Baretti: A dictionary of the English and Italian languages
Soáve, adv. sweetly, agreeably, gently. Quel rosignuol che si — piange, that nightingale that sings so sweetly. Cavalca tosto in piano, — nel montano, ride fast on the plain, and gently up hill. E se poco hai, — porta il suo stato, and if you be poor, bear patiently your condition.