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date: 14 November 2018

Alexander Pushkin 1799–1837
Russian poet 

  1. A tedious season they await
    Who hear November at the gate.
     
    Eugene Onegin (1833) ch. 4, st. 40 (tr. B. Deutsch)
  2. Moscow: those syllables can start
    A tumult in the Russian heart.
     
    Eugene Onegin (1833) ch. 7, st. 36 (tr. B. Deutsch)
  3. A deception that elevates us is dearer than a host of low truths.
    ‘Hero’ (1830)