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−L¡e HL ®j−u e¡¢L a¡−L h−m−R ®a¡j¡l h¡h¡ a c¤CV¡ ¢hu¡ Ll−Rz ¢L LC¢m a¡lfl? Cu¡p¢je h−m. ¢a¢e ®qy−V f¡l q−hez CnL¤−m ®fy±R−m Bnl¡g¤−æp¡ p−N±l−h S¡e¡u . f£l h¡¢s ®k−a BlJ c¤j¡Cm fb. eJjqm Q¡¾c¤l −c¡L¡−el ¢fR−e k¡Ch¡? eJjq−ml f£l h¡¢s hm−m ¢l„¡Am¡ ®Q−ez B−N j¡ Q¡lBe¡ L−l ®k−ae. a¡l Jfl lwQV¡ ®h¡lM¡¢V f−l. LCm¡j c¤CV¡ ¢hu¡ Bj¡l h¡h¡ L−l e¡C. ¢jR¡ Lb¡z 51 . ®YL¤l HLV¡ BCh ®a¡ ®jpL¡ðlz e¡e¡l hZÑe¡ ö−e Bj¡l d¡lZ¡ qu ®h−qp−al i¡m i¡m M¡e¡ M¡Ju¡l ®m¡−iC e¡e¡ h¤¢T e¡j¡S −l¡S¡ L−lez eJjq−m f£−ll fÐa¡f HjeC ®h−s−R ®k. f¡−u e¡e¡l ®cJu¡ L¡f−sl S¤−a¡.f¡−un l¡y−dez e¡e¡ ®M−u ®c−u ®j−ul j¡b¡u q¡a h¤¢m−u ®j−ul SeÉ ®c¡u¡ L−le. ®h−qp−a Hje M¡e¡ HLh¡l M¡Ch ®a¡ Q¢õn q¡S¡l hRl M¡C−aC b¡Lh. HMe Bl ¢l„¡Am¡−L hm−a qu e¡.h¡S¡e ay¡l SeÉ S¤−a¡ H−e−Rez ®p¢ce j¡ e¡e¡l SeÉ ®h¢n ¢j¢ø ¢c−u.h¡c ®cJz AeÉ¢ce k¡Jz j¡ Bj¡l Ef−cn j¡−ee e¡z j¡l L¡−R BS Hhw AeÉ¢c−e ®L¡eJ f¡bÑLÉ ®eCz ANaÉ¡ p−‰ ¢e−a qu j¡−Lz j−e j−e fСbÑZ¡ Ll−a qu ®ke l¡Ù¹¡u −Qe¡ ®LE e¡ f−s. ®j−ul ®ke ®h−qpa ep£h quz −h−qp−al M¡h¡l c¡h¡−ll hZÑe¡ L−le e¡e¡. Bj¡l p−‰ Bj¡l j¡ ¢R−me ¢exn−ë ¢N−m ®g¢mz S¡¢e e¡ ®L Bj¡l ®W¡yV ®S¡s¡ nš² p¤−a¡u ®pm¡C L−l l¡−Mz p¡l¡¢ce Bnl¡g¤−æp¡l i¤m¢V öd−l ¢c−a ®Q−uJ B¢j f¡¢l¢ez CnL¤m ®b−L ¢g−l Bj¡l L¡−e L¡−e HL¢V ®N¡fe Mhl h−m Cu¡p¢je.a−l ®cMm¡j ¢l„¡ LCl¡ BCa¡Rpz B¢j q¡a e¡sm¡j. HL fyÉ¡−Q n¡¢s f−l. a¤¢j B−lLV¡ ¢l„¡ ¢eu¡ −N−mC ®a¡ f¡−l¡! ¢l„¡i¡s¡ e¡C ®kz e¡C ®a¡ L¡lJ L¡R ®bCL¡ ®eJz −LE a ¢cm e¡z BS−L k¡CJ e¡ a¡C−m. lwQV¡ ®h¡lM¡ Bl ®j¡S¡q£e L¡f−sl S¤−a¡ fl¡ L¡lJ p−‰ Bj¡−L ®ke −LE e¡ ®c−Mz ¢p ®L ®O¡o ®l¡X f¡l q−u ®lmm¡C−el p¡j−e j¡ ®e−j k¡ez ®h¢nl i¡N l¡Ù¹¡C p¡j−e f−s B−R.e¡e¡l ¢Q¢e M¡Ju¡ h¡lZ ®S−eJ. al Mhl e¡Cz B¢j a a−l ®cMm¡j e¡z −cM¢h ®Lj−ez j¡¢Vl ¢c−L a¡L¡Cu¡ ¢R¢m az j−e qCa¡¢Rm m‹¡n£m¡ L¤mhd§z k¡q! jq¡L¡¢ml ®j¡−s Bj¡l ¢l„¡ al ¢l„¡−l œ²p Llmz al p¡−b −a¡−cl L¡−Sl ®h¢V ¢Rmz ¢e−Sl h¤−Ll dÄL në¢V ¢e−SC ö¢ez ¢S−il L¡−R Q−m Bp¡ h¡LÉ¢V ®k e¡ −L¡eJ L¡−Sl ®h¢V e¡. BV Be¡ ®b−LJ m¡¢g−u HL V¡L¡z j¡l q¡−a Aa fup¡ ®eC ®k Oe Oe ¢a¢e h¡−fl h¡¢s h¡ f£l h¡¢s R¤V−hez A−eL pju ®k−a C−µR Ll−mJ j¡−L C−µRl m¡N¡j −V−e dl−a quz ®p¢ce pL¡−m B¢j CnL¤−m k¡h. c¡j ®h−s f−l BV Be¡ qm. hm−me Bj¡−l e¡j¡Cu¡ ¢ch¡ ®lmm¡C−el ®j¡sV¡u? j¡l Bf¡cjÙ¹L ®c−M B¢j e¡L L¤yQ−L h¢m.

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L−h ¢L ¢L−e−Re. ph¡l f¡−a Bmc¡ mhZ m¡−Nz h−m j¡ AeÉ O−l Q−m k¡ez h¡l¡¾c¡l ®V¢h−m j¡l hCM¡a¡…−m¡ f−s b¡−L. dÄwp qCu¡ k¡Ch HC c¤ø ®m¡−Ll ®cj¡Nz j¡ A−dÑL l¡a Ah¢c ¢hs¢hs L−lez S¢ll j¡ −j−Tu q¡yV¤ j¤−s h−p ¢hs¢hs ®n¡−ez fl¢ce l¡æ¡O−l ¢N−u Bmj¡¢l M¤−m Be¡Sf¡¢a ¢L ¢L B−R. ¢L¿º M¡Ju¡ c¡Ju¡u L¡fs ®Q¡f−s Ai¡h l¡−M e¡C ®L¡eJ¢cez hs hs l¦Cj¡R. ®a¡j¡−l X¡CL¡ ¢L ¢SN¡Cm? ¢SN¡Cm Bf−e Q¡Cm ®am HC…m¡ mCu¡ h¡−fl h¡¢s k¡e ¢L e¡z ¢L LCR a¤¢j? LC¢R B¢j HCa¡ S¡¢e e¡z j¡ g¤y−p J−We. ¢a¢e a¡m¡ M¤−m ®hl L−l ®c−hez Q¡¢h fÉ¡−¾Vl f−L−V ¢e−u h¡h¡ ®h¢l−u ®N−mez fl¢ce h¡¢s ®b−L −h−l¡h¡l B−N Bmj¡¢ll a¡m¡ M¤−m j¡−L ®X−L. Bl Q¡j−Q L−l mhZz Hi¡−hC Q−mz 57 . HLV¡ lp¤e hm−a hm−a q¡−a ®ce Be¡Sf¡¢a. HL RV¡L ®amJ ¢c−u k¡e ®j−fz ¢h−L−m ¢g−l l¡−al l¡æ¡l B−N ¢q−nh L−l ®hl L−le. Bf−el ®R−m−j−ul¡ f¡−l e¡. hÉ¡N a hsCz S¢ll j¡ h¡h¡l Ol ®b−L ¢gl−m j¡ ¢S−‘p L−le. ¢L m¡N−h Hhw LaV¤Lz¤ Q¡m m¡N−m Q¡m. HC j¡p mhZ R¡s¡ M¡C−a qCh ph¡lz B¢j mhZ R¡s¡C M¡C−a f¡¢l.h¡h¡ c¡y−a c¡ya ®Q−f h−me. L−h ¢L ®no qm a¡l fC fC ¢q−nh ¢e−me h¡h¡z ¢q−p−h Nl¢jm q−µR h−m ¢a¢e hs HL¢V a¡m¡ ¢L−e H−e l¡æ¡O−ll Bmj¡¢l−a m¡¢N−u ¢c−u hm−me HMe ®b−L Q¡m X¡m. hs hs f¡‰¡p j¡R. BS−L c¤f¤−l j¡…l j¡R l¡æ¡ q−h. HC dl HLV¡ ¢fyu¡Sz Bl jp¤¢ll X¡m HL L¡f l¡e−mC Qm−h.L¡am j¡R ¢LCe¡ B−e. a¡ ¢L B¢j ®c¢q! B¢j L¡−jl j¡e¤o. Bõ¡l NSh fsh. X¡m m¡N−m X¡m. q¡Ju¡u Es−a b¡−L M¡a¡l f¡a¡z h¡h¡ l¡−a ¢g−l S¢ll j¡−L ®X−L Nm¡ M¡−V¡ L−l ¢S−‘p L−le. L¡j L¢lz hÉ¡N mCu¡ h¡Cl qu e¡¢L? a¡ ¢L Bl h¡Cl qu e¡! L¤e¤q¡−e¡ ®N−m ®a¡ q¡−a hÉ¡N HLV¡ b¡−qCz La hs hÉ¡N? hÉ¡N ¢L Bl −R¡X qu. BCµR¡ ®e¡j¡−el j¡ ¢L ¢fyu¡S lp¤e Q¡Cm X¡Cm ®am HC…m¡ pl¡u? ¢L S¡¢e B¢j S¡¢e e¡z −cM e¡C ¢LR¤ ¢eu¡ k¡C−a? La ¢LR¤C −a¡ ®euz ¢L ®eu? hÉ¡−Nl j®dÉ iCl¡ ¢L ®eu. B¢j f−ll j¡−p mhZ ¢Leh¡j. ®fyu¡S lp¤e k¡ m¡N−h. M¡J−el Ai¡h e¡C JCq¡−ez Bj−N¡l h¡S¡e c¡m¡e a¤−m e¡C. fQ¡ j¡R h¡¢sa f¡X¡u e¡z B¢jC Eô¡ j¡l L¡R ®bCL¡ V¡L¡ fup¡ B¢ez Bj¡−l Ha ¢jbÉ¡ Afh¡c ¢ca¡−R. X¡−ml SeÉ HC −eJ c¤CV¡ L¡yQ¡ j¢lQ. a¤¢j S¡e e¡? Bj¡l h¡−fl ¢L Q¡Cm X¡Cm e¡C e¡¢L? Bj¡l h¡f ¢L f−bl g¢Ll qCu¡ ®N−R? h¡−fl h¡¢s−a HqeJ ¢hl¡V ¢hl¡V f¡¢a−m l¡å¡h¡s¡ qu.

j¡−L euz j¡ kMe f¡uM¡e¡ ®b−L ®h¢l−u ¢py¢sl L¡−R h−p f−se. HCM¡−e AnÑ ®l¡−Nl ¢Q¢Lvp¡ qu. ®h−ml nlha M¡J. Bf−e ®L? B¢j LCm¡j B¢j ®LE e¡. j¡ ®V¢h−m Nlj c¤d ®l−M k¡e HL NÔ¡p. a¡lfl f¡uM¡e¡ Lo¡ qC−m lš² k¡uz f¡Cm−pl ¢Q¢Lvp¡ ¢L? al h¡f−l La LCm¡j.f¡Cm−pl lš² k¡Ca¡−R M¤h ®h¢n. Ha −e¡wl¡ HL¢V ®l¡−Nl Ha QjvL¡l e¡j ¢L L−l qm! j¡l HjeC S£hez HC S£he Bjl¡ ®c−M ®kje AiÉÙ¹. ®pCV¡ ¢L HC ®l¡N? qz j¡ d£−l ¢py¢sl L¡R ®b−L nl£l¢V a¤−m O−l H−p ¢hR¡e¡u ö−u L¢sL¡−Wl ¢c−L j¤M L−l ö−u b¡−Lez nl£l c¤hÑm ay¡lz B¢j f¡−nl O−l AnÑ në¢V ¢e−u i¡h−a b¡¢L. HL A−Qe¡ ®m¡−Ll p−‰ Lb¡ h−m j¡ gVL hå Ll−mez ¢S−Sp L¢l ®L H−p¢Rmz L¡j¡m−l M¤yS−a BC¢Rmz −L? ¢L e¡j? ¢Q¢e e¡. c¤f¤l−hm¡u ®l−M k¡e nlha. nl£lV¡ c¤hÑm m¡Na¡−R.j¡ j¡l ja ®hy−Q b¡−Lez j¡−L M¤h eS−l f−s e¡z fs¡l ®V¢h−m h−p kMe j¤M …y−S l¡¢M hC−u.¢L q−u−R ¢S−‘p Ll−m i¡P¡ L−ã h−me. k¡fe L−lJ AiÉÙ¹ j¡z HL¢ce L¡−m¡ gV−Ll në ö−e ®c±−s ¢N−u ®c¢M. a−h Bj¡l BnwL¡ qu ®k ®R¡Vc¡l p−‰ ®cM¡ q−m JC ®R−m hma. j¡l nl£l h¡ nl£−ll c¤hÑma¡l ¢c−L eSl f−s e¡. n¡L ph¢S ®h¢n LCl¡ M¡Jz n¡L ph¢S ®a¡ j¤−MC a¤m−a Q¡J e¡z n¡L e¡ M¡C−m f¡uM¡e¡ elj qCh ®Lj−e! ®a¡j¡lJ a Lo¡ f¡uM¡e¡z f¡uM¡e¡ elj b¡L−m AnÑ ®l¡N qu e¡z AnÑ ®l¡N ¢L? JC f¡Cm−pl B−lL e¡j AnÑz a¡C−m ®k l¡Ù¹¡l ¢Le¡−l N¡−R V¡P¡−e¡ p¡Ce−h¡XÑ b¡−L. ®a¡j¡l h¡p¡u ®cMm¡j HLV¡ L¡−Sl ®h¢V. e¡j Lu e¡Cz ¢L LÚCm? ¢SN¡Cm. nlh−al h¡ c¤−dl ®Nm¡−pC eSl f−s. HC h¡p¡u L¡S L¢lz HCV¡ LCm¡ ®Le? L¡j¡®ml j¡ f¢lQu ¢c−m HC ®R−mC qua Ah¡L qCaz ¢Rys¡ jum¡ n¡¢s ¢f¾c¡ lC¢Rz B¢j Q¤f q−u k¡Cz j¡ qua ¢WLC L−l−Re ¢j−bÉ h−m. f−s f¡Cmp në¢Vl ¢c−Lz e¡z f¡Cmp ¢L j¡? f¡uM¡e¡l l¡Ù¹¡u HLV¡ …¢V ja qu. j¡b¡ hehe L−l O¤l−R h−m E−W c¡ys¡−a f¡−le e¡. j−e quz −R¡Vc¡l C‹a h¡y¢Q−u−Re j¡z j¡ k¢c hm−ae ¢a¢e L¡j¡−ml j¡. f¡CmpV¡l HLV¡ ¢Q¢Lvp¡ Ll¡C−az LC ¢LR¤ ®a¡ L−l ýyz a¡C a LC. hmm ®p e¡¢L −a¡j¡l j¡ m¡−N! L¡−Sl ®h¢V−cl BSL¡m ØfdÑ¡ h¡s−R A−eLz 58 .

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p¡¢qaÉz c¡c¡l p¡¢qaÉ‘¡e lh£¾cÐe¡b Bl eSl¦−m p£j¡hÜ. j¡e¤−o ¢SN¡p Ll−h. fs¤u¡Jz q¡l¡−a k¡¢µR −R¡Vc¡l p−‰ N¡−el e¡−Ql e¡V−Ll L¢ha¡l p¡¢q−aÉl e¡e¡ Ae¤ù¡e ®cM¡l p¤−k¡Nz ®R¡Vc¡l. Q¡¾p f¡Cm e¡z CE¢ei¡¢pÑ¢V−a j¡ØV¡pÑ fs−a ®Nm.Q¡L¢l Bh¡l J f¡u ¢L LCl¡? J a A¢n¢raz ®mM¡fs¡ L−l e¡Cz h¡h¡ hm−mez −mM¡fs¡ Jl Lf¡−m e¡Cz −R¡V hu−p ¢hu¡ Ll−Rz HMe pwp¡l Ll−a Q¡uz −Qø¡ a A−eL Ll−Re. X¡š²¡l lSh Bm£.Bm¡c¡ pwp¡lz HaL¡m A¢e¢ÕQ−al p−‰ hph¡−pl fl ¢a¢e ®f−a k¡−µRe ¢e−V¡m¢ef¡V¢e¢ÕQ¢az q¡¢hh¤õ¡ql ja B−lLSe Bj¡l fb BVL¡m HL¢ce. ®L¡eJ q¡l¡−e¡l hÉb¡ ®eC. nÉ¡jN”£u EµQ¡l−Z S¡e¡m ®p n¢gL¤m Cpm¡−jl i¡C. h¡h¡ c£OÑnÄ¡p ®g−m h−me. hm−a q−h HL ®R−m O¤Cl¡ ®hs¡u. j¡ØV¡pÑ fl£r¡ e¡ ¢cu¡ h¡¢sa ¢gCl¡ BCmz B−lL ®R−m ®j¢VÊ−L ØV¡l f¡Ju¡. Bj¡−LJ Q¡−µR c¡ys¡Cz B¢j? qÉ¡y a¤¢jz B¢j l¡Se£¢a L¢l e¡z l¡Se£¢al −L¡eJ fÐnÀ e¡Cz a¤¢j p¡¢qaÉ pcpÉ f−c c¡ys¡Ch¡. ¢h−cn ¢V−cn k¡C−a f¡lhz q¡u ®l i¡NÉ Bj¡l. M¤h e¡¢L i¡m Q¡L¢l. g¡wn¡e V¡wn¡e Llh¡. B−lL ®R−m ECs¡ ®hs¡uz −R¡Vc¡l p−‰ Bj¡l pMÉ kMe M¤h. L−mS jÉ¡N¡¢Se pÇf¡ce¡l c¡¢u−aÅ b¡Lh¡. E−ŸnÉ AeÉz L−mS QaÅ−lC. hlw f¡Ju¡l Be¾cz ¢a¢e ®f−a k¡−µRe Y¡L¡u Q¡L¢l. ®fÔ−e hCu¡ j¡Ce−o q¡Nh. pµRm pwp¡l. a¡C ay¡l p‰C Bj¡−L Be¾c ¢c−u−R ®h¢nz b¡eC−Vl ja ®j¡V¡ EfeÉ¡pJ c¤Se f−s¢R HLp−‰z B¢j f−s¢R ®R¡Vc¡ ö−e−Re. ®R¡Vc¡ f−s−Re B¢j ö−e¢Rz B¢j ®nСa¡J ®kje q¡l¡−a k¡¢µR. L−m−Sl ea¤e R¡œ pwpc ¢ehÑ¡Q−e c¡ys¡−µR. HL ®R−m−l ®j¢X−L−m fs¡C−a Q¡Cm¡j. i¡C−ul ja ®pJ L¢ha¡ ®m−M. ph¡C B−p Bl k¡uz −R¡Vc¡ Lb¡ ®ce ¢a¢e fСuC juje¢pw−q Bp−he. Q¾ce¡J ¢e−u¢Rm kMe Q¾ce¡C ¢Rm Bj¡l HL Hhw A¢àa£u SNaz B¢jC HL¡ f−s b¡¢L ®kM¡−e ¢Rm¡j. p¡¢qaÉ¡‰−e e¡VL¡‰−e p‰£a¡‰−e ®R¡Vc¡l VC VC ®O¡l¡O¤¢ll L¡l−Z h¡ AeÉ ®k L¡l−ZC ®q¡L ®R¡Vc¡l p¡¢qaÉ‘¡e ¢hÙ¹ª¢a ®f−u¢Rm. ¢L¿º L¡y¢c. ®p ®mM¡fs¡ R¡Cs¡ ¢cu¡ Aqe j¡e¤−ol¡ i¡a M¡Ju¡−e¡l Q¡L¢l mC−R. ®a¡j¡l c¤C −R−m ¢L L−l. HCphz a¤¢j qCm¡ ®k¡NÉz −i¡V Q¡C−a qu −a¡! B¢j J…m¡ f¡lh e¡z 141 . j¤ah. Bj¡l ®R−m JC…m¡ f¢l×L¡l Llhz HC Q¡L¢l Ll¡l SeÉ B¢j a¡−l f¡yQV¡ j¡ØV¡l l¡CM¡ fs¡C¢R? HC Q¡L¢l Ll¡l SeÉ ®p ®j¢VÊ−L ØV¡l f¡C¢Rm? i¡mC. a−h hå¤ q−a eu. mr L¢l. Jl a ®mM¡fs¡u je hCm e¡z Q¡L¢lX¡ ¢L−ul ö¢e? h¡h¡ Evp¤Lz ¢hj¡−el œ²¤. h¢j Ll−h. fСuC Bj¡−L Y¡L¡ ®hs¡−a ¢e−u k¡−hez Y¡L¡ k¡Ju¡l p¤−k¡N¢V q−u−R ®S−eJ Bj¡l je ®Lje Ll¡ c§l qu e¡z B¢j j¡l ja qua ¢QvL¡l L−l L¡y¢c e¡. ®R¡Vc¡ ¢hc¡u ¢e−µRe. i¡m Q¡L¢l. ®N¡f−e ®N¡f−e L¡y¢cz®R¡Vc¡l p−‰ Bj¡l Hje ¢e¢hs pÇf−LÑl L¡lZ.

