Dhammapada

Malavagga ⧸ Gāthā 240

Ayasā va malaṃ samuṭṭhitaṃ taduṭṭhāya tameva khādati
Evaṃ atidhonacārinaṃ sakakammāni nayanti duggatiṃ

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Impurity ⧸ Verse 240

As the stain that hath its origin in iron
Doth eat that only whence it had its rise,
So the transgressor do his own deeds lead
Unto the world of woe.
English translation by Albert Edmunds, from Hymns of the Faith (Dhammapada) (1902).

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