by William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)
Translation © by Ferdinando Albeggiani

Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow
Language: English 
Available translation(s): ITA
Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow, 
Creeps in this petty pace from day to day, 
To the last syllable of recorded time; 
And all our yesterdays have lighted fools 
The way to dusty death. Out, out, brief candle!
Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player
That struts and frets his hour upon the stage, 
And then is heard no more; it is a tale 
Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, 
Signifying nothing.

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Domani, e domani, e domani
Language: Italian (Italiano)  after the English 
Domani, e domani, e domani,
Si  trascina a piccoli passi, giorno dopo giorno,
fino all'estrema sillaba del tempo assegnato;
E tutti i nostri ieri non hanno fatto che illuminare a degli stolti
La strada verso la morte polverosa. Spegniti, spegniti, breve candela
La vita non è altro che un' ombra che cammina, un povero guitto
Che si pavoneggia e si agita per la sua ora sulla scena,
e del quale poi non si sente più nulla; è un racconto
farfugliato da un idiota, pieno di fragore e furore
che non significa niente. 

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