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Page 174 - are doomed to be overthrown by that universal law of progress, which will not, and cannot, be resisted. It is idle to complain of that inevitable tendency. Whatever is imperfect, " Waits its doom from that great law Which makes the past time serve to-day ; And fresher life the world will draw From its decay." Of well-directed and ill-directed labour and capital,
Page 236 - Southwood Smith ; secondly, in the following year, by Dr. Southwood Smith; thirdly, by the Committee of the House of Commons appointed to inquire into the Health of Towns
Page 44 - bore the highest testimony to his ability when he said, " Sivajee was a great captain, and the only man who has had the management to raise a new kingdom while I have been endeavouring to destroy the ancient sovereignties of India. My armies have been employed against him for nineteen years, yet, nevertheless, his State has always
Page 5 - will support in its pulpit an able teacher of righteousness;—so that on every Sabbath morning, the chime on one hill should answer to the chime on another, round the earth's broad circumference, and the voice of prayer, and the song of praise should ascend, like
Page 294 - you nothing but labour and poverty in this world, which you are obliged to submit to, as it is His will that it should be so. Take care that you do not fret or murmur, grumble or repine, at your condition, for this will not only
Page 294 - there is this great comfort in it, that if you bear it patiently, and leave your cause in the hands of God, He will reward you for it in Heaven ; and the punishment you suffer unjustly here shall turn to your exceeding great glory hereafter.