by Nicola Francesco Haym (1679 - 1730)

Io già t'amai, ritrosa
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Io già t'amai, ritrosa,
sdegnasti esser mia sposa
sempre dicesti no.

Or ch'io son Re, non voglio
compagna nel mio soglio,
aver chi mi sprezzò.


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

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "I loved you once, demure one", 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: 2018-04-23
Line count: 6
Word count: 25