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

Tuo bene è il trono
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Tuo bene è il trono  
io non son più tuo ben.

È quello il tuo contento
ed io per te ne sento
la gioia nel mio sen.


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

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "The throne is your beloved", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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This text was added to the website: 2018-05-13
Line count: 5
Word count: 27

The throne is your beloved
Language: English  after the Italian (Italiano) 
The throne is your beloved:
I am no longer your love.

For that is what fulfills you,
and I feel so overjoyed for you,
from the very bottom of my heart.


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This text was added to the website: 2018-05-14
Line count: 5
Word count: 31