The Oxford History of India: From the Earliest Times to the End of 1911

Clarendon Press, 1920 - 816 pages

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Page 545 - Whom neither shape of danger can dismay, Nor thought of tender happiness betray ; Who, not content that former worth stand fast, Looks forward, persevering to the last, From well to better, daily self-surpast...
Page 722 - Firmly relying ourselves on the truth of Christianity, and acknowledging with gratitude the solace of religion, we disclaim alike the right and the desire to impose our convictions on any of our subjects.
Page 53 - To every natural form, rock, fruit or flower, Even the loose stones that cover the high-way, I gave a moral life : I saw them feel, Or linked them to some feeling : the great mass Lay bedded in a quickening soul, and all That I beheld respired with inward meaning.
Page 307 - HOW doth the city sit solitary, that was full of people ! How is she become as a widow ! she that was great among the nations, And princess among the provinces, how is she become tributary!
Page 613 - ... a sum of not less than one lac of rupees in each year shall be set apart and applied to the revival and improvement of literature, and the encouragement of the learned natives of India, and for the introduction and promotion of a knowledge of the sciences among the inhabitants of the British territories in India...
Page 337 - ... the Governor and ,/ Company of Merchants of London trading into the East Indies'.
Page 307 - HOW is the gold become dim ! How is the most fine gold changed I I VI 22 ^e 8^°nes °^ t^e sanctuary are poured out In the top of every street.
Page x - India.. ..India beyond all doubt possesses a deep underlying fundamental unity, far more profound than that produced either by geographical isolation or by political suzerainty. That unity transcends the innumerable diversities of blood, colour, language, dress, manners and sect.
Page 663 - No Native of the said Territories, nor any natural-born subject of His Majesty resident therein, shall by reason only of his religion, place of birth, descent, colour or any of them, be disabled from holding any place, office, or employment under the said Company.
Page 260 - Sultans : i 0 Servant, where dost thou seek Me ? Lo ! I am beside thee. 1 am neither in temple nor in mosque ; I am neither in Kaaba nor in Kailash : Neither am I in rites and ceremonies, nor in Yoga and renunciation. If thou art a true seeker, thou shalt at once see Me : thou shalt meet Me in a moment of time. Kabir says, ' O Sadhu ! God is the breath of all breath.

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