by Pietro Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi (1698 - 1782), as Pietro Metastasio

Intervalli di ottava
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Quell'onda che ruina
dalla pendice alpina,
Balza, si frange e mormora,
Ma limpida si fa.

Altra riposa è vero,
In cupo fondo ombroso,
Ma perde in quel riposo
Tutta la sua beltà.

N. Vaccaj sets lines 1, 3-4


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Line count: 8
Word count: 32