«Bath, steam room, den mother»
And how not to recall the stories about the Russian bath Fyodor Ivanovich Shalyapin!
- It is for me since childhood! "so words of the great artist about his love to the Russian bath.
«I loved with my father, " recalls Shalyapin, - to go to the bath... There washed and bothered we spend hours; up to tired to the point of exhaustion. And then, when I go out of the house, remember: no matter what city I neither came, first of all, if even one penny I had in my pocket, I walked into the bathroom and there's no end of a bath, íàìûëèâàëñÿ, pouring, steamed himself, øïàðèëñÿ - and again, all over again».
In one of the artistic biographies of f. And. Chaliapin in detail told about his commitment to áàííîìó heat. Vividly imagine, as Chaliapin is included in a bath-room, clutched in the hands of a large sponge, and an extensive birch broom. Permanent áàíùèê Chaliapin, dry old Äîðìèäîíò, run to meet with two great gangs: «Please, Fedor Ivanovich!» And immediately, standing on tiptoe, on it time after time, one after the other gangs of water, and, asking: «Not hot?» - enough sex with each other a good ten preset gangs. «Well!.. "enjoying Shalyapin. - Superb!.. Duy, Äîðìèäîíò, go on!..»
Further Shalyapin with a large hunting takes all of bathing procedures. With ïîêðÿõòûâàíèåì, with the enthusiastic shouts of «handles» his body hard blows whispering birch besoms... From the gray clouds of steam comes Shalyapin's voice: «Broom " all superiors chief! Bath - mother dear!.. And-uh-uh-x you! Love, brothers, bath-house!» Then to the tune of «Volga, Volga, mother dear», he sings: «steam room, steam room, den mother», and the rest of the companions of the bath makes him...
«What a luxury, what is the point, what's the good of each proverb our! As for the gold!» - said A. With. Pushkin. «Proverbs are always brief, and the mind and feelings invested in the whole of the book», - admired And. M. Bitter. As an outstanding Soviet physicist With. And. Vavilov noted that the observation of the people captured in numerous Proverbs and riddles, built essentially on the observations of the scientific order. Resurrecting the good traditions of Russian baths, let's turn to the repository of the people's wisdom.