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CUSTOMS, MANNERS, RITES, SUPERSTITIONS, TRADITIONS,
PARABOLICAL, IDIOMATICAL, AND PROVERBIAL FORMS OF SPEECH,

CLIMATE, WORKS OF ART, AND LITERATURE,

OF

THE HINDOOS,

DURING A RESIDENCE IN THE EAST OF NEARLY

FOURTEEN YEARS.

BY

JOSEPH ROBERTS,

CORRESPONDING MEMBER OF THE ROYAL ASIATIC SOCIETY OF GREAT BRITAIN

AND IRELAND.

LONDON:

JOHN MURRAY, ALBEMARLE STREET.

MDCCCXXXV.

LONDON Printed by A. SPOTTISWOODE,

New-Street-Square.

1536

pisberts

А

Memento of affection

TO

THE REV. JABEZ BUNTING, A.M.

TO

THE REV. JOSEPH TAYLOR,

AND TO THE MEMORY OF THE LAMENTED

REV. RICHARD WATSON,

THE GENERAL SECRETARIES OF THE WESLEYAN MISSIONARY SOCIETY

IN 1818,

WHEN THE WRITER OF THESE PAGES WAS

ORDAINED AS A MISSIONARY

TO THE EAST,

DIVINITY SCHOOL

LIBRARY. HARVARD UNIVERSITY

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