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Behold me, alas, a fitting subject for lamentation, born a source of ruin to my race and fatherland. Chorus
 As a greeting for your return home I will lift up an ill-omened cry of woe, the voice, versed in lamentation, of a Mariandynian mourner,  a wail attended by many a tear.
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