There was once a king of England whose name was John. He was a bad king; for he was harsh and cruel to his people, and so long as he could have his own way, he did not care what became of other folks. He was the worst king that England ever had.
Laxmi is a part of the Hindu Trinity of goddesses which comprises of Saraswati (consort of Brahma and goddess of arts and knowledge), Laxmi (wife of Lord Vishnu and goddess of wealth and prosperity) and Parvati (wife of Lord Shiva and goddess of spiritual wealth).
भोंदू पसीने में तर, लकड़ी का एक गट्ठा सिर पर लिए आया और उसे जमीन पर पटककर बंटी के सामने खड़ा हो गया, मानो पूछ रहा हो ‘क्या अभी तेरा मिजाज ठीक नहीं हुआ ? ‘
A LANTERN light from deeper in the barn
Shone on a man and woman in the door
And threw their lurching shadows on a house
Near by, all dark in every glossy window.
Once upon a time, in the reign of King Cambrinus, there lived at Avesnes one of his lords, who was the finest man–by which I mean the fattest–in the whole country of Flanders.