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

Affetti, non turbate
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Affetti, non turbate
la pace all'alma mia,
Sia vostra scelta, o sia
l'oprar necessità.
Perchè rei vi credete 
se liberi non siete?
Perchè non vi cangiate 
se avete libertà?


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Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Laura Prichard) , "Affetti, don’t disturb the peace of my soul", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Research team for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator] , Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website: 2010-01-26
Line count: 8
Word count: 29