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The Cambrian Plutarch; Comprising Memoirs of Some of the Most Eminent Welshmen, from the Earliest Times to the Present (Paperback) Loot Price: R397
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The Cambrian Plutarch; Comprising Memoirs of Some of the Most Eminent Welshmen, from the Earliest Times to the Present...

The Cambrian Plutarch; Comprising Memoirs of Some of the Most Eminent Welshmen, from the Earliest Times to the Present (Paperback)

John Humffreys Parry

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1824 edition. Excerpt: ...their disposition to meditation, their purity from bad actions, their freedom from lusts and the constancy of their serene calmness, his high opinion of their virtues grew stronger, and he became the more anxious to try them. 8. He who lives in the depth of the forest without any desire, only intent on calmness of mind, such a man causes reverence for his virtues to arise in the hearts of the pious..Sakra, then, the Lord of the Devas, watched the time when the maid-servant, after gathering her provision of eatable lotus-stalks, as white and tender as the teeth of a young elephant, washed them and arranged them in equal portions on lotus-leaves with the green hue of emeralds, taking care to adorn each share by adding to it some petals and filaments of the lotuses. After announcing the mealtime to the holy ascetics, as usual, by the noise of the clashing pieces of wood, she withdrew. At this moment.Sakra, with the object of trying the Bodhisattva, made the very first share disappear (from the lotus-leaf). 9. When mishap arises and happiness disappears, then there is opportunity for measuring the constancy of the virtuous, as it cannot fail to start into view. When the Bodhisattva, coming to the place of the first share of stalks, perceived that the eatable stalks were missing on hib lotus-leaf, while the adornment of petals and filaments was disarranged, he thought: ' Somebody has taken my share of food.' Then, without feeling agitation or anger in his heart, he went back to his hut, where he entered upon his practices of meditation, as he was wont to do. Nor did he inform the other holy ascetics of the matter, to avoid grieving them. And those again, thinking it to be a matter of course that he had taken his share of the stalks, took their...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: John Humffreys Parry
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 116
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-11956-4
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-155-11956-8
Barcode: 9781155119564

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