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Io lo so, che il bel sembiante

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Io lo so, che il bel sembiante 
Un istante, oh Dio! mirai, 
E mai piĆ¹ da quell'istante 
[Non]1 lasciai di sospirar.

Io lo so; lo sanno queste
Valli ombrose, erme foreste
[Che han]2 da me quel nome amato 
Imparato a replicar.

Translation(s): ENG

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Excerpted from "Il consiglio", Cantata VI.
1 Righini, Kuhlau: "No"
2 Kuhlau: "che'an"

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  • ENG English (Laura Prichard) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2011-06-02.
Last modified: 2016-04-13 20:02:50
Line count: 8
Word count: 41

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