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"No man, who hath tasted learning, but will confess the many ways of profiting by those, who not contented with stale receipts, are able to manage and set forth neio positions to the world: and were they but as the dust and cinders of our feet, so long, as in that notion, they may yet serve to polish and brighten the armoury of truth; even for that respect they were not utterly to be cast away."—M Ilton.

CALCUTTA:

PRINTED FOR THE PROPRIETOR, BY SANDERS, CONES AND CO,, No. 7, MISSION ROW, AND SOLD BY ALL THE BOOKSELLERS.

1848.

2. The India Eegister of Medical Science, Edited by Ed-

ward Edlin, M. D. Part 1. W. Eidsdale . . iii

3. A Brief View, Historical Statistical, &c. of the French in

India, in Past and Present Times, &c. &c, by W. F.

B. Laurie, Lieut, Madras Artillery. Calcutta, Thack-

er and Co. ...... ix

DR. FORBES' ELEMENTARY WORKS IN PERSIAN AND

HINDUSTANI:—

4. Grammar of the Persian Language. To which is added, a Selection of Easy Extracts for Reading,

together with a copious Vocabulary. By Duncan

Forbes, A.M. 2d Edition, greatly improved, and con-

siderably enlarged. Royal 8vo. cloth . . . xiii

Grammar of the Hindustani Language, in the Oriental

and Roman Characters: with numerous Copperplate

Illustrations of the Persian and Devanagari Systems

of Alphabetic Writing. To which is added, a copious

Selection of Easy Extracts for Reading in the Per-

sian, Arabic and Devanagari Characters, forming a

complete Introduction to the Bagh-o-Bahar; together

with a Vocabulary and explanatory Notes. By Dun-

can Forbes, A.M. 8vo. cloth . . . . . ib.

Hindustani Manual: a Pocket Companion for those who

visit India in any capacity, intended to facilitate the

essential attainments of conversing with fluency,

and composing with accuracy, in the most useful of

all the languages spoken in our Eastern Empire.—

In Two Parts.—Part I. A Compendious Grammar,

and Exercises on its more prominent Peculiarities;

with a Selection of useful Phrases and Dialogues on

familiar Subjects.—II. A Vocabulary of useful Words,

English and Hindustani; shewing at the same time

the difference of Idiom between the two Languages.

By Duncan Forbes, A.M. 18mo. cloth . . . ib.

Bagh-o-Bahar; consisting of Entertaining Tales. By

Mir Amman, of Delhi. A New Edition, carefully

collated with original Manuscripts, having the essen-

tial Vowel points and Punctuation marked throughout.

To which is added, a Vocabulary of the Words occur-

ring in the Work. By Duncan Forbes, A.M. Royal

8vo. cloth. ........ ib.

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