Dhammapada

Nagavagga ⧸ Gāthā 324

Dhanapālako nāma kuñjaro kaṭukappabhedano dunnivārayo
Baddho kabalaṃ na bhuñjati sumarati nāgavanassa kuñjaro

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The Elephant ⧸ Verse 324

The tusker, Dhanapalaka,
deep in rut, is hard to control.
Bound, he wont eat a morsel:
the tusker misses
the elephant wood.
English translation © 1997 Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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