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    ††asti†† narmadā-tīre††† viśāla:††† śālmalī-taru:/

†††† there-is†† on-Narmadā-bank††† large†† slk-cotton-tree††

 

    ††tatra ††nirmitanīaktoe††† pakiṇa:†† nivasanti††† sukhena/

†† there†††† of-built-nests-in-interior†††† birds†† dwell†† at-ease

 

    ††atha †††ekadā††† varāsu††† nīlapaṭalai:††† āvṛte

†††††††††† now††† one-day††† in-rains††† with-dark-vails†† being-covered

†††† nabhastale †††dhārāsārai:††† mahatī††† vṛṭi:††† babhūva/

††††† in-cloud-plain††† with-drop-showers††† great††† rain†† was

 

    ††tata:††† vānarā:†† catarutale††† avasthitāt††† śītakulāt

†††††††† andthen†† monkeys†††† at-a-treeís-foot††† standing††† by-cold-pained

†† kampamānān††† avalokya††† kṛpayā††† pakibhi:††† uktam†† /

†††††† trembling,††††† having-seen†††† with-pity††† by-birds†††† said

 

    ††bho †††bho††† vānarā:††† śṛṇuta/

†††††††††††††††††††††††††† monkeys†† listen

 

    ††asmābhi:††† nirmitā††† ā:†† cancumātrāhṛtai:††† tṛṇai:/

††††† by-us††† built†††† nests††† with-beaks-only-collected-straws

 

    ††hasta-pādā-disanyuktā †††yūyam††† kim†† iti††† sīdatha/

††† whth-hands-feet-etc.-endowed††† you-all††† why†† thus†† do-you-sit?

 

    ††tat †††śrutvā††† vānarai:††† jātāmapai:††† rālocitam/

††† that†† having-heard†† by-monkeys††† with-roused-anger†† considered

 

    ††aho †††nirvātanīagarbhāvasthitā:†† sukhina:††† pakiṇa:††† asmāt†† nadanti/

††††††††††††† †††in-a-sheltered-nestís-interior-sitting††† happy††††birds†† †††††††††us†† †††reproach

 

    ††bhavatu ††tāvat††† vṛṭe:††† upaśama:/

††† let-there-be†† only†† of-rain††† abatement

 

    ††anantaram †††śānte††† pānīyavare††† tai:†† vānarai:††† vṛkam††† āruhya††† †††

††† thereupon††† having-abated†† water-rain,†† by-those-monkeys†† tree†† having-ascended

††††sarve††ā:††† bhagnā: †††teām††† anāni††† ca††† adha:††† pātitāni†† /

†††††† all†† nests†† were-broken†† of-them†† eggs†† and†† down †††thrown