A Memoir of Central India, Including Malwa, and Adjoining Provinces: With the History, and Copious Illustrations, of the Past and Present Condition of that Country, Partie 25,Volume 2

Kingsbury, Parbury, & Allen, 1823

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Page 401 - Sing and his heirs and successors will act in subordinate co-operation with the British Government and acknowledge its supremacy, and will not have any connection with any other Chiefs or States.
Page 403 - Udaipur will always act in subordinate co-operation with the British Government, and acknowledge its supremacy, and will not have any connection with other Chiefs or states.
Page 436 - I have seen and heard much of our boasted advantages over them, but cannot think that, if all the ranks of the different communities of Europe and India are comparatively viewed, there is just ground for any very arrogant feeling on the part of the inhabitants of the former...
Page 400 - There shall be perpetual friendship, alliance and unity of interests between the Honourable English East India Company and Maharajah Maun Singh, and his heirs and successors; and the friends and enemies of one party shall be the friends and enemies of both.
Page 431 - ... with which we conduct ourselves towards them; and injured by every act that offends their belief or superstition, that shows disregard or neglect of individuals or communities, or that evinces our having, with the arrogance of conquerors, forgotten those maxims by which this great empire has been established, and by which alone it can be preserved.
Page 262 - It appears of essential importance that the great change which " has taken place in the British empire in the East should be fully " understood. We have been reluctantly compelled, by events " far beyond our power to control, to assume the duties of lord *' paramount of that great continent...
Page 401 - Oudeypore will not commit aggressions upon any one ; and if by accident a dispute arise with any one, it shall be submitted to the arbitration and award of the British Government.
Page 132 - The Charun's chief power is derived from an impression, that it is certain ruin and destruction to shed his blood, or that of any of his family, or to be the cause of its being shed. They obtain a high rank in society, and a certain livelihood, from...
Page 201 - ... that promiscuous intercourse into which they fall is annually exacted by their master, who adds any children they happen to produce to his list of slaves. The female slaves in this condition, as well as those of the dancing sets, are not permitted to marry, and are often very harshly used. The latter, from this cause and the connexions they form, are constantly in the habit of running away.
Page 199 - ... persons of inferior tribes discover their daughters, or husbands their betrothed wives, in the houses of Brahmins, which often happens, the latter are compelled to undergo long and expensive penances to recover the purity from which they and their family have fallen, in consequence of being denied by intercourse with females so far below them. It is a remarkable fact...

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