The Old World and Its Ways (Google eBook)

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Thompson Publishing Company, 1907 - Europe - 560 pages
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Page 469 - This is my own, my native land ? Whose heart hath ne'er within him burned, As home his footsteps he hath turned, From wandering on a foreign strand ? If such there breathe, go mark him well ; For him no minstrel raptures swell ; High though his titles, proud his name, Boundless his wealth as wish can claim ; Despite those titles, power, and pelf, The wretch concentered all in self, Living, shall forfeit fair renown, And, doubly dying, shall go down To the vile dust from whence he sprung, Unwept,...
Page 310 - And it is our further will that, so far as may be, our subjects, of whatever race or creed, be freely and impartially admitted to office in our service, the duties of which they may be qualified by their education, ability, and integrity duly to discharge.
Page 408 - For I have neither wit, nor words, nor worth, Action, nor utterance, nor the power of speech To stir men's blood.
Page 299 - Since I am writing confidentially, I do not hesitate to say that both the Government of England and of India appear to me up to the present moment unable to answer satisfactorily the charge of having taken every means in their power of breaking to the heart the words of promise they had uttered to the ear.
Page 378 - Selamlik, as the procession is called, it may not be out of place to remind the reader that the...
Page 379 - Say, Shall I declare unto you better things than this? For those who are devout are prepared with their LORD gardens through which rivers flow ; therein shall they continue forever : and they shall enjoy wives free from impurity, and the favor of GOD...
Page 273 - Sacred to the perpetual memory of a great company of Christian people, chiefly women and children, who near this spot were cruelly murdered by the followers of the rebel Nana Dhundu Panth of Bithur, and cast, the dying with the dead, into the well below, on the xvth day of July, MDCCCLVII.
Page 83 - Japanese subjects shall, within limits not prejudicial to peace and order, and not antagonistic to their duties as subjects, enjoy freedom of religious belief.
Page 305 - It is liberty alone," says Mr. Gladstone in words of profound wisdom, " which fits men for liberty. This proposition, like every other in politics, has its bounds; but it is far safer than the counter doctrine, wait till they are fit.
Page 118 - What do you say concerning the principle that injury should be recompensed with kindness?' 2. The Master said, With what then will you recompense kindness? 3. 'Recompense injury with justice, and recompense kindness with kindness.

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