by Grazio Braccioli (1682 - 1752)

Qual candido fiore
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Qual candido fiore  
che sorge nel prato
rinasce nel core
la bella mia speme,
poi torna a perir.

Son troppo felice
se amarti mi lice;
ma l'anima amante
fedele e costante
lontan dal suo bene
si sente languir.


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  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "Like a pure flower", copyright © 2019, (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: 11
Word count: 38