Prayer to Lord Tiru Narayana by Nammalvar (Tiruvaymoli 4.1.1)

Even kings who rule the world as
One big empire,
One day go shamefully begging,
For all the world to see,
Their legs bitten by a black dog,
Their begging bowl broken.
So be quick!
Meditate on the feet of TiruNarayana
And rise.