MYS IX: 1777

君なくはなぞ身装はむ櫛笥なる黄楊の小櫛も取らむとも思はず

kimi naku pa
nazo mi yosopamu
kusigenaru
tuge no wogusi mo
toramu tomo omopazu
Without you, my Lord,
Why should I adorn myself?
My case
Of boxwood for my comb
I do not even think to take in hand…

The Maid of Harima
播磨娘子

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