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Q−m k¡Ju¡l fl j¡ h−me, T¤e¤ Aa ®a¡u¡S L−l ®Le S¡j¡C−l? ¢e−S ®p HjH

f¡n Ll¡ ®j−uz ®p HMe hs Q¡L¢l h¡L¢l Ll−hz a¡l ®a¡ ®WL¡ f−s e¡C S¡j¡C−l
j¡e¡Cu¡ Qm¡l!

j¡l p¤−k¡N ®eC h−m ®mM¡fs¡ Ll−a f¡−le¢ez j¡−T j¡−T i¡¢h, Bh¡l p¤−k¡N
b¡L−mJ ®LE ®qm¡u ®p p¤−k¡N eø L−lz ¢hnÄ¢hcÉ¡m−ul M¡a¡u l¦âl e¡j B−R,
JV¤L¤Cz LÓ¡pJ L−l e¡, fl£r¡J ®cu e¡, B¢j a¡−L A¿¹a j¡ØV¡l¢X¢NËV¡ f¡n
Ll−a h¢m, a¡l ¢e−Sl SeÉC h¢mz a¡l à¡l¡ q−h e¡ Hph, L¡lZ, Øfø h−m ®cu,
Hph HL¡−X¢jL ®L¡u¡¢m¢g−Ln−el ®p ®b¡s¡C ®Lu¡l L−lz −p p¡l¡S£he L¢ha¡
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¢mM−h, L¢ha¡C a¡l ®en¡ ®fn¡ k¡ ¢LR¤z l¦â −VÊ−e L−l f¡yQ O¾V¡u Y¡L¡ ®b−L
juje¢pwq B−p, h¡−pJ H−mJ JC HLC pjuz HLh¡l ¢i−sl ®VÊ−e T¤m−a b¡L¡
¢ejÑ−m¾c¤ …−Zl p−‰ ®cM¡ qJu¡l fl −p T¤−m fsm …−Zl O¡−sz …−Zl h¡¢s
Bj¡−cl ®cM¡ Ll¡l ea¤e HLV¡ S¡uN¡ qmz ¢L¿º W¡u LarZC h¡ h−p b¡L¡ k¡u
A−eÉl h¡¢s−a! J−clJ ®a¡ TNs¡T¡¢V B−R, ¢QvL¡l ®QyQ¡−j¢Q B−R! p¤al¡w ¢l„¡
L−l Qm O¤−l ®hs¡C! nq−ll ®LE −ke e¡ ®c−M ®g−m Bj¡−cl, nq−ll ®ial c¤Se
c¤−V¡ Bm¡c¡ ¢l„¡ ¢eC, nql ®b−L c§−l ¢N−u HL¢V ¢l„¡ ®R−s ¢c−u c¤Se HL
¢l„¡u f¡n¡f¡¢n h¢pz l¦âl ØfnÑ ¢hoj f¤mL S¡N¡u j−e! nq−ll h¡C−l k¡h¡l ja
S¡uN¡ HL j¤š²¡N¡R¡, ¢eSÑe NË¡−jl l¡Ù¹¡u ¢l„¡ M¤y¢s−u M¤y¢s−u, p¡¢l ®hy−d c¡ys¡−e¡
LsCN¡−Rl am ¢c−m, ®R¡V ®R¡V ec£l Jfl ®R¡V ®R¡V ®pa¤ f¡l q−u Q−mz Bj¡l
®Q¡M f−s b¡−L ph¤S n−pÉ, ¢h−ml S−m eÉ¡w−V¡ ®R−m−cl c¡f¡c¡¢f−a, n£ZÑ Nl¦l
¢e¢hÑL¡l l¡Ù¹¡ f¡−l, Bl je f−s b¡−L l¦−âz l¦âl Q¤j¤ M¡Ju¡l ¢el¿¹l ®Qø¡−L
nl−j p¢l−u p¢l−u j¤š²¡N¡R¡ ®fy¡¢Rz p¡−f nÉ¡Jm¡u BN¡R¡u flN¡R¡u Bl
j¡Lsn¡l S¡−m ®R−u b¡L¡ S¢jc¡lh¡¢sl B¢Pe¡ O¤¢l ¢g¢l, l¡Ù¹¡u f¡n¡f¡¢n
q¡yV−mJ iu ®eC, H nq−l ¢Y¢Y ®gm¡l ja ®Qe¡ ®m¡L ®eCz
l¦â −ph¡l Y¡L¡ ¢g−l k¡h¡l fl, L¢ce fl Bl, p¡a¢ce, LÓ¡−p Y¤L−a k¡h,
Jf−ll LÓ¡−pl HL ®j−u H−p S¡e¡m e£l¡ m¡¢qs£ Mhl f¡¢W−u−R, Hr¤¢e ®ke a¡l
h¡¢s k¡Cz
LÓ¡p ®g−m ®c±−s¡m¡j …−Zl h¡¢sz
®c¢M l¦â h−p B−R …−Zl hp¡l O−lz O−l c¤−V¡ L¡−Wl ®Qu¡l, HL¢V ®Q±¢Lz
®Q±¢L−az ®c−M je ®e−Q J−Wz l¦â−L ®cM−m HC qu Bj¡l, je e¡−Qz

L£ hÉ¡f¡l qW¡v!
qÉ¡y qW¡vz ¢Q¢W−a S¡e¡h¡l pju f¡C¢ez
Jz

Hlfl j¤−M¡j¤¢M h−p b¡L¡ ¯exn−ël p−‰ c¤S−elz ¯exn−ël e£¢mj¡ S¤−s l¦âl
ØV¡l ¢pN¡−l−Vl ®d¡yu¡z
l¦â a¡l L¡y−dl L¡−m¡ hÉ¡N ®b−L HLM¡e¡ L¡NS ®hl L−l hmm, HC L¡N−S

HLV¡ pC Ll−a q−h ®a¡j¡lz
¢L−pl L¡NS HV¡?
f−l hmhz B−N pC Llz
−Le?
Ha Lb¡ ®h¡−m¡ e¡z
L¡NSV¡ ¢L−pl?

fÐnÀ L¢l, ¢L¿º B¢j ¢e¢ÕQa l¦â ®L¡eJ pÈ¡lL¢m¢f−a Abh¡ ea¤e ®L¡eJ L¢hpwNWe °a¢l L−l−R, Bj¡−L ®pC pwNW−el pcpÉ Ll−a pC Q¡C−Rz Bj¡l ¢e¢ÕQa
−Q¡Mc¤−V¡u −i¡−ll ¢pÀ‡ B−m¡z Bj¡l ¢e¢àÑd ®W¡y−V HL T¡yL f¡¢Ml Js¡J¢sz
L¡NS¢V ¢e−a q¡a h¡s¡−m l¦â p¢l−u ®eu L¡NSz à−¾cÄ f¢s, d−å f¢sz

¢L−pl L¡NS H¢V? e¡ f−s ®a¡ pC Llh e¡!

l¦âl nÉ¡Jm¡ fs¡ ®Q¡M ¢ÙÛl q−u b¡−L Bj¡l ®Q¡−Mz
¢h−ul L¡NSz l¦âl i¡¢l L˜, i¡P¡ L˜z
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L¡e T¡y T¡y L−lz T¡y T¡yl T•¡V −T−s TlT−l qCz

¢h−ul L¡NS?
qÉy¡ ¢h−ul L¡NSz
−Le?
−Le j¡−e?
¢h−ul L¡NS ®Le?
®Le a¡ ®h¡−T¡ e¡?
e¡z
pC Ll−h ¢L Ll−h e¡ hmz
BÕQkÑ, Hi¡−h, HlLj L−l ¢h−u Llh ®Le?
a¡q−m a¤¢j pC Ll−h e¡?
L£ ®mM¡ B−R ®c¢M!

B¢j L¡NS¢V q¡−a ¢e−aC l¦â qy¡ qy¡ L−l EWm, −h±¢c Bp−R, m¤−L¡Jz

m¤−L¡−h¡ ®Le?
h¤−T ®gm−hz
¢L h¤T−h?
h¤T−h ®k ¢h−ul L¡NSz
¢L L−l?
B−l h¤T−h hmm¡j ®a¡!
h¤T−m ¢L r¢a?
r¢a B−Rz
¢L r¢a, ö¢e!

l¦â ®V−e ¢em L¡NSM¡e¡ q¡a ®b−Lz f¡b¤−l Nm¡u hmm a¤¢j pC Ll−h ¢L e¡

hm, qÉ¡y h¡ e¡z
H ¢L BÕQkÑ! ¢h−ul Lb¡ EW−R ®Le qW¡v!
EW−Rz
−L E¢W−u−R?
B¢jz
B¢j ®a¡ h¢m¢e B¢j ¢h−u Llh!
B¢j hm¢Rz
HL q¡−a a¡¢m h¡−S?
pC Ll−h?
e¡z

L¡NS¢V hÉ¡−N Y¤¢L−u E−W c¡ys¡m l¦â, hmm ¢WL B−R, Qmm¡jz
¢hpÈu Bj¡l SNa ®d¡yu¡−V L−l B−e, −L¡b¡u?

Y¡L¡uz
Hr¤¢e?
qɡyz
−Le, ¢L q−u−R?
b¡L¡l Bl fÐ−u¡Se ®eCz

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fÐ−u¡Se ®eC?

l¦âl ¢el¦š¡f Lãz e¡z

L¡N−S pC L¢l¢e h−m ph fÐ−u¡Se g¤¢l−u ®Nm?

−L¡eJ Ešl e¡ ¢c−u clS¡ q¡V L−l M¤−m ®h¢l−u k¡u l¦âz −h¢l−u k¡−µRz
k¡−µRz i¡mh¡p¡u Ef−Q JW¡ Bj¡l q©cuM¡e¡ ®p f¡−u j¡¢s−u k¡−µRz p¢aÉ p¢aÉ −p
Q−m k¡−µRz k¡−µRz ®fR−e B¢j HL¡, l¦â ¢g−l a¡L¡−µR e¡z B¢j Bl a¡l ®LE
eCz ®p ¢gl−R e¡z
a£hÐ HL ®hce¡ Bj¡−L E¢W−u h¡l¡¾c¡u ¢em, a¡l Q−m k¡Ju¡l ¢c−L ¢em, a¡l
Q−m k¡Ju¡−L c¤q¡−a b¡j¡mz

LC ®c¢M, L¡NSV¡ ®c¢M ®a¡!
−Le?
−Le Bh¡l, pC Llh!

l¦â L¡NS ®hl L−l ¢cmz
h¡l¡¾c¡u c¡y¢s−u MQMQ L−l ¢L ®mM¡ e¡ f−s e¡ ®c−M pC L−l, L¡NS¢V l¦âl
q¡−a ¢c−u, j¤q§−aÑ E‹Æm q−u JW¡ a¡l ®Q¡−Ml ¢c−L Bj¡l ®hce¡aÑ cª¢ø R¤y−s
hmm¡j HC pCHl −k Ha j§mÉ a¡ B−N h¤T−a f¡¢l¢ez pC qmz Hh¡l M¤¢n ®a¡!

Q¢mz

…−Zl h¡¢sl B¢Pe¡ f¡l q−u l¡Ù¹¡u EWm¡jz â¦az
−fRe ®b−L l¦â ®n¡−e¡, c¡ys¡J h−m X¡L−Rz
B¢j ®fRe ¢g¢l¢ez
¢l„¡ ¢e−u ®p¡S¡ L−m−Sz f−ll LÓ¡p…−m¡ M¤h je ¢c−u Llm¡jz
aMeJ Bj¡l ®ial HC ®h¡d¢VC B−p¢e, −k, A¢ij¡−el JC pC¢VC Bj¡l
¢h−u O¢V−u ¢c−u−Rz aMeJ B¢j l¦â−L l¦â h−m X¡¢L e¡, a¤¢j h−m p−ð¡de L¢l
e¡z aMeJ −L¡eJ Q¤j¤ M¡C¢e Bjl¡, Øf−nÑl j−dÉ ®Lhm q¡−al BP¤mz aMe p−h
Bj¡l E¢en hRl hupz

174

q©c−ul HL§m JL§m
L¡N−S pC ¢e−u k¡h¡l j¡p c¤C fl l¦â ¢Q¢W ®m−M, hE p−ð¡de L−lz
p−ð¡de¢V f−s N¡−u L¡yV¡ ¢c−u J−Wz ®Lje Aá¤a Bl A−Qe¡ HC X¡L¢Vz B¢j
a−h L¡lJ hE! JC pC¢V a−h ¢L p¢aÉ p¢aÉ ¢h−u O¢V−u ¢c−u−R! A¢hnÄ¡pÉ HL¢V
L¡™z ¢e−Sl ¢h−u, −L¡eJ¢ce LÒfe¡J L¢l¢e Ji¡−h q−h, q−h ®k ®L¡eJ¢ce, ®p
¢hnÄ¡pC ¢Rm e¡z S¡e¤u¡¢ll R¡¢în a¡¢l−M L¡N−S pC Llm¡j, Bl L¡NS¢V
E¢L−ml L¡−R ¢c−u Bp¡l fl E¢Lm ay¡l ¢e−Sl pC Bl p£m hp¡−me Ee¢œn
a¡¢l−Mz n¡c¡j¡V¡ ¢Q¢W−a l¦â S¡¢e−u−R, Ee¢œn a¡¢lM¢V Bj¡−cl ¢h−ul a¡¢lMz
Ee¢œn a¡¢l−M B¢j ¢L Ll¢Rm¡j, i¡¢h, p¡l¡¢ce ¢L HLh¡lJ l¦âl Lb¡ ®i−h¢R?
e¡ i¡¢h¢e, pju f¡C¢e, jl¡ j¡e¤o ®L−V¢R, −R¡VM¡V HL¢V fl£r¡ ¢Rm, fÐQ¤l fs−a
q−u−R, fl£r¡ ®n−o h¡¢s ¢g−l Bl ¢c−el jaC ®V¢m¢ine ®c−M¢R, i¡C ®h¡−el
p−‰ M¤ep¤¢V−a ®j−a¢R, Bl ¢c−el jaC L¢ha¡ f−s¢R, N¡e ö−e¢R, ®M−u ®c−u
O¤¢j−u¢Rz l¦âl ¢Q¢W ®f−u kaC B¢j ¢e−S−L h¢m, ®cM a¤C HMe Bl A¢hh¡¢qa

ep, l£¢aja HL ®m¡−Ll hEz ¢h−u Ll−m ®a¡ hEC q−a quz HlLjC ®a¡ ¢euj,
a¤C Q¡p h¡ e¡ Q¡p L¡N−Sl JC pC¢VC −a¡l ¢h−u O¢V−u−R, JC hm¡C p¡l,

hÉ¡f¡l¢V®L Bj¡l ®h¡d J ¢hnÄ¡−pl A¿¹NÑa Ll−a f¡¢l e¡z B¢j p¢aÉ L−l Ae¤ih
Ll−a f¡¢l e¡ ®k B¢j Bl B−Nl B¢j eC, B¢j HMe e¡¢e,j¡,
gS¢mM¡m¡,l¦e¤M¡m¡l ja ¢hh¡¢qa¡z Q¾ce¡J ¢hh¡¢qa¡z ¢h−ul fl Q¾ce¡ ¢m−M−R

B¢j HMe iun§eÉ HL j¡e¤oz S£he h¡¢S ®l−M ü−fÀl q¡a R¤−y u¢Rz B¢j M¤h Ni£l
L−l üfÀ ®cM−a S¡¢e HMez S£he ®a¡ Bj¡l HLV¡Cz B¢j i¤m L¢l¢ez B¢j HMe
q¡a h¡s¡−mC R¤y−a f¡¢l lš²−N¡m¡fz ¢hh¡¢qa¡ Q¾ce¡l B−hN Q¡C−mJ Bj¡l ®ial

p’¡¢la q−µR e¡z Bj¡l −h¡−dl p£j¡e¡u −eC f¤l¦−ol ØfnÑ e¡l£l nl£−l ¢LlLj
L¡yfe ®a¡−m, Bl ®pC L¡yfe ¢L lLj aªo·¡ S¡N¡uz L−m−S f¤l¦o hå¤ k¡ B−R, a¡
®LhmC hå¤z Q¾ce¡ ®kjez ®L¡eJ f¤l¦o−L BSJ Bj¡l Q¤j¤ M¡Ju¡ qu¢ez L¡lJ
SeÉ nl£−l ®L¡eJ aªo·¡ Ae¤ih L¢l e¡z aªo·¡ h−m ®k HL¢V ¢S¢ep B−R a¡ Bj¡l
®eq¡aC S−ml h¡ Q¡−ul h¡ M¤h Nl−j −mh¤l nlh−alz
hE p−ð¡de L−l ®mM¡ l¦âl ¢àa£u ¢Q¢W¢V h¡h¡l q¡−a f−sz X¡L¢fue h¡¢s−a
¢Q¢W ¢c−u ®N−R, Bl fs¢h fs j¡¢ml O¡−s, h¡h¡l q¡−az h¡h¡l ®k−qa¤ A−eÉl ¢Q¢W
M¤−m fs¡l fÐQ™ nM, ¢a¢e f−sez a¡l ®j−u−L ®LE hE h−m X¡L−R, ¢a¢e a¡
M¡¢m ®Q¡−M, Qnj¡ ®Q¡−M ph ®Q¡−MC ®c−Mez Olju f¡uQ¡¢l öl¦ qu h¡h¡l, Bj¡l
fs¡l ®V¢h−ml hCM¡a¡ aReR L−le BlJ abÉ ®f−az Oe Oe ¢a¢e Qnj¡ M¤m−a
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b¡−Le, −Qu¡−l hp−a b¡−Le, ®Qu¡l ®R−s E−W c¡ys¡−a b¡−Le, HLpju h¡¢s ®b−L
®h¢l−u k¡e, ®l¡N£ ®cM¡u je h−p e¡, Bh¡l h¡¢s ®g−lez Hh¡l j¡−L X¡−Lez
kMeC ®R−m ®j−u pwœ²¡¿¹ ®L¡eJ c¤iÑ¡he¡, aMeC h¡h¡ j¡l ®M¡yS L−le, Abh¡
h¡¢s−a A¢a¢b Bp−h, aMeC j¡l ®M¡yS, LC ®Nm¡ Dc¤e, H¢c−L B−p¡ ®a¡! h¡h¡
¢q−nh −ce, LSe Bp−h, LaS−el SeÉ l¡æ¡ Ll−a q−h, Hje¢L ¢L ¢L l¡yd−a
q−h a¡Jz j¡ je ¢c−u ®n¡−ee phz −n¡−ee L¡lZ j¡l Hpju ¢e−S−L M¤h j§mÉh¡e
j¡e¤o h−m j−e quz H pwp¡−l ay¡l −k fÐ−u¡Se B−R, a¡ Efm¢ì L−le j¡ Hhw
¢h¢Qœ HL Be¾c j¡−L ®m−ÃV b¡−L j¡l O¡−jl jaz Hh¡l X¡L¡l fl q¿¹c¿¹ q−u j¡
p¡j−e c¡ys¡−m h¡h¡ h−me, e¡p¢le−l hE X¡−L ®LX¡ S¡−e¡ e¡¢L? L¡l Ha p¡qp

J−l hE X¡−L?
¢L S¡¢e, B¢j a HCph ¢LR¤ S¡¢e e¡z
−L¡eJ ®R−ml p¡−b Ss¡Cm e¡¢L?
HClLj ®a¡ ¢LR¤ −c¢M e¡Cz q¡¢hh¤õ¡q−l a h¡¢s ®bCL¡ i¡N¡Cmz −aje ®L¡eJ
®R−mJ a h¡¢sa B−p e¡z L¡lJ p¡−b Ss¡C−R hCm¡ j−e qu e¡z
e¡ Ss¡C−m hE e¡−j ¢Q¢W a¡−l ®L¡e ®hX¡u ®m−M?
a¡ ®a¡ S¡¢e e¡z
Mhl ®a¡ ¢LR¤ l¡−M¡ e¡z ¢L Ll p¡l¡¢ce h¡¢s−a? ®j−u ¢L Lla¡−R e¡ Lla¡−R,
a¡l Mhl k¢c e¡ l¡M−a f¡−l¡, a¡C−m ¢L m¡i? B¢j h¡E™¡¢l Ju¡m EyQ¡ Llm¡jz
h¡C−ll ®L¡eJ ®R−m¢f−m ®j−u−c−l −ke e¡ ®cM−a f¡−l ®pC hÉhÙÛ¡ Llm¡jz HMe
®L¡b¡L¡l ®L¡e ®R−m J−l hE LCu¡ X¡−L!
¢Q¢W ®m−M a¡ S¡¢ez f¢œL¡ R¡f¡uz H¢c−L J¢c−L ¢Q¢W ¢mM−a qu Luz
HC ¢Q¢W ®L¡eJ f¢œL¡l ¢Q¢W e¡z HCV¡ AeÉlLj ¢Q¢Wz

B¢j h¡¢s ¢g¢l L−mS ®b−Lz j¡ ®c±−s l¡æ¡O−l ¢N−u Bj¡l SeÉ M¡h¡l ¢e−u
B−pe AeÉ¢cez ®p¢ce ¢a¢e ®j¡−VJ e−se e¡z

¢L, i¡a LC?
i¡a f¡¢a−mz j¡ h−mez

B−je¡J e−s ¢L e−s e¡ Q−m ¢L Q−m e¡z Apñh nÔbN¢a−a i¡a ®h−s ¢e−u
B−pz p−‰ X¡mz

¢L!X¡m ¢cu¡ i¡a ¢cm¡ ®k! j¡R j¡wp e¡Cz
fÐ−aÉL¢ce j¡R j¡wp m¡Nh e¡z j¡l l¦r L˜z
j¡R j¡wp R¡s¡ Bh¡l i¡a M¡Ju¡ k¡u e¡¢L?
B¢j c¤j¤−W¡ ®M−u b¡m¡ ®W−m E−W −QyQ¡C, f¡¢e LC?
j¡ h−me, f¡¢e L−mz
f¡¢e L−m ®p −a¡ B¢jC S¡¢e, ¢L¿º ¢c−a q−h ®a¡z

−L ®c−h Bj¡−L f¡¢e! NSNS öl¦ Ll−m N−S¾cÐN¡¢je£ B−je¡C HLpju Lm
®b−L −Nm¡−p f¡¢e i−l ¢e−u B−pz h¡¢s bjbjz Ae¤j¡e L¢l ¢LR¤ HLV¡ q−u−Rz
¢L q−u−R a¡ ®h¡T¡h¡l SeÉ j¡ ®h¢nrZ A−fr¡ L−le e¡z ¢hR¡e¡u V¡e V¡e q−u
HL¢V hC q¡−a ¢e−u kMe ö−u¢R, Nñ£l j¤−M L¡−R H−p Nñ£l j¤−MC ¢S−‘p
L−le, l¦â ®LX¡?

l¦â?

