India in 1875-76: The Visit of the Prince of Wales : a Chronicle of His Royal Highness's Journeyings in India, Ceylon, Spain, and Portugal

Chapman and Hall, 1876 - 396 頁

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第 304 頁 - Or to see it by moonlight, — when mellowly shines The light o'er its palaces, gardens, and shrines; When the waterfalls gleam like a quick fall of stars, And the nightingale's hymn from the Isle of Chenars Is broken by laughs and light echoes of feet From the cool shining walks where the young people meet.
第 34 頁 - As a shepherd seeketh out his flock in the day that he is among his sheep that are scattered : so will I seek out my sheep, and will deliver them out of all places where they have been scattered in the cloudy and dark day.
第 248 頁 - Khass (a building of Shah Allum's) in the cornice are the following lines in letters of gold upon a ground of white marble — ' If there be a paradise upon earth, it is this, it is this.
第 343 頁 - And, when the stream Which overflowed the soul was passed away, A consciousness remained that it had left, Deposited upon the silent shore Of memory, images and precious thoughts, That shall not die, and cannot be destroyed.
第 201 頁 - She gave me a dinner of fifty dishes of meat, which (after their fashion) were placed on the table but one at a time, and was extremely tedious. But the magnificence of her table answered very well to that of her dress. The knives were of gold, and the hafts set with diamonds.
第 194 頁 - Canning, first Viceroy of India. Born at Paris, March 31, 1817, died at Calcutta, November 18, 1861. " Honours and praises written on a tomb are at best but vainglory ; but that her charity, humility, meekness, and watchful faith in her Saviour will, for that Saviour's sake, be accepted of God, and be to her a glory everlasting, is the firm trust of those who knew her best, and most dearly loved her in life, and who cherish the memory of her, departed.
第 194 頁 - And as he stands there with beating heart and kindling eye, the cool breeze whistling through his long fair curls, he is a symbol, though he knows it not, of brave young England longing to wing its way out of its island prison to discover and to traffic, to colonize and to civilize, until no wind can sweep the earth which does not bear the echoes of an English voice.
第 392 頁 - I can look proudly in thy face, Fair daughter of a hardier race. And feel thy winning, well-known grace, Without my old misgiving ; And as I kneel upon thy strand. And kiss thy once unvalued hand. Proclaim earth holds no lovelier land, Where life is worth the living.
第 345 頁 - ... of loyalty thus manifested shows an attachment to the Queen and to the throne, which, I trust, will be made every year more and more lasting. It is my earnest hope that the many millions of the Queen's Indian subjects may daily become more convinced of the advantages of British rule, and that they may realise more fully that the Sovereign and the Government of England have the interests and well-being of India very sincerely at heart. I have had frequent opportunities of seeing native troops...
第 39 頁 - ... sails to be lowered; but all the ropes broke, and the ship was carried by the current to the foot of an inaccessible mountain, where she struck and went to pieces; yet in such a manner that we saved our lives, our provisions, and the best of our goods. The mountain at the foot of which we...