Created by Jijith Nadumuri at 11 Oct 2011 13:01 and updated at 11 Oct 2011 13:01


tkl.2.1.01 An Army, People, Wealth, a Minister, Friends, Fort: Six things
tkl.2.1.12 The added gain of Fort doth great advantage yield.
tkl.2.1.12 Though Fort be none, and store of Wealth they lack,
tkl.2.1.16 To cowards is no Fort s defence even so
tkl.2.1.19 Who builds no Fort whence he may Foe defy,
tkl.2.3.01 The constituents of a Kingdom are the Two Waters (from above and below), well situated Hills and an undestructible Fort.
tkl.2.3.02 A Fort is Wealth to those who act against their Foes;
tkl.2.3.02 A Fort is an object of importance to those who march (against their Foes) as well as to those who through fear (of pursuers) would seek it for shelter.
tkl.2.3.02 A Fort is that which owns fount of Waters crystal clear,
tkl.2.3.02 A Fort is that which has everlasting Water, plains, Mountains and cool shady Forests.
tkl.2.3.02 Science declares a Fort must these possess.
tkl.2.3.02 A Fort must need but slight defence, yet ample be,
tkl.2.3.02 A Fort is that which has an extensive space within, but only small places to be guarded, and such as can destroy the courage of besieging Foes.
tkl.2.3.02 A Fort for those within, must be a warlike station good.
tkl.2.3.02 A Fort is that which cannot be captured, which abounds in suitable provisions, and affords a position of easy defence to its inmates.
tkl.2.3.02 A Fort, with all munitions amply stored,
tkl.2.3.02 A Fort is that which has all (needful) things, and excellent Heroes that can help it against destruction (by Foes).
tkl.2.3.02 A Fort should be impregnable to Foes who gird it round,
tkl.2.3.02 A Fort is that which cannot be captured by blockading, assaulting, or undermining it.
tkl.2.3.02 A Fort should give the Victory to those who guard within.
tkl.2.3.02 That is a Fort whose inmates are able to overcome without losing their ground, even abler men who have besieged it.
tkl.2.3.02 At outset of the strife a Fort should Foes dismay;
tkl.2.3.02 A Fort is that which derives excellence from the stratagems made (by its inmates) to defeat their Enemies in the Battlefield.
tkl.2.3.02 Although a Fort may possess all (the above said) excellence, it is, as it were without these, if its inmates possess not the excellence of action.

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