Indian Pictures, Drawn with Pen and Pencil

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Religious Tract Society, 1891 - India - 220 pages
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Page 156 - And as he went out of the temple, one of his disciples saith unto him, Master, see what manner of stones and what buildings are here! 2 And Jesus answering said unto him, Seest thou these great buildings? there shall not be left one stone upon another, that shall not be thrown down.
Page 149 - For more than forty years,' was his remark to Sir James, — ' for more than forty years I have so ruled my life that when death came I might face it without fear.
Page 17 - As when to them who sail Beyond the Cape of Hope, and now are past Mozambic, off at sea north-east winds blow Sabean odours from the spicy shore Of Araby the Blest ; with such delay Well pleased they slack their course, and many a league Cheer'd with the grateful smell old Ocean smiles...
Page 153 - Sacred to the perpetual memory of a great company of Christian people — chiefly women and children — who, near this spot, were cruelly massacred by the followers of the rebel Nana Dhoondopunt of Bithoor, and cast, the dying with the dead, into the well below, on the fifteenth day of July, 1857.
Page 159 - As it stands on a rising ground, when looked at from below, its appearance is noble beyond that of any portal attached to any mosque in India, perhaps in the whole world.
Page 10 - What is this world?' says a Brahman sage. 'It is even as the bough of a tree, on which a bird rests for a night, and in the morning flies away.
Page 186 - But when all these admissions in favour of Switzerland are made, the Himalaya still remain unsurpassed, and even unapproached, as regards all the wilder and grander features of mountain scenery. There is nothing in the Alps which can afford even a faint idea of the savage desolation and appalling sublimity of many of the Himalayan scenes.
Page 73 - Rajah shed a flood of tears over his body, and covered it with a gold cloth.
Page 166 - Our mission in India is to do for other nations what we have done for our own. To the Hindus we have to preach one God, and to the Mohammedans to preach one Mediator.

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