Desultory Notes on the Government and People of China, and on the Chinese Language: Illustrated with a Sketch of the Province of Kwang-Tûng, Shewing Its Division Into Departments and Districts
W. H. Allen and Company, 1847 - 250 sider
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Side 5 - It is in this manner that the demand for men, like that for any other commodity, necessarily regulates the production of men, quickens it when it goes on too slowly, and stops it when it advances too fast.
Side 16 - Our author deserves a favourable hearing, not only for the spirit of hilarity and the invariable good humour with which he encounters his various difficulties, but because the recital presents us with an accurate and faithful account of the manners of the luxurious East. The minutiae of domestic life, all the various usages of the presidencies, together with spicy military detail...
Side 1 - LANGUAGE, with Exercises on its more Prominent Peculiarities, together with a Selection of Useful Phrases, Dialogues, and Subjects for Translation into Persian. PART II. — A VOCABULARY OP USEPUL WORDB, ENGLISH AND PERSIAN, showing at the same time the difference of idiom between the two Languages.
Side 21 - Memoir of the Operations of the British Army in India during the Mahratta War of 1817, 1818 and 1819 by Lieut.
Side 22 - M'Cosh, MD Member of the Bengal Medical Service. Post 8vo. cloth lettered 5s. 6d. "The Cadet may accept this as a valuable addition to his luggage. It contains, in a short space, a mass of useful information for Europeans visiting India. People of all classes will find something in it applicable to their particular circumstances and position ; and to individuals connected with the military or civil service it will be especially valuable. The medical hints are thoroughly practical, and the notes upon...
Side 22 - Kerr, formerly Commandant of Gentlemen Cadets at Calcutta. Second Edition, post 8vo. cloth 5s. " A man of experience in the superintendence of Cadets, coming forward in this unaffected and truly parental manner with his advice, is sure to be listened to.
Side 1 - Grammar of the Hindustani Language, in the Oriental and Roman Characters : with numerous Copperplate Illustrations of the Persian and Devanag-ari Systems of Alphabetic Writing;. To which is added, a copious Selection of Easy Extracts for Reading in the PersiArabic and Devanagari Characters, forming a complete Introduction to the Bagh-o-Bahar ; together with a Vocabulary and explanatory Notes.
Side 16 - Bellew (Capt.) Memoirs of a Griffin; or, A Cadet's First Year in India. By Captain BELLEW. Illustrated from Designs by the Author. A New Edition. Cr. 8vo. 10s. 6d. Bernay (Dr. AJ) Students