Quotation by Hla Stavhana

They live everywhere
on forest grass and water
that they've taken for themselves
and even then,
the love of a buck and his doe
ends only in death.
Hla Stavhana (c. 50 A.D.), South Indian king, Prkrit poet. translated from The Gthsaptaat of Stavhana Hla by Martha Ann Selby, vs. 287, Nirnaya Sgara Press (1889).
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