Asiatic Journal and Monthly Register for British and Foreign India, China and Australasia, Volume 11

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Black, Parbury, & Allen, 1821 - Asia
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Page 114 - Spirit, by which also he went and preached unto the spirits in prison which sometime were disobedient, when once the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was a preparing, wherein few, that is, eight souls were saved by water.
Page 114 - For, as the same Apostle testifieth in another place, even Baptism doth also now save us, (not the putting away of the filth of the flesh, but the answer of a good conscience towards God,) by the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Page 367 - Gournou is a tract of rocks, about two miles in length, at the foot of the Libyan mountains, on the west of Thebes, and was the burial-place of the great city of a hundred gates. Every part of these rocks is cut out by art, in the form of large and small chambers, each of which has its separate entrance ; and, though they are very close to each other, it is seldom that there is any interior communication from one...
Page 600 - Upon which charge the court came to the following decision :— Finding and Sentence...
Page 597 - For scandalous and infamous conduct, unbecoming the character of an officer and a gentleman, in having publicly on the 12th inst.
Page 19 - Bel boweth down, Nebo stoopeth, their idols were upon the beasts, and upon the cattle: your carriages were heavy loaden; they are a burden to the weary beast. 2. They stoop, they bow down together; they could not deliver the burden, but themselves are gone into captivity.
Page 272 - A GRAMMAR of BOTANY, illustrative of artificial, as well as natural Classification, with an explanation of Jussieu's System.
Page 359 - Irish lad in my service, entered along with them ; but no sooner had the wheel turned once round, than they all jumped out, leaving the lad alone in it. The wheel, of course, overbalanced by the weight of the water, turned back with such velocity, that the catch was unable to stop it. The lad was thrown out, and in the fall broke one of his thighs. I contrived to stop the wheel before it did farther injury, which might have been fatal to him. The Turks have a belief that, when such accidents happen...
Page 145 - ... from denying, that he has found the sex as ignorant of the alphabet as he represents them. But as mere ignorance of the alphabet, however piteously it may be lamented by Mr. Ward, does not necessarily imply wretchedness and misery in the female social state, the situation of women in India, as to the comforts of this state, must be determined by other circumstances. During a residence of several years in Bengal, I had an opportunity of every day seeing crowds of native women employed in the common...
Page 140 - ... belfry or western tower, from the top of which there is a fine view of the surrounding country. The sedilia, carved, as it is supposed, by Italian artists, form some of the finest specimens extant in freestone. Our space does not admit a more detailed notice of this splendid ruin. Dalton Castle, distant from the abbey about a mile and a half, was erected by...

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