Kamandakiya Nitisara: Or, The Elements of Polity, in English

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Manmatha Nath Dutt, 1896 - India - 247 pages
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Page 50 - low, thy projects high, So shall thou humble and magnanimous be. Sink not in spirit ; who aimeth at the sky Shoots higher much than he that means a tree.
Page 184 - Spies are the eyes of the ruler of earth ; he should always look through their medium§; he that does not look through their medium, stumbles down, out of ignorance, even on level grounds|| ; for he is said to be blind.
Page 67 - to have observed it. The author of the 'Wild Sports of the East' states that on each side of the elephant's temples there is an aperture about the size of a pin's head, whence an ichor exudes; but he does not appear to have been aware of its nature.
Page 183 - A person skilled in the interpretation of internal sentiments by conjecture and by external gestures, accurate of memory, polite and soft in speech, agile in movements, capable of bearing up with all sorts of privations and difficulties,
Page 7 - discriminates between what ought to be done and what ought not to be done,
Page 9 - This desire is accompanied by the representation of some movement (motor representation) which is recognised as subserving the realisation of the object. The recognition of the casual relation of the action to the result involves a germ of belief in the attainability of the object of desire, or in the efficacy of the action. Finally we have the carrying out
Page 61 - A monarch should bleed freely his subordinates swelling with unlawful wealth, like a surgeon bleeding a swelling abscess. Thus stripped of their unlawful gains, they stand by their sovereign like men standing by fire.||
Page ii - From a report submitted by Dr. Frederich to the Batavian Society of arts and Sciences on the Sanskrita literature of Bali, it appears that the most popular work in that Island on Polity is entitled Kamandakiya
Page 9 - relation of the action to the result involves a germ of belief in the attainability of the object of desire, or in the efficacy of the action. Finally we have the carrying out of the action thus represented.
Page 66 - Inflicting punishments heavier than the offences, a king terrifies his subjects, whilst dealing out lighter ones, he is held in contempt by them. Therefore a monarch should impartially mete out chastisements proportionate to the offences.

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