Dissertations on Early Law and Custom by Henry Sumner Maine

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RELIGION _I) LAW. 49 is nowadays an ever-_owing body of thought stirring with the leaven of Western knowledge and Western scientific method; and the juxtaposition of the two makes the government of India by the English an undertaking without a parallel in its novelty and difficulty, and in the amount of caution, insight, and self-command demanded from its admi. nistrators. 50 WHEELI"ICTUt_ES. NOTES AND ILLUSTRATIONS. NOTE WHEEL- A. PI C T U/_ES. BUDDmST wheel-pictures are, as I have said, commoner than those of the Hindus, and have been frequently figured.

Some very interesting inferences have recently savage characteristic; how in those survivals been drawn from this and it has been pointed of a very ancient world, out fairy tales and myths, one creature is constantly changing into another, and slipping back into its original shape. The most popular of metamorphosis; child's book of our day is a story but that story of Wonderland owes its popularity to its faithfully following the operations of a dream; and one must here remark that much of the material of ancient superstition is literally such stuff as dreams are made of.

PI C T U/_ES. BUDDmST wheel-pictures are, as I have said, commoner than those of the Hindus, and have been frequently figured. Mr. Grant Duff's kindness has, however, supplied me from Madras with two Hindu pictures of the class, less perfect in outline than the Buddhist wheel-pictures, but manifestly following the same model. I am indebted to Professor Cowell for the following curious legendary account of the origin of the Buddhist pictures :-' In the twenty-first story of the Northern Buddhist collection of legends called the "DivyAvadAna," there is an account how Buddha's disciple, MaudgalyAyana, used occasionally to visit heaven and hell, and when he returned to earth he would describe the different sights which he had seen.

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