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The Mystic Flowery Land: Being A True Account of an Englishman's Travels and ...
Charles J. H. Halcombe
No preview available - 2009
able afterwards Amoy appeared arrived asked beautiful become boat building called Canton captain carried China Chinese close Cloth coming complete continually coolie course Customs dangerous death deck early East Edited English entered eyes foreign Formosa friends further give hand harbour head heard Hongkong hundred interesting island junks lady land late latter leaving length letter light lived looking manner means miles morning native never night officers once opened Oriental passage passed pirates poor port position present Published received remained residents respect rest returned rise river round sails seemed seen ship side sight soon stands steamer temple told Translated turned walk walls watch Western wind wish young
Page 16 - Indian Wisdom. Or Examples of the Religious, Philosophical and Ethical Doctrines of the Hindus. With a brief History of the Chief Departments of Sanscrit Literature, and some account of the Past and Present Condition of India, Moral and Intellectual.
Page 3 - The Biblical World makes a faithful record and helpful critic of present Biblical Work, as well as an efficient practical and positive independent force in stimulating and instructing the student, preacher and teacher" Bibliographical List of Books on Africa and the East.
Page 4 - ... Bibliographical List of Books on Africa and the East. Published in England. 2 Vols. Vol. I. Containing the Books published between the Meetings of the Eighth Oriental Congress at Stockholm, in 1889, and the Ninth Congress in London in 1892. Vol. II. Containing the Books published between the Meetings r of the Ninth Oriental Congress in London, in 1892, and the Tenth Oriental Congress at Geneva, in 1894.
Page 8 - EDKINS.— CHINA'S PLACE IN PHILOLOGY. An attempt to show that the Languages of Europe and Asia have a common origin.
Page 16 - This handy volume decidedly supplies a great want for those who make a serious study of Arabic .... The grammatical, historical, geographical and other notes comments and explanations are ample and thorough".
Page 186 - Give a dog a bad name and it will stick to him, above all places it will stick fastest in Shanghai.
Page 21 - Lectures. 8vo. is. 6d. Vizianagram Sanskrit Series. — Under the Superintendence of ARTHUR VENIS, MA, Oxon, Principal, Sanskrit College, Benares. Different Prices. West (Sir Raymond) — Higher Education in India: Its Position and Claims. 8vo. pp. 61. 1892. is. Wildeboer (G.) — The Origin of the Canon of of the Old Testament. An historico-critical Enquiry. Translated by WlSNER BACON.
Page 105 - I love thee, Twilight ; as thy shadows roll, The calm of evening steals upon my soul, Sublimely tender, solemnly serene, Still as the hour, enchanting as the scene. 1 love thee, Twilight ! for thy gleams impart Their dear, their dying influence to my heart...