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A charm to facilitate child-birth

1Thou art a grasper, holding fast both hands: drivest fiends
  A holder both of progeny and riches hath this Ring become.
2Prepare accordantly, O Ring, the mother for the infant's birth.
  On the right way bring forth the boy. Make him come hither.
  I am here.
3The Amulet which Aditi wore when desirous of a son,
  Tvashtar hath bound upon this dame and said, Be mother of a

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