132 BENGALI. kachhe alo. Matan bahut diir ralite-i, tar baba tak near came. But great distance wHlc-rcmainwg-cvcn^ his father him dekhle, apsos korle, ar dorya asya tar ghar saptya dharya $MO> regret made* and running coming his neck grasping catching chuma khale. Takhun sci chhSlya babak kahle, 'baba, hami kiss ate. Then that son fat her-to said, 'father, 1 Saroger kachhe ar tor najare pap karyiiohhi, hami tor ar put Heaven** near and thy sight-in sin committed, I thy any-more son hobar layek lohi/ Magar baba cbaknr saha-ku kahle, * kfrub jabar jabar ofbecoming fit am-not* But father servant ail-to said, * vewj good good posak liya ay, tak pindhiya de> tar hatet Sngut, pSye jutta de. clothes bringing come, him pittting-on give, his hand-on ring* fcet-oii shoes give. HamTa khai dai ar uchohhab kari. Kyanena hatnav i byata hariya (Let)~us eat etcetera and feast make. Because my this son losing glya, phor paoya (pawa) gyalo.' Ara takhun anand korte Ifiglo. having-gone, again recovered toent.' They then joy making begun. Takbun bara frata khyato achhlo. Jakhun ai ghuryfi aschhilo ar Then elder son field-at was. When he returning was-coming and barir kacbhe aid, takhun se uaehna bajuar aoyaj (awaj) sun to pale. Y^ak-ta house's near came, then he dancing music's sound to-hcar got. One chakare-ke dakya se pucbhlo, citb.e i sab ki hochlio?* Ohfikar-ta tak kahle, servant calling he asked, 'here this all what is-being^ The-servant him said, *tor bhai ayyacbhe, tak bhalay sulay payyachhe kahya, tor baba bhoj 'thy brother came, him good right got for-that, thy father feast diyachhe.' Tsi gossa holo, gharct sandbalo-na. Takhun tar baba bahre gave? He angry became, house-into entered-not. Then his father out alo, ar tafc nehra kolle. Bara byata jabab kor)e, cdyakhek, bahut came, and him entreaty made. The-elder son reply made, 'loofe, many bachehhar tyaka hami tok sebchbi, kakhkhanu tor katha, kiti-ni, tabo tui years since 1 thee am-serving, never thy word cut-not, still thou hamak yyak-ta pltha dis-ni 36 hamar doster-ghor liya hami anand kari* me one kid gavest~not that my friends with I joy make. Ar "jakhun tor i byata ghuvya alo, jai tor dhan-kari rlr-bajito And when thy this son returning came, who thy property harlot*j)lay-at uriyachhe, tar kyane tSi bhoj dili* T§i takhun tak kahle, *bap, sab same wasted, Us sake-far thou /east gave.9 Se then him said, 'son, dl times-at tui hamar kachhe achhis, hamar JS kichchhu aohhc sab to tor. Tor i-ta thou my near art, my which ever is all yours. Your this bhai maxyaohhilo, yyaklrun bacliya alo; hariyaehhila, paoya (pawa) gyalo. £i Brother dead-was, now alive came; lost<was, recovered. This kyane i-ta bes 36 hamra anand kari ar "khusi rahi.1 reason-for it good that we joy make and li&ppy remain?