by Apostolo Zeno (1669 - 1750)
Translation © by Andrew Schneider

Bell'amor
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Bell'amor,  
che fai lega con virtù,
canti ogni alma il tuo poter.
Della sorte
tu disarmi anche il rigor;
e lo cangi invitto, e forte
in tua gloria, e in tuo piacer.

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Glorious Love
Language: English  after the Italian (Italiano) 
Glorious Love,
who joins her aims with Virtue,
may all souls sing your power.

You disarm even the severity of Fate.
You, invincible and mighty,
change it as befits your glory and pleasure.

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