Travels of the Jesuits, Into Various Parts of the World: Particularly China and the East-Indies, Volumen2

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T. Piety, 1762
 

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Página 253 - To the nuptial bower I led her, blushing like the morn : all heaven, And happy constellations, on that hour Shed their selectest influence : the earth Gave sign of gratulation, and each hill ; Joyous the birds...
Página 222 - Not that I speak in respect of want : for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content. I know both how to be abased, and I know how to abound : every where and in all things I am instructed both to be full and to be hungry', both to abound and to suffer need.
Página 251 - World needed cleanfing of his Defilement and Pollution, there came a Flood, that covered all Nations in the Depths. Thus the Bodies had their Judgment ; but the Souls were lodged in the Bofom of the Almighty, and fo concluded the firfl. Age of the World, according to the Tradition of the Banians'.
Página 226 - It becomes a man of high birth to endeavour to make a figure suitable to it; yet I protest to you, that if I can get an abbey, the yearly income of which is only a thousand crowns, my ambition will be satisfied ; and be assured, that nothing shall tempt me to alter my resolution.
Página 406 - Indians observe the law of retaliation very strictly. If there happens to be a quarrel, and one of the parties pulls his own eye out, or is guilty of suicide, the other party must inflict the like punishment upon himself, or on some of his relations .... (P.
Página 504 - Jesus Christ the Mediator between God and Man ; an Advocate for us with the Father, and a Propitiation for the Sins of the World.
Página 18 - They all answered, and even their ruler, that they honored him in like manner as the heathen literati in China; and that they partook with them in the solemn ceremonies performed in the halls of their great men. They added also, that in Spring and Autumn, they paid their ancestors the honours which are usually offered up to them in China, in the hall adjoining to their synagogue.
Página 249 - ... agreeing : And the firft man's name was Pourous, and the woman's name was Parcoutee, and they lived conjoined together as man and wife, feeding on the fruits of the earth, without the definiction of any living creature.
Página 20 - When they read the Bible in their synagogue they cover their face with a transparent veil, in memory of Moses, who...