Orissa: Its Geography, Statistics, History, Religion and Antiquities (Google eBook)

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author, 1846 - Baptists - 416 pages
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This book is quite rude by modern standards. It is contemptuous of Hinduism in general and Orissa in particular. On the positive side, some information is better than no information.

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Page 397 - Who is there among you of all his people ? his God be with him, and let him go up to Jerusalem, which is in Judah, and build the house of the Lord God of Israel, (he is the God,) which is in Jerusalem.
Page 156 - I know thy works : behold, I have set before thee an open door, and no man can shut it ; for thou hast a little strength, and hast kept my word, and hast not denied my name.
Page 284 - I charge thee therefore before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead at His appearing and His kingdom; preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all long-suffering and doctrine.
Page 158 - O Lord, I know that the way of man is not in himself: it is not in man that walketh to direct his steps.
Page 228 - Have ye not read, that he which made them at the beginning made them male and female, and said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they twain shall be one flesh? Wherefore they are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.
Page 406 - Now thanks be unto God, which always causeth us to triumph in Christ, and maketh manifest the savour of his knowledge by us in every place.
Page 368 - If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget her cunning ! If I do not remember thee, let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth ; if I prefer not Jerusalem above my chief joy...
Page 195 - As it slipp'd through their jaws, when their edge grew dull, As they lazily mumbled the bones of the dead, When they scarce could rise from the spot where they fed; So well had they broken a lingering fast With those who had fallen for that night's repast.
Page 146 - When the Most High divided to the nations their inheritance, when he separated the sons of Adam, he set the bounds of the people according to the number of the children of Israel.
Page 396 - England has erected no churches, no hospitals, no palaces, no schools ; England has built no bridges, made no high roads, cut no navigations, dug out no reservoirs. Every other conqueror of every other description has left some monument, either of state or beneficence, behind him. Were we to be driven out of India this day, nothing would remain to tell that it had been possessed, during the inglorious period of our dominion, by anything better than the ourang-outang or the tiger.

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Orissa: its geography, statistics, history, religion, and ...
タイトル, : Orissa: its geography, statistics, history, religion, and antiquities / by Andrew Sterling . to which is added, A History of the General Baptist ...
repository.tufs.ac.jp/ handle/ 10108/ 11698

Orissa-Bibliographie
Title Orissa: its geography, statistics, history, religion and antiquities [a]. Compilator Andrew Sterling. Pages 155. Language/Script English ...
www.sai.uni-heidelberg.de/ abt/ IND/ publikation/ biborissa/ biborissa.htm

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