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The Wonders Of Elora: Or The Narrative Of A Journey To The Temples And ...
John B Seely
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Ahmed-Nuggur apartment appearance arrived Aurungabad Aurungzebe Avatar beautiful Bheels Bombay Brahmans British Budha Calcutta called caves ceiling centre Chandrah Christian court deity distance Dowlutabad Elora England entrance excavation Fakeers feet six inches female figures floor former four friends front G'hat gallery Ganesa ground Guzerat hands Hanuman height Hindoo Holkar honour hundred India Indra journey Karli Keylas labour late Māhā Deo Mahomedans Mahratta Mahratta empire ment miles mind missionaries mountain Mussulman native nearly object observations officers ornaments Parsee Parvati pass Peishwa persons piazza pillars Poona Portuguese possession prince racter Rajah Rama recess religious remarks residence respect rock roof rupees Salsette sculptured seen Seroor servants Shah side singular Siphauees Siva Society speak spot square stands stone Suttees tank temple thing tion travellers village viranda Vishnu Visvacarma wall whole wonder worship wretched
Página 335 - The fig-tree, not that kind for fruit renown'd, But such as, at this day, to Indians known; In Malabar or Decan spreads her arms, Branching so broad and long, that in the ground The bended twigs take root, and daughters grow About the mother tree, a pillar'd shade, High overarch'd, and echoing walks between...
Página 462 - Lord, thou hast searched me out, and known me : thou knowest my down-sitting, and mine up-rising; thou understandest my thoughts long before. Thou art about my path, and about my bed : and spiest out all my ways. For lo, there is not a word in my tongue : but thou, O Lord, knowest it altogether.
Página 21 - As you are now so once was I; As I am now, so you must be Prepare for death and follow me.
Página 335 - He that is so impoverished that he hath no oblation chooseth a tree that will not rot; he seeketh unto him a cunning workman to prepare a graven image that shall not be moved.
Página 243 - Distinctions of colours are of his ordination. It is he who gives existence* In your temples, to his name, the voice is raised in prayer; in a house of images where the bell is shaken, still he is the object of adoration.
Página 591 - The instant which has passed in power hath left only sorrow behind it. I have not been the guardian and protector of the empire. My valuable time has been passed vainly. I had a patron in my own dwelling (conscience), but his glorious light was unseen by my dim sight. Life is not lasting ; there is no vestige of departed breath, and all hopes from futurity are lost. The fever has left me ; but nothing remains of me but skin and bone.
Página 415 - Glory is like a circle in the water, Which never ceaseth to enlarge itself, Till, by broad spreading, it disperse to nought.
Página 236 - And what is friendship but a name, A charm that lulls to sleep ; A shade that follows wealth or fame, And leaves the wretch to weep...
Página 448 - Their poison is like the poison of a serpent: they are like the deaf adder that stoppeth her ear; Which will not hearken to the voice of charmers, charming never so wisely.