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I bei legami

Language: Italian (Italiano)

I bei legami
che stamm'intorno
perch'io sempr'ami
bel viso adorno
mano gli strinse
che sì m'avvinse
per caro modo
ch'avvinto io godo.

Tempo ch'alato
rapido vai
me scatenato
mai non vedrai
e crescan ire
per mio martire
e cresca orgoglio
per mio cordoglio.

Chè s'io rammento
la nobil mano
ogni tormento
m'assale invano
man bianca e pura
ch'in prova oscura
spume marine
e nevi alpine.

Oh tu ch'altiere
saetti Amore
chiamati arciere
per suo valore
ch'ogni tuo strale
è per sè frale
né l'arco offende
s'ella nol tende!


Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

Authorship


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
Line count: 32
Word count: 88

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