Basta così; ti cedo
Language: Italian (Italiano)
Basta così; ti cedo.
Qual mi vorrai son io;
ma per pietà lo chiedo,
non dimandar perché.
Tanto sul voler mio
chi ti donò d’impero
non osa il mio pensiero
né men cercar fra sé.
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Submitted by Andrew Schneider [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):
- ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "Enough; I yield", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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Enough; I yield
Language: English after the Italian (Italiano)
Enough; I yield.
I am what you want,
but do not ask me
why I seek pity
from the likes of you.
My thoughts do not dare
so much as to look upon themselves
as much as upon my will,
which granted you empire in the first place.
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Text added to the website: 2018-06-09.
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