Indika: The Country and the People of India and Ceylon

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Harper & brothers, 1891 - 794 páginas
 

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Página 493 - My God, My Father, while I stray, Far from my home, on life's rough way, Oh teach me from my heart to say, Thy will be done.
Página 34 - Learn from yon Orient shell to love thy foe, And store with pearls the hand that brings thee woe: Free like yon rock, from base, vindictive pride, Emblaze with gems the wrist that rends thy side...
Página 231 - To form the nucleus of a Universal Brotherhood of Humanity, without distinction of race, creed, sex, caste or colour.
Página 407 - ... earthward now ; Let dreams revive the reverend hair, The imperial brow ; Come back in sleep, for in the life Where thou art not We find none like thee. Time and strife And the world's lot Move thee no more ; but love at least And reverent heart May move thee, royal and released, Soul, as thou art. And thou, his Florence, to thy trust Receive and keep, Keep safe his dedicated dust, His sacred sleep. So shall thy lovers, come from far, Mix with thy name As morning-star with evening-star His faultless...
Página 407 - AH, WHAT avails the sceptred race! Ah ! what the form divine ! What every virtue, every grace ! Rose Aylmer, all were thine. Rose Aylmer, whom these wakeful eyes May weep, but never see, A night of memories and of sighs I consecrate to thee.
Página 458 - Work of the National Association for Supplying Female Medical Aid to the Women of India.
Página 494 - THE boy stood on the burning deck, Whence all but him had fled, The flame that lit the battle's wreck Shone round him o'er the dead. Yet beautiful and bright he stood, As born to rule the storm ; A creature of heroic blood, A proud though childlike form.
Página 538 - ... trees and the grass of the field ; and in June 1770 the Resident at the Durbar affirmed that the living were feeding on the dead.
Página 395 - Denon, astonished, did not know what to think at first, but at length discovered by her questions that she really imagined him to be Robinson Crusoe. His astonishment and that of the company cannot be described, nor the peals of laughter which it excited in Paris, as the story flew like wildfire through the city, and even Talleyrand himself was ashamed of it.
Página 404 - He was a cynic ! By his life all wrought Of generous acts, mild words, and gentle ways , His heart wide open to all kindly thought, His hand so quick to give, his tongue to praise...

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