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... will say, when you corrected my Prakrit and wanted me to say Siyat, it struck
me again how strange it is that you are using your correct and cultured speech in
the interest of simplification." " You have no ground to reproach me," Shri- daman
You have no ground to reproach me," Shri- daman answered, " for you yourself
have been using the popular tongue to uphold the Brahman rites. You probably
took pleasure in it. But let me tell you: there is far more pleasure in using correct ...
And your cheeks and forehead are red as fire," said Nanda, " and your voice,
though it trembles, has a fuller ring than common. I can assure you that I too in my
way was quite affected." " Then I do not understand," answered Shri- daman, "
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