Life in Ancient India

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Страница 140 - THAT AND A' THAT" Is there, for honest Poverty, That hangs his head, and a' that! The coward slave, we pass him by, We dare be poor for a
Страница 425 - Let the motive be in the deed, and not in the event. Be not one whose motive for action is the hope of reward. Let not thy life be spent in inaction.
Страница 121 - A voice as of the cherub-choir Gales from blooming Eden bear, And distant warblings lessen on my ear That lost in long futurity expire.
Страница 427 - I am made evident by my own power; and as often as there is a decline of virtue, and an insurrection of vice and injustice, in the world, I make myself evident ; and thus I appear, from age to age, for the preservation of the just, the destruction of the wicked, and the establishment of virtue.
Страница 404 - Tis a fond thought that to attain the end And object of ambition is to rest; Success doth only mitigate the fever Of anxious expectation; soon the fear Of losing what we have, the constant care Of guarding it, doth weary. Ceaseless toil Must be the lot of him who with his hands Supports the canopy that shields his subjects.
Страница 66 - He, prior to whom nothing was born, and who became all things ; himself the lord of creatures with a body composed of sixteen members, being delighted by creation, produced the three luminaries, the sun, the moon, and fire. To what God should we offer oblations, but to him who made the fluid sky and solid earth ; who fixed the solar orb and celestial abode : and who formed drops of rain in the atmosphere!

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