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A charm against sores and pustules (apachitas)

1Hence, Sores and Pustules, fly away even as the eagle from his
  Let Sūrya bring a remedy, the Moon shine forth and banish
2One bright with variegated tints, one white, one black, a couple
  The'names of all have I declared. Begone, and injure not our
3Hence, childless, shall the Pustule flee, grand-daughter of the
   dusky one.
  The Boil shall fly away from us, the morbid growth shall vanish
  Taste, happy in thy mind, thine own oblation, as I with Svāhā
   with my heart present it.

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