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To the waters, for strength and power

1Ye, Waters, truly bring us bliss: so help ye us to strength and
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  That we may look on great delight.
2Here grant to us a share of dew, that most auspicious dew of
  Like mothers in their longing love.
3For you we fain would go to him to whose abode ye send us
  And, Waters, give us procreant strength.
4I pray the Floods to send us balm, those who bear rule o'er
   precious things,
  And have supreme control of men.

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