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Page 572 - Then shalt thou lay up gold as dust, And the gold of Ophir as the stones of the brooks.
Page 364 - And ever and anon he beat The doubling drum with furious heat ; And though sometimes each dreary pause between Dejected Pity at his side Her soul-subduing voice applied, Yet still he kept his wild unaltered mien, While each strained ball of sight seemed bursting from his head.
Page 364 - And longer had she sung — but, with a frown, Revenge impatient rose, He threw his blood-stained sword in thunder down, And with a withering look The war-denouncing trumpet took, And blew a blast so loud and dread, Were ne'er prophetic sounds so full of woe.
Page 552 - It is active, urgent, and variable ; attended with evil and misery. In air it predominates, wherefore wind moves transversely. In living beings it is the cause of vice. The third and lowest is darkness (tamas). It is heavy and obstructive ; attended with sorrow, dulness, and illusion. In earth and water it predominates, wherefore they fall or tend downwards. In living beings it is the cause of stolidity. These three qualities are not mere accidents of nature, but are of its essence and enter into...
Page 269 - That every Quaker or Moravian who shall be required to give evidence in any case whatsoever, criminal or civil, shall, instead of taking an oath in the usual form, be permitted to make his or her solemn affirmation or declaration in the words following; that is to say, " I AB do solemnly, sincerely, and truly declare and affirm...
Page 493 - HIS MAJESTY having taken into consideration the said Report, and the Draft Charter accompanying it, was pleased, by and with the advice of His Privy Council, to approve thereof, and to order, as it is hereby ordered, that the...
Page 355 - Burmese subjects dying under the same circumstances, in any part of the British dominions, shall be made over to the minister or other authority delegated by His Burmese Majesty to the Supreme Government of India.
Page 534 - O Fire, let these women, with bodies anointed with clarified butter, eyes (coloured) with stibium, and void of tears, enter thee, the parent of water, that they may not be separated from their husbands, but may be in union with excellent husbands, be sinless, and jewels among women.'— Ri 1 There are 35,000,000 hairs on the human body.
Page 176 - Their fathers protect them in childhood ; their husbands protect them in youth ; their sons protect them in age : a woman is never fit for independence.