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

Sol che un istante io miri
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Sol che un istante io miri, 
la bella mia nemica,
la dolce fiamma antica, 
sento svegliarmi in sen;

ritorno a miei sospiri, 
d'amor per lei mi moro;
il mio destino adoro 
negli occhi del mio ben.

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This text was added to the website: 2011-06-02
Line count: 8
Word count: 36