My Heart Leaps Up

My heart leaps up when I behold
A rainbow in the sky:
So was it when my life began;
So is it now I am a man;
So be it when I shall grow old,
Or let me die!
The Child is father of the Man;
And I could wish my days to be
Bound each to each by natural piety.

by William Wordsworth

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russian translation of the poem
i need the poem russiantranslation into
Nice poem
I have read thies poem in my childhood, again read today same flavour.
antique example of epigram the poet presents. 'the child is father of the man.'
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