by Anonymous / Unidentified Author
Translation © by Andrew Schneider

Tu preparati a morire
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Tu preparati a morire,  
se mentire ti vedrò!

Se la bella m'ha ingannato,
disperato io morirò.


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  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "You, prepare to die", 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: 2018-05-20
Line count: 4
Word count: 16

You, prepare to die
Language: English  after the Italian (Italiano) 
You, prepare to die
if I see you to be a liar!

I shall perish of despair
if my love has indeed deceived me.


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This text was added to the website: 2018-06-01
Line count: 4
Word count: 24