by Carlo Goldoni (1707 - 1793)
Translation © by Andrew Schneider

Quel che d’amore
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Quel che d’amore
si chiama il fiore
è d’un bel core
la fedeltà.
 
D’un’alma fida,
d’un cuore onesto
più bell’innesto
no non si dà.

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That which is called
Language: English  after the Italian (Italiano) 
That which is called
"the flower of love"
is quite simple:
a noble heart's fidelity.

There has never been
a more beautiful link
than that between a faithful soul
and an honest heart.

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