Six years in India

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Bentley, 1857 - 288 pages
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Page 37 - Father's boundless love, With the Holy Spirit's favour, Rest upon us from above. 2 Thus may we abide in union With each other and the Lord ; And possess, in sweet communion, Joys which earth cannot afford.
Page 113 - Blessed are the peace makers : for they shall be called the children of God, Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake : for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Page 231 - I have seen the affliction of my people, and have heard their cry, I know their sorrows, and am come down to deliver them," was of inexpressible comfort to me.
Page vii - And I looked, and rose up, and said unto the nobles, and to the rulers, and to the rest of the people, Be not ye afraid of them : remember the Lord, which is great and terrible, and fight for your brethren, your sons, and your daughters, your wives, and your houses.
Page vii - So ye shall not pollute the land wherein ye are: for blood it defileth the land: and the land cannot be cleansed of the blood that is shed therein, but by the blood of him that shed it.
Page 45 - At a later date, a similar story was repeated to Mrs. Colin Mackenzie,! who says that the Iron Pillar bears a Sanskrit inscription, "the purport of which is that, as long as this pillar stands, the Raj or kingdom has not finally departed from the Hindus.
Page 97 - Char-i-Yar," or four friends. These are Abubekir Sadiq, or the Just, Omar, Usman, and Ali, and the word Chariyar is quite a war-cry among the Afghans. " But," said my husband, " there is nothing about that in the Kuran ; it is enough if a man acknowledges that there is but one God, and that Muhammad is his prophet. Do you not acknowledge this ?" he asked Dost Muhammad. " Of course I do," cried the poor man, and repeated the Muhammadan Confession of Faith.
Page 201 - The grave and masculine superstition of the Asiatic nations, which employed the hot blood of its youth in conquering all the fairest regions of the earth, spent its long and bright manhood in the calm and worthy occupations of government and intelligence. During four centuries, the successors of Mahomet were the only men the human race could at all boast of. In the later season of its maturity, and through a long course of time, the steadiness, the gravity, and the immovable rigour, which often mark...
Page 248 - Rama, and Tukarama. All this clearly shows that the ' heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked.' " He says also, " That the Board of Education are afraid to put the Scriptures into the hands of students," adding, " The Board should not cultivate merely the intellect, but also the heart.
Page 194 - I sat down for a moment, and then told them that the camera must be put up out of doors. They led me into the balcony, but that would not do ; so they took me to a terrace where I put it up. The old king seemed pleased, and asked me to draw the queen, to which I willingly agreed. She was so long in adorning herself, that it was dark soon after I began. They brought out boxes full of jewels; she put on about five...

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