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    इति ब्रुवति रामे तु लक्ष्मणोऽधश्शिरा मुहुः | श्रृत्वा मध्यं जगामेव मनसा दुःखहर्षयोः || २-२३-१

    While Rama was speaking thus, Lakshmana listened to him with his head down, experiencing both grief and joy. [2-23-1]

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    तदा तु बध्द्वा भ्रुकुटीं भ्रुवोर्मध्ये नरर्षभः | निशश्वास महासर्पो बिलस्थ इव रोषितः || २-२३-२

    Best among men (Lakshmana), frowning between his eyebrows, hissed like a great serpent seized with anger in its hole. [2-23-2]

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    तस्य दुष्प्रतिवीक्ष्यम् तत् भ्रुकुटी सहितम् तदा | बभौ क्रुद्धस्य सिम्हस्य मुखस्य सदृशम् मुखम् || २-२३-३

    With his frown, his face looked frightening like the face of a lion provoked. [2-23-3]

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    अग्रहस्तं विधुन्वंस्तु हस्ती हस्तमिवात्मनः | तिर्यगूर्ध्वं शरीरे च पातयित्वा शिरोधराम् || २-२३-४

    Shaking his forearm like an elephant raising its trunk, moving his neck horizontally and vertically and..... - [2-23-4]

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    अग्राक्ष्णा वीक्षमाणस्तु तिर्यग्भ्रातरमब्रवीत् | अस्थाने सम्भ्रमो यस्य जातो वै सुमहानयम् || २-२३-५

    - casting a pointed and oblique look at his brother ( Rama ), he ( Lakshmana ) said : - 'This great haste is unwarranted for there is..... - [2-23-5]