Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland

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Cambridge University Press for the Royal Asiatic Society, 1894
With appendices.

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Page 543 - To vital spirits aspire, to animal, To intellectual, give both life and sense, Fancy and understanding; whence the soul Reason receives, and reason is her being, Discursive or intuitive ; discourse Is oftest yours, the latter most is ours, Differing but in degree, of kind the same.
Page 705 - Our little systems have their day; They have their day and cease to be; They are but broken lights of thee, And thou, O Lord, art more than they.
Page 169 - Cunningham. — THE BHILSA TOPES ; or, Buddhist Monuments of Central India: comprising a brief Historical Sketch of the Rise, Progress, and Decline of Buddhism ; with an Account of the Opening and Examination of the various Groups of Topes around Bhilsa.
Page 717 - His glowing cheeks, his ardent eyes; And while he heaven and earth defied Changed his hand, and checked his pride. He chose a mournful Muse Soft pity to infuse : He sung Darius great and good, By too severe a fate Fallen, fallen, fallen, fallen, Fallen from his high estate, And weltering in his blood...
Page 799 - PROGRESS. 17 adherence to the traditions of the past, a sober devotion to the calls arising in the various relations of life, an absence of shiftlessness, an honest and, at least, somewhat earnest grappling with the necessities and difficulties which beset men in their humbler stages of progress, a capacity to moralize withal, and an enduring sense of right and wrong.
Page 720 - That low man seeks a little thing to do, Sees it and does it: This high man, with a great thing to pursue, Dies ere he knows it. That low man goes on adding one to one, His hundred's soon hit: This high man, aiming at a million, Misses an unit.
Page 277 - ... the third brother Ho to reside in the northern region, in what was called the Sombre Capital, and (there) to adjust and examine the changes of the winter. 'The day', (said he), 'is at its shortest, and the star is Mao ; — you may thus exactly determine mid-winter. The people keep in their houses, and the coats of birds and beasts are downy and thick.
Page 376 - But, unlike Berkeley's Idealism, this recognition of the relativity and limitations of knowledge, and the consequent disappearance of the world as a reality, led directly to Nihilism, by seeming to exclude the knowledge, and by implication the- existence, not only of a Creator, but of an absolute being.
Page 330 - ... what means it might be secured. But as he regarded it with fixed attention, there appeared, impressed upon the centre of the brow, the form of the cross, which glittered with greater splendour than a meridian sun, Upon this cross an image of Jesus Christ was suspended...
Page 70 - To partake of the Food now offered ! On confessing to Thee penitently their sins The most sinful hearts, yea ! even the committers of the Ten vices and the five boundless sins, Will obtain forgiveness and reach Perfection of soul — through Thee ! If we (human beings) have amassed any merit In the three...

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