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Сторінка 70 - Our own felicity we make or find : With secret course, which no loud storms annoy, Glides the smooth current of domestic joy. The lifted axe, the agonizing wheel, Luke's iron crown, and Damien's bed of steel, To men remote from power but rarely known, Leave reason, faith, and conscience, all our own.
Сторінка 220 - ... yield unto the hired person, both in the time of scarcity and in the time of plenty, a convenient proportion of wages.
Сторінка 127 - ... life is the immediate gift of God to man; which neither he can resign, nor can it be taken from him; unless by the command or permission of him who gave it; either expressly revealed, or collected from the laws of nature or society by clear and undisputable demonstration.
Сторінка 126 - ... like, — is in a state of mere nature vested in every individual. For it must be vested in somebody, otherwise the laws of nature would be vain and fruitless, if none were empowered to put them in execution ; and if that power is vested in any one, it must also be vested in all mankind, since all are by nature equal. Whereof the first murderer Cain, was so sensible, that we find him expressing his apprehensions, that whoever should find him would slay him (A).
Сторінка 80 - Governor-General that his views in this nomination will not be disappointed. He has also formed the highest expectations from the abilities, learning, temper, and morals of Mr. Buchanan, whose character is well known in England, particularly to Dr.
Сторінка 100 - We find also from a note by Mr. Moor at the end of this volume, that the Jarejah fathers who a short time back would not have listened to the preservation of their daughters, now exhibited them with pride and fondness. Their mothers and nurses also attended on this interesting occasion. True to the feelings which are found in other countries to prevail so forcibly, the emotions of nature here exhibited were extremely moving. The mothers placed their infants in the hands of Colonel Walker, calling...
Сторінка 66 - I am sensible that a great deal must be done to eradicate the seeds of these crimes. The real source of the evil lies in the corrupt morals of the people. Under these circumstances, the best laws can only have a partial operation. If we would apply a lasting remedy to the evil, we must adopt means of instruction for the different classes of the community.
Сторінка 84 - ... benevolence to devise the plan which has since been pursued of forming a society for communicating the blessings of Christian light to the natives of India, and his first care was to qualify himself to act a distinguished part in that truly noble enterprise. He resolutely applied himself to the diligent study of the learned languages ; after making a considerable proficiency in them, he applied himself to several of the Oriental tongues, more especially to that which I understand is regarded...
Сторінка 62 - Their minds are totally uncultivated ; of the duties of niorality they have no idea; they possess in a great degree that low cunning which so generally accompanies depravity of heart. They are indolent and grossly sensual; they are cruel and cowardly, insolent and abject. They have superstition without a sense of religion; and, in short, they have all the vices of savage life, without any of its virtues.
Сторінка 103 - European enemy may make upon us in that quarter, let us endeavour to strike our roots into the soil, by the gradual introduction and establishment of our own principles and opinions; of our own laws, institutions, and manners; above all, as the source of every other improvement, of our religion, and consequently of our morals..

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