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Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 4.14.38
evaḿ mṛśanta ṛṣayo
pāḿsuḥ samutthito bhūriś
evam — thus; mṛśantaḥ — while considering; ṛṣayaḥ — the great saintly persons; dhāvatām — running; sarvataḥ-diśam — from all directions; pāḿsuḥ — dust; samutthitaḥ — arose; bhūriḥ — much; corāṇām — from thieves and rogues; abhilumpatām — engaged in plundering.
When the great sages were carrying on their discussion in this way, they saw a dust storm arising from all directions. This storm was caused by the running of thieves and rogues, who were engaged in plundering the citizens.
Thieves and rogues simply await some political upset in order to take the opportunity to plunder the people in general. To keep thieves and rogues inactive in their profession, a strong government is always required.
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