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    ††ekadā†† kaścid†† simha:†† parvatasya†† kandare†† avasat/

††††††††††† once†† some†† lion††††††† in-mountainís-cave††††††† was

 

    ††niśāyām†† ekena†† akena†† nidrām††

††††† at-night†† by-this-mouse††††† to-sleep††††

†† gatasya††† tasya†† simhasya†† kesarāgram††† chinnam/

††††††† went-of-that-lion††††††† end-of-mane††† was-nibbled

 

    ††sa:†† simha:†† prāta:†† buddhatvā†† kesarāgram†† chinnam†† viditvā††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

the lionmorning†† having-awakened†† end-of-manenibbledhaving-perceived

††††††† paramam†† krodham†† gata:

†††††††††† foremost††† anger†††††† went

 

    ††ayam†† aka:†† kudra:†† jantu:†† bhavati/

††††††††††† thismouse†††† petty†††† creature†††† is

    ††tata:tam†† nihantumnadharmyam/

†††† thence†† himto-strike-down††† notproper

 

    ††tena†† sadṛśam†† eva†† jantumtam†† nihantum†† puraskartum

†††††††††† with-thatsimilar-to†††† creature†† him†† strike-down††† to-do-in-front

†††††† dharmyam†† bhavati†† iti†† ālocya†† tena†† simhena†† svagrāmam†† gatvā

†††††††††† proper†††††† is†††††††† having-reflected††† by-that-lion††† own-village†† having-gone

†††††† mārjāra:†† prayatnāt†† ānīya†† kandare†† dhṛta:/

†††††††††† cat†††† from-effort†† having-brought††† in-cave†† was-retained

 

    ††anantaram†† yadāyadā†† tasya†† akasya†† śabda:†† śruta:

††††††††††† afterwards†† whenever†††† of-that-mouse††† sound†† heard

†††† tadā†† simhena†† māmsasya†† khaṇa:†† mārjārāya†† datta:/

††††††† then†† by-lion††† of-meat††††††† piece†††††† to-cat††††††††† was-given

 

    ††tata:†† katipayān†† divasān†† mārjārāt†† bhayena††

†††††††††† thence†† a-few†† days††††† from-cat†††† with-fear†††

††††††††† mūṣaka:††† bahi:†† svavivarātnaagacchat/

†††††††††††† mouse††† outside††† from-own-hole†† no†† went

 

    ††ekasmin†† dinetukudhayā†† ita:†† aka:†† nirgamya

†††††††† butin-this-daywith-hunger†† was-tormented†† mouse†† having-gone-out

††††† mājarjāreṇa†† dṛṭa:†† tatra†† eva†† vyāpādita:†† bhakita:ca//

††††††† by-cat†††† was-seen†††† rightthere†††† caused-to-fall-away†† and†† was-eaten