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

Nasce al bosco in rozza cuna
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Nasce al bosco in rozza cuna
un felice pastorello
e coll’aure di fortuna
giunge i regni a dominar.
Presso al trono in regie fasce
sventurato un altro nasce
e fra l’ire della sorte
va gli armenti a pascolar.


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This text was added to the website: 2018-07-23
Line count: 8
Word count: 38