176

q l¦âz
®Le?
−p a−l hE X¡−L ®Le?

h¤−Ll j−dÉ W¡™¡ S−ml −Nm¡p Ef¤s q−u f−sz −h¡y ®h¡y f¡M¡l a−m B¢j ®O−j
E¢Wz ¢c−el Tmjm B−m¡ ®Q¡−Ml p¡j−e Aj¡hpÉ¡l l¡−al ja m¡−Nz

L£ Lp e¡ ®Le, l¦â ®LX¡?

Bj¡l Bl hm¡l clL¡l ®eC l¦â ®L! Bj¡l öd¤ S¡e¡l clL¡l, ¢Q¢W j¡l q¡−a
f−s−R e¡ AeÉ L¡lJ q¡−az h¡h¡l q¡−a q−m S£h−el HM¡−e H j¤q§−aÑ pj¡¢çz X¡m
i¡a ®a¡ S¤−V−R BS, L¡m ¢LR¤C qua S¤V−h e¡z M¡¢eLV¡ elj q−m j¡ ¢e−SC
h−me, ¢Q¢W h¡h¡l q¡−a f−s−Rz H¢V S¡e¡l fl ¢eÖfСZ nl£l¢V ¢e¢µRâ ¢el¡m¡u
®g−m ®g−m l¡¢M, h¡¢s−a ph¡C O¤¢j−u ®N−m AfÐLª¢a−ÙÛl ja E−W l¦â−L ¢m¢M ®ke
hE p−ð¡de L−l Bl HL¢V ¢Q¢WJ −p e¡ ®m−Mz l¦â−L ¢Q¢W Bj¡l Hi¡−hC ¢mM−a
qu, h¡¢s−a ®LE e¡ b¡L−m, Abh¡ ph¡C O¤¢j−u ®N−mz a¡ e¡ q−m ®k ®LE ®mM¡¢Vl
Jfl T¤y−L fs−h, ®k L¡lJ H h¡¢s−a A¢dL¡l B−R ®cM¡l B¢j ¢L ¢mM¢R, Bs¡m
Ll−a Q¡C−m BNËq AfТa−l¡dÉ q−u J−Wz
fТa¢ce pL¡−m h¡h¡ ®h¢l−u k¡h¡l B−N Bj¡l Bl Cu¡p¢j−el Q¡C−a qu
CnL¤m L−m−S k¡Ju¡l ¢l„¡i¡s¡l V¡L¡z h¡h¡ …−e V¡L¡ ¢c−u k¡ez fl¢ce pL¡m
qu, h¡h¡l ®N¡pm p¡l¡l në qu, S¤−a¡l jQjQJ ö¢e, h¡h¡l e¡Ù¹¡ M¡Ju¡l Hje¢L
f¡¢e ®Nm¡l nëJ f¡C, ¢L¿º d−s fСZ ¢e−u p¡j−e ¢N−u AeÉ¢c−el ja eaj¤−M
c¡y¢s−u ¢l„¡i¡s¡l V¡L¡ Q¡Ju¡l ja Lm−Sl ®S¡l Bj¡l b¡−L e¡z ¢e−Sl
A¢Ù¹aÅ¢VC HL hs ®h¡T¡ Bj¡l L¡−Rz B¢j k¢c HL a¤¢s−a q¡Ju¡u q¡Ju¡ q−u
®k−a f¡la¡jz Bj¡−L k¢c ®LE ®cM−a e¡ ®fa! −V¢m¢in−e Ce¢iShm jÉ¡e
¢p¢lS¢V ®c−M j¡−T j¡−T AcªnÉ qJu¡l fÐ−u¡Se£ua¡ B¢j q¡−s j¡w−p Ae¤ih
L¢lz h¡h¡l L¡R ®b−L ¢el¦−à−N V¡L¡ ®Q−u ¢e−u H−p−R Cu¡p¢jez ¢el¦cÉj B¢j
O−ll ®ial cjhåj¤Mhå ®f−Vlam−f−VlQ¡f ph hå L−l h−p b¡¢L, h¡h¡l
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L−m−S k¡C−a qCh e¡z ph håz Jl M¡Ju¡ c¡Ju¡ hå LCl¡ c¡Jz i¡a ¢ch¡ e¡!

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Hh¡l Bj¡l nÄ¡p hå q−u B−pz Ahn nl£−ll c¤ f¡J O¢eù q−a Q¡uz Bj¡l c¤f¡−L l¦â a¡l c¤ f¡ −ul h¡yd ¢c−u El¦p¢åÙÛ−m h¡s¢a ¢LR¤ ¢c−u Q¡f pª¢ø L−l. AeÉ q¡−a nš² L−l d−l l¡−M p¢l−u ¢c−a Q¡Ju¡ Bj¡l q¡az −h¡a¡j −M¡m¡ hÔ¡E−Sl ®ia−l l¦â j¤M X¤¢h−u ®cu. B¢j Ae¤ih L¢l g¤−m EW−R. i¡¢hz Hlfl l¦â Bj¡l f¤−l¡ nl£−ll Jfl E−W B−p. ¢L¿º Q¡C−mJ B¢j b¡j−a f¡¢l e¡ ®ia−ll L¡yfe. fТah¡lC Bj¡l e¡ ®h¡T¡−a f¡l¡ k¿»Z¡ J j¡−N¡ J h¡h¡−N¡ h−m l¡a−L S¡¢N−u a¤−m−Rz fТah¡lC l¦â Bj¡l ¢QvL¡−ll Jfl ®Y−m−R BlJ Q¡fz ®pC Q¡f g¤y−s ®h¢l−u ®N−R ¢QvL¡lz HL¢V iu¡hq l¡a ®no q−m ¢LÓø LÓ¡¿¹ j¡e¤o¢V n¡¢s f¡−ÒV p¡−m¡u¡l L¡¢jS f−l ¢e−u h¢m. H ¢euj. m‹¡. ®ke B¢j Ahn f−s b¡L−a f¡¢lz a¡C L¢l. ®k AnÔ£m L¡™ OV−R. EdÑQ¡f ¢ejÀQ¡f pjÙ¹ Q¡f NÊqZ Ll¡l rja¡ Bj¡l ®m¡f f¡uz l¦âl ®m±qnl£l¢V Bj¡l nl£−l na i¡m−h−pJ na k¤¢š²−aJ fÐ−hn Ll−a f¡−l e¡z p¡l¡l¡a d−l l¦â œ²j¡Na k¤¢š²ja ü¡i¡¢hL ¢euj nª´Mm¡ja fÐ−h−nl ®Qø¡ L−l ®N−R. ¢L¿º Bj¡l i¡he¡ ¢Ry−s ¢N−u HL¢V BaÑ¢QvL¡l B¢j e¡ Q¡C−aJ Bj¡l Lã ®b−L ®h−l¡uz l¦â Bj¡l j¤M ®Q−f d−l c¤ q¡−az −Q−f d−l. Hl ®Q−u k¢c p¡l¡l¡a Bjl¡ NÒf L−l L¡¢V−u ¢c−a f¡la¡j. l¦â k¡ Ll−R ph ®S−e h¤−TC Ll−R. Bj¡l fl¡¢Sa Arj nl£l−L B¢j c§−l p¢l−u ¢e−a Q¡Cz l¡−al L¤˜¡. c¤HL¢V ¢e−iÑS¡m Q¤j¤−a Bj¡−cl pju L¡Va! −pC pL¡−m ®p…e h¡¢NQ¡u ¢g−l ®R¡Vc¡−L L¡yf¡ L−˜ h¢m. ®ke B¢j O¤¢j−u B¢R h¡¢s−a Bj¡l O−l. HC Ll−a qu. aaC l¦â a¡l pjÙ¹ n¢š² M¡V¡u f¡ c¤−V¡l O¢eù qJu¡l ¢hl¦−Üz f¡ c¤−V¡ ®a¡j¡l ü¡j£ ®kje L−l h−m−R. Hl ®Q−u k¢c L¢ha¡ f−s f−s. c¤q¡−a ®h¡S¡ Qr¤c¤−V¡ ®Y−L. Bj¡l nl£−ll Jfl S£h−el Jfl ¢LR¤ OV−R e¡. b¡j¡−a f¡¢l e¡ ®pC L¡yfe ®b−L p’¡¢la pjÙ¹ nl£−ll L¡yfez ®W¡y−V N¡Y Q¤j¤ M¡u l¦âz ®W¡yV−S¡s¡.iu Bl OªZ¡ Bj¡−L pL¡−mJ ByL−s b¡−Lz HLC p−‰ Afl¡d−h¡dz l¦â−L l¦â h−m j−e qu. Bl HM¡−e k¡ ¢LR¤ OV−R. öd¤ c¤HL¢V M¤ep¤¢V. Bj¡l ea−Q¡M. H AeÉ ®LE. l¡M−a qu. B¢j nÄ¡p hå AhÙÛ¡u Q¡f¢V−L ü¡j£l pªø ü¡i¡¢hL Q¡f h−m i¡h−a ®Qø¡ L¢l.N¡−ul n¢š² ¢c−u pl¡uz B¢j Q¡C e¡ Bj¡l ®ia−l ®L¡eJ L¡yfe. ®aje L−l l¡−M¡ ®j−u. H AeÉ L¡lJ nl£l. i¡¢l q−u EW−R. ¢i−S ¢Si ®iS¡−a b¡−L Bj¡l Ù¹e−S¡s¡. −l¡−Lu¡ q−m T¤eM¤ ¡m¡l l¦−j ¢Rm¡jz T¤eM¤ ¡m¡ ®a¡ HMe Bl q−m b¡−L e¡z ®R¡Vc¡ h−mez 217 . QhÑ−Q¡oÉ−mqÉ Ù¹e−S¡s¡z B¢j Bm¤b¡m¤ n¡¢s−a l¦âl hå−el ®ial asf¡¢µRz l¦â ¢e−Sl c¤−V¡ f¡ ¢c−u p¢l−u ¢c−a b¡−L Bj¡l f¡ c¤−V¡z Bj¡l HL f¡ ka ®h¢n B−lL f¡l O¢eø q−a Q¡u. H L¡−™l p−‰ B¢j ®j¡−VJ S¢sa eC. Hh¡l öd¤ Qr¤hå eu. l¡−a JC e¡VLV¡ e¡ Ll−mC f¡l−az p¡l¡fb Bl ®L¡eJ Lb¡ h−m e¡z B¢jJ e¡z B¢j ¢eÕQ¤f h−p i¡¢h l¡a¢Vl Lb¡. H Bj¡l nl£l eu. ü¡j£ h−m j−e qu e¡z ®p…e h¡¢NQ¡u k¡Ju¡l f−b ®Lhm h−m. HC L−l ü¡j£l¡. B¢j k¡Cz Bj¡l eaj¤M. ¢L¿º ¢ejÀQ¡f¢V J¢c−L ®b−L k¡uz a£hÐ k¿»Z¡u B¢j −N¡P¡−a b¡¢L. ®ke H B¢j eC. B¢j Q¡C e¡ ¢L¿º Bj¡l q¡a c¤−V¡ l¦â−L −W−m pl¡−a Q¡uz hÔ¡ES¢Vl ®h¡a¡j M¤m−a b¡−L l¦â HL q¡−a. ¢e−S−L h¢mz h−m B¢j nl£−ll ®ial ®b−L Bfe¡−aC E−W Bp¡ fТa−l¡−dl n¢š²−L pjÙ¹ n¢š²h−m ¢e−Ù¹S L¢l. p−S¡−l Qr¤c¤−V¡ h¤−S.

¢e−S−L R¡¢s−u h¡y¢Q−u ¢e−u¢Rz dÙ¹¡d¢Ù¹ ByQ L−l j¡p¤−cl h¡¢s −b−L e¡ h−m ®cJu¡ q−u−Rz ®p¢V e¡ qJu¡−a A¢ij¡e Bl l¡N c¤−V¡C ®p Lj ®cM¡u¢e Bj¡l p−‰z l¡−al j§mÉ l¦âl L¡−R Ha −h¢n ®Le. ¢eSÑe HL¢V Ol ®f−a E¾j¡c q−u J−Wz Bj¡l f−r ¢eSÑe Ol f¡Ju¡ pñh eu ®S−eJ Ol B¢j ®Le f¡C¢e H ¢e−u A¢ij¡e L−l. S£h−el pjÙ¹ l¡a ®a¡ f−lC B−R p¡j−e. Qm i¡mh¡¢p. ®Lhm A¢ij¡e eu. Q¤j¤l m¡m c¡N…−m¡ VeVe Ll−R. l¦â h−m Qm öC. ®p h−mz B¢j ka h¢m. T¡y¢f−u f−s−R Q¤j¤ ®M−a. −h¡T¡ qu¢e Bj¡lz B¢j a¡−L A−eL h−m¢R. l¡Nz HL¢V l¡a a¡l L¡V¡−e¡C Q¡Cz HL¢V l¡a ®a¡ ®no Ah¢c L¡V¡−e¡C qm. c¤jZ f¡bl. Bj¡lJ ®a¡ l¡N q−a f¡−lz l¦â−L C−µR L−l R¤y−s ®g−m ¢cCz ¢L¿º −gm−a ®N−m −c¢M q¡a c¤−V¡ AQm q−u B−R Bj¡lz ®ke f‰¤ B¢jz −Lhm JC L¡NS¢Vl L¡−R 218 . BP¤m ®R¡yu¡−e¡ k¡u e¡z HL¢V l¡a L¡V¡−e¡l Lb¡ l¦â ®pC L¡N−S pC Ll¡l fl ®b−L hm−Rz pC Ll¡l B−NJ ®p Lj L¡js ¢c−a B−p¢e.¢h−u q−u k¡Ju¡l fl ¢hnÄ¢hcÉ¡m−ul HL¢V h¡¢s−a HL¢V Ol i¡s¡ ¢e−u ü¡j£ Ù»£−a b¡−Lez H ®R¡Vc¡ S¡−eez L¡m−L ¢Rmz l¦j HM−e¡ R¡−s e¡C e¡¢L? e¡z ýjz al h¡åh£l p¡−b e¡ ®cM¡ Ll−a ®N¢R¢m? ®cM¡ qC¢Rm? qz ¢L e¡j? e¡¢cl¡z e¡¢cl¡? J JC−k l¡jLªo·¢jne ®l¡−Xl ®j−uV¡ e¡? qz a¤C e¡ HL¢ce LC¢m J S¡q¡‰£leN−l i¢aÑ qC−Rz L¡m−L Bpj¡l p¡−b ®cM¡ Ll−a BC¢Rm ®l¡−Lu¡ q−mz b¡CL¡ ®N−Rz Bpj¡ L¤eX¡? q¡¢nj¤¢Ÿ−el ®j−uX¡ e¡? qz J ¢L Y¡L¡ C¢ei¡¢pÑ¢V−a f−s? qz al e¡ p¡¢VÑ¢g−LV ®a¡m¡l Lb¡! qz a¤m¡jz B¢j Bl Lb¡ e¡ h¡¢s−u LÇfj¡e L˜¢V−L ¢hnСj ¢c−a O−l mð¡ q−u ö−u c¤xü−fÀl ja l¡a¢Vl Lb¡ i¡¢hz Na l¡a¢Vl Lb¡z l¦â h−m−R B¢j e¡VL L−l¢Rz J ¢L e¡VL ¢Rm! A¢ij¡e Bj¡−L ¢exn−ë L¡yc¡−a b¡−Lz p¡l¡ nl£−l k¿»Z¡. ®p Lø ®a¡ HLlLj p¤M ®cuz e¡ l¦â A−fr¡ Ll−h e¡z A−fr¡u ®L¡eJ p¤M ®eC. c¤xü−fÀl HL¢V l¡az B¢j Hje L−l ¢e−Sl S£he−L i¡¢h¢e LMeJz Bj¡lJ ®a¡ A¢ij¡e qu. ®ke HCj¡œ h¡−Ol …q¡ ®b−L ¢g−l¢Rz q¡yV−a ®N−m k¿»e¡ q−µR El¦p¢å−az ®fµR¡h Ll−a ¢N−u −c¢M k¿»Z¡l HL ®g¡yV¡ c¤ ®g¡yV¡ ®fµR¡hz h¤L ®ke h¤L eu. A−fr¡ L¢l Qmz A−fr¡l ®k Lø. h¤−L q¡a ¢c−a. ö−a k¡Cz l¦â q¡i¡−al ja M¡C M¡C Ll−Rz BSC a¡l Q¡Cz Hr¤¢e Q¡Cz Hr¤¢e e¡ q−m a¡l Bl Qm−R e¡z juje¢pw−q kMe k¡u.

