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

Vo solcando un mar crudele
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Vo solcando un mar crudele
Senza vele e senza sarte:
Freme l’onda, il ciel s’imbruna,
Cresce il vento e manca l’arte;
E il voler della fortuna
Son costretto a seguitar.

Infelice! in questo stato
Son da tutti abbandonato;
Meco sola è l’innocenza
Che mi porta a naufragar.

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

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "I go forth, sailing on a cruel sea", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website: 2018-03-30
Line count: 10
Word count: 47