Narrative of a Journey Through the Upper Provinces of India from Calcutta to Bombay, 1824-1825 (with Notes Upon Ceylon,): An Account of a Journey to Madras and the Southern Provinces, 1826, and Letters Written in India, Том 2

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Страница 274 - And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it unto the Church : but if he neglect to hear the Church, let him be unto thee as a heathen man and a Publican.
Страница 268 - And now, grace, mercy, and peace from God, the Father, and our Lord Jesus Christ...
Страница 226 - ... a system which tends, more than any thing else the devil has yet invented, to destroy the feelings of general benevolence, and to make nine-tenths of mankind the hopeless slaves of the remainder...
Страница 268 - Commit thy way unto the Lord, and trust in Him, and He shall bring it to pass." Especially I have been desirous to hear from thee of the good estate of our brethren, the faithful in Malabar, the bishops, presbyters, and deacons; and also of my own children in Christ, the English presbyters who sojourn among you at...
Страница 182 - ... progress in the imitation of our habits is very apparent, though still the difference is great. None of them adopt our dress (indeed their own is so much more graceful and so much better adapted to the climate that they would act very absurdly in doing so). But their houses are adorned with verandahs and Corinthian pillars; they have very handsome carriages, often built in England...
Страница 226 - It is necessary to see idolatry, to be fully sensible of its mischievous effects on the human mind. But of all idolatries which I have ever read or heard of, the religion of the Hindoos, in which I have taken some pains to inform myself, really appears to me the worst, both in the degrading notions which it gives of the Deity ; in the endless round of its burdensome ceremonies, which occupy the time and distract the thoughts, without either instructing or interesting its votaries ; in the filthy...
Страница 193 - Their own religion is,t indeed, a horrible one ; far more so than I had conceived; it gives them no moral precepts ; it encourages them in vice by the style of its ceremonies, and the character given of its deities ; and by the institution of caste, it hardens their hearts against each other to a degree which is often most revolting.
Страница 218 - Of the people, so far as their natural character is concerned, I have been led to form, on the whole, a very favourable opinion. They have, unhappily, many of the vices arising from slavery, from an unsettled state of society, and immoral and erroneous systems of religion. But they are men of high and gallant courage, courteous, intelligent, and most eager after knowledge and improvement, with a remarkable aptitude for the abstract sciences, geometry, astronomy, &c., and for the imitative arts, painting...
Страница 144 - ... in the degree in which he employs the natives in official situations, and the countenance and familiarity which he extends to all the natives of rank who approach him, he seems to have reduced to practice, almost all the reforms which had struck me as most required in the system of government pursued in those provinces of our Eastern Empire which I had previously visited...
Страница 224 - ... grave, a proud, and decidedly a martial character, accustomed universally to the use of arms and athletic exercises from their cradles, and preferring, very greatly, military service to any other means of livelihood. This part of their character, but in a ruder and wilder form, and debased by much alloy of treachery and violence, is conspicuous in the smaller and less good-looking inhabitants of...

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