Lives of Indian Officers: Illustrative of the History of the Civil and Military Service of India, Volume 1

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Page 365 - And, behold, I am with thee, and will keep thee in all places whither thou goest, and will bring thee again into this land ; for I will not leave thee until I have done that which I have spoken to thee of.
Page 44 - Pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw: Some livelier plaything gives his youth delight, A little louder, but as empty quite...
Page 47 - Mrs., or rather Miss Manley, for she was never married, is best known as the authoress of the ' New Atalantis,' a scandalous work, which she published at the end of the seventeenth or the beginning of the eighteenth century.
Page 332 - Put on, therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, long-suffering ; forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any, even as Christ forgave you, even so also do ye.
Page 485 - He cried aloud, and said thus, Hew down the tree, and cut off his branches, shake off his leaves, and scatter his fruit: let the beasts get away from under it, and the fowls from his branches.
Page 372 - No horses being to be had, I had an unexpected repose. I sat in the orchard, and thought with sweet comfort and peace, of my God ; in solitude my company, my friend, and comforter. Oh ! when shall time give place to eternity ! When shall appear that new heaven and new earth wherein dwelleth righteousness...
Page xvi - The path of duty was the way to glory : He, that ever following her commands, On with toil of heart and knees and hands, Thro...
Page 465 - It is no wonder that the Lust of riches should readily embrace the proffered means of its gratification, or that the Instruments of your Power should avail themselves of their Authority, and proceed even to Extortion in those Cases where simple Corruption could not keep Pace with their Rapacity.
Page 485 - I saw, and behold a tree in the midst of the earth, and the height thereof was great. The tree grew, and was strong, and the height thereof reached unto heaven, and the sight thereof to the end of all the earth...
Page 465 - The sudden, and, among many, the unwarrantable acquisition of riches, had introduced luxury in every shape, and in its most pernicious excess. These two [enormous evils went hand in hand together through the whole presidency, infecting almost every member of each department. Every inferior seemed to have grasped at wealth, that he might be enabled to assume that spirit of profusion which was now the only distinction between him and his superior.

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