The Connexion of the East-India Company's Government with the Superstitious and Idolatrous Customs and Rites of the Natives of India, Stated and Explained: With a Large Appendix of Documents

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1838
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120 페이지 - A Thug considers the persons murdered precisely in the light of victims offered up to the goddess ; and he remembers them, as a priest of Jupiter remembered the oxen, and a priest of Saturn the children sacrificed upon their altars.
59 페이지 - That, in all matters relating to their temples, their worship, their festivals, their religious practices, their ceremonial observances, our native subjects be left entirely to themselves.
25 페이지 - First, that the interference of British functionaries in the interior management of native temples, in the customs, habits and religious proceedings of their priests and attendants, in the arrangement of their ceremonies, rites and festivals, and generally in the conduct of their interior economy, shall cease.
132 페이지 - And when you see or hear a bad omen, you think it is the order of the deity not to kill the travellers you have with you or are in pursuit of? Sahib. — Yes ; it is the order not to kill them, and we dare not disobey.
26 페이지 - ... be left entirely to themselves. " 7. That in every case in which it has been found necessary to form and keep up a police force, specially with a view to the peace and security of the pilgrims or the worshippers, such police shall hereafter be maintained, and made available, out of the general revenue of the country.
132 페이지 - Q. — When you have a poor traveller with you, or a party of travellers, who appear to have little property about them, and you hear or see a very good omen, do you not let them go, in the hope that the virtue of the omen will guide you to better prey ? Durgha Musulman.
147 페이지 - I am not worthy of the least of all the mercies, and of all the truth, which thou hast shewed unto thy servant; for with my staff I passed over this Jordan, and now I am become two bands.
25 페이지 - ... revenue by the British Government, and they shall consequently no longer be collected or received by the servants of the East India Company.
132 페이지 - How could we let them go ? Is not the good omen the order from Heaven to kill them ? and would it not* be disobedience to let them go ? If we did not kill them, should we ever get any more travellers ? Feringeea, (Brahmin.) I have known the experiment tried with good effect. I have known travellers, who promised little, let go ; and the virtue of the omen brought better.

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