i¡mh¡p−a q−m ®k ¢S¢ep¢Vl ph−Q−u ®h¢n fÐ−u¡Se ®p ¢hnÄ¡pz HC ¢hnÄ¡−pl j−dÉ HLp¤−a¡ g¡yL b¡L−m i¡m m¡N¡ qua qu. Hh¡l ¢L q−u−R S¡−e¡? n¡¢s fl¡ ®a¡j¡−L ®c−M fÐbj j−e qm BS ®ke fÐbj ®a¡j¡−L ®cM¢Rz ®ke a¤¢j AeÉ ®LE. i¡mh¡p¡ qu e¡z l¦â ¢m−M−R. H¢cL J¢cL ®L¡b¡J h−p Lb¡ hm¡l SeÉ B−Nl jaC S¡uN¡ M¤y−S¢Rz hl¡h−ll jaC S¡uN¡ M¤y−S f¡Ju¡ Bj¡l SeÉ c¤xp¡dÉ q−u−Rz l¦âl Ae¤−l¡−d HL¢ce n¡¢s f−l ®cM¡ Ll−a k¡Cz n¡¢s B¢j i¡m fl−a S¡¢e e¡. ah¤ B¢j a¡ ®S¡l L−l ®e−h¡ e¡. BS ®ke Bjl¡ flÖf−ll nl£−ll Eš¡f f¡¢µRz h¤T−a f¡l¢R flÖf−ll q©c¢f−™l dÄ¢ez BS j−e q−µR ®L¡−e¡h¡lC h¤¢T H−a¡V¡ je i−l¢ez a¤¢j HLV¤ HLV¤ L−l pqS q−µR¡. a−h Bj¡−L BN−m ®l−M Bl ®L¡eJ h¡åh£l p−‰ ®cM¡ Ll−a HL¡ ®h−l¡−a e¡ ¢c−u. hE−p¡e¡. B¢j a¡ ¢e−u¢Rz Bj¡l Bl k¡ HL¡¿¹ f¡Ju¡l. h¤−L q¡a ®ch¡l p¤−k¡N l¦â ®f−u¢Rm. kaV¤L¤ ®eJu¡ ®n¡ie. ANaÉ¡ T¤eM¤ ¡m¡l f¤−l¡−e¡ Ol¢V−a B¢j h¡¢Ll¡aV¤L¤ ®no L−l¢R O¤¢j−uz ®R¡Vc¡ ¢L lLj ®i−h−Re ®L S¡−e. ¢g−l ¢N−u ¢m−M−R JC ¢Q¢Wz j−e j−e q¡p−R¡. k¡ Bj¡l ¢eiªaaj f¡Ju¡. ®l¢SØV¡l ¢h¢ôwH Bj¡−L ¢e−S ¢e−u ¢N−u p¡¢VÑ¢g−LV a¤¢m−u. ®ke HL AeÉ j¡e¤o. e¡? Bp−mC. c¤¢ce fl Bj¡−L ®f±y−R ¢c−u B−pe juje¢pw−qz l¦â f−l h−m−R. Bj¡l JC pC¢Vl L¡−R. a¡−L B¢j pÇf§ZÑ ¢hnÄ¡p L¢l h−mC i¡mh¡¢p. Øfø q−u EW−R¡z B¢j ®ke HL A−Qe¡ fª¢bh£−L ¢Qe−a f¡l¢Rz B¢j ®a¡ H−a¡¢ce d−l ®a¡j¡l HC pqS q−u JW¡l 219 . ¢h¢iæ lLj i¡−m¡ m¡N¡ ®f−u¢R ¢L¿º H ®ke a¡l ph ¢LR¤ ®b−L Bm¡c¡z H−Lh¡−l Bm¡c¡ HL i¡−m¡ m¡N¡z j−e q−m¡ ®ke Bj¡−cl HCh¡lC i¡mh¡p¡l öl¦z ®ke H−a¡¢ce öd¤ jqs¡ q−u−Rz BS H−Lh¡−l j−’z −cs hR−l c¤j¡p ¢L ¢ae j¡p A¿¹l A¿¹l HLh¡l H−p−R l¦â juje¢pw−qz p−ð¡de L¢l e¡ h−m l¡N L−l Bj¡−L p−ð¡de q£e ¢Q¢W ¢m−M−R ®hn L−uL j¡pz ®fÐpLÓ¡−hl LÉ¡¢¾V−e Bj¡−cl pju −L−V−Rz LÉ¡¢¾Ve ®b−L kMe EW−a q−u−R. Bc¡u L−l ®e−h¡ e¡z ¢hnÄ¡p Bl i¡mh¡p¡ ¢e−u B¢j LM−e¡C fÐnÀ a¤¢m e¡z pÇf§ZÑ ¢hnÄ¡p hm−a B¢j AeÉ ¢LR¤ ®h¡T¡−a ®Q−u¢R. ®pV¡ h¤T−a e¡ f¡l¡l −a¡ −L¡−e¡ L¡lZ ®eCz HC OVe¡l fСu ®cshRl fl l¦â −m−M. HL ®e¡a¤e j¡e¤oz Na c£OÑ pj−u ¢h¢iæ i¡−h.q¡l ®j−e¢R. B¢j a¡−L pÇfZÑ ¢hnÄ¡p L¢l e¡z Bj¡l HMeJ pwnu j−ez B¢j Bqa q−u¢R ö−ez h−m¢R a¡−L ¢hnÄ¡p L¢l h−mC. B¢j ¢L HaV¡C qai¡NÉ ®k Bj¡−L ph ¢LR¤C ®S¡l L−l ¢e−a q−h? ph ¢LR¤ Bc¡u L−l ¢e−a q−h? ®S¡l L−l kaV¤L¤ −eJu¡ k¡u. ®k−qa¤ JC L¡N−S pCHl e¡j ¢h−u! e¡¢L l¦â−L B¢j i¡mh¡¢p! i¡¢hz i¡he¡ Bj¡−L ®R−s ®L¡b¡J HL f¡ k¡u e¡z ®R¡Vc¡−L hm¡ ¢j−bÉ¢V ¢e−uJ i¡¢hz ®R¡Vc¡ ®a¡ i¡h−a f¡−le HlLj ®k T¤e¤ M¡m¡l p−‰ ®cM¡ qJu¡l fl Bj¡l ®pC CnL¤−ml h¡åh£l p−‰ A−eL¢ce fl Bj¡l NÒf Ll¡ N¢s−u N¢s−u jdÉl¡a R¤y−m. p¢aÉ j−e q−m¡ H−a¡¢c−e Bj¡−cl i¡mh¡p¡l öl¦z ®ke H−a¡¢ce Bjl¡ öd¤ flØfl−L R¤y−u ¢Rm¡j. Cu¡p¢j−el p¡q¡kÉ ¢e−u j¡l HL¢V n¡¢s f−l h¡åh£l S¾j¢c−e k¡¢µR h−m ®h−l¡Cz ®p ¢ce¢V−a M¡¢eLV¡ ¢eSÑea¡l p¤−k¡−N c¤−V¡ ¢ae−V Q¤j¤ M¡h¡l. k¢c ®L¡−e¡¢ce e¡J f¡C.

Bj¡l ®Q¡−Ml ¢c−L a¡L¡Jz H−a¡ m‹¡l ¢L B−Rz B¢j ®a¡ ®a¡j¡l ®pC L−a¡¢c−el ®Qe¡z HC ®Q¡M. j¤MV¡ O¤¢lJ e¡za¡L¡J. HC nl£l a¤¢j L−a¡h¡l R¤y−u−R¡z L−a¡h¡l Bjl¡ Bj¡−cl Bm¡c¡ −L¡−l ¢Qe−a f¡¢l¢ez a−h? a−h H−a¡ m‹¡ f¡−µR¡ ®Le? ®W¡yVV¡ ®R¡yu¡Jz LC--®R¡yu¡Jz HLV¤ HLV¤ −L¡−l hn Ll¢R ¢e−S−Lz H−l¡j −L¡−l Bj¡u k¢c HLV¤ i¡−m¡h¡p¡ c¡J. e¡. Bjl¡ HL¢V q©cu q−a ®f−l¢Rz mrÈ£ ®b−L¡. B−l¡ ®h¢n pqS Bl ü¡i¡¢hL q−u EW−hz a¤¢j B−l¡ ®h¢n E−¾j¡¢Qa q−u EW−hz Bj¡−cl j−a¡ H−a¡ p¤¾cl Bl L¡−l¡ i¡−m¡h¡p¡l Ol q−h e¡---a¤¢j ®c−M ¢eJz Hh¡l HLV¤ Bcl L−l¡ e¡ mrÈ£z e¡. HC j¤M. ®c−M¡ B¢j ¢WL ®a¡j¡l j−el j−a¡ q−u EW−h¡z Abh¡ a¤¢j ¢WL Bj¡l j−el j−a¡z Bp−m i¡−m¡h¡p¡ j¡−e ®h¡dqu c¤¢V je−L HL¢V je h¡¢e−u ®gm¡z C−µR Ll−R ®Q±l¡Ù¹¡u c¡y¢s−u ¢QvL¡l ®L¡−l ph¡C−L ®X−L h¢m--®a¡jl¡ ®n¡−e¡. HC Lf¡m. B¢j Bj¡l i¡−m¡h¡p¡l j¡e¤o ®f−u¢R. HC i¤l¦.fÐa£r¡u ¢Rm¡jz a¤¢j B−l¡. ®p¡e¡ Bj¡lz i¡−m¡ ®b−L¡ fСZz Bcl Bcl Bclz ®a¡j¡l l¦âz 220 .

¢L¿º ®R¡V e¡L. VCVC L−l O¤−l ®hs¡−e¡ hM¡−V ®R−m ¢R−me. f¤l¦ ®W¡yV ¢e−u Cu¡p¢j−el M¤yaM¤ya¤¢el −no ®eCz Jl ®ia−l ®N¡f−e ®N¡f−e HL¢V DoÑ¡l S¾j quz Bj¡l ®L¡eJ DoÑ¡ qu e¡. ®R¡V ¢Qh¤L. a¡l −Q−u hs q−h Cu¡p¢jez X¡š²¡¢l f¡n L−l q¡¢hh¤õ¡ql ja ®L¡eJ p¤cnÑe X¡š²¡l ®R−m−L ¢h−u Ll−hz H−a k¢c Bj¡l ®cJu¡ c¤xM M¡¢eL m¡Oh qu h¡h¡ j¡lz Cu¡p¢j−el DoÑ¡ Bj¡−L hÉ¢ba L−lz mr L¢l J c§−l pl−Rz Bj¡l N¡−u N¡−u ®m−N b¡L¡ Cu¡p¢je HMe c¡c¡l hEHl N¡−u N¡−u ®h¢n ®m−N b¡−Lz L−m−S k¡u B−p. k¡l¡ Cu¡p¢je−L ®Q−e e¡. a¡l p−‰. AL¡−m ¢h−u Ll¡. c¤S−el j−dÉ ®cM−a ®L p¤¾cl HC fÐnÀ EW−m. i¡−h ®k J Bj¡l hs ®h¡e. h−m. hlw J−L h¡C−ll pLm fÐ−m¡ie ®b−L. N¡−u Na−l Bj¡l ®Q−u −h¢n ®h−s E−W−R h−mCz B¢j ®k hu−p Jse¡ fl−a öl¦ L−l¢R. B¢j q¡¢a. Cu¡p¢je−L a¡l B−NC fl−a q−u−Rz h¤−Ll ®hYf ®h−s JW¡l L¡l−Z J L¤y−S¡ q−u q¡yV−a öl¦ L−l−R Bj¡l jaC. h¡¢LV¡ pju c¡c¡l hEHl p−‰ q¡pÉl−pl Y−m p¡ya¡l L¡−Vz k¢c Jl fs¡−n¡e¡l Mhl ¢e−a k¡C. ®p¡S¡ qz Jse¡ fCl¡ Bu.J−LJ. −plLj ®L¡eJ c¤xM Cu¡p¢jeJ ¢cLz Bj¡l ®Q¡−Ml Jfl HL¢V ü−fÀl fÐS¡f¢a H−p h−p. Bj¡l ¢c−L f¡õ¡ i¡¢l quz Cu¡p¢je ¢e−Sl ®Qq¡l¡. Cu¡p¢je −j¢X−Lm L−m−S fs−h. AhnÉ O−l eu.hc−m k¡−µR AhL¡−nl ®Qq¡l¡¢V M¤h f¡−ÒV ®N−Rz Cu¡p¢je −j¢VÊL f¡n L−l−Rz f¡n L−l−R fÐbj ¢hi¡−Nz lp¡u−e HL¢V −mV¡l B−R a¡lz HC −mV¡−ll L¡l−Z Cu¡p¢je Bj¡l ®Q−u ®hV¡l ¢VÊV−j¾V f¡−µR pwp¡−lz h¡h¡. J Hje ®Q¡M L−l a¡L¡u Bj¡l ¢c−L ®ke B¢j Jl ph−Q−u hs nœ¦z ®R¡Vc¡ −eC AhL¡−nz p¡¢qaÉ pwúª¢a ¢e−u Bj¡l ®j−a b¡L¡ ®eCz ®R¡Vc¡ ®k−qa¤ ®mM¡fs¡ e¡ Ll¡. h¡C−l. üfÀ ®c−Me X¡š²¡¢l fs¡−hez Jl Be¾c−j¡q−e i¢aÑ qJu¡u h¡h¡ Bf¢š L−le¢ez Cu¡p¢je qW¡v L−l ®ke A−eL hs q−u ®N−Rz B−Nl ®R¡– h¡µQ¡¢V ®eC Blz Bjl¡ c¤−h¡e ®L¡b¡J ®N−m. A−e−L.Jl Oe L¡−m¡ Q¤−ml p¡j−e Bj¡l Q¤m ¢ea¡¿¹C ¢ge¢g−e. i¤m ®b−L ¢j−bÉ ®b−L p¢l−u l¡M−a C−µR quz B¢j ¢LR¤−aC Q¡C e¡ B¢j ®k c¤xM h¡h¡−L ®ch. Jse¡ e¡ fl¡l j¡öm Hi¡−hC ¢c−a qu ¢L e¡z j¡ Jl L¤y−S¡ ¢f−WJ ¢Lm ¢c−u h−me. hu−pl ®Q−u ®h¢n hup ®cM−a m¡N¡ nl£l¢V ¢e−u −i¡−N j−e j−ez AbQ −Q¡−Ml a¤me¡ Ll−m J k¢c q¢lZ qu. B¢j ka hs X¡š²¡l qh. ah¤ ®p¡S¡ qCu¡ q¡yVz hs qC−R ®j−u Jse¡ fl−a nlj ®Le? hu−p e¡ qu hs m¡−N Bj¡l ®Q−u J−L. e¡Q N¡e L¢ha¡ e¡V−Ll Ae§ù¡−e h¡h¡−L m¤¢L−u j¡−L ¢ejl¡¢S L¢l−u Bj¡l Bl k¡Ju¡ qu e¡z ®R¡Vc¡J HMe 221 .

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Hje HL¢V LÉ¡−jl¡J ¢jmmz Bl ¢L Q¡C! Bn¡a£a f¡Ju¡ Bj¡lz
fl¢ce ®VÊ−e Q−s LMeJ °q qõ¡u ®j−a, LMeJ S¡e¡m¡u Ec¡p ®Q¡M ®j−m
®fy±RC Q–NË¡jz Q–NË¡j ®b−L h−el ®ial ¢c−u ByL¡ h¡yL¡ f−b p¡¢l p¡¢l l¡h¡l
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N¡−Rl h¡N¡e f¡l q−u L„h¡S¡l kMe ®f±yRC, E−šSe¡ a¤−‰z HL¢V në, i£oZ HL
në, AeÉlLj, j¡¢V Ly¡f¡−e¡, Sm L¡yf¡−e¡, në¢Vl ¢c−LC h¡p ®k−a b¡−Lz ¢WL
®L¡−›−L në¢V Bp−R h¤T−a B¢j Q¡l¢cL M¤y¢Sz h¡−pl S¡e¡m¡ ®b−L ¢LR¤−aC
®Q¡M p−l e¡z c§−l HL¢V n¡c¡ ¢LR¤ HLh¡l EW−R HLh¡l e¡j−Rz p¡¢ge¡S, q¡mL¡
q¡mL¡ hå¤aÅ A¢aœ²j L−l O¢eù qJu¡ HLSe, S¡e¡m¡u T¤y−L hmm,JCV¡C ¢L pj¤â
e¡¢L! ®L¡eJ¢ce pj¤â e¡ ®cM¡ ®j−u B¢j, C−µR L−l, h¡p ®b−L ®e−j ®c±−s k¡C
®cM−a ,k¢c JV¡C pj¤â qu, ¢L¿º −L ®c−h Bj¡−L R¤−V ®k−a! B−N ®j¡−V−m e¡−j¡,
a¡lflz −j¡−V−m c¤S−el S¡uN¡u Q¡lSe−L ®Y¡L¡−e¡ qm HL O−lz hl¡Ÿ O−l
p¤V−Lp e¡¢j−u ®l−M B−N ®c±−s k¡C JC n−ël ¢c−Lz ®N¡pm ®eC, M¡Ju¡ ®eC,
¢hnСj ®eCz B−N B¢j pj¤â ®cMh a¡lfl AeÉ ¢LR¤z p¡¢ge¡S f¢lf¡¢V ®j−u,
M¡Ju¡l pju M¡Ju¡ fs¡l pju fs¡ O¤−jl pju O¤−jl ®j−uz J−L −k−a qu Bj¡l
E−šSe¡−L p‰ ¢c−az −pC a£hÐ NSÑ−el ¢c−L ®qy−V eu, −c±−s k¡Cz kMe ®f±yRC,
¢hpÈu Bl j¤‡a¡ Bj¡−L ÙÛ¢hl L−l l¡−M, Bj¡−L ¢eØf¾c L−l l¡−M,Bj¡−L ¢hhn
L−l l¡−Mz HL¢V në B¢j Bl EµQ¡lZ Ll−a f¡¢l e¡z Ha ¢hn¡m ¢LR¤, Ha Aá¤a
p¤¾cl ¢LR¤, Ha BÕQkÑ q©cul”e ¢LR¤ B¢j Bj¡l S£h−e LMeJ ®c¢M¢ez
e¡¢eh¡¢sl −R¡– f¤L¤−ll d¡−l hs q−u¢R, nq−ll ¢ae−L¡e¡ f¤L¤l ¢Rm e¡¢eh¡¢sl
f¤L¤−ll ®Q−u ¢à…e, −p¢V ®cM−a ®k−a Bj¡−L A−fr¡ Ll−a q−u¢Rm L−uL¢V
hRl, hs q−u hÐþf¤œ ®cM¡ q−u−R, hÐþf¤−œl n£ZÑ S−ml d¡l¡ ®c−MC j−e q−u−R
Hl ®Q−u ¢hn¡m ¢LR¤ h¤¢T fª¢bh£−a ®eCz Bj¡l LÒfe¡u ¢Rm pj¤âz −pC pj¤â HC
pj¤−âl −p±¾c−kÑl d¡−l L¡−R Bp−a f¡−l e¡z Bj¡l Ah¡d LÒfe¡ Ha ¢hn¡m ¢LR¤
Ha BÕQkÑ p¤¾cl ¢LR¤ Ha L§m ¢Le¡l¡q£e ¢LR¤ Bj¡−L ¢c−a f¡−l¢ez B¢j mr L¢l
e¡ Bj¡l ®Q¡M ®k ¢i−S k¡−µR ®Q¡−Ml S−mz p§kÑ X¤h−R pj¤−âz B¢j a¾ju q−u në
ö¢e pj¤−âl, −iS¡ ®Q¡−M p§−kÑl X¤−h −k−a b¡L¡ l©f ®c¢Mz p§kÑ¡Ù¹ B¢j B−NJ
®c−M¢R A−eL, Hje l©f ®c¢M¢e B−Nz Bj¡−L ¢hqÆm L−l l¡−M, ¢hj¤‡ L−l l¡−M,
¢hj§t L−l l¡−M fÊLª¢al HC A¢ex−no −p±¾ckÑz d£−l d£−l cm ®hy−d Bp−a b¡−L
−R−m−j−ul¡, p§kÑ¡−Ù¹l ¢c−L ¢e¢eÑ−jo a¡¢L−u b¡−Lz HC p¤¾cl ®b−L −L¡b¡J Bj¡l
Bl ¢g−l ®k−a C−µR L−l e¡z l¡a −e−j H−m p¡¢ge¡S Bj¡−L ®V−e ¢e−u k¡u
®j¡−V−m, l¡−al °pLa e¡¢L ¢el¡fc euz ®j−ul¡ ph Q−m k¡u ®j¡−V−m, ®R−ml¡
f§¢ZÑj¡ ®cM−h h−m ®b−L k¡u A−eL l¡a Ah¢c ¯pL−az Bj¡l hs ®R−m q−a C−µR
L−lz C−µR L−l p¡l¡l¡a pj¤â Bl Qy¡−cl S−m ¢i¢Sz −j¡−V−ml O−ll h¡l¡¾c¡u
Q¡y−cl B−m¡u h−p h−p HL¡ HL¡ pj¤−âl X¡L ö¢ez Bu Bu Bu h−m X¡L−R
Bj¡−Lz ®i¡l−hm¡ p§kÑ JW¡l B−N p§−kÑ¡cu ®cMh h−m ®c±−s k¡C pj¤−âl ¢c−Lz
fl−e m¡m HL¢V n¡¢s Bj¡lz M¡¢m f¡z −M¡m¡ Q¤mz pj¤−âl ®YE Bj¡−L i¡¢p−u
®eu, X¤¢h−u ®euz E¢W E¢W p§kÑ Bj¡l nl£−ll S−ml ®g¡yV¡u Q¤j¤ M¡uz T¡yL T¡yL
®j−u B−p, J−clJ h¢m −YEHl p−‰ ®Mm¡ Ll−az JC−a¡ ®g¢e−u J−W nl£l

i¡¢p−u ®eu ®S¡u¡−ll ®YE, Hl e¡j i¡mh¡p¡, B¢j a¡−L ®en¡ h¢m, a£hÊ aªo·¡
h¢mz q©cu i¡¢p−u ®eu, S£he i¡¢p−u ®eu ®j¡qe O¡aL, Bu Bu X¡−L Bu,
phÑe¡n ah¤ X¡−L Bu Bu Bu, Hl e¡j i¡mh¡p¡, B¢j a¡−L p¤M h¢m, üfÀ h−m
X¡¢Lz p¡l¡¢ce pj¤−âl S−m ®Mm¡ L¢lz Bj¡−L ®en¡u f¡u, i¡m¡h¡p¡u f¡uz

