by Giacomo Rossi (flourished 1710-1729)
Translation © by Andrew Schneider

Scorta rea di cieco Amore
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Scorta rea di cieco Amore
guida un'alma a naufragar.

Ed è misero quel core
che non sà sempre pugnar. 

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Blind Love's dodgy escort
Language: English  after the Italian (Italiano) 
Blind Love's dodgy escort
will always lead a soul to shipwreck.

A soul which cannot fight at all times
is doomed to wretchedness.

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