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Non occorre ch'io ci pensi

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Non occorre ch'io ci pensi, 
Il mio caso è già spedito, 
Poi che Lilla ha stabilito 
Darmi ognor martiri immensi. 
S'io piango ella ride, 
S'io rido mi strugge; 
S'io seguo mi fugge, 
S'io fuggo m'uccide: 
Così per lei non ho più core né sensi. 
Non occorre...
S'io provo lasciarla, 
Più'l laccio mi stringe; 
S'un guardo ella finge, 
E d'huopo adorarla: 
Così a un idol crudel spargo gl'incensi. 
Non occorre... 

Translation(s): FRE

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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):

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Ce n'est pas la peine d'y penser", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2017-05-11 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2017-05-11 15:56:43

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Ce n'est pas la peine d'y penser

Language: French (Français) after the Italian (Italiano)

Ce n'est pas la peine d'y penser,
Mon cas est déjà réglé,
Depuis que Lilla a décidé
De me donner à toute heure d'immenses tourments,
Si je pleure elle rit,
Si je ris elle me détruit ;
Si je la suis elle me fuit,
Si je la fuis elle me tue :
Ainsi à cause d'elle je n'ai plus ni cœur ni sens.
Ce n'est pas la peine...
Si je tente de la quitter,
Alors les liens me retiennent ;
Si elle feint un regard,
Il convient de l'adorer :
Ainsi à une idole cruelle je répands l'encens.
Ce n'est pas la peine...

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