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THE

MÉGHA DÚTA;

OR

CLOUD MESSENGER:

A POEM.

THE

MÉGHA DUTA;

OR

CLOUD MESSENGER;

a Poem,

IN THE SANSCRIT LANGUAGE:

BY CÁLIDÁSA.

TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH VERSE, WITH

NOTES AND ILLUSTRATIONS :

BY HORACE HAYMAN WILSON,

Assistant Surgeon in the Service of the Honourable East-India Company,

and Secretury to the Asiatic Society.

PUBLISHED UNDER THE SANCTION OF THE COLLEGE

OF FORT WILLIAM.

CALCUTTA PRINTED :

LONDON : REPRINTED FOR BLACK, PARRY, AND CO., BOOK-
SELLERS TO THE HONOURABLE EAST-INDIA COMPANY,

LEADENHALL STREET.

1814.

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ADVERTISEMENT.

The very high panegyric bestowed on Mr. HORACE Wilson's Translation of the “ Mégha Dúta, or Cloud Messenger," in the Discourse delivered by the Right Honourable LORD Minto, to the Students of the College of Fort William in Bengal, on the 20th September 1813, has induced the Publishers to reprint the English Translation, that the Public may be acquainted with this ancient Sanscrit Poem by CA'LIDA'S A.

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