Life of Sir Henry Lawrence

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Sir Herbert Benjamin Edwardes was a protege of Sir Henry Lawrence and one of the paladins of Punjab. This biography is the seminal and definitive story of Sir Henry Lawrence.
Sir Henry Lawrence
founded two schools -- at Sanawar and Mount Abu. After his death, two more were founded in his memory - at Lovedale (Nilgiris) and Ghora Ghali (Murree Hills). All except the one at Mount Abu are still functional.
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Page 604 - To the Lord our God belong mercies and forgivenesses, though we have rebelled against him; neither have we obeyed the voice of the Lord our God, to walk in his laws, which he set before us by his servants the prophets.
Page 164 - All the King's horses and all the King's men Could not put Humpty Dumpty together again.
Page 100 - The tawny lion, pawing to get free His hinder parts, then springs, as broke from bonds, And rampant shakes his brinded mane; the ounce, The libbard, and the tiger, as the mole Rising, the crumbled earth above them threw In hillocks: the swift stag from under ground Bore up his branching head...
Page 160 - October issued a minute, in which 'the views and conduct of Dost Muhammad Khan were misrepresented with a hardihood which a Russian statesman might have envied'.1 Burnes was told that his job was merely to go ahead through the Amirs...
Page 74 - God ; I will also destroy the idols, and I will cause their images to cease out of Noph; and there shall be no more a prince of the land of Egypt: and I will put a fear in the land of Egypt.
Page 309 - Jellalabad), should we not then have a more difficult game to play than Clive had at Plassey, or Wellington at Assaye ? We should then be literally striking for our existence, at the most inclement season of the year, with the prestige of our name...
Page 108 - And he said, My presence shall go with thee, and I will give thee rest.
Page 254 - Affghanistan, not from any deficiency of means to maintain our position, but because we are satisfied that the king we have set up, has not, as we were erroneously led to imagine, the support of the nation over which he has been placed.
Page 427 - ... because (unintentionally, no doubt) its whole tone substitutes you personally, as the Resident at Lahore, for the Government which you represent. It is calculated to raise the inference that a new state of things is arising, that the fact of your arrival with a desire to bring peace to the Punjab is likely to affect the warlike measures of the Government, and that you are come as a peacemaker for the Sikhs, as standing between them and the Government. This cannot be.
Page 176 - MY DEAR SIR, — I have the pleasure to acknowledge the receipt of your favor of yesterday.

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