Selections from the Asiatic Journal and Monthly Register for British India and Its Dependencies: Vols. 14-28, July 1822 to December 1829

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Higginbotham & Company, 1875
 

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Page 555 - All your vigor is gone ; Thoughts of my youth, Your gay visions are flown. Days of my youth...
Page 775 - Et ut tanti negotiiprovinciam apostolicae gratiae largitate donati, liberius et audacius assumatis, motu proprio non ad vestram vel alterius pro vobis super hoc nobis oblatae petitionis instant1am sed de nostra mera liberalitate, et ex certa scientia, ac de apostolicae potestatis plenitudine, omnes insulas et terras firmas inventas et inveniendas, detectas et detegendas versus occidentem et meridiem...
Page 833 - And shivering scraped with their cold skeleton hands The feeble ashes, and their feeble breath Blew for a little life, and made a flame Which was a mockery; then they lifted up Their eyes, as it grew lighter, and beheld Each other's aspects - saw, and shriek'd, and died Even of their mutual hideousness they died, Unknowing who he was upon whose brow Famine had written Fiend.
Page 1009 - The bold assailant in this frightful contest soon re-appeared on the opposite side of the shark, swimming fearlessly with the hand he had at liberty, and holding the rope behind his back with the other. The shark, which had also by this time made his appearance again, immediately swam towards him ; and while the animal was apparently in the act of lifting himself over the lower part of the native's body, that he might seize upon his prey, the man making a strong effort, threw himself up perpendicularly,...
Page 976 - ... an argument of this kind. It is as follows :— That as three lines compose one triangle, so three persons compose one Deity. It is astonishing that a mind so conversant with mathematical truth as was that of Sir Isaac Newton, did not discover this argument in favour of the possible existence of a Trinity, brought to light by Trinitarians, considering that it must have lain so much in his way. If it did occur to him, its force may possibly have given way to some such considerations as the following:...
Page 753 - This proceeding took place, and Honan villages were saved. Their gratitude to the priest was unbounded; and estates, and incense, and money, were poured in upon him. The king also persuaded his officers to make donations to the temple, and it became affluent from that day. At that time there was no " Hall of the celestial Kings;" and at the outer gate was a pond belonging to a rich man who refused to sell it, although Oh-tsze offered him a large compensation. One day the king was conversing with...
Page 994 - However, as it is possible that my stay on this side of the grave may be yet shorter than I compute it, let me now beg to call to your recollection the solemn charge and trust I gave you on my departure from the public stage.
Page 1009 - The people in the boat were all prepared ; the rope was instantly drawn tight, and the struggling victim, lashing the water in his wrath, was dragged to the shore, and despatched. When measured, his length was found to be six feet nine inches ; his girth, at the greatest, three feet seven inches. The native who achieved this intrepid and dexterous exploit bore no other marks of his finny enemy than a cut on the left arm, evidently received from coming in contact with the tail or some one of the fins...
Page 644 - Bell, our medical friend who had accompanied us, had saved their coats ; the tail of mine, with a pocket-handherchief, served to keep Sophia's feet warm, and we made breeches for the children with our neckcloths. Rain now came on, but fortunately it was not of long continuance, and we got dry again. The night became serene and starlight...
Page 852 - It is generally filled with a variety of birds, snake», and monkey«, 232 the latter of whom both divert the spectator by their antic tricks, and interest him by the parental affection they display to their young offspring, in teaching them to select their food, to exert themselves in jumping from bough to bough, and in taking, as they acquire strength, still more extensive leaps from tree to tree.

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