Asiatic Journal

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Parbury, Allen, and Company, 1832 - Asia

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Page 137 - But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty; and base things of the world, and things which are despised hath God chosen, yea, and things which are not, to bring to nought things that are: that no flesh should glory in his presence.
Page 58 - I beheld, and lo ! a great multitude, which no man can number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues...
Page 58 - Then," in the full sense of the words (Rev. xi. 15), " shall the kingdoms of this world become the kingdoms of our LORD, and of his CHRIST, and he shall reign for ever and ever.
Page 232 - ... from their situation are most helpless, the Governor-General in Council, will, whenever he may deem it proper, enact such Regulations as he may think necessary for the protection and welfare of the dependent...
Page 53 - ... keep the word of promise to the ear, and break it to the hope" — we have presumed to court the assistance of the friends of the drama to strengthen our infant institution.
Page 94 - The general and perpetual voice of men is as the sentence of God himself. For that which all men have at all times learned, Nature herself must needs have taught; and God being the author of Nature, her voice is but his instrument.
Page 53 - Legislature to promote by all just and prudent means the interest and happiness of the inhabitants of the British Dominions in India; and that for these ends such measures ought to be adopted as may gradually tend to their advancement in useful knowledge and to their religious and moral improvement.
Page 219 - Full many a flower was born to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness on the desert air.
Page 57 - To be of no Church is dangerous. Religion, of which the rewards are distant, and which is animated only by Faith and Hope, will glide by degrees out of the mind, unless it be invigorated and reimpressed by external ordinances, by stated calls to worship, and the salutary influence of example.
Page 17 - Parrel divides the two varieties of the dialects of Somersetshire, the inhabitants of the West of that river using the Devonshire language, the difference being readily recognized by the broad ise for I, er for he, and the termination th to the third person singular of the present tense of the indicative mood. The Somersetshire dialect changes th into d, s into...

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