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agent Amír appears army arrived attended authority believe Bengal British brother brought Calcutta called carried cause character charge chief Christian Church circumstances command common Company Company's conduct consideration considered continued course Court death direct Dost Mahommed doubt duty effect England English enter established European fact force give given Government hand head Herat hope Impey important India interest judges justice Kabul Khan Kiernander labours land least less letter Lord March means measure military mind Mission missionary native nature never object officers once party passed period Persian persons political possession present question railway reason received regard remarks rendered respect rupees salt sent Shah Society soon taken thing tion trade truth visited whole
Page xxxviii - Heaven first taught letters for some wretch's aid, Some banish'd lover, or some captive maid; They live, they speak, they breathe what love inspires, Warm from the soul, and faithful to its fires ; The virgin's wish without her fears impart, Excuse the blush, and pour out all the heart, Speed the soft intercourse from soul to soul, And waft a sigh from Indus to the Pole.
Page xl - Nay, do not think I flatter ; For what advancement may I hope from thee, That no revenue hast but thy good spirits, To feed and clothe thee ? Why should the poor be flatter'd ? No, let the candied tongue lick absurd pomp, And crook the pregnant hinges of the knee Where thrift may follow fawning.
Page 175 - No man that warreth entangleth himself with the affairs of this life ; that he may please him who hath chosen him to be a soldier.5 And if a man also strive for masteries, yet is he not crowned, except he strive lawfully.
Page 448 - THIS is true liberty, when freeborn men, Having to advise the public, may speak free ; Which he who can, and will, deserves high praise ; Who neither can, nor will, may hold his peace ; What can be juster in a state than this ? FROM HORACE.
Page 51 - You have eaten my salt," he said, " these thirteen years. If, as is too plain, you are resolved to seek a new master, grant me but one favour in requital for that long period of maintenance and kindness — enable me to die with honour. Stand by the brother of Futteh Khan...
Page 448 - This is true Liberty, when free-born Men, Having to advise the Public, may speak free, Which he who can, and will, deserv's high praise; Who neither can nor will, may hold his peace, What can be juster in a state then this?
Page 502 - I suffer beyond mea' sure by the present contest, and my spirits are, at times, so ' depressed as to affect my health. I feel an injury done me by ' a man for whom I have borne a sincere and steady friendship ' during more than thirty years, and to whose support I was, at ' one time, indebted for the safety of my fortune, honour and re' putation, with a ten-fold sensibility.
Page 503 - Neither was it mine adversary that did magnify himself against me; for then peradventure I would have hid myself from him : 14 But it was even thou, my companion, my guide, and mine own familiar friend.
Page 36 - I like, kick him out, or anything; but I stood too much in fear of Vattel to do any such thing; and since he was so friendly to us, said I, give me the letters the agent has brought ; all of which he surrendered sharp ; and I sent an express at once to my Lord A., with a confidential letter to the Governor...
Page xxvi - Whom shall he teach knowledge? and whom shall he make to understand doctrine ? them that are weaned from the milk, and drawn from the breasts. For precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept ; line upon line, line upon line ; here a little, and there a little...