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" Any who care to know by what insignificant means the outposts of the British Empire are advanced, and guarded, and strengthened ; how enemies are persuaded to be friends, and pathless jungles are opened to every form of enterprise... "
Southeast Asia: An Introductory History - Page 304
de Milton E. Osborne - 2004 - 349 pages
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The Christian Witness, and Church Member's Magazine, Volume 8

1851
...protection, blessing, and grace, v.'hich are all- sufficient. Deny not your prayers, when thus requested by one who has spent the best part of his life in praying for you, and in preaching to you. Deny not this, in return for his poor but well-meant endeavours...
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Malay Sketches

Sir Frank Athelstane Swettenham - 1895 - 288 pages
...even •*• the. smallest sense, the record of a traveller's experiences in a foreign land. It is a series of sketches of Malay scenery and Malay character...life in the scenes and amongst the people described. These pages contain no statistics, no history, no geography, no science, real or spurious, no politics,...
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The Dial, Volume 19

1895
...Swettenham,the author of " Malay Sketches," informs us that his is " not a book of travels," but rather " a series of sketches of Malay scenery and Malay character,...part of his life in the scenes and amongst the people he describes." We judge, however, that an account by a foreigner resident in strange lands is, in a...
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America, the Land of Contrasts: A Briton's View of His American Kin

James Fullarton Muirhead - 1898 - 282 pages
...I2mo. $1.50. FROM THE PREFACE : " This is a series of sketches of Malay character and Malay scenery drawn by one who has spent the best part of his life in the scenes and amongst the people described." THE REAL MALAY: Pen Pictures. I2mo. $1.50. A book to be read by " Any who care to know by what insignificant...
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Of Gardens: An Essay, Numéro 1

Francis Bacon - 1902 - 29 pages
...SKETCHES. izmo. $1.50. FROM THE PREFACE: "This is a series of sketches of Malay character and Malay scenery drawn by one who has spent the best part of his life in the scenes and amongst the people described." THE REAL MALAY: PEN PICTURES. izmo. $1.50. A book to be read by "Any who care to know by what insignificant...
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Malay Sketches

Sir Frank Athelstane Swettenham - 1903 - 288 pages
...in even •*• the smallest sense, the record of a traveller's experiences in a foreign land. It is a series of sketches of Malay scenery and Malay character...life in the scenes and amongst the people described. These pages contain no statistics, no history, no• geography, no science, real or spurious, no politics,...
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The American Advance: A Study in Territorial Expansion

Edmund Janes Carpenter - 1903 - 331 pages
...the tnfats t " This is a series of sketches of Malay character and Malay scenery drawn by one who hat spent the best part of his life in the scenes and amongst the people described." THE REAL MALAY Pen Pictures, nmo. #1.50. A book to be read by " Any who care to know by what insignificant...
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The Imperial and Asiatic Quarterly Review and Oriental and Colonial Record

1907
...holding these powerful men too lightly." These are most significant words. If it is permissible for one who has spent the best part of his life in the premier native State in India as a journalist, I beg to be allowed to submit some observations for...
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Indian Problems

Siddha Mohana Mitra - 1908 - 404 pages
...we do not persist in holding these powerful men too lightly.' These are most significant words. As one who has spent the best part of his life in the premier Native State in India, I may perhaps claim to possess some knowledge of those States, and desire...
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