by Nicola Francesco Haym (1679 - 1730)

Chi perde un momento
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Chi perde un momento
d'un dolce contento
lagnarsi non deve
s'amor poi l'affanna.

L'affetto in un petto
se tosto non viene malcerto
si tiene, e amor lo condanna.


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

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "Whoever wastes a moment", 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: 7
Word count: 28