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Vivrò fra i miei tormenti e le mie cure

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Vivrò fra i miei tormenti e le mie cure,
mie giuste furie, forsennato, errante;
paventarò l'ombre solinghe e scure
che 'l primo error mi recheranno inante,
e del sol che scoprí le mie sventure,
a schivo ed in orrore avrò il sembiante.
Temerò me medesmo; e da me stesso
sempre fuggendo, avrò me sempre appresso.

Ma dove, oh lasso me!, dove restaro
le reliquie del corpo e bello e casto?
Ciò ch'in lui sano i miei furor lasciaro,
dal furor de le fère è forse guasto.
Ahi troppo nobil preda! ahi dolce e caro
troppo e pur troppo prezioso pasto!
ahi sfortunato! in cui l'ombre e le selve
irritaron me prima e poi le belve.

Io pur verrò là dove sète; e voi
meco avrò, s'anco sète, amate spoglie.
Ma s'egli avien che i vaghi membri suoi
stati sian cibo di ferine voglie,
vuo' che la bocca stessa anco me ingoi,
e 'l ventre chiuda me che lor raccoglie:
onorata per me tomba e felice,
ovunque sia, s'esser con lor mi lice.

Translation(s): FRE

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Text added to the website: 2008-09-03.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:53
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Word count: 172

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