Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland, Volume 19
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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Abdu-'lláh affix afternoon prayer Aghāfi alighted army arrived Ashur Assyrian Bardesanes Beth Bikshu Brahmans Buddha Bulāla Burnu called camels camp chariot chief Commander dialects drum Dünma earth encamped enemy expedition favour feminine fled fortress Gesenius grant him honour Gujarāti halted Hârün heard Hebrew Hindi horses Idris the Pilgrim India inhabitants inscription journey Kāfir Käfirs Kânim king land of Kānim Line Lord Marăthi marched masc means morning Muslimin Nabonidus nouns Pāchittiyan Pāli passage passed the night plural postpositions Prākrit precepts priest Prince Pushto reached the town remained robe Royal Asiatic Society Sansk Sanskrit Sennacherib shieldsmen siga Sigé Sindhi singular slabs stockade Sultan Abdu-'l-Jelil Sultan Idris Sultan Muhammed Susiana Syriac termination thence things thou took translation tribe of Bulāla tribe of Tub troops unto verb vowel whole word
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 - 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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