The Mother Reading Savitri - Book X

 

    Book X The Book of the Double Twilight  
       
    Canto I The Dream Twilight of the Ideal  
 
 Night is not our beginning nor our end  3' 37"  6.8 Mb
 Assailed in the sovereign emptiness of its reign  8' 21"  8.6 Mb
 There is a morning twilight of the gods  5' 58"  7.2 Mb
 Above, her spirit in its mighty trance  4' 58"  5.5 Mb
 
       
    Canto II The Gospel of Death and Vanity of the Ideal  
 
 Then pealed the calm inexorable voice  4' 58"  5.7 Mb
 
       
    Canto III The Debate of Love and Death  
 
 But Savitri answered to almighty Death  8' 14"  8.5 Mb
 But to the woman Death the god replied  7' 37"  8.2 Mb
 Death bowed his sovereign head in cold assent  5' 40"  7.4 Mb
 Then Death once more sent forth his angry cry  6' 46"  6.8 Mb
 The mortal led, the god and spirit obeyed  7' 47"  9.1 Mb
 
       
    Canto IV The Dream Twilight of the Earthly Real  
 
 Once more arose the great destroying Voice  8' 39"  8.4 Mb
 But Savitri answered to the sophist God  8' 48"  10.2 Mb
 Then rang again a deeper cry of Death  9' 16"  9.1 Mb
 Death replied to her  9' 36"  10.6 Mb
 Immutable, Death's denial met her cry  9' 53"  9.6 Mb
 The woman answered to the mighty Shade  7' 15"  8.2 Mb
 On summit Mind are radiant altitudes  5' 27"  6.2 Mb
 But higher still can climb the ascending light  7' 06"  7.3 Mb
 A highest flight climbs to a deepest view  9' 15"  10.2 Mb