1. 31

    एवं चेत्तर्हि भोजेन्द्र पुरग्रामव्रजादिषु । अनिर्दशान् निर्दशांश्च हनिष्यामोऽद्य वै शिशून् ।। १०-४-३१ ।।

    If this is so, O King of the Bhoja dynasty, beginning today we shall kill all the children born in all the villages, towns and pasturing grounds within the past ten days or slightly more. ।। 10-4-31 ।।

  2. 32

    किमुद्यमैः करिष्यन्ति देवाः समरभीरवः । नित्यमुद्विग्नमनसो ज्याघोषैर्धनुषस्तव ।। १०-४-३२ ।।

    The demigods always fear the sound of your bowstring. They are constantly in anxiety, afraid of fighting. Therefore, what can they do by their endeavors to harm you? ।। 10-4-32 ।।

  3. 33

    अस्यतस्ते शरव्रातैर्हन्यमानाः समन्ततः । जिजीविषव उत्सृज्य पलायनपरा ययुः ।। १०-४-३३ ।।

    While being pierced by your arrows, which you discharged on all sides, some of them, who were injured by the multitude of arrows but who desired to live, fled the battlefield, intent on escaping. ।। 10-4-33 ।।

  4. 34

    केचित्प्राञ्जलयो दीना न्यस्तशस्त्रा दिवौकसः । मुक्तकच्छशिखाः केचिद्भीताः स्म इति वादिनः ।। १०-४-३४ ।।

    Defeated and bereft of all weapons, some of the demigods gave up fighting and praised you with folded hands, and some of them, appearing before you with loosened garments and hair, said, “O lord, we are very much afraid of you.” ।। 10-4-34 ।।

  5. 35

    न त्वं विस्मृतशस्त्रास्त्रान् विरथान् भयसंवृतान् । हंस्यन्यासक्तविमुखान् भग्नचापानयुध्यतः ।। १०-४-३५ ।।

    When the demigods are bereft of their chariots, when they forget how to use weapons, when they are fearful or attached to something other than fighting, or when their bows are broken and they have thus lost the ability to fight, Your Majesty does not kill them. ।। 10-4-35 ।।