Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland

Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland., 1888
With appendices.

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Página 77 - Our doubts are traitors, And make us lose the good we oft might win, By fearing to attempt.
Página 163 - Joseph.— China's Place in Philology. An Attempt to show that the Languages of Europe and Asia have a common origin. Crown Svo, los. 6d. The Evolution of the Chinese Language. As Exemplifying the Origin and Growth of Human Speech.
Página 132 - ... modes of thought, produced a comprehensive description of Indian civilization, always struggling to grasp its very essence, and depicting it with due lights and shades, as an impartial spectator." The title of the book tells its own story : " An accurate description of all the categories of Indian thought, as -well those •which are admissible, as those which must be rejected...
Página 142 - ... as when an arrow is shot at a mark, it parteth the air, which immediately cometh together again; so that a man cannot know where it went through...
Página 305 - Report on the search for Sanskrit MSS. in the Bombay Presidency during the year 1882-83.
Página 32 - V. The Poetry of Mohamed Rabadan, of Arragon. By the Right Hon. Lord Stanley of Alderley.— VI.
Página 116 - And after the winter was over, having been well fed, well clothed, loaded with handsome presents, and supplied by the king with horses and travelling expenses, we proceeded to Armalec (the capital) of the Middle Empire. There we built a church, bought a piece of ground, dug wells, sung masses, and baptized several; preaching freely and openly, notwithstanding the fact that only the year before the bishop and six other Minor Friars had there undergone for Christ's sake a glorious martyrdom, illustrated...
Página 58 - Veda 134 to a Sudra. He roams about in dreadful cemeteries, attended by hosts of ghosts and sprites, like a madman, naked, with dishevelled hair, laughing, weeping, bathed in the ashes of funeral piles, wearing a garland of dead men's [skulls], and ornaments of human bones...
Página 278 - They had also a notion that a sense of shame implied sin, so that if there were no sin in the world there would be no shame. Hence they argued rather illogically that to get rid of clothes was to get rid of sin ; and...
Página 118 - By J. Muir, Esq. — III. Five hundred questions on the Social Condition of the Natives of Bengal.

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