Madras Journal of Literature and Science, Volume 1

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Vepery mission Press., 1834

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Page 41 - Society be and are hereby given to the President and officers of the Society for their services during the past year.
Page 344 - Eucharist, there is, really, and substantially, the body and blood, together with the soul and divinity, of our Lord Jesus Christ, and that there is a conversion of the whole substance of the bread into his body, and of the whole substance of the wine into his blood, which conversion the Catholic Church calls Transubstantiation.
Page 351 - ... praise nor censure; the third scholar receives a gentle stripe; the fourth two; and every succeeding scholar that comes an additional one. This custom, as well as the punishments in native schools, seems of a severe kind. The Idle scholar is flogged, and often suspended...
Page 344 - And that in the most holy sacrament of the eucharist, there is truly, really, and substantially the body and blood together with the soul and divinity of our Lord Jesus Christ...
Page 355 - I am sorry to state, that this is ascribable to the gradual but general impoverishment of the country. The means of the manufacturing classes have been of late years greatly diminished by the introduction of our own European manufactures in lieu of the Indian cotton fabrics.
Page 351 - Saraswatte, or the Goddess of Learning, written upon the palm of his hand as a sign of honour ; and on the hand of the second a cypher is written, to show that he is worthy neither of praise nor censure ; the third scholar receives a gentle stripe ; the...
Page 110 - This cause, so often the source of death and terror to the inhabitants of the globe, which visits in succession every zone, and fills the earth with monuments of ruin and disorder, is nevertheless a conservative principle in the highest degree, and, above all others, essential to the stability of the system.
Page 345 - I do acknowledge the holy Catholic and apostolic Roman Church to be the mother and mistress of all Churches; and I do promise and swear true obedience to the Bishop of Rome, the successor of St Peter, the prince of the apostles, and vicar of Jesus Christ.
Page 350 - Mussulman scholars only 243, and the whole of these are males, with the exception of only 60 girls who are all Hindoos exclusively. 4. The English language is taught in one school only ; the Tamul in four ; the Persian in 21 ; the Mahratta in '23 ; the Teloogoo in 226, and the Carnataca in 235. Besides these there are 23 places of instruction attended by Brahmins exclusively, in which some of the Hindoo sciences, such as theology, astronomy, logic, and law, are still imperfectly taught in the Sanscrit...
Page 352 - ... as among European nations. When he becomes pretty dexterous in writing with his finger in sand, he has then the privilege of writing either with an iron style on cadjan leaves, or with a reed on paper, and sometimes on the leaves of the Aristolochia Indica, or with a kind of pencil on the Hulligi or Kadala, which answers the purpose of slates. The two latter in these districts are the most common. One of these is a common oblong board, about a foot in width and three feet in length...

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