The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Miscellany, Volume 20

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Wm. H. Allen & Company, 1825 - Asia
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THIS VOLUME ALSO HAS A GREAT DEAL ABOUT FREEDOM OF THE PRESS IN INDIA

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Page 516 - Single is each man born ; single he dies ; single he receives the reward of his good, and single the punishment of his evil, deeds.
Page 320 - There shall be left for every man who cultivates his lands as much as he requires for his own support till the next crop be reaped, and that of his family and for seed. This much shall be left to him, what remains is the land-tax and shall go to the public treasury.
Page 515 - The soul itself is its own witness; the soul itself is its own refuge: offend not thy conscious soul, the supreme internal witness of men!
Page 513 - A mansion with bones for its rafters and beams ; with nerves and tendons for cords ; with muscles and blood for mortar ; with skin for its outward covering; filled with no sweet perfume, but loaded with...
Page 517 - Though oppressed by penury, in consequence of his righteous dealings, let him never give his mind to unrighteousness ; for he may observe the speedy overthrow of iniquitous and sinful men.
Page 365 - OUR Gracious Queen, we present You with this Book, the most valuable thing that this world affords. Here is Wisdom ; This is the Royal Law ; These are the lively Oracles of God. Blessed is he that readeth, and they that hear the Words of this Book ; that keep, and do, the things contained in it. For these are the Words of Eternal Life, able to make you wise and happy in this world, nay wise unto salvation, and so happy for evermore, through Faith which is in Christ Jesus ; to whom be Glory for ever....
Page 249 - Travels in Palestine through the countries of Bashan and Gilead, east of the river Jordan ; including a visit to the cities of Geraza and Gamala, in the Decapolis..
Page 562 - Siraf, embarked for India, with his sole property, a cat: " There he fortunately arrived, at a time when the palace was so infested by mice or rats, that they invaded the king's food, and persons were employed to drive them from the royal banquet. Keis produced his cat, the noxious animals soon disappeared, and magnificent rewards were bestowed on the adventurer of Siraf, who returned to that city, and afterwards, with his mother and brothers, settled in the island, which, from him, has been denominated...
Page 68 - I am happy in assuring your lordship, that I have every reason to think that the introduction of slaves into the Mauritius has entirely ceased. It is possible that a few may still be taken to the Seychelles from the African coast ; but this can neither be well ascertained nor prevented, .until a small armed vessel shall be constantly stationed at that dependency...
Page 377 - Company, during a period of nearly .40 years ; in the course of which, after filling the highest offices under the Bengal government, he was more than six years a member of the Supreme Council, and held during some months of that time the station of Governor-General. And that the Court most sincerely participate in the sorrow which must be felt by his relations and friends on this lamented event.

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