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An expiatory hymn accompanying sacrifice

1God among mortals, Agni, thou art guard of holy Law, thou art
  To be adored in sacred rites.
2When, ignorant, we violate the statutes of you, O Deities, with
   whom is knowledge,
  Wise Agni shall correct our faults and failings, and Soma who
   hath entered into Brāhmans.
3To the Gods' pathway have we come desiring to execute what
   work we may accomplish.
  Let Agni—for he knows—complete the worship. He is the
  Priest: let him fix rites and seasons.

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