South Indian Sketches: Containing a Short Account of Some of the Missionary Stations, Connected with the Church Missionary Society in Southern India, in Letters to a Young Friend
J. Nisbet, 1848
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92 페이지 - O GOD, our help in ages past, Our hope for years to come ; Our shelter from the stormy blast, And our eternal home...
3 페이지 - The Village Communities are little Republics, having nearly everything they can want within themselves, and almost independent of any foreign relations. They seem to last where nothing else lasts. Dynasty after dynasty tumbles down; revolution succeeds to revolution; Hindoo, Patan, Mogul, Mahratta, Sikh, English, are all masters in turn; but the Village Communities remain the same.
4 페이지 - They seem to last where nothing else lasts. Dynasty after dynasty tumbles down; revolution succeeds revolution; but the village community remains the same. This union of the village communities, each one forming a separate little state in itself, has, I conceive contributed more than any other cause to the preservation of the...
147 페이지 - In the morning sow thy seed, and in the evening withhold not thine hand: for thou knowest not whether shall prosper, either this or that, or whether they both shall be alike good.
3 페이지 - ... by the descendants of those who were driven out when the village was depopulated; and it is not a trifling matter that will drive them out, for they will...
118 페이지 - He shall come to be glorified in his saints, and admired in all them that believe in that day.
56 페이지 - I have commanded you, and lo ! I am with you alway, even to the end of the world.
4 페이지 - This union of the village communities, each one forming a separate little state in itself, has, I conceive, contributed more than any other cause to the preservation of the people of India, through all the revolutions and changes which they have suffered, and is in a high degree conducive to their happiness, and to the enjoyment of a great portion of freedom and independence.