Asiatic Journal

Front Cover
Parbury, Allen, and Company, 1835 - Asia
0 Reviews
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 154 - No Native of the said Territories, nor any natural-born subject of His Majesty resident therein, shall by reason only of his religion, place of birth, descent, colour or any of them, be disabled from holding any place, office, or employment under the said Company.
Page 47 - My Lord, if now I have found favour in thy sight, pass not away, I pray thee, from thy servant: let a little water, I pray you, be fetched, and wash your feet...
Page 52 - Hail, bounteous May, that dost inspire Mirth, and youth, and warm desire ! Woods and groves are of thy dressing ; Hill and dale doth boast thy blessing. Thus we salute thee with our early song, And welcome thee, and wish thee long.
Page 157 - India, to any sect, persuasion, or community of Christians not being of the United Church of England and Ireland, or of the Church of Scotland, such sums of money as may be expedient for the purpose of Instruction, or for the maintenance of Places of Worship.
Page 47 - Often has my mind reverted to the scene of the good old patriarch sitting in the door of his tent in the heat of the day. When the sun is at the meridian, the wind often becomes softer, and the heat more oppressive ; and then may be seen the people seated in the doors of their huts, to inhale the breezes, and to let them blow 011 their almost naked bodies.
Page 133 - Claims decision, this time refusing to disturb a courtmartial conviction for conduct "to the prejudice of good order and military discipline" in violation of the articles of war.
Page 219 - JOURNAL OF A RESIDENCE IN CHINA AND THE NEIGHBOURING COUNTRIES, from 1830 to 1833, by DAVID ABEEL...
Page 170 - Thou my faith, convert my will, That mine may thine obey ; protect me still, So that the latter death may not devour My soul, sealed with thy seal. So in the hour...
Page 177 - These trees are the most renowned natural monuments in the universe : religion, poetry, and history, have all equally celebrated them. The Arabs of all sects entertain a traditional veneration for these trees. They attribute to them not only a vegetative power, which enables them to live eternally, but also an intelligence, which causes them to manifest signs of wisdom and foresight, similar to those of instinct and reason in man.
Page 111 - ... mid-day, upon several small tables; two or more of the guests being seated at each. Knives and forks were of course unknown, and the mode of carving and eating with the fingers was similar to that adopted at present in Egypt and throughout the East ; water or wine being brought in earthern bardaki, or in gold, silver, or porcelain cups.

Bibliographic information