Text Corpus of Sumerian Literature
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1-2Speak to my god: this is what Gudea, your servant, says:
3-4I am like a sheep who has no reliable shepherd; there is no reliable herdsman to lead me on.
5-6An unintelligent merchant transported me (?) for trading purposes. With a vicious whip he ...... me cruelly like a donkey.
7-9I am noble (?) but do not utter a word, being vigilantly (?) ....... Seven times ...... has not ...... my accomplishments. Seven times my god (?) has not been able to find out about their extent.
10My god, I am not one to be hostile. May you show sympathy towards me once again.
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17.vii.2001-19.vii.2001 : EFH : adapting translation
15.xi.2001 : JAB : proofreading
20.xi.2001 : GC : tagging
23.xi.2001 : ER : proofreading SGML
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