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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 283 pages of information about Babylonian and Assyrian Literature.

1 On the festival of the god, the king unconquerable, 2 may the man (by) the enchantment, (with) eldest son (and)
    wife,
3 (by) sickness, the loss of the bliss of prosperity, of joy (and)
    of gladness,
4 (by) the sickness which exists in a man’s skin, a man’s flesh
    (and) a man’s entrails,
5 like this signet be brought near and 6 on that day may the consuming fire-god consume; 7 may the enchantment go forth and to (its) dwelling-place betake
    itself.

8 Like this vineyard he shall be cut off, and the sorcerer 9 the consuming fire-god shall consume. 10 Despite the holidays of a plague that returns not, 11 despite the shrine of the god, the king unconquerable, 12 may the man, (by) the enchantment, (with) eldest son (and) wife, 13 (by) sickness, the loss of the bliss of prosperity, of joy (and)
    of gladness,
14 (by) the sickness which exists in a man’s skin, a man’s flesh, a
    man’s entrails,
15 like this garden-stuff be rooted out, and 16 on that day may the consuming fire-god consume. 17 May the enchantment go forth and to (its) dwelling-place betake
    itself.

18 Like this weed he shall be gathered for sale, and the sorcerer 19 the consuming fire-god shall consume. 20 Before him, despite his blessedness that is not, 21 despite the canopy of a covering that departs not, 22 may the man (by) the enchantment, (with) eldest son (and) wife, 23 (by) sickness, the loss of the bliss of prosperity, of joy (and)
    of gladness,
24 (by) the sickness which exists in a man’s skin, a man’s flesh,
    a man’s entrails,
25 like this weed be plucked, and 26 on that day may the consuming fire-god consume. 27 May the enchantment go forth and to (its) dwelling-place
    betake itself.

28 Like this thread he shall be stretched, and the sorcerer 29 the consuming fire-god shall consume. 30 Despite his adoration that is not, 31 despite the clothing of the god, the King unconquerable, 32 may the man, (through) the enchantment, (with) eldest son
    (and) wife,
33 (by) sickness, the loss of the bliss of prosperity, of joy (and)
    of gladness,
34 (by) the sickness which exists in a man’s skin, a man’s
    flesh, a man’s entrails,
35 like this thread be stretched, and 36 on that day may the consuming fire-god consume. 37 May the enchantment go forth and to (its) dwelling-place
    betake itself.

38 Like this goat’s-hair cloth he shall be stretched, and the
    sorcerer
39 the consuming fire-god shall consume. 40 Despite the goat’s-hair that is not, 41 despite the canopy of the covering (that departs not), 42 may the man (through) the enchantment, (with) eldest son
    (and) wife,
43 (by) sickness, the loss of the bliss of prosperity, of joy (and)
    of gladness,
44 (by) the sickness which exists in a man’s skin, a man’s flesh,
    a man’s entrails,
45 like this goat’s-hair cloth be stretched, and 46 on that day the man may the consuming fire-god consume. 47 May the enchantment go forth and to (its) dwelling-place
    betake itself.

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