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

Col peso del tuo amor
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Col peso del tuo amor  
misura il tuo piacer,
e la tua spene.

S'è fedele il tuo cor,
spera pur di goder,
e speri bene.


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  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "Measure the weight of your love", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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Measure the weight of your love
Language: English  after the Italian (Italiano) 
Measure the true weight of your love
against your hopes and your pleasure.

You may hope to enjoy,
and to do so well
if your heart is indeed faithful.


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This text was added to the website: 2018-05-17
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Word count: 29