Dhammapada

Tanhavagga ⧸ Gāthā 349

Vitakkapamathitassa jantuno tibbarāgassa subhānupassino
Bhiyyo taṇhā pavaḍḍhati esa kho daḷhaṃ karoti bandhanaṃ

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Thirst ⧸ Verse 349

For a man distressed by conjectures,
With passions vehement, observing what is fair,
Thirst groweth more;
He maketh bondage strong.
English translation by Albert Edmunds, from Hymns of the Faith (Dhammapada) (1902).

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