Sentence Examples

  • Kang-hi next ordered a similar map to be made of Tibet, the survey being executed by two lamas who were carefully trained as surveyors by the Jesuits at Peking.
  • Rockhill, " An American in Tibet," Century Magazine, November 1890; The Land of the Lamas (London, 1891); Theodore Bent, " Hadramut," vol.
  • Of the Lamas Su, and Cilicia Pedias, E.
  • To escape attention the little party assumed the dress of lamas or priests.
  • Crossing the deserts of Koko Nor, they passed the great lake of that name, with its island of contemplative lamas, and, following a difficult and tortuous track across snow-covered mountains, they at last entered Lhasa on the 29th of January 1846.

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