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

Che più bramar poss'io?
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Che più bramar poss'io?  
Che più dal cielo aspetto?
Andrò col mio diletto
la pace ad incontrar.

Del genitore al fine
si placherà lo sdegno.
Amor prenda l'impegno
quest'alme a consolar.


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  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "What more could I desire?", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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This text was added to the website: 2018-05-31
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Word count: 31

What more could I desire?
Language: English  after the Italian (Italiano) 
What more could I desire?
What more could I expect from heaven?
I shall go off with my beloved
in search of peace.

At last, my father's rage
shall be placated.
May Love take up this pledge
so that our souls may be consoled.


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This text was added to the website: 2018-07-12
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Word count: 44