Sketches of Some Distinguished Anglo-Indians: With an Account of Anglo-Indian Periodical Literature, المجلد 1

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W.H. Allen, 1875 - 420 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 179 - The world was sad ! — the garden was a wild ! And man, the hermit, sigh'd — till woman smiled...
الصفحة 27 - Tender-handed stroke a nettle, And it stings you for your pains ; Grasp it like a man of mettle, And it soft as silk remains.
الصفحة 42 - When I think of death, Mr Morton, as a thing worth thinking of, it is in the hope of pressing one day some well-fought and hard-won field of battle, and dying with the shout of victory in my ear — that would be worth dying for, and more, it would be worth having lived for...
الصفحة 39 - The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike th
الصفحة 252 - Man is his own star; and the soul that can Render an honest and a perfect man, Commands all light, all influence, all fate; Nothing to him falls early or too late. Our acts our angels are, or good or ill, Our fatal shadows that walk by us still.
الصفحة 28 - ... no species of writing seems more worthy of cultivation than biography, since none can be more delightful or more useful, none can more certainly enchain the heart by irresistible interest, or more widely diffuse instruction to every diversity of condition.
الصفحة 29 - He left the name, at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale.
الصفحة 131 - Steadfast, serene, immovable, the same Year after year, through all the silent night Burns on for evermore that quenchless flame, Shines on that inextinguishable light...
الصفحة 218 - The bounds of its investigations will be the geographical limits of Asia, and within these limits its enquiries will be extended to whatever is performed by Man, or produced by Nature.
الصفحة 111 - No. iv. page 205. features, are as worthy of credit as those of the travellers of any other time or nation whatever, at least those of Fa hian. With respect to the cui bono, if it be proved that Brahmanism is neither unfathomable in its antiquity, nor unchangeable in its character, we may safely infer that, by proper means, applied in a cautious, kindly, and forbearing spirit, such further changes may be effected, as will raise the intellectual standard of the Hindus, improve their moral and social...

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