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\Th
AmuKh.............................................................................................................................3
104. ecUR Bgvti..............................................................................................5
105. |Tevi]u nU>i ..................................................................................... 20
106. py{UR zg]mh ................................................................................................... 24
107. Oyil Evy[e]>u mkN k]v[ ......................................................... 28
108. sb>im s]]vuh pu >]j]vuh .............................................. 38
109. eeve]ukL ....................................................................................... 52
110. ep>uu]vil EkuEmEn]N .................................................................... 57
111. eckE>i>]j]vuh >]iyuh ............................................................... 70
112. viVmhguxV]miy]R - 2 ....................................................................... 75
113. p]uEm]u nU>i...................................................................................... 80
114. k]id]xN .........................................................................................................100
115. ph nIkN ........................................................................................... 125

e`tiHYm]

AmuKh
k<i O>u st]]m]yi my]ikueT x]hx[k]>ik
jIvitie O>u aviB]jYB]gm]yi m]riy atuYm]y O>u zg
m]f[ ek]]>il sui vi>cic{ "e`tiHYm]". E]k
x]HitYil Ayi>e]u >]vukLuh, |oEx][ kkLuh
\tuh, B]>tIyx]HitYil pWtzinuh, k]x>it[x]g>
inu aEt ]nm]f[ my]x]HitYil |o zg
inut[. eckEs>i >]j]v[ mutl ti>uv]]diEksvN ve>
126 e`tiHY]f[ |tie \Th. my]ikL ni>vDi
tmurk]yi eekm]rukyuh AxVdiukyuh ecy[tiu |o
kZtiyueT jnzpiyt[ |uh avuh kurv[ vii} `t[
|tie mHtVe viiEc{]tuu.
yUEr]pYM]R v>utinu muu Ek>ie jnjIvit
ie O>u xjIvm]y cizth |o kkil nmuu k]fuv]N
x]Diuh. Ek>ie EztL, j]tivYv, A>]Dn]
xzd]yL, \XvL, >]j]M]R, zb]f EzsM]R,
vI>n]ykM]R, n]uzpm]fim]R, pitM]R, kvikL, mzv]di
kL, eevdYM]R, yikL, BUtEzptL, gjvI>M]R `uEv]
jnjIvitie `}]ienyuh zptiniD]nh ecy{u k]p]zt
eyuh >hgeyuh atYh atisEy]i Ey]eTyuh AkRS
fIym]yuh ek]]>il sui |til avt>iiuu[.
cu>uil mDYk]In Ek>ie x]hx[k]>ik jIvit
ie O>u xmzgvuh, atY]>Yk>vuh aEtxmyh AxV]dYk>
vum]y k]>Upiu O>u viv>fm]f[ e`tiHYm] `u
pry]h. atutey]f[ |o zgie zpEtYktyuh. |tie
kkL v]yic{riy]nu avx>h |o tmuryieyuh v>uh
tmuryieyuh `}]vRuh BYm]uk ` \EsE]eTy]f[
e`tiHYm] ` zge Qijieex[ ecy{uv]nu |o
Ezp]j[ A>hBic{t[.
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e`tiHYm]
e`tiHYm]yueT ~<]h B]gh |-bu[ |[ v]yn]>ueT
muil xxE]Sh avt>iiuky]f[. e`tiHYm]yie 126
aY]yL pURm]y EsSh Oe>] |bu[ Ayi zpxiI
k>iutiEn]L e`tiHYm]yueT AdYptiieE]e `u
B]gi]yi Ej]i tI>u mur[ O]E>] B]guh zpxiI
k>iuv]nuh, avx]nh `}] B]guh EcR[ Oe>] |bu]yi zpxiIk>iuv]num]f[ \Esic{i>iut[. aeny]
efil |o Ezp]j[ tI>utuve> v]yn]Ru k]i>i
Ei v>i}E}].
e`tiHYm]yueT AdYe 103 aY]yuLe]u
Aru B]gL |tinkh |-bu[ Ayi |o Eb}]gil zpxiI
k>ieTukyu]yi. tuTRu 12 aY]yuLe]u
~<]h B]gh |u v]yn]>ueT muieuky]f[.
|o xh>hBin[ xH]y xHk>fL nlkiy `}]
\d]>mnx[kE>]Tuh, e`tiHYm] Qijieex[ ecy{u TImie `}]
ahgE]Tumu HZdyhgmm]y ni |vieT E>KeTuuu.
- zpx]DkN

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104. ecUR Bgvti


ecUR mH]Eztie zpD]n mURikL p]Rv{tI
p>EmsV>M]>]f[. `]lAEdviyueT Ep>inu m]ztEm zpxii
yuU. EdvIx]iYh kUTiyu ie}]h |ienyi>i
utu x]D]>fm]f[. ti>um]]hku[, ek]Tu}UR, pny]R
]v[ |o Eztil zpD]nm]yi zptiiei>iutu
sivn]fE}]. `iuh A ie}]h BgvtikL]fu
zpxii. atuEp]ete ecU>uh Bgvtiey kuric{}]et
sivenuric{u A>uem]uhpru EkLui}. A EdviyueT
zpxiiyuh m]H]Yvuh Ouh ci}ry}t]nuh. aveyuric{u
pi]e zp]vi]h. |o EdvI EdvM]R |vieT AviRBvic{tie
k]>fh te AdYem pru ek]uu.
pu
p]Rv{tIxVyhv>in]yiu
zsI
p>EmsV>nuh
tRs]n]Rh zb]vuh, viuvuh, |z]diEdvM]>uh, xiM]R,
x]YM]R, ki>M]R, kiu>uSM]R, yM]R, gRv{M]R
mut]y EdvEy]nikuh, ap[x>ukuh xk mHRSikuh muh
Himvl p]RsVil ecu EcRE]L av>ueT B]>h ek]u
BUEg]h vTE]u mriEuEm] `u xhsyic{u zb]dik]y
ztimURikL atYh tpiyu mH]n]y agYmHRSiey
viic{u etu p]ndiyueT ete>yiu Es]f]zdiyil
ec{u, |o xVyhv>h k<iu Himvl p]RsVilniu
`}]v>uh pi>iuEp]kutuve> |>i]N niEy]gic{u. atu
Eku agYmHRSi "Es]f]zdiyil ecu |>iutinu viE>]D
mi}. `iuh EdviyueT xVyhv>mEH]Xvh k]f]et Ep]ku
k]>Yil ap]>m]y mn]pmu['' `u pru. aE]L
zb]v[ atienuric{u mn]ph Ev, |vieTyu]ku
EG]Se}]h avieT k]fIc{u t>]h" `u pru. \Ten
mHRSi ''`]l mti'' `u xtic{u avieTniu Ep]yi
Es]f]zdiyiei tEp]niEy]TukUTite avieTyi>uu.
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e`tiHYm]
xVyhv>]n>h zsIp>EmsV>nuh, zsIp]Rv{tiyuh, zb]vuh,
viuvuh, |z]diEdvM]>uh muh Es]f]zdiyil agYmHRSi
yueT aTul x]EG]Sh ecuEcRu. aE]L zsIp]Rvti
tZU[ (tu) Ayi. pie tus]iY]fh avieT evc{u
ekEmm]yinTi. atie EG]Se}]h kE]L agY
mHRSiu xVyhvE>]Xvh k]f]iu]y mn]ph tIRu.
an>h zb]dikL avieT niu pi>iu Ep]vukyuh ecy[tu.
aviTh au viy vnzpEdsm]yi>uu. pieyuh ve>]h
aien te kiTi>uu.
an>h zsIp>su>]mN p>Edsil niu zb]fE>yuh
muh Ek>il ek]uvtie EsSh av>il ciR |o
h evi etic{u jnv]xEy]gYm]itIRu. pie Ek>
>]jYe vTu mui>[, etu mui>[ |en arupi
n]u zg]m]i viBjic{E]L |o vuh O>u zg]mvuh
my]zb]fxEtvuh, aiu<tu>]N |o Edsie
aDipnum]yiIRu. "Es]f]zdi" `u gIRv{]fpdh my]
i]yE]L "ecuu" `]yi. atu O>u \o>u (zg]mh) kUTiy]
yE]L ecunUe>]yi. atu k]zkEmf ecnU>]yi
p>ifmic{u.
|E]L ecUR Eztmi>iu h viu<
tu>]e aDIntyiuLet]yi>utin]l aviTuu A
h "nyn]>upi" `e]>]Lu p]inu ek]Tui>uu.
A nyn]>upiyueT kUiEv]>iy]y O>u kuri O>u
divxh avueT a>iv]LmURc{ kU]n]yi avieT k O>u
k}iEMl |u Etc{u. aE]L A k}il niuh >h zpvHic{u
tuTi. avL atu ku EpTic{u p>izBmic{u O]Tiec{[ |o viv>h
n]yn]>upiEy]Tu pru. nyn]>upi atu vipu<
tu>]e aTuriyic{u. tu>]N \Ten te xVjn]y
zb]fEzsM]E>]TukUTi A ei. aE]E<uh po>
zpD]nM]>]y p Ey]gYM]>uh avieT vu kUTi. tu>]e
kUeT ec zb]f>il O>]L aviTue xVjnvuh zpxi
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e`tiHYm]
tziyum]yi>u t]<mF Ep]iy]yi>uu. aEHh mztzi
eEp]e xks]x[ztiuh ati nipufn]y O>u divYnu
m]yi>uu. aEHh A siyuh >zpv]Hvuh kiu xVEn>h
DY]nnin]yi |>utinu EsSh "|tu Ekvh k]usiye}[
|o >zpv]Hh ek]u te x[pm]kuuE}]. |tu xVyh
BUv]y sivihgm]f[. |ien k]feTu |osV>bihbil
\Ten O>u niEvdYemiuh k<i]]l epu azptYm]yi
E]eyuh v>]h. |o >zpv]Hh ni[utinu tl]h
muiy]ru pr eny{u |o bihbinu AETiyi>iuu.
xmzh GZtD]> ecy{]et |o >zx]vh ni[ukyi}"`u
pru. \Ten viu<tu>]N niEvdYinu Evu x]Dn
uh ATutinu muiy]ru pr eny{uh avieT v>ui
e]Tuu. t]<mFEp]i aveyTuu niEvdYvuh eny{]vuh
nTukyuh \Ten >zx]vh niukyuh ecy[tu.
an>h vipu<tu>]N t]<mFEp]i mut]yvR
Ey]gh kUTi avieT Ezth pfiyiutinu AE]cn
tuTi. aE]L t]<mF Ep]i "|vieT sivN m]ztm}
|ek]i>iut[, zsI p]Rv{tiyueT x]iYvumu[. atin]l
Ezth pfiyuE]L sive zsI ek]viE]TukUTi EdviyueT
vizgHh zptiiutinuh O>u gRBgZHmu]yi>ifh" `u
pru.
|en Ey]g]R O]E>]u pryukyuh AE]ciukyuh
ecy[tuek]i>u avx>il x]]l \iyUR ep>uc{N
eedvgtY] avieT vuEcRu. ep>uc{en kE]L
avieTyu]yi>uve>}]v>uh "aEy! mZgYm]f] t] p]dEy]
Ezp]t]'' (EtTiy vi k]il cui) `u vic]>ic{u ~vuh
xE]SE]Tu kUTi aEHe x]d>h xt[k>ic{u |>ui,
avieTyu]y xhgtikuh tueT AE]cnyuh aEHe
zgHiiukyuh
ah
pfiyutinu
O>u
kfu
c]Rie]Tufem[ aEpiukyuh ecy[tu. ep>uc{N
>umUu divxh avieT t]mxic{[ ah, kUh, Eg]pu>
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e`tiHYm]
L mut]yvyueT kfukL c]Rie]Tuukyuh "t]mxi
y]et |niyuh vuek]]h" `u priu avieT niu
Ep]vukyuh ecy[tu.
an>h ~t]nuh m]xLu EsSh ep>uc{N pieyuh
avieT eci>uu. aE]E<uh ah pfi miv]ruh
tIRi>uu. sive zsIEk]vil ki<E]u dRsnm]yi tu>v]
yiuh p]Rv{tiyueT zsIEk]vil tu>vinu puru pTi]u dRsn
vum]yi]yi>uu pfiti>ut[. ep>uc{N niyic{i>utuh
aien tey]yi>uu. cuh, tiTi mut]yvyuh pfi
tIRi>uu. `]l kUie pfi A>hBiukEp]uh
ecy[ti>ui}. atie kfu x]D]>f >Itiyi} ep>uc{N
kfu ek]Tui>ut[. kUh kuuT]]kZtiyil
pfitIRvm]yi>uu
kfu]ie]Tui>ut[.
aen pfitIRutin[ A diiuh aTu zpEdsiumu
]yi>u
As]>im]R
vic]>ic{iu
x]Dic{i}.
atin]l
ep>uc{N ~t]nuh m]xL avieT t]mxic{u xVyEmv
pfituh pruek]Tuu mu As]>im]e>e]u pfiyic{uh
kUh tIRu.
ah pfiey}]h kur tIRE]L viu<tu>]N
mut]yvR zsIp]RvtiyueT O>u si]vizgHh ep>uc{N te
\]ie]Tufem[
AvsYeu.
\Ten
ep>uc{N
mtilke}]h cui nTu, A h Ak]eT p>iEs]Di
c{tie EsSh mtilku v]yu Ek]fil O>u h et]u
k]fic{i[ avieT evi ku<ic{u mu m]iuv]Npru.
tu>]e knzpk]>h aen ecy[tE]L mInTiyil niuh
EdviyueT O>u si]vizgHh y]et]>u EkTuhkUT]et kukii.
ep>uc{N A vizgHemTu[ avieT ek]Tuiu pieyuh
avieTniu Ep]yi.
aTuu]yi>u
suBmuHURil
EdvIzptiyuh
Edvnuh Edviuh y]viDi ksh \Xvh mut]yvyuh nTu
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e`tiHYm]
kyuh nitYd]nh, m]xviEsSh, AviEsSh mut]yv niyic{u
avy[e}]h ptivukEReTuukyuh ecy[tu. AuEt]ruh
Dnum]xil ek]Ti kyri |>upeu divxe \Xvh
Evfem]f[ niyic{t[. aen |e]<uh nTu v>uu[. A
muru x]D]>f Ar]u mk>m]xil ti>uv]ti> n]]kuh.
`]l ci ek]}h Dnum]xil >u ti>uv]ti> v]l
AdYe ti>uv]ti> ek]TiEyuh >]me ti>uv]ti> Ar]u
m]yi>iuh.
Edvieyuric{u jnLu Biyuh visV]xvuh vRiu
tin[ O>u k]>fvuh kUTi \]yiIRu. O>u divxh s]i
]>N kuic{u ecu EdviyueT nT turu niR]Yh v]iy
E]L \Ty]Tyil >ju k]fuky]l xhsyic{u niR]Y
E]Tu(pUv[, m] mut]yvEy]Tu)kUeT \Ty]T ptivuEp]e
puriTukyuh xhsiyie xhgti xVk]>Ym]yi k<k]>N
v]>YE>]Tu pryukyuh ecy[tu. v]>iyR A xhgti EdvxV]e>
ariyiukyuh av>ueT niEy]gzpk]>h A \Ty]T ep]tiu
eki viu< mil ek]uEp]yi aku ek]Tuic{u
viytu>]iey k]fiukyuh viy tu>]i En]i
p>iEs]Dic{u Edvi tuv]ytu tey]fu tIRc{eTuukyuh
`iuh t]<mF mil ek]u Ep]yi aviTue viy
aRneUeT k]fiEc{fh `u kic{u \Ty]T mTi
e]Tuukyuh ecy[tu. v]>iyR \Ty]T t]<mF miuh
ek]uEp]yi d]xikL muK]i>h aku ek]Tuu k]fic{u.
aviTue viy aRnvuh En]i viy tu>]i kic{tu
Ep]e te tIRc{eTui pru. |en xhgti tIRc{y]y
tie EsSh tziy]y t]<mF Ep]i ail ecu
pTi]er cuie vTe mUyil (v]yu Ek]fil) \
O>u muri EdvxV]R muK]i>h eki vit]nic{u a>iic{u
Edviey zsI Ek]vinku niu `<uic{u A muriyii>ui
\Ten zsIEk]viTc{upUukyuh ecy[tu. pie mUu divxEu
Edviu pUj, dIp]>]Dn mut]yvey}]h Edviey `<uui
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e`tiHYm]
c{i>uiy u vc{u te nTi. >]ztiyil Edviu
tufy]yi mUu divxh pTi]er cuil kiTutinu
n]u n]yR x[ztIke ~ReTuukyuh ecy[tu. |en mUu
divxh k<itie EsSh n]]h divxh >]vie Edviey
tZU]r]in]yi(tux[n]ntin]yi[) piTiy]nuru kyi
p]ndiyueT eekv<iy]y miztu<Tv[' ` Eu
v]dYEG]SE]TukUTi `<uic{u ek]uEp]yi. aRn
ueT tux[n]nh Ep]e m]i m]u mut]y \pk>f
E]Tuh p>icye x[ztIkueT x]Hc>YE]Tuh kUTi Ar]Tic{u.
tzi, p>ikRikL mut]yvR ecu x]D]>fm]yi Ar]ukL
u cTukE]Tu kUTi pufY]Hh, pUj mut]yvyuh k<ic{u
Edviey piTiy]nurute v]dYEG]SE]TukUTi ti>iek
`<uic{u mtilkeiyE]L ptivu `ti>u
(k]eyu) sIEvi[ Edvenyuh `<uic{u. pie >u
`<uukuh kUTi mUu zpdifh k<iu Edven Edve
zsIEk]viiEuh
Edviey
EdviyueT
zsIEk]viiEuh
`<uic{u. aien A aTiyi>h avx]nic{u.
aTum]xiuh Edvi tuv]yi. aE]<uh s]i]>N
muM]xiEtuEp]e \Ty]T niR]YE]eTeyTuu puriTu
kyuh xhgti v]>iyE>]Tu xVk]>Ym]yi pryukyuh ecy[tu.
v]>iyR \Ty]T viu<mie viy tu>]iEyyuh t]<mF
mie aRnienyuh k]fic{u xhgti tIRc{eTuu
kyuh viv>h EdvxV]e> ariyiukyuh tzi mut]yvR kUTi
tZU]r]uve>yu xk k]>Yuh y]pURvh Bhgiy]yi
nTukyuh ecy[tu. an>h viu<u>]N mut]yvR
Ey]gh kUTi Edvi pieyuh m]xh Et]ruh tuv]kuemu te
tIRc{eTui. atu xhbic{u Evu ecviE]yi mutl
vkevc{u EdvxVh vk ptivu kfil EcRe<utiukyuh
EdviyueT p>icyev>]yi ci vIuk]e> niyiukyuh
avRuh ci anuBvL niyiukyuh ecy[tu. A
aTiyi>h pie muru nTu ek]i>uu.
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e`tiHYm]
aienyi>u k]u ep>uc{N pieyuem]>udivxh
ecUR eci>uu. aE]L pWE]HL EcRu O>u EdvI
vizgHh v]Ru]i ek]]f[ aEHh ect[. A bihbh
tziy]y t]<[mF Ep]iey ~ic{u ek]Tui[ "|niyuh ~t]nuh
st]L k<iyuE]L |o ainu ag[nib]Dyu]kuh.
aE]L aE]TukUTi |E]<e EdvI vizgHvuh neu
Ep]kuh. piITu ah pfi k<iu zptiiuE]L |o
vizgHh \pEy]gifh. a]h ve> |o vizgHh vTu
vsE]TukUTi O<uku ndiyueT k>Ey]Tu EcRu k]fu
p]ryueT xmIpu kyiiEfh. au]yi>i
vRu |et]umriu kUT]yi>iumE}]. atin]l av>ueT
arivin]yi |o viv>e}]h O>u zgie<uti xUic{u
vukyuh Evfh" `u priu ep>uc{N Ep]vukyuh A
t]<mF Ep]i azpk]>em}]h ecy{ukyuh ecy[tu.
an>h ~t]nuh st]L k<iE]L ep>uc{N
prtuEp]e ainu ag[nib]Dyu]yi. aE]L
bihbH]ni v>>uetu k>uti jnL kUTi AdYh sive
zsIEk]viinku eci Ek]>iek]uviu nirc{u. pie
EdviyueT zsIEk]viinku kUeT azpk]>h ecy{utinu
ecE]E<uh tIjV]ek][ ARuh aE][ aTu]N
vy{]ety]yiE]ytin]l ah evu evIr]ytiEn]Tu
kUTiEdviyueT vizgHh ep]ikRuEp]yi. ag[nib]Dyile[
avuh, kUvuh Eg]pu>uem}]h niESh ag[nii>
y]yitIRu.
pie
viu<tu>]N
mut]yEy]g]>uh
muh
kUTiy]E]cic{u aDikh t]mxiy]et avuh muh y]pURv{h
pun]yi pfik<iic{u. kUh pfiyutinu ariy]vu
As]>im]>i}]etyi>utin]l atum]zth pfiyic{i}. kuuT]
]kZtiyiu atie tr |e]<uh avieT k]]nu[.

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e`tiHYm]
ah
pfik<itie
EsSh
EdvI
vizgHh
\]]nu AE]cny]yi fi< kUT]et s]x[ztzpk]>h
bihbh pfiy]N piuh p>icyvumu si]c]>i `vieT
yuu aEnVSic{uek]i>iu k]u au t]<mF
milmU]yi>u nIkN Ep]i O>u divxh a]<h
k<iu kiTuriyE]L aEHinu O>u xVp[nmu]yi.
aEHie aTul AE>] ecu "zgh En]fh'' `u
prt]yi]yi>uu xVp[nh. \Ten aEHh \fRu En]I[
avieT Ae>yuh ki}. "`E] x]>mi}" `u vic]>ic{u
aEHh pieyuh kTc{uriyE]L vIuh Emlzpk]>h
xVp[nmu]yi. aien au mutl n]Wu divxh aTuic{u
>]zti Et]ruh n]umWuh zp]vsYh xVp[nh ku. atie
x]>em]fu mni]yi}iuh "zgh En]fh" `u
prt]yi]fE}] xVp[nmu]yt[. ~etiuh zg<ic{u
p>ies]Diuk te `u vic]>ic{u aEHh aTu divxh
zgeituru O]E>] zg<ic{u p>iEs]Dic{u tuTi.
aE]l O>u zgil "ep>uc{N O>il |vieT vi>uu
aEHh |ni ~t]nuh stL k<iyuE]L |vieT a
inu ag[nib]D \]vukyuh aE]Tu kUTi EdvIvizgH
vuh neu Ep]vukyuh ecy{uh. aE]L A vizgHinu pk>h
|o vizgHh zptiic{u ek]fh `u pru pWE]H
niRmitm]y O>u EdvIvizgHh ti]fu Ep]yt[. A vizgHh
|vieT vTu vsu pu<vu k]fu p]ryueT xmIp
mu kyil niEpic{iu[. AvsYeTuE]L `Tuu
ek]fh" `u ~<utiyi>iut]yi ku. A viv>h
nIkNEp]i viu< tu>]N mut]yve> ariyic{u. \Ten
tu>]N aEnkm]uke ayc{u kyil muiti En]ic{u.
O>u Pvumu]yi}.
aienyi>ie k>un]gi]>]y ci m>]M]R
vWikil kyri v vIsi mXYh piTic{u nT kUil
Emr kyinu xmIph vWikTuic{u k>iri kyil
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e`tiHYm]
kuic{u. aE]L atil O>un[ kyin[ `ztm]zth A<muu
En]femu Et]i. avN A kyil mui aTiyil
ec{E]L Gnmu `E] O>u vu ave k]il tTu.
avN aetTuu k>u ek]uvu. atu O>u EdvIvizgHh
tey]yi>uu. \Ten |o viv>h vipu<tu>]N mut]yv
>riu. cie>ryc{u A m>]M]e>ek]u te A
vizgHemTuic{u pTi]er Eg]pu>il v>ui. aE]L A
m>]M]R visuek][ ~vuh vi>uu. `iuh au
siv>]zti Ayi>utin]l avRu k>i[, p<h mut]yv
D]>]m]yi ek]Tuu xE]Siic{u ave> pryc{u.
pie nvIk>fzkiy]dikE]TukUTi suBmuHURil
EdviyueT bihbzptiyuh, ksvuh, \Xvvuh muh y]viDi
nTukyuh Eztk]>e}]h y]pURv{h muru nTu
tuTukyuh ecy[tu. `iuh A nvInzpti k<itilie
avieT EdviyueT eectnYh Esh Ep]uh |}]t]yitIRu.
avieT Bjnin]yuh dRsnin]yuh A>uh v>]etyuh
v<ip]Tuke]uh |}]etyum]yi. |ieney]e AyitIRtu
zpti mut]yv nTiy tziu tpsiyuh, mnsuiyuh
mztz]dikil
p]itYvuh
p>icyvumi}]i]efu
pru jnL aEHe p>iHxi]nuh tuTi. zkEmf
nIkN Ep]iu p>p>iH]xvuh timimu mn]pvuh
duHm]yiIRu.
atin]EHh
BipURv{h
Edviey
Bjiukyuh ci divYmzL ek][ ptiv]yi puS[p]i
kuh ci divY mzL jpic{u niEvdYil \p>iukyuh
muh ecy[tu tuTi. aien >u mUu m]xh k<iE]e<uh
avieT EdviyueT x]iYvuh eectnYvumu]yiuTiyt]yi
jLu Et]iuTi. aE]E<uh avieT Bjnin]yuh
dRsnin]yuh jnL kuEre vu tuTi. v<ip]Tuku
]yiuTi. Edvi ciE]L tuv]yiuTukyuh ecy[tu.
O>u

|ien nIkNEp]iyueT atiniEy]Tu kUTiy Bjnh


xhvX>m]yE]E<uh avieT EdviyueT eectnYh
13

e`tiHYm]
pEtil ptiMTu vRic{u. pie atu avieT O>iuh
kurii}. |E]<uh atvieT zptidinemEp]e vRic{u
ek]u teyi>iuu. pu ptinWu Bjn]e>iuh
|}]et O>iuh v>]ri}, ciE]L nUruh nUtuh Ep>u]yi
eyu v>uh. zptidinh dRsnin]yi axhKYm]ukL v>uu[.
kfi}] v<ip]Tikumu]kuu[. A Edvi xk jnL
uh xk]BIuh x]Diic{u ek]Tuuumu[. avieT ecu
k]l Edvieykuric{u Biyuh visV]xvuh pu>uSM]E>
]Dikh x[ztIkL]efu Et]uh. Edvi tuv]yi>iu
k]il avieT ecu dRsnh k<iutu xtiuh
xinuh xoB]gYinuh enTum]hgYinuh ve> n}t]ef
u zpxii nimih a]il avieT dRsnin]yi
v>u x[ztIkLu kfi}. azpk]>h te tZU]r]u
xhbic{u `<uie muNpil t]e]i `Tuu
tinuh axhKYh AukL avieT vu kUTuu[. EdviyueT
tZU]r][ xhbic{u `<uu k]futinu EdvM]
E>]TukUTi Edvx[ztIkuh Ak]sil vu niluem]fE}]
zpxii.
Edvieyuric{u zpxii E]kil xRv{zt vY]piu
kyuh tL `Tuu ek]Tu vizgHm]fu avieT zptiSi
eetu
ariyukyuh
ecy[tE]L
k>un]gi]>]y
m>]M]Ruh Bgvtieyuric{u zkmiDikm]y Biyuh
zptipiyumu]yiI>ukyuh avR siv>]zti Et]ruh Edviey
viutin]yi ecnUR pTi]er nTy[kl Ep]yi tuTu
kyuh, av>vieT ec]l EdvxV]R avR[ k>iuh, p<vuh
ek]Tuu tuTukyuh ecy[tu. k]zkEmf aet]>u ptiv]yi
IRu. A m>]M]>ueT vhs]R |E]<uh siv>]zti
Et]rumvieT v>ikyuh EdvxVil niuavRu k>iuh p<vuh
ek]Tuukyuh ecy[tu v>uu[.
xVyhv>]n>h p]RvtI p>EmsV>M]>uh zb]di EdvM]>uh
muh
kUTi
Es]f]zdiyil
ecuevuh
aE]L
Edvi
14

e`tiHYm]
tuv]yieyuh avieT vc{u tus]i kY]fh nTieyuh
muNpu priu[. au A tus]i xhbic{u EH]mh k<ic{
h k]zkEmf O>u tT]km]yiIRu. A tT]km]fu
ecUR vTeum]yi>ifmic{t[. A kuinu |E]<uh
pru v>u Ep>u ''sikutIRh'' `]f[. A kuh
xVm]utin]yi aTuk]u evh Etki vic{u
EcerTuu m]iyE]L aTiu mYB]g]yi O>u EH]mkuh
k]fukyu]yi. |en Emr xhgtikueT y]]RYe
etiyiu aEnkh dZ]L \]yiu[.
|E]<uh
\]yi e]umi>iuu[. avey}]h y]zkmh viv>iut]
y]l EKnh x]m]nYiDikh dIRGic{u Ep]kuh. |E]Lte
EKnieeedRGYh vic]>ic{tiDikm]yi>iuu. atin]ini
cu>uil ci xhgtikLm]ztEm viv>i]N vic]>iuuu.
prvURve>yu vTN zpEdsuh avyiu aEnkh
Eztuh ti>uvt]hkUril EcRtie EsSh EdvxVie
ptivu kfukL p>iS[k>ic{u m]riey<uti s>ieTuiytu
zbiiS[ rxiQuh ti>uvt]hkUR div]num]yi>u mFEzT]
x]y[p]yi>uE}].
ecUR
EdvxVhvk
ptivukfu
p>iS[k>ic{E]L Edvi tuv]y]l tZU]ruve>yu ecvu
kueT ptiv[ aEHh tiu. Edvi tuv]kuemutil
aEHinu Esvuh visV]xmu]yi}. atu ci jnL
evruet pru]iyt]f]yi>uu aEHie vic]>h.
`iuh A ptivu kfu eviurc{E]L x]y[pie B]>Yy]y
md]u >zx]vm]>hBic{u. atinu p cikiXkL ecy[tiuh
y]et]>u Pvumu]yi}. atin]l x]y[pie |nuh
kfe<uuk]>num]yi>u O>u n]yR x]y[pie arivuh
xtvuh kUT]et O>u n} zps[n]>enek]u md]yueT
E>]ginu k]>fem]fuh atie zptiviDi `]fuh
zps[nh vy[pic{u En]i. aE]L zps[n]>N E>]gk]>fh
ecUR BgvtiyueT viE>]Dm]fuh aviTue ptivu
kfu pURv{itiyil Aiy]l E>]gh EBdm]kuemuh
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e`tiHYm]
viDic{u. x]y[pie |n]y n]yR, A xhgti gUm]yi
x]y[pien zgHiic{u. |tu Eki[ x]y[p[ "`]l md]yueT
xuKET[ \Ten EBdm]ke. A EdvxVie ptivu kfu
pURv{itiyil AiEy]h. `u m]ztm} Au Et]ruh Edvi
AdYh tuv]kuE]tu xhbic{u ecvukL pisek]u
k<iy]N tvmu xhKY w]N `e eekyil niu A
EdvxVil ~iukyuh ecy[Et]h'' `u pryukyuh \Ten
O>u xhKY `Tuu zpEtYkh ekivukyuh ecy[tu. an>h
n]Wu divxh k<iE]L md]yueT dInh niESh EBdm]yi.
avR pURv{itiey zp]pic{u. aE]L x]y[p[ "ecUR
BgvtiyueT m]H]Yh aut]vHh te" `u pryukyuh
\Ten ecnUR ecu EdvxVie ptivu kfu pURv{iti
yi]ukyuh t]N niyic{u ekivc{ xhKY EdvxVi
Eiukyuh ecy[tu.
ek]}h 1055-]m]u n]Tu nIiy AyiYh ti>un]L
mH]>]j]v[ ti>umniE]u xU>Yn]>]yfy{N `u
Ep>]y O>u p>Edszb]fN xVsm]y O>u xR]>uEdY]g
E]Tu kUTiti>uvnpu>u t]mxic{i>uu. aEHie
Ep>il ti>umniE[ `E] ti>uvuET[(viE>]Dh) \]yi
I>uky]l aEHeiTic{u Et]v]Ek] (ti>uvt]hkUrie
atiRi) kTiviT]N knyu]vukyuh azpk]>h ecy{ukyuh
ecy[tu. aEHh A>umriy]et \p]yil mTi vu
ti>uv}]yiei 'vidV]N Bti>i' `u zpxin]yi>u
ku<i][ aN Bti>iyueT aTul niu ci divYmEz]p
Edsuh v]iek]u ecnUR ecu EdvIxiDiyil Bjnh
tuTukyuh O>u puS[p]i tuTiukyuh ecy[tu.
puS[p]iu mzh A zb]fN Ex]pnil niu
ec]}ie]Tuukyuh
s]i]>N
atuEku
ec]}i
puS[p]i ecy{ukyum]yi>uu. aien n]e]u divxh
k<iE]L mH]>]j]vie ti>umnil xU>Yn]>]yfen
v>ui
\EdY]ghek]Tufemu
Et]iuTi.
\Ten
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e`tiHYm]
aEHe `vieT nieiuh aEnVSic{u kupiTic{u ek]u
v>femu kny]vukyuh, knzpk]>h p iu
em<utiyyc{uh Auke ayc{uh muru aEnVSfh tuTukyuh
ecy[tu. Bjnh et]Uru divxm]yE]e<uh ciR ecUR
`i aEHe ku piTiukyuh \Ten ti>uvpu>u
ek]uEp]yi H]j>]ukyuh \Ten knzpk]>h aEHe
k]Riki t]Uil tHsIl mjix[Ezt]yi niymiukyuh
ecy[tu.
pie
aEHh
p
t]Uukil
tHsIl
mjix[Ezt]yuh OTuh ke<uu EpS[]>]yuh ve>]h
|>utie EsSm]f[ m>ic{t[. m>iutuve> aEHinu
\EdY]gmu]yi>uu. aEHh \EdY]gii>u k]uh Au
Et]ruh mUu zp]vsYil kury]et ecUR ecu dRsnh
k<iukyuh puS[p]i nTiukyuhecy[ti>uu. aEHh
ciE]L nUruh |>unUruh pr pU ek]u puS[p]i
k<iic{i>uu. A xU>Yn]>]yfy{e Bjnk]h mutl]fu
ecnUR Bgvtiu puS[p]i O>u zpEtYk v<ip]T]yi
IRt[. |E]L jnL O]E>] k]>YL x]Diutin]yi
avieT y]si >f mutl >]yi>h pfh ve> ecvu
ecy[tu puS[p]i nTiuu[. avieT |E]L O>u
divxh pupz[ Ep>ueT EpReiuh puS[p]iyu]
k]etyi>i]ri}. ciE]L nUruh nUtuh atiDikvuhEp>ueT
EpRuh \]k]ru[.
`h.xi n]>]yfpi `e]>]L ecUR tHsIl
d]>]yi>u k]u ae]}e \Xvh ptiviDikh Ekmm]
femu vic]>ic{u atinu tvh Evu ~RTuke}]h
ecy[tu \Xvh ekEmm]yi nTiuTi. 26-]muXvm]yE]L
Edvi tuv]yi>iuu `u aTy]h \Ty]Tyil k]fukyuh
A viv>h v]>iyR EdvxV]e> ariyiukyuh ecy[tu. Edvi
tuv]y]l pie avieT AEG]Se]uh ptivi}]ti
n]l |triE]L tHsIld]Ru ve> kuitmu]yi.
aEHh v]>iye> viic{u EdSYeTukyuh sk]>iukyuh
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e`tiHYm]
Oumi}]ety]i tIRutinu xVk]>Ym]yi tziey ch
ekukyuh ecy[tu. v]>iyR \Ty]T t]<mF mil ek]u
ecE]L aku k]fi]et tzi v]i En]i Oumi}
`u pru mTie]Tuyc{u. Edvi tuv]y]l ptivutu
Ep]eey]uh ecy{]et \Xvh tHsIld]R vic]>ic{tuEp]e
Ekmm]yi nTi. `iuh \Xvh mu<uvn]kutinu muNpu te
tziyueT aRninuh tHsIld]>ueT B]>Yuh >zx]vh
A>hBic{u. \Xvh k<iE]E<uh atu >u EpRuh ks
]yi. pie zps[nviDizpk]>h tziyuh tHsIld]>uh EdviyueT
nTyil zp]yih ecy{ukyuh puS[p]i mut]yi aEnkh
v<ip]Tukuh Edvi tuv]yE]L ecEy{et]uh ecy{etyi>u
tinu ci zptiviDikuh nTukyuh ecy[tE]L >u
EpRuh xuKm]vukyuh ecy[tu.
kuhBEk]fuk]>nuh viy Dnv]num]y O>u >]y>ueT
B]>Yu O>il O>u b]ED]pzdvmu]yi. A Edvt]Eg]i
k]l viy mu<uzB]]fu te Et]um]yi>uu. atinu
p viDiu cikiXkuh mzv]duem]e ecy[tiuh
y]et]>u EBdvuh ki}. aE]L Extux[n]nh ecy{ic{]l |tu
EBdm]kuem[ AE>] pryuky]l >]yR B]>YEyyuh ek][
>]EmsV>Eu pureu. mDu>yil vc{u yEvds]x[ztikL
`e]>u vidV]en k]fukyuh aEHh ''|tin[ Extux[n]nm}
Evt[, ecUR BgvtiyueT xiDiyil O>u mh
Bjiukyuh puS[p]i ecy{ukyum]fu yum]yiut[. atu
>uh ecy[t]l |o \pzdvh m]ruh pie Evfemil
Extux[n]nvuh k<i]h" `u pryuky]l >]yR B]>YEy]TukUTi
ecUR
`i
Bjnvuh
puS[p]iyuh
tuTic{u.
n]t]hdivxh A >]yRx[ztIyi]Evsic{i>u b]D tui avR
afii>u amUY]y AB>fem}]h a<ic{u EdviyueT
nTyil vc{i[ xtYh ecy[tu b]D O<iuEp]yi. >]yR
xE]Sic{u pieyuh p v<ip]Tukuh k<iukyuh viEyriy]>u
puh ~t]nuh pfvuh kUTi BgvtiyueT nTyil evc{u
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e`tiHYm]
viukyuh ecy[ti[ aTu divxh te B]>YEy]TukUTi
mTiE]yi. |tu ~kEdsh ptien]u ek]}h muNpu]y
xhgtiy]f[.
|ien avieT Bjnmi>ui[ aTu k]u te
aEnkh Ep>ueT b]DkL xtYh ecy[tu O<iuEp]yiu[.
avey}]h zpEtYkh viv>iuv]N |E]L nivZiyi}. A
pTi]er nTyie xtYie xVB]vh kUTi cu>uil
pri[ |o \pnY]xh avx]niifeme vic]>iuuU.
Ek]Ru viDizpk]>vuh muh xtYh ecy{utin]yi avieT
ec]l
pTiEr
Eg]pu>ie
akuvsu
vtuB]gu
ki]iE]T[
OTu[
tr[
ah
t]<um]yiu dV]>il eekvi>iuek][ Eg]pu>TiyiEMl
niu ek]]fu xtYh ecy{uk ptiv[. kxtYm]fil
dV]>iiTu eekvi>iEMl O>u xRh dhsiukyuh xtYh
ecy{u AL Eg]pu>inu purEu mRu vI<ukyuh
m>iukyuh \Ten k<iyuh. |o ~R]Tie By>tVh nimih
ve>]m]yi[ |vieT xtYh ecy{]N A>uh x>]k]ri}.
ecUR pTi]er nTyie xtYh `u EkLutu te
jnLu Bym]f[. pie atinu Ae>iuh pureTuEm]?
|en |o EdviyueT m]H]Yeuric{u |niyuh ve>
pry]nu[. `iuh |E]L |en niruuu.

