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Extracts from Quarterly Letters [Of Wesleyan Methodist Missionaries at Colombo] (Paperback) Loot Price: R485
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Extracts from Quarterly Letters [Of Wesleyan Methodist Missionaries at Colombo] (Paperback): Wesleyan Methodist Society

Extracts from Quarterly Letters [Of Wesleyan Methodist Missionaries at Colombo] (Paperback)

Wesleyan Methodist Society

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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. 1817 Excerpt: ...at the same time to explain the whole of thejaalakas. The design of the writer appears lo have been to convince men that sin is culpable, whether outwardly committed in the lifo or only conceived in the mind, at the same time to give a regular system of laws for the proper control of both the thoughts and actions of men; CJ pada feet, 8sot 05 veetehnara steps, CSiSDSn jnata/ca birth. For instance, this book observes that if a man form an idea of robbing another, and move hi- font, and take one ilep with that de-i;n. it is the same as committing thevrohbery and constitues the man a thief. Such is the spirit and design of this work. 41. (c)?T;ep-s7vjc5: ?nB't3c3 Maha-anaagatau: ansaya, .s book comprises one large volume, and is also in the Singhalese language. It is composed throughout in the style ol prophecy, and is supposed to give an exact history of the Transmigrations if the Budhus who are yet expected to be born iu this world. That is to say, at the end of the XKQtiS'S) kalcryooga, or the sinful age. The nature of the work is seen in its title, (r)y3 inuha, great or chief, ep-yD?c ?n -naae.ata, future or futurity, (c)(r)rf tfcti, race, decent or lineage, which words, when compounded gives the meaning as above. 42. ifDSiWdWiSicCD Dahamsamnapota, $&@ daham Scripture, (commonly called, both by the Natives and Kuropeans Unnu, ) C3d-D tarunii, help, favour, or happiness, Gtms) jiola, book; literally the happiness of those who read, and study the Scriptures or Bana of Budhu. The volume is large, and contains a great deal of interesting matter, consisting principally of proverbs and parables, which are given iu that peculiarly insinuating style for which the Singhalese books are -o remarkable. It w

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Wesleyan Methodist Society
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 11mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 208
ISBN-13: 978-1-236-29256-8
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-236-29256-1
Barcode: 9781236292568

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