After hearing Narada’s words and not realising your powers
I ventured on this misadventure, O the bravest of the brave
Bali, who instills fear in the enemy, the son of Indra, the revered monkey sporting gold jewellery, and who, as per a divine boon, will gain half the strength of his opponent, was delighted to hear the sad whimpers. Turning around Bali recognised Ravana. Very cordially Bali released Ravana and spoke thus.
The demon king, after listening to that sage’s words, and seeing that mighty monkey for the first time, was momentarily gripped by dismay and fear, and nursed these fickle thoughts.
thoughts, it’s better to beat a retreat.
I am going to tie it up, no two ways about it.