182 BKNGALi, Je nalir-packhat tor sanipatti phuray-dichhc taha ay ]cla asil selay who (wprostitutes thy property Jiad-spent-away still he wlm cam then tui ar-tane bara bboj tiyari-kollo.' Kintuk ar bap ak kahil, thou for'Ms-sake (a) great feast thou-didst-prepare? Eut his father him told, 'beta, tui-ta sadday mor-lagat achhis, mor j'e bobe ila tamane-ta * son, tJwu-Meed always me-lewde artt mine what will-be these all-mdeed tore, Hi ]e kanek hlus-tamsa-kanna, i-ta kara bhale thine (are). This tfat awhile (we) have-niade-merry, tMs to-do good (proper); baiche, tor ei bbai-ta mare-geicbhilo ela bachil; fas-lccn, thy this brother-Meed was-dead now has-been-alive (again); bariiy-geichhilo, eE paya-gel.' was-lost, now Ims-lecn-found (again).9 Tbe next specimen (also from Jalpaiguri) is a poem relating the woes of a widowed husband. The last verse reminds one of a corresponding passage, not unconnected with Christy-Minstrelsy, devoted to the memory of' My darling Clementine,'