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The following may be given as a nearly literal translation: “Humanity and Justice
Mourn and will mourn
O Sumner, most renowned Fosterer
of Justice!
Justice, on account of thy most pure life
Among the base;
Humanity, in that she never was a stranger to Thee.
Thou rejoicest in the end of labors and the beginning of Immortality.
O Happy, Blessed, and Fortunate One,
In such a Death that none like Thee remains.
Rising to Glory,

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