The Journal of the Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland, Volúmenes16-17

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Colombo Apothecaries Company, 1901
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Contains the Society's Proceedings.

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Página 152 - Here maidens are sighing, and fragrant their sigh As the flower of the Amra just oped by a bee ; And precious their tears as that rain from the sky, Which turns into pearls as it falls in the sea.
Página 136 - ... 12. That it is desirable to compile and publish by means of some international organisation a complete Catalogue of Scientific Literature, arranged according both to subject-matter and to authors
Página 140 - ... Hungary, Italy, India and Ceylon, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, New South Wales, Norway, Portugal, Poland, Queensland, Russia, South Australia, Sweden, Switzerland, Victoria, Western Australia and Finland. Authority over all questions of methods and administration is vested in an international convention to be held in London in 1905, 1910 and every tenth year following. Failing in governmental appropriation...
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Página 68 - For he who fights and runs away May live to fight another day ; But he who is in battle slain Can never rise and fight again.
Página 41 - The design of the Society is to institute and promote inquiries into the History, Religions, Languages, Literature, Arts, and Social Condition of the present and former Inhabitants of the Island, with its Geology and Mineralogy, its Climate and Meteorology, its Botany and Zoology.
Página 65 - They insisted that the King should have no intercourse with any other power whatever; and that he should deliver up all foreigners or subjects of other princes, who should happen to come into his dominions. All cinnamon which grew on the coasts was to be considered as exclusively Dutch property; and the natives, by way of special privilege, were allowed quietly to cut and carry it to the several Dutch factories pn the island.
Página 148 - ... beginning of the present century, our greatest authority on the meaning of words, I find in Johnson's Dictionary (I now quote from Todd's edition, 1818) "fish " defined as " an animal that inhabits the water.
Página 152 - ... into pearls. This opinion, which obtained all over the east, is thus charmingly alluded to by Moore : * And precious the tear as that rain from the sky, Which turns into pearls as it falls in the sea.

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