by Nicola Francesco Haym (1679 - 1730)

L'empio sleale indegno
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
L'empio sleale indegno
vorria rapirmi il regno,
e disturbar così
la pace mia.

Ma perda pur la vita
prima che in me tradita
dall'avido suo cor
la fede sia.


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

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "That wicked, treacherous wretch", 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: 2018-06-02
Line count: 8
Word count: 29