by Sebastiano Biancardi (1679 - 1741), as Domenico Lalli

Esser deggio come un scoglio
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Esser deggio come un scoglio
che all'orgoglio
di due venti
senza moversi sen sta.

Hanno in petto egual valore
fede e amore,
ma costante forte 
il cor li sosterrà.


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

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "I must be like a stone", 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
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Word count: 29