The young Gentlemen receiv'd it kindly, and return'd me Thanks in these Words. 鈥榁ehicles, did I write? Would you call an elephant a vehicle? We came to a place where there was a good deal of water; the Gogra swollen by the rains. We were requested to quit the heavy gari, and go across on an elephant. The nice docile creature knelt down; and a man actually wished us to clamber up by its tail! He grasped it, so as to form a kind of loop for me to put my foot in! But I objected to this method of mounting, and managed to scramble up by means of a kind of big bag hung across the animal. There was no saddle or howdah; but the beast鈥檚 back was broad, its pace gentle, and we held on by ropes fastened across the elephant. The good creature well deserved the two biscuits with which it was rewarded.鈥? Whilst their companions were soaring on high. By good Luck, this Bridge was at the Entry of a little Village, so that People hastened to their Assistance; some helping the Horses, some the Coach, and some with Difficulty getting out Galesia; Who however, when she was got out, found no Hurt, only was very wet: She was much pity'd by the good People; amongst whom there was a poor Woman took her under the Arm, and told her, she would conduct her to a House, where she might be accommodated with all Manner of Conveniences. Early in the morning of Saturday, December the 2nd, she became more placid; and when asked if she felt any pain she made a negative sign. Dr. Weitbrecht came to read and pray with her. She seemed to recognise him, and to understand what he said; but she had no power to articulate. Soon after this unconsciousness set in, and lasted to the end, broken only once by a lifting of the eyelids, and an upward look, as if she saw something which others could not see. The prisoner鈥檚 friend. 成人网址大全 鈥楾he one thing which was not liked by some people about her was that she had an extreme disgust of Natives taking to English dress, which she invariably designated 鈥渦gly.鈥?She regretted on several occasions that her age and habits did not allow of her adopting the 鈥済raceful dopatta鈥?(head cover) in preference to her hat.... If the Duke did not speak the words, they sound very like what he would have spoken. It is a soldier鈥檚 view of the matter, and it is the view which all true 鈥榮oldiers and servants of Christ鈥?ought to take. For this is no question of mercantile views, of business arrangements, of what will or will not repay, of so many converts more or less, of success and failure. This is not in any wise a question of results. It is purely and simply a question of Obedience. The Church generally is commanded to preach the Gospel throughout the world; whether men will hear, or whether they will not. Individuals are bound to go, if called,鈥攁nd if not themselves called, they are bound to send others. But when we find, your Courtship's but Pretence, 鈥業 have bidden farewell to Dalhousie. The skies were weeping violently when I started; so was not I!... Dalhousie is grandly beautiful; but I have been asking myself why I have not been in raptures with its beauties. I think that two things are wanting to its perfection;鈥攆irst, the soft blue haze which one connects with distant mountains. High and hard, some snow-crowned peak cuts the sky. You are told that it is a hundred miles off. You don鈥檛 believe it! It is as clear and sharp as if only two. Then water is a very great want, at least to me. Certainly, there is the Ravi, one of the five famous rivers of the Panjab; but at Dalhousie it looks, at least in June, first cousin to a swamp. One wants waterfalls. One-hundredth part鈥攐ne-thousandth part鈥攐f Niagara, glorious Niagara, would be a boon at Dalhousie.... Where the Lacteals take their sweet Repast.