The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Miscellany, Volume 7

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Wm. H. Allen & Company, 1819 - Asia
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Page 177 - ... a disposition for martial exercises, and appeared to possess the quality of daring courage. To them he was in the daily practice of discoursing on the subject of the paradise announced by the Prophet, and of his own power of granting admission ; and at certain times he caused...
Page 232 - The Prince Regent has directed that the estimates for the current year shall be laid before you. His Royal Highness feels assured, that you will learn with satisfaction the extent of reduction which the present situation of Europe, and the circumstances of the British empire, have enabled his Royal Highness to effect in the naval and military establishments of the country.
Page 436 - ... the politics of the East) exhibited, on that trying occasion, military courage and skill which, though valuable accessories to diplomatic talents, we are not entitled to require as necessary qualifications for civil employment. On that, and not on that occasion only, but on many others in the course of this singular campaign, Mr. Elphinstone displayed talents and resources, which would have rendered him no mean general, in a country where generals are of no mean excellence and reputation.
Page 152 - The primeval religion of Iran, if we rely on the authorities adduced by Mohsani Fani, was that which Newton calls the oldest (and it may be justly called the noblest) of all religions : " A firm belief that one '* Supreme God made the world by his power, and " continually governed it by his providence ; a pious '* fear, love, and adoration of him ; a due reverence " for parents and aged persons ; a fraternal affection " for the whole human species, and a compassionate " tenderness even for the brute...
Page 80 - Sir, — I have the honour to acquaint you, for the information of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, that...
Page 74 - A Classical Tour through Italy and Sicily, tending to illustrate some Districts which have not been described by Mr. Eustace In his Classical Tour.
Page 438 - This gentleman, whose occupations for some years must have been rather of a civil and administrative than a military nature, was called early in the war to exercise abilities which, though dormant, had not rusted from disuse. He went into the field with not more than five or six hundred men...
Page 143 - Newton calls the oldest (and it may justly be called the noblest) of all religions: 'a firm belief, that One Supreme God made the world by his power, and continually governed it by his providence; a pious fear, love and adoration of Him; a due reverence for parents and aged persons; a fraternal affection for the whole human species, and a compassionate tenderness even for the brute creation.
Page 185 - ... aggrandizement. It is to the interference of some of these adventurers, in misrepresenting the claims and titles of the Indians to land and in practising on their savage propensities, that the Seminole war is principally to be traced.
Page 78 - Council ; and whereas the ends of justice require that, when it may be determined that any person shall be placed under personal restraint otherwise than in pursuance of some judicial proceeding, the grounds of such determination should from time to time come under revision...

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