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" Chowrie, which, as far as we could see, was the white tail of the Thibet cow. It is one of the five established ensigns of Burman royalty, the other four being a certain ornament for the forehead, a sword of a peculiar form, a certain description of shoes,... "
The Oriental Herald - Página 218
1829
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1829
...industry ; and it occurred to us, who had never seen such an implement but in the hands of a menial, riot with much dignity. Having frequently waved it to and...could equal the splendour and pomp of the real scene.' — p. 132 — 5. The Burmese, however, were too cunning, after all, for Mr. Crawford. It is the custom...
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American Quarterly Review, Volumen7

Robert Walsh - 1830
...common bow. " When their majesties were seated," says Mr. Grawfurd, " the resemblance of the scene to the illusion of a well got up drama, forcibly occurred...could equal the splendour and pomp of the real scene." The occasion selected for the presentation was the Barman annual festival of "pardon asking," in order...
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Journal of an embassy from the governor-general of India to the court of Ava ...

John Crawfurd - 1829
...after which a sliding door behind the throne opened with a quick and sharp noise. He mounted a I!1 H flight of steps which led to the throne from behind...could equal the splendour and pomp of the real scene. ! As soon as his Majesty was seated, a band of Brahmins, who are the soothsayers of the Burman Court,...
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The Quarterly review, Volumen41

1829
...abundance of rubies and sapphires. In his right hand his majesty held what is called in India achowrie, which, as far as we could see, was the white tail...could equal the splendour and pomp of the real scene.' — p. 132 — 5. The Burmese, however, were too cunning, after all, for Mr. Crawfurd. It is the custom...
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The Oriental Herald, and Journal of General Literature, Volumen22

James Silk Buckingham - 1829
...himself, we took off our hats, which we had previously kept on purposely, raised our right hands to pur foreheads, and made a respectful bow. ' The Queen...highly ornamented caps of the same material : each had his chain of nobility over his shoulders, and his title blazoned on a thin plate of gold affixed...
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The Monthly Review

1829
...by the courtiers with similar prostrations as his Majesty, and we also paid her the same complirneut as we had done to the King. When their Majesties were...could equal the splendour and pomp of the real scene. ' As soon as his Majesty was seated, a band of Brahmins, who are the soothsayers of the Burman Court,...
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The Westminster Review, Volumen12

1829
...Majesties were seated, the resemblance of the scene which presented itself to the illusion of a well-got-up drama, forcibly occurred to us ; but I may safely...that no mimic exhibition could equal the splendour find pomp of the real scene.' — pp. 132 — 135. Like all other Orientals the Burmans consume a great...
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Journal of an Embassy from the Governor General of India to the ..., Volumen1

John Crawfurd, William Buckland, Clift - 1834 - 482 páginas
...importunity, he was obliged to threaten returning back, and to decline being presented altogether. the bottom of each pillar, painted of a bright red,...mimic exhibition could equal the splendour and pomp of the-real scene. As soon as his Majesty was seated, a band of Brahmins, who are the soothsayers of the...
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Mandalay: And Other Cities of the Past in Burma

Vincent Clarence Scott O'Connor - 1907 - 435 páginas
...AT \\ORK ago, " the resemblance of the scene which presented itself to the illusion of a well-got-up drama, forcibly occurred to us ; but I may safely...could equal the splendour and pomp of the real scene." Climbing up to the Lion Throne, with that license which has deprived the palace of its mystery, we...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1829
...hands to the forehead, and bowing the head to the ground, is called, in the Burman language, Shi-ko,or the act of submission and homage. No salutation whatever...could equal the splendour and pomp of the real scene.' — p. 132 — 5. The Burmese, however, were too cunning, after all, for Mr. Crawfurd. It is the custom...
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