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66 Bengal 66 DEAR SIR 66 MY DEAR abilities Administration adopted affairs affectionate alarm amongst army arrival assistance attention authority Bengal Calcutta character CHARLES GRANT Company conduct consider controul Court of Directors Despatches doubt Dundas duty effect England esteem event expect favour feel French give Governor Governor-General happiness Hastings heart HENRY DUNDAS Hindoo honour hope India Lady Shore late Letter Lord Cornwallis Lord Hobart Lord Teignmouth Lord Wellesley Lordship Lucknow Madras Mahratta Empire Mahrattas measures ment mind Nabob Native never Nizam obedient humble servant object obliged observes occasion officers opinion Oude Persian pleasure political possess principles Rajah received reflections regard Religion residence respect revenues Rohillas sentiments Service Settlement shew sincere Sindiah Sir John Shore Sir Robert Abercrombie Sir William Jones situation Snitterton success tion Tippoo treaty trust whilst wish zeal Zemaun Shah Zemindars
Page 271 - Him who died for our sins, and rose again for our justification, and now liveth and reigneth with Thee and the Holy Ghost, one God world without end.
Page 503 - I cannot refrain from adding, that the collection of tracts which we call from their excellence, the Scriptures, contain, independently of a Divine origin, more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains both of poetry and eloquence, than could be collected within the same compass, from all other books that were ever composed in any age or in any nation.
Page 28 - Will you believe that the boys of the service are the sovereigns of the country under the unmeaning title of Supervisors, collectors of the revenue, administrators of justice, and rulers, heavy rulers of the people...
Page 504 - Linnaeus, he discovered system, truth, and science, which never failed to captivate and engage his attention ; and from the proofs which he has exhibited of his progress in Botany, we may conclude that he would have extended the discoveries in that science.
Page 494 - ... improvements. It was to be expected, after his arrival in India, that he would eagerly embrace the opportunity of making...
Page 501 - ... intellectual powers, his wonderful attainments in literature and science, and the facility with which all his compositions were made, — cannot doubt, if it had pleased Providence to protract the date of his existence, that he would have ably executed much of what he had so extensively planned. I have, hitherto, principally confined my discourse to the pursuits of our late President in oriental literature, which, from their extent, might appear to have occupied all his time, but they neither...
Page 136 - In February 1787 Shore wrote to Hastings : " The system of patronage which you so justly reprobated, and which you always found so grievous a tax, has been entirely subverted. The members of Government, relieved from the torture of private solicitations, have more time to attend to their public duties.
Page 482 - Tippoo and of the Nizam. Wherever we spread ourselves, particularly if we aggrandize ourselves at the expense of the Mahrattas, we increase this evil. We throw out of employment, and of means of subsistence, all who have hitherto managed the revenue, commanded or served in the armies, or have plundered the country.
Page 289 - At my durbar yesterday I had proofs of the affection entertained by the natives for Sir William Jones. The Professors of the Hindu Law, who were in the habit of attendance upon him, burst into unrestrained tears when they spoke to me, and grief clouded many countenances.