The Imperial Gazetteer of India, 9권

Trübner & Company, 1886

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522 페이지 - In this kingdom also are made the best and most delicate buckrams, and those of highest price ; in sooth they look like tissue of spider's web ! There is no King nor Queen in the world but might be glad to wear them.
53 페이지 - Commission was appointed, with the object of definitely ascertaining the rights of the various classes of indmddrs, and of commuting service tenures into fee -simple. Possession for fifty years was decided to give a good title. In the case of personal grants, the holder was offered the alternative of retaining the land subject to the liability of lapse, and without the power of alienation ; or of enfranchising it by the payment of a moderate quit-rent or a lump sum. Service tenures, where the service...
23 페이지 - Musalman element from the north, together with descendants of converts made during the period of Muhammadan supremacy. Pathdns, numbering 15,401, and Mughals 1229, are also descended from the invaders.
227 페이지 - Polyandry may now be said to be dead, and, although the issue of a Nayar marriage are still children of their mother rather than of their father, marriage may be defined as a contract based on mutual consent, and dissoluble at will.
419 페이지 - Songs, called raiwdi, on pastoral and agricultural subjects, are common. The dialect is harsh and unpolished, so that no difference can be made when addressing a male or female, or with respect to social distinctions. They are given to the use of intoxicating drink, are very superstitious, and have great faith in omens.
145 페이지 - The third is very remarkable ; it is an oblong building with a curvilinear-shaped roof with a straight ridge. Its dimensions are 42 feet long, 25 feet wide, and 25 feet high. Externally it seems to have been completely carved, but internally only partially excavated, the works being apparently stopped by an accident. It is cracked completely through, so that daylight can be seen through it, and several masses of the rock have fallen to the ground. This has been ascribed to an earthquake and other...
408 페이지 - From the notices of early travellers it appears that Mergui, when under Siamese rule, before it passed to the Burmese, was a rich and densely peopled country. On its occupation by the British in 1824-1825 it was found to be almost depopulated — the result of border warfare and of the cruelties exercised by the Burmese conquerors. At that time the entire inhabitants numbered only 10,000.
522 페이지 - Queen, a lady of much discretion, who for the great love she bore him never would marry another husband. And I can assure you that during all that space of forty years she had administered her realm as well as ever her husband did, or better; and as she was a lover of justice, of equity, and of peace, she was more beloved by those of her kingdom than ever was Lady or Lord of theirs before.
527 페이지 - ... of native female apparel are the chief manufactures. The chief of Mudhol State belongs to the Bhonsld family, of Kshattriya origin, descended, according to tradition, from a common ancestor with Sivaji the Great. This name, however, has been entirely superseded by the second designation of Ghorpade, which is said to have been acquired by one of the family who managed to scale a fort previously deemed impregnable, by fastening a cord around the body of a ghorpad or iguana.
239 페이지 - The sons, when mere children, are married to mature females, and the father-inlaw of the bride assumes the performance of the procreative function, thus assuring for himself and his son a descendant to take them out of ' Put. ' When the putative father comes of age, and in their turn his wife's male offspring are married, he performs for them the same office which his father did for him.

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