Narrative of the public life of Lord Macartney, and appendix of correspondence, etc (Google eBook)

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T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1807 - Ireland
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Page 481 - commencing hostilities, or declaring, or making war against any Indian " princes or powers, or for negociating or concluding any treaty of peace, " or other treaty with any such Indian princes or powers, except in such ** cases of imminent necessity as would render it dangerous to postpone
Page 577 - had the temerity to send for him, and to put him ' in confinement *. " A man, thus seized by the Nabob's Sepoys, within the walls of Madras, gave a general alarm ; and Government found it necessary to promise the protection of the Company, in order to calm the apprehensions of the people.
Page 481 - except in such ** cases of imminent necessity as would render it dangerous to postpone " such hostilities or treaties, until the orders from the Governor-general " and Council might arrive ; and except in such cases,
Page 568 - of the Company's interference in the revenues and the vengeance denounced against those who, contrary to the mandate of the Durbar, should be connected with them, as reported by Mr. Sulivan, may, as much as the former exactions and oppressions of the Nabob in the revenue as reported by the
Page 308 - of detection ; for they are cautious of who approach him, and have thought " prudent to decline, for him, the visits of the governor, even upon the usual " solemn and acceptable occasion of delivering to his Highness the Company's " letters. Such is the complete ascendancy gained by Mr. Benfield.
Page 577 - in Chief, have deterred some of the fittest men from offering to be concerned in it. " The timid disposition of the Hindoo natives of this country was not likely to be insensible to the specimen of that ' vengeance given by his * Excellency the
Page 307 - read one word ; though the latter can converse in it with sufficient fluency. The " Persian language, as the language of the Mahomedan conquerors and of the court " of Delhi, as an appendage or signal of authority, was, at all times, particularly " affected by the nabob. It is the language of all acts of state, and all public
Page 308 - perfect refinement. Through this double trust his " highness receives whatever impression it may be expedient to make on him. He " abandons his signature to whatever paper they tell him contains, in the English " language, the sentiments with which they had inspired him. He thus is
Page 5 - no longer to be gazed at as a distant " glimmering star, but as a great planet that had obtruded " itself into our system, whose place was yet undetermined., " but whose motions must powerfully affect those of every " other orb.
Page 25 - to your excellency to receive a public acknowledgment of the entire and unreserved approbation of every article in this treaty from us who are so immediately and so nearly concerned in its consequences.