Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland, Volumes 1-2

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Cambridge University Press for the Royal Asiatic Society, 1834 - Asia
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Page 181 - THOMAS the unpardonable guilt of heresy and schism. Instead of owning themselves the subjects of the Roman pontiff, the spiritual and temporal monarch of the globe, they adhered, like their ancestors, to the communion of the Nestorian patriarch of Babylon;" a vague appellation, which has been successively applied to the royal seat of Seleucia, of Ctesiphon, and of Bagdad.*
Page 180 - THOMAS, they indignantly exclaimed, ' We are Christians, not idolaters;' and their simple devotion was contented with the veneration of the cross." Although they had but one bishop, who was ordained at Mousul by their patriarch, and who had to traverse the dangers of the sea and land to reach his diocese, there were found amongst them many
Page 87 - Ye have borne the tabernacle of your Moloch and Chiun, your images, the star of your god, which ye made to yourselves :
Page 170 - The pepper coast of Malabar, and the isles of the ocean, Socotora, and Ceylon, were peopled with an increasing multitude of Christians; and the bishops and clergy of those sequestered regions derived their ordination from the Catholic of Babylon.
Page 87 - They bear him upon the shoulder; they carry him, and set him in his place, and he standeth; from his place shall he not remove."!
Page 87 - Thou shalt appoint the Levites over the tabernacle of testimony, and over all the vessels thereof, and over all the things that belong to it: they shall bear the tabernacle,
Page xxxvi - It is requested that those Individuals or Institutions who are willing to subscribe to the Oriental Translation Fund, will send their names, addressed to " the Secretary, Royal Asiatic Society's House, No. 14, Grafton Street, Bond Street, London;" and inform him where their subscriptions will be paid.
Page 248 - It is also remarkable how little the people of Asiatic countries have to do in the revolutions of their governments. They are never guided by any great and common impulse of feeling, and take no part in events the most interesting and important to their country and their own prosperity.
Page 180 - Their separation from the western world had left them in ignorance of the improvements or corruptions of one thousand years; and their conformity with the purity and simplicity of the faith and practice of the fifth century alarmed the European priests.
Page 11 - the yard is the length of the vessel aloft; and the mast raking forward, for the purpose of keeping this ponderous weight clear, in raising and lowering. The tack of the sail is brought to the sternhead, and sheets aft in the usual way; the haulyards lead to the taffrail, having a

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