Asiatic Journal and Monthly Register for British and Foreign India, China and Australasia, Volume 17

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Black, Parbury, & Allen, 1824 - Asia

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Page 511 - Brightest and best of the sons of the morning, Dawn on our darkness, and lend us thine aid ; Star of the East, the horizon adorning. Guide where our infant Redeemer is laid.
Page 511 - Vainly we offer each ample oblation : Vainly with gifts would his favour secure: Richer by far is the heart's adoration ; Dearer to God are the prayers of the poor.
Page 171 - THE PHILOSOPHY OF Music ; being the substance of a Course of Lectures delivered at the Royal Institution of Great Britain in February and March 1877. By William Pole, FRS, FRSE, Mus.
Page 511 - FROM Greenland's icy mountains, From India's coral strand, Where Afric's sunny fountains Roll down their golden sand; From many an ancient river, From many a palmy plain. They call us to deliver Their land from error's chain.
Page 405 - They are required to discharge the functions of Magistrates, Judges, Ambassadors, and Governors of provinces, in all the complicated and extensive relations of those sacred trusts and exalted stations...
Page 171 - Batavian Anthology; or Specimens of the Dutch Poets; with remarks on the poetical literature and language of the Netherlands, to the end of the seventeenth century.
Page 56 - III. cap. 155, by which the Court of Directors is prohibited from sending to India, in the capacity of a writer, any person who shall not...
Page 159 - ... process peculiar to these islanders, took it out of a basket where it had hitherto been concealed, and threw it into the lap of the unhappy daughter. At once she seized it with a degree of frenzy not to be described, pressed its inanimate nose to her own, and held it in this position until her tears ran over every part of it.
Page 358 - Instant, through copse and heath, arose Bonnets and spears and bended bows; On right, on left, above, below, Sprung up at once the lurking foe ; From shingles grey their lances start, The bracken bush sends forth the dart, The rushes and the willow wand Are bristling into axe and brand, And every tuft of broom gives life To plaided warrior armed for strife.
Page 519 - The Wonders of Elora ; or the Narrative of a Journey to the Temples and Dwellings excavated out of a Mountain of Granite, and extending...

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