by Giacomo Rossi (flourished 1710-1729)
Translation © by Andrew Schneider

Molto voglio, molto spero
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Molto voglio, molto spero
Nulla devo dubitar.

Di mia forza all'alto impero
Saprò il mondo assoggettar.


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  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "I want much, I hope for much", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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This text was added to the website: 2018-04-22
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I want much, I hope for much
Language: English  after the Italian (Italiano) 
I want much, I hope for much,
I must doubt of nothing.

I shall subjugate the world
to a mighty empire with my 
power and might.


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This text was added to the website: 2018-06-29
Line count: 5
Word count: 26