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O che nuovo stupor

Language: Italian (Italiano)

O che nuovo stupor: mirate intorno
A mezza notte il giorno,
Mirate aprirs' il cielo,
Udite il suono degli angelici cori.
Venite, andiam, cerchiam Gesù, pastori,

Io vo cantar, io vo gioire anch'io,
Che nato in terra è Dio,
Che nato in terra è Dio per mia salute.
Io'l vo vedere omai,
Io'l vo adorar che tanto il desiai,

Voglio a quei sacri piè nudi e tremanti
Piegarmi e sospir' tanti
Sparger sopra di lor, ch'io gli riscaldi,
Mille volte baciarli,
Mille s'io ne son degno ribaciarli,

Voglio alla madre vergine beata,
Perche mi sia avvocata,
Offrir non oro, no, ma nudo il core,
Il core umiliato.
Venite, andiam, cerchiam Gesù, ch'è nato.


Translation(s): ENG

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Submitted by Poppy Holden

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

  • ENG English (Poppy Holden) , title 1: "O what new astonishment", copyright © 2004, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2004-11-24.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:10
Line count: 20
Word count: 113

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