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

Quanto mai felici siete
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Quanto mai felici siete,
innocenti pastorelle,
che in amor non conoscete
altra legge che l’amor.

Ancor io sarei felice,
se potessi all’idol mio
palesar, come a voi lice,
il desio di questo cor.


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

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "Innocent shepherdesses", 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: 8
Word count: 33