"Child, why do you waste your time on childish things alone?" "Clothe yourself in anger." "Take courage, and cast off this honesty toward your lover." When her girlfriends gave her such advice, she answered, her face frightened, "Speak softly. The lord of my breath is still in my heart. No doubt he'll hear you."
Amaru (c. seventh century A.D.), Kashmirian king, compiler, author of some of the poems in the anthology which bears his name. translated from the Amaruataka by Martha Ann Selby, vs. 70, Motilal Banarsidass (1983).