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Translated by Przemyslaw Musialowski 6/18/2019 Paint, old painter, because pleasant to the eye is a family portrait, like Colonel Zagloba*. And don't forget about a mug of golden ale emptied in the morning for good humor. Paint me old grandpa and military equipment in which along with the dust the regiments, gaps in the floor, deep trenches where amid war storms brave men sought refuge. Paint defenseless stone walls of Kamieniec when undressed they remain silent in blushes as those young ladies taking a bath in the river full of tadpoles on photography, which with life attracts. Paint roses that you have been given in the Taiga this flower of love a connoisseur shall find house poorly carved and nothing more will fit on the canvas. Wieslaw Musialowski 11/16/2005 *Jan Onufry Zagloba is a fictional character in the Trilogy by Henryk Sienkiewicz. Together with other characters of The Trilogy, Zagloba engages in various adventures, fighting for the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, and seeking adventures and glory. Zagloba is seen as one of Sienkiewicz most popular and significant characters. While he has often been compared to Shakespearean character of Falstaff, he also goes through extensive character development, becoming a jovial and cunning hero.

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