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

Torna innocente e poi
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Torna innocente e poi  
t'ascolterò, se vuoi,
tutto per te farò.

Ma finché reo ti veggio,
compiangerti non deggio,
difenderti non so.


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

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "Return innocent, and then", 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: 2018-04-21
Line count: 6
Word count: 22