We must look for amelioration in the improvement of the people in the arts of peace, and in the gradual introduction of a purer system of morals and religion. The policy of the Mahometan conquerors of India had been held out for our imitation. But was the conduct of Mussulmans to be the guide of Christians? The religion of Mahomet was one of conquest; the religion of Christ was one of persuasion. The former triumphed by power; the latter triumphed in spite of power. We must be content to pursue a slow and silent and forbearing course before we could hope for the extinction of that ignorance of which superstition was the invariable concomitant.—After a short reply, the motion was agreed to.
Mr. J. A. Chapman, the present holder of that office, possesses no such qualifications, but is an ex-clerk in an exchange bank, whose previous educational work has been to lecture on modern English, to commercial classes at the Presidency College in Calcutta,
whether, seeing that this proposal has given rise to unfavourable comment in India, and is opposed to the popular, feeling in favour of employing properly qualified Indians to be teachers of Sanskrit in Government colleges, he will take steps to prevent the proposed appointment
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