Linguistic and Oriental Essays: 1846-1878
Trübner & Company, 1880
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Pagina 129 - To chase these pagans in those holy fields Over whose acres walked those blessed feet Which fourteen hundred years ago were nailed For our advantage on the bitter cross...
Pagina 281 - THE LIFE OR LEGEND OF GAUDAMA, THE BUDDHA OF THE BURMESE. With Annotations. The Ways to Neibban, and Notice on the Phongyies or Burmese Monks. BY THE RIGHT REV.
Pagina 45 - For, in my mynde, of all mankynde I love but you alone.
Pagina 281 - I was one of the class to whom the work was originally given in the form of academic lectures. At their first appearance they were by far the most learned and able treatment of their subject ; and with their recent additions they still maintain decidedly the same rank.
Pagina 281 - Inspector of Schools in India, writes: — " When I was Professor of Oriental Languages in Elphinstone College, I frequently felt the want of such a work to which I could refer the students.
Pagina 53 - A table richly spread, in regal mode, With dishes piled, and meats of noblest sort And savour, beasts of chase, or fowl of game, In pastry built, or from the spit, or boiled, Gris-amber-steamed ; all fish from sea or shore, Freshet, or purling brook, of shell or fin, And exquisitest name, for which was drained Pontus, and Lucrine Bay, and Afric coast.
Pagina 281 - A THOUSAND AND ONE EXTRACTS FROM THE TALMUD, THE MIDRASHIM, AND THE KABBALAH. Compiled and Translated by PAUL ISAAC HERSHON, Author of " Genesis According to the Talmud,'* &c.
Pagina 282 - THE RELIGIONS OF INDIA. BY A. EARTH. Translated from the French with the authority and assistance of the Author. The author has, at the request of the publishers, considerably enlarged the work for the translator, and has added the literature of the subject to date ; the translation may, therefore, be looked upon as an equivalent of a new and improved edition of the original.
Pagina 281 - It is no slight gain when such subjects are treated fairly and fully in a moderate space ; and we need only add that the few wants which we may hope to see supplied in new editions detract but little from the general excellence of Mr. Dowson's work.
Pagina 281 - Valuable as exhibiting the doctrine of the Buddhists in its purest, least adulterated form, it brings the modern reader face to face with that simple creed and rule of conduct which won its way...