Indian Antiquities: Or, Dissertations Relative to the Ancient Geographical Divisions, the Pure System of Primeval Theology, the Grand Code of Civil Laws, the Original Form of Government, the Widely-extended Commerce, and the Various Profound Literature, of Hindostan: Compared, Throughout, with the Religion, Laws, Government, and Literature, of Persia, Egypt, and Greece, the Whole Intended as Introductory to The History of Hindostan, Upon a Comprehensive Scale ...

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The Author, 1800 - India - 396 pages

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Page 89 - Thus saith the LORD the King of Israel, and his redeemer the LORD of hosts ; I am the first, and I am the last ; and beside me there is no God.
Page 127 - The Spirit of God hath made me, and the breath of the Almighty hath given me life.
Page 29 - The Sanskrit language, whatever be its antiquity, is of a wonderful structure; more perfect than the Greek, more copious than the Latin, and more exquisitely refined than either, yet bearing to both of them a stronger affinity, both in the roots of verbs and in the forms of grammar, than could possibly have been produced by accident; so strong indeed, that no philologer could examine them all...
Page 179 - In that day shall the Lord of hosts be for a crown of glory, and for a diadem of beauty, unto the residue of his people...
Page 31 - Thefe remarks may favour an opinion entertained by many, that all the fymbols of found, which at firft, probably, were only rude outlines of the different organs of fpeech, had a common origin: the...
Page 94 - I am the God of thy fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob.
Page 30 - JARASANDHA, that the fquareCnALDAic letters, in which moft Hebrew books are copied, were originally the fame, or derived from the fame prototype, both with the Indian and Arabian characters : that the PHOENICIAN, from which, the Greek and Roman alphabets were formed, by various changes and inverfions, had a fimilar origin, there can be little doubt...
Page 211 - So that the face of a man was toward the palm tree on the one side, and the face of a young lion toward the palm tree on the other side : it was made through all the house round about.
Page 153 - O Lord, hear; O Lord, forgive; O Lord, hearken and do ; defer not, for thine own sake, O my God: for thy city and thy people are called by thy name.
Page 88 - For unto which of the angels faid he at any time, Thou art my Son, this day have I begotten thee? And again, I will be to him a Father, and he mail be to me a Son?

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