by Nicola Francesco Haym (1679 - 1730)

Che sento? Oh dio! Morrà Cleopatra ancora
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Che sento? Oh dio! Morrà Cleopatra ancora.
Anima vil che parli mai? Deh taci,
avrò, per vendicarmi
in bellicosa parte
di Bellona in sembianza un cor di Marte.
Intanto oh numi, voi che il ciel reggete,
difendete il mio bene,
ch'egli è del seno mio conforto e speme


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

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "What do I hear! God! Cleopatra shall likewise 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: 2018-06-02
Line count: 8
Word count: 48