The Transactions of the Bombay Geographical Society, 5권

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162 페이지 - ... unsurpassed, in the mass, by any other Afghan tribe for commanding stature and strength. They are brave and warlike, but the generality of them have a sternness of disposition amounting to ferocity, and their brutal manners are not discountenanced by their chiefs. Some of the inferior Ghilzae are so violent in their intercourse with strangers that they can scarcely be considered in the light of human beings.
87 페이지 - The natives here affirm that all below the pass is Hind, and that all above it is Khorasan. This distinction is in great measure warranted, not only because the pass separates very different races from each other, speaking various dialects, but that it marks the line of a complete change of climate and natural productions.
96 페이지 - Atfghanistan, and much of the prosperity of its bankers was due to the vicious operation of that dynasty. As a city, Shikarpur is indifferently constructed. The bazaar is extensive, with the principal parts rudely covered, so as to exclude or moderate the heat, which is extremely powerful. As usual in Indian cities, there is the inconvenience of narrow and confined streets.
162 페이지 - They are a remarkably tall, fine race of men, with marked features, the Ohtak and Thoki peasantry being probably unsurpassed, in the mass, by any other Afghan tribe for commanding stature and strength. They are brave and warlike, but the generality of them have a sternness of disposition amounting to ferocity, and their brutal manners are not discountenanced by their chiefs.
82 페이지 - I believe the apple and pear. Mulberries and apricots are plentiful, as are also melons in their season. The valley of Shall may be about twelve miles in length, with an average breadth of three or four miles. It is well supplied with water, and besides good wheat and barley, yields much lucerne, with, I believe, some madder.
148 페이지 - ... regular, with an aquiline nose. He carries a long white beard, and wants the left eye. Though apparently advanced in years, I believe he has not completed fifty. On the right side of his neck a large scar is visible, probably the effect of a wound. In his diet he is represented to be abstemious, but he has always been perniciously prone to copious cups of the strongest spirits, which, with his unbounded sensuality, has brought on him premature old age, with a serious burthen of infirmities :...
59 페이지 - Narrative/ vol. i, p. 224 : ' It is agreed that the Siaposh place their corpses in deal boxes and, without interring them, expose them on the summits of hills.' Comp. Elphinstone, ' Kabul,' vol. ii, pp. 336-337 ; Spiegel, EA, vol. i, p. 398. placable hatred the Kafirs cherish against the followers of Islam, and how they have been able to preserve their freedom and independence, especially in the exercise of their religion, in spite of all the efforts of their...
175 페이지 - Cabool ; and Mr. Masson appears to have heard of that of Choora, though he evidently confounds two different passes, when he says at page 162— " It was a malek, of this tribe, who conducted Nadir Shah and a force of Cavalry, by the route of Chura and Tirah to Peshawer, when the principal road through the hills was defended against him.
61 페이지 - Zertuaht, but in no account is the least mention of fire-worship amongst them. The marriage ceremonies are extremely simple, consisting merely of procuring two twigs or rods, of the respective height of the bride and bridegroom, and tying them together. They are then presented to the couple, who preserve them with much care, so long as they find it agreeable or convenient to live together. If desirous to separate, the twigs are broken and the marriage dissolved. The Siah Posh build their...
144 페이지 - writes Masson,5 " consisted of perhaps 20,000 troops trained after " the French or European methods of discipline, and 50,000 Sikhs or Gorkhas. Each " regiment wore a •' pagri ' or turban of distinguishing colour." "The Sikh irregular cavalry," remarks the same writer, "have a peculiar exercise at " which they are very expert. In action they advance upon their enemies until their " matchlocks can take effect, discharge them, and then precipitately retreat to reload and

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