পাতা:Dialogues, Intended to Facilitate the Acquiring of the Bengali Language.djvu/৭৬

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 How did you get acquainted with him?

 I got a letter from his maternal uncle. He recommended me in the strongest terms. When he had read the letter, he told me, You see that I am now without business. When I get a job, do you be sure to come, and I will do something for your advantage. My uncle never wrote to me about any person, in the manner he has written about you. As soon as you hear that I have a job, come, and I will give you employ. I had this conversation with him. Now he has got business. I suppose he may be able to give me half.

 Well, then I suppose you will get employment.

 Yes, I suppose I may: However it must be as God pleases.

 Where do you expect employ?

 I have no certain expectation, I have been going from place to place, but to no purpose.

 True, 'tis very difficult now to get employment: one may go about till one's feet are worn out, but get nothing to do.


A QUARREL.

 Here, Nirmul's Mother, did you hear? This Baneea woman cannot see the road with her eyes for pride. Take notice: yesterday my child stood in the road, and that old woman, the mother of three or four children—what do you think she did? She struck the bottom of a full kulsi against my child's head, and then went away. At that my poor child (Shustee's young one) fell into a fever that wastes all his moisture. She is such a proud wretch that if I speak to her she abuses me and quarrels with me. May the sons of this husband-destroyer die. May she eat the heads of her three boys in three days. May she sit at the river ghat and sing [howl] over her happiness.

 Hear, woman, destroyer of your daughter's husband, what do