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Page 314 - ... swinging in the air, the graceful maiden, with the pitcher on her head, descending the steps to the riverside, the black faces, the long beards, the yellow streaks of sect, the turbans and the flowing robes, the spears and the silver maces, the elephants with their canopies of state, the gorgeous palanquin of the prince, and the close litter of the noble lady, all these things were to him as the objects amidst which his own life had been passed, as the objects which lay on the road between Beaconsfield...
Page 314 - He had, in the highest degree, that noble faculty whereby man is able to live in the past and in the future, in the distant and in the unreal. India and its inhabitants were not to him, as to most Englishmen, mere names and abstractions, but a real country and a real people.
Page 231 - The total (1,000) marks may be obtained by adequate proficiency in any two or more of the five branches of science included under this head.
Page 231 - Language, Literature, and History of Greece . . 750 „ „ Rome . . 750 „ • - •„ • France . . 375 „ Germany . 375 Italy .
Page 314 - Street. All India was present to the eye of his mind, from the halls where suitors laid gold and perfumes at the feet of sovereigns, to the wild moor where the...
Page 231 - No subjects are obligatory. 5. The merit of the persons examined will be estimated by marks ; and the number set opposite to each branch in the preceding Regulation denotes the greatest number of marks that can be obtained in respect of it.
Page 174 - Greeks,7 who were, perhaps, the warmer in their praises from a latent consciousness of their own deficiency in the virtue. According to Herodotus, the attention of educators was specially directed to the point, and each young Persian was taught by his preceptors three main things : — " To ride, to draw the bow, and to speak the truth.
Page 299 - But here the main skill and groundwork will be to temper them such lectures and explanations upon every opportunity as may lead and draw them in willing obedience, inflamed with the study of learning and the admiration of virtue; stirred up with high hopes of living to be brave men and worthy patriots, dear to God and famous to all ages.
Page 299 - That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow • warmer among the ruins of lona.
Page 236 - To co-operate with enlightened natives of India in their efforts for the improvement of their countrymen. . THESE OBJECTS ARE CARRIED OUT, — I. — By obtaining information respecting the wants of India, and the means by which these may be supplied. The particular wants now to be mentioned are : — 1st. — The education of the masses of the people. 2nd. — The education and improvement of the position of women.

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