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०ई ०ती 1रिभा 1र्ष अज अत अति अथ अथवा अधि अप अब अम अय अरे अल अव अस अह आप आय आर्य आल इति इत्ते इव इह ई० उटा उप एव एवं का कां कि की कुमार के को खलु गक्ष० गा गु गो चर चाण० चि जा जि जि० जी ठा तत तव ता ति तिर ती तु ते तो प्र तों धि ना नाम नि ने पर पल पव पु पुती पुन पोप प्रति प्रा प्राय बच भागु० भाव भी मम मय मया मल० यई यथा यम यय यर यल यस यह या रा राक्षस राजा रि रे लि ले व व वा वि शि शिर श्री सं सह सा सिर से हि हुए है है० हैं
Page 34 - Psalms, belonging to the end of the 6th or the beginning of the 7th century ; a parchment MS.
Page 86 - Buddhism had in the eighth and ninth centuries become so corrupt that it no longer attracted the people, and when it lost the favour of the kings, it had no power to stand against the opposition of the priests.
Page 28 - Rakshasa's loyalty still remained quite firm. If the end could ever be regarded as justifying the means, it might be so regarded in this case. And, secondly, it must not be forgotten, that the games of diplomacy and politics have always been games of more or less doubtful morality. When we hear of one great politician of modern days declaring another to be a great statesman, because, as I believe he expressed it, the latter lied so cleverly, we cannot say that the world has risen to any very perceptibly...
Page 29 - ... politician of modern days declaring another to be a great statesman, because, as I believe he -expressed it, the latter lied so cleverly, we cannot say that the world has risen to any very perceptibly higher moral plane in the times of Metternich and Napoleon, than in those of Chanakya and Rakshasa. :Nor are suppressions of important passages in despatches for the purposes of publication, or wars undertaken on unjustifiable and really selfish pretexts, calculated to convince one that even in...
Page 34 - Sa˝kara's share in this persecution is thus discredited, the whole story about the persecution must also be discredited, especially because it is generally related rather as an incident in the careers of those two philosophers, than as a historical event in which they took part.
Page 34 - Muller very properly asks us to do — "as much as possible divest ourselves 'of the idea ", that Hindu writers always wish to impose upon us, and to make everything as old as possible...
Page 10 - ... is, in sundry respects, a very unique work in Sanskrit literature. Its plot is not a pure invention, but on the other hand, it is not derived from the usual storehouse of legends on which Sanskrit authors have generally drawn for their materials. It has no female among its prominent dramatis persona, and the business of the play, accordingly, is diplomacy and politics, to the entire exclusion of love.
Page 10 - Chimakya is represented as a clear-headed, selfconfident, intriguing, hard politician, with the ultimate end of his ambition thoroughly well-determined, and directing all his clear-headedness and intrigue to the accomplishment of that end.
Page 161 - Let the bonds of all except those of horses and elephants be untied, I only having made good my vow, will tie up my tuft of hair" as it contains words which he had earlier uttered in the Mukha. Other theorists define it as the foreseeing of the object of one's desire. Thus in the Ratndvali Yaugandharayana says to Vasavadatta "Do as you please in the case of Sagarika, your sister".