito a hb 
3Haio, Mor-b jiH 6bi KTo-HH6y,ib Bi. TO BpBMa r.Tiafl'tTb Ha hbb 
paBHOTiymHO. 

..Cmotph Miii. HD40xa", I'OBopiuia ona, oSpanjaacb kt> kjuqii- 
HHii-t, KOTopyio Hapo^Ho BBJiiiJia H03BaTb: ^Kor^a a yjipy, qTo6bi 
Tbi r.aa/i'fejia sa nanoM'b, HTo6bi SBperjia sro, KaKx. r.Tia3a CBoero, 
KaKT. CBoe po.iHoe ^HTa. Ria^H, HTo6bi na KyxH'fe roTOBHJiocb to, 
qi'o 0HT3 jnodiiT-b; HTo6bi 6'bjibB H naaTbe tm eiiy no^aBajia Bcerfla 
qHCToe; mtoSbi, Kor4a rocTH cjiy^iaTca, tbi npHHapa^Hjia ero npn- 
JiHiiHo; a TO, noJKajiyH, ohT) HHor^a Bbift/iBT'b bt, CTapoMTy xaJiaT-fe, 
HOTOMy qTOHTBnepb nacTO nosadbiBaBT-b oht,, Kor^a HpasflHHH- 
HBiH 4BHb, a Kor^a 6y4HHqHbiH. Hb cbo4h ct. hbfo r.nas'b, 5Ib- 
floxa; a 6y/iy MOTiHTbca sa Te6a na tomi> cB-fex'fe, ii EorT. narpa- 
vJHTT, Te6a. Hb 3a6BiBaH jkb, flB^oxa: tm yjse CTapa, TeS'fe hb- 
floaro 5KiiTb — hb Ha6HpaM rpixa na Jiyniy. Kor^a jkb hb Syjieiiib 



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3a HiTMi> npHCMaTpHBaTB, TO He 6y4eT'B red-b c^acTiH na cis-feT-fe. 
fl caMa 6y/iy npocHTb Bora, ^toSm hg flaeajit Te6'b 6.Jiaronojiy^- 
HOH KOH^HKBi. H caMa TBI Sy/temb nec^iacTna, ii fl^TH tboh oy- 
4yTT> Hec^acTHM, h Becb pofli) Bamt ne dyfleTT. HM-fexb hh b-b 
leMT. djiarocjiOBemH Eoacia". 

BtflHaa CTapyniKa! ona b'b to npeMH ne flyMaia hh o toh bg- 
jiHKOH MHRyTi, KOTopafl ee OHCH/faext, hh o /tymi cbogh, hh o 
dy/iynjeS cBoeH jkhshh: ona fl;yMaJia tojibko o 6-6flHOM'B CBoeM-B 
cnyTHHK'b, CB kotopbim-b npoBena acH3HB h KOToparo ocTaBnajia 
CHpBiM'B H 6e3npii0THBiM'B. Ona CB Heo6BiKHOBeHHOiO pacTopon- 
HOCTBK) pacnopHflHJia Bce TaKHsn. oSpasoM-B, ^toSbi nocjii Hen 
Aeanacifi: HBaHOBHi-B ne saM-hTHJH) es oTcyTCTBia. YB-ispeHHOCTB 

OH B'B 6jiH3KOH CBOeH KOHIHHi TaKT) 6Bi;ia CHJIBHa H COCTOHHie 

^lymn ea TaK-B 6bt:iio k-b axoMy HaCTpoeno, ^ito fl-fencTBHTejiBHO 
qpes-B H-iJCKOJiBKo jneS ona c.ierjia b-b nocTejiB h ne Morjiayate 
npHHHMaTB HHKaKOH HHiiiH. AoaHaciS HBaHOBHi'B EecB npenpa- 

THJICa BO BHHMaTeJIBHOCTB H HB OTXOflHJn) OT-B ea HOCTejIH. „Mo- 

3KeT'B-6BiTB, BBi ^lero-HHdyflB 6hi noKymann, IlyjiBxepis HBanoBHa?" 
roBopHJii. OHT., CB 6e3noKOHCTBOM'B CMOTps BT. Tjiasa eft. Ho IlyjIB- 
xepiH HBanoBHa HH'iero ne roBopHaa. HaKoneij'B; hocjiIj jiojitslto 
MoaianiH, KaKT. 6y4TO xoT-feaa ona ^to-to CKasaTB, nomeBejiHja 
ry6aMH — h flBixanie ea yjieTijio. 

