by Giuseppe Maria Foppa (1760 - 1845)

Al più dolce e caro oggetto
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Al più dolce e caro oggetto
io serbava un’alma amante:
egli ardea d’eguale affetto,
ed in noi regnava amor.

Quando un fellon m’invola
il cor del mio diletto,
e abbandonata e sola
mi guida a cupo orror.

Che palpito crudele
che pena sento al cor!
Ah! Mi consoli almeno,
chi prova in seno amor.


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

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "I served with a loving soul", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website: 2018-05-25
Line count: 12
Word count: 54