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Chorus
Alas! Ah that some fate, free from excess of suffering, nor yet with lingering bed of pain, [1450] might come full soon and bring to us everlasting and endless sleep, now that our most gracious guardian has been laid low, who in a woman's cause had much endured and by a woman's hand has lost his life.

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