AeaHacift HBaHOBHi-B 6bi.tb coBepmenHo nopaHceHT.. 9to TaKT. 
Ka3ajiocB eMy ahko, ^ito oh-b ^aace ne sanjiaKa.TB; MyTHtiMH raa- 
3aMH TJiau'kjn, om> na nee, KaKT) 6bi ne noHHMaa SHaienia Tpyna. 

IIoKOHHHiiy nojioacHjiH Ha ctoji'b, o^'fejiH B'B TO caMoe HJiaTBe, 
KOTopoe ona caMa Hasna'iHJia, cjio3kh.ih eft pj^kh KpecxoM'B, ^ajH 
B'B pyKH BOCKOByio CBi^iy — oh'b Ha Bce 3to rjiafl'fen'B 6e3iyBCTBeHHO. 
MHOJKecTBO Hapofla scaKaro 3BaHia nanojinnjio /{Bop'B; MHoacecTBO 
rocTOH npi'fexajio na noxopOHBi; /{jiHHHbie ctojibi pascTaB-neHBi 
6bijih no flBopy; KyTBa, najiHEKH, nnporn noKpBiBajiH hx'b Ky- 
laMH. FocTH roBopHJiH, HJiaKaJiH, rjiHfl'fejiH Ha noKOHHHi;3% pas- 
cyjKflaJiH o ea KaqecTsax'B, CMOxp'fejiH na nero; ho oh'b caM-B na 
Bce 3TO rjiafl-fe.TB CTpanno. HoKoftHHrfy nonecjiH, HaKoneH'B, na^ 

pOfl'B HOBaJIHJI'B CJI'MOMCB, H OH'B HOme.TB 3a HeiO. CBaH^eHHHKH 

6bijih B'B no.nHOM'B oQaaiieHiH, eojiHi^e CB'iTHJio, rpy^HBie MJia- 
^enifBi HJiaKajiH na pyKax'B MaTepeft, atasopoHKH nijiH, fl'feTH b'b 
py6ameHKax'B 6'feraJiH h p'h3BHJiHCB no floport. HaKoneiti., rpo6'B 
HOCTaBHjiH nafl-B aMofi; eMy Beji'h.TH hoaohth h noH'fejioBaTB b-b 
HOCji'SflHift pas's noKOHHHixy. Oh'b noflomeji'B, HOif'i.iiOBaji'B; na 
rJiasax'B ero noKasanacB CJiesBi, ho Karaa-TO 6e3iyBCTBeHHBiH 
CJiesBi. rpo6'B onycTHJiH, CBaH^enHHK'B Bsaji'B 3acTynT> h nepBBiS; 
6pocHJi'BropcTB3eM;iH; rycToft npoTaHCHBiit xop'B T^Ba^Ka h flBj'xt 
HOHOMapeS npoH'iji'B B-fe^iHyio naMSTB nofl'B ^hctbim-b, 6e3o6.nai- 
HBiMt He6oM'B; pa6oTHHKH npHHajiHCB 3a 3acTynBi, h seMJia yjKe 
noKpBiaa H cpasHajia any. B'B 9T0 BpeMH OH'B npoSpa-ica BnepeflT.; 
'jcfe pascTynHJiHCB, flann eMy M'tcTO, JKenaa snaTB ero naM'fepe- 
HJe. OB.'b noflHaflt raasa cboh, nocMOTp'bji'B CMyrHO h CKo.s&ai,: 



427 
„TaK'i.B0TB9T0BBiyHceH norpeSjiH ee! san'kwhV..." Ohi. octeho- 

BHJICfl H He flOKOH^mjIt CBoefi pi^H. 

