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instructive and entertaining fables of Pilpay an ancient Indian philosopher. Containing a number of excellent rules for the conduct of persons of all ages, and all stations: under several heads. Corrected, improved, and enlarged, and adorned with near seventy cuts neatly engraved.

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Published by printed by George Grierson... in Dublin .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Fables.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Translated by J. Harris from the French version of G. Gaulmin and Dāūd Saīd Isfahānī.

ContributionsGrierson, George, printer., Gaulmin, Gilbert.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN989.I5
The Physical Object
Pagination[2],viii,[6],214p., [20] plates : 12mo
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17846813M

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[PILPAY: The reputed author of a widely circulated collection of fables, known as the “Fables of Pilpay,” which originated from an old Indian collection in Sanskrit, entitled “Panchatantra.” It was first translated into Pahlavi about A. D., and subsequently through . Context: The moral in this tale of the ignorant physician is the same as that of the parable in the Bible: As you sow so shall you reap. While the book from which it comes is not so old as the New.   A re-issue of the edition of The text is the same of that of the 4th enl. Eng. and American ed. () remodelled with five chapters instead of four as in the original Harris translation of Gaulmin's French version. Judges - Thus God rendered the wickedness of Abimelech, which he did unto his father, in slaying his seventy brethren.