A Chronicle of the Family of Rāja Kṛishṇachandra of Navadvīpa, Bengal

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Wilhelm Pertsch
F. Dümmler, 1852 - Bengal (India) - 232 pages

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Page 71 - The name of a country: this name is applied in thePuranas to several places, but it usually signifies a district on the Coromandel coast, extending from below Cuttack to the vicinity of Madras.
Page 52 - FoGEDAR. Under the Mogul government, a magistrate of the police over a large district; who took cognizance of all criminal matters within his jurisdiction, and sometimes was employed as receivergeneral of the revenues.
Page 13 - ... saved the lives of my soldiers during the foul weather, which lasted without interruption for seven days. Utter, therefore, any wish you please, and I will certainly fulfil it.
Page 44 - Brahmans and princes, satisfied with presents and honors, rejoiced the child with prayers for his happiness, such as, that he might rule over the earth for a long time, endowed with manifold virtues and free from troubles; that in whatever he wished to perform, the highest goddess might give him success, and more the like.
Page 11 - Rdjd who remained at his post. He paid his homage to the General, and offered a golden ring and other ornaments as his nazar, declaring : ' Lord of great power ! on your arrival all kings of this land have fled ; only I, lord of a few villages, have remained here to see your Grace, the King of Justice ; if you desire me, who am here to congratulate you, to do anything for you, be pleased but to order it.' To this Mdn Sinh replied : ' Well then, Majmudddr, make the necessary preparations for passing...
Page 12 - I return again after the subjection of Pratapaditya, you shall utter a wish, and I will certainly grant it. But come yourself along with me to the capital of Pratapaditya.
Page 17 - Krishna, Gopdl, and Gobind Rdm, his intention to divide his raj among them. ' Take my kingdom, I have divided it into equal shares.' But the eldest son, Sri Krishna, objected. ' No, the kingdom shall not be divided ; to the eldest, according to custom, belongs the whole.' 'You are very wise and learned,' replied the Majmudddr angrily, 'why do you not procure yourself another kingdom?
Page 40 - Krishna.' Jafar Khan replied, ' Your Highness, there is no such minister ; Rdm Krishna's elder brother, however, Prince Rdmjfban, lives in prison here. If you command, I will commit the kingdom to him.' No other alternative being left to him, the prince sanctioned the proposal of Jafar Khdn. Rdmjfban was thus entrusted with the rdj for a second time. He had, of course, to pay the full price for the favour thus shown by Jafar Khdn. He was fond of poetry, and especially of the drama. He patronized...
Page 60 - ... from its unjust ascendancy. On the other hand, though the Pandits (like those subtle trainers of the intellect, the school-men of the middle ages) kept the Hindu mind in a certain state of activity — yet it was the activity of a class, not of a nation ; and no man dared to encroach on the preserves celebrated for logic as Oxford now is — the Raja being very partial to Nyaya studies, which still retain the ascendancy at Nadiya. The Raja set an example of correct diction, "which encouraged...
Page 61 - I, 1 52) describes his character as follows: nHis name, to this day, is remembered with detestation; to fill his coffers he inflicted the most cruel punishments on the Rajahs and Zimindars, by ways and means unheard of, and unknown, but in this Eastern government. He also highly oppressed the Europeans settled in these parts; yet notwithstanding his very mal-administration, he had the address to obtain the governments over Bahar and Orissa, united with that of Bengal in his person, which ever before...

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