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Veramente ho torto, è vero

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Veramente ho torto, è vero:    
quando un dito s'è bruciato,
coll'inchiostro risanato
egli è certo ch'esser può.
Se una penna tinta resta,
fu cagion che su la vesta
nuovo fior si disegnò.
Se di carta un foglio manca,
voi mi dite molto franca
ch'alla figlia del barbiere
un cartoccio pien di dolci
in quest'oggi si mandò.
Ma il dito è nero,
la penna è tinta,
il foglio manca:
le vostre scuse
mai crederò.
Un'altra volta,
quando ch'io sorto,
con catenacci
e più lucchetti,
a cento chiavi
vi chiuderò.

Submitted by Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Text added to the website: 2018-06-03 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2018-08-15 19:22:11

Line count: 23
Word count: 88

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