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

Ah celar la bella face
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Ah celar la bella face
in cui pena un cor fedele
è difficile, è crudele,
è impossibile dover.
 
Benché in petto amor sepolto
prigioniero contumace
frange i lacci e fugge al volto
con gli arcani del pensier.

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This text was added to the website: 2019-12-10
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