At sea, the prince bathes the horse;
hears: "The prince! Look at me!»
Horse snorts and ears spins,
Splatters and splashes and dale floats.
Prince hears: "I am a king's daughter!
You want to spend the night with the princess?»
Here out a hand out of the water,
Catches of brush silk reins.
Then head left mladaya;
The plait woven sea grass.
Blue eyes burning with love;
Spray on neck, like pearls, shaking.
thinks Prince: "It'll! Постой!»
Braid deftly grabbed the hand he.
keeps, hand combat is strong:
Crying and praying and beating it.
By the shore of Knight bravely swims;
spew; comrades loudly calling.
"Hey you! descend, dashing friends!
Look, beating my production ...
Well you stand embarrassed crowd?
Ali beauty not seen such?»
Here the prince looked back:
gasped! Triumphant look faded.
sees: lying on the sand with gold
Miracle sea with a green tail;
Tail covered with scales serpentina,
all breathless, coiling trembles;
Foam jets escapes on the face,
Eyes dressed in mortal darkness.
Pale hands grab the sand;
Whispering lips incomprehensible reproach ...
Prince goes away thoughtfully.
Will he remember about princess!