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In luogo e forma di Parnaso ho 'l core

Language: Italian (Italiano)

In luogo e forma di Parnaso ho 'l core, 
Dove per scampo mio convien ch'io monte,
Son mie muse i pensier ch'a tutte l'ore 
Mi fan presenti le bellezze conte; 
Onde sovente versan gli occhi fore 
Lacrime molte, ho l'Eliconio fonte: 
Per tai montagne, per tai ninfe ed acqui, 
Com'ha piaciuto al ciel poeta nacqui.

Or non alcun de reggi, 
Non favorevol man d'imperatore,
Non sommo sacerdote e gran pastore
Mi dien tai grazie, onori e privileggi; 
Ma di lauro m'infronde 
Mio cor, gli miei pensieri e le mie onde.

Translation(s): GER

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  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist , title unknown by Friedrich Klose.

Text added to the website: 2008-01-04.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:33
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Word count: 90

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