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ablution addressed Agni art thou Asiatic Researches Asoca Ayodhya beauteous behold bereft Bhagiratha Bhima's daughter birds blameless bliss Bopp Brahma Brahmin bright caravan charioteer curse Damayanti dark Dasaratha Dasarna deed descent of Ganga dice dread dwell dwelt elephants eyes fate father fire fish flowers forest fruit garment gazed gentle gods grief hast thou hath heard heart heaven hermit Hindu holy horses husband Indian Indra instant Kali Karkotaka Kesinia spake king Bhima's king Nala live lord of earth lotus Mahabharata Manu Meghaduta Menu mighty monarch moon mother mountain Nala spake Nala—in Nala's Nishadha's king noble o'er poem poetry princess Pushkara queen race raja Ramayana realm Rituparna royal sacred sage Sanscrit serpents sire skill sorrow soul steeds stood Sudeva swans Swayembara thee thine thyself translation tree truth Vahuca Vaisravana Varuna Vedas Vidarbha's wife wild Wilson wilt wood words Yakshas
Page 119 - By a son a man obtains victory over all people; by a son's son he enjoys immortality; and afterwards by the son of that grandson he reaches the solar abode.
Page 134 - Master, who did sin, this man or his parents, that he was born blind...
Page 133 - Let him take up his consecrated fire, and all his domestic implements of making oblations to it, and departing from the town to the forest, let him dwell in it with complete power over his organs of sense and of action.
Page 124 - Never to recede from combat, to protect the people, and to honour the priests, is the highest duty of kings and ensures their felicity. 89. Those rulers of the earth, who, desirous of defeating each other, exert their utmost strength in battle, without ever averting their faces, ascend after death directly to heaven.
Page 115 - Earth was seen no more, no region, nor the intermediate space ; All around a waste of water,— water all, and air, and sky. In the whole world of creation, princely son of Bharata! None was seen but those seven sages, Manu only and the fish.
Page 141 - By censuring his preceptor, though justly, he will be born an ass ; by falsely defaming him, a dog ; by using his goods without leave, a small worm ; by envying his merit, a larger insect or reptile.
Page 136 - Narayan cut off his head as he was drinking, with his splendid weapon Chakra. And the gigantic head of the Asoor, emblem of a mountain's summit, being thus separated from his body by the Chakra's edge, bounded into the heavens with a dreadful cry, whilst...
Page 148 - Up the Raja, at the sign, upon his glittering chariot leaps, Instant Ganga the divine follows his majestic steps ; From the high heaven burst she forth, first on Siva's lofty crown ; Headlong then, and prone to earth, thundering rushed the cataract down. Swarms of bright-hued fish came dashing; turtles, dolphins, in their mirth, Fallen or falling, glancing, flashing, to the many-gleaming earth ; And all the host of heaven came down, sprites and genii in amaze, And each forsook his heavenly throne,...