Journal, Volume 7

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Anthropological Society of Bombay., 1907 - Anthropology

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Page 451 - He that is born in thy house, and he that is bought with thy money, must needs be circumcised: and my covenant shall be in your flesh for an everlasting covenant. And the uncircumcised man-child, whose flesh of his foreskin is not circumcised, that soul shall be cut off from his people; he hath broken my covenant.
Page 125 - ... the grand work of literary genius is a work of synthesis and exposition, not of analysis and discovery ; its gift lies in the faculty of being happily inspired by a certain intellectual and spiritual atmosphere, by a certain order of ideas, when it finds itself in them...
Page 451 - This is my covenant, which ye shall keep between me and you, and thy seed after thee; Every man-child among you shall be circumcised. And ye shall circumcise the flesh of your foreskin ; and it shall be a token of the covenant betwixt me and you.
Page 391 - In childhood, a female must be subject to her father, in youth, to her husband, when her lord is dead, to her sons ; a -woman must never be independent.
Page 21 - I would remind you that all history shows that progress— national progress of every kind — depends upon certain individuals rather than upon the mass. Whether you take religion, or literature, or political government, or art, or commerce...
Page 2 - The earlier truths are not expelled but absorbed, not contradicted but extended; and the history of each science, which may thus appear like a succession of revolutions, is, in reality, a series of developments.
Page 80 - If there be four or five brothers, and one of them, being old enough, gets married, his wife claims all the other brothers as her husbands, and as they successively attain manhood, she consorts with them ;• or if the wife has one or more younger sisters, they in turn, on attaining a marriageable- age, become the wives of their sister's husband or husbands ; and thus in a family of several brothers there may be-, according to circumstances, only one wife for them all, or many ; but, one or more,...
Page 12 - The only thought which philosophy brings with it to the contemplation of history, is the simple conception of Reason; that Reason is the sovereign of the world; that the history of the world, therefore, presents us with a rational process.
Page 13 - Freedom is nothing but the recognition and adoption of such universal substantial objects as right and law, and the production of a reality that is accordant with them— the state.
Page 552 - The gardens, which we next visited, are not large, but, in their way, must have been extremely rich and beautiful. They are full of very old orange and other fruit trees, with terraces and parterres, on which many rose-bushes were growing, and, even now, a few jonquils in flower.

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