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Pagina 15 - History of Rome. From the Earliest Times to the Establishment of the Empire. With the History of Literature and Art.
Pagina 23 - La crosse, la mitre, la dalmatique, la chape ou pluvial, que les grands Lamas portent en voyage, ou lorsqu'ils font quelque cérémonie hors du temple ; l'office à deux chœurs, la psalmodie, les exorcismes, l'encensoir soutenu par cinq chaînes, et pouvant s'ouvrir et se fermer à volonté; les bénédictions données par les Lamas en étendant la main droite sur la tête des...
Pagina 96 - K'HAN. Whence could so beautiful a female have appeared in the world ! If I can only obtain her, my wishes are complete. Immediately shall an envoy be dispatched, and my ministers prepare a letter to the Emperor of Han, demanding her in marriage as the condition of peace. Should he refuse, I will presently invade the South: his hills and rivers shall be exposed to ravage.
Pagina 5 - ELPHINSTONE'S (Hon. MOUNTSTUART) History of India— the Hindoo and Mahomedan Periods. 1'ourth Edition. Map. Svo. 1Ss. ENGEL'S (CARL) Music of the Most Ancient Nations ; particularly of the Assyrians, Egyptians, and Hebrews ; with Special Reference to the Discoveries in Western Asia and in Egypt.
Pagina 177 - After the lapse of about a fortnight we were, owing to contrary winds and the timidity of our boatmen, not advanced...
Pagina 95 - Keeper of the yellow gate, bring us that picture, that we may view it. [Sees the picture.] Ah, how has he dimmed the purity of the gem, bright as the waves in autumn. [To the attendant.•] Transmit our pleasure to the officer of the guard, to behead Maouyenshow and report to us his execution.
Pagina 17 - Travels in Peru and India, for the purpose of collecting Cinchona Plants, and introducing Bark into India. Maps and Illustrations. Svo.
Pagina 95 - No, hold! Keeper of the yellow gate, discover to what part of our palace that lady pertains; and bid her approach our presence; but beware lest you alarm her. ATTENDANT [approaches in the direction of the sound, and speaks]. What lady plays there? The Emperor comes! approach to meet him. [Lady advances.