¢h−L−m T¤f¢s ®c¡L¡−e c¡l¦¢Q¢e Q¡ f¡e Ll−a Ll−a p§k¡Ñ−Ù¹l SeÉ A−fr¡ L¢lz
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®e¡e¡S−m ®W¡yV ®l−M Ef−Q f−s−R ®c¢M BL¡−n f§¢ZÑj¡, nl£−l Eõ¡p e¡−Q,L¡yQ¡
AOË¡−Zl OË¡Z a¤g¡e e¡j¡uz O¤j Bu O¤j Bu q©c−u pj¤â X¡−L Bu Bu Bu,
¢nu−l ®p¡e¡l L¡¢W l¡SLeÉ¡ O¤j k¡u k¡c¤l f¡mˆz

pj¤â ®b−L Bj¡−cl ¢e−u Bp¡ qu Q–NË¡−jz Q–NË¡j ®j¢X−Lm L−m−Sl
R¡œ£¢eh¡−p R¡œ£−cl, R¡œ¡h¡−p R¡œ−cl b¡L¡l S¡uN¡ Ll¡ q−u−Rz q¡¢mc¡,
p¡¢ge¡S, ¢nfС Bl L−uLSe hå¤ ¢e−u O¤−l ¢g¢l ph¤S ¢Vm¡l ¢e−Q Hy−L −hy−L Q−m
k¡Ju¡ e£m S−ml g−uS ®m−Ll d¡−lz O¡−p h−p h¡¢mq¡y−pl f¡Me¡ −j−m Js¡
®c¢Mz ph ¢LR¤C Bj¡l Ha i¡m m¡−N, Ha i¡m m¡−N ®k l¦âl e¡ b¡L¡ Bj¡−L
HLV¤ HLV¤ ¢hoZÀ Ll−a b¡−Lz l¦â H−m q¡−a q¡a ®l−M f¡n¡f¡¢n q¡yV¡ ®ka HC
−m−Ll Sm, HC f¡q¡s HC ph¤−Sl Afl©f l©−f q©c−u ®iS¡−a ®iS¡−az
juje¢pwq R¡s¡l B−NC l¦â−L ¢Q¢W f¡¢W−u ¢c−u¢Rm¡j Mhl S¡¢e−u −k B¢j
pj¤âf¡−s k¡¢µR, ®ke k¡u −p JM¡−ez L„h¡S¡l ®b−L L−h ¢glh Q–NË¡j, ®L¡b¡u
b¡Lh, Bh¡l Q–NË¡j ®b−LC h¡ L−h ¢g−l k¡−h¡ Y¡L¡u, phC S¡¢e−u¢Rm¡jz Hje
QjvL¡l pju Bj¡l S£h−e Bl B−p¢e B−N, ®k L−lC ®q¡L ®ke ®p k¡uz
¢j−WM¡¢m−a h−p B−R −p A−eL¢ce, ¢j¢WM¡¢m ®b−L l¦â ka Lb¡C ®cu ®k
®h−l¡−h HL h¡ c¤ pç¡q fl, c¤j¡p ¢aej¡p ®L−V k¡u, a¡l ®h−l¡−e¡ qu e¡z
NË¡j¢V−a HL¢V ®nLm B−R, kMeC ®p k¡u, ®nL−m S¢s−u k¡u, ®p Q¡L h¡ e¡
Q¡Lz
®k¢ce Bjl¡ Q–NË¡j ®b−L ¢g−l k¡−h¡ Y¡L¡u a¡l B−Nl l¡−a l¦â H−p−Rz
p¡Cg¤m,l¦âl ®R¡Vi¡C, R¡œ£¢eh¡−p B−p, l¦â−L p−‰ L−lz p¡Cg¤m Q–NË¡j
®j¢X−L−m fÐbj h−oÑ p−h i¢aÑ q−u−Rz p¡Cg¤m−L fÐbj ®c¢M ®p l¡−az −R¡VM¡−V¡
q¡¢pM¤¢n ®R−mz l¦âl ®Q¡−Ml ja X¡Nl ®Q¡M Jlz f¢lµRæ f¢lf¡¢V ®R−mz ®R−m¢V
QjvL¡l, Lb¡ h−m Hje L−l ®ke Bj¡−L HL k¤N d−l ®Q−ez Jl p−‰ B¢j pq−S
pqS qCz ®p l¡−a ¢aeSe ¢l„¡ L−l −h¢l−u HL¢V ®l−Ù¹¡l¡yu Y¤−L kMe l¡−al
M¡h¡l M¡¢µR, l¦âl m¡m q−u b¡L¡ ®Q¡M, hs q−u k¡Ju¡ Q¤m,c¡¢s−a cª¢ø h¡lh¡l
®q¡yQV M¡uz p¡a¢ce pÀ¡e L−l¢e, O¤−j¡u¢e, ®ke HCj¡œ ®L¡eJ …q¡ ®b−L E−W
H−p−Rz p¡a¢V ¢ce −L−V ®Nm B¢j juje¢pw−ql h¡C−l ®Le ®p B−N B−p¢e,
®Le ¢g−l k¡h¡l B−Nl ¢ce j¡œ ¢LR¤r−Zl SeÉ Hm, Bjl¡ c¤Se ¢L p¤¾cl ®Mm¡
Ll−a f¡la¡j pj¤−âl Sm ¢e−u, ®YE ¢e−u, f¡n¡f¡¢n h−p ®cM−a f¡la¡j
p§−k¡Ñcu, p§kÑ¡Ù¹, f§¢ZÑj¡u Ni£l l¡a A¢ë h¡m¤−a f¡ R¢s−u h−p −cM−a f¡la¡j
S−ml Jfl Q¡y−cl B−m¡l p¡ya¡l L¡V¡z h¡h¡l lš²Qr¤q£e ¢Yy ¢Yy fs¡l iuq£e HC
Q–NË¡j nql¢V−a ¢l„¡l ýX ®g−m B¢j ¢e¢ÕQ−¿¹ a¡l p−‰ O¤−l ®hs¡−a f¡la¡jz
A¢ij¡e Bj¡−L −d¡yu¡u Y¡L−a b¡−Lz ®d¡yu¡ p¢l−u l¦âl i¡¢l L˜ül Bj¡−L ØfnÑ
L−l, Q–NË¡j ®b−L L¡m Bj¡−L Y¡L¡ eu, ®k−a q−h ®j¡wm¡z k¢cJ ea¤e ®L¡eJ
nql ®cM¡l C−µR Bj¡l fÐQ™, ¢L¿º ®j¡wm¡ k¡Ju¡l fÐÙ¹¡h¢V ö−e e¡ h−m ¢cCz e¡
h¢m L¡lZ cm ®b−L j¡ØV¡−ll¡ Bj¡−L ®h−l¡−a ®c−he e¡z qu e¡, Y¡L¡u BlJ
V¤Él B−R, ®p−l, c−ml p−‰ ¢gl−a q−h juje¢pw−qz l¦â −Q¡M L¤yQ−L −W¡yV L¤yQ−L
l¡−M HC e¡ hm¡uz p¡Cg¤m h−m, B−l k¡J e¡ ®h±¢c HLV¤ O¤−l B−p¡ ®j¡wm¡uz
p¡Cg¤−ml ®h±¢c X¡−L Bj¡l ®Qae qu ®k B¢j L¡lJ ®h±¢c, L¡lJ ®h±¢c j¡−e
B¢j L¡lJ hEz l¡−a R¡œ£¢eh¡−p p¡¢ge¡−Sl f¡−n ö−u Hf¡n Jf¡n L¢l, i¡he¡l
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HL¢V l¢n ®h−u hå Ol ®b−L R¡−cl Jfl E¢W, R¡c ®b−L BlJ Jf−l n§−eÉ,
c¤q¡a ®j−m ¢cC i¡p−a b¡¢L, L£ Be¾c L£ Be¾c! Bl L−h f¡−h¡ Hje R¤¢V!Hl
®Q−u p¤−k¡N ¢L Bj¡l S£h−e Bp−h Bl, q¡¢l−u k¡Ju¡l p¤−k¡N¢V q¡aR¡s¡ L¢l
®Le! fl¢ce l¦â−L ¢e−u −VÊ−e E−W −Y¡L ¢Nm−a ¢Nm−a c¤Se ¢nr−Ll j−dÉ
p¡c¡¢p−d¢V−L h¢m, −k Bj¡−L BSC M¤me¡ ®k−a q−µR, M¤me¡ ®b−L L¡mC Y¡L¡u
¢glh, Y¡L¡l V¤Él H b¡L−h¡z ¢L¿º ¢nrL p¡c¡¢p−d ®q¡L Bl k¡C ®q¡L, ¢a¢e
Bj¡−L −k−a ®k−he ®Le, Ha…−m¡ qh¤ X¡š²¡−cl i¡mu i¡mu ïjZ L¢l−u i¡mu
i¡mu ®gla ¢e−u k¡Ju¡l c¡¢uaÅ kMe ¢e−u−Re, ¢a¢e p¤ù¤ i¡−hC f¡me Ll−hez

L¡l p−‰ k¡−h?

L¡l p−‰ k¡h? Hl pqS Ešl, c¡¢sAm¡ ®m¡L¢V−L ®c¢M−u h−m ®cJu¡, Jl
p−‰z HlflC ®a¡ fÐnÀ EW−h J ®L, J ¢Lz a¡J e¡ qu ®cJu¡ ®Nm, J l¦â, J L¢hz
Hl f−ll fÐnÀ¢V, ¢a¢e M¤h p¡c¡¢p−d h−mC Ll¡ ü¡i¡¢hL, J ®a¡j¡l ¢L qu?
Bj¡l AfÐg¤õhce¢V ®c−M Bj¡−L EÜ¡l Ll−a H¢N−u H−m¡ nJLa Bl
j¢cl¡, c¤S−e ®fÐj L−l ¢h−u L−l−R, Jl¡ S¡−e cmR¤V qJu¡l Be¾cz nJLa L¡−e
L¡−e h−m, B−N hm a¤¢j ¢h−u L®lR ¢L e¡, pÉ¡l−L hm−a q−h q¡S−h−™l p¡−b

k¡−µR, a¡ e¡ qC−m R¡s−h e¡z

e¡, H Lb¡¢V hm¡ k¡−h e¡, HC pÉ¡l ¢N−u Bj¡l h¡h¡-pÉ¡−ll L¡−e Lb¡¢V ¢c−m
pîe¡n q−hz nJLa ®q−p, Bj¡l hmh ¢L hmh e¡ i¢‰l ¢c−L, a¡¢L−u, h−m,

pÉ¡l−l hCm¡ ¢cC ¢S¢epV¡ ®N¡fe ®ke L¡E−L e¡ S¡e¡u!
k¢c S¡e¡u?
B−l a¤¢j Y¡L¡u c¤C¢ce fl QCm¡ B−p¡, c−ml p¡−b f−l juje¢pw−q ¢g−l¡,
Ap¤¢hd¡ ¢L!

nJLa Bj¡l M¤me¡ k¡Ju¡l fb f¢l×L¡l L−lz H ®k A¯hd f¤l¦o ¢e−u ®i−N
k¡Ju¡l ®L¡eJ hÉ¡f¡l eu,l£¢aja ¯hd f¤l¦−ol p−‰ q¡Ju¡ qJu¡, a¡ −p C¢‰−a
¢nrL-L¡j-f¡q¡l¡c¡l−L h¤¢T−u Bj¡−L f¡l L−lz B¢j l¦âl p−‰ f−b ®e−j
f¢sz fb ®b−L ®VÊ−e L−l M¤me¡, M¤me¡ ®b−L m−’ ®j¡wm¡z cmR¤V qJu¡l fl hs
HL¡ m¡−N Bj¡lz c−ml p−‰ EµRÆ¡p ¢Rm, qW¡v −ke ¢jC−u ®Nm phz qW¡v ®ke
HL¢V pÇf−LÑl håe H−p Bj¡−L Ss¡−m¡z Bj¡−L HL¢V LaÑ−hÉl L¤−u¡u V¤f L−l
hÉ¡−Pl ja ®g−m ¢cmz
l©fp¡ ec£l Jfl ¢c−u m’ Qm−R ®j¡wm¡uz ea¤e HL¢V ec£ ®cM¢R, ea¤e ea¤e
j¡e¤o ®cM¢Rz Bj¡l i¡m m¡N−a öl¦ L−lz m−’ E−W l¦â hmm n¡¢sV¡ f¡−ÒV e¡Jz

n¡¢s f¡ÒV¡−h¡ ®Le? HC ®a¡ ®hnz

n¡c¡ HL¢V p¤¢al n¡¢s fl−e Bj¡lz n¡¢s fl¡l A−iÉp e¡ b¡L−mJ pj¤â
k¡œ¡u −j−ul¡ ph n¡¢s f−l−R, n¡¢s fl¡l HC p¤−k¡N ®f−u Bj¡lJ Bqm¡c Lj
euz

k¡ hm¢R Llz
−Le, HC n¡¢s−a ¢L M¡l¡f m¡N−R ®cM−a?
qÉ¡y m¡N−Rz f¡ÒV¡Jz ¢nN¢l Ll, O¡V H−p ®Nmz
M¤h ¢L clL¡l n¡¢s f¡ÒV¡−e¡l?

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qyÉ¡ M¤hC clL¡lz

l¦â ®Lhm L¢ha¡ eu, n¡¢s ¢e−uJ i¡−hz p¤¢a n¡¢s J j¡−e e¡z L¡a¡e fl−a
q−hz

L¡a¡e fl−a C−µR Ll−R e¡z
®Le C−µR Ll−h e¡?
Ll−R e¡z
¢L BÕQkÑ!
−L¡eJV¡ ®a¡ C¢Ù» ®eCz
e¡ b¡L, ah¤ flz

L¡a¡e fl−a q−hz ph¤S h¡ e£m q−m Qm−h e¡z m¡m fl−a q−hzpj¤−â ¢i−S
ph n¡¢s cm¡−j¡Q¡ q−u B−Rz cm¡−j¡Q¡ ®b−LC HL¢V fl−a qmzm¡mz c¤f¤l−hm¡
O¡−V ®f±y−R ®c¢M HL ¢hl¡e h¾clz L¢V M¡¢m p¡Çf¡e h¡yd¡ O¡−Vz −Lje NË¡j
NË¡j,Bh¡l ¢WL NË¡jJ euz h¤−Ll j−dÉ ý ý L−l J−Wz V¡e¡ h¢Ù¹ ®f¢l−u l¦â HL¢V
®c¡am¡ h¡¢sl p¡j−e ¢l„¡ b¡¢j−u hmm, Hh¡l mrÈ£ ®j−ul ja j¡b¡u −O¡jV¡ c¡J

®a¡!

B¢j Qj−L E¢W l¦âl Lb¡uz

j¡b¡u ®O¡jV¡? ®Le?
B−l c¡J e¡z
B¢j LMeJ Hph ¢cC e¡z
c¡J e¡ S¡¢e, HMe c¡Jz
−Le?
h¤T−a f¡lR e¡ ®Le, a¤¢j ®a¡ H h¡¢sl hE!

ö−e N¡ L¡y−fz A−eLV¡ Be¾c, A−eLV¡ nlj, A−eLV¡ iu ¢j¢n−u B¢j aMe
¢WL h¤−T f¡¢µR e¡ L£ Llhz l¦â hmm, p¡m¡j Ll−a q−h ¢L¿º f¡ R¤y−uz

e¡z
−Le?
B¢j LMeJ Jph L¢l e¡z
Ll−a q−hz
Bj¡l à¡l¡ q−h e¡z Apñhz
a¤¢j h¤T−a f¡lR e¡ ®Le! p¡m¡j e¡ Ll−m M¡l¡f ®cM¡uz
−Le M¡l¡f ®cM¡−h?
−cM¡uz
−cM¡u ®Le? L£ j¡−e B−R f¡ ®R¡yu¡l?
hs−cl Ll−a quz h¤T−a f¡lR e¡ ®Le! Bl a¤¢j ®a¡ H h¡¢sl hEz
M¡l¡f −cM¡Lz B¢j f¡lh e¡ Hphz
Cp ¢L SÅ¡m¡!
f¡ e¡ R¤y−u j¤−M p¡m¡j hm−m q−h e¡?
e¡, q−h e¡z

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Be¾c E−h ¢N−u HL nl£l Aü¢Ù¹ Bj¡−L NË¡p L−lz HC f¡ ®R¡yu¡l hÉ¡f¡l¢V
ÚB¢j f¡¢l e¡z Dc H−m ea¤e L¡fs S¡j¡ fl¡l fl j¡ HMeJ h−me, k¡J ®a¡j¡l

h¡h¡−l p¡m¡j LCl¡ B−p¡z

clS¡u L¡W q−u cy¡¢s−u b¡¢Lz j¡ ka ®W−me, L¡W aa i¡¢l f¡bl-ja q−u
J−Wz D−cl pju j¤l¢î−c−l p¡m¡j Ll−a quz HC Ll−a qu hÉ¡f¡l¢V B¢j h¤¢T,
¢L¿º ®Le Ll−a qu a¡ ¢WL h¤¢T e¡z ®a¡j¡−L hs h−m j¡¢e, nÐÜ¡ L¢l, i¡mh¡¢p, a¡
®Le f¡ R¤y−u −h¡T¡−a q−h Bj¡−L! Bl ®L¡eJ Ef¡u ¢L ®eC ®h¡T¡h¡l! B¢j
Ah¡L a¡¢L−u b¡¢L l¦âl ¢c−L, djÑ e¡ j¡e¡, l£¢a e£¢al ®a¡u¡‚¡ e¡ Ll¡ l¦âJ f¡
®R¡yu¡l hÉ¡f¡l¢V−L −Lje p¡u ¢c−µR! Ha c§−l HL¢V ¢hl¡e h¾c−l H−e l¦â ®ke
Bj¡l O¡s d−l d¡‚¡ ¢cm a¡l j¡ h¡h¡l f¡−ul ¢c−Lz BaÈ£u ®eC, hå¤ ®eC, HC
h¾c−l ®Qe¡ ®LE ®eC HL l¦â R¡s¡, AbQ HC l¦â−LC hs A−Qe¡ m¡−Nz j¡b¡
Bj¡l ByQ−m Y¡L¡, ¢f−W l¦âl −M¡yQ¡, HL ®M¡yQ¡, c¤C ®M¡yQ¡,¢ae ®M¡yQ¡l fl B¢j
a¡l j¡l f¡−ul ¢c−L ea qCz ¢WL S¡¢eJ e¡ p¡m¡j ¢S¢ep¢V ¢L L−l L−lz f¡−u
q¡a R¤yC−u q¡ac¤−V¡ h¤−L ¢e−a qu, e¡¢L Lf¡−m e¡¢L ®W¡y−V d¡yd¡ m¡−Nz f¡ R¤yC−u
pwn−ul i¡−l Bj¡l q¡a q¡−al S¡uN¡uC b¡−Lz HL c‰m i¡C ®h¡e l¦âl, HL
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f¡¢e g¤¢l−u k¡−hz HMe ¢L Ll−a q−h H hÉ¡f¡−l ¢e¢ÕQ¿¹ q−u ®N¡pmM¡e¡u Y¤−L
−c¢M clS¡ B−R, ¢L¿º clS¡u ®L¡eJ ¢RV¢L¢e ®eCz pw−L¡−Q ®h¢l−u B¢pz ®c−M
h£¢b q¡p−a q¡p−a h−m,¢e¢µQ¿¹ j−e ®N¡pm L−l e¡J ®a¡, ®LE Y¤L−h e¡z Bj¡l
®N¡pm qu, ¢L¿º ¢e¢µQ¿¹ j−e qu e¡z
h¡lh¡l M−p ®k−a b¡L¡ ByQm¢V h¡lh¡l j¡b¡u a¤−m ¢c−a ¢c−a, ByQ−ml ®L¡Z
®V−e ByQm−L j¡b¡ ®b−L Mp−a e¡ ¢c−u, ¢e¢µQ¿¹ q−u, ö−u b¡L¡ n¡ö¢sl p¡j−e
¢N−u c¡ys¡−m l¦NÀ L−ã ay¡l e −R−m−j−ul j−dÉ h¡¢s−a Ef¢ÙÛa p¡aS−el
HLSe−L, HC al ®h±¢c−l hp−a ®c h−m Bf¡aa Bj¡−L ay¡l Qr¤l p¡j−e ®b−L
p¡c−l ¢h−cu L−l Qr¤ hå L−lez n¡ö¢sl O−ll f¡−n HL¢V O−l Bj−L hp−a
hm¡ qu, ¢hR¡e¡l HL ®L¡−Z h¢pz hE Lb¡ h−m e¡, hEHl ®cj¡N ®h¢n HlLj Lb¡
®ke −LE e¡ h−m, a¡C q¡−al L¡−R k¡−L f¡C ®R¡V ®R¡V i¡C ®h¡e, e¡j ¢S−‘p
L¢l, −L¡e CnL¤−m ®L¡e LÓ¡−p f−s ¢S−‘p L−l Ešl ®f−u h−p b¡¢L Q¤f q−u,
Bl ®L¡eJ fÐnÀ f¡C e¡ Ll¡l, Jl¡J ®L¡eJ fÐnÀ L−l e¡z i¡C−h¡e…−m¡
BÕQkÑlLj n¡¿¹, −L¡eJ ¢QvL¡l ®QyQ¡−j¢Q ®eC h¡¢s−az HaN¤−m¡ i¡C−h¡e b¡L−m
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AhL¡n p¡l¡¢ce j¡−Rl h¡S¡l q−u b¡Laz ec£ ®b−L aç q¡Ju¡ B−p Ol…−m¡uz
−Lje ý ý L−lz Bj¡l HL¡ m¡−Nz ¢h−L−m h£¢b Bj¡−L ®p¡e¡l Nue¡ ®cu fl−az
®p¡e¡l Nue¡ e¡ fl−m pwp¡−l j¡e b¡−L e¡, a¡C j¡e h¡yQ¡−a h£¢bl ®cJu¡ i¡¢l
Nue¡ f−l h−p b¡L−a qu, ¢e−S−L ¢Lñ¤a m¡−N ®cM−az Bp−m L¡−e Nm¡u q¡−a
Ha AmwL¡l Bj¡−L j¡e¡u e¡z Bj¡l puJ e¡ Hphz j¡aª S¤−um¡−pÑ q¡mM¡a¡l
−ej¿¹æ ®M−a ¢N−u L¡−el mð¡ mð¡ c¤m ¢L−e ¢c−u¢R−me h¡h¡, phC q¡¢l−u−Rz B¢j
A−eLrZ f−l l¡M−a f¡¢l e¡ L¡−e ¢LR¤ ®p ®p¡e¡ ®q¡L l©−f¡ ®q¡L, L¡e Q¤m−L¡uz
BP¤−m ¢LR¤ fl−m BP¤m Q¤m−L¡u, M¤−m l¡¢M HM¡−e ®pM¡−e, hÉp AcªnÉ q−a pju
®eu e¡z j¡ B−rf L−le, ü−ZÑl Nue¡l ¢c−L Jl HLcj eSl e¡Cz LC ®k M¤Cm¡
l¡−M S¡−eJ e¡z A¢a¢bl¡ Q−m ®N−m h£¢bl Nue¡ M¤−m l¡¢M, ¢e−S−L HL SshÙ¹¤
h−m j−e qu, −ke f¤a¤m B¢j, Bj¡−L n¡¢s fl¡−e¡ q−µR, Nue¡ fl¡−e¡ q−µR, Bl
Bj¡l j¤−M ®L¡eJ l¡ ®eC, EW−a hm−m EW¢R, hp−a hm−m hp¢R Bl qÉy¡ ö−a
hm−mJ ö¢µRz
HC l¡−aJ l¦â h¡¢s ¢g−l Bj¡−L mr£¢V HLV¤ pqS qJ, Ha nš² L−l ®l−M¡
e¡, HLV¤ elj L−l¡ nl£l h−m h−m fÐnÙ¹ Ll¡ f−b fÐ−hn L−lz AåL¡l Ol¢V ®Q¡M

h¤−S ®b−L BlJ AåL¡l L−l B¢j kMe l¦âl ®cJu¡ k¿»Z¡ nl£l ®f−a ¢e¢µR,
¢e¢µR--qW¡v p¡l¡ nl£−l HL a£hÐ i¡m m¡N¡ j¡b¡ ®b−L f¡ Ah¢c ¢hc¤É−al ja
R¢s−u k¡uz B¢j ®pC ¢hc¤Év-Qj−L l¦âl ¢fW M¡j−Q d¢l cn e−Mz q¡yf¡−a b¡¢L,
q¡yf¡−a q¡yf¡−a h¢m, ¢L qm!
¢L qm a¡l ¢LR¤ h−m e¡ l¦âz Bj¡l ®p¡e¡ Bj¡l j¡¢eL Bj¡l mrÈ£ hE hm−a
hm−a ®p Bj¡l Jfl H¢m−u f−sz l¡−a HLh¡l eu, hýh¡l ®p Bj¡−L a£hÐ p¤M
®cuz HC p¤−M k¿»Z¡l pÀ¡u¤ ¢e¢×œ²u q−a b¡−Lz B¢j p¤−M, n£oÑp¤−M L¡al¡−a b¡¢Lz
L¡al¡−e¡ B¢j HLpju mr L¢l l¦â Bj¡l f¡−n ®eCz A−eLrZ ®p Bj¡l
f¡−n ®eCz

®L¡b¡u a¤¢j!

