by Anonymous / Unidentified Author
Translation © by Andrew Schneider

Se l'inganno sortisce felice
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG ENG
Se l'inganno sortisce felice  
io detesto per sempre virtù.

Chi non vuoi se non quello che lice,
vive sempre infelice quaggiù.

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  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "I shall detest virtue forever", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "I shall detest virtue forever", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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I shall detest virtue forever
Language: English  after the Italian (Italiano) 
I shall detest virtue forever
if this scheme comes off well.

Whosoever desires nothing but which is legitimate
will always be unhappy in this world.

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  • Translation from Italian (Italiano) to English copyright © 2018 by Andrew Schneider, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.
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Text added to the website: 2018-05-16 00:00:00
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