Vikrama and Urvasi, or the Hero and the Nymph; A Drama

Vikrama and Urvasi, or the Hero and the Nymph; A Drama

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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. 1826 edition. Excerpt: ...and command my train Retire to rest. The first of these specifica-cording to mythological notions lions refers to the astronomi-also the moon is the grand re cal facts of the moon's deriving ceptacle and store house of Am its light from the sun, and by rit or Ambrosia which it supplies its positions forming the days during the fortnight of its wane of the lunar month, on which to the Gods and on the last particular ceremonies are to be--day to the Pitrii or deified observed--in the latter case it is progenitors. As personified, the supposed to move in the Man-moon is the father of Budha data the sphere or orbit of the and grandfather of Pururavas sun, and when in conjunction as already shewn. The half as at the new moon or Ami-moon, as frequently noticed, is 'vasga funeral obsequies are e--woru by Siva upon his forehead, pecially to be celebrated. Ac Attendant, As you command (withdraws with the torch bearers.) Puru. I think we may not yet expect the Queen: And now we are alone I would impart My thoughts. Man. Out with them--there is no appearance of her yet, aud it is well to keep up your spirits with hope. Puru. You council well--In truth my fond desire Becomes more fervid as enjoyment seems Remote, and fresh impediments obstruct My happiness--like an impetuous torrent, That checked by adverse rocks a while delays Its course, tiil high with chafing waters swollen, It rushes past with aggravated fury. Man. There is one thing to be said: notwithstanding your anxiety has made you something thinner it lias rather improved than impaired your personal appearance--I argue from this that a meeting with the nymph is not very distant. Pur. My right arm by its glad pulsation soothes My grief, like you with hope inspiring words. Man. A Brahman's words...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236626826
  • 9781236626820