by Paolo Antonio Rolli (1687 - 1765)

Sospiro, è vero
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Sospiro, è vero,
ma se vuoi saper perchè
risponder non saprò,
Dirò che per pietà,
ma se mi chiederai
tanta pietà perchè,
ancor sospirerò.


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

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "'Tis true, I sigh", copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website: 2018-04-24
Line count: 7
Word count: 24