History of the Suppression of Infanticide in Western India Under the Government of Bombay: Including Notices of the Provinces and Tribes in which the Practice Has Prevailed
Smith, Taylor and Company, 1855 - 457 páginas
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Página 232 - The end then of learning is to repair the ruins of our first parents by regaining to know God aright, and out of that knowledge to love him, to imitate him, to be like him, as we may the nearest by possessing our souls of true virtue, which being united to the heavenly grace of faith, makes up the highest perfection.
Página 21 - By faith Abraham, when he was tried, offered up Isaac ; and he that had received the promises offered up his only begotten son, of whom it was said ; That in Isaac shall thy seed be called ; accounting that God was able to raise him up, even from the dead ; from whence also he received him in a figure.
Página 18 - First, Moloch, horrid king, besmear'd with blood Of human sacrifice, and parents' tears, Though, for the noise of drums and timbrels loud, Their children's cries unheard, that pass'd through fire To his grim idol.
Página 439 - And let us not be weary in well-doing ; for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.
Página 34 - No sacrifice is allowed to women apart from their husbands, no religious rite, no fasting : as far only as a wife honours her lord, so far she is exalted in heaven.
Página 33 - Women have no business with the texts of the Veda; thus is the law fully settled : having, therefore, no evidence of law, and no knowledge of expiatory texts, sinful women must be as foul as falsehood itself ; and this is a fixed rule.
Página 136 - Verily they who believe, and those who Judaize, and the Sabians, and the Christians, whoever of them believeth in God and the last day, and doth that which is right, there shall come no fear on them, neither shall they be grieved.
Página 379 - Om! Let these women, not to be widowed, good wives, adorned with collyrium, holding clarified butter, consign themselves to the fire. Immortal, not childless, nor husbandless, well adorned with gems, let them pass into fire, whose original element is water.
Página 33 - BY a girl, or by a young woman, or by a woman advanced in years, nothing must be done, even in her own dwelling place, according to her mere pleasure : 148.
Página 34 - who wishes to perform sacred ablution, wash the feet of her lord, and drink the water: for a husband is to a wife greater than Shankar or Vishnu. The husband is her god, and priest, and religion : wherefore abandoning everything else, she ought chiefly to worship her husband.