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

Cedo alla sorte
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE
Cedo alla sorte
gli allori estremi;
non son più forte
per contrastar.
 
Nemico è il vento,
l'onda è infedele;
non ho più remi,
non ho più vele
e a suo talento
mi porta il mar.

F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy sets stanza 1

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Confirmed with Achille in Sciro, by Pietro Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi, Vienna, van Ghelen, 1736, lines 1136-1145.


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This text was added to the website: 2019-11-27
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Word count: 35