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Сторінка 149 - MAY I join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead who live again In minds made better by their presence : live In pulses stirred to generosity, In deeds of daring rectitude, in scorn For miserable aims that end with self. In thoughts sublime that pierce the night like stars, And with their mild persistence urge man's search To vaster issues.
Сторінка 100 - Weep ye not for the dead, neither bemoan him : but weep sore for him that goeth away : for he shall return no more, nor see his native country.
Сторінка 390 - TREAD softly! bow the head — In reverent silence bow ! No passing bell doth toll; Yet an immortal soul Is passing now. Stranger, however great, With lowly reverence bow! There's one in that poor shed — One by that paltry bed — Greater than thou.
Сторінка 149 - DOES the road wind up-hill all the way? Yes, to the very end. Will the day's journey take the whole long day? From morn to night, my friend. But is there for the night a resting-place? A roof for when the slow dark hours begin. May not the darkness hide it from my face? You cannot miss that inn.
Сторінка 439 - No taunts or sarcasms,' Lord Canning continued, 'come from what quarter they may, will turn me from the path which I believe to be that of my public duty. I believe that a change in the head of the Government of India at this time, if it took place under circumstances which indicated a repudiation, on the part of the Government in England, of the policy which has hitherto been pursued towards the rebels of Oudh, would seriously retard the pacification of the country.
Сторінка 290 - But do take up and assert boldly that, whilst we are prepared, as the first duty of all, to strike down resistance without mercy, wherever it shows itself, we acknowledge that, resistance over, deliberate justice and calm patient reason are to resume their sway ; that we are not going. either in anger or from indolence, to punish wholesale, whether by wholesale hangings...
Сторінка 264 - Go, go,' but they would not. Whereupon the Nana ordered his soldiers, and they went and pulled them forcibly away, seizing them by the arm, but they could not pull away the doctor's wife, who there remained. '"Then, just as the Sepoys were going to fire, the Padre (chaplain) called out to the Nana, and requested leave to read prayers before they died. The Nana granted it, and the Padre's...
Сторінка 464 - ... displayed : it was especially so on a sheet with a sort of trumpet-flower or bignonia, in which there were about two inches in the corner of bougainvillia. He thought that uncommon shade quite marvellous, as well as the orange tone of scarlet in the flower, and the poinsettia perfectly dazzling. He had expended his admiration, I suppose, for when Somers showed his own exhibition, he was captious and said, ' You copy nature too closely ! It is the place itself! they are views, not pictures.
Сторінка 289 - I don't care two straws for the abuse of the papers, British or Indian. I am for ever wondering at myself for not doing so, but it really is the fact. Partly from want of time to care, partly because an enormous task is before me, and all other tasks look small.
Сторінка 143 - There is an odd, mysterious thing going on, still unexplained. It is this. In one part of the country the native police have been making little cakes — 'chupatties (1 — and sending them on from place to place. Each man makes twelve, keeps two, and sends away ten to ten men, who make twelve more each, and they spread all over the country. They all think it is an order from Government, and no one can discover any meaning in it.

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