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Acbar admiration Afgan Almora ancient appeared astonishment base motives beautiful behold Benares blessings bosom Brahma Bramin Calcutta called Captain Grey Cast ceremony character charms Chiefs Christian Shaster Chunar conversation countenance curiosity dancing degree Deity delight devo Dewtah divine doos duty earth England English enlightened equal European eyes father favour female frequently Gentoo Laws Goddess Great-Britain hand happiness heard heart heaven Hindoo Hindoostan honour hope human idea ignorance imagine India judge knowledge Lackshmi ladies learned letter Maandaara manners ment mind misery Mussulman nation nature never noble Rajah observed opinion peace perceive Percy performance Persian Persian language pleasure Poojah of cards precepts present provinces Pundit racter received religion Rohilla sacred scene Sheermaal Sir William Jones smiles soul spirit strangers suffered superior Surraya taught tender thee thou tion truth Vedas Veeshnu venerable virtue wisdom women worship young youth Zaarmilla Zimeendar
Sivu 50 - tis nought to me; Since God is ever present, ever felt, In the void waste as in the city full; And where He vital breathes, there must be joy.
Sivu 50 - Should fate command me to the farthest verge Of the green earth, to distant barbarous climes, Rivers unknown to song ! where first the sun Gilds Indian mountains, or his setting beam Flames on th...
Sivu xix - He views in each particular place the mode of worship respectively appointed to it ; sometimes He is employed with the attendants upon the mosque; in counting the sacred beads ; sometimes He is in the temple, at the adoration of idols ; the intimate of the Mussalman, and the friend of the Hindu , the companion of the Christian, and the confidant of the Jew.
Sivu xxvii - And bids the various warbling throng Burst the pent blossoms with their song. He bends the luscious cane, and twists the string, With bees how sweet ! but ah, how keen their sting ! He with fine flowrets tips thy ruthless darts, Which through five senses pierce enraptured hearts.
Sivu lv - She, like the other Hindoo Goddesses, is distinguished by a variety of names ; as Lackshmi, she is the Goddess of Fortune: as Sree, the Goddess of Plenty, or Hindoo Ceres. MAYA. Explained by some Hindoo scholars to be " the. first inclination of the Godhead to diversify himself by creating worlds.
Sivu xxvi - God, to whom the following poem is addressed, appears evidently the same with the Grecian EROS and the Roman CUPIDO; but the Indian description of his person and arms, his family, attendants, and attributes, has new and peculiar beauties.
Sivu liii - Avatar, we are told, is yet to come, and is expected to appear mounted (like the crowned conqueror in the Apocalyps) on a white horfe, with a cimeter blazing like a comet to mow down all incorrigible and impenitent offenders, who fhall then be on earth.
Sivu 169 - Whilst envious artists touch the rival string. Till rocks and forests ring ; Breathes in rich fragrance from the sandal grove, Or where the precious musk-deer playful rove ; In dulcet juice from...
Sivu 265 - I was anxious to improve the light, directed me four or five miles farther on my way to the dwelling of a man whose name was Rice, who occupied the last and highest of the valleys that lay in my path, and who, they said, was a rather rude and uncivil man. But "what is a foreign country to those who have science? Who is a stranger to those who have the habit of speaking kindly?