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Da qualche tempo in faccia a casa mia

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Da qualche tempo in faccia a casa mia,
Fa dimoranza una biondina bella.
E' senza damo, e credo che la sia
Un'orfanella.

Seduta alla finestra tutto il giorno
Lavora d'ago, e canta sì graziosa,
che ne son preso, e che le vo d'attorno
senza mai posa.

E come suole Amor che dà dell'estro,
M'ha suggerita questa letterina;
E gliela porsi quando n'ebbi il destro
L'altra mattina.


Translation(s): ENG FRE

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  • ENG English (Laura Prichard) , "Prologue: For some time", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2004-08-03.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:05
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