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1. The sage asked the spirit of wisdom (2) thus: 'What is it necessary to keep with more regard and more protection?'

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3. The spirit of wisdom answered (4) thus: 'It is necessary to keep a young serving-boy (rasîk) 1, a wife, a beast of burden, and a fire with more protection and more regard.'


67:1 L19 has a young boy (redak).'

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