Sanskrit-lesebuch: Zur Einführung in die altindische Sprache und Literatur

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Lesebuchverlag, in Kommission bei O. Harrassowitz, 1905 - Sanskrit language - 650 pages
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Page 209 - Vararuchi's, so creep into this box," and they bundled him into the trunk just as he was, all naked, with the utmost precipitation ; and then they fastened it outside with a bolt. The priest too was brought inside into the dark room on the pretence of a bath, and was in the same way stripped of his garments and ornaments, and made a fool of by the handmaids by being rubbed with lamp-black and oil, with nothing but the piece of rag on him, until in the third watch the chief magistrate arrived. The...
Page 198 - In that place lived a certain Brahman from the Deccan, performing austerities in the company of his wife, and to him were born there three sons. In the course of time he and his wife went to heaven, and those sons of his went to a place named Rajagriha, for the sake of acquiring learning.
Page 42 - Kummerlos! mach mich kummerlos. Hast du, o blühender Asoka, Hier nicht gesehen den Punjasloka, Den Damajantigatten, Nal, Den Nischaderfilrsten, meinen Gemahl? Mit halbem Gewand umfangen, Das er von mir empfangen ; Ob, wenn den Blick er senket Auf das Gewand, er denket An die, die's ihm Beschenket, Asoka! sage mir dieses blos, Damit ich gehe kummerlos. So schade niemals dir ein Böser, O kummerloser, Kummerlöser!
Page 232 - I offered with the utmost civility the water and gram to a band of wood-cutters 2 ; every wood-cutter gave me as a token of gratitude two pieces of wood ; and I took those pieces of wood and sold them in the market ; then for a small part of the price which I got for them I bought a second supply of gram, and in the same way on a second day I obtained wood from the wood-cutters. Doing this every day I gradually acquired capital, and I bought from those wood-cutters all their wood for three days....
Page 223 - Villain, I will not cause the death of a friend." When in course of time the bear went to sleep while the prince was awake, the lion said again : " Man, throw me down the bear." When he heard that, the prince, who through fear for his own safety wished to propitiate the lion, tried to throw down the bear, but, wonderful to say, it did not fall, since fate caused it to awake. And then that bear said to the prince : " Become insane, thou betrayer of thy 1 Readers...
Page 222 - No man except your minister Sivavarman is allowed to enter here, but he enters without any restriction." When he heard that, the king thought : " Surely he is guilty of treason against me, and yet if I put him to death publicly I shall incur reproach.
Page 251 - If this be so, then give me your own flesh.' The king, delighted, consented to do so. But as fast as he cut off his flesh and threw it on the scale, the dove seemed to weigh more and more in the balance. Then the king threw his whole body on to 'the scale, and thereupon a celestial voice was heard : ' Well done ! This is equal in weight to the dove.
Page 335 - In distant thunder from the rocky dell, In angry pride he raised his voice of fear And from the mountain drove the startled deer. Bright fire — a shape the God would sometimes wear Who takes eight various forms — was glowing there. Then the great deity who gives the prize Of penance, prayer, and holy exercise, As though to earn the meed he grants to man, Himself the penance and the pain began. Now to that holy lord, to whom is given Honour and glory by the Gods in heaven, The worship of a gift...
Page 222 - ... to escape out of fear, and was taken by the guards with a man in woman's attire. Then Adityavarman when he heard of it was filled with remorse, and asked himself why he had causelessly brought about the death of so excellent a minister. In the meanwhile Sivavarman reached the Court of Bhogavarman, and that messenger came bringing the letter; and fate would have it so that after Bhogavarman had read the letter he told to Sivavarman in secret the order he had received to put him to death. The excellent...
Page 210 - When she had said this she blew out the light, and the merchant, like the others, on the pretext of a bath, was anointed by the handmaids for a long time with lamp-black. Then they told him to go, for the darkness was over, and at the close of the night they took him by the neck and pushed him out of the door sorely against his will. Then he made the best of his way home, with only the piece of rag to cover his nakedness, and smeared with the black dye, with the dogs biting him at every step, thoroughly...

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