Bought with the assistance of a subsidy from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand
1: I AM BLACK, BUT COMELY, O YE DAUGHTERS OFJERUSALEM AS THE TENTS OF KEDAR, AS THE CURTAIN OF SOLOMON, LOOK NOT UPON ME, BECAUSE I AM SWARTHY, Because the SUN hath scorched me. my mother's sons were incensed against me, they made me Keeper of the vineyard; But mine own vineyard have Inot Kept. TELL ME
2: IF THOU KNOW NOT, O THOU FAIREST AMONG WOMEN, GO THY WAY FORTH BY THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE FLOCK AND FEED THY KIDS BESIDE THE SHEPHERDS' TENTS. I Have compared thee, O my love, To a steed in Pharahos' [sic] chariots. THY CHEEKS ARE COMELY WITH PLAITS OF HAIR, Thy neck with strings of jewels. WE WILL MAKE THEE PLAITS OF GOLD WITH STUDS OF SILVER.