Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland, Volume 6

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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 264 - It is difficult to comprehend how men, not assisted by revelation, could have soared so high, and approached so near to the truth.' ' Besides the five great commandments not to kill, not to steal, not to commit adultery, not to lie, not to get drunk, every shade of vice, hypocrisy, anger, pride, suspicion, greediness, gossiping, cruelty to animals, is guarded against by special precepts.
Page 420 - the only Sanscrit composition yet discovered to which the title of History can with any propriety be applied.
Page 354 - 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 xxii - Report of the General Committee of Public Instruction of the ] Presidency of Fort William, for 1837, 1838.
Page 407 - To an excellent and handsome youth of the same class let every man give his daughter in marriage, according to law, even though she have not attained her age of eight years.
Page v - That the thanks of the Society be voted to the Chairman of the Committee of Commerce and Agriculture, and to the Committee, for the zeal and efficiency with which they have carried out the objects of its establishment." NATHANIEL BLAND, Esq. seconded the motion, which was carried unanimously.
Page 182 - 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 82 - 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 94 - Turkic ; and then he asked me if I would serve him ; I answered him in regard I was a subject in his countrey I must be at his command, yett I was loth to leave my ould master in regard he lov'd me well ; at which wordes the Kinge did take me about the necke and kissed me three or four times, and sayd, I doe highly commend thy constancie ; neverthelesse I will intreat my brother thy lord...
Page 356 - ... the six organs of sense, touch (or contact) ; on account of contact, desire ; on account of desire, sensation (of pleasure or pain) ; on account of sensation, cleaving (or clinging to existing objects) ; on account of clinging to existing objects, renewed existence (or reproduction after death) ; on account of reproduction of existence, birth ; on account of birth, decay, death, sorrow, crying, pain, disgust and passionate discontent.

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