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Gl' occhi superbi

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Occhi superbi, sì, ma però cari
un guardo sol da voi richiede
il mio amor, la mia fede.
Ma voi mi sete di pietade avari,
occhi superbi, sì, ma però cari.

Spietatissimi rai,
ai vostri altari
io spargo homai
con sospiri devoti,
oh quante spargo, lagrime, preghi e voti;

E non m'avedo, ahi lasso!
Ch'adoro un marmo e che scongiuro un sasso.
Oh di orgoglio e bellezza esempi rari!
Occhi superbi, sì, ma però cari.

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: "Yeux pleins de superbe", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2017-05-24.
Last modified: 2017-05-24 03:05:44
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