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Ella è malata, ella s'è messa in letto

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Ella è malata, ella s'è messa in letto
La povera Biondina! E son d'avviso
Che Dio la voglia fare un Angioletto
Del Paradiso.

Oh! Madonnina! Il Ciel n'ha pu già tante
Anime elette!   Lasciami costei!
E se non lice, fammi sull'istante
Morir con lei!

Come colombe al tuo santo appello
Noi volerem chiamati dal desio;
La tomba è forse il talamo più bello
Dato da Dio!

Translation(s): ENG FRE

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  • ENG English (Laura Prichard) , "She’s fallen ill", 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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Word count: 66

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