The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Translated Into English Prose Adi Parva

The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Translated Into English Prose Adi Parva

This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1886. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... anas all the wealth that had been brought by Krishna of unfading glory. And he also gave away thousands of kine, and diverse kinds of robes, and various excellent ornaments, and vehicles, and beds, and delicious viands of various kinds, and cordial drinks of diverse species. And the king also made gifts of land unto the Br&hmanas with due rites, and also cattle by thousands. And he also gave away thousands of steeds and much gold and much wealth of other kinds, unto persons of all ages. And, O bull of the Bharata race, the city of the Matsya king, thronged with men cheerful and well-fed, shone brightly like a great festival!" Thus ends the seventy-second Section in the Vaivahika of the Virata Parva. FINIS VIRATA PARVA, THE MAHABHARATA OP KRISHNA-DWAIPAYANA VYASA, TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH PROSE. Published and distributed ch'efly gratis PROTIP CHANDRA ROY. VIRATA PARVA. ( Section XXX--LVIII.) The Mahabharata.--We have to acknowledge with thanks the firs instalment of the Virata Parva, the fourth book of the Mahabharata, of which three books have been already published in English by that indefatigable Calcutta gentleman, Baboo Protap Chandra Boy. The task which that gentleman has set before him, and which he has partially accomplished, is as noble as it is stupendous, and we are glad to. find that the people, the princes, and the Government of India have not hitherto been slow in giving him aid and encouragement. "We have from time to time recorded with pleasure donations, private and Governmental, which have been given in aid of the publication in English of our great national epic, the most acceptable of them having been a handsome sum from the Nizam of Hyderabad. But it is evident that if the publication of the book is to be continued, further support must be gi...
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