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

Par che di giubilo
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Par che di giubilo
L’alma deliri:
Par che mi manchino
[Quasi i respiri]1;
Che fuor del petto
Mi [balzi]2 il cor.
Quanto è più facile
Che un gran diletto
Giunga ad uccidere
Che un gran dolor!

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Confirmed with Opere di Pietro Metastasio, Milano, per Nicolò Bettoni, 1829, page 187.

1 Giuliani, Jommelli: "quas'i sospiri"
2 Giuliani, Jommelli: "balz' "


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