by Vittorio Amedeo Cigna-Santi (c1730 - 1795)

In faccia all'oggetto
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
In faccia all'oggetto,  
che m'arde d'amore,
dovrei sol diletto
sentirmi nel core,
ma sento un tormento,
che intender non so.

Quel labbro, che tace,
quel torbido ciglio
la cara mia pace
già mette in periglio,
già dice, che solo
penare dovrò.


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

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "In the face of my beloved", copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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This text was added to the website: 2018-05-06
Line count: 12
Word count: 41