Ho Kor/ia BoaspaTHJicfl OHt tiomoh, Kor/ia jBUj^iA-h, ^to nycTO 
B1. ero KOMHaTt, tpo aaace CTyji'b, na KOTopoMt CHfl-fejia Ilyjib- 
xepifl IIsaHOBHa, 6bijTi> BBineceH'B, — OHt pBi;(a.in., ptiflaat chjib- 
HO, pBi^ajTB HeyT-feraHO, h cjiesu, KaK-B p-iKa, jihjhcb hsi. ero 
xycKJiBixt o^ieii. 

lliiTB ji'iiTi. npoiujio CB Toro BpeMBHH. KaKoro ropH ne yiio- 

CHT-B BpOMH? KaKafl CTpaCTB yi[-bj'fceT'B Bt HepOBHOH 6HTB't CB 

nHMrb? jI anajirb o/fHoro ^lejiOB'tKa b-b ixBiT-fe iohbix-b eii;e chjit,, 
HcnoJiHeHHaro iicTMHHaro 6jiaropoflCTBa h aoctohhctb'b; a snajTB 
ero BJiK)6jieHHBiM'B HfoKHo, cTpacTHo, 64ineHo, ^jepsKO, ckjjomho, 
H, npii MHi, npn mohxi. rjiasax'B no^Tii, npeflMeT-B ero cxpacxH — 
H'ijHCHafl, npeKpacHas, KaKt anrejiTb, 6BiJia nopajKena HenacBiTHOio 
CMepTBK). H HHKor^a He BH^a-TB xaKHX-B yacacHBixT. nopBiBOBi. 
flymeBnaro CTpaflania, TaivoS SimeHOH, naaflmeS tockh, xaKoro 
noHCHpaioinaro OT^aflHiH, KaKis BOJiHOBajin necqaCTHaro :nio6oB- 
HHKa. S HEKorfla ne flyMajn>, ^toSbi Morx, qe.iOB'iK'B cosflaxB fl.xa 
ce6fl xaKoii aji'B, bj, KOxopoM-B hh xinn, hh o6pa3a h nnqero, 
1T0 6bi CKOJiBKo-HHoy^B iiGxoflHJio Ha HafleK/ty... Ero cxapajiHCB 
He BBinycKaxB hst. rjiasi.; ox-b Hero cnpaxa-nH; Bch opyflia, koxo- 
pBiMH 6bi ohx. Mon. yjiepxBHXB ce6H. /^B-h He^^hjiH cnycxa, oh-b 
Bflpyr'B no6'J37(HJi'B ce6a: Ha^ajit CMiflXBca. ruyxHXB; euj ^ajiH 
CBoSofly, H nepBoe, na yxo oh-b ynoxpedH.TB ee, 3to 6bijio — Ky- 
HHXB HHCxojiexX). B'B oflHHTb fleHB BHesanHo pa3;iaBraiHca BBtcxpi.n'B 
riepenyraji-B yacacHO ero pQflHBixt; ohh B6'bHca.^H bx. KOMnaxy h ysn- 
niiJiB. ero pacnpocxepxaro, ex. pa34po6iieHHBiMx, ^epenoMx.. Bpaqx.. 
cnyTiHBHiiiica xor/ia, oox. HCKyccTB-t KoxoparorpeM'h.xaBceo6nxafl 
MOJiBa, yBHfl'fejix. B'B HeMX. npHSHaKH cymecTBOBaHifl, nameax. pany 

