A memoir of Central India, Volume 2

Parbury & Allen, 1832

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Page 405 - 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 403 - 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. ARTICLE 4. The Maharajah and his heirs and successors will not enter into negotiation with any Chief or State without the knowledge and sanction of the British Government ; but the usual amicable correspondence with friends and relations shall continue.
Page 440 - I do not know the example of any great population in similar circumstances, preserving through such a period of changes and tyrannical rule, so much of virtue, and so many good qualities, as are to be found in a great proportion of the inhabitants of this country.
Page 391 - Pindarees or any other predatory bodies into his territories, or in any manner to give them the smallest countenance or support, or to permit his officers to do so; on. the contrary, His Highness promises to issue the most positive orders to all his officers...
Page 402 - 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 264 - 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 ; and it is now confessed by '' all, that our dominion can rest upon no secure basis but the '' general tranquillity of India. " Our present condition is one of apparent repose, but full of " danger. With the...
Page 433 - ... 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 135 - When he trades himself, he alone is trusted, and trusts, among the community to which he belongs. to be attacked by Rajpoot robbers, when he sees the latter approach, warns them off by holding a dagger in his hand ; and if they do not attend to him, he stabs himself in a place that is not mortal, and taking the blood from the wound, throws it at the assailants with imprecations of future woe and ruin. If this has not the desired effect, the wounds are repeated ; and in extreme cases one of the Charun's...
Page 403 - 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 134 - 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...

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