by Apostolo Zeno (1669 - 1750)

Posso amar; ma sol per poco
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Posso amar; ma sol per poco:  
così amor non è viltà.
Lunga fede è un lungo affanno.
Servir sempre al suo tiranno
è un oblio di libertà.

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