The first series of translations of the Sacred Books of the East, consisting of twenty-four volumes, is nearly finished, and a second series, which is to comprise as many volumes again, is fairly started. Even when that second series is finished, there will be enough material left for a third and fourth series, and though I shall then long have ceased from my labours as editor, I rejoice to think that the reins when they drop out of my hands will be taken up and held by younger, stronger, and abler conductors.


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    In Australia, if two or more spears are found in the same animal when killed, it is the property of him who threw the first. Nicolay, Account of the Natives of Western Australia, Perth, 1879, p. 11.Google Scholar

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