Mosaics from India: Talks about India, Its Peoples, Religions and Customs

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New York, 1902 - India - 296 pages
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Page 242 - Guid faith, he mauna fa' that ! For a' that and a' that, Their dignities and a' that ; The pith o' sense and pride o' worth Are higher ranks than a' that. Then let us pray that come it may, As come it will for a' that, That sense and worth o'er a' the earth May bear the gree and a' that. For a' that and a' that, It's comin' yet for a' that, That man to man, the world o'er, Shall brothers be for a
Page 83 - For a small moment have I forsaken thee ; But with great mercies will I gather thee. In a little wrath I hid my face from thee for a moment; But with everlasting kindness will I have mercy on thee, Saith the Lord thy Redeemer.
Page 70 - JESUS shall reign where'er the sun Does his successive journeys run ; His kingdom stretch from shore to shore, Till moons shall wax and wane no more.
Page 52 - JESUS, I my cross have taken, All to leave, and follow Thee ; Naked, poor, despised, forsaken, Thou, from hence, my all shalt be ; Perish every fond ambition, All I've sought, or hoped, or known, Yet how rich is my condition, God and heaven are still my own...
Page 219 - Shot thro' the staff or the halyard, but ever we raised thee anew, And ever upon the topmost roof our banner of England blew.
Page 219 - BANNER of England, not for a season, O banner of Britain, hast thou Floated in conquering battle or flapt to the battle-cry ! Never with mightier glory than when we had rear'd thee on high Flying at top of the roofs in the ghastly siege of Lucknow — Shot thro...
Page 214 - grave : this grass is the best covering for the tomb of the " poor in spirit. The humble, the transitory Jehanara, the " disciple of the holy men of Cheest, the daughter of the
Page 296 - Still Thy love, O Christ arisen, Yearns to reach these souls in prison ! Through all depths of sin and loss Drops the plummet of Thy cross ! Never yet abyss was found Deeper than that cross could sound...
Page 238 - Self-Existent to be his mouth. 93. Since he sprang from the most excellent part, since he was the first-born, and since he holds the Vedas, the Brahman is, by right, the lord of all this creation. 94. Him the Self-Existent, after having performed penance, created in the beginning from his own mouth, for presentation of oblations to the gods and offerings to the manes, (and) for the preservation of all this (world.) 95. What being is there superior to him, by whose mouth the gods eat oblations and...
Page 239 - A Brahman may take possession of the goods of a Sudra with perfect peace of mind for, since nothing at all belongs to this (Sudra) as his own, he is one whose property may be taken away by his master.

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