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E stati alquanto come bimbi persi

Language: Italian (Italiano)

E stati alquanto come bimbi persi,
Noi ritrovammo entrambi la favella.
Ed io così m'apersi
A Biondinella.

Son ito a navigar molta marina
E n'ho vedute, delle belle, assai;
Ma come te, Biondina,
Oh, no! Giammai.

Se fui cortese a niuna in altri lidi
D'un sorrisetto, d'un sospir, d'un fiore,
A te, quando ti vidi,
Ho dato il core.

Translation(s): ENG FRE

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  • ENG English (Laura Prichard) , "Having been, for awhile", 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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