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Non posso disperar

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Non posso disperar, 
sei troppo cara al cor:
il solo sperare
d'aver a gioire
m'è un dolce languire,
m'è un caro dolor.



Translation(s): ENG POR

Authorship

Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
    * ENG English (Lynn Steele) , title 1: "I cannot despair", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * POR Portuguese (Portugu√™s) (Débora Letícia Batista) , title 1: "Não posso me desesperar!", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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I cannot despair

Language: English

I cannot despair; 
you are far too dear to my heart. 
The mere hope
of enjoying you 
is for me a sweet suffering, 
an adorable pain.



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    * Translation from Italian (Italiano) to English copyright © by Lynn Steele, http://web.mit.edu/lsteele/www/, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. Please contact the copyright-holder(s) when requesting permission to reprint and be sure to give proper credit, which MUST include the copyright symbol © and the URL http://www.lieder.net/

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