Vesti la giubba (traducere în Engleză)

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Vesti la giubba

 
Recitar! Mentre preso dal delirio,
non so più quel che dico e quel che faccio!
Eppur è d'uopo... sforzati!
Bah! sei tu forse un uom?
Tu se' Pagliaccio!
 
Vesti la giubba e la faccia infarina.
La gente paga, e rider vuole qua.
E se Arlecchin t'invola Colombina,
ridi, Pagliaccio... e ognun applaudirà!
 
Tramuta in lazzi lo spasmo ed il pianto;
in una smorfia il singhiozzo e 'l dolor...
Ah! Ridi, Pagliaccio, sul tuo amore infranto!
Ridi del duol che t'avvelena il cor!
 
Postat de annabellanna la Joi, 06/12/2018 - 16:31
Ultima oară editat de Hampsicora în data Sâmbătă, 08/12/2018 - 10:03
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Put on the costume

Versiuni: #1#2
To act! When, taken by delirium,
I no longer know what I'm saying or what I'm doing!
But yet... it's required... force yourself!
Bah! perhaps you are a man?
You're a Clown!
 
Put on the costume and powder your face,
the people pay and now they want to be amused1.
And if Harlequin steals Columbina from you,
laugh, Clown, and they'll all applaud!
 
Turn the convulsion and weeping into a joke;
the sobbing and the sorrow into a grimace...
Ah! Laugh, Clown, about your shattered romance!
Laugh at the pain which is poisoning your heart.
 
  • 1. lit: to laugh
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Postat de michealt la Luni, 06/08/2018 - 11:11
Ultima oară editat de michealt în data Marţi, 04/12/2018 - 00:47
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ϕιλομαθής    Luni, 06/08/2018 - 14:09

Proofreading:
1:3 apostrophe in the wrong place - it's
3:1 typo - convulsion
3:3 typo - romance

annabellanna    Joi, 06/12/2018 - 15:59

It's obvoius that I can't judge your style, but I can say that you have understood exactly the meaning of the text. And it's not always so easy with Opera texts. Bravo!