by Ottavio Rinuccini (1562 - 1621)

Dolcissimo sospiro
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): FRE
Dolcissimo sospiro
Ch'esci da quella bocca
Ove d'amor ogni dolcezza fiocca;
Deh, vieni a raddolcire
L'amaro mio dolore.
Ecco, ch'io t'apro il core,
Ma, folle, a chi ridico il mio martire?
Ad'un sospiro errante
Che forse vola in sen ad altro amante.


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  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Soupir très doux", copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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This text was added to the website: 2008-09-08
Line count: 9
Word count: 42