by Apostolo Zeno (1669 - 1750)

La timida cervetta
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
La timida cervetta,
che fugge il cacciator,
va errando per timor
per la foresta.

Tal io colma d'affanni,
in mezzo a tanti inganni
errando vado ognor,
confusa dal timor
che il sen m'infesta.


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

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "The meek fawn", copyright © 2019, (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: 9
Word count: 33