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Page 330 - Moses my servant is dead; now therefore arise, go over this Jordan, thou, and all this people, unto the land which I do give to them, even to the children of Israel. Every place that the sole of your foot shall tread upon, that have I given unto you, as I said unto Moses.
Page 196 - Under a wise and beneficent government, the produce of the Holy Land would' exceed all calculation. Its perennial harvest ; the salubrity of its air; its limpid springs; its rivers, lakes, and matchless plains ; its hills and vales ; — all these, added to the serenity of its climate, prove this land to be indeed " a field which the Lord hath blessed...
Page 233 - ... the wish of the British Government to convert them by forcible means to Christianity; and his Lordship in Council has observed with concern that such malicious reports have been believed by many of the native troops.
Page 193 - Scotland,) but investing all the higher part with that perfect white and smooth velvet-like appearance which snow only exhibits when it is very deep...
Page 236 - But if a good system of agriculture, unrivalled manufacturing skill, a capacity to produce whatever can contribute to convenience or luxury ; schools established in every village for teaching reading, writing, and arithmetic ; the general practice of hospitality and charity amongst each other ; and above all, a treatment of the female sex full of confidence, respect, and delicacy, are among the signs which denote a civilised people, then the Hindus are not inferior to the nations of Europe...
Page 284 - Secondly, the bounty to the white-herring fishery is a tonnage bounty; and is proportioned to the burden of the ship, not to her diligence or success in the fishery; and it has, I am afraid, been too common for vessels to fit out for the sole purpose of catching, not the fish, but the bounty.
Page 353 - O ! when the growling winds contend, and all The sounding forest fluctuates in the storm ; To sink in warm repose, and hear the din Howl o'er the steady battlements, delights Above the luxury of vulgar sleep.
Page 34 - For six such days God was making the heaven and the earth, the sea, and all that therein is ; and rested on the seventh day.
Page 196 - A sight of this territory can alone convey any adequate idea of its surprising produce. It is truly the Eden of the East, rejoicing in the abundance of its wealth. Under a wise and beneficent government, the produce of the Holy Land would exceed all calculation.