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Music of the Waters.              89
Fo?iu or Chorus.
" Hu-a ho, io ho, hug riu, 0, Hu-a ho, io ho, in ri O, Ho ro, io, ho, hug oriu O !"
i. " Och nan och, my painful sorrow At the fate of the warrior ! The hunter of the deer Is not to-day in the forest of steep mountains.
Hu-a ho, &c."
2. '•' Bha mi nair nach do shavil mi, Ged is faoin bhe ga agradh, Gu'n rachadh do bhathadh, Gu brath air cuan farnim.
Hu-a ho, &c."
2.   " The day has been that I did not think,
Although it is vain to repeat it, Thou ever couldst have been drowned In an open sea.
Hu-a ho, &c."
3.   " Fhad sa sheasadh a stinisdhi,
'Stu air cul a builbhearte,
Dh' aindeou anradh nan duillean,
Agus ubraid na mara—
Hu-a ho, &c."
3. " While the helm should endure,
And thou shouldst be in the command, Despite the fierce war of the elements And the angry tumult of the ocean—
Hu-a ho, &c."

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