The Calcutta Review

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Page 232 - Wherefore, if meat make my brother to offend, I will eat no flesh while the world standeth, lest I make my brother to offend.
Page 225 - tis to see A whole assembly worship thee ! At once they sing, at once they pray, They hear of heaven and learn the way.
Page 55 - Here lies our good Edmund, whose genius was such, We scarcely can praise it, or blame it too much; Who, born for the universe, narrowed his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind.
Page 426 - The Association aims to bring together the various societies and individuals who are engaged or interested in furthering these objects ; and, without trenching upon independent exertions, seeks to elicit by discussion the real elements of truth, to clear up doubts, to harmonise discordant opinions, and to afford a common ground for the interchange of trustworthy information on the great social problems of the day.
Page 6 - Agriculture is the true foundation of all trade and industry, — it is the foundation of the riches of states. But a. rational system of Agriculture cannot be formed without the application of scientific principles ; for such a system must be based on an exact acquaintance with . the means of nutrition of vegetables, and with the influence of soils and action of manure upon them. This knowledge we must seek from chemistry, which teaches the mode of investigating the composition and of studying the...
Page 2 - Its happy inhabitants live secure of a reception into the world of spirits ; and even those who visit it, and bathe in its sacred rivers, obtain remission of their sins, though they may weigh like mountains.
Page 223 - There is a battle going on between reason, scripture and common sense; and wealth, power and prejudice. These three have been struggling with the other three; but I am convinced that your success, sooner or later, is certain.
Page 230 - ... a place of public meeting of all sorts and descriptions of people without distinction as shall behave and conduct themselves in an orderly sober religious and devout manner...
Page 228 - Rammohun Roy was a religious Benthamite, and estimated the different creeds existing in the world, not according to his notion of their truth, or falsehood, but his notion of their utility; according to their tendency, in his view, to promote the maximization of human happiness, and the minimization of human misery. His patronage, therefore, of any system of creed cannot be construed into a profession of it.
Page 223 - I have found some of these here; but more there. They abhor the notion of simple precepts. They always lay a stress on mystery and mystical points, which serve to delude their followers; and the consequence is, that we meet with such opposition in India that our progress is very slight; and I feel ashamed on my side that I have not made any progress that might have placed me on a footing with my fellow-labourers in this part of the globe. However, if this is the true system of Christianity, it will...

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