Asiatic Journal, Volume 26

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Parbury, Allen, and Company, 1828 - Asia
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Page 495 - HIS MAJESTY having taken into consideration the said Report, and the Draft Charter accompanying it, was pleased, by and with the advice of His Privy Council, to approve thereof, and to order, as it is hereby ordered, that the...
Page 269 - That every Quaker or Moravian who shall be required to give evidence in any case whatsoever, criminal or civil, shall, instead of taking an oath in the usual form, be permitted to make his or her solemn affirmation or declaration in the words following; that is to say, " I AB do solemnly, sincerely, and truly declare and affirm...
Page 157 - I have been confirmed in that opinion of the compilation since its publication ; and indeed the author's method of discussing together the discordant opinions maintained by the lawyers of the several schools, without distinguishing in an intelligible manner which of them is the received doctrine of each school, but on the contrary leaving it uncertain whether any of the opinions stated by him do actually prevail, or which doctrine must now be considered to be in force, and which obsolete, renders...
Page 495 - Majesty having taken the said Memorial into consideration was pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to approve of what is therein proposed ; and the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty are to give the necessary directions herein accordingly.
Page 536 - O Fire, let these women, with bodies anointed with clarified butter, eyes (coloured) with stibium, and void of tears, enter thee, the parent of water, that they may not be separated from their husbands, but may be in union with excellent husbands, be sinless, and jewels among women.'— Ri 1 There are 35,000,000 hairs on the human body.
Page 174 - Their fathers protect them in childhood ; their husbands protect them in youth ; their sons protect them in age : a woman is never fit for independence.
Page 346 - RESEARCHES INTO THE CAUSES, NATURE, and TREATMENT of the more prevalent DISEASES of INDIA, and of WARM CLIMATES generally.
Page 222 - Upon which charges the Court came to the following decision: — " The Court having maturely weighed and considered the...
Page 60 - However absurd these minutiae may appear to yoa, they are traits of Turkish character, which form, with other things, a striking peculiarity. It is now more than four centuries since they crossed the Hellespont, and transported themselves from Asia to Europe ; during all that time they have been in constant contact with European habits and manners, and, at times, even penetrated as far as Vienna, and so occupied the very centre of Christendom. Yet, while all the people around them have been advancing...
Page 178 - What prince could gain wealth by oppressing those who, if angry, could frame other worlds, and regents of worlds ; could give being to new gods and mortals...

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