Asiatic Journal, Volume 9

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Parbury, Allen, and Company, 1820 - Asia
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Page 321 - Born and educated in this country, I glory in the name of Briton ; and the peculiar happiness of my life will ever consist in promoting the welfare of a people, whose loyalty and warm affection to me, 1 consider as the greatest and most permanent security of my throne...
Page 322 - ... he looked upon the independence and uprightness of the judges as essential to the impartial administration of justice; as one of the best securities of the rights and liberties of his subjects; and as most conducive to the honor of the crown.
Page 359 - Ye men of Ephesus, what man is there that knoweth not how that the city of the Ephesians is a worshipper of the great goddess Diana, and of the image which fell down from Jupiter?
Page 431 - Dartmouth is an enthusiast,' said the King, ' but surely he says nothing on the subject of religion, but what every Christian may, and ought to say.' He asked, whether I did not think the English language on the decline at present ? I answered in the affirmative ; and the King agreed, and named the ' Spectator' as one of the best standards of the language.
Page 321 - I doubt not but their steadiness in those principles will equal the firmness of my invariable resolution to adhere to and strengthen this excellent constitution in church and state ; and to maintain the toleration inviolable.
Page 540 - I did not think the English language on the decline at present ? I answered in the affirmative ; and the King agreed, and named the ' Spectator' as one of the best standards of the language. When I told him that the Scots clergy sometimes prayed a quarter, or even half an hour at a time, he asked whether that did not lead them into repetitions? I said, it often did.
Page 276 - because they had acted in a manner repugnant to the honour and policy of this nation, and thereby brought great calamities on India, and enormous expenses on the East India company*" Here was no attempt on the charter.
Page 431 - The clergyman there, on a day when the Athanasian Creed was to be read, began with Whosoever will be saved, &c. ; the King, who usually responded with a loud voice, was silent; the minister repeated in an higher tone, his Whosoever...
Page 335 - Moses.^— 2. The doctrine of a future life, improved by every additional circumstance which' could give weight and efficacy to that important truth.
Page 540 - that three services are joined in one in the ordinary church service, which is one cause of those repetitions.' ' True,' he replied, ' and that circumstance also makes the service too long.

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