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الصفحة lxxxviii - Deity — unchangefulness in the midst of change — the same seeming will and intent for ever and ever inexorable ! Upon ancient dynasties of Ethiopian and Egyptian kings — upon Greek and Roman, upon Arab and Ottoman conquerors — upon Napoleon dreaming of an Eastern empire — upon battle and pestilence — upon the ceaseless misery of the Egyptian race — upon keen-eyed travelers — Herodotus yesterday, and Warburton to-day...
الصفحة lxxxix - The waters saw thee, O God, the waters saw thee; they were afraid: the depths also were troubled. The clouds poured out water, the skies sent out a sound: thine arrows also went abroad. The voice of thy thunder was in the heaven, the lightnings lightened the world : the earth trembled and shook.
الصفحة 27 - I found the natives residing in the neighbourhood of indigo plantations evidently better clothed and better conditioned than those who lived at a distance from such stations.
الصفحة 35 - 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...
الصفحة 272 - Babylon," and were received by Tfmur on Monday, September 8. He " was seated in a portal, in front of the entrance of a beautiful palace ; and he was sitting on the ground. Before him there was a fountain, which threw up the water very high, and in it there were some red apples. The lord was seated cross-legged, on silken embroidered carpets, amongst round pillows. He was dressed in a robe of silk, with a high white hat on his head, on the top of which there was a special ruby, with pearls and precious...
الصفحة 36 - ... 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...
الصفحة 98 - I desire to call attention to the fact, that a man who has been deemed fit to fill a high office in the government of this country, under a liberal Ministry, maintains the doctrine that all who do not believe in the divinity of Christ are beyond the pale of toleration. Who, after this imbecile display, can indulge the illusion that religious persecution has passed away, never to return?
الصفحة 229 - ... honour of the King and of his family. But His Majesty the King refused to enter into the amicable agreement which was offered for his acceptance. Inasmuch, then, as His Majesty Wajid...
الصفحة lxviii - In effect, the grave, unhappy doubt which settles on my mind is, whether India is the better for our rule, so far as regards the social condition of the great mass of the people. We have put down widowburning, we have sought to check infanticide ; but I have travelled hundreds of miles through a country peopled with beggars and covered with wigwam villages.
الصفحة 110 - Americans are in every kind of civil business; let them be left without a government, every body of Americans is able to improvise one, and to carry on that or any other public business with a sufficient amount of intelligence, order, and decision. This is what every free people ought to be: and a people capable of this is certain to be free...