Yet it is true that the gap between written language and vernacular was wider in Kalidasa's day than it has often been.
But the most celebrated of all the patronized ones was Kalidasa.
Kalidasa could not understand women without understanding children.
It is a fact worth noticing that Kalidasa's children are all boys.
The audience has asked us to present at this spring festival a drama called Malavika and Agnimitra, composed by Kalidasa.
It is delightful to imagine a meeting between Kalidasa and Darwin.
We know from Kalidasa's writings that he spent at least a part of his life in the city of Ujjain.
It remains to say what can be said in a foreign language of Kalidasa's style.
That can hardly be said of Kalidasa, nor can it be said that he is primarily a poet of natural beauty.
And finally, there is here and there such poetry as only Kalidasa could write.