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

Mentre dormi, Amor fomenti
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Mentre dormi, Amor fomenti
il piacer de' sonni tuoi
con l'idea del mio piacer.

Abbia il rio passi più lenti;
e sospenda i moti suoi
ogni zeffiro leggier.


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

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "Whilst you enjoy your slumber", 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: 2018-04-28
Line count: 6
Word count: 28