The Christian Brahmun: Or, Memoirs of the Life, Writings, and Character of the Converted Brahmun, Babajee. Including Illustrations of the Domestic Habits, Manners, Customs, and Superstitions of the Hindoos; a Sketch of the Deckan and Notices of India in General, and an Account of the American Mission at Ahmednuggur, Volume 2

Front Cover
Leavitt, Lord & Company, 1836
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 248 - For as the rain cometh down, And the snow from heaven, And returneth not thither, But watereth the earth, And maketh it bring forth and bud, That it may give seed to the sower, and bread to the eater: So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: It shall not return unto me void, But it shall accomplish that which I please, And it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.
Page 242 - Oh that my head were waters, and mine eyes a fountain of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people!
Page 9 - And there went up with him both chariots and horsemen ; and it was a very great company.
Page 265 - When I say unto the wicked, O wicked man, thou shalt surely die; if thou dost not speak to warn the wicked from his way, that wicked man shall die in his iniquity; but his blood will I require at thine hand.
Page 9 - And when the inhabitants of the land, the Canaanites, saw the mourning in the floor of Atad, they said, This is a grievous mourning to the Egyptians : wherefore the name of it was called Abel-Mizraim, which is beyond Jordan.
Page 277 - City University. 1834. No. 2 in Press. As the several Psalms have no special connection with each other, and each of the numbers may be considered complete on the portion it embraces, a periodical issue was thought preferable to a delay of two or three years in publishing the entire work. The numbers will be published at intervals of about three months, at 60 cents a number, and w )1 extend to ten or twelve.
Page 250 - He that observeth the wind shall not sow; and he that regardeth the clouds shall not reap.
Page 164 - He was reared by persons of that cast, and soon exhibited marks of the most unbridled libertinism. Plunder and rape were familiar to him from his tender years. It was his chief pleasure to go every morning to the place where the women bathe, and, in concealment, to take advantage of their unguarded exposure. Then he rushed amongst them, took possession of their clothes, and gave a loose to the indecencies of language and of gesture. He maintained sixteen wives, who had the title of queens, and sixteen...
Page 279 - Notes') supplies an important and much needed desideratum in the means of Sabbath School and Bible Class instruction. Without descending to minute criticism, or attempting a display of learning, it embraces a wide range of general reading, and brings out the results of an extended and careful investigation of the most important sources of Biblical knowledge. ,.'.,,. The style of the work is as it should be, plain, simple, direct; often vigorous and striking; always serious and earnest.
Page 282 - Opinions. By ST COLERIDGE. New edition. 8vo. NATURAL HISTORY OF ENTHUSIASM, 4th edition. SATURDAY EVENING. By the same author. 4th edition. 12mo. FANATICISM. By the same author.

Bibliographic information