Gazetteer of the Bombay Presidency ..., Volume 15, Part 1; Volume 18, Part 1

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Page 529 - ... in the cities of Judah, and in the streets of Jerusalem, that are desolate, without man, and without inhabitant, and without beast, the voice of joy, and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom, and the voice of the bride, the voice of them that shall say, Praise the Lord of hosts : for the Lord is good ; for his mercy endureth for ever : and of them that shall bring the sacrifice of praise into the house of the Lord.
Page 14 - ... a rule not till towards the close of the month, after three or four oppressive days, in the afternoon clouds gather in the east in great masses, and with a strong blast from the northeast drive west "with thunder and heavy rain. Over the whole district the chief supply of rain is from the southwest monsoon which begins about the middle of June and lasts till the end of September. The returns show such marked variations from year to year at the different rain stations and such great differences...
Page 529 - Blessed art thou, O Lord, our God, king of the universe, who...
Page 529 - Soon may there be heard in the cities of Judah, and in the streets of Jerusalem, the voice of joy and gladness, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride, the jubilant voice of bridegrooms from their canopies, and of youths from their feasts of song. Blessed art thou, O Lord, who makest the bridegroom to rejoice with the bride.
Page 159 - On the first day the dead is supposed to get his head; on the second day his ears, eyes, and nose; on the third, his hands, breast, and neck; on the fourth, his middle parts; on the fifth, his legs and feet; on the sixth, his vitals; on the seventh, his bones, marrow, veins and arteries; on the eighth, his nails, hair, and teeth; on the ninth, all the remaining limbs, organs, and manly strength; and, on the tenth, hunger and thirst for the renewed body.
Page 386 - Pandharpur, and Tuljapur. They believe in sorcery, witchcraft, soothsaying, omens and lucky and unlucky days, and consult oracles. They are bound together by a strong caste feeling, and settle social disputes at meetings of...
Page 13 - Koorul and Boleshwur, with their innumerable alto-relievo figures and laboured ornaments, are built of this variety of trap, which is, in fact, a greenstone, although less crystalline than the European rock. There is a variety selected carelessly, also used in building, which has the structure and nearly the external characters of the last, but which, in weathering, exfoliates, and the buildings fall to ruin ; such is the case with the great temple in Hurreechundurghur.
Page 143 - i(/f " in the following extract : — Page 213 — " In the after-noon the bride and bride-groom eat from the same leaf-plate, feeding one another in the presence of the women and children of the house. When thelmeal is over small round betel-leaf parcels are given to the boy and girl.
Page 464 - Their staple food is rice, pulse-sauce, and bread. They regularly bathe before they take their morning meals and worship Shiv's emblem the ling with flowers and some of the food they are going to eat.

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