by Giacomo Rossi (flourished 1710-1729)
Translation © by Andrew Schneider

Venti, turbini
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE
Venti, turbini, prestate
Le vostre ali a questo piè!
Cieli, numi, il braccio armate
Contro chi pena mi diè!


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

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "Winds, storms", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website: 2017-12-03
Line count: 4
Word count: 19

Winds, storms
Language: English  after the Italian (Italiano) 
Winds, storms, lend your wings 
unto these my feet!

Heavens, gods, equip this arm so it might
confront her who has inflicted onto me such pain!


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This text was added to the website: 2018-04-03
Line count: 4
Word count: 26