Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland, Volume 19

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Cambridge University Press for the Royal Asiatic Society, 1834 - Asia
Most years contain the Proceedings and Annual report of the society.

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Page 160 - They shall run like mighty men, they shall climb the wall like men of war. They shall run to and fro in the city; they shall run upon the wall; they shall climb up into the houses; they shall enter in at the windows like a
Page 160 - That which the palmerworm hath left, hath the locust eaten; and that which the locust hath left, hath the cankcrwonn eaten For a nation is come up upon my land, strong and without number, whose teeth are the teeth of a lion
Page 160 - strong—a fire devoureth before them, and behind them a flame burneth; the land is as the garden of Eden before them; and behind them a desolate
Page 280 - Let him not wish for life, let him expect his appointed time as a herd expects his wages." Similarly the Buddhist. " The rahats do not desire to live, nor do they wish to die; they wait patiently for the appointed time."—Hardy, E. Mon.,
Page 276 - but is in both writers the name of the philosophers or priests of Bactria, and copied from Polyhistor. After Clemens, who lived at the close of the second and beginning of the third century, it is used by
Page 160 - For a nation is come up upon my land, strong and without number, whose teeth are the teeth of a lion
Page 300 - This, [they exclaimed,] is a doctrine which will not bear discussion ; the slaughter [of animals in sacrifice] is not conducive to religious merit. [To say that] oblations of butter consumed in the fire produce any future reward, is the assertion of a child. If Indra, after having attained to godhead by numerous
Page 418 - If any priest shall wilfully take away the life from the body of a man, or if he procure for a man a weapon for the purpose, or if he speak of the advantages of death, or teach how death may be procured, saying, 0 man, what dost thou derive from this sinful
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Page 160 - A day of darkness and of gloominess, a day of clouds and of thick darkness—a

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