The History of British India, Volum 2

J. Madden, 1840

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Pàgina 500 - Institutes of Menu in English. The Institutes of Hindu Law or the Ordinances of Menu, according to Gloss of Collucca.
Pàgina 149 - No scheme of government," says Mr. Mill, " can happily conduce to the ends of government, unless it is adapted to the state of the people for whose use it is intended. ... If the mistake in regard to Hindu society, committed by the British nation and the British government, be very great ; if they have conceived the Hindus to be a people of high civilization, while they have in reality made but a few "of the earliest steps in the progress to civilization...
Pàgina 205 - The force of these observations, general in their nature, is perhaps more strongly marked in the history of India than of any other region of the earth. At periods long antecedent to the Mohammedan invasion, wars, revolutions, and conquests seem to have followed each other, in a succession more strangely complex, rapid, and destructive, as the events more deeply recede into the gloom of antiquity.
Pàgina 143 - ... that they knew the general resolution of equations of the second degree, and had touched upon those of higher denomination, resolving them in the simplest cases, and in those in which the solution happens to be practicable by the method which serves for quadratics...
Pàgina 147 - In right-angled triangles the square on the side subtending the right angle is equal to the squares on the sides containing the right angle.
Pàgina 84 - To the guest who enters your dwelling with frozen knees, give the warmth of your fire ; he who hath travelled over the mountains, hath need of food and well-dried garments.
Pàgina 190 - Brachmans persuaded him that it was necessary he should be born anew : this ceremony consisted in putting the prince into the body of a golden cow of immense value, where, after he had lain the time prescribed, he came out regenerated, and freed from all the crimes of his former life. The cow was afterwards cut up, and divided amongst the seers who had invented this extraordinary method for the remission of his sins.
Pàgina 167 - Brahmin, who wished very much to become emperor of India ; and the only practicable way for him was to die first, and be born again. For this purpose he made a desperate tapasya, wishing to remember then every thing he knew in his present generation.
Pàgina 450 - ... the body of a murdered Persian should be found. From sun-rise to mid-day, the sabre raged ; and by that time, not fewer than 8000 Hindoos, Moguls, or Afghauns were numbered with the dead. During the massacre and pillage, the city was set on fire in several places.
Pàgina 100 - He obtains his result with wonderful certainty and expedition ; but having little knowledge of the principles on which his rules are founded, and no anxiety to be better informed, he is perfectly satisfied, if, as it usually happens, the commencement and duration of the eclipse answer, within a few minutes, to his prediction.

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