Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland, Volume 19

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Cambridge University Press for the Royal Asiatic Society, 1887 - Asia
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Page 689 - India (KCSI), and at the same time was appointed a member of the Council of the Secretary of State for India.
Page 551 - Reign, and I have to inform you that Her Majesty was pleased to receive the same very graciously. " I have the honour to be, " Your obedient servant, "MW RIDLEY. "Francis Campbell Bayard, Esq., LL.M. "Royal Meteorological Society.
Page 524 - Bath in 1869, and was made a Knight Commander of the Order of the Star of India in 1877. Sir William Hooker was the author of a variety of works on Ferns, entitled "British Ferns...
Page 13 - ... sea-plain, letting our boat follow the wind for five hundred days. Then, about the hour of the dragon, four hours ere noon, saw we a high hill looming faintly over the watery waste. Long we gazed at it, and marvelled at the majesty of the mountain rising out of the sea. Lofty it was and fair of form, and doubting not it was the mountain we were seeking, our hearts were filled with awe. We plied the oar, and coasted it for two days or three, and then we saw a woman, arrayed like an angel, come...
Page 327 - Verzeichnis der Assyrischen und Akkadischen Wörter der Cuneiform Inscriptions of Western Asia, vol.
Page 12 - ... strange lands, where creatures like demons fell upon us and were like to have slain us Now, knowing neither whence we had come nor whither we tended, we were almost swallowed up by the sea ; now, failing of food we were driven to live upon roots ; now, again, indescribably terrible beings came forth and would have devoured us ; or we had to sustain our bodies by eating of the spoil of the sea. Beneath strange skies were we, and no human creature was there to give us succour; to many diseases...
Page 358 - God made the earth by his power; he founded the world by his wisdom and stretched out the heavens by his understanding.
Page 264 - Zechariah the son of Jehoiada the priest, which stood above the people, and said unto them, Thus saith God, Why transgress ye the commandments of the LORD, that ye cannot prosper ? because ye have forsaken the LORD, he hath also forsaken you. "" And they conspired against him, and stoned him with stones at the commandment of the king in the court of the house of the LORD.
Page 7 - It is well." Whereupon the Ancient went within and spoke with the damsel, and thus she expressed her will: "In Tenjiku is a beggar's bowl of stone, which, of old, the Buddha himself bore, in quest whereof let Prince Ishizukuri depart and bring me the same. And on the mountain Horai, that towers over the Eastern ocean, grows a tree with roots of silver and trunk of gold and fruitage of pure white jade, and I bid Prince Kuramochi fare thither and break off and bring me a branch thereof. Again in the...
Page 591 - In Damascus the governor under Aretas the king kept the city of the Damascenes with a garrison, desirous to apprehend me : 33 And through a window in a basket was I let down by the wall, and escaped his hands.

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