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CC Madhya 12.54

Text

yadyapi pratāparudra — sarva-guṇavān
tāṅhāre malina kaila eka ‘rājā’-nāma

Synonyms

yadyapi — although; pratāparudra — the King; sarva-guṇa-vān — qualified in every respect; tāṅhāre — unto him; malina kaila — makes impure; eka — one; rājā-nāma — the name ‘‘king.’’

Translation

“The King certainly possesses all good qualities, but simply by taking up the name ‘king,’ he has infected everything.