Journal of the Straits Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, 第 7-12 期

Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, 1881
Vocabularies, etc., of the Malayan languages are included in some of the volumes.

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第 278 頁 - ... square miles, situated at the southern extremity of the Malay Peninsula, from which it is separated by a narrow strait about three-quarters of a mile in width. There...
第 221 頁 - ... sacred duty of the living relatives, who will trap the maneater in the spirit of an officer of justice pursuing a criminal. Others, even then, hang back, reluctant to embroil themselves in a quarrel which does not concern them. The man-eating alligator is supposed to be pursued by a righteous Nemesis ; and whenever one is caught they have a profound conviction that it must be the guilty one, or his accomplice.
第 2 頁 - It shall comprise a selection of the papers read before the Society, the Report of the Council and Treasurer, and such other original matter as the Council may deem it expedient to publish.
第 13 頁 - ... with it, or overlie it. Observances are more easily abandoned than ideas, and even when all the external forms of the alien faith have been put on, and few vestiges of the indigenous one remain, the latter still retains its vitality in the mind, and powerfully colours or corrupts the former. The actual religion of a people is thus of great ethnographic interest, and demands a minute and searching observation.
第 92 頁 - Kasim's wife went to bathe, and finding this island of froth in her way she attempted to move it away with a stick ; she removed the upper portion of it and disclosed a female infant sitting in the midst of it enveloped all round with cloud-like foam. The child showed no fear and the white Semang, carefully lifting her, carried her up to the house, heralding her discovery by loud shouts to her husband. The couple adopted the child willingly, for they had no children, and they treated her thenceforward...
第 253 頁 - Land and well watered with Brooks. The Mould is blackish, deep and fat in the lower Ground : but the Hills are somewhat rocky, yet in general very woody. The Trees are of divers Sorts, many of which are good Timber, and large enough for any Use. Here are also some good for Masts and Yards ; they being naturally light, yet tough and serviceable.
第 1 頁 - At the Annual General Meeting the Council shall present a report for the preceding year and the Treasurer shall render an account of the financial condition of the Society. Copies of such report and account shall be circulated to members with the notice calling the meeting. (ii) Officers for the current year shall also be chosen. 16. The Council may summon a General Meeting at any time, and shall so summon one upon...
第 101 頁 - The nose projects more from the "face. The upper lip is longer and more prominent. The lower lip projects forward from the " lower jaw to such an extent that the chin forms no part of the face, the lower part of which is M formed by the mouth.
第 257 頁 - ... they might make their Attacks with the greatest advantage on Men armed with Hand-guns, yet I never knew it practised; at which I have wondered; for it is then we most fear them, and they might then be most successful, because their Arms, which are usually Lances and Cressets, which these Malayans had, could not be damaged by the Rain, as our Guns would be. But they cannot endure to be in the Rain: and it was in the Evening, before the Rain fell, that they assaulted the Dutch Boat. The next Morning...
第 101 頁 - The forehead rises higher, and the hindhead is not so much cut off. The nose projects more from the face. The upper lip is longer and more prominent. The lower lip projects forward from the lower jaw to such an extent that the chin forms no part of the face, the lower part of which is formed by the mouth. The buttocks...