ness. The poet pardoned him and blessed him in the following verse:—
Thy countless tropps marshall'd in bright array,
Shall make each hostile squadron fly away,
And flush'd with spoile shall victory proclaim,
And o'er each region spread thy glorious name,
While fertile Sajanagar's splendid throne
Shall void of danger e'er remain thy own.
By this blessing of the poet, the king Roya Kalinga Gungu repossessed the throne, and conquered all his enemies.
Bhima Kavi wrote a treatise on prosody, entitled "Bhimana Chandasu," and a work on astrology, named Bhimana Jotisha, comprising a number of subjects, especially the twenty-seven lunar mansions and rules, by which nativities may be cast: besides the above Bhima Kavi published a collection of poetical effusions on various subjects, many of which are lost, but few are still in existence, and in the possession of the bards and panegyrists in the Telugu country, a few more are to be found in the libraries of some men of note. All the wonders performed by Bhima Kavi, however are in the mouths of all the women and children in most of the Telin-