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105. |Tevi]u nU>i


ek]}vRSh p]h stkil jIvic{i>u mH]kvikueT
kUil '|Tevi][' `i}E>]yi[ O>u nU>iyu]yi>uu.
|EHie kvitkueT >xiktVh vic]>ic{]l a]u]
yi>u kvikil zpmgfnIyN |EHh tey]yi>uu `u
Et]iE]kuh. |EHie zpD]nkZtikil zpxi]yiu
v dy]gh, >uifIxVyhv>h `I cuzpbuh ci
A kkum]f[. A cu zpbL pE>i zpbil
Ouh t]e<y}]]f[ xHZdyM]>ueT aBizp]yh. |o nU>iyueT
O
Ex}]kLu
>xiktVh
xRv{s]} GYL tey]f[.

vic]>ic{]l

avyuh

973-]m][
n]Tu
nIiyk]Rikti>un]L
>]mvR
mH]>]j]v[ ti>umnuek][ kic{u nTiy O>u murjp
]u |Tevi]u nU>iyuh ti>uvnpu>u ecu
EcRi>uu. aEHh muKhk]fic{ xmyh ti>umniEu >u
Es}]kL `<utie]Tuukyu]yi. av t]e< EcRuu.
"Ek]pi zsIpn]Bzpcu>t>kZp]
x]>pIyuSExkx[PItEzp]uhgvidY]viTpttix
Itix]>zpv]:
DEnY] DRzpxUnzpBvnvyso>B]kZE]Ek]
B]ti Ezsy PoeeGRdVijkus>fh
>]m>]j]m>zdum
khxIkZtY divh Buvh tuitv]n]D]y EvD]Ey]
>izh tV]W p>iituh g>imfidYo]fvdURVh gt]
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e`tiHYm]
Edv]np[x>xu>zdumgf]N
niipY tzt]nt]
vdY [m]tEt] b]HUN xukZtiEn]
pYUIy vinYxYti''

x]>h: 1. zsI pn]Be atYDikm]y kZp]x]>m]ku


amZtuek]u
nnuky]l vRic{u vRuyRi>iu
vidYk]ku siK>Uil p>iEs]Biu nItix]>]ku
ti>ukE]TukUTiytuh B]gYmutuh DR]ku puS[pil
niu pureTu putiy kIRiy]ku xo>BY]l akRSi
eTu jnE]Tu kUTiytuh Ezsyuk]ku PgfL
EHtuv]yiu dVijkuLu zb]HmfRu (pikL `uh)
s>fm]yi>iutum]y O>u >]m>]jkvZh Es]Biuu.
2. a}Ey] mH]>]j]Ev! zb]vu EdEvzeyuh Bv]eyuh
knh tUi ariyUtin]yi xVReyuh BUmiEyyuh tu]xie
>u tuk]ikic{i[ xVRm]ku til EdEvzenyuh
BUmiy]ku til Bv]enyuh evc{u. aE]L EdEvze
knurvu ek][ xVRm]ku t[ ve> mukiuh Bv]e
knUTutl ek][ BUmiy]ku t[ ve>]e<yum]yitIRu.
atin]l pie xVRm]ku til EdvM]E>yuh Edvx[ztI
keyuh kkvZuh kUTi vc{u. pieyuh A tu t]fu
v>uky]l |E]<uh BUmiyil niu aEnkh aEnkh xukZtike
Em[Ep]uyRi A til kyivc{uek]i>iuu.
|o Es}]kL ku mH]>]j]v[ ti>umnuek][ atYh
xE]Sic{u. nU>iyueT >[ eekuh vI>sZhK kic{u
ek]Tuu. A murjp]ute Dnum]xil O>u divxh
>]ztiyil sIEvi xmyu ti>umnuek][ mtilk[
`<uiyt[ O>u x]V putc{uhek]]yi>uu. ti>umniEu
a]u v]RkYh b]Diukek]uh mie tfu[ ati
kinvum]yi>iukek]um]f[ aviTuien ecy[tt[. pn]B
xV]miey `<uic{tie pi]ey]f[ ti>umnuek][
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e`tiHYm]
`<uiyi>ut[. ti>umnie pi]e ci ExvkM]>uh
aEnkh nU>im]>umu]yi>uu. aE]L |Tievi]unU>i
aEHie kUeTyu]yi>u nU>im]E>]T[ "w]niE]L Evf
emil mH]>]j]v[ putc{i>iu A x]V EmTic{uek]uv>]h"
`u pru. atu Eku EsSmu]yi>u nU>im]R "atu
Ekvh ax]DYm]f[" `u pru. "Ae, p>Iic{u En]e''
`u pr[ |Tevi][ nU>i nU>im]>ueT kUilniu
pi>iuEp]yi ti>umnie aTueiyE]L ti>umnu
ek][ nU>iEy]T[ "`]?" `u k[ic{u Ec]dic{u. \Ten nU>i
''sIt]R] |v xuci divx],
nHYhb>h sRv{>I
sIzGh muWti, Ex]pi H! HutBuE]fh gEt] B]x[k>
tVW]nhgkZs]nutp[tHZdEy
mug[]hgn]n]h gEt]
>]jN! kih k>v]m EkvmmI
sIt]BiBUt] vyh?''
`e]>u Es}]kh ec]}i
x]>h: tfuuek] p>vs]yiE] `u Et]um]ru divx
L (pkukL) cu>uuu. >]zti ahb>e Ak]se
(vx[zte `uh) Evgil \Epiui}. xU>YN ag[ni
Ek]fieiyi>iuu. a}Ey] >]j]Ev! au k]m]g[ni
ek]u cUTupiTic{i>iu xu>im]>ueT HZdyeyuh gmic{i>i
uu. tfuuek][ p>vsM]>]yi>iu we]fu
ecEy{t[?
tu]m]xh mutl EmTm]xh ve> pkl kuruh >]zti
kUTutum]yi>iumE}]. pkl cu>uutuh >]zti ahb>e
Evgil \Epi]tuh tfuie duHtVh ek]]Ef]
`u kvi \lEzpiuu. azpk]>h te dif]ynil
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e`tiHYm]
xU>YN etE]u m]rutu x]D]>fm]fiuh ag[niEk]fi
Eu Ep]kutu tfuu ek]]Ef] `uh \lEzpiuu.
tfuuk]u ciR tIyie aTuEu Ep]kumE}].
xu>im]>ueT HZdyh k]m]g[nitp[tm]yi>iuE]L atinki>i
u >]j]vinu sItb]Dyu]vukyi}. mH]>]j]vien kiu
xu>im]>]yi>iu x[ztIkL k]mp>vsk]yi>iuu `u
t]>Yh. |tuek]u mH]>]j]v[ ti>umnie xo>Ye
xUciic{i>iuu. |zpk]>mi>iu |]u tfuien
tTuutinu |oyuvR[ (`niu)O>u nivZiyi}u B]vh.
|o Es}]kh Ek fil ti>umnuek]u putc{i>u
x]VeyTuu nU>iu k[ic{u ek]Tuu.
Eme<utiyi>iu Es}]kLek]ute |o nU>i O>u
>xiknuh mH]kviyum]yi>uu `u x[pm]kumE}].
au ti>uvnpu>u]yi>u xk xHZdyM]>uh |o
mUu Es}]kuh ve> n]yi `u xsi>h xtic{u.
`]l >]me Es}]km]fu aDikh n]eyetu p
]>uh p>umu]yi>uu. a]u Tiuxul]e \pzdvh
ek]Enkh zb]fR ti>uvnpu>u ecu mH]>]j]vien
s>fh zp]pic{i>utuek][ O]h Es}]kie "dVijkus>fh"
`u zpEy]geyuh `}]v>uh ve> s}]Gic{u. nU>iyueT
Ey]gYtu tvh xhB]vnkL ecy[tuh ti>umnie vidVtVh,
Ood]>Yh, dy]utVh mut]y gufekuric{uh `}]v>uh
puk<[i.
Emrzpk]>h mH]>]j]v[ ti>umnie xhB]vnkLu
p]ztIBvic{ mH]kviy]yi>uu A nU>iyueT |}h ti>uvt]h
kUril kuun]T[ t]Uil EcR p]E]uEds]fuh A
|}h |E]<umuumriyut[ |o n]uk]Ru xE]S]vHvuh
aBim]nk>vum]yi>iumE}].

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e`tiHYm]

106. py{UR zg]mh


zsI p>su>]mN p>Edsil niu zb]fR mut]yi p
j]ti]e> Ek>il ek]uvu piuTum]i muuTuy]
uk, m]yh m]i m>um]ym]uk mut]yi EvSiuh
Ac]>iuh aEnkh m]L v>uukyuh Ek>>]jYe
etu mui>uh, vTu mui>uh |en arupin]u
zg]m]i viBjic{u aviTil t]mxiiukyuh ecy[tu
`u Ek>E]i mut]y pukL pryuuE}].
Ek>E]i mut]y pukL visV]xEy]gYL ae}
u aBizp]y]>uh ci>uutu |vieT O]R]ti>iu
i}, `]l A xhgtieykuric{u O>u v]dh nTi tIRc{yu]
femu \EsE]TukUTiy} |o EKnh `<utut[.
py{UR zg]mekuric{u kuh Ekumriiuvey aTi]n
eTuicitu pryfemu m]ztEm |vieT \Esiuuu.
atin]l |t>v]de \Epic{u zpkZtil zpEvsic{u
ek]uu.
Emrzpk]>h p>su>]mN p>Edsil niuh ek]u
vv>il zb]fe> O<ic{u EsSmu xk j]ti]>uh m>um
]yh Ac>ic{uek]femu A]pic{E]L \>Ek>
il py{UR zg]mil Aiyi>u suzdR mut]yvR tRh
pru. zb]fR m>um]yh Ac>i]ph tuh
at]c>iut}uh tL m>um]]ym]c>ifemil
zb]f>uh at]c>ifem]yi>uu av>ueT v]dh. atin]l
p>su>]mN A zg]miu zb]f>uh m>um]ym]c>i
femuh av>ueT Ac]>e m]tZky]i Ek>iu sUzdR
mut]yv>uhnTu ek]femuh kic{u. A zg]miu
zb]f>ueT knYkm]e> anYzg]miu zb]fe>ek][
viv]Hh ecy{ic{u at]ti}Il te t]mxiic{u ek]f
emuh viv]Hh k<iu zb]f>uh (pieku k<iu
Ek]yitu>]M]e>E]e) avieTte t]mic{uek]f
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e`tiHYm]
emuh kuTivy[p[ `e]>u ~R]T[ Evuh A zg]miuvR
xj]tIyviv]Hh k<i>uetuh |t>j]ti x[ztIke xhbh
ecy[tu B]>Ym]>]iek]femum]fu p>su>]me k[n. A
zb]fe> `}]v>uh a]vM]R `u viic{u ek]femuh
p>su>]mN kic{u. atu k]zkEmf E]pic{u 'auvN'
m]e>]yitIRu. zg]miu zb]fR |E]<uh m>um
]yh tey]fu Ac>ic{u v>ut[. ave> `}]v>uh pru
v>ut[ auvM]e>um]f[.
py{UR zg]mil pu aEnkh zb]fgZHu]yi
>uu. k]zkEmf av yic{u |E]L avieT aEW] Aer]
|}E \u]fu ariyutu. |o yie k]>fh avR
p>su>]me knu viE>]Dm]yi zb]fknYkm]e> viv]Hh
k<ic{u tuTiyt]f[ `u ciR pryuu. |o zg]m e> O<ic{u
mu xk my] zb]f>uh m]y ]>]yi>iutu
ek][ |vRu aieny]y]lek]]emu |T]u
O>]zgHmu]yi. `]l mu my]zb]fR ABij]tY
i>u nimih |vRu knYkm]e> ek]TuukEy] |v>um]yi
kUTi<iyukEy] ptivi}]tin]l A AzgHh `uiuh
`}]vRuh x]Dic{i}. x[ztIDnh ek]Tuuv]N nivZiyi}]et
yi>u ci nU>im]R |vRu knYkm]e> viv]Hh k<ic{u
ek]Tu]emu xtiuky]l |v>il ciR viv]Hh k<ic{u.
py{UR zg]m]R viy Dnv]M]R Ayi>u tin]l avRu
x[ztIDnh kifemu niRbmi}]yi>uu. knYkm]e> kiiy]l
mtieyu m]ztEm \]yi>uuu. `u m]ztm}, knYkm]e>
kiiy]l aE]u pfh ek]Tuuv]nuh avRu xtm]yi
>uu. atin]l n]]yi>vuh ay{]yi>vuh >Up vIth ek]Tu]f[
O]e>]>uR viv]Hh k<ic{t[. aen viv]Hh k<ic{ |}
]>]fu OTuh mUh m>umuh |}]et n]m]vEsSM]>]yi
IRt[.
|E]L py{UR zg]mil jnpuiek]uh Dnpui
ek]uh zpxiM]>]yi>iutu t]<]i}]>]f[. "t]<]
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e`tiHYm]
uvN" `u Ekii}]vR Ek>il aDikh \]yi>iu
emu Et]ui}. A |}iE]L D]>]h Aukuh
kfi}] Dnvumu[. avieT ecu viv]Hh k<iuve>
pie av>ueT |}u Oinuh kUuk ptivi}]tin]l A
nU>im]>ueT i>v]xh avieTey]f[. A |}]R
|E]<uh zp]Eyf m>um]yh tey]fu Ac>ic{u Ep]>u
etiuh avR]Ruh t]<]eE]e jnpuiyuh Dnpui
yuh zpxiiyuh zp]bYvumi}. t]<]i}e[ ku>umuk[
O>inilte ek]}il O>u ilp>h >Up muteTuu
[. mu |nil `}]h kUTi pu il Ouh kurvi}.
kurec{iuh kUTutuiEyuu.
zsI vI>m]R]vRc>ith kki(A)yil |o
zg]meuric{u zpkZt]nzpkZtm]yi xVh priu[. A B]gh
te< EcRuu.
Es}]kh
''c]E tzt puiuricYBiDm]h
Ek]kh tim]R
t]E]ic{<kn]h mutiy]R
pu]vxiuhviDo
p]]<izpiynnIptiHitN
zsI vI>m]R]Bu
p]N p]e]iyuh giee>vm>ui
ec{y[tITin]N mzifo''
pdh
mziv>! >]my{! mtimN n]>]yfy{!
mzith sZfuth Em mznipufM]E>!
p>sU>n]yiTuh p>su>]ms]xn]l
p>Eds]c]>m} p>miIE>il
vi>Ev]ET]tin]l vizpvYti>iM]>]yuE]R
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e`tiHYm]
x>xh B]giEny]n>zkmh >ciuu.
py{UR itiy]ud]H>fiy]h
>]my{x]Em]iy]l
pey{URiti, Ek>ie,yri
}]h muxYzgimN
ky{R]dimn]y tieyyDi
Epic{uTN kUi tN
ky{R]timHe<u nZpen
]su ek]]Tin]N.
|en py{UR zg]mie itieyuric{u Everyuh ci
pukil pru k]fuu[. vi>By]l avey] uh
|vieT \>ic{u k]fifemu vic]>iui}.

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e`tiHYm]

107. Oyil Evy[e]>u mkN k]v[


pe]>u k]u p]Y>]jkuTuhb]R >]yii>i[
O>u kU]R viyU>uh mvR mDu>yiuh t]mxic{i>uu `u
tu c>iztzpxim]fE}]. viyUR t]nm]yiu B]g
inu difp]Yemuh mDu> t]nm]yiu B]ginu
\>p]Yemum]f[ pru v>ut[.
difp]Yh B>ic{i>u >]j]vu v]fijYviSyi!l
ve> zptipiyu A]yi>uu. atin]EHh k>m]Rm]yuh
jm]Rm]yuh xVEdsu kc{vTh vRiiutin]yi p Eds
ilniuh aEnkh vfigV>M]e> kuTuhbxHith xV>]jYu
v>ui]mxiic{i>uu. av>il O>u vfi[ xt[gufniDiyuh
viy |osV>Bnum]yi>uu. ay]L zpD]nm]yi Exvic{i>ut[
Evy[e]>umkeny]yi>uu. A eciy]>ueT BivisV]x]dikL
ek]u Evy[e]>umkN zpx]dic{[ ay]L vic]>iu k]>Y
e}]h x]Diic{uek]Tui>uu. A eciy]>ueT zpiypt[niyuh
|osV>Bi D]>]m]yiu kUi]yi>uu `u m]ztm},
avR n} viduSiyuh xRv{]hgxu>iyuh ptizvt]siE>]>t[nvum]
yi>uu. |o xRv{]hgxu>ieyuric{u p>uh pru EkuEku
>]j]v[ avil atYh Axcien}, k]mki>n]yi
e tIRu. "Ezs]ztvZY] Hi gUh visti yuvxuEcEt]
vWk pW]b]f" `uE}].
O>u divxh k]u >]j]v[ \fRefIu te m]ik
yii>uE]L A vfigV>x[ztI
"mEu kuic{u mumt]
mIrN D>iEc{]mn
ui**kL k]fum]er]>u nn
UEW EcRen
>iuh xKim]e>]eT]u t>x]"
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e`tiHYm]
aTuu >]jm]RilUTiE]kutu ku. muEte
>]j]vie mnil kijVic{uek]i>u k]m]g[ni A
E]eekkxu>ieyE]L stgufIBvic{u. aute >]j]v[
O>u dUten gUm]yi ayc{[ ave te m]ikyil v>ui
tniu AzgHh ave zgHiic{u. >]j]vu te viiic{tu
tniu c]>iztBhgh v>u]n]yi]efu A x]DVi aE]]f
rit[. A ptizvt >]j]vie duREm]Hinu v<iei}. avL
"v]cY]v]cYvic]>m]RvimuEK] E]EkSu k]mI jn" `u
mnil vic]>ic{uek][ "\>]xVyhv>"ie eex>ziyueT
"x]d>h nI ec]e]>u em]<iyitu x]Duv} kumEt" |tY]di
pdm]f[ aEHie muil ec]}iy]Tiyt[. atu Eku >]j]v[
"nI w]N prtu xtic{u zpvRiu ph ninuh nie
BR]vinuh Evu ]nm]nuh pdvikuh vuvkkuh
t[ ~vuh \yR niyil nie |vieT xuKm]yi]mxi
iuh. a}]ph k]>]gZHi]i k<ivuiTE]h k
eTuukyuh ecy{uh. n}Ep]e AE]cic{u mrupTi pryuk"
`u vIuh pru. atu Eku eeD>YxEmth A yuvti
"aviTu[ |o >]jYe >]j]vuh aTiyL |viTue aTimku
m]yi>iu iti[ aviET[ `uh ecy{]mE}]. >]j]Di
k]>e tTuutin[ aTiyL[ siyi}. atin]l
|tienuric{u EvtuEp]e AE]cic{u n]ee mrupTi
|vieT ariyic{uek]]h" `u pr[ A x]DVi tl]h A
DRxTil ni[ O<iuEp]yi.
A gufvti \Ten xVgZHiei vRm]ne}]h
te BR]vien zgHiic{u. "|ni |o >]jYu t]mxic{]l
Apukuh apm]nvuh xiiuh. atin]l |ute |viTh
viuEp]kfh" `u niyic{u pfm]yiuh p]yiumu]
yi>u eekmutuke}]h \Ten epruieyTuu B]h eki
y{]r]i evukyuh au >]ztiyile `}]emTuu
ek]u B]>YEy]TukUTi A vfigV>N xp>iv]>h avieTni[
OiEc{]Ti turmuKei klkyriE]vukyuh ecy[tu.
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e`tiHYm]
~t]nuh divxLek][ avR ek]c{iyiei k>iri.
pie avR kUi[ O>u vWi piTic{[ atil kyri etE]u
pureu. Evn]u k]yieiyE]L atiBy>m]y k]ruh
kruuh k]uh m<yuh vukUTi. k]yil O]h xmuzdil
ti>m]keEp]e |kimriutuTi. vWi muuemute
tIRc{y]yi. vWiyiu]yi>u vfi[ku (eci) mut]yvR
m]ztm}, vWi]Rteyuh m>fByE]TukUTi \re niviic{u
tuTi. A xmy[ `vieTniE] O>]L kru vx[zth
\Tuuek]uh eekyil v]uh p>icyuh vi}umuh ec]yuh muh
D>ic{uek]uh evilUTi nIivu vWiyueT am>u
kyri p]yemTuuek]u "ni]>uh vYxniukyuh p>izBmi
ukyuh Ev. Ape]uh kUT]et w]N vWi k>Tui]h.
`}]v>uh vWiyil aTiyi>iuviN" `u pri[ am>h
piTic{utuTi. A xmyu ecnuh krunum]yi >u mutkL
vWiEy]Tu EcRu >uvsum]yi vu ep]i. atuek][
O]h vWiyiEMl vTi]etyuh vWi |k]etyum]yi.
aE]L vWiyiu]yi>uvRu vWi muuemu Byh
Ep]yi. `iuh mutkL piTic{u tieiE] `u Byh
muu]yi>u ByiDikm]yi. atriiu putiy am>]>N
"ni]>uh ByeET, |vR nueT akTi]>]f[. nie
\pzdviyi}" `u pru. atuek]u vWiyiu]yi>u
vRu xVh xm]D]nmu]yi.
vWi atiEvgil Ep]yi. ek]c{iyilniu puretie
piE zpB]txmy[ |E]L Oyil Evy[e]>umkNk]vi>i
u E]TTuu kTviTuu. \Ten putiy am>]>
nuh eciy]R mut]yv>uh k>iri. \Ten eciy]R vWi
]>ueT kUiek]Tu[ ave> pryc{u. aE]E<uh mutkL
evil muimru.
A h au etuhkUR >]jY[ \Let]yi>uu.
`u m]ztm}, etuhkUR >]jkuTuhbie O>u s]K]R
avieT t]mxiuumu]yi>uu. avR avieT (|E]L
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e`tiHYm]
Evy[e]>umkNk]vi>iu [) O>u kZxV]mizpti
nTiutin]yi O>h pfiyic{u kur tIRi>uu.
vWiyilec{iriyvR A putiy Eztie xmIpu
ecE]L am>]>n]yi ecukUTiyi>u A putiy AL
eciy]E>]T[, "w]n]>]efu nI arii}E}]. nI ve>
]m]yi BipURv{h Exvic{uv>u A Evy[e]>umkn]fu
w]N. w]nit] |vieT |>i]n]f[ B]viut[. |niyuh nIyuh
nie vhs]>uh `e p>Edvty]yi vic]>ic{u Exvic{u
ek]i>u]l niueT xk]BIuh w]N x]Diic{utu
ek]]h" `>uiec{y[tiT[ A xV]mi avieT A zsIEk]vii
nku kyri kuTi (|) ek]u.
|o vRm]nmriu etuhkU!R >]j]vu eciy]e> te
aTul v>uiEc{]diukyuh ay]L viv>em}]h >]j]vien
zgHiiukyuh ecy[tu. "`]l A xV]miey `nie]u
k]ffh" `u pru >]j]vu ecu eciy]>ueT eeku
piTic{uek]u
En]iyE]L
xV]miey
zsIEk]viinku
zptYm]yiu. pie >]j]vvieT bihbzptiyuh ksvuh
muh muru nTiukyuh ptiv]yi pUj nTutinu Evu
~R]Tuke}]h ecy{ukyuh ecy[tu.
an>h >]j]vu t]n]dYh niyic{ zsIkZxV]mi zpti
\Ten nTifemu niyic{u atiEu Ever O>u
zsIEk]vil pfik<iiukyuh zpti nTiukyuh ecy[tu.
atu Evy[e]>umke nTu Ene>ey]f[. at[ xV]mi[
Ouh >xic{i}. atin]l zsIkZxV]miey zptiic{ xmyu
Evy[e]>umke zsIEk]viilni[ "`e Ene> vi>uy]L
`uh `e \ih Bifh" `e]>u as>I>iv]u
EkLeu. atu Evy[e]>umkN a>uiec{y[tt]efu
viEsSic{u pryfemi}E}]. |uh `eiuh O>u x]Dnh
Evy[e]>umknu niEvdi]et zsIkZxV]miu niEvdiuv]N
avieT x]Diui}. O>u p]yxniEvdYmO] mE] AdYEm
pkutieyTuu Evy[e]>umknu niEvdic{iu EsSm}]et
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e`tiHYm]
zsIkZxV]miu niEvdiuv]N ek]uEp]y]l A niEvdYh
suh m]rIE] `eneyiuh kZxV]miu niEvdiuv]N
x]Diukyi}. |t[ |E]<uh kuv>u O>u ptiv]f[.
Evy[e]>umknu cu>uil zpD]nm]yiu v<ip]Tu
vrniEvdYm]f[. \>iEy] n]<iEy] a>iyueT vre]Tiyuh O>u
k>iuh (|I>uh) kUTi avieT niEvdiic{]l viy viy
k]>Yuh A xV]mi x]Diiuu[. ci divxi!l avieT
nUruh nUtuh vIth vrniEvdYh \]k]ru[.
p]Y>]j]vienETic{u viyURniuEp] eciy]>uh
B]>Yyuh Oyil vuEcRtieEsSh etuhkUR >]j]vie
xH]yE]TukUTi OEy]TTu "tul" ` Eds[ O>u
gZHmu]i avieT t]mxmuric{u. aDikh t]mxiy]et
av>ueT j]ti]>]y mu ci kuTuhb]>uh avieT
vuEc>ukyuh gZHu]i avieTe i>t]mxm]u
kyuh ecy[tu.
aE]E<uh |o vRm]nh te c]>M]R muK]>h
p]Y>]j]vriu. t]n]zgHic{ x[ztIyuh avueT BR]vuh
etuhkUR >]jY[ OuxmIph tue Edsu t]mxi
uueuh ave> etuhkUR >]j]v]f[ aByh ek]Tu[
avieT p]Ric{i>iuetumriE]L etuhkUR jyic{iE]
eciy]e> nizgHic{iE] ~tuviDemiuh t]n]zgHic{ x[ztIey
ek]uEp]>femu niyic{u. p]Y>]j]v[ Tiuxul]e
aDik]>iuLei>u
~t]nuh
muHdIyeexnYe
xV]DIneTui te aBi]Sh ariyic{[ OyiEu
pryc{u. avR Oyiei ci Hkuh ek]kuh muh
tuTiyE]E<uh A Edsniv]xik]y jn]k]eT By
viHV>]yi n]Tuh vITuhvi[ O]h tuTi. >]j]vuh |tikRvYt]
mUn]yiIRu. aEHin[ |o tuuTey jyiuv]N
tvmu eexnYbmu]yi>ui}. atin]l aEHh
Evy[e]>umkNk]vil ecu nTyil vIfu nmx[k>ic{[,
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e`tiHYm]
"xV]miN! Bgv]En! aviTuute `eyuh `e jneyuh
>iEf. `niu Ever O>vhbvumi}" `u pru k>u.
aE]L AE>] "EH >]j]Ev! Bv]N `<uEu xVgZHil
Ep]yi xVn]yi |>uuek]uk. sztue jyic{u Bv]en
w]N >ic{uek]]h" `u prt]yiE]i. aEHh
tep]i En]iyE]L avieTeyuh Ae>yuh ki}.
`iu |tu Bgv]N Evy[e]>umkN a>uiec{y[tt]efu
visVxic{[ aEHh xVgZHiEu Ep]yi.
\Ten Evy[e]>umkN xV]mi kruukc{yumuTu[ a>yuh
tyuh murui pTc{yuh vi}umuh D>ic{u sztuueT
aTuEu pureu. aE]L v<iTuu O>u vIie O>u
x[ztI xV]mieyi[ "|o pTy]i ~tudiuk]>n]f]Ev]?
|y]L vi}umuh D>ic{u yuinu Ep]vuky]yi>iuh. |y]L
vic]>ic{]l A tuuTey jyi]N k<iyuEm]? ay]L
c]k]N Ep]vuky]yi>iuh" `uh muh p>iH]xm]yiru.
xV]mi atu Eku ti>iuni[ A x[ztIyueT vITien Ym]i
O>u s>h zpEy]gic{u. pu>yueT v]tiuke}]h epeTu. av
tur]N A x[ztIey}, ayl]e>}]h vic]>ic{iuh
x]Dic{i}. As]>i, ek]}N mut]yvR pic{ pfi ptienuh
zpEy]gic{uEn]Iuh Pem]umu]yi}. piec{i vZM]>ueT
\pEdszpk]>h
Evy[e]>umkNk]vil
O>u
viic{uec]}i
zp]yivuh ci v<ip]Tukuh k<i]emu niyic{u
tl]h avu Evu mutl A x[ztIeye][ \<iu
eki evic{u. \Ten v]tiuke}]h A>uem]uh ecy{]et
xVyEmv turu. v<ip]Tukuh zp]yivuh A x[ztI piE
divxhte nTukyuh ecy[tu.
Evy[e]>umkN
tuuTEy]Tu
yuhecy[tu
s>zpEy]ghek][ ave> pE>yuh nizgHic{u. av>ueT AyuD
zpEy]gem]uh xV]miyil Pic{i}. atin]l HtEsSM]>]y
muHdIyR "|ven]>u viy x]]N te. |venyi]N
nmuu siEp]>]" `u pru mTiE]yi. etuhkUR
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e`tiHYm]
>]j]vuh
ecy[tu.

jnuh

y]pURv{h

xV>]yi

t]mxiukyuh

p]Y>]jYuniu v[ eciy]>uh B]>Yyuh AjIvn]h


Evy[e]>umken BipURv{h Exvic{uek]ute |>ui>uu.
av>ueT
xk]BIuh
xV]mi
x]Diic{uek]Tuukyuh
ecy[ti>uu. A eciy]>ueT vhs>uh xVj]tIy>um]y ci
kuTuhb]R |E]<uh tul ` u t]mxic{uv>uu[.
avRuh A Evy[e]>umkenuric{u annYx]D]>fm]y
BivisV]xL |E]<umue]f[ ariyut[.
Oyil kuTiek]i>u Evy[e]>umke aut
kRuh m]H]Yuh |niyuh ve>ry]nu[. `iuh
Ou>u xhgtikLkUTiri[ |o \pnY]xh avx]nii]
emu vic]>iuu.
Evy[e]>umkNk]vil miE]<uh O>u evic{]Tu]yi
>i]ru[. avieT evic{]Tu tuiy]l aTuu "ecruvi
]v[" ` BgvtiEztilec{}ukyuh evic{]T[ "`niu
d]Hiuu" `u pryukyuh avieTyu EdvxV]R O>u p]zt
il kurc{u p]nkh (sR> kiy evh) \]ie]Tuu
kyuh ptiv]yi>uu. O>u etuhkUR >]j]vinu evic{]TM]>ueT
tuiuh muh Esvuh visV]xmu]yi>ui}. aEHh |o
evic{]Tien Ou |iBYn]femu niyic{u. O>il
Evy[e]>umkNk]vil
evic{]Tu
tuiuTiyE]L
>]j]vu ecruvi]viei. avieT O>u n]uk]tN c>u
(n]u k]tu viy v]R[) v>ui atil nirc{u p]nkh
ki vy[pic{u. evic{]Tu tui ecruvi]vil ec}ukyuh
ptivuEp]e "`niu d]Hiuu" `u pryukyuh ecy[tu.
aE]L >]j]vu v]Rii>u p]nkh cUi]fic{uek][ "|t]
|>iuu; D]>]h kuTic{u d]Hh tIR]h" `u pru.
evic{]T[ A p]nkh mu<uvN kuTic{tieEsSh A v]ReTuu
tyil evc{uek]u Evy[e]>umkNk]viEuh Ep]yi.
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e`tiHYm]
avieTec{u v]Ru t]e< vc{i[ \Ten kiyTukyuh ecy[tu.
A v]Ru n]uEp>u piTic{]l m]iev]N k<iy]vh
knmut]yi>uu. atil kievc{i>u p]nkh mu]ru
pryilury]etyu]yi>uu. evic{]Tu atu mu<uvnuh
O]yiuTiukyuh A v]Ru tnic{u tyilyie]u
Ep]vukyuh ecy[ttu kE]L >]j]vu v}]et ByeTukyuh
auteTukyuh te avisV]xeuric{u p]piukyuh
aTu divxh te >]j]vu Evy[e]>umkNk]vil Ep]yi
xV]midRsnvuh zp]yivuh aEnkh v<ip]Tukuh nTukyuh
ecy[tu. evic{]Tu ek]uEp]yi Evy[e]>umkNk]vilevc{
v]R[ avieTni[ `Tuic{uek]uEp]kuv]N >]j]vinu eeD>Y
mu]yi}. at[ avieTniu ek]uEp]y]l `eiuh
Apu]Eyuem]yi>uu >]j]vie Byh. atin]l atu
ve>]h avieTe |>ui>uu. etuhkUR >]jYvuh
aEt]TukUTi Evy[e]>umkNk]vuh ti>uvit]hkUrilEc{Riuh
ve>]h k<itieEsSh ek]}h 1000m]iT[ A v]RuTc{[
A EdvxViEu te aEnkh \>uik]yiuh muh v]Ric{u.
Oyiu O>u n]yR kuTuhbil O>il x[ztIx]nh
cu>um]yi v>iky]l avieTyu]yi>u O>u x[ztI tni[ O>u
epFkuiyu]y]l mUn]]miT]nm]y "mfRk]u"ek]u
Ep]yi EztnTyil evc{u Ec]ruek]Tu]emu zp]Ric{u.
an>h aDikh t]mxiy]et A x[ztI gRBh D>iukyuh
y]k]h zpxvic{[ O>u x[ztI x]nmu]vukyuh ecy[tu.
kuiu Ec]ru ek]Tu]nu k]m]yE]L A x[ztI mfRk]u
Ep]yi zp]Rn niRv{iG[nm]yi niRv{Hic{uv>uti n]yiu
aE]u Ep]kutinu mu]yi Evy[e]>umkNk]vil O>u
vrniEvdYh k<iiEc{]emu niyic{u. `]t[ aen
k<ii]N avRu x]Dic{i}. O>u divxh eevkuE>m]yE]L
A x[ztIyueT BR]v[ avE>]T[ kuiu Ec]ruek]Tu]nu
muHURh n]e k]]f[. |[ a]<h k<iu nmuu
pureTfh. `]E n]e]u mfRk]ei kuiu Ec]ru
35

e`tiHYm]
ek]Tu]N x]DiyuU" `u pruEk[ A x[ztI "kuiu
Ec]ru ek]Tu]N |vieTniu Ep]kutinumuu Evy[e]>u
mkNk]vil O>u niEvdYh k<iiEc{]emu w]N niyic{iu]
yi>uu. |ini atu x]Diyi}E}]" `u pru. at[ A
x[ztIyueT BR]vuh xEH]d>nuh muh O>u k]>Ym]yi gfic{i}.
"aen v}tuh niyic{iueil aet]e mTiviu
nT]h. |E]L atien]uh xmymi}" `u pr[ `}]v>uh
a]<h k<ic{u Ec]rUfinu pureu. pkutiv<i ecE]L
Et]fiyurc{u. pu<yil evmEsSh viE]yi>iut]yiu.
`um]ztm}, Et]fi]>nuh EsSmu]yi>uv>uh v<i n}
niymuv>]yi>uiuh ARuh v<i ariukUT]etyum]yi.
Ak]eT `}]v>uh ku<ivs]yi. aE]L kuiyueT m]t]v]y
A x[ztI "|t[ A Evy[e]>umkN xV]miyueT m]y]zpEy]g
m]f[. a}]et me]um}. |o pu<yil |][ |en evh
vi w]en]>iuh kii}. A vrniEvdYh k<ii]et
Ep]tie Pm]fit[" `u pru. \Ten av>ueT BR]v[
"aeny]efil Ec]rUfu k<ic{[ Oyil mTieyiy]
uTen nUe]u vrniEvdYh k<iiEc{]h. |t] atinu pfh;
pu<yil D]>]h evh v>e" `u pru nUe]u vr
niEvdYinu Evu pfemTuu B]>YyueT muilevc{u.
xVxmyh k<iE]L Et]fi |kiyt]yi avRu Et]i.
En]iyE]L Et]fi |kiyt]yuh pu<yil D]>]h evh
vi>iut]yuh avR ku. `}]vRuh v<i ariy]rum]yi.
"xV]miyueT m]H]Yh acinIyh te" `u pr[ ave>
}]v>uh Et]fiyii>uuek]ute xV]miey vic{uek][
avieTniu Ep]vukyuh jm]Rm]yuh k>m]Rm]yuh y]k]h
mfRk]ei Ec]rUfu nTukyuh mTi Oyieiy
divxhte Evy[e]>umkNxV]miu nUe]u vrniEvdYh
k<iiukyuh ecy[tu. |en A xV]miyueT m]H]Ye
uric{[ |niyuh ve> pry]nueiuh |E]L |en
nile.
36

e`tiHYm]
Evy[e]>umkNk]v[ `ut[ jnL pru pru
E]pic{u k]zkEmf "EvE>Nk]v[" `]yi. kurc{uk]h kUTi
k<iE]L "k>uvNk]v[" `]yi. |E]L jnL x]D]>f
y]yi pruv>ut[ "k>uvNk]v[" `utey]f[.
etuhkUR >]j]M]R pe]>uk][ Oyil t]mxi
c{i>uu `utinu Ym]yi avieT |E]L k]fut[ "`T
r[" "`Tilr[" `u Ep>]yiu ci prukL m]zt
m]f[. A prukL >]jmi>L |>ui>ut]ef]f[ pryu
t[. etuhkUR >]j]M]>ueT v]xin[ |E]<uh "`Th"
`]fE}] pruv>ut[.
Evy[e]>umkNk]vil AuEt]rumu \Xvie
piEv divxm]y mInm]xilU>iNn]L kuruM]R kh
(>Uph) `<utut[ O>u vWiyil ci eciki>iut]yiuh
xV]mi am>h piTiut]yiuh vWiyueT >u vsuh O]E>]
mutkL
EcRunilut]yium]f[.
pURv{c>iztie
x[m]>km]yi |E]<uh nTiv>u |o kem<u[ |o e`tiHY
e visVxiutinu tt]y Ym]kuuE}].

