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Ixxiv HYMNS OF THE ATHARVA-VEDA.

advance sheets of the late Shankar Pandurang Pandit's scholarly edition of the AV. with Sayawa's commentary, as also with many of the readings of the Cashmir text (the so-called Paippalada-j-akha) of the AV. Neither the Paippalada nor Saya;^a sensibly relieves the task of its difficulty and responsibility.

MAURICE BLOOMFIELD.

Johns Hopkins University,

Baltimore: April, 1S96.

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