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A priest's prayer for power and glory

1Let sacrifice, like fame, thrive sped by Indra, inspired, well-
   ordered, with a thousand powers.
  To highest rank raise me who bring oblation, me who move
   forth to far-extended vision.
2We will pay sacrifice and serve with worship our glorious Indra,
   famous for his glories.
  Give thou us sway which Indra hath promoted, and in this boon
   of thine may we be famous.
3Indra was glorious at his birth; Agni, Soma were born
  And glorious am I, the most illustrious of all that is.

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