Asiatic Journal, Volume 21

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Parbury, Allen, and Company, 1826 - Asia

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Page 196 - And in that day shall the deaf hear the words of the book, and the eyes of the blind shall see out of obscurity, and out of darkness.
Page 318 - ... a sum of not less than one lac of rupees in each year shall be set apart and applied to the revival and improvement of literature, and the encouragement of the learned natives of India, and for the introduction and promotion of a knowledge of the sciences among the inhabitants of the British territories in India...
Page 196 - And he said, BLESSED be the Lord God of Shem ; And Canaan shall be his servant. God shall enlarge Japheth, And he shall dwell in the tents of Shem ; And Canaan shall be his servant.
Page 112 - ... inconsistent with their duty to recommend to his Majesty to give his sanction to any agreement for the common division of booty into which the several divisions of either army may have entered, as it is their decided opinion that if the principle of actual capture be not adopted in this case as the rule of distribution, no other correct or equitable rule could have been adopted than that of a general distribution amongst the forces of all the Presidencies engaged in the combined operations of...
Page 70 - ... in determining the order of rank. It was also announced, that such rank would only take effect in the event of the Students proceeding to India within six months after they are so ranked, or by...
Page 311 - Ghur was taken, under the orders of the government of Bombay, unless it can be proved by the captors of Rai Ghur that the property in question was actually in that fort at the time when it was taken : in default of which proof, my Lords are of opinion that this booty also ought to be distributed among the forces of all the presidencies engaged in the combined operations of the campaign.
Page 257 - He that goeth about to persuade a multitude that they are not so well governed as they ought to be shall never want attentive and favorable hearers...
Page 20 - In one of these sorties, a novel scene presented itself in front of both armies. Seventeen large elephants, each carrying a complement of armed men, and supported by a column of infantry, were observed moving down towards our right flank.
Page 335 - Rakcham, situate in the western corner of the glen (and 10,500 feet above the sea), is a rugged descent upon enormous masses of granite. The dell has here a pleasing appearance, and it expands to three furlongs in breadth : half of it is laid out in thriving crops of wheat and barley, and the rest is occupied by sand-beds, which form many small Islands, with the river winding among them. Just above the village, huge piles of black rock...
Page 550 - In 1812, a Committee of the House of Commons declared, that " an augmentation of the number of European Judges in India, adequate to the purposes required, would be attended with an augmentation of charge which the state of the nuances of India was not calculated to bear, and the same objections occur to the appointment of assistant Judges.

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