鈥楽ir,鈥擨 am glad to hear that the box is likely soon to be on its way to my dear brother. We have been in great anxiety on account of him and his family, as Benares, the station of which he is the head, with a population of 180,000, is one of the most wicked places in India, a 鈥渉oly city,鈥?a stronghold of fanaticism. My brother has taken a bolder part in upholding Missions, and spreading religious literature, than almost any one else in the country; therefore, if Benares had followed the example of Delhi, the terrible event might have been attributed to his excess of zeal. Or else they're so but for Necessity. 第一次去彩票店怎么买2块钱的彩票 Or else they're so but for Necessity. ???In a Discontent, The house in which their first start was to be made is described by Miss Tucker, as will be seen, in somewhat glowing terms. She was resolutely bent upon making the best of everything, and upon seeing all around through her rose-coloured spectacles. There were, however, two sides to the question. The 鈥榟ouse,鈥?so called, was in reality an old Sikh palace, 鈥榰sed by Sher Singh, son of Maharajah Singh, as a hunting-box.鈥?Sher Singh is said to have spent no more than one night in it. The building was very substantial, and two-storied. A central room below was over thirty feet in length, and another exactly over it was of the same size. Other smaller rooms lay around, and of these one was chosen for Miss Tucker鈥檚 bedroom. The great, ponderous, creaking doors were difficult to close; and the wind would sweep through them in a manner suggestive of chill and rheumatism. In the winter months they were very cold and comfortless apartments. The name of the old palace was 鈥楢narkalli.鈥橻55] And then, after a long cogitation, he called for his carriage, and driving first into the neighbouring country town, where he made one or two calls, he bade the coachman next proceed to Farrington Court. 鈥楳ay 8.鈥擳here is a little romance going on here. A little native maiden was betrothed to a native lad. Before the marriage came off, the destined bridegroom and his parents became Christians. The girl鈥檚 parents wanted to break off the match, and unite the girl to a heathen. But her heart was set on her young bridegroom. The case came before court,鈥擡mily thinks about a year ago. It was adjudged that the maiden was too young to fix her own fate. But she is old enough now, and she has kept true to her lover. The final decision must be made in twenty-one days. The young girl鈥攕he looks such a child鈥攚ants, I hear, to become a Christian. Emily fain would ascertain whether she does so from love of religion, or only from love for her boy. I hope to be at her baptism,鈥攁nd her wedding too, if all be well.鈥? Each grave becomes a bed.鈥? O'er dang'rous Ways, and Precipices run, Eric looked over at me. 鈥淲hat鈥檚 this all about?鈥? Or else they're so but for Necessity. 鈥淟ook, you guys are going to have to go ahead,鈥?I told Eric when I got back into the bedroom.