Asiatic Researches; Or, Transactions of the Society, Instituted in Bengal,: For Inquiring Into the History and Antiquities, the Arts, Sciences, and Literature, of Asia. ... Printed Verbatim from the Calcutta Edition..

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J. Sewell; Vernor and Hood; J. Cuthell; J. Walker; R. Lea; Lackington, Allen, and Company; Otridge and son; R. Faulder; and J. Scatcherd., 1807
 

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Pāgina vii - And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life, and fowl that may fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven.
Pāgina vii - And God created great whales, and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, and every winged fowl after his kind : and God saw that it was good. And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let fowl multiply in the earth.
Pāgina vii - And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days and years...
Pāgina ix - The work, now presented to the European world, contains abundance of curious matter extremely interesting both to speculative lawyers and antiquaries, with many beauties, which need not be pointed out, and with many blemishes, which cannot be justified or palliated. It is a system of despotism and priestcraft, both indeed limited by law, but artfully conspiring to give mutual support...
Pāgina vii - HE gave being to time and the divisions of time, to the stars also, and to the planets, to rivers, oceans, and mountains, to level plains, and uneven valleys.
Pāgina 163 - I made experiments, nankeen, from the ftrength and quality of its fabric, appeared the beft calculated for coating with the gum. The method I followed in performing this, was, to lay the cloth fmooth upon a table, pour the milk upon it, and with a ruler to fpread it equally. But fhould this ever be attempted on a...
Pāgina 17 - Nayi-ea the noble rank is claimed ; ' The toils of culture and of art they scorn, ' The warrior's plumes their haughty brows adorn ; ' The shining faulchion brandish'd in the right, ' Their left arm wields the target in the fight ; ' Of danger scornful, ever armed they...
Pāgina x - ... and the very morals, though rigid enough on the whole, are in one or two instances (as in the case of light oaths and of pious perjury) unaccountably relaxed...
Pāgina 398 - ... about fix inches high and four in diameter in its plain furface ; this is fupported by three wooden feet, each of which is more than a foot in length. Upon the upper flat part of this machine are holes, or pits, for the larger pearls, and the fmaller ones are beat in with a wooden hammer.
Pāgina 386 - A prince may facrifae his enemy, having firft invoked the ax with holy texts, by fubitituting a buffalo or goat, calling the victim by the name of the enemy throughout the whole ceremony.

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