by Giovanni de Gamerra (1743 - 1803)

De' più superbi il core
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
De' più superbi il core  
se Giove irato fulmina,
freddo spavento ingombra,
ma d'un alloro all'ombra
non palpita il pastor.

Paventino i tiranni
le stragi, e le ritorte,
sol rida in faccia a morte
chi ha senza colpe il cor.


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

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "If Jupiter wrathfully launches his lightning", 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: 2018-05-08
Line count: 9
Word count: 40