Works on Hinduism

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R.C. Ghosh at the Bengal Press, 1901

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Page 267 - And yet there are not three Almighties, but one Almighty. So the Father is God, the Son is God, and the Holy Ghost is God : And yet there are not three Gods, but one God.
Page 306 - TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the said tract of land and all and singular other the premises hereby granted and released and every part and parcel thereof with their and every of their appurtenances...
Page 122 - Let us adore the supremacy of that divine sun, the godhead who illuminates all, who recreates all, from whom all proceed, to whom all must return, whom we invoke to direct our understandings aright in our progress towards his holy seat.
Page 232 - Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise. When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost.
Page 305 - ... or enjoyed or accepted reputed deemed taken or known as part parcel or member thereof...
Page 263 - Who knows what sort of life would result if we had attained to purity ? If I knew so wise a man as could teach me purity I would go to seek him forthwith. (< A command over our passions, and over the external senses of the body, and good acts, are declared by the Ved to be indispensable in the mind's approximation to God.
Page 306 - Be the same more or less together with all and singular the hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining and the reversion and reversions remainder and remainders...
Page 318 - ... through disappointment. But my maternal ancestors, being of the sacerdotal order by profession as well as by birth, and of a family than which none holds a higher rank in that profession, have up to the present day uniformly adhered, to a life of religious observances and devotion, preferring peace and tranquillity of mind to the excitements of ambition, and all the allurements of worldly grandeur.
Page 102 - Hindoos of different sects and professions, I have had ample opportunity of observing the superstitious puerilities into which they have been thrown by their selfinterested guides ; who, in defiance of the law as well as of common sense, have succeeded but too well in conducting them to the temple of idolatry ; and while they hid from their view the true substance of morality, have infused into their simple hearts a weak attachment for its mere shadow.
Page 318 - When I had reached the age of twenty, my father recalled me, and restored me to his favour ; after which I first saw and began to associate with Europeans, and soon after made myself tolerably acquainted with their laws and form of government. Finding them generally more intelligent...

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