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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 **. 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.

CHAPTER III.

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 wan of perfect self-ré-

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

CHAPTER V.

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.-

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