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Si fè smorta avvampò!

English translation: flushed, blushed

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Italian term or phrase:avvampò
English translation:flushed, blushed
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06:49 Apr 4, 2003
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Music / opera
Italian term or phrase: Si fè smorta avvampò!
Opera iPuritani. Elvira has gone mad. She experiences a brief flash of sanity but now descends once more into madness. Her ladies observe:
Si tramutò! Si fè smorta avvampò!
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She went pale (and then) she blushed!
Explanation:
A contrast between the pallid serenity of Elvira's "flash of sanity" with the inflamed intensity of her consequent madness.
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4She went pale (and then) she blushed!xxxIno66


  

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She went pale (and then) she blushed!


Explanation:
A contrast between the pallid serenity of Elvira's "flash of sanity" with the inflamed intensity of her consequent madness.

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