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" In winter the Gymnosophists enjoy the benefit of the sun's rays in the open air ; and in summer, when the heat becomes excessive, they pass their time in cool and moist places, under large trees ; which, according to the accounts of Nearchus, cover a... "
The Hundred Wonders of the World: And of the Three Kingdoms of Nature ... - Seite 520
von Sir Richard Phillips - 1821 - 660 Seiten
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Indian antiquities: or, Dissertations relative to the ancient geographical ...

Thomas Maurice - 1800 - 396 Seiten
...Indian Theology. Arrian, speaking of this same race, observes : These people live naked. In winter they enjoy the benefit of the sun's rays in the open air; and, in the summer, when the / heat * Plin. Nat. Hist. lib. vii. cap. 2. t Tusc. Quasst. lib. v. lieat becomes...
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The Wonders of Nature and Art: Or, A Concise Account of Whatever is ..., Band 5

Thomas Smith - 1803
...Affairs. " These people," says he, " live naked ; in winter they enjoy the benefit of the solar ray* in the open air ; and in summer, when the heat becomes excessive, they pass their time in moist and marshy places, under large trees, which, according to Nearchus, cover a circumference of...
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Indian Antiquities: Or, Dissertations, Relative to the Ancient ..., Band 3

Thomas Maurice - 1806
...gymosophists, in his book of Indian affairs. " These people," says he, " live naked. In winter, they enjoy the benefit of the sun's rays in the open air;...the heat becomes excessive, they pass their time in moist and marshy places under large trees ; which, according to Nearchus, cover a circumference of...
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The Literary Panorama, Band 4

1808
...theGymnosophists, in his book of Indian affairs. These people," says he, " live naked. In Winter they enjoy the benefit of the sun's rays in the open air;...the heat becomes excessive, they pass their time in moist and marshy places under large trees ; which, according to Nearchus, cover a circumference of...
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Facts authentic, in science and religion: designed to illustrate a new tr ...

William Cowherd - 1818
...Quetzalcoatl, the god uf the air. This Quetzalcoatl, whose name siguines 211. "In winter these Gymnosophists, enjoy the benefit of the sun's rays in the open air...five acres, and extend their branches so far, that 24 25 icn thousand men may easily find shelter under them." — 0» the banks of the Narbudda, adds...
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The Ladies' pocket magazine

1836
...his Oriental Memoirs, affords a true picture of the Modern Hindoos: — " In winter the Gymnosophists enjoy the benefit of the sun's rays in the open air...five acres, and extend their branches so far, that 10,000 men may easily find shelter under them." TH THE LANTERN FLY. — This luminous insect affords...
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Botano-theology, an arranged compendium [by J. S. Duncan.].

John Shute Duncan - 1825
...Arrian gives a true picture of modern Hindoos : " The Gymnosophists, when the " heat is excessive, pass their time in cool and moist " places under large trees, which, according to the " account of Nearchus, cover a circumference of five " acres, and extend their branches so far, that...
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The Christian Philosopher, Or, The Connection of Science and Philosophy with ...

Thomas Dick - 1826 - 397 Seiten
...Ancient Greece presents a true picture of the modern Hindoos. ' In winter,' he says, ' the Gymnosophists enjoy the benefit of the sun's rays in the open air...the accounts of Nearchus, cover a circumference of Jive acres, and extend their branches so far, that ten thousand men may easily find shelter under them.'...
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A Geographical View of the World: Embracing the Manners, Customs, and ...

Sir Richard Phillips - 1826 - 452 Seiten
...worship, they place an image under one of these trees, and there perform a morning and evening sacrifice. five acres, and extend their branches so far, that ten thousand men raav easily find shelter under them." There are none of this magnitude at Bombay ; but on the banks...
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The Edinburgh Literary Journal: Or, Weekly Register of Criticism and ..., Band 4

1830
...Arrian observes, that the Gymnosophists, ' in summer, when the heat becomes excessive, pass their timu in cool and moist places, under large trees, which, according to the accounts of Nearr-hus, cover a circumference of live acres, and extend their branches so far, that ten thousand...
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