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    तामेवं ब्रुवतीं तारां ताराधिपनिभाननाम् | वाली निर्भर्त्सयामास वचनं चेदमब्रवीत् || ४-१६-१

    To these words of Tara with her Moonlike face, Vali replied reproachfully : - [4-16-1]

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    गर्जतोऽस्य च सुसम्भ्रश्च भ्रातुः शत्रोर्विशेषतः | मर्षयिष्याम्यहं केन कारणेन वरानने || ४-१६-२

    - 'O lady with a charming face why should I tolerate the enemy ( Sugriva ) who is none other than my own younger brother, especially when he roars excitedly? [4-16-2]

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    अधर्षितानां शूराणां समरेष्वनिवर्तिनाम् | धर्षणामर्षणं भीरु मरणादतिरिच्यते || ४-१६-३

    'O timid lady to swallow insult ( without facing the opponent ) is worse than death for indomitable heroes ( like me ) who know no retreat in a battle. [4-16-3]

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    सोढुं न च समर्थोऽहं युद्धकामस्य संयुगे | सुग्रीवस्य च सम्रम्भं हीनग्रीवस्य गर्जतः || ४-१६-४

    'When the weaknecked Sugriva roars eager to join a duel it is not right on my part to tolerate his arrogance, much less his war-cry. [4-16-4]

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    न च कार्यो विषादस्ते राघवं प्रति मत्कृते | धर्मज्ञश्च कृतज्ञश्च कथं पापं करिष्यति || ४-१६-५

    'You need not be concerned about me on account of Rama. How can one who knows dharma and who has a sense of gratitude commit sin? [4-16-5]