Wesleyan Methodist Magazine,  3rd ser. 2 (1823), 45–46.

Account of the Vedahs, a Race of Savages, who Inhabit Some Parts of the Interior of Ceylon



Introduction; Extract, Letter

Publications extracted:

Joseph Roberts


Ethnography, Race, Progress, Christianity

    Roberts observes of the Vedahs that he could think of 'no comparison to mark the difference betwixt them and my coolies, than that which exists betwixt a wild beast just brought from the forest, and one that has been tamed'. Continues: 'Their state is alike calculated to excite the attention of the Philosopher and the Divine'. (46)

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