218 BENGALI, ay bkhar dur thakibate alak bapra a-ge dckhile ar pagla-saglake he great distance remaining his father him saw and mad-man-etcetera-like palaii-ge dekhiya hahutashake zaiya palara-lag gala dhariy the-son-to having-seen weeping going tffo-$0ft-(accusative) neck seizing tsuma khale, Palara a-ge kay, cbaba, may IsVar-thai tar shaikkhyat kiss ate. The-son him-to say$> 'father^ I God-btforeof-theein-the-presence kata pap karse. May ar talak pala bileke gainyai na-hay*5 how-many sins have-done. I any-more thy son like to-be^considered am*not.9 Tani bapra apna tsakar ar dashi-gile-ke kole, 'shighrl Then t fa-fat far (his)-own servants and maid+8ermnt$~(y\\tt.}*t(> said$ 'quickly shlghri bhala kapur aniya e-ge piniya-di; elak quickly good clothes bringing this-(person)-to put-on; of-this-(persori) hata-nl angthi ar thenga-ni jata piniya*di, ar amr.a khaiya-daiya on-tfa-hand a-ring and on*the-foot shoe ^tt-on, and let*n& eating-etcetera shukh karanga. Kenena malak ei palara mariya zabar, merriment make. Because my this son having-died went9 jingiyase; haraya ?abar, tani pase.' Tani umra kata has-come-to-ltfe; being-lost went, then Lhave-found.' Then they how-much slmkh karlo. merriment made. Ar alak dangar palara kliTettra-ni tbakibar. Ay ahiya ghar And his elder son in^the-field remained. He having-come home pang-pang-bela ' nitya 6 baiz-bazna hunile. Tani ay ek zan near*near»at-the*time dancing and music heard. Then he one person tsakar-ge baraai dakiya hud-karilo, *igila ki?' Ay a-ge kole> * talak servant-to near calling asked* 'these what?9 Ee him-to said, 'thy bhai ahise, ar tar bap ?abar khaoner zugar karse, brother hath-come, and thy father very-great of-feasting preparation hath-made. Ay a-ge bakhar din tan rug-bedh nai kariya pase beden.' Ee Urn many days 'after disease not making-(having) has-got because.9 Tani ay gasha hole pasa-bhay zabak na tsay. Pase ' Then he angry becoming (to)-rear*apartments to-go not wishes. Afterwards alak b|pra aga-bhay ahiya a-ge buzhabak lagile. Tani his father (to)-front-apartments coming him to-reason*wth began. Then ay bapra-ge kabak dharile, *tsa, ata basar dbariya may ta-ge he the<father*to to»say begatt9 'see^ so-many years for I thee khawale'-dawale, ar talak hukum kono-din-6 nai phglale, tad have-fed-etcetera> and thy order on-any-day-evea not did-I-throw-away, nevertheless tay ma-ge kono ekra hagal-sawa-6 na dile, ze malak bhai thou me-to any one goat*young~one-even not did$t~gwe> that my relations bandhu laiya ananda kabc, Kintu talak ei palara, ?e friends taking rejoicing Lwttl-mafa. But thy this $ont who.