Transactions of the Bombay Geographical Society ..., 18권

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Bombay Geographical Society, 1868
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32 페이지 - Rass-ool-Khaimah coast and vice versa. But no person other than the coast Arabs is considered to have any right of diving : and it is probable that any intrusion on the part of foreigners would create a general ferment along the coast line.
33 페이지 - The best oysfcr beds are said to be level, and formed of the fine whitish sand, overlying the coral, in clear water. A mixture of mud or earthy substance with the sand is considered to be detrimental to the pearl ; and the beds having this defect are liable to exhaustion. It is to this cause that the Arabs of Bahrein attributed the exhaustion of the pearl beds on the coast of Sind and Ceylon ; while the beds of the Persian Gulf, although annually fished...
82 페이지 - ... Franks who visited my country appeared insane, ill-mannered, and ill-tempered. I said to myself, ' I must not see this English agent till I see whether he is of the same temperament as those who created a breach between me and the Queen of England.' Your patience in waiting so long for an answer has convinced me of your worth ; and now, as you have happily established a renewal of friendship between this country and England, I wish you to convey to your Queen and to her Council my anxiety to...
85 페이지 - I HAVE the honour to forward, for the information of his Excellency the...
li 페이지 - Annual Report of the Geological Survey of India, and of the Museum of Geology, Calcutta.
lxviii 페이지 - RESULTS OF THE MAGNETICAL AND METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS MADE AT THE ROYAL OBSERVATORY, GREENWICH, IN THE YEAR 1881 ; under the direction of SIR GB AIRY, KCB, and WHM CHRISTIE, MA, FRS 1888.
34 페이지 - Hundreds of boats may be seen anchored at a time on the banks. As a rule the diving may be in water of four to seven fathoms in depth. Fifteen fathoms diving is considered to be extremely prejudicial to longevity, and occasionally proves fatal. In any case the crew is told off into divers and rope-holders, the former diving while the latter keep the boat and stand by to haul the diver up. Each diver has his comrade for this purpose. The diver strips, closes his nostrils with pincers, has a rope attached...
84 페이지 - In my humble position I am not worthy to address your Majesty, but illustrious princes and the deep ocean can bear anything. I, being an ignorant Ethiopian, hope that your Majesty will overlook my shortcomings and pardon my offences ; " and the letter ends thus: — " Counsel me, but do not blame me, Queen whose majesty God has glorified, and to whom He has given abundance of wisdom.
84 페이지 - ... officers . The chief Amharic scribe read out the charges. Then all the released prisoners confessed that they had done wrong, and begged that his Majesty would forgive them as a fellow Christian. Afterwards the Emperor wrote to Mr. Eassam, and asked him to judge between him and the released prisoner: " If I have done them wrong let me know, and I will remunerate them. But if you find them in fault, I will give them back my love.
32 페이지 - I am collecting, to the best of my ability, the shells of the Gulf, and in the mean time I have the honour to submit a few remarks concerning the Pearl Oyster beds. These beds extend at intervals almost along the entire length of the Arabian coast of the Gulf from a little below the port of Koweit to the northward, down to the neighbourhood of Rass-ool-Khaimah, southward. There are also some beds near Karrack and at other points on the Persian coast line, but these latter are of comparatively little...

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