37

e`tiHYm]

108. sb>im s]]vuh pu >]j]vuh


pe]>u k]u p]Y>]jkuTuhb]R >]yii>i[
O>u kU]R viyU>uh mvR mDu>yiuh t]mxic{i>uu.
mDu>yil t]mxic{i>u s]Kyie viy >]j]v[ O>u divxh
n]y]in]yi vnzpEdsu ecE]L avieTey]>u yuv]vu
Evy]Ti viEn]dic{u nTut]yi ku. vi}umuh D>ic{u
nTi>u A yuv]v[ k]<[cyil atimEn]H>nuh s>zpEy]g
il atYh xmRnum]yi>uu. AyuDL zpEy]gic{u
dumZge nizgHiutin[ aEHinu]y p]Tvh ku
vix[myviHVn]yiIR >]j]v[ A yuv]vien aTul viic{[
Edsh, n]mh mut]yvey}]h Ec]dic{u. atinu>m]yi A
yuv]v[, "`ni[ zpEtYkm]yi O>u Edsvumi}. E]kem}]h `e
Edsh te. `e Ep>u x]D]>fy]yi jnL pruv>ut[
"ay{N" `]f[. `e aN O>u my]iy]f[. atuek][
w]nuh O>u my]ite. `niu x]m]nYhEp]e m]t]pit]
M]R |e}ute pry]h. x]]l mH]m]y ayuh
E]eekkn]n]yi>iu |osV>N anuh `u vic]>ic{u
w]nien nTuu `u m]ztEmyuU. |ztyuem]ey}]et
|tiDikm]yi `euriec{]uh ariyi]ni}" `u pru.
|tu Ek[ >]j]v[, "|vN n]Tuh vITuh |}] O>gtiy]efiuh
AyuD]BY]xil atixmRn]f[. atuek][ |ven kUeT
ek]uEp]yi nueT eexnYil EcRfh" `u vic]>ic{u
ek][, "`]l nin[ `e kUeT vu nueT aTul
t]mxi]Em]?" `u Ec]dic{u. "O]EH], y]et]>u viE>]Dvumi}"
`u yuv]vu xtic{u pryuky]l >]j]v[ A yuv]vien
kUeTe]uEp]yi te eexnikn]i]mxiic{u.
a]u sztuueT Akmfvuh yuvuh xk>]jY
iuh kUeTUeT \]yie]i>iuk x]D]>fm]yi>uti
n]l A \pzdvh p]Y>]j]vuh anuBvic{uek]utey]fi
>ut[. aen yumu]ku k]il ecu En>iu yuh
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e`tiHYm]
ecy[tu sztue jyic{uv>utin[ |o putiy eexnikn[ O>u
zpy]xvumu]yi>ui}. aEHe xH]yi]N m]>uh kUeT
ec}femute \]yi>ui}. sztuLu eexnYbvuh
p>]zkmvuh `ztm]ztmu]yi>u]uh |o ay{N tnic{uEp]yi
yuhecy[tu jyic{uv>ik ptiv]yi. atin]l p]Y>]j]vu
xE]Sic{[ ay{en te Exn]n]ykn]i. ay{N p]Y
>]jYu i>t]mxm]yE]L aEHe Byeu sztuL A
>]jYe
Azkmi]ety]yi.
atin]l
p]Y>]j]vie
mnil xV]Yvuh ay{enuric{u xE]SbHum]nuh
xIm]tItm]yi vRic{u `u m]ztm}, >]j]vinu p<y eexnik
M]E>]Tuh mumu]yi>u xE]S]d>L ve> kuryukyuh
ecy[tu. atin]l avieTyu]yi>u p<y eexnikM]R[
ay{enuric{[ x]m]nYiDikh axUy \]yiIRu.
~tuviDvuh |o ay{en tufem[ ave>}]v>uh kUTi
AE]cic{u niyic{u. pie atien]f[ Evet[ ave>
}]v>uhkUTi AE]ciukyuh O>u kosh kupiTiukyuh
ecy[tu.
an>h ave>}]v>uhkUTi gUm]yi ecu >]j]vie
B]>Yey ci ti>umul]<[ckL evc{u xTmriyic{u. "a}Ey]
ep]utu>]I! |vieT viy tu>]N ti>umnie aTul
Exvkn]yi O>u my]i vuEcRtilie ti>umniE[
aTiyeuric{u]yi>u v]XYvuh k>ufyuh niESh
nsic{i>iuu. aTiye O>u k]>Yinuh |E]L kic{u
vii]rie}},
aTiyL
ti>umuil
ec}utute
aviETiE]L >xm}]ety]fu tIRi>iut[. |o itiyil
|vieT]mxiu k]>Yh aTiyLu viy xTm]f[. |o
putiy my]iyueT ~Sfi nimim]f[ ti>umniE[
aTiyil kZpyi}]ety]yt[. |tiE[ aviTu[ `eiuh
O>u xm]D]nmu]i aTiye >ifh. gufvtiyuh
k>uf]niDiyum]yi>u |viTu}]et aTiyLu me]>u
39

e`tiHYm]
s>fvumi}. |viTuuh aTiye \Epiuky]efil
aTiyL |o n]Tuviu Ep]kfem]f[ vic]>iut[."
|zpk]>h
eexnikR
mut]yv>ueT
xTh
Ek[
ARzdm]nxy]yiIR >]i "niLuEvi `uh ecy{]N
w]N xy]f[. w]en]f[ ecEy{etu niLte
AE]cic{u pr]l w]ntu ecy{]h. A my]ieyuric{u
ti>umniEu x]m]nYiDikh x[EnHvuh bHum]nvumu
eu `niumriy]h. aven |vieTniu viyfemE]
avN
pryutuEp]eey]uh
ecy{>uetE]
pr]l
ti>umniEu xtm]vukyie}}, pryuvEn]Tu viE>]Dmu
]Ey]numiTyu[. aviTue aTul ariyi]N nivZi
yi}. niLte AE]cic{[ O>u kosh niyifh" `u
pru. aE]L A eexnikR "|viTuu ti>uvyil O>u Evdn
y]efu kic{uek][ AxYh nTic{u kiTu niviifh.
eevdYM]R vu cikiXkL ecy{uE]ruh aDikmDikm]efu
kic{uek]i>ifh. |ztyuh ecy[t]l mti. EsSem]e
aTiyL s>iy]ie]]h" `riyiukyuh, aen ecy{]
emu xtic{u >]i E>]gh nTic{u kiTu niviiukyuh
ecy[tu.
\Ten >]j]vu >]iu xuKET]efriu eevdY
M]e> v>ui muru cikiXkL ecy{ic{utuTi. cikiXkL
ecy{uE]ruh E>]gh vRic{uv>ut}]et EshEp]uh smnh
k]f]y[ky]l >]j]v[ ~vuh viSn]yiIRu. aE]L p<y
eexnikM]R O>u duen eevdYEvSh D>iic{u eekUiyuh
ek]Tuu Evet}]mupEdsic{u >]jxiDiyiEyc{u. A
keevdYN >]j]vie muil ecu et]<utuek][, "a}Ey]
ti>uEmnI! tu>]iyueT sI]y[m aTiyN EBdm]]h. |tuve>
eevdYEvSh cm[ |vieT vve>]e suEm kM]>]f[.
avR eevdYs]x[zth kiuEp]umi}. E>]gmriy]ety]f[
ave>]e cikiXic{t[. tu>]iey b]Dic{i>iut[ O>u
v}] kTu vY]Diy]f[. atie k]inYh ariy]vuvRu
40

e`tiHYm]
m]ztEm ariukUTU. s>iy]y cikiX ecy[tu Evgil
EBdm]et E>]gh |o viDil O>u pudivxhkUTi
evc{uek]i>iuky]efil pie tu>]iyueT k |osV>nu
m]ztmriy]em}]et aTiyen]uh ariyiui}. |o E>]g
inu viDic{iu m>u[ Oum]ztEmyuU. atu pui]]f[.
O>u mu]<i pui]l kiiy]l mUEmu]l n<ikek][ |o
E>]gh EBdm]]emutinu y]et]>u xhsyvumi}. ati}]et
|tu
EBdeTu]N
A>]uh
x]DYvum}"
`riyic{u.
|tuEkE]L >]j]vinu viy vic]>m]yi. pie >]j]vu
eevdYEn]Tu "ep]ru] dIninu ki] m>u[ `u
p<eW]}[ |E]L s>iy]yi. epukiTu puieyiTic{u p]l
kreTuu ek]uv>uv]N mnuSYN vic]>ic{]l x]Di
yi}E}]" `u pru. aE]L eevdYN, "|vieT ti>uEmniyueT
Exvknuh Exn]n]yknum]yi]mxiu my]iey kic{y
c{]l |tu x]Diuh" `riyic{u. \Ten >]j]v[ ay{en v>ui
viv>h pru. "p>Iic{u En]]h" `u pri[ ay{N
aE]Le Ep]yi.
"ay{en |en pryc{]l avN ek]Tu]ilec{[
|ouiey kTupiTiuh. pui kTic{[ ave kyuh k<iuh.
aen avN nimimu \pzdvh tI>uh" `u vic]>ic{]fu
p<y eexnikM]R keevdYen ayc{[ |en pryic{t[. pE
atu Pic{i}.
ay{N k]ilec{[ Ouve> puikeyuh puiui
keyuh tTuTic{uek][ O>u vY]zGie purukyri
>]jD]niyiEu vu. aE]L avieTyu]yi>u tiTuuh
Ek]]Huem}]h avRnIyL tey]yi>uu. puike
ku EpTic{u n]uk]>uh >]jD]niyiu]yi>u eexnikM]R
mut]yv>uem}]h O]Tiey]ic{u. puikueT sh EkE]L
e vyruEvdn EBdm]yi >]i `fIu nTutuTi. >]j]v[
~vuh By]zk]n]yiIRu. ay{N O>u am]nuSzpB]v
n]efu vic]>h aEHinu muEte \]yi>uu.
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e`tiHYm]
puikee]uv>ikyuhkUTi ecy[tE]L |EHh O>u mnuSY
ne}ute tIRc{eTui. >]j]vu ec[ ay{e p]dil
vIfu x]]hgh nmx[>ic{i[, "a}Ey] xV]miN! aviTu[
A>]efu v]vh ariy]y[kek]u w]N aviTue
|vieT EvtuEp]e Ad>iukyuh Ac>iukyuh ecy[ti>u
i}. aviTue O>u Exvke niyil m]ztm]fu w]N
|tuve> vic]>ic{uEp]t[. `e |o ap>]De aviTuu dy]
pURvh mic{[ `e anuzgHifh. |o puike ki[ |vieT
yuve>}]h ~vuh Byp>vs>]yiIRi>iuu. atin]l
|veyey}]h k]iEute aviTuu xdyh viyfh.
aviTu[ A>]efu xU[mm]yi w]niE]<uh ariyui}.
atin]l at[ aviTuu xdyh x[pm]yi a>uiec{y{femuh
w]N x]d>h aEpic{uek]uu" `riyic{u. atinu mrupTi
y]yi ay{N, "a}Ey] >]j]Ev! Bv]N `e |vieT Ouh
an]d>ic{i>uie}}, x]d>h bHum]nic{utey]f[ |>uiu
t[. atin]l Bv]enuric{[ w]N atYh xun]yi>i
uu. |vieTyu eexnikM]R[ `e Ep>il ~vuh axUy
yu]yiu[. at[ av>ueT atek]e}]et me]uh
w]N vic]>iui}. `e p>m]Rem}]h muEte w]N
Bv]En]Tu
priu[.
atil
kUTut]yi
|niey]uh
prriyiEt]yii}.
Ep]>]et}]h
k]zkEmf
Bv]nriy]r]kuh. `euric{[ |vieTyu eexnikM]Ruh muh
>xmi}]et |>iutuek]u w]nini |vieT]mxifemu
vic]>iui}.
w]N
|E]Le
my]>]jYEu
Ep]kuu. `e n]e (puike \Esic{[) w]N ek]u
ep]y[e]]h. Bv]nuh |o diiu v]xh xuKk>myi>ii}.
atin]l my]iEu Ep]>iky]fu n}t[. avieT
v>uE]L `e i>v]xh `vieTy]efu w]nriyi]h. A
uv]l `e]f]h" `u pru. |ztyuh pru
k<iyuTen ay{N puikE]TukUTi aR]nvuh ecy[tu.
ay{N pi>iuEp]ytuek][ p]Y>]j]vin[ ap]>m]y
mn]pmu]yi `utu pryfemi}E}]. aEHh ay{N
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e`tiHYm]
mr diuEn]i
mTiE]yi.

vIuh

nmx[>ic{iu

xVmi>iEu

pie
>]j]vu
ay{enuric{ute
O]E>]u
ciic{uek]i>uu. |o divYN t]n]>]efu vYm]yi
rie}iuh Ekvh mnuSYne}u k]>Yh tIRc{te.
|E]<uh aEHm]>]efu x[pm]yiryfemu w]n]vsY
eiuh pri}. "`e p>m]Rem}]h muEte w]N
priu[" `]fE}] aEHh prt[? aEHh muE
`]f[ prt[? `niu zpEtYkm]yi O>u n]Tuh vITuh |}.
E]kem}]h `e n]Tute. x]]l mH]m]y ayuh
E]eekkn]n]yi>iu |osV>N anuh `u vic]>ic{u
nTuu" `]fE}] aEHh muE priut[. EpR
ay{n]efuh pr[. s>ite. |ztyuh prtuek][
aEHh
zsIp>EmsV>nu
vium]yyil
jnic{
puztn]y
s]]v]efu x[pm]kuu[. s]]vien ay{enuh
pry]ruE}]. |osV>M]Ru zpEtYk viTuh n]Tumi}E}].
xRv{vY]pik]yi>iu |osV>M]Ru E]kem}]h av>ueT
n]Tute. |et}]h A xV]mi a>uiec{y[t v]ukilni[
\oHi]vut]f[. pe `e atek][ aet]uh
\oHic{riy]N aE]L `niu k<ii}. atu viy
km]yiE]yi. ~t]y]uh |ni |o diie]mxh suBm]yi>i
yi}. xV]mi a>uiec{y[ttuh aeny]fE}]. ay{N |vieT
niu Ep]yi `ri]l sztuueT \pzdvh \]Ey]h.
`}]hek]uh
t]mxiy]et
|viThviu
my]iEu
Ep]kututey]f[ n}t[". |eney}]h ciic{urc{u >]j]vu
pie aDikh t]mxiy]et avieTniu kuTuhbxHith Ek>
iEu pureu.
]v>vue}]h
p]i]i
pRuh
ptic{u
ek]Tuukyuh pfvuh puh B>fip]ztuh muh ekieyTu
iukyuh ecy[tuek]]f[ >]j]vu my]iEu Ep]t[.
aEHh p EdsL kT[ OTuvil "ph" `
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e`tiHYm]
EdsuvuEcRu. A zpEdsh a]u "eeku<]N"
` zpxin]yi>u O>iTzpBuvie eekvsi]yi>uu.
avieT ~t]nuh h A t]En]Tu viuv]i O>u
Ek]yil (Ek]vikh) pfiyic{u >]j]vu kuTuhbxHith
avieT t]mxmuric{u.
ph `riyeTu zpEdsh pzu k>kL kUTiyt]f[.
avyil O>u k>yueT Ep>]f[ "eeku<". t]e Ek]vikh A
k>yi]yi>uu. atuek]]f[ avRu eeku<]enu
n]mh xiic{t[. azpk]>h te p]Y>]j]vu vu pu
t]mxm]y k]h mutl A kuTuhb]>ueT Ep>u pu
>]j]evum]yiIRu. |zj]h, mEHzj]h mut]y Em]Ti
vidYkL ek]u zpxin]yi>u eeku<]enuric{u Ekii
}]vR Ek>il aDikmu]yi>iuemu Et]ui}. A
t]e kuTuhbh k]zkEmf anYh niuEp]vuky]l pu
tu>]e Ek]yil aE]u m]i]pic{u. |E]L A
Ek]yii>iutu
eeku<>yi]f[.
niRjzpv]H
E]TukUTiy ndiyueT tI>u A h ~vuh xuKzpdm]yi
ut]ky]]f[Ek]yil aE]u m]i ]pic{t[.
|ni nueT ay{xV]mi p]Y>]jYuniu purei[
`E]]fu Ep]yetu En]]h. xV]mi p]Y>]j]viEn]Tu
prtuEp]e my]iEu tey]fu Ep]t[. xV]mi
my]ie
ki<e
atiRiyieiyE]L
avieT
x]]l p>su>]mmHRSiey kei. aE]L p>su>]mN
ay{En]T[, "a}Ey] H>iH>puztn]y xV]miN! w]N |o
Ek>ie >]yi ki<e atiRiy]y mkiuh,
pTi]er atiRiy]y kTlI>iuh xV]miyueT ~t]nuh
vizgHL
zptiic{u
k<ii>iuu.
|ni
xV]miey
keiyt]y |o pufYuh w]N xV]miyueT O>u divY
vizgHh zptii]N vic]>iuky]f[. |o ie}]h
xV]miyueT x]iYh xd] \]yi>ifh. |o pufY
]fu pu mthgmHRSi mut]y tEp]DnM]R Azsmh
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e`tiHYm]
]pic{u tpu ecy[tuek]i>ut[. A tEp]DnM]>ueT
p]dsuzsUS nimih viy tpxViniy]yiIR sb>i
ds>puztn]y zsI>]mcze dRsnm]zt]l muy]yi
IRtuh |o u evc{]f[. |zpk]>em}]mi>iu |o
pufYu xV]miyueT x]iDYh viEsSic{umu]yi>ifh.
|o Ek>ie zpD]n >kn]yi w]N xV]mieyey]f[
k>utut[" `riyiukyuh, xV]mi atien xtiukyuh
\Ten p>su>]mN ay{xV]miey avieT zptiiukyuh sb>i
t]mxic{u
tpu
ecy{ukyuh
Em]e
zp]piukyuh
ecy[tt]y A pRv{tinu 'sb>igi>i' (sb>im) `u n]mh
kliukyuh ecy[tu.
p]Y>]j]vu my]>]jYu vu p>]j]v]yi
t]mxh tuTiytie EsSh kuer divxL k<iE]L O>u
divxh >]ztiyil aEHh kiTuriyi>u xmyh O>u xVp[nh
k]fukyu]yi. muu Exn]n]ykn]yi te aTul
t]mxic{i>u ay{N aTul vu "w]niE]L sb>im
yi]f[ t]mxiut[. avieT v]l `e k]f]h" `u
prt]yi]f[ xVp[nmu]yt[. \Ten >]j]vufRu ku
turu En]I[ avieTeyuh Ae>yuh ki}. `iuh >]j]v[
|tu x]]l H>iH>puztn]yi>iu DRs]]vu te
te aTul v[ a>uiec{y[tt]efu visVxiukyuh,
aTu divxh te p>iv]>E]TukUTi sb>imyiEu
pureTukyuh ecy[tu.
avieTeyi k]TukL evieic{u En]i ecE]L
p>su>]mn]l zptiiei>u vizgHh kei. `iuh
>]j]vinu n} tZp[tiy]yi}. '|vieT v]l k]f]em]fE}]
xV]mi a>uiec{y[tiut[. |vieT viu xV]miey ki}E}]'
`]yi>uu >]j]vie vic]>h. A xmy[, '|E]L `e
vizgHh k]l mti. avieT `e x]iDYh EvtuEp]e
yu[. A bihbil pUjic{u Exvic{]l xRv{]BIuh
x]Diuh' `[ AE>] `vieT niE] viic{u pryut]yi Eku.
45

e`tiHYm]
atuh xV]mi a>uiec{y[ttu te `u visVxic{u >]j]v[
avieTe t]mxic{uek]u Evu Aukeyuh x]Dn
uem}]h avieT v>ui mur[ ah pfiyuh zpxi tziy]y
t]<mF Ep]ieye]u ksvuh nTi Eztil piITu
nTEu k]>YLu ptivukuh niyic{u. dumZgL
nir A vnzpEds[ `uh mnuSYR t]mxic{u pUjyuh muh
nTuk `ut[ a][ ax]DYm]yi>utin]l m]xh
Et]ruh aWu divxh m]zth pUj nTiy]l mtieyuh,
mk>xhzk]i, AviEsSh (Aie]>iu viEsS divxh)
Ayi>ifemuh, au mutl aWu divxh O>ulxvh Ep]e
Edven `<uiukyuh muh Evfemuh mk>m]xh aW]h
tiy{ti Au Et]ruh O>u kBvuh, ~<]h tiy{ti O>u ku>utiyuh
nTfemuh mum]f[ niyic{t[. azpk]>em}]h |E]<uh
nTu v>uumu[. `]iE]L mk>h mutl OiTyi[ Aru
m]xil AdYvuh kuhBh mutl OiTyi[ Aru m]xil
OTuviuh aWu divxh vItm]f[ avieT pUj nTi v>ut[.
aeny]y]l Ail Aru tvf vIth |vieTE]y]l
mtiyE}]. pUj nT]N Ep]kutu s]i]>N, k<k]>N,
m]>]M]R, mu p>ic]>kM]R mut]yve>}]v>uh kUTi niEvdY
inuh, s]i]>N mut]yvRu Bfinuh muh Evu
a>i, Ek]ukL mut]y xk x]Dnuh ekieyTuu
ek]uh 'xV]miEy! s>fmy{E]!' `[ \re viic{uek]um]f[.
|en Ep]kuvR mEYm]Rh k]]n, k>Ti, kTuv], pui,
ec]y mut]y dumZge D]>]m]yi k]fuk x]D]>f
m]f[. `]ivyie]uh |ve> \pzdvi]ri}. |v>ueT
(xV]miEy s>fmy{] `u) s>fh vii EkLuE]L
xkmZguh dUe> m]rie]uh. aen |E]<uh kuv>uu.
mk>xhzkm divxh xV]midRsnin]yi |E]<uh AuEt]ruh
axhKYh AukL sb>imu Ep]k]ruE}]. av>uh ciE]L
v<iu k]]nkEyuh muh k]f]rueuh, s>fh viiuE]L
avey}]Em]TiE]vuk ptiv]efuh muh pru EkLu
u[.
46

e`tiHYm]
ay{xV]miyueT v]xh sb>imyiuriukyuh, avieT
ah pfi, ksh mut]yv nTukyuh ecy[ttie EsSh
pu >]j]v[ A xV]miey te kuTuhbp>Edvty]yie
vic]>ic{[ Ad>ic{utuTi. aE]L aEHinu divxh Et]ruh
xV]midRsnh k<ic{]le]]emu Et]ukyuh, atu sb>im
yilec{u x]Diu k]>Yh ax]DYm]yi>iukyuh ecy[ttu
ek]u pute Ek]yiinu xmIph O>u Ezth
pfiyic{[ avieTyuh viDizpk]>h s]]vien zptiiic{u.
atin]l avieTyu >]j]M]Ru m]ztm} >]ikLuh
Ab]vZh `}]vRuh zptidinh s]]vien dRsnh k<iu
tinuh xok>Yh xiic{u.
p]Y>]jkuTuhbie O>u s]K]R viyUR `
Edsu t]mxm]iyt]yi muu priuE}]. A s]K]>uh
k]]>il A Edsh viu my]iEu te Ep]u.
avR a]u etuhkUR >]jY[ \Lei>utuh |E]L
ti>uvit]hkUril
mInc{il
t]Uil
EcRi>iutum]y
pU]R ` Edsu vu Ec>ukyuh A Edsh etuhkUR
>]j]viEn]Tu v]i Ek]yiumu]i avieT t]mxmuriu
kyuh ecy[tu. A inu ki<u myil niu pure[
O>u ndi muE te pTi]u zpvHiuu]yi>uu. atu
kUT]et A myueT me]>u B]gu niu Ever O>u ndi kUTi
|T]u pureu pTi]u zpvHic{u tuTi. A ndiey
`}]v>uh 'pun]r[' `u pru tuTi. atu k]zkEmf
'pU]r[' `]yiIRu. A ndiyueT tI>u Edsinuh A
Ep>u te xiic{u. A Ep>ien xhx[kZtB]S] pitM]R
xhx[kZtIk>ic{u 'pufY]pg' `]iIRiumu[. pU]il
>]j](tu>])M]Ruh zpD]n p>Edvt s]]vu tey]f[.
atin]l avieTyuh Ek]yiinTu[ O>u Ezth pfiyic{u
s]]vien zptiic{iu[. avieTyuh |E]L Eztm>Y]d
zpk]>h divxh Et]ruh pUj mut]yvyuh, Au Et]ruh \lxvh
mut]y aTiyi>uh nTiv>uu[.
47

e`tiHYm]
etuhkUR, vTuhkUR, eckE>i, k]yhkuh mut]y
>]jYL piTic{Tiytie EsSh ph kUTi te >]jYE]Tu
EcR]le]]emu Et]uky]l ti>uvit]hkUR mH]>]j]v[
atin]yi zsmic{u tuTukyuh, viy yuvuh muh kUT]et atu
x]Diukyuh ecy[tu. O>uTTi zpk]>m]f[ ti>uvit]hkUR
mH]>]j]vu ph Edsh eekvseTuiyt[. ph Edsh
pu >]j]vil niu eekvseTuiy k]u ti>uvit]h
kUR mH]>]j]v[ `<utie]Tuiu \TTiyueT x]>h,
pu >]j]vie kuTuhbil ecvin[ AvsYmu en}uh
pfvuh Au Et]ruh aTuUF (epNSN) Ayie]Tu[ A
kuTuhbe buimui]et `uh >ic{uek]]em]f[. A
>]jkuTuhbiiE]L AukL pEtil ve>yDikh
vRic{iutuek]Uh aTuUfie xhKY atinutvh
kUie]Tu]tin]uh A m]nYkuTuhb]>iE]L nitYvZi
u ve> buimuuue]f[ EkLut[.
ph Edsh ti>uvit]hkUril EcRiuh sb>im EdvxVh
A xR]>il EcRii}]yi>uu. avieT nTv>v]yiuh mumu
Ad]yh k]zkEmf ve> vRiuky]l A EdvxVvuh piITu
ti>uvit]hkUR xR]>ilEc{Ru. atin]l A Eztie
\Tmn]y pu >]j]vin[ avieTni[ |E]L O>u k]su
Ep]uh ki]N m]Rmi}]ety]fi>iut[. `iuh ay{xV]mi
yueT ci ti>uv]B>fuh muh |E]<uh evc{u xUiutu
pu >]j]vu tey]f[. avy[e}]h ti>uvit]hkUR
xR]>il kfumu[. A vk ti>uv]B>fuh muh `Tuic{u
ek]u pu >]j]v[ |E]<uh AuEt]ruh mk>xhzk]iu
sb>im `uk ptiv]f[. avieT mk>h ~<]h tIyti ve>
ptivu aTiyi>e}]h k<iyutu ve> >]j]v[ avieT
e t]mxiukyuh pie ti>uv]B>fL mut]yv
`Tuic{uek]u ti>ieyE]>ikyum]f[ ptiv[. ti>uv]B>fuh
muh ek]u Ep]kuE]<uh ti>ieye]u Ep]>uE]<uh
akTiy]yi Ep]Ixuk]R mut]y xR]>uEdY]gM]>uh
48

e`tiHYm]
mumu]yi>iuh. A y]zt v]dYEG]SE]Tuh muh kUTi ve>
Ekmm]yi]f[ |E]<uh nTu v>ut[. A Ep]uv>vu vku
ecvuke}]h xR]>il niu ecy[tu v>uu[. pu
tu>]N sb>imyil t]mxiu divxil bHum]nxUck
m]yi a>i, Ek]u mut]yv xR]>il niu ek]Tuukyuh
ptiv]f[.
pu
>]j]v[
Au
Et]ruh
mk>xhzk]iu
sb>imyil Ep]vukyuh AEr<u divxh avieT]mxiukyuh
ptiv]efiuh nTu Ene> ecu xV]miey viuk ptivi}.
atinu >u k]>fL pru v>uu[. ay{xV]mi
>]j]vie
Exn]n]ykn]yi]mxic{i>u
A]fE}].
atin]l >]j]vu Ene> ec}uE]L xV]mi `fI[ Ac]>h
ecy{fh. atiniTy]utu s>iy}E}] `u vic]>ic{]fu
>]j]vu Ene> Ep]k]t[ `e]>u ph. at}, sb>im
]]vien
zptiic{tu
p>su>]mnuh,
pu
>]j]vu
ztiynum]fE}]. atu ek]u p>su>]mEn]Tu pURv{eev>Yh
nimim]f[ >]j]vu nTu Ene> Ep]k]t[ `]fu >]h
ph. k]>fem]yi>u]uh >]j]v[ avieT nTu Ene> ecu
xV]miey vi]rie}utu v]vh te.
sb>imyil zpD]n EdvN s]]vu teeyiuh avieT
Ever ci mURikeyuh kuTiyi>uiyiu[. avyil zpD]nh
Bzdk]iy]f[. Bzdk]iey kuTiyi>uiyi>iutu >u niyi]
yiu O>u ecriy m]ikyueT mukie niyi]f[. atin]l
A Bgvtiey x]D]>fy]yi pru v>ut[ 'm]ikur'
`]f[. |tu kUT]et avieT 'v]v>u'xV]mieyuh kTu
xV]mieyuh >u mURikL kUTi \[. v]v>uxV]mi j]tiyil
muHdIynuh kTuxV]mi soik (|o<v)num]yi>uu. avR
>u Ep>uh ay{xV]miyueT A]k]>M]>]yi>uuvEzt. avR
c>mgtiey zp]pic{iuh ay{xV]miey viuEp]k]N mni}]et
xV]miyueT xiDiyil te nii>utin]]f[ avE>yuh
49

e`tiHYm]
avieT kuTiyi>uiyt[. |o mU[ \zgmURikEyuh \Esic{]f[
mk>h ~<]h tIyti avieT ptiv]yi O>u ku>uti k<ic{u v>ut[.
ay{xV]miyueT m]H]Yh pryuk `u evc{]l
avx]nh |}]etyu[. aviTue autL mivyuh
zpxi]ky]uh EKnh zkmiDikh dIRGic{u Ep]kuemu
tuek]uh avey]uh |vieT viv>iui}. mu[ pri
u xhgtikL ek]u xV]miyueT x]iDYh sb>imyil
x]m]nYiDikm]yiue[ \oHi]vutum]fE}].
pu >]j]vu p]Y>]jYuniu Ep]>u xmyh
]v> vue}]h O]E>]>uRu p]in]yi ptic{u
ek]Tui]f[ Ep]etu muNpu priuE}]. >]j]vu
Ep]tinuEsSh kurc{uk]E[ k]>YM]e> p]iyiyc{u
p]h pi>iiukyuh ci kuTiy]M]R p]h pu ek]u
vu
ek]Tuukyuh
ecy[ti>uu.
k]]>il
atu
>umi}]ety]yi. |E]L pu >]j]M]Ru tLu
p]Y>]jYu
ci
]v>vuu]yi>uu
`u
EkuEkLviy}]et A vuevieTy]efuh, `zt \euh,
kuTiy]M]>]e>}]m]efuh mumu y]et]>u niyvumi}.
azpk]>h te A kuTiy]M]Ru tueT jMieyuric{[
EkuEkLviy}]et ave>vieTy]efu Ep]uh niymi}]
t]yiu[. vuL eekm]rieem]ri |E]<e anuBv]R
pe
kuTiy]M]>ueT
vhsYM]>}]etyum]yiE]yiu]
yi>i]h. `iuh A vunuBviuv>il ciRu ci
Ed]SL k]fuky]l avR zps[nh evc{u En]iukyuh,
jMiy]y tu>]nu p]h ek]Tu]tuek]]efu zps[n
]R viDiukyuh ecy{uky]l |E]<uh ciR p]iyil niu
pu vu pfvuh ci puh mu k]<[cevc{u tu>]en
ku viukyuh, ay{xV]miu v<ip]TukL k<iukyuh
ecy{uu[. k]<h ek][ vueyuh p]eyuh
xhbic{u y]et]>u zpm]fvuh tu>]eyuh kuTiy]eyuh
eekvsii}]ety]yiE]yi>iutin]l
A
vuil
50

e`tiHYm]
niu s>iy]y Ad]yh |ni tu>]nu ki]N `u
mi}]ety]fi>iut[. |E]L ci xmyh, ciR v}tuh kuErE
tu>]nu ek]u ecu ek]Tut[ ay{xV]miyueT kZp
ek]u m]ztm]f[. A xV]mi >]jkuTuhbe xk Ezsyu
kumu]yi k]iT]En]RiTe.
muN Em]dpURv{h mu>mnmH]m]ytN k]ym]>]l
tZFp]R]fulTmdn>xh
mUukU]TiyE]L
cieu]y EdvN H>iH>tnyN
ciMyN nE m]e]eIRuLu>uilniev]Tu xtth
k]iT]En]RiTe

51

e`tiHYm]

109. eeve]ukL
eevu vTEnTyil]euh etEnTyil]eu
mu aTiyi>L zpxi]fE}]. |vyil etEnTyil
]u]yiu ve>]m]ytin]l atienuric{u EkuEkLvi
y}]et atu kiuvR |E]L A>uh \euEt]ui}.
vTenTyil]u pupzu ek]}hmuuh \]yt]yi
O]Ruu[. atin]l atu p>uh kiu]yi>i]h. `iuh
|o p]ukL `utuTieyuh tuT]nu k]>femeuh
ariy]vuvR ve> cu>um]yi]fi>iut[. atin]l
|veyuric{u Ekiu xhgtikL jnueT arivin]yi t]e<
ru ek]uu.
pu vTuhkUR >]j]vinu >]jv]<[c \]yi>u k][
O>il eevhEdsu vxU>i ` x]hzkmikE>]gh b]Dic{u
kslkUi. atutuTi >umUum]xm]yiuh zkEmf vRic{u
ek]i>ut}]et smi]nu fem]uh kutuTiyi}.
a]iniT[ |o E>]gh nimih avieT aEnkm]ukL
m>iukyuh ecy[tu. |eny]y]l zkEmf jne}]h nsic{u
Ep]kumE}] `u vic]>vuh Byvuh jnuETyuh >]j]vi
Eyuh mniu>ic{u. >]j]v[ O>u zps[n]>en v>ui |o
E>]gb]Du k]>fem]efuh |tie smnin[ `]f[
ecEy{etuh
zps[nhvy[ic{uEn]ic{u.
aE]L
vxU>i
mut]y E>]gu]kutu kuje viE>]Dhek]]efuh
kuje Edvt Bzdk]iy]efuh "Edvt]kZtviE>]Ds]Ey
Edvt]nmnEmv yujYEt" `utuek][ |o E>]gb]D]
smninu Bzdk]iey Exviuktey]fu Evetuh Ek>
iu Bzdk]i Eztil zp]D]nYh ek]Tu}UR]efuh
atin]l avieTec{u Bjic{[ avieTniu]ku knEp]e
ecy[t]l |o Ape]<iyuemu viDic{u. atin]l >]j]v[
aTudivxhte pureu ek]Tu}Ue>i, te Edsinu
b]Dic{i>iu
Ape]<ic{ut>femuh
zp]Ric{uek][
52

e`tiHYm]
Bgvtiey
Bjic{u
tuTi.
A
Bjnh
O>u
mh
(n]e]udivxh) AyE]L >]j]vu >]ztiyil kiTuri
yi>u xmyh aEHien]>u dRsh \]yi. aEHie
tl O>u x[ztI ecuniuek][ "`e \Esic{u
eevumtilku vTEnTyil evc{[ pzu divxh
kem<uuh p]uh, p]uk]hkUTudivxh O>u ku>utiyuh nTi
y]l tl]h \]yi>iu Ape]<iyuemuh |en
pzuek]}hkUTuE]L ptiv]yi nTie]]l Em]uh
|o viDmu Apu]vukyie}uh p]unTEt[ |i
zpk]>hEvfemuh tl |>iu |o v]LkUTi ek]u
Ep]yi |et]>u pIiEMlevc{[ `eic{u pUjic{iuEvfh
p]unT]"enuh prt]yi]f[ dRsnh \]yt[. >]j]vu
Ten \fRu kuturu En]iyE]L avieTeyuh AE>yuh
ki}. `iuh tl O>u v]i>iuu]yi>uu. atin]l
Bgvti tey]f[ tveyTulv[ p]unTfemuh muh
a>uiec{y[tet[ aEHh pURm]yuh visVxic{u.
piEdivxh k]u >]j]vu kuic{u EztxiDiyil
ecE]L evic{]Tu tui >]j]viEn]T[, "|e aTul
vi>utu w]N tey]f[; Ouh xhsyiE. w]N prtu
Ep]eey]e ecy[t]l Apuh anRvuem}]h nIi
xuKmu]kuh" `u kiukyuh Bx[mh ek]Tuukyuh ecy[tu.
>]j]vu BivisV]xE]TukUTi A zpx]dh v]iek][
akuec[ sivenyuh Edvim]e>yuh vniukyuh ci
v<ip]TukL nTukyuh ecy[tiu v]uek]umTi eev
eukyuh Edvi kic{i>utuEp]e x]EG]Sh p]u nTu
kyuh p]u k]hkUTiyE]E<uh vxU>i b]D A Edsuni[
O<iuEp]kukyuh ecy[tu. au vTuhkUR >]j]vin[ Edvi
ek]Tu v]L |E]<uh eevu Eztie B]>
ii>iuu[. p]u]ku k]il v]dYEG]SE]Tu
kUTi A v]L `<uic{uvc{[ pUjic{i]f[ p]unTuk ptiv[.
53

e`tiHYm]
vTupuru p][ pzudivxh nTutuh nTE
tuh viy \XvhEp]etey]f[. `}]divxvuh ekEmm]y
`<uuh evTieuh muh ptivu[. O]E>]divxvuh O]E>]
Eds]>ueT EpR]ky]l av>ueT mX>hek][ `}]divxvuh
Ekmm]kuky]f[ ptiv[. |tinuh O>u ek]TiEyu ptivu[. atinu
k>]RkUTi O>u viy aT]m>h muriec{Tuuek]uvu
mtilku n]i atiEMe]>u ek]TiUr ekiUukuy]f[
ptiv[. |o ek]TiEyie tziyuh p>ikRikuem]e
k>]Rte. DVjzptik<iutute av>]fE}].
mtilku
vTEnTyil
viy
enTuu>eki
kuimrc{u ekivit]nic{[ a>ic{[ atilvc{]f[ kem<uuh
p]uh nTut[. muNk]il arupin][ eeky]yi
]yi>uu kem<utiyi>uetu EkLviyu[. atu kiuvR
|E]L \eu Et]ui}. aTuu k<ik]il
mui>[ eeky]yiE kem<ut]ruu. kie eekeyzt
y]yi>u]uh |o aTiyi>h nTiy]l pie pzu
ek]}E[ eevh Edsu vxU>i, viSUcik mut]y
x]hzkmikE>]gL |]umu]k]ri}. pzu ek]}h
k<iiuh |tu nT]etyi>u]l pk>u vY]Di `eiuh
A diil \]yiI>uemutuh tIRc{tey]f[. |o
kem<uuh p]uh nT]nu avk]sh (kRi]nh)
eevu putuE>i kuruin]f[. A trv]iE[ |o ]nh
ek]Tuiut[ vTuhkUR >]j]v]fezt.
|ni etupuru p]ienuric{ukUTi xVlph pry]h.
eevuep>uhtZE]vilEzth
\o>]Fm]>]y
ci
nU>im]>ueT vky]yi>uu. vTuhkUR >]j]vinu >]j]DiptY
mu]yi>utuek]u Eztk]>Yiuh ci aDik]>L
nTiyi>uu. atil \o>]Fm]>uh >]j]vuh til ci
aBizp]yvYtY]xuh xV>Ec{Rc{yi}]y[kyuh \]yiIRu.
aE]L \o>]Fm]>uh >]yi Biic{[ O>u B]g]R >]j]vi
En]Tu EcRuh mE B]g]R tnic{uh niy]yi. a]e A
54

e`tiHYm]
>uB]g]>uh til kUeTUeT viy v<ukuh tRuh
skuh timih aEnkh n]sumu]yie]i>uu.
|E]L vZikm]xiuh kuhBm]xiuh amin]L
\dyn]pu>en `<uic{u ep>uhtZE]viiEu ek]u
v>]ruE}]. atuEp]e muNk]il \dyn]pu>e \Xv
k]il eeven `<uic{[ aE]uh ek]u
Ep]yi>uu. O>u ek]}h eeven \dyn]pu>E[
`<ui]N B]vic{E]L \o>]Fm]>il ciR `<ui
>uetu pru viE>]Dic{u. atu vkv]et mruB]g]R
`<uiic{u. `<uu vTEEg]pu>inu pur]yE]L
viE>]Dic{ B]g]R ec[ `<uic{i>u AnyueT tuiee
evimuric{iu. An zp]fEvdnEy]TukUTi O]TiuTi. Anur
i>uve>}]h t]e<vIfu. aE]E<uh >uB]g]>uh til
aTiyuh piTiyuh evuh kuuh tuTi. viy Hy]yi.
atin]l eeve `<uu]yi}. aenyt[
a]hmutlu niR]vukyuh ecy[tu.
A Hyil Et] B]g]R viE>]DikL nsiutin]yi
ek]Tu}URec{u BgvtieyEvic{u. sztuL nsiutinu
vTEnTyilevc{u nTutuEp]e etEnTyilevc{u p]u
nTiy]l mtiey[ avieT niu BgvtiyueT klpn kii.
atin]l Bgvtiey Exvic{i>uvR mTi. eevuvu
etEnTyilevc{u p]unTi. atie enTuhpu> pnc{il
BgvtiyueT nTu Ene> tey]yi>uu. p]ie cTu ke}]h
vTEnTyiEE]e te.
etEnTyil p]u tuTIuh Biic{ B]g]R til
kUeTUeT Hyu]vukyuh Hyil Et]luvR mru
B]g]R nsiutin]yi etEnTyil p]unTukyuh
~t]nuhk]mu]yi. aE]E<uh vTuhkUR >]jYh ti>uvit]h
kUR mH]>]j]vu piTic{Tukyuh aEt]TukUTi ep>uhtZE]vil
Eztvuh ti>uvit]hkUR xR]Rvky]yiI>ukyuh A EdvxV
55

e`tiHYm]
il \o>]Fm]>]y nU>im]>ueTyuh vTuhkUR >]j]vieyuh
aDik]>h n]m]vEsSm]yi Bviukyuh ecy[tu. pie avRu
p>x[p>h eev>inu k]>fmi}]ety]yiv>iky]l `}]vRuh
sztui}]ety]yi.
k]>fmi}]et
k]>Ymu]vukyi}E}].
av>ueT sztutVinuh v<inuh Huem]e zpD]nk]>f
m]yi>ut[ EdvxV]Dik]>m]yi>uuvE}]. at[ avR]Rumi
}]ety]yE]L pe]>u x[ztI 'k<uie miuhEp]yi, mninu
xoKYvuh Ayi' `u prtuEp]e `}]vRuh xuKm]yi.
aE]L etupuru p]umi}]ety]yi.

