1. 46

    लाभो जनस्यास्य यदेष सर्वं| प्रपत्स्यते राष्ट्रमिदं चिराय | न ह्यप्रियं किंचन जातु कश्चित् | पश्येन्न कुःखं मनुजादिपेऽस्मिन् || २-१६-४६

    If this Rama obtains the entire kingdom for a long time, it will be in the interest of the people. If he becomes king none will ever witness anything unpleasant or sad. (They observed). [2-16-46]

  2. 47

    स घोषवद्भिश्च हयैः सनागैः | पुरस्सरैः स्वस्तिकसूतमागधैः | महीयमानः प्रवरैश्च वादकैः | अभिष्टुतो वैश्रवणो यथा ययौ|| २-१६-४७

    With bards, panegyrists and great musical performers invoking blessings and walking ahead, he (Rama) proceeded, like Kubera amid intoxicated elephants and horses. [2-16-47]

  3. 48

    करेणुमात्ङ्गरथाश्वसंकुलं | महाजनौघैः परिपूर्णचत्वरम् | प्रभूतरत्नं बहुपण्यसंचयं | ददर्श रामो विमलं महापथम् || २-१६-४८

    Rama beheld the beautiful highway filled with precious stones and merchandise (for sale), thronged with elephants, horses and chariots, the crossroads crowded with multitude of people. [2-16-48]