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Tu vivi, e punito rimanga l'eccesso d'amore tradito, d'offesa onestà. Che il volger crudele, il ferro in sé stesso, per donna infedele, troppa viltà.
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- by Georg Friedrich Händel (1685 - 1759), "Tu vivi, e punito", HWV 33 no. 22, from opera Ariodante, no. 22 [sung text checked 1 time]
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- ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "Live, so that this egregious outrage", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Researcher for this text: Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]
This text was added to the website: 2018-05-20
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Live, so that this egregious outrage of betrayed love and wounded honor may be suitably punished. Turning this cruel sword upon yourself is far too base an action to take for the sake of an unfaithful woman.
- Translation from Italian (Italiano) to English copyright © 2018 by Andrew Schneider, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.
This text was added to the website: 2018-07-30
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