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

Se il mio paterno amore
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Se il mio paterno amore  
sdegna il tuo cuore altero,
più giudice severo
che padre a te sarò.

E l'empia fellonia
che forse volgi in mente
prima che adulta sia
nascente opprimerò.


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Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "If your arrogant heart", copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website: 2018-07-28
Line count: 8
Word count: 32