History of the Rise and Progress of the Bengal Army, Volum 1

W. Thacker, 1850 - 629 sider

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Side 43 - no Indian, black or persons of a mixt breed, nor any Roman • Catholic of what nation soever, shall on any pretence be • admitted to set foot in the Laboratory, or any of the Military • Magazines, either out of curiosity, or to be employed in • them, or to come near them, so as to see what is doing or
Side 565 - ... obligation shall be void and of no effect, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.
Side 347 - The conduct of the Company's servants upon this occasion furnishes one of the most remarkable instances upon record of the power of interest to extinguish all sense of justice and even of shame.
Side xxxix - If the French come into the country, I will not allow them to erect any fortifications, maintain forces, or hold lands, zemindarrees, &c. but they shall pay tribute, and carry on their trade as in former times.
Side 160 - Calcutta, give directions to the agents of both parties to have it shroffed ; and when the Nabob signifies his pleasure (on whom it solely depends) that the money be paid you, you shall then receive it, and not before. " Your behaviour has been such that you cannot expect I should interest myself any further in your concerns. I therefore retract the promise I made the other day, of negotiating either the rest of the Nabob's promise, or the one-third which was to be received in the same manner as...
Side xxix - ... had been always paid, no one did speak to him any more, or made a show of standing up at his departure. This reprimand did much honour to the English ; and it must be acknowledged, to the honour of...
Side 85 - Well, if I am flogged for this here action, I will never take another fort by myself as long as I live.
Side xxvii - The measures for war or peace with the Shahzada, and raising supplies of money, and the concluding both these points, shall be weighed in the scale of reason, and whatever is judged expedient...
Side xxviii - that if they would accept of his surrendering himself just as he was, he had no objection ; but that as to surrendering himself with the disgrace of being without his sword, it was a shame he would never submit to; and that they might take his life if they were not satisfied with that condition.
Side 269 - fight them immediately. I will send you the Order of

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