The Adventures of Hatim Taï: A Romance, Volume 3 (Google eBook)

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Page 219 - THE TRAVELS OF IBN BATUTA, Translated from the abridged Arabic Manuscript Copies preserved in the Public Library of Cambridge, with NOTES, illustrative of the History, Geography, Botany, Antiquities, &c. occurring throughout the Work.
Page 220 - Mushteri ; translated by the Right Hon. Sir Gore Ouseley, Bart. This Persian poem, of which an abridgment will be published, was composed by Muhammed...
Page 220 - The great Geographical Work of Idrisi ; translated by the Rev. GC Renouard, BD This Arabic work was written AD 1153, to illustrate a large silver globe made for Roger, King of Sicily, and is divided into the seven climates described by the Greek geographers.
Page 220 - Heza ; translated by Mirza Alexander Kazem Beg. This is a Turkish History of the. Khans of the Crimea, written about AD 1740, and contains many interesting particulars relating to Turkey, Russia, Poland, and Germany.
Page 216 - MP The Right Honourable SR LUSHINGTON, Governor of Madras. Lieutenant-General SIR E. BARNES, KCB, Governor of Ceylon. Major-General SIR JOHN MALCOLM, GCB, Governor of Bombay. HT COLEBROOKE, Esq., Director of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland. Chairman : The Right Honourable Sir GORE OUSELEY, Bart., Vice-President RAS Deputy-Chairmen : The Right Honourable CWW WYNN, MP, President RAS Sir GT STAUNTON, Bart., Vice-President RAS Sir EH EAST, Bart., MP Sir A. JOHNSTON, Knt., Vice-President...
Page 218 - Any Member of the Committee who sends a translation for approval, whether to obtain a reward or medal, or merely to have it printed at the expense of the Oriental Translation Fund, is to cease to act on the Committee until the adoption or rejection of his work is decided on. 7th. No work, although prepared for the press at the expense of the Oriental Translation Fund, is to be printed, until the imprimatur of the Chairman or a Deputy Chairman, and at least eight Members of the Commitee, is obtained.
Page 217 - Committee : — thus affording the best proofs of their readiness to promote the proposed object, and the strongest guarantee to the public that such works as may be recommended for publication will - be executed in a manner that will render them worthy of the patronage that is now solicited.
Page 216 - Governor-General of India. The Right Honourable LORD WHC BENTINCK, GCB, Governor-General of India. The Right Honourable LORD VISCOUNT MELVILLE. The Right Honourable LORD VISCOUNT GODERICH. The Right Honourable LORD GRENVILLE, Chancellor of the University of Oxford. The Right Honourable LORD ELLENBOROUGH, President of the Board of Commissioners for the Affairs of India.
Page 220 - Din, at the close of the sixteenth century. The History of Mazenderan and Tabaristan; translated by Professor Charmoy. This is a Persian history of part of the Persian empire, written by Zaher ud Din, and comes down to AD 1475.
Page ix - In order to prepare a suitable entertainment for his illustrious guest and his attendants, he had no other resource than to cause his favourite horse to be killed and roasted on the occasion. This was accordingly done ; and after the feast the ambassador stated his master's wish. ' It is too late,' replied Hatim; ' the horse has been killed for our repast. When you arrived, I knew not the object of your journey, and I had no other food to offer you.

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