“Sanjaya said, ‘Beholding the gigantic and roaring Karna, incapable ofbeing resisted by the very gods, advancing like the surging sea, thatbull amongst men, viz., he of Dasharha’s race, addressed Arjuna, saying,
“Sanjaya said, ‘Learning that Nakula had been deprived of his car,afflicted with arrows and mangled with the weapons of Karna’s son, andthat he had his shafts, bow, and sword cut off, these eleven formidableresisters of all foes, the five heroic sons of
“Sanjaya said, ‘After the slaughter of Duhshasana, O king, ten of thysons, heroes that never retreated from battle, all of whom were greatcar-warriors, endued with mighty energy, and filled with the poison ofwrath, shrouded Bhima with their shafts.
“Sanjaya said, ‘Fighting fiercely, prince Duhshasana achieved the mostdifficult feats in that encounter.
“Sanjaya said, ‘After the Kurus, O king, had been put to flight by themighty car-warrior Arjuna of white steeds, the Suta’s son Karna began todestroy the sons of the Pancalas with his mighty shafts, like the tempestdestroying congregated masses of clouds.
“Sanjaya said, ‘Meanwhile ninety Kaurava car-warriors rushed for battleagainst the ape-bannered Arjuna who was advancing, borne by his steeds ofexceeding fleetness.
“Sanjaya said, ‘Then, O king, Dhananjaya, desirous of rescuing Kunti’sson Bhima who, assailed by many, foremost of warriors of the Kuru army,seemed to sink (under that attack), avoided,
“Sanjaya said, ‘Meanwhile Arjuna, O monarch, having slain the four kindsof forces (of the enemy), and having obtained a sight of the angry son ofthe Suta in that dreadful battle, caused a river of blood to flow therethat was tawny with flesh and marrow and bones.
“Dhritarashtra said, ‘When our troops were broken in battle by Bhimasena,what, O Sanjaya, did Duryodhana and Subala’s son say?
“Sanjaya said, ‘Hearing the roars of cars and the leonine shouts (of thewarriors) in battle, Arjuna addressed Govinda, saying, “Urge the steedsto greater speed.”