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Oscuro è il ciel

Language: Italian (Italiano) after the Aeolic Greek

Oscuro è il ciel;
Nell'onde la luna già s'asconde
E in seno al mar le Plejadi
Già discendendo van.
È mezzanotte,
E l'ora passa frattanto,
E sola qui sulle piume
Ancora veglio ed attendo in van.

Translation(s): SPA

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  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Juan Henríquez Concepción) , "Oscuro está el cielo", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2003-09-29T00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16T10:01:38
Line count: 8
Word count: 36

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Oscuro está el cielo

Language: Spanish (Español) after the Italian (Italiano)

Oscuro está el cielo: en las olas
la luna se esconde,
y en el seno del mar las Pléyades
van descendiendo. 
Es medianoche, y la hora
pasa mientras tanto, y sola
aquí sobre el lecho de plumas
las veo y espero en vano. 

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Text added to the website: 2010-06-01T00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16T10:03:45
Line count: 8
Word count: 43