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Narrative of a Journey Through the Upper Provinces of India, from ..., Volume 1
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Page 481 - And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it unto the Church : but if he neglect to hear the Church, let him be unto thee as a heathen man and a Publican.
Page 252 - I do not by any means assent to the pictures of depravity and general worthlessness which some have drawn of the Hindoos. They are decidedly, by nature, a mild, pleasing, and intelligent race ; sober, parsimonious, and, where an object is held out to them, most industrious and persevering.
Page 131 - India is concerned, appeared to me peculiarly wise and liberal, and he is evidently attached to, and thinks well of the country and its inhabitants. His public measures, in their general tendency, evince a steady wish to improve their present condition. No government in India pays so much attention to schools and public institutions for education. In none are the taxes lighter, and in the administration of justice to the natives in their own languages, in the establishment of...
Page 476 - And the next day he shewed himself unto them as they strove, and would have set them at one again, saying, Sirs, ye are brethren ; why do ye wrong one to another...
Page 466 - And now, grace, mercy, and peace from God, the Father, and our Lord Jesus Christ...
Page 458 - ... to his care, and from attempting whose conversion to Christianity he seems to have abstained, from a feeling of honour. His other converts were between six and seven thousand, besides those which his predecessors and companions in the cause had brought over.
Page 131 - ... in the degree in which he employs the natives in official situations, and the countenance and familiarity which he extends to all the natives of rank who approach him, he seems to have reduced to practice, almost all the reforms which had struck me as most required in the system of government pursued in those provinces of our Eastern Empire which I had previously visited...
Page 229 - But their houses are adorned with verandahs and Corinthian pillars ; they have very handsome carriages, often built in England ; they speak tolerable English, and they show a considerable liking for European society, where (which unfortunately is not always the case) they are encouraged or permitted to frequent it on terms of . any thing like equality.
Page 467 - Bishops of their ordaining. mit thy way unto the Lord, and trust in Him, and He shall bring it to pass." Especially I have been desirous to hear from thee of the good estate of our brethren, the faithful, in Malabar, the Bishops, presbyters, and deacons ; and also of my own children in Christ, the English presbyters who sojourn among you at...
Page 92 - Carli, where such an ornament, but of greater size, is likewise found, that a large gilt umbrella used to spring from it. This solid dome appears to be the usual symbol of Buddhist adoration, and, with its umbrella ornament, may be traced in the Shoo-Madoo of Pegu, and other more remote structures of the same faith. Though it is different in its form and style of ornament from the Lingam, I cannot help thinking it has been originally intended to represent the same popular object of that almost universal...