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" The alphabetical character, which are of the oldest form that has yet been found in India, are most clearly and beautifully cut, and there are only a few letters of the whole record lost by the peeling off of the surface of the stone. The inscription... "
Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal - Page lxvii
by Asiatic Society (Calcutta, India) - 1865
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The New Guide to Delhi

Alfred Frederick Pollock Harcourt - Delhi (India) - 1866 - 142 pages
...certainly not above 3 lent 8 inches. AH " alphabetical character, which are of the oldest form that has " yet been found in India, are most clearly...sentence, in which King " Asoka directs the setting up three monolinths in different " parts of India, as follows : ' Let this religious edict be " engraved...
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Four Reports Made During the Years, 1862-63-64-65, Volume 1

Sir Alexander Cunningham - Excavations (Archaeology) - 1871
...ancient Pali, or spoken language of the day. The alphabetical characters, which are of the oldest form that has yet been found in India, are most clearly...and there are only a few letters of the whole record lest by the peeling off of the surface of the stone. The inscription ends with a short sentence, in...
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Statistical, descriptive and historical account of the North-western ...

North-western provinces - 1875
...thus described by General Cunningham2:" The alphabetical characters, which are of the oldest form that has yet been found in India, are most clearly...sentence, in which King Asoka directs the setting up of these monoliths in different parts of India. * * The record consists of four distinct inscriptions...
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Statistical, Descriptive and Historical Account of the North ..., Volume 2

North-western Provinces (India) - North-Western Provinces (India) - 1875
...yet been found in India, are most clearly arid beautifully cut, and there are only a few letters'of the whole record lost by the peeling off of the surface...sentence, in which King Asoka directs the setting up of these monoliths in different parts of India. * * The record consists of four distinct inscriptions...
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Inscriptions of Asoka

Aśoka (King of Magadha), Sir Alexander Cunningham, Eugen Hultzsch - Inscriptions, Prakrit - 1877 - 141 pages
...grounds of Queen's College at Ucnareg. Kerr's Vojigc* and Travels, IX, 423. clearly and beautifully cat, and there are only a few letters of the whole record...monoliths in different parts of India as follows :' "Let thia religious edict be engraved on stone pillars (lila tkambka) and stone tablets (lila pkalaka) that...
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Inscriptions of Asoka

Aśoka (King of Magadha), Sir Alexander Cunningham - Inscriptions, Prakrit - 1877 - 141 pages
...ancestors. Two lines of the fifth edict are nearly intact, but nearly the whole of the remainder has been lost by the peeling off of the surface of the stone. The sixth edict is complete with the exception of about half a line. Immediately below the Asoka edicts...
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Corpus Inscriptionum Indicarum: Inscriptions of Asoka

Inscriptions - 1879
...ancestors. Two lines of the fifth edict are nearly intact, but nearly the whole of the remainder has been lost by the peeling off of the surface of the stone. The sixth edict is complete with the exception of about half a line. Immediately below the Asoka edicts...
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A Handbook for Visitors to Delhi and Its Neighborhood

Henry George Keene - 1882
...vernacular Sanscrit of Buddhist times., and now the sacred language of some Buddhist countries]. " The inscription ends with a short sentence, in which King Asoka directs the setting up of monoliths in different parts of his Kingdom." (Cunningham) This pillar is covered with inscriptions...
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