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

Mi credi spietata?
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Mi credi spietata?
Mi chiami crudele?
Non tanto furore,
non tante querele,
che basta il dolore
per farmi morir.
Quell’odio, quell’ira
d’un’alma sdegnata,
ingrata Semira,
non posso soffrir.


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  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "You believe me spiteful?", 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: 2018-05-01
Line count: 10
Word count: 28