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

Bramar di perdere
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Bramar di perdere  
per troppo affetto
parte dell'anima
nel caro oggetto
è il duol più barbaro
d'ogni dolor.

Pur fra le pene
sarò felice,
se il caro bene
sospira e dice:
«Troppo a Semira
fu ingrato amor».

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This text was added to the website: 2018-04-21
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