Heart-beats

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G. H. Ellis, 1894 - Brahma-samaj - 288 pages
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Page xl - In Boston," we again quote from Dr. Barrows, " he was invited to deliver four lectures on India before the Lowell Institute. So great was the interest in these lectures, that he was induced to repeat them afternoons, under the same auspices, to a crowded hall. These lectures were reported and published in the Christian Register
Page 231 - The universal self-delusion is this: when a man has a good thought, he fancies he has become what he thinks for the moment. Good thoughts are very good; but, unaccompanied by the difficult processes of character, they are often no better than soap-bubbles. — MOZOOMDAR.
Page xvi - It is not true that they are always persecuted, not true at leait in Bengal. They willingly court the miseries under which so many, like my loved and honoured mother, die. But if men were more compassionate, and society recognised their right to the commonest necessaries of life, perhaps they would be less hard on themselves, and many a heart-stricken son would be spared the misery I felt when I found my mother's beloved life sink under the load of the world's neglect and indifference.
Page 19 - And we have known and believed the Love that God has to us. God is Love; and he that dwells in Love dwells in God, and God in him.
Page xvi - What need to curse the •elfish cruelty of men and women to the wretched, forsaken Hindu widow? To them she was a widow only : to me, my dear mother, the sole guardian and friend I had in all the world. I do not care whether all or many widows remarry : but I do feel they should be more loved, nursed, and cared for, more humanity shown to them. It is not true that they are always persecuted, not true at leait in Bengal.

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