by Giuseppe Parini (1729 - 1799)

Ah di sì nobil alma
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Ah di sì nobil alma  
quanto parlar vorrei!
Se le virtù di lei
tutte saper pretendi,
chiedile a questo cor.

Solo un momento in calma
lasciami, o diva, e poi
di tanti pregi suoi
potrò parlarti allor.


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

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "Oh, how greatly I should like", copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website: 2018-05-19
Line count: 9
Word count: 37