The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore; With a Memoir Volume 3-4
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ...consum'd, while believers, we saints pay the price. I I Still 'tis cheering to find that we do save a few--The Report gives six Christians for Cunnangcadoo; Doorkotchum reckons seven, and four Trevandrum, Vhile but one and a half's left at Cooroopadnm. In this last-mention d place 'tis the barbers enslave 'em, For, once they turn Christians, no barber will shave 'em.1' To atone for this rather small Heathen amount, Some Papists, turn'd Christianshi are tack'd to the' account. The god Krishna, one of the incarnations of the god Vishnu. " One day (says the Bhagavata) Krishna's playfellows complained to Tasuda that he had pilfered and ate their curds." 1' " Roteen wants shaving; but the barber here will not do it. He is run away lest he should be compelled. He says he will not shave Yesoo Kreest's people."---Bapt. Mission Society, vol. ii. p. 493. 1 In the Reports of the Missionaries, the Roman Catholics are almost always classed along with the Heathen. "I have extended my labours, (says James Venning, in a Report for 1831, ) to the Heathen, Mahomedans, and Roman Catholics." " The And though, to catch Papists, one needn't go so far, Such fish are worth hooking, wherever they are; And now, when so great of such converts the lack is, One Papist well caught is worth millions of Blackies. Friday. Last night had a dream so odd and funny, I cannot resist recording it here.--Methought that the Genius of Matrimony Before me stood, with a joyous leer, Leading a husband in each hand, And both for me, which look'd rather queer;--One I could perfectly understand, But why there were two was n't quite so clear. 'T was meant, however, ...
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