Journal of Voyages and Travels by the Rev. Daniel Tyerman and George Bennet, Esq: Deputed from the London Missionary Society, to Visit Their Various Stations in the South Sea Islands, China, India, &c. Between the Years 1821 and 1829, Volume 3 (Google eBook)

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Crocker and Brewster, 1832 - Missions
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Page 112 - At one end of this mound (which might be seven feet long by five broad) were erected two bamboos, seven or eight feet high, and sufficiently apart for him to stand between them. At elbow-height a broad board was placed across from the one bamboo to the other ; and upon the middle of this another piece of plank, two feet long by five inches wide, was fixed, sloping upwards from him. He, therefore, standing on the platform and resting his arms upon the cross-bar, held with his hands on each side of...
Page 44 - ... .Then said he unto me, prophesy unto the wind, prophesy, Son of man, and say to the wind, thus saith the Lord God; Come from the four winds, O breath, and breathe upon these slain, that they may live.
Page 40 - Ruler in and over the conscience ; for to this end Christ died, rose, and revived, that he might be Lord both of the dead and of the living...
Page 291 - Tis time this heart should be unmoved, Since others it hath ceased to move: Yet, though I cannot be beloved. Still let me love! My days are in the yellow leaf; The flowers and fruits of love are gone ; The worm, the canker, and the grief Are mine alone!
Page i - Wherefore glorify ye the Lord in the fires, Even the name of the Lord God of Israel in the isles of the sea. From the uttermost part of the earth have we heard songs, even glory to the righteous.
Page 98 - We found Dr. Carey in his study ; and we were both pleased and struck with his primitive, and we may say apostolical appearance. He is short of stature; his hair white; his 'countenance equally bland and benevolent in feature and expression. Two Hindoo men were sitting by, engaged in painting some small subjects in Natural History, of which the Doctor (a man of pure taste and highly intellectual cast of feeling, irrespective of his more learned pursuits) has a choice collection both in specimens...
Page 247 - ... he has finally passed sentence of death upon them. How powerfully does the recital of scenes such as these confirm the declaration of Scripture, "that the dark places of the earth arc full of the habitations of cruelty...
Page 188 - ... bullocks, were now driven at full speed round the pagoda three times; while the deluded wretches were brandishing the dagger and waving the handkerchief, occasionally resting their weight on the lower bar of the frame, but often suspending their entire weight on the hooks. Sometimes six or eight of these machines were driven round at the same time. On inquiring why the deluded...
Page 173 - ... broken, under the commendable moderation and prudence of our enlightened Government, and especially by the blessing of God on the efforts of prudent Christian members and missionaries, who, while they preach the Gospel, very widely and faithfully exhibit a scriptural temper and conduct towards each other, towards the European inhabitants, and towards the heathen population ; and who are also zealously engaged in superintending the education of the young of both sexes ; in writing, printing, and...
Page 168 - His eyes appeared inflamed : he bowed before the serpent, then prostrated himself, afterwards respectfully touched his head, looked fixedly upon the serpent, prostrated himself again, then touched it, and rushed out, as if in a paroxysm of delight at the thought of having worshipped this thing ! When he got out of the temple, he walked all round, within the verandah, and, having once more bowed at the door of the te"rnple, he departed with a hurried step.

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