|Canto 10: The Summum Bonum||Chapter 68: The Marriage of Sāmba|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.68.39
mattānām iva māninām
asambaddhā giṛo rukṣāḥ
aho — ah; aiśvarya — with their ruling power; mattānām — of those who are mad; mattānām — of those who are physically intoxicated; iva — as if; māninām — who are proud; asambaddhāḥ — incoherent and absurd; giraḥ — words; rukṣāḥ — harsh; kaḥ — who; saheta — can tolerate; anuśāsītā — commander.
"Just see how these puffed-up Kurus are intoxicated with their so-called power, like ordinary drunken men! What actual ruler, with the power to command, would tolerate their foolish, nasty words?
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