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New translations via Joseph Tusiani of Michelangelo’s little-known yet hugely memorable verse.

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To a soul numbed via and during, greater to have for years life's rasping breath than a lady's desire, hand in glove with demise. 146 seems thrown away on others from me are stolen, even though i would not name it robbery; they are yours to offer. but when your eyes' come-hithers for clods and riffraff glow, and never for me—I'm performed for! i will not reside. could you, Love, dare forgive whilst fools are given unfastened this attractiveness she denies to more true souls that prize your individual excessive courtesy? Love, switch her! allow her be of a kinder middle, with seems to be that make one gag, after which fall in love with me—the pathetic hag! 147 Please inform me, Love, if that girl had a soul merciful as her face is beautiful, who (if their wits were not jogged askew) would not gladly give up all to her, half and entire? In my case, how might or not it's i might have greater served and enjoyed her, have been love again, whilst, although despised and spurned, I enjoyed her greater than i'd had she enjoyed me? "By the gods above, you males! Now cannot you spot top to take no matter what comes? If she misbehaves if you end up stowed within the grave, revenge for the ache she gave you will get in complete, and for insults by means of the ranking, for then it s you she'll love, as you like her now. Too undesirable you have see you later a wait to benefit simply how i'm going to convenience you for the wounds you bore. give some thought to, although, once again: A center proud, beneficiant, natural, made little of, responds no longer with pardon in basic terms, yet with love. " 148 i would suppose the safer, my girl, with lesser favor—a lesser chance to my existence, doublet much less rainy with tears from the dual rivulets of my eyes. Too nice a favor's more likely to vague, no, even annul what benefit in me lies. a guy who is really clever, no longer magnifying his personal stature, bargains with out excitement now not inside of his energy; an excessive amount of can paralyze; a modest creature of modest fortune lives quietly, hour by way of hour. Your sweetest reward my palate takes as bitter: who'd provide his center to 1 whose hopes are nil, most likely supplies loss of life. Joy's angina can kill. 149 i'm going to without doubt be concept a dullard in expertise, paintings via person who, i am afraid, with overgenerous relief kills me. much less mercy had comprehensive extra. yet my soul shrank off aside, like a watch one resource is all too amazing for. I observed it hover, start into completely most unlikely skies the place it could not take me, nor I equivalent her slightest present at the least, so lofty, serene she is. That concept may still make me recognize that at top I express a thankless face to this woman, packed with grace so considerable it kindles others with an identical. A raging hearth burns under a targeted flame. a hundred and fifty nice mercy, my girl, as most likely as nice soreness can kill a robber whose execution pends; blood in his veins long gone icy, there he stands tired of all hope—then the lovely jolt: "You're loose. " So with such grace as yours, a rarity during this wretched lifetime of mine, grief crowding grief. this is mercy in superabundance! The candy aid might be extra of a risk to existence than soreness can. information solid or undesirable, if poignant sufficient, can kill prompt, opposite because the should be; one bursts, one cramps the heart—same destiny resulting.

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