3. Yath± na tulye

Yath±saddo tulyatthe vattam±no sy±dyantena sahe+kattho na bhavati. Yath± devadatto, tath± yaññadatto. Ettha upam±nabh³to yath±saddo ‘tath± yaññadatto’ti upameyya+mapekkhati, tasm± “s±pekkha+masamattha½ bhavat²”ti ñ±y± asam±se “na tulye”ti paµisedho kimattha+miti ce. Yasm± “yath± devadatto”ti samud±yameva upam±na½ bhavati, na visu½ yath±saddo, tasm± samud±yasseva upameyyas±pekkhatte na as±matthiyat± na visu½ yath±saddassa, tasm± s±disse pattasam±sassa paµisedhattha+mida½. Tulyattheti vattabbe tulya½ vin± tulyat± natth²ti tulyattheti avatv± tulyeti vutta½.
Yath±kathañci s±dissa½, ñ±yate yattha sambhava½;
upam± n±ma s± tass±, papañco bahudh± bhave.