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A prayer for prosperity

1Observing men, and viewing home, the Falcon hath cleft his swift
   way over wastes and waters.
  May he, with Indra for a friend, auspicious, traversing all air's
   lower realms, come hither.
2The heavenly Falcon, viewing men, well-pinioned, strength-giver,
   hundred-footed, hundred-nested,
  Shall give us treasure which was taken from us. May it be rich
   in food among our Fathers.

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