Kural - 552

Kural 552
Holy Kural #552
As 'Give' the robber cries with lance uplift,
So kings with sceptred hand implore a gift

The request (for money) of him who holds the sceptre is like the word of a highway robber who stands with a weapon in hand and says "give up your wealth".

Tamil Transliteration
Velotu Nindraan Ituven Radhupolum
Kolotu Nindraan Iravu.

Chapter GroupRoyalty
chapterThe Cruel Sceptre