The Calcutta Review, Volume 22

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University of Calcutta., 1854 - India

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Page 129 - Let us be glad and rejoice, and give honour to him: for the marriage of the Lamb is come, and his wife hath made herself ready. And to her was granted that she should be arrayed in fine linen, clean and white: for the fine linen is the righteousness of saints.
Page 120 - Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing? The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the Lord, and against his Anointed, saying, Let us break their bands asunder, and cast away their cords from us.
Page 15 - Time's noblest offspring is the last," our civilization should be the noblest; for we are " The heirs of all the ages in the foremost files of time...
Page 132 - I could not help being struck also with the appearance of the man, as he went on in his earnest strain. Bold and fearless as he stood, openly denouncing the vices of the people, his countenance beaming with intelligence, his upright and manly form the very picture of health, while his voice thrilled through the crowd, they seemed petrified with amazement : their natural conscience assured them that his testimony was true ; while the conviction seemed to be strong amongst them, that the two great...
Page 299 - ... medical doctrines which would disgrace an English farrier, astronomy which would move laughter in girls at an English boarding school, history abounding with kings thirty feet high and reigns thirty thousand years long, and geography, made up of seas of treacle and seas of butter.
Page vi - I hold every man a debtor to his profession; from the which, as men of course do seek to receive countenance and profit, so ought they of duty to endeavor themselves, by way of amends, to be a help and ornament thereunto.
Page 452 - ... Wetherby ! say one word to me ! " Outhou chello! screamed my wife ; and my boy, taking his mother's part, sat up, and screamed out the same words, Outhou chello ! His likeness to my pragmatical brother, Charles, was at that moment so striking, that I was almost tempted to pull his little pug nose ; but I curbed my feelings, and addressed my discourse to his mother, who had thrown her head on the pillow, seemingly exhausted by the repetition of the words which she had so often repeated in reply...
Page 132 - ... troops that were sent against us. If it had not been that God was on our side we could not have thus prevailed against such overwhelming numbers ; but now our troops have arrived at Teen-tsin, and we expect soon to be victorious over the whole empire.
Page 129 - is often applied by the insurgent leader to Jesus , but those who are familiar with Chinese ideas and modes of expression, will know that there is nothing derogatory in that phrase. The term " children of God," is also in the Holy Scriptures applied to all true believers, who are "heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ." " For which cause he is not ashamed to call them brethren.
Page xix - THE BHILSA TOPES ; or, Buddhist Monuments of Central India: comprising a brief Historical Sketch of the Rise, Progress, and Decline of Buddhism ; with an Account of the Opening and Examination of the various Groups of Topes around Bhilsa.

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