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A quest'olmo, a quest'ombre

Language: Italian (Italiano)

A quest'olmo, a quest'ombre, ed a quest'onde,
ove per uso ancor torno sovente,
eterno i' deggio, ed avrò sempre in mente,
quest'antro, questa selva e questa fronde.

In voi sol, felici acque, amiche sponde,
il mio passato ben quasi presente
Amor mi mostra e del mio foco ardente
tra le viostre fresch'aure i semi asconde.

Qui di quel lieto dì soave riede
la rimembranza allor che la mia Clori
torna in dono se stessa e 'l cor mi diede;

già spirar sento erbette intorno e fiori,
ovunque o fermi il guardo o mova il piede,
dell'antiche dolcezze ancor gli odori.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Text added to the website: 2008-09-04 00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:53
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Word count: 100

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