When a man is aggrieved, he feels exactly like a burnt leaf in a forest fire

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"When a man is aggrieved, he feels exactly like a burnt leaf in a forest fire"

Srimad-Bhagavatam

SB Canto 4

When a man is aggrieved, he feels exactly like a burnt leaf in a forest fire.

SB 4.8.16, Translation and Purport:

This incident was unbearable to Sunīti's patience. She began to burn as if in a forest fire, and in her grief she became just like a burnt leaf and so lamented. As she remembered the words of her co-wife, her bright, lotuslike face filled with tears, and thus she spoke.

When a man is aggrieved, he feels exactly like a burnt leaf in a forest fire. Sunīti's position was like that. Although her face was as beautiful as a lotus flower, it dried up because of the burning fire caused by the harsh words of her co-wife.