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

Barbaro non comprendo
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Barbaro non comprendo
se sei feroce o stolto.
Se ti vedessi in volto
avresti orror di te.
 
Orsa nel sen piagata,
serpe nel suol calcata,
leon che aprì gli artigli,
tigre che perda i figli
fiera così non è.

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This text was added to the website: 2018-06-14
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Word count: 39