Hymns of the Atharva Veda, by Ralph T.H. Griffith, , at sacred-texts.com
1Away from distasteful food, strength and sweet speech,
2Are pleasant. May I obtain a pleasant voice.
3I have invoked the Protector; I have invoked his protection.
4Quick of hearing are mine ears; mine ears hear what is good-
Fain would I hear a pleasant sound.
5Let not good hearing and overhearing fail the Eagle's eye, the
6Thou art the couch of the Rishis. Let worship be paid to the