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YTJSTJF AND ZULAIKHA.
A Poem By JAMI.
Translated from the Persian into English Verse.
By RALPH T. H. GRIFFITH.
"Mr. Griffith, who lias done already good service as translator into verse from the Sanskrit, has done further good work in this translation from the Persian, and he has evidently shown not a little skill in his rendering the quaint and very oriental style of his author into our more prosaic, less figurative, language. . . . The work, besides its intrinsic merits, is of importance as being one of the most popular and famous poems of Persia, and that which is read in all the independent native schools of India where Persian is taught. "Scotsman.
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THE SARV A - DARSANA * SAMGRAHA j
Ob, REVIEW OF THE DIFFERENT SYSTEMS OF HINDU
By MADHAVA ACHARYA.
Translated by E. B. COWELL, M. A., Professor of Sanskrit in the University
of Cambridge, and A. E. GOUGH, M.A., Professor of Philosophy
in the Presidency College, Calcutta.
This work is an. interesting specimen of Hindu critical ability. The
author successively passes in review the sixteen philosophical systems
current in the fourteenth century in the South of India; and he gives what
appears to him to be their most important tenets.
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TIBETAN TALES DERIVED FROM INDIAN SOURCES.
Translated from the Tibetan of the Kah-gyur.
By F. ANTON VON SCHIEFNER.
Done into English from the German, with an Introduction,
By W. R. S. RALSTON, M.A.
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divisions of the Tibetan sacred books."— Academy.
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A Collection Of Verses From The Buddhist Canon.
Compiled by DHARMATRATA.
Being The NORTHERN BUDDHIST VERSION Of DHAMMAPADA
Translated from the Tibetan of Bkah-hgyur, with Notes, and
By W. WOODVILLE ROCKHILL.
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A SKETCH OF THE MODERN LANGUAGES OF AFRICA.
By ROBERT NEEDHAM CUST,
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A HISTORY OF BURMA.
Including Burma Proper, Pegu, Taungu, Tenasserim, and Arakan. From
the Earliest Time to the End of the First War with British India.
By Lieut.-gen. Sir ARTHUR P. PHAYRE, G.C.M.G., K.C.S.I., andC.B.,
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OUTLINES OF THE HISTORY OF RELIGION TO THE
SPREAD OF THE UNIVERSAL RELIGIONS.
By C. P. TIELE,
Doctor of Theology, Professor. of the History of Religions in the
University of Ley den.
Translated from the Dutch by J. Estlin CARPenteR, M.A.
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THE LIFE OF THE BUDDHA AND THE EARLY
Derived from Tibetan Works in the Bkah-hgyur and Bstan-hgyur.
Followed by notices on the Early History of Tibet and Khoten.
Translated by W. W. ROCKHILL, Second Secretary U. S. Legation in China.
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THE SANKHYA APHORISMS OF KAPILA,
With Illustrative Extracts from the Commentaries. Translated by J. R. BALLANTYNE, LL.D., late Principal of the Benares
College. Edited by FITZEDWARD HALL. "The work displays a vast expenditure of labour and scholarship, for which students of Hindoo philosophy have every reason to be grateful to Dr. Hall and the publishers."—Calcutta Review.
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BUDDHIST RECORDS OF THE WESTERN WORLD,
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THE ORDINANCES OF MANU.
Translated from the Sanskrit, with an Introduction.
By the late A. C. BURNELL, Ph.D., C.I.E.
Completed and Edited by E' W. HOPKINS, Ph.D.,
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THE LIFE AND WORKS OF ALEXANDER
Between 1819 and 1842. With a Short Notice of all his Published and Unpublished Works and Essays. From Original and for most part Unpublished Documents.
By THEODORE DUKA, M.D., F.R.C.S. (Eng.), Surgeon-Major
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THE SATAKAS OF BHARTRIHARI.
Translated from the Sanskrit
By the Rev. B. HALE WORTHAM, M.R.A.S.,
Rector of Bggesford, North Devon.
Bhartrihari is believed to have lived in the first or second century A.r>. He was a celebrated poet and grammarian, and is best known by his three "Satakas, or Centuries of Verses:" 1. "The Sringara Sataka." 2. "The Niti Sataka." 3. "Vairagya Sataka."