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sstfBKHr K ' aoe ^^^^^^^^^ & ^ sent j # iifc : * ii ^ Oregoire , ' formerly Bishop of Btote . TKM pamphlet has been since inserted in the Chroniqwe Religieuse . Thte biographical part of the article is a communication to the Abbe from Bengal , drawn ttp < in Freneh by' M .
d'Acosta , an Asiatic well versed ^ in the languages , ^ history and antiquities of India / and the present Editor of The Time& , " at Calcutta : the concluding remarks upon Rammohun Roy * s-system and wiitiiitgs are by the Afcbfe himself . Our translation is literal ^ wMeh < we premise , * as a matter of
justice ito ourselves ; should aiijMotf the statements ^ ppear questionable . We have reason to believe that the Monthly Repository is read in India ; and we , therefore * tafek thi ^ oppoii ^ iriity 1 of requesting communications from our jreadeis ^ Tin that > psdpt-of the wof Id on
this subject , or any other within the province of our work . Rm ^
KABttfQflCIN ^ ROY BAN 0 UDrnHtA' is * t ^ e ^ # n of ^ Ifeatoa HSfct BtopfwiS . the graindsari of Roy Bry ^ Afada-Htphe letter resided at tymr sli ^ atbad ; he filled some imporiHtit offi ^ iiil ^ er the Moguls , bu ^ Was iUused > te ^ ih ^ to ^ ^ mmitmmmi tb&m&
ofiM $ 1 H ^ , rwhteh circiim 8 tan <* e led his # ' ii p i M - ^ . alh ^ toite m ^^ % ^|^ ^ ^^ ;^ U | A H ^ ^^ ^ p ^ i ^ g 7 | ai ^ re ^ ^ i ^ i ^ to learn
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i ^^^^^ i ^ . tef& $$ wm " ^^ M ^^ PIfesteetoed , ' conti ^ tt ® WM « tills ; tti 4 Bf 4 i : the Pi ^ mi-^ Jn ^^^ KJ ^ p i ; | o lead him to ttie ^ i ^ paf ^^ | Mi ^ # iis of examining ^* K ^ ¥ ^ SWg i ^ teriis ; - ; lt is % & %$ & dible t % t hk masters intended to' ^ m such latftude to his miiid 5 for although ^^ l ^ s ^ fit India many intelugent ^ and wMfriltfcitei ^ d Mahometkns ^ yet th ^ rp is not oiie bf th ^ hi "who , with respect
$ 0 religion , is QtheiHvise than intolerant At nineteen or twenty years of age ^ Rammohun Roy was riot a believer 14 any one of the three religions Whicli came tinder Mis observation ; that is tb say , the Mahornetan , thie Christian , or the Hindoo . At that time he knew very little of the English tongue , and
that little he had taught himself . The atve faith Which his father inspired him prevented the open acknowledgment of his Scepticism ; but from some indirect Reproaches which he received , he imagines that he had ftdleri under his suspicion ; the father , however , was too
sincerely a Hindoo to conceive the extent or the cause of his son ' s hlcredi | l lity , and he undoubtedly attribute ^ t ] bie young man ' s apparent irregularities snerely to the thoughtlessness of ^ M %
Weniajr herfe reiri ^ rk , that tl | e mj&b ? tion which he gave to his son ^ ' & £ r ^ m the country in wltfch h ^ Hved , of'M ^ ty superior kMd . SoughtTup ^| p the midst i > f a MilssiiJinaA c 6 iirt ^ ^ Was iiiclin ^ io je ? ve Hke" yovhg i * i $ i tho ^ e 6 n ^ iificatidtifs that would recodfe
mend hiin t ^' the Ancient conquerors : m MW& } i ^ the ^ ihm tb the more ipe&ttL ^ wh 6 ^ language everf ty did vi 6 tMM hMi bmtpicM ^ the s&r it : «« prmm , Wo- j ^^^^ Mw siS ^ S ^ l
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Monthly Repository (1806-1838) and Unitarian Chronicle (1832-1833), Jan. 2, 1820, page unpag, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/mruc/issues/vm2-ncseproduct2484/page/1/