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Non si levav'ancor l'alba novella

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Non si levav'ancor l'alba novella
né spiegavan le piume
gl'augelli al novo lume,
ma fiammeggiava l'amorosa stella,
quand'i duo vaghi e leggiadrett'amanti,
ch'una felice notte aggiuns'insieme,
com'acanto si volg'in vari giri,
divise il novo raggio e i dolci pianti
nell'accoglienz'estreme
mescolavan con baci e con sospiri
mille ardenti pensier, mille desiri.
Mille voglie non paghe
in quelle luci vaghe,
scopria quest'alma innamorata e quella.

E dicea l'una sospirand'allora:
anima, a dio, con languide parole.
E l'altra: vita, a dio, le rispondea,
a dio, rimanti. E non partiansi ancora
inanzi al novo sole,
e inanzi a l'alba che nel ciel sorgea,
e questa e quella impallidir vedea
le bellissime rose
ne le labr'amorose,
e gl'occhi scintillar come facella
e come d'alma che si part'e svella,
fu la partenza loro:
a dio che part'e moro,
dolce languir, dolce partita e fella.


Translation(s): FRE

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

  • FRE French (Fran├žais) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "L'aube nouvelle ne s'est pas encore levée", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2008-09-02 00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:53
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Word count: 139

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