TEXT 42
vipra bale,--"saksi bolana karibeka nyaya
jiti' kanya labe, mora vyartha dharma haya"
SYNONYMS
vipra bale—the brahmana says; saksi—a witness; bolana—calling for; karibeka—there will be; nyaya—justice; jiti'-winning; kanya—the daughter; labe—he will take; mora—my; vyartha—meaningless; dharma—religious principles; haya—will be.
TRANSLATION
The elderly brahmana said, "If I do not give my daughter to the young brahmana, he will call Sri Gopalaji as a witness. Thus he will take my daughter by force, and in that case my religious principles will become meaningless."

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