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Author: Cavalcanti,
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Guido Cavalcanti    Poet's Biography
58 poems available by this author


BALLATA 11. LAST SONG; FROM EXILE       
First Line: Since I do not hope to return ever
Last Line: For her true worth, for ever
Subject(s): Exiles; Italian Renaissance


BALLATA II       
First Line: Fair women I saw passing where she passed
Last Line: For sobbing out my heart's full memories
Subject(s): Hearts; Italian Renaissance; Love; Women


BALLATA: 12. OF LOVE'S POWER       
First Line: Since all my life out of my death derives
Subject(s): Italian Renaissance


BALLATA: 5    Poem Text    
First Line: Light do I see within my lady's eyes
Last Line: "then shalt thou see her virtue risen in heaven."
Subject(s): Italian Renaissance


BALLATA: 7       
First Line: Being in thought of love I came upon
Subject(s): Italian Renaissance


BALLATA: 7. HE REVEALS HIS INCREASING LOVE FOR MANDETTA    Poem Text    
First Line: Being in thought of love, I chanced to see
Last Line: My heart is dead in me.'
Subject(s): Love


BALLATA: CONCERNING A SHEPHERD-MAID       
First Line: Within a copse I met a shepherd-maid


BALLATA: HE PERCEIVES THAT HIS STRONGEST LOVE IS GONE       
First Line: Through this my strong and new investment


BALLATA: IN EXILE AT SARZANA    Poem Text    
First Line: Because I think not ever to return
Last Line: Still in her purity.
Subject(s): Absence; Separation; Isolation


BALLATA: OF A CONTINUAL DEATH IN LOVE       
First Line: Though thou, indeed, hast quite often forgotten truth


BALLATA: OF HIS LADY AMONG OTHER LADIES       
First Line: With other women I beheld my love
Last Line: To the heart's weeping, which forgets her not


CANZONE (A DISPUTE WITH DEATH)       
First Line: O sluggish, hard, ingrate, what doest thou


CANZONE (A SONG AGAINST POVERTY)       
First Line: O poverty, by thee the soul is wrapp'd


CANZONE (A SONG OF FORTUNE)       
First Line: Lo! I am she who makes the wheel to turn


CANZONE (HE LAMENTS THE PRESUMPTION AND INCONTINENCE ...)       
First Line: The devestating flame of that fierce plague


CANZONE A LADY ASKS ME       
First Line: Because a lady asks me, I would tell
Last Line: Hast thou no desire
Subject(s): Italian Renaissance; Love


DONNA ME PREGA       
First Line: A lady asks me
Last Line: With others hast thou no will to make company


HE COMPARES ALL THINGS WITH HIS LADY, AND FINDS THEM WANTING    Poem Text    
First Line: Beauty in woman; the high will's decree
Last Line: All good to kindred natures cleaveth soon.


I FOUND A SHEPHERDESS IN FOREST GLADE       


MADRIGAL (GUIDO ORLANDI TO GUIDO CAVALCANTI)       
First Line: If thou hadst offered, friend, to blessed mary


O TENDER NEWBORN ROSE       


SONNET       
First Line: My foolish eyes, that first did look
Last Line: That other hope you cannot have than death
Subject(s): Scottish Translations


SONNET       
First Line: Athin ye hae the flouers an the green
Last Line: Syne bi yir bewtie, that ya shairlie hae
Subject(s): Scottish Translations


SONNET       
First Line: Ochon, ma leddie did ye nivir see
Last Line: That gar us grane, an the sair tears tae faa
Subject(s): Scottish Translations


SONNET       
First Line: Thow, wha thru ma een thirls til thi hert
Last Line: Girlean thi chitteran saul lyk a gled, %luke: thi deid hert crines I thi left-loof's hank
Subject(s): Scottish Translations


SONNET       
First Line: To sound of trumpet rather than of horn


SONNET       
First Line: The fountain-head that is so bright to see


SONNET       
First Line: Friend, well I know thou knowest well to bear


SONNET (A RAPTURE CONCERNING HIS LADY)    Poem Text    
First Line: Who is she coming, whom all gaze upon
Last Line: That we should ever know her perfectly.
Variant Title(s): Sonnet. A Rapture Concerning His Lady


