by Francesco Sbarra (1611 - 1668)

Ah! quanto è vero
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Ah! quanto è vero
che il nudo arciero forza non ha!
Il nostro core ogni vigore solo gli da!
L’accesa face per cui se sface misero sen,
è sol del senso l’ardore intenso,
che non ha fren!


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Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Laura Prichard) , "Ah! How it is true", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Laura Prichard [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website: 2015-12-26
Line count: 6
Word count: 37