by Giacomo Rossi (flourished 1710-1729)
Translation © by Andrew Schneider

Sulla ruota di fortuna
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Sulla ruota di fortuna
Va girando la speranza.

Ma se un cor virtute aduna,
Gl'è sol base la costanza.

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  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "Upon Fortune's wheel", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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This text was added to the website: 2018-04-22
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Upon Fortune's wheel
Language: English  after the Italian (Italiano) 
Upon Fortune's wheel
hope goes spinning about on a whim.

But a heart possessed of virtue
has constancy as its cornerstone.

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This text was added to the website: 2018-05-16
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Word count: 21