The Hymn of Tlaloc
1. In Mexico the god appears; thy banner is unfolded in all directions, and no one weeps.
2. I, the god, have returned again, I have turned again to the place of abundance of blood-sacrifices; there when the day grows old, I am beheld as a god.
3. Thy work is that of a noble magician; truly thou hast made thyself to be of our flesh; thou hast made thyself, and who dare affront thee?
4. Truly he who affronts me does not find himself well with me; my fathers took by the head the tigers and the serpents.
5. In Tlalocan, in the verdant house, they play at ball, they cast the reeds.
6. Go forth, go forth to where the clouds are spread abundantly, where the thick mist makes the cloudy house of Tlaloc.
7. There with strong voice I rise up and cry aloud.
8. Go ye forth to seek me, seek for the words which I have said, as I rise, a terrible one, and cry aloud.
9. After four years they shall go forth, not to be known, not to be numbered, they shall descend to the beautiful house, to unite together and know the doctrine.
10. Go forth, go forth to where the clouds are spread abundantly, where the thick mist makes the cloudy house of Tlaloc.
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