Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bombay, Volume 16

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Asiatic Society of Bombay., 1885 - Asia
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Page 24 - God appeared to him with the same sign which he had seen in the heavens and commanded him to make a likeness of that sign which he had seen in the heavens, and to use it as a safeguard in all engagements with his enemies.
Page 162 - For we must needs die, and are as water spilt on the ground, which cannot be gathered up again; neither doth God respect any person: yet doth he devise means, that his banished be not expelled from him.
Page 67 - To these generous purposes nothing can so much contribute as medals of this kind, which are of undoubted authority, of necessary use and observation, not perishable by time, nor confined to any certain place; properties not to be found in books, statues, pictures, buildings, or any other monuments of illustrious actions.
Page 10 - ... abroad, has not been wholly desirable, and that it appears in forcible contrast to the action of at least one foreign Government in dealing with the same subject matter. It Is the universal desire of the construction departments in navies to keep their designs, as nearly as possible, secret ; and, so far as I am aware, this is the only Instance In which disapproval of this policy has been apparently indicated by the legislative branch of any government.
Page 321 - Sanskrit there is a regularity or universality about them which is not found anywhere else. It should not however be forgotten that Samdhi in the same word and the same compound, and of a preposition with a root is alone necessary. Between different words it is optional, which means that it was on occasions neglected. Now Samdhi in the same word is necessary by a law of nature. The Sanskrit does not allow a hiatus; and this is a characteristic of most of the modern idioms also. Some languages, such...
Page 178 - Whether or not this interesting bit of history was given by Patanjali ironically, to show that even affixes are the obedient servants of kings, and must vanish before the idols which they sell, because they do not take the money at the same time that the bargain is made— as poor people do — I know not.
Page 56 - Parties shall use their best endeavours to establish between their respective systems of moneys, weights, and measures the harmony desirable for the development of commercial relations between their respective dominions ; and whereas by the same article it is further provided that the detailed measures to be adopted shall form the subject of a separate Convention between the...
Page 31 - Bomleye, where the English are very hard at work to build a strong Fort, they coin both silver, copper and tin. But that money will not go to Surat...
Page 58 - Powers shall have notified to the other, twelve months before the expiration of the said period of ten years, the intention to put an end to its operation, the Treaty shall continue in force for another year, and so on from year to year, until the expiration of a year, counting from the day on which one or other of the High Contracting Powers shall have announced its intention to put an end to it.
Page 58 - Government of British India shall — (a) forego, for the period of three years from the date on which this Convention comes into force, all duty or other charge for melting, cutting, refining or recoining any coin of the existing Portuguese Indian silver currency tendered for recoinage into Portuguese Indian coin...

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