by Alessandro Manzoni (1785 - 1873)

Sgombra, o gentil
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Sgombra, o gentil, dall'ansia
Mente i terresti ardori;
Leva all'Eterno un candido
Pensier d'offerta, e muori:
Fuor della vita è il termine
Del lungo tuo martir.


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

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "O gentle one, remove from your mind", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Barbara Miller

This text was added to the website: 2005-09-02
Line count: 6
Word count: 26