Torquato Tasso Poems
|41.||Jerusalem Delivered - Book 01 - Part 03||1/1/2004|
|42.||Jerusalem Delivered - Book 02 - Part 07||1/1/2004|
|43.||Jerusalem Delivered - Book 03 - Part 02||1/1/2004|
|44.||Ecco Mormorar L'Onde (Now The Waves Murmur)||4/20/2010|
|45.||Jerusalem Delivered - Book 01 - Part 01||1/1/2004|
|46.||Hedge, That Divides The Lovely||4/20/2010|
Comments about Torquato Tasso
Jerusalem Delivered - Book 03 - Part 02
Soon was the prey out of their hands recovered,
By step and step the Frenchmen gan retire,
Till on a little hill at last they hovered,
Whose strength preserved them from Clorinda's ire:
When, as a tempest that hath long been covered
In watery clouds breaks out with sparkling fire,
With his strong squadron Lord Tancredi came,
His heart with rage, his eyes with courage flame.
Mast great the spear was which the gallant bore
That in his warlike pride he made to shake,
As winds tall cedars toss on mountains hoar:
The king, that wondered at his ...
Once We Were Happy
Once we were happy, I
Loving and beloved,
You loved and loving, sweetly moved.
Then you became the enemy
Of love, and I to disdain
Found youthful passion change.
Disdain demands I speak,
Disdain, that in my breast
Keeps the shame of my neglected offering fresh: