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Psalm 80

1] O protector of the people of your Cause,
        without doubt you hear our prayer
    you who lead your journeyers unto increase,
        you who are enthroned between great spirits
            radiant in the glory of the beauty of your countenance
2] The beauty of your countenance
    will render your Cause ever more fruitful
        it will receive the prosperity you have promised it
    and it will forget not your way,
        O you who cause all forgetfulness
    your power shall be roused
    and your favour will come hither
        unto our salvation
3] O Goddess, you will restore the fullness of your favour unto your Cause
    and it will be bathed int he soft light of your beautiful face
        and through it the multitudes will find salvation
4] O Maratrea, Goddess of incomparable power,
    for but a little while longer will your fire smoulder
        before you cast it alight with an immensity of flame
    that fire which our prayers beckon to come soon
5] With hungry hearts we begged for food
        you gave us tears as bread
    with thirsting hearts we longed for wine
        and you gave us our tears to drink in great measure
6] You have appointed for us hostile neighbours
    and enemies who mock us for a pastime
7] The fullness of your favour will return to us
        O Maratrea, all-powerful Goddess
    the soft light of your face shall shine upon us
        and thereby will we be saved
8] The vine of your Cause you are causing to go forth
        out of its safe places
    you are driving it out into the midst of the many peoples
        so that it will plant itself among them
9] Certain places you are preparing that will receive it
    that it will take root therein
        and fill every land
10] Its shade shall cover the mountains
    as a great tree planted upon the earth
11] Its boughs shall reach over every sea
    and its branches unto the most distant rivers
12] Yet you have caused its walls to crumble
    and the enmity is stealing its fruits
13] The ferocious wild boar devours it
    and many wild animals feed upon it
14] Your favour will return to us, O all-powerful Goddess
    from your heaven you will bestow your favour
        upon the vineyard of your Cause
15] you will make perfect the vineyard which you have planted
    and the Prophets you have chosen to lead your Cause
16] Though the enmity has cut it down, and burnt it with fire
    thus you willed that great beauties would be purchased
17] You will bestow your power upon your chosen ones
    the Prophets you have chosen to lead your Cause
18] We will turn not away from your two-fold law;
    you will revive your Cause
        that many will call on your names
19] The fullness of your favour will return to us
        O Maratrea, all-powerful Goddess
    the soft light of your face shall shine upon us
        and thereby will we be saved
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