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A charm to remove disease

1In the third heaven above us stands the Asvattha tree, the seat
   of Gods.
  There the Gods gained the Kushtha plant, embodiment of end-
   less life.
2There moved through heaven a golden ship, a ship with cordage
   wrought of gold.
  There Gods obtained the Kushtha plant, the flower of immor-
3Thou art the infant of the plants, the infant of the Snowy Hills:
  The germ of every thing that is: free this my friend from his

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