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Derzhavin

[ der-zhah-vin; Russian dyer-zhah-vyin ]

noun

  1. Gavril Romanovich [gah-, vril, roh-, mah, -n, uh, -vich, g, uh, -, vryil, , r, uh, -, mah, -n, uh, -vyich], 1743–1816, Russian poet.


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I began to read different poems in our books, but neither Dimitrieff nor Derzhavin could help me.

This does not include obsequious authors like Derzhavin and Karamzin.

Derzhavin was enthusiastic over the recitation of his Recollections of Tsarskoe Selo.

Who knows, my cousin, but that he may prove to be a second Derzhavin?

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