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Page 574 - Council is of opinion that the great object of the British Government ought to be the promotion of European literature and science among the natives of India; and that all the funds appropriated for the purpose of education would be best employed on English education alone.
Page 300 - There is but one point of difference between the intoxication of ardent spirits and that of opium deserving of particular attention here ; and that is the tenfold force with which every argument against the former applies to the latter. There is no slavery on earth to name with the bondage into which opium casts its victim. There is scarcely one known instance of escape from its toils, when once they have fairly enveloped a man...
Page 373 - Do you suppose that when it is promised that "the lame man shall leap as an hart, and the tongue of the dumb sing" — (Steam-whistle interrupts me from the Capo d'Istria, which is lying in front of my window with her black nose pointed at the red nose of another steamer at the next pier. There are nine large ones at this instant, — half-past six, morning, 4th July, — lying between the Church of the Redeemer...
Page 40 - ... with a solution of nitrate of silver, ten grains to the ounce of distilled water.
Page 85 - that, for the purposes of education among the ancients, villages had their schools, districts their academies, departments their colleges, and principalities their universities.
Page 312 - When his parents are in error, the son with a humble spirit, pleasing countenance, and gentle tone, must point it out to them. If they do not receive his reproof, he must strive more and more to be dutiful and respectful towards them till they are pleased, and then he must again point out their error.
Page 478 - English subjects shall be permitted to come with their vessels, and property of whatever kind, to the Sandwich Islands ; they shall also be permitted to reside therein, as long as they conform to the laws of these islands, and to build houses, and warehouses for their merchandise, with the consent of the King; and good friendship shall continue between the subjects of both countries, Great Britain and the Sandwich Islands.
Page 397 - I know that the laws of the empire, being, in their existing state, well fitted to effect their end, will not for any slight cause be changed. But the proposal to alter the law on this subject having been made and discussed in the provinces, the instant effect has been, that crafty thieves and villains have on all hands begun to raise their heads and open their eyes, gazing about and pointing the finger, under the notion that, when once these prohibitions are repealed, thenceforth and for ever they...
Page 493 - ... reaching the outer rim, and those proceeding from the exterior extremity of the same axis reaching the inner and smaller rim. Between the rims and the crossings of the spokes is woven a kind of close basket-work, serving as ladle-boards," which are acted upon by the current of the stream, and turn the wheel round.