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الصفحة 263 - Roman court, his irreproachable conduct, the declaration that he had recovered some of these fragments at Mantua, and that others had come from Armenia, induced many to credit these pseudohistorians. A literary war was soon kindled. One historian died of grief for having raised his elaborate speculations on these fabulous originals ; and their credit was at length so much reduced, that Pignoria and Maffei both announced to their readers that they had not referred in their works to the pretended writers...
الصفحة 130 - ... no more a house ; but you may call it a mart. That strumpet says, (I do shrink at the thought) she says that the young saheb is become, as it were, mad, at seeing Khetromani ; and wants to see her in the factory. Aduri.
الصفحة 136 - ... feet ; that mother who for some days was, by no means, able to sleep without placing thee in her lap, that very same dear mother is now lying senseless before thee, and thou art not seeing her once (seeing Sabitri) . As the cow, losing her young one, wanders about with loud cries, then being bit by a serpent falls down dead on the field, so is the mother lying senseless on the ground being grieved for her son.
الصفحة 282 - ... box: that he was perpetually ransacking every corner of the house for more parchments, and, from time to time, carried away those he had already found by pockets full : that one day happening to see Clarke's History of the Bible covered with one of those parchments, he swore a great oath, and stripping the book, put the cover into his pocket, and carried it away...
الصفحة 114 - ... will amuse themselves at the Closerie for hours, and moreover exhibit indications of a most lively interest. The great recommendation of the amusement, I believe, . is, that the players might be doing something worse ; a philosophical system of reasoning which will apply to most diversions, from pitch-and-toss to manslaughter. A few hours of this amusement is scarcely necessary to give the student that sometimes inconvenient instinct — an appetite. Accordingly, at about five, he begins to think...
الصفحة 128 - Association to make a petition to the Government for stopping the schools in villages ; we shall fight to secure stopping the schools. Amin. That fool wants to bring the case into Court. Wood. (To Sadhu) You are very wicked. You have twenty bigahs, of which, if you employ nine bigahs for Indigo, why can't you cultivate the other nine bigahs for rice. Gopi. My Lord...
الصفحة 111 - By means of these amusements, and sundry semi tosses and pelits •cerres, he contrives to kill the first two or three hours after breakfast. Cards and dominoes are also in great request from an early hour, and present to an Englishman a curious contrast with his own national customs. In England, he is accustomed to find card-playing in the...
الصفحة 269 - Jena, Eichstadt, announced in the following year, that the library of that city possessed a very ancient manuscript, in which were the same verses of Catullus, with some important variations. The German, under pretence of correcting some errors of the copyist, pointed out several faults in prosody, committed by Marchena, and made sundry improvements upon the political allusions of the Spanaird.
الصفحة 125 - MADHAB enters O my son, what has been done ? Nobin. Sir, does the cobra shrink from biting the little child on the lap of its mother on account of the sorrow of the mother ? I flattered him much, but he understood nothing by that. He kept to his word and said, "Give us sixty bigahs of land, secured by written documents, and take 50 rupees, then we shall close the two years
الصفحة 130 - When our males go to take dinner outside, the house is no more a house ; but you may call it a mart. That strumpet says, (I do shrink at the thought) she says that the young saheb is become, as it were, mad, at seeing Khetromani ; and wants to see her in the factory.

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