Journal of the American Oriental Society, Volume 7

American Oriental Society., 1862
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Pagina xiv - The Wonders of Elora ; or the Narrative of a Journey to the Temples and Dwellings excavated out of a Mountain of Granite, and extending upwards of a Mile and a Quarter, at Elora, in the East Indies...
Pagina xxii - A History of Egyptian Mummies, and an account of the worship and embalming of the sacred animals...
Pagina xiv - Hindu infanticide ; an account of the measures adopted for suppressing the practice of the systematic murder, by their parents, of female infants ; with incidental remarks on other customs peculiar to the natives of India.
Pagina viii - A Dictionary of the Chinese Language, in three parts. Part the first, containing Chinese and English, arranged according to the radicals ; part the second, Chinese and English, arranged alphabetically ; and part the third, English and Chinese.
Pagina 195 - PLATE — char6. — I refer this term to charu, from the root char, ' to eat,' signifying ' an oblation of rice, barley, and pulse, boiled with butter and milk for presentation to the gods or manes; and the vessel in which such an oblation is prepared.
Pagina xvii - Jewish Antiquities ; or a course of lectures on the Three First Books of Godwin's Moses and Aaron : to which is annexed a dissertation on the Hebrew language,
Pagina 142 - THE -ZINCALI ; or, AN ACCOUNT OF THE GYPSIES OF SPAIN, with an original Collection of their Songs and Poetry, and a copious Dictionary of their Language, by GEORGE BORROW, late Agent of the British and Foreign Bible Society in Spain, in two volumes.
Pagina iii - Edition, To which is now added an Account of the Author's Journey to the Banks of Euphrates at Beer, and to the Country of Mesopotamia.
Pagina 261 - minstrels', who recited 'songs' at 'festivals', and they seem to have had alphabetical 'characters' written with a style on palmyra leaves. A bundle of those leaves was called 'a book' ; they acknowledged the existence of God, whom they styled 'ko', or king— a realistic title little known to orthodox Hinduism: They erected to his honour a 'temple', which they called Ko-il, God's-house; They had 'laws' and 'customs', but no 'lawyers' or judges; Marriage existed among them.
Pagina 333 - Pratic,akhya here lays down with entire correctness the distinction between surd and sonant sounds, which consists in the different nature of the material furnished in the two classes to the mouth organs by the lungs and throat : in the one class it is mere breath, simple unintonated air ; in the other class, it is breath made sonant by the vocal chords on its passage through the throat, and thus converted into sound.

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