A Brief History of the Indian Peoples

Clarendon Press, 1897 - 256 pàgines

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Pàgina 167 - Elizabeth under the name of the Governor and Company of Merchants of London trading to the East Indies.
Pàgina 57 - He who by His might looked even over the water-clouds, the clouds which gave strength and lit the sacrifice, He who is God above all gods. Who is the God to whom we shall offer our sacrifice...
Pàgina 217 - the British Government would be guilty in the sight of God and man if it were any longer to aid in sustaining by its countenance an administration fraught with suffering to millions.
Pàgina 218 - We must not forget that in the sky of India, serene as it is, a small cloud may arise, at first no bigger than a man's hand, but which, growing larger and larger, may at last threaten to burst, and overwhelm us with ruin.
Pàgina 204 - Whose constant study it was, to elevate the intellectual And moral character of The Nations committed to his charge...
Pàgina 58 - Bear him, carry him ; let him, with all his faculties complete, go to the world of the righteous. Crossing the dark valley which spreadeth boundless around him, let the unborn soul ascend to heaven. Wash the feet of him who is stained with sin ; let him go upwards with cleansed feet. Crossing the gloom, gazing with wonder in many directions, let the unborn soul go up to heaven.
Pàgina 77 - Misery or happiness in this life is the unavoidable result of our conduct in a past life, and our actions here will determine our happiness or misery in the life to come.
Pàgina 57 - He who gives life. He who gives strength ; whose blessing all the bright gods desire ; whose shadow is immortality, whose shadow is death. Who is the God to whom we shall offer our sacrifice ? " He who through his power is the only king of the breathing and awakening world.
Pàgina 150 - They burned the houses," says the Tyrolese Jesuit Tieffenthaler, who was in India at that time, ' together with their inmates, slaughtering others with the sword and the lance; hauling off into captivity maidens and youths, men and women. In the temples they slaughtered cows/ the sacred animal of the Hindus, ' and smeared the images and pavement with the blood.
Pàgina 17 - E. long. ; so that when the sun sets at six o'clock there, it is just past mid-day in England. The length of India from north to south, and its greatest breadth from east to west, are both about 1900 miles; but the triangle tapers with a pear-shaped curve to a point at Cape Comorin, its southern extremity.

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