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

Finchè un zeffiro soave
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Fin che un zeffiro soave
tien del mar l’ira placata,
ogni nave è fortunata,
è felice ogni nocchier.
È ben prova di coraggio
incontrar l’onde funeste,
navigar fra le tempeste
e non perdere il sentier.


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This text was added to the website: 2018-07-23
Line count: 8
Word count: 35