purve granthe iha kariyachi nivedana
tathapi likhiye, suna ihara karana
purve—previously; granthe—in the book; iha—this; kariyachi nivedana—I have submitted to the readers; tathapi—still; likhiye—I write; suna—please hear; ihara karana—the reason for this.
I have previously given an account of my inabilities. Please hear the reason why I nevertheless still write.
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