Gazetteer of the Province of Oudh...: H to M (Google eBook)

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Printed at the Oudh Government Press, 1878 - Oudh (India)
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Page 325 - The country improved in beauty, becoming more and more woody and undulating, but was neither so well inhabited nor so well cultivated as that which we had gone through before (Sandi and Bilgram). " The fortress is pretty much like a large sarae, surrounded by a high brick wall, with round towers at the
Page 168 - Of God, people have said that he had a son ; of the prophet, some have said that he was a sorcerer. Neither God nor the prophet has escaped the slander of men. Then how should I ?' ' Miran returned in the 34th year and was made
Page 326 - I passed on through a narrow street of mud houses, some looking like warehouses, and the whole having more the air of a place where the peasantry of a small district were accustomed to secure their stores, than the usual residence of any considerable number of people.
Page 326 - surrounded by a high brick wall, with round towers at the flanks, and two gothic gateways opposite to each other. " That by which I entered had a tall iron-studded door like a college, with a small wicket in one leaf; within on each side
Page 99 - determined by the usage of the country. Never until late times have the conditions of the occupancy of land been (as a general rule) an affair of competition.
Page 99 - between the landowner and the cultivator, and the payment made by the latter to the former, are, in all states of society, but the most modern
Page 302 - It was described to me as a very dangerous place for travellers without my present advantages, and I was told that from thence to the company's frontier the country bore an extremely bad character, and several robberies and murders had taken place lately.
Page 475 - Sah deserves the more credit for his kind treatment of the refugees, as he had suffered unduly at the settlement, and had lost many villages which he should have been permitted to retain. I had seen him at Fyzabad in January, 1857, and after discussing his case with the Deputy Commissioner, Mr. WA
Page 302 - The lake was half dry already, and would, they said, in three months time be quite so. As it recedes it leaves a fine bed of grass and aquatic plants on which a large herd of cattle was now eagerly grazing.
Page 336 - families of the town, but finding few of them disposed to repay, he was last year obliged to refuse further loans. They determined to take advantage of the coming mohurrum festival to revenge the affront as men commonly do who live among such a fanatical community. The tazeeas

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