The Land of the Veda: Being Personal Reminiscences of India; Its People, Castes, Thugs, and Fakirs ; Its Religions, Mythology, Principal Monuments, Palaces, and Mausoleums: Together with the Incidents of the Great Sepoy Rebellion, and Its Results to Christianity and Civilization ; Also, Statistical Tables of Christian Missions, and a Glossary of Indian Terms Used in this Work and in Missionary Correspondence
Carlton & Lanahan, 1872 - 550 pÓgines
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The Land of the Veda: Being Personal Reminiscences of India; Its People ...
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PÓgina 360 - Vice is a monster of such frightful mien, That, to be hated, needs but to be seen : But — seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure — then pity — then embrace.
PÓgina 121 - For, oh, if there be an elysium on earth, It is this, it is this ! There's a bliss beyond all that the minstrel has told, When two, that are link'd in one heavenly tie, With heart never changing and brow never cold, Love on through all ills, and love on till they die ; One hour of a passion so sacred is worth Whole ages of heartless and wandering bliss : And oh...
PÓgina 484 - For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be refused, if it be received with thanksgiving: For it is sanctified by the word of God and prayer.
PÓgina 417 - Thy shepherds slumber, O king of Assyria: thy nobles shall dwell in the dust : thy people is scattered upon the mountains, and no man gathereth them. There is no healing of thy bruise; thy wound is grievous: all that hear the bruit of thee shall clap the hands over thee: for upon whom hath not thy wickedness passed continually?
PÓgina 166 - And out of his mouth goeth a sharp sword, that with it he should smite the nations; and he shall rule them with a rod of iron; and he treadeth the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God. And he hath on his vesture and on his thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS.
PÓgina 116 - Ask of me, and I shall give thee the heathen .for thine inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth for thy possession. 9 Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron ; thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel.
PÓgina 123 - ... where were white, green, and blue hangings, fastened with cords of fine linen and purple to silver rings and pillars of marble: the beds were of gold and silver, upon a pavement of red, and blue, and white, and black marble.
PÓgina 459 - Rejoice, O ye nations, with his people : for he will avenge the blood of his servants, and will render vengeance to his adversaries, and will be merciful unto his land, and to his people.
PÓgina 256 - O that my head were waters, and mine eyes fountains of tears, that I might weep day and night, for the slain of the daughter of my people!