Cara e dolce dolce, Dolcissima libertà, Quanto ti piange il core. Fra i lacci d'un crin d'oro Prova d'un ciglio arcier la crudeltà. Le dure ritorte, Che rigida sorte Mi dà per mercé Mi stringono i pié E al mio lungo penar negan pietà.
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- ENG English (John Glenn Paton) , title 1: "Dear and very sweet", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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