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8\తి శ్రీ সংবাদ পত্রে সেনকাল্ডেনৰ কথা ইতি শ্ৰীভারত চন্দ্রকৃত রস মঞ্জরী ভাষা সমাপ্ত ৷ ২৯৫ ৷ ബ് ബ কলিকাতায় ছাপা হইল । সন ১২২৩ শাল শকখদাঃ ১৭৩৮ পৃ. ৫৯-৬৪-কাশীপ্রসাদ ঘোৰ । ১১ সেপ্টেম্বর ১৮৩৪ তারিখে Literary Gazette পত্রের সম্পাদককে লিখিত একখানি পত্রে কাশীপ্রসাদ ঘোষ তাহার আত্মজীবনী বিবৃত করিয়াছিলেন । এই পত্ৰখনি পদবি " Hand-Book of Missions পুস্তকের ৫০৬-১০ পৃষ্ঠায় মুদ্রিত হইয়াছে । ইহার অংশ-বিশেষ নিম্নে উদ্ধত করা হইল : I was born on Saturday, the 22nd Srabun, 1216 Bengal year, (corresponding with the month of Augu", 1809.)...In caste I am a Kayastha, of the order called Kulin-Up to the fourteenth year I could scarcely read either English or Bengali, when, being one day severely reprimanded by my father for not attending to an English lesson he had given me, I reflected that I should never learn anything at home, where there were so many things to attract my attention. I communicated this to my maternal grandfather, who made my father subscribe to the Hindu College, where I was admitted as a free scholar on the 8th October, 1821, and put into the seventh class, which was then higher than the last two classes, and in which the boys read Murray's Spelling Book. In the course of three years I rose to the first, or head class, in which I continued for three years more, during which I was reckoned the head boy, and always received the first prize at the annual examinations of the college. At the latter end of 1827, Dr. H. H. Wilson, the visitor of that institution, desired the students of the first class to try their hands at poetry, and I was the only boy who produced any verses. My first poem, “The Young Poet's first Attempt,” was written in the August of that year, but it being a very juvenile effort, I have expunged it, as well as many others, from my book. The only piece that I composed at school, which has been published along with “The Shair,” is “Hope.” About this time also, on the approach of the examination, Dr. Wilson desired me to write a review of some book, and accordingly, in December following, I submitted to him my “Critical remarks on the four first chapters of Mr. Mill's History of British India,” portions of which were published in the Government Gazette of the 14th February, 1829, and afterwards reprinted in the Asiatie Journal. I had left the college early in the preceding month, but kept up my habit of composing verses. I seldom wrote in prose until the year 1829, in which, and in the following year I wrote “The