The Sacred Books of the East Described and Examined: Hindu Series, Volume 3

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Christian Literature Society for India, 1898 - Hinduism
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Page 146 - But the father said to his servants, 'Bring forth the best robe and put it on him; and put a ring on his hand and shoes on his feet...
Page 153 - HEAR, O heavens, and give ear, O earth: For the Lord hath spoken, I have nourished and brought up children, And they have rebelled against me. The ox knoweth his owner, And the ass his master's crib: But Israel doth not know, My people doth not consider.
Page 78 - And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom: and the grace of God was upon him.
Page 79 - First, I commend my soul into the hands of God my creator, hoping, and assuredly believing, through the only merits of Jesus Christ my Saviour, to be made partaker of life everlasting; and my body to the earth whereof it is made.
Page 154 - So I returned and considered all the oppressions that are done under the sun: and behold the tears of such as were oppressed, and they had no comforter; and on the side of their oppressors there was power; but they had no comforter.
Page 153 - ... ground ; they have all grown older, and it may be wiser and better; but when they search for a name for what is most exalted and yet most dear to every one of us, when they wish to express both awe and love, the infinite and the finite, they can but do what their old fathers did when gazing up to the eternal sky, and feeling the presence of a Being as far as far and as near as near can be : they can but combine the selfsame words, and utter once more the primeval Aryan prayer, Heaven-Father,...
Page 6 - The waters are called Nara, because they were the offspring of Nara, the supreme spirit ; and as in them his first ayana (progress) in the character of Brahma took place, he is thence Narayana, he whose place of moving was the waters.
Page viii - I cleave to thee in this life and hereafter. Thou art my king, my guide, my only refuge, my divinity. It is my fixed resolve to follow thee. If thou must wander forth Through thorny trackless forests, I will go before thee, treading down The prickly brambles to make smooth thy path. Walking before thee, I Shall feel no weariness : the forest-thorns will seem like silken robes ; The bed of leaves a couch of down.
Page 153 - heavens, and give ear, O earth, I have nourished " and brought up children, and they have rebelled
Page 150 - From the unreal lead me to the real; from darkness lead me to light; from death lead me to immortality

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