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WISDOM OF THE EAST - LEGENDS OF INDIAN BUDDHISM - CONTENTS I. THE CHILDHOOD AND YOUTH OF AOKA . 20 11. THE CONVERSION OF KING AOKA l 111. THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE LAW BY AOKA IV. THE EYES OF KUALA 30 . . . . 42 V. THE CEGEND OF VTASOKA . . 74 VI. THE DEATH OF KING ABOKA OR, THE . 101 GIFT OF A HANDFUL OF EARTH - NOTE - THE object of the Editors of this series is a very definite one. They desire above all things that, in their humble way, these books shall be the ambassadors of good-will and understanding between East and West-the old world of Thought and the new of Action. In this endeavour, and in their own sphere, they are but followers of the highest example in the land. They are confident that a deeper knowledge of the great ideals and lofty philosophy of Oriental thought may help to a revival of that true spirit of Charity which neither despises nor fears the nations of another creed and colour. Finally, in thanking press and public for the very cordial reception given to the Wisdom of the East Series, they wish to state that no pains have been spared to secure the best specialists for the treatment of the various subjects at...................