1. 71

    न चाकुलीना न च हीनरूपा नादक्षिणा नानुपचारयुक्ता | भार्याभवत्तस्य न हीनसत्त्वा न चापि कान्तस्य न कामनीया || ५-९-७१

    None among them was born of a lowly family, nor lacked beauty, kindness, skill, strength or brightness. No one was not lovable to Ravana. [5-9-71]

  2. 72

    बभूव बुद्धिस्तु हरीश्वरस्य यदीदृशी राघवधर्मपत्नी | इमा यथा राक्षसराजभार्याः सुजातमस्येति हि साधुबुद्धेः || ५-९-७२

    'If the lawful wife of Rama born of a good family can be allowed to remain with Rama in the same way as the consorts of the lord of demons, how fortunate it would be', thought the wise lord of monkeys. [5-9-72]

  3. 73

    पुनश्च सोऽचिन्तयादात्तरूपो ध्रुवं विशिष्टा गुणतो हि सीता | अथायमस्यां कृतवान्महात्मा लङ्केश्वरः कष्टमनार्यकर्म || ५-९-७३

    Hanuman once again assuming his true form said to himself, 'Sita is surely a virtuous lady superior to and more distinguished than them all. Alas, this lord of Lanka committed an ignoble, act (by abducting her). [5-9-73]