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Page 290 - The question now before us is simply whether, when it is in our power to teach this language, we shall teach languages in which, by universal confession, there are no books on any subject which deserve to be compared to our own...
Page 1 - ALABASTER. — THE WHEEL OF THE LAW : Buddhism illustrated from Siamese Sources by the Modern Buddhist, a Life of Buddha, and an Account of the Phra Bat. By Henry Alabaster, Esq., Interpreter of Her Majesty's Consulate-General in Siam, Member of the Royal Asiatic Society.
Page 13 - By the Rev. Canon CaUaway, MD VoL I., 8vo, pp. xiv. and 378, cloth. 1868. 16s. CALLAWAY.— THE RELIGIOUS SYSTEM OF THE AMAZULU. Part I. — Unkulunkulu ; or, The Tradition of Creation as existing among the Amazulu and other Tribes of South Africa, in their own words, with a Translation into English, and Notes.
Page 27 - List of liooks illustrating English Dialects. Part I. Containing a General List of Dictionaries, etc. ; and a List of Books relating to some of the Counties of England.
Page 56 - Vols., post 8vo. cloth. THE POEMS OF HAFIZ OF SHIRAZ. Translated from the Persian into English Verse by EH PALMER, MA, Professor of Arabic in the University of Cambridge. Post 8vo.
Page 32 - Demy 4to, pp. xx. and 384, printed on fine stout plate-paper, with appropriate Oriental Bordering in gold and colour, and Illustrations by JR Herbert, RA 1875.
Page 48 - Jasan. — A SANSKRIT AND ENGLISH DICTIONARY. Being an Abridgment of Professor Wilson's Dictionary. With an Appendix explaining the use of Affixes in Sanskrit. By Pandit RAM JASAN, Queen's College, Benares. Published under the Patronage of the Government, NWP Royal 8vo. cloth, pp. ii. and 707. 28s.