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Perchè se m'odiavi

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Perché se m'odiavi
mostravi d'amarmi
per sol ingannarmi?
Ahi, stella, ti fe' così bella,
sì fera, sì altera, per l'alma impiagarmi.
Io t'adorava, tu sprezzavi me,
empia Filli, perché?

Chissà ch'una volta,
la stolta fierezza
non brami chi sprezza.
Ahi, ch'io vuo' dir al cor mio
che fugga, che strugga
l'infida bellezza.
Forse a te toccherà chieder pietà,
empia Filli, chissà!

No, no, ch'io non voglio,
se scoglio m'aspetta
drizzar la barchetta.
Più fiera, que-st'empia megera
uccide, s'en ride e ridendo saetta.
Chiama pur quanto voi,
ch'io non verrò,
empia Filli, no, no.

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 or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Pourquoi, si tu me haïssais", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2009-03-12 00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:53
Line count: 23
Word count: 93

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