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

Parbury, Allen, and Company, 1835

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Página 148 - So likewise ye, except ye utter by the tongue words easy to be understood, how shall it be known what is spoken? for ye shall speak into the air.
Página 148 - Therefore, if I know not the meaning of the voice, I shall be unto him that speaketh, a barbarian, and he that speaketh, shall be a barbarian unto me.
Página 203 - Grammar. 4to. £2 2s. Morrison's View of China, for Philological purposes ; containing a Sketch of Chinese Chronology, Geography, Government, Religion and Customs, designed for those who study the Chinese language. 4to. 6s.
Página 55 - Hindu life; of which he must be accounted to have been a thorough master. From a continual study of the subject, he had insensibly acquired no inconsiderable share of the outward habits of the Hindus ; not the less, however, did he unceasingly pursue, under the banner of the cross, his attacks upon the strong-holds of Hindu idolatry, as may be seen in his View of the History, Literature, and Mythology of the Hindoos.
Página 287 - The result of his investigation has been that the literature of Tibet is entirely of Indian origin. The immense volumes, on different branches of science, &c.
Página 176 - The said barbarian eye, having come over a sea of several myriads of miles in extent to examine and have superintendence of affairs, must be a man thoroughly acquainted with the principles of high dignity ; and in his person he sustains the duties of an officer, an
Página 176 - To sum up the whole matter; the nation has its laws; it is so everywhere. Even England has its laws. How much more the celestial empire! How flaming bright are its great laws and ordinances. More terrible than the awful thunderbolt ! Under this whole bright heaven, none dares to disobey them. Under its shelter are the four seas. Subject to its soothing care are ten thousand kingdoms.
Página 215 - Oriental languages, for his eminent services in opening the store of Indian literature to the knowledge of Europe, and for his extensive acquaintance with the sciences, the natural history and botany of this country, and his useful contributions, in every branch, towards the promotion of the objects of the Society, without placing on record this expression of their high sense of his value and merits as a scholar and a man of science ; their esteem for the sterling and surpassing religious and moral...
Página 100 - UPON A CHILD THAT DIED. Here she lies, a pretty bud, Lately made of flesh and blood; Who as soon fell fast asleep As her little eyes did peep. Give her strewings, but not stir The earth that lightly covers her!
Página 208 - Morrison's remains were carried by water to Macao. They were followed, from his residence, No. 6. in the Danish Hong, to the riverside, by Lord Napier and all the Europeans, Americans, and Asiatic British subjects, then in Canton. On the 5th of the same month, they were deposited with those of his first wife, and one of his children, in the private Protestant burial-ground at Macao. He was attended to his tomb by about forty of the most respectable inhabitants of that island ; the Rev. E. Stevens,...

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