56

e`tiHYm]

110. ep>uu]vil EkuEmEn]N


ep>ui]vil ` vIT[ zbiISu mb]ril ep]]ni
]UilEc{R pi> ahsil vTuhmuri Eds[,
E]kzpxim]y mUE] Bgvti Eztil ni[ ~kEdsh
k]l n]<ik vTu pTi]r]f[ |E]L iti ecy{ut[. |o
gZHh ep]]niyil tZ]vilEztinu xmIpm]yi>uu.
avieTni[ |t[ |vieTy]iyt[ nueT k] n]yke
m]t]mHn]yi>u ac{]<iyu Ek]iEmEn]N ` mH]n]f[.
|o trv]uk]R muin]e nTi v>u d]nDRLuh
|osV>Exv]dikLuh |E]<uh y]et]>u E]pvuh v>uIi
}]tin]uh av>ueT Ep>il mUE]BgvtiyueT k]>ufYh
D]>]m]yiutuek]uh
avieT
|]uh
xtiyuh
xuh xuKvuh kIRiyuh vRic{uek]u teyi>iuu.
nueT k]n]ykn]y EkuEmEn]N jnic{tu 991-]m]]
yi>uu. aEHin[ O>u EjYxEH]d>nuh n]u xEH]d>im]
>umu]yi>uu. ave>ey}]h y]k]h k]>fvM]R vidY]BY]x
inu niymiukyuh ave>}]h a]e >Itiynux>ic{u
pic{[ `<ut]nuh v]yi]nuh sIm]ukyuh ecy[tu. kus]zg
buiy]yi>u EkuEmEn]n[ `<uuh v]ynyuh sIm]]N
aDikdivxe p>izsmh Evivi}. aEHinu buiu
EcRt]y
\X]HsIvumu]yi>uu.
`iuh
aEHh
k]>fvM]>uETyuh muh s]xnyil amRu nil] O>u
xVtzbuiy]yi>uu. xVgZHil t]mxic{]l k]>fvM]
>ueT A anux>i]et yEh nT]N x]Diukyi}E}].
atuek][ aEHh ptin]r]me vyil xVh n]Tuh vITuh
viuEp]yi.
~t]nuh divxh ci il au nTtie
EsSh Eku EmEn]N `Tuh ` diil ecuEcRu. avieT
vc{[ O>u m]nY n]yR kuTuhbie k]>fvR eedvgtY]
|EHe xbHum]nh viic{u xVgZHil ek]uEp]yi
57

e`tiHYm]
y]Ey]gYh xl>ic{u t]mxiic{u. A k]>fvR |o kuiu
y]et]>u
buimuinuh
|Ty]]et
puztniRviEsSm]y
v]XYE]Tu kUTiy]f[ avieT t]mxiic{t[. atin]l avieT
t]mxiutin[ aEHin[ Ouh eev>xYh et]iyi}.
avieT aTuute ciu>uL `u zpxi
n]y O>u muHdIy]BY]xi O>u k>ieki ~t]nuh kuike
Ec{Ru k]yik]BY]xh p>isIiic{i>uu. atriu Eku
EmEn]N O>u divxh avieTec{[ aviTue aBY]xmurke}]h
k]fukyuh A k>iyilEc{Ru pic{]le]]em[ aEH
inuh AzgHh jniukyuh A viv>h aEHh t]mxic{i>u
vIie k]>fve> zgHiiukyuh aEHvuh avieTEc{Ru
pic{utuTukyuh ecy[tu.
xmRn]y |o kuiey vIil k]f]ety]yE]L avieT
ey}]vRuh viy p>izBmvuh xTvumu]yi. avR n]u
v<iuh Auke ayc{u nTiy aEnVSfhmUh kui |
diil, | itiyil t]mxiuu `riyuky]l avieT
ey}]vRuh xm]D]nvuh xE]Svum]yi. '`]l pie'
`u pr[ kui[ t]mxi]nuh pi]nuh Evu
xH]yL ecy[tuek]Tut}]et k]>fvM]R |EHe
ti>ic{u ek]uEp]>]N \X]Hic{i}. kuiyueT buigufvuh
x]mRYvuh ki[ piiutin[ ku>uLuh ku>uL[
annYx]D]>fm]y si]x]mRYmueriky]l piu
tin[ kuiuh ax]m]nYm]y \X]Hvumu]yiI>uky]l
EkuEmEn]e |o k]yik]BY]xh pzuek]}h muTh kUT]et
nTu. aE]e<E<uh aEHh Oe>]]>h aBY]xiy]yi
I>ukyuh ecy[tu.
an>h EkuEmEn]N ku>uE]Tuh t]N t]mxic{i>u
vIie k]>fvR mut]yvE>]Tuh y]zt pruek]u xVh
vIiEu mTiec{u. |EHe ve>]hkUTituek][
avieTey}]vRuh ve> xE]Smu]yi. te an>ven
58

e`tiHYm]
vidY]BY]xh ecy{ic{ ku>ue v>ui y]Ey]gYh gu>udif
ecy{ifemu niyic{u k]>fvR aTu divxh te
fE]TukUTi O>u BZtYen ku>uueT aTuEyu
kyuh | divxh vuek]]emu xtic{[ gu>uueT mrupTi
Biukyuh ecy[tu. atin]l k]>fvR gu>udifu
Evet}]h \Ten vh kUi. ku>uL gu>u]efu m]ztm}
muHdIy>ueT mt]Yn]y O>u tuh kUTiy]yi>utin]l
xt[]>em]uh Em]sm]yiE]k>uetu vic]>ic{u k]>fvR ve>
Ekmm]yi tey]f[ vh kUiyt[.
ku>uL v>]emu xtic{i>u A divxh aEHh
v>uE]E<uh mUE]Eztil ecu EdvIdRsnvuh k<ic{u
v>]emu niyic{u EkuEmEn]N ati>]vie `<uEu vIil
ni[ |riE]yi. aEHh v>utinu muu ku>uL
ep>ui]viei. k]>fvR avieTe \]yi>uu.
aEHh ku>ue y]Ey]gYh xl>ic{i>ui kuszps[nh
ecy[tu. k]>fv>ueT vRm]nh ek]u EkuEmEn]N tl]
mvieTyie}uh puruEp]yi>iy]efuh \Ten mTiv>u
emuh ariyuky]l ku>uL pTiu> aTic{u x]yiTuvic{u.
mu[ O>u v]< ku<ic{u eviukyuh ecy[tu. EkuEmEn]N
kuiyuh EdvIdRsnvuh k<ic{u mTi vE]L pTiu> aTc{u
x]yii>iut]yi ku. pkl xmyu ptivi}] viDh
pTiu> aTc{ii>iutu kE]L te aEHh atie
k]>fh ~kEdsh \oHic{riuek]u xVh piE]u nTu
pTiu>yueT mukiUeT purku mriu muu ec[ avieT
eexV>x}]ph ecy[tuek]i>iu gu>uvienyuh k]>fvE>yuh
vic{u. atu ku xE]Sic{u ku>uL siSYEn]T[ 'A muu
nilu v]< eviyU' `u pru. atu Eku
EkuEmEn]N te kyii>u v]L ek][ ~vuh bh piTic{[
O>u evuek]Tuu. evuek]u v]<yuh atink[ A>umri
y]et ku>uL ecuiyi>u |>u[ kiyuh muritu
kUT]et atinTuute kiTi>u k>ile]i tkRu
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e`tiHYm]
Ep]vukyuh ecy[tu. atu ku ku>uL "|ztyDikh bh
zpEy]gic{etin]f[?"
`u
Ec]dic{u.
atinu>m]yi
EkuEmEn]N, "v]<k[ |>uukiey}, ecukiy]yi>i
uem]f[ vic]>ic{t[" `u pru. atuEk[ ku>uL
"`E]<uh `}]]iuh |ente k>utie]fh"
`upEdsic{u. |et}]h kuh Ekuh k]>fvR ~vuh
xE]Siukyuh gu>uLu y]Ey]gYh Bfvuh difyuh
ek]Tuic{u xbHum]nh aEHe pryukyuh ecy[tu.
an>h EkuEmEn]N O>u viE}juEmnvN ` \EdY]gh
xVIk>ic{uek][ i>v]xh xVEdsu tey]i. aE]E<uh
aEHinu ecruiu]yi>u duxVB]ve}]h m]ri
aEHh n} m>Y]d]>n]yiIRu. `iuh A]Bim]nh vi[
Ae>yuh Ad>iukyuh
bHum]niukyuh ecy[ti>ui}.
aEHin[ AQhB>zBmh Esh Ep]umu]yi>ui}. aEHh
vIii>iuE]e}, puriri nTuE]<uh x]D]>f
mnuSYe>E]ey}]et
viy
EvSh
eki
nT]ri}.
x]Dujneey}]mEHh
nivZiyuiTE]h xH]yic{i
>uu. `]l tE]T[ `tiRuve> aEHh n} p]h
pii]et viT]rumi}.
O>u divxh EkuEmEn]N O>tY]vsYk]>Yin]yi O>u
Eu p]Tiri v>UeT Ep]yE]L aEHie
EnE> O>u muHdIyN vu. Emnvnu EvS]QhB>em]umu]
yi>ui}. zput muHdIyN \Tuuekic{m[ a<kiy
>]vfe EvSi]f[ purei>ut[. avN viy Dnv]nuh
auk]>num]yi>uu. te EnRu v>uve>}]h tniu
v<iey]<iu t>femuh t]N me]>]Lu v<iey]<iu
ek]Tuutu tniu viy kurc{i]efum]yi>uu ave
vic]>h. atin]vN Ouh kUxlkUT]et Emnve EnE> te
vu. muHdIyN vTuu et]u et]i} ` itiy]y
E]L EmEn]N te O>u eekvi>l ek][ ave EdHil
`vieTEy] Ou et]u. tt[fh A muHdIyzpBu eviyi
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e`tiHYm]
m>h
Ep]e
p]TEu
mriu
eciyil
'EcR]>'n]yi[
avieT
kiT]yi.
\Ten
aEHie k]>Yinu Ep]vukyuh ecy[tu.

Ar]Ti
EmEn]N

muHdIyN avieT ni[ `<uEl]n]yi ve>


zsmic{uEn]i. O>u Pvumu]yi}. aE]L A v<iEy v ciR
aveniu
"mut]iey]f[
|o
eciyiien
kiTut[?" `u Ec]dic{u. atinu>m]yiu muHdIyN
"|E]L |tiE Ep]y A mnuSYN `e akeTuiyt]f[.
`ni[ `<uEl]N vy{]"`u pru. aE]L A
v<iEp]R "`]l pi. |ni aEHh te veiE
`<uEnl]N x]DiU. A Ep]yy]L Ae>u mut]iu
mnxi]yi}]yi>iuh. aEHh x]]l ep>ui]vil Eku
EmEn]N ` mH]n]f[. AL Ouh ci}r]>n}" `u pr[
avR Ep]yi.
aDikh t]mxiy]et EmEn]N A v<iEy te ti>ic{uvu.
aEHe kE]L m]i eciyil te kiTu ek][
"ep]ejm]nEn, Ariy]et vuEp]y etu xdyh mic{u
>iEf" `u pru. \Ten EmEn]N aTuuec[ ave
s>I>il `vieTEy] O[ et]u. m]i tt[fh `<uEn[
EmEn]en vic{u. EmEn]N "Em]l `}]vE>]Tuh Ae ariu
ep>um]rie]fh" `u pri[ avieT niu Ep]yi.
EmEn]N
et]E]Le
xVs>I>n]yiIRtin]l
muHdIynuh niS[zpy]xh nT[ ave v<iuEp]yi.
x]Dujnxh>f]Rh EkuEmEn]N Ou >utvf
kUuk]E>]eT]h kUTi ci Dnv]M]>ueT vITukil kvRc{u
Ep]vukyu]yi. kuhku[ O>u kZY]niyueT vIil kvRc{
nTiyE]L `}]v>uh purirutinu muNp[ avieT
AukL vukUTi. aE]L O]E>]>uR O]E>]E>] v<iEy
puruc]Ti. EkuEmEn]N nTumu[ akeu. purukT]N
v<iey]uh k]f]y[ky]l aEHh pu>yueT mukiUeT
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e`tiHYm]
purkumriu puruvu. pie `}]v>uh kUTi avieT niE]Ti
AR]u piyiei. avieTvc{[ Aukeey}]h tieTui
En]iyE]L O>]L kurvu]yi>uu. atu EkuEmEn]e O>u
siSYnum]yi>uu. atin]EHh kvRc{ nT Eu
piEyuh Ep]yi. avieT ni[ Auke}]h O<iuEp]kutu
ve> O>u [ Oic{i>uu. avieTni[ `}]v>uh O<iu
Ep]yi vIi]>umie}]yE]L EkuEmEn]N avieTec{u
pu>yueT mukiUeT purkumriu nTumuu ecE]L te
siSYen avieT O>u klUfiEMl bic{ii>iut]yi
ku.ay]e bnmun]utin]yi EkuEmEn]N aTu
E]L avieT Oic{i>u O>]L epe[ c]Tiec{u EmEn]en
piTikUTi. \Ten EmEn]N te a>v]eTu[ A mnuSYe
kn]e Ym]i O>u evuek]Tuu. A evuek]u
zptiEy]giyueT t t]e<vIftu kUT]et A k>il tUfinuh
xVh EkTupi. \Ten EkuEmEn]N siSYen bnmun]i
te cumil kyie][ y]pURvh pu>yueT mukiUeT
purkumriu puru kTu kUiei. aen `}]v>uh
>zp]pic{u. EkuEmEn]e evuek] p]T[ |E]<uh A
tUfiEMl k]f]nuEzt.
EkuEmEn]e k]>fv>]yi>u Ek]iEmEn]en `E]
kuxhgtiu piTic{u H]j>]utinu t]xild]R O>il
v]ru ek]Tui>uu. EkuEmEn]enuric{u Byh nimih
avieTec{u Ek]iEmEn]en piTi]N ARuh eeD>Ymu]
yi}. aenyi>uE]L ep]]niyil O>u putiy t]xild]R
vu EcRu. aEHh atisU>n]y O>u p>]yi>uu. Ek]i
EmEn]en piTic{u H]j>]utinu Esvuk]>]>uh s>e}ri
yuky]l t]N te ecu piTic{uky]em[ niyic{[ O>u
divxh t]xild]R mWil kyri ep>ui]viEu pureu.
pTil ecE]L EkuEmEn]N kui]N Ep]yi>iuky]
efuh k]>fvR m]ikyiueumriu t]xild]R m]ik
yil ecu Ekri Ek]iEmEn]en piTikUTi. \Ten |o xhgti O>u
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e`tiHYm]
BZtYN muK]i>h ariyuky]l kui]niriy EkuEmEn]N A
viDil te vIiEu ecu. aEHie v>vuku
EpTic{u t]xild]R t]<iri zp]fBItiEy]TukUTi O]TiE]yi.
atilpie Ek]iEmEn]eniTi]N avieT A>uh Ep]vuk
yu]yi}.
EkuEmEn]N zpkZtY] O>u muNEk]piy]yi>uu. aEHe
Ae>iuh s]xiukEy] sk]>iukEy] ecy[t]l aEH
inu epeu EdSYh v>uh. \TN aEHh zptizkiy nTukyuh
ecy{uh. atu ecy{]etyi>u]l aEHie Ek]ph O>iuh
smiyi}.
t]xild]R O]TiE]ytie EsSh EkuEmEn]N kuik<ic{[
\]n]yiu eci>uu. \Ten aEHie a Ec]ru
viie]Tutie EsSh "ku] nIey]f[ |en vikZti
>L k]ut[? `}]vE>yuh OuEp]e vic]>ic{l mtiEy]?
xR]>uEdY]gE>yuh muh apm]niutu m>Y]dy]Ef]?"
`uh muh kurc{u s]xic{u xhx]>ic{u. atuEkE]L
EkuEmEn]e mnxil v}]et Ek]ph jnic{u. \Ten \]et
`<uEu eek k<uki. aEy]T[ Ouh pry]nuh zpvRi]nuh
nivZiyi}]tuek][ aEHh te a>v]eTuuek]u
muiri. avieT atikUn]y O>u m]vu niluu]yi>uu.
Ek]psmnin]yi a>v]L ek][ A m]viEMl O>u
evuek]Tui[ avieTni[ |riE]yi. pie aEHh
>umUu divxEu vIil eci}. >u divxh k<iE]L
m]vie |ey}]h v]Tie]<iu tuTi. atu k[ pu>yueT
mukiE[ m]vu vIEfuEm] `u Bye[ a k>y]nuh
tuTi. n]h divxh mkN ayueT aTuei, Ape]u
mu]vukyie}[ pru xm]D]neTui. pie EkuEmEn]N
muiri O>u eekvi>l ek][ A m]viEMl O>u kuu
ek]Tuu. vh muriu nii>u A m]vu kuEu mruvs
Eu mriu vIfu. m]vie vI<[cnimih pu>y[e}
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e`tiHYm]
y]et]inuh y]et]>u Ed]Svuh xhBvic{i}. atin]l auh
muh ve> xE]Sm]yi.
O>u divxh EkuEmEn]N a]<h k<ic{u vIil niu
B]>Y]gZHiE[ Ep]kuv]N >]zti ve> aDikm]ytie
EsSEm
x]Dic{uU.
aEHh
kurc{u
dU>h
Ep]yE]L
aEHie EnE>[ AE>] `riyu k}ukL v>ut]yi
kutuTi. aEHh A k}ukL piTiec{Tu[ A ~rutuTu
Euh te `riuek][ aE]u ecu. avieT O>u
[ ~t]nuh kvRc{]R kUTiyi>uu. avR au Em]ic{
mutukL B]giuky]yi>uu. aE]]>uh aTuu ec}]et
yi>i]n]yi[ O>]L kf(kvf)yil k}uvc{u n]upurEuh
`riuek]i>iuky]yi>uu.
EkuEmEn]N
A
~ru
vkv]ety]fE}] aE]u ect[. aEHe kE]L
tx[k>M]e>}]h `<uEn[ Ac]E>]pc]>L ecy[t[ O>u
ep]iN ev>i k]<[cevc{u vic{uek]u "yjm]nN xdyh
we >ifh" `Epic{u.atinu mrupTiy]yi Eku
EmEn]N "O]EH]! w]en]uh \pzdviui}. Em]l xUic{u
ek]fh ae}il akeuEp]yi `uh vEuh" `u
pri[ A ev>iyuemTuuek]u B]>Y]gZHiEu
Ep]yi. aEHh A ep]iNev>i avieTe]uecu
te mkLu ki]n]yi ek]Tuu. au b]Ym]yi>u A
mkL |E]<uh jIvic{i>iuu[.
EkuEmEn]e Edsu kUniy]yi O>u x[ztIyu]yi>uu.
A x[ztIyueT kUniUniyu nTukiu dy Et]uky]l
EkuEmEn]N O>u divxh A x[ztIeyiTic{u p]dil
cvuiiTic{uek][ tupiTic{u nivRIu purEk]e]u
ewic{u. aEt]TukUTi av>ueT kUnu nivRu x]m]nYh
Ep]ey]yi. pie A x[ztI AjIvn]h x]D]>f x[ztIey
E]e nTi>uu.'

64

e`tiHYm]
a]il
Eds]DiptYvuh
mumu
zpBuM]>uh
Dnv]M]>]y viy trv]uk]>uh muh AyuD]BY]xil
atividg[M]e>u
zpxiM]>]yve>
fic{u
v>ui
av>ueT AyuDvidYyil mX>p>I nTi jyiuvRu
x]nL ek]Tuuk x]D]>fm]yi>uu. `]tu kY]fh
mut]y aTiyi>il evc{]f[ aDikh ptiv[.
zput k]u vTuuri Edsu 'vT[' `u
xuzpxim]y vIil O>u t]ieku kY]fmu]yi. at[
AEG]SE]TukUTi ve> Ekmm]yi]f[ nTiyt[. a]u
]yi>u AyuD]BY]xikil zpxiM]>uh zpD]nM]>um]yi
>ut[ difEk>il `Tuh Eds]>n]y cii
ku>uuh \>Ek>il kTn]uk]>n]y O>u kuruum]yi
>uu. avR >uEp>uh zpEtYkh k>i ]pic{u kuike
AyuDvidY aBYxiic{i>utin]l >uEpRuh siSYM]>uh
D]>]mu]yi>uu. A >[ aBY]xizpD]nM]e>yuh vTu
vIil kY]finu fic{i>uu. A uevc{[ av>ueT
O>BY]xp>I nTi jyiuvRu n} x]nL ek]Tu
yfemu Eds]>il ci mH]M]R tIRc{eTuukyuh
ecy[ti>uu.
kY]fdivxm]yE]E<uh
siSYM]E>]TukUTi
kuruuh
ku>uuh ei. aTiyi>il xhbiutinuh
mX>p>I mut]yv k]futinuh mum]yi axhKYh
jnuh avieT vukUTi. ku>uLu zp]y]DikYh nimih
k]ybh kuruEp]yi>utin]l mX>p>Iyil EcRu
jyh EnTie]]emu eeD>Yh Ouhte \]yi>ui}.
`iuh te zpD]n siSYn]y EkuEmEn]N |o Eds]>
n]yi>utuek][ aEHh |vieT \]yi>iuemuh aEHh
mUh jyh EnTie]]emuh vic]>ic{]f[ aEHh vu
EcRt[. EnE>mric{u kuruu n} eyovnyunuh ku>uum]yi
x]m]nYiDikh kiTmX>mu Aum]yi>utin]l ku>ue
E]lpic{u jyh EnTie]]em]yi>uu aEHie
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e`tiHYm]
k>utl. etE my]uk]>uh vTE my]uk]>uh til
kiTmX>h pEte \t]f[.
ku>uL ei EkuEmEn]en aEnVSic{E]L
aEHh `E] k]>Yin]yi ek]c{i >]jY[ O>u u
Ep]yi>iuky]efuh mTi v>ut[ ~t]nuh divxe
t]mxmu]kuemuh ariyuky]l aEHh Ekvh ni>uX]H
v]n]yiIRu. A Edsu]yi>u zpD]nM]e>}]h ku>u
ueT kUuk]>]yi>utin]l avR mX>>I n]]h kY]f
divxh mtieyu tIRc{eTui. aEu EkuEmEn]N
vuEc>um]yi>iuemu vic]>ic{]f[ av>en niyic{t[.
pE aet]uh kTn]uk]R zgHic{i}.pie ku>uL "w]N
p>Iyil Ec>femil `niu Eb]Dic{ v]L kifh" `u
muNkUi pru. atuh O>u ekosh tey]yi>uu. atie
\Esem]efuh x]D]>f jnLu zgHi]N k<ii}.
zpD]n mX>p>I kY]fie n]]h divxemu
tIRc{eTuiytin]l atinu muu mUu divxiuh >u
gu>un]M]>ueTyuh siSYM]R til muc{]N, pI>]N, OE]l
mut]y ci pyukuh ci a]>eekuh k]fiuk
m]ztEm \]yuu. n]]h divxm]yE]L zpD]nM]>]y kuruuh
ku>uuh tile En>iETt]yi vu. ku>uL adYh
te O>i>uuvTi k]fic{uek][ atu evimuriuv]N
AvsYeu. kuru[ ah zpy]xE]TukUTieyiuh at[ O>u
evinu te muric{iu jyh EnTi. pie avR >uEp>uh til
viEn]d>Itiyil ci aTvukL ep]>utie]i>uu. ku>uL
kuruie zpEy]ge tTuuek]u nit}]et kuruinu
EnE> Ouh zpEy]gic{i}. `iuh xVh k<iE]L ku>uL
v}]et Ific{u. aEHh v]RkYh nimih k]ybh
miv]ruh yic{ A]yi>uuvE}].
ku>uL v}]et Ific{i>iuu `rii[ aEH
ie p]RsVvRik]y ci zpD]nM]R "zpD]n mX>>I
66

e`tiHYm]
>]ztiyil nT]em]f[ tIRc{y]iyi>iut[. atin]l
viEn]duh aBY]xuem]e |E]L mtiy]]h. |ni
>uEp>uh >]ztiy]kuE]E<uh ty{]r]yie]]l mti" `u
pru. \Ten aBY]xviEn]de}]h niRukyuh ecy[tu.
>]ztiy]yE]E<uh k]<[c]>uh mDYM]>]y zpm]fi
kuh aBY]xvM]>uh av>ueT siSYM]>uh muh a]<h
k<ic{uek][ xByil H]j>]yi. >]ztiyiEu niyic{i>u
p>I ve> zpy]xmut]yi>uu. O>u tUuviu nirc{[
`yuh ti>iyumiu BzddIpm]ie]ui O>u u tUuk.
atie cuvil A viie tu s>iy]yi kTuv]N m]zth
vZmu O>iT<i(c<i)evuk. viie c O>u
v]Lek][ O>u evinu murifh. viie O>u ti>ieyiuh
ekTukEy] O>u tuieyiuh t]e<E]vukEy] ecy[tukUT].
|eny]yi>uu niyh ecy[ti>ut[. `}]v>uh xByieiy
E]E<uh |o pr zpk]>em}]h ty{]r]iyi>uu. |o
p>Iyil jyh EnTuk `u k]>Yh tee][
x]DYme}umu Eb]Dh ku>uLu n}Ep]eyu]yi>uu.
pie O>u keosh zpEy]gic{u jyi]N En]]emu
m]zth vic]>ic{]f[ aEHh xByiEu Ep]yt[. A xmyuh
EkuEmEn]N viie}riyuky]l mnu cWeuek]u
te |>uu. k]u te pri>u zpk]>h v]ie kuh
pre]<iy]Em] `u En]iytil atinuh nivZiyi}]yi
>uu. p il nium]yi O]h t>iu nUru v]ukL
v>ui xByil vc{i>uu. pkl te ku>uL prtuEp]e
|>uuvTi evimuriukeyu kZtYh kuruu niRvHic{i>uti
n]l pie \o<h ku>uuETt]yi>uu. |en ptu
ek]uh
ku>uL[
O<ium]r]N
nivZiyi}]ety]yi.
atin]EHh xByilec{[ O>u v]eTuu mURc{ En]iytie
EsSh \oE]TukUTi Oii. A v]L >ukSfm]yi muriu
t]e< vIfu. ku>uL Ever]>u v]eTu[ Ouc{E]L atu
vuEp]yi. |en ku>uL `upu v]eTu[ |i
67

e`tiHYm]
En]i. avy[e]e O]E>] EkTukL xhBviuky]l av
ey}]h t]e<yiu. |tuku x]D]>fM]>]y k]<[c]R
ku>uL viuev]t[ v]ie kuh ek]]efuh
ku>uLu vy{]ie}uh tIRc{y]i. xVemiuh AyuD]
BY]xh sIic{iuvRe]e |en v]ukL EkTukL
v>uukeyu vidY O>u zpy]xvumi}]t]yi>utin]l
aBY]xik]yiuve>}]h |tu ku>uueT keosm]
efu mnxi]ukyuh ecy[tu. atin]l kuruu muE]u
ec[, "|o v]uke]e EkTuv>uituek][ aet]>u
jym]vukyi}. viuevuk ` kZtYh niRvHiuv]N
vTuniu viu AFkuikil Ae>iuh vic]>ic{]l
k<iyuh. pie ku>uein]f[ |en viSmiut[?" `t[
`}]v>uh EkLe pru. |tu EkE]L ku>uL[ `zt
m]zth kuitmu]yieyuh pryfemi}E}]. A xmy[ A
xd[ Ak]eT nim]yiIRu.
A xmyu ku>uueT piil niuek][ O>u yuv]v[
kuruiEn]T[ "at[ |tin[ |o diil AFkuik]>umie}u
tIRc{y]ytinu EsSh mtiyE}]' `u pru. A sh Eku
ku>uL ti>iu En]i. "EH EkuEv]? |ni |tu nI ecy[t]l
mti. w]N Evfemi}" `u pru v]L EkuEmEn]e
ky{ile]Tuu. (EkuEmEn]N ku>uueT aTulec{uEcR
k]h mutl aEHe ku>uL Ep>um]ztEm vii]ruU.
EkuEmEn]nu xE]Svuh at]yi>uu.) EkuEmEn]N gu>uvien
vic{u v]L ky{il v]i viie aTul ec[ O>u evinu
c muric{u. viie tu t]e< evc{i>u |T<iku
s>iy]yi eci>uu. viie O>u ti>ieyiuh ekTukEy] O>u
tui `eyiuh t]e<E]vukEy] ecy[ti}. EkuEmEn]e
|o autzpvZi ku xB]v]xike}]h xE]S]DikY
]l eekek]i ARuviic{u. ku>uL An]zsu ep]<ic{u
ek]u te zpiysiSYen m]Er]Tfc{u g]]Es}Sh ecy[tu
ek][ "nie kIRi Acz]Rh E]kil vium]r]ke"
68

e`tiHYm]
`nuzgHic{u. kTn]uk]>N kuruu ku>uE]T[ aE]L
aen prueviuh |o k]>Yh ax]DYemutey]
yi>uu aEHiEyuh vic]>h. |tu x]Dic{tin]l kTn]u
k]Ruh EkuEmEn]enuric{u]y bHum]nh xIm]tIth te
y]yi>uu. EkuEmEn]n[ avieTevc{[ amUY]y aEnkh
x]nL kii. aEHh avey}]h v]i ku>uueT p]di
l evc{u vic{u. aen nueT k]n]ykN avieTevc{uh
gu>utVvuh jyvuh O>umic{u EnTi.
|zpk]>em}]h visVvizsutn]yiIR A mH]N ek]}]h
1027-]m]u kuhBm]xh 12-]htIyti mu]r]me vyil
yEs]m]zts>I>n]yiI>ukyuh ecy[tu.
aEHie Ep>uek]iytuh eviekiytum]y O>u
pi]iyuh `<u]fi(n]>]yh)yuh ci v]ukuh |E]<uh
ep>uu]vilrv]il k]fuu[.

69

e`tiHYm]

111. eckE>i>]j]vuh >]iyuh


OTuvil eckE>i (au<) >]jYh B>ic{i>u >]j]v[
O>u muNEk]piyuh su]]vum]yi>uu. aEHie k]]
f[ auu<n]T[ m]R]vR mH]>]j]v[ piTic{Ti ti>u
vit]hkUriEn]T[ EcRt[.
O>il m]R]vR mH]>]j]v[ au<>]j]vie
EpR[ O>u ti>uev<uyc{u. atie cu>uh "`ni[ a
u<n]ie mie gufh ariEyiyi>iuu. atin[ `E]
]f[ w]nE][ vE>t[?" `]yi>uu. >]j]v[ A ti>uev
<uu te mziy]y m]URfi>ueT pl ek]Tui[
atinu xmucitm]y O>u mrupTi ayEc{]N pru. pfiR
atin[ ayc{ mrupTi, "O>u kuyuh >Upyuh ek]Tu[ O>]e
|E]yc{]l kurc{u m[ aE]u ek]Tuy]h. atin]yi
|E]u v>femi}" `]yi>uu. mH]>]j]vie ti>uev<u
ie x]>h au< >]jYh tniu viut>femuh aet]
efriyifemum]yi>uu. atu mni]iy]f[ m]UR
fiR mrupTi ayc{t[.
pfi>ueT
mrupTiyueT
x]>h
>]jYh
viut>]N
ty{]rie}uh atin]yi[ |E]u Ep]E> `um]yi>uu.
atu mH]>]j]vinuh mni]yi. |o mrupTi kE]L mH]
>]j]v[ "`T] Ekm], nin[ |ztm]zth buiyuh so>Yvuh eeD>Y
vumuE]? nI xmRNte" `uh, |o mnuSYen Ou k]ff
emuh ti>umnil vic]>ic{i[: "nueT EpRu mrupTi ayc{
xmRnuh niueT mziyum]y m]URfie> nmue]uh
k]le]]emu[. atin]l A mnuSYen |E]e]u
pryfh" `e]>u ti>uev<uu vIuh eckE>i
>]j]vie EpRu klpic{yc{u. A ti>uev<uu eckE>i
>]j]v[ m]URfie> k]fiukyuh "pfi>ueT mrupTi
kiu ti>uvit]hkUR mH]>]j]vinu x]m]nYiDikh Ek]pmu
]yiue]fu Et]ut[. pfi>vieT ec]l mTi
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e`tiHYm]
E]>]N x]Diuemu Et]ui}. pfie> aEHh ak
eTuuh. atin]l Ep]k]etyi>iuky]f[ n}t[" `u
pryukyuh ecy[tu. atu Ekiu pfiR "viTek]]etyi>i
ut[ pu>uSDRm}; BI>utVfm]f[, atuek][ viT
ek]fem]f[ aTiye aBizp]yh" `riyic{u. "`]l
pfi>ueT |hEp]ey]ve" `u xtiuky]l pfiR
aute y]zty]yi.
m]URfiR ti>uvnpu>eiy divxhte muKh
k]fic{u. mH]>]j]v[ t]N vic]>ic{i>iu k]>Yh x]Diu
tinu m]URfie> DVhxiuky}, p]iliTiuky]fu
Evetu vic]>ic{iE] `E], pfie> kiu xE]S
B]vil ciet]e klpiukyuh OTuh pfiRu >u
eekuh vI>sZhK klpic{uek]Tuyukyum]fu ecy[tt[.
pfiR v>ukyie}u vic]>ic{uek]i>u au<
]R[ aEHh mH]>]j]vilniu x]nvuh Bic{u ti>ic{u
vi>iut]yi EkE]L ve> xE]Svuh autvuh
Et]i. `iuh pfi>ueT sztuuh >]jExvkM]>um]yi>u
ciR m]URfiR au< >]jYh m]R]vRmH]
>]j]vin[ \p]yil eekvseTuie]Tu]emu xti
c{]f[ x]nvuh v]i vi>iuetu eckE>i>]j]vie
aTul prupiTiic{u. >]j]v[ atuEku visVixic{u epeu
]y Ek]pE]TukUTi pfie> piTic{u bic{u xmuzdil
t]<[ie]}utinu klpiukyuh >]jBTM]R azpk]>h
ecy{ukyuh ecy[tu.
xmRnuh xV]miBnuh xV>]jYx[EnHiyuh niS[
num]y A mzixmen y]et]>u k]>fvuh kUT]et niS[
>ufh vDiic{ A >]j]vu Ekvh aviEvkiy]yi>uu `u
tinu Ever Yem]uh Evfemi}E}].

71

e`tiHYm]
nU>im]>]yi>u eckE>i>]j]M]>ueT aRn
L[ aue<]mxiutinu xok>Ymi}]ti>utin]l
avR kuTm]Ue> Edsu xVh mi]f[ t]mxic{i>ut[.
atin]l ciE]L >]j]M]>uh avieT vu t]mxic{i>uu.
A ptivuEp]e aviEvkiy]y A >]j]v[ O>il kuTm]UR
vu t]mxic{i>uE]L A Edsu O>u n]y>ueT psu O>u
m]iyueT Eviku kyri vivu nsiic{E]L m]i O>u
ke}Tu[ OE>ru ek]Tuu. ~ruek] fil psu niu
vIfu ctuEp]e kiTu. n]yE>]Tiec{u te psuvien O>u
m]i k}uek]eriu ek]u `u >]j]viEn]T[ pru.
>]j]v[ atuEk[ A m]iey piTic{u k<uviiu tUie]}]N
klpic{u. \TEn >]jBTM]>zpk]>h ecy[tu. >]j]vie Ek]ph
n]y>ueT Ene>y]yi. 'vY]jh pru evruet m]iey ek]}ic{
n]y>ueT kuTuhbh nsic{uEp]ke' `[ aEHh spic{u. at[
\Ten ae}iuh k]]>il Pic{u. aviEvkieyiuh
aEHh su]]vuh zb]Ef]mnuh Ayi>uuvE}].
eckE>i >]jkuTuhbil pu]yi>u O>u tu>]i
viy mnxViniyuh tpxViniyum]yi>uu. tpi nimih
|osV>M]R teyuh A tu>]iyueT Hite anuvRi
c{i>uu.
kuTm]U>u eckE>imie xmIpu pTi]ruk]v[
`u EpE>]TukUTiy O>u BgvtIEztmu[. A Eztil
zptiiei>iut[ atYuzgmURiy]y Bzdk]iy]f[. A
Edviey avieT AdYh zptiic{i>ut[ vTE]u dRsnm]yi]yi
>uu. atin]l avieT zptidinh aEnkmupzdvL \]yi
e]i>uu.
kof]R `ukUTi Ep>u mInc{i]rie O>u eekv<i kuT
m]UR O<ukuuE}]. A ndiyueT etuk>yi]fu Emlr
Eztmi>iut[. atin]l vTE]u dRsnm]yi>u Bgvti
yueT dZip]th nimih >]ztik]il A ndiyilUTi
72

e`tiHYm]
ek]uEp]ku
Et]fikL
muiE]vuk,
Et]fikil
Ep]kuvR v}]et ByeTuk mut]y \pzdv]f[ a][
\]yie]i>ut[. atin]l >]ztik]il A v<iu
jnxW]>h niESh niuEp]yi.
tpxViniy]yi>u >]i |o viv>mri[ |o jEn]pzdvh
nirufemu niyic{[ O>u divxh kuic{u pTi]uk]vil
ecu Edviey vic{[ "a}Ey] EdvI! aviTue dZip]th
nimih >]ztik]il vTuvsu ndiyilUTi jn
Lu xW>i]N nivZiyi}]ety]yi>iuu. |t[ ~vuh
xTk>m]y O>u k]>Ym]f[. atin]l aviTuu xdyh ki<E]u
ti>ii>ium]r]kfh" `u zp]Ric{u.
vTE]u dRsnm]yi zptiiei>u EdvIvizgH ie
dRsnh piEdivxh En>h evuE]L ki<E]]yi>i ut]yi
k]feu. aumutl AilUTi Ep]kuvRu y]et]>u
\pzdvvuh
Byvumi}]et
AyiI>ukyuh
aiEyu
jnxW]>h y]pURv{h >]ztiyiuh pkuh D]>]m]vukyuh
ecy[tu. avieT EdviyueT dRsnh |E]<uh ki<E]]yi]fi
>iut[.
eckE>imie
vk
Eg]s]
(psue]<u[)
mie pTi]ruvs[ xVlh vTE]um]riy]yi>uu.
tpxViniy]y >]i divxhEt]ruh evu]Nk][ A
Eg]s]yil ecu psue kfik]fuk ptiv]yi>uu. A
xmyh >]i te kueedvm]y au< zsIkZxV]miey
BipURv{h x[m>ic{uek]uh A Bgv]enuric{u
'n>keev>iy]m>vi]e
ecriyn]eikuh
ti>uemy[Es]Byuhk>utiUuEN
aTuu v] kZ! kfik]Fm]N
kfik]fuE>h kmEnzte
73

e`tiHYm]
nirEmruh mukil c]Ri
knkkiifi v eekEm]ti>h
afiu k]Effh Bgv]En!'
|tY]di xIRnh ec]}ie]um]f[ Ep]vuk ptiv[.
aien >]i O>u divxh evu]Nk]u Eg]s]yil
ecE]L xIRnil viv>ic{iutuEp]eyu >Upil
zsIkZxV]mi avieT O]TinTu kiut]yi ku. \Ten
>]i Bgv]e p]dil x]]hgh nmx[]>h ecy[tu.
>]i `<uEu kuturu En]iyE]L Bgv]en avieT
eyuh ktumi}. atin]l >]i t]N Bgv]en zptYm]yi
kt]y [ O>u Ezth pfik<iic{[ avieT zsIkZ
xV]miyueT O>u vizgHh y]viDi zptiiic{u. pie ptiv]yi
A Eztil ecu dRsnh nTie]i>iukyuh ecy[tu.
|E]L kuTm]UR eckE>imie xmIpu k]fu
zsIkZpu>h ` Eztie \vh |eny]f[. |o
>]iyueT divYtVEyuh kuTm]UREdsEyuh kuric{[ |en
|niyuh p e`tiHYu[. avyil citu y]vx>h
pi]e viv>i]h.

