by Giacomo Francesco Bussani (flourished 1673-1680)
Translation © by Andrew Schneider

Nel tuo seno, amico sasso
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Nel tuo seno, amico sasso
sta sepolto il mio tesoro. 
Calamita del mio passo
è quel cenere, ch'adoro.
Solo brama il mio cor, che a te si volve,
misurar l'ore sue con quella polve.

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  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "Friendly rock, within your breast", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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This text was added to the website: 2018-06-02
Line count: 6
Word count: 34

Friendly rock, within your breast
Language: English  after the Italian (Italiano) 
Friendly rock, within your breast
lies buried my dearest treasure.

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This text was added to the website: 2018-06-02
Line count: 2
Word count: 10