by Adriano Morselli (flourished 1674-1691)
Translation © by Pietro Sirena

Le violette
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE GER GRE IRI POR SPA
Rugiadose
Odorose
Violette graziose,
Voi vi state
Vergognose,
Mezzo ascose
Fra le foglie,

E sgridate
Le mie voglie,
Che son troppo ambiziose.

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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

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

  • POR Portuguese (Português) (Débora Letícia Batista) , title 1: "Violetas", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Pietro Sirena) , title 1: "The violets", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Linda Godry) , title 1: "Die Veilchen", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Juan Henríquez Concepción) , title 1: "Las violetas", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GRE Greek (Ελληνικά) (Κατερίνα Βουτσινά) , title 1: "Οι βιολέτες", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Les violettes", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • IRI Irish (Gaelic) [singable] (Gabriel Rosenstock) , title 1: "Na sailchuacha", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Débora Letícia Batista

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 10
Word count: 22

The violets
Language: English  after the Italian (Italiano) 
Dewy
Scented
Pretty violets,
You are standing
Shy,
Half hidden
Among the leaves,

And you scold
My desires,
That are too ambitious.

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This text was added to the website: 2005-02-20
Line count: 10
Word count: 22