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Page 331 - debasing vulgarity of his code —' Virtue is the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness.
Page 411 - be asked why, he will answer, because the Publick requires it, and the Leviathan will punish you if you do not. And if one of the old heathen philosophers had been asked, he would have answered, because it was dishonest, below the dignity of a man, and opposite to virtue, the highest perfection of human nature, to do otherwise.
Page 364 - various works and pamphlets against their errors, in the native and foreign languages. This raised such a feeling against me, that I was at last deserted by every person except two or three Scotch friends, to whom, and the nation to which they belong, I always feel grateful.
Page 365 - I embarked for England, as the discussion of the East India Company's charter was expected to come on, by which the treatment of the natives of India and its future government would be determined for many years to come, and an appeal to the King in Council against the abolition
Page 535 - the Treasury, after satisfying all »the appropriations chargeable to the revenue for the present year. The measures taken by the Secretary of the Treasury will probably enable him to pay off, in the course of the present year, the residue of the exchanged Four and a Half per Cent. Stock, redeemable on the
Page 355 - at Cardiff, on the 29th of August, for the purpose of taking preliminary steps for holding an Eisteddvod in that town next year, under the special patronage of their Royal Highnesses the Duchess of Kent and the Princess Victoria. The Marquis of Bute kindly consented to accept the office of president, and gave a donation of
Page 364 - being accomplishments indispensable to those who attached themselves to the Courts of the Mohammedan Princes; and, agreeably to the usage of my maternal relations, I devoted myself to the study of the Sanscrit and the theological works written in it, which contain the body of Hindoo literature, law, and religion.
Page 364 - recalled me, and restored me to his favour; after which I first saw and began to associate with Europeans, and soon after made myself tolerably acquainted with their laws and form of government. Finding them generally more intelligent, more steady and moderate in their conduct, 1 gave up
Page 364 - and through their influence with my family, my father was again obliged to withdraw his countenance openly though his limited pecuniary support was still continued to me. " After my father's death I opposed the advocates of idolatry with still greater boldness. Availing myself of the art of printing now established in India, I