Journal of the National Indian Association, in Aid of Social Progress in India (Google eBook)

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Henry S. King & Company, 1885
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Page 115 - A creature not too bright or good For human nature's daily food; For transient sorrows, simple wiles, Praise, blame, love, kisses, tears and smiles And now I see with eye serene The very pulse of the machine; A being breathing thoughtful breath, A traveller betwixt life and death; The reason firm, the temperate will, Endurance, foresight, strength and skill : A perfect Woman, nobly planned, To warn, to comfort and command; And yet a Spirit still, and bright With something of angelic light.
Page 554 - Theology, establishing the Unity of the Supreme Being, and that he alone is the Object of Propitiation and Worship.
Page 164 - We must teach them some foreign language. The claims of our own language it is hardly necessary to recapitulate. It stands preeminent even among the languages of the West. It abounds with works of imagination not inferior to the noblest which Greece has bequeathed to us...
Page 337 - prove all things, and to hold fast that which is good
Page 505 - Work of the National Association for Supplying Female Medical Aid to the Women of India.
Page 432 - And when ye separate in the world, remember the relation that bindeth you to love and unity ; and prefer not a stranger before thine own blood. If thy brother is in adversity, assist him ; if thy sister is in trouble, forsake her not. So shall the fortunes of thy father contribute to the support of his whole race ; and his care be continued to you all in your love to each other.
Page 292 - At church, with meek and unaffected grace, His looks adorned the venerable place; Truth from his lips prevailed with double sway, And fools, who came to scoff, remained to pray.
Page 581 - No man ever gave nobler proofs of conspicuous courage and loyalty to the British Government than were given by him in 1857 : no language that I could use would be worthy of the devotion he showed.
Page 432 - Prepare him early with instruction, and season his mind with the maxims of truth. Watch the bent of his inclination, set him right in his youth, and let no evil habit gain strength with his years. So shall he rise like a cedar on the mountains ; his head shall be seen above the trees of the forest. A wicked son is a reproach to his father ; but he that doeth right is an honour to his grey hairs.
Page 37 - Elphinstone professorships, for the purpose of teaching the natives the English language, and the arts, sciences and literature of Europe, to be held in the first instance by learned men to be invited from Great Britain, until natives of the country shall be found perfectly competent to undertake the office.

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