Observations on the State of Society Among the Asiatic Subjects of Great Britain; Particularly with Respect to Morals and on the Means of Improving It

Observations on the State of Society Among the Asiatic Subjects of Great Britain; Particularly with Respect to Morals and on the Means of Improving It

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1813 edition. Excerpt: ...and a 'Hindoos perform this Pooiah thr/ce everyday.., pverv hour J, -ViP Hindoos to evci j Pxfthjlv, The fpirit of fuper/Z/r/on extends among "V ftriking, g" no every bu/inefs of life. The particulars " follow it through alWts if ill m vccu vi-JB, uc win nave a levere fit of, ficLnrfs. if for a month his brother will die. Others fpeak thus of the irregularity Z V u rhinV-if for a dav and night, foorejree is in excefs, the perfon will die: athe6 xP-tion of a yTf it lafts two days and nights, he wili Uve two years, an J fn a Year for every daV 5 the excefs cntinues fo/ a month'he die at the "%L enfuinc i For the excefs of chandernaree, they fay, if it lafts a% nd night! will have a fit jfjTM f & ar I and according to the dumber of days he vvui be fo many years licK. The manner of predicVmg events by the knowledge of this art.t m lUtvy one comes to enquire whether a woman who isgnant Ihall be deli. hoy otV, the perfon who is to anfer fSS noftrils of xSeVftki, H be Wreathes more through ue noftril than the other and ftands -- on?h We, it ftott foretell a fonbut if he happen 0 place himfelf on the - onnoftte hde, it lhaW indicate that it will be a daughter; if he l-eathe8 equally - Sbtah noftrUs, there will be twins. Some beheve that if the queftioneV - Sds on the foorejnaree fide, it will be a "boy i and tf on the chandernaree, a - daughter, and that if the breathing be equal, it denotes an hermaphrodite." Vol.Hl. page 175. Aecn Akbmy' V0llIL Page ao. - ett ttvao/vais d'entreprendre quelque chofe."-ai. Ceu-y qui penfe gviigner quelque chofe, fera trompe." - aa. Ceuy qi entreprend une bataille, la perdra." - The marinera concerned in thefe...show more

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  • Paperback | 42 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236498720
  • 9781236498724