Count Giacomo Leopardi
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Chorus Of The Dead

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And all returns to Thee, alone eternal,
And all Thee returning.
Oh Death, in Thy vast shadow,
Simple and bare we languish,
Not happy, but from the anguish
Of life at last set free. The night profoundly
Falls on the shaken spirit,
And dark in dark confuses;
The withered soul sourage and hope refuses;
Spent and uncaring,
Free now from sorrow and from fear for ever,
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Fabrizio Frosini 04 December 2016
the translation is by Henry Reed [Listener 41, no.1057 (28 April 1949) ]
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