Index Geographicus Indicus: Being a List, Alphabetically Arranged, of the Principal Places in Her Majesty's Indian Empire, with Notes and Statements Statistical, Political, and Descriptive, of the Several Provinces and Administrations of the Empire, the Native States, Independent and Feudatory, Attached to and in Political Relationship with Each Other; and Orher Information Relating to India and the East

E. Stanford, 1881 - 201 頁

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第 197 頁 - Brahman eats but his own food ; wears ' but his own apparel : and bestows but his own in ' alms : through the benevolence of the Brahman, in' deed, other mortals enjoy life.
第 128 頁 - Ocean, on the south by the Indian Ocean and on the west by the...
第 188 頁 - O'thman Aqueduct. PHYSICAL ASPECT. — Aden is a large crater formed of lofty precipitous hills, the highest peak of which has an altitude of 1775 feet ; these, on the exterior sides, slope towards the sea, throwing out numerous spurs, which form a series of valleys, radiating from a common centre.
第 107 頁 - Bikanir consists in the vast herds of camels, horned cattle, and sheep which roam over their sandy wastes, and thrive admirably in the dry climate. Camels and cattle are bred in such numbers that they supply the neighbouring provinces. What are called and sold as Gujerat cattle are often in reality Merwara cattle of the celebrated Nagar breed.
第 179 頁 - In their religious observances the most remarkable circumstance is the noise with which they are accompanied. The instruments used are clarionets, sometimes formed of silver and brass, but generally of wood with reed pipes, horns, shells, cymbals, drums, and gongs."1 10.
第 179 頁 - ... are secured by a garter tied under the knee. A cap made of fur or coarse woollen cloth completes the habiliment; and the only variation observable is the substitution of a cloth for a woollen robe during the summer months of the year. The...