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Mentr'io mirava fiso

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Mentr'io mirava fiso
de la mia donna gl'occh'ardenti e belli,
due vaghi spiritelli
fiammeggiando n'uscir a l'improviso,
e leggiadretti e snelli,
facendo mille scherz'e mille giri,
mille fughe d'intorno
e mille aguati dentr'al sen adorno,
mi trassero dal cor mille sospiri,
onde con dolc'ed amorosi lai,
pietà, pietà, gridai.

Translation(s): FRE

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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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • FRE French (Fran├žais) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Pendant que je regardais", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2008-09-02.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:53
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Word count: 49

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