Thirukkural – 1145
More one gets drunk, more is a drink desirable;
more our love gets gossiped, more is it blissful.
களித்தொறுங் கள்ளுண்டல் வேட்டற்றாற் காமம்
வெளிப்படுந் தோறு மினிது.
Her friend advises her to pipe down as her love is becoming town gossip. She says “Like a drunkard relishing his drink as he gets more drunk, I relish our love more as our affair is gossiped and revealed to the public”.
This is under the chapter அலர்அறிவுறுத்தல் – Affair becomes public (Literal meaning is ‘Advising about Town gossip’)
களி – intoxicated
வேட்டல் – desirable