The Legends and Theories of the Buddhists Compared with History and Science: With Introductory Notices of the Life and System of Gotama Buddha

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F. Norgate, 1881 - 244 頁
 

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第 175 頁 - For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality. So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality ; then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory.
第 39 頁 - Before all temples the upright heart and pure, Instruct me, for thou know'st; thou from the first Wast present, and, with mighty wings outspread, Dove-like, sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st it pregnant: what in me is dark Illumine; what is low, raise and support...
第 175 頁 - ... in hell for many years, for many hundreds of years, for many thousands of years, for many hundreds of thousands of years; and...
第 67 頁 - The profoundly wise priests had heretofore orally perpetuated the Pali Pitakattaya and its ArthakathS (commentaries). At this period these priests, foreseeing the perdition of the people (from the perversions of the true doctrines) assembled ; and in order that the religion might endure for ages, recorded the same in...
第 185 頁 - You have to proclaim glad tidings fresh as when they came from angels' lips, To you is born in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.
第 69 頁 - Taking up his residence in the secluded Ganthakara vihara, at Anuradhapura, he translated, according to the grammatical rules of the Magadhas, which is the root of all languages, the whole of the Singhalese Atthakatha (into Pali).
第 128 頁 - Were it buried in everlasting snows or burnt by a tropical sun, it might be as utterly sterile; but with such sterility I had long been familiar. Here the colourings are those of the fiery desert or volcanic island, while the climate is that of the poles. Never in the course of all my wanderings had my eye rested on a scene so dreary and inhospitable. The
第 10 頁 - Brahmanas came with the Veda from the mouth of Brahma. From his arms Kshatriyas sprung ; so from his thigh Vaisyas, from his foot Sudras, were produced : all with their females. The Lord of Creation, regarding them, said, 'What shall be your occupations ?' They replied, 'We are not our own masters ; O God, command us what to undertake.
第 68 頁 - The devatas, in order that they might make his (Buddhaghosa's) gifts of wisdom celebrated among men, rendered that book invisible. He, however, for a second and third time recomposed it. When he was in the act of producing his book for the third time, for the purpose of propounding it, the devatas restored the other two copies also.
第 36 頁 - AGNI, men preserve thee constantly kindled in their dwellings, in secure places, and offer upon thee abundant (sacrificial) food: do thou, in whom is all existence, be the bearer of riches (for our advantage). 5. May thy opulent worshippers, AGNI, obtain (abundant) food ; may the learned (who praise thee) and offer thee (oblations), acquire long life ; may we gain in battles booty from our foes, presenting their portion to the gods for (the acquisition of) renown.

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