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Le Laude

secondo la stampa fiorentina del 1490

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Published: 1915
Language: Italian
Wordcount: 67,055 / 263 pg
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 1,021
Added to site: 2009.09.14
mnybks.net#: 25273
Genre: Poetry
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a su' amistate;
piú che visco apicciarate,--guarda!

Pon' al tuo gusto un frino,--ca 'l soperchio gli è venino; a lussuria è sentino,--guarda!

Guárdate da l'odorato,--lo qual ène sciordenato;
ca 'l Signor lo t'ha vetato,--guarda!

Guárdate dal toccamento,--lo qual a Dio è spiacemento, al tuo corpo è strugimento,--guarda!

Guárdate da li parente--che non te piglien la mente;
ca te faran star dolente,--guarda!

Guárdate da molti amice,--che frequentan co formice;
en Dio te seccan le radice,--guarda!

Guárdate dai mal pensiere,--che la mente fon ferire,
la tua alma enmalsanire,--guarda!

VII

DE PERICOLI CHE INTERVENGONO A L'UOMO CHE NON GUARDA BENE EL VISO ED ALTRI SENTIMENTI

O frate, guarda 'l viso,--se vuoi ben riguarire!
ca mortal ferite a l'alma--spesse fiate fon venire.

Dal diavolo a l'alma--lo

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