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Perché te 'n fuggi, o Fillide?

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Perché te 'n fuggi, o Fillide?
Ohimè, deh, Filli ascoltami
e quei belli occhi voltami:
già belva non son io né serpe squallido;
Aminta io son, se ben son magro e pallido,
queste mie calde lagrime
che da quest'occhi ognor si veggon piovere
han forza di commuovere
ogni più duro cor spietato e rigido,
ma' l tuo non già, ch'è più d'un ghiaccio frigido.
Mentre spargendo a l'aura pianti e lamenti,
indarno il cor distruggesi,
Filli più ratta fuggesi,
né i sospir che dal cor, non voci o prieghi
i piè fugaci arrestano.

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: 2008-09-05 00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:53
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Word count: 93

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