Select specimens of the theatre of the Hindus, tr. by H.H. Wilson, Volumen1

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Página xiii - From the evidence it would appear that the submergence took place at the end of the fourteenth or the beginning of the fifteenth century.
Página 61 - Then we are to blame if we accept it not for a rock. Upon the back of that comes out a hideous monster with fire and smoke, and then the miserable beholders are bound to take it for a cave, while in the meantime two armies fly in, represented with four swords and bucklers, and then what hard heart will not receive it for a pitched field ? Now of time they are much more liberal.
Página 310 - Merciful heaven! What, man! ne'er pull your hat upon your brows; Give sorrow words: the grief that does not speak Whispers the o'erfraught heart, and bids it break.
Página 283 - And nought of her but is most dear to me. Her presence is ambrosia to my sight ; Her contact fragrant sandal ; her fond arms Twined round my neck are a far richer clasp Than costliest gems ; and in my house she reigns The guardian goddess of my fame and fortune. Oh ! I could never bear again to lose her.
Página 61 - By and by we hear news of shipwreck in the same place, then we are to blame if we accept it not for a rock. Upon the back of that comes out a hideous monster, with fire and smoke, and then the miserable beholders are bound to take it for a cave.
Página 61 - A very pretty entrance, indeed. The threshold is very neatly coloured, well swept and watered ; the floor is beautified with strings of sweet flowers ; the top of the gate is lofty, and gives one the pleasure of looking up to the clouds ; whilst the jasmine festoon hangs tremblingly down, as if it were now hanging on the trunk of Indra's elephant.
Página 61 - Now you shall have three ladies walk to gather flowers, and then we must believe the stage to be a garden. By and by we hear news of a shipwreck in the same place, and then we are to blame if we accept it not for a rock.
Página xlv - The Rasas reside in the composition, but are made sensible by their action on the reader or spectator. In the first case, they may be identified with the permanent conditions or Bhavas.
Página 209 - Exchanged for meek devotion: thus arrayed She moves with heightened charms. Queen. — 'My gracious lord, I would perform a rite, Of which you are the object, and must beg you Bear with the inconvenience that my presence May for brief time occasion you.' King. — 'You do me wrong; your presence is a favour, .... Yet trust me, it is needless To wear this tender form, as slight and delicate As the lithe lotus stem, with rude austerity. In me behold your slave, whom to propitiate Claims not your care,...
Página 204 - She must, accordingly, repair to the monarch, and remain with him ' till he beholds the offspring she shall bear him.' A second scene opens, in the garden of the palace. The king has been engaged in the business of the state, and retires as the evening approaches : So ends the day, the anxious cares of state Have left no interval for private sorrow. But how to pass the night ? its dreary length Affords no promise of relief. A messenger arrives from the queen, apprising his majesty that she desires...

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