by Giuseppe Parini (1729 - 1799)
Translation © by Andrew Schneider

Che strano evento
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Che strano evento  
turba la vergine
in questo dì!

No, non lasciamola
dove sì celere
fugge così.

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What strange events
Language: English  after the Italian (Italiano) 
What strange events disturb the virgin today!
We should not leave her alone
wherever she should so swiftly flee.


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This text was added to the website: 2018-05-20
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