SONNET (BERNARDO DA BOLOGNA TO GUIDO CAVALCANTI)       
First Line: Unto that lowly lovely maid


SONNET (GUIDO SPEAKS WITH SHAME OF HIS CHANGED LOVE)       
First Line: If I were still that man, worthy to love


SONNET (HE IMAGINES A PLEASANT VOYAGE)       
First Line: Guido, I wish that lapo, thou, and I
Subject(s): Love; Wishes


SONNET (HE MISTRUSTS THE LOVE OF LAPO GIANNI)       
First Line: I pray thee, dante, shouldst thou meet with love


SONNET (HE REBUKES DANTE FOR HIS WAY OF LIFE)       
First Line: I come to thee by daytime constantly


SONNET (HE REPORTS THE SUCCESSFUL ISSUE OF LAPO'S LOVE)       
First Line: Dante, a sigh that rose from the heart's core


SONNET (HE REPROVES GUIDO FOR HIS ARROGANCE IN LOVE)       
First Line: No man may mount upon a golden stair


SONNET (HE SPEAKS OF A THIRD LOVE OF HIS)       
First Line: O thou that often hast within thine eyes


SONNET (IN PRAISE OF GUIDO ORLANDO'S LADY)       
First Line: A lady in whom love is manifest


SONNET (INTERPRETATION OF DANTE'S DREAM)       
First Line: Unto my thinking, thou beheld'st all worth


SONNET (OF A CONSECRATED IMAGE RESEMBLING HIS LADY)       
First Line: Guido, an image of my lady dwells


SONNET (OF HIS PAIN FROM ANEW LOVE)       
First Line: Why from the danger did mine eyes not start


SONNET (OF THE EYES OF A CERTAIN MANDETTA, OF THOULOUSE)       
First Line: A certain youthful lady in thoulouse


SONNET (ON THE DETECTION OF A FALSE FRIEND)       
First Line: Love and the lady lagia, guido and I


SONNET (ON THE PART OF A LADY OF PISA)       
First Line: Guido, that gianni who, a day agone


SONNET (TO A FRIEND WHO DOES NOT PITY HIS LOVE)       
First Line: If I entreat this lady that all grace


SONNET (TO A NEWLY ENRICHED MAN)       
First Line: As thou wert loth to see, before thy feet


SONNET: 1       
First Line: You, who do breach mine eyes and touch the heart
Last Line: That sinister side wherein the heart lies slain
Subject(s): Italian Renaissance


SONNET: 18       
First Line: Beauty of ladies of compassionate heart
Last Line: To such a one good luck will never tarry
Subject(s): Italian Renaissance; Scottish Translations; Sonnet (as Literary Form)


SONNET: 2       
First Line: I saw the eyes, where amor took his place
Subject(s): Italian Renaissance


SONNET: 26. THE EFFIGY       
First Line: When I would send you rimes that could relate
Subject(s): Italian Renaissance


SONNET: 35       
First Line: My lady's face it is they worship there
Subject(s): Italian Renaissance


SONNET: 4       
First Line: If I should pray this lady pitiless
Last Line: Hither to keep death-watch upon that heart
Subject(s): Italian Renaissance; Sonnet (as Literary Form)


SONNET: 5. LOVE'S ASSIZE       
First Line: Eyes which were first to gaze - my reckless eyes
Subject(s): Italian Renaissance


SONNET: AFTER THE POPE'S INTERDICT       
First Line: Nero, thus much for tidings in thine ear


SONNET: OF AN ILL-FAVORED LADY    Poem Text    
First Line: Just look, manetto, at that wry-mouth'd minx
Last Line: Either thou'dst die, or thou must run away.


SONNET: TO DANTE    Poem Text    
First Line: Returning from its daily quest, my spirit
Last Line: And leave to thee thy true integrity.
Subject(s): Dante Alighieri (1265-1321)


SONNET: TO HIS LADY JOAN, OF FLORENCE    Poem Text    
First Line: Flowers hast thou in thyself, and foliage
Last Line: Because among them all thou art the best


SONNETTO 7: CHI E QUESTA       
First Line: Who is she that comes, makying turn every man's eye
Last Line: That our thought may take her immediate in its embrace
Variant Title(s): Sonnet