The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Register for British and Foreign India, China, and Australia, Volume 24

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Parbury, Allen, and Company, 1827 - Asia
 

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Page 299 - IT is not expedient for me doubtless to glory. I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord. 2 I knew a man in Christ above fourteen years ago, (whether in the body, I cannot tell ; or whether out of the body, I cannot tell : God knoweth ;) such an one caught up to the third heaven.
Page 68 - They are, under the point of view of religion and philosophy, wholly rotten, and from the sole of the foot to the crown of the head there is no soundness in them.
Page 583 - The Brahmin eats but his own food ; wears but his own apparel ; and bestows but his own in alms : through the benevolence of the Brahmin, indeed, other mortals enjoy life.
Page 581 - ... seed became an egg bright as gold, blazing like the luminary with a thousand beams ; and in that egg he was born himself, in the form of Brahma, the great forefather of all spirits.
Page 152 - The birds that wake the morning, and those that love the shade ; The winds that sweep the mountain, or lull the drowsy glade ; The sun that from his amber bower rejoiceth on his way, The moon and stars their Master's name in silent pomp display. Shall man, the lord of nature, expectant of the sky,— Shall man, alone unthankful, his little praise deny?
Page 345 - Millions of millions thus, from age to age, With simplest skill and toil unweariable, No moment and no movement unimproved, Laid line on line, on terrace terrace spread, To swell the heightening, brightening gradual mound, By marvellous structure climbing towards the day. Each wrought alone, yet all together wrought, Unconscious, not unworthy, instruments, By which a hand invisible was rearing A new creation in the secret deep. Omnipotence wrought in them, with them, by them, Hence what Omnipotence...
Page 299 - And a river went out of Eden to water the garden; and from thence it was parted, and became into four heads.
Page 152 - Maker good. The birds that wake the morning, and those that love the shade ; The winds that sweep the mountain or lull the drowsy glade ; The sun that from his amber bower rejoiceth on his way, The moon and stars, their Master's name in silent pomp display.
Page 453 - ... force to the plough, compelling him to till land acknowledged to be over-assessed, dragging him back to it if he absconded, deferring their demand upon him until his crop came to maturity, then taking from him all that could be obtained, and leaving...
Page 345 - There breed, and die, and leave a progeny, Still multiplied beyond the reach of numbers, To frame new cells and tombs ; then breed and die As all their ancestors had done, — and rest, Hermetically...

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