India: its history, climate, productions, with a full account of the Bengal mutiny

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5. oldal - ... of the Inquisition, the Rise, Progress, and Consolidation of the Jesuits, and the means taken to effect the Counter-reformation in Germany, to revive Romanism in France, and to suppress Protestant Principles in the South of Europe. Translated from the last edition of the German by WALTEE K. KSLLY, of Trinity College, Dublin. " This translation of Ranke we consider to be very superior to any other in the English language.
13. oldal - Old St. Paul's,' &c. But the readers of Mr. Ainsworth— who number thousands upon thousands — need hardly be informed of this; and now that a uniform edition of his works is published, we do not doubt but that this large number of readers even will be considerably increased.
7. oldal - ROVING ENGLISHMAN. The Third Edition, with Illustrations from Sketches taken on the spot, and Chapters respecting — Scutari and its Hospitals. Miss Nightingale. Balaklava. A Sno'w Storm. The Commissariat again. A Camp Dinner. The Heights before Sebastopol. The Bashi-Bazouk.
97. oldal - The peepul tree being everywhere sacred to the gods, who are supposed to delight to sit among its leaves and listen to the music of their rustling, the deponent takes one of these leaves in his hand, and invokes the god who sits above him, to crush him, or those dear to him, as he crushes the leaf in his hand; if he speaks any thing but the truth ; he then plucks and crushes the leaf, and states what he has to say.
95. oldal - ... every branch from the main body throws out its own roots, at first in small tender fibres, several yards from the ground, which...
184. oldal - ... also of white marble, carved with a delicacy and beauty which do full justice to the material, and to the graceful forms of Arabic characters which form its chief ornament. At the bottom of the building, in a small but very lofty vault, is the real tomb of this great monarch, plain and unadorned, but also of white marble.
186. oldal - The mausoleum itself, the terrace upon which it stands, and the minarets, are all formed of the finest white marble inlaid with precious stones. The wall around the quadrangle, including the river face of the terrace, is made of red sandstone, with cupolas and pillars of the same white marble. The inside of the mosques and apartments in and upon the walls are all lined with marble' or with stone work that looks like marble ; but on the outside the red sandstone resembles uncovered bricks.
13. oldal - It is scarcely surprising; that Harrison Ainsworth should have secured to himself a very wide popularity, when we consider how happily he has chosen his themes. Sometimes, by the luckiest inspiration, he has chosen a romance of captivating and enthralling fascination, such as 'Crichton,
183. oldal - ... with white marble, and has four high marble minarets. The space within is planted with trees, and divided into green alleys leading to the central building, which is a sort of solid pyramid, surrounded externally with cloisters, galleries, and domes, diminishing gradually on ascending it, till it ends in a square platform of white marble, encircled by most elaborate latticework of the same material, in the centre of which is a small altar-tomb, also of white marble...
186. oldal - Jehan would not marry again after her death, and get children to contend with hers for his favour and dominions ; and secondly, that he would build for her the tomb with which he had promised to perpetuate her name.

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