He COBC'feMX> CMepXeJIBHOH), H OHX), KX> HSyMjXeniK) BChxX), OUJI'B 

BBiJiiqeHx.. IIjDHCMOTpx. 3a HHMx. yBejiHiHjiH euje 6oa'fee. /lasKe 3a 
cxojioMXi He KnajiH B03Ji'fe Hero HOJKa h cxapajiHCB y^ajiaxB see, 
q-hMx. 6bi Morx. ohx. ceSn yflapnxB; ho oh-b bx. CKopoMX. BpeMenn 
Hamejix, hobbih cjiyqaH h 6pocHJiCH nd/tX) KOJieca n]30'h3HcaBniaro 
SKHnaaca. Eaiy pasApodn.xo pyny h Hory; ho ohx. ohhxb 6bijix, 
BBiJiiTieHx.. Foflx. nocjii 9Toro a BH^ijix. ero bx> o^homx. mhofo- 
jiio/iHOMx> saji-b: ohx> CHfl-kxx. 3a cxojiom'b, aecejio roBopHJix.: „nmum- 
yeeprrn", saKpBiBHiH Oflny Kapxy, h sa hhmx. cxoajia, o6;iokoxhb- 
uiHCB Ha cHHHKy ero cxyjia, Moao^eBBKaa acena ero, nepeCHpaa 
ero MapKH. 

Ho HCxeqemH CKa3aHHBixx> naxn :ii'fexx. nocai oiepxH IIy;iB- 
xepin HBaHOBHBi, a, 6yflyqH bx. xixx. M-hcxaxx., saixajiX) bx. xy- 
xopoK'B Aeanacia HBanoBHqa HaB-fecxHTt Moero cxapHKHaro co- 
ctfla, y Koxoparo Korfla-xo npiaxHO npoBOflHJix. ^ent h Bcer^a 
ofix.'feflaaca jiygraHMH H3fl'baiaMH paTtymnoH xo3hhkh. Kor^a a 
noflx.'bxajix. kg ^Bopy, flOMx. mh* noKasajica BflBoe cxapie; KpecxB- 
ancKia hsSh coBC'iM'B ;ierjiH na-SoKX., 6e3'B coMH-fenia, xaKX. ace, 
KaKXj H aaafliaBuu axx>; qacTOKOJix. h naexenb bo ABop-fe 6bijih 



428 

COBCiM'b paBpymeiiBi, h s BiiffhTi-h caMt, KaKt KyxapKa BLi4op- 
rupS-JiB- HSt Hero najiKii jiJia saTonKH ne^n, Tor^a KaKt oil hj''3kho 
6i.i.no cflisjiaTE. tojibko flBa inara iiiiranHxi,, qTodti TiocTaTb TyTi. 
•jRe HaBajieHHaro XBopocTy. 51 ct rpycTtio iio/i'B'ixajii. k-b Kpi>iJii.iiy; 
T% ace caMBie 6ap6ocBi h 6poBKH, yaie CTfentie, hjih ct liepedn- 

TBIMI-I HOraMH, SaJiaflJIH, nO^TJHHBraH BBepX1> CBOH BOJIHHCTtie, o5- 

BiiuaHHtie peneiiHHKaMH, xboctbi. HaBCTp-feqy Bbiinejix cTapHK't. 
Tairij, 9T0 OHt! n TOT^act ysnajii. ero; no oh-b corny.ica yjKe 
B^Boe npoTHBt iipesKHJiro. Ohi> ysHa-TB MCHfl h npiiBiTCTBOBajn. 

C7i TOK) 3x6 3HaK0M0I0 MH-fe yjLlSKOK). 51 BOUieJIlj 3a HIIM-B B^ KOM- 

iiaTBi. Ka3a.iocb, Bce 6i>i.tio bt^ hhxi. nonpeiKHeMy; ho a saM-bTHJi'i. 
BO BceMTj KaKOH-TO CTpaHHbiii SesnopH^OKij, KaKoe-TO oiqyTH- 
Te.TBHoe OTCvTCTBie T^iero-To; cjioboji'b, a oujyTHJi'B b-b ceS'b t'I; 
CTpaHHwa 'ivBCTBa, KOToptM oBJiafl'feBaiOT'B HaMi-r, Kor^a mbi BCTy- 
naeji-L b'b nepsBift pasi:. b'b JKH.iiinje B^joBi^a, KOToparo npeac^e 
■iHa.iH Hepas^i.nBHBiM'B cb no^ipyroio, conpoBOHx^aBmeio ero bcio 
;kh3hb. "^yBCTBa 3th SBiBaioT-B noxoiKii na to, Kor^a bhahmT) ne- 
pe/cB C06010 des'B HorH ye.ioB-feKa, KOToparo Bcer,i(a anajiTi 3flo- 

