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Nel dolce dell'oblio, benchè riposi

Language: Italian (Italiano)

 Nel dolce dell'oblio, benchè riposi,
 la mia Filli adorata
 veglia coi pensier suoi.
 E in quella quiete Amor non cessa mai,
 con varie forme,
 la sua pace turbar mentre elle dorme.

 Giacchè il sonno a lei dipinge
 la sembianza del suo bene,
 nella quiete nè pur finge
 d'abbracciar le sue catene
 Giacchè, etc.

 Così fida ella vive al cuor che adora,
 e nell'ombra respira
 la luce di quel sol per cui sospira.

 Ha l'inganno il suo diletto
 se i pensier mossi d'affetto,
 stiman ver ciò che non sanno.
 Ma se poi si risveglia a un tale errore
 il pensier ridica a noi:
 ha l'inganno il suo dolore.
 Ha l'inganno, etc.

Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE

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Submitted by Mario Giuseppe Genesi


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

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

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Ton Rooijmans) , "Ook al rust mijn aanbeden Phyllis"
  • ENG English (Mario Giuseppe Genesi) , "In her sweet sleep, although resting", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Ton Rooijmans) , "Dans l'oubli du doux sommeil"

Text added to the website: 2005-04-22.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:13
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Word count: 114

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