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A prayer for pardon of cheating at play

1If we have sinned with both our hands, desiring to take the host
   of dice for our possession,
  May both Apsarases to-day forgive us that debt, the fiercely-
   conquering, fiercely-looking.
2Stern viewers of their sins who rule the people, forgive us what
   hash happened as we gambled.
  Not urging us to pay the debt we owed him, he with a cord
   hath gone to Yama's kingdom.
3My creditor, the man whose wife I visit, he, Gods! whom I
   approach with supplication,
  Let not these men dominate me in speaking. Mind this, ye two
  Apsarases, Gods' Consorts!

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