The Asiatic Annual Register, Or, A View of the History of Hindustan, and of the Politics, Commerce and Literature of Asia, Volume 7

Lawrence Dundas Campbell, E. Samuel
J. Debrett, Picadilly, 1807
Includes: A history of British India, monthly chronicles of Asian events, accounts, travel literature, general essays, reviews of books on Asia, political analyses, poetry, and letters from readers.

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Page 282 - And whereas to pursue schemes of conquest and extension of dominion in India are measures repugnant to the wish, the honour, and policy of this nation...
Page 201 - ... determined, with a view to the preservation of peace and tranquillity, to enter into a general defensive alliance, for the complete and reciprocal protection of their respective territories, together with those of their several allies and dependants, against the unprovoked aggressions or unjust encroachments of all or any enemies whatever.
Page 201 - SIR HENRY HARDINGE, GCB, one of HER BRITANNIC MAJESTY'S MOST HONOURABLE PRIVY COUNCIL, GOVERNOR-GENERAL, appointed by the HONOURABLE COMPANY to direct and control all their affairs in the EAST INDIES, and by MAHARAJAH GULAB SING in person— 1846.
Page 110 - I have the honour to be. My Lord, With the greatest respect, Your excellency's most obedient, And faithful humble servant, (Signed) ARTHUR WELLBSLET.
Page 278 - To go farther, is in my opinion, a scheme so extravagantly ambitious and absurd, that no Governor and Council in their senses can ever adopt it, unless the whole system of the Company's interest be first entirely new modelled.
Page 166 - E'en now my eyes behold, In distant view, the wished for age unfold. Lo ! o'er the shadowy days that roll between, A wandering gleam foretells th' ascending scene ! Oh ! doom'd victorious from thy wounds to rise, Dejected India, lift thy downcast eyes, And mark the hour, whose faithful steps for thee, Through time's press'd ranks, bring on the Jubilee.
Page 166 - Be these thy trophies, Queen of many isles ! On these high heaven shall shed indulgent smiles. First by thy guardian voice to India led, Shall truth divine her tearless victories spread ; Wide and more wide the heaven-born light shall stream, New realms from thee shall catch the blissful theme, Unwonted warmth the softened savage feel, Strange chiefs admire, and turban'd warriors kneel, The prostrate east submit her jewell'd pride, And swarthy kings adore the Crucified.
Page 26 - Philosophers have held it for a maxim, that the most notorious liar utters a hundred truths for every falsehood. This is not the case in Persia ; they are unacquainted with the beauty of truth, and only think of it when it is likely to advance their interests. They involve themselves, like the spider, in a net of the flimsiest materials, but which neither offers commencement nor end to the eye of investigation.
Page 96 - Nemine Dissentiente, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, " That the Thanks of this House be given to...
Page 216 - Maharajah likewise cedes to the honourable Company and their allies, all the territories which belonged to him previous to the breaking out of the war, which are situated to the southward of the hills, called the Adjuntee hills, including the fort and district of Jalnapore, the town and district of Gandapore, and all other districts betsveen that range of hills and the river Godavery.

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