74

e`tiHYm]

112. viVmhguxV]miy]R - 2
viVmhgunU>i xYxic{u xV]miy]>]ytie k]>f
vuh aEHh EcR k]RY]yniEyyuh ti>uv]Ril zsIkZ
xV]miEyyuh muh zptiic{tuh, ~um]nUR Ezth pun>u]>fh
ecy[t[ nvIk>ic{tuh tZivEp>UR vTu]Eztiuh,
eevu ep>uhtZE]vil Eztiuh, au< zsIkZ
xV]miEztiuh dRsnin]yi ecE]<u]y autuh
muh e`tiHYm]yueT pURv{B]gi]yi zp]vic{iu tin]l
aet]uh |vieT AvRiui}. A xV]miy]Rnimih
ti>uvnpu>u
zsIpn]BxV]miEztmu]ytienuric{u
m]ztm]f[ |vieT zp]vi]N B]viut[.
sIkZxV]mi, xV]miy]Ru zptYIBvic{tie EsSh
aEHie Etv]>(viupUj)xmyu ptiv]yi aTul
eci>uu. `]tu I]E]n]y O>u b]e B]viuh
D]>]h et]>vukL k]fiu O>u kuxZti]>e niyi
um]yi>uu ptiv[. A xmyil xV]miy]R Bgv]en \i
`]f[ pri>ut[. xV]miy]R pUj k<ic{uek]i>iu xmy
il Bgv]N b]]k]>n]yi aTul ec]l xV]miy]>ueT
pur[ \>uukyruk, pUju pUuh muh v]>iyuk,
pUj]p]ztil mUztvixRnh ecy{uk mut]y \pzdv]f[
ecy{uk ptiv[. BvXn]y Bgv]nu BM]>ueT aTul
|zpk]>Em ep>um]r]vU `i}E}]. `]l Bgv]N xV]miy]
>ueT aTul |zpk]>em}]h zpvRic{tu xV]miy]>ueT xHn
siyuh Bid]RYvuh `ztm]ztmueu p>Ii]NkUTi
Ayi>ifh.
O>u divxh Bgv]e \pzdvh ~vuh duHm]yiI>uk
y]l xV]miy]R, \I! \pzdvi]et |>iU `u pru
purheekek]u ti m]i. atu xV]mi[ Ouh >xic{i}. purh
eekek]u ti m]utu niSivuh nikZvum]fE}].
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e`tiHYm]
atin]l xV]mi Ek]pB]vE]TukUeT |niey[ k]ffemil
anNk]il v>fh `u pri[ avieTniu mru.
Bgv]N aR]nh ecy[tuk<iE]L xV]miy]R ~vuh
viSn]yiIRu. pie aEHh anNk]TEnVic{u
pureu. atYh viS]dE]TukUTi aEHh p il
aEnVSic{[ au nTukyuh pE>]Tuh Ec]diukyuh
ecy[tiuh Ouh ariy]N k<ii}. OTuh v<inTuh evyil
ek]uh Ific{u tR[ O>u u ecu t]N ecy[tu
Ep]y azkmzpvZieyuric{u vic]>ic{u p]pic{uek][ O>u
m>fii>uu. A xmyh A inu xmIph O>u prye
kuTiil prynuh ave B]>Yyuh til O>u s nTi>uu.
atiniTu pryN EdSYeu te B]>YEy]T[ |niyuh nI
`E]Tu v<inu v>iky]efil nie w]N t}ie][
anNk]iEu viec{riyuh `u pru. atuEku
xV]miy]R A prye aTul ecu ci x]Vnv]ukL
ek][ aven xm]D]nieTuiyi[ anNk]T[ `vieTy]
ef[ avEn]Tu Ec]diukyuh avN atu k]fic{u
ek]Tuukyuh ecy[tu.
A k]Tu k}uh muuh m>uh nir[ ~vuh duS[zp]pYvuh
duW]>vuh Ayi>uu `iuh xV]miy]R Bgv]en k]f]nu
atY]zgHh nimih A duRGTem]uh EshEp]uh vk v]et
A vnil zpEvsic{u Bgv]en En]i nTutuTi. aen
kurc{udU>h ecE]L Bgv]en ku. pE atu y]pURv{h
\iZn]yi}]yi>uu.
O>u
|>im>ie
cuviuh,
k]luh tumi>iu BU[mIm]E>]TukUeT anEMl
kiTut]yium]f[ Bgv]en aE]L xV]miy]R kt[. \Ten
xV]miy]R Bip]>vsYE]Tu kUeT Bgv]en x]]hgm]yi
vIfu nmx[>ic{u. xV]miy]e> ku xun]y Bgv]N
xV]miy]E>]Tu xx[mith "w]N Bfh k<ic{iu ve> divxm]yi.
`niiE]L visu ks]yi>iuu. \Ten `nieeiuh
ti]N
t>fh"
`>uiec{y[tu.
Bgv]nu
Bi]N
76

e`tiHYm]
ek]Tuutinu mu m]Rem]uh k]f]y[ky]l xV]miy]R A
k]iu]yi>u O>u m]vil niu vIfukiTi>u kim]
kuer epruieyTu[ O>u k}iEMl evc{u ctc{[ avieTe
kiTi>u O>u ci>yi]ie]Tuu. Bgv]N atu v]i
Biukyuh "mti, `e visu niESh m]rukyuh `niu n}
tZp[tiy]vukyuh ecy[ti>iuu" `[ a>ui ec{yu{ kyuh
ecy[tu.
an>h xV]miy]R ans]yiy]y Bgv]N zsIpn]BN
anN k]ilevc{u tniu zptYIBvic{i>iuu `u
viv>h ti>uvit]hkUR mH]>]j]vien zgHiic{u. a]u
ti>uvit]hkUrie t]nh pn]Bpu>m]yi>utin]l mH]
>]j]v[ kuTuhbxEmth `<ui t]mxic{i>ut[ pn]Bpu>h
ek]]>i]yi>uu.
xV]miy]Ru]y divYdRsneuric{[ ariiu mH]
>]j]v[ pn]Bpu>uh atinTu zpEdsiuh t]mx]>uh,
jnpuiek]uh Dnpuiek]uh zpbM]>um]yi>u `u
mie Ep]im]E>]TukUeT anNk]iei A h
xRsic{u. pn]BxV]miey xV]miy]Ru zptYm]yi k]f]m]
yi>uueviuh mH]>]j]v[ mut]yvR]Ruh k]f]m]yi
>ui}. `iuh viVmhgu xV]miy]>ueT divYtVeuric{u
mH]>]j]v[ mut]yvRe}]EpRuh n}Ep]e ariy]m]yi>u
tuek][ aEHh prtien visVxic{u. mH]>]j]v[ anN
k]ieyuh aTu zpEdsiEyuh k]Tukuh m>uem}]h
evim]ic{u. xV]miy]R Bgv]en kt]y A [ O>u
Ezth pfiyutin[ kic{u chekukyuh Emlpr `u
m]>]y Ep]im]>uX]Hic{u xkvuh mH]>]j]vuti>umnie
Hith Ep]e nTukyuh ecy[tu.
Ezth pfi k<itie EsSh mH]>]j]v[ A Ezt
il Emr Ep]im]>ueT xH]yxHk>fE]TukUTi
e O>u suBmuHURil y]viDi pn]BxV]miey
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e`tiHYm]
zptiiiukyuh ecy[tu. zptiie zsIpn]BvizgHh
xV]miy]R kviDh ans]y]yiut]f[. at[ |E]<uh
aentey]fi>iut[.
Ezth pfiyuh zptiyuh k<iiuh xV]miy]e> avieT
niu
viyutin[
mH]>]j]vinuh
pn]BxV]miyueT
xiDiyil niu viupi>iyutinu xV]miy]Ruh xtmi}]et
yi>utin]l EztE]TTuute xVh pTi]rum]ri
mH]>]j]vu kic{[ O>u xV]miy]Rmh pfiyic{uek]Tuukyuh
xV]miy]R te i>v]xh avieTy]ukyuh ecy[tu. an>h
mH]>]j]v[ xV]miy]Ru nitYvZi xuKm]yi<iukUT
vh ci anuBvL ptic{uek]Tuukyuh p>ic>finu
Evu BZtYM]R, kuiR mut]yve> kic{u niymic{u
ek]Tuukyuh ecy[tu. xV]miy]R anYM]>]>uh AvsYeT]et
xVmn]ete ptiv]yi Eztil Ep]yi pn]BxV]miey
BipURv{h Exviukyuh puS[p]i k<iukyuh ecy[ti
>uu. aen kurc{u k<iE]L mH]>]j]v[ pn]BxV]miu
xV]miy]>ueT puS[p]i muTh kUT]et `uh Evfemu
kic{u niyiukyuh A vku xV]miy]Ru viEsS]l ci
ptivukLkUTi kic{[ ~ReTuukyuh ecy[tu. pn]B
xV]miu xV]miy]>ueT puS[p]i muT]et `umu]yi>i
fem[ mH]>]j]vu kic{u niyic{i>iu iti[ v}
k]>fvs]uh tniu vy{]et v]uh puS[p]i muT
>uetu k>uti viVmhgu xV]miy]R Ey]gYn]y O>u nU>iu
kUTi xY]xh ek]Tuu te siYn]i. atY]vsYm]y]l A
siSYn]y xV]miy]>uh Eztil kTu puS[p]i k<ic{u
ek]utinu mH]>]j]v[ kic{nuvdiukyuh A xV]miy]
Ruh ci ptivukL kic{[ ~ReTuukyuh puS[p]i
k<iu xV]miy]>ueT Ep>[, Em]l puS[p]i xV]miy]R
`]yi>ifemu kic{u niyiukyuh ecy[tu. A
xV]miy]>ueT siSYp>>yiuLe ~etiuh O>u xV]miy]R
pn]BxV]miu puS[p]i k<ifemu ~R]T[ |E]<uh
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e`tiHYm]
Eveu evc{ii}. pn]BxV]mi[ |E]<uh O>u xV]miy]R
ptiv]yi puS[p]i nTiv>uu[. aEHe `}]v>uh
puS[p]i xV]miy]R `u tey]f[ pru v>ut[.
puS[p]i xV]miy]Ru kic{u niyic{iu anuBve}]h
|E]<uh ek]TuuEp]>uumu[. |ztyuh pruek][ |E]L
ti>uvnpu>h pfm]yi zpEs]Biu h pu viy
vnzpEdsm]yi>uu `uh A vnie EpR aNk]T[
`]yi>uu
`uh
ti>uvnpu>u
pn]BxV]mi
Eztmu]kutinu k]>fh viVmhgu xV]miy]>]yi>uu
`uh x[pm]kuuE}].

79

e`tiHYm]

113. p]uEm]u nU>i


p]uEm]u nU>iyueT |}h ek]c{i >]jYu mukupu>h
t]Uil |>i]uT tIvi x[ESnil ni[ ~kEdsh `u
n]<ik ki<uetu m]Er]Qinu pTi]ru vs]f[. avieT
pu]yi>uvR viy |osV>BM]>uh mztznipuf>um]
yi>uu. `iuh duHm]y d]>izdYduKhek][ avR ve> k
e]fu nitYvZi k<ic{i>ut[.
aenyi>u k][ A |}e gZHn]y nU>i
c>iztzpxim]y ti>uvWiuu Eztil ecu te
d]>izdYduKinu smnmu]i>femu zp]RnEy]TukUTi
BipURv{h Edven Bjic{utuTi.
Bjnh ~kEdsh pzuek]}h tiky]r]yE]L O>u
divxh Eztil a]<Ujyuh mUh k<i[ `}]v>uh
Ep]ytie EsSh nU>i kurc{u evh muieyTuutin[ O>u
jp]ztvuh ek]u Eztie mtilku tIR
uil ecE]L avieT kTvil EtjxViy]y O>]L nilu
tu ki[ "A>]ft[" `u Ec]dic{u. aE]L A pu>uSN
"Ariu Em]Tienu Evfh? evh Evfemil muiey
Tuuek][ ep]y[e]U" `u pru. v]uek]uh EtEj]
mym]y >Uph ek]uh A AL Ekvh mnuSYn} `uh O>u
divYn]efuh Et]uky]l nU>i \Ten Ouh pry]et
vic]>mg[nn]yi avieT niu. aE]L A divYpu>uSe
eekyil tIEp]e tiut]y `E] O>u x]Dnmi>iu
t[ kiu nU>i "A eekyii>iut[ `]f[?" `u
Ec]dic{u, atinuh s>iy]y \>h pry]et A divYN "Em]Tu
m]fikY}u kiuE]?" `u Ec]dic{u. nU>i "kii}"
`u prE]L divYN "k]f]n]zgHmuE]?" `u vIuh
Ec]dic{u, nU>i "k]l ek]]emu['" `u pru eek
nIi. aE]L A divYN "|t[ aE]u t]lmTi>]emu
niymuE]" `u Ec]dic{u. "niymu[" `[ nU>i pr
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e`tiHYm]
E]L A divYN >h nU>iyueT eekyiE[ |uek]Tuu.
muu kii] A divY>h kE]L nU>iu ve>
kotukh Et]i. A nU>i a]e ek]Tu}UR viy
tu>]e O>in]ky]l |o divY>h tu>]enUTi Ou
k]fifemu Et]uky]l nU>i A divYEn]T[ "`ni[ |o
>t[nh O>]eUTi k]fic{]l ek]]emu[. atin]l
|et]u ek]uEp]yie]uv>utin[ anuv]dh t>fh"
`u pru. \Ten te A divYN "Evgil mTie]u
v>]emil ek]uep]y[e]U. `ni[ |ni |vieT aDikh
t]mxiutin[ nivZiyi}" `u pru. "fil
vE]"emuh pru nU>i A >h ek]uEp]yi tu>]en
k]fic{u.
tu>]n[ A divY>h kiu mTie]Tu]N Ouh
mni}]yi>uu. "|tinu vi `uEvfemiuh ek]TuE]h.
|tu nmuu Evfh" `u tu>]N pru. atu nU>i
xtic{i}. "|tu mTi ek]Tu]]l `niu xtYBhgh
xhBviuh; atu xTm]f[" `u nU>i niRbpURv{h pryuk
y]l tu>]ntu mTi ek]Tuu. nU>i atuek]uEp]yi A
divYnu ek]Tuu, >h eekyil v]iy fil A divYN
adZsYn]yi Bvic{u. A >ie Es]Bek][ atuve> pkl
Ep]e zpk]sic{i>u A h aE]L ak]>pURm]yi
IRu, nU>i v}]et anuh BItnum]yi Bviukyuh
ecy[tu. >umUu n]<ik k<iwE]L nU>iu kuEre ku
k]f]r]yi. pie aEHh tIRiiri evh muiey
Tuu ek]uEp]yi.
au >]ztiyil kiTiu nU>iu \rh vi}. kh! A
divYN A>]efu p>m]Rmriy]N k<ii}E}]. niRb
ic{u Ec]dic{i>uuevil aEHh p>m]Rh pryum]yi>uu.
A divY>h visV]xpURv{h `e ky{il tyc{ A divYN
niRbic{]l t]n]>]enu p>m]Rh pry]ti>iuEm]?
O>iumi}. aen ecy{]etyi>utuek]u viy viQ[i
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e`tiHYm]
m]yiE]yi. |ni atienuric{u vic]>iukyuh viS]diukyuh
ecy[t]l Pem]umi}E}]. "atItk]>Y]nusEyn kih xY]l"
`uh mUh vic]>ic{uek][ aEHh aen kiTu.
aen kurc{uEn>h k<iE]L aEHh \ri. `iuh
aDikh t]mxiy]et \f>ukyuh ecy[tu. aE]L ni]vie
evic{h kuEre \]yi>utin]l nU>iu zpB]tm]yieyu
Et]i. aEHh A Bjn]u ~<>n]<ik evu]nu
E]<]f[ ptiv]yi kuic{i>ut[. A xmyh k<iuEp]yi `u
Et]uky]l aEHh p>izBmic{u kui]n]yi tIRui
ei. aE]<uh avieT O>]L niluu]yi>uu. nU>i
y]pURv{h "A>]ft[?" `u Ec]dic{u. aE]L A AL
"|t]>]efuh mUh ariieuEvfh? Em]Tinu kui]N
En>m]yii}. Ep]yiiTurU; aHu pkRiu EvE
kui]N?" `u Ec]dic{u. A sh Ekuh s>I>Etju kuh
|tu t]N muE k divYN tey]efu mni]vuky]l
nU>i
aTuuecu
p]dil
vIfu
vic{uek]u
"zsIp>EmsV>n]f[, aviTu[ A>]efu p>m]Rh `E]Tu
pryfh" `Epic{u. aE]L p>m]Rh pry]etyi>i]N
nivZiyi}]eteevky]l
aEHh
t]N
x]]l
v]xukiy]efu pru. \Ten nU>i "`]l aviTue
x]]l
xV>Uph
`niu
k]fic{ut>f"emu
vIuh
aEpic{u.
aE]L v]xuki "atuEv; atu k]l au
ByeTuh" `u priu xti]et vIuh nibiuky]l
v]xuki te EdHh cu>ui zsIp>EmsV>e eekvi>iEMl
kiTu Em]ti>E]m]i k]fic{uek]Tuu. `iuh nU>i
Byeu mURic{u niuvIfu. pie mUEmu]l n]<ik
k<iE]L nU>iu Eb]Dh vu, aE]L v]xuki, "`]fu
v>h Evt[?" `u Ec]dic{u. atinu mrupTiy]yiu nU>i
"aviTe x]iYh xd] `e |}u]yi>ifh. `e
d]>izdYduKh tIRut>ikyuh Evfh. |ztyum}]et `niu
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e`tiHYm]
viEsSiec{]>u aEpyumi}" `u pru. atu Eku v]xuki,
"Ae aen ecy{]h; Em]Tie Bjnh pzu ek]}h
tikyutin[ |ni mUu divxh mtiyE}]. atu k<iiu
|}Eu ep]y[e]U. aE]E<uh Bgv]e anuv]dh
v]ie][ w]nuh avieT v>ikyuh Em]Tie aBIh
x]Diiukyuh ecy{]h. |ni kui]nm]iE, xmym]yi>i
uu" `u pr[ nU>iey kui]nyukyuh \Ten
aR]nh ecy{ukyuh ecy[tu.
nU>i Bjnh k<i[ |}ei te O]uT
ki<iniyil evc{iu Ep]yi kuiyuh nitYkR]nu]n]dikuh
mUh k<ic{uvu kuT m]iv]n]yi `TuE]L atiEMe]>u
p]ienu Byeu. \Ten A p]u t]e<yiri, y]pURv{h
divYpu>uSe
>Uph
D>ic{uek]u
nU>iEy]T[,
"Em]T[
ByeET, w]N v]xuki tey]f[. ayueT xtYxtyuh
Biyuh nimih Bgv]N zsIp>EmsV>N aeyuric{[ ~vuh
zpx]dic{i>iuu. Bv]e aBIh x]Diic{ut>utin]yi xV]mi
a>uiec{y[tiutey]f[ |E]L w]N |vieT vi>iut[.
nL AdYh k divxh w]N k]fic{ut m]fikY}[ |t].
|t[ |ni |vieTe |>ie. |tu xUic{uevc{uek]fh.
|ti>iuiT[ O>iuh d]>izdYduKh b]Diyi}." `u
pr[ A divY>t[nh ek]Tuiu v]xuki pieyuh pru,
"|ni |vieT O>u n]gyiyuh vuEc>uh. aE]<uh Em]T[
ByeET."
|ztyuh prE]E<uh A |}e mU aRnh
avieT vu EcRu. A x]Vi O>u xVjngZHil O>u xdYu
Ep]yi>iuky]yi>uu.
A
aRnh
v[
av>ueT
mruT(mnuT) |ryu vc{iu akEu kyri. aE]L A
kuTyil ni[ O>u p]u t]e<yiri |<u ki<iniyiei.
\Ten A p]uh xRv]hgxu>iy]y O>u divYx[ztIyueT >Uph
D>ic{u v]xukiyueT aTul niu. v]xuki pieyuh pru
tuTi: "wueT >uEp>ueTyuh zptimku]ic{[ |o
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e`tiHYm]
ki<iniyil zptiic{[ kuTuhbp>Edvtk]yi vic]>ic{[ `uh
ptiv]yi pUjic{u vic{uek]fh. aen ecy[tuek]]l
|vieT EzsyukL[ O>iuh kurvu v>ikyi}. p]ukL mur[
|niyuh |vieT vu Ec>uh. avey}]h yEh |vieT
`vieTeyiuh
t]mxic{uek]uh.
OiEnyuh
zpEtYkic{[
zptiifemi}. |o |}vuh |}ruh xRueT xEt
m]i xlic{uek]i>u]l mti. |vieT mmUztvixRn
Luh tu]nuh `c{ilee k<uk]nuh muh zpEtYkh O]E>]
u]ie]fh. at]tu k]>YL at]tu k]>YL
at]tu i}]et muuh priuh tuukEp]uh
ecy{>ut[. |vieT aTuyiu aTuuki}]et pureuh
tI ki>ut[. muuh priuemuh evukyuh kiukyuh
ku<iukyuh ecy{>ut[. aTuu pril O>upBvnhkUTiyu]
fh. viEsSic{u]ku aTiy>]dike}]h avieTevc{u
nTie]fh. Epruh tI]>iyuh |o |}u nT]N p]Ti}.
avu k]emTuuE]L aRnL A \pBvn
iEu m]ri]mxic{uek]fh. |o |}inkuh puruh
muuh priuh mUh p]uke ciE]L kEuh. `]l
A>uh ByeET. |o |}uve> p]ukL, avey cviu
kEy] mE] ecy{]et kTiukyi}. aen kTic{]uh |o
|}uve> viSh b]Diukyi}. Ene>mric{[ A viSh A
p]ukee b]Diuh. aen v]l A p]uke viSh
|ri viEfh. aen ecy[tie}il A p]ukL m>ic{u
Ep]Eyuh. anYM]e> p]ukL dhsic{]l |o |}uvR
viSmir>ut[. `]l xREk]ph nimih jnLu]ku
E>]gLuh mUh zptiviDi ecy{utin[ viE>]Dmi}. we
zptiiu |o ki<iniyil >u viukL ekT]et
`E]<uh kie]i>ifh. |o viukiEMliTic{u]
ku mSiyuh A viukie `yuh xREk]ph nimimu
]ku tVEzg]gLuh muh xioSD]yi>iut]f[.
w]nIriuvey}]h |o |}uv>uh |ni \]kuv>uh
arii>iEvy]ky]l tmur Et]ruh `}]v>uh av>v>ueT
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e`tiHYm]
xtikL[ \pEdsic{uek]fh." |en Evet}]h pr
tie EsSh "|ni AvsYeTuE]L k]f]h" `ukUTi priu
v]xukiyuh n]gyiyuh mru.
A nU>i v]xuki prtuEp]e ki<iiniyil v]xuki
Eyyuh n]gyiEyyuh zptiiukyuh muh ecy[tu. a]h
mutl[ A |}]Ru 'Em]unU>i' `]yi>u Ep>[
'p]uE]u nU>i' `]yiI>ukyuh atu zpxieTukyuh
i>eTukyuh ecy[tu. avieT |E]<uh v]xuki priutu
Ep]eey}]h Ac>ic{v>uue]f[ EkLvi. A |}u
v]xukiyueT x]iYh xiic{ k]h mutl d]>izdYmu]yii}.
xu zkEmf vRic{utuTukyuh ecy[tu. |E]<uh avieT
xu vRic{uek]utey]fi>iut[. avieT |E]L
Bjnin]yiuh xREk]ph nimimu]ku Ed]SLu
zptiviDikL ecy{iutin]yiuh zptidinemEp]e axhKY
m]ukL v>ikyuh O]E>]u ecy{iukyuh avy[e}]h dif
y]yuh muh ve>fh ek]Tuukyuh ecy{uu[. avieT
|E]L A |}e vky]yiute AuEt]ruh vZikm]xh
O]htIyti mutl n]lpe]u divxh xRbi nTi
E]>utu kUT]et O]E>]>u>ueT v<ip]T]yiuh mi divx
iuh avieT xRbi nTeTuu[.
Em]i}u ki<iniyil v]xukiEyyuh n]gyiEyyuh
zptiic{tie EsSh kurc{uk]h k<iE]E<uh p]u
E]u nU>ieyuric{u EkLvi BUE]kil xRv{zt
p>u. xREk]ph nimimu]ku tVg[Ed]S]diE>]gLuh
muh A |}uvR `eiuh ecy[t]l EBdeTuemu O>u
visV]xh jnueTyiTyil dZIBviukyuh ecy[tu.
a]u]yi>u O>u p]Y>]j]vin[ kuie
C]yyil O>u m]ti>i tVEzg]gh b]Dic{iu p cikiXkuh muh
ecy[tiuh EBdm]yi}. aenyi>u k]u p]uE]u
nU>ieyuric{u p]Y>]j]vin[ arivukiuky]l aEHh
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e`tiHYm]
Ayc{[ au gZHn]yi>u nU>iey p]iyil ek]u
Ep]vukyuh nU>iyueT cikiXek]u >]j]v[ fil pUR
xuKe zp]piukyuh ecy[tu. >]j]v[ nU>i[ Ouve>
pfvuh
x]nuh
ek]Tu]fu
mTiyyc{etutu
viEsSic{u pryfemi}E}].
nU>i p>iv]>xEmth p]Y>]jYuniu pureu
difti>uvit]hkUril |E]L O>u zpD]n pfm]yi zpEs]Bi
u 'n]g>uEk]vil' ` u vE]L v<iTuu
vn]>il O>]Rn]dh Eku dy]uvum]y A nU>i
xp>iv]>h A k]iEu ecu. aE]L avieT O>u x[ztI
|>uu k>yuu]yi>uu. avueT duKk]>fh Ec]dic{E]L
"t]en]>u c]iy]efuh |o u vu pu}ruu
ek]uEp]yi v}vRuh ek]Tuu kiutu v]iy]f[ t]N
nitYvZi k<ic{uv>uetuh A ptivuEp]e auh vu
pu}ruE]L te a>iv]L O>u si]vizgHiEMl ek]u
xVlph muriyuky]l atil niu >zpv]Hmu]yi>iuu
evuh atu ku EpTic{]fu t]N k>yuet"uh pru. A
s]dVzpEds[ pu}[ muE]h vRuniluu]yi>uu. nU>i
te BZtYM]e>e]u pu}u m]ic{uecu En]iyE]L A
vizgHh pWsi>]y O>u xRiEt]yi>uu. atie O>u
t xVlph muri[ aE]<uh >h zpvHiuu]yi>uu.
nU>i te mzsiek]u >zpv]Hh niRukyuh x]Vn
v]ukLek]u c]iey xm]sVxiic{u pryukyuh
ecy[ttie EsSh xmIpM]>]y cie> |o viv>h
zgHiiukyuh avR muK]i>h tl]]vsYinu Evu
\pk>fL v>ui A n]gzptim[ aWuEpRkUTi pufY]Hh
k<iukyuh p]uE]u nU>ite O>u pUj k<iukyuh
ecy[tu.
pie nU>i a][ A Edsu]yi>u zpD]n
M]e>ey]e[ |o n]gzptim k]fei>iu viv>h
ariyiukyuh |o n]gzptim |vieT zptiic{t[ ~vuh
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e`tiHYm]
tpiyu O>u divYn]yi>ifemuh zptiic{ A mH]e
tpiek]]f[ |o
vizgie
eectnYh |tuve>
viuEp]k]etuh eectnYmi}]ti>uuevil >zpv]Hmu
]vukyi}]yi>uuvE}] `uh |o vizgHe y]Ey]gYh
pUjic{u vic{uek]i>u]l n]g>]j]v[ xE]Siukyuh
timih |o Eds]Ru Ezsyu vRiukyuh ecy{uemuh
mu pryukyuh jnL aet}]h visV]xpURv{h xtiukyuh
ecy[tu.
an>h nU>i A Eds]>ueT xH]yxHk>fE]Tu
kUTi A e k]Tuh pu}uem}]h eviyic{[ aviTh
jnxW]>Ey]gYm]iIRukyuh A n]gzptimu muh
m<yuh evyiuEml]etyi>ivh avieT O>u Emlu>
ekiukyuh ecy[tu. |vy[e}]h Eviv pfh ecvu
ecy[tu p]uE]u nU>itey]f[. jnL v]uek]uh
EdHhek]um}]et Dnhek]u xH]yifem[ aEHh
AvsYei}. nU>iyueT eekvsh p]Y>]j]v[ ek]Tut]
yiute pfh D]>]mu]yi>uu.
n]gRu (n]g>]j]vinu) kuTiuEp]e O]Emc{i]yie
iuh O>u Ek]vil (ah) avieTyu]yE]L atien
`}]v>uh 'n]g>uEk]vil' `u prutuTi. k]zkEmf A
Edsieyuh EpR atutey]yiIRu. A Ek]vil
p]uE]u nU>ite ptiv]yi pUj nTiuTuky]l
avieT n]g>]j]vie x]iYvuh eectnYvuh xIm]tItm]yi
vRic{u. aE]L A Eds]e>}]h n]g>]j]vien tueT
Edsp>Edvty]yi vic]>iukyuh Ac>iukyuh viukyuh
v<ip]TukL k<iukyuh muh tuTi. atin]l A n]g>u
Ek]viienuric{u zpxii E]kil xRv{zt p>u.
aE]L avieT anYEds]>]y jnuh Bjnin]yuh
dRsnin]yuh muh kfi}]et vu tuTi. v<ip]Tukuh
xIm]tItm]yi vRic{u. `iuh k<ic{ukU]N ve> zpy]xm]yi
IRu. p]uE]u nU>i pUj k<iuky}]et me]uh
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e`tiHYm]
ecy{ukyi}E}]. v<ip]Tukuh muh vRic{tiEn]TukUTi p]uE
]u nU>iuh s]i]Ruh x]dYvuh vRic{u.
pWsi>]yiu A n]gzptim zptiic{i>iut[
aWTi xmctu>vuh nini>ilniu xVlph t]<[cyumu O>u
]f[. avieT minu D]>]m]yi |oRh k]fuu[.
|tiEn]TTuu il |tiEn]L ku<ic{]uh Esh
Ep]uh jmyh k]fui}. |o zptimyi>iu e mu
>vRm]yi]f[ |>iut[. atu n]g>]j]vie O>u
si>inu murivupi >h vIftin]l aeny]yt]ef]f[
pryut[. avieT dRsnin]yi ec}uvRu zpx]dm]yi
ek]Tuut[ |o m]f[. atin]l divxhzpti m[ A
unieTuuu[. |o mu xkviD tVEzg]gLuh
O>u xioSDm]ef]fu jnvisV]xh. |]uh A zpx]dh
Etc{iu p tVEzg]gikLuh xuKh xiiuumu[. atin]l
dU>ilniuh zptidinh aEnkm]ukL v[ |o zpx]dh
v]i ek]uEp]kuumu[. |et]uek]uh A inu
EshEp]uh t]<[c v>ui}. avieTni[ `TuuETE]h
m[ aTu divxE[ avieT \]yie]uh. |et]>ut
m]fE}].
pie |vieT O>u ecTiyu[. A j]ti ecTi BUE]kil
me]umi}. |tie EpR ARuh ariukUT]. |t[ aEnkh
EpR vu k]fuu[.
|zpk]>em}]h m]H]YE]TukUTiyi>iu n]g>]jN O>u
kuTilEp]eyu O]u>yil O>u ku<iyii>iutu Bhgiyi
e}uh O>u n} ah pfiyic{[ |o vizgHemTuu m]i
zptiifemuh Et]uky]l p]uE]u nU>i avieT
O]>il O>h pfiyiukyuh bihbh m]i zptii
utin[ Evet}]h vhkUukyuh muHURh niyiukyuh
ecy[tu. mUHURdivxie tEdivxh >]ztiyil n]g>]j]v[
nU>iyueT aTul ec[ '`e m]i zptii>ut[, `ni[
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e`tiHYm]
|vieTeyi>u]l mti' `u prt]yi aEHin[ O>u
xVp[nmu]yi. atin]l aEHh A m]izpti Eveu
vukyuh pun]yi pfiyic{ ail O>u viuvizgH vuh
sivihgvuh zptiiukyuh ecy[tu. n]g>]j]v[ |E]<uh
pURv{itiyil A ute |>iuu.
A nU>i avieT nitYnid]nh, m]xviEsSh, A (Au)
viEsSh mut]yvy[e}]h Evu vuvkkL EsK>iu
kyuh AuEt]ruh mInm]xi]yiYh mutl pu divxe
\lxvh ptiv]ukyuh ecy[tu. aEHinu zp]y]DikYh
nimih avieT]mxi]nuh ptiv]yi pUjnT]nuh zpy]x
m]yE]L |}Eu Ep]yi. pie aEHie puztM]>uh
poztM]>uh ciE]L n]g>uEk]vil Ep]yi]mxiukyuh
Eztk]>YEnVSiukyuh ecy[ti>uu. aE]L pUjuh muh
Ever auke niymic{u. zkEmf A |}uvR Ai
e]>il mInm]xil \lxvinum]zth avieTE]vukyuh
\lxvie zkiykL nTukyuh EsSh k]>Ye}]h
anYM]e>e]u nTiukyum]yi. aen kurc{u k]h
k<iE]L A EdvxVh ti>uvit]hkUR xR]>il EcRu.
aE]L avieT p]uE]i}Eu tzh m]ztm]yiIRu.
atinu xR]>ilniuh avRu ci anuBvuh niyic{u.
atien]inuh |E]<uh EBdh vii}. n]g>uEk]vil \lxv
inu tzh nT]N p]uE]u nU>ite Evfemuh
ALE>]y]lE]e>um]f[ evc{i>iut[. avieT \lxvin[
A |}u niute Ae>iuh Ep]vukyuh tzh nTukyuh
atinu niyiiu anuBvh v]ukyuh |E]<uh nTu
v>uu[. Ever aDik]>em]uh |E]L A |}]R[
avieTyi}.
p]uE]i}[
O>u
k][
pURv{]c]>iuh
pURv{M]>ueT \pEdsiuh zptipiyuh visV]xvuh kurv]yi[
O>u nU>i \]yiIRu. aEHinu kup>Edvtk]y
n]g]M]>il Biyuh kurv]yi>uu. atin]l O>Tiyi>h
89

e`tiHYm]
|}uevc{ute
nTfemu
niyic{u.
enTuu>u
tUfiT]N ku<ikL ku<ic{E]Le minTiyii>ui>u ci
p]iNmukL
ep]ukyuh
ci
xRLu
jIvH]ni
xhBviukyuh ecy[tu. aE]E<uh p]ukL kUE]eT
|kiureu. '|}inkuh puruh muuh priuh
xRv{zt p]ukL niru. aTuyiuh aTuukiuem}]h
p]ukL niryuky]l avieT a>iev]nuh \]nuem]uh
nivZiyi}]ety]yi.
avieT
pu>kL
ek]nuh
muh
kUiEv]R mut]yvR EpTic{iu pTiku kT]etyum]yi.
aE]L nU>i v}]et viSn]yiIRu. pie A nU>i
ecy[ttuh
ecy{ic{tum]y
A
azkmzpvZikLe}]h
zps[nviDizpk]>h
zptiviDikuh
zp]yiuh
ecy[ttilpiey]f[ p]uke]tui pURv{itiyi]vukyuh
|}u y]pURv{h p]R]r]vukyuh ecy[tt[. pie aTiyi>h
ptivuEp]e
\pBvnuevc{u
nTi.
atilie
avieTy]>uh muNptivinu viE>]Dm]yi Ouh ecy{]ri}. aen
zpvRic{ A nU>i ADiyuh vY]Diyuh piTiep[ aciE>f
k]DRe zp]piukyuh ecy[tu.
Ek>il xRbi nTuk, xR]vu m]uk
mut]yv ecy[v]nu aDik]>h p]uE]u nU>iu
m]ztEmyuu `]f[ evc{i>iut[. atin]l AuEt]ruh A
|}uvR ecE}u L ve>yu[. avieTey]e
ecuEc>]N ave>e]u x]Di]y[ky]l avR av>ueT
ALE>]yi mu nU>im]e> ayc{uh p iuh
AvsYL nTiuu[.
p]ukL p]uE]i}e p>Edvtm]>uh k]vl]>u
m]yi]f[ avieT vRiut[. avR A |}Eu D]>]m]yi
Dnh v>uie]Tuuu[. avieTni[ O>u pu}uEp]uh
anYM]R ek]uEp]k]et avR k]u xUiuumu[.

