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Стр. 161 - The very birth of Brahmens is a constant incarnation of Dherma, God ' of Justice ; for the Brahmen is born to promote justice, and to procure ultimate happiness. " When a Brahmen springs to light, he is born above the world, the chief of all creatures, assigned to guard the treasury of duties, religious and civil.
Стр. 146 - Veda, hold it effectual even in the * case of a voluntary offence : 46. * A sin, involuntarily committed, is removed by * repeating certain texts of the scripture; but a sin ' committed intentionally, through strange infatuation, ' by harsh penances of different sorts. 47. ' IF a twice-born man, by the will of GOD in ' this world, or from his natural birth, have any cor...
Стр. 156 - Women have no business with the texts of the Veda; thus is the law fully settled : having, therefore, no evidence of law, and no knowledge of expiatory texts, sinful women must be as foul as falsehood itself ; and this is a fixed rule.
Стр. 159 - David and Asaph of old there were chief of the singers, and songs of praise and thanksgiving unto God. 47 And all Israel in the days of Zerubbabel, and in the days of Nehemiah, gave the portions of the singers and the porters, every day his portion: and they sanctified holy things unto the Levites; and the Levites sanctified them unto the children of Aaron.
Стр. 302 - ... their husbands be entire strangers, are not attended by any person of the husband's or father's, and they spend not only one or two nights in that house, but even a whole week ; and in such a house, although the master is prohibited entering the apartments where they are, yet the young men of fifteen, belonging to the family or relations, under the name of children, have free access, and eat with, and enter into the amusements of their guests. Seventh, " Their share in the children, by law.
Стр. 300 - ... houses : and the household establishment and equipage being in common to both, if any part, as the carriage for example, is previously employed by the one, the other has to wait till it is disengaged. Of this there is no doubt...
Стр. 296 - Asiatic law permitting polygamy, does the husband justice, and wrongs not the wife ; for the honour of the first and equal wife is not affected by it ; those women who submit to marry with a married man, not. being admitted into the society of ladies, as they are never of high or wealthy families, no man of honour ever allowing his daughter to make such a marriage. The mode in which these other wives live is this : they who are of a genteel extraction, have a separate house...
Стр. 262 - He was, about this time, appoint, ed resident at Chunarghnr ; soon after which, he came to Azimabad, (Patna) where he made some stay. Being an old acquaintance, I went to see him. He had the kindness to enquire about my affairs, and he heard, with cordial concern, the calamity which had befallen them. " I am truly sorry,
Стр. 262 - This circumstance disabled him from assisting me as he wished ; but he committed to my care, whatever concerned the revenue matters of that town. He. allotted also, for my accommodation, an excellent house, which had been fitted up for himself; and sent his own boats to bring my wife and family. When they arrived, he gave them a pension of 300 rupees a month. After behaving to me in this very handsome manner manner, it was natural in him to receive my visits with that particular distinction which...