The Calcutta Review, Volume 25 (Google eBook)

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University of Calcutta, 1855 - India
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Page 152 - ... and vigorously pushing away the Atlantic Ocean. The Atlantic was roused. Mrs. Partington's spirit was up ; but I need not tell you that the contest was unequal. The Atlantic Ocean beat Mrs. Partington. She was excellent at a slop, or a puddle, but she should not have meddled with a tempest. Gentlemen, be at your ease be quiet and steady. You will beat Mrs. Partington.
Page xxxi - I the LORD have called thee in righteousness, and will hold thine hand, and will keep thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, for a light of the Gentiles ; To open the blind eyes, to bring out the prisoners from the prison, and them that sit in darkness out of the prison house.
Page v - ... against fighting, and Clive declared his concurrence with the majority. Long afterwards, he said that he had never called but one council of war, and that if he had taken the advice of that council, the British would never have been masters of Bengal. But scarcely had the meeting broken up, when he was himself again. He retired alone under the shade of some trees, and passed near an hour there in thought. He came back determined to put everything to the hazard, and gave orders that all should...
Page 221 - From time beyond memory, Mecca and the whole peninsula had been steeped in spiritual torpor. The slight and transient...
Page 200 - Lord, cause a table to descend unto us from heaven, that the day of its descent may become a festival day unto us, unto the first of us, and unto the last of us, and a sign from thee ; and do thou provide food for us, for thou art the best provider.
Page 250 - THE ENGLISH IN WESTERN INDIA; Being the Early History of the Factory at Surat, of Bombay. BY PHILIP ANDERSON, AM Second Edition, 8vo, price 14s. cloth.
Page 221 - ... and justice. They now lived under a constant sense of the omnipotent power of God, and of his providential care over the minutest of their concerns. In all the gifts of nature, in every relation of life, at each turn of their affairs individual or public, they saw his hand.
Page 130 - Behold, Haman standeth in the court. And the king said, Let him come in. So Haman came in. And the king said unto him, What shall be done unto the man whom the king delighteth to honour?
Page xxii - John Keats, who was kill'd off by one critique, Just as he really promised something great, If not intelligible, without Greek Contrived to talk about the gods of late Much as they might have been supposed to speak. Poor fellow ! His was an untoward fate ; 'Tis strange the mind, that very fiery particle, Should let itself be snuff'd out by an article.
Page 216 - The Lord thy God will raise up unto thee a Prophet from the midst of thee, of thy brethren, like unto me ; unto him ye shall hearken...

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