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Page 203 - Company, therefore, can no longer be considered as the agents of a commercial concern. They are, in fact, the ministers and officers of a powerful sovereign ; they must now be viewed in that capacity, with reference, not to their nominal, but to their real occupations.
Page 118 - ... been made ; while, on the other hand, the whole of Europe, and by far the greater part of China, are situated beyond the northern tropic. If, again, we go farther north, to those arctic regions where man exists in a very miserable state, we shall find that there he has no materials to work upon. Nature is such a niggard in the returns which she makes to labour, that industry is discouraged and frozen, as it were, in the outset.
Page 173 - ... to sensual indulgence ; he must be content with an income, liberal indeed in itself, but altogether disproportioned to the charities, the hospitalities, the unavoidable expenses, to which his situation renders him liable.
Page 54 - Council were granted, not only with reference to industry and proficiency, but also to conduct ; and that this last consideration had always a decided effect in determining the order of rank. It was also announced that such rank would only take effect in the event of the Students proceeding to India within six months after...
Page 289 - THE Honourable the Governor in Council is pleased to publish for general information the following Rule, Ordinance and Regulation I.
Page 273 - President, in the chair. The minutes of the preceding meeting were read and confirmed, a list of donations was read, and the thanks of the meeting were voted to the donors.
Page 382 - ... most illustrious order of the Garter, and knight grand cross of the most honourable military order of the Bath...
Page 41 - is a soul or spirit distinct from other souls; unaffected by " the ills with which they are beset; unconcerned with good " or bad deeds and their consequences, and with fancies or " passing thoughts. In him is the utmost 'omniscience. 1 He " is the instructor of the earliest beings that have a beginning " (the deities of mythology) ; himself infinite, unlimited by
Page 173 - Nor are the qualifications which he will need, nor are the duties which will rest on him, less arduous than the perils of his situation. He must be no uncourtly recluse, or he will lose his influence over the higher ranks of his congregation. He must be no man of pleasure, or he will endanger their souls and his own. He must be a scholar, and a man of cultivated mind, for, in many of his hearers (wherever he is stationed), he will meet with a degree of knowledge and refinement which a parochial minister...
Page 163 - Owen calculates that two hundred arms, with machines, now manufacture as much cotton as twenty millions of arms were able to manufacture without machines forty years ago; and that the cotton now manufactured in the course of one year, in Great Britain, would require, without machines, sixteen millions of workmen with simple wheels.