A Manual of the Mahommedan Law of Inheritance and Contract, Comprising the Doctrines of the Soonee and Sheea Schools, and Based Upon the Text of Sir W. H. Macnaghten's Principles and Precedents, Together with the Decisions of the Privy Council and High Courts of the Presidencies in India
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Page 308 - Illustrated Horse Doctor. Being an Accurate and Detailed Account, accompanied by more than 400 Pictorial Representations, characteristic of the various Diseases to which the Equine Race are subjected ; together with the latest Mode of Treatment, and all the requisite Prescriptions written in Plain English By EDWARD MAYHEW, MRCVS 8vo.
Page 309 - Illustrated Horse Management. Containing descriptive remarks upon Anatomy, Medicine, Shoeing, Teeth, Food, Vices, Stables ; likewise a plain account of the situation, nature, and value of the various points ; together with comments on grooms, dealers, breeders, breakers, and trainers ; Embellished with more than 400 engravings from original designs made expressly for this work. By E.
Page 299 - III. — WATER. — The Ocean. — Rivers. — Lakes and Waterfalls. — The Phenomena of Ice. — Springs PART IV. — AIR. — The Atmosphere. Winds and Storms. — Dew, Clouds, and Rain. — Climate and Weather. PART V — FIRE. — Volcanoes and Volcanic Phenomena. — Earthquakes. PART VI. — LIFE. — The Distribution of Plants in the different Countries of the Earth. — The Distribution of Animals on the Earth. — The Distribution of Plants and Animals in Time. — Effects of Human Agency...
Page 310 - Works on the East, and Notices of all affairs connected with India and the Services. Throughout the Paper one uniform system of arrangement prevails, and at the conclusion of each year an INDEX is furnished, to enable Subscribers to bind up the Volume, which forms a complete ASIATIC ANNUAL REGISTER AND LIBRARY OF REFERENCE. LONDON...
Page xxxiii - So much of any law or usage now in force within the territories subject to the government of the East India Company as inflicts on any person forfeiture of rights or property or may be held in any way to impair or affect any right of inheritance, by reason of his or her renouncing, or having been excluded from the communion of any religion or being deprived of caste, shall cease to be enforced as law in ihe Courts of the East India Company, and in the Courts established by Royal Charter within the...
Page 306 - To note the various countries, provinces, or territorial divisions, and to describe the physical characteristics of each, together with their statistical, social, and political circumstances.
Page 308 - The book contains nearly 600 pages of valuable matter, which reflects great credit on its author, and, owing to its practical details, the result of deep scientific research, deserves a place in the library of medical, veterinary, and non-professional readers.
Page 298 - This is a really valuable work. A book which will long remain the standard authority on the subject. No one who has been to the Channel Islands, or who purposes going there will be insensible of its value." — Saturday Review. "It is the produce of many hands and every hand a good one.
Page 290 - Indian Criminal Law and Procedure, Including the Procedure in the High Courts, as well as that in the Courts not established by Royal Charter ; with Forms of Charges and Notes on Evidence, illustrated by a large number of English Cases, and Cases decided in the High Courts of India; and an APPENDIX of selected Acts passed by the Legislative Council relating to Criminal matters.