Count Giacomo Leopardi

(29 June 1798 – 14 June 1837 / Rencanati)

Poems of Count Giacomo Leopardi

21. The Ginestra, 4/10/2010
22. The Infinite 4/10/2010
23. The Last Song of Sappho 4/10/2010
24. The Lonely Life 4/10/2010
25. The Lonely Sparrow 4/10/2010
26. The Resurrection 4/10/2010
27. The Ruling Thought 4/10/2010
28. The Setting Of The Moon 4/10/2010
29. The Village Saturday Night 4/10/2010
30. The Younger Brutus 4/10/2010
31. To A Victor In A Game Of Pallone 4/10/2010
32. To Angelo Mai, 4/10/2010
33. To Count Carlo Pepoli 4/10/2010
34. To Himself 4/10/2010
35. To His Sister Paolina, 4/10/2010
36. To Italy (1818) 4/10/2010
37. To Sylvia 4/10/2010
38. To The Beloved 4/10/2010
39. To The Moon 4/10/2010
40. To The Spring 4/10/2010

Consalvo

Approaching now the end of his abode
On earth, Consalvo lay; complaining once,
Of his hard fate, but now quite reconciled,
When, in the midst of his fifth lustre, o'er
His head oblivion, so longed-for, hung.
As for some time, so, on his dying day,
He lay, abandoned by his dearest friends:
For in the world, few friends to _him_ will cling,
Who shows that he is weary of the world.

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