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A charm for power and preeminence

1Most excellent of all the plants art thou: thy vassals are the
  Let him be subject to our power, the man who seeks to injure
2Whoever seeks to injure us, with kinsmen or no kin to aid,
  May I be uppermost of all, even as this Plant is queen of trees.
3As Soma hath been made the best of all oblations 'mid the
  So, as Talāsā is the queen of trees, may I be chief of all.

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