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MYS XVI: 3806

事しあらば小泊瀬山の石城にも隠らばともにな思ひそ我が背

koto si araba
obatuseyama no
ipaki ni mo
komoraba tomo ni
na omopi so wa ga se
Should it come to that, and
Within yon Hatsuse’s
Rocky bounds
Should you be enclosed, so will I be
So fear not, my darling man!

Anonymous