Sunny Singapore: An Account of the Place and Its People, with a Sketch of the Results of Missionary Work

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E. Stock, 1907 - 183 עמודים

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עמוד 109 - MY God, I love Thee : not because I hope for heaven thereby ; Nor yet because if I love not I must forever die. 2 But, O my Jesus, Thou didst me Upon the...
עמוד 30 - Sumatra he founded an emporium at Singapore, where in establishing freedom of person as the right of the soil, and freedom of trade as the right of the Port, he secured to the British flag the maritime superiority of the Eastern Seas...
עמוד 157 - The sun, that bids us rest, is waking Our brethren 'neath the western sky, And hour by hour fresh lips are making Thy wondrous doings heard on high. 5 So be it, Lord; Thy throne shall never, Like earth's proud empires, pass away; But stand and rule and grow for ever, Till all Thy creatures own Thy sway.
עמוד 139 - To those whose talents are above mediocrity, the highest subjects may be announced. To those who are below mediocrity, the highest subjects may not be announced.' CHAP. XX. Fan Ch'ih asked what constituted wisdom. The Master said, To give one's self earnestly to the duties due to men, and, while respecting spiritual beings, to keep aloof from them, may be called wisdom.
עמוד 73 - We did not invite you foreigners here," they say ; " you crossed the seas of your own accord and more or less forced yourselves on us. We generously permitted the trade you were at first satisfied with, but what return did you make ? To the trade we sanctioned you added...
עמוד 28 - June of the same year, he says, ' my new colony thrives most rapidly. We have not been established four months, and it has received an accession of population exceeding five thousand, principally Chinese, and their number is daily increasing.
עמוד 74 - is the . source of so many evils to the people, — and yet of so much gain to the merchants, — that I utterly despair of saying any thing on the subject, which will not be treated with the most sovereign contempt. I cannot but regard it, however, as one of the many evils which hinder the moral improvement of China.
עמוד 139 - Lu asked about serving the spirits of the dead. The Master said, 'While you are not able to serve men, how can you serve their spirits?' Chi Lu added, 'I venture to ask about death?
עמוד 126 - Confucian relationships — between ruler and subject, father and son, husband and wife, elder brother and younger brother, and friend and friend — it is noteworthy that three were determined by kinship.
עמוד 157 - And now abideth faith, hope, and love, these three; but the greatest of these is love.

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