Three Indian Heroes: The Missionary, the Statesman, the Soldier

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Charles H. Kelly, 1874 - 134 páginas
 

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Página 98 - 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.
Página 51 - Retreating, chasing, sinking, soaring, The darkness of the copse exploring ; While to this cooler air confest, The broad Dhatura bares her breast, Of fragrant scent and virgin white, A pearl around the locks of night ! Still as we pass in softened hum, Along the breezy alleys come The village song, the horn, the drum.
Página 2 - Young man, sit down! When God pleases to convert the heathen he will do it without your aid or mine.
Página 16 - Nothing can be more unfair than the manner in which the scoffers and alarmists have represented the missionaries. We, who have thus vindicated them, are neither blind to what is erroneous in their doctrine or ludicrous in their phraseology : but the anti-missionaries cull out from their journals and letters all that is ridiculous, sectarian, and trifling ; call them fools, madmen, tinkers, Calvinists, and schismatics ; and keep out of sight their love of man, and their zeal for God, their self-devotement,...
Página 15 - The missionaries complain of intolerance. A weasel might as well complain of intolerance when he is throttled for sucking eggs. Toleration for their own opinions — toleration for their domestic worship, for their private groans and convulsions — they possess in the fullest extent ; but who ever heard of toleration for intolerance? Who ever before heard men cry out that they were persecuted because they might not insult the religion, shock the feelings, irritate the passions of their...
Página 7 - LORD our God ! arise ; The cause of truth maintain ; And wide o'er all the peopled world Extend her blessed reign. 2 Thou Prince of life ! arise, Nor let thy glory cease ; Far spread the conquests of thy grace, And bless the earth with peace. 3 Thou Holy Ghost ! arise, Extend thy healing wing, And, o'er a dark and ruined world, Let light and order spring.
Página 45 - It is good for me that I have been afflicted; that I might learn thy statutes. 72 The law of thy mouth is better unto me than thousands of gold and silver.
Página 132 - ... loud and repeated gratulations. They took the children up in their arms, and fondly caressing them, passed them from one to another to be caressed in turn ; and then, when the first burst of enthusiasm...
Página 125 - Your General is confident that he can effect all these things, and restore this part of India to tranquillity, if you only second him with your efforts ; and if your discipline is equal to your valour.
Página 129 - Major-General Outram is confident that the great end for which General Havelock and his brave troops have so long and so gloriously fought, will now, under the blessing of Providence, be accomplished. ' The Major-General, therefore, in gratitude for and admiration of the brilliant...

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