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

Scherza il nocchier talora
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Scherza il nocchier talora
coll’aura che si desta;
ma poi divien tempesta
che impallidir lo fa.
 
Non cura il pellegrino
picciola nuvoletta;
ma quando men l’aspetta
quella tuonando va.

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

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "The sailor is apt to joke", 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: 2018-04-27
Line count: 8
Word count: 29