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e`tiHYm]
O>il 'EckN' `u zpxin]y tx[>vnuh
kUuk]>uh kUTi p ilyri ek]ecy[t[ Ouve>
pfvuh puh ekieyTuuek]u Ep]kuhv<i p]u
E]i}uh kyri. avieT pfm]yiuh p]yiumu]yi
>uet}]h eek]ie]u puruvu En]iyE]L,
akEu kTE]L puruevc{ cumTukiEMe}]h O]E>]
n]gvI>M]R tep]iiTic{uek]i>iut]yi ku. A cumTu
ke}]muEpic{[ A |}unieTutuh ek]u ep]y]
emu vic]>ic{[ avR Ep]k]n]yi B]vic{E]L p]]e>E]e
Ouve> p]ukL muil v[ afini>u. ti>iuEn]iy
E]L piiuh atuEp]ete xRL ni>i>iutu
ku. tx[k>M]e>}]h muE]uh purEk]uh Ep]k]N nivZi
yi}]et avieT akeu. evu]Nk]m]yE]L gZHN
nU>i kui]N Ep]k]n]yi[ O>u viuemTuuek]u puru
vu. aE]L muu ciR nilutu k[ "A>]ft[?" `u
Ec]dic{uek][ aTuu ecu. \Ten A tx[>M]R nU>iyueT
k]ll vIfu vic{iu p>m]Rem]e pryukyuh avieT
niu xdyh viyfem[ aEpiukyuh ecy[tu. aE]L
nU>i "niL ek]u vtuh |vieTnieTutuem}]h avieT
evc{iu ep]y[e]LviN. nie A>uh \pzdviukyi}" `u
pru. azpk]>h avR OuemTu]et y]zty]yi. aE]L
avieTeyuh O>u p]ienyuh ki}. avR Ep]yi En>h
evuutinumu[ av>v>ueT diiei. |en |vieT
aEnkh xhgtiku]yiu[.
|ni |o aTu k]u]yvyuh xVyh
Eb]Dic{iuvyum]y ci xhgtikLkUTi pry]h.

ku

~t]nuh ek]}Lumu[ O>u mInm]xil O>u


p]uE]u nU>i n]g>uEk]viiEu y]ztyil a
ue< vi>uu. a[ avieT \Xvvum]yi>uu. nU>i >]ztiyil
`E] AvsYin]yi mtilkuniu kuu>yilUTi
ki<E nTyiu kuiE[ |riE]yE]L O>u p]ien
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e`tiHYm]
k]f]et Ou cvii. \Ten A xRvI>N Ariy]et
nU>iyueT k]iEMl O>u kTiyuh ek]Tuu. aE]L nU>i, "O]!
O>u vidV]N ne piTikUTiyE}]. x]Du Ariy]ety]f[. |ni
ay]ueT viSmiri viTfmE}]. a}]]l x]Du m>ic{u
Ep]Eyuh. t]xild]e> |E]u viifh" `u pru.
\Ten O>]L ecu "p]uE]u nU>i aEnVSiuu" `u
t]xild]E>]Tu pru. \Xvk]m]yi>utin]l aEHh
mtilkuteyu]yi>uu. atin]EHh \Ten nU>i
yueT aTuei. nU>i avieTyu]y xhgti aEHe
zgHiiukyuh O>iT<i p]uh >u k>iuh (|nI>uh)
mUu>uiyuh Evfem[ AvsYeTukyuh t]xild]>EHh
|vey}]h fil v>uie]Tuukyuh ecy[tu. nU>iey
kTic{ p][ aE]<uh A kuTvilte kiTuu]yi>uu.
nU>i atien kiu "viSh v}]et b]Dic{tin]l x]Duvinu
nT]N vy{]ety]yiE]yi" `upruek][ A \>uikL
mUuh mRievc{[ Oil p]uh me]il sujvum]i
evc{i[ O>u mzh jpic{uek][ A p]iEn]T[ "|o p]ink[
|riiT[" `u pru. \Ten A p]u ptue t
ep]iyi<[ A p]inkiriiTu. O>u m]ztEn>h k<i
E]L A p]u k>i kiytuEp]e kruu. aE]L nU>i
"|ni A |nIR eviiriiT["`u pru. \Ten
p][ aen ecy[tu. A |nIRevvuh v}]et kruu
vs]yi. aE]L nU>i "|E]L viSem}]h Ep]yi>iuu. |ni
A sujiiri kuic{i[ `E]eiuh |hEp]e
Ep]k]h" `u pru. \Ten p]u sujiiri
uiukyuh ecy[ti[ A kTviEn]TTuu etu vs]yi
nilu AiEMEu kyriE]yi. nU>i p]u kTic{
u purei>u Ec]> kuiiri k<ukii[
aiEuh Ep]yi. aEHe viSh b]Dic{i}.
`]l p]uE]u nU>im]e>}]v>uh Emlprtu
Ep]e p]ukLu viSmirukyuh muh ecy[ti>ui}.
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e`tiHYm]
"~kEy]nizpxUt]n]h EtS]h gh pZk[ pZk[" `utu
Ep]ey]f[ av>ueT xVB]vh.
O>il eevu Eztie mtilkuevc{[ O>u
p]uE]u nU>iey O>u xRh dhsiukyu]yi. A nU>i
A p]ie viSmir]nuh muh zsmic{i}. aEHh kuiiri
k]iEMu]yi>u Ec]> Etc{uk<ukiiu muru Ep]yi
xdYyuu. aEHe viSh b]Dic{i}. p]u ve> zpy]xeu
mtilu purE]h Ep]yi avieTiTu cu.
pie O>u p]uE]unU>i O>il aTU>[ O>i}[ O>u
EviyTiyi>inu Ep]yi>uu. aTiti>ie tEdivxh
a]<h k<iE]L kiTutin[ A |}[ xok>Y
mi}]etyi>utin]l ci kUuk]E>]TukUTi nU>i me]>u
Eu Ep]yi. mEDYm]Rh O>u p]u nU>iey kTic{u.
kUeTyuvR ByeeiE] `u vic]>ic{u nU>i aE]L
Ouh pri}. kUuk]e>}]h |Tuevc{[ O]E>] v<iu pi>iu
Ep]ytie EsSh aEHh niitei viv>h pryu
kyuh evh v]i k]iEMu]yi>u Ec]> k<ukii[
aku kyriiTu xuKm]yiurukyuh ecy[tu. aEH
eyuh viSh b]Dic{i}. p]ie k]>Yh aEHh aEnVSic{umi}.
Ek]yu vyx[e> k<iuEp]y aNmU[ avRk
ueT k][ ae p]uE][ aN nU>i O>u v<iy]zt
yil vyx[>yi}u vi>uu. kuiyuh Etv]>vuh \ofuh muh
k<iu eexV>x}]ph ecy[tuek]i>utiniTu mUvRkL
nU>iEy]T[ "|vieT |o etEuie ki<E>yil O>u
xRmi>iuu[. atie aTul ci m>u[. A
m>ueT |kuh muh vIfu Evnl]il kuie
evh cIy]kuu. xRie aTul niluvy]ytu
ek][ A m>L eviy]Em] `u xhsyvumu[. Em]T[
A xRe avieTni[ Ou m]iyi>u]emil A m>
e]e eviyi]m]yi>uu. `] aen ecy{]N vEy{?"
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e`tiHYm]
`u Ec]dic{u. atinu mrupTiy]yi[ aN nU>i "O]EH],
xRe w]N m]iyi>u]h. atu w]N ecEy{t]fE}].
`]l mUuh ecEy{t]yi[ O>u k]>Ymu[. aete]l
xRe m]iyi>uu E[ |o kuvuh m]fh. atu
w]N vic]>ic{]l k<iyut}. atin]l atu mUu Evfh"
`u pru. aE]L mUvRkL "kuh m]uk ax]DYm]fE}]"
`u pru. \Ten nU>i "`]l mEtuh aente. |o
xRh A kuie k>}]et |>iyi}. pie, neE]e
te xREyuh vic]>ifh. nL i>m]yi]mxiu
uniu m]ri]mxifem[ Ae>iuh niRbic{]l
atu nmuu xtvuh xE]Sk>vum]kuEm]? atu Ep]e
vic]>iU" `u pru. atuEku mUvRkL "`]l Ev"
`u pru. at[ aE]L aen avx]nic{u.
an>h >umUu ek]}h k<iE]L O>u n]y>ueT vk
xR]vu m]utin]yi p]uE]u mHNnU>i Ek]yu
vi>uu. aEHinuh \ofu vyx[e>y]yi>uu. \ofu
k<i[ O]E>] vRm]nL pruek]i>uE]L aN
mUvRkL vyx[e> kuiN k>yii>iu xRe
m]iyi>uu k]>Yh mHN nU>iEy]Tuh pru. mHNnU>i
atinu y]et]>u viE>]Dvuh pri}. 'xok>Ymueil atu
n]ee nTiy]h' `]yi>uu mHNnU>iyueT
mrupTi. aE]L aNmUvRkL 'n]e nT]N t>mi}. Em]T[
|ni |o diie]nuh v>uE]L mti' `u pru. aN
nU>iyueT
aBizp]ymriE]Le
aNmUvRkL
xRe m]iyi>uu k]>Yh Eveu tIRc{eTui
<ii>uu. pie aN nU>iyueT aBizp]yh tey]Ef]
mHNnU>iuemriy]n]yiu m]ztm]yi>uu aEHE]Tuh
|tu prt[. vyx[> kuiNk>yii>iu xRh |E]<uh
avieTe |>iuu.
p]uE]u nU>im]>ueT xVB]vh m]ruueiuh
xRueT xVB]viuh m]H]Yiuh |tuve> O>u m]vuh
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e`tiHYm]
vii}.
aTu
k]ute
O>u
m]i
(zkiYni)
p]uE]i}e prilni[ O>u n]iEk>Em] mE]
Em]iec{Tuuek]u puriri. \Ten p]u ecu m]iey
tTuu. m]i p]ien t}ie]u. \Ten m]iu ku
k]f]N vy{]ety]yi. pie ay]L ay]ueT vIiEu
Ep]ytute p>]zsyE]TukUTiy]f[. p cikiXkuh muh
ecy[tiuh m]iu ku k]f]r]yi}. OTuh O>u zps[n]>e
viDizpk]>h xVRhek][ O>u n]gzptimyu]ic{u p]u
E]i}u ek]u ecu ek]Tuu zp]yih ecy[tu.
aE]L m]iu ku k]f]r]yi.
O>il n]g>uEk]viil \Xvinu tzh nT]N
Ep]yi>ut[ O>u mHN nU>iy]yi>uu. aEHinu k]u
pumfiumu[ \ofu k<ifh. aeny]fu ptiv[.
atin]EHh A \Xvk]u tzi nT]nuvey}]h
pumfiumuuh \of[ pumfiuh k<ic{i>uu. atu
n]uk]R[ azt xtm]yi}. \c{umu[ \c{Uj k<iutu
s>iye}]yi>uu jnueT aBizp]yh. A viv>h ciR
nU>iey zgHiiukyuh ecy[tu. aet]uh aEHh vk
evc{i}. aEHh aEHie ptivuEp]e piEdivxvuh pu
mfiumu[ \c{Uj k<ic{u. au Eztie zsIk]>Y]>N
pR tzinU>iey zkmiDikh s]xiukyuh sk]>iukyuh
ecy[tu. atu EkE]L nU>iu x]m]nYiDikh mn]p
mu]yi. \Ten aEHh avieTyu xVh miE[ Ep]yi
\ofu k<i]et avieT kiTu. xVlpEn>h k<iE]L
zsIk]>Y]>e gZHil xRv{zt p]ukL ecu niru.
p>ueT B]>Yyuh kuikuh muh EpTic{u puririEy]Ti a
il ecu zsIk]>Y]E>]T[ |o viv>h pru. atu Ekv>il
cil "|tie k]>fh tzinU>iey sk]>ic{tu tey]f[.
mil aEHie aTul ecu m]y]cnh ecy{fh.
a}]et |tinu zptiviDiey]uh \eu Et]ui}" `u
pru. atuEku zsIk]>Y]R |>uUtu>Upyuh n]Wueku
95

e`tiHYm]
eviyuh ptu p]uh `Tuuek][ nU>iyueT aTul
ec[ >Upyuh eviyuh p]uh aEHie p]dilevc{u
nmx[>ic{i[, "`e aviEvkhek]u w]N pret}]h
aviTuu xmyh mic{[ `Eyuh `e kuTuhbeyuh
>ifh. wLu gZHil kyri]mxi]N nivZi
yi}]ety]yi>iuu" `u pru. atu Eku su]]v]y
nU>i ARzdm]nxn]yi Bvic{i[ "zsIk]>Y]>N sk]>ic{E]L
`niu xVlph mn]pmu]yi. atuek][ avieT v}v>uh
vi>i]h. `E]Tuh `e |}uvE>]Tuh Ae>iuh
`eiuh zkmviE>]Dm]yi pryukEy] zpvRiukEy]
ecy[t]l pk>h Ec]diuk wueT p>Edvtk]f[. |E]L
`e mn]ph tIRu. |ni ave> avieT k]fukyi};
ep]y[E]U" `u pru zsIk]>Y]e> ayc{tieEsSh
nU>i \ofuk<ic{u. zsIk]>Y]R B]>YEy]Tuh kuikE]Tuh kUTi
gZHilec{u En]iyE]L avieTeyuh O>u p]iEnyuh
ki}. avR y]pURv{h avieT kyri]mxiukyuh ecy[tu.
|zpk]>hte k]Riki]Uil O>u [ O>u
xhgtiyu]yi. A t]Uil ~vUR Edsu pnEvil
\iyueT Bvnu>yiTil etupTi]erE]fil O>u
xR]vu[. aEt]Tu EcRu k]Tu vR[ O>u k][ A
prie etuh pTi]ruh B]gL mu<uvnuh k]T]yiIRu.
xR]Ev]Tu EcRu kiTutuek][ A k]Tu evic{ukv]N
avieTyuvR[ eeD>Ymu]yi}. A zpEdsil prukil
zpD]nm]yi ecy{utu etukZSiy]f[. etilniu n}
Ad]ymu]vukyuh ecy{uh. `iuh avieT |o k]Tunimih
etuev]N nivZiyi}]yi>uu.
aenyi>u k][ avieT aTul O>u ti>uv}]Edsi
`z]i>iyueT mil xREk]ps]i]yiu xRbi
mut]y zkiykL nTuv]N O>u p]uE]u nU>i
vi>uu. aE]L Emlr pnEvirv]ie ae
k]>fv>uh vEy]vZnum]y \i ecu nU>ieyu te
96

e`tiHYm]
prie k]Tie k]>Yh pryukyuh atu kyutinu
nivZiyu]ie]Tufem[ aEpiukyuh aen
ecy{]emu nU>i xtiukyuh ecy[tu. `]l at[
`E]]efuh atin[ `e}]m]f[ Evetuh \i
Ec]dic{tin[
mrupTiy]yi
nU>i
'atin[
aDikem]uh
Evt]yii}. O>u pUju Evet}]h Evfh. niEvdYh
p]l]yxm]y]l ek]]h. nUruh p]uh Evfh. tuTu]N O>u
vx[ztvuh Evfh. a}]etey]uh Evt]yii}. n]e
\c{ti>i>iute atu nTiEy]h' `u pru.
azpk]>em}]h
vhkUie][
\i
piEdivxh
\c{ti>iE]L
`z]i>iyueT
milec{u.
aE]L
p]uE]u nU>i \ofu k<ic{u kiT]uruky]yi>uu.
kurc{uEn>h k<iE]L \fRe<uEu. pie Ou muruiy
tie EsSh p]uE]u nU>i p>ikR]>n]y nU>i
eyyuh viic{uek][ \iEy]TukUTie Ep]yi. \iyueT
gZHieiytie EsSvuh p]uE]u nU>i murui
e][ vvieTyi>uu. p>ikRiy]y nU>i niEvdYh evukyuh
pUju Evet}]em]>uukyuh muh ecy[tuk<i E]L
p]uE]u nU>i kuTviEu Ep]yi. vx[ztemTuu
tuTuu k]l k<uki Acmic{u ekopInh nnc{u pi<iuek]u
xR]viei. ekopInh \f]n]yiu xR]vie
mukile |iu xRe zptiic{i>iutie muii
>uu. pUjyuh nUruh p]uh ek]Tuukyuh muh fil k<ic{u.
pie avieT trv]il mU]yi>iu vZn]y \iey viic{u
"|o n]gzptim zptiic{i>iu u pzTi xmctu>
iuet]<ic{u EsSmu k]eT}]h evic{u kyutinu
viE>]Dmi}" `u pryukyuh pzi xmctu>h inu
pur]yi n]u vsuh nii>u O]E>] k]uecTi nU>ite
evimuriukyuh ecy[tu.
p]uE]u nU>i ec[ A k]eT]e evic{ukyu
k]>Yh EvtuEp]e Aie]Tu]l O>u pti]u >Upyil
97

e`tiHYm]
kur]y]et dif ecy{fem]yi>uu A vZnui AdYh
vic]>ic{t[. nU>i \ofuk<ic{u kiTurukyuh muruukyuh
ecy[tiu kui]et pUjyuh muh k<ic{t[ A mUiE[ Ouh
xtm]yi}. `iuh vZN atienuriec{]uh pri}.
`]l dif p]uE]unU>iu ptin]ru pfvuh
p>ikRiu n]u pfvuh m]ztEm ecy[tuu. avR atu
v]ie][ Ep]vukyuh ecy[tu.
En>h
~kEdsh
xYy]yE]L
xR]vilniu
xhKYyi}]et p t>iu xRiriure[ \iyuET
gZHinkuh puruh ecu niru. avieTyu]yi>u
ve>}]h EpTic{u puriri. avieT viu ek]uutinuh
a]<h evutinuh muh nivZiy[}]ety]yi. aE]L
vZnui vYxnzk]nuh Byp>vsnum]yiIRu. \Ten O]Ti
`z]i>iyueT miei. aE]L p]uE]unU>i
xY]vnh k<ic{u jpic{uek]i>iuky]yi>uu. atin]l
\i viv>em}]h p>ikRiy]y nU>iEy]Tu pru. aE]l
nU>i \iEy]T[ "p]uE]u nU>im]R O>u u ecu
xRin[ O>u pUjm]zth k<ic{]uh ptin]ru pfh m]ztmyi[
A>uh dif ecy{]ri}. niL aen ecy[tt[ xVh
Ep]>]ety]yiE]yi. atuEk][ aEHinu tZp[tiEkeT]u
mi}. p]uE]u nU>im]R pfin[ AE>]Tuh kfuh
v<uh pr]y]ri}. kurc{u ek]Tu]uh aDikh ek]Tu]uh
avRu xE]Sh te. pE, EvtuEp]e ecy[tie}il
av>ueT p>Edvtm]Ru tZp[tiy]vukyi}. atuek]]yi>iuh
avR |kiuret[" `u pru. atuEku vZnui
O]TiE]yi at[ >Upyuh >umUu eku eviyuh pupz[
p]uh `Tuuek]uvu. vIuh az]i>iyueT mi
ei. aE]E<uh p]uE]u nU>iyueT jph k<ii
>uu. \i A >Upyuh eviyuh p]uh nU>iyuET p]dil
ek]uecu evc{u nmx[k>ic{i[ "ep]uti>uEmni! >ifh.
avieTey}]h p]ukL niri>ikuu. |tuve> avieT
98

e`tiHYm]
viuek]uukEp]uh \]yii}" `u k>uek]u
pru. atuEku p]uE]unU>i "A prie}]h yEh
xW>ic{i>uve>}]v>uhkUTi A n]u Ek]l xmctu>iu
[ Otui t]mxi]n]fE}] ~R]Tu ecy[ti>iut[.
atin]l O>u eexV>xW]>h k<ii[ A u Ep]yi
t]mxic{uek]]emu vic]>ic{u avR |riuret]yi>i]h.
atux]>mi}, \i ep]y[E]u. |ni avRu niyic{i>iu
inu pur[ ave> Ae>yuh k]fukyi}' `u pru.
atuEku vZnuh su]]vum]y A \i xE]Sic{u mTi
xVgZHieti. aE]L avieTeyuh O>up]uh \]yi
>ui}. `u mztm}, atilpie avieTeyuh O>u p]i
enyuh k]f]rumi}.
|E]L pzTi xmctu>iu O>uecriy xR]vu
m]ztEm avieTyuu. EsSmu]yi>u k]eT}]h evi[
avieTey}]h etu evukyuh n]Wu ek]}h k<iE]L
anuBvemTuu tuTukyuh ecy[tu. atin[ |E]<uh vYtY]x
em]uh vii}.
|en p]uE][ nU>ieyyuh av>ueT p>Edvt
k]y xReyuh kuric{u |niyuh p xhgtikL pry]nu[.
avey}]hkUTi | \pnY]xh ek]u pr]u tIRu k]>Yh
ax]Ym]ky]l |E]L vi>miuu.

99

e`tiHYm]

114. k]id]xN
k]id]xmH]kvieyuric{[
aEHie
k]E]
atinTu k]E] jIvic{i>uv>il A>uhte Ouh `<uti
yii}]tuek][ aEHie k]Eyuh m]t]pit]
M]E>yuh vidY]BY]xEyuh gu>uBUtM]E>yuh kuric{[ ariyutin[
|E]L s>iy]y O>u m]Rvumi}. jIvitkeyuric{riyutinu
teyuh ci e`tiHY}]et Ever O>]D]>vumi}]ety]fi>i
ut[. e`tiHYil te cit[ a]h p>x[p>vi>u
]yumi>iuu.
aEHie
jIvc>iztil
aEnkh
p]>uh k]fuu[.
"DnV>ipfk]m>xihHsu
Evt]BGTkR>k]id]x
KY]Et] v>]HmiHiE>] nZpEtB]y]h
>t[n]ni eev v>>uciRvvizkmxY"
|o zpxiEs}]khek]u k]id]xnuh vizkm]ditY>]j]vi
e xByie\]yi>u Otu kvi>t[nil O>]]yi>uu
`u
vic]>iEiyi>iuu.
k]id]xN
EB]j>]jvie
xdiu]yi>ut]yi EB]jc>iztiuh k]fuu[. |tu
>uh s>ieyu ]piutinuh x]]l vizkm]ditY>]j]vi
e vhsM]Ruh A xh pry]rueuh EB]j>]j]vuh
vizkm]ditYe O>u vhsjn]yi>uu `uh vic]>iuky}]et
Ever m]Rh k]fui}. O>u EB]jc>iztpukie pIikyil
"vizkm]RnZpEt>n>h EB]jBUp]E] D]>]ng>Ih >]jD]nIh
viD]y m]v>]jYmp]yN" `u k]fuumu[. atuek][
atenyi>ie.
|ni
k]id]xkviyueT
AdYk]e
uric{u e`tiHYiE[ zpEvsi]h.
k]id]xN jMn] O>u zb]fNtey]yi>uu. aEHh
b]Yh mutlute y]zkmh vidY]BY]xh ecy{ukyuh
yovn]>hBm]yE]E<uh viy vidV]n]yiI>ukyuh ecy[tu.
100

e`tiHYm]
aEHh
b]Yile
viy
sivBn]yiIRu.
sivdRsnh k<i]et Bfh k<iukyie} O>u niyuh
aEHinu]yi>uu.
O>u divxh k]id]xN EdvdRsnin]yi O>u sivEzt
il ecE]l avieT divYn]y O>u Ey]gIsV>N |>iuu
]yi>uu. aEHie xhB]Sfil ~E] apse
x[pRsmueu Et]uky]l k]id]xN A Ey]giey p>i
Hxic{u. atin]l A divYN Ek]pic{u, "nI pic{et}]h mru
mUnuh mbuiyum]yiI>e" `u spic{u. A s]pvcnh
Eku k]id]xN ~vuh viSn]yiI>ukyuh A Ey]gIsV>e
p]dil vIfu nmx[k>ic{u m]y]cnh ecy{ukyuh ecy[tu.
\Ten ARzdm]nxn]yi Bvic{ A divYN "O>u k]u ninu
Bzdk]Izpx]dh xiiutin[ xhgtiy]kuh. aE]L nie
buim]Yh nIi pURv{]Dikh buim]nuh vidV]num]yiI>uh"
`u pr[ anuzgHic{u. `iuh a]h mutl k]id]xN
Ekvh munuh mbuiyum]yiI>ukyuh xVku]c]>e}]h
viu O>u kUh ajp]M]>ueT kUil kUTi nTutuTukyuh
ecy[tu.
a][ avieT O>u zpBuvie puztiyuh xRv{]hg
xu>iyuh viy viduSiyum]y O>u knYkyu]yi>uu. avueT
Ey]gYtkL Ek[ aEnkh Ey]gYMR ave viv]Hh
ecy[v]n]yiec{u. `]l A knYk sx[ztv]dil te
jyiuven m]ztEm t]N BR]v]yi v>iukyuU `u
niyh
ecy[ti>utin]l
viv]Hin]yiec{ve>ey}]h
avL v]dil Et]ic{yc{u. ave jyi]N k<iy]y[ky]l
~vuh
|]BhgE]TUUTiy]f[
`}]v>uh
mTiE]yt[.
atin]l pie A>uh v>]ety]yi. knYku eyovnds
atizkmic{u tuTiyE]L avueT aN "|ni s]x[ztv]dvuh
muh Ev. Ey]gYn]y O>]e fic{uv>ui knYkey viv]Hh
ecy[tuek]Tufh" `u niyic{u ~<uuh ek]Tu[
O]E>]>u>ueT aTul te BZtYM]e> ayc{u. A>uh vi}.
101

e`tiHYm]
OTuh zpBu Ae>eyiuh viic{uek]uvu knYkyueT
viv]Hh \Ten nTifemu niRb{ic{u tuTiytin]l
BZtYM]Ru viy buimu]yiIRu. "Ey]gYM]>uh vidV]M]>u
m]y aEnkm]ukL vi[ ave>ey]e mTiyyc{ |o
knYkey
Oe>]]>h
mUene][
te
viv]Hh
ecy{ifh" `[ A BZtYM]e>}]v>uhkUTi AE]cic{[ niyic{u.
pie avR O>u mUeni]n]yi[ aEnVSic{u pureu. aen
ecE]L
k]<[cyil
n}
xu>n]y
O>]L
O>u
vZs]KyiEMlyriyi>uuek][ ay]L |>iu s]K
yueT kT te muri]N eviuTiyi>iut]yi[ avR
|o mnuSYN mUNteeyu tIRc{eTui ay]e kuiic{u
n} vx[ztuh muh D>iic{u zpBugZHiEu ek]uEp]yi.
A mnuSYN nueT k]n]ykN tey]yi>uu. ATukLu
ti]N ek]Tu]n]yi]yi>uu ayL vZs]K muri]N
zsmic{t[. A mnuSYEnyuh ek]u BZtYM]R zpBugZHil ecu
EcRu. avieT viv]Hmpii>u aEnkh ciztueT
kUil >]vfe ciztpTh kiu k]id]xN "ahBhBT]
>]Bf]" `u pru. atuEk knYk "|o mnuSYN a>
]nmi}] mUn]efu Et]nuuvE}]" `u prE]L
A BZtYM]>il vidV]n]y O>]L,
"kuhBkRE Bk]E>]i Bk]E>]i viBISEf
>]x]n]h kuEzsS[E] >]BEf] eenv >]vf"
`e]>u Es}]kh ek]u k]id]xN prtien x]DU
k>ic{u. atil knYk Et]u. \Ten viv]Hvuh nTi. vDUv>M]R
a]<h k<ic{u syngZHe zp]pic{tie EsSh k]id]xe
O]E>] EcitLek][ aEHh Ekvh mUNte `u
tIRc{eTui, "|o pu>uSEn]TukUTi jIviu k]>Yh zpy]xh
te" `u niyic{u knYk aEHe ni>]k>iukyuh
bHiS[k>iukyuh ecy[tu. k]id]xn[ aE]L bui[ m]Yh
xhBvic{i>uueviuh zpBuknYkyueT |o Di]>h aEHin[
Ouhte xHYm]yi}. aEHh aE]Lte avieTniiri
102

e`tiHYm]
vn]>iu]yi>u
Bzdk]IEztiEu
Ep]yi.
>]ztik]il mnuSY>]e>iuh avieT ec]l EdviyuET
BUtgfL piTic{u cIi Ec]>kuTic{u ek]}ukEy] Edvi
zpx]dic{[ anuzgHiukEy] >ie]u xhBvifemu
k]>Yh tIRc{y]yi>uu. `eiuh v>eeyu tIRc{eTui
e]]f[ k]id]xN aE]u Ep]yt[. aEHh avieTec{
E]L Edvi puriri `vieTEy] Ep]yi>iuky]yi>uu.
Ezth turu kiTi>uu. k]id]xN aku kru
v]tiTc{u x]yiuek][ avieTyi>uu. kurc{u xmyh
k<iE]L Edvi mTi vu. aE]L Ezth aTc{u
x]yii>iut]yiiu Edvi "ak]>[?" `u Ec]dic{u.
aE]L k]id]xN v]til tur]et eeD>YxEmth "pur]>[?"
`u Ec]dic{u. mnuSYxW]>h tuTutinumu[ aku
kTEt[ atY]vsYm]yi>utin]l Edvi be[ "pur[
k]i" `u pru. aE]L k]id]xN "`]l aku
d]xN" `u pru. atu Eku Edvi zpx]dic{u. "k]id]x!
nineu Evfh? v]til turuk" `u vIuh pru.
atuEk[ k]id]xN "`niu vidYy]fU Evt[. atu
t}]et w]N v]til turukyi}" `u pr]u. \Ten Edvi
"`]l nie n]vu |o v]tiie |Tyil kUTi purEu
k]uk" `u pryukyuh k]id]xN n]vu purE[
k]ie]Tuukyuh Edvi \Ten te su]zghek][ A n]vil
vidY]zpdm]y ci]mfimzh `<utukyuh tt[fh k]id]xe
bui k]REmGh nIi czikeyEp]e m]inYh nIiei
yukyuh aEHh viy vidV]nuh mH]kviyum]yiI>ukyuh
ecy[tu. \Ten k]id]xN v]tilturu EdviyueT muilec{u.
aE]L epeu]iy ~t]nuh x[Et]ztpdYL ec]}i
EdviyueT p]dil vIfu nmx[k>ic{u. \Ten Edvi Ezti
nku kTu y]pURv{h |ek]u. k]id]xN Edviey vIuh
vic{u purEuh Ep]yi. Edvi zpx]dic{u "k]id]x!" `u
viic{E]<]f[ aEHin[ A n]mEDyh xiic{t[. atinumu[
aEHie Ep>u Ever `E] Ayi>uu.
103

e`tiHYm]
En>h evuE]L k]id]xmH]kvi A zpBupuztiyueT
aTulen ecuEcRu. aE]l aEHie xhB]Sfh
Ek[ A viduSi "ai, kidV]gVi]x" `[ atYutE]Tu
kUTiru. muEte ~vuh xu>nyi>u aEHh O>u
vidV]nuh kviyum]yiIRi>iuu `ukUTi ariE]L A
x[ztI aEHil ~vuh Axciy]yiIRu. `iuh
te Di>ic{u bHiS[k>ic{ve t]N B]>Yy]i xVIk>iutu
viHitme}u
Et]uky]l
k]id]xN
aviET
niu
ep]u. `]l A x[ztI>t[ne aEHh bHum]ni]et
yi>ui}. aEHh >]mt[ ecE]L A viduSi AdYh pr
v]kYie mUu pduh `Tu[ AdYh EcR[ aEHh mUu
k]vYu]i. av, "aYu>xY]h disi, Edvt]]" `u
tuTiyi>iu "kum]>xhBv"vuh, "kil k]] vi>Hgu>uf]"
`u tuTiyi>iu
"EmGxEs"vuh, "v]gR]viv
xhpZo"
`u
tuTiyi>iu
">Guvhs"vum]efu
viEsSic{[ pryfemi}E}]. |o k]vYztyh k]id]x>u]i
yt[ A viduSiyueT x[m]>km]yi]ef]fu vidVnL
pryut[.
an>h
k]id]xkviEzsN
"vikEm]Rv{sIyh",
"m]vik]g[nimizth", "s]kuh" |en mUu n]Tku]i.
|o k]vYztyvuh n]Tkztyvuh ek][ aEHh visVvizsut
n]yiIRu. |o k]vYztyil EmGxEsvuh n]Tkzty
il m]vik]g[nimiztvuh kitkkuh EsSmuv pu>]fk
kum]fE}]. `]l, k]id]xN `eiuh pr]l atu
xtYm]yi>ifmiuem[ aEHin[ O>nuzgHmu]yi>uu.
atin]l aEHh kitk pr]uh v]vm]yiI>uemu
tinu dZ]m]yi Oee>tiHYmutu t]e<ryuu.
EmGxEsh kitky]efu muu priuE}]. O>u
yN eevzsvfe s]ph nimih O>u vRSh B]>Yey
viupi>iu vi>Hdu:Kh anuBvic{uek][ t]mxiEt]yi
vuevuh a]u te vRm]nmriyiutin]yi
104

e`tiHYm]
B]>YyueT aTuEu O>u EmGeryc{uevum]fE}]
atie kyueT cu>uh. k]id]xN, |o k]vYmu]i
<iE]L O>u yN aEHie aTulec{u "|o
k]vYil pryu xhgtike}[]h p>m]Rm]yi[ \]ytu
tey]f[. |o xhgtike}]h aviTu[ `enyriu? A
yN w]N tey]f[" `u pru. |t]fu A e`tiHY
ie cu>uh.
k]id]xmHkvi Emlr k]vYztyvuh n]Tkztyvuh
kUT]et "x[mZticzik", "Ej]tiRv{id]B>fh", "nE]dyh" mut]y
p zgL cmc{iut]yi ci pukil]fuu[.
`]l, atu xHZdyM]R p>e xtiui}. Emr
k]vYztyvuh
n]Tkztyvuh
k]id]xkZtik]efutu
p]>h kUT]et ~v>uh xtiutuek][ atu m]ztEm
nihsym]yi visVxi]N t>hk]fuuU.
k]id]xenuric{u |ni zpD]nm]yi pry]nut[ aEHh
EB]j>]jxdil ecu EcRtie EsSmu xhgtik]f[.
aveyuric{uh xHZdyM]>ueTyiTyil ci p]>uh
xsyuh |}]y[kyi}. `iuh EB]jc>izth ` zge
aTi]neTui ci xhgtikL t]e<ruek]uu.
EB]j>]j]v[
vidV]M]e>yuh
kvikeyuh
y]Ey]gYh
bHum]niukyuh xhB]vn]dikL ek]u xE]Siiukyuh
ecy{u \d]>sIn]efu zpxii E]kil xRv{zt
vY]pic{tin]l vidV]M]e>uh kvikeuh muh pr[ axhKY
m]ukL zptidinh aEHie aTul vutuTi. av>il
ciR O>u Ey]gYtyumi}] mUM]>um]yi>ikuh aenyu
v>ueT \pzdvh kurutin]yi EB]j>]j]v[ "x]yfN" `uh
"m]yfN" `uh Ep>]y >u vidV]M]e> dV]>p]kM]>]yi
niymic{u.
avR
xd]
Eg]pu>dV]>il
nilfemuh
>]j]vien]f]n]yi[ Ae>iuh v]l ci Ec]dYL
105

e`tiHYm]
Ec]dic{u p>Iic{u Ey]gYM]>]efu Et]uve> m]ztEm
>]jxiDiyiEu kTi viT]vU `uh chekukyuh ecy[tu.
|o ~R]Tinu EsSm]f[ k]id]xkvi EB]j>]j]vie
Ey]gYtkeuric{[ Ek[ avieTec{uEcRt[. aEHh Eg]pu>
dV]>il ecu dV]>p]kM]>]y x]yfm]yfM]E>]T[ tni[
>]j]vien]ffem[ AvsYeu. \Ten x]yfm]yfM]R
k]id]xEn]T[ "xZiiti xhH]>kR]M]>]yi>iu
zb]viumEHsV>M]>il viuvienyuh sivenyuh `}]v>uh
pUjiuu. xZikR]v]y zb]vien BUE]kil A>uh
pUji]et]f[?" `u Ec]dic{u. atinu>m]yi[ k]i
d]xN:
"aj]gnmuzkh
n]x]E> E]m t]yuh
vZ] xZjN x]yfm]yefo c
pUj]h n EEB BUvi pjM]"
(ep]Tie k<uie muyuh Okie k<uuh mUi
nku E>]mvuh ayuvuh azpk]>hte evruet x]yf
m]yfM]e>yuh xZic{tuek]]f[ BUmiyil zb]vien A>uh
pUji]et Ayt[) `e]>u Es}]kh ec]}i. atuEk[ avR
]vntmuKM>]yi m]riniu. A t>in[ k]id]xN aku
kTu >]jxdiEu Ep]yi. aEHh ecEp]L >]j]vu xB]
mpilniu me]>u m]ikyiEu Ep]yi>iuky]yi>uu.
xByilec{i>u kvikil s>kvi ae]>]Lum]zth
pzuvuh EsSem}]vRuh O>u vuh vIth n]fyh
x]nh ek]Tui]f[ >]j]vu Ep]yt[. >]j]v[ aen ecy[tt[
nY]ym]yie}uh s>kviu tE]L kUTut]yi `u
Ey]gYty]fuetuh muh pru EsSmu]yi>u kvikL
H kUie]i>uE]<]f[ k]id]xN xB]u ecu
EcRt[. k]id]xN kvikueT v<uEki[ ">]j]vie aBizp]y
em]efriy]et niL Hyu]utu s]>iy}. s>N
106

e`tiHYm]
>uzdn]fE}]. ~k]ds>uzdM]R[ O>u h vIth kf]iyl
pie s>kviu niE]eT]h O>u mE}yuU. |t]yi
>iuh >]j]vie aBizp]yh" `u pru. k]id]xe yui
Ek[ `}]v>uh xE]Sic{u. aE]L >]j]vu t]e<yiriv[
k]id]xen piTic{u g]]Es}Sh ecy[tiu eeku piTic{u
m]ikyiE[ ek]uEp]yi. Axnxl]>hecy[ti>ui kus
zps[nh ecy[tu. k]id]xN xE]Sic{u >]j]vien utic{u;
"mH]>]j! zsImN! jgti ysx] Et DviEt
pyp]>]v]>h p>mpu>uES]yh mZgyEt
kpRI eek]xh kuisBZteBomh k>iv>h
k]n]h >]Hu kmBvEn] HhxmDun]"
(a}Ey] zsIm]n]y mH]>]j]Ev! Bv]e ysin]l
jg[ DvIkZtm]yi>iuntin]l |E]L mH]viu p]l
Tuh sivN eek]xpRv{tVuh EdEvzN e`>]vtvuh >]Hu
cznuh zb]vu te v]Hnvum]y a>yvuh ~etu ti>ic{
riy]N vy{]et aEnVSic{[ nTuu) `e]>u Es}]kh ec]}i.
atu EkE]L ki<E]u ti>ii>u >]j]v[ `<uE[
etE][ ti>ii>uu. \Ten k]id]xN.
"ni>IE> gZHItV] niKiKgttI>Y]ti n]IkjM]
tzkh DZtV] tu xRv{]nTti jniDihzkp]fiRuku
xRv{]nuuhgees]N dHti psupti
P]EnEztf psYN
vY]p[t] tVlkIRik]] ztijgti nZpEt!
EB]j>]j! itIz!"
(a}Ey] BUmIzn]yi>iu EB]j>]j]Ev! Bv]e kIRi
k]] ezetE]kYe vY]pic{i>iutin]l zb]vu evvuh
p]uh kUiEc{ReTuuek]u xk pigfueTyuh
107

e`tiHYm]
aTul Ep]kuu. mH]viu Em]e>Tuuek]uh xk
xmuzdeyuh zp]piuu. sivN viy pRv{teey}]h
eniuek]u dHiikuu) `u >]mtuh O>u Es}]kh
ec]}i. (evvuh p]uh kUiEc{Ruek]Tu]l atil niu
p]lm]zth kuTi]nu divYsi HhxinuE}]. azpk]>h
te Em]e>]<ic{]l p]l eet>]kumE}]. eek]xpRv{th
eviy]ky]l ag[nijV] tiy]l at[ \>ukumE}]. atin]l
azpk]>em}]h p>Iic{[ Hhxh, p]lTl, eek]xpRv{th
|vey kupiTi]emu vic]>ic{u zb]dikL Emlr
zpk]>h ecy{uu `u x]>h) |tu EkE]L >]j]vu pTi][
ti>ii>uu. \Ten k]id]xN.
"vidVzd]jsiK]mEf! tuyituh
D]t] tVdIyh ys
eek]xW ni>IY tzt Gut]h
niip[tv]N pUREy
\]fh tdup>Yum]xHc>h
tMuR[ni ghg]jh
txY]Ezg Pfipuhgvh tdup>i
x[P]>h xuD]dIDitih"
(a}Ey] vidV]n]y >]jEsK>]! zb]vu Bv]e kIRiey
tUiEn]]n]yi[ |Tevuv]N eek]xe En]iyE]L
atinu knh Ep]e>u k]fuky]l knh s>iy]]n]yi[
atie mukil O>u k]Eyyuh atie mukil zsIp]Rv{ti
Ey]TukUTiy sivEnyuh A sive si>il ghg]jEyuh
atie Eml xR>]j]vienyuh atinumukil czEnyuh
evc{u) `u mU]mtuh O>u Es}]kh ec]}i. atu EkE]L
>]j]vu vTE][ ti>ii>uu. k]id]xN pieyuh
"xVR]l Eg]p]! kuzt zvjxi? xu>muEn!
BUtE k]mEDEn]
vXxY]Entuk]mZfcymDun]
108

e`tiHYm]
mug[dug[h n txY]?
zsutV] zsIEB]j>]jzpcu>vit>fh
zvIQsuS[knI x]
vYRE] Hi xY]l zpy]xdpi td>iBiRv{ith xRv{muRv{Y]h"
(`ET] Eg]p]! t]N xVRilni[ `vieTE]kuu?
a}Ey] EdvmuEn! k]mEDnuvie kiT]vinu pu}u ek]uv>uv]
n]yiu w]niE]L BUmiyiEu Ep]vuky]f[. A psuvinu n}
p]i}Ey]? zsIm]n]y EB]j>]j]vie atYDikm]y d]ne
uric{u Eku ic{i[ A psuvie akiTu viE]yi. `]l,
nie |o zsmh niS[Ph tey]kuh. BUmiyiu]yi>u
pue}]} h EB]j>]j]vie s]ztukL tiu tIRi>iuu).
|en n]mt[ O>u Es}]khkUTiec{]}i. \Ten >]j]ev<uE[
aviETniu Ep]k]N B]vic{u. aE]L k]id]xN >]j]vie
eeku piTic{[ avieTyi>uI[, "a}Ey] ateYod]>YniDiy]y
mH]>]j]Ev, Bv]e vic]>h `niu mni]yi. |et]>u
x]Hxm]f[. |o n]u Es}]kL]yiu >]jYie n]u
B]guh `niu ti>iut]yi xlic{uek]]fE}]
Bv]N
`<uEu
Ep]k]N
B]vic{t[.
>]jYh
>]j]vin[
|>iEt]f[. atin]l |o >]jYh aviETute |t] w]N
ti>ic{u ti>iuu. aviTu[ avieT |>u]uh" `u pru.
pie avR >uEp>uhkUTi eexV>Yx}]ph ecy[tuek]u
kurc{uEn>mi>uE]E<uh En>h xYy]yi. aE]L >]j]v[
"xukEv! |o xYey vRic{]uh " `u pru. \Ten
k]id]xN,
"vYxnin |v vidY] IyEt pjzsI
gufin |v viEdEs eednYm]y]i BZhg]
kunZpti>iv E]kh pIQytYk]E>]
Dnmiv kZpfxY vYRt]Emti cu"
109

e`tiHYm]
(t]m>Uvie Es]B vYxn]zk]e vidY `Ep]e
yiuu. gufikL viEdseEp]e vukL dIntey
zp]piuu. dun]y >j]evEp]e ak]>h E]ke
du:Kiiuu. ku ue DnemEp]e niS[Pm]yi
I>uu) `e]>u Es}]kh ec]}i. >]jvu xE]Sic{[ atinu
k]id]xn[ zptY>h Dnh (avieT nT]yi>u n]fyh)
ek]Tuu. k]id]xN xE]Sic{[ vIuh.
"xukEvexoB]gYh xt[kviREv{i n]p>
vY] nHi vij]n]ti p>]h edoHZdxdh"
(xt[kviyueT v]ukueT Bhgi xt[kviy}]et anYN
ariyui}. gRBxienuric{u vY(mc{i) ariyui}E}])
|en >]j]vien utic{u. pie zkEmEf EB]j>]j]vuh
k]id]xnuh til xE]Sh vRic{u zp]fx[EnHitM]>]yi
IRu.
an>h `}]v>uh kUTi AE]cic{[ O>u ekosh ecy[tu.
>j]vie t]hbUv]Hini (muru]nu]ie]Tuuv]y
t>hgvti ` d]xi) u ci x]nuh muh ek]Tu[
ave xV]DIneTuI[, "a}Ey] xuBEg! |o k]id]xN
nimih wueT Ey]gYtkL |vieT zpk]si]ety]yi>i
uu. atin]l >j]vu k]id]xen |o diilniu pry
uv]N tviDil nIeyeiuh O>u ekosmu]fh"
`u pryukyuh avl atu xtiukyuh ecy[tu.
atinuEsSh ~t]nuh divxL k<iE]L O>u divxh
>]j]v[ a]<h k<iu tnic{u kiTi>u xmy[ A d]xi
aEHie aTulec{[ muru]nu]ie]Tuiu k]l
tE]Tie]i>uu. aenyi>uE]L avL nizd b]Dic{
t]yi nTic{u avieTe kiTu. kurc{u k<iE]L \r
il pryu viDil "xKI knkm]inI! A k]id]xN
mH]duRbuitey]f[. ay]L d]xIEvSh D>ic{[ apu>
110

