Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, Volume 10, Part 1

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Bishop's College Press, 1841 - Oriental philology

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Page 221 - And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life...
Page 221 - Thou shalt not eat of it : cursed is the ground for thy sake ; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life ; Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field ; In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground ; for out of it wast thou taken : for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return.
Page 220 - ... the changes which have taken place on the surface of the earth since the race of man began to exist.101 But the labourer, as Dr.
Page 175 - DES CARACTÈRES PHYSIQUES. Le point le plus important de l'Ethnologie, c'est la connaissance' du type : on ne saurait en avoir une idée suffisante sans le dessin. 1° II faut donc dessiner les portraits de ceux que l'on veut faire connaître, et avoir soin, pour en donner une idée complète, de représenter la tête de deux manières : de face et de profil . Il est extrêmement important d'avoir le portrait de l'homme et de la femme, car leurs types tendent à différer d'autant plus qu'on s'élève...
Page 431 - On felling any very large tree one of the party at work on it, was always ready prepared with a green sprig, which he ran and placed in the centre of the stump, the instant the tree fell, as a propitiation to its spirit which had been dislodged so roughly, pleading at the same time the orders of the strangers for the work.
Page 3 - October, fell 10° lower in the course of the night, and next day we descended the rapid stream in the very midst of the driving ice. On entering the Mackenzie we experienced a temporary mitigation of this excessive cold ; but we should most assuredly have stuck fast above Fort Norman had...
Page 156 - Sumalya and others who after him will govern the world. He, and these sons, will reign for a period of one hundred years, until Kautilya, a Brahman, shall destroy the nine Nandas. After their destruction the Mauryas will possess the earth, Kautilya inaugurating Chandragupta in...
Page 350 - Island of moderate height, and irregular outline. A band of level plain, but little raised above the sea, extends around its coasts, of far greater width on the East than on the West ; within this lies, irregular, low, undulating No.
Page 476 - The pith or farinaceous part of the trunk of old trees is said to be equal to the best sago ; the natives make it into bread and boil it into thick gruel.
Page 70 - SIR, I am directed by the Governor General in Council to forward to you the accompanying copy of a calculation by Lieut.

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