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A protective charm

1Never Consumption, never curse touches the man, Arundhatī!
  Whom the delicious odour of the healing Bdellium penetrates
2Consumptions flee apart from it as from a wild beast fly the
  If thou, O Bdellium, art produced from Sindhu or hast come
   from sea,
  The quality of both have I taken to keep this man unscathed.

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