Много ли человеку земли нужно - I (Russian) with translations in English

How Much Land Does a Man Need

This parallel text is part of How Much Land Does a Man Need equilang.

Text by León Tolstói written in year 1886 in Russian.

  • Source: León Tolstói (1886). Русское богатство. В. Г. Короленко. https://ru.wikisource.org/wiki/Много_ли_человеку_земли_нужно_(Толстой)

The original version.

Translation by Aylmer Maude written in year 1906 in English.

Много ли человеку земли нужно - I
How Much Land Does a Man Need? - I

«Ладно,«Ladno, well думает,dumaet, think поспоримposporim argue мыmy we сs with тобой;toboj; (with)-you

'All right,' thought the Devil. 'We will have a tussle.

яja I тебеtebe (to)-you землиzemli land многоmnogo much дам.dam. give

I'll give you land enough;

ЗемлейZemlej (with)-Land тебяtebja (of)-you иi and возьму».voz'mu». will-take

and by means of that land I will get you into my power.'

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