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

Così leon feroce
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Così leon feroce
che sdegna i lacci e freme
al cenno d’una voce
perde l’usato ardir.
Ed a tal segno obblia
la ferità natia
che quella man che teme
va placido a lambir.

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This text was added to the website: 2018-07-25
Line count: 8
Word count: 33