Mountain tops
Sleep in the night darkness,
Silent valleys
Are full of fresh mist.

The road is not dusty,
The leaves are still -
Wait a little;
You will get some rest, too.

A poem by Goethe, translated by Lermontov, then translated from the Russian by

Valerie Livina

If you have any thoughts on this translation, Valerie Livina would be pleased to hear them.