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Unformatted text preview: 1. A LOVE CHARM FOR A MAN Hail to you, Re-Horachte, father of the gods! Hail to you, seven Hathors who are clothed in wrappings of red linen! Hail to you, gods, lords of heaven and earth—let (the woman) X born of Mrs. Y come after me like a cow after grass, like a maidservant after her children, like a herdsman after his cattle. If they fail to make her come after me I will set <fire to> Busiris and burn up <Osiris>! 2. A SPELL TO HEAL A SCORPION STING Now, Isis was a wise woman. She was more cunning than millions of men; she was more clever than millions of gods; she was more shrewd than millions of akhu-spirits. There was nothing of which she was ignorant in heaven and earth, like Re who supplies the needs of earth. The goddess plotted in her heart to know the name of the noble god. Now, Re entered every day at the head of the crew (of the sun boat), established on the throne of the Horizon. The divine elder’s mouth drooped; he let his spittle dribble to the earth. (His) saliva had fallen on the ground. Isis gathered it in her hand together with the earth that was on it, and she fashioned it into a noble ground....
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2010 for the course AN N EA 130 taught by Professor Staff during the Winter '08 term at UCLA.
- Winter '08