The Râmâyama Volume 6-7; Translated into English prose from the original Sanskrit of Valmiki

9781130565621: The Râmâyama Volume 6-7; Translated into English prose from the original Sanskrit of Valmiki
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 Excerpt: ...her under thy subjection, thou hast been deprived of thy prowess. Having forcibly carried away Vaidehi staying in that mighty forest, forlorn and without me, thou thinkest--'I am a hero.' Outraging the helpless wives of others,--doing this craven deed, thou thinkest--'I am a hero.' O thou having thy dignity destroyed! 0 shameless wight! O thou of volatile character, having through thy violence brought destruction on thyself, thou thinkest,--'I am a hero.' A great and famous act hath been performed by thee,--a hero, and the brother of the Bestower of riches, surrounded with thy forces! To-day receive the mighty fruit of that infamous act done through pride, productive of evil. O wicked-minded one, thou thinkest of thyself--'I am a hero;' but thou that hast taken away Sita like a thief, hast no feeling of shame. Hadst thou forcibly outraged Sita. in my very presence, thou, slain by my shafts, wouldst have seen thy brother--Khara. By luck, O thou of an evil soul, thou hast come within the range of my vision. To-day by means of sharp shafts shall I bring thee to death's door. To-day beasts of pray will drag thy head having burning ear-rings, severed by my shafts and covered with the dust of the battle-field. O Ravana, vultures will alight on thy breast, as thou wilt lie low on the ground; and, athirst, they will drink the blood gushing out from thy wounds. To-day fowls of the air will keep pulling at thee pierced with my shaft9, and lying lifeless, as birds do serpents." Having 9poken thus, that slayer of foes--RSma--showered arrows on the lord of Rakshasas, staying before. And the prowess and strength and spirits and force of arms of Rama burning for the destruction of his foe, were doubled. And all the Weaponst presented themselves before that one cognis...

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