by Pietro Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi (1698 - 1782), as Pietro Metastasio

Basta così; ti cedo
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Basta così; ti cedo.
Qual mi vorrai son io;
ma per pietà lo chiedo,
non dimandar perché.
Tanto sul voler mio
chi ti donò d’impero
non osa il mio pensiero
né men cercar fra sé.


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

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "Enough; I yield", 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: 2018-05-12
Line count: 8
Word count: 35