by Paolo Antonio Rolli (1687 - 1765)

Se dolce m’era già viver
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Se dolce m’era già viver,
cor mio, con te, dolce
per te sarà morire ancora.

E questo si dirà:
quando il suo ben perse,
volle per fedeltà
morire allora.


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

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "If I once found life with you to be sweet", 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: 2018-04-24
Line count: 7
Word count: 29