deeds of forresters, the conduct of Kings, the increase of wild beasts, the sports of the field, pleasures of pastime in elegant gardens, the king's return to his capital, his administration, and various other subjects: the whole is written in three chapters. This poet was much respected by men of note in his native country, and obtained rich rewards from them, he died at his own residence.
LAKSHMANA KAVI THE SECOND.
A Telugu grammarian and poet, and resident of Kondavede; during his infancy he obtained an excellent education, and composed a Telugu grammar, called Prabandha Rajeyam— this was the chief work composed by this poet, and was reckoned a very useful treatise, and it obtained for the author the appellation of Lakshamana Kavi, or the grammatical poet, which cognomen after ages have adopted. This poet earned his subsistence merely by the labours of his pen and died much respected.