e`tiHYm]
il kTu >]j]vie pt[niy]y I]EdviEy]TukUTi >miuu.
|tu kmE}?" `u pru. >]j]v[ |tu Ek[ `<uEu
d]xiEy]T[. "`TI t>hgvtI! nI \riiT]uuEv] aEt]
\fRu kiTuuEv]?" `u Ec]dic{u. avL Ouh mi]et
\rh nTic{u te kiTu. aE]L >]j]v[, "|t[ |vueT
mnii>ut[ \rilrt]f[. xhgti v]vh tey]
yi>ifh. x[ztITn]y k]id]xe iti[ |en v>]vu
t]f[. pie I]Edvi |ien ecy{uEm]? `]efil
"x[ztIf]h c cih pu>uSxY B]gYh
EdEv] n j]n]ti kuEt] mnuSY"
`uE}]. `}]hek]uh |tu visVxi]etyi>i]N
t>mi} `u vic]>ic{[ aen \rc{u.
piE divxh k]id]xN >]jxiDiyil ecE]L >]j]v[,
"a}Ey] kEv! ptuek]uh niL |o Edsu t]mxi]N
Ey]gYne}u nmuu Et]iyi>iuu. atin]l fil
|o
Edsh
viu
ep]y[e]fh.
k]>fem]uh
n]h
vi>iui}. atu Ec]di]N niL[ avk]svumi}" `u
pru. \Ten k]id]xN avieTni[ |riE]yi EvsY]gZH
ilec{[ A x[ztIEy]T[, "a}Ey] zpiytEm! w]N |o Edsu
t]mxi>uetu >]jvu klic{i>iuu. atin]l w]nit]
Ep]kuu" `u pru. aE]L EvsY, "a}Ey] zpiytm!
nmuu nitYvZiu >]j]vu v}tuh tiu Evfemi}. nmuu
Evet}]h |vieTyu[. atinl Bv]N A>umriy]et gUm]yi
xxuKh |vieTe t]mxic{uek]fh. Bv]en w]N
>ic{uek]]h" `u pru. k]id]xN atu Eku gUm]yi
avieTe t]mxmuric{u.
k]id]xN pi>iuEp]ytieEsSh >]j]v[ te zp]f
x[EnHitn]yi>u A
mH]kviey
pryy[Et]yi
vtiEnyuh te zp]fzpiyy]y I]EdviyueT duEit
111

e`tiHYm]
eyuh kuric{u vic]>ic{u ~vuh Kin]yiIRu. aEHh
kui]etyuh \]etyuh AE>]Tuem]uh mi]etyumi>i]yi.
>]j]vie A |>iu ki[ I]Edvi viS]dE]TukUTi aTuu
ecu, "a}Ey] zp]fn]! xRv{n]y Bv]N |o av]
>e zp]piutinu]y k]>fem[? |tie v]v
k]>fh annYs>fy]y `E]Tu pryfh. Bv]en |o
itiyil kuek][ fEn>h Ep]uh jIvi]N w]N
sy}. Bv]N p>m]Rh pry]etyi>ul |E]Le ~tu
viDvuh w]N zp]ftY]gh ecy{uh. Bv]N `e zp]fn]
n]efil `e zp]fen >ifh" `u pruek]u
k]iTic{u k>u.
I]EdviyueT
p]>vsYh
k[
ARzdm]nxn]yi
Bviuky]l >]j]v[ d]xi \rilrtuh t]N k]i
d]xenrytuh muh viv>ic{u pru. aet]e EkE]L
I]Edvi "|ztyuh k]h p>icyic{iuh aviET[ `e
xtYiti ariy]N vy{]etEp]ytu kh te. Ae, AdYh
`e p>m]Rteye w]N Eb]DYeTu]h. mu
xhgtikeuric{u piery]h" `u pru virkutTikL
v>ui kUic{[ atinu tIek]ui ki]i jVic{u tuTiy
E]L Ep]yi kuic{uv[ AditYEdven En]ie]<utuek][
"a}Ey] E]kx]iy]y Bgv]En! w]N `e BR]v]y |o
>]j]vieny}]et me]>u pu>uSen xVp[Enpi x[m>iukEp]uh
ecy[tiueil `e EdHh |o ag[niyil
evu
evIr]ke. ae}il `e c]>iztsuiey zptYeTuuk"
`u pri[ ag[niyiEu c]Ti. I]Edvi O>u E>]mh Ep]uh
k>iy]et ag[nisuyyi avieTniiri apu>iEu
Ep]yi. atu ku >]jvu vix[myh ek]uh p]]ph ek]uh
viHVmnxn]yiu ]vntmuKn]yi EdviyueT aTulec{[
"zp]fzpiEy! `e xm]p>]Duh Edvi mifh. w]nit]
m]y]cnh ecy[tuek]uu" `u pru. atu k[
I]Edvi "a}Ey] zp]fn]]! aviET[ |o duyu]ytil
112

e`tiHYm]
zpD]n k]>fh `euric{u x[EnHie ADikYh
tey]ef[ `niriy]h. atin]l |tienuric{[ |zt
ey]uh pryfemi}. `]l aviTu[ zp]f]Dikx[EnH
E]Tuh bHum]nE]TuhkUTi pUjic{i>u kvikusiE>]mfiy]y
k]id]xen |vieTniu niS[k>ufh niS[k]xnh ecy[ttu
viy km]yiE]yi. |et}]h \]iIRt[ |vieT
xByiu EsSh kvik]f[. k]id]xN |vieTyuE]L
av>ueT Ey]gYt |vieT zpk]siukyi}. KEdY]tnnuE]L
KEdY]tL zpEdY]tiukyi}E}]. atin]l aEHe |vieT
ni[ O]Ti]n]yi avR A dud]xiu ci x]nuh muh
ek]Tuu vsIk>ic{tin]l avL \rh nTic{u kiTuek][
aen prt]efutinu xhsymi}. xRv{n]y
aviTu[ |o p>m]Rh ariy]t[ auth te" `u
pru. \Ten >]j]v[, "zpiEy! |et}]h xtYh te `u w]N
xtiuu. w]N aDikh t]mxi]et |o dukvike
ey}]h |vieTniu O]Tiukyuh k]id]xmH]kviey y]pURv{h
|vieT v>ui xl>ic{u t]mxiiukyuh ecy{]h" `u
pru.
an>h ~t]nuh divxLuEsSh >]j]v[ O>u xmxY
\]ie][ O>u divxh xB]mpil ecu. aE]L
k]id]xen]<ic{u xk kvikuh avieTec{ukUTi. \Ten
>]j]v[ t]nu]iy xmxY ec]}iELic{i[ `}]vE>]TuhkUTi
"|o xmxY EvtuEp]e niL pU>iifh. atu ni]l
x]DYme}il nie}]v>uh |o Edsh viu Ep]y[e]fh.
|o diil Ae>yuh kukUT]" ~u pru. atu
zp]kZtiu Es}]k]RxmxYy]yi>uu. atu EkE]L
e pU>iiu k]>Yh ax]Yem[ avRe]eE]i.
`iuh |tu pU>iiutin[ `u divxe avDi kifem[
avR aEpiukyuh >]j]v[ atu xtiukyuh ecy[tu.
`]h divxh >]ztiy]yiuh A kvikL[ A xmxY
pu>ii]N k<ii}. >]ztiyil ave>}]v>uhkUTi, "nmu[
113

e`tiHYm]
|E]Lte |o Edsh viu Ep]k]h. evu]l >]jBTM]R
neiTic{u n]TukTuh. atinumuu Ep]vuky]fE}] n}t[.
n} ni]vu[" `u pru niyic{u avR av>ueT
x]m]ne}]h ekieyTuuek]uEp]yi.
avR Ep]yt[ k]id]xe zpiytmy]y vi]xvti `
EvsYyueT zkIEQ]dY]ninTuu v<iyilUTiy]yi>uu. A
xmy[ k]id]xnuh vi]xvtiyuh \dY]niu]yi>uu. |o
kvikueT p>x[p> xhB]Sfxhgti O>uviDh mni]Iu
EvsYEy]T[, "zpiEy! |o Ep]kut[ EB]jxdie kvik]f[.
|v>uh `eE]e >]jvu pryc{u Ep]vuky]f[. |vR `e
Ezd]Hic{v>]efiuh
|ve>
>ifh.
"\pk]>zpD]n
xY]dpk]>pE>pYe>o" `uE}]. nmuu gZHiEu
Ep]k]h. `niu EvSem]u m]rfh" `u pr[ avR gZH
iE[ Ep]yi. k]id]xN \Ten O>u c]>e EvSh
D>ic{uek]u fil me]>u v<iEy kurc{u dU>h Ep]yiu
me]>u uniu v>u B]vil A kvikueT Ene> vu.
aTu[
`iyE]L
k]id]xN
(c]>B]Syil)
"mH]
zb]fRu nmx[k]>h" `u pri[ "Bv]M]R `viET niu
v>uu?
`vieT
Ep]kuu?
`u
Ec]dic{u.
kvikL
p>m]Rem}]h prtie EsSh "Bv]N `vieTniu v>uu?
`vieTE]kuu?" `[ aE]uh Ec]dic{u. atinu>m]yi[
c]>N "w]N k]sIEdsv]xiy]f[. Dn]zgHh nimih EB]j
>]j]vien k]f]N Ep]vuky]f[. >]j]vu]ieyu pr A
xmxY Ek]le]]emu[" `u pru. kvikL xmxY
ec]}iELic{ fil c]>N "|tie pU>fh |en
y]yi>iEt]f[" `u pri[ A aREs}]kie
\>]Rh zp]kZtile ec]}iU>iic{u. kvikL atu
Eku xtiukyuh xE]Siukyuh vix[myiukyuh ecy[tu.
\Ten c]>N vnh pr[ avieTniu Ep]yi.
c]>N ep]<iE]L kvikL "|ni nmu[ |o Edsh viu
Ep]kfemi}. k]Ete >]jxiDiyiei xmxY]
114

e`tiHYm]
pu>fh EkLifh. |o c]>N avieTeyutinumuu
nmuefh. nmuiE]L nueT v]xiEu te
Ep]k]h" `u pr[ avR mTiE]yi av>ueT v]x
iei kiTuri.
zpB]txmyute ave>}]v>uh `<uEu >]jxiDi
yiEu pureu. b]fkvi muilTu >]jxiDiyiei
xmxY]pU>fh ec]}iELic{u. pU>fh EkE]Lte at[
k]id]xN "\]iyt]efu >]j]vinu mni]yi. `iuh
aet]uh B]vi]et xE]SB]vE]TukUTi b]fkviu
ptinW[ h xVRn]fyh ek]Tuu. aE]E<uh EsSh
kvikuh avieT vukUTi. >]j]v[ ek]Tutu v]ie][
b]fkvi xE]SxEmth EsSmu kvikE]TukUTi Ep]yi.
b]fkviey O<ic{uvR \Ten mTiv>uemuh aE]L xtYh
evieTuemuh vic]>ic{uek][ >]j]v[ xB]mpile
|>uu.
azpk]>h
te
kurc{u
k<iE]L
EsSh
kvike}]v>uh >]jxiDiyiei, "a}Ey] mH]>]j]Ev!
|vieTni[ ek]Tu d]ninu we}]v>uh O>uEp]e
avk]sik]f[. b]fkvi A Dnh viBjic{u wLukUTi
t>uem]f[ wL vic]>ic{t[. `]l aEHh wLe]uh
ti}. xmxY pU>iic{t[ w]>um}. w]l at[ ax]Y
vum]vuky]l we}]v>uhkUTi |o Edsh viu Ep]yE]L
k]id]xe
zpiytmy]y
EvsYyueT
zkIEQ]dY]nie
xmIpukUTiyu v<iyil evc{[ k]siEdsv]xiy]y O>u c]>en
ku. A c]>n]fu xmxY pU>iic{u tt[. atinu kiiy
x]nh b]fkvi tniec{Tutu nY]ym]yi}E}]. atin]l
b]fkviey |vieT v>ui wueT vIth t>uvifh" `u
pru. \T]en >]j]v[ "b]fkvi ek]uEp]yt[ Ep]ke.
niL xtYh prE}]. atin]l niLu Dnh w]N Ever
t>]h" `u pr[ avRu h vIth ek]Tuu xE]Si
ic{yc{u.
115

e`tiHYm]
pie >]j]v[, "k]id]xN |o Edsh viu Ep]yii}.
aEHh EvsY]gZHileyu[. `e Beu c]>EvSh
D>ic{u xW>iuky]f[. A EvsY]gZHilec{]l aEH
e kupiTi]h" `u vic]>ic{u niyic{i[ p]]e> ayc{[
AdYhte EvsY]gZHe E>]Diic{u. an>h >]j]v[
epo>zpD]nM]R, am]tYM]R mut]yvE>]TukUTi EvsY]gZH
iei k]id]xen ku. aE]L k]id]xN >]j]v[ te
kinm]yi siiuemu vic]>ic{u viHVn]yiIRu. >]j]v[
azsuL
ep]<ic{uek][
k]id]xeniTic{u
g]]Es}Sh
ecy[ti[ "xEK! Bv]ene aviEvke mic{[ `E]Tu
kUTiE][ y]puRv{h t]mxifemu w]N aEpiuu"
`u pru. atuEkE]L k]id]xe viHVt tIRu.
pie >]j]v[ k]id]xen O>u kuti>urukyi v]dYEG]S
E]TukUTi `tiE>u >]jmi>il ek]uEp]vukyuh y]pURv{h
x[EnHE]Tuh bHum]nE]Tuh kUTi t]mxiiukyuh ecy[tu.
|en EB]j>]j]vu ci dukL nimih k]id]xen
bHiS[k>iukyuh vIuh xmIp[ v>ui t]mxiiukyuh
ecy{uk x]D]>fm]yi>uu.
O>il EB]j>]j]v[ O>u ciztk]>en v>ui aEHie
zpiytmy]y I]EdviyueT O>u ciztpTem<utic{u. cizth `<uti
IRE]L tUikyueT auni[ ah kSi abil
A ciztpTie \o>umUil vIfu. ciztk]>N atu tuTc{u
ky]n]yi B]vic{E]L atu kuek]u ni k]id]xN,
"atu kyfemi}. Edvi[ A [ O>u mruku v]vi
ut]f[" `u pru. atin]l ciztk]>N atu ki}.
>]j]vu ciztpTh kE]L "cizth ve> n]yi; `iuh tuT[
A mSi vIftu vZiEkT]yi" `u pru. \Ten ciztk]>N
"EdviyueT
tuTyil
A
]n[
O>u
mrukuE}],
atuek]]f[ at[ ky]t[" `u pru. aE]L >]j]v[,
"w]Nte kii}]tuh x]D]>fjnLu k]]N
x]Di]tum]y A mrukienuric{u niL arietien
116

e`tiHYm]
y]f[? niLu divYdZiyuE]?" `u Ec]dic{u. atinu>
m]yiT[ ciztk]>N, "`niu divYdZiyuh mumi}. A mruku w]N
kiumi}. EdviyueT tuTyil A ]n[ O>u mrukue[
k]id]xkvi prt]f[". `u pru. >]j]vu pie atien
uric{[ Ouh pri}. ciztk]>nu x]nuh muh ek]Tu
yc{tie EsSh aEHh, "|t[ d]xi vY]jnizdyilrtu
Ep]eyuh mum}. |tiDikh xU[mm]y etiv[ |ni `]fu
Evt[? |o Ezd]Hi O>u zb]fn]fE}]. atin]iven
nizgHiut[ km]f[. ~t]y]uh |ni m]ztEn>h Ep]uh |o
duen nueT Edsu t]mxii]N p]Ti}. atu niyh
te" `u vic]>ic{u >]jBTM]e> ayc{[ k]id]xeniTic{[
aE]L te n]TukTiviu.
an>h ~t]nuh divxL k<itie EsSh EB]j
>]j]vie xImpuztN p>iv]>E]TukUTi n]y]inu Ep]yi.
O]E>] mZgUeT pi]e p]uEp]yiE]yi OTuvil >]j
kum]>N tnic{[ O>u ek]Tu]ikeu. En>vuh xYy]yi.
aE]L ~vuh By>mURiy]y O>u vY]zGh >]jkum]>e
Ene> p]u ecu. kum]>N vY]zGe ku Bye[ O>u
m>iEMl kyri. vY]zGh m>ie cuviuh eci>i]yi.
>]jkum]>N A m>ie mukil ecE]L avieT O>u
k>Ti |>iuu]yi>uu. kuszps[n]n>h avR til
kurc{uEn>h xhB]Sfh ecy[tuk<iE]E<uh avR p>x[p>h
visVmizt]yiIRu. aen kurc{uEn>h k<iE]L
>]jkum]>N nizd]b]Ditn]yi \rhtUiuTi. atu k[
k>Ti "a}Ey] kum]>! \rh v>ueil `e mTiyil t
evc{ukiT[ \rie]U. w]N xUic{uek]]h." `u
pru. atuEk[ >]jkum]>N aen kiTuri. kum]>N n}
\rm]yE]L vY]zGh k>TiEy]T[, "A kum]>en t]<Eu
tiyiEU; w]N ti[ `e visu tIRe. nin[
aEHee][ `u k]>Ym]fut[? w]N prtuEp]e
ecy[tie}il `eiuh nI t]e<yiruE]L nie k
117

e`tiHYm]
w]N k<iuh" `u pru. atu Eku k>Ti, "`e ek]]uh
visV]xp]tkh w]N ecy{ukyi}." `u mrupTi pru. kurc{u
En>h k<iE]L >]jkum]>N \rh k<iufRu. pie
aEHh k>TiEy]T[, "a}Ey] x[EnHit! |ni `e mTiyil
tevc{u kiT[ ninuh kurc{ur]h. w]N xUic{u ek]]h
`nu pru. atu xtic{u k>Tiyuh azpk]>h kiTu. `]l
>]jkum]>N O>u xmyh te ctiEc{uemu xhsymu]yi>u
tuek][ k>Ti \riyi}. `iuh kurc{uk<iE]L k>Ti
\riyi>iuemu vic]>ic{u vY]zGh >]jkum]>En]T[, "a}Ey]
>]jkum]>! aviET[ |o k>Tieye][ y]et]>upEy]gvumi
}E}]. aven t]<Eu tiyiEc{]l w]nveni[ `e
uu smiic{uek]]m]yi>uu. pie w]N Bv]en \pzdvi
ukyumi}. Bv]nu niRByh t]e<yiriE]k]h" `u pru.
|tu Ek[ >]jkum]>N "|tu ek]]h n} ekosm]f[" `u
vic]>ic{u k>TiyuET k<uiliTic{u t]<Eu O>u tu
ek]Tuu. k>Ti k>utE]TukUTiy]yi>uuvE}] kiTi>ut[.
atin]l t]<u vIfi} m>ie O>u ek]iEMl piTic{[
`<uEi>uuek][ " `T]! miztEdVSi! w]N nie xUic{u
>ic{tie zptiPh |t]Ef]? |tie Ph nIyuh anuBvi
fh" `u pri[ k>Ti >]jkum]>e n]upiTic{[ atiEMl
"x,Ex,mi,>" `u n]>em<uti. aE]E<uh En>h evuu.
\Ten vY]zGh avieTniu Ep]yi. k>Tiyuh t]e<c{]Tiyiri
E]yi.
aE]E<uh
>]jkum]>e
kUuk]R
aEHe
aEnVSic{u m>c{uviei. kum]>N m>ie mukii>iutu
ki[
"|et]
m>iEMe<uiyi>iut[?"
`vR
Ec]dic{tinu >]jkum]>e \>h "xExmi>" `]yi>uu.
pieyuh avR Ec]dic{tien}]h >]jkum]>e \>h |tute
y]yi. |tie k]>fvuh aRvumriy]et avR v}]et
aM]>]yiIRu. avR pie O>uviDil >]jkum]>en
t]e<yiri >]jxiDiyil ek]uEp]yi. >]j]vu puzten
E]L n]y]inu Ep]yiu]y vRm]ne}]h Ec]dic{u. `}]
inuh kum]>e \>h "xExmi>" `utey]yi>uu. Ae>
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e`tiHYm]
iuh `eiuh Ec]diukEy] pryukEy] ecy[t]l |en
m]zth mrupTi pruek]i>i]yi. atin]l >]j]vinuh >]i
uh am]tYM]R mut]yvRuh m]ztm} >]jYv]xikL[
Ak]eT duHm]y duKh \]yiIRu.
pie >]j]v[ aEnk m]zikM]e>yuh eevdYM]e>yuh
v>ui kum]>en pURv{itiyi]utin]yi pviDiu
mzv]duh
cikiXkuh
ecy{ic{u.
Oinuh
O>u
Pvumu]yi}.
aenyi>uE]L
jnLu]ku
xkviD
pIkuh niS[zpy]xh fil EBdeTuie][ O>u
Ey]gini pfil xW>iut]yi ciR pruEkLu
ky]l >]j]v[ Ayc{[ A Ey]giniey v>ui kum]>e iti
pru mni]i. \Ten Ey]gini kum]>en xByil ek]u
vu. avieT >]j]vuh am]tYM]>uh epo>M]>uh muh kUTiyi>uu.
aviETvc{u Ey]gini kum]>e muK[ En]ie][,
"xlB]vzptip]n]h
vWEn k] vic]>f]?
am]>uHY xup[th th
Hu kih n]m epo>uSh?"
`e]>u Es}]kh ec]}i. aE]L >]jkum]>N "Exmi>" `u
prutuTi. Ey]gini pie
"Extuh dZV] xmuzdxY
ghg]x]g>xhgmh
zbHtY]dip]pG[nh
miztEzd]HI n mucYEt"
`[ O>u Es}]kh kUTi ec]}i. aE]L kum]>N "mi>" `u
prutuTi. \Ten Ey]gini
"miztEzd]Hi gu>uEzd]Hi y visV]xp]tkI
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e`tiHYm]
ztyx[Et n>kh y]i y]vc{zdiv]ke>o"
`[ O>u Es}]kh kUTiec{]}i. aE]L
`um]zth prutuTi. Ey]gini pieyuh,

kum]>N

">"

">]jhv kum]>xY ydi kY]fmixi


zbEfEBY] Dnh ddY] vR]n]h zb]Ef] gu>u"
`[ O>u Es}]kh kUTiec{]}i. >]jkum]>N \T]en `<uE[
A xByil niuek][ k]ilevc{u]y xk xhgtikuh
vi>ic{u pru. |et}]h Eku xB]v]xikL ~vuh
vix[myiukyuh xE]Siukyuh Ey]giniey utiukyuh
ecy[tu. \Ten >]j]v[ Ey]giniEy]T[, "A ek]Tuhk]ilevc{u
>]ztiyiu]y |o xhgtike}]h Bvti `en ariu?"
`u Ec]dic{u. atinu>m]yiu Ey]gini, "divY]nmu
vRu
E]kk]>Ye}]mriy]h.
atu
kiuh
Ekiuh
Evfemi}. EB]j>]j]vie B]>YyueT tuTyil O>u mrukueu
k]id]xnrit[ atu kie}utu niym]fE}]. atu
Ep]e |tuh `u vic]>ic{]l mti" `u pru. |tu Eku
>]j]vuh xB]v]xikuh vix[myviHV>uh vic]>mg[n>um]yi
Ouh mi]et xVEn>h niuEp]yi.
pie >]j]v[ "kh! Ed]S>Hitnuh divY]niyuh
kvikusiE>]mfiyuh x>xVtIEdviyueT O>vt]>pu>uSnum]y
k]id]xen y]et]>u k]>fvuh kUT]et w]N niS[k]xnh
ecy[tuvE}]. \T]en aEHe v>ui y]pURv{h |vieT
]mxiifh. aEHmiE]L `vieTyue[ |o Ey]gini
Ey]Tute Ec]dic{]riy]m]yi>i]h" `u vic]>ic{[ Ey]giniey
En]iyi[ avieTeyuh ki}. \Ten Auke ayc{[
aEnVSiic{iuh A divYey A Edseuh kukiiyi}.
pie >]j]vu xVh AE]cic{tie EsSh "zBxY
knY]gti" `e]>u xmxYyu]i atuh "|o xmxY
EvtuEp]e pU>iiu ALu w]enuh aTimy]yi
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e`tiHYm]
|>uuek]]h" `uh `<uti Ep>uevc{u zpxieTui. |o
xmxY EvtuEp]e pU>ii]N k]id]xN vic]>ic{]} et
x]Diukyie}uh |tie pU>fh v]l aEHe
kupiTic{uek]]emuh
vic]>ic{]f[
>j]v[
|zpk]>h
ecy[tetu viEsSic{u pryfemi}E}].
an>h n]Wu divxh k<itieEsSh O>u divxh
>]j]v[ O>u kuti>viyil kyri O>u et>uvilUTi xv]>i
Ep]yE]L m]hxh vilu O>u pITikyueT v]till O>u
xnY]xi m]hxh v]ie]u nilut]yiu. \Ten
>]j]v[ vinirui t]e<yir]i. pie >]j]vuh xnY]xiyuh
til t]e< kuriu zpk]>h O>u xhB]Sfh nTu.
>]j]: BiE]! m]hxniESvfh kimucith?
xnY]xi: kih Etn mdYh vin]?
>]j]: mdYW]pi tv zpiyh?
xnY]xi: zpiymEH]; v]>]hgn]Bimh
>]j]: v]>x[ztI>tEy kutv Dnh?
xnY]xi: dYUEtn ecoE>Yf v]
>]j]: eco>YYUtp>izsEm]i Bvt?
xnY]xi: zBxY k]nY] gti
|tu EkyuTen >]j]v[ |o xnY]xi x]]l k]id]xN
tey]efu tIRc{eTui aEHie p]dil vIfu
nmx[k>ic{i[ "a}Ey] mH]kEv! Bv]e m]H]Ymriy]et w]N
ecy[tuEp]y xm]p>]Dvuh Bv]N xdyh mifh. |t]
|E]L w]N Bv]e aTimy]yi>iuu. |ni w]en]f[
Evet[ a]pic{]uh" `u pru. \T]en k]id]xN
xnY]xiEvSe m]i xVEvSh D>ic{uek][, "a}Ey]
mH]>]j]Ev! |E]L aviTu[ `e niRE]Steyuric{[
ariuevil Em]l A visV]xE]TukUTiyi>iuk m]zth
ecy[t]l mti. a}]etey]uh Evfemi}. `e ni>p>]
Dtey evieTu]n]yi |et}]h ecy[tt[ BvXy]y
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e`tiHYm]
Bzdk]iy]f[. vY]zGEvSh D>ic{u kum]>en ByeTui
m>iEMl kyiytuh A BuvEnsV>iyueT >u BUt]f[.
Ey]giniyueT EvSh D>ic{u vi>ut[ A Edvitey]yi>uu.
|E]e<iuh aviTu[ `e p>m]Rmriuevil w]N
kZt]Rn]yi. aviTuu aTimy]yi>ifemi}. pURv{iti
yil >]j]v]yie |>u]l mti" `u pru. \Ten >]j]v[
xbHum]nh k]id]xenyuh viyilyie]u Ep]yi
pURv{itiyil t]mxiic{u.
k]id]xN
>]jxiDiyil
t]mxic{i>u
k]uh
ciEp]L >]ztik]il EvSh m]ri et>uvukiuh muh
xW>ic{u gUvRm]nriu >]j]vien zgHiiuk ptiv
]yi>uu. O>u divxh evu]N k][ >]j]vinu `vieTEy]
Ep]Ekiyi>uu. p}i}]f[ y]zt niyic{t[. aE]L p}u
cumutin[ AukL mtiy]k]tin]l >]jBTM]R, EvSh m]ri
v<iyilUTi v k]id]xenUTi Ariy]et piTic{u p}u
cumic{uek]uEp]yi. k]id]xnu p}uh muh cumu p>icy
mi}]ti>utin]l kurc{u nTE]E<uh v}]et viSmic{u
tuTi. aE]L dy]uv]y EB]j>]j]v[ "aym]E]ik]dv
b]Dti v] n v]?" `u Ec]dic{u. atinu>m]yi[ k]id]xN
"n]ym]E]ik]dv b]Dti b]DEt" (|o AE]ik]dh
put[ a}, Bv]e b]Dti `u abzpEy]gh `e
b]Diuu) `u pru. at[ >]j]vie mnil O>u s>h
Ep]e ek]ukyuh |tu prt[ k]id]xn]efu mni]vu
kyuh ecy[tu. \Ten >]j]v[ p}vieT vy[pic{u k]id]xenyuh
p}il kyi Ever Aukee]up}eTuic{u ek]u
Ep]yi.
|en k]id]xenuric{u |niyuh ve>ry]nu[.
vi>By]l |ni aDikh pryui}. O>u xhgtikUTi pri[
|t[ avx]niiEc{]h.

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e`tiHYm]
O>il EB]j>]j]v[ k]id]xEn]T[ "EH xukuEv! nueT
c>mEs}]kmu]iy]uh" `u pru. k]idxN atu Eku
Ek]pE]Tuh t]pE]Tuh kUTi vi]xvti ` EvsYEyyuh
kUie][ A Edsh viu fil "~ksi" ` ng>i
E[ Ep]yi. k]id]xviEy]g]l >]j]vu ~vuh Es]k]ku
n]yi O>u Ey]giyueT EvSh D>ic{uek][ aEHe aEnVSic{u
pureu. >]j]v[ pil xW>ic{u zkEmf ~ksi]
ng>il ecu EcRu. k]id]xN A Ey]gieyiu
bHum]npURv{h "a}Ey] Ey]gIsV>! Bv]e v]xh `vieTy]f["
`u Ec]dic{u. \Ten Ey]gi "`e i>v]xh D]>]ng>
i]f[" `u pru. atu Eku k]id]xN "avieT EB]j
>]j]vinu xuKh teEy]?" `u vIuh Ec]dic{u. atinu>
m]yi[ Ey]gi "`] prEyet[ `niriukUT]" `u
pru. atu Ek[ k]id]xN "avieT viEsSh v}tumueil
`E]Tu pryfh" `u pru. aE]L Ey]gi "`]l
pry]h. EB]j>]j]vu xVR]E>]Hfh ecy[tu" `u pru. |tu
Ek] fil k]id]xN niu vIfu vipic{u tuTi.
"a}Ey] mH]>]j]Ev! Bv]N `e \Epic{u ep]uvE}].
Bv]En]TukUT]et fEn>h Ep]uh BUmiyii>iuv]N w]N
sn}. w]numiE]L Bv]en anugmiuh" |en ve>En>h
zppic{tie EsSh,
"adY D]>] ni>]D]>] ni>]hb] x>xVtI
pit] Kit]REv{ EB]j>]Ej divhgEt"
`u c>mEs}]k ec]}i. A fil Ey]gi mURic{u
niu vIfu. azpk]>h vIfukiTu Ey]giey xUic{u
En]i k]id]xN aet]>u Ey]giye}uh EB]j>]j]v]efuh
tIRc{eTuiytie EsSh "H]! H]! mH]>]j]Ev! Bv]N `e
vWic{uvE}]" `u pri[ A c>mEs}]kh
"adY D]>] xd]D]>] xd]hb] x>xVtI
pit] mit]REv{ EB]j>]Ej BuvhgEt"
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e`tiHYm]
`u EBdeTuiec{]}i. \Ten EB]j>]j]ev<uE[ k]i
d]xen Aihgnh ecy[tu. pie avR >uEp>uh xxE]Sh
D]>]ng>e zp]pic{[ y]pURv{h xuKm]kuhvh vxic{u.

124

e`tiHYm]

115. ph nIkN
ek]}vRSh Ayi>in]lpt]m]iT[ O>u kUh arbi
c{vT]R n]]nkeyuhek][ mDYti>uvit]hkUril ph
`u zpxim]y Edsu mH]EdvEztil vu EcRu.
aE]L En>h x]y]m]yi>utin]l ae divxh avieT
e k<ic{ukUfem[ niyic{[ avR avieTyu]yi>u ci
Ezt]Dik]>ikueT anuv]dE]TukUTi Anke ki<E
nTyilen O]E>] m>iEMl ekiniRiyiu xVyh p]kh
ecy[tu Bfh k<ic{[ avieTe t]mxic{u.
|vR ek]uvi>u Ankil >eh O>uviDh
mutiRvyuh EsSh >eh Ekvh kuikum]yi>uu. avR
v<iu y]zt ecy[ti>ut[ O]E>]>uR A mutiR AnkueT
puru kyriyi>u]f[. avR Anur[ |>iutute
x]D]>fviDi}, AnyueT piNB]g[ ti>i]f[. Anke
k]l k]fic{u ek]unT]]N avRuh, k]l k]fic{]l
AnkLuh ariukUT]yiRu. A AnkL |Tvuh vvuh
te ti>ivy}]yi>uu. A arbikL Anke ek]u
nTutu nueT |o diil kuk]ike EmuvR
k]keyuh muh ek]unTutuEp]e k<uil kyriu
eki A kyrie au piTic{uek]]f[. kyrie au
piTic{uek][ O>]L muE nT]l A AnkL pi]e ec}uh.
kruu
tTic{
dIRGk]yM]>uh
xiluku]yvuh
TRie]iyuh D>ic{i>uv>um]y A kUM]>ueT Aey A
AnkL O>iuh hGic{i>ui}.
|o arbikL pu vuEcRt[ O>u Dnum]x
i]yi>uu. avieT mH]EdvEztil \Xvm]yi>u
tin]l pzu k>kiu zpD]nM]>uh avieT kUTiyi>uu.
a]h \Xvien<uiuv]N Aney kUiu kiuv]N
ve> zpy]xh En>itin]l Em]l aen v>]etyi>iuv]N
O>]ney viu v]femu k>]e>}]v>uhkUTi AE]cic{u
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e`tiHYm]
niyic{ divxm]f[ |o arbikL Ankeyuh ek][ aviET
vuEcRt[. pfie cu>uh ek][ tt[]h viy
Aney v]]N A k>]Ru nivZiyi}]yi>uu. atin]l
A kUiu]yi>util ecriytuh ~vuh emituh
p]dE>]gh b]Dic{i>utuh `]l ci suBfu]yi
>utum]y kuiy]nEyy]f[ k>]R arbikE]T]vsYet[.
`iuh vi Ec>]y[ky]l avR atiene]Tui}.
piE divxh >]vie arbikL Ankeyuhek][
etE]u y]zty]yi. k>]R AvsYe kuiy]n avieTniu
pureE]Le~vuh IfB]vE]TukUTi ve> zpy]x
e]fu nTuEp]yt[. ~kEdsh O>u n]<ik dU>h Ep]yE]L
Anui Ouh nT]]et v<iyile ni]yi. gjniymnpTu
mtik]y A arbivI>M]R pic{ vidYkL ptienuh zpEy]gi
c{iuh A Anuiey aviETni[ O>TiEp]uh muE][ nT]N
x]Dic{i}. OTumvR kiu vi v]ie][ Aney k>
]Rute ek]Tu]emu tIRc{eTui. avieTniuh pURv{
Eute mTi. aE]L A Anui niS[zpy]xh
nTu EztxiDiyil ecu niu. viv>mriE]L k>]R
AdYh pr viyil xVhkUTi kurc{]f[ piert[.
arbikL atuh xtic{u. kuiy]neye]Tu[ kiiytu v]i
e]u EsSmu]yi>u Ankeyuh ek][ avieTniu
Ep]yi.
|Tvuh vvuh ti>iy] A kuiy]nyueT EntZtVh
vHiuv]N \Ten A>umu]k]y[ky]l ]nm]nLek]uh
kuTuhbm]H]Y]uh muh xRv{m]nYn]yi>u Et]il
\i]Nte tl]h A ]nh kEy{u. gjsi]
nipufn]yi>u aEHh \Ten A Anuiey ek]uEp]yi
kuiic{u nTyil ek]uvu et]<Ic{[ Eztil niu
tiRvuh zpx]dvuh v]i et]Tuvic{[ k>]>ueT x]iY
E]Tuh xtE]TuhkUTi nTi>uukyuh A mH]Edve
ti>un]mEDym]y "nIkN" ` Ep>ute A Anuiu
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e`tiHYm]
viiukyuh ecy[tu. Bhgiyutuh ecriytum]y O>u cyuh
v]i afiyic{u. |o kuiy]ny]fu piITu ph nIkN
`u zpxin]yiIRt[. A mH]Edve xiDiyil ecu
EcRE]Le nIknu suzkds A>hBic{u. nTi>uu
k<ii[ \Tente \i]N Eztil niu Edvnu
niEvdic{ ztimDu>vuh p]yxvuh EmTic{u nIknu ek]Tuu.
aumutl nIke Bfx]DnL Eztie \f
Ec{]ruh p]yxvuh p<ukuh tey]yi>uu. k>]R
O]E>]>u>uh nIken xVemute vic]>ic{[ avnu
p<vuh sR>yuh n]iEk>vuh muh y]si ek]uecu
ek]Tui>uu. |o vk x]Dnuh aie Ec]ruh
p]yxvuh a]il nIkN tiu EsSiuky}]et O>u
divxvuh avnu mtiyk]et vi>ui}. nIknu evyiuh
m<yuh ~l]etyi>iutin]yiu EztxmIpu te
enlu>Ey]Tu EcR[ O>u kUTu pfiyic{[ ave v]xh
ati]i. nIken atil nirui \i]N |Tvuh vvuh
muh piic{u em>uvuh p>icyvuh v>ui k]uh B]Syuh
sIiic{u n} n]]ny]iIRu. atiniT[ Et]}UR
kiRETu m]Dv]>uh ay]ueT anujN Eg]vi]>uh
nIke p]]M]R (An]>M]R) Ayi vu EcRu.
m]Dv]R vuEcRE]L mutl nIkxV]miyueT
`<uuh EdvxVhvk pfikuem}]h nIkN te
niRv{Hic{utuTi. A AnyueT EdHpuiyuh tiyuh
\TlnIvuh bvuh k]u Bhgiyuh Ey]gYtyuh zp]yi
nTut}]yi>uu. avn[ ~kEdsh pzuvy]yE]Le
aven]l
O>ituptu
vy]yi>iuemu
ARuh
Et]um]yi>uu. ave Ey]gYt kiu jnL p>e "kh!
|ven]>u Em]<y]yiE]yE}]. |vnu >u ek]ukLkUTiyu]
yi>uuevil |ven]l Bhgiyuh Ey]gYtyuh |tiDikh
Et]um]yi>uu" `u pru tuTi. atin]l k>]R
evie]u >u ek]uku]ic{u nIknu evc{ifi.
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e`tiHYm]
avyueT nirh mu AnkueT ek]ukuETtuEp]e
a}]ti>utin]l
at[
nIknu
Ouh
Eb]Dic{i}.
atin]vN av kuiey]Tic{uku. pie k>]R
p]m>hek]u >u ek]u]Ic{[ O>uvk c]yh Etc{[
Ane]ie
tuY
nirm]i
nIke
EtEy]Tu
EcRifievc{u. at[ nIkn[ ve> Eb]Dic{u. A
ek]ukL avN ve> xUic{[ AjIvn]h ek]unTu
kyuh ecy[tu. A ek]ukL k]l av x]]l ek]uke
}]et \]ievc{vy]ef[ ARuh Et]um]yi>ui}.
nIkenu n} p>icymu]yi>uvR teyuh avnu
ek]uvc{tinuEsSh aveni[ ariy]et "|o ek]n]n
~t]f[?" `u Ec]diukyu]yiu[.
m]Dv]R nIken xVh puztenE]e x[EnHi
c{i>uu. aven ay]L viic{i>untute "mkEn!" `]yi>uu.
m]Dv]R `eiuh Biueil atie]>u B]gh
nIknuh ek]Tuuk ptiv]yi>uu. mdYm]y]uh aen
te. O>u Ek] kE] c]>]yEm] m]Dv]R kuTic{]l aztyuh
nIknuh ek]Tuum]yi>uu. m]Dv]R kuTiuiTE]h
kuTic{]l atuek][ nIknu \EMSvuh \X]Hvuh xVh
vRiuemt}]et Esvuh tETurvu v>]ri}. m]Dv]R
aDikh kuTic{]l ciE]L t ep]]N vy{]et kiTu
ute kiTuEp]kum]yi>uu. aen v]l ay]Lu
Eb]Dh vI<utuve> nIkN ay]ueT aTul k]u
nilukEy] ay]e tuieeek]u ptue t]ieyTu[
ay]ueT v]xE[ ek]uec[ kiTukEy] ecy{uk
ptiv]yi>uu. nIkN m]Dv]e> te pit]vienE]e
vic]>iukyuh x[EnHiukyuh bHum]niukyuh ecy[ti>uu.
avnu mnuSYe> atisyiiu viEsSbuiyuh xVB]vguf
vumu]yi>uu. |o p>m]>em}]h m]Dv]R kurc{udivxe
p>icyh ek]u mni]iytin]l ay]ven aTiukEy]
sk]>iukEy] avnu mni}]tuh zpy]xvum]y pfi
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e`tiHYm]
ecy{iukEy]
ptivi}.
n}
Ad]ymu]kutuh
atY]vsYvum]y pfi v}tuh ecy{iEt]yi v]l, kuh
c]>]yvuh p<ukyuh muh EmTic{uek]Tuuh n} v]ukL
pruh
xE]Siic{]f[
m]Dv]R
nIkene]u
ecy{iuk ptiv[. aeny}]et aTic{uh |Tic{uh ay]L
avene][ Ouh ecy{i]ri}. "`e mkEn, nIytu ecy{fh"
`[ m]Dv]R pr]l xVh zpy]xm]yiut]y]uh
nIkN ecy{]ti>i]rumi}. `]l, Eg]vi]>uh nIk
nuh tiu iti |eney]um}]yi>uu. Eg]vi]Ru
nIkenuric{u Esh Ep]uh x[EnHmu]yi>ui}. avn[
ay]euric{uh aente. nIken aTic{uh |Tic{uh
EdEH]pzdvEmic{u kin]y kfikL ecy{ic{[ Eg]vi
]R m]Dv]>riy]et D]>]h pfh x]dic{i>uu. t>h v>u
E]L |tieey]e pk>h tIRfem[ nIknuh mNil
k>utiyi>uu.
m]Dv]>uh
Eg]vi]>uh
vuEcRiuh
\i]N
nIke aTulniu niESh vium]riyi}. atu aEHh
Ad]ye AzgHic{uh mum}]yi>uu. An]R nIken
\pzdvi]etyi>iutinuh avR aven EvtuEp]e
>iutinum]yi]yi>uu. \i]e x]iDYmi}]etyi
>ueil nIkene]u kurc{ukUTi kfikL ecy{icu
te Ad]yh vRii]m]yi>uuevuh atin]l v}viDvuh
aEHie k k<ifemu vic]>h Eg]vi]R[
|}]etyi>uumi}.
|enyi>iE O>u divxh Eg]vi]R nIken Ezt
inu xmIph vTuvsu Aile]uEp]yi Etc{u>c{u
kuiic{u zpxim]yiu vyriu<yinTuu mfli
yiE[ m]i. aE]L \i]nuh avieT \]yi>uu.
\i]nTuuE]L Eg]vi]R te \pzdviyie}u
visV]xh ek]E] `E], aE]L Eg]vi]R `E] pri[
nIkN atnux>ic{u zpvRic{i}. atin]l Eg]vi]R
129

