by Apostolo Zeno (1669 - 1750)

Base al regno e guida al trono
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Base al regno e guida al trono,  
ciò che giova si comande;
le virtù, le leggi sono
freno al vil, non meta al grande.


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

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "The foundation of my rule", 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: 4
Word count: 24