The Calcutta Review, Volume 26

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University of Calcutta, 1856

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Page 389 - ... certain it is, that whosoever hath his mind fraught with many thoughts, his wits and understanding do clarify and break up, in the communicating and discoursing with another; he tosseth his thoughts more easily; he marshalleth them more orderly; he seeth how they look when they are turned into words ; finally, he waxeth wiser than himself; and that more by an hour's discourse than by a day's meditation.
Page 537 - This heap be witness, and this pillar be witness, that I will not pass over this heap to thee, and that thou shalt not pass over this heap and this pillar unto me, for harm.
Page 500 - Intellectually, he appears to have been in nearly the lowest stage to which an intelligent being can sink ; morally, he was the slave of a superstition, the grovelling character of which will be traced in reviewing his sepulchral rites ; physically, he differed little in stature from the modern inheritors of the same soil, but his cerebral development was poor...
Page 493 - The Eastern Origin of the Celtic Nations proved by a Comparison of their Dialects with the Sanskrit, Greek, Latin, and Teutonic Languages. Forming a Supplement to Researches into the Physical History of Mankind.
Page 285 - SHERLEY HIS RELATION OF HIS TRAVELS INTO PERSIA. THE DANGERS AND DISTRESSES, WHICH BEFELL HIM IN HIS PASSAGE, both by sea and land, and his strange and unexpected deliverances. His Magnificent Entertainment in Persia, His Honourable imployment there-hence, as Embassadour to the Princes of Christendome...
Page 41 - Vyse, that of the nine pyramids still existing at Gizeh, six (including all the largest) have the narrow passages by which alone they can be entered, (all which open out on the northern faces of their respective pyramids,) inclined to the horizon downwards at angles as follows. 1st, or Pyramid of Cheops 26 41...
Page 243 - Kanoo; he was like a white man though dressed in the native style: on each hand he had ten fingers; he held a white book, and wrote therein; the book and with it 20 pieces of paper ... he presented to the brothers; ascended upwards, and disappeared.
Page 288 - Elizabeth, who said, that as a virtuous woman ought to look on none but her husband, so a subject ought not to cast his eyes on any other sovereign than him God had set over him. " I will not," said she, " have my sheep marked with a strange brand ; nor suffer them to follow the pipe of a strange shepherd.
Page 509 - Kaleeshunkur, a few attendants, and about twentv persons to throw the animal down, and hold it in the post, while the head was cut off. The goats were sacrificed first, then the buffaloes, and last of all two or three rams. In order to secure the animals, ropes were fastened round their legs ; they were then thrown down, and the neck placed in a piece of wood fastened into the ground, and made open at the top like the space between the prongs of a fork.
Page 600 - I now speak from a somewhat enlarged experience, from much consideration of the matter, and I have no hesitation in affirming that, if brought within the sphere of medical treatment in the earlier stages, or even within a few months of the attack, insanity, unless the result of severe...

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