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Indian Poetry free pdf INDIAN POETRY CONTAINING A NEW EDITION OF THE INDIAN SONG OP SONGS. FROM THE SANSKRIT OF THE GITA GOVINDA OF JAYADEVA TWO BOOKS FROM THE ILIAD OF INDIA MAHABHARATA PROVERBIAL WISDOM FROM THE SHLOKAS OF THE HITOPADESA, AND OTHER ORIENTAL POEMS, BY EDWIN ARNOLD, M. A, Author of The Light of Asia COMPANION OF THE STAR OF INDIA OFFICER OF THE WHITE ELEPHANT OF SIAM J THIRD CLAHS OF THE IMPERIAL ORDER OF THE MEDJIBIE FELLOW OF THE ROYAL ASIATIC AND ROYAL EOURAPHICAL SOCIETIES HONORARY MEMBER OF THE SOCIETY DK UEOCRAPHIE, MARSEILLES, ETC ETC. FORMERLY PRINCIPAL OF THE DECCAN COLLEGE, POONA, AND FELLOW OF THE UNIVERSITY OF BOMBAY LONDON TRUBNER CO., LUDGATE HILL. 1881. All riyhts reserved. CONTENTS. THE INDIAN SONG OF SONGS Introduction i Hymn to Vishnu ......... 3 Sarga the First The Sports of Krishna .... 9 Sarga the Second The Penitence of Krishna . . .22 Sarga the Third Krishna troubled 31 Sarga the Fourth Krishna cheered . . . . - 37 Sarga the Fifth The Longings of Krishna .... 44 Sarga the Sixth Krishna made bolder .... 54 Sarga the Seventh Krishna supposed false .... 59 Sarga the Eighth The Rebuking of Krishna . . - 75 Sarga the Ninth The End of Krishnas Trial ... 79 Sarga the Tenth Krishna in Paradise .... 83 Sarga the Eleventh The Union of Radha and Krishna . 88 MISCELLANEOUS ORIENTAL POEMS The Rajpoot Wife roi King Saladin 113 The Caliphs Draught 132 Hindoo Funeral Song 137 Song of the Serpent Charmers 138 Song of the Flour-Mill 140 Taza ba Taza 142 viii CONTENTS. PAGE The Mussulman Paradise 146 Dedication of a Poem from the Sanskrit . . . 1 5 The Rajahs Ride . 15 r Two BOOKS FROM THE ILIAD OF INDIA . . 159 The Great Journey ... . 172 The Entry into Heaven . .... 192 THE NIGHT OFSLAUGHTER . . . . . . .210 THE MORNING PRAYER .216 PROVERBIAL WISDOM FROM THE SHLOKAS OF THE HITOPADE A . 221 THE INDIAN SONG OF SONGS. JNTROD UCTION. OM REVERENCE TO GAKESHA THE sky is clouded and the wood resembles The sky, thick-arched with black Tamala boughs Radha, Radha take this Soul, that trembles In lifes deep midnight, to Thy golden house. So Nanda spoke, and, led by Radhas spirit, The feet of Krishna found the road aright Wherefore, in bliss which all high hearts inherit, Together taste they Loves divine delight. He who wrote these things for thee, Of the Son of Wassoodee, THE INDIAN SONG OF SONGS. Was the poet Jayadeva Him Saraswati gave ever Fancies fair his mind to throng, Like pictures palace-walls along Ever to his notes of love Lakshmis mystic dancers move. If thy spirit seeks to brood On Hari glorious, Hari good If it feeds on solemn numbers, Dim as dreams and soft as slumbers, Lend thine ear to Jayadev, Lord of all the spells that save. UmapatidJiaras strain Glows like roses after rain Sharans stream-like song is grand, If its tide ye understand Bard more wise beneath the sun Is not found than Govardhun Dhoyi holds the listener still With his shlokes of subtle skill at for sweet words suited well Jayadeva doth excel. THE INDIAN SONG OF SONGS. 3 What follows is to the Music MALAVA and the Mode EUPAKA. HYMJST TO VISHNU. thou that heldst the blessed Veda dry When all things else beneath the floods were hurled Strong Fish-God Ark of Men Jai JIaxi, jai Hail, Keshav, hail thou Master of the world The round world rested on thy spacious nape Upon thy neck, like a mere mole, it stood thou that tookst for us the Tortoise-shape, Hail, Keshav, hail Ruler of wave and wood Theworld upon thy curving tusk sate sure, Like the Moons dark disc in her crescent pale thou who didst for us assume the Boar, Immortal Conqueror hail, Keshav, hail When thou thy Giant-Foe didst seize and rend, Fierce, fearful, long, and sharp were fang and nail Thou who the Lion and the Man didst blend, Lord of the Universe hail, Narsingh, hail 4 THE INDIAN SONG OF SONGS...

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Author : Sir Edwin Arnold
Publisher : Indypublish.com
Data Published : 12 January 2009
ISBN : 1437879608
EAN : 9781437879605
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Number of Pages : 156 pages
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