||And as the river Vaitarani beareth all departed spirits towards the domains of the King of the Dead, so that river of bloody current bore away all timid men deprived of their senses in a swoon.
||SECTION CV Sanjaya said, O tiger among men, Arjuna sent those Kshatriyas that followed Susarman to the abode of the King of the Dead by means of his whetted shafts.
||Beholding Bhishma's prowess, people regarded all those warriors who approached him as already despatched to the abode of the king of the Dead.
||Dead or lost, the person that grieves for what has already occurred, obtaineth more grief.
||Dead within, thou art of impure soul, for thou art ever intent upon sin.
||Dead or lost, he who grieves for what is past, only gets sorrow for sorrow.
|Reference:- Mahabharata of Krishna Dwaipayana Vyasa, translated to English by Kisari Mohan Ganguli; Source of Plain Text: www.sacred-texts.com; Wikified at AncientVoice.