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

Se il caro figlio
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Se il caro figlio
vede in periglio
diventa umana
la tigre ircana
e lo difende
dal cacciator.
Più fiero core
del tuo non vidi.
Non senti amore,
la prole uccidi,
empio ti rende
cieco furor.


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

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "Even the tiger", 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: 2019-04-07
Line count: 12
Word count: 35