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Amír appears army arrived authority believe Bengal British brother brought Calcutta called carried cause character charge chief Christian Church circumstances common Company Company's conduct considerable 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 king labours land less letter Lord March means measure mind Mission missionary native nature never object officers once party pass period Persian persons political possession present prince question railway reason received regard rendered respect rule rupees salt sent Shah Society soon taken thing tion trade truth visited whole
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 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 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. Thou know'st how guiltless first I met thy flame, When Love approach'd me under Friendship's name; My fancy form'd thee of angelic...
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 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 470 - ... of Great Britain called England, and to hear and determine and award judgment and execution of all treasons, murders, felonies, forgeries, &c, committed in the districts and provinces, called Bengal, Behar, and Orissa, by British subjects, or other persons who shall at the time of committing them, have been employed by, or shall have been directly or indirectly in the services of the Company.
Page 36 - 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 263 - ... were friends to the English, made a large grave, and buried them all in it. The chief of Carwar sent a stone to be put on the grave, with an inscription that this is the burial place of John Best with seventeen other Englishmen, who were sacrificed to the fury of a mad priesthood, and an enraged mob.