1"Surelythere is a amine for silver And a placebwhere they refinegold.
2"Iron is taken from the dust, And copper is smelted from rock.
"Man puts an end to darkness, And 1to the farthestlimit he searches out The rock in gloom and deepshadow.
"He csinks a shaft far from dhabitation, Forgotten by the foot ; They hang and swing to and fro far from men.
"The earth, from it comesfood, And underneath it is turned up as fire.
"Its rocks are the esource of sapphires, And its dust contains gold.
"The pathnobird of preyknows, Nor has the falcon'seyecaughtsight of it.
"The fproudbeasts have not trodden it, Nor has the fierce lionpassedover it.
"He puts his hand on the flint ; He overturns the mountains at the gbase.
"He hews out channels through the rocks, And his eyeseesanythingprecious.
"He dams up the streams from hflowing, And what is hidden he brings out to the light.