by Vincenzo Grimani (1655? - 1710)

Qual piacer a un cor pietoso
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Qual piacer a un cor pietoso  
l'apportar sollievo a' miseri:
prendi tu ancora, prendi.
Ma rassembra tormentoso
il veder fra turbe tante
che vi manchi un zelo amante,
che il lor stato almen commiseri.


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

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "What pleasure to a pious heart", 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: 2018-05-05
Line count: 7
Word count: 34