The Oriental Herald, Volume 3

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Page 512 - I call therefore a complete and generous Education that which fits a man to perform justly, skilfully and magnanimously all the offices both private and public of peace and war.
Page 318 - Not where he eats, but where he is eaten : a certain convocation of politic worms are e'en at him. Your worm is your only emperor for diet : we fat all creatures else to fat us, and we fat ourselves for maggots...
Page 83 - Committee, that it is the duty of this country to promote the interest and happiness of the native inhabitants of the British dominions in India, and that such measures -ought to be adopted, as may tend to the introduction among them of useful knowledge, and of religious and moral improvement.
Page 541 - Government does, no doubt, exercise supremacy; but it never has been claimed, and certainly never has been acknowledged, in the case of Native powers standing within the denomination of allies. Although a virtual supremacy may undoubtedly be said to exist in the British Government from the inability of other States to contend with its strength, the making such a superiority a principle singly sufficient for any exertion of our will, would be to misapply and to pervert it to tyrannic purpose.
Page 383 - He wrote likewise a System of Divinity, but whether intended for public view, or collected merely for his own use, I cannot determine. It was in the hands of his friend, Cyriac Skinner ; and where at present is uncertain.
Page 383 - The next work after this was the writing from his own dictation, some part, from time to time, of a tractate which he thought fit to collect from the ablest of divines who had written of that subject: Amesius, Wollebius, &c., viz. A Perfect System of Divinity, of which more hereafter.
Page 25 - And, when the stream Which overflowed the soul was passed away, A consciousness remained that it had left, Deposited upon the silent shore Of memory, images and precious thoughts, That shall not die, and cannot be destroyed.
Page 95 - Persian language : published for the purpose of communicating to those residing in the interior of the country, accounts of whatever occurs worthy of notice at the Presidency, or in the country, and also the interesting and valuable intelligence of what is passing in England, and in other parts of the world, conveyed through the English newspapers, or other channels.
Page 214 - Commentary, for perspicuity and good sense ; it provides specifically for almost every species of crime that can be committed, and adds a copious chapter of precedents and decisions to guide the inexperienced in cases where there is doubt and difficulty.
Page 542 - Paragraphs four and five plead necessity for our interposition, because the Nizam does not rule his subjects with equity and prudence. The fact of. mal-administration is unquestionable, and must be deplored. Does that, however, decide the mode in which alteration is to be effected ? Where is our right to determine, that the amount of the evil is such as to demand our taking the remedy into our hands ? His Lordship in Council observes, that the necessity stated i

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