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Disse il ver? parlò per gioco?

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Disse il ver? parlò per gioco?  
Mi confondo a' detti sui
e comincio a poco a poco
di me stesso a dubitar.

Pianger fanno i pianti altrui,
sospirar gli altrui sospiri;
ben potrian gli altrui deliri
insegnarmi a delirar.


Translation(s): ENG

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Submitted by Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]

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

Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "Did she speak the truth? Was she joking?", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Did she speak the truth? Was she joking?

Language: English after the Italian (Italiano)

Did she speak the truth? Was she joking?
What she has said confuses me,
and I slowly begin to doubt
even myself.

The weeping of others surely causes me to shed tears,
and others' sighs cause me to sigh;
so indeed others' delirium may well show
me as well how to go insane.


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