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" Chinese had some atheists among them. The Chinese have, however, fallen in with many of the common errors and practices of idolatry. Captain Hamilton in his quaint style and manner thus describes the gods, clergy, and devotion of the Chinese : — Their... "
A New Account of the East Indies: Giving an Exact and Copious Description of ... - Page 263
by Alexander Hamilton - 1744
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A New History of the East-Indies: With Brief Observations on the Religion ...

Cope (Captain.) - 1754 - 389 pages
...afhore, that we got an Order from the Teytock to bring her into the Harbour, and accordingly me came in. THEIR Temples are built all after one Form, but, as...Joffes or Demi,gods are, fome of human Shape, fome of monflrous Figures, but in the Province of fokietit they are more devoted to the Worfhip of Goddefies...
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A general collection of ... voyages and travels, digested by J. Pinkerton

John Pinkerton - 1811
...of the Chinefe. AND now I have followed him to his grave, I will return back to Amoy, and ob-. ferve fome of their cuftoms, religious, civil, and criminal....magnitude. Their joffes, or demi-gods, are fome of human fhape, fome of monftrous figures, but in the province of Fokien, they are more devoted to the worfhip...
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A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and ..., Volume 8

John Pinkerton - Africa - 1811
...on the Gods, Clergy, and Devotion of the Cb'mcfe. AND now I hav.e followed him to his grave, I will return back to Amoy, and obferve fome of their cuftoms,...all after one form, but, as in other countries, very diiferent in beauty and magnitude. Their jofles, or demi-gods, are fome of human ihape, fome of monftrous...
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A View of All Religions: And the Religious Ceremonies of All ..., Parts 1-4

Thomas Robbins - 1824
...in his quaint style and manner, thus describes the gods, clergy, and devotion of the Chinese : — Their temples are built all after one form : but as...countries, very different in beauty and magnitude. Their josses, or demi-gods, are some of human shape, some of monstrous figures ; but in the province of Fokein...
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A View of All Religions: And the Religious Ceremonies of All Nations at the ...

Hinduism - 1824 - 438 pages
...in his quaint style and manner, thus describes the gods, clergy, and devotion of the Chinese : — Their temples are built all after one form : but as...countries, very different in beauty and magnitude. Their josses, or detni-gods, are some of human shape, some of monstrous figures ; but in the province of...
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The Religions and Religious Ceremonies of All Nations: Accurately ...

Joseph Nightingale - Religions - 1835 - 636 pages
...Hamilton in his quaint style and manner thus describes the gods, clergy, and devotion of the Chinese : — Their temples are built all after one form ; but,...countries, very different in beauty and magnitude. Their josses, or demi-gods, are some of human shape, some of monstrous figures ; but, in the province of...
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The Religions and Religious Ceremonies of All Nations: Accurately ...

Joseph Nightingale - Religions - 1835 - 636 pages
...describes the gods, clergy, and devotion of the Chinese : — Their temples are built all after on6 form ; but, as in other countries, very different in beauty and magnitude. Their josses, or demi-gods, are some of human shape, some of monstrous figures ; but, in the province of...
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The religions of Britain: or a view of its various Christian denominations ...

Charles Hulbert - 1840
...Hamilton in his quaint style and manner thus describes the gods, clergy, and devotion of the Chinese: — "Their temples are built all after one form ; but,...countries, very different in beauty and magnitude. Their josses, or demigods, are some of human shape, some of monstrous figure ; but, in the province of Fokien,...
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