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The Balalaika with origins in the XVI century (sometimes wrongly referred as « russian guitars ») is one of the major Russian musical instruments, along with the Domra, the Accordion and the Guitar. The Balalaika most likely evolved from the Oriental Dombra, which is still played in present-day Kazakhstan.
I plucked a honeysuckle where
The hedge on high is quick with thorn,
And climbing for the prize, was torn,
And fouled my feet in quag-water;