India on the March

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Missionary education movement of the United States and Canada, 1922 - 179 pages

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OCLC Number: 14169565
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India -- Description and travel.
Missions -- India.
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Page 108 - There's a breathless hush in the Close to-night — Ten to make and the match to win — A bumping pitch and a blinding light, An hour to play and the last man in. And it's not for the sake of a ribboned coat, Or the selfish hope of a season's fame, But his Captain's hand on his shoulder smote — " Play up! play up! and play the game!
Page 77 - behold your calling, brethren, how that not many wise after the flesh, not many mighty, not many 27 noble, 'are called: but God chose the foolish things of the world, that he might put to shame them that are wise ; and God chose the weak things of the world, that he might put to shame the things that are strong...
Page 11 - It was commonly believed that half a million of human beings was crowded into that labyrinth of lofty alleys, rich with shrines and minarets and balconies and carved oriels, to which the sacred apes clung by hundreds. The traveller could scarcely make his way through the press of holy mendicants and not less holy bulls.
Page 77 - For ye behold your calling, brethren, how that not many wise after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called: but God chose the foolish things of the world, that he might put lo shame them that are wise...
Page 75 - Swapdca, must be of out of the town. They must not have the use of entire vessels ; their sole wealth must be dogs and asses. Their clothes must be the mantles of the deceased ; their dishes for food, broken pots; their ornaments, rusty iron ; continually must they roam from place to place. Let no man who regards his duty, religious and civil, hold any intercourse with them. Let their transactions be confined to themselves, and their marriages only between equals. Let food be given to them in potsherds,...
Page 11 - ... and minarets, and balconies, and carved oriels, to which the sacred apes clung by hundreds. The traveller could scarcely make his way through the press of holy mendicants and not less holy bulls. The broad and stately flights of steps which descended from these swarming haunts to the bathing-places along the Ganges were worn every day by the footsteps of an innumerable multitude of worshippers. The schools and temples drew crowds of pious Hindoos from every province where the Brahminical faith...
Page 165 - Three days after I had burnt the Bible, I woke up about three o'clock in the morning, had my usual bath and prayed, 'O God, if there is a God, wilt thou show me the right way or I will kill myself.
Page 126 - As a business man speaking to business men, I am prepared to say that the work which has been done by missionary agency in India exceeds in importance all that has been done (and much has been done) by the British Government in India since its commencement.
Page 21 - Widows' support, Comfort in sorrow of every sort, To the benighted dispenser of Light, Doing, and pointing to, that which is right. Blessing to Princes, to People, to me : May I, my Father, be worthy of thee ! Wisheth and Prayeth thy SARABOJEE.

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