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6 Famous Quotes by Metastasio (pseudonym of Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi Pietro)

The canker which the trunk conceals is revealed by the leaves, the fruit, or the flower. [It., D'ogni pianta palesa l'aspetto Il difetto, che il tronco nasconde Per le fronde, dal frutto, o dal fior.]

Disease Quotes, by Metastasio (pseudonym of Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi Pietro) , Source: Giuseppe Riconosciuto (I)

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That water which wall from some Alpine height is dashed, broken, and will murmur loudly, but grows limpid by its fall. [It., Quell' onda, che ruina Dalla pendice alpina, Balza, si frange, e mormora Ma limpida si fa.]

Purity Quotes, by Metastasio (pseudonym of Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi Pietro) , Source: Alcide al Bivio

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The bee and the serpent often sip from the selfsame flower. [It., L'ape e la serpe spesso Suggon l'istesso umore.]

Comparisons Quotes, by Metastasio (pseudonym of Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi Pietro) , Source: Morte d' Abele (I)

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What will the stream become in its lengthened course, if it be so turpid as its source? [It., Qual diverra quel fiume, Nel lungo suo cammino, Se al fonte ancor vicino E torbido cosi?]

Purity Quotes, by Metastasio (pseudonym of Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi Pietro) , Source: Morte d' Abele (I)

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In the dark a glimmering light is often sufficient for the pilot to find the polar star and to fix his course. [It., Fra l' ombre un lampo solo Basta al nocchier fugace Che gia ritrova il polo, Gia riconosce il mar.]

Light Quotes, by Metastasio (pseudonym of Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi Pietro) , Source: Achille (I, 6)

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If our inward griefs were seen written on our brow, how many would be pitied who are now envied! [It., Se a ciascun l'interno affanno Si leggesse in fronte scritto, Quanti mai, che invidia fanno, Ci farebbero pieta!]

Grief Quotes, by Metastasio (pseudonym of Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi Pietro) , Source: Giuseppe Riconosciuto (I)

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