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Io son padre e nol sarei

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Io son padre e nol sarei,
se lasciassi a’ figli miei
un esempio di viltà.
 
Come ogn’altro ho core in petto;
ma vassallo è in me l’affetto;
ma tiranno in voi si fa.


Translation(s): ENG

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Submitted by Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]

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

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "I am a father, and I would not be one", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2018-06-11.
Last modified: 2018-08-15 19:34:00
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Word count: 33

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