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

Rendimi il caro amico
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Rendimi il caro amico,
parte dell’alma mia,
fa’ ch’innocente sia
come l’amai finor.
Compagni dalla cuna
tu ci vedesti e sai
che in ogni mia fortuna
seco finor provai
ogni piacer diviso,
diviso ogni dolor.

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  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "Give me back my dear friend", copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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This text was added to the website: 2018-06-21
Line count: 10
Word count: 35