The Annual Biography and Obituary, Volumen18

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Longman., 1834

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Página 69 - The evidence that there is a Being, all-powerful, wise, and good, by whom every thing exists ; and particularly, to obviate difficulties regarding the wisdom and goodness of the Deity ; and this, in the first place, from considerations independent of written revelation, and, in the second place, from the Revelation of the Lord Jesus ; and from the whole, to point out the inferences most necessary for and useful to mankind.
Página 85 - When the ear heard me, then it blessed me; and when the eye saw me, it gave witness to me: Because I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him. The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me: and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.
Página 271 - Finding them generally more intelligent, more steady and moderate in their conduct, I gave up my prejudice against them, and became inclined in their favour, feeling persuaded that their rule, though a foreign yoke, would lead more speedily and surely to the amelioration of the native inhabitants; and I enjoyed the confidence of several of them even in their public capacity.
Página 433 - It will be in the recollection of many of our readers, that the...
Página 281 - Roy, a warm advocate for the abolition of sati and of all other superstitions and corruptions engrafted on the Hindu religion, which he considers originally to have been a pure Deism.
Página 162 - ... the ship received. We found by the well that she made no water, and by dark she struck no more. God was merciful to us, and the tide, almost miraculously fell no lower.
Página 284 - Compiler to contain not only the essence of all that is necessary to instruct mankind in their civil duties, but also the best and only means of obtaining the forgiveness of our sins, the favour of God, and strength to overcome' our passions, and to keep his commandments.
Página 277 - The consequence of my long and uninterrupted researches into religious truth has been that I have found the doctrines of Christ more conducive to moral principles and better adapted for the use of rational beings, than any others which have come to my knowledge...
Página 281 - A Second Conference between an Advocate for, and an Opponent of, the practice of burning Widows alive.
Página 31 - An Authentic Narrative of the proceedings of His Majesty's Squadron under the command of Rear-Admiral Sir Horatio Nelson from its sailing from Gibraltar to the conclusion of the glorious Battle of the Nile, drawn up from the Minutes of an officer of Rank in the Squadron.

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