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A benediction on a newly elected King

1Win the love of Indra that his friend may reach yet higher state.
  Increase, as rain the grass, this man's dominion and his lofty
2Confirm the princely power in him, Agni and Soma! grant him
  In all the circuit of his rule make him yet higher for your
3The man who shows us enmity, whether a stranger or akin,
  Thou wilt give up entire to me who sacrifice and press the juice.

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