A History of Civilization in Ancient India: Based on Sanscrit Literature, Volum 3

Thacker, Spink and Company, 1890

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Pàgina 477 - ... the Hindus believe that there is no country but theirs, no nation like theirs, no kings like theirs, no religion like theirs, no science like theirs. They are haughty, foolishly vain, self-conceited, and stolid. They are by nature niggardly in communicating that which they know, and they take the greatest possible care to withhold it from men of another caste among their own people, still much more, of course, from any foreigner.
Pàgina 423 - Give sorrow words: the grief that does not speak Whispers the o'er- fraught heart, and bids it break.
Pàgina 102 - ... one another. Those who cannot discuss questions out of the Tripitaka are little esteemed, and are obliged to hide themselves for shame. Learned men from different cities, on this account, who desire to acquire quickly a renown in discussion, come here in multitudes to settle their doubts, and then the streams [of their wisdom] spread far and wide.
Pàgina 168 - By a girl, by a young woman, or even by an aged one, nothing must be done independently, even in her own house." "In childhood, a female must be subject to her father, in youth, to her husband, when her lord is dead, to her sons ; a -woman must never be independent.
Pàgina 169 - Though destitute of virtue, or seeking pleasure (elsewhere), or devoid of good qualities, (yet) a husband must be constantly worshipped as a god by a faithful wife.
Pàgina 476 - Mahmud utterly ruined the prosperity of the country and performed there wonderful exploits, by which the Hindus became like atoms of dust scattered in all directions and like a tale of old in the mouth of the people.
Pàgina 266 - This event appears to have taken place about the end of the sixth or the beginning of the seventh century. " The two families ruled over the whole of the table-land between the Nerbudda and the Krishna together with the coast of the Bay of Bengal from Ganjam to Nellore, for about five centuries.
Pàgina 374 - ... carefully observed by them : and with such success, that their determination of the moon's synodical revolution, which was what they were principally concerned with, is a much more correct one than the Greeks ever achieved. They had a division of the ecliptic into twenty-seven or twenty-eight parts,* suggested evidently by the moon's period in days ; and seemingly their own : it was certainly borrowed by the Arabians.
Pàgina 183 - Naked and shorn, tormented with hunger and thirst, and deprived of sight, shall the man who gives false evidence, go with a potsherd to beg food at the door of his enemy.
Pàgina 402 - In truth she pleases me. Thus chastely robed In modest white, her clustering tresses decked With sacred flowers alone, her haughty mien Exchanged for meek devotion — thus arrayed She moves with heightened charms.

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