The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 117

A. Constable, 1863

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Page 472 - We declare it to be our royal will and pleasure that none be in any wise favoured, none molested or disquieted by reason of their religious faith or observances, but that all shall alike enjoy the equal and impartial protection of the law; and we do strictly charge and enjoin all those who may be in authority under us, that they abstain from all interference with the religious belief or worship of any of our subjects, on pain of our highest displeasure.
Page 481 - The Crown of England stands forth the unquestioned ruler and paramount power in all India, and is for the first time brought face to face with its feudatories. There is a reality in the suzerainty of the Sovereign of England which has never existed before, and which is not only felt but eagerly acknowledged by the Chiefs.
Page 39 - Council is of opinion that the great object of the British Government ought to be the promotion of European literature and science among the natives of India; and that all the funds appropriated for the purpose of education would be best employed on English education alone.
Page 502 - the Bible is none other than the voice of Him that sitteth upon the throne ! Every book of it, every chapter of it, every verse of it, every word of it, every syllable of it (where are we to Stop?), every letter of it, is the direct utterance of the Most High...
Page 475 - Other conquerors, when they have succeeded in overcoming resistance, have excepted a few persons as still deserving of punishment, but have, with a generous policy, extended their clemency to the great body of the people. ' You have acted upon a different principle ; you have reserved a few as deserving of special favour, and you have struck, with what they will feel as the severest of punishment, the mass of the inhabitants of the country.
Page 81 - They call me nothing but Jonathan ; and I said, I believed they would leave me Jonathan as they found me, and that I never knew a ministry do anything for those whom they make companions of their pleasures ; and I believe you will find it so ; but I care not.
Page 558 - Their posterior developement is so marked that anatomists have assigned to that part the character of a third lobe ; it is peculiar to the genus Homo, and equally peculiar is the "posterior horn of the " lateral ventricle " and the hippocampus minor which characterise the hind lobe of each hemisphere.
Page 566 - ... if any process of physical causation can be discovered by which the genera and families of ordinary animals have been produced, that process of causation is amply sufficient to account for the origin of Man.
Page 481 - Be assured that nothing shall disturb the engagement thus made to you, so long as your House is loyal to the Crown and faithful to the conditions of the Treaties, grants or engagements which record its obligations to the British Government.
Page 482 - The proposed measure will not debar the Government of India from stepping in to set right such serious abuses in a Native Government as may threaten any part of the country with anarchy or disturbance, nor from assuming temporary charge of a Native State when there shall be sufficient reason to do so.

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