by Anonymous / Unidentified Author
Translation © by Andrew Schneider

Dopo notte
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE
Dopo notte, atra e funesta,
splende in Ciel più vago il sole,
e di gioja empie la terra;

Mentre in orrida tempesta
il mio legno è quasi assorto,
giunge in porto, e'llido afferra.


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

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "After a night", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Après la nuit", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor]

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Last modified: 2017-11-30 08:10:50
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Word count: 33

After a night
Language: English  after the Italian (Italiano) 
After a night so bleak and foreboding, 
the sun shines forth in the heavens,
all the dearer, as the earth fills with joy.

For in the midst of a horrid storm,
my boat has been almost submerged,
but it grasps at the shore as it returns to port.


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Text added to the website: 2018-04-03 00:00:00
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