IJOBLIM-B. Bo BCGM'B BHflHO 6BI.^0 OTCyTCTBie 3a60T.JIHBOH; Ily.TBxe 

piH HBaHOBHBi: 3a CTOJiOMT. no^a.iii o^ijhh'b iioacB Qesi. tiepeHKa; 
fiaro^a yjse He 6btjih npuroTOBJieHBi ct TaKirnfB HCKyccTBoirB. O 

X03flH:CTB'b H He XOXijlTj H CnpOCPITB, OOH.ICH 4a/Ke II B3r.TaHyTB 

Ha xosflHCTBenHLifl 3aBe/ieHi5i. 

Kor^a MBI ci.iii 3a cto.tb, fl-bBKa 3aBH3a;ia AeanaciH I-lBaiio- 
Biraa ca.TicjfjeTKOio, ii o^eiiB xoponio c/j'kia.ia, iioTOMy wro Qesi, 
Toro OH'B 6Bi BecB xajiaTTb cboh 3ana^Eaji'B coj^comts. "51 cxapajicsi 
ero Tj[iMT>-HH5y4B sanaTB h pa3CKa3BiBa.T['B e^y pasHtia hobocth: 
OHT. cjiyma.Ti'B ct tok) jko ysBidKoio, ho no BpeMenaM-B B3rjiflflB 
ero fjbiji'h coBepuieHHO 6e3V[3'^BCTBeH'B, ii mbicjih btj HOjrB iie 6po- 
fliMH, HO HC^iesajiT. HacTO no^Himaji'B ohT) jioacKy ct Kameio ii, 

BM-feCTO TOrO, ^TOSbI nOflHOCHTB KO pTy, HO^HOCHJI'B K-B Hocy; 
BHJIKy CBOK), BJliCTO TOrO, ^ITOSbI BOTKHyTB BTj KyCOKi UBIHJieHKa, 

OH'B TBiKaji'b B-B rpa(|)HHT3, H TOPfla fl^BKa, B3HBniJi ero 3a pyKV, 
naBo^H.na na UBiiiJieHKa. Mbi iiHor^ia oafH^a.Tin no H-hcKoaBKy mii- 
HyTT. CJiliflyiomaro Sjiiofla. Aeaiiacift IiBaH0Biii7j yaie caM'L 3aM'li- 
Hajit 9T0 H roBopHJi-B: „Hto 3TOTaKTi4o.iro He iiecyTTiKyuiaHBH?" 

Ho H BH/l'fejI'B CKB03B iqe.TIB BTi TlBepflXI., ^ITO Ma.lBqilK'B, pasHO- 

CHBHiiS HaM'B S.iio^a, BOBce He ^vMa.TB o TOM-B II cnajiTi, CB-fecHBiirn 
ro.iOBy Ha CKaMBio, 

..BoTTtaTo TO KjruiaHBe", cKa3a.ii. AoaHaciii HBaHOBHirB, Korfla 
HOflajtHHaMii MHuwKu CO CMeTaHOio: „3to to KyuiaHbe", npo;[OJi5Kaji'i. 
OH'B, H a saM-feTHJiT), ^To ro.xoc'b ero iiaqajiij flpoHcaTL ii cjie3a 

rOTOBHJiaCL BBirJIflHyTB H3'B ero CBHimOBBIX-B rJiaSTj, HO OHT. co- 

finpaji'B Bcb yciiJiia, Hte.iaa y^epacaTB ee: „3to to KyraanBe, ko- 
Topoe no... no... noKon... hokohhh..." h B^pyri. SpBiSHy-Trt cnesaMH; 
pyKR ero ynajia na TapejiKy, TapejiKa onpoKHnyjiacB, nojieT'lijia 
H pa36H;iacb; coyet sajiiiJi'B ero Bcero. Oh'l CH/f'feji'b Oesiyn- 
ctbchho, 6e3qyBCTBeHHO aepMcaji-i. JioHcKy, ii CJiesti, KaK-b pyHefl, 



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KUKt HeMOJiqHO TeKyujili (pOHT&wb, siH-iHCt, annfich jihbmh na 
sacTHJiaBinyio ero caJi4)eTKy. 

