Abridgment of the History of India: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time (Google eBook)

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Blackwood, 1880 - India - 552 pages
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Page 566 - DESCARTES. The Method, Meditations, and Principles of Philosophy of Descartes. Translated from the Original French and Latin. With a New Introductory Essay, Historical and Critical, on the Cartesian Philosophy. By JOHN VEITCH, LL.D., Professor of Logic and Rhetoric in the University of Glasgow.
Page 490 - I wish for a peaceful term of office. But I cannot forget that in the sky of India, serene as it is, a small cloud may arise, no larger than a man's hand, but which, growing larger and larger, may at last threaten to burst and overwhelm us with ruin.
Page 379 - Council is of opinion that the great object of the British Government ought to be the promotion of European literature and science among the natives of India; and that all the funds appropriated for the purpose of education would be best employed on English education alone.
Page 378 - In professing on the other hand to establish seminaries for the purpose of teaching mere Hindoo or mere Mahomedan literature, you bound yourselves to teach a great deal of what was frivolous, not a little of what was purely mischievous, and a small remainder indeed in which utility was in any way concerned.
Page 557 - SMITH. Greek Testament Lessons for Colleges, Schools, and Private Students, consisting chiefly of the Sermon on the Mount and the Parables of our Lord. With Notes and Essays. By the Rev. J. HUNTER SMITH, MA, King Edward's School, Birmingham. Crown 8vo, 6s.
Page 568 - HOMER: THE ILIAD, by the Editor. HOMER : THE ODYSSEY, by the Editor. HERODOTUS, by George C.
Page 566 - HAMILTON. Lectures on Metaphysics. By Sir WILLIAM HAMILTON, Bart. , Professor of Logic and Metaphysics in the University of Edinburgh. Edited by the Rev. HL MANSEL, BD, LL.D., Dean of St Paul's ; and JOHN VEITCH, MA, Professor of Logic and Rhetoric, Glasgow.
Page 558 - STORMONTH. Etymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language. Including a very Copious Selection of Scientific Terms. For Use in Schools and Colleges, and as a Book of General Reference. By the Rev. JAMES STORMONTH. The Pronunciation carefully Revised by the Rev. PH PHELP, MA Cantab. Tenth Edition, Revised throughout. Crown 8vo, pp. 800. 7s. 6d. Dictionary of the English Language, Pronouncing, Etymological, and Explanatory.
Page 380 - And moral character of the nations committed to his charge, This Monument Was erected by men Who, differing in race, in manners, in language, And in religion, Cherish, with equal veneration and gratitude, The memory of his wise, upright, And paternal administration.
Page 561 - We must admire the ability and persevering research with which he has succeeded in imparting to his * Manual ' so much freshness and originality. In no respect is this character more apparent than in the plan of arrangement, by which the author commences his description of the physical geography of each tract by a sketch of its true basis or geological structure.

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