AåL¡−l m¡m HLV¤L−l¡ B…e SÅm−Rz B…e¢V es−Rz

−n¡−h e¡?
Bp¢Rz

m¡m B…e ¢e−h k¡u, ¢pN¡−lV ®no q−u k¡u M¡Ju¡, l¦â ah¤ ö−a B−p e¡z
Bj¡l B−h−n Ahn ae¤ Q¡C−R a¡−L ¢e¢hs L−l L¡−R, HL¢V q¡a ®g−m l¡¢M a¡l
h¡¢m−n, H−m a¡−L S¢s−u d−l O¤−j¡−h¡ h¡¢L l¡a, a¡l nl£−ll OË¡Z ¢e−a ¢e−a
O¤−j¡−h¡z Bh¡lJ X¡¢L, LC ®N−m!
−XV−ml Nå O−lz

¢L hÉ¡f¡l ®XV−ml Nå ®Le!
−XVm m¡N¡¢µR B¢jz AåL¡l ®b−L l¦âl Lãz
−Le, ¢L q−u−R?
nl£−l Q¤m−L¡¢e q−u−Rz
a¡ q−m h¤¢T ®XVm m¡N¡−a qu!
jmjJ ¢c¢µRz

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¢L jmj?
S¡¢e e¡z
B−m¡V¡ SÅ¡−m¡ ®a¡, ®c¢M ®L¡b¡J Q¤m−L¡−µR, ¢L jmj m¡N¡−µR¡ ®c¢Mz
l¦â B−m¡ ®SÅ−m Bp¢R h−m jmj ¢e−u Q−m ®Nm ®fµR¡hM¡e¡uz B−m¡l ¢e−Q

Bm¤b¡m¤ n¡¢s …¢R−u h−p b¡¢L A−fr¡uz l¦â H−m q¡a f¡ ®c¢M, O¤¢l−u ¢g¢l−u
®c¢M, −L¡eJ úÉ¡¢h−pl ¢Qq² ®eCz

−L¡b¡u Q¤m−L¡−µR?

l¦â Lb¡ e¡ h−m B−m¡ ¢e¢h−u ö−u f−sz f¡−n ö−u, a¡l h¤−Ll Jfl HL¢V
q¡a ®l−M h¢m,úÉ¡¢hp ®a¡ ®cM¢R e¡z

B−Rz
®L¡b¡u?
q−u−R JC S¡uN¡uz
JC S¡uN¡ ®L¡e S¡uN¡?
−f¢e−p q−u−Rz
−L¡b¡u?
®f¢e−pz
−XVm ¢cµR ®Le?
®XVm ®cJu¡ i¡m ®a¡z
®L¡eJ X¡š²¡l h−m−R ¢c−a?
e¡z
jmj ¢c−u−R ®L? ®L¡eJ X¡š²¡l?
e¡z ¢e−S ¢L−e¢Rz
HC jmj ¢L L¡−S ®c−h?
S¡¢e e¡z
a¡q−m ¢cµR ®Le! f¡l−j¢bËe jmj m¡N¡−a qu úÉ¡¢hp q−mz M¤h Q¤m−L¡u ¢L?
qÉ¡y Q¤m−L¡uz Bh¡l −N¡V¡ q−u−Rz
−R¡V?
Aa ®R¡V e¡z
hs qJu¡l ®a¡ Lb¡ euz hs q−h ®Le?
hsCz
X¡š²¡¢l Evp¡−q E−W h−p, B−m¡ −SÅ−m, h¢m, ®c¢M ®a¡ ¢LlLj!

l¦â ¢e−Ql ¢c−L e¡j¡−a b¡−L m¤¢‰z ®m¡jn nl£l BlJ ®m¡jn q−u Bp−R
¢e−Q, −m¡jn q−a q−a HL¢V n£am f¤l¦o¡‰z f¤l¦o¡−‰l ®N¡s¡u HL¢V m¡m g¤mz
HC h¡plnkÉ¡u Bj¡l fÐbj l¡¢œk¡f−e ®LE ®L¡eJ g¤m ¢h¢R−u ®cu¢ez e¡
®N¡m¡f,e¡ N¡yc¡, e¡ Sh¡, e¡ Sy¤Cz l¦âl f¤l¦o¡−‰l g¤m¢VC Bj¡−L g¤mnkÉ¡ ®cuz
¢L¿º HlLj f¤l¦o¡‰ B¢j A−eL ®c−M¢Rz f¤l¦o¡−‰l HC O¡ M¤h ®Qe¡ O¡z
q¡pf¡a¡−m, −k±e−l¡N-h¢q¢hÑi¡−N f¤l¦o-®l¡N£l¡ m¤¢‰ ¢e−Ql ¢c−L e¡¢j−u ¢WL Hje
O¡ C ®cM¡u, ®k O¡…−m¡−L ®k±e−l¡−Nl X¡š²¡l ¢p¢g¢m−pl O¡ h−m ¢Q¢q²a L−le, ®k
O¡…−m¡ ¢el¡fc c§laÅ ®b−L A−eL ®c−M¢Rz l¦âl O¡ k¢cJ ¢p¢g¢m−pl O¡ Hl ja
®cM−a, ¢L¿º HL¢V O¡ AeÉ HL¢V O¡ Hl ja ®cM−a ®a¡ q−a f¡−l! ¢eÕQuC A−eL
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¢el£q O¡ B−R, ®cM−a AeÉ L¤v¢pa O¡ Hl jaz ¢eÕQuC B−R, je h−m, B−Rz

L−h q−u−R H¢V?
HC ®a¡ cn h¡−l¡¢ce B−Nz
lš² ®h−l¡u?
e¡z

l¦âl Bl ®k ®l¡NC ®q¡L, ¢p¢g¢mp qJu¡l ®L¡eJ L¡lZ ®eCz B¢j AeÉ AeÉ
®l¡−Nl Lb¡ i¡h−a b¡¢Lz H ¢L HL¢Sj¡ e¡¢L ®p¡¢lJ¢pp! e¡¢L ¢fe¡Cm
fÉ¡¢fEmp! e¡¢L ®lCV¡lp ¢pe−XÊ¡j! e¡¢L −fj¢gN¡p!

−fCe B−R?

l¦â j¡b¡ e¡−sz ®eCz
HC ®eC¢VC AeÉ ph pñ¡he¡−L eø L−l ®cuz ¢p¢g¢m−pl O¡H ®L¡eJ hÉb¡
b¡−L e¡z

®fCe ¢L HLV¤J ®eC?

i¡h−R l¦âz i¡−h¡ l¦â, BlJ i¡−h¡, BlJ HLV¤ i¡h−m a¤¢j ¢eÕQuC j−e
Ll−a f¡l−h ®k ®a¡j¡l hÉb¡ B−Rz
l¦â j¡b¡ e¡−s Bh¡lJz ®eCz

BµR¡ a¤¢j ¢L −L¡eJ A−Qe¡ ®m¡−Ll −L¡eJ ®e¡wl¡ ¢hR¡e¡u ö−u−R¡? ®a¡u¡−m
hÉhq¡l L−l−R¡ L¡lJ!
j¡b¡ e¡−s Hh¡lJz e¡z

l¡¢Su¡ ®hNj e¡−jl HL ®m¢ML¡ Q¡ h¡N¡−el nТjL−cl ¢e−u HL¢V EfeÉ¡p
®mM¡l SeÉ ¢p−m−Vl Q¡ h¡N¡−e ¢ae j¡p ¢R−mez HlLj ¢L q−a f¡−l l¦â ®L¡eJ
L¢ha¡ ¢mM−a, h¡ ®L¡eJ NÒf, ®L¡eJ N−Òfl fÐ−u¡S−e ®L¡eJ N¢ZL¡m−u ®N−R,
®pM¡−e ¢LR¤ hÉhq¡l L−l−R, −a¡u¡−m h¡ ¢LR¤z −fµR¡hM¡e¡u ¢LR¤ R¤y−u−R, Jph
S¡uN¡ ®b−L q¡−a H−p ®m−N−R ¢p¢g¢m−pl S£h¡Z¤ ¢VÊ−f¡−ej¡ ®f¢mX¡jz k¢cJ S¡¢e
Ji¡−h ¢p¢g¢mp Rs¡u e¡, ah¤ ¢S−‘p L¢l, k¢c Rs¡u! k¢c ®L¡eJ e¡ ®L¡eJ i¡−h
®L¡eJ g¡yL ®g¡Ls ¢c−u fÐ−hn L−l!

a¤¢j ¢L ®L¡eJ L¡l−Z fТØV¢VEn¡−e ¢N−u−R¡z dl ®mM¡−m¢Ml L¡l−Z h¡ ¢LR¤?
−Le, e¡ ®a¡!
Lr−e¡ k¡J¢e?
e¡qz

B¢j M¤yS¢R BlJ BlJ L¡lZ, HlLj ®cM−a O¡ Hl AeÉ L¡lZz M¤yS¢Rz
M¤yS¢Rz l¦âl ®a¡ HC fÐbj L¡lJ p−‰ nl£−ll pÇfLÑ, Bj¡l ®kjez HjeC ®a¡
qJu¡l Lb¡z i¡mh¡p¡l ¢eujC −a¡ Hjez k¡−L i¡mh¡¢p, a¡l SeÉ nl£l M¡e¡
®a¡m¡ b¡−Lz nl£−ll ®N¡fe Ni£l p¤M…−m¡ ®a¡m¡ b¡−Lz l¦âl O¡-¢Vl ¢c−L a¡¢L−u
b¡¢Lz a−h ®Le HC O¡? HC O¡ ®a¡ Bl ®L¡eJ O¡ Hl ja m¡N−R e¡! q¡l−fp
¢pj−fÔ„, h¡ ®S¢eV¡m Ju¡VÑp k¢c qu, −pJ ®a¡ −p„¤u¡¢m VÊ¡¾p¢j−VX ¢X¢SS! dl¡
k¡L H¢V ¢p¢g¢mp, ¢L¿º ¢p¢g¢mp l¦âl nl£−l ®L¡e f−b Y¤L−h! ®p k¢c ®L¡eJ¢ce
®L¡eJ N¢ZL¡m−u e¡ k¡u! Ni£l i¡he¡u jNÀ B¢jz O¡-¢V−L R¤y−u ®c¢M, X¡e ®b−L
®c¢M, h¡y ®b−L ®c¢Mz O¡ Hl BL¡l BLª¢a ®c¢Mz lw ®c¢Mz
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H−Lh¡−l ¢p¢g¢m−pl O¡ Hl ja −cM−az −Q¡M h−m, je hm−a Q¡u e¡z ¢L¿º
¢p¢g¢mp qJu¡l ®a¡ −L¡eJ L¡lZ ®eCz a−h ¢L q−a f¡−l H¢V! c¤ i¤l¦l j¡TM¡−e
i¡yS f−s Bj¡lz

BµR¡, ®a¡j¡l ¢L ®L¡b¡J −L¡eJ ®j−ul p−‰ ®L¡eJ lLj pÇfLÑ q−u−Rz
B−h¡m a¡−h¡m ¢L hmR a¤¢j!
l¦â m¤¢‰ Jf−l a¤−m ®euz O¡ ®Y−L k¡uz

ö−u fs ®a¡z A−eL l¡a q−u−Rz

l¡a ®q¡L, Bj¡l ¢eâ¡ E−h ®N−Rz HC O¡¢Vl L¡lZ S¡e¡l SeÉ B¢j EcNË£hz
−L¡eJ lLj ®jm¡−jn¡ R¡s¡ Hje HL¢V O¡ ®Le q−a k¡−h!

®a¡j¡l h¡h¡−L ®c¢M−u−R¡?
e¡z
c¤ pç¡q d−l H¢V, ®L¡eJ X¡š²¡−ll L¡−R ®N−m e¡ ®Le?
k¡C¢ez
fl£r¡ e¡ L−l jmj m¡N¡−m O¡ ®a¡ k¡−h e¡z

l¦â a¡l c¡¢s Q¤m−L¡−a b¡−Lz ¢LR¤ ¢e−u M¤h i¡h−m −p HC L−lz
B¢j qW¡v h¢m, S¡−e¡, fТØV¢VEV−cl p−‰ ¢l−mn¡e q−m HlLj O¡ quz
a¤¢j ¢eÕQuC ®L¡eJ fТØV¢VE−Vl L¡−R k¡J¢e! fÐnÀ L¢lz
e¡z l¦âl hlg-Lãz

p¢aÉC ®a¡ a¤¢j k¡J¢e? HC fÐbj ®a¡ Bj¡l p−‰ ®a¡j¡l pÇfLÑ, a¡C e¡!

l¦âl j¤M¢V qW¡v hc−m k¡uz L¡−m¡ i¤l¦ c¤−V¡ S−s¡ q−a b¡−Lz ®ke a¡l k¿»Z¡
q−µR nl£−l ®L¡b¡Jz A−eLrZ a¡¢L−u b¡−L Bj¡l −Q¡−Mz ®Qø¡ L−lJ B¢j
fs−a f¡¢l e¡ a¡l ®Q¡−Ml i¡o¡z
A−eLrZ e£lh h−p b¡¢L c¤Sez qW¡v l¦â h−m, Bp−m ¢L S¡−e¡, B¢j f¡s¡u

¢N−u¢Rz
f¡s¡ j¡−e?
®hnÉ¡f¡s¡z
¢N−u−R¡? ®Le?
−k L¡l−Z −m¡−Ll¡ k¡uz
¢L L¡l−Z?

l¦â Lb¡ h−m e¡z Bj¡l j¡b¡¢V ¢L ¢Tj¢Tj Ll−R? h¤−Ll j−dÉ ¢L ýsj¤s L−l
HL¢V nÄ¡pLø Y¤−L ®Nm? në…−m¡ B−Nl ®Q−u d£−l EµQ¡¢laz ül¢V i¡P−R,
L¡yf−Rz

−L¡eJ fТØV¢VE−Vl p−‰ ö−u−R¡?

Lb¡ hm−R e¡z a¡l ®Q¡Mc¤−V¡ f¡bl q−u B−Rz

hm, hm−R¡ e¡ ®Le, hmz

Bj¡l c¤−Q¡−M BL¤ma¡, hm e¡, a¤¢j e¡ hm l¦âz e¡ hmz HL¢V e¡ n−ël
Bn¡u B¢j ®j¡qNË−Ù¹l ja h−p b¡¢Lz
qÉ¡yz l¦â h−mz

¢L, ®p„¤u¡m ¢l−mn¡e q−u−R?

252

¢e−Sl ül−L B¢j ¢Qe−a f¡¢l e¡, ®ke H Bj¡l L˜ül eu, AeÉ L¡lJz ®ke
HL¢V k−¿» ®h¡a¡j ¢V−f ®cJu¡ q−u−R, k¿»¢V Lb¡ hm−Rz

qÉy¡z

B−m¡ SÅm−R O−l, AbQ AåL¡l O¢e−u Bp−R Bj¡l ®Q¡−Ml p¡j−ez B¢j
¢exnÄ¡p ¢e−a f¡l¢R e¡z A−eLrZ B¢j ®L¡eJ ¢exnÄ¡p ¢e−a f¡¢l e¡z Bj¡l p¡j−e
H ¢L ®L¡eJ ®k±e−l¡N£, e¡¢L H l¦â! Bj¡l −fТjL, Bj¡l ü¡j£! Bj¡l ¢hnÄ¡p qu
e¡ H l¦â, ¢hnÄ¡p qu e¡l Hl p−‰ Bj¡l hRl hRl d−l ®fÐjz

¢N−u−R¡ L−h?
HC ®a¡ c¤ pç¡q B−Nz
HLh¡lC ¢N−u−R¡?
qÉy¡z
Bl −L¡eJ¢ce k¡J¢e?
e¡z
−a¡j¡l O¡ ®a¡ c¤ pç¡q ®b−L!
qɡyz
−k¢ce pÇfLÑ q−u−R, ®p¢ceC ®a¡ O¡ qu e¡z q−a ¢LR¤ pju ®euz j−e L−l
®c−M¡ HLh¡−ll ®h¢n BlJ ¢N−u−R¡ ¢L e¡z
l¦â Bj¡l ®Q¡−Ml ¢c−L A−eLrZ AfmL a¡¢L−u ®b−L d£−l h−m, BlJ
¢N−u¢Rz
¢e−Sl L¡e−L ¢hnÄ¡p qu e¡z Bj¡l ¢hnÄ¡p q−a Q¡u e¡ ®k B¢j l¦âl S£h−e
fÐbj ®j−u eC! A−eLrZ Ji¡−hC ¢eØf¾c h−p b¡¢Lz

Bj¡−L ®a¡ LMeJ hm¢e Hph?
h¢m¢ez
−Le hm¢e?

l¦â c£OÑnÄ¡p ®g−mz n¡c¡ ®cu¡−ml ¢c−L a¡¢L−u S¡¢e e¡ ¢L ®c−M ®p, ®L¡eJ
Ešl ®cu e¡z

−hnÉf¡s¡, a¡C e¡? ®L¡b¡u ®pV¡?
h¡¢en¡¿¹¡uz
h¡¢en¡¿¹¡ ®L¡b¡u?
HC h¾c−lCz
−Le k¡J? a¤¢j e¡ Bj¡−L i¡mh¡p?
i¡m ®a¡ h¡¢pCz
i¡mh¡p−m AeÉ L¡E−L R¤y−u−R¡ ¢L L−l? Bj¡−L Ha¢ce a¤¢j ¢j−bÉ Lb¡
h−mR, h−mR a¤¢j Bj¡−L R¡s¡ Bl L¡E−L ØfnÑ Ll¢e ®L¡eJ¢cez S¡−e¡, Bj¡l
¢hnÄ¡p q−µR e¡ Hph ¢LR¤!

