by Anonymous / Unidentified Author
Translation © by Andrew Schneider

Spero per voi, sì, sì
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Spero per voi, sì, sì  
begli occhi in questo dì sanar mie piaghe.

E a voi sacrar voglio
gli affetti del cor mio, pupille vaghe!


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

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "I hold out hope for you", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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I hold out hope for you
Language: English  after the Italian (Italiano) 
I hold out hope for you, 
yes, that this very day,
your beautiful eyes will heal my wounds.

I wish also to consecrate
unto you, dearest eyes,
the affections of my heart.


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