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A Personal Narrative of Two Years' Imprisonment in Burmah, 1824-26
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1860
A personal narrative of two years' imprisonment in Burmah: 1824-26
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1860
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Side 3 - More Worlds than One. The Creed of the Philosopher and the Hope of the Christian.
Side 22 - History of Latin Christianity ; including that of the Popes to the Pontificate of Nicholas V.
Side 4 - BUNBURY'S (CJF) Journal of a Residence at the Cape of Good Hope; with Excursions into the Interior, and Notes on the Natural History and Native Tribes of the Country.
Side 7 - CURETON (REV. W.) Remains of a very Ancient Recension of the Four Gospels in Syriac, hitherto unknown in Europe. Discovered, Edited, and Translated. 4to. 24s. CURTIUS' (PROFESSOR) Student's Greek Grammar, for the use of Colleges and the Upper Forms.
Side 19 - History of Rome. From the Earliest Times to the Establishment of the Empire. With the History of Literature and Art.
Side 251 - I then ran to the banks of the little river, about half a mile, but saw them not, and concluded the old woman had deceived me. Some of the friends of the foreigners went to the place of execution, but found them not. I then returned to the Governor, to try to discover the cause of their removal, and the probability of their future fate.
Side 152 - On the 8th of June, just as we were preparing for dinner, in rushed an officer, holding a black book, with a dozen Burmans, accompanied by one, whom, from his spotted face, we knew to be an executioner, and a 'son of the prison.' 'Where is the teacher?' was the first inquiry. Mr. Judson presented himself. 'You are called by the king,' said the officer; a form of speech always used when about to arrest a criminal.
Side 152 - Burman children were screaming and crying ; the Bengalee servants stood in amazement at the indignities offered their master ; and the hardened executioner, with a kind of hellish joy, drew tight the cords, bound Mr. Judson fast, and dragged him off I knew not whither. In vain I begged and entreated the spotted face to take the silver, and loosen the ropes ; but he spurned my offers, and immediately departed. I gave the money, however, to Moung Ing to follow after, to make some further attempt to...
Side 7 - DAVY'S (SiR HUMPHRY) Consolations in Travel ; or, Last Days of a Philosopher. Fifth Edition. Woodcuts. Fcap. Svo. 6s. Salmonia; or, Days of Fly Fishing. With some Account of the Habits of Fishes belonging to the genus Salmo. Fourth Edition. Woodcuts. Fcap. Svo. 6s. DENNIS' (GEOROE) Cities and Cemeteries of Etruria ; or, the extant Local Remains of Etruscan Art.