Usage examples for Pali

  1. Another resort is the Pali, the highest point in the pass through the range of mountains that divides Oahu. – Our War with Spain for Cuba's Freedom by Trumbull White
  2. Rows of pali, or posts, painted with the colours of the owner, serve as a dock for waiting gondolas. – Cathedral Cities of Italy by William Wiehe Collins
  3. Again Maui caught the ghost of the goddess and carried it to a pali or precipice below the great volcano Kilauea, where he again tried to destroy it in the heat of a great lava oven, but this time the spirit escaped and found a safe refuge among kukui trees on the mountain side, from which she sometimes rises in clouds which the natives say are the sure sign of rain. – Legends of Ma-ui--a demi god of Polynesia, and of his mother Hina by W. D. Westervelt
  4. The Indic Class consists of the dead languages Prakrit and Pali, Modern Sanskrit, and Vedic Sanskrit, and the modern Dialects of India, and the Dialects of the Gipsies. – Lectures on The Science of Language by Max Müller
  5. P. T. S. Pali Text Society. – Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3) An Historical Sketch by Charles Eliot
  6. One unit, three boats, was stationed at Cape Pali, to the north, to prevent any submarines leaving Durazzo from attacking the British cruisers, which were to approach the scene of activities from that quarter, and another unit, three boats, was stationed off Cape Laghi. – The Victory At Sea by William Sowden Sims Burton J. Hendrick
  7. Presently we came up with the leper promontory: lowland, quite bare and bleak and harsh, a little town of wooden houses, two churches, a landing- stair, all unsightly, sour, northerly, lying athwart the sunrise, with the great wall of the pali cutting the world out on the south. – The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 24 (of 25) by Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang
  8. I got a job managing a tennis club on the other side of the pali- a good job- a house, a truck, a pool in which Kate could learn to swim, acres for her to run around in. – Joe Burke's Last Stand by John Moncure Wetterau
  9. R. Spence Hardy has in the Journal of the Ceylon Branch of the Asiatic Society for 1848 given the titles of 467 works in Pali, Sanskrit, and Elu, collected by himself during his residence in Ceylon. – The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II by A.E. Nordenskieold
  10. I feel I'm lying with them in the valley While you stand all triumphant, on the Pali. – Poems of Experience by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  11. The Palliwal Banias were from the well- known trading town of Pali in Marwar. – The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II by R. V. Russell
  12. Alia, he adds, is not a derivation from Sanskrit or Pali, but belongs to a dialect more ancient than either. – Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon by J. Emerson Tennent
  13. From behind came the constant droning chant of the priest, lingeringly reading from a tattered Pali volume, an oil torch dripping close to his white turban. – Jungle Peace by William Beebe
  14. Also Journal of Pali Text Society, 1885, p. – Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3) An Historical Sketch by Charles Eliot
  15. It is quite a long ride to the Pali, but we didn' realize it, because the scenery all along is so lovely and so novel. – Around the World with Josiah Allen's Wife by Marietta Holley
  16. The Mahawanso, " Genealogy of the Great," a native chronicle, contains a history of the several dynasties which have controlled the island from B. C. 543 down to A. D. 1758. This unique and remarkable Singhalese book is a metrical chronicle written in Pali verse, and forms what is universally received as an authentic and most invaluable record of the national history of Ceylon. – The Pearl of India by Maturin M. Ballou
  17. The influence of English colonial expansion is evident in the fact that candidates who are not " European British subjects" may by special permission offer classical Sanskrit, Arabic, or Pali as a substitute for either Greek or Latin: the dark- skinned Orientals, who are so familiar a part of Oxford life, are not denied the right to study the classics of their native tongues. – An American at Oxford by John Corbin
  18. We have therefore here fragments of a Sanskrit version which must have been imported to Central Asia from northern India and covers, so far as the fragments permit us to judge, the same ground as the Vinaya and Suttas of the Pali Canon. – Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3) An Historical Sketch by Charles Eliot