Buchanan's Christian Researches in India: With the Rise, Suspension, and Probable Future of England's Rule as a Christian Power in India

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G. Routledge, 1858 - 265 pages

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Page 263 - I blessed the Most High, and I praise'd and honoured him that liveth for ever, whose dominion is an everlasting dominion, and his kingdom is from generation to generation : and all the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing : and he doeth according to his will in the army of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the earth ; and none can stay his hand, or say unto him, What doest thou...
Page 27 - He that regardeth the day regardeth it unto the Lord; and he that regardeth not the day, to the Lord he doth not regard it. He that eateth, eateth to the Lord, for he giveth God thanks; and he that eateth not, to the Lord he eateth not, and giveth God thanks.
Page 219 - Well done, good and faithful servants, " enter ye into the joy of your Lord.
Page 93 - I will tell of the decree of the Lord: He said to me, 'You are my son, today I have begotten you, ask of me, and I will make the nations your heritage, and the ends of the earth your possession. You shall break them with a rod of iron, and dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel.
Page 16 - From the palace of Travancore I proceeded to Mavely-car, and thence to the hills at the bottom of the high Ghauts which divide the Carnatic from Malay-ala. The face of the country in general in the vicinity of the mountains, exhibits a varied scene of hill and dale, and winding streams. These streams fall from the mountains, and preserve the vallies in perpetual verdure.
Page 59 - On the second morning after my arrival, I was surprised by my host, the Inquisitor, coming into my apartment clothed in black robes from head to foot ; for the usual dress of his order is white. He said he was going to sit on the tribunal of the Holy Office. 'I presume, Father, your august office does not occupy much of your time.' 'Yes,' answered he, 'much. I sit on the tribunal three or four days every week.
Page 13 - These tenets they were called on to abjure, or to suffer suspension from all church benefices. It was also decreed that all the Syrian books on ecclesiastical subjects that could be found should be burned ; " in order," said the inquisitors, " that no pretended apostolical monuments may remain.
Page 218 - POPE: earth, aud followed by a just recompense in heaven) to have laboured in the vineyard which yourselves have planted ; to have declared the name of Christ, where it was not known before ; and through much peril and difficulty to have converted to the faith those among whom ye afterwards fulfilled your ministry. Your province, therefore, brethren, your office, I place before all dignities in the Church.
Page 263 - Then king Darius wrote unto all people, nations, and languages, that dwell in all the earth ; Peace be multiplied unto you. I make a decree, That in every dominion of my kingdom men tremble and fear before the God of Daniel: for he is the living God and stedfast for ever, and his kingdom that which shall not be destroyed, and his dominion shall be even unto the end.
Page 161 - I beheld another distressing scene this morning at the Place of Skulls; a poor woman lying dead, or nearly dead, and her two children by her, looking at the dogs and vultures, which were near. The people passed by without noticing the children. I asked them where was their home. They said ' they had no home but where their mother was.

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