The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Register for British and Foreign India, China, and Australia, Volume 6

Parbury, Allen, and Company, 1818

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Page 385 - Narrative of what happened in Bengal in the year 1760. 8vo. tract. ND Smith (Lewis F.), Sketch of the Rise, Progress, and Termination of the Regular Corps formed and commanded by Europeans. 4to. Calcutta, Surat, Establishment of the English Trade at Surat. (Imperfect.) 12mo. tract ND Tippoo Sultaun — Copies and Extracts of Advices to and from India, relative to the Cause, Progress, and Successful Termination of the War with Tippoo Sultaun. 4to. ... London, 1800 Verelst...
Page 383 - The fig-tree, not that kind for fruit renown'd, But such as, at this day, to Indians known; In Malabar or Decan spreads her arms, Branching so broad and long, that in the ground The bended twigs take root, and daughters grow About the mother tree, a pillar'd shade, High overarch'd, and echoing walks between...
Page 178 - A second journey through Persia, Armenia, and Asia Minor to Constantinople, between the years 1810 and 1816; with a journal of the voyage by the Brazils and Bombay to the Persian Gulf; together with an account of the proceedings of His Majesty's embassy, under Sir Gore Ouseley.
Page 461 - I was wondering to myself from whence they had received this odd intelligence : especially When I heard them mention the names of several other great generals, as the prince of Hesse and the king of Sweden, who, they said, were both running away. To which they added, what I entirely agreed with them in, that the crown of France was very Weak, but that the marshal Villars still kept his colours.
Page 461 - As one who long in populous city pent, Where houses thick and sewers annoy the air, Forth issuing on a summer's morn, to breathe Among the pleasant villages and farms Adjoin'd, from each thing met conceives delight ; The smell of grain, or tedded grass, or kine, Or dairy, each rural sight, each rural sound...
Page 461 - I was thinking of the foregoing beautiful simile in Milton, and, applying it to myself, when I observed to the windward of me a black cloud falling to the earth in long trails of rain, which made me betake myself for shelter to a house which I saw at a little distance from the place where I was walking. As I sat in the porch, I heard the voices of two or three persons, who seemed very earnest in discourse.
Page 295 - Spanish America; or a Descriptive, Historical, and Geographical Account of the Dominions of Spain, in the Western Hemisphere...
Page 142 - When we look to the traditions of ancient nations, we often find them at variance with each other, and when discouraged by this circumstance, we appeal to reason as a surer guide, we soon find how incompetent it is, alone, to conduct us to the object of our pursuit.
Page 459 - One of the chief points of contrast in their style lies, I apprehend, in the easy and natural recurrence in the former of the verb, and the artificial preponderance given in the latter to the noun. Since Dr. Johnson's time the substantive has been gaining ground ; the infinitive mood, the gerund, and the compound participle have been in the same proportion suppressed in many works of which the composition is highly elaborate. As far as unstudied writings can be expressed in set phrases, the usurpation...
Page 75 - Burnell. 3s. 121. RIVERS AND TORRENTS, with the Method of Regulating their COURSE AND CHANNELS, NAVIGABLE CANALS, &c., from the Italian of Paul Frisi.

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