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By Daniel H. H. Ingalls Sr.

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She has previously tried the aid of Kama, that is to say, love or lust, but Siva reduced Kama to ashes simply by a glance of his consuming eye. Nothing is left to Vma but self-restraint, patience, discipline. Vma sets about her task in the typical manner of Indian ascetics. She, the fair princess, puts off her jewelry, assumes a hermit garb, and sits cross-legged in meditation within her hermitage. The seasons come and go but she sits unmoving. As other Indian ascetics have done, she adds to the mortification of her flesh by having fires 27 General Introduction built on each side of her rigid body.

D. Kosambi and V. V. Gokhale, the editors of Vidyakara's text. 22 By indexing the verses of all available Sanskrit anthologies as well as whatever survives of literature from which it seemed possible that Vidyakara might have drawn, they have been able to supply testimonia for perhaps a half of what Vidyakara has left unascribed. Finally, Kosambi in his introduction to the Sanskrit text has discussed separately each of the poets whose name Vidyakara has recorded. In what follows I shall not retrace the text-critical problems except in those rare cases, marked off by smaller type, where it seems to me that details of importance may be added.

Verse 667) Half the charm of the verse lies in the anonymity of the 10\ ers. So left, they express an eternal moment of young love. To specify that they are Jack and Joan or that they are Lionel and Blanchefleur would be to destroy the universality by the intrusion of social particulars. And more than this. The finest effects of suggestion are possible only when applied to types, not to individuals. By a long process of typifying, each variety of love, each scene of nature, each function of the gods received a conventional manner of presentation.

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