Old Tamil Poetry

Translations of Tamil Poetic works that span 2000 years

Thirukkural – 552

Like a spear wielding robber forcing you to pay –
is a sceptred ruler’s demand to be paid.

வேலொடு நின்றான், ‘இடு’ என்றது போலும்-
கோலொடு நின்றான் இரவு.

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