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Page 74 - found to be so far advanced in civilization, and acquaintance with the various arts of life, that they carried on an active commerce, not only with the nations on their own coast, but with the remote countries of Asia. Conducted by their pilots, he sailed across the Indian ocean, and
Page 46 - slaves, and the high prices that have been offered for them. When any of them strikes a spectator's fancy the line immediately stops, and a process of examination ensues which, for minuteness, is unequalled in any cattle market in Europe. The intending purchaser having ascertained there is no defect in the faculties of speech, hearing,
Page xxi - Country, a Dissertation on its Antiquity, and a Genuine and Copious Account of Earl Macartney's Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of
Page 19 - received by the Agricultural and Horticultural Society of India for extending the cultivation and introduction of useful and ornamental plants, with a view to the improvement of the agricultural and commercial resources of India. Compiled by
Page 63 - clothed with a dense forest of bamboo, in the depths whereof the people construct their rude wigwams of bent canes and grass. They have no king, no laws, no arts, no arms ; possess neither flocks nor herds ; are not hunters, and do not cultivate the soil : but subsist entirely upon fruits, roots, mice, serpents, reptiles, ants, and honey ; both of which latter they lick
Page 373 - Vouloir suivre ce système jusque dans l'Inde paraîtrait peut-être abuser de la faculté des rapprochemens : cependant je crois devoir faire remarquer que la chaîne des Gates, sur la côte de Malabar, semble se coordonner encore à la direction dont je m'occupe. La grande faille à laquelle paraît dû l'escarpement occidental des
Page 374 - situation de l'Hymâlaya au nord des plaines du Gange et celle de la chaîne principale des Alpes au nord des plaines du Pô. Les cours d'eau qui s'échappent de l'une ou l'autre chaîne de montagnes, s'infléchissent de la même manière dans la contrée
Page 238 - by its motion brings high water and low water to any place, at the time when the elevated and depressed parts of the watery surface reach that place. The cotidal lines for successive hours, represent the successive positions of the summit of the
Page 374 - et Bombay. Les rapports que je signale deviendraient plus frappans encore, si le cours de l'indus, étant barré par des montagnes comparables en position à celles qui vont de Gênes au col de Tende, les eaux de ce fleuve et celles de la rivière Setlej et de ses autres
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