1. 21

    शासनात्कपिराजस्य वयं सर्वे विनिर्गताः | मासः पूर्णो बिलस्थानां हरयः किं न बुद्ध्यते || ४-५३-२१

    - 'O monkeys don't you realize that all of us have come here at the command of the monkey king, and while we were in the cave a whole month has gone by? [4-53-21]

  2. 22

    वयमाश्वयुजे मासि कालसङ्ख्याव्यवस्थिताः | प्रस्थितास्सोऽपि चातीतः किमतः कार्यमुत्तरम् || ४-५३-२२

    'We started our journey in the month of Ashvayuja with a certain time limit. That has exceeded. What is the future course of action? [4-53-22]

  3. 23

    भवन्तः प्रत्ययं प्राप्ताः नीतिमार्गविशारदाः | हितेष्वभिरता भर्तुर्निसृष्टास्सर्वकर्मसु || ४-५३-२३

    'You all the pioneers in the pathway of principles, you have notched up the credibility of your king, you are all well-disposed in the well-being of your king, and you are the contrivers of any exploit. [4-53-23]

  4. 24

    कर्मस्वप्रतिमास्सर्वे दिक्षु विश्रुतपौरुषाः | मां पुरस्कृत्य निर्याताः पिङ्गाक्षप्रतिचोदिताः || ४-५३-२४

    'You are all celebrated for bravery and incomparable in your activities. You have followed me in obedience to the orders of the tawny-eyed Sugriva. [4-53-24]

  5. 25

    इदानीमकृतार्थानां मर्तव्यं नात्र संशयः | हरिराजस्य सन्देशमकृत्वा कस्सुखी भवेत् || ४-५३-२५

    'We should be killed since we have failed to achieve the objective (of finding Sita). There is no doubt about it. Who can live in peace without executing the orders of the king? [4-53-25]