Count Giacomo Leopardi
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Poems

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1.
The Infinite
This solitary hill has always been dear to me
And this hedge, which prevents me from seeing most of
The endless horizon.
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2.
Calm After Storm
The storm hath passed;
I hear the birds rejoice; the hen,
Returned into the road again,
Her cheerful notes repeats. The sky serene
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3.
Night Song Of A Wandering Shepherd In Asia
What doest thou in heaven, O moon?
Say, silent moon, what doest thou?
Thou risest in the evening; thoughtfully
Thou wanderest o'er the plain,
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4.
First Love
Ah, well can I the day recall, when first
The conflict fierce of love I felt, and said:
If _this_ be love, how hard it is to bear!
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5.
L'Infinito
Sempre caro mi fu quest'ermo colle
E questa siepe che da tanta parte
De'l ultimo orrizonte il guarde esclude.
Ma sedendo e mirando interminati
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6.
On The Portrait Of A Beautiful Woman,
Such _wast_ thou: now in earth below,
Dust and a skeleton thou art.
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7.
The Lonely Life
The morning rain, when, from her coop released,
The hen, exulting, flaps her wings, when from
The balcony the husbandman looks forth,
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8.
Hymn To The Patriarchs
Illustrious fathers of the human race,
Of you, the song of your afflicted sons
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9.
The Last Song Of Sappho
Thou tranquil night, and thou, O gentle ray
Of the declining moon; and thou, that o'er
The rock appearest, 'mid the silent grove,
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10.
Aspasia
At times thy image to my mind returns,
Aspasia. In the crowded streets it gleams
Upon me, for an instant, as I pass,
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