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animals appearance army arrived band beautiful beneath body Bombay Brindisi British brought called camp Captain carriage carried ceremony chiefs Colonel colours command covered dance dress Duke elephants England English European eyes face feet fire flowers followed formed gardens gave given going gold Government guests hands head hills honour horses House hundred Hussars India interest Italy journey King ladies land leave light live looked Lord Maharajah Major memory miles morning moved native never night officers once palace party passed played present Prince of Wales Prince's Queen railway Rajahs received regiment Residency round Royal Highness salute seemed seen Serapis ship shore side silver soldiers standing station streets taken thought thousand tiger took town travellers trees troops whole young
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 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...