The Guide to the Indian Civil Service: Containing Directions for Candidates, Standards of Qualifications, Salaries, and Specimens of Examination Papers (Google eBook)

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Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, 1870 - Civil service - 268 pages
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Page 138 - Society is indeed a contract. Subordinate contracts for objects of mere occasional interest may be dissolved at pleasure, but the State ought not to be considered as nothing better than a partnership agreement in a trade of pepper and coffee, calico or tobacco, or some other such low concern, to be taken up for a little temporary interest, and to be dissolved by the fancy of the parties.
Page 146 - All places that the eye of heaven visits Are to a wise man ports and happy havens. Teach thy necessity to reason thus ; There is no virtue like necessity.
Page 139 - I listened for a footfall, I listened for a word, But the beating of my own heart Was all the sound I heard.
Page 138 - It is a partnership in all science ; a partnership in all art ; a partnership in every virtue, and in all perfection. As the ends of such a partnership cannot be obtained in many generations, it becomes a partnership not only between those who are living, but between those who are living, those who are dead, and those who are to be born.
Page 114 - For words are wise men's counters, they do but reckon by them ; but they are the money of fools, that value them by the authority of an Aristotle, a Cicero, or a Thomas, or any other doctor whatsoever, if but a man.
Page 35 - Therapeutics and the Diseases of Women and Children, Chemistry and Pharmacy, and a practical knowledge of Drugs. (The examination in Medicine and Surgery will be in part practical, and will include operations on the dead body, the application of surgical apparatus, and the examination of medical and surgical patients at the bedside.) The eligibility of each Candidate for the Naval Medical Service will be determined by the result of the examinations in these subjects only.
Page 139 - I WANDERED by the brook-side, I wandered by the mill, I could not hear the brook flow, The noisy wheel was still ; There was no burr of grasshopper, No chirp of any bird, But...
Page 21 - MACKENZIE. Studies in Roman Law. With Comparative Views of the Laws of France, England, and Scotland. By Lord MACKENZIE, one of the Judges of the Court of Session in Scotland.
Page 139 - But the beating of my own heart Was all the sound I heard. Fast silent tears were flowing, When something stood behind, A hand was on my shoulder, I knew its touch was kind; It drew me nearer nearer We did not speak one word, For the beating of our own hearts Was all the sound we heard.
Page 139 - Each contract of each particular state is but a clause in the great primeval contract of eternal society, linking the lower with the higher natures, connecting the visible and invisible world, according to a fixed compact sanctioned by the inviolable oath which holds all physical and all moral natures, each in their appointed place. This law is not subject to the will of those who by an obligation above them, and infinitely superior, are bound to submit their will to that law. The municipal corporations...

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