The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Register for British and Foreign India, China, and Australia

Parbury, Allen, and Company, 1834
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Page 36 - Whether or not, pride and prodigality have had a place in my heart, springing up there unobserved? • Whether, from...
Page 32 - CONTENT. |H, sweet Content, where is thy mild abode? Is it with shepherds and light-hearted swains Which sing upon the downs and pipe abroad, Tending their flocks and cattle on the plains? Ah, sweet Content, where dost thou safely rest ? In heaven, with Angels which the praises sing Of Him that made and rules at his behest The minds and hearts of every living thing ? Ah, sweet Content, where doth thine...
Page 35 - Some days ago, I fasted, and offered rich sacrifices on the altars of the gods of the land and the grain ; and had to be thankful for gathering clouds and slight showers ; but not enough to cause gladness. Looking up, I consider that Heaven's heart is benevolence and love. The sole cause is the daily deeper atrocity of my sins, but little sincerity, and little devotion. Hence I have been unable to move Heaven's heart, and bring down abundant blessings. " Having respectfully searched the records,...
Page 32 - ... the plains? Ah, sweet Content, where dost thou safely rest ? In heaven, with Angels which the praises sing Of Him that made and rules at his behest The minds and hearts of every living thing ? Ah, sweet Content, where doth thine harbour hold ? Is it in churches with religious men Which please the gods with prayers manifold, And in their studies meditate it then ? Whether thou dost in heaven or earth appear, Be where thou wilt, thou wilt not harbour here.
Page 282 - The lips are very large ; the ears long and pendent ; and there appears to have been a tiara on the head. The figure is covered by a mantle, which hangs over it in all parts, and has been formed of a kind of plaster ; the image having been studded with wooden pins in various places, to assist in fixing it.
Page 78 - I still more cordially concur, that a more familiar and extended acquaintance with the English language would, to the natives, be the surest source of intellectual improvement, and might become the most durable tie between Britain and India. In any plan, therefore, for the public education of the natives, the complete knowledge of our language ought to form so prominent an object as to lay ground for its gradually becoming at least the established vehicle of legal and official business. The English...
Page 210 - A History of Egyptian Mummies, and an account of the worship and embalming of the sacred animals by the Egyptians; with remarks on the funeral ceremonies of different nations, and observations on the mummies of the Canary Islands, of the Ancient Peruvians, Burman Priests, etc.
Page 281 - Company, and ultimately to the Board for their confirmation, a plan for making suitable provision for outstanding commercial obligations, and for such of the commercial officers and servants of the Company as may be affected by the proposed arrangements...
Page 9 - Delhi the opinions entertained upon the subject are widely, though secretly, circulated through the medium of the native ukhbars, scandalous chronicles very much resembling a few of our English newspapers, except that they are in manuscript ; the language is Persian, and the editors do not scruple to write at full length the names of those who are the subjects of the most atrocious libels. It is not very easy for an European to procure a sight of these animadversions upon the conduct of himself or...
Page 58 - We are so much aware of the difficulty of divesting a friendly communication to a weaker power of the character of authority, and are so apprehensive that the consequence of pressing upon the vizier the consideration of those claims might bring upon him others from various quarters, that we direct you to rest contented with the attempt you have already made, and to abstain from any similar proceedings hereafter, at the instance either of these or any other claimants.

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