The Pandit, Volume 5

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Page 158 - At length when many a year had fled, Up floated,. on her lotus bed, A maiden fair and tender-eyed, In the young flush of beauty's pride. She shone with pearl and golden sheen, And seals of glory stamped her queen. On each round arm glowed many a gem, On her smooth brows, a diadem. Rolling in waves beneath her crown The glory of her hair flowed down. Pearls on her neck of price untold, The lady shone like burnisht gold.
Page 328 - The world of men and gods to bless, The way of rest and peace to teach, A holy law thy son shall preach— A law of stainless righteousness. "' By him shall suffering men be freed From weakness, sickness, pain, and grief; From all the ills shall find relief Which hatred, love, illusion breed. "
Page 328 - Which helpless mortals' vision shrouds, And clear their intellectual sight. " By him shall men who, now untaught, In devious paths of error stray, Be led to find a perfect way — To final calm * at last be brought.
Page 328 - Next round the babe his arms he wound, And ' one,' he said, ' of two careers Of fame awaits in coming years The child in whom these signs are found. •' ' If such an one at home abide, He shall become a king, whose sway Supreme a mighty armed array On earth shall 'stablish far and wide.
Page 328 - But I am old, and frail, and worn, I shall not live the day to see When this thy wondrous child shall free From woe the suffering world forlorn. " Tis this mine own unhappy fate Which bids me mourn, and weep, and sigh ; The Buddha's triumph now is nigh, But ah ! for me it comes too late ! " When thus the aged saint, inspired, Had all the infant's greatness told, The king his wondrous son extolled, And sang, with pious ardour fired — * The tree referred to in the original is the Udumbara, the Ficus...
Page 328 - The Buddha's triumph now is nigh, But, ah ! for me it comes too late ! ' " When thus the aged saint, inspired, Had all the infant's greatness told, The king his wondrous son extolled, And sang, with pious ardour fired : — " ' Thee, child, th' immortals worship all, The great Physician, born to cure All ills that hapless men endure ; I, too, before thee prostrate fall ! ' " And now — his errand done — the sage, Dismissed with gifts and human due, Athwart the ether swanlike flew.
Page 328 - For thy fair infant's weal no fears Disturb me, king,' the Rishi cried ; ' No ill can such a child betide ; My own sad lot commands my tears. "' In every grace complete, thy son Of truth shall perfect insight gain, And far sublimer fame attain Than ever lawgiver has won. " ' He such a wheel of sacred lore Shall speed on earth to roll, As yet hath never been in motion set By priest, or sage, or god of yore. " ' The world of men and gods to bless, The way of rest and peace to teach, A holy law thy...
Page 178 - Aph. 17. The first action of the arrow is from impulse, the next is from self-reproduction caused by that action, and in like manner the next and the next. 1 The first action in an arrow when discharged is produced by a bowstring drawn by human volition. In this case the impulse is the non-coinherent cause ; the arrow is the co-iuherent cause ; volition and gravity are the efficient causes. By this first action self-reproduction termed velocity is produced in the same substance.
Page 58 - Which Varun ever loves to hold. Take these two thunderbolts, which I Have got for thee, the Moist and Dry. Here Siva's dart to thee I yield, And that which Vishnu wont to wield. I give to thee the arm of Fire, Desired by all and named the Spire. To thee I grant the Wind-God's dart, Named Crusher, O thou pure of heart. This arm, the Horse's Head, accept, And this, the Curlew's Bill yclept, And these two spears, the best e'er flew, Named the Invincible and True. And arms of...
Page 80 - Because of their circumstances. Circumstances are the several conditions, as one is rich, another mean, one is happy, another unhappy, one is of high, another of low birth, one is learned, another reads badly. These circumstances being impossible without a diversity of souls, prove a diversity of souls.

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