India Through the Stereoscope; A Journey Through Hindustan

 
9780217488846: India Through the Stereoscope; A Journey Through Hindustan

This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1900. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... LANGUAGES Including some of the more important dialects, there are said to be one hundred and eighty-five languages spoken in India. The classic language of the ancient Aryans, known as the Sanskrit, is not now a spoken language. The following tabulated list gives the more important languages spoken at the present time, and the number of people speaking each language is given in even millions, figures being taken from Thoburn's Christian Conquest of India:--INDEX Ablutions, religious, 44, 145, 2S0. Aborigines, 339, 373. Abu, Mount, 46. Adam's Bridge, 323. Afghanistan, 332. Agra, 217. Agriculture, 332. Ahmedabad, 43. Akbar, Emperor, 83, 232, 346. Amber, 292. Amritsar, 59. Animals, treatment of, 24, 54, 155, 289 Area of India, 327, 357. Army, 269, 359, 374. Aryans, 339. Ascetics, 50, 53, 164. Athlete, an Indian, 200. Aurangzeb, 347. Baillie Gate, 212. Baluchistan. 332. Bamboo, 176. Banyan-trees, 174. Bargaining in shops, 112. Bathing in the Hugh, 145. Benares, 182. Betel-leaf, 17. Bheestis, 142. Black Hole of Calcutta, 153. Boats of bullock-skin, 123. Bo-tree, 175. Bombay, 16. Brahma, 363. Brahmans, the, 339, 362. Bridge of ropes, 73. British in India, 23, 352. Buddha, 183, 184, 369. Bullocks, 25. Bullock-skin boats, 123. Burning the dead, 33, 188. Calcutta, 139. Camels, 246. Campbell, Sir Colin, 213. Cannon, blowing Sepoys from 206. Car of Juggernaut, 307. Carriers, native, 101, 128. Cashmere, 77. Cashmere Gate, 253. Caste, 69. 144, 189, 210, 283, 287. 'Cawnpore, 204. "Charming" snakes, 149. Chatties, 68, 146. Chitor, 295. Cholera, 336. Christian missions, 378. City of the Sun, 88. Climate, 61, 78, 81, 111, 118, 128, 303 333 Clive, Lord, 303, 312, 313, 353. Cobras, 148, 150. Commerce, 332. Cooking, 47. Cows in India, 155, 283. Cremation, Hindu, 33. 188. Crops, 77...

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