Amor, ch'al cor gentile ratto s'apprendeprese costui de la bella personache mi fu tolta; e… | Alaina's Pins


Amor, ch’al cor gentile ratto s’apprendeprese costui de la bella personache mi fu tolta; e…

Amor, ch’al cor gentile ratto s’apprende
prese costui de la bella persona
che mi fu tolta; e ‘l modo ancor m’offende. Amor, che a nullo amato amar perdona,
Mi prese del costui piacer sì forte,
Che, come vedi, ancor non m’abbandona… – Love, which quickly arrests the gentle heart,
Seized him with my beautiful form
That was taken from me, in a manner which still grieves me. Love, which pardons no beloved from loving,
took me so strongly with delight in him
That, as you see, it still abandons me not… —- Inferno Dante Alighieri  1265-1321 —- Graphic – Giovanni Antonio Canal, called Canaletto  1697-1768

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