Asiatic Journal, Volume 13

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Parbury, Allen, and Company, 1822 - Asia
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Page 63 - As if increase of appetite had grown By what it fed on; and yet, within a month, Let me not think on't: Frailty, thy name is woman!
Page 1 - Elizabeth under the name of the Governor and Company of Merchants of London trading to the East Indies.
Page 589 - Council ; and to form and establish such rules of practice, and such rules for the process of the said Court, and to do all such other things as shall be found necessary for the administration of justice, and the due execution of all or any of the powers which, by the said charter, shall or may be granted and committed to the said Court...
Page 587 - The short-sighted vulgar in the chain of causes seldom can see further than one link. But those who can enlarge their view, and will give themselves the leisure of gazing on the prospect of concatenated events may, in a hundred places, see good spring up and pullulate from evil, as naturally as chickens do from eggs.
Page 273 - China, and eventually to the Cape of Good Hope, for the benefit of his health, for twelve months.
Page 266 - Those who have had no experience of these animals," says Dr Davy, " of their immense numbers in their favourite haunts,— of their activity, keen appetite, and love of blood, can have no idea of the kind and extent of annoyance they are to travellers in the interior, of which they may be truly said to be the- plague. In rainy weather, it is almost shocking to see the legs of men on a long march, thickly beset with them, gorged with blood, and the blood trickling down in streams.
Page 338 - ... history of nations. There are also Jews here from remote parts of Asia, so that this is the fountain of intelligence concerning that people in the East ; there being constant communication by ships with the Red Sea, the Persian Gulf, and the mouths of the Indus.
Page 489 - ... to serve as jurors, to attend the court wherein the accused is to be tried, on the first day of the next term thereof, or at such other time as the court or judge .may direct. If more than two cases are to be tried at one term of the' court, only two juries shall be summoned...
Page 246 - Maastee-cull ; which illustrate the ancient customs of the early inhabitants, and perhaps of the early western nations. 5. The sepulchral tumuli, mounds, and barrows of the early tribes, similar to those found throughout the continent of Asia and of Europe, illustrated by drawings, and various other notices of antiquities and institutions.
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