Bj¡l ¢hnÄ¡p Ll−a Lø qu l¦â AeÉ ®L¡eJ ®j−ul p−‰ ö−u−R, ®ki¡−h Bj¡l
p−‰ ®p ö−u−Rz ®ki¡−h Bj¡l j¤−M h¤−L Q¤j¤ ®M−u−R ®pi¡−h Bl L¡E−L ®M−u−Rz
¢hnÄ¡p Ll−a Lø qu l¦â Bl L¡lJ Ni£−l fÐ−hn L−l−R Hjez j−e q−a b¡−L
j¡Tpj¤−â Bj¡l al£¢V X¤−h ®N−Rz B¢j X¤−h k¡¢µR, kac§l −Q¡M k¡u, ®LE ®eC,
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¢LR¤ ®eCz B¢j HL¡, B¢j X¤h¢Rz Bj¡l BL¡n ®i−P f−s−R, Bj¡l SNa¢V M™
M™ q−u ¢RV−L f−s−R, ¢RV−L fs¡ V¤L−l¡…−m¡ Ns¡−a Ns¡−a pj¤−â a¢m−u k¡−µRz
L§m¢Le¡l¡q£e Eš¡m pj¤−â MsL¤−V¡ ®eC, B¢j X¤h¢Rz B¢j ®ke B¢j eC, AeÉ
®LEz ®pC AeÉ ®LEHl SeÉ Bj¡l Lø q−a b¡−Lz Lø¢V Bj¡l pÀ¡u¤a−¿» f¡L
®M−u ®M−u e¡j−a b¡−L h¤−Lz h¤−Ll j−dÉ fª¢bh£l pjÙ¹ f¡bl H−p ®ke Q¡f ¢c−µRz
−L¡eJ në EµQ¡lZ Ll¡l p¡jbÑ Bj¡l ®eCz B¢j ®h¡dh¤¢Ü q¡¢l−u ý ý L−l L¡y¢c,
p¡l¡l¡a L¡y¢cz ®Q¡−Ml S−m ¢i−S ®k−a b¡−L Bj¡l h¡¢mn, n¡¢s, ¢hR¡e¡l Q¡clz
l¦âl q¡a d−l f¡ d−l B¢j L¡y¢c, hm hm ®k a¤¢j ¢j−bÉ Lb¡ h−m−R¡z hm ®k a¤¢j

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h¡¢s ®bCL¡ h¡Cl qCu¡ k¡ e¡z ®kC ®hX¡l p¡−b l¡Ca L¡X¡CRp, a¡l L¡−RC
pju qC−mC k¡Cu¡jz L¡−l¡ LCu¡ ¢c−a qCh e¡z

j¡ N¡m ¢c−u q−mJ Lb¡ h−m−Re, h¡h¡ Lb¡ h−me e¡z Bj¡l R¡u¡J j¡s¡e e¡z
L−m−S k¡Ju¡l ¢l„¡i¡s¡J ®ce e¡z p¡a ¢ce f¡l q−u k¡u, h¡h¡l q¡a ®b−L V¡L¡
Mp−R e¡z B¢j ®k HL¢V fСZ£ h¡¢s−a B¢R, h¡h¡ −ke a¡ S¡−ee e¡, S¡e−mJ i¤−m
®N−Rez p¡a¢ce fl pL¡m−hm¡ j¡ ¢je¢je L−l h¡h¡−L h−me, J ¢L L−mS hå

LCl¡ hCp¡ b¡Lh e¡¢Lz ¢l„¡i¡s¡ ¢cu¡ k¡ez
j¡l ¢c−L HL¢V −M−u ®gm¡ cª¢ø R¤y−s ¢c−u l¦−M J−We, J−l h¡p¡a ®bCL¡
h¡Cl qCu¡ k¡C−a LJz Bj¡l h¡p¡u b¡L¡l Jl ®L¡eJ A¢dL¡l e¡Cz
h¡h¡ Bj¡l E−Ÿ−n R¤y−s ¢c−a b¡−Le HL HL¢V ¢hoj¡M¡ a£l, Bj¡l h¡p¡u
b¡L−a a¡−L ®LX¡ LC−R? JC ®hX¡ ®LX¡? ®L¡b¡L¡l ®hX¡? −hX¡ ¢L L−l? La
hs p¡qp HC ®R¢sl JC ®hX¡−l h¡p¡u B−ez La hs p¡qp Bj¡l p¡j−e ¢cu¡
®hX¡l p¡−b h¡C−l k¡u! J Bj¡l h¡p¡u ¢L L−l? m¡¢› ¢cu¡ h¡p¡ ®bCL¡ h¡l Llh,
e¡ ¢L J Hj−e k¡Ch?
h¡h¡ Q−m ®N−m j¡ h−me Bj¡−L, h¤T,jS¡ h¤Tz ¢e−Sl S£heX¡l La phÑe¡n
LlRpz al h¡−f a−l Bl ®mq¡fs¡l MlQ ¢ch e¡z −j¢X−L−m fs¡ ®a¡ hå qChz
h¡−fl M¤h üfÀ B¢Rm HLV¡ ®j−u X¡š²¡l qCa¡−Rz ph ®N−Rz
ph ®N−Rl ¢hm¡f ö¢e h−pz
l¡−a Bj¡l f¡−n h−p j¡ elj ü−l h−me, −kC ®m¡LV¡l p¡−b ®N¢R¢m, a¡l
e¡j ¢L? a¡l e¡j ¢L l¦â? l¦â−L ¢L a¤C ¢hu¡ LlRp?

B¢j j¡l p¡j−e ®b−L E−W Q−m k¡C Lb¡ e¡ h−mz j¡ Bj¡l ®fRe ®fRe q¡y−Ve
Bl h−me, ¢hu¡ e¡ Ll−m L ®k ¢hu¡ Llp e¡Cz LC al h¡−f−lz al h¡f qua

elj qC−aJ f¡−lz

cj hå q−u Bp−a b¡−L h¡¢sl f¢l−h−nz Bj¡l ¢c−L pL−ml ®Q¡Mz OªZ¡l
®Q¡M!®Q¡M pwn−ul, A¢hnÄ¡−plz B¢j ®ke Bl B−Nl B¢j eC, B¢j AfÐLª¢aÙÛ,
j¡e¢pL i¡lp¡jÉ q¡¢l−u ®g−m h¡¢s−a h−p B¢Rz C−µR L−l ®h¢l−u f¢s h¡¢s¢V
®b−Lz ®k¢c−L c¤−Q¡M k¡u, k¡Cz A¢eÕQua¡ Bj¡−L ®R¡h−m ®R¡h−m e£m Ll−Rz H
pju Bf¡aa pjpÉ¡l HL¢V pj¡d¡e L−le j¡z j¡ ¢e−S ¢N−u ea¤e h¡S¡l ®b−L
X¡hAm¡ d−l B−eez l¢nc−L f¡e¢e, AeÉ ®m¡Lz ¢e−Sl c¤−V¡ N¡−Rl L¢V X¡h ¢h¢œ²
L−l Bj¡−L V¡L¡ ¢c−me L−m−S k¡Ju¡lz ¢c−me ¢L¿º hm−me h¡h¡l L¡−R −ke
Bj¡l AeÉ¡−ul SeÉ rj¡ ®Q−u, Hje AeÉ¡u S£h−e Bl LMeJ Llh e¡ fТa‘¡
L−l, ¢eu¢ja L−m−S q¡pf¡a¡−m k¡Ju¡l MlQ ¢eCz e¡ B¢j a¡ L¢l e¡z l¦â−L
¢Q¢W ¢m¢M h¡¢sl AhÙÛ¡ S¡¢e−uz HJ ¢m¢M ®p ®ke Bj¡−L ¢LR¤ V¡L¡ f¡W¡uz l¦â
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¢Q¢W ®f−u j¡¢eAXÑ¡l L−l V¡L¡ f¡W¡uz HL q¡S¡l V¡L¡z HC V¡L¡ Bj¡l pLm
c¤iÑ¡he¡−L Bj¡l ®Q±q¢Ÿ ®b−L c§l c§l L−l c§l L−lz −Lhm L−m−S k¡Ju¡
Bp¡−aC ®k V¡L¡ MlQ q−a b¡−L a¡ euz ¢h−Lm q−m Cu¡p¢je−L ¢e−u ¢l„¡u ýX
®g−m ¢c−u AbÑ¡v h¡dÉa¡j§mL ®O¡jV¡¢V M¢p−u O¤−l ®hs¡−a b¡¢L nqljuz Aá¤a
HL Be¾c HC O¤−l ®hs¡−e¡uz −ke c¤¢V j¤š² f¡¢M, ®ke h¡yde ¢Ry−s −h¢l−u¢R
HCj¡œz j¡m¡CL¡¢l ®M−a C−µR q−µR, nУLªo· ¢jø¡æ i¡™¡−l ®e−j −M−u ¢eC c¤−V¡
j¡m¡CL¡¢l, cC−ul Jfl ®i−p b¡L¡ lp−N¡õ¡Jz h¡h¡ h¡¢s−a ¢hú¤V f¡W¡−µRe e¡
A−eL¢ce, ¢hú¤−Vl ®c¡L¡−e ¢N−u HL f¡Eä ¢hú¤V ¢L−e ¢eCz j¡ f£lh¡¢s k¡−he,
¢l„¡ i¡s¡ ®eC, Ec¡l qÙ¹ ¢c−u ®cu f¡yQ V¡L¡z h¡¢s−a X¡m i¡a R¡s¡ ¢LR¤ ®eC,
Cu¡p¢je−L ¢e−u N¡¢‰e¡l f¡−sl ®l−Ù¹¡l¡yu ¢N−u j¡wp i¡a ®M−u B¢p, LMeJ
Bh¡l ea¤e ¢Q−e ®l−Ù¹¡l¡yuz
h¡h¡ mr L−le B¢j L−m−S k¡¢µR, ¢L¿º a¡l L¡−R q¡a f¡a¢R e¡z mr L−le,
h¡¢s−a X¡m i¡a R¡s¡ AeÉ ¢LR¤l hÉhÙÛ¡ e¡ Ll¡l flJ ®L¡eJ h¡S¡−ll ¢m¢ØV ®LE
f¡W¡−µR e¡ ay¡l L¡−R, Hph ay¡l c−ñ ¢hOÀ OV¡uz j¡−L ®X−L ¢S−‘p L−le, JC

®R¢s L−m−S ®k k¡u ¢l„¡i¡s¡ LC f¡u? a¤¢j ®cJ?
B¢j ¢cu¡j ®L¡−›L¡? Bj¡l q¡−a ®L¡eJ V¡L¡ fup¡ ®cCe e¡¢L?
a¡C−m f¡C−R LC?
¢L S¡¢e!
¢L S¡¢e j¡−e? ®a¡j¡l S¡e−a qCh e¡?
S¡Ce¡ ¢L qCh? V¡L¡ fup¡ ®cJu¡ hå LCl¡ ¢c−Rez a¡l ®a¡ ®k¡N¡s Ll−a
qCh! −k¡N¡s Ll−Rz
¢Li¡−h −k¡N¡s Ll−R? L¡l L¡R −bCL¡z
®pCX¡ a¡−l ¢Nu¡ ¢SN¡ez Lb¡ hå Ll−Re ®Le? Lb¡ hå Ll−m ¢L ph
pjpÉ¡l pj¡d¡e qCu¡ k¡u?
Bj¡l h¡¢s ®bCL¡ ®k QCm¡ k¡C−a LC¢R, k¡u e¡ ®Le?
LC k¡Ch?
®kC ®hX¡l L¡R ®bCL¡ V¡L¡ ¢e−R a¡l L¡−R k¡L N¡z
®N−m M¤¢n qCe e¡¢L? Hqe ®a¡ ®e¡j¡e L¡j¡m−l Bl V¡L¡ fup¡ ¢c−a qu e¡z
Bj¡−l a ¢LR¤C ®cCe-C e¡z c¤CX¡ ®j−u−l k¡ ¢ca¡¢R−me, a¡J pqÉ qCa¡−R e¡
Bf−elz Bf−el V¡L¡ fup¡ HLm¡ Bf−eC ®i¡N Ll−a Q¡e, ®i¡N L−lez
−j−ul¡ a BCS e¡ qC−mJ L¡Cm k¡ChC HC h¡¢s R¡Cs¡z HqeC i¡N¡C−a Q¡e
®Le? h¡¢s M¡¢m Ll−a Q¡C−m Le, Bjl¡ ph¡C k¡C N¡z HLm¡ b¡−Lez

h¡h¡ ®L¡eJ Ešl ®ce e¡z n§eÉ ®Q¡−M a¡¢L−u b¡−Le E−W¡−el ¢c−Lz h¡h¡ ®k
Cu¡p¢je−L −X−L ¢e−u hm−he, a¤¢jC HMe Bj¡l üfÀz a¤¢j HMe Bj¡l j¡e
l¡−M¡z −p pñ¡he¡¢VJ ®eCz Cu¡p¢je, hª¢šd¡l£ R¡œ£, −j¢VÊ−L fÐbj ¢hi¡N f¡Ju¡,
lp¡u−e a¡lL¡M¢Qa eðl f¡Ju¡, C¾V¡l¢j¢X−u−V H−p ¢àa£u ¢hi¡Nz h¡h¡l Bn¡l
fÐc£f ¢e¢h−u ®M¡m¡j-L¤¢Ql ja ®i−P fl£r¡l gm ®h−l¡−e¡l fl J hm−a öl¦
L−l−R, Bp−m JC ®che¡b pÉ¡−ll SeÉC Bj¡l fl£r¡ i¡m qu e¡Cz
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®che¡b f¢™a Cu¡p¢je−L h¡¢s−a H−p fs¡e¢e, Bj¡−L ®kje f¢s−u¢R−mez
c−m f¢s−u−RezHLn R¡œ R¡œ£−L fs¡−a q−m cm R¡s¡ Bl ®L¡eJ N¢a ®eCz JC
c−ml HL ®L¡−Z f−s ®b−L Cu¡p¢je Aw−Ll j¡b¡j¤™¤ ¢LµR¤ ®h¡−T¢ez Bj¡l AhnÉ
j−e qu h¡¢sl ea¤e c¤Se j¡e¤o HL q¡¢pe¡ c¤C p¤q©c ¢e−u Jl E−šSe¡ Ha ®h¢n
¢Rm ®k hC ¢e−u J ®j¡−VJ hp−a Q¡u¢ez B¢j fs−a hp¡l SeÉ Ae¤−l¡d Ll−m
Bj¡−L dj−L p¢l−u ¢c−u−Rz h¡h¡ hm−m AhnÉ h−p−R, ¢L¿º ®p hp¡ p¢aÉL¡l hp¡
¢Rm e¡z ¢àa£u ¢hi¡N ¢e−u Jl f−r ®j¢X−L−m i¢aÑ qJu¡ pñh euz h¡h¡
SmcNñ£l ü−l h−me,S£he ®a¡ hlh¡c qCu¡ ®Nmz HMe CjfЦi−j¾V fl£r¡ ¢cu¡

®cM g¡ØV ¢X¢in¡e f¡p ¢L e¡z −j¢X−L−m i¢aÑ qC−a f¡lp ¢L e¡z a¡ e¡ qC−m
N¡d¡ R¡œ£−cl ja JC Be¾c−j¡q−e ¢Nu¡C ¢hHp¢p −a i¢aÑ qz ¢L Ll¢h Blz
h¡¢s−a Cu¡p¢j−el Bcl M¡¢eLV¡ L−j k¡uz AhnÉ j¡l L¡−R L−j e¡z j¡
h−me, −L¡eJ ®mM¡fs¡C M¡l¡f e¡z i¡m LCl¡ fs−m ph ®mM¡fs¡C i¡mz
ö−e, h¡h¡ e¡L ¢pV−L h−me, HC A¢n¢ra ®h¢V h−m ¢L HCph!
j¡ O¤−l c¡y¢s−u h−me, −Le p¤−mM¡ ®a¡ X¡š²¡¢l f−s e¡Cz ¢L p¤¾cl Hj H f¡n

LCl¡ HMe hÉ¡w−Ll ¢S Hj qC−Rz

h¡h¡ MyÉ¡L MyÉ¡L L−l q¡−pez h¡h¡l q¡¢p ®b−L c§−l pl−a j¡ l¡æ¡O−ll ¢c−L
kMe ®k−a b¡−Le, b¡¢j−u h¢m, LJ−a¡ ¢SHj j¡−e ¢L?

hs A¢gp¡lz

B¢jJ MyÉ¡L MyÉ¡Lz
j¡ Q−m k¡e l¡æ¡O−lz J Ol¢VC j¡l SeÉ ®nÐu, a¡ j¡J ®h¡−Te, Bjl¡Jz
Cu¡p¢je−L SeÉ ¢h‘¡−el ®L¡eJ HL¢V i¡m ¢hou ¢e−u Ae¡pÑ fs¡l fl¡jnÑ ¢cCz
®Qu¡−l c¤m−a c¤m−a, f¡ ®V¢h−ml Jflz

¢g¢S„?
Apñhz
−Le Apñh?
L¢Wez
a¡C−m −L−j¢ØVÌz ®j¢VÊ−L ®a¡ ®mV¡l f¡C¢R¢mz
e¡z −L−j¢ØVÌJ L¢Wez
a¡C−m jÉ¡b?
fÐnÀC B−p e¡z
S¤Jm¢S ®ez
e¡z
a¡C−m HL L¡S Llz
¢L?
−mM¡fs¡ R¡Cs¡ ®cz

Cu¡p¢j−el ®mM¡fs¡ A−eLV¡ ®R−s ®cJu¡ fkÑ¡−uC c¡y¢s−u−Rz J−L ®c−M j−e
qu e¡ ®L¡eJ lLj C−µR B−R LMeJ hC q¡−a ®eJu¡lz CjfЦi−j¾V fl£r¡l glj
f§lZ L−l H−p, c¡c¡ h…s¡ ®b−L juje¢pw−q ®hs¡−a H−me c¤¢c−el SeÉ,
hm−me, Qm h…s¡ ®hs¡Cu¡ Bp¢h, Cu¡p¢je ¯q °q L−l h…s¡ Q−m ®Nm −hs¡−az
c¡c¡ Bl q¡¢pe¡l h−c±m−a f¡Ju¡ Cu¡p¢j−el O¡−sl Bl q¡yV¤l hÉb¡ aMeJ ¢L¿º
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p¡−l¢ez −p¢c−el −pC E−W¡−el OVe¡l fl, c¡c¡ Bl q¡¢pe¡ c¤S−el p−‰C Bjl¡
Lb¡ hå L−l ¢c−u¢Rm¡jz B¢j håC ®l−M¢R, Cu¡p¢je öl¦ L−l−R, a−h i¡hh¡−QÉz
J−L h…s¡ ®b−L O¤¢l−u c¡c¡ kMe ®gla ¢c−a H−me juje¢pw−q, h¡h¡ L¡−R
X¡L−me ay¡l SÉù f¤œ¢V−L, Oe q−u hp−me f¡−nz

h…s¡u ®Lje m¡Na¡−R?
i¡mz
¢L lLj i¡m?
®L¡Çf¡e£ h¡¢si¡s¡ ¢ca¡−Rz
h¡¢s ®Lje?
i¡mCz ¢aeV¡ l¦j B−Rz XÊCw ®hX X¡C¢ewz
EW¡e B−R?
e¡ EW¡e e¡C, EW¡e b¡Lh ®Le? Hf¡VÑ−j¾V ¢h¢ôw az
¢e−S h¡S¡l Ll?
¢S¢epf−œl c¡j ®Lje h…s¡u?
a¡ HLV¤ c¡j ®h¢nC B−R JCM¡−ez
pwp¡l Ml−Q j¡−pl f¤l¡ V¡L¡C ¢L QCm¡ k¡u?
MlQ a B−R, ¢LR¤ ®a¡ k¡uCz
¢l−fÐ−Se¢V¢V−il Q¡L¢l LCl¡ Bl LaC h¡ f¡J!
B¢j a Bl ¢l−fÐ−Se¢V¢Vi e¡, L−hC e¡ p¤f¡li¡CS¡l qCu¡ ®N¢R!
ag¡aV¡ ¢L?
®O¡l¡O¤¢lV¡ ¢LR¤ Ljz
V¡L¡ fup¡ Sj¡Ca¡R i¢hoÉ−al SeÉ?
¢LR¤ ¢LR¤z
nl£−l ®p¾V j¡Cl¡ h¡h¤¢N¢l LCl¡ O¤la¡R, V¡L¡ fup¡ CµR¡ja Es¡Ca¡R,
Sj¡Ch¡ ®Lj−e?
LC ®p¾V? ®p¾V a BSL¡m ¢L¢eC e¡z
¢e−Sl h¡¢sOl ph l¡CM¡ ¢h−c−n fCs¡ BR ®Le?
Q¡L¢l ®a¡ Ll−a qChz
JC Q¡L¢l R¡Cs¡ ¢cu¡ juje¢pw−q ¢g−l¡z B¢j ®a¡j¡−l B−l¡NÉ ¢ha¡e ¢cu¡
¢ca¡¢Rz Jo¤−dl hÉhp¡ Llz Q¡L¢l−a k¡ f¡J, a¡l ®Q−u hÉhp¡ i¡m LCl¡ Ll−m
i¡m V¡L¡ L¡j¡C−a f¡lh¡z

