1. 21

    इदं जगाद वचनं लक्ष्मणस्योपशृण्वतः | रावणेन हृता भार्या मम सीता यशस्स्विनी || ३-७१-२१

    - the following words within Lakshmana's earshot : - 'My illlustrious wife Sita was carried away by Ravana..... - [3-71-21]

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    निष्क्रान्तस्य जनस्थानात्सहभ्रात्रा यथासुखम् | नाममात्रं तु जानामि न रूपं तस्य रक्षसः || ३-७१-२२

    - when I was away from Janasthana along with my brother. I only know his name. How that demons looks,..... - [3-71-22]

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    निवासं वा प्रभावं वा वयं तस्य न विद्महे | शोकार्तानामनाथानामेवं विपरिधावताम् || ३-७१-२३

    - where he lives and what influence he has, we do not know. We are stricken with sorrow, like orphans, run here and there. [3-71-23]

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    कारुण्यं सदृशं कर्तुमुपकारे च वर्तताम् | काष्ठान्यादाय शुष्काणि काले भग्नानि कुञ्जरैः || ३-७१-२४

    We are worthy of your compassion, it will be apt of you to show befitting mercy on us. Collecting dry logs of wood broken at times by elephants..... - [3-71-24]

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    धक्ष्यामस्त्वां वयं वीर श्वभ्रे महति कल्पिते | स त्वं सीतां समाचक्ष्व येन वा यत्र वा हृता || ३-७१-२५

    - Oh ! hero we will cremate you in a huge pit to be prepared for this occasion. Where Sita has been kidnapped and by whom, tell me,..... - [3-71-25]