by Anonymous / Unidentified Author

Coperta la frode
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG ENG
Coperta la frode  
di lana servile,
si fugge, e detesta,
e inganno s'appella.

Si chiama con lode
prudenza virile
s'avvien che si vesta
di spoglia più bella.


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

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

  • ENG English (Laura Prichard) , copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "When fraud is covered", 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: 2018-05-11
Line count: 8
Word count: 27