Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland, Volume 6
Cambridge University Press for the Royal Asiatic Society, 1841 - Asia
Most years contain the Proceedings and Annual report of the society.
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Page 10 - Wilson's Illustration of the Method of explaining the New Testament, by the early opinions of Jews and Christians concerning Christ.
Page 376 - Brahmans are now polylheists, and the best that can be said of them is, that they may anciently have worshipped the elements, while the sophists worshipped ONE GOD.
Page xiii - Esq. rose to move a vote of thanks to the Council for their services during the past year.
Page 191 - It is not to be supposed, however, that any reduction can be effected in the transport duties. The Chinese are unlikely to 'grant privileges to foreigners, which necessarily entail a loss on themselves ; and if no saving be made in the duties, then the carriage of the same quantity of woollens (five-sixths) would not amount to one-third of the carriage of tea from Fo-kien1.
Page 80 - Elizabeth, who said, that as a virtuous woman ought to look on none but her husband, so a subject ought not to cast his eyes on any other sovereign than him God had set over him. " I will not," said she, " have my sheep marked with a strange brand ; nor suffer them to follow the pipe of a strange shepherd*.
Page 9 - The Student's Manual of Modern History: containing the Rise and Progress of the Principal European Nations, their Political History, and the Changes in their Social Condition. By W.
Page 13 - READINGS in ENGLISH PROSE LITERATURE; containing choice Specimens of the "Works of the best English Writers, from LORD BACON to the Present Time. With Biographical Sketches of the Writers, and ESSAYS on the PROGRESS of ENGLISH LITERATURE.
Page 13 - LITERATURE. •READINGS IN BIOGRAPHY; A Selection of the Lives of EMINENT MEN of all NATIONS. •READINGS IN POETRY; A Selection from the Works of the best English Poets, from SPENSER to the present times ; with Specimens of the American Poets ; Notices of the Writers; and Explanatory Notes.