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Сторінка 121 - ... hearts endure, That part which laws or kings can cause or cure ! Still to ourselves in every place consign'd, 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 218 - Wells, bless ye the Lord : praise him, and magnify him for ever. O ye Seas, and Floods, bless ye the Lord : praise him, and magnify him for ever. O ye Whales, and all that move in the Waters, bless ye the Lord : praise him, and magnify him for ever.
Сторінка 8 - CD, and perform faithfully all the duties of a kamid or bondman. The said AB binds himself to continue in the service of his master, CD, and never to refuse doing any work imposed on him : morning and evening, day and night, he will be present and ready to work, and he will never absent himself even for a visit to a friend or relation without leave. If on any occasion the said AB should absent himself, that day's work will be placed to his debit, and he will be liable for such damages as Her Majesty's...
Сторінка 8 - ... morning and evening, day and night, he will be present and ready to work, and he will never absent himself even for a visit to a friend or relation without leave. If on any occasion the said AB should absent himself, that day's work will be placed to his debit, and he will be liable for such damages as Her Majesty's courts of law may direct. In addition to the above duties, the said AB binds himself to furnish the said CD with the following commodities, as may be directed by a council of peers...
Сторінка 4 - FOWL. -.'> on twenty-five thousand acres of land, whilst, after crossing the Ganges, little rice and not a single poppy will be seen. In the north nine-tenths of the trees are cultivated mangoes, whilst wheat, Indian corn, various kinds of millet, peas, Masur (Cicer lens) Rahar (Cytisus* cajan), oats, indigo, mustard, linseed, and castor-oil, are the principal crops which the land-holders find profitable to grow. The northern portion of the district, also, during the cold weather, forms a vast feeding...
Сторінка 3 - Lovers of natural history wh5 visit Monghyr, find that this division of the district separates also in a very marked manner, the most conspicuous species of the animal and vegetable kingdoms ; and the sportsman who to-day may find tigers, bears, baboons, tupaias, peacocks, jungle-fowl, and grey partridges, in the undulating country to the south, will look in vain for such things if to-morrow he crosses the river ixorthward.
Сторінка 3 - by the rich alluvial soil, brought down by the ever changing river, whilst the southern portion consists of vast rice tracts, and forests which cover the metamorphic hills, extending far away into Central India from the town of Monghyr, three hundred miles north-west of Calcutta.
Сторінка 181 - They had a tame decoy bird, and a net with them, and whenever they found a likelylooking place they tethered the decoy bird to the ground, and set up their net close by. They had not long to wait before the kingfisher, which looked on that part of the country as his own, irritated at seeing a rival near, dashed down to punish the intrusion, and being blind with rage, flew against the net which entangled him in its folds.
Сторінка 14 - ... been felt, and was sufficient to make amends for all the strictures which had been passed on him. " Lord Salisbury and Lord George Hamilton," he wrote to Sir Algernon West, "spoke of me (in Parliament) far too handsomely." The Times atoned for its earlier criticism by writing, "The Lieut.-Governor of Bengal may take all credit to himself for hard work faithfully done and so may district and famine officers the same, but to Lord Northbrook will belong the high honour of commanding one of the greatest...
Сторінка 2 - Monghyr, which consists of some four thousand square miles, is divided into two nearly equal portions by the Ganges. The northern part is an extensive plain formed 2.

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