The Megha Dūta: Or, Cloud Messenger

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Williams and Norgate, 1868 - 134 pages
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Page 7 - The Rajhansas, hearing thy ear-pleasing thunder, that has the power to make the earth (in a state) cropping up with mushroom parasols, and longing to go to the Lake Manasa, will become thy companions in the sky as far as Kailasa, as soon as they have made provision for the journey of the fresh cuttings of the Lotus plant.
Page 42 - In the locks the new-blown jasmin is interlaced, the beauty of the face is coloured a pale white, with the...
Page 46 - And from this, a flight of stairs formed of emerald slabs leads to a large oblong pond, covered with golden lotus, with stalks glossy like lapis lazuli. The...
Page 46 - The Hansas, which make their residence in its waters, throw aside regret, for when they see thee, they think no more of the adjacent Manasa.
Page 53 - When thou shalt view her on the earth's cold breast, Or lonely couch of separation rest, Disturbed by tears those pallid cheeks that burn, And visions of her dearer half's return. Now seeking sleep, a husband to restore, And waking now, his absence to deplore...

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