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Con ossequio, con rispetto

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Con ossequio, con rispetto
Io m'inchino e mi profondo
A un sapiente sì perfetto,
Che l'ugual non v'è nel mondo.
E l'eguale non verrà.
(Per l'orgoglio, e l'ignoranza,
Per la gran bestialità).

Translation(s): FRE

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Submitted by John Versmoren


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) , "Avec déférence, avec respect", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2004-07-12.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:08
Line count: 7
Word count: 32

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Avec déférence, avec respect

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

Avec déférence, avec respect
Je m'incline profondément
Devant un savant si parfait,
Qui n'a pas d'égal dans le monde.
Et l'égal ne viendra pas.
(Pour l'orgueil, et l'ignorance,
Pour la grande bestialité).

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Text added to the website: 2018-01-17.
Last modified: 2018-01-17 15:08:14
Line count: 7
Word count: 32