Sanekata Shū 291

In reply:

いにしへのあまのてこらが織り布も晒せばさるゝものにやはあらぬ

inisiFe no
ama no tekora ga
worinuno mo
saraseba saruru
mono ni ya aranu
Of old
The fisher maidens’
Woven cloth
Could be blanched, if you’d but try it;
No cause for such commotion!

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