e`tiHYm]
EdSYeu eekyiu]yi>u vTiek]u nIken OTic{u.
atu ek]E]L nIknuh x]m]nYiDik Evdnyuh
EdSYvumu]yi. avN tuie nivRi \oE]TukUTi
Eg]vi]Ri[ O>u tu ek]Tuu. Eg]vi]R epeu m]ri
tin]l tuek]tu \i]n]f[. atuek][ \i
]nu n}Ep]e \LETu pukyuh aEHh niu vI<ukyuh
aviETnie<uEu m>fEvdnEy]eTkyil c]Ti nIi
etE>yil Ekri O]Ti O>u viDh vIil ecu kiil kyri
kiTukyuh ecy[tu. \i]N vIftu ku EpTic{[
Eg]vi]>uh mruv<iEy O]Ti ay]ueT v]xei.
nIkn[, t]N mnpURvm]yie}iuh, \i]en Ezd]Hic{u
Ep]yE}] `u vic]>ic{u ve> p]]pmu]yi. atu
Eg]vi]R nimim]fE}] `u vic]>ic{[ ay]euric{u muE
te \]yi>u eev>h stgufIBviukyuh ecy[tu.
atin]vN zB]upiTic{tuEp]e aumiuh O]TinTu. pie
|o viv>mriu m]Dv]R ecu ci v]ukL pr[
nIken
O>uviDh
xm]D]neTui
piTic{uek]uvu
bic{u. a]h mutl nIken tc{i>utu n} \ru
viy cyi]yi>uu. \i]e axV]Yinu p
cikiXkuh muh ecy{ukyu]yi. Ouh Pic{i}. tEtie
~<]h divxh aEHh p>E]ke zp]pic{u. "jIvn]smTue]>u
E>]giu divYem]uemoSDh puEm]?"
\i]N m>ic{tu Eg]vi]>ueT ci ABic]>zpvZikL
ek]]efuh \i]N m>iutin]yi[ ay]L ku>uti
pu<uukyuh mumu]yieyuh Eg]vi]R ABic]>hecy[tu
zB]upiTiic{]fu nIkene][ \i]en ti vI<ic{
etuh |tin]yi[ Eg]vi]R nIke tyilevc{[ O>u
ku>utik<iukyuh Ek]<iey aruukyuh mumu]eyuh muh
a]u p>uh pryukyu]yi. `]l, mu ciR,
\i]nu nIke t[ abil p]niTy]yt]efuh
aEHh
m>ic{t[
Ayuvx]nic{uEp]ytu
ek]]efuh
130

e`tiHYm]
pry]ti>ui}. ~iuh \i]N m>ic{u `u EkE]L
nIknu duHm]y duKmu]yieyutinu xsymi}. A
duKvRm]nh Ekiu nIkN evh kuTiukEp]uh
ecy{]et mUu divxh k>uek]ute niu. t]N pu
vtie EsSh te |Tvuh vvuh muh piiukyuh
s>iy]yi Bfhek]Tuuh kuiic{uh >iukyuh ecy[tt[ A
\i]n]efu vic]>vuh niyuh kUruh ave mnil
n}Ep]e \]yi>uu. ave xTE]TukUTiyu A ni
kE]L avN \i]en tiyitu mnpURv{m]yie}[
`}]vRuh xtm]yi. m]Dv]>uET xV]nLek]uh muh
zkEmf nIkN pURv{itiey zppic{u. "v} duKvuh k]h
ec}uE]L kuruEp]h" `uE}].
\i]N k<itie EsSh m]Dv]R nIke
zpD]np]]nuh Eg]vi]R ay]ueT xH]yiyum]yiIRu.
aE]l Eg]vi]Ru xE]Sh vRic{u. \i]e
x]iYmi}]tuek][ |ni tni[ |h Ep]e nIken
e][ `u pfiyuh ecy{ic{u x]dYh D]>]mu]]em]
yi>uu ay]ueT vic]>h. |zpk]>h te \ie x]iY
mi}]ety]ytuek][ |o Ezd]Hi te pURv{]Dikh \pzdviu
emuh atin]l k<iyuEvgil |ve k k<ifemuh
nIknuh mnil \rc{u.
a][ O>]L ecu Eg]vi]E>]T[ Ail kiTu
O>u pUvTi nIkene]u piTiic{u te v]x[
Aie]Tu]l s>iy]y zptiPh ek]Tu]emu pryukyuh
Eg]vi]R atu xtic{[ ac{]>h v]ukyuh ecy[tu. viv>h
m]Dv]e> ariyi]et Eg]vi]R tTi piTiiutinu
nIkEnyuhek]u tTi kiTi>u ei. tTi x]m]nY
iDikh viyt]yi>uu. atu kE]Le nIknu
EdSYh vutuTi. `iuh t}u EpTic{u avntu piTic{u
evilniu mfluru kyi vic{uek]uEp]yi kurc{u
dU>h Ep]yEp]L tTi mfil pututuTi. aE]L
131

e`tiHYm]
vic{uek]u Ep]kuv]N zpy]xm]yiI>uky]l nIkN
v viu m]ri niu. \Ten Eg]vi]R k<uii>uuek]u
mRh En]i O>Tiek]Tuu. tt[fh nIkN t
\yRiiTic{uek][ Ou kuTu. ep]u Eg]vi]R niu
mRuvIfu. |tute t>emu niyic{u nIkN k]l
ep]i Eg]vi]>ueT m]r[ O>u cviu ek]Tuu. atuek][
Eg]vi]>ueT
m]re
aikL
mu<uvN
tk>ukyuh
aEt]TukUTi ay]L p>E]ke zp]piukyuh ecy[tu.
nIkN \Ten ek]viiyuh viic{u zB]upiTic{tuEp]e
pTi][ p]E]TiuTi. nIke ek]vii Ekuh
v>vukuh A digV]xike}]h BviHV>]yi kyriy]et O]E>]
aBy]niE[ O]TiuTi. aE]E<uh nIkN
Eg]vi]e>e]u `u vRm]nh A diie}]h p>u.
aE]L m]Dv]>uh viv>mriu duK]zk]n]yi A [
O]Tieyi. ay]L[ anujN m>ic{tuek]u vYxnE]L
aDikh nIkN pieyuh v}ve>yuh \pzdviEc{uEm]
`u vic]>m]fu]yt[. atin]l \Ten nIke
aTuEu y]zty]yi. atu k[ ay]ueT ayuh B]>Yyuh
Eds]>uem}]h "aEy{]! |E]l ave aTuEu Ep]k>uEt;
ave Ek]ph smic{ii}. |E]L aTuu ec]l Apu
]kuh" `u muh pr[ ay]e niRb{pURv{h vii.
m]Dv]R aet]uh Esvuh vkev]et nIke aTul
ecu ecviu piTic{u. nIkN ~vuh vfB]vE]TukUTI
AvieT niu. m]Dv]R ave mkil tE]Tie][
"`e mkEn! nI |en ecy[tE}]. avN nie \pzdvi
c{i]yi>i]h. `iuh |tu viy x]Hxm]yiE]yi. |ztyuh
Ev]yi>uu; Ae, k]>Yh k<iE}]. |ni |tienuric{u
prtuek]uh
vYxnic{tuek]uh
zpEy]jnem]umi}.
|nieyiuh nI |enyu kTuheek zpEy]gi]etyi>u]l
mti" `[ pru. |tu EkE]L nIknuh xVlh
p]]pmu]yi. \Ten m]Dv]R nIken viic{uek]u
muE nTukyuh nIkN niyu n]eyE]e ay]ueT
132

e`tiHYm]
pi]e
ec}ukyuh ay]l
aven ptivuE[
ek]uecu tukyuh ecy[tu. avR tiu x[EnH
visV]xB]vL k[ `}]v>uh ~vuh vix[myic{u. `iuh
a]h mutl mdy]neyuh ek]y]neyumu Ep>ukLu
kUTi nIkN p]ztIBvic{u.
m]Dv]e>uric{[ nIknu ap]>m]y x[EnHmu]yi
>uu `ut[ O]E>] zpvZikLek][ avN pE]<uh
x[pIk>iru[. m]Dv]R nIken pkl xmyil
x]D]>fy]yi t]ri}. ay]L ek]uEp]yi aven
ay]ueT vIumu[ niRiEyuky]fu ptiv[. avnu
ek]Tuu tIi tiuek][ avN avieT niuek]uh.
x[ztIkuh kuikuh muh ave aTulkUTi kTuEp]y]uh
avN y]et]>upzdvvuh ecy{]ri}. avieT pril etiN
eetyuh v]<yuh muh D]>]mu]yi>uu. aet]uh avN
nsii]rumi}. A vIuk]R[ avn]l k<iyu xH]yh avN
ecy[tuek]Tu]rumu]yi>uu.
O>u divxh nIkN muu nii>uE]L m]Dv]>uh
B]>Yyuh til O>u ecriy syu]yi. avieT a>iev]N
virki}]yi>uu. "virku tIRuEp]yi; atinu v}tuh m]Rh
En]fh" `u B]>Y >umUu divxm]yiu pry]ru]yi>unu.
atu Eki[ m]Dv]R Ouh ecy[ti}. at]yi>uu su
k]>fh. atu xhbic{u B>Yyuh BR]vuh til ~t]e]
e kspis pru. atu Eku nIkN avieTniiri
E]yi Ail O<uu vu kiTi>u O>u viy virkutTi
piTiec{Tuu vic{uek]uvu mu[ |uek]Tuu. atu
n}uEp]e \fiytuh aE]Le \pEy]giuv]N
ek]]vutum]yi>uu. atin]l m]Dv]R atu kurc{u
kIrie]Tuukyuh B]>Y `Tuuek]uEp]yi kiukyuh
aen A s avx]niukyuh ecy[tu. nIkN A tTi
piTic{uek]uvu ek]Tut[ A>uh pri}]yi>uu. |en
nIkN ptuh ecy[ti>uu.
133

e`tiHYm]
O>il Ek]iyilniu ki<u kE}iE]inu xmIph
O>u viy EtutTi Aumfil putu kiTi>uu. A tTi
avieTniu
|ieyTuiutinu
Et]]>N
x]y[p[
An]E>]TukUTi n]W]nkeyuh ek]uEp]yi>uu. A An
]R A Ankee]e}]h piTiic{u ve> zsmh ecy[tiuh A
tTi kiT kiTilni[ Oi]NEp]uh x]Dic{i}. An]>uh
Ankuh Ific{u m]riniu. A xmyh m]Dv]R nIk
En]TukUTi ydZy] atiE v>]niTy]yi. m]Dv]R avieT
\]yet}]h ariiu "viek]Tuu v]iy O>]nyuh
Aney x[EnHiu O>]n]>nuh, Evyri[ kUi ek]Tu
u O>u mut]iyuh \]yi>uuevil |tinizt zpy]xh
v>ikyi}]yi>uu" `u H]xYB]vil pru. atu Eku
x]y[p[ m]Dv]e> viic{[ "`u kiiy]l |o tTi piTiic{u
niit]]h?" `u Ec]dic{u. m]Dv]R "muW[ >Up]
kifh" `u pru. x]y[p[ xxE]Sh atu xtic{u. \Ten
m]Dv]R "mkEn, apm]nh v>u>uEt" `u ecviyil xVk]>Y
m]yi priu nIkenyuh ek]uEp]yi tTi k]fic{u
ek]Tuukyuh vekie]Tuukyuh ecy[tu. nIkN tTi
piTic{ii vic{uek]uEp]yi x]y[p[ pr ]i.
x]y[p[ ve> xE]Sic{u m]Dv]R[ muWu >Upyuh O>u
kUh muuh En>iytuh ek]Tutu kUT]et aWu >Up[ sR>,
p<h, n]IEk>h mut]yv v>ui nIknuh ek]Tuu. pie
x]y[p[ |o An A>ueT vky]efuh |tien vi[
ek]Tu]Em] `uh muh m]Dv]E>]Tu Ec]dic{u. atinu
mrupTiy]yi m]Dv]R[ An ph pzu k>kiu
`}]vRuhkUTiyut]efuh `}]v>uh xti]et |o
Aney vil]N x]Diukyie}uh `}]v>uh O>uEp]e
xtiu k]>Y ax]Ym]efuh av] EsSem}]v>uh
xtic{]uh h >Up kiiy]uh t]N xtiukyie}uh
t]nuh k>]>ie]>uv]n]efuh pru x]y[pin[ O>u x]h
ek]Tui[ nIkEn]TukUTi avieTniu Ep]yi.
134

e`tiHYm]
nIknu ciE]L mdmik]ru[. a]ivN
zB]upiTic{tuEp]e A zpEdsie}]h O]TinTuk ptiv]f[.
nIknu ecruiu]yi>u p]dE>]gh pu vu
kurc{u divxh k<iE]L cikiXey]uh ecy{]ette
EBdm]yi. atin]vn[ `vieTyuh O]TinTutin[ O>u zpy]xvu
mu]yi>ui}. `iuh avN aven \pzdvi]vRu
y]et]>upzdvvuh ecy{]ri}. aven \pzdviuve> avnuh
\pzdvi]etyi>i]rumi}. atuek]u m]Dv]e> O<ic{u EsSmu
]yi>u An]Re}]h nIkenuric{u ve> Bymu]
yi>uu.
nIkn[ `riy]N O>u zpEtYk v]xnyuh x]mRY
vumu]yi>uu. avN `riiu ]u etuk O>iumu
]yii}. avN zB]iki O]Ti nTuE]L p>uh k}uh
ek]<iyum]yi ave pi]e `ukyuh aven `riyukyuh
ecy[ti>uu. aven `ri]l A `ri (kE}] ek]<iEy]
`]y]uh) x]Dnhek]ute avN ari[ A `ri
v>ueT k]e]TiukEy], tep]iukEy], ku ep]iukEy]
ecy{uk ptiv]yi>uu. \Ten t>mie}il pie `eiumve>
k]fuE]L avN atu piuemutu tIRc{y]yi>uu.
atin]l aen kuer k<iE]L aven A>uh `riy]et
y]yi. aen A \pzdvh avNte niR]i. aE]u
ek]Tu]l |E]u kiuemu niyh v]l pie A>uh
atinu tuniyukyi}E}].
nIkN aven \pzdvi]ve> pzdviyie}u muu
priuE}]. atinu dZ]m]yi \]yiu ci xhgtikL
t]e< pryuu.
O>il Ec>il ` uevc{u zB]iki nIkN
O]TinTi>uE]L O>u m]vie cuvil ~t]nuh puy (ecrum)
uikL m]<h epruie]u nii>uu. nIke v>vu
kuh jnueT kUivii Eku EpTic{uh p>izBmic{uh A kuikL
135

e`tiHYm]
n]u purEuh O]TiE]yi. O>u kui By]DikY]l O]T]N
vy]ety]yi Eb]Dhek[ avieTe vIfuEp]yi. nIkN
aTuuec[ A kuiey tuieeek]u ptue t]i
eyTuu aTuute kt]y puym]Tile]uec[
kiTIT[ O]TiE]yi. atinTuute kUiEv ecy[tuek]u
nii>u puyN (kuiyueT pit]v[) |tu k[ nIkN
kuiyuET kk<ic{u `u vic]>ic{[ vYxnic{[ O]Tivu En]iy
E]L kui[ O>u t>ETuh piyi>uie}}, kui eekyil
muruiiTic{i>u m]<h Ep]vukEp]uh ecy[ti>ui}. An
Ep]yE]L kuiyueT Byvuh Ep]yi. avN `<uE[ y]pURv{h
O]TinTutuTi.
|zpk]>hte "pU<i]T[" ` uevc{[ nIkN
zB]iki O]TinTi>uE]L ky{] |Tic{[ O>u pril
ecukyri. avieTyu]yi>u O>u ecriy vIil p]ve O>u
x[ztIyuh O> vyum]zth zp]ym]y puztiyuhkUTi t]mxic{i
>uu. A x[ztI m>c{Ini(k)i<u v]]n]yi et]i k[ O>u
murh nirey nurui O>u p]ztiiu muute aTuu
evc{iu evh Ek]>ie]uv>uv]n]yi kuTvuemTu[ aTu
vIiEu Ep]yi>u avx>i]fu nIkN avieT
ec{t[. nIkN mu]yE]L Ouh ariukUT] a
epFkui "\]" `u pruhek][ nIke tuiee
yiEMl ecu ekiiTic{u. nIkN ptue piTuh viTuvic{[
kuiey `Tu[ |ryu evc{i[ aviTuu Ep]yi.
aE]Le me]>u prie ky{] |Tic{[ avieTyri.
avieTyu]yi>u vIuTmN aEp]L \c{u \ofuh
k<iu kiTuruky]yi>uu.
nIkN kyriec{}utu
kiu gZHn]yik ecu BR]viEn]T[ "|t] nIkN
v>uu" `u pru. te nIkN ` puztN \c{u \ofu
k<i]n]yi piUTil niu v>utu ki]yi>iuh B]>Y
azpk]>h pretu vic]>ic{u gZHn]N avieTe
kiTuek][ "avnu Evgh Ec]ru ek]TuyU. avN En>h
136

e`tiHYm]
et]et piUTil Ep]ke" `u pru. atu Eku B]>Y,
"w]N nueT nIke k]>Ym} prt[. |t] k>]>ueT
nIkN Ekriv>uu. at]f[ w]N prt[" `u vIuh
pru. \Ten BR]vu epee<uEu muu c]Tiyiri
En]iyE]L
nIkN
prie
v]yuEk]filUTi
kyriv>utu ku. ave k]il ~kEdsh mutTi nImu
O>u viy c bic{i>uu. atu vic{uh ek]]yi>uu
avN xW>ic{i>ut[. A pril nirc{u ni>u Ecn muc{[
~kEdsh O>Ti ep]il vRi>uu. nIkN cyiu
vic{u Ecney]e nsiiukE}] `u vic]>ic{u vIuTmN
"`e nIk]! nIeye Ecn ky>uEt" `u viic{u pru.
nIkN atuEku xVh ci]mg[nn]yi nitie EsSh
c tuieeek]u mTieyTuu piTic{uek]u ptue
nT[ kyriv v<iEyte |ri O]TiE]yi. O>u Ecnu
Ep]uh EkTupiyi}. nIkN |zpk]>h ecy[tt[ avnu
zpkZtY] \]yi>u p>Ezd]HeevmuKYh ek]um]ztm}]yi>uu.
avN pu vi[ \i]N ek]uEp]yi kuiic{u
xV]midRsnh k<iic{[ \Ten avnu s]R>yuh p<vuh niEvdiic{[
AdYEm ek]uecu ek]Tut[ |o vIuTmn]yi>uu.
ay]e k]fukyuh ay]ueT sh EkLukyuh ecy[tE]L
A
pURv{x[m>f
\]ytuek]ukUTiy]f[
avnien
ecy[tt[. nIkn[ `ztm]zth kZttyu]yi>ue[ |tu
ek]ute \oHi]mE}].
nIknu zB]ikiy]l O]TinTuk aDikvuh ci
|Tv<ikilUTiy]f[
ptiv[.
O>il
avN
zB]iki
O>iTv<iyiUTi O]TiE]yE]L O>I<vN ave ky{]uru
niuek][ O>u viy ke}Tuu nIke t[ OE>ru
ek]Tui[ mruvsukUTi ky{] c]Ti O]TiE]yi. nIkN
te `ri ke}Tuuek]u ky{]yiTic{u pril kyri
vIiEuecu. aE]L aviET vZy]y O>I<vi m]ztEm
\]yi>uuU. A vZ nIkenu EpTic{[ "pu
137

e`tiHYm]
mH]Edvn]f[ `e \pzdvi>ut[. nie `rivnt] ky{]
c]Ti ki<E]E]Ti. avN |vieT |}" `u pru. atuEku
nIkN A |o<vN Ep]yv<iEy k}uhek][ O]TiE]yi.
kurc{u dU>h ecE]L |o<venu nIkN eekyii>u
k}uek][ |o<ve tey Ym]i OE>ru ek]Tuu.
|o<vN ~ru ek]u t ep]i niu vIfu. \Ten nIkN
avieTni[ O]TiE]vukyuh ecy[tu. |o<vnu tu piy
murivufi kuEre `<uEu nTutinu Aru m]xh
Evivu. pieyuh avn[ AjIvn]h xd] atikinm]y
tEvdnyu]yi>uu.
pu mH]Edv>uEdvxVh vk \>i kurey Ayi>
pruWniil en}u viu ek]y{]r]kuE]<uh "kT]um["
` u k>iu viyuE]<um]f[ nIknu viy
zB]ikut[. nIkN >u iuh ecu en}uh
k>iuh D]>]m]yiiuk ptiv]yi>uu. A vuL ve>
kur p]in]fu ek]Tui>ut[. nIkN kuer en}uh
k>iuh ti]uh p]]Ru ]Bh kurc{u kuryuem}]et
eeknem]uh v>]ri}.
nIkN vR[ Oe>]y]ny]ytilie ti>uvit]h
kUriu
mi
mH]EdvEztiuh
\Xvk]ie
`<uiie zpD]n cumt avNtey]f[ vHic{i>ut[.
\TlnIvuh EdHpuiyuh teyTuuh mkvi]>vuh k]u
Bhgiyuh muh avenE]e a]u me]>]nu]yi>ui}.
`<uic{i>iuE]L Eminuh t]inuem]ic{}]et avN
ecvi vIs]ri}. azpk]>hte nilEiTu nil]nuh
nTEiTu nT]]nuh A>uh pry]et te avnriy]m]
yi>uu. Ak]eT `<uu vHi]N nIknu]yi>u
v]xn Ou Evertey]yi>uu.
nIkn[ ax]D>fm]y EdHbmu]yi>utin]l
viy viy ek]ek]M]Ruh avenuric{u viy Bymu]
138

e`tiHYm]
yi>uu. ArMu viy b]kZN `u zpxin]yi>u
ek]ek]N teyuh nIken k]l O<ium]riE]ku
t}]et aTuu ec}]ri}. puniuh xVlph pTi]r[
"muTIRE]fh" `e]>u Eztvuh A Eztinu xmIph O>u
viy k]i>m>vuh \[. nIknu viy zB]imu]ku
k]il
aven
m]Dv]R
piTic{uek]uEp]yi
A
k]i>m>iEM]f[ bic{i>ut[. a]il avnu
kuTi]N evem]<ic{uek]Tuutin[ O>u viy kle]i
yumu]yi>uu. O>il nIknu viy zB]imu]yE]L
m]Dv]R ptivuEp]e aven piTic{[ A k]i>m>iEMl
tukyuh avnu evvuh muh ek]Tuutinu EsSmu]
yi>u An]e> ~liukyuh ecy[ti[ ay]L vIiEu
Ep]yi. mdmiku k]il nIken a<iukyuh kuiiu
kyuh ptivi}]ti>utin]l pie >umUu divxEu
m]Dv]R vi}. atiniTu nIkN A viy k>ile]i
ptueptue piTic{[ vic{[ ave k]lc{uvi]i. aE]L
avnu evem]<ic{uek]Tu]N nivZiyi}]et An]R
ku<i. A avx>il viy b]kZen atiE ek]uv>u
v]niTy]yi. aE]L nIke p]]M]R viy b]kZe
p]M]E>]T[, viy b]kZene][ piTiic{[ |o kle]i
xVh m]iyiTuvic{uek]Tuutin[ AvsYeTukyuh av>tu
xtiukyuh ecy[tu. viy b]kZN vu kle]iu
piTiutin]yi kuni xmyh nIkN viy b]kZe
k<uil tuiy{iu cui O>u piTuh piTic{u. A piTuh
viTuviutinu viy b]kZN ve> zsmic{u En]iyiuh
x]Dic{i}. atin]l viy b]kZnu A niyile
~kEdsh O>u n]<ikEn>h nilEt]yi vu. aE]E<uh |o
viv>mriu m]Dv]>vieTeyi nIkEn]T[ "`e mkEn!
nI |eney]euTiy]l viy viSmm]f[. |eny]y]l
ninu evh kuTi]N Ep]uh O]et vEuh viy
b]kZen viyU" `u pru. \Ten nIkN piTuh
viiu viy b]kZen piTic{u O>u tuek]Tuu. viy
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e`tiHYm]
b]kZN n]uk]uh mc{u vIfu.
pie avieTni[
`<uE[ O>uviDil nTu Ep]yi. |o xhgti \]ytil
iey]f[ viy b]kZnu nIkenuric{u Bymu]yi
IRt[.
aen ~t]nuh vRSL k<iE]L m]Dv]R mxU>i
b]Dic{u k]DRe zp]pic{u. at[ ay]L zp]y]DikY]l
~vuh avsn]ytie EsSm]yi>uu. `iuh ay]ueT
viEy]gh nIknu duHduKh tey]yi>uu. m]Dv]R
m>ic{u `u Eki[ nIkN ~<udivxh mu<uvnuh Ouh ti]
etyuh evh kuTi]etyuh Ae>yuh aTuTui]etyuh
ni niyile niu. ave aTul ec}]N An
]>i]Ruh eeD>Ymu]yi>ui}.
~<u
divxh
k<itie
EsSh
mUiEu
ek]c{u>]m]R `e]>]L xeeD>Yh ecu nIken a<ic{u.
\Ten avN nTmTi ay]e x[kil kyi. ay]L
aven ek]uEp]yi kuiic{u evh kuTiic{u EztxiDi
yil ek]uvu ptivu Ec]ruh p]yxvuh v]ie]Tu[
y]]nh ek]uEp]yi tukyuh etiNp mut]y
tIx]DnL D]>]m]yi ek]Tuukyuh ecy[tu. |o ek]c{u
>]m]R O>]n]>En] AnEkri sIic{iu AE] a}]yi>uu.
ay]L ecruh mutlute nIken ve> x[EnHiu
kyuh avnu sR> p<h mut]yv mi divxiuh
ek]Tuukyuh ecy[ti>u O>u p>icy]>N m]ztm]yi>uu.
piIT[ nIke p>ip]k]nu vu EcRt[
"k]h Em]Ti" `e]>]]yi>uu. ay]L Esh Ep]uh zp]fi
x[EnHmi}] O>u dun]yi>uu. A duN nIke xVB]v
mriy]et aven zkmiDikh EdEH]pzdvEmlic{u kTi
kL piTiic{[ pfh x]di]N tuTi. atin]l nIkN
aye aDikk]h evc{u v]<i]et \TNte k]]yEu
pryc{u. A dunizgH]n>h ek]c{ukuikL Ep]uh
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e`tiHYm]
nIke aTulec{[ "k]E]Tieye] B]vem]u
k]fe" `u pru s]R>Ey] p<Em] v}tuh ek]Tu]l
avntu v]iiu k]E]Tiey tiyituh O>u k]iEMl
cviie]u mE]l piTic{u vic{u cIiytuh EmlE][
`rituh kI<[E]u vE]L vIuh tuieeek]u ti
dUe>yituh A s>I>]Rh ecu vIf u ecu
En]iytuh muh Oe>]>h nTenE]e aBinyic{u k]fi
uk ptiv]yi>uu.
k]E]TiyuET k]]n>h nIke >k]nh
vHic{i>ut[ Et]n}UR Ayii>il n]>]yf]R `e]>]]
yi>uu. ay]uh k]E]TiyuET kUuk]>n]yi>utin]l
gt]nugtiknY]Eyn k]t]mxemiEy k]DRe zp]pic{u.
tdn>h nIke >kM]>]yi niymie]tu
Ek]i]>]y >u n]yM]>]yi>uuh av>ueT k v]viuh
ctuRsi `u prt[ Ep]ey]yi>uu. |v>uET pURv{g]mikL
nIken niRyh EdEH]pzdvEliukyuh zkmiDikh
pfikL ecy{iukyuh ecy{um]yi>uu `Eyuu. |vR av
kUT]et nIknu x]m]nYhEp]e tIi ek]Tu]et miv]ruh
ni>]H]>zvth anuiiukyuhkUTi ecy[ti>uu. aen
~t]nuh divxL k<iE]L An v}]et Ifiukyuh
|o An]>ueT kinzpvZike}]h k>]>riyukyuh ecy[tu.
atin]l k>]R ave> m]i nIke p>ip]kn]yi
kuriy]uk]>N pu `e]>]e niymic{u aE]L nIknu
suzkds A>hBic{u. k>]R nIken O]E>] divxvuh O]E>]
vITukLvIth ek]uEp]yi D]>]m]yi tIyuh evvuh
ek]Tuu >ic{u. muru ci cikiXkuh nTi. aE]L
nIkN pURv{]Dikh n} itiyium]yi
aen ~t]nuh divxL k<iE]L nIRE]u]yi
mdmiki nIkN O]Ti nTutuTi. aE]L aven piTic{u
biutinu nivZiyi}]ety]vuky]l avN zB]iku
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e`tiHYm]
E]L O]TinTuk ptivu |Tv<ikil An]R mu (kUR
munkL EmlE]u nilu |>u]fikL trc{ pkkL) evc{u.
|osV>k]>ufYh ek][ A gUzpEy]gh nIkn[ aE]L
Pic{i}. O>]fiyuET mun xVlh m]ztEm ave p]dil
trc{uu. atvN vic{U>ii[ O]TiE]vukyuh ecy[tu.
`iuh atilie avN zB]ikiy]uh |Tv<ikilUTi
O]T]ri}]yi>uu.
kuriy]uk]>N
puvie
k]EsSh
nIke
p]]n]yi niymiet[ a>i]uk]>N kum]>pi `e]>]]
yi>uu. ay]uh zpD]nm]yi xVIk>ic{i>u zpm]fh "mRnh
gufvRnh" `utu tey]yi>uu. Evtu EvtuEp]e
ecy{utin[ nIkn[ A>uETyuh \pzdvvuh \pEdsvuh
Ev]yi>uu. m>Y]dEy]TukUTi pryukyuh zpvRiukyuh
ecy[t]l `u ecy{utinuh avN mTic{i>ui}. pifiy]uh
aente. |o p>m]Rh ariy]ety]f[ aven An]R
\pzdvic{i>ut[.
pu Eztie ki<uvsuh vTuvs]uh
~vuh EcR]f[ zpxie ac{NEk]vi]ru zpvHiut[.
`um]ztm}, Ezth AiEu xVlh tiyum]f[ nilu
t[. atuek]u Eztinu zpdifh evuE]L vTu
vsuh ki<uvsuhkUTi kTuEp]kutu ve> zpy]x
e]f[. zpdifv<i n]u vsiuh O>u Ep]e |}]tu
ek]E] `E] A Eztin[ pu mu]l vh `ukUTi
O>u Ep>u pruv>uu[. |vieT Edven Anuru `<ui
uE]L pTi]ruvsu Ane]iie vT]uvsu
v]yuEk]fuve>ec{i[ An mTi Edven aviET |rukyuh
avieT niu s]i]R `Tu[ ag[niEk]fuve> `<uic{u
ek]u ec}ukyuh avieTniu vIuh Anur[ `<uic{u
v]yuEk]fuve> ec}ukyuh aviETniu pieyuh Emlzpk]>h
tikukyum]f[ ptiv[. |en `<uiuE]L ptivu
il ecu nT mTi Edven x[kil vHiutinuh
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e`tiHYm]
t]e<yirutinuh nIkn[ An]>ueT \pEdsvuh A
yuh AvsYm]yi>ui}.
Eztie \Xvk]il pu pzu
k>kieyuh mi gZHiuh pry[e<uiuk ptivu[.
pry[e<uic{]l AdYh ecE}t[ | gZHieuh
pie >]mtumutl avx]nhve> ecE}u ie
muryuh pEte niyic{iu[. A niymnux>ic{[ EdvxV
il kfumu[. A mur etic{]l k>]R viy v<u]
uh. `]l k>]Ruh EdvxV]Ruh O]RETuv]uh
nIkn[ atu v>]ri}. atuek][ nIknu zp]ypURiyuh
p>icyvuh xiic{tilie atu xhbic{u v<[ avieT
\]k]ri}. `<uic{]l avN mur[ OE>] uh ec]l
pr evukyuh `Tuukyuh ecy{utuve> avN aviET
niluh. aet}]h k<i]l avN avieTniu Ep]yi mur
zpk]>h
pieec{E}u
euh.
|tien]inuh
nIkn[ A>ueTyuh \pEdsh AvsYm]yi>ui}. ci vIuk]R
nIknu sR>, p<h mut]yv ek]Tu]ru]yi>uu.
preyTuu k<i]uh avkUeT ki]et A Il ni[
avN Ep]k]ri}. aet]uh ek]Tu]ri}] il
atin]yi avN t]mxi]rumi}.
|o kZtYe}]h nIkN pu v[ O>uviDh
p>icym]y k]h mutlute nTiE]t]f[. `iuh
a>i]uk]>N kum]>piyueT B]vvuh prc{iuh ay]L vtil
ie ay]L piic{uh sIiic{um]f[ nIken |o itiyi
]iyet]yiRu. ay]L Azpshxyil adVitIyNte
y]yi>uu. ay]L n>xihHmURieyEvic{u zptYm]Iu
euh m]thgI kE]Tu k[ k]f]]m]Iueuh muh
pE>]Tuh pryuk ptiv]yi>uu.
Ak]eT En]iy]l nIkN xk Ey]gYtkuh
tik O>u gjEzsN tey]yi>uu. |ztyuh tTiE]u
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e`tiHYm]
O>]n a]u Ever \]yi>ui}. mnu eti]l
nIkn[ ~tu tTiyuh piTi]m]yi>uu. `iuh aven
`uh kUifiy>uet]yi>uu k>]>ueT niyh.
`]l atY]vsYe]l ciE]L kuErE ay]rumu]
yi>uu. nIken kUifiyc{iu]y Ad]yh ek]u
k>]R Eztie jIRE]]>fh nTukyuh O>u
kuie]en v]ukyuh ecy[tu. "ek]c{y
{ N" `u Ep>]y A
ek]Nkuiey nIkN xVh puztenE]e x[EnHic{i>uu.
ek]c{ynu vyru niry]N tvh tIi ek]Tu]et nI
kN y]et]uh ti]ri}. ek]c{y
{ nu ek]Tu]et Ae>iuh
sR>Ey] p<Em] v}tuh nIknu ek]uecu ek]Tu]l
avN v]]ri}. av] v]iy]l pkutiyiDikh avN
ek]c{y
{ nu ek]Tuuk ptiv]yi>uu.
|en nIke ]nxuKh aDikh anuBvi]N
ek]c{y
{ nu duRv{iDi anuv]dh ek]Tui}. ek]c{y
{ N pu
viu aDikk]h k<iyutunu muute k]DRe
zp]pic{u. avN m>ic{t[ abil `E] viSjuvien
tIix]DniekUeT tiuEp]ytuek]]ef]f[ pryut[.
ek]c{y{N
m>ic{iu
nIknu]y
duKh
\i]nuh
m]Dv]>uh m>ic{E]u]yi>util ve> aDikm]yi>uu.
`iuh A duKh avnu ve>]h anuBviEi vi}.
~kEdsh |>upWuek]}h mu[ (1080m]iT[) O>il
nIken nTu]inu xmIph ep>iy]R Et]il pfiu
ek]uEp]yi>uu.
a][
avieTevc{]f[
nueT
k]n]ykN k]vEsSn]yiIRt[. nIknu ni>Y]fh
xhBvic{tu Et]ilyri `E] sYh ecy{uky]l Et]
]>N x]y[pu evTievc{i]efuh, kum]>pi mR[
aTic{i]efuh muh a]u p>uh pviDil pri
>uu. |eney}]h xhBvi]vut]f[. kum]>pi mdYpM]
>il azggfYnuh axBYh pryutiuh zpvRiutiuh
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e`tiHYm]
adVitIynum]yi>uu. nIken ak]>fm]yuh ay]L \pzdvi
]rueutinu p dZ]umu[.
O>il "Et]kh" ` [ O>u p]miTutinu
x]m]nYiDikh vut]y O>u k]i>Ti kum]>pi
nIkene]u piTiic{u ek]uEp]yi. Ou>u n]<ik dU>h
ecE]L kum]>i ak]>fm]yi nIken OTic{u. \Ten
nIke B]vh m]ri vvi[ `tiR]nu B]vm]yi. atu
ku kum]>pi EpTiEc{]TikTu. \Ten nIkN tTi
pirEk]u piTic{u muu kiTi>u uniu kurc{ukUeT
dUe>e]u ecu evc{i[ avieTniu Ep]yi. |en p
xhgtikumu]yiu[.
nIkN
kurc{uk]h
kUTi
jIvic{i>ueil kum]>piyueT kyuh avN k<ium]yi>uu.
kum]>piyueT AyuRbvuh nIke Ayuyvuhek][
atiniTy]yie}Eyuu.
nIkenuric{u priuvyil citu Ekvh
atisEy]iy]efu ciRu Et]iEy]h. `iuh aven
iuh ariiumuv>il p>uh |E]<uh jIvic{i>iutu
ek][ avR aen vic]>iyie}utu tIRc{te.
nIkN k]hEm]TiyueT vDh aBinyiutuh muh kiu
vR |E]<uh p>umu[. |zpk]>h aEnkh Ey]gYtku]
yi>u A mm]thgv>YN atu vyuEp]uh tikyutinu
muute k]DRe zp]pic{tu viy kvuh nvum]yi
E]eyutinu xhsymi}.

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