by Pietro Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi (1698 - 1782), as Pietro Metastasio

Già l'idea del giusto scempio
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Già l’idea del giusto scempio
mi rapisce, mi diletta;
già pensando alla vendetta
mi comincio a vendicar.
 
Già quel barbaro, quell’empio
fa di sangue il suol vermiglio;
ed il sangue del mio figlio
già si sente rinfacciar.

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

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "The very idea of justified slaughter", copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website: 2018-06-09
Line count: 8
Word count: 37