by Carlo Goldoni (1707 - 1793)
Translation © by Andrew Schneider

Amoretti che ascosi qui siete
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Amoretti che ascosi qui siete
e volando d’intorno ferite,
ah vi prego da me non venite,
questo cor non venite a piagar.

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  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "Sweet, hidden Cupids", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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Sweet, hidden Cupids
Language: English  after the Italian (Italiano) 
Sweet, hidden Cupids,
who fly all about to shoot your arrows,
pray do not come to me
for the purpose of wounding my heart.


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This text was added to the website: 2018-06-19
Line count: 4
Word count: 24