The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Register for British and Foreign India, China, and Australia

Parbury, Allen, and Company, 1840

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Pàgina 233 - This general law is founded upon this principle, that different nations ought in time of peace to do one another all the good they can, and in time of war as little harm as possible, without prejudice to their own real interests.
Pàgina 260 - ... people. Whatever we may imagine concerning the usual truth and sincerity of men who live in a rude and barbarous state, there is much more falsehood, and even perjury, among them, than among civilized nations...
Pàgina 263 - They had already lost 160 men of the force, the remainder were enfeebled with the thirst and exertions of the two previous days* and, to add to their difficulties, most of the camel drivers, dooley bearers, &c., had absconded during the action, after plundering the commissariat of the loads of flour, &c. The gun horses were gone, and the men of the Golundauze so prostrated from fatigue and thirst, that latterly they could scarcely rise to fire a gun. Major Clibborn after mature deliberation, found...
Pàgina 118 - The which observed, a man may prophesy, With a near aim, of the main chance of things As yet not come to life, which in their seeds And weak beginnings lie intreasured. Such things become the hatch and brood of time...
Pàgina 154 - They were unpaid, and had no patronage, but were empowered ' to superintend, direct, and control, all acts, operations, and concerns which in anywise relate to the civil or military government or revenues of the British territorial possessions in the East Indies.
Pàgina 78 - I am engaged, in concert with the emperor of Austria, the king of Prussia, the emperor of Russia, and the sultan, in measures intended to effect the permanent pacification of the Levant, to maintain the integrity and independence of the Ottoman empire, and thereby to afford additional security lor the peace of Europe.
Pàgina 174 - Puranas, in the face of abundant positive and circumstantial evidence of the prevalence of the doctrines which they teach, the currency of the legends which they narrate, and the integrity of the institutions which they describe, at least three centuries before the Christian era.
Pàgina 139 - Whatsoever commissioned officer shall be convicted before a general court-martial of behaving in a scandalous, infamous manner, such as is unbecoming the character of an officer and a gentleman, shall be discharged from the service.
Pàgina 78 - Having deemed it necessary to send to the coast of China a naval and military force, to demand reparation and redress for injuries inflicted upon some of my subjects by the officers of the Emperor of China, and for indignities offered to an agent of my crown, I at the same time appointed plenipotentiaries to treat upon these matters with the Chinese Government.
Pàgina 171 - It is highly probable that, of the present popular forms of the Hindu religion, none assumed their actual state earlier than the time of Sankara Acharya, the great Saiva reformer, who flourished, in all likelihood, in the eighth or ninth century. Of the Vaishnava teachers...

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