History of the Baptist Missionary Society, from 1792 to 1842, Volume 1

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T. Ward & Company, and G. & J. Dyer, 1842 - General Baptist mission

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OCLC Number: 36925971
Related Subjects:(9)
Baptist Missionary Society.
Baptists -- Missions -- History.
Baptists -- History.
Carey, William, -- 1761-1834.
Fuller, Andrew, -- 1754-1815.
Missions, British -- History.
Missions -- India -- History.
Missions -- India -- Serampore.
Missions -- Jamaica -- History.

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Page 45 - These are the generations of the heavens and of the earth when they were created, in the day that the Lord God made the earth and the heavens, and every plant of the field before it was in the earth, and every herb of the field before it grew: for the Lord God had not caused it to rain upon the earth, and there was not a man to till the ground. But there went up a mist from the earth, and watered the whole face of the ground.
Page 307 - And a man shall be as an hiding place from the wind, and a covert from the tempest ; as rivers of water in a dry place, as the shadow of a great rock in a weary land.
Page 35 - What the horns are to the buffalo, what the paw is to the tiger, what the sting is to the bee, what beauty, according to the old Greek song, is to woman, deceit is to the Bengalee. Large promises, smooth excuses, elaborate tissues of circumstantial falsehood, chicanery, perjury, forgery, are the weapons, offensive and defensive, of the people of the Lower Ganges.
Page 371 - I be buried by the side of my second wife, Charlotte Emilia Carey ; and that the following inscription, and nothing more, may be cut on the stone which commemorates her, either above or below, as there may be room, viz : — "William Carey, born August 17, 1761, died . " A wretched, poor, and helpless worm, On thy kind arms I fall.
Page 34 - His mind bears a singular analogy to his body. It is weak even to helplessness, for purposes of manly resistance ; but its suppleness and its tact move the children of sterner climates to admiration not unmingled with contempt. All those arts which are the natural defence of the weak are more familiar to this subtle race than to the Ionian of the time of Juvenal, or to the Jew of the dark ages. What the horns are to the buffalo, what the paw is to the tiger, what the sting is to the bee, what beauty,...
Page 148 - To the weak he became as weak, that he might gain the weak : and was made all things to all men, that he might by all means save some.
Page 34 - Bengalee is feeble even to effeminacy. He lives in a constant vapour bath. His pursuits are sedentary, his limbs delicate, his movements languid. During many ages lie has been trampled upon by men of bolder and more hardy breeds.
Page 3 - As in the present divided state of christendom, it seems that each denomination, by exerting itself separately, is most likely to accomplish the great ends of a mission, it is agreed that this society be called, The Particular Baptist Society for propagating the Gospel among the Heathen.
Page 111 - In one of them, the sacred stream is thus addressed : — " 0 goddess, the owl that lodges in the hollow of a tree on thy banks, is exalted beyond measure ; while the emperor, whose palace is far from thee, though he may possess a million of stately elephants, and may have the wives of millions of conquered enemies, is nothing.
Page 165 - Sieks and of the Burmans, and in four of these languages they are going on with the Bible. Extraordinary as this is, it will appear more so, when it is remembered, that...

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