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By Thomas Oberlies

The 2 nice epics of (old) India, the Mahabharata and the Ramayana, are written in a language, which differs from so-called classical Sanskrit in lots of information. either texts nonetheless are of a tremendous value in India and different international locations. due to this, a grammar describing the entire diversified features of epic Sanskrit has been ignored previously. The Grammar of Epic Sanskrit will now shut this hole.

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She thought for a moment, then continued. “A Weyrwoman is responsible for the proper running of the hold—I mean, Weyr. She has to handle the staff—” She caught Cisca’s look. ” “Weyrfolk,” Cisca supplied. “Weyrfolk,” Fiona repeated, nodding as she fixed the word in her memory. “She handles the weyrfolk in the preparation of food—” Fiona’s brow furrowed. ” “Yes,” Cisca agreed. ” “Nor do we,” Fiona replied tetchily. She caught herself and blushed, shaking her head. “I meant the hold. ” “I’m weyrbred,” Cisca responded.

In response to Cisca’s look, he explained, “It’s in the Records. ” T’jen nodded. ” Cisca asked. “And keep an eye on them, as well,” T’jen said. ” Cisca asked. “He’s got no better idea than I,” T’jen said. ” He paused, his brow furrowed, then shook his head. ” K’lior asked. “Klah,” T’jen said with a shrug. “The stronger, the better. For some, it’s klah in the morning, at noon, and mid-evening. ” Cisca asked, perturbed. “I’d say it’s all we can do, for the moment,” T’jen replied. “And I think Tannaz and I will keep a closer eye on our young Weyrwoman,” Cisca said.

She paused for a moment before confiding to Fiona, “You’re not alone. ” Fiona repeated. Tannaz saw the way the girl’s whole body seemed to shift as she absorbed the news. ” “Yes,” Tannaz assured her. ” Fiona asked after a moment. Tannaz shook her head. ” “That’s an excellent question,” Tannaz told her. ” Fiona pursed her lips thoughtfully. ” Tannaz nodded in agreement, then shook her head. ” “They might not want to admit to feeling poorly,” K’lior agreed that evening when Tannaz discussed her findings with the Weyrleaders.

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