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Non t'accostare all'Urna

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Non [t'accostare]1 all'Urna,
Che [il cener mio]2 rinserra,
Questa pietosa terra
È sacra al mio dolor.

[Odio gli affanni tuoi;
Ricuso i tuoi giacinti]3,
Che [giovano]4 agli estinti
Due lagrime, [o due]5 fior?

Empia! Dovevi [allora]6
Porgermi un fil d'aita,
Quando traea la vita
[Nell'ansia e nei]7 sospir.

A che d'inutil pianto
Assordi la foresta? 
Rispetta un'Ombra mesta,
E lasciala dormir.

Translation(s): CAT

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Confirmed with Rime di Iacopo Vittorelli. Parte seconda. Bassano dalla Stamperia Baseggio 1815, page 30; with Rime di Iacopo Vittorelli. Nuova Edizione. Dall'Autore medesimo accresciuta, e unicamente approvata. Bassano dalla Tipografia Remondiniana 1806, page 123; and with Le Anacreontiche del Vittorelli. Edizione Quarta notabilmente accresciuta. In Venezia MDCCXCVIII [1798], page 25 [unnumbered].

Note: Vittorelli reworked and reordered his Anacreontiche several times. This poem is number XXI in the first edition (1798), number XIII in the 1806 edition and number X in the 1815 and subsequent editions.

1 Schubert: "t'accostar"
2 Vittorelli (1798 and 1806 editions): "l'ossa mie"; Schubert: "l'osse mie"
3 Schubert: "Ricuso i tuoi giacinti, / Non voglio i tuo pianti"
4 Schubert: "giovan"
5 Schubert: "due"
6 Schubert: "allor"
7 Schubert: "In grembo dei"; Vittorelli (1798 edition): "In braccio de i"; Vittorelli (1806 edition): "Fra palpiti e"

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Richard Morris and Peter Rastl [Guest Editor]


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