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CC Madhya 20.9

Text

tabe sei yavana kahe, — “śuna, mahāśaya
tomāre chāḍiba, kintu kari rāja-bhaya”

Synonyms

tabe — thereafter; sei — that; yavana — meat-eater; kahe — says; śuna — just hear; mahāśaya — my dear sir; tomāre — you; chāḍiba — I would release; kintu — but; kari rāja-bhaya — I am afraid of the government.

Translation

In this way Sanātana Gosvāmī convinced the jailkeeper, who replied, “Please hear me, my dear sir. I am willing to release you, but I am afraid of the government.”