Biographical Essays

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Strona 392 - Hibbert Lectures on the Origin and Growth of Religion, as illustrated by the Religions of India. Crown 8vo. js. 6d. Introduction to the Science of Religion ; Four Lectures delivered at the Royal Institution. Crown 8vo. "]s. 6d. Natural Religion. The Gifford Lectures, delivered before the University of Glasgow in 1888.
Strona 47 - After my father's death I opposed the advocates of idolatry with still greater boldness. Availing myself of the art of printing now established in India, I published various works and pamphlets against their errors, in the native and foreign languages.
Strona 27 - And that no sermon, preaching, discourse, prayer or hymn be delivered, made or used in such worship but such as have a tendency to the promotion of the contemplation of the Author and Preserver of the Universe, to the promotion of charity, morality, piety, benevolence, virtue and the strengthening the bonds of union between men of all religious persuasions and creeds.
Strona 391 - Life of the Duke of Wellington. By the Rev. GR Gleig, MA Crown 8vo. with Portrait, 5.r. Felix Mendelssohn' s Letters from Italy and Switzerland, and Letters from 1833 to 1847.
Strona 48 - The ground which I took in all my controversies was, not that of opposition to Brahminism, but to a perversion of it ; and I endeavoured to show that the idolatry of the Brahmins was contrary to the practice of their ancestors, and the principles of the ancient books and authorities which they profess to revere and obey.
Strona 375 - Fear not them that can kill the body,' and after that have nothing left to do ; but fear him — the demon of selfishness, laziness, anarchy, which ends in slavery, which can kill both body and soul in the hell of moral and political degradation. As for this being a
Strona 25 - A Second Conference between an Advocate for, and an Opponent of, the practice of burning Widows alive.
Strona 112 - For what knowest thou, O wife, whether thou shalt save thy husband ? or how knowest thou, O man, whether thou shalt save thy wife?
Strona 46 - ... sometimes rich and sometimes poor; sometimes excelling in success, sometimes miserable through disappointment. But my maternal ancestors, being of the sacerdotal order by profession as well as by birth, and of a family than which none holds a higher rank in that profession, have up to the present day uniformly adhered to a life of religious observances and devotion, preferring peace and tranquility of mind to the excitements of ambition, and all the allurements of worldly grandeur.
Strona 47 - British power in India. When I had reached the age of twenty, my father recalled me, and restored me to his favour ; after which I first saw and began to associate with Europeans, and soon after made myself tolerably acquainted with their laws and form of government. Finding them generally more intelligent...

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