„Bo>Ke!" flyMajii. a, rjia^H na nero; ,.nflTb ji^tt. BcencTpeSjiH- 
lomaro BpeMGHH — CTapHKi> yace 6e3qyBCTBeHHi)iH, CTapHKi,, ko- 
Toparo 3KH3HI., KasanocB, hh pasy ne BOSMyujajio hh o/(ho chjib- 
Hoe omynjenie flymii, KOToparo bch jkhshb, Kaaajioct, cocTOH:iia 

TOJIBKO H31. CHfl'feHifl Ha BBICOKOMT. CTja% 1131. Hfleniil cynieHbixT. 

pw6oK'L H rpyniT., hs-l floSpo/iyniHt.ix'B pa36Ka30Bi>, — h TaKan 
40Jiraii, TaKaH acapKaa ne^ajib! ^to ace cjuihwhe nafl-B naMH: 
CTpacTi, HJiH npHBbmKa? H.mi Bcb CHJibHtie nopBiBti, bccb BHXopi. 
HamHXt jKejiamit H KHnaii[Hxi. CTpac'reft ecTb tojibko cji'bflCTBie 
Hauiero apKaro Bospacxa, h tojibko no TOiiy o/iHOMy KajKyTCH 
rjiySoKH H coKpymHTejibHLi?" ^to 6bi hh Sbijio, ho b-b 9to BpeMH 

MH'i KasaJIHCb /J-hTCKHMH BCb HauiH CTpaCTH npOTHB'B 9T0H; flOJiroH. 

MeflJieHHoit, HoqTH 6e3qjfBCTBeHHOH iipHBtiiKH. HijCKOjiBKO pasi. 

CHJIHJfCfl OHTj BBirOBOpHTB HMS HOKOHHHIfBI, HO Ha HQJIOBHH'li 

e.iOBa CHOKoiiHoe h oStiKHOBeHHoe jihb[o ero cyfloposKHO hcko- 
BepKHBa.iocB, H Hjia^Tj 4HTHTH nopaKa.TB MeHH btj caMoe cep/me. 
H'tsTTj, 3T0 He T'i cjie3bi, na KOToptia oSBiKHOBeHHO TaKT. Hie^pw 
crapHHKH, Hpe/iCTaBjiaioHiie BaMT^ a^ajiKoe CBOe nojioHCOHie h 
HecMacTia; sto 6bijiH TaKJKe ne Th raesbi, KOTopwa ohh poHaiorb 
3a CTaKaHOM'b nyniua: H'feT'b! 3to 6bijih cJie3Bi, KOTopbia TeK.iH, 
He cnpaiuHBaacb, canH co6ok), HaKon.iaacb oti. iflKOCTti 6o.ih 
y»e oxjiaflisBUiaro cep,/ina. 

Ohtj He .fojiro noc.Tfe Toro vKijji'b. H neflaBHO yciBimajn. oCrt, 
ero CMepxH. CTpaHHO, oflnaKOJKe, to, ^to o6cToaTejiBCTBa koh- 
qHEiBi ero HMfen KaKoe-TO exo/fCTBO cb KOHqHHOio IlyjiBxepiH 
HBaHOBHbi. Bt. OflHH'b ' fleHB AeanaciH riBaHOBHinj p'feuiHJica 
HeMHoro npoHTHCb HO ca^y. Kor^a oh^b Me^jieHHO mejix no ffo- 

pOJKK'fe, CT> oSblKHOBeHHOIO CBOeK) SeSnO^HOCTBH), BOBCe HO HM-fea 
HHKaKOil MBICJIH, CB HHM'B CJiyHHJIOCb CTpaHHOe HpOHCineCTBie. 

