When the Land Dies
IO Is it Cholera?
Burden of Heat
Up the Mountain Road
Bathing at the Cows Mouth
Round and Round the River Bends
City of Light City of Dark
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Page 43 - We must at present do our best to form a class who may be interpreters between us and the millions whom we govern; a class of persons, Indian in blood and colour, but English in taste, in opinions, in morals, and in intellect.
Page 79 - ... whose frown, And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command, Tell that its sculptor well those passions read Which yet survive, stamped on these lifeless things, The hand that mocked them, and the heart that fed : And on the pedestal these words appear : 'My name is Ozymandias, king of kings: Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair !
Page 111 - She was like some ancient palimpsest on which layer upon layer of thought and reverie had been inscribed, and yet no succeeding layer had completely hidden or erased what had been written previously.
Page 126 - There are two extremes, O Bhikkhus, which the man who has given up the world ought not to follow - the habitual practice, on the one hand, of those things whose attraction depends upon the passions; and especially of sensuality - a low and pagan way (of seeking satisfaction), unworthy, unprofitable, and fit only for the worldly-minded...
Page 94 - The rich man in his castle, The poor man at his gate, GOD made them, high or lowly, And ordered their estate.
Page 126 - But to satisfy the necessities of life is not evil. To keep the body in good health is a duty, for otherwise we shall not be able to trim the lamp of wisdom, and keep our mind strong and clear. Water surrounds the lotus-flower, but does not wet its petals. "This is the middle path, O bhikkhus, that keeps aloof from both extremes.
Page 51 - I can see that in the midst of .; death life persists ; in the midst of untruth, truth persists ; in the midst of darkness, light persists.