The Calcutta Review, Volumen13

University of Calcutta, 1850

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Página 284 - Waft, waft, ye winds, his story, And you, ye waters, roll, Till, like a sea of glory, It spreads from pole to pole; Till, o'er our...
Página 175 - Whoever by words either spoken or intended to be read, or by signs or by visible representations, makes or publishes any imputation concerning any person intending to harm, or knowing or having reason to believe that such imputation will harm, the reputation of such person, is said, except in the cases hereinafter excepted, to defame that person.
Página 408 - There's a Divinity that shapes our ends, Rough hew them as we may.
Página 285 - The Book of Common Prayer, and administration of the Sacraments, and other rites and ceremonies of the Church, according to the use of the United Church of England and Ireland...
Página 488 - ... shadows] of the five cities are still to be seen, as well as the ashes growing in their fruits; which fruits have a color as if they were fit to be eaten, but if you pluck them with your hands, they dissolve into smoke and ashes.
Página 176 - ... judges in the same way. We have therefore thought it right not to shrink from the task of framing these unpleasing but indispensable parts of a code. And we hope that when each of these definitions is followed by a collection of cases falling under it, and of cases which, though at first sight they appear to fall under it, do not really fall under it, the definition and the reasons which led to the adoption of it will be readily understood.
Página 178 - ... two most important points. In the first place, our illustrations are never intended to supply any omission in the written law, nor do they ever, in our opinion, put a strain on the written law. They are merely instances of the practical application of the written law to the affairs of mankind. Secondly, they are cases decided not by the judges but by the legislature, by those who make the law, and who must know more certainly than any judge can know what the law is which they mean to make.
Página 20 - As to returning " in order to receive episcopal dignity, my soul sinks at the " thought of it. I trust my lines will rather be cast in a cura" cy. Place the mitre on any head. Never fear ; it will do good " among the Hindus. A spiritual Bishop will appear in good
Página 96 - The result of our deliberation is that, concurring with you in opinion, we are fully satisfied that, by the general law and custom of India, a dependent principality like that of Satara, cannot pass to an adopted heir without the consent of the paramount power; that we are under no pledge, direct or constructive, to give such consent, and that the general interests committed to our charge are best consulted by withholding it.
Página 171 - We have said enough to show that it is owing, not at all to the law, but solely to the discretion and humanity of the Judges, that great cruelty and injustice is not daily perpetrated in the Criminal Courts of the Bombay presidency.

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