On-b B/ipyn, ycjiBiniajn., qTO nosa/jH ero npoHSnecB kto-to 

TIOBOJIBHO aBCTBeHHBIM'B rOJIOCOM^B: „A(|)aHaciH MBaHOBH^T.!" Om. 
o6opOTHJICa, HO HHKOrO COBepUIGHHO He 6bIJI0; HOCMOTp'hjI'B BO BC/tl 

CTopoHBi, 3ar.iaHy.in:> b'b KyCTBi — HHrfli HHKoro. T^enb Sbi.ttj thxi., 
H cojiHue ciajio. Oh'b na MHHyxKy 3aflyMa.ica; .nniJio ero KaKt-TO 
03KHBH.10CB, H OH'B, HaKOHCHT., npoH3HecTb: „3T0 IlyjiBxepia lisa- 
HOBHa soBCT-B MeHs!" BaM-B, SesT. eoMH-hHia, Kor^a-HndyviB ciy- 
'qajiocB c.TiBiniaTB ro.iocB, Ha3BiBaK)iijiH sacB no HMeHH, KOTopbifi 
npocTOjiioflHHBi oo-BacHarorb T-feM-B, 'ito flynia CTOCKOBanacB 3a 
^ejiOB'hKOM'B H npHSBiBaeTT. ero, h nocji'b icoToparo CvThflyeT-B ne- 
MHHyeMo CMepTB. npH3HaK)CB, MH-b Bcerfla Sbi.tb cTpanien-b 9toti. 

TaHHCTBBHHblH 30B'b. fl HOMHK), ^TO B'B fl'ljTCTB't a ^aCTO erO C.lbl- 

Hia.Ti'b: HHorfla B/jpyr't nosa^H Mena kto-to aBCTBenn*. npoHS- 

HOCHJI'B MOe HMa. JleHh o6BIKHOBeHHO B'B 9TO BpeMa 6Bi:ri'i, OaMBlM 

acHbift H cojiHeiHBiH; HH oflHH'B jiHCT-B B'B cafly Ha flepes'fe He uie- 
Be.iHJica; THinHHa 6BiJia MepTsaa; flame KysHBMHK'b b'b sto BpeMa 
nepeeTHBaji'B KpaiaTB; hh Ayum b'b cafly.Ho, npHSHaiocb, ee.iH6u 



430 



Hoqt, caMRs 6'iraeHaH h Gypnan, co BcfcMii a/fOMt CTHxiii na- 
CTHrjia MGHH OflHovo cpeflH HenpoxofliiJiaro Jitca, h 61.1 He TaKt 



'« / \ \ As t * 




iSio riynbxepijj HaaHoBHa aoseTii Mewail 



431 

HcnyrajiCH e«, KaKi. stoh yJKacHoii thdiuhh cpe/iH 6e3o6jia^Haro 
flHH. 51 oSbikhobghho TaKt Siatajii) cb BejimiaiiiuHMi. cxpaxoMi. 
H saHHMaBmHMCfl flbixaHieMt hst. ca^a, h Tor/ja tojibko ycnoKan- 
sajica, Korfla nonaflajiCH MH'fe HaBCxp'isTiy KaKOH-Hadyflb ^ejio- 
B-hKi., BHfli. KOToparo HsroHfljii. 9Ty CTpaniHyio cepfle^nyio ny- 

CTBIHK). 

Ont BecB noKopHJica CBoeMy /lymeBHOMy y6i3K/{eHiio, ^to 
IlyjiBxepiH HBanoBHa soBeT'B ero; ohi. noKopHJica cb BOJieio no- 
CJiymnaro pe6eHKa, coxny.n'B, KaniJiaai., tslsuit,, KaK-B CB-hiKa, h, 
HaKOHeif'B, yracB TaKt, KaK^b oaa, KorTia yace HH^ero ne ocxajiocB, 
1T0 6bi Morjio noflflepjKaTB di^Hoe ea njiaiia. „nojioJKiiTe Mena 
B03Ji'b IlyjiBxepiH HBanoBUBi" — hot's Bce, ito