by Apostolo Zeno (1669 - 1750)

Come suol la navicella
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Come suol la navicella
tra le Sirti e la procella
sospirar l'amato lido,
tal si lagna il tuo bel cor.

Gran nocchiero è il dio di Gnido,
ma nel mare della speme
a fugar l'aure serene
move i nembi reo timor.


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

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "As the skiff is wont to do", 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: 2018-04-30
Line count: 8
Word count: 41