Biographical Sketches of Dekkan Poets/Lakshmana Kavi the second

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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.