The Last Days in England of the Rajah Rammohun Roy

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Mary Carpenter
Trübner & Company, 1866 - 255 páginas
 

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Página 189 - And they shall come from the east and from the west, and from the north and from the south, and shall sit down in the kingdom of God.
Página 165 - ... the heathen for an inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth for a possession.
Página 222 - When about the age of sixteen, I composed a manuscript calling in question the validity of the idolatrous system of the Hindoos. This, together with my known sentiments on that subject, having produced a coolness between me and my immediate kindred, I proceeded on my travels, and passed through different countries, chiefly within, but some beyond, the bounds of Hindoostan, with a feeling of great aversion to the establishment of the British power in India.
Página 189 - Lord; neither are there any works like unto thy works. All nations whom thou hast made shall come and worship before thee, O Lord; and shall glorify thy name. For thou art great, and doest wondrous things: thou art God alone.
Página xiv - By taking the path which conscience and sincerity direct, I, born a Brahmun, have exposed myself to the complainings and reproaches, even of some of my relations, whose prejudices are strong, and whose temporal advantage depends upon the present system. But these, however accumulated, I can tranquilly bear, trusting that a day will arrive when my humble endeavours will be viewed with justice — perhaps acknowledged with gratitude. At any rate, whatever men may say, I cannot be deprived of this consolation...
Página 223 - After my father's death I opposed the advocates of idolatry with still greater boldness. Availing myself of the ait of printing, now established in India, I published various works and pamphlets against their errors, in the native and foreign languages. This raised such a feeling against me, that I was at last deserted by every person except two or three Scotch friends, to whom, and the nation to which they belong, I always feel grateful.
Página 37 - An Appeal to the Christian Public, in defence of the 'Precepts of Jesus...
Página 178 - Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord ; they rest from their labours, and their works follow them...
Página xiv - Theology, establishing the Unity of the Supreme Being, and that he alone is the Object of Propitiation and Worship.

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