V¡e¡ Q¡l O¾V¡l °hW−L HC ¢pÜ¡¿¹ qu, c¡c¡ g¡Cp¾p ®L¡Çf¡e£l Q¡L¢l ®R−s
h¡−fl hÉhp¡ ®cM¡ö−e¡ Ll−hez h…s¡ ¢g−l ®N−me ¢a¢e, JM¡e ®b−L j¡p M¡¢eL
fl hEh¡µQ¡¢S¢epfœ ph ¢e−u, ®Lhm n−Ml Q¡L¢l¢V e¡ ¢e−u ¢g−l H−mez c¡c¡
h…s¡u Q¡L¢l ¢e−u Q−m k¡Ju¡l fl h¡h¡ ea¤e Bph¡h ¢L−e−Re, ®V¢m¢ine, ¢éS,
HphJ ¢L−e−Rez Ol HMe M¡¢m ®eC ®k c¡c¡ ay¡l ph Bph¡h −gm−a f¡l−hez
¢hn¡m M¡h¡l ®V¢hm¢V Bl a¡m¡hå L¡−Ql h¡pef−œl Bmj¡¢l¢V c¡c¡ ay¡l B−Nl
®n¡h¡l O−l ®l−M Ol¢V−L Bm¡c¡ HL¢V M¡h¡l Ol h¡¢e−u h¡h¡l ¢e−cÑ−n ¢e−Sl
BSc¡q¡ M¡V Bmj¡¢l Bue¡l ®V¢hm Bme¡ CaÉ¡¢c E−W¡−el c¤−V¡ ¢V−el O−ll
HL¢V−a …¢R−u Ù»£f¤œpq b¡L−a öl¦ Ll−mez c¡c¡l¡ ¢g−l Bp¡l fl c¡c¡ Bl
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q¡¢pe¡l ®L¡eJ fÐ−nÀl Eš−l qÉ¡y h¡ e¡ R¡s¡ ¢LR¤ Lb¡ qu e¡ Bj¡l, hs−S¡l M¤h
fÐ−u¡S−e c¤HL¢V Lb¡ q−a b¡−L, ¢L¿º k¡ q−a b¡−L a¡ i¡hh¡−QÉz p−ð¡deq£e Lb¡
hm¡u f¡lc¢nÑ Bj¡l SeÉ H L¢We ¢LR¤ euz h¡h¡ B−l¡NÉ ¢ha¡−el f¡−n c¤¢V Ol
i¡s¡ ¢e−u HL¢V ®mf−a¡n−Ll hÉhp¡u£l L¡−R i¡s¡ ¢c−u B−lL¢V−a ¢e−Sl
Bm¡c¡ ®Qð¡−ll hÉhÙÛ¡ L−l ®g−m−Rez c¡c¡l q¡−a B−l¡NÉ ¢ha¡e, Jo¤−dl
®c¡L¡ez h¡h¡l q¡−a ®l¡N£ ®cM¡, c¡c¡l q¡−a hÉhp¡z hÉhp¡u M¡V¡−a h¡h¡ ¢e−Sl
L−uL mr V¡L¡ AL¡a−l ®Y−m ¢c−me c¡c¡l q¡−az
Bj¡l MlQ Qm−a b¡−L l¦âl V¡L¡uz Bj¡l ¢L fÐ−u¡Se e¡ fÐ−u¡Se a¡l ¢c−L
h¡h¡ ¢g−l a¡L¡e e¡z Bj¡−L ¢e−u ay¡l ®L¡eJ Bl Evp¡q ®eCz B¢j EµR−æ Q−m
®N¢R, m¡N¡j ¢Ry−s −h¢l−u ®N¢R, B¢j ¢e−o−dl ®hs¡ ¢X¢P−u ®N¢R, B¢j Bl B¢j
®eC, B¢j eø q−u ®N¢Rz Bj¡−L ¢e−u Bn¡ ilp¡J ®eC Blz HC h¡h¡, j−e
qa,Bj¡−L X¡š²¡l h¡e¡−e¡l SeÉ, S£he EvpNÑ L−l−Rez AbQ l¦â−L Afj¡e L−l
h¡¢s ®b−L a¡¢s−u ®cJu¡l fТah¡−c Bj¡l −h¢l−u k¡Ju¡, Hhw HLl¡a h¡¢s e¡
®gl¡l L¡l−Z ¢a¢e Bj¡−L fСu aÉ¡SÉ-LeÉ¡ L−l ¢c−me! dÄ−p ®Nm Bj¡−L ¢e−u
ay¡l ü−fÀl fСp¡c!¢L pqS HC dÄ−p k¡Ju¡! L£ fmL¡ üfÀ ¢e−u ¢Rm ay¡l h¡p!Hje
®a¡ eu ®k B¢j L¡E−L h−m¢R l¦âl p−‰ Bj¡l ®L¡eJ pÇfLÑ B−R h¡ l¦â−L
B¢j ¢h−u L−l¢R h¡ B¢j ®a¡j¡−cl Bl f−l¡u¡ L¢l e¡!k¢c hma¡j, h¤Ta¡j, ¢a¢e
¢qa¡¢qa‘¡e q¡¢l−u k¡ Ll¡l Ll−Rez h¡h¡l BQlZ Bj¡−L r¤ì L−lz j−e q−a
b¡−L H SN−a l¦â R¡s¡ Bfe ®LE ®eC Bj¡lz
l¦â B−p juje¢pw−qz nq−l ¢l„¡l ýX ®g−m c¤Se O¤¢lz ®k ®c−M ®cM¤Lz
h¡h¡l L¡−R Mhl k¡u k¢c, k¡L, Bj¡l Bl iu ¢L−pl! l¦âl c¡¢h Bj¡−L a¡l
p−‰ ®q¡−V−m b¡L−a q−h l¡−az juje¢pwq nq−ll ¢O¢” Hm¡L¡u, −R¡Vh¡S¡−l,
n¡¿¹e£s e¡−jl ®q¡−V−m HL¢V Ol i¡s¡ L−l −pz AåL¡l ¢py¢s f¡l q−a iu iu
m¡−Nz Q¡lam¡u HL¢V ®R¡– pÉy¡a−py−a O−l, HLS−el HL¢V ®Q±¢L ®Lhm d−l,
Y¤−L B¢j ¢exnÄ¡−pl SeÉ HLV¤ öÜ q¡Ju¡ M¤y¢S, f¡C e¡z q¡Ju¡ i¡¢l q−u B−R,
q¡Ju¡u ®fµR¡−hl Nå, Lg b¤a¤l Nåz O−l ®L¡eJ S¡e¡m¡J ®eC ®k M¤−m ®chz
¢hR¡e¡l Q¡c−l h¡¢m−n Hje¢L HL ¢Qm−a ®fµR¡hf¡uM¡e¡¢Vl phÑœ j−e qu R¢s−u
B−R ¢p¢g¢m−pl S£h¡Z¤, nl£l ®h−u ¢hµR¤l ja −qy−V EW−h ®L¡b¡J k¢c ØfnÑ L¢lz
N¡ ¢Oe ¢Oe L−lz ¢hR¡e¡u ea¤e Q¡cl ¢h¢R−u ¢c−a hmz h¡¢mn f¡−ÒV ¢c−a hmz
Bj¡l ®Oæ¡ m¡N−R, AeÉ ®L¡eJ i¡m ®q¡−V−m Qmz e¡ l¦â ¢LR¤C Ll−h e¡z Bj¡−L
®V−e ®p ¢hR¡e¡u ®euz ®V−e Bj¡l S¡j¡ M¤−m ®eu, ®V−e Bj¡l f¡S¡j¡z Bj¡l
Jfl ¢e−S ®p eÉ¡w−V¡ q−u Q−s h−pz Bj¡l je ¢hR¡e¡l ®e¡wl¡ Q¡c−l, ®e¡wl¡
h¡¢m−nz i−u ¢py¢V−u b¡L¡ Bj¡l nl£l ¢e−u l¦â Be¾c L−lz Be¾c ®n−o ®p
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c¤¢eu¡c¡¢l ®R−s ¢c−u k¡l¡C B−p. i§¤−al i−u HLL¡−m ®kje Llaz j−e q−a b¡−L H h¡¢sl ®L¡eJ j¡e¤oC p¢aÉL¡l j¡e¤o euz HC i§a¤−s h¡¢s¢V ®b−L f¡m¡h¡l fb M¤yS−a b¡¢Lz ¢L¿º karZ B¢jl¦õ¡ql ®L¡l¡e q¡¢c−pl hÉ¡MÉ¡ −no e¡ q−µR LÉ¡−p−V. fl£r¡ p¡j−e H−m fl£r¡b£Ñl¡ ®kje j¤MÙÛ L−l ¢p−mh¡−pl hC…−m¡z në…−m¡ B¢jl¦õ¡ql j¤M ®b−L ¢RV−L ®h−l¡−µR B…−el g¤m¢Ll ja. ¢hl¢š² Bl ¢hoj ¢ho¡cz Bj¡l N¡ RjRj L−l. AbQ O¡−sl Jfl nua¡e h−p B−Rz ph g¡y¢Lh¡¢Sz E−W¡−e gS¢mM¡m¡ p¡j−e f−se. ®m¡L¢V üuw Bõ¡qa¡u¡m¡z HC Ol¢V Ol eu. HM¡−e Q¡lSe f¡f£l ¢hQ¡l Ll−Re Bõ¡qa¡u¡m¡z ¢hl¢aq£e hu¡−e f£l B¢jl¦õ¡ql j¤−M ®ge¡ E−W H−m ýj¡ul¡ HL¢V LÉ¡−pV Q¡¢m−u ®cuz LÉ¡−p−V B¢jl¦õ¡ql L−ã ®L¡l¡e q¡¢c−pl Lb¡z ¢WL HLC Lb¡ k¡ ¢a¢e hZÑe¡ L−l−Re j¤−Mz HLC Lb¡ HLC i¡o¡u HLC p¤−lz B¢j Hlj−dÉ A−eLh¡l O¢sl ¢c−L a¡¢L−u¢Rz A−eLh¡l h−m¢R B¢j k¡Cz ýj¡ul¡ Q¡f¡ L−ã djL ¢c−u−R. l¡aJ. Q−m k¡p ®Le? 300 . l−h¡−Vl j¤M ®b−L ®h−l¡−µR phz ®L¡l¡e q¡¢c−pl fТa¢V në B¢jl¦õ¡q j¤MÙÛ. ®m¡L¢V B¢jl¦õ¡q ee. q¡¢jj¡ Bf¡l ®j−u Bõ¡ql f−b H−p−Rz c¤¢eu¡c¡¢ll ®mM¡fs¡ Bl Ll−a Q¡u e¡. A¿¹xÙÛ L−l ®g−m−Re. ®Q¡M…−m¡ S¡−e ®k Bjl¡ c¤¢eu¡c¡¢l ®g−m Bõ¡ql f−b Q−m H−p¢R. N¡−u H−p m¡N−R g¤m¢Lz qW¡v j−e qu. h¡¢L pju ¢a¢e ®j−T eua ¢p¢mwHl ¢c−L. HMe ®b−L ¢eu¢ja −L¡l¡e q¡¢cp öe−a HM¡−e Bp−hz öe¢R ¢h¢Qœ EµQ¡l−Z h¡LÉ…−m¡. BV−L f−s¢Rz f£l B¢jl¦õ¡q Bj¡−cl ¢c−L Bs−Q¡−M j¡−T j¡−T a¡L¡e. La p¤j¢a q−u−R ®j−u−clz X¡š²¡¢l fs¡ −R−s ¢c−µR. ®W¡yVÙÛ. Bõ¡ql f−b Bp−R. ¢a¢e a¡‹h. ®q¡−ØV−m ¢jm¡−cl pju f¡l q−u k¡−µRz Bj¡−cl ¢fW ®cu¡−m ®W−L B−R A−eLrZz nÄ¡p â¦a q−µRz Hh¡l k¡¢¿»L hu¡−el j¡TM¡−e qW¡v E−W clS¡l ¢c−L f¡ h¡s¡C. Bj¡l N¢aju f¡c¤−VJ S¡−ez E−W¡−el A−eL…−m¡ ®Q¡M Bj¡−L q¡y L−l ®cM−a ®cM−a ¢gp¢gp Ll−R. Bj¡−L EW−a ®c−h e¡ ýj¡ul¡z AcªnÉ ®nL−m Bjl¡ h¡yd¡z Hi¡−h ¢ce g¤¢l−u k¡−h. L¡E−L ýS¤l ¢g¢l−u ®ce e¡z ýj¡ul¡l B−cn Ef−cn E−fr¡ L−l ®c±−s Ol ®b−L ®h−l¡Cz ®fR−e ýj¡ul¡l ¢QvL¡l. HL O¾V¡ ®f−l−m¡. H¢V q¡n−ll j¡W. ®Vl f¡Cz HL LÉ¡−pV g¤¢l−u ®N−m B−lL LÉ¡−pV Q¡m¡−e¡ q−µRz Bõ¡qa¡u¡m¡l HC AåL¡l pyÉ¡a−py−a L¡e¡N¢m ®b−L −h−l¡h¡l phL¢V l¡Ù¹¡ hå L−l ®cJu¡ q−u−Rz ¢r−du Bj¡−cl ®fV SÅm−Rz ¢h−Lm f¡l q−u k¡−µR. i§−al l¡SÉ ®b−L ka ¢nN¢Nl pñh f¡m¡−e¡C ®k j‰m a¡ B¢j −kje S¡¢e. E−W¡−el N¡RN¡R¡¢m eua BCh¤¢s−cl ¢c−L a¡¢L−u hm−a b¡−Le Bõ¡qa¡u¡m¡l …Z¡…Zz ®ke ®L¡eJ j¡e¤−ol j¤M ®b−L eu.öe−a euz Bj¡l Cn¡l¡l ¢c−L ¢g−l a¡L¡u e¡ q¤j¡ul¡z hs ¢hhÐa ®h¡d L¢l h¡åh£−cl p¡j−ez ®j−u-®j±m¢h ®k¡N¡s L−l ®ch¡l ®m¡i ®c¢M−u H−cl HC h¡¢s−a ¢e−u H−p HMe Øfø h¤T−a f¡l¢R. Bõ¡ql Lb¡ öe−m Ha ¯dkÑq¡l¡ qJ ®Le? Ap£j °dkÑ ¢e−u öe−a qu Bõ¡qa¡u¡m¡l Lb¡z Bõ¡ql f−b H−p−R¡z HMe je ®b−L nua¡e ®T−s ®gm−a q−hz nua¡eC Bõ¡q ®b−L je ®gl¡u AeÉ¢c−Lz H Lb¡u Øfø qu −p ¢L Ae¤j¡e Ll−Rz p¡l¡ h¡¢sl ®Q¡M Bj¡−cl ¢c−L. e¡ H−mJ H h¡¢s−a Y¤−L¢R h−m Bõ¡ql f−b ®eJu¡l SeÉ Bj¡−cl j¢Ù¹×L ®d¡u¡ q−µR f¤ZÉS−mz O¾V¡ ®f¢l−u k¡−µR. c¤ O¾V¡Jz ®cM¢R p¡¢ge¡S Bl q¡¢mc¡l j¤−M ¢hpÈu.

fÐQ¤l V¡L¡ q¡Ju¡ L−l ®cJu¡l A¢i−k¡N Be¡ qu B¢fp ®b−L.B¢j ®a¡ ¢jm¡c fs¡C−a f¡−l Hje HLSe ®j−u−l ¢e−a BC¢Rm¡j.¢hH f¡n Ll¡. a¡ f¡Ju¡ k¡−h e¡¢L k¡−h e¡ a¡ hCm¡ ¢c−mC a qu! −L¡eJ Ešl ®eCz ®ke ®j−u-®j±m¢h ¢c−u ¢jm¡c fs¡−a Q¡C¢R L−m−Sl ®q¡−ØV−m. l¡p¤ M¡m¤l Q¡L¢l Q−m k¡uz Q¡L¢l k¡Ju¡l fl ¢a¢e Ù»£ LeÉ¡ ¢e−u Bõ¡ql f−b Q−m H−p−Rez HMe Q¡L¢l ®M¡y−Se. ay¡l ®L¡eJ Aa£a ¢Rm e¡ Tmj−mz l¡p¤ M¡m¤ juje¢pwq ®f±lpi¡u ¢qn¡h lr−Ll Q¡L¢l Ll−ae. −Q¡M¡ fÉ¡¾V ®Q¡M¡ f¡Çfn¤l ®pC l¡p§ M¡m¤l ¢hl¦−Ü V¡L¡ fup¡l Nl¢jm Ll¡. HC h¡LÉ¢V gS¢mM¡m¡ fÐbj öe−me. öe−mJ j¡b¡u ®Y¡−L¢e. ¢L¿º a¡lflJ j−e qu B−Nl ®Q−u BlJ i§a¤−s q−u−R h¡¢s¢Vz ýj¡ul¡ f£−ll X¡e q¡a HMez p¤g¡ul¡ f£−ll HL j¤¢lc−L ¢h−u L−l pwp¡¢l q−u−Rz j¤h¡−nÄl¡ ®a¡ ®eC Cz j¤h¡−nÄl¡l ®R¡V −h¡e B¢au¡ hp¿¹ q−u HL¢ce V¤f L−l j−l ®N−Rz B¢au¡ ®cM−a M¤h p¤¾cl ¢Rmz c¤¢c−el SeÉ j¡ f¡yQ hR−ll B¢au¡−L AhL¡−n H−e¢R−mez JC c¤¢c−e J−L V¤CØV −e−Q j¡C ®eCj CS H¢Vu¡ ¢Nmh¡VÑ hm−a ¢n¢M−u¢R−me c¡c¡z B¢au¡l j¢Ù¹×L −b−L nua¡¢e ¢h−cu Ll¡ q−u−R H h¡¢s−a ®gla H−ez B¢au¡l ®R¡V BlJ A−eL…−m¡ ®h¡e B−R. f¡e e¡z HMe ®hN¤eh¡¢s ®b−L ¢e−Sl i¡−Nl S¢j ®b−L d¡e Q¡m ¢h¢œ²l V¡L¡ H−e nq−l Bõ¡ql f−b h¡p L−lez f¡yQ ®hm¡ e¡j¡S f−lez Lf¡−m hs HL¢V L¡−m¡ c¡N.a¡ j−e L−le¢ez A¾cljqm ®b−L ®h¢l−u ¢N−u q¡yf R¡¢sz h¡−Ol M¡yQ¡u Y¤−L h¡−Ol c¤d Bn¡ Ll¡l ®h¡L¡−j¡ q¡−s q¡−s ®Vl f¡Cz S‰m p¡g L−l ®k ®R¡V ®R¡V Ol h¡¢e−u i¡s¡ −cJu¡ q−u−R Bõ¡ql f−b Bp¡ ®m¡L−cl. j¡ q¡¢jj¡ e¡−jC f¢l¢Qa HC f£lh¡¢s−az l¦e¤ M¡m¡l éL fl¡ ®R¡– p¤¾cl ®j−u¢V HMe nl£−ll BN¡−N¡s¡ Bhªa L−lz CnL¤−m ®b−L R¡¢s−u ¢e−u Bp¡ j¢m−L HMe f£lh¡¢sl j¡â¡p¡u −L¡l¡e fs−a ®cJu¡ q−u−Rz l¦e¤M¡m¡l HL¢V ®R−mJ ¢Rm. ®R−m¢Vl ®fV g¤−m ®Y¡m q−u HL¢ce j¡l¡ ®Nmz ®L¡eJ f£−ll g¤y L¡−S m¡−N¢e. Abh¡ Y¤L−mJ H h¡¢s−a Bj¡−cl Bp¡l p¢aÉL¡l E−ŸnÉ −j−u®j±m¢hl. B−N ®n¡−ee¢e. c¤¢eu¡c¡¢ll ®L¡eJ X¡š²¡−ll Jo¤dJ euz l¦e¤M¡m¡ a¡yl ®R¡– ¢V−el Ol¢V−a Bj¡−L kMe ®V−e ¢e−u h−me ¢LR¤ M¡Ch¡? HLV¤ ®pj¡C M¡J! LCl¡ ¢cCz e¡ h¢mz hs j¡u¡ qu l¦e¤M¡m¡l SeÉz ®fR−e gS¢mM¡m¡l nÄölh¡¢s¢Vl ¢c−L a¡L¡Cz h¡¢sl p¡j−el f¤Ll¤ ¢V h¤−S ®gm¡ q−u−Rz ¢mQ¤ N¡R¢VJ Bl ®eCz S‰m ®eC. B¢j J−cl e¡j ®Lhm ö−e¢R j¡l L¡−R. −p…−m¡l HL¢V Ol i¡s¡ ¢e−u−Re l¦e¤ M¡m¡z O−ll clS¡ d−l c¡y¢s−u b¡L¡ l¦e¤M¡m¡−L ®c−M fÐbj ¢Qe−a f¡¢l¢ez ¢a¢e HMe n¡¢s ®R−s H h¡¢sl ®j−u−cl ja S¡j¡ f¡S¡j¡ f−lez hs HL¢V Jse¡ j¡b¡ h¤L ®Y−L l¡−M l¦e¤M¡m¡lz f¡−u e§f¤l f−l N¡e ®N−u ®e−Q ®hs¡−e¡. i§a ®faÁ£l iu ®eC. e¡j¡S fs−a fs−a ®j−Tu Lf¡m W¤L−a W¤L−a L¡−m¡ HC c¡N¢V f−s−R Lf¡−mz j¢m e¡−jl ®k ®j−u B−R l¦e¤M¡m¡l.®fÐj L−l h¡¢s ®b−L f¡¢m−u ¢N−u ¢h−u Ll¡ −pC l¦e¤M¡m¡ C −k f£lh¡¢sl ®ia−l HL nl£l n§eÉa¡ ¢e−u c¡y¢s−u b¡L¡ HC l¦e¤M¡m¡ Bj¡l ¢hnÄ¡p q−a Q¡u e¡z HC l¦e¤M¡m¡−L j−e qu p¡l¡S£he L¡¢V−u−Re AåL¡l Bõ¡ql N¢m−aC. a¡l j¢m e¡j f¡−ÒV j¢au¡ l¡M¡ q−u−R HC f£l h¡¢s−az e¡j f¡ÒV¡−e¡l ¢euj¢V hs f¤−l¡−e¡ ¢euj H h¡¢slz j¡l Dc¤m Ju¡l¡ e¡j ®Ty¢V−u ¢h−cu L−l q¡¢jj¡ lqj¡e Ll¡ q−u−R. j¤M ¢Q¢e e¡z Ha L¡−Rl 301 .

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