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A charm to bring the cattle home

1Firm stands the heaven, firm stands the earth, firm stands this
   universal world,
  Firm stand the rooted mountains. I have put the horses in the
2I call the Herdsman, him who knows the way to drive the
   cattle forth,
  Who knows the way to drive them home, to drive them back
   and drive them in.
3O Jātavedas turn them back: a hundred homeward ways be
  Thou hast a thousand avenues: by these restore our kine to us.

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