by Vincenzo Grimani (1655? - 1710)
Translation © by Andrew Schneider

Fa' quanto vuoi
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Fa' quanto vuoi  
gli scherni tuoi non soffrirò.

Dentro al mio petto
sdegno e vendetta risveglierò.


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  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "Do whatever you will", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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Do whatever you will
Language: English  after the Italian (Italiano) 
Do whatever you will,
I will not abide your scorn.

Deep within my breast, I shall arouse
the dormant spirits of Spite and Vengeance.


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This text was added to the website: 2018-05-10
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Word count: 24