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her sons must be boldly and prominently exposed. The writer's share in the work of his country's progress is doubtless intrinsically of the minutest consequence ; but to himself it appears to be of great consequence—to himself it appears to be of
great consequence to decide whether he lives an arrant coward, as some would wish him to be, or a true man, as he wishes to be ; and, right or wrong, good or bad, this is his work, which he chanced to do, and which he has done to the best of his ability and honesty.
The author has in conclusion to acknowledge that he has when necessary availed himself of other sources of information; and to tender his best thanks for the extreme honour done to him by most of the greatest and most illustrious names of India, and some of the distinguished statesmen of England, appearing in his list of subscribers.
BOMBAY: March, 1863.
INHERENT SOURCES OF HIS SUCCESS.
INHERENT sources of success in life. -Poverty, the chief
impulse of activity in material and intellectual attain-
ments.—Melancholy history associated with literary life.
- Allegory of Consuelo.-Harris's poverty.—His earliest
avocation an incentive to his activity.-Conception of
education and learning among the illiterate Natives.-
Merivale's conclusion from Roman history.-Faults in
the character of Young India.--How removed ?-Hasty
notions of his conduct.— Two great classes of Young
India how distanced ?-A representative of the worst
class.--His career and life allegorically described.--His
dejection in after-life.--His want of perfect self-re-
liance.- Harris prominently apart from his educated
countrymen in the possession of confidence of opinion.-
Cogency of feeling required to impel all internal decisions
into action.—Courage required to withstand the attacks
of ridicule and contempt from others.--Disraeli's bold
EXTERNAL CIRCUMSTANCES BEARING ON SUCCESS IN LIFE, AND
THOSE WHICH OPERATED ON HARRIS.
EXTERNAL influences from early Teachers.— The Mis-
sionary best adapted to be the Teacher of Youth.—Why,
however, he is disliked in India.—His undue zeal in
the propagation of his Religion.-Mr. Gaster quoted.