Dhammapada

Papavagga ⧸ Gāthā 120

Bhadro pi passati pāpaṃ yāva bhadraṃ na paccati
Yadā ca paccati bhadraṃ atha bhadro bhadrāni passati

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Evil ⧸ Verse 120

Even a good man sees evil days, as long as his good deed has not ripened; but when his good deed has ripened, then does the good man see happy days.
English translation by Max Müller, from The Sacred Books of the East (1881).

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