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Vaga su spin'ascosa

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Vaga su [spin'ascosa]1
è rosa rugiadosa,
[ch'all'alba]2 si diletta,
mossa da [fresc'auretta]3;
ma più vaga è la rosa
[sulla]4 guancia amorosa,
ch'oscura e discolora
le guance [dell'Aurora]5:
Addio, Ninfa de fiori,
e Ninfa de gli odori,
Primavera gentile,
Statti pur con Aprile:
che più vaga e più vera
mirasi Primavera
su quella fresca rosa
del la guancia amorosa,
ch'oscura e discolora
le guance [dell'Aurora]5.

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1 Monteverdi: "spina ascosa"
2 Monteverdi: "che a l'alba"
3 Monteverdi: "tresca auretta"
4 Monteverdi: "de la"
5 Monteverdi: "de l'aurora"

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:24
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