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Página 172 - We don't want to fight, but by jingo if we do, We've got the ships, we've got the men, we've got the money too.
Página 172 - This England never did, (nor never shall,) Lie at the proud foot of a conqueror, But when it first did help to wound itself. Now these her princes are come home again, Come the three corners of the world in arms, And we shall shock them : Nought shall make us rue, If England to itself do rest but true.
Página 101 - the distribution of the public income degenerated into something like a scramble, in which the most violent had the advantage, with very little attention to reason ; as local economy brought no local advantage, the stimulus to avoid waste was reduced to a minimum, and as no local growth of the income led to local means of improvement, the interest in developing the public revenues was also brought down to the lowest level.
Página 109 - The only possible solution of the difficulty would appear to be gradually to give the Provinces a larger measure of self-government, until at last India would consist of a number of administrations, autonomous in all provincial affairs, with the Government of India above them all, and possessing power to interfere in cases of misgovernment, but ordinarily restricting their functions to matters of Imperial concern.
Página 96 - Government, may at a period of political stress or under altered circumstances become a matter in which the Government of India, and even the Secretary of State, must assert their responsibilities. It is, therefore, of paramount importance, that the relations between the Government of India and the provincial Governments should be readily adaptable to new or changing conditions, and should not be stereotyped by anything in the nature of a rigid constitution.
Página 94 - And be it enacted, that the superintendence, direction, and control of the whole civil and military government of all the said territories and revenues in India, shall be and is hereby vested in a governor-general and counsellors, to be styled " The governor-general of India in council.
Página 141 - Des motifs impérieux ont déterminé le général en chef Bonaparte à passer en France. Les dangers que présente une navigation entreprise dans une saison peu favorable, sur une mer étroite et couverte d'ennemis, n'ont pu l'arrêter ; il s'agissait de votre bien-être. Soldats, un puissant secours va vous arriver ; ou bien une paix glorieuse, une paix digne de vous et de vos travaux, va vous ramener dans votre patrie.
Página 94 - ... of authority the right working of the system must very much depend on the wisdom and moderation of the supreme authority and also of the subordinate authorities. This is especially true of a system so peculiar as that of our Indian Empire. It was impossible for the Legislature, and it is equally so for us in our instructions, to define the exact limits between a just control and a petty, vexatious, meddling interference.