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Ride bene chi ride l'ultimo!

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Rida, rida; lo so
Che è inutile parlare: ha ragion lei,
Non s'avvezzi però
A burlarsi così de' fatti miei.

Delle molto più astute
Son diventate umili e supplicanti,
E il mondo le ha vedute
Raccomandarsi ai già sprezzati amanti.

Uno vendica mille,
E quell'uno anche a lei può capitare;
Stia attenta alle faville
Perché il fuoco finisce per scottare.

Non canzoni la gente,
Risparmi i suoi motteggi e le sue sfide;
E tenga bene a mente,
Che ride bene l'ultimo che ride!

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.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:44
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