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M'amasti mai?

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Vederti, amarti furo un'ora sola,
Amarti sempre, il mio più gran desire;
Per la dolcezza d'una tua parola
Un tempo mi parea dolce morire.
Or che il destin per sempre ci separa,
Or che ho perduto la speranza omai,
Non ho per te che una parola amara:
M'amasti mai?

Ha la memoria de' tuoi baci il core,
Ogni parola tua serba il pensiero;
Ma non so se i tuoi baci eran d'amore,
Se verace il tuo labbro, o menzognero.
La voce dell'addio non mi conforta,
Da te m'involo, e più non mi vedrai.
Lascio un dubbio crudel sulla tua porta:
M'amasti mai?

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

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