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advance Afghán Afghánistán Akbar Khán Alambagh Alí Allahábád amid Amír army artillery Assam attack Bengal Bombay Bráhman British troops Calcutta cantonments Captain captured carried cavalry Cawnpur charge Chitral Clive Colonel command Company Company's Council death defence Delhi dominions Dost Muhammad driven Dupleix Dutch East Emperor enemy England English entrenched envoy European fell fierce fight fire force Frederick Roberts French garrison Government Governor Governor-General guns Gwalior hand Hastings Havelock held Henry Lawrence Hindú hundred India infantry Jalálábád Kábul Kandahár Khálsa King Lahore land Lord Dalhousie Lord Gough Lord Northbrook Lucknow Madras Maráthás marched Meerut miles millions sterling Mughal Muhammadan Mutiny Náná Sáhib Nawáb officers Oudh Outram passed peace Peshawar Peshwá Portuguese Punjáb Quetta Rájá Ranjit Singh rebels regiments retreat revenue river rulers rupees Russian sent sepoys Sháh ships Shujá Sikh Sindhia Siráj-ud-Daulá soldiers tens of rupees territories thousand Tipú trade treaty Viceroy villages wounded Zamíndárs
Page 315 - We desire no extension of our present territorial possessions ; and while we will permit no aggression upon our dominions, or our rights, to be attempted with impunity, we shall sanction no encroachment on those of others. We shall respect the rights, dignity, and honour of native princes as our own, and we desire that they, as well as our own subjects, should enjoy that prosperity and that social advancement which can only be secured by internal peace and good government.
Page 215 - Whoever knows that language, has ready access to all the vast intellectual wealth, which all the wisest nations of the earth have created and hoarded in the course of ninety generations.
Page 386 - Council is of opinion that the great object of the British Government ought to be the promotion of European literature and science among the natives of India, and that all the funds appropriated for the purpose of education would be best employed on English education alone.
Page 372 - No Native of the said Territories, nor any natural-born subject of His Majesty resident therein, shall by reason only of his religion, place of birth, descent, colour or any of them, be disabled from holding any place, office, or employment under the said Company.
Page 3 - And they shall make a spoil of thy riches, and make a prey of thy merchandise: and they shall break down thy walls, and destroy thy pleasant houses: and they shall lay thy stones and thy timber and thy dust in the midst of the water.
Page 385 - ... the revival and improvement of literature, and the encouragement of the learned natives of India, and for the introduction and promotion of a knowledge of the sciences among the inhabitants of the British territories in India.
Page 151 - 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 372 - And it is our further will that, so far as may be, our subjects, of whatever race or creed, be freely and impartially admitted to offices in our service, the duties of which they may be qualified, by their education, ability, and integrity duly to discharge.
Page 231 - Tis morn, but scarce yon level sun Can pierce the war-clouds, rolling dun, Where furious Frank, and fiery Hun, Shout in their sulphurous canopy. The combat deepens. On, ye brave, Who rush to glory, or the grave! Wave, Munich ! all thy banners wave ! And charge with all thy chivalry ! Few, few, shall part where many meet ! The snow shall be their winding sheet, And every turf beneath their feet Shall be a soldier's sepulchre.