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in the Gardens of Bliss,
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facing each other on thrones.1
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A drink ˹of pure wine˺ will be passed around to them from a flowing stream:
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crystal-white, delicious to drink.
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It will neither harm ˹them˺, nor will they be intoxicated by it.
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And with them will be maidens of modest gaze and gorgeous eyes,
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as if they were pristine pearls.1 
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Then they will turn to one another inquisitively.1
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One of them will say, “I once had a companion ˹in the world˺
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