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Il Romeo

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Vagò mendico il core
tutto il regno d'amore,
dimandando pietà, chiedendo aita
nell'infelice sua povera vita.
Ne per ben salda fede
poté trovar mercede,
ché di quante egli amò crudeli a torto
ch'il fuggì, ch'il tradì, ch'il volle morto.

Tornò dal suo cammino
il mio cor pellegrino,
ne pietoso favor ha mai trovato
per il mendico suo misero stato.
Femminil cortesia
forz'è che spenta sia,
ch'ogni ricca beltà resa tenace
non l'udì, nol mirò, lo mandò in pace.

Translation(s): FRE

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Submitted by Guy Laffaille [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)

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

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Le pèlerin", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2017-05-24.
Last modified: 2017-05-24 02:17:45
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