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Page 39 - The soul's dark cottage, battered and decayed, Lets in new light through chinks that Time has made: Stronger by weakness, wiser men become As they draw near to their eternal home. Leaving the old, both worlds at once they view That stand upon the threshold of the new.
Page 111 - Directors, in any case (except where hostilities have actually been commenced, or preparations actually made for the commencement of hostilities against the British nation in India...
Page 483 - ... brought down to my boat for sale, which in outward form, (for I know no further,) nobody but perhaps Mr. could detect to be of Hindoo origin; and at Delhi, in the shop of a wealthy native jeweller, I found brooches, ear-rings, snuff-boxes, &c. of the latest models, (so far as I am a judge,) and ornamented with French devices and mottos.
Page 486 - ... sought for, but which fell in his way) he never pretended to impartiality, but acted as the avowed, though certainly the successful and judicious agent of the orphan prince entrusted to his care, and from attempting whose conversion to Christianity he seems to have abstained from a feeling of honour. His other converts were between six and seven thousand, besides those which his predecessors and companions in the cause had brought over.
Page 301 - The King has been pleased to direct letters patent to be passed under the Great Seal, granting the dignity of a Baron of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland to the Right Hon.
Page 177 - THE Queen has been pleased to direct letters patent to be passed under the Great Seal, granting the...
Page 293 - ... rules, ordinances, and regulations ; but nevertheless the same, or any of them, shall not be valid or of any force or effect until the same shall be duly registered and published in the said Supreme Court of Judicature which shall be by the said new charter established, with the consent and approbation of the said court...
Page 256 - Hindustan is a country that has few pleasures to recommend it. The people are not handsome. They have no idea of the charms of friendly society, of frankly mixing together, or of familiar intercourse.