|Canto 11: General History||Chapter 23: The Song of the Avantī Brāhmaṇa.|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 11.23.21
arthenālpīyasā hy ete
tyajanty āśu spṛdho ghnanti
arthena — by wealth; alpīyasā — insignificant; hi — even; ete — they; saḿrabdhāḥ — agitated; dīpta — inflamed; manyavaḥ — their anger; tyajanti — they give up; āśu — very quickly; spṛdhaḥ — becoming quarrelsome; ghnanti — they destroy; sahasā — quickly; utsṛjya — rejecting; sauhṛdam — goodwill.
For even a small amount of money these relatives and friends become very agitated and their anger is inflamed. Acting as rivals, they quickly give up all sentiments of goodwill and will reject one at a moment's notice, even to the point of committing murder.
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