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Page 21 - Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses, whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings.
Page 424 - Ring out false pride in place and blood, The civic slander and the spite Ring in the love of truth and right, Ring in the common love of good.
Page 402 - Sandhurst took place in consequence of the transfer of the government of India from the East India Company to the Crown, and the subsequent amalgamation of the Indian and Imperial forces.
Page 240 - And may the God of all power grant to us, and to those in authority under us, strength to carry out these our wishes for the good of our people.
Page 281 - It Is a source of great satisfaction and pride to her to feel herself In direct communication with that enormous Empire which is so bright a jewel of her crown, and which she would wish to see happy, contented, and peaceful. May the publication of her Proclamation be the beginning of a new era, and may It draw a veil over the sad and bloody past.
Page 372 - seems as full of schemes as a warren is full of rabbits and, like rabbits, his schemes go to ground for the moment to avoid notice or antagonism '. Anyway he was clearly a dangerous neighbour, and so Britain began to arm herself.
Page 197 - ... but it is only the antechamber of an imperial palace ; and your Majesty would do well to deign to consider the steps which are now necessary to influence the opinions and affect the imagination of the Indian populations. The name of your Majesty ought to be impressed upon their native life.
Page 110 - There is not a family hardly who is not in sorrow and anxiety about their children, and in all ranks - India being the place where every one was anxious to place a son.
Page 139 - The second most eventful day in my life as regards feelings. I felt as if I were being married over again myself, only much more nervous, for I had not that blessed feeling which I had then, which raises and supports one, of giving myself up for life to him whom I loved and worshipped then and ever.
Page 48 - Porte engages to preserve to the said Principalities an independent and national administration, as well as full liberty of worship, of legislation, of commerce, and of navigation.

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