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The Hymn of the Robe of Glory, The Hymns of Hermes

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They girt me with Adamant [also]

That hath power to cut even iron.

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My Glorious Robe they took off me

Which in their love they had wrought me,

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And my Purple Mantle [also]

Which was woven to match with my stature.

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And with me They [then] made a compact;

In my heart wrote it, not to forget it:

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"If thou goest down into Egypt,

And thence thou bring’st the one Pearl--

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"[The Pearl] that lies in the Sea,

Hard by the loud-breathing Serpent,--

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"[Then] shalt Thou put on thy Robe

And thy Mantle that goeth upon it,

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"And with thy Brother, Our Second,

Shalt thou be Heir in our Kingdom."

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