The Literary Gazette, and Journal of Belles Lettres, Arts, Sciences, &c

Author: John Mounteney Jephson

Publisher: Forgotten Books



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Excerpt from The Literary Gazette, and Journal of Belles Lettres, Arts, Sciences, &C: For the Year 1840 With regard to Mr. Massie's publication, readers will see from the title-page that it is of a very miscellaneous character. Strong reli gious feelings predominate throughout, and the cause and proceedings of'the missionaries are cordially maintained, whilst the superati tions of the natives are severely condemned. In his historical notices the author has written impartially and clearly; and has bestowed dili. Gence and research upon his task. But the chief novelty to be found in his pages is in the account of his personal travels through various parts of the country; and from this we choose the few specimens for which we can ed'ard room. At Mysore. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.