Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

(6 June 1799 – 10 February 1837 / Moscow)

On Count Voronstov - Poem by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

One half Milord, one half in trade,
One half a sage, one half a dunce,
One half a crook, but here for once
There's every hope he'll make the grade.


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    Funny yet positive and hopeful. Excellent (Report) Reply

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